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Greece misses IMF payment deadline 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:45:50 GMT 
    Greece misses a deadline for a €1.6bn (£1.1bn) payment to the International Monetary Fund, as eurozone ministers refuse to extend its bailout.

US and Cuba 'to announce embassies' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:15:31 GMT 
    The US and Cuba will on Wednesday announce the opening of embassies in each other's capitals, a senior US official says.

Amnesiac woman in US makes ID plea 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:45:08 GMT 
    A woman, who was found in the US state of California suffering from amnesia and is believed to be Australian, asks for help to find her identity.

Indonesia plane crash toll rises 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:20:20 GMT 
    Indonesian officials says 141 bodies have been recovered after a military plane crashed into houses in Medan on Tuesday, with no known survivors.

'Mass jailbreak' from Yemen prison 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:51:10 GMT 
    About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, escape from jail in central Yemen following clashes, officials say.

Affleck and Garner set for divorce 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:33:35 GMT 
    Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner say they have made "the difficult decision to divorce" after 10 years of marriage.

Report backs third Heathrow runway 
  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:43:27 GMT 
    The Airports Commission backs a third Heathrow runway, saying it will add £147bn in economic growth and 70,000 jobs by 2050.

Cuba stamps out mother-to-child HIV 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:42:18 GMT 
    Cuba has successfully eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization says.

Police end Australian prison riot 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:41:09 GMT 
    A riot at a prison in Melbourne has been ended by heavily-armed police.

Ukraine stops Russian gas purchases 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:59:34 GMT 
    Russian gas purchases are suspended by Ukraine following a breakdown in talks aimed at keeping supplies running for the next three to six months.

Russia examines Baltic independence 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:09:21 GMT 
    Russian prosecutors will examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991.

Blatter to miss World Cup final 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:13:56 GMT 
    Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not travel to Canada for the final of the Women's World Cup for "personal reasons".

VIDEO: How to organise a referendum in a week 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:06:32 GMT 
    Greece will vote on Sunday 5th July in a referendum which may decide the future of the country in the Euro.

VIDEO: Five graphs that explain Greek crisis 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:29:16 GMT 
    To help make sense of the severity of Greece's financial position, the BBC's Dani Sinha looks at five graphs that explain the debt crisis.

VIDEO: Why is Tunisia vulnerable to extremism? 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:47:45 GMT 
    In Tunisia security has been increased at major venues - and many mosques, suspected of fomenting trouble, are being closed.
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