What Happened on 13 July 2015

Serbia's president condemns attack on PM at Srebrenica

Serbian president Tomislav Nikolić has condemned the attack on his country's prime minister Aleksandar Vučić, who was attending a ceremony… Read More.

Romania: Prime minister Victor Ponta stands down as party leader

Victor Ponta, the Romanian prime minister, has said he would stand down as the Social Democratic party leader till prosecutors… Read More.

France: Gunmen flee after holding people hostage at store near Paris

A group of armed men who broke into a store near the French capital and trapped several people inside, are… Read More.

Tunisia: Security forces 'kill five terrorists' as tourists continue to leave country

The Tunisian government has said that a top terrorist has been killed in a security operation. Interior minister Najem Gharsalli… Read More.

Iran nuclear talks: Negotiations reach 'final phase'

France’s foreign minister Laurent Fabius said that talks to secure a deal with Iran on its nuclear program were in… Read More.

Iraq: 28 killed in bomb attacks in Baghdad

Several bomb blasts ripped through Iraq’s capital Baghdad, killing at least 28 people and wounding dozens, reports… Read More.

Afghanistan: 33 killed in suicide bomb attack near former CIA base

At least 33 people, most of them women and children, were killed in a suicide bomb blast near an Afghan… Read More.

Mexico: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel to escape from prison

Joaquin Guzman, one of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords, escaped from Altiplano jail through a tunnel, officials say. The escape… Read More.

Satoru Iwata, Nintendo chief executive, dies aged 55

Satoru Iwata, the chief executive officer of Nintendo, has died aged 55. He was reportedly suffering from cancer and had… Read More.

Chinese exports rise in June, end three-month decline

China’s exports rose in June after three months of decline. In yuan terms, exports increased by 2.1% compared to… Read More.

Greece debt: EU leaders secure bailout deal after marathon talks

EU leaders have offered a $96 billion bailout to Greece after the Alexis Tsipras government agreed to… Read More.

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to clinch title

World number one Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer, the seven-time champion, in four sets to clinch his third Wimbledon crown.… Read More.