Worldcrunch.com / SYRIA DEEPLY Fighting between the government of Bashar al-Assad and various opposition forces continues to intensify in Daraa province, in southern Syria.
Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG MUNICH — Three large cranes stand tall against the blue sky, but they’re standing still.
Worldcrunch.com / AMERICA ECONOMIA MIAMI — Luis Flores has been on a roll of late, handling real estate deal after real estate deal and helping close, in the past 18 months, on no less than $1 billion worth of property.
Photo: Li Muzi/Zuma EUROZONE RULES OUT TALKS BEFORE GREEK VOTE Finance Ministers of the Eurozone have ruled out any negotiations over a third Greek bailout before Sunday’s referendum, but divisions are starting to show between Germany and France, Le Monde reports.
Granma, July 2, 2015 The front page of today's edition of Cuban state-owned daily Granma published in full the letters exchanged by Cuban President Raul Castro and US President Barack Obama announcing the formal re-establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Worldcrunch.com / ECONOMIC OBSERVER BEIJING — How many certificates or other public documents does a Chinese citizen need through a typical lifetime?
Worldcrunch.com / KOMMERSANT YEREVAN — There is little to differentiate downtown Yerevan from western European cities.
Worldcrunch.com / CALCALIST -OpEd- JERUSALEM — The government regularly shares its fears about the politically motivated economic boycott of Israel, worried about the long-term damage to the country's economy and the specter of foreign investors running away.
Photo: Haryono/Zuma TSPIRAS COULD MAKE CONCESSIONS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has reportedly offered new concessions to the country’s financiers, even as Greece failed to meet the IMF payment deadline Tuesday night.
La Razón, July 1, 2015 Right-leaning Spanish daily La Razón declared Wednesday that "the Greek contagion is Podemos." According to the Madrid-based newspaper, allowing the Spanish left-wing populist party Podemos to come into power could undermine Spain's economy just as it has begun to recover from a deep recession.
Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE ATHENS — It was about 1 a.m. on Saturday June 27 when Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke into a television camera, using a tone that was neither threatening nor indignant.
Worldcrunch.com / LE TEMPS GENEVA — "You can have the Ford Model T in any color you want, as long as it's black," Henry Ford once said.
Worldcrunch.com / LES ECHOS PARIS — Greece and the euro, Iran and nuclear power. In substance, these two negotiations have nothing to do with each other.
Photo: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/Zuma A LAST-MINUTE DEAL FOR GREECE? With the Greek bailout due to expire tonight at midnight and Athens expected to make a $1.8 billion payment to the IMF, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is reportedly discussing with the European Commission a last-minute deal that would avoid the country defaulting on its debt.
The People's Daily, June 30, 2015 The People's Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, featured on its front page today a large photograph of the representatives of 50 countries that signed an agreement Monday for the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Worldcrunch.com / PortalKBR MELBOURNE — For nearly an hour the audience sits in silence as Feryal Ali Gauhar paces the stage, delivering a solo performance that spans three continents and tells the story of various women; mothers and daughters, the wealthy elite and domestic maids.
Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE DENGFENG — When Dominique Saatenang was a young boy back in his native village of Bafou, Cameroon, he was transfixed by Bruce Lee films.