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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday he may be forced to call an early election if he does not have a working parliamentary majority. "I would be the last person to want elections, if I had the secured parliamentary majority to make it through to the end of the four-year term," he said in a local radio interview. "But if I don't have a parliamentary majority, we will be forced to go to elections." (Reporting by Renee Maltezou, Writing by Angeliki Koutantou)
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official said Wednesday his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is dead. The Taliban could not be immediately reached on the government's comments about Omar, who has been declared dead many times before.