In Pictures

Ioakim Mylonopoulos an unemployed store owner, dressed as an ancient Spartan warrior who poses for photographs with tourists, fixes his costume, in Athens, Monday, June 29, 2015.

A view of the beach where 38 people were shot dead on 26 June in front of the Hotel Imperial Marhaba in Sousse, Tunisia, 1 July 2015.

A Softbank's humanoid robot "Pepper" works as a part time staff at a specialty shop selling Tottori prefecture's products in Tokyo, Japan, July 1, 2015.

Hot air balloons fly near Neris river in the center of Vilnius, Lithuania, Tuesday, June 30, 2015

An activist poses on the street in front of Turkish riot police blocking a road during a rally on the occasion of the 13th annual Gay Pride Parade in Istanbul, Turkey, June 28, 2015.

A man walks past graffiti that reads `NO` in German, in Athens, Greece, June 29, 2015.

A dog stands with people in a queue outside a bank which operates on Saturday but eventually didn't open, in central Athens, on June 27, 2015.

Poll

Will Greeks approve the international creditors' bailout proposal at the July 5 referendum?
Results » Comments

Smiles

  • How to Cure Your Wife's Lost Voice

    A man complains to a friend, who is a doctor:"My wife lost her voice. We tried everyting - it doesn't work. What should I do?" "Well, there is one simple ... read

  • A Seaside Holiday in Landlocked Armenia's Capital

    Something below social demands hurled at electricity price protests in Armenia, Yerevan.

    Demonstrators there seem to be going in lockstep with last years' protesters against plummeting living standards across the ... read

Photo Story

Greece Set to Hold Referendum on Terms of Bailout Deal

1 of 12 | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 19:30 EPA/BGNES

Greek pensioners march in front of Bank of Greece during a protest in Athens, Greece, 01 July 2015.

The Greek government on 30 June presented a last-minute proposal for a two-year agreement with the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to fully cover its financing needs, combined with debt restructuring.

"From the first we made clear that the decision to call a referendum was not the end but the continuation of a negotiation seeking better terms for the Greek people," ...

» See all photos