Greek Prime Minister looks to rebuild talks after 'No' vote

Greece now faces the urgent need to heal its ties with European creditors.


Granddad to the rescue as toddler in pushchair tumbles into path of freight train

The little girl's grandfather is seen leaping onto the tracks and lifting the pram back onto the platform.

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes near Tonga

The earthquake struck about 80km east-northeast of Tonga's capital

Judge overturns ban on euthanasia campaigner Nitschke's medical licence

Philip Nitschke says common sense has prevailed after a judge overturned the suspension of his medical licence.

Stunned tourists film leopard mauling British safari guide at popular Kruger Park

A tourist is hailed for his life-saving actions during a random leopard attack at Kruger Park.

Pope Francis on home turf urges defence of poor and planet

Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time today.

Aussie news helicopter warns surfers of looming great white shark perilously close

Journalists on a news helicopter in Australia helped warn people in the water of a potential shark attack.

Deteriorating nails fell apart when balcony collapsed in North Carolina

The nails deteriorated after years of exposure to the sand, salt and moisture from the ocean.

Greeks reject demands for more austerity in key referendum

Greece's finance minister says Greek people have said 'no more' to continued austerity.


Captured New York prison escapee to spend 23 hours a day in maximum-security cell

David Sweat will be among the be among the up to 150 men held in the prison's Special Housing Unit.

Look familiar? Prince George wears replica of dad's outfit from back in the day

Prince George and Prince William look extra cute in their matching outfits.

Pictures: Princess Charlotte christened on Queen's estate

Princess Charlotte has been christened at Queen Elizabeth II's country estate.


Princess Charlotte to make rare public appearance at christening

The popular young royal family will have their first official photo as a family of four taken at Charlotte's christening.


Kiwis join Minecraft convention in London

Kiwis were among thousands of hard core gamers who flocked to London for a Minecraft convention.

Pope Francis returns to South America

History's first Latin American Pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time.

Hillary Clinton hopeful US can reach 'verifiable deal' with Iran

The Democratic presidential front-runner has spoken of her hopes about a deal to curb Iran's nuclear weapons programme.


Greek Australians on tenterhooks over referendum

Thousands of Greeks on this side of the world are keeping a close eye on their homeland.


Greeks go to the polls for bailout referendum

With the austerity referendum polls now open, Greeks are contemplating how their vote will shape their future.


Kiwi model misses out on US hot dog eating title

Kiwi model turned competitive eater misses out on Fourth of July hot dog eating contest.

Who is she? US police on the hunt to identify girl found dead in a bag

Police say who the girl is and how she died remain mysteries.

Not having a good day: Fraser the lab rescued after becoming exhausted

A Labrador in distress and his tramper owner had to be rescued after suffering exhaustion.

Girl killed after being struck by jumping sturgeon in boat

A five-year-old Florida girl riding in a boat has died after a sturgeon leaped from the Suwannee River and struck her.

Greece teetering on the edge of collapse - but how did it get there?

Ahead of the vote, here are seven short explanations of how Greece got into today's mess.


Child militants kill Syrian soldiers in sick new ISIS video

ISIS child killers have executed 25 Syrian government soldiers in an ancient Roman amphitheatre.

Riders rescued after 120 metre ferris wheel stops

Riders were stranded on The Orlando Eye which towers 120 metres over central Florida.

Syrian troops and Hezbollah besiege border mountain resort

Syrian elite forces backed by Hezbollah fighters besieged Zabadani under the cover of intense airstrikes

State of emergency declared in Tunisia

Tunisia's president says the country is not safe from extremists.


Rival rallies halt in Greece ahead of crucial referendum

Campaigns halt in Greece on Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum - with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political leadership to find a compromise


King Tupou VI crowned in coronation in Tonga

Thousands of visitors including foreign royals witnessed the coronation of King Tupou VI in Tonga this morning.


UK pauses to remember Tunisia shooting victims

The Queen was among those who marked a minute's silence for the victims of the beach attack.

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