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B. 07-01 Sarkozy held over influence claims Nanterre, Paris
C. 07-02 Palestinians clash with Israeli police after body is found Jerusalem
3. 07-05 Donetsk rebels in mass withdrawal Sloviansk, Donbass
E. 07-06 6 Jewish suspects arrested in connection with killing of Palestinian teen Jerusalem
5. 07-06 Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants Rafah, Gaza
G. 07-08 Afghan poll crisis: Defiant Abdullah claims victory Kabul
7. 07-08 Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive Gaza
07-08 Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany Belo Horizonte, Brazil
J. 07-09 Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final Arena de So Paulo, Sao Paulo

Summary.     Click for More >   Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final   Never before had a World Cup semifinal finished scoreless after 120 minutes. Sergio Romero save two penalties in the shootout   Germany wins World Cup over Argentina Map of Maracana Brazil
  Sarkozy held over influence claims   French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling Palestinians clash with Israeli police after body is found Donetsk rebels in mass withdrawal   Ukrainian separatist rebels have pulled back to the main city of Donetsk, abandoning several strongholds in the region to government forces 6 Jewish suspects arrested in connection with killing of Palestinian teen Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants   Nine Palestinian militants have been killed in a series of Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip. Hamas says six of its fighters died in a single... Afghan poll crisis: Defiant Abdullah claims victory  Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah has claimed victory in last month's poll, despite results giving a lead to his rival, Ashraf... Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive   Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil
Jul.1   Paris
 Northeastern Brazil  USA's World Cup run ends with dramatic loss to Belgium
 Sao Paulo  Di Maria sends Argentina by Swiss, to quarters
Jul.2   Jerusalem
Jul.3  Brazil  Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses
 Gaza  Israel moving troops near Gaza Strip border
Jul.4  Jerusalem  Crowds flock to E Jerusalem funeral
 Germany  Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'
 Rio de Janeiro  Germany through to semi-finals over France
 Northeastern Brazil  Brazil beats Colombia 2-1 to reach semifinals
Jul.5   Donbass
 Mosul  Isis chief appears in first video
 Jerusalem  Autopsy shows Palestinian teen was burned to death as violence spreads
 Brazil  Argentina reach semi-finals over Belgium
 Northeastern Brazil  Netherlands go through on penalties over Costa Rica
 Maritime Provinces  Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages
Jul.6   Jerusalem
 London  Djokovic claims Wimbledon title over Federer
  Gaza
Jul.7  Barcelona  Jet disaster averted in Barcelona near-miss
 Kabul  Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani leads in early vote count
 Donbass  Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit
 Gaza  Israel launches new air strikes on Gaza Strip
Jul.8   Kabul
 Gaza  Israel 'ready for Gaza escalation'
  Gaza
  Brazil
  Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7
 Germany were 5-0 up inside 29 remarkable minutes in front of a disbelieving Estadio Mineirao crowd
Jul.9  Gaza  Hamas fires rockets amid Israeli overnight air strikes on Gaza
  Sao Paulo
 Gaza  Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks'
Jul.10  Berlin  Germany expels U.S. Embassy official
 Washington  Obama: US willing to negotiate cease-fire between Israel, Hamas
Jul.11  Donbass  19 Ukrainian troops killed in missile attack
 Northern Israel  Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon
Jul.12  Brazil  Netherlands defeats Brazil in third place playoff
 UN Security Council  UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire as death toll tops 120
 Gaza  4 soldiers wounded in Gaza raid as Hamas takes aim at Tel Aviv
Jul.13  Gaza  Israel drops warnings on Gaza
 Gaza  Thousands flee northern Gaza after Israeli warnings
  Rio de Janeiro
  Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Gtze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification
 Germany's victory meant that three consecutive World Cups have been won by teams from the same continent, following Italy and Spain in 2006 and 2010 respectively, the first time this has happened in World Cup history. Italian Nicola Rizzoli was named as the referee of the final. Among these invited leaders was Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, the next World Cup hosts, and Jacob Zuma, the President of South Africa, the previous host. Rousseff delivered the trophy to the champion in the awards ceremony. German President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel were present for the final
Jul.14  Donbass  Ukraine plane hit near Russia border  Gaza  Gaza airstrikes toll 'passes 170'  Italy  Costa Concordia: Wrecked cruise ship floating again Jul.15   Gaza Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue  Afghanistan  Car bomb kills at least 89 people in Afghanistan  Moscow  Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment  Jerusalem  Israel to intensify Gaza air strikes as truce falters  South Vietnam  China moves Vietnam row oil rig Jul.16  Netherlands  Dutch state found liable in deaths of 300 men in Srebrenica massacre   Gaza Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid  European Union  Ukraine crisis: US and EU boost sanctions on Russia Jul.17   Donbass   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
  Gaza Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
  The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective Edge
 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the invasion after days of intensive rocket fire and air strikes between the two sides
 Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane  Malaysia  Malaysia PM: Deep shock over Ukraine plane crash Jul.18  Jerusalem  Netanyahu orders military to prepare for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive   Washington MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama
 Donbass  Monitors find confusion, hostility at Malaysia Airlines crash site  Southern China  Highway collision in southern China kills 43 people Jul.19  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Casualties mount amid fresh violence  Donbass  Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site  Malta  400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel expands ground offensive Jul.20  Gaza  Gaza shelling by Israel leads to deadliest day of conflict  Northern England  British Open: Rory McIlroy triumphs at Hoylake  Donbass  MH17 air crash: Bodies put on train Jul.21  Moscow  Outrage at Moscow grows over 'shambolic' Flight 17 probe  Donbass  Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains Jul.22  Tel Aviv  US airlines halt flights to Israel after FAA guidance  Jakarta  Joko Widodo wins Indonesia presidential election  Eastern Ukraine  MH17 bodies out of rebel area  Donbass  MH17 remains 'still at crash site'  Italy  Costa Concordia to be towed away to Genoa for scrap  Eastern Ukraine  MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands Jul.23   Taiwan Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash Map of Penghu Islands Taiwan
  Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands.    10 people were injured in the plane crash an...
  Netherlands MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands   Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been decl...  Donbass  Two military jets shot down over Donetsk  UN  U.N.: Hamas, Israel may be guilty of war crimes  Arizona  Arizona execution takes two hours Jul.24   Mali Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali Map of Gossi Mali
  An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali.    Flight AH 5017, chartered from Spanish airline Swiftair, was carrying 110 passenge...
 Gaza  Strike hits shelter in Gaza, UN official says  Kiev  Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk resigning  Mali  Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali  Donbass  Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine' Jul.25  Gaza  Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree short truce'   Gaza Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect  A 12-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas for humanitarian reasons took effect, but fighting looked headed for escalation Jul.26  Gaza  Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000 Jul.27  Northern Italy  Costa Concordia makes final voyage  Gaza  Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls  Paris  Nibali seals Tour de France win Jul.28  Jerusalem  Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign Jul.29   Western China Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack   Gaza Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call  Washington  US and EU widen sanctions on Russia Jul.30  Gaza  Israeli 4-hour ceasefire ends; Palestinians claim strike hits market  India  Race to find India landslide missing Jul.31  Taiwan  Gas explosions kill 20, injure hundreds   Gaza New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas



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Jul.1   Paris  
  French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling
 Southern Israel  Israel holding teenagers' funerals   Northeastern Brazil USA's World Cup run ends with dramatic loss to Belgium   Sao Paulo Di Maria sends Argentina by Swiss, to quarters  Paris  Sarkozy placed under investigation  Hong Kong  Hong Kong police arrest democracy protesters at sit-in

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Jul.2   Jerusalem   Palestinians clash with Israeli police after body is found
  A Palestinian teen was abducted and killed. Palestinians accusing Israeli settlers of conducting a revenge attack for the deaths of three Israeli youths
 Jerusalem  Palestinians set for teen funeral

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Jul.3  New York  Dow Jones hits 17,000 for first time   Brazil     Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses   The overpass in Cup host city Belo Horizonte collapsed onto vehicles. At least one person has died   Gaza Israel moving troops near Gaza Strip border
 Gaza  Hamas 'to announce Gaza ceasefire'

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Jul.4   Jerusalem   Crowds flock to E Jerusalem funeral   Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem amid heightened tensions with Israel  Moscow  Putin wishes Obama happy July Fourth  London  Novak Djokovic reaches final   Germany   Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'   An employee of Germany's intelligence service has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the US, reports say   Rio de Janeiro     Germany through to semi-finals over France   Germany became the first nation to reach 4 consecutive semi-finals as Mats Hummels' early header proved enough to see them past France   Northeastern Brazil     Brazil beats Colombia 2-1 to reach semifinals   Brazil, led by Neymar, takes on Colombia, led by its Golden Ball candidate James Rodriguez  Brazil  Injured Neymar out of World Cup  Cairo  Egypt raises fuel and energy costs  Berlin  Germans summon envoy over 'US spy'

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Jul.5   Donbass     Donetsk rebels in mass withdrawal
Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Ukrainian separatist rebels have pulled back to the main city of Donetsk, abandoning several strongholds in the region to government forces
  Mosul     Isis chief appears in first video   Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamist militant group Isis, has called on Muslims to obey him, in his first video sermon   Jerusalem Autopsy shows Palestinian teen was burned to death as violence spreads  London  Petra Kvitova thrashes Eugenie Bouchard in final   Brazil     Argentina reach semi-finals over Belgium   Argentina reached their first World Cup semi-final since finishing as runners-up in 1990 with 1-0 victory over Belgium in Brasilia   Northeastern Brazil Netherlands go through on penalties over Costa Rica   Maritime Provinces Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages  Kiev  President Poroshenko hails 'turning point'  Honduras  Honduras losing hope in search for trapped miners

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Jul.6   Jerusalem   6 Jewish suspects arrested in connection with killing of Palestinian teen
  They arrested in connection with the killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off days of violent protests in Arab areas of Jerusalem
  London Djokovic claims Wimbledon title over Federer
 Myanmar  Curfew imposed after deadly clashes between Buddhists, Muslims  Donbass  Ukraine rebels regroup after losing Sloviansk   Gaza     Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants Map of Rafah Israel
  Nine Palestinian militants have been killed in a series of Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip. Hamas says six of its fighters died in a single strike


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Jul.7   Barcelona Jet disaster averted in Barcelona near-miss
 Gaza  Hamas vows revenge for Gaza strikes  Jerusalem  Netanyahu: Teen's murder 'abhorrent'  Chiapas  2 dead in magnitude-6.9 earthquake in southern Mexico, Guatemala   Kabul   Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani leads in early vote count   Former Afghan Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani is leading the race to replace Hamid Karzai as president, according to preliminary results   Donbass Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit   Gaza     Israel launches new air strikes on Gaza Strip   Israel has carried out more air strikes on the Gaza Strip, following dozens of rockets fired by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas  Japan  Japan braced for Typhoon Neoguri

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Jul.8   Kabul   Afghan poll crisis: Defiant Abdullah claims victory
  Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah has claimed victory in last month's poll, despite results giving a lead to his rival, Ashraf Ghani
  Gaza Israel 'ready for Gaza escalation'
  Gaza     Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive
  Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities after the start of a major air and sea offensive by Israel in the Gaza Strip
 Washington  'Forgotten' US smallpox found in box   Brazil     Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil
  Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7
 Germany were 5-0 up inside 29 remarkable minutes in front of a disbelieving Estadio Mineirao crowd


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Jul.9   Gaza     Hamas fires rockets amid Israeli overnight air strikes on Gaza   Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities after Israel carried out dozens of overnight air strikes on the Gaza Strip   Sao Paulo     Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Map of Arena de S%E3o Paulo Brazil
  Never before had a World Cup semifinal finished scoreless after 120 minutes. Sergio Romero save two penalties in the shootout
  Gaza Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks'  UN  UN chief Ban Ki-moon: Gaza situation 'on knife-edge'

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Jul.10   Berlin   Germany expels U.S. Embassy official  The German government is expelling a person it describes as the representative of U.S. foreign intelligence services based at the U.S. Embas...   Washington Obama: US willing to negotiate cease-fire between Israel, Hamas
 Kabul  Kerry in Kabul amid Afghan poll row  Southern China  Van falls into pond, killing 8 children in China

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Jul.11   Donbass     19 Ukrainian troops killed in missile attack   55 other people were injured in a missile attack by pro-Russian separatists in the town of Zelenopolsk   Northern Israel   Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon   Israel faced attack from a second front Friday. The rocket launched from Lebanon landed near the northern Israeli town of Metula  India  Arrests over 'revenge rape' in Jharkhand  Jerusalem  Israel 'will resist Gaza pressure'  Ohio  LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers return for NBA star  Gaza  Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures  Northern Japan  Earthquake rocks northern Japan

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Jul.12   Brazil Netherlands defeats Brazil in third place playoff
  UN Security Council UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire as death toll tops 120  Baghdad  Gunmen kill 'at least 29' in attack in Baghdad  Kabul  Afghan presidential candidates agree vote audit   Gaza 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza raid as Hamas takes aim at Tel Aviv

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Jul.13   Gaza     Israel drops warnings on Gaza   Israeli forces dropped leaflets in northern Gaza on Sunday to warn residents to move away from Hamas sites to avoid military strikes   Gaza   Thousands flee northern Gaza after Israeli warnings   Thousands of Palestinians are fleeing northern parts after Israel warned it was targeting the area in its campaign to stop rocket attacks   Rio de Janeiro     Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Map of Maracana Brazil
  Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Gtze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification
 Germany's victory meant that three consecutive World Cups have been won by teams from the same continent, following Italy and Spain in 2006 and 2010 respectively, the first time this has happened in World Cup history. Italian Nicola Rizzoli was named as the referee of the final. Among these invited leaders was Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, the next World Cup hosts, and Jacob Zuma, the President of South Africa, the previous host. Rousseff delivered the trophy to the champion in the awards ceremony. German President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel were present for the final
 Argentina  Rioting reported in Buenos Aires after World Cup final defeat  Rio de Janeiro  Messi wins Golden Ball as World Cup's top player

July 14 ... more > Top ^

Jul.14   Donbass     Ukraine plane hit near Russia border   A Ukrainian military transport aircraft has been shot down in the east, amid fighting with pro-Russian separatist rebels, Ukrainian officials...   Gaza Gaza airstrikes toll 'passes 170'
  Italy Costa Concordia: Wrecked cruise ship floating again  Brazil  Brazil's Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns after World Cup failure  Cairo  Egypt proposes Israeli-Hamas cease-fire  London  Hague quits as UK foreign secretary

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Jul.15   Gaza     Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue
  An Egypt-backed cease-fire between Israel and Hamas fell apart as rocket attacks from Gaza were answered by Israeli airstrikes once again
  Afghanistan Car bomb kills at least 89 people in Afghanistan
  Moscow Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment   Jerusalem Israel to intensify Gaza air strikes as truce falters  Northeastern Brazil  BRICS nations to create $100bn development bank   South Vietnam China moves Vietnam row oil rig  Manila  Typhoon spares Philippine capital but leaves 7 dead elsewhere

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Jul.16   Netherlands Dutch state found liable in deaths of 300 men in Srebrenica massacre
  Gaza     Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid
  5 hour cease-fire in order to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency
  European Union     Ukraine crisis: US and EU boost sanctions on Russia   The US and EU have bolstered sanctions against Russia over its alleged support for separatists fighting in Ukraine

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Jul.17  Southern India  6-year-old 'raped in Bangalore school by staff members'  Microsoft  Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs   Donbass     Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
 Southern France  Two trains collide in French city, leaving 25 injured   Gaza   Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
  The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective Edge
 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the invasion after days of intensive rocket fire and air strikes between the two sides
  Washington     U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane  A passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of Ukraine, spurring accusations from Ukrainian officials that terrorists shot it down   Malaysia Malaysia PM: Deep shock over Ukraine plane crash


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Jul.18   Jerusalem Netanyahu orders military to prepare for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive
  Washington     MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama
  US President Barack Obama has said a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area in east Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
  Donbass     Monitors find confusion, hostility at Malaysia Airlines crash site   International monitors said the team was not given full access to the site and was greeted with hostility by armed men guarding the scene   Southern China   Highway collision in southern China kills 43 people   A truck loaded with flammable liquid collided with a passenger bus. The truck rear-ended the bus around 3 a.m. Saturday on the Hukun Express...  Donbass  Ukraine rebels 'halt MH17 observers'

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Jul.19   Gaza   Gaza conflict: Casualties mount amid fresh violence   A Palestinian family and an Israeli Bedouin father were among those killed in Israel's ground campaign and rocket attacks from Gaza   Donbass Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site   Malta 400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead  Northern England  Rory McIlroy six clear after three rounds  European Union  Pressure grows on Russia over crash inquiry   Gaza   Gaza conflict: Israel expands ground offensive   Israel says it has expanded its ground operation against Hamas, with residents in Gaza reporting the heaviest shelling  London  Cameron in new EU sanctions warning to Russia over plane

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Jul.20   Gaza   Gaza shelling by Israel leads to deadliest day of conflict   Gaza has suffered the highest death toll since Israel's offensive began, with at least 87 people reported killed on Sunday - 67 of them in one...   Northern England British Open: Rory McIlroy triumphs at Hoylake
  Donbass MH17 air crash: Bodies put on train  Donbass  'Drunken separatists' interfering at MH17 crash site  UN Security Council  Gaza crisis: UN calls for ceasefire after emergency session

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Jul.21   Moscow Outrage at Moscow grows over 'shambolic' Flight 17 probe
 Donbass  Train with bodies leaves Ukraine station   Donbass     Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains   The bodies of nearly 300 passengers and crew aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine are being turned over to Dutch authorit...  South Korea  South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss

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Jul.22   Tel Aviv     US airlines halt flights to Israel after FAA guidance  The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has suspended all flights into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport   Jakarta Joko Widodo wins Indonesia presidential election
  Eastern Ukraine MH17 bodies out of rebel area  Moscow  Russia offers alternate takes to what brought down MH17   Donbass   MH17 remains 'still at crash site'   The search for victims of the Malaysia crash in Ukraine must go on as only about 200 bodies appear to have been found so far, Dutch officials...   Italy Costa Concordia to be towed away to Genoa for scrap   Eastern Ukraine MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands

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Jul.23   Taiwan   Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
Map of Penghu Islands Taiwan
  Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands
 10 people were injured in the plane crash and five residents on the ground were also hurt
  Netherlands   MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands
Map of Eindhoven Netherlands
  Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been declared
  Donbass     Two military jets shot down over Donetsk   Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government   UN U.N.: Hamas, Israel may be guilty of war crimes  Israel  Kerry arrives in Israel for ceasefire push   Arizona Arizona execution takes two hours  Donbass  MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel leader denies having Buk missile

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Jul.24   Mali   Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali
Map of Gossi Mali
  An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali
 Flight AH 5017, chartered from Spanish airline Swiftair, was carrying 110 passengers and six crew. Contact was lost about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou
  Gaza   Strike hits shelter in Gaza, UN official says   A strike on a UN shelter in Gaza on Thursday has killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said Thursday   Kiev Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk resigning   Mali Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali   Donbass   Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'   The US says it has evidence that Russia has fired artillery across the border targeting Ukrainian military positions  West Bank  Palestinians killed in West Bank Gaza solidarity march

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Jul.25   Gaza Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800
 Paris  'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash   Gaza     Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree short truce'   Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 12-hour pause in hostilities in Gaza. Efforts to negotiate a seven-day ceasefire are still ongoing  Jerusalem  Israel rejects Kerry's cease-fire plan as deadly clashes escalate   Gaza   Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect
  A 12-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas for humanitarian reasons took effect, but fighting looked headed for escalation


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Jul.26   Gaza Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000
 Mali  UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet

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Jul.27   Northern Italy     Costa Concordia makes final voyage   Refloated by salvage crews earlier this month, the rusting hulk docked at Voltri port in the Italian city of Genoa   Gaza Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls
  Paris Nibali seals Tour de France win  UN Security Council  UN calls for immediate Gaza truce

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Jul.28   Jerusalem Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign
 UN Security Council  UN blacklists North Korea arms ship operator  Washington  Russia 'violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty', says US

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Jul.29   Western China   Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack
Map of Shache County Xinjiang China
  A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles in a restive region of China
  Gaza     Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call
  Hamas and Israel blamed one another Tuesday for the lack of a cease-fire in a conflict that has left more than 1,200 people dead
 West Germany  Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane   Washington     US and EU widen sanctions on Russia   President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against Russia, saying they will make Russia's 'weak economy even weaker'

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Jul.30  New York  Argentine debt talks end in failure  Donbass  Ukraine: Landmines stop MH17 access   Gaza Israeli 4-hour ceasefire ends; Palestinians claim strike hits market
 European Union  Russia faces more sanctions, warns G7   India Race to find India landslide missing  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel to investigate school shelling

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Jul.31   Taiwan   Gas explosions kill 20, injure hundreds   A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city of Kaohsiung   Gaza     New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas
  Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) on Friday
 Gaza  Gaza 72-hour humanitarian truce by Israel and Hamas begins


Israel moving troops near Gaza Strip border   Donetsk rebels in mass withdrawal Map of Sloviansk Ukraine




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Jul.3   Gaza
Jul.3  Gaza  Hamas 'to announce Gaza ceasefire'
Jul.5   Donbass
  Ukrainian separatist rebels have pulled back to the main city of Donetsk, abandoning several strongholds in the region to government forces
Jul.5  Kiev  President Poroshenko hails 'turning point' Jul.6  Donbass  Ukraine rebels regroup after losing Sloviansk Jul.6   Gaza   Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants
Map of Rafah Israel
  Nine Palestinian militants have been killed in a series of Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip. Hamas says six of its fighters died in a single strike
Jul.7  Gaza  Hamas vows revenge for Gaza strikes Jul.7   Donbass Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit Jul.7   Gaza   Israel launches new air strikes on Gaza Strip   Israel has carried out more air strikes on the Gaza Strip, following dozens of rockets fired by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas Jul.8   Gaza Israel 'ready for Gaza escalation' Jul.8   Gaza   Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive
  Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities after the start of a major air and sea offensive by Israel in the Gaza Strip
Jul.9   Gaza   Hamas fires rockets amid Israeli overnight air strikes on Gaza   Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities after Israel carried out dozens of overnight air strikes on the Gaza Strip Jul.9   Gaza Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks'
Jul.9  UN  UN chief Ban Ki-moon: Gaza situation 'on knife-edge' Jul.10   Washington Obama: US willing to negotiate cease-fire between Israel, Hamas Jul.11   Donbass   19 Ukrainian troops killed in missile attack   55 other people were injured in a missile attack by pro-Russian separatists in the town of Zelenopolsk Jul.11   Northern Israel Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon   Israel faced attack from a second front Friday. The rocket launched from Lebanon landed near the northern Israeli town of Metula Jul.11  Jerusalem  Israel 'will resist Gaza pressure' Jul.11  Gaza  Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures Jul.12   UN Security Council UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire as death toll tops 120 Jul.12   Gaza 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza raid as Hamas takes aim at Tel Aviv Jul.13   Gaza   Israel drops warnings on Gaza   Israeli forces dropped leaflets in northern Gaza on Sunday to warn residents to move away from Hamas sites to avoid military strikes Jul.13   Gaza Thousands flee northern Gaza after Israeli warnings   Thousands of Palestinians are fleeing northern parts after Israel warned it was targeting the area in its campaign to stop rocket attacks Jul.14   Donbass   Ukraine plane hit near Russia border   A Ukrainian military transport aircraft has been shot down in the east, amid fighting with pro-Russian separatist rebels, Ukrainian officials... Jul.14   Gaza Gaza airstrikes toll 'passes 170' Jul.14  Cairo  Egypt proposes Israeli-Hamas cease-fire Jul.15   Gaza   Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue
  An Egypt-backed cease-fire between Israel and Hamas fell apart as rocket attacks from Gaza were answered by Israeli airstrikes once again
Jul.15   Jerusalem Israel to intensify Gaza air strikes as truce falters
Jul.16   Netherlands Dutch state found liable in deaths of 300 men in Srebrenica massacre Jul.16   Gaza   Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid
  5 hour cease-fire in order to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency
Jul.17   Donbass   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
Jul.17   Gaza Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
  The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective Edge
 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the invasion after days of intensive rocket fire and air strikes between the two sides
Jul.17   Washington   U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane  A passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of Ukraine, spurring accusations from Ukrainian officials that terrorists shot it down Jul.18   Jerusalem Netanyahu orders military to prepare for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive
Jul.18   Washington   MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama
  US President Barack Obama has said a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area in east Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
Jul.18  Donbass  Ukraine rebels 'halt MH17 observers' Jul.19   Gaza Gaza conflict: Casualties mount amid fresh violence   A Palestinian family and an Israeli Bedouin father were among those killed in Israel's ground campaign and rocket attacks from Gaza Jul.19   Donbass Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site Jul.19   Malta 400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead Jul.19   Gaza Gaza conflict: Israel expands ground offensive   Israel says it has expanded its ground operation against Hamas, with residents in Gaza reporting the heaviest shelling Jul.20   Gaza Gaza shelling by Israel leads to deadliest day of conflict   Gaza has suffered the highest death toll since Israel's offensive began, with at least 87 people reported killed on Sunday - 67 of them in one... Jul.20  Donbass  'Drunken separatists' interfering at MH17 crash site Jul.20  UN Security Council  Gaza crisis: UN calls for ceasefire after emergency session Jul.21   Donbass   Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains   The bodies of nearly 300 passengers and crew aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine are being turned over to Dutch authorit... Jul.23   Donbass   Two military jets shot down over Donetsk   Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government Jul.23   UN U.N.: Hamas, Israel may be guilty of war crimes Jul.23  Israel  Kerry arrives in Israel for ceasefire push Jul.23  Donbass  MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel leader denies having Buk missile Jul.24   Gaza Strike hits shelter in Gaza, UN official says   A strike on a UN shelter in Gaza on Thursday has killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said Thursday Jul.24   Donbass Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'   The US says it has evidence that Russia has fired artillery across the border targeting Ukrainian military positions Jul.25   Gaza Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800 Jul.25   Gaza   Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree short truce'   Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 12-hour pause in hostilities in Gaza. Efforts to negotiate a seven-day ceasefire are still ongoing Jul.25  Jerusalem  Israel rejects Kerry's cease-fire plan as deadly clashes escalate Jul.25   Gaza Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect
  A 12-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas for humanitarian reasons took effect, but fighting looked headed for escalation
Jul.26   Gaza Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000 Jul.27   Gaza Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls Jul.27  UN Security Council  UN calls for immediate Gaza truce Jul.28   Jerusalem Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign Jul.28  UN Security Council  UN blacklists North Korea arms ship operator Jul.28  Washington  Russia 'violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty', says US Jul.29   Gaza   Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call
  Hamas and Israel blamed one another Tuesday for the lack of a cease-fire in a conflict that has left more than 1,200 people dead
Jul.29  West Germany  Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane Jul.30  Donbass  Ukraine: Landmines stop MH17 access Jul.30   Gaza Israeli 4-hour ceasefire ends; Palestinians claim strike hits market Jul.30  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel to investigate school shelling Jul.31   Gaza   New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas
  Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) on Friday
Jul.31  Gaza  Gaza 72-hour humanitarian truce by Israel and Hamas begins



World, July 2014 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.3   Brazil   Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses   The overpass in Cup host city Belo Horizonte collapsed onto vehicles. At least one person has died Jul.5   Maritime Provinces Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages Jul.5  Honduras  Honduras losing hope in search for trapped miners Jul.7   Barcelona Jet disaster averted in Barcelona near-miss Jul.7  Chiapas  2 dead in magnitude-6.9 earthquake in southern Mexico, Guatemala Jul.7  Japan  Japan braced for Typhoon Neoguri Jul.8  Washington  'Forgotten' US smallpox found in box Jul.10  Southern China  Van falls into pond, killing 8 children in China Jul.11  Gaza  Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures Jul.11  Northern Japan  Earthquake rocks northern Japan Jul.14   Italy Costa Concordia: Wrecked cruise ship floating again Jul.15   Moscow Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment Jul.15  Manila  Typhoon spares Philippine capital but leaves 7 dead elsewhere Jul.17   Donbass   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
Jul.17  Southern France  Two trains collide in French city, leaving 25 injured Jul.17   Washington   U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane  A passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of Ukraine, spurring accusations from Ukrainian officials that terrorists shot it down Jul.17   Malaysia Malaysia PM: Deep shock over Ukraine plane crash Jul.18   Donbass   Monitors find confusion, hostility at Malaysia Airlines crash site   International monitors said the team was not given full access to the site and was greeted with hostility by armed men guarding the scene Jul.18   Southern China Highway collision in southern China kills 43 people   A truck loaded with flammable liquid collided with a passenger bus. The truck rear-ended the bus around 3 a.m. Saturday on the Hukun Express... Jul.18  Donbass  Ukraine rebels 'halt MH17 observers' Jul.19   Donbass Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site Jul.19   Malta 400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead Jul.19  European Union  Pressure grows on Russia over crash inquiry Jul.20   Donbass MH17 air crash: Bodies put on train Jul.20  Donbass  'Drunken separatists' interfering at MH17 crash site Jul.21  Donbass  Train with bodies leaves Ukraine station Jul.21   Donbass   Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains   The bodies of nearly 300 passengers and crew aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine are being turned over to Dutch authorit... Jul.21  South Korea  South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss Jul.22   Eastern Ukraine MH17 bodies out of rebel area Jul.22   Donbass MH17 remains 'still at crash site'   The search for victims of the Malaysia crash in Ukraine must go on as only about 200 bodies appear to have been found so far, Dutch officials... Jul.22   Italy Costa Concordia to be towed away to Genoa for scrap Jul.22   Eastern Ukraine MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands Jul.23   Taiwan Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash Map of Penghu Islands Taiwan
  Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands
 10 people were injured in the plane crash and five residents on the ground were also hurt
Jul.23   Netherlands MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands Map of Eindhoven Netherlands
  Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been declared
Jul.23  Donbass  MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel leader denies having Buk missile Jul.24   Mali Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali Map of Gossi Mali
  An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in Mali
 Flight AH 5017, chartered from Spanish airline Swiftair, was carrying 110 passengers and six crew. Contact was lost about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou
Jul.24   Mali Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali Jul.25  Paris  'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash Jul.26  Mali  UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet Jul.27   Northern Italy   Costa Concordia makes final voyage   Refloated by salvage crews earlier this month, the rusting hulk docked at Voltri port in the Italian city of Genoa Jul.27   Paris Nibali seals Tour de France win Jul.29  West Germany  Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane Jul.30  Donbass  Ukraine: Landmines stop MH17 access Jul.30   India Race to find India landslide missing Jul.31   Taiwan Gas explosions kill 20, injure hundreds   A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city of Kaohsiung



World, July 2014 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.3  New York  Dow Jones hits 17,000 for first time Jul.4  Cairo  Egypt raises fuel and energy costs Jul.15  Northeastern Brazil  BRICS nations to create $100bn development bank Jul.16   Netherlands Dutch state found liable in deaths of 300 men in Srebrenica massacre
Jul.17  Microsoft  Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs Jul.21  South Korea  South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss Jul.22   Tel Aviv   US airlines halt flights to Israel after FAA guidance  The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has suspended all flights into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport Jul.29   Washington   US and EU widen sanctions on Russia   President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against Russia, saying they will make Russia's 'weak economy even weaker' Jul.30  New York  Argentine debt talks end in failure



World, July 2014 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.1   Northeastern Brazil USA's World Cup run ends with dramatic loss to Belgium
Jul.1   Sao Paulo Di Maria sends Argentina by Swiss, to quarters Jul.3   Brazil   Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses   The overpass in Cup host city Belo Horizonte collapsed onto vehicles. At least one person has died Jul.4  London  Novak Djokovic reaches final Jul.4   Rio de Janeiro   Germany through to semi-finals over France   Germany became the first nation to reach 4 consecutive semi-finals as Mats Hummels' early header proved enough to see them past France Jul.4   Northeastern Brazil   Brazil beats Colombia 2-1 to reach semifinals   Brazil, led by Neymar, takes on Colombia, led by its Golden Ball candidate James Rodriguez Jul.4  Brazil  Injured Neymar out of World Cup Jul.5  London  Petra Kvitova thrashes Eugenie Bouchard in final Jul.5   Brazil   Argentina reach semi-finals over Belgium   Argentina reached their first World Cup semi-final since finishing as runners-up in 1990 with 1-0 victory over Belgium in Brasilia Jul.5   Northeastern Brazil Netherlands go through on penalties over Costa Rica Jul.6   London Djokovic claims Wimbledon title over Federer Jul.8   Brazil   Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil
  Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7
 Germany were 5-0 up inside 29 remarkable minutes in front of a disbelieving Estadio Mineirao crowd
Jul.9   Sao Paulo   Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final Map of Arena de S%E3o Paulo Brazil
  Never before had a World Cup semifinal finished scoreless after 120 minutes. Sergio Romero save two penalties in the shootout
Jul.11  Ohio  LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers return for NBA star Jul.12   Brazil Netherlands defeats Brazil in third place playoff Jul.13   Rio de Janeiro   Germany wins World Cup over Argentina Map of Maracana Brazil
  Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Gtze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification
 Germany's victory meant that three consecutive World Cups have been won by teams from the same continent, following Italy and Spain in 2006 and 2010 respectively, the first time this has happened in World Cup history. Italian Nicola Rizzoli was named as the referee of the final. Among these invited leaders was Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, the next World Cup hosts, and Jacob Zuma, the President of South Africa, the previous host. Rousseff delivered the trophy to the champion in the awards ceremony. German President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel were present for the final
Jul.13  Argentina  Rioting reported in Buenos Aires after World Cup final defeat Jul.13  Rio de Janeiro  Messi wins Golden Ball as World Cup's top player Jul.14  Brazil  Brazil's Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns after World Cup failure Jul.19  Northern England  Rory McIlroy six clear after three rounds Jul.20   Northern England British Open: Rory McIlroy triumphs at Hoylake



World, July 2014 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.1   Paris   Sarkozy held over influence claims
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  French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling
Jul.1  Paris  Sarkozy placed under investigation Jul.1  Hong Kong  Hong Kong police arrest democracy protesters at sit-in Jul.4   Germany Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'   An employee of Germany's intelligence service has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the US, reports say Jul.4  Berlin  Germans summon envoy over 'US spy' Jul.5   Jerusalem Autopsy shows Palestinian teen was burned to death as violence spreads Jul.6   Jerusalem 6 Jewish suspects arrested in connection with killing of Palestinian teen
  They arrested in connection with the killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off days of violent protests in Arab areas of Jerusalem
Jul.6  Myanmar  Curfew imposed after deadly clashes between Buddhists, Muslims Jul.7  Jerusalem  Netanyahu: Teen's murder 'abhorrent' Jul.7   Donbass Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit
Jul.10   Berlin Germany expels U.S. Embassy official  The German government is expelling a person it describes as the representative of U.S. foreign intelligence services based at the U.S. Embas... Jul.11  India  Arrests over 'revenge rape' in Jharkhand Jul.12  Baghdad  Gunmen kill 'at least 29' in attack in Baghdad Jul.13  Argentina  Rioting reported in Buenos Aires after World Cup final defeat Jul.15   Afghanistan Car bomb kills at least 89 people in Afghanistan Jul.17  Southern India  6-year-old 'raped in Bangalore school by staff members' Jul.23   Arizona Arizona execution takes two hours Jul.29   Western China Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack Map of Shache County Xinjiang China
  A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles in a restive region of China




World, July 2014 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.1   Paris   Sarkozy held over influence claims
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  French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling
Jul.1  Southern Israel  Israel holding teenagers' funerals Jul.1  Paris  Sarkozy placed under investigation Jul.1  Hong Kong  Hong Kong police arrest democracy protesters at sit-in Jul.2   Jerusalem Palestinians clash with Israeli police after body is found
  A Palestinian teen was abducted and killed. Palestinians accusing Israeli settlers of conducting a revenge attack for the deaths of three Israeli youths
Jul.2  Jerusalem  Palestinians set for teen funeral Jul.3  Gaza  Hamas 'to announce Gaza ceasefire' Jul.4   Jerusalem Crowds flock to E Jerusalem funeral   Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem amid heightened tensions with Israel Jul.4  Moscow  Putin wishes Obama happy July Fourth Jul.4  Cairo  Egypt raises fuel and energy costs Jul.4  Berlin  Germans summon envoy over 'US spy' Jul.5   Mosul   Isis chief appears in first video   Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamist militant group Isis, has called on Muslims to obey him, in his first video sermon Jul.5  Kiev  President Poroshenko hails 'turning point' Jul.7  Jerusalem  Netanyahu: Teen's murder 'abhorrent' Jul.7   Kabul Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani leads in early vote count   Former Afghan Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani is leading the race to replace Hamid Karzai as president, according to preliminary results Jul.8   Kabul Afghan poll crisis: Defiant Abdullah claims victory
  Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah has claimed victory in last month's poll, despite results giving a lead to his rival, Ashraf Ghani
Jul.10   Berlin Germany expels U.S. Embassy official  The German government is expelling a person it describes as the representative of U.S. foreign intelligence services based at the U.S. Embas... Jul.10   Washington Obama: US willing to negotiate cease-fire between Israel, Hamas
Jul.10  Kabul  Kerry in Kabul amid Afghan poll row Jul.12  Kabul  Afghan presidential candidates agree vote audit Jul.14  London  Hague quits as UK foreign secretary Jul.15  Northeastern Brazil  BRICS nations to create $100bn development bank Jul.15   South Vietnam China moves Vietnam row oil rig Jul.16   Gaza   Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid
  5 hour cease-fire in order to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency
Jul.16   European Union   Ukraine crisis: US and EU boost sanctions on Russia   The US and EU have bolstered sanctions against Russia over its alleged support for separatists fighting in Ukraine Jul.17   Malaysia Malaysia PM: Deep shock over Ukraine plane crash
Jul.18   Jerusalem Netanyahu orders military to prepare for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive Jul.19  European Union  Pressure grows on Russia over crash inquiry Jul.19  London  Cameron in new EU sanctions warning to Russia over plane Jul.21   Moscow Outrage at Moscow grows over 'shambolic' Flight 17 probe Jul.22   Jakarta Joko Widodo wins Indonesia presidential election Jul.22  Moscow  Russia offers alternate takes to what brought down MH17 Jul.23   Netherlands MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands Map of Eindhoven Netherlands
  Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been declared
Jul.23  Israel  Kerry arrives in Israel for ceasefire push Jul.24   Kiev Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk resigning Jul.24  West Bank  Palestinians killed in West Bank Gaza solidarity march Jul.27  UN Security Council  UN calls for immediate Gaza truce Jul.28   Jerusalem Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign Jul.28  UN Security Council  UN blacklists North Korea arms ship operator Jul.29   Washington   US and EU widen sanctions on Russia   President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against Russia, saying they will make Russia's 'weak economy even weaker' Jul.30  New York  Argentine debt talks end in failure Jul.30  European Union  Russia faces more sanctions, warns G7 Jul.30  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel to investigate school shelling Jul.31   Gaza   New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas
  Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) on Friday