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Still no basis for new Greek bailout talks, says Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that there was still no basis for talks on a new Greek bailout, as she arrived in Brussels for an emergency summit of eurozone leaders.

‘Grexit’ puts Merkel under pressure

“Today we need the Iron Chancellor,” read the front-page headline in top-selling German newspaper Bild on Tuesday, next to a picture of Angela Merkel in a Prussian helmet.

‘Grexit can’t be ruled out if no credible reforms’

The EU wants Greece in the eurozone but it could be forced out if it does not produce a credible reform package to satisfy creditors, EU Commissioner for the euro Valdis Dombrovskis said Tuesday.

‘Greece submits proposal to eurozone’

Greek officials said on Tuesday they had submitted credit proposals to eurozone partners based on those it put forward last week, rejecting suggestions that Athens had not put forward new proposals fo

‘India, Pakistan entry in SCO may reduce militancy’

Chinese officials have said that the entry of India and Pakistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will help to fight terrorism in the region, stabilise Afghanistan and potentially even r

Key witness takes back statement in Benazir case

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s murder case trial received a setback when another key witness retracted his earlier statement during cross examination before the anti-terrorism court

Morocco: Hundreds of lawyers back women tried over dresses

Hundreds of lawyers have registered to defend two women who went on trial in Morocco on Monday accused of “gross indecency” for wearing dresses considered provocative, an activist said.

Bangladesh Buddhist monks serve fasting Muslims

Buddhist monks give out iftar meals to Bangladeshi Muslims in the main shrine of Dhammarajika Monastery in Dhaka on Monday.— AFP

A Buddhist monastery in Bangladesh is serving food to hundreds of poor Muslims during Ramzan, in a rare example of social harmony between the two religions in the South Asian nation.

We can use nukes on India, warns Pakistan minister

We can use nukes on India, warns Pakistan minister

Pakistan’s defence minister Khawaja Asif has said that his country can use nuclear weapons against India in case of war.

The latest controversy over Air India reminds me of Singapore Airlines (SIA) dropping out of the bidding in 2001 when the national carrier hoped that partial privatisation would raise enough money to

For rational people, if this breed actually exists other than in the imagination of economists, the most logical way out of the Grexit logjam was for Greece to vote “yes, we can”.