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July 6, 2015 2:49 am

Euro drops against dollar after Greek referendum early..

One euro was worth $1.0987 at 1915 GMT, down 1.20 percent from Friday night, in electronic trading before Asian markets opened. Earlier in the day, the euro had fallen to 1.0963 dollar,..

July 6, 2015 1:25 am

"No" vote leads in Greek referendum as 27% ballots counted

Votes against creditors’ bailout terms are in the lead by 60.64 percent "no" to 39.36 per cent "yes." Speaking before the announcement of the first official results, lead negotiator..

July 6, 2015 1:21 am

New additions to Unesco's list of World Heritage sites

FRANCE: CHAMPAGNE AND BURGUNDY VINEYARDS The historic vineyards, wine cellars and champagne houses where the world’s most famous sparkling wines and red wines are produced, including..

July 5, 2015 6:53 pm

Indonesia's Mount Raung unleashed new, mild eruptions

Mount Raung’s status has been upgraded from alert to standby and areas within three kilometres of its crater have been vacated. The volcano is located on the border of East Java’s..

July 5, 2015 4:37 pm

4 dead, 30 injured in tram accident at Thai zoo

Failed brakes are said to be cause of the accident, according to director Tawin Ratanawongsawat of Khon Kaen Zoo, which is 500 kilometres north-east of Bangkok. The zoo could not immediately..

July 5, 2015 3:42 pm

Eleven dead in China building collapse, three missing: state..

More than 50 workers were in the building in the city of Wenling in Zhejiang province when it came down on Saturday afternoon, state-run China Central Television (CCTV) and the official Xinhua news..

July 5, 2015 3:25 pm

Greece will decide its own 'destiny' says PM Tsipras

"No one can ignore the message of determination of a people taking its destiny in its own hands," he said after casting his ballot in Athens.

July 5, 2015 3:00 pm

Billy Joel marries in surprise US wedding

The wedding, which took place on Joel’s Long Island estate, was officiated by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Joel and Roderick "surprised guests at their annual July 4th party by exchanging..

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July 5, 2015 2:19 pm

Myanmar man convicted for 2013 hotel blast

Myanmar was rattled by a series of small blasts across the country in October 2013 which appeared to target tourist spots as the emergent nation experienced an influx of foreign visitors following..

July 5, 2015 2:16 pm

Prayut denies planning to abolish free healthcare to save..

Upon returning from Japan, Prayut said the proposed procurement has nothing to do with the universal healthcare because it has been studied for years. He said the government did not plan to..

July 5, 2015 1:52 pm

Task force to probe alleged Malaysia PM money trail

The allegations have set off a storm in Malaysia, with premier Najib Razak threatening to sue the Wall Street Journal for publishing the report, while one of his deputies called on authorities to..

July 5, 2015 1:02 pm

Thai woman, Spanish boyfriend embark on around-the-world..

Paradee Homewong and Aleu Ayxandri Torre started riding from in front of the Phuket office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand in a ceremony held by senior TAT and Tourism and Sports Ministry..