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What Happened on 30 June 2015

Japan: Man sets himself ablaze on bullet train; two dead

A man died after setting himself ablaze on board a bullet train in Japan and a woman passenger was later… Read More.

Swedish woman awarded $18mn in Wall Street 'sexual coercion' case

A 25-year-old Swedish woman has been awarded $18 million by a federal jury in the US in… Read More.

Bomb explosion in Kabul kills four, Taliban claims responsibility

  At least four people were killed in a bomb blast… Read More.

US resumes military aid to Bahrain; rights groups slam move

The US has announced the resumption of military aid to Bahrain, saying the kingdom had seen “meaningful… Read More.

Egypt: Top prosecutor Hisham Barakat killed in Cairo explosion

Top Egyptian prosecutor Hisham Barakat has been killed in an explosion near his home in capital Cairo.… Read More.

Colombia: Farc guerrillas bomb new section of Tansandino oil pipeline

Farc rebels have targeted a new section of a Colombian oil pipeline just a week after an attack that led… Read More.

Car bomb explosion rocks Sanaa

  At least 28 people were wounded… Read More.

Greece referendum: Europe's leaders issue stark warnings over no vote

Key leaders of the eurozone have warned Greek voters that a no vote in the July 5 referendum would result… Read More.

French workers' strike: Cross-channel ferries hit as blockade continues

Cross-channel ferry services linking Dover and Calais remain suspended as striking workers continue their blockade of the French port. However,… Read More.

Puerto Rico cannot pay $72bn debt, says governor Padilla

Alejandro Garcia Padilla, the governor of Puerto Rico, has said that the American territory cannot pay… Read More.

Manchester United make £28.6mn bid for Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos

Manchester United have made a bid of £28.6 million for Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid player. The 29-year-old defender is… Read More.