Pensioners sit outside a National Bank branch as they wait to receive part of their pension in Athens, Greece, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Making way for fresh talks

ATHENS/FRANKFURT - Greece's outspoken finance minister resigned, removing a major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after Greeks voted resoundingly, rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout.  Full Article 

Stocks, euro fall but no rout after Greek 'No' 4:39am EDT

LONDON - Shares fell in Europe and Asia, the euro stumbled and yields on weaker euro zone economies' bonds rose after Greece overwhelmingly voted against conditions for a rescue package, but there was no rout and contagion was limited.

Pope Francis waves while wearing a neck sash in Ecuador's national colours after he landed in Quito, Ecuador, July 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Jose Miguel Gomez

Pope kicks off 'homecoming' tour

QUITO - Laughing as his cap flew off in the Andean highland wind, Pope Francis flew into Ecuador to start a "homecoming" tour of South America, where he will champion the rights of the poor and the planet.  Full Article | Video 

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (L) waits to make a statement next to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R), following nuclear talks at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne) April 2, 2015.  REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

U.S. and Iran: making friends of old enemies

VIENNA - It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.  Full Article | Related Story 

Prison inmate David Sweat, 35, is seen in an enhanced picture released by the New York State police June 17, 2015, showing how he might look after escaping 12 days ago.  REUTERS/New York State Police/Handout

Captured New York fugitive moved to prison

NEW YORK - Captured prison escapee David Sweat was released from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison more than 250 miles from the one he fled, authorities said.  Full Article 

Investors chat as they watch a board showing stock prices at a brokerage office in Beijing, China, July 6, 2015.  REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

China stocks end higher after rescue efforts

SHANGHAI - China's key stock indexes showed signs of stabilizing, rising close to 3 percent, in response to unprecedented rescue measures announced over the weekend.  Full Article 

Wider Image: Recycling technology

A worker recycles CD players at a workshop in the township of Guiyu in China's southern Guangdong province June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

In the economic powerhouse of Guangdong province a town has become one of the world’s largest electronic waste dump sites.   Full Coverage 

This July 4, warnings everywhere you look

Millions of Americans celebrating Independence Day with parades and firework shows, but lurking underneath are a series of potential threats from coast to coast.