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Tsipras 'will quit if Greek vote lost' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:29:43 GMT 
    Greek PM Alexis Tsipras threatens to resign if the result of a snap referendum on Greece's debt crisis due on Sunday does not go his way.


Deadly plane crash in Indonesia city 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:48:25 GMT 
    At least 30 people are killed as a military transport plane crashes in a residential area of the Indonesian city of Medan, officials say.


'Leap second' set to delay midnight 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:20:21 GMT 
    Midnight will come later tonight as for the first time in three years an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.


Data roaming charges to end in EU 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:12:49 GMT 
    After its watered down plans were attacked in March, the EU reaches a deal to end mobile data roaming charges and define net neutrality rules.


Ebola back in Liberia with new case 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:01:23 GMT 
    The body of a dead Liberian man tests positive for Ebola - the country's first reported case since it was declared free of the disease.


Kabul suicide attack 'kills seven' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:51:18 GMT 
    Suicide attack in Kabul believed to have targeted foreign forces kills at least seven people, Afghan reports say


Two dead in Japan bullet train fire 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:58:56 GMT 
    Two people are dead after one of them set himself on fire on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train, public broadcaster NHK says.


'IS car-bomb' strikes Yemen funeral 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:04:15 GMT 
    The Islamic State (IS) militant group say its Yemeni affiliate carried out a car-bombing at a funeral attended by Shia Houthi rebels in Sanaa, with many casualties.


China 'to set out climate pledges' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:24:43 GMT 
    China is set to reveal how much it will cut carbon emissions by beyond 2020, says Premier Li Keqiang during a visit to Europe.


US resumes military aid to Bahrain 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:58:21 GMT 
    The US says it will resume security assistance to Bahrain, despite criticism from some human rights groups.


Police attend Melbourne prison riot 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:16:31 GMT 
    Police respond to a riot at the Ravenhall maximum security prison in Melbourne, which officials say may be linked to a smoking ban in jails.


Kauto Star dies after paddock fall 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:37:23 GMT 
    Two-time Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Kauto Star is put down after suffering a fractured pelvis in a fall.


VIDEO: Wildfires hit Washington state 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:40:45 GMT 
    A series of major wildfires have been burning across thousands of acres of Washington state, over 120 miles (190km) east of Seattle.


VIDEO: Amateur footage of Sousse attack 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:36:59 GMT 
    New footage has emerged of the attack at the Tunisian resort of Sousse on Friday, which left 38 people, mostly tourists, dead.


VIDEO: Commuters flee bullet train blaze 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:12:50 GMT 
    Two people are dead after one of them set himself on fire on board a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train, public broadcaster NHK reports.
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