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Greece defaults on loans

10:03am Greece has pushed into uncharted waters after missing its repayment to the IMF and becoming the first developed country to fall into default.

World News Update, what you need to know

7:44am World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

7:27am Finance News Update, what you need to know

Wimbledon player condemns terror attack

Darren Walton 3:44am Tunisian tennis star Malek Jaziri is horrified by the second deadly terror attack in his homeland this year and hopes it doesn't ruin its tourism industry.

Aust exposure to Greek crisis 'minuscule'

Julian Drape, London Correspondent 8:35pm RBA boss Glenn Stevens says Australia's exposure to the Greek debt crisis and a potential default by Athens is "minuscule".

Aussie woman in US suffering amnesia

Peter Mitchell US and Australian authorities are trying to solve the identity of a blonde, middle-aged woman believed to be an Australian with amnesia.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

'Duped' Kiwi drug mule jailed 15 years

Gabrielle Dunlevy, AAP Southeast Asia Correspondent A New Zealander who says he was tricked into becoming an unwitting drug mule has been sentenced to 15 years in jail in Bali.

PM returns home from Singapore trip

Tony Abbott has wrapped up a two-day trip to Singapore where a strategic partnership was signed to open a new chapter in the bilateral relationship.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

UK sends military plane to Tunisia

Britain has sent a plane to Tunisia to evacuate its citizens after the terrorist attack on a beach resort which killed 38 people.

Abbott welcomes Singapore to the 'family'

Gabrielle Dunlevy Australia wants a relationship "more akin to family" with Singapore, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.

Abbott views Singapore anti-terror success

Gabrielle Dunlevy Tony Abbott has visited a de-radicalisation centre in Singapore and gathered investors in the city-state to discuss opportunities in northern Australia.

Kuwait mosque bomber a Saudi

Kuwait authorities say the suicide bomber behind the deadly attack on a Shi'ite mosque entered the country that very day.

British PM warns Tunisia toll will rise

The British PM has warned the death toll from the Tunisia terror attack will rise, with at least eight of the 38 killed identified as British.

Abbott on two-day trip to Singapore

PM Tony Abbott is leading a high-powered delegation to Singapore on a two-day visit that will focus on attracting investment to Australia's north.

London bombings survivor shows true grit

Lloyd Jones London bombings survivor Gill Hicks has abseiled down a building in the UK capital with the paramedic who rescued her, 10 years on from the terror attack.

Dozens killed in multiple jihadist attacks

Fran Blandy More than 60 people have been killed in three separate terror attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France, two of which have been claimed by IS.

Obama delivers eulogy for slain preacher

US President Barack Obama has delivered the eulogy for the pastor slain with eight others in a Charleston church, ending it by singing Amazing Grace.

Kuwait to bury victims of mosque bombing

A mass funeral will be held in Kuwait for the 26 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Shi'ite mosque that has been claimed by Islamic State.

Hollande returns to France after attack

French President Francois Hollande has quit the European Council summit in Brussels, to return to Paris following a terror attack in eastern France.

Indonesians told beware foreign boyfriends

Indonesia's anti-narcotics chief has warned women in relationships with foreigners to watch out: they could be dating drug lords.

Key countries want UN tribunal for MH17

Australia won't comment that the key countries affected by the downing of MH17 last year want a UN tribunal to prosecute those responsible.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

US jail guard denies knowing escape plan

Bonny Ghosh US police are continuing their search for two convicted killers, while a prison guard charged over their escape claims to have no knowledge of their plan.

Pakistan heatwave death toll passes 1100

Zia Khan and Sajjad Malik More than 1100 people have now died from the heatwave in southern Pakistan with morgues at full capacity and the city's gravediggers unable to keep pace.

US report looks at Aust human rights

Peter Mitchell Each year the US government releases a human rights report card for nations and Australia's asylum seeker policies were put under the spotlight.

Supreme Court upholds Obama health care

Chantal Valery The US Supreme Court has upheld a key portion of President Barack Obama's healthcare law in a 6-3 decision.