A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosque who came to hear a cleric known for preaching peaceful coexistence of all faiths. It was the latest spasm of violence by Boko Haram extremists who have killed about 300 people in the past week â€” apparently after an order by the self-proclaimed Islamic State group for more mayhem during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Earlier this year, Boko Haram became an affiliate of the Islamic State group.
People living in Greece have been telling Nick Pontikis that they wanted change, which is why he believes a majority of voters on Sunday rejected budget cuts required by creditors for the country to receive a bailout. At least by saying no, we are showing the European Union that we are determined as a country to set a new course,'"Â he added. It's a move that puts Greece closer to leaving the European Union, though Pontikis said the people that he's been talking to seem confident that is not going to happen.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Equity markets around the world fell on Monday and U.S. oil prices tumbled 6 percent after Greece overwhelmingly voted against conditions for a rescue package and on unprecedented measures in China to staunch massive recent losses in its stock markets.
People living near Kizell Pond say they've tried using bug sprays, zappers, and draining pools of still water in their fight againstÂ hordes of mosquitoes that have made going outside nearly unbearableÂ â€” but so far, nothing has worked. KanataÂ North councillor Marianne Wilkinson acknowledged the residents' frustration over the infestation, but added that they'll have to pay for any solution themselves. "There are a thousand other areas in this city that have pretty bad mosquito problems," Wilkinson told CBC Ottawa.