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What Happened on 02 July 2015

Boat capsizes in Philippines, 36 dead

  At least 36 people died when a boat capsized in the central… Read More.

Denmark: Benefits for asylum-seekers to be slashed, says government

Denmark’s government said that it would cut benefits for asylum-seekers with the aim of bringing down the refugee numbers.  … Read More.

China's new national security law tightens control over the Internet

The Chinese government has passed a new security law giving it even greater control over the Internet and claimed rights… Read More.

Egypt: Army vows to continue offensive in Sinai until 'ISIS threat removed'

The Egyptian Army has vowed to continue its offensive in Sinai until Islamic State is removed from the peninsula. The… Read More.

Militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai, 100 dead

  At least 100 militants and 17 soldiers were killed in simultaneous attacks… Read More.

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal to donate $32bn to charity

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world’s richest men, has pledged to donate his entire fortune worth $32… Read More.

Greece debt crisis: No further talks till referendum, say eurozone ministers

The Finance Ministers of the Eurozone have ruled out further bailout talks with Greece till the Sunday referendum.   Greek… Read More.

Wimbledon: Djokovic sails past Nieminen to reach third round

Top seed Novak Djokovic sailed through to round three after defeatingFinland’s Jarkko Nieminen in straight sets as temperatures onWimbledon’sCenter Courtsoared… Read More.

Google 'appalled' at Photos app's 'racist label' error

Google said that it was appalled after its Photos app labeled two blacks as “gorillas” in a major blunder. The… Read More.