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Terrorism

Britain remembers 7/7 bombings amid growing terrorism threat

ImageBritain is commemorating the 10th anniversary of the London suicide bombings that killed 52 people. British PM David Cameron said last week's Tunisia attacks were a reminder that terrorism was as real as ever.

'Islamic State'

US trained 60 Syrian fighters in anti-'Islamic State' program, far below expectations

ImageUS Defense Secretary Ash Carter has told Congress that the US has only trained 60 Syrian fighters since the anti-"Islamic State" program began. The scheme was expected to yield as many as 5,400 local fighters per year.

Iran

Iran nuclear talks to continue for several days

ImageIran and the world's major powers have decided to continue negotiations on Tehran's controversial nuclear program beyond Tuesday's deadline. It may take several more days to clinch a historic nuclear deal, the EU says.

Nigeria

Dozens killed in likely Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Many people have died in an explosion that tore across a government office in a northern Nigerian city. The attack has been blamed on Boko Haram militants.

United States

Military fighter jet and small plane collide over South Carolina

Two planes have collided in midair over the US state of South Carolina. There was no immediate information on casualty numbers.

Mergers

German media giants reportedly in merger talks

Germany's biggest news publisher is eyeing a merger with the country's leading commercial broadcaster, according to reports in German and American media. Critics warn the consolidation could be bad news for consumers.

World War II

Prosecutors call for jail time for 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz'

Lawyers in the case against former SS officer Oskar Gröning have called for the 94-year-old to be jailed for his role at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Gröning denies personal responsibility.

Topics

7.7.1985: Boris Becker wins Wimbledon

Birthdays

1860: Gustav Mahler

Days to remember

1976: First Women’s Shelter