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Entries from July 2013

Derailment in Spain: the train driver refuses to answer police

July 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

 
Francisco José Garzón Amo, the driver of the train that derailed Wednesday, July 25 at the entrance to the station of Saint-Jacques de Compostela, has not spoken. Placed in custody at the hospital where he was treated for 20 hours on Thursday night, he refused to answer police questions.

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Spain: A train derails in St. Jacques de Compostela, several dead

July 25th, 2013 · Comments Off

 
Several people were killed Wednesday, July 24 evening in the derailment of a train entering the station in the town of Saint-Jacques de Compostela in north-west Spain.
For now, we do not know the final number of victims. According to the newspaper "El Pais", 24 people were killed, while "El Mundo" refers to […]

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IRAQ: At least 32 dead in a series of coordinated attacks in Baghdad

July 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

 
Ten car bombs killed at least 32 people dead and over 100 injured Saturday night in a series of coordinated to the shopping streets of Baghdad attacks, according to a new report source Policie re and medical.
Four car bombs exploded in the southern districts of the capital, two center, two north and […]

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JUSTICE: Sinking of the "Concordia", "the most hated man in Italy" before the judges

July 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

 
It is the most hated man in Italy, nicknamed the "coward captain". Francesco Schettino, commander of the ship "Costa Concordia" which sank on January 13, 2012, killing 32 people, face justice Wednesday, July 17 in Grosseto, Tuscany, after a false start a week ago. Technically started last Tuesday, PROCESA indeed been postponed a national […]

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MALI: The body of the hostage French Philippe Verdon was found in Mali

July 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

 
A body may be that of the French Philippe Verdon, removed in November 2011 by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), was found early July in Mali, said , a source close to the investigation and confirming a report by Radio France Internationale (RFI). The Quai d'Orsay, meanwhile, said there was a "high probability" […]

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RUSSIA: The lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in 2009, convicted of tax fraud

July 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

 
Russian court has convicted Thursday, July 11, the lawyer Sergei Magnitsky tax evasion despite his death in prison in 2009. The tax lawyer who advised the investment fund Hermitage Capital West, became a symbol of the fight against corruption.
He was arrested in 2008 after reporting a huge financial machinations of 5.4 billion rubles […]

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Greece: Eurozone releases a new tranche of aid for Greece

July 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

 
With its commitment to carry out its reform program, Greece has received Monday the release of a new EU aid tranche. Meeting in Brussels, finance ministers of the euro area agreed on payment by stages of a tranche of 6.8 billion euros in Athens. Four billion euros should be paid shortly, as follows: $ 2.5 […]

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TENNIS: Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic pulls his ticket to the final

July 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

 
Serbian Novak Djokovic has qualified Friday for the Wimbledon final by winning a splendid fight against Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro in five sets 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7/2) 6-7 6/8) and 4h 43 min, record length for a semi-final in this tournament.
The world No.1 will play Sunday at age 26 his second […]

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SENEGAL: The former Chadian President Habré charged

July 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

 
Habré was "charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture and was placed in custody," said Tuesday 2 July 1 for the special court in Dakar, information confirmed by lawyers Habré. A step that paves the way for his trial in Senegal, where he is a refugee for 22 years.
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