Tuesday, June 30, 2015

World News Briefs -- June 30, 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - seen through a hotel chandelier - and his advisers sit with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and their counterparts on June 30, 2015, in Vienna, Austria.

Voice of America: Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Until July 7

VIENNA - Negotiations on Iran's nuclear program, which were under a Tuesday deadline, have been extended until July 7, U.S. officials say.

Participants "have decided to extend the measures under the Joint Plan of Action until July 7 to allow more time for negotiations to reach a long-term solution - a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - on the Iran nuclear issue,"‎ U.S. spokeswomen Marie Harf said.

The announcement came amid continuing talks in Vienna.


Negotiators at Iran nuclear talks give themselves another week. Iran, powers give themselves to July 7 to strike deal.

Iran and powers set to miss deadline as nuclear deal remains elusive.

Islamic State captures district in Syrian border town: monitor.

Israel says Syria's Assad may be left with rump state.

Turkey says any Syria measures not act of war but to preserve border security. Turkey vows retaliation, but rejects Syria intervention.

Saudi military denies Scud strike after Yemeni rebels claim missile launch.

Millions of children face disease, malnutrition in war-torn Yemen: U.N..

Kuwait says in 'state of war' with militants, warns of other cells.


South Korea navy fires warning shots at boat from North.

Over 100 dead in Indonesia after military plane crashes in residential area.

China says some South China Sea land reclamation projects completed.

Large explosion hits Afghanistan's capital Kabul. Suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy near U.S. Embassy in Kabul.

China announces climate target for Paris deal.

Man sets himself alight on Japan bullet train, second passenger dies.

Myanmar students in peaceful march to protest political role of military.


Burundi counts votes as thousands flee political crisis.

Ebola returns to Liberia after nation declared free of virus.

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 'brainwashed to fight for group'.

Thousands of children rescued from dangerous work in Tanzania gold mines.

UN: South Sudan army raped girls and burned them alive.

In an emergency meeting, Arab League calls attack on Egypt's top prosecutor 'criminal'.

Source: Tunisia hotel attacker in contact with militants in Libya.


Greece asks for new bailout — its third — at 11th hour.

Ukraine ceasefire: 'There is shooting all the time'.

Denmark tells Germany it will impose border controls.

Britain's losses in Tunisia attack climb to 21.

Concern on continent as heatwave set to drive temperatures beyond 40C.

Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky named as murder suspect in Russia.


Obama signs 2 trade bills into law.

Puerto Rico governor calls for bankruptcy; adviser says island 'insolvent'. Puerto Rico governor says US territory 'can't pay $72bn debt'.

Russian diplomats blast latest Canadian sanctions as 'sad déjà-vu'.

Brazilian president's visit to US will not include apology from Obama for spying.

Putin offered to support Venezuela in case of war with Colombia, book claims.

California passes mandatory vaccination bill.

Pope 'plans to chew coca leaves during Bolivia visit'.


Islamic State 'beheads women for sorcery' in Syria. Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria: monitor.

In Yemen chaos, Islamic State grows to rival al Qaeda.

Ex-CIA insider: July 4 terror alert is "nothing routine".


"Huge uncertainties" over Greece, dollar will delay Fed rate hikes: Kotok.

Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court.

Uber makes big push to win over Chinese consumers.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Do you need a loan to pay off your bill or in need of financial help with a loan you can contact us now for a loan if you are serious in getting it surely we will help you out via Email {urgentloan22@gmail.com}