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Three killed in car bomb blast in Egypt
30.07.2014 [18:09]
Three people were killed in a car bomb blast Wednesday in Giza province, southwest of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, media reported. The three people in a small van were on their way to carry out a terrorist
 
Russian MiG-29 crashes
27.07.2014 [16:43]
A Russian Air Force MiG-29 fighter has crashed near Astrakhan, killing the pilot. According to reports, the crash was caused by the failure of aviation equipment. Officials told Russian media that the plane fell 30 km south of the Privolzhsky airport in the Astrakhan region in an area where there were no homes.
 
Japan lodges protest with North Korea over missile
27.07.2014 [16:02]
The Japanese government has lodged a protest with North Korea over Saturday's missile launch. The government filed the protest through the embassy in Beijing. It says the launch violates UN Security Council resolutions. Officials say they have received no reports so far of damage to aircraft or vessels.
 
France declares three-day national mourning over Air Algerie crash
27.07.2014 [15:27]
France on Saturday declared a three-day period of national mourning over the Air Algerie crash that killed all 118 people on board including 54 French nationals. Flags will fly at half-mast on every public building across the country from Monday for three
 
IMF lowers its global growth forecast for 2014
26.07.2014 [17:26]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4%. The reduction reflects a weak start to the year in the United States and a number of downgrades to the outlook for several other individual economies. However there were uplifts for some countries, the largest being the UK
 
Ulyanovsk regional sector of All-Russia Azerbaijan Congress hosts Iftar party
25.07.2014 [20:30]
Ulyanovsk regional sector of All-Russia Azerbaijan Congress has hosted an Iftar party. The event brought together nearly 100 Muslims. Prior to the event, the Congress presented Azerbaijani children with bags and school equipments
 
One Dead, Over 500 Hospitalized in Japan Due to Abnormal Heat
25.07.2014 [17:10]
One person died and 561 were hospitalized in Japan due to abnormal heat wave, NHK reported Thursday. The record of 37.4 Celsius was registered in the southeast of the country, while the temperature in Shizuoka prefecture in central Japan reached 37.2 Celsius
 
Facebook’s Q2 earnings send stock to all time high
25.07.2014 [15:57]
Facebook stock reached an all time high on Wednesday, topping $75 a share after the company’s Q2 earnings report beat analyst expectations. The social media giant reported $2.9 billion in revenue, surpassing projections of $2.8 billion by analysts. The company also posted $791 million in net income – an increase of
 
Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali - Burkina Faso army
25.07.2014 [15:46]
The wreck of an Air Algerie plane that went missing with 110 passengers on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, according to a coordinator for the crisis unit in Ouagadougou. "We have found the Algerian plane. The wreck has been located ... 50 kilometres
 
Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president
24.07.2014 [22:14]
Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote. Massoum, 76, is one of the founders of current President Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. He is considered a soft-spoken moderate, known for keeping good
 
Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president
24.07.2014 [22:10]
Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote. Massoum, 76, is one of the founders of current President Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. He is considered a soft-spoken moderate, known for keeping good
 
Quake measuring 4.3 Richter recorded south of Crete
23.07.2014 [21:54]
An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 4.3 Richter rattled the southern Aegean island of Crete on Tuesday morning, the Athens-based Geodynamic Institute reported. The tremor hit shortly after 10 a.m. off the coast of the seaside town of Aghios Nikolaos on
 
Tech-savvy Indonesians monitor vote count in disputed poll
23.07.2014 [17:23]
Both candidates, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo and ex-general Prabowo Subianto, declared victory in the July 9 poll, the tightest in Indonesia since the end of authoritarian rule, based on unofficial tallies from different polling agencies. But most analysts expect Widodo to be declared president when official results are
 
Joko Widodo wins Indonesia presidential election
23.07.2014 [15:02]
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly contested presidential election. The election commission said Mr Widodo - widely known as Jokowi - won 53.15% of the vote with his rival, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, on 46.85%
 
Croatia Starts Tender on Continental Oil and Gas Research
22.07.2014 [16:01]
Croatia started a tender for on-shore hydrocarbon exploration to boost investments and reduce dependence on gas imports from Russia and other countries. This is the first of three continental tenders planned that will cover a total of six research blocks, each between 2,100 square kilometres (1,305 square miles) to 2,600 square kilometres, along...
 
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