What Happened on 01 July 2015

ISIS threatens to 'uproot' Hamas from Gaza Strip

The Islamic State (ISIS) has threatened to topple Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza strip and turn the Palestinian territory… Read More.

France suspends two soldiers after child sex abuse allegations in Burkina Faso

France has suspended two of its soldiers following allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso, the… Read More.

Yemen: About 1200 inmates escape from Taiz prison

An estimated 1,200 prisoners have escaped from a central Yemen prison. The escaped inmates are believed to… Read More.

Australia: Police regain control of Melbourne prison after riot

Police in Australia raided a prison to quell a riot after a clash involving hundreds of prisoners.… Read More.

Indonesian military plane crashes, 142 dead


An Indonesian military… Read More.

Virgin Atlantic cuts 500 jobs, aims to create 'efficient' management structure

Virgin Atlantic airline has announced its decision to cut around 500 jobs, months after it returned to profit. The company,… Read More.

Russian gas purchases suspended in Ukraine after talks break down

Ukraine has suspended gas purchases from Russia after talks aimed at continuing the supplies for 3-6 months… Read More.

Eurozone inflation rate dips to 0.2% in June

The inflation rate of the eurozone has dropped to 0.2% in June from May’s figure of 0.3%, official data show.… Read More.

No bailout extension: Greece misses IMF payment deadline

Greece missed a key deadline for a €1.6 billion payment to the IMF after ministers from the… Read More.

Copa America: Argentina crush Paraguay 6-1 to set up title clash with Chile

Argentina thrashed Paraguay 6-1 to set up a Copa America title clash against Chile, the tournament hosts. Marcos Rojo made… Read More.

Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station launches from Los Angeles

Apple has launched its Beats 1 radio station, with Zane Lowe hosting the first show in Read More.