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Hong Kong marks 18th anniversary of China handover

Thursday, 2 July 2015 12:42 PM

Thousands of people have joined the annual pro-democracy rally, but the numbers are expected to be much lower than last year. It's the first large-scale protest since lawmakers voted against electoral reforms on how the city's next leader should be chosen.

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IMF Lagarde says Greece must reform before getting debt relief

Thursday, 2 July 2015 12:42 PM

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde suggests that Greece should move to reform its economy before its European creditors give it a break on its debt.

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US-Cuba announcement expected Wednesday

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 1:03 PM

The Obama administration to announce on Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Cuba to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations.

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EU agrees to end mobile roaming fees

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 1:03 PM

EU officials say they've struck a deal to end roaming charges when travelling inside the EU from June 2017.

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Aid flotilla approaches Gaza

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 12:45 PM

A small flotilla of four boats which set sail two days ago carrying humanitarian aid is expected to enter the waters near the Gaza strip sometime today.

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Tsipras says if Greeks approve the EU's aid plan, Syriza will resign rather than see it through

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 12:45 PM

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told the Greek people that if they vote to accept the terms of continued EU financial aid in Sunday's referendum he would get the deal through parliament, then resign.

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Indian businesses prepare for Iran sanctions lift

Monday, 29 June 2015 12:38 PM

If the US and Iranian diplomats reach an agreement over Iran's nuclear programme, it could mean the lifting of international sanctions allowing more countries to resume trade with Iran, but for some Indian businesses easing restrictions is the last thing they want.

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Brussels puts its foot down: financial aid for Greece to expire on June 30

Sunday, 28 June 2015 12:46 PM

President of the Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem has announced financial aid for Greece will stop, full stop, on Tuesday night (June 30).

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Key differences remain in Iran nuclear talks

Sunday, 28 June 2015 12:46 PM

Disputes linger as US and European negotiators work with Iran to solidify an accord to curb Iran's nuclear programme.

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Tourists flee Tunisia after resort attack

Sunday, 28 June 2015 12:46 PM

The resort in Tunisian town of Sousse that was targeted faces a precarious future, as tourists flocked out of the north African country. But the owner says he is determined to keep the hotel running to honour the memory of those killed.

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Eurogroup meeting ends without Greece reforms agreement

Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:31 PM

The latest Eurogroup meeting wrapped up in Brussels on Wednesday evening without a formal agreement between Greece and its creditors.

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Kerry: US, China committed to cyber code of conduct

Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:31 PM

The United States and China commit to developing a code of conduct for cyber activities at the end of a high profile three-day meeting in Washington.

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ISIL destroys two historic sites in Palmyra

Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:31 PM

ISIL fighters have destroyed two Islamic shrines close to the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra or Tadmur.

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Greek solution "by the end of the week"

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 12:35 PM

After months of deadlock, a solution to the Greek debt crisis is near, says Guntram Wolff of the Brussels based think-tank, Bruegel.

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Progress made in Greece debt talks

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 12:59 PM

Hopes are rising of a deal to resolve the Greek debt crisis. European leaders have responded positively to new proposals from the Greek government.


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