TOKYO/SINGAPORE - Oil prices fell sharply in early trading on Monday after Greece rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money and as China rolled out an unprecedented series of steps over the weekend to prevent a full-blown stock market crash.
ATHENS - Greeks overwhelmingly rejected conditions of a rescue package from creditors on Sunday, throwing the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt and deepening a standoff with lenders. | Video
TOKYO - Japanese policymakers on Monday pledged to work closely to guard against financial market volatility after Greek voters rejected euro zone austerity measures.
SEOUL - Senior South Korean economic and financial policymakers were meeting early on Monday to discuss the latest developments in financial markets after Greek voters rejected euro zone austerity measures, officials said.
TOKYO - Oil prices slumped in early Asian trade on Monday after Greeks rejected conditions of a rescue package from creditors on Sunday, throwing the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt.
BRUSSELS - The chairman of euro zone finance ministers said on Sunday it was up to Greek authorities to come forward with new plans after voters rejected bailout terms in a referendum result he called "very regrettable" for the future of Greece.
BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers will meet on Tuesday to prepare an emergency euro zone summit on Greece later in the day, a spokesman for Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Sunday.
BRUSSELS/BERLIN - France and Germany called for an emergency summit of euro zone leaders to discuss Greece's stunning referendum vote on Sunday to reject bailout terms, as calls mounted in Berlin to cut Athens loose from Europe's common currency.
BRUSSELS - European Council President Donald Tusk called a euro zone summit for Tuesday to discuss the Greek debt crisis after Greeks voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to reject the terms of a bailout.
PRAGUE - The prospect of Greece leaving the euro zone looks realistic after Greeks rejected the terms of a bailout offer in a referendum, Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir said on Sunday.
EDMONTON - Fara Williams struck an extra-time winner from the penalty spot as England defeated Germany 1-0 to claim third place in the Women's World Cup on Saturday.
LONDON - Dozens of migrants trying to stow away on vehicles crossing the Channel by tunnel between France and England broke through perimeter fences at Calais overnight, temporarily halting traffic, a Eurotunnel spokesman said on Saturday.
ROME - The Italian government on Friday moved to keep open two major industrial plants which courts had ordered to be closed because of safety and environmental concerns.