Members of the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra bid farewell to their fans with a last concert on Sunday after orchestra officials failed to secure 80,000 euros ($103,000) in emergency funding for the bankrupt organization. Orchestra leaders had tried to find private sponsors after Berlin's city government cut three million euros in subsidies last year. The ensemble's disbandment is the latest in a long list of German orchestras that have disappeared due to lacking funds.
The leader of Greece's far-left Syriza party has pledged to negotiate a better deal with its international creditors. It still remains unclear if the party has won enough seats in parliament to govern on its own.
Greece's outgoing prime minister has conceded defeat to the left-wing Syriza party. Syriza's Alexis Tsipras has vowed to renegotiate the country's international bailout, calling for an end to "austerity and humiliation."
The host nation advanced with Congo to the knockout phase of the Africa Cup of Nations after both secured wins in the deciding round of Group A matches. Gabon and Burkina Faso were left packing their bags for home.