SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's stock markets may be facing a
make-or-break week after officials rolled out an unprecedented
series of steps at the weekend to prevent a full-blown stock market
crash that could threaten the world's second-largest economy.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greeks voted on Sunday in a referendum
that could determine their future in Europe's common currency, with
banks shuttered, the treasury empty and a population desperate,
angry and so deeply split that the outcome was too close to call.
VIENNA (Reuters) - The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats met for
a sixth consecutive day on Sunday to try to resolve obstacles to a
nuclear accord, including when Iran would get sanctions relief and
what advanced research and development it may pursue.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The embattled president of FIFA, the
governing body for world soccer, told a German newspaper the
presidents of France and Germany tried to exert political pressure
before the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and Lebanese Hezbollah
fighters said on Sunday they had entered the rebel-held city of
Zabadani on the second day of a major offensive to capture the
border area around the Beirut-Damascus highway.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State suicide bombers on Sunday
blew up an explosive- laden truck near a power plant that serves
the northeastern city of Hasaka, the latest attack after their
expulsion from most parts of the city, the Syrian army said.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State suicide bombers and
fighters attacked the center of Iraq's northern oil refinery town
of Baiji overnight, forcing the army and Shi'ite fighters to pull
back, military sources and the local mayor said on Sunday.
KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - From his fields in Turkey,
farmer Huseyin Ozdemir can see Islamist militants digging trenches
and planting mines as they ready for battle around the northern
Syrian town of Jarablus.