1. 2 Dead After Self-Immolation on Japanese Bullet Train
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-30 at 02:11:40

A 71-year-old man doused himself and parts of the train’s interior with a flammable liquid before setting himself afire, witnesses said. A woman also died.

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2. Was Tunisian attacker associated with terror group?
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-30 at 02:22:54

Gunman filmed | Survivor: Lay in victim's blood' | Exclusive with Tunisian PM

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3. IS car bomb kills 28 in Yemen capital Sanaa
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-30 at 03:42:15

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 A...

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4. Greece stares at IMF default days ahead of referendum
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-30 at 00:22:00

Greece on Tuesday looked set to miss an IMF payment and default, with a defiant Athens urging Greeks to reject creditors' demands for tough reforms in a weekend referendum, despite warnings that this would lead to a chaotic Greek exit from the eurozo...

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6. Greece’s euro-referendum: 100 Greeks give their view
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-30 at 01:02:30

After five years, three elections, two bailouts worth $240bn and one ever deepening crisis, Greece is heading for a crunch point on Sunday with a referendum on its future in Europe. We asked Greeks for their view on the troika, the tumult - and whether th...

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7. Always moving: Portraits of American hitchhikers
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-30 at 00:01:19

Always moving: Portraits of American hitchhikers

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8. IS beheads two Syrian women ‘for the first time’
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-30 at 03:20:45

The Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria on accusations of "sorcery," the first such executions of female civilians in Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday. "The Islamic State group executed two women b...

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9. Toll Expected to Rise After Indonesian Military Plane Crashes Into City
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-30 at 01:52:09

At least five people of the 12 aboard the C-130 Hercules died in the crash in Medan, a military spokesman said. He could not confirm any civilian casualties.

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10. South Sudan army raped then burnt girls alive: UN
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-30 at 03:42:51

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...

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11. Tsipras ‘will quit if Greek vote lost’
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-30 at 02:29:43

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras threatens to resign if the result of a snap referendum on Greece's debt crisis due on Sunday does not go his way.

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12. NSA spied on French economy ministers, top companies: reports
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-30 at 00:13:42

The US wiretapped two of France's economy ministers and spied on the country's largest companies, French media reported citing WikiLeaks documents, just days after it emerged the US had spied on three of the country's leaders. Pierre Moscov...

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13. ‘IS car-bomb’ strikes Yemen funeral
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-30 at 01:04:15

The Islamic State (IS) militant group say its Yemeni affiliate carried out a car-bombing at a funeral attended by Shia Houthi rebels in Sanaa, with many casualties.

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14. Why it matters if Greece leaves euro
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-30 at 03:21:01

Why it matters if Greece leaves euro

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16. Move Parliament to Wigan! (And seven other way to share out London’s power)
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-30 at 12:00:00

If reports are true that Channel 4 might relocate to Birmingham, should it mark the start of a cultural and economic exodus from the capital? And how might the British Museum look in Liverpool?Does Alan Carr know where the Bullring is? If not, he may soon...

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17. Jailed blogger’s mom: ‘Sorry, son’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-30 at 02:25:53

The mother of detained teen blogger Amos Yee has written a heartfelt apology letter to her son, as he faces years in "reformative training" after being jailed for a Youtube video where he criticized Singapore's founding politician.

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18. $30 for a sandwich? Seriously pricey city hotels
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-30 at 01:44:57

$30 for a sandwich? Seriously pricey city hotels

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19. Women’s Tennis Still Has Safety Concerns, 22 Years After the Monica Seles Attack
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-30 at 03:00:35

More than two decades after Seles was stabbed by a fan of her opponent on the court, overly aggressive fans remain a problem with no easy solution for several players on the WTA Tour.

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20. Data roaming charges to end in EU
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-30 at 02:12:49

After its watered down plans were attacked in March, the EU reaches a deal to end mobile data roaming charges and define net neutrality rules.

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