article 06 July 2015 World
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns

Despite a resounding no vote in the referendum, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announces on Monday he is stepping down to ease the way to a new aid deal.

article 05 July 2015 World, Greece
No campaigners celebrate in Athens (Getty
Greece: official projection gives victory to No camp

Provisional results suggest at least 61 per cent of Greeks have voted against the terms of the bailout deal offered by the country's creditors

article 05 July 2015 World, Greece
Yanis Varoufakis (Getty)
Greece: No camp ahead in final polls

The last opinion polls showed the No vote leading by a small margin as Greeks voted in a referendum that could decide whether the country stays in the eurozone.

article 04 July 2015 World, Iraq
Anti-government forces prepare to fight Syrian Army units in Aleppo (Getty)
Islamists squeezed as Kurds and Syrian government attack

Kurdish fighters reportedly advance to within 30 miles of the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa, while pro-Assad forces battle Sunni militants on the Lebanese border.

article 04 July 2015 UK, Syria
CCTV footage of three girls apparently travelling to Syria
Two schoolgirls who went to Syria 'married to IS fighters'

Two of the three teenage girls from Bethnal Green who went to live in the 'Islamic State' have become jihadi brides, according to their families.

article 04 July 2015 UK, Syria
Luton family believed to be in Syria
Darshna Soni by Luton family statement says they are in the 'Islamic State'

A statement claims the family of 12, including three children, went to Syria willingly after rejecting 'so-called freedom and democracy'.

article 03 July 2015 World, Greece
Yanis Varoufakis: We have a duty to the people

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis tells Paul Mason that Syriza would stay in government, even if Greece votes in favour of the debt deal on offer from its creditors.

article 03 July 2015 World
Should we ditch Islamic State in favour of Daesh?

UK politicians want media organisations like the BBC to abandon the term Islamic State, which they say dignifies terrorist extremists, and instead to use the word Daesh. So what is the difference?

article 03 July 2015 World, The Netherlands
Protests in The Hague on Monday night
Hague police mass arrests in youth unrest

Police in The Hague detain more than 200 people overnight for violating a curfew, as unrest in the city continues for a fourth night.