On the possibility of an 11th hour aid deal with international creditors - with the current programme expiring on Tuesday - Varoufakis said: "We hope so".
Between now and then Greece remains suspended between collapse and an uncertain rescue, between membership in the 19-member euro club and the possibility of a humiliating exit.
As Greeks brace for the specifics on capital controls, here is a quick guide on what it means.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says the Bank of Greece has recommended this, after the European Central Bank didn't increase the amount of emergency liquidity lenders can access from the central bank.
French officials say the main suspect in the beheading of a French transportation company manager has admitted to police that he carried out the killing that authorities have called a terror attack.
One of the officials said the selfie was forwarded via WhatsApp to a phone number in Canada. The severed head appeared to mimic Islamic State's practice of beheading.
The Sun newspaper said police foiled an attack on a London parade Saturday after an undercover reporter who obtained details on the plot alerted counter-terrorism officials.
French President Francois Hollande, in Brussels for a summit of EU leaders, rushed back to France to deal with the crisis. He described the assault as a "terrorist attack".
French taxi drivers justified their rage, saying Uber's lowest-cost service UberPop was ruining their livelihoods
The plane had been travelling from Istanbul to New York and landed at about 1350 GMT.
"We are warning local people and particularly those with small children to be on their guard and not to approach the bird," the police said.
NATO fears intense fighting during summer in eastern Ukraine accusing Moscow of supporting Russian separatist, a charge denied by Moscow.
NATO allies deploy troops, gather arms, schedule military training and upgrade bases in preparation of a possible conflict with Russia and other threats.
The French Foreign Ministry summoned US Ambassador Jane Hartley on Wednesday regarding revelations of NSA eavesdropping on the past three French Presidents.
WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday that it says show the US National Security Agency (NSA) eavesdropped on the last three French presidents.
An aide to Hollande's predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy said that the former president considers these methods unacceptable.
Greece must pay 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion) to the International Monetary Fund in just over a week, on June 30.
The EU launched a navy mission to crackdown on human traffickers bringing migrants from conflict zones to Europe on unsafe boats, a move endorsed by the UN but criticized by refugee groups.
EU has extended sanctions against Russia until January over the conflict in eastern Ukraine which has killed more than 6,400 people despite a cease-fire agreement.
Ash Carter's talks with NATO are sure to draw Putin's ire as Moscow chafes under the prospect of continued sanctions.
The protesters condemned an EU plan to divide mostly African refugees between member states. Slovakia is expected to host 785 refugees, despite government oppositon.
Loekke Rasmussen was expected to become prime minister, because he has the support of the other members of the bloc.
Indian defence sources said the accident took place last evening when the troops of both countries were coming back after the day's joint exercise.
Spokeswoman Agnes Thibualt-Lecuivre said on Wednesday the suspect was arrested on June 1. She described Souhaur Mouhamad Hassan Khalil Al-Abbassi as the "supervisor" of the attack.
Francis made the comments during his weekly general audience on Wednesday. He thanked those who care for refugees and urged governments to act together to prevent forced migration.
Demirel served as president from 1993-2000, the culmination of a 4-decade career that saw him serve 5 spells as PM.
Charged with child sex abuse and child pornography, the ex-Dominican ambassador was indicted on Monday and will face trial in July 11.
As UK marks 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, Cameron will say that the charter undermines human rights reform according to a release of his speech.
ISIS social media reports said Asmal was one of four suicide bombers who attacked Iraqi security forces near an oil refinery.
The attack "infected" one of the computers in Merkel's Bundestag office. Bild said the computer was one of the first on which the Trojan Horse-style attack was discovered.
It was the first time George took part in the royal tradition of gathering the extended family on the balcony on important national occasions.
Russia and China have both managed to crack encrypted documents which contain details of secret intelligence techniques that could allow British and American spies to be identified.
With fighting surging again near the main separatist stronghold, only one of the corridors has been left open in the two separatism-plagued regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.
The cause of Friday's explosion was unclear but police said they had started a criminal investigation. Rescuers said the car exploded in a roundabout near a fire station.
Chief judge ruled that the accused Strauss-Kahn was not the "instigator" of orgies attended by prostitutes but merely the "beneficiary of group sex".
Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said information from Lubitz's tablet PC showed he had also investigated vision problems, and "feared going blind,"
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