China has no "ethnic problem" in its far west, and Muslim Uighur minorities there enjoy freedom of religion, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, following anti-China protests in Turkey over Beijing's treatment of the group. Relations between China and Turkey have soured over Beijing's policies toward the Uighur people, whose traditional home is in the far western region of Xinjiang.
Athens (AFP) - 08:54 GMT - Greek exceptionalism - Ireland, Italy, Spain and Portugal, all eurozone countries that had to accept tough austerity measures to satisfy international creditors, will keenly watch what concessions, if any, are granted to Greece to prevent it tumbling out of the euro now that it has rejected similar creditor demands. "Greece should not be given any special treatment," said economist and former Italian PM Mario Monti, dubbed "Super Mario" for his leadership of his country at the height of the eurozone debt crisis. 08:52 GMT - All eyes on ECB - All eyes were on the European Central Bank following the resounding 'No' in the Greek referendum, with the ECB seen as the only institution capable of calming market panic and preventing the Greek economy from collapsing.