The Latest: Russia dismisses talk of lending money to Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) ? The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):
NATO: Coalition convoy targeted in suicide attack in KabulKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? A suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed vehicle targeted a NATO military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, police and a NATO official said.
Indonesia military transport plane crashes in Medan; 37 dead
2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train
South Sudan army raped then burnt girls alive: UN
South Sudan's army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign marked by "new brutality and intensity", a UN rights report said Tuesday. The military, the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), launched a major offensive against rebel forces in April, with fierce fighting in Unity state's northern Mayom district, once a key oil producing area. "Survivors of these attacks reported that SPLA and allied militias from Mayom county carried out a campaign against the local population that killed civilians, looted and destroyed villages and displaced over 100,000 people," the UN said.
Man sets himself alight on Japan bullet train, second passenger dies
By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died on Tuesday after one doused himself in oil and set it ablaze, police said, but there was no immediate indication of a motive for the action that left 26 others injured. The train, carrying about 1,000 passengers, made an emergency stop on its way from Tokyo, the capital, to the western city of Osaka, after smoke started to fill at least one carriage. "And fire spread all over the place immediately." Besides the man who set himself afire, a woman passenger also died, a police official said.
IS car bomb kills 28 in Yemen capital Sanaa
An attack on Huthi rebel leaders in the Yemeni capital claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 28 people, medics said, the latest deadly assault on Shiites by the Sunni extremists. Yemen was previously the preserve of IS's jihadist rival Al-Qaeda, which controls swathes of the south and east, but since March the group has claimed a string of high-profile attacks. The car bomb targeted Huthi rebel chief brothers Faycal and Hamid Jayache during a gathering to mourn the death of a family member, a security source said.
Tunisia hotel attacker in contact with militants in Libya: sourceThe gunman who killed 39 people in a Tunisian beach hotel attack last week was in contact with militants in Libya and likely received training there, an official source said on Tuesday. Saif Rezgui, disguised as a tourist, opened fire at the Imperial Marhaba hotel in the resort town of Sousse on Friday in the worst militant assault of its kind in modern Tunisian history. "Investigations show Saif Rezgui was in contact with terrorists in Libya and he likely trained in a Libyan camp," an official source told Reuters.
Labour faces lost decade unless trusted on economy - leader candidate
By William James and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Labour Party faces a lost decade out of power unless it can convince voters it can run the world's fifth largest economy properly, Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall said on Tuesday. After Prime Minister David Cameron defeated Labour's Ed Miliband May 7 election, the opposition party is searching a new leader as it grapples with the reasons for its worst election loss since 1987. "Any political party that wants to be elected must be trusted with people?s money," Kendall said in a speech at Reuters in Canary Wharf.
Christie back at high school to announce 2016 runNEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country.