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(MENAFN - AFP) Senior eurozone officials will hold talks on Monday on the result of Greece's bailout referendum, a European source told AFP, as early results suggested a 'No' vote might prevail.

The meeting will involve the Euro Working Group, which comprises top treasury officials who prepare meetings for the Eurogroup of finance ministers from the 19-country currency union, ...

(MENAFN - AFP) French President Francois Hollande will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris on Monday night to discuss the outcome of the Greek referendum, the French presidency said.

The two leaders will hold a working dinner to "evaluate the consequences of the referendum in Greece" on whether to accept tough bailout conditions, Paris said in a statement.

Merkel's ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Millions of Greeks have voted Sunday in a crucial referendum that could decide the country's fate in the eurozone, with two TV polls suggesting a 'No' result might prevail.

A telephone poll by the Star television channel carried out during voting and the day before gave a 49-54 percent range for 'No' votes against 46-51 percent for 'Yes'.

A similar Mega ...

(MENAFN - AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other EU leaders awaited with trepidation the outcome of a referendum in Greece Sunday that is already dividing opinion in Europe and could even shape its future.

After months of fruitless talks with its creditors, Greece's dramatic bid to place a bailout decision in the hands of its people will have an impact far beyond ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Greece voted in a tightly fought referendum Sunday that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said will determine its "destiny" in the eurozone, as the EU country teetered on the brink of financial collapse.

From remote Aegean islands to the shadow of the 2,400-year-old Parthenon in Athens, Greeks despairing at years of austerity -- and angry at capital controls this ...

(MENAFN - AFP) A lover's eyes compared to a drone strike, a smile to a suicide bomb and lips to fire.

The violence of Pakistan's bloody insurgency has been injected into catchy pop lyrics after more than a decade of war against Islamists opposed to all forms of song and dance.

Some of the hit songs are regarded as deeply poignant in the country's conservative Pashtun ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Tourists are vital to Barcelona's economy, but the 27 million people who visit each year have become a headache for the new mayor as she battles to save the iconic Spanish Mediterranean port from becoming a bland theme park.

"Tourists go home" is frequently found painted on the walls of buildings in the centre of Spain's second-largest city, which is struggling ...

(MENAFN - AFP) In Liverpool's Granby neighbourhood, proud residents and a group of architects have brought back to life the area's four remaining Victorian streets, earning them a nomination for Britain's prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art.

Once the vibrant heart of the city's black community, "after the (1981) riots, the area was closed down," explained Erika ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Take a sought-after architect, add the king of "new Africa cuisine" and a smattering of famous designers, and you get a concept-store in Lagos that seeks to bring modern African luxury to Nigeria's ultra-rich.

The chaotic, cosmopolitan metropolis has largely failed to cater for its mega-rich minority despite a big appetite for high-end shopping and eating in ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, who for eight straight years gobbled up all comers in the famed Nathan's hot dog eating contest in New York, finally met his match Saturday.

Chestnut, 31, was defeated by Matt "Megatoad" Stonie, 23, his longtime rival in the niche competitive eating circuit.

Stonie devoured 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes, two more than Chestnut ...

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