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July 1st
Liberia confirmed a second case of Ebola on Tuesday, just a day after the first case since the virus was declared eliminated in May.
July 1st
A senior Afghan general has been arrested after being caught transporting a large amount of heroin in his military truck, police said Wednesday.
July 1st
What did an Israeli family find when they decided to renovate their Jerusalem home? A 2,000 year old ritual bath known as a mikveh.
July 1st
As Oskar Groening, 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz, was expected to testify at his trial, the lawyer for the joint plaintiffs said time is running out.
July 1st
Pope Francis urged prayers for Greece and its people Wednesday, saying the country was weathering a "keenly felt human and social crisis."
July 1st
China's legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace.
July 1st
A video statement issued by ISIS channels in Syria addressed the "tyrants of Hamas" and vowed to uproot the Palestinian organization.
July 1st
At least 50 Egyptian soldiers died after Islamist militants unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks on checkpoints in the restive Sinai Peninsula.
July 1st
Retirees throughout Greece mobbed banks as they tried to withdraw a maximum of 120 euros ($134) in pension payments on Wednesday.
July 1st
On the 18th anniversary of handover from Britain to China, tens of thousands marched in Hong Kong demanding Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's resignation.
July 1st
This formal step follows Obama's call to normalize relations and economic ties between the two countries after decades of Cold War hostilities.
July 1st
Hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be cobbled together sent stock markets across Europe sharply higher on Wednesday.
July 1st
A record-setting 137,000 migrants came to Europe by sea in the first half of 2015, says a UNHCR report into a "crisis of historic proportions."
July 1st
With its failure to repay the $1.8 billion to the IMF, Greece became the first developed country to fall into arrears on payments to the fund.
July 1st
Greek-American Themis Sirinides runs a soup kitchen in Athens, Greece. He told NBC News' Kerry Sanders the situation was getting worse.

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