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History girl Serena Williams oldest woman to win Wimbledon singles

Serena Williams won a sixth Wimbledon title on Saturday as the world number one became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam crown with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Garbine Muguruza...

Sports News

Drone strikes kill 10 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen: Official

Two missile strikes by unmanned American drones in southeastern Yemen have killed 10 suspected members of Al-Qaeda, including three local chiefs, an official said today.

Drone strikes kill 10 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen: Official

As first anniversary looms, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 families demand justice

Families of those killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine last year demanded justice today at an emotional memorial ceremony ahead of the first anniversary of the disaster.

malaysia airlines MH17 News

New Greece reform plan to stay in euro cheers France, Italy

Fresh Greek reform proposals submitted to eurozone partners were cheered by France and Italy today, raising hopes that a last-ditch compromise...

Alexis Tsipras Greece News

Greece submits new bailout plan to avoid euro exit

Eurozone officials will now study the details of the plan -- which creditors say must include pension and tax reforms -- before a make-or-break summit of all 28 European leaders on Sunday.

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EU says MasterCard overcharges customers, retailers

The European Union (EU) EU said today that US credit- card giant MasterCard overcharged customers and retailers, having already found rival Visa...

Master card News

South Carolina House approves removal of Confederate flag

Lawmakers in South Carolina's House of Representatives voted today to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state legislature following last month's shooting massacre at a black church.

South Carolina House approves removal of Confederate flag

‘Can’t take risk’ of Greece leaving euro: French PM

France can't take the risk of Greece leaving the eurozone, which would have an effect across the globe, the prime minister said today, adding that the basis for a deal with Athens was there".

‘Can’t take risk’ of Greece leaving euro: French PM

Don’t heckle, I’m texting Tsipras, angry EU chief Juncker tells MPs

Angry European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker berated euro MPs who heckled him for looking at his phone during a parliamentary debate today, saying he was texting the Greek prime minister.

Don’t heckle, I’m texting Tsipras, angry EU chief Juncker tells MPs

Lionel Messi devastated by new defeat in final

Lionel Messi has told of the pain of losing the Copa America final after the football superstar faced criticism in his native Argentina.

Lionel Messi devastated by new defeat in final

Greek crisis not due to ‘mean Germans’: Italy

Greeks have their own leaders to blame for the crisis in their country, and not "mean Germans", Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said today.

Greek crisis not due to ‘mean Germans’: Italy

Suspected Shebab kill 14 in northern Kenya attack

The today morning raid comes a little more than two weeks before US President Barack Obama is due to make his first visit to Kenya, where his father was born, since taking office.

Suspected Shebab kill 14 in northern Kenya attack

World Bank removes critical section from China report

The World Bank has removed a sharply critical portion from a recently released report on China's economy that called for reform of its financial system, saying the section had not been adequately reviewed and that its wording

World Bank removes critical section from China report

Greece’s FM Yanis Varoufakis resigns after referendum ‘no’ vote

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis today said he was resigning, in a shock announcement despite the government having secured a resounding victory for the 'No' vote in the country's referendum on bailout conditions.

Greek FM Yanis Varoufakis News

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter says to limit travel until ‘everything cleared up’

Sepp Blatter, the head of FIFA which is mired in corruption allegations, told a German newspaper today that he won't take travel risks until the situation is "cleared up".

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter says to limit travel until ‘everything cleared up’

Eurozone summit on Greece confirmed for Tuesday: EU chief

Eurozone nations will hold a summit on Tuesday to discuss the Greek referendum result, EU President Donald Tusk said, after the German and French leaders called for a meeting.

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Tunisia resort gunman ‘a victim like all others’: Mother

The mother of the gunman Seifeddine Rezgui who killed 38 on a Tunisian beach claimed in an interview with Britain's Sunday Times that her son was a victim of "brainwashing" who previously would not have hurt a mouse.

Tunisia resort gunman ‘a victim like all others’: Mother

Greeks decide their ‘destiny’ in close-fought referendum

Greece voted in a tightly fought referendum today that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said will determine its "destiny" in the eurozone...

Economy News

Russian cargo ship docks to space station

An unmanned Russian cargo ship successfully docked with the International Space Station today following a string of failed attempts to resupply the orbital laboratory.

Russian cargo ship docks to space station

22 dead in heavy US raids on Islamic State Syria stronghold: Monitor

Six civilians, including a child, were among at least 22 people killed in US air strikes on the Islamic State group's de facto Syrian capital in two days, a monitor said today.

22 dead in heavy US raids on Islamic State Syria stronghold: Monitor

Still mourning Tunisia, Britain remembers 2005 terror attacks

Britain will pay silent homage on Tuesday to the 52 victims of the 2005 London bombings, with thoughts inevitably also turning to the 30 Britons killed in Tunisia last month in a horrific reminder of the Islamist threat.

Still mourning Tunisia, Britain remembers 2005 terror attacks

Airstrikes hit multiple Islamic State targets in Syria stronghold

US-led coalition forces said they carried out a series of 16 airstrikes on the Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqa, in one of the biggest assaults on the extremists.

Airstrikes hit multiple Islamic State targets in Syria stronghold

US spy agency targeted top Brazilian officials: WikiLeaks

Aside from listening in on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's phone calls, US spies also targeted top political and financial officials, according to new information released by WikiLeaks.

Dilma Rousseff News

Crying Greek pensioner: The story behind the poignant photo

Retiree Giorgos Chatzifotiadis had queued up at three banks in Greece’s second city of Thessaloniki on Friday in the hope of withdrawing a pension on behalf of his wife, but all in vain.

Economy News

Greeks fly home to vote in knife-edge referendum

With the stakes so high for Greece knife-edge referendum, some Greeks living abroad have flown home to cast their votes in hopes of tipping the outcome one way or the other.

Greece debt crisis News

Greece crisis: Sugar, flour, rice; panicked stock up on essentials

Greeks were hoarding cash and food amid mounting fears the economy could collapse, cracking open their wallets only to stock up on essentials and stripping supermarket shelves in the process.

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Iran atomic bomb probe may be completed in 2015: IAEA

A long-delayed investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of the year with Tehran's help, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said today.

Iran atomic bomb probe may be completed in 2015: IAEA