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July 7, 2015
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PRI's The World: 07/07/2015 Today we offer two perspectives on the Greek crisis. First, is it the beginning of the end of modern Europe, or should we remain bullish on a united Europe? We also check in with a German man who gave up his job in finance to move to Greece. Eventually, he started a wine exporting business, and now, with the latest crisis, he's making contingency plans in case there's a return to the drachma. Plus we have the amazing story of Árstíđir, a singing group from Iceland that got its big break when a video of them performing in a German train station went viral.
PRI's The World: 07/06/2015 By a wide margin, the Greeks have said "No" to the latest austerity deal offered by its European counterparts, but the big unanswered question remains: Now what? Also, Pope Francis begins a visit to South America. He's in Ecuador today, where he may square off with the country's conservative president, Rafael Correa. Plus, we'll have a wrap-up of the Women's World Cup, which ended in dramatic fashion Sunday with America's 5-2 victory over Japan.
PRI's The World: 07/03/2015 We're firing up the grill, and setting off some fireworks ? without even leaving the studio. Plus, Human Rights Watch got access to the city of Sadda in Yemen. They found evidence of war violations committed there. Also, two bomb blasts in Bogotá, Colombia have residents rattled. Authorities are blaming a gang with links to a guerrilla group.
World Headlines
'Final deadline' for Greece debt plan The eurozone gives Greece until Thursday to present final proposals to secure a deal with creditors, and calls a full EU summit for Sunday.
US Army 'to cut 40,000 troops' The US Army is planning to reduce the size of its force by 40,000 soldiers over the next two years, according to US media reports.
Obama hosts Vietnam communist leader US President Barack Obama meets Vietnam's Communist Party leader at the White House, the first such meeting since relations were normalised 20 years ago.
Greece crowdfunding campaign fails to reach goal
The campaign didn't quite hit its ?1.6 billion target.
What it's like to start a business on Instagram
Max Dower turned his goofy doodles into a successful clothing line.
After this crisis, what does Greece have to build on?
Greece was a strong emerging market before its debt crisis. What's it have left?
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