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July 6, 2015 8:32 am

Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes 'No' to bailout

With the final tally showing the ’No’ vote winning by more than 61 percent, the historic referendum represented a victory for the radical left prime minister, who said his negotiating position..

July 6, 2015 8:26 am

Football: US crush Japan 5-2 to win third World Cup title

The United States, winners in 1991 and 1999, became the first nation to win the crown three times, following a rematch of the 2011 final where they lost to Japan on penalties.

July 6, 2015 7:58 am

Asia markets sink after Greece votes 'No' to austerity

Despite warnings from European leaders that Sunday’s referendum was effectively an in-out poll on the euro, more than 60 percent of the voters heeded the government’s call to vote "No". In..

July 6, 2015 7:56 am

Tokyo's Nikkei index drops 1.65% after Greek 'No' vote

The Nikkei 225 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 339.64 points to 20,200.15 in the first few minutes of trading, as investors digested the news which boosts the chances of Greece tumbling out of the..

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..

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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..