Germany maintained a hard line today after Greece rejected creditors' austerity demands in a referendum, with Berlin saying there was currently "no basis" for talks on a new bailout package or debt relief.
Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos today said the euro currency was irreversible and Greece should remain part of it even after the Greeks rejected the conditions of a new rescue package on Sunday.
Islamic State fighters seized a Syrian town from Kurdish-led forces north of Raqqa city today, a group monitoring the war reported, two weeks after the jihadist group lost it to the Kurdish fighters backed by US-led air strikes.
Saudi-led air raids pounded the Sanaa headquarters of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh's General People's Congress party late on Sunday, killing and wounding several people, witnesses and a party official said.
The Singaporean teenager behind online attacks on former premier Lee Kuan Yew was given a four-week jail sentence today but freed in view of time served since being accused of offending Christians and posting an obscene image.