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What Happened on 07 July 2015

Latin America tour: Pope Francis seeks more inclusive church

Pope Francis has asked people to back his efforts in making the Church more inclusive when bishops from across the… Read More.

One billion people taken out of extreme poverty, says UN

The UN has described the millennium development goals or MDGs as the “most successful anti-poverty movement” in history that has… Read More.

Hungary: Parliament approves tougher anti-migrant legislation

Hungarian MPs have approved a new law that tightens asylum norms and supported the plan to build a border fence… Read More.

US 'intensifying' military campaign against Isis in Syria: Obama

The US-led military coalition is “intensifying” its anti-Isis campaign in Syria, US president Barack Obama has said.… Read More.

US: South Carolina Senate approves bill to remove Confederate flag

The Senate in the US state of South Carolina has backed a bill seeking the removal… Read More.

Gunmen attack village in north Kenya, 14 dead

  Gunmen killed at least 14 people in an attack on a village… Read More.

Tsakalotos is new Greek finance minister after Varoufakis steps down

Euclid Tsakalotos, Greece’s chief negotiator for the bailout talks, has been named as the country’s new finance minister. He replaced… Read More.

Wimbledon: Federer, Murray advance to quarter-finals

Second seed Roger Federer eased past Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. The… Read More.

Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies aged 77

Renowned Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub has died, aged 77, reports say. His production titles included the Ocean’s Eleven series and… Read More.