French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel before talks and a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Germany, France warn Greece time is running out

France and Germany told Greece on Monday to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, a day after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject more austerity.  Full Article | Video 

Asia shares wilt as China tanks, euro up ahead of Greece summit 11:39am IST

TOKYO - Most Asian stocks drooped on Tuesday as Chinese equity markets went into a fresh tailspin, fraying investor nerves already strained by uncertainty hanging over the future of Greece and the European currency union.

Guards stand on the rubble of the house of Brigadier Khaled al-Anduli, an army commander loyal to the Houthi movement, after it was hit by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's capital Sanaa July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
Middle East

Air strikes kill 100 in Yemen, may affect talks

Nearly 100 people were killed on Monday in air strikes in Yemen, the state news agency reported, as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that may weigh on efforts to broker a truce.  Full Article | Video 

Sakari Momoi (R) receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him as the world's oldest man at 111 years of age, in Tokyo, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 20, 2014. Credit REUTERS/Kyodo/Files

The world's oldest man dies in Japan, aged 112

Sakari Momoi, who was recognised as the world's oldest man and credited healthy eating and getting plenty of sleep for his longevity, has died at the age of 112, Japanese media said on Tuesday.  Full Article 

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett (R) shows his friend Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates the finer points of newspaper tossing, prior to the Berkshire annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files
U.S.

Buffett donates record $2.84 bln to charities

Warren Buffett donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.   Full Article 

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. stays low against Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in the eighth round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015.    REUTERS/Steve Marcus/Files

Mayweather loses title he won in Pacquiao fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules.  Article | Tyson Fury to meet Wladimir Klitschko 

An electronic dashboard on a graphic display in an automobile lab at Nvidia in Santa Clara, California in this February 11, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files

'Smart' dashboards raise safety issues

When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, it is clear that customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them. But the elaborate screens have also sparked a debate about how much technology is appropriate in a car.  Article 

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at The Temple Buell Theatre in Denver, Colorado January 17, 2015. REUTERS/Barry Gutierrez/Files

Cosby said he gave sedatives to women for sex

Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women in order to have sex with them, according to court documents.  Full Article 

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    Why Kiran Rao wants to focus on Indian cinema rather than international films at Mumbai festival

    Kiran Rao is the new chairperson of the Mumbai film festival, which has been re-christened Jio MAMI. Rao spoke to Reuters about her plans for the festival, why she wants to focus on Indian cinema rather than international films, and what went wrong with her earlier pet project, Filmbay.  Full Article 

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    Ousted CEO shows risks of SoftBank startup splurge

    Failure is an unpleasant fact for most startups. One in three new companies lose most of the capital that investors have put into them. Housing.com may benefit from CEO Rahul Yadav’s removal. But it will be harder for the company to succeed now that it has been forced to cut all ties to its founder. The fallout raises the question of how many of SoftBank’s similar investments will deliver a positive return.  Opinion 

    Why the people crossing the Mediterranean aren’t ‘migrants’

    Why the people crossing the Mediterranean aren’t ‘migrants’

    In 2015, majority of arrivals in Europe have so far come from four countries: Syria, Eritrea, Afghanistan, and Somalia. These are all countries at war or with repressive dictatorships (Eritrea), so most of their citizens should be given refugee status in the EU, according to EU rules.  Commentary 

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