New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, striking a
conciliatory note on debt talks after a turbulent start to
office, has called the European Central Bank chief to assure
him that Athens was seeking an agreement.
Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on suspicion
of murder after a man matching his description ran over two
people with a pickup truck in a hit-and-run incident near Los
Angeles, killing one and injuring the other, police say.
The new left-wing government in Athens opened negotiations on
its bailout package with European partners by flatly
rejecting the expected extension of the programme and the
international inspectors overseeing it.