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Creditors press Greece for debt plan 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:12:18 GMT 
    Eurozone finance ministers say they expect to hear fresh proposals from Greece after a referendum rejected the terms of an international bailout.


US 'intensifying' anti-IS campaign 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:09:53 GMT 
    The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State is "intensifying" its campaign against the group's base in northern Syria, President Barack Obama says.


Bill to ban Confederate flag passes 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:10:40 GMT 
    South Carolina's Senate passes a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol following the killing of nine black people at a church in June.


Karate Kid producer Weintraub dies 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:49:43 GMT 
    Jerry Weintraub - the Hollywood producer of the Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven films - dies in California aged 77, US media say.


Hungary MPs approve border fence 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:54:56 GMT 
    Hungarian MPs pass legislation to give the government the power to close the borders to all migrants and build a border fence.


Iraqi jet accidentally bombs Baghdad 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:28:29 GMT 
    "Technical problem" causes bomb to fall from Iraqi jet over Baghdad, killing at least eight civilians.


Pluto probe 'on course' for flyby 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:17:07 GMT 
    The New Horizons spacecraft lost very little science data when it went into "safe mode" at the weekend, the mission team says.


Record migration overwhelms Lesbos 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:18:55 GMT 
    Record-breaking numbers of migrants are arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos, overwhelming local authorities, local police say.


Pope draws huge crowds in Ecuador 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:27:49 GMT 
    Hundreds of thousands of people gather in the Ecuadorean city of Guayaquil to see Pope Francis celebrate mass.


Twin Nigeria blasts kill scores 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:26:04 GMT 
    Two bomb attacks - on a restaurant and a mosque - in the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say.


Fifa bans key World Cup official 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:42:55 GMT 
    A Fifa official who assessed the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is banned from football-related activity for seven years.


Man charged for balloon-chair flight 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:02:37 GMT 
    A Canadian man who tied about 100 helium balloons to a garden chair and flew over the city of Calgary is charged with causing mischief.


VIDEO: Driver survives massive Nascar crash 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:44 GMT 
    Nascar driver Austin Dillon survived a massive last-lap crash on Monday that saw his car hurdled upside down into protective fencing.


VIDEO: Five banking headaches facing Greeks 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:24:15 GMT 
    Ros Atkins explains the banking restrictions and the impact are they having on everyday life in Greece.


VIDEO: 'I'll hold you in my dreams' 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:12:43 GMT 
    Anthony Fatayi-Williams was killed in the 7 July London bombings. His mother speaks of the effect the loss had on her.
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