Greece Talks End, Animals Roam Streets and Screens: Sunday Wrap

Here are highlights of the top breaking-news stories from around the world on Sunday:

Things are even more officially nowhere in Greece after talks between European Commission and Tsipras representatives broke down after 45 minutes. It’s now in the hands of the euro finance ministers meeting Thursday -- 12 days before the current bailout program ends. The euro slipped at the Asia opening. The IMF said Greece has no choice but to cut pensions and that creditors need to make some concessions too.

Boeing Co. and Airbus Group SE may land a combined $23 billion in orders for narrow-body jets at the Paris Air Show this week.

In the biggest acquisition deal to develop on Sunday, Canada’s Hudson’s Bay Co. is set to pay about $3.3 billion for German department store Galeria Kaufhof from Metro AG. Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE, Germany’s largest property company, agreed to buy apartment owner Sudewo Group for $2.1 billion.

Saudi stocks had their biggest jump in a month, a day before the kingdom opens its markets to direct foreign investment for the first time.

The dinosaur film “Jurassic World” had the second-biggest opening U.S. weekend ever for movies.

South Africa’s High Court ordered that Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir, who’s been indicted by the International Criminal Court on war-crimes charges, not be allowed to leave the country after the African Union summit. That puts the court in conflict with President Zuma’s declaration that anyone attending had immunity from arrest.

Lions and tigers and bears - oh my: Animals ran loose in Georgia’s capital after flooding burst open the zoo’s gates.

Reminiscent of the Cold War, Poland’s defense minister confirmed it has been talking with the U.S. about placing heavy weapons in the country as a deterrent to Vladimir Putin, and a U.S. official said agreements with various Eastern European and Baltic countries may be announced later this month at the NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels.

Venezuela and the U.S. took a step toward possibly restoring relations, sending fairly high-level officials to meet in Haiti with that country’s president acting as mediator. This meeting was somewhat of a surprise, though the State Department has been working behind the scenes to establish contacts again and Nicolas Maduro has said he was open to talking.

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