While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, July 13 edition

Greece given 72 hours to win trust by passing bailout laws

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was given three days to push new austerity measures through parliament and keep alive Greece's chances of staying in the euro.

Finance ministers meeting in Brussels demanded Greece enact economic reforms before opening detailed negotiations on an aid package of at least 74 billion euros (S$111.6 billion).

They left it to the region's leaders, who started their own session a few hours later, to pin down how far those measures should go. If Tsipras misses that deadline, Greece may be suspended from the currency union, Finnish Finance Minister Alexander Stubb said.


Iran, powers nearing nuclear deal

Iran and six world powers were close to nailing down a historic nuclear deal that would bring sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on Tehran's atomic programme, but the Iranian foreign minister said no agreement would be announced on Sunday.

After more than two weeks of negotiations in Vienna, Iranian and Western officials said the earliest an agreement could be ready was Monday, the self-imposed deadline for clinching a deal, though that could be extended again.


Five injured in mob attack at KL's Low Yat Plaza, explosions heard

Five people were injured, three believed to be journalists, in a mob attack near Low Yat Plaza after police dispersed protesters at the shopping mall.

An eyewitness said a group of 50 to 60 men barged into a food outlet near the shopping mall and assaulted the patrons with motorcycle helmets at around midnight.


Djokovic shatters Federer dream to claim third Wimbledon crown

Defending champion Novak Djokovic won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown on Sunday, ruthlessly shattering Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.

World number one Djokovic won 7-6 (7/1), 6-7 (10/12), 6-4, 6-3 to add this year's Wimbledon title to the Australian Open he captured in January.


Man City agree to sign Raheem Sterling from Liverpool 

Manchester City have agreed a 49-million-pound (S$102.7 million) deal to sign England winger Raheem Sterling from Premier League rivals Liverpool, British media reported on Sunday.

The 20-year-old did not fly out with Liverpool for their pre-season tour of Asia and Australia after being named in the squad.