Burundi counts votes as thousands flee political crisis Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's authorities were counting votes on Tuesday, a day after holding a parliamentary election that was boycotted by the opposition and marred by sporadic gunfire and blasts.  Full Article

Tunisia sees Libya link to beach resort attacker: source Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 

TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian gunman who attacked a resort hotel on Friday killing 39 people, mostly British holiday-makers, likely spent time in a training camp in Libya and had been in contact with militants over the border, a security source said on Tuesday.  Full Article  

Brutal Kvitova begins title defence in style Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 

LONDON (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova began her Wimbledon defence as she left off in last year's final with a brutal exhibition of power tennis, dismantling Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens 6-1 6-0 in a 35-minute rout on Tuesday.  Full Article  

Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza 02:01 GMT 

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organisation that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficiently stringent about religious enforcement.  Full Article  

Will pope chew coca leaves in Bolivia? 'Wait and see,' Vatican says Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will decide for himself if he chews coca leaves in order to ward off altitude sickness when he lands next week at La Paz, Bolivia, the highest international airport in the world, the Vatican said on Tuesday.  Full Article  

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