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1. 07-01 Judge releases Strauss-Kahn New York
C. 07-03 Thailand elects its first woman PM Thailand
D. 07-07 Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing London
07-09 South Sudan raises national flag Juba, Southern Sudan
F. 07-10 Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard Tatarstan, Volga Region
6. 07-12 Karzai's half-brother shot dead Kandahar
7. 07-13 Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour Mumbai
I. 07-17 London police chief resigns amid scandal London
J. 07-19 UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor London

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Jul.1   New York
 Syria  Hundreds of thousands in protests
Jul.2  Syria  Assad sacks key governor
 Lebanon  Hezbollah reject Hariri warrants
Jul.3   Thailand
 London  Superb Djokovic beats Nadal
Jul.4  North Mexico  Tourist boat capsizes off Mexico coast
 Venezuela  Chavez addresses Caracas crowds
Jul.5  London  UK press hacking row escalates
 Sudan  Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197'
Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Jul.7   London
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue.    This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement f...
Jul.8  Florida  Space shuttle in historic final lift-off
 Southern Sudan  South Sudan to become newest nation
Jul.9   Southern Sudan
  Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have watched the raising of the new country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital
 Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon are among dignitaries attending celebrations in the capital
 London  NoW goes to presses for last time Jul.10   Volga Region Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard   A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing  Washington  U.S. halting millions in aid to Pakistan  Cyprus  Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Jul.11  Syria  US and France embassies attacked Jul.12   Kandahar Karzai's half-brother shot dead  London  Murdoch summoned over phone hacking Jul.13   Mumbai Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour  London  News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB Jul.14  FBI  FBI to probe Murdoch's company  Indonesia  Indonesians flee volcano eruption Jul.15  London  Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign  Istanbul  U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority Jul.16  London  Murdoch ad apologizes for 'wrongdoing'  Washington  Obama met with Dalai Lama Jul.17  London  Brooks arrested in hacking scandal   London London police chief resigns amid scandal  Japan  Japan celebrates World Cup win Jul.18  Tunisia  Libyan, U.S. officials hold talks  England  Hacking whistle-blower found dead Jul.19   London UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor   Somalia UN to declare famine in Somalia  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century Jul.20  London  Parliament grills combative Cameron  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Jul.21   Florida   Space shuttle makes final landing Map of Kennedy Space Center Florida
  Space shuttle Atlantis has landed back on Earth, bringing to a close America's 30-year orbiter program.    Nasa's shuttles were involved in building the sp...
 European Union  Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout  USA  Deadly heat-wave spreads across US Jul.22  New York  Intense heat bakes US and Canada   Norway Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Jul.23   Southern China Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge   At least two cars of a high-speed bullet train fell off a bridge late Saturday after a derailment in eastern Zhejiang province  Norway  Norway mourns twin attack victims  London  Amy Winehouse found dead Jul.24  Norway  Norwegian attacker 'acted alone'  Paris  Evans Wins Tour de France Jul.25  Norway  Terror suspect Breivik appears in court  Norway  Norway gunman 'has accomplices' Jul.26  Norway  Norway killer 'insane' - lawyer  Morocco  Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco Jul.27   South Korea   Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured   More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight  Kandahar  Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack  House of Representatives  Boehner pushes House on debt plan Jul.28   Eastern Libya   Top Libyan rebel commander killed   Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed Jul.29  U.S. Congress  US Congress split over debt issue  New York  New York Post told to 'preserve' info Jul.30  Scotland  Queen's granddaughter weds in Scotland  Northern Japan  Earthquake hits off Japan coast  U.S. Senate  US Senate in intense debt debate Jul.31   Syria Army, protesters clash, killing 71   Syrian tanks stormed the flashpoint city of Hama in one of several clashes nationwide that left at least 67 dead and more than 100 injured  North Mexico  Mexican 'admits 1,500 killings'  Washington  Obama announces US deficit deal


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European Union
UK press hacking row escalates
UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
Murdoch summoned over phone hacking
Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
London police chief resigns amid scandal
Brooks arrested in hacking scandal
UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
Parliament grills combative Cameron
Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout
UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Brooks arrested in hacking scandal
Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump
Novak Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final
Nadal knocked out Andy Murray
Kvitova takes Wimbledon glory
Klitschko defeats Haye on points
Superb Djokovic beats Nadal
Evans Wins Tour de France
UK press hacking row escalates
UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
Murdoch summoned over phone hacking
News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
Brooks arrested in hacking scandal
UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
United Kingdom
UK press hacking row escalates
UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
Murdoch summoned over phone hacking
Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
London police chief resigns amid scandal
Brooks arrested in hacking scandal
UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
Parliament grills combative Cameron
UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Brooks arrested in hacking scandal
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Novak Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final
Nadal knocked out Andy Murray
Kvitova takes Wimbledon glory
Superb Djokovic beats Nadal
UK press hacking row escalates
UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
Murdoch summoned over phone hacking
News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
Brooks arrested in hacking scandal
UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
USA
U.S. halting millions in aid to Pakistan
FBI to probe Murdoch's company
Obama met with Dalai Lama
Boehner pushes House on debt plan
US Congress split over debt issue
New York Post told to 'preserve' info
US Senate in intense debt debate
Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
Strauss-Kahn accuser has credibility issue
Strauss-Kahn prosecutor 'to stay'
Deadly heat-wave spreads across US
Intense heat bakes US and Canada
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FBI to probe Murdoch's company
New York Post told to 'preserve' info
Arab Countries
Hundreds of thousands in protests
Assad sacks key governor
South Sudan to become newest nation
South Sudan raises national flag
US and France embassies attacked
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
Hezbollah reject Hariri warrants
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197'
UN to declare famine in Somalia
Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco
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Washington
U.S. halting millions in aid to Pakistan
Obama met with Dalai Lama
Boehner pushes House on debt plan
US Congress split over debt issue
US Senate in intense debt debate
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North Africa
South Sudan to become newest nation
South Sudan raises national flag
Libyan, U.S. officials hold talks
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197'
Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco
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Syria
Hundreds of thousands in protests
Assad sacks key governor
US and France embassies attacked
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
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Norway
Norway mourns twin attack victims
Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks
Norway mourns twin attack victims
Terror suspect Breivik appears in court
Norway gunman 'has accomplices'
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New York
New York Post told to 'preserve' info
Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
Strauss-Kahn accuser has credibility issue
Strauss-Kahn prosecutor 'to stay'
Intense heat bakes US and Canada
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New York Post told to 'preserve' info

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Jul.1  New York  Strauss-Kahn accuser has credibility issue
 London  Novak Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final
 Venezuela  Chavez illness sparks power struggle
  New York  
  A judge released Strauss-Kahn from house arrest, after prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the hotel maid
  Syria     Hundreds of thousands in protests  Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in anti-government protests across Syria, despite the ongoing crackdown on dissent  London  Nadal knocked out Andy Murray  France  Strauss-Kahn allies eye comeback

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Jul.2   Syria Assad sacks key governor
 London  Kvitova takes Wimbledon glory   Lebanon     Hezbollah reject Hariri warrants  Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has rejected indictments of four of its members over the 2005 assassination of Lebanon's former PM  Hamburg  Klitschko defeats Haye on points  Thailand  Thailand holds crucial election

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Jul.3   Thailand   Thailand elects its first woman PM
  PM Abhisit Vejjajiva conceded that Yingluck Shinawatra had won the nation's election. Pheu Thai party had garnered a majority.    Yingluck's brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, was ousted as prime minister in a 2006 military coup....
  London Superb Djokovic beats Nadal
 Equatorial Guinea  AU: No cooperation with Gadhafi warrant

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Jul.4   North Mexico Tourist boat capsizes off Mexico coast
 Venezuela  Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela   Venezuela     Chavez addresses Caracas crowds   Venezuelan President has addressed thousands in Caracas from his palace's balcony after receiving medical treatment in Cuba

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Jul.5  U.S. Congress  Obama to meet lawmakers over debt  Syria  Syria denies military campaign   London UK press hacking row escalates
  Sudan Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197'

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Jul.6  London  Murdoch calls allegations 'deplorable'  South Korea  S. Korean to host 2018 Winter Olympics   London UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
 New York  Strauss-Kahn prosecutor 'to stay'

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Jul.7   London   Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
 Syria  Syria accuses US of 'interfering'  London  Staff shocked by NoW 'bombshell'  U. S. Midwest  Suspect in US shootings is dead

July 8 ... more > Top ^

Jul.8   Florida     Space shuttle in historic final lift-off   The 135th and final space shuttle mission has lifted off. Atlantis was launched into history at 1129 local time   Southern Sudan South Sudan to become newest nation  Detroit  US ex-First Lady Betty Ford dies  Malaysia  Hundreds held over Malaysia rally

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Jul.9  Guatemala  Argentina singer Cabral shot dead  Afghanistan  Panetta: We have al Qaeda 'on the run'  Milan  Berlusconi firm in damages order  Karachi  At least 100 killed from ethnic violence   Southern Sudan   South Sudan raises national flag
Map of Juba Southern Sudan
  Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have watched the raising of the new country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital
 Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon are among dignitaries attending celebrations in the capital
  London   NoW goes to presses for last time   The last edition of the News of the World is being published, its front page declaring: 'Thank you & goodbye'  Northern Japan  Japan quake sparks tsunami alert

July 10 ... more > Top ^

Jul.10   Volga Region   Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard
Map of Tatarstan Russia
  A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing
  Washington U.S. halting millions in aid to Pakistan  Syria  Syrian activists call for end to violence   Cyprus Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump  USA  ISS and Atlantis astronauts greet

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Jul.11   Syria US and France embassies attacked
 European Union  Stock markets fall on debt fears  London  UK police to be quizzed on hacking

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Jul.12   Kandahar     Karzai's half-brother shot dead
  Ahmed Wali Karzai, the Kandahar provincial council chief, was killed during a gathering at the hands of a guard
  London   Murdoch summoned over phone hacking  British lawmakers investigating a phone hacking scandal asked Rupert Murdoch, his son James and ex-editor Rebekah Brooks to testify  U.S. Senate  US senator requests hacking probe  Antarctica  Japan 'to continue' Antarctic whaling

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Jul.13   Mumbai   Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour
  Three bomb blasts congested areas during the evening rush hour Wednesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring more than 100 others.    One explosion was reported in the Zaveri Bazaar, another in the Opera House business district ...
  London   News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB  Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has announced that it is dropping its planned bid to take full ownership of satellite broadcaster BSkyB

July 14 ... more > Top ^

Jul.14   FBI FBI to probe Murdoch's company  Washington  US debt talks deadlock drags on   Indonesia     Indonesians flee volcano eruption   Mount Lokon, on Sulawesi, started erupting at around 2230 local time. The eruption saw ash, sand and rocks thrown 1,500m into the air

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Jul.15   London   Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign   Two key executives in the media empire resigned, and their former boss began a series of apologies in the phone-hacking scandal   Istanbul     U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority  The United States now recognizes the main opposition group in Libya 'as the legitimate governing authority'  Venezuela  Chavez plans more Cuba treatment  Japan  Ohi nuclear reactor shuts down after fault

July 16 ... more > Top ^

Jul.16   London Murdoch ad apologizes for 'wrongdoing'
 London  UK PM's Murdoch press links defended  Los Angeles  Los Angeles 'averts traffic gridlock'   Washington Obama met with Dalai Lama  Somalia  UN flies aid to Islamist Somalia

July 17 ... more > Top ^

Jul.17   London   Brooks arrested in hacking scandal  Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was arrested in connection with police investigations into phone hacking and bribery  Kabul  Key Karzai aide attacked  England  Clarke seals three-shot Open win  Sinai  Hosni Mubarak 'in a coma'   London     London police chief resigns amid scandal
  The widening phone-hacking scandal that brought down one of Britain's biggest newspapers claimed another victim.    Metropolitan Police Commission...
 West Germany  Japan win World Cup on penalties over US   Japan Japan celebrates World Cup win  Bahamas  Bahamas under tropical storm watch

July 18 ... more > Top ^

Jul.18   Tunisia Libyan, U.S. officials hold talks
  England Hacking whistle-blower found dead

July 19 ... more > Top ^

Jul.19   London   UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
  News Corp. magnate Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, said were not to blame in a burgeoning scandal.    Media tycoon apologises a...
  Somalia   UN to declare famine in Somalia
  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century
 London  Police accused of hacking failures

July 20 ... more > Top ^

Jul.20   London     Parliament grills combative Cameron   Prime Minister said that if he had known then what he knows now, he would not have hired former News of the World editor Andy Coulson   Serbia Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive  Pakistan  Infant killings on the rise in Pakistan  Somalia  US to aid Islamist Somali areas  Berlin  Germany and France in debt deal

July 21 ... more > Top ^

Jul.21   Florida     Space shuttle makes final landing
Map of Kennedy Space Center Florida
  Space shuttle Atlantis has landed back on Earth, bringing to a close America's 30-year orbiter program
 Nasa's shuttles were involved in building the space station, and the launch the Hubble telescope
  European Union     Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout  Leaders of the Eurozone countries have agreed a new bailout package for Greece worth 109bn euros ($155bn)   USA Deadly heat-wave spreads across US  London  James Murdoch evidence questioned

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Jul.22   New York   Intense heat bakes US and Canada   A gruelling heatwave intensifies over the eastern parts of the US and Canada, with Friday expected to be the hottest day yet  Somalia  Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place  Washington  White House debt talks collapse   Norway     Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks
Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp


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Jul.23   Southern China   Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge
Map of Zhejiang China
  At least two cars of a high-speed bullet train fell off a bridge late Saturday after a derailment in eastern Zhejiang province
 At least 32 people have died and more than 100 are hurt
  Norway     Norway mourns twin attack victims   Norwegians are mourning the victims of a massacre at an island youth camp and a bombing in the capital Oslo   London   Amy Winehouse found dead   The cause of death was as yet unexplained. The troubled singer had a long battle with drink and drugs which overshadowed her career  Tehran  Iranian physicist killed in front of his home  Norway  Norway suspect 'ready to explain himself'

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Jul.24   Norway Norwegian attacker 'acted alone'
  Paris Evans Wins Tour de France  Southern Afghanistan  Militants hang 8-year-old boy  Argentina  Uruguay seal Copa America title  New York  Strauss-Kahn accuser speaks out

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Jul.25   Norway     Terror suspect Breivik appears in court  Anders Behring Breivik, 32, has acknowledged carrying out the attacks and claims to have worked with two other cells   Norway     Norway gunman 'has accomplices'  Police are investigating claims by Breivik that he has 'two more cells' working with him  Washington  Clinton 'confident' over US debt  Washington  Obama blames Republicans on debt

July 26 ... more > Top ^

Jul.26   Norway Norway killer 'insane' - lawyer
  Morocco Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco  Norway  Father: Breivik should have killed self  Norway  Police detonated Breivik's explosives  Washington  Republican debt plan under fire  North Mexico  Earthquake strikes off Mexican coast

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Jul.27   South Korea     Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
Map of Chuncheon South Korea
  More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight
  Kandahar     Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack  The mayor of restive southern city was killed, the latest in a series of recent high-profile assassinations  Norway  Norway will stand firm, says PM  London  UK recognizes Libyan rebels, not Gadhafi   House of Representatives Boehner pushes House on debt plan  Norway  Norway to probe attacks response  China  China rail crash 'due to signal'

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Jul.28   Eastern Libya     Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed
 Rebels' Transitional National Council sought Younis for questioning about military matters
 House of Representatives  House delays key debt limit vote

July 29 ... more > Top ^

Jul.29  New York  Libyan rape accuser arrives in U.S.  House of Representatives  Republicans scramble to save debt bill   U.S. Congress   US Congress split over debt issue   US House and Senate have split along party lines as it seeks a solution to an ongoing deadlock over raising the nation's debt limit   New York New York Post told to 'preserve' info
 Libya  Nato air strike targets Libyan TV

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Jul.30   Scotland Queen's granddaughter weds in Scotland
 U.S. Senate  Senate facing crucial debt vote  Baghdad  U.S. official: Iraq 'less safe' than last year  Guyana  Plane crashes at Guyana airport   Northern Japan     Earthquake hits off Japan coast   A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has been felt in north-east Japan, shaking buildings in the capital Tokyo   U.S. Senate US Senate in intense debt debate

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Jul.31   Syria     Army, protesters clash, killing 71
Map of Hama Syria
  Syrian tanks stormed the flashpoint city of Hama in one of several clashes nationwide that left at least 67 dead and more than 100 injured
 Iran  Iran man 'pardoned' from blinding  Washington  US parties hopeful of debt deal   North Mexico Mexican 'admits 1,500 killings'   Washington Obama announces US deficit deal


UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump   U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority  The United States now recognizes the main opposition group in Libya 'as the legitimate governing authority' Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco   Top Libyan rebel commander killed Map of Benghazi Libya




World, July 2011 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2011
Jul.5  Syria  Syria denies military campaign
Jul.6   London
Jul.9  Afghanistan  Panetta: We have al Qaeda 'on the run'
Jul.10   Cyprus
Jul.15   Istanbul
Jul.20   Serbia
Jul.24  Southern Afghanistan  Militants hang 8-year-old boy
Jul.26   Morocco
Jul.28   Eastern Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed
 Rebels' Transitional National Council sought Younis for questioning about military matters
Jul.29  Libya  Nato air strike targets Libyan TV Jul.30  Baghdad  U.S. official: Iraq 'less safe' than last year Jul.31   Syria   Army, protesters clash, killing 71
Map of Hama Syria
  Syrian tanks stormed the flashpoint city of Hama in one of several clashes nationwide that left at least 67 dead and more than 100 injured




World, July 2011 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.4   North Mexico Tourist boat capsizes off Mexico coast
Jul.5   Sudan Red Sea boat sinking 'kills 197' Jul.9  Northern Japan  Japan quake sparks tsunami alert Jul.10   Volga Region Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard Map of Tatarstan Russia
  A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing
Jul.10   Cyprus Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Jul.12  Antarctica  Japan 'to continue' Antarctic whaling Jul.14   Indonesia   Indonesians flee volcano eruption   Mount Lokon, on Sulawesi, started erupting at around 2230 local time. The eruption saw ash, sand and rocks thrown 1,500m into the air Jul.15  Japan  Ohi nuclear reactor shuts down after fault Jul.16  Los Angeles  Los Angeles 'averts traffic gridlock' Jul.17  Bahamas  Bahamas under tropical storm watch Jul.19   Somalia UN to declare famine in Somalia
  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century
Jul.20  Somalia  US to aid Islamist Somali areas Jul.21   USA Deadly heat-wave spreads across US
Jul.22   New York Intense heat bakes US and Canada   A gruelling heatwave intensifies over the eastern parts of the US and Canada, with Friday expected to be the hottest day yet Jul.22  Somalia  Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place Jul.23   Southern China Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge Map of Zhejiang China
  At least two cars of a high-speed bullet train fell off a bridge late Saturday after a derailment in eastern Zhejiang province
 At least 32 people have died and more than 100 are hurt
Jul.26   Morocco Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco Jul.26  North Mexico  Earthquake strikes off Mexican coast Jul.27   South Korea   Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured Map of Chuncheon South Korea
  More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight
Jul.27  China  China rail crash 'due to signal' Jul.30  Guyana  Plane crashes at Guyana airport Jul.30   Northern Japan   Earthquake hits off Japan coast   A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has been felt in north-east Japan, shaking buildings in the capital Tokyo



World, July 2011 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.7   London Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.9  Guatemala  Argentina singer Cabral shot dead Jul.9  Milan  Berlusconi firm in damages order Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time   The last edition of the News of the World is being published, its front page declaring: 'Thank you & goodbye' Jul.11  European Union  Stock markets fall on debt fears Jul.12  Antarctica  Japan 'to continue' Antarctic whaling Jul.13   London News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB  Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has announced that it is dropping its planned bid to take full ownership of satellite broadcaster BSkyB Jul.14  Washington  US debt talks deadlock drags on Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign   Two key executives in the media empire resigned, and their former boss began a series of apologies in the phone-hacking scandal Jul.15  Japan  Ohi nuclear reactor shuts down after fault Jul.20  Berlin  Germany and France in debt deal Jul.21   European Union   Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout  Leaders of the Eurozone countries have agreed a new bailout package for Greece worth 109bn euros ($155bn) Jul.22  Washington  White House debt talks collapse Jul.23   London Amy Winehouse found dead   The cause of death was as yet unexplained. The troubled singer had a long battle with drink and drugs which overshadowed her career Jul.25  Washington  Clinton 'confident' over US debt Jul.26  Washington  Republican debt plan under fire Jul.27   House of Representatives Boehner pushes House on debt plan
Jul.30   U.S. Senate US Senate in intense debt debate Jul.31   Washington Obama announces US deficit deal



World, July 2011 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.1  London  Novak Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final Jul.1  London  Nadal knocked out Andy Murray Jul.2  London  Kvitova takes Wimbledon glory Jul.2  Hamburg  Klitschko defeats Haye on points Jul.3   London Superb Djokovic beats Nadal
Jul.6  South Korea  S. Korean to host 2018 Winter Olympics Jul.17  England  Clarke seals three-shot Open win Jul.17  West Germany  Japan win World Cup on penalties over US Jul.17   Japan Japan celebrates World Cup win Jul.24   Paris Evans Wins Tour de France Jul.24  Argentina  Uruguay seal Copa America title



World, July 2011 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.1  New York  Strauss-Kahn accuser has credibility issue Jul.1   New York   Judge releases Strauss-Kahn
  A judge released Strauss-Kahn from house arrest, after prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the hotel maid
Jul.2   Lebanon   Hezbollah reject Hariri warrants  Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has rejected indictments of four of its members over the 2005 assassination of Lebanon's former PM Jul.3  Equatorial Guinea  AU: No cooperation with Gadhafi warrant Jul.6   London UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Jul.6  New York  Strauss-Kahn prosecutor 'to stay' Jul.7  U. S. Midwest  Suspect in US shootings is dead Jul.9  Guatemala  Argentina singer Cabral shot dead Jul.9  Karachi  At least 100 killed from ethnic violence Jul.12   Kandahar   Karzai's half-brother shot dead
  Ahmed Wali Karzai, the Kandahar provincial council chief, was killed during a gathering at the hands of a guard
Jul.13   Mumbai Fatal blasts shake Mumbai rush hour
  Three bomb blasts congested areas during the evening rush hour Wednesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring more than 100 others.    One explosion was reported in the Zaveri Bazaar, another in the Opera House business district ...
Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal  Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was arrested in connection with police investigations into phone hacking and bribery Jul.17  Kabul  Key Karzai aide attacked Jul.20   Serbia Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive
Jul.20  Pakistan  Infant killings on the rise in Pakistan Jul.22   Norway   Norway struck by 2 deadly attacks Map of Oslo Norway
  A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody after two attacks that killed at least 92 people and wounded scores of others
 The 1st attack occurred when a massive bomb erupted in the center of Oslo; At least seven people were killed. The 2nd at the ruling party's youth camp on an island outside the capital; At least 80 people died when a gunman opened fire at a island youth camp
Jul.23   Norway   Norway mourns twin attack victims   Norwegians are mourning the victims of a massacre at an island youth camp and a bombing in the capital Oslo Jul.23  Tehran  Iranian physicist killed in front of his home Jul.23  Norway  Norway suspect 'ready to explain himself' Jul.24   Norway Norwegian attacker 'acted alone' Jul.24  New York  Strauss-Kahn accuser speaks out Jul.25   Norway   Terror suspect Breivik appears in court  Anders Behring Breivik, 32, has acknowledged carrying out the attacks and claims to have worked with two other cells Jul.25   Norway   Norway gunman 'has accomplices'  Police are investigating claims by Breivik that he has 'two more cells' working with him Jul.26   Norway Norway killer 'insane' - lawyer Jul.26  Norway  Father: Breivik should have killed self Jul.26  Norway  Police detonated Breivik's explosives Jul.27   Kandahar   Kandahar mayor killed in suicide attack  The mayor of restive southern city was killed, the latest in a series of recent high-profile assassinations Jul.27  Norway  Norway will stand firm, says PM Jul.27  Norway  Norway to probe attacks response Jul.28   Eastern Libya   Top Libyan rebel commander killed Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed
 Rebels' Transitional National Council sought Younis for questioning about military matters
Jul.29  New York  Libyan rape accuser arrives in U.S. Jul.31  Iran  Iran man 'pardoned' from blinding Jul.31   North Mexico Mexican 'admits 1,500 killings'



World, July 2011 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.1  Venezuela  Chavez illness sparks power struggle Jul.1   Syria   Hundreds of thousands in protests  Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in anti-government protests across Syria, despite the ongoing crackdown on dissent Jul.1  France  Strauss-Kahn allies eye comeback Jul.2   Syria Assad sacks key governor
Jul.2  Thailand  Thailand holds crucial election Jul.3   Thailand Thailand elects its first woman PM
  PM Abhisit Vejjajiva conceded that Yingluck Shinawatra had won the nation's election. Pheu Thai party had garnered a majority.    Yingluck's brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, was ousted as prime minister in a 2006 military coup....
Jul.3  Equatorial Guinea  AU: No cooperation with Gadhafi warrant Jul.4  Venezuela  Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela Jul.4   Venezuela   Chavez addresses Caracas crowds   Venezuelan President has addressed thousands in Caracas from his palace's balcony after receiving medical treatment in Cuba Jul.5  U.S. Congress  Obama to meet lawmakers over debt Jul.5  Syria  Syria denies military campaign Jul.5   London UK press hacking row escalates
Jul.6  London  Murdoch calls allegations 'deplorable' Jul.6   London UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.7   London Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.7  Syria  Syria accuses US of 'interfering' Jul.7  London  Staff shocked by NoW 'bombshell' Jul.8   Florida   Space shuttle in historic final lift-off   The 135th and final space shuttle mission has lifted off. Atlantis was launched into history at 1129 local time Jul.8   Southern Sudan South Sudan to become newest nation
Jul.8  Detroit  US ex-First Lady Betty Ford dies Jul.8  Malaysia  Hundreds held over Malaysia rally Jul.9  Afghanistan  Panetta: We have al Qaeda 'on the run' Jul.9   Southern Sudan South Sudan raises national flag Map of Juba Southern Sudan
  Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have watched the raising of the new country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital
 Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon are among dignitaries attending celebrations in the capital
Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time   The last edition of the News of the World is being published, its front page declaring: 'Thank you & goodbye' Jul.10   Washington U.S. halting millions in aid to Pakistan Jul.10  Syria  Syrian activists call for end to violence Jul.10  USA  ISS and Atlantis astronauts greet Jul.11   Syria US and France embassies attacked Jul.11  London  UK police to be quizzed on hacking Jul.12   London Murdoch summoned over phone hacking  British lawmakers investigating a phone hacking scandal asked Rupert Murdoch, his son James and ex-editor Rebekah Brooks to testify Jul.12  U.S. Senate  US senator requests hacking probe Jul.14   FBI FBI to probe Murdoch's company Jul.14  Washington  US debt talks deadlock drags on Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign   Two key executives in the media empire resigned, and their former boss began a series of apologies in the phone-hacking scandal Jul.15   Istanbul   U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority  The United States now recognizes the main opposition group in Libya 'as the legitimate governing authority' Jul.15  Venezuela  Chavez plans more Cuba treatment Jul.16   London Murdoch ad apologizes for 'wrongdoing' Jul.16  London  UK PM's Murdoch press links defended Jul.16   Washington Obama met with Dalai Lama Jul.16  Somalia  UN flies aid to Islamist Somalia Jul.17   London Brooks arrested in hacking scandal  Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was arrested in connection with police investigations into phone hacking and bribery Jul.17  Sinai  Hosni Mubarak 'in a coma' Jul.17   London   London police chief resigns amid scandal
  The widening phone-hacking scandal that brought down one of Britain's biggest newspapers claimed another victim.    Metropolitan Police Commission...
Jul.18   Tunisia Libyan, U.S. officials hold talks
Jul.18   England Hacking whistle-blower found dead Jul.19   London UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor
  News Corp. magnate Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, said were not to blame in a burgeoning scandal.    Media tycoon apologises a...
Jul.19  London  Police accused of hacking failures Jul.20   London   Parliament grills combative Cameron   Prime Minister said that if he had known then what he knows now, he would not have hired former News of the World editor Andy Coulson Jul.20  Somalia  US to aid Islamist Somali areas Jul.20  Berlin  Germany and France in debt deal Jul.21   Florida   Space shuttle makes final landing
Map of Kennedy Space Center Florida
  Space shuttle Atlantis has landed back on Earth, bringing to a close America's 30-year orbiter program
 Nasa's shuttles were involved in building the space station, and the launch the Hubble telescope
Jul.21   European Union   Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout  Leaders of the Eurozone countries have agreed a new bailout package for Greece worth 109bn euros ($155bn) Jul.21  London  James Murdoch evidence questioned Jul.22  Somalia  Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place Jul.22  Washington  White House debt talks collapse Jul.23   Norway   Norway mourns twin attack victims   Norwegians are mourning the victims of a massacre at an island youth camp and a bombing in the capital Oslo Jul.23  Tehran  Iranian physicist killed in front of his home Jul.24  Southern Afghanistan  Militants hang 8-year-old boy Jul.25  Washington  Clinton 'confident' over US debt Jul.25  Washington  Obama blames Republicans on debt Jul.26  Washington  Republican debt plan under fire Jul.27  Norway  Norway will stand firm, says PM Jul.27  London  UK recognizes Libyan rebels, not Gadhafi Jul.27   House of Representatives Boehner pushes House on debt plan Jul.27  Norway  Norway to probe attacks response Jul.28  House of Representatives  House delays key debt limit vote Jul.29  New York  Libyan rape accuser arrives in U.S. Jul.29  House of Representatives  Republicans scramble to save debt bill Jul.29   U.S. Congress US Congress split over debt issue   US House and Senate have split along party lines as it seeks a solution to an ongoing deadlock over raising the nation's debt limit Jul.29   New York New York Post told to 'preserve' info Jul.29  Libya  Nato air strike targets Libyan TV Jul.30   Scotland Queen's granddaughter weds in Scotland Jul.30  U.S. Senate  Senate facing crucial debt vote Jul.30   U.S. Senate US Senate in intense debt debate Jul.31   Syria   Army, protesters clash, killing 71 Map of Hama Syria
  Syrian tanks stormed the flashpoint city of Hama in one of several clashes nationwide that left at least 67 dead and more than 100 injured
Jul.31  Iran  Iran man 'pardoned' from blinding Jul.31  Washington  US parties hopeful of debt deal Jul.31   Washington Obama announces US deficit deal