As EU officials have agreed to pause the Greek debt talks, PM Alexis Tsipras underlined his commitment to the referendum saying that any statements about expelling Greece from the Eurozone should Sunday's referendum result in a "No" vote are a bluff.
Climate activists and politicians have reacted with outrage to a report championing London Heathrow Airport as the ideal site for a new runway. Critics say expanding Britain’s biggest airport will result in greater noise and air pollution.
Even if Greece accepted all of the austerity measures demanded by its main creditors, the Troika, it still would not be able to make ends meet by 2030, according to IMF estimates revealed in a set of documents obtained by a German newspaper.
President Barack Obama, buoyed by recent victories at the Supreme Court and signs of an improving economy, has notched an approval rating of 50 percent for the first time since 2013, a new CNN/ORC poll found.
The United States will not provide a federal bailout for Puerto Rico, which says it cannot pay its $72 billion public debt, the White House announced. Officials pushed Congress to allow the commonwealth to declare bankruptcy, however.
Australian lawmakers have slammed the country’s deal-making process as one lacking transparency and oversight. They’ve particularly criticized the currently negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership for its “excessive secrecy.”
A British shoe shop worker launched a crowdfunding campaign to help Greece pay back its $1.8 billion IMF loan. The host website's servers crashed from the traffic as donations from across Europe approached the €1 million mark.
Russophrenia - a condition where the sufferer believes Russia is both about to collapse, and take over the world. Since 2013, instances of this ailment have reached epidemic-like proportions in certain parts of Washington, London and Brussels.