The Greek flag flutters in the village of Meyisti on the Island of Kastellorizo, Greece, July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Greek minister: Europe can't afford to let Athens go under

ATHENS - Europe will lose a trillion euros if it allows Greece to go under, the country's finance minister said, accusing creditors of 'terrorizing' Greeks into accepting austerity in a referendum on bailout terms.  Full Article 

Putin tells Obama he wants dialogue based on equality and respect 6:35am EDT

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin called for dialogue based on equal treatment and mutual respect with the United States on Saturday in a congratulatory message to President Barack Obama marking U.S. Independence Day.

Police officers patrol Times Square in New York, United States, July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

U.S. marks July Fourth amid security worries

NEW YORK - Millions of Americans readied for Independence Day parades and firework shows amid worries over possible security threats, a spike in shark attacks on East Coast beaches and the danger of wildfires in the West.  Full Article | Video 

A staff member puts an identification number on a rescued woman’s hand as she disembarks at the Pozzallo harbour, Italy, June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello

Why the 'migrant crisis' isn't one

With the majority of people landing in Italy, Greece and other EU countries so clearly leaving home because they have to, there’s a troubling misnomer at the heart of this ongoing human disaster.  Commentary 

GoldieBlox founder and CEO, Debbie Sterling is shown in this August 7, 2014 handout photo provided by GoldieBlox, in New York on June 29, 2015. REUTERS/GodieBlox/Handout via Reuters

Turning science play into money knowledge

NEW YORK - A slew of start-ups are attempting to motivate girls into lucrative careers in the traditionally male-dominated areas of science and technology. But will that give them the financial knowledge to run their own companies?  Full Article 

Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland, April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

When lightning strikes

A collection of past and current Reuters pictures features stunning images of electrical storms from around the globe.  Slideshow 

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 

Images of June

Images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of June 2015, including the Charleston church shooting, the legalization of gay marriage in the U.S., the financial crisis in Greece, Ramadan, and other moments of everyday life. Produced by Canice Leung.