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What Happened on 29 July 2015

John Kerry warns Congress over perils of rejecting Iran nuclear deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned that America’s negotiating credibility could collapse if Congress failed to back the… Read More.

Activists urge IOC to reject Beijing's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Chinese activists have urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reject Beijing’s 2022 Winter Games bid, saying there had been… Read More.

Man killed as 1,500 migrants try to enter Calais Channel Tunnel terminal

One man was killed and others suffered injuries as about 1,500 migrants tried to enter the Calais Channel Tunnel terminal… Read More.

Egypt: Fire at furniture factory kills 25 in Obour

A massive blaze at a furniture factory in Egypt’s Obour city has killed at least 25 people.… Read More.

Jonathan Pollard, American who spied for Israel, to be freed: reports

Jonathan Pollard, an American who was jailed for 30 years for being an Israeli spy, is set to be freed… Read More.

Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam sentenced to death by Libyan court

A Libyan court has sentenced deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to death for war crimes. Saif al-Islam… Read More.

Peru: 39 'slaves' rescued from rebel farm

Peru’s army has reportedly rescued 39 “slaves” kept in captivity in a farm by the Shining Path… Read More.

BP posts fall in quarterly profits amid low oil prices

Oil giant BP has posted a steep drop in quarterly profits as lower oil prices continue to take their toll… Read More.

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey 'not satisfied' with user growth

Twitter’s second quarter earnings and revenues have exceeded expectations, but the company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey said he was “not satisfied”… Read More.

Disneyland Paris accused of excluding customers from price promotions

Disneyland Paris is facing an investigation over allegations that German and British customers were being excluded from certain promotional deals.… Read More.

Android bug affects one billion phones, researchers warn

Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the operating system of Android mobile phones that affects about a billion devices. Describing… Read More.

3D Xpoint, a memory much faster than flash storage, unveiled

3D XPoint, a new type of memory technology said to be 1,000 times faster than the flash storage being used… Read More.