What Happened on 12 July 2015

China: Typhoon Chan-hom makes landfall in Zhejiang province, heads north

About a million people were evacuated from coastal regions as typhoon Chan-hom made landfall along eastern China’s Zhejiang province. Wind… Read More.

Egypt: Islamic State claims responsibility for bombing of Italian consulate

Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack on the Italian consulate in CairoRead More.

Boko Haram targets Chad, Nigeria; dozens killed

A Boko Haram suicide bomber blew himself in a market in Chad’s capital N'Djamena, killing at least 15 people… Read More.

Syrian air force bombs Aleppo town, 28 killed

At least 28 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in a bombing raid by the Syrian military on… Read More.

Greece crisis: Eurozone resumes talks after 'very difficult' negotiations

Finance ministers of the eurozone are meeting in Brussels to continue their talks on Greece’s proposals for a bailout deal… Read More.

Wimbledon: Serena Williams beats Garbine Muguruza to clinch sixth title

World number one Serena Williams defeated Spain’s Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to win her sixth Wimbledon and 21st Grand… Read More.