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01-07 Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine
2. 03-24 Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Digne, Southern France
3. 04-14 Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Mediterranean sea, Libya
4. 04-25 Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people Pokhara, Nepal
F. 05-27 6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. FIFA, Zurich, Switzerland
G. 07-14 Iran nuclear talks: 'Historic' agreement struck Austria
7. 08-12 Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions port, Tianjin, China
8. 09-24 2,411 people died in Hajj stampede Mina, Mecca
J. 11-13 Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Bataclan, Paris

Summary.     Click for More >   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps   Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and... Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people 6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S.   Iran nuclear talks: 'Historic' agreement struck   World powers have reached a deal with Iran on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanction... Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions 2,411 people died in Hajj stampede   Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Map of Bataclan France
  Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France
Jan.7   Paris
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'.    3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the ...
Jan.11  Paris  Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity
Jan.12  Northern Nigeria  Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000
Jan.18  Manila  Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass
Jan.19  Argentina  Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead
Jan.20  Jakarta  AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'
Jan.22  Yemen  Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold
 Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies
Jan.25  Athens  Greek exit polls suggest Syriza win
Jan.27  Poland  On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets
Jan.31  ISIS  ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded
Feb.3  Taiwan  35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river
Feb.8  Cairo  Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
Feb.12  Belarus  Ukraine ceasefire deal reached
Feb.14  Denmark  Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead
Feb.15  Eastern Libya  Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed'
Feb.20  Brussels  Greece agrees deal with eurozone
Feb.27  Moscow  Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead
Mar.4  South Korea  US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack
Mar.13  Melanesia  Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu
Mar.17  Jerusalem  Netanyahu claims poll victory
Mar.18  Tunisia  Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed
Mar.22  Singapore  Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew
Mar.24   Southern France
Apr.2  Kenya  Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
 Switzerland  Iran nuclear talks: 'Framework' deal agreed
Apr.12  USA  Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid
Apr.14   Libya
Apr.21  Baltimore  Department of Justice probe into police custody death
Apr.24  Armenia  Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks
Apr.25   Nepal
May.2  London  Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to daughter
May.7  London  Tories closing in on a majority
May.12  North Korea  North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
May.13  Burundi  Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted'
 Manila  72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire
May.15  Western Iraq  Militants seize Ramadi stronghold
May.17  Texas  Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant
May.20  Syria  Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra
May.23  Ireland  Ireland same-sex referendum to approve gay marriage
May.27   Switzerland
Jun.1  Southern China  Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River
Jun.16  Manhattan  Donald Trump to run for president in 2016
Jun.17  South Carolina  South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed
Jun.23  Karachi  Pakistan heatwave: toll nears 700
Jun.26  Tunisia  Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'
Jun.28  Athens  Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week
Jun.30  Athens  IMF payment missed as bailout expires
Jul.1  Sinai  64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints
Jul.5  Greece  Debt crisis: Greek voters reject bailout offer
Jul.13  Brussels  Debt crisis: Eurozone summit strikes deal
Jul.14   Austria
Jul.15  USA  New Horizons: Images reveal ice mountains on Pluto
Jul.20  Turkey  30 people were killed by bomb
Jul.29  Southern Africa  MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage
Aug.6  Egypt  Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion
Aug.12   China
Aug.17  Bangkok  Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners
Aug.21  France  France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman
Aug.22  England  11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow
Aug.23  Syria  Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS
Aug.24  Shanghai  Chinese stocks continue to tumble
Aug.26  Virginia  Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg'
Sep.7  Hungary  Hundreds migrants force way past Hungarian police
Sep.22  Washington  Pope Francis begins tour of the US
Sep.24   Mecca
Sep.30  Northern Syria  Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria
Oct.1  Oregon  10 killed in college shooting in Oregon
Oct.2  Northern Afghanistan  Kunduz MSF clinic workers killed
Oct.10  Turkey  Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead
Oct.16  West Bank  Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb
Oct.17  Slovenia  Thousands enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border
Oct.30  Romania  Romanian nightclub fire leaves 27 dead
Oct.31  Sinai  No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
Nov.5  Brazil  Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais
Nov.9  Russia  Athletics doping: Wada commission wants Russia ban
Nov.12  Myanmar  Suu Kyi's NLD wins landslide victory
Nov.13   Paris
  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks.    At least 15 people were killed near the arts centre, where up to 60 people are being held ...
Nov.22  Argentina  Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency Nov.24   Northern Syria Russia warplane shot down in Syria Dec.2   Southern California 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Dec.7  South Carolina  Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US Dec.13  France  French far right National Front routed in key vote Dec.16  Washington  US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25% Dec.20  Southern China  22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park Dec.25  Paraguay  Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000 Dec.28  Western Iraq  Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from ISIS



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January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.7  Indonesia  Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found
  Paris  
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'
 3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo. They killed 12 people, including Charlie Hebdo staff and two French National police officers, and wounded 11 others
Jan.9  Paris  Charlie Hebdo hunt: Bloody end to sieges  Paris  Hunt for French terror accomplices Jan.11   Paris     Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity   More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande... Jan.12   Northern Nigeria Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Jan.13  Paris  New issue Charlie Hebdo published Jan.15  Belgium  Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead Jan.18   Manila     Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass   Pope Francis has celebrated an outdoor Mass in front of unprecedented crowds. That would be a record for a papal event Jan.19   Argentina Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead Jan.20   Jakarta AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'  U.S. Congress  State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth Jan.22   Yemen Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold   Saudi Arabia   Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies   Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital. He was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005 Jan.23  Saudi Arabia  New Saudi king promises continuity Jan.24  Donbass  Rockets kill 21 in Ukraine city as rebel offensive begins Jan.25   Athens   Greek exit polls suggest Syriza win   Two exit polls show anti-austerity Syriza party with a 12.5 percentage point lead over nearest party, New Demoracy, in Greece's general elec... Jan.27   Poland On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets  New York  US admits snow forecast errors Jan.28  Northern Israel  Three killed as Israel and Hezbollah clash on border Jan.29  Mexico  Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital Jan.31   ISIS ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded

February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Arizona  Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic Super Bowl finale Feb.3  Jordan  Jordan executes convicted jihadists after pilot's death   Taiwan   35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river   A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard Feb.8   Cairo Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
Feb.12   Belarus     Ukraine ceasefire deal reached   Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a cease-fire agreement for eastern Ukraine had been reached, bringing an end to marathon talks Feb.14   Denmark     Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead   Gunmen killed one person and injured three police officers during a free speech debate in attended by a controversial Swedish cartoonist Feb.15   Eastern Libya Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed' Feb.18  Donbass  Ukraine troops pull back from a key town as truce falters Feb.20   Brussels Greece agrees deal with eurozone Feb.21  London  Police think 3 teens are headed to Syria Feb.22  Northern Syria  Turkey enters Syria to remove tomb  Bangladesh  48 dead after Bangladesh ferry with 100 passengers sinks Feb.27   Moscow   Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead   An unidentified attacker in a car shot former Deputy Prime Minister four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin

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Mar.3  U.S. Congress  Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack
Mar.6  Western Iraq  Iraqi army drives IS from key town Mar.7  Nigeria  Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State Mar.9  Argentina  French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead Mar.12  Missouri  2 Ferguson police officers shot Mar.13   Melanesia Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Mar.17   Jerusalem     Netanyahu claims poll victory  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in parliamentary election. Estimates gave both sides 27 seats each in the 120-seat Kn... Mar.18   Tunisia   Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed   Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed... Mar.20  Yemen  IS claims Yemen mosque bombings Mar.22   Singapore   Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew   The government announced that Lee, 91, 'passed away peacefully' early Monday at a Singapore hospital Mar.24   Southern France     Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps Map of Digne France
  Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew
 No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. The passengers included a German school class on its way back from an exchange trip
Mar.26  Southern France  Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane' Mar.27  Rome  Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito Mar.28  Maritime Provinces  23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing Mar.31  Nigeria  Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2   Kenya   Garissa University assault 'killed 147'   The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students e...   Switzerland Iran nuclear talks: 'Framework' deal agreed
Apr.5  Yemen  Houthi rebels make gains in Aden Apr.7  South Carolina  White officer charged over unarmed black man's death Apr.11  Panama  Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting Apr.12   USA Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid Apr.14   Libya     Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144.    More than 8,000 have bee...
Apr.18  South Africa  Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants Apr.19  Italy  Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes Apr.21   Baltimore   Department of Justice probe into police custody death   DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody Apr.24   Armenia Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks Apr.25   Nepal     Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people Map of Pokhara Nepal
  The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara.    There were also victims in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and on Mount Everest. The government has d...
Apr.28  Indonesia  Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges May.2   London Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to daughter
May.3  Dallas  Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons May.7   London Tories closing in on a majority May.9  Moscow  Russia stages massive WWII parade May.10  Brussels  Migrant crisis: EU refugee quotas to be proposed May.12   North Korea   North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports  Nepal  Rescue to resume after latest deadly tremor  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed May.13   Burundi Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted'   Manila 72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire May.15   Western Iraq Militants seize Ramadi stronghold  Nevada  BB King, the King of Blues, dies at 89 May.17   Texas Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant May.20   Syria Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra May.23   Ireland Ireland same-sex referendum to approve gay marriage May.27   Switzerland     6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
  Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now.    Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal proce...
May.28  FBI  Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted May.29  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter elected to 5th term as president of FIFA  Dallas  Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24

June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   Southern China     Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River   Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued Jun.2  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter to quit as president amid corruption scandal Jun.6  Upstate New York  2 inmates escaped Jun.7  Bavaria  G7 summit: Obama and Merkel firm on Russia sanctions  Turkey  Turkey ruling AKP loses majority in surprise result  South Korea  Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Jun.14  Georgia  Deadly floods bring fear over escaped zoo animals Jun.16   Manhattan Donald Trump to run for president in 2016
Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Jun.23   Karachi Pakistan heatwave: toll nears 700 Jun.26   Tunisia   Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'   At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials...  U.S. Supreme Court  US Supreme Court rules gay marriage is legal nationwide Jun.28   Athens Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week Jun.30   Athens IMF payment missed as bailout expires  Sumatra  Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   Sinai 64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints
Jul.5   Greece Debt crisis: Greek voters reject bailout offer Jul.11  Bosnia  Srebrenica anniversary: Crowds chase Serb PM away Jul.12  Mexico  Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break Jul.13   Brussels     Debt crisis: Eurozone summit strikes deal   Eurozone leaders have agreed to offer Greece a third bailout, after marathon talks. The bailout is conditional on Greece passing agreed refo... Jul.14   Austria     Iran nuclear talks: 'Historic' agreement struck
  World powers have reached a deal with Iran on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions
 The so-called P5+1 want Iran to scale back its sensitive nuclear activities. Hassan Rouhani said it opened a new chapter in relations with the world. Obama said that with the deal, 'every pathway to a nuclear weapon is cut off' for Iran
Jul.15   USA New Horizons: Images reveal ice mountains on Pluto
Jul.16  Tennessee  Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres Jul.19  Greece  Banks reopen after three-week shutdown Jul.20   Turkey 30 people were killed by bomb Jul.24  Northern Syria  Turkish warplanes bomb ISIS positions in Syria Jul.28  France  Channel Tunnel: '2,000 migrants' tried to enter  Zimbabwe  US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil Jul.29  Kabul  Afghan officials confirm death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar   Southern Africa     MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage   Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH37...

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.5  Japan  Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb  Malaysia  MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib Aug.6   Egypt Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion
 Ohio  Donald Trump attacked in Republican debates Aug.7  Taiwan  Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan Aug.8  Southern China  Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Aug.12   China   Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China
  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured.    Pictures and video showed flames lighting up th...
Aug.14  Cuba  US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana Aug.16  Indonesia  Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua Aug.17   Bangkok Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners Aug.20  Paris  French National Front expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen Aug.21   France France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman Aug.22   England 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow  Macedonia  Macedonia migrants break through at Greek border Aug.23   Syria     Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS   Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say Aug.24   Shanghai   Chinese stocks continue to tumble   Chinese stocks continued to tumble though elsewhere in Asia losses were less severe than analysts had feared after Monday's dramatic fall Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Aug.27  Austria  Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry  Libya  Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Hungary  Migrant crisis: Rail station move sparks protests Sep.5  Austria  Migrants reach Austria and Germany after long ordeal Sep.7   Hungary     Hundreds migrants force way past Hungarian police   Hundreds of migrants have broken through police lines on Hungary's border with Serbia and are walking towards the capital, Budapest Sep.11  Mecca  Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arabia Sep.13  Egypt  Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces Sep.14  Hungary  Hungary enacts tough new migrant laws Sep.20  Cuba  Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands Sep.22  USA  Volkswagen facing multiple US probes   Washington Pope Francis begins tour of the US
Sep.24  U.S. Congress  Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response   Mecca     2,411 people died in Hajj stampede Map of Mina Saudi Arabia
  Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca.    Another 863 people were injured in the incident at Mina. 2 mi...
Sep.25  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation Sep.30   Northern Syria Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1   Oregon 10 killed in college shooting in Oregon
Oct.2   Northern Afghanistan   Kunduz MSF clinic workers killed   A clinic has been bombarded in the northern Afghan city, killing three MSF aid workers, with Nato investigating whether it was behind it Oct.10   Turkey     Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead   Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to officials Oct.13  Netherlands  MH17 Ukraine disaster: Dutch Safety Board blames missile Oct.16   West Bank Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb Oct.17   Slovenia     Thousands enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border   Thousands of migrants are crossing into Slovenia from Croatia after Hungary closed its border to them. 2,700 arrived in Slovenia on Saturday Oct.19  Canada  Canada election: Liberals sweep to power Oct.23  Mexico  Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico Oct.25  Western Canada  4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks Oct.26  Southern China  US Navy destroyer to near disputed China islands  Northern Afghanistan  Afghanistan-Pakistan quake Oct.29  Beijing  China to end one-child policy and allow two Oct.30   Romania Romanian nightclub fire leaves 27 dead Oct.31   Sinai     No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268   Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Peter...

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Nov.4  Sinai  Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais
Nov.6  Washington  US rejects Keystone XL pipeline from Canada Nov.7  Singapore  China and Taiwan leaders hail historic talks Nov.9   Russia Athletics doping: Wada commission wants Russia ban Nov.12  Beirut  Beirut attacks: Islamic State claims it carried out   Myanmar Suu Kyi's NLD wins landslide victory Nov.13   Paris     Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Map of Bataclan France
  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks
 At least 15 people were killed near the arts centre, where up to 60 people are being held hostage. Police storm the venue. 3 people were killed in an attack near the Stade de France
Nov.14  France  10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derails in east Nov.17  Paris  Paris attacks: Police swoop on apartment in northern suburb Nov.19  Paris  Paris attacks: 'Ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid  West Bank  Palestinian attacks in Israel and W Bank kill five Nov.20  North Carolina  Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison  Mali  Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died Nov.21  Brussels  Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive continues Nov.22   Argentina Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency  Brussels  Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids Nov.24   Northern Syria     Russia warplane shot down in Syria Map of Latakia Syria
  Russian President Vladimir Putin has bitterly condemned the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has...
Nov.29  Northeastern Brazil  Brazil state announces Zika fever emergency Nov.30  Paris  Russia says Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil'

December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2   Southern California   14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting
Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police.    The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was...
Dec.6  France  National Front leads in regional polls  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly Dec.7   South Carolina Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US Dec.12  Paris  COP21: Paris climate deal is 'best chance to save planet' Dec.13   France French far right National Front routed in key vote Dec.16   Washington   US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25%  The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006 Dec.20   Southern China 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park  Madrid  PM Rajoy's party loses majority Dec.21  Switzerland  FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Dec.24  Vatican  Pope Francis recalls Jesus' birth with Christmas Eve Mass Dec.25  Mississippi  US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction   Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000 Dec.28   Western Iraq Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from ISIS  South Korea  'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement Dec.31  Dubai  Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper


Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets   Ukraine ceasefire deal reached   Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a cease-fire agreement for eastern Ukraine had been reached, bringing an end to marathon talks Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted' Militants seize Ramadi stronghold Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra 64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria Kunduz MSF clinic workers killed   A clinic has been bombarded in the northern Afghan city, killing three MSF aid workers, with Nato investigating whether it was behind it   Russia warplane shot down in Syria Map of Latakia Syria




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Jan.22   Yemen
Jan.24  Donbass  Rockets kill 21 in Ukraine city as rebel offensive begins
Jan.27   Poland
Jan.28  Northern Israel  Three killed as Israel and Hezbollah clash on border
Feb.12   Belarus
Feb.18  Donbass  Ukraine troops pull back from a key town as truce falters
Feb.22  Northern Syria  Turkey enters Syria to remove tomb
Mar.6  Western Iraq  Iraqi army drives IS from key town
Apr.5  Yemen  Houthi rebels make gains in Aden
Apr.24   Armenia
May.9  Moscow  Russia stages massive WWII parade
May.12   North Korea
May.13   Burundi
May.15   Western Iraq
May.20   Syria
Jun.30  Sumatra  Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises
Jul.1   Sinai
Jul.16  Tennessee  Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres
Jul.24  Northern Syria  Turkish warplanes bomb ISIS positions in Syria
Aug.5  Japan  Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb
Aug.22   England
Sep.30   Northern Syria
Oct.2   Northern Afghanistan
Oct.13  Netherlands  MH17 Ukraine disaster: Dutch Safety Board blames missile
Oct.26  Southern China  US Navy destroyer to near disputed China islands
Nov.24   Northern Syria
  Russian President Vladimir Putin has bitterly condemned the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has...
Dec.28   Western Iraq Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from ISIS Dec.28  South Korea  'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement



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2015 Jan.7  Indonesia  Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found Jan.20   Jakarta AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'
Jan.27  New York  US admits snow forecast errors Jan.29  Mexico  Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital Feb.3   Taiwan 35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river   A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard Feb.22  Bangladesh  48 dead after Bangladesh ferry with 100 passengers sinks Mar.9  Argentina  French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead Mar.13   Melanesia Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Mar.24   Southern France   Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps
Map of Digne France
  Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps. The flight 4U 9525 had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and 6 crew
 No one is expected to have survived. The plane crashed after an 8-minute descent. The passengers included a German school class on its way back from an exchange trip
Mar.26  Southern France  Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane' Mar.28  Maritime Provinces  23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing Apr.14   Libya   Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya Map of Mediterranean sea Libya
  About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had rescued 144.    More than 8,000 have bee...
Apr.19  Italy  Hundreds feared dead after Mediterranean boat capsizes Apr.25   Nepal   Death toll in Nepal quake more 8,000 people Map of Pokhara Nepal
  The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara.    There were also victims in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and on Mount Everest. The government has d...
May.12  Nepal  Rescue to resume after latest deadly tremor May.12  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed May.13   Manila 72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire May.29  Dallas  Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24 Jun.1   Southern China   Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River   Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued Jun.7  South Korea  Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Jun.14  Georgia  Deadly floods bring fear over escaped zoo animals Jun.23   Karachi Pakistan heatwave: toll nears 700 Jun.30  Sumatra  Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises Jul.28  Zimbabwe  US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil Jul.29   Southern Africa   MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage   Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH37... Aug.5  Malaysia  MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib Aug.7  Taiwan  Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan Aug.8  Southern China  Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Aug.12   China Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China
  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured.    Pictures and video showed flames lighting up th...
Aug.16  Indonesia  Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua Aug.22   England 11 died after single-seat jet crashes at airshow Aug.27  Austria  Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry Aug.27  Libya  Libya boats capsize off Zuwara carrying hundreds Sep.11  Mecca  Mecca crane collapse: 107 dead in Saudi Arabia Sep.24   Mecca   2,411 people died in Hajj stampede Map of Mina Saudi Arabia
  Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca.    Another 863 people were injured in the incident at Mina. 2 mi...
Oct.23  Mexico  Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico Oct.25  Western Canada  4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks Oct.26  Northern Afghanistan  Afghanistan-Pakistan quake Oct.30   Romania Romanian nightclub fire leaves 27 dead Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268   Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Peter... Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais Nov.14  France  10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derails in east Nov.29  Northeastern Brazil  Brazil state announces Zika fever emergency Dec.20   Southern China 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park Dec.25  Mississippi  US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction Dec.25   Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000 Dec.31  Dubai  Fire sweeps through Dubai skyscraper



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2015 Feb.1  Arizona  Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic Super Bowl finale Feb.8   Cairo Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
Mar.9  Argentina  French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead May.27   Switzerland   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
  Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now.    Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal proce...
May.29  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter elected to 5th term as president of FIFA Jun.2  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter to quit as president amid corruption scandal Sep.25  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation Nov.9   Russia Athletics doping: Wada commission wants Russia ban Dec.21  Switzerland  FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini



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2015 Jan.20  U.S. Congress  State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth Feb.20   Brussels Greece agrees deal with eurozone
May.9  Moscow  Russia stages massive WWII parade May.15  Nevada  BB King, the King of Blues, dies at 89 Jun.28   Athens Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week Jun.30   Athens IMF payment missed as bailout expires Jul.5   Greece Debt crisis: Greek voters reject bailout offer Jul.19  Greece  Banks reopen after three-week shutdown Aug.6   Egypt Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion Aug.24   Shanghai Chinese stocks continue to tumble   Chinese stocks continued to tumble though elsewhere in Asia losses were less severe than analysts had feared after Monday's dramatic fall Sep.22  USA  Volkswagen facing multiple US probes Nov.6  Washington  US rejects Keystone XL pipeline from Canada Nov.30  Paris  Russia says Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil' Dec.16   Washington US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25%  The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006



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2015 Jan.7   Paris   Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine
Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'
 3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo. They killed 12 people, including Charlie Hebdo staff and two French National police officers, and wounded 11 others
Jan.9  Paris  Charlie Hebdo hunt: Bloody end to sieges Jan.9  Paris  Hunt for French terror accomplices Jan.11   Paris   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity   More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande... Jan.12   Northern Nigeria Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Jan.15  Belgium  Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead Jan.19   Argentina Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead Jan.31   ISIS ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded Feb.3  Jordan  Jordan executes convicted jihadists after pilot's death Feb.8   Cairo Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead Feb.14   Denmark   Copenhagen free speech debate shooting: One dead   Gunmen killed one person and injured three police officers during a free speech debate in attended by a controversial Swedish cartoonist Feb.15   Eastern Libya Egyptian Christians held in Libya 'killed' Feb.21  London  Police think 3 teens are headed to Syria Feb.27   Moscow Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead   An unidentified attacker in a car shot former Deputy Prime Minister four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack Mar.7  Nigeria  Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State Mar.12  Missouri  2 Ferguson police officers shot Mar.18   Tunisia Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed   Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed... Mar.20  Yemen  IS claims Yemen mosque bombings Mar.26  Southern France  Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane' Mar.27  Rome  Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito Apr.2   Kenya Garissa University assault 'killed 147'   The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students e... Apr.7  South Carolina  White officer charged over unarmed black man's death Apr.18  South Africa  Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants Apr.21   Baltimore Department of Justice probe into police custody death   DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody Apr.28  Indonesia  Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador May.1  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges May.3  Dallas  Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons May.12   North Korea North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports May.17   Texas Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant May.27   Switzerland   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
  Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now.    Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal proce...
May.28  FBI  Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted Jun.6  Upstate New York  2 inmates escaped Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Jun.26   Tunisia Tunisia attack on Sousse beach 'kills 39'   At least 39 people, mostly foreigners, have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, officials... Jul.12  Mexico  Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break Jul.16  Tennessee  Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres Jul.20   Turkey 30 people were killed by bomb Jul.29  Kabul  Afghan officials confirm death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar Aug.17   Bangkok Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners Aug.21   France France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman Aug.23   Syria   Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS   Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Sep.13  Egypt  Mexican tourists killed by Egyptian security forces Sep.25  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation Oct.1   Oregon 10 killed in college shooting in Oregon Oct.10   Turkey   Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead   Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to officials Oct.16   West Bank Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb Oct.31   Sinai   No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268   Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Peter... Nov.4  Sinai  Sinai plane crash: Bomb may have downed airliner Nov.12  Beirut  Beirut attacks: Islamic State claims it carried out Nov.13   Paris   Paris attacks: 120 dead and hostages held at Bataclan Map of Bataclan France
  France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 60 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks
 At least 15 people were killed near the arts centre, where up to 60 people are being held hostage. Police storm the venue. 3 people were killed in an attack near the Stade de France
Nov.17  Paris  Paris attacks: Police swoop on apartment in northern suburb Nov.19  Paris  Paris attacks: 'Ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid Nov.19  West Bank  Palestinian attacks in Israel and W Bank kill five Nov.20  North Carolina  Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison Nov.20  Mali  Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died Nov.21  Brussels  Brussels shutdown as manhunt for Paris fugitive continues Nov.22  Brussels  Belgian police arrest 16 in anti-terror raids Dec.2   Southern California 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police.    The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was...
Dec.21  Switzerland  FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Dec.28  South Korea  'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement



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2015 Jan.7   Paris   Gunmen shot dead 12 people at satirical magazine
Map of 10 rue Nicolas-Appert 11th arrondissement of Paris France
  Eight journalists and two policemen were among the dead. Police issued photos of two suspects, describing them as 'armed and dangerous'
 3 masked gunmen armed with Kalashnikov rifles, a shotgun, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher stormed the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo. They killed 12 people, including Charlie Hebdo staff and two French National police officers, and wounded 11 others
Jan.11   Paris   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity   More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande... Jan.13  Paris  New issue Charlie Hebdo published Jan.18   Manila   Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass   Pope Francis has celebrated an outdoor Mass in front of unprecedented crowds. That would be a record for a papal event Jan.20  U.S. Congress  State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth Jan.22   Yemen Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold Jan.22   Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies   Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital. He was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005 Jan.23  Saudi Arabia  New Saudi king promises continuity Jan.25   Athens Greek exit polls suggest Syriza win   Two exit polls show anti-austerity Syriza party with a 12.5 percentage point lead over nearest party, New Demoracy, in Greece's general elec... Jan.27   Poland On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets Feb.12   Belarus   Ukraine ceasefire deal reached   Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a cease-fire agreement for eastern Ukraine had been reached, bringing an end to marathon talks Feb.20   Brussels Greece agrees deal with eurozone Feb.27   Moscow Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead   An unidentified attacker in a car shot former Deputy Prime Minister four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin Mar.3  U.S. Congress  Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal Mar.4   South Korea US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack Mar.17   Jerusalem   Netanyahu claims poll victory  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in parliamentary election. Estimates gave both sides 27 seats each in the 120-seat Kn... Mar.22   Singapore Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew   The government announced that Lee, 91, 'passed away peacefully' early Monday at a Singapore hospital Mar.31  Nigeria  Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins Apr.2   Switzerland Iran nuclear talks: 'Framework' deal agreed Apr.7  South Carolina  White officer charged over unarmed black man's death Apr.11  Panama  Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting Apr.12   USA Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid Apr.18  South Africa  Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants Apr.21   Baltimore Department of Justice probe into police custody death   DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody Apr.24   Armenia Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks Apr.28  Indonesia  Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador May.2   London Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to daughter May.7   London Tories closing in on a majority May.9  Moscow  Russia stages massive WWII parade May.10  Brussels  Migrant crisis: EU refugee quotas to be proposed May.12   North Korea North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports May.13   Burundi Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted' May.23   Ireland Ireland same-sex referendum to approve gay marriage May.28  FBI  Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted Jun.2  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter to quit as president amid corruption scandal Jun.7  Bavaria  G7 summit: Obama and Merkel firm on Russia sanctions Jun.7  Turkey  Turkey ruling AKP loses majority in surprise result Jun.16   Manhattan Donald Trump to run for president in 2016 Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Jun.26  U.S. Supreme Court  US Supreme Court rules gay marriage is legal nationwide Jun.30   Athens IMF payment missed as bailout expires Jul.5   Greece Debt crisis: Greek voters reject bailout offer Jul.11  Bosnia  Srebrenica anniversary: Crowds chase Serb PM away Jul.13   Brussels   Debt crisis: Eurozone summit strikes deal   Eurozone leaders have agreed to offer Greece a third bailout, after marathon talks. The bailout is conditional on Greece passing agreed refo... Jul.14   Austria   Iran nuclear talks: 'Historic' agreement struck
  World powers have reached a deal with Iran on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions
 The so-called P5+1 want Iran to scale back its sensitive nuclear activities. Hassan Rouhani said it opened a new chapter in relations with the world. Obama said that with the deal, 'every pathway to a nuclear weapon is cut off' for Iran
Jul.15   USA New Horizons: Images reveal ice mountains on Pluto
Jul.28  France  Channel Tunnel: '2,000 migrants' tried to enter Aug.5  Japan  Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb Aug.6  Ohio  Donald Trump attacked in Republican debates Aug.14  Cuba  US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana Aug.20  Paris  French National Front expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen Aug.22  Macedonia  Macedonia migrants break through at Greek border Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Aug.27  Austria  Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry Sep.1  Hungary  Migrant crisis: Rail station move sparks protests Sep.5  Austria  Migrants reach Austria and Germany after long ordeal Sep.7   Hungary   Hundreds migrants force way past Hungarian police   Hundreds of migrants have broken through police lines on Hungary's border with Serbia and are walking towards the capital, Budapest Sep.14  Hungary  Hungary enacts tough new migrant laws Sep.20  Cuba  Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands Sep.22   Washington Pope Francis begins tour of the US Sep.24  U.S. Congress  Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response Oct.13  Netherlands  MH17 Ukraine disaster: Dutch Safety Board blames missile Oct.17   Slovenia   Thousands enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border   Thousands of migrants are crossing into Slovenia from Croatia after Hungary closed its border to them. 2,700 arrived in Slovenia on Saturday Oct.19  Canada  Canada election: Liberals sweep to power Oct.29  Beijing  China to end one-child policy and allow two Nov.6  Washington  US rejects Keystone XL pipeline from Canada Nov.7  Singapore  China and Taiwan leaders hail historic talks Nov.12   Myanmar Suu Kyi's NLD wins landslide victory Nov.22   Argentina Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency Nov.30  Paris  Russia says Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil' Dec.6  France  National Front leads in regional polls Dec.6  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly Dec.7   South Carolina Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US Dec.12  Paris  COP21: Paris climate deal is 'best chance to save planet' Dec.13   France French far right National Front routed in key vote Dec.20  Madrid  PM Rajoy's party loses majority Dec.24  Vatican  Pope Francis recalls Jesus' birth with Christmas Eve Mass Dec.28  South Korea  'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement