Archive | June, 2015

Scores dead in Indonesia plane crash


More than 100 are feared killed as a military transport plane crashes in a residential area of the Indonesian city of Medan, officials say.

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Greece ‘holds last-minute debt talks’


The Greek government is in last-minute talks over whether to accept an offer that would let Greece repay part of its debt, local media say.

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Tsipras future ‘may rest on no vote’


Greek PM Alexis Tsipras threatens to resign if the result of a snap referendum on Greece’s debt crisis due on Sunday does not go his way.

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Tunisia arrests over beach attack


Tunisia arrests a group of suspects over the massacre of 38 people, mainly UK tourists, at a beach resort on Friday, the Tunisian interior minister says.

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Greek no vote ‘would mean euro exit’


EU leaders warn Greeks that rejecting creditors’ proposals in a referendum on Sunday would mean leaving the euro, as fears of a default grow.

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EU chief feels ‘betrayed’ by Greece


The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, attacks the Greek government, saying he feels “betrayed” by “egotism” and “populism” in the failed debt talks.

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Greek banks to stay shut all week


Greece says banks will remain closed until 7 July with cash withdrawals limited to €60 ($ 66, £42) a day amid fears of a default.

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Tunisia beach attacker ‘had help’


The gunman who killed 38 at a beach near the Tunisian city of Sousse had help, officials say, as security is stepped up at tourist sites.

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Greece closes banks amid debt crisis


Greek banks are to close and capital controls imposed, the prime minister says, amid fears of a default and possible exit from the eurozone.

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ECB ‘to maintain Greek funding limit’


The European Central Bank says it will maintain its emergency funding of Greek banks at the level agreed on Friday.

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