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Greek banks shut until Jul 6, ATM withdrawal limit set

ATHENS, June 29: Greek banks will remain closed until July 6 – the day after a referendum on bailout proposals – and ATM withdrawals will be limited to €60 (US$65) a day in the same period, according to an official decree published early Monday (Jun 29). The decree on capital controls, published in the official government gazette and entitled “Bank ...Full Article

Greek parliament approves referendum on bailout terms: Assembly

ATHENS, June 28: The Greek parliament approved a referendum on the latest offer of a debt deal by its EU-IMF creditors by a majority vote late Saturday (Jun 27) ...Full Article

Kuwait says detains driver of vehicle that took bomber to mosque

KUWAIT, June 28: Kuwait has detained the driver of the vehicle that took a suicide bomber to a Shi’ite Muslim mosque where he detonated explosives, killing 27 people, state ...Full Article

At least 15 Britons killed in Tunisia attack: Minister

LONDON, June 28: Britain said on Saturday (Jun 27) that at least 15 of its citizens were killed in the attack on a Tunisian beach resort, its worst loss of ...Full Article

Kuwait to bury IS attack victims as security beefed up

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: Kuwait will hold a mass funeral Saturday (Jun 27) for 26 victims of a Shiite mosque bombing claimed by the Islamic State militant group as ...Full Article

More than 200 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

TAIPEI, June 28: More than 200 people were injured, over 80 of them seriously, in an explosion at a water park outside Taiwan’s capital Taipei on Saturday (Jun 27) ...Full Article

Islamic State claims Tunisian beach resort massacre: Statement

TUNIS, June 27: The Islamic State (IS) group on Saturday (Jun 27) claimed responsibility for a massacre in a Tunisian seaside resort that killed nearly 40 people in the worst ...Full Article

World leaders condemn string of ‘barbaric’ attacks

PARIS, June 27: US and UN leaders led an international chorus of outrage and condemnation after a string of suspected militant attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia on Friday left ...Full Article

Tunisia beach resort massacre kills 39

PORT EL KANTAOUI, Tunisia, June 27: A man pulled a gun hidden in a beach umbrella and opened fire at a packed Tunisian holiday resort on Friday (Jun 26), massacring ...Full Article

Wave of grisly militant attacks shocks world during Ramadan

PARIS, June 27: From a mass shooting at a Tunisian beach resort to a severed head displayed in a French town, a wave of grisly attacks on Friday (Jun ...Full Article