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EUROZONE CRISIS 
The Eurozone crisis has become a buzzword, but most people are oblivious as to how this will affect them personally. The crisis was sparked by Greece's inability to meet its borrowing obligations, very similar to a situation where you are unable to pay your bank loan due to a job loss or cut in salary. Because of this, many banks who were lenders to Greece are experiencing a cash crunch.

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Workers at Kenya's main port strike over higher health costs
Reuters Africa - 14 Hours ago
MOMBASA, July 1 (Reuters) - More than 2,000 workers at East Africa's biggest port in Kenya's coastal city Mombasa went on strike on Wednesday protesting an increase in the amount they will have to pay
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Local hero begs tourists to forgive Tunisia
CNN - 14 Hours ago
Story highlights Abdul Ali Ladhari worked on the beach in Tunisia where a gunman massacred tourists Ladhari says the killer told him that he was only targeting Europeans A man died in the Tunisian's arms,
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Islamist Blitz in Sinai Kills 50 as Egypt Sends Fighter Jets
Bloomberg - 14 Hours ago
Islamists in Sinai killed at least 50 members of Egypt’s security forces and the army deployed F16 fighters and Apache helicopters to pursue them, as authorities struggle to suppress a growing militant
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Couple from Leeds among Tunisia dead
BBC - 14 Hours ago
A rail worker and his wife were among the British tourists killed by a gunman in Tunisia, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Christopher and Sharon Bell, from Killingbeck in Leeds, have been described
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Islamic State attack in Egypt's North Sinai kills 50
Reuters Canada - 14 Hours ago
By Yusri Mohamed and Ahmed Hassan ISMAILIA/CAIRO, Egypt (Reuters) - Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on Wednesday
50 Killed In Attack On Egyptian Military By Islamic State Leadership
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Uganda shortlists 17 firms for bidding on exploration blocks
Reuters India - 14 Hours ago
KAMPALA, July 1 The Ugandan government said on Wednesday it had shortlisted 17 oil companies to bid for six exploration blocks in the east African nation, which has found commercial quantities of oil
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Fitch: Sousse Attack Hits Tunisia Growth; Transition Supportive
Reuters - 14 Hours ago
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) PARIS/LONDON, July 01 (Fitch) Last week's attack in Sousse highlights Tunisia's exposure to terrorism risk and its potential to damage the economy,
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Bombers attack Nigeria's Maiduguri while vice president visits camps
Reuters Africa - 14 Hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, July 1 (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a hospital in Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday, shortly after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived in the
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ISIS-affiliated militants launch wave of assaults in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula
Washington Post - 14 Hours ago
By Heba Habib and , CAIRO — Islamic State-affiliated militants unleashed a wave of coordinated attacks on security checkpoints in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, the latest strike in a surge
Militants launch major assault in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Washington Post
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Egypt security forces kill nine "armed men" in Cairo suburb: security sources
Reuters Africa - 14 Hours ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces stormed an apartment in the western Cairo suburb of '6th of October' and killed nine men whom they said were armed, security sources said. The sources
Egypt security forces kill nine 'armed men' in Cairo suburb: security sources Lebanon Daily Star
Security sources: Egypt security forces kill nine "armed men" in Cairo suburb Jerusalem Post
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“All sectors have a responsibility to support the...
San Francisco Chronicle - 14 Hours ago
The 2nd West Africa Oil & Gas Security 2015 Summit, organised by global Summits organiser IRN, and held on 10-11 June 2015 at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria, brought together senior-level security specialists
“All sectors have a responsibility to support the establishment of national security MySanAntonio
All sectors have a responsibility to support the establishment of national security Digital Media Net
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'British Schindler' Winton dies
BBC - 14 Hours ago
Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, dies aged 106 This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.
Ex-NOTW deputy cleared of hacking BBC
Report backs third Heathrow runway Reuters UK
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Tunisia victims returned to UK
BBC - 14 Hours ago
The bodies of eight British tourists killed in Friday's attack in Sousse, Tunisia, have arrived back at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. The bodies on the flight are those of relatives Adrian Evans,
VIDEO: Tunisia victims returned to UK BBC
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Militant Attacks in Egypt’s Sinai Kill More Than 50 Troops
Bloomberg - 15 Hours ago
Islamist militants launched a ferocious offensive against security forces in northern Sinai, killing more than 50 soldiers and police, an official said, in a coordinated wave of violence a day after President
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The Latest: Explosions on Egypt side of Gaza border
San Francisco Chronicle - 15 Hours ago
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Kenyan GDP Growth Slows as Tourism Contracts for Fifth Quarter
Bloomberg - 15 Hours ago
Kenya’s economy expanded at a slower pace of 4.9 percent in the first quarter as tourism shrunk following a spate of attacks in the East African nation. Growth slowed from a revised 5.5 percent in
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The Latest: Egypt Sees 'Worst' Ever Attack in Sinai
ABC News - 15 Hours ago
The latest news on the coordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 50 soldiers (all times local): 4:00 p.m. An analyst says the coordinated assault that
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Egypt security forces kill nine 'armed men' in Cairo suburb - security sources
Reuters UK - 15 Hours ago
CAIRO Egyptian security forces stormed an apartment in the western Cairo suburb of '6th of October' and killed nine men whom they said were armed, security sources said. The sources said authorities
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Egypt security forces kill nine "armed men" in Cairo suburb - security sources
Reuters Africa - 15 Hours ago
EGYPT SECURITY FORCES KILL NINE "ARMED MEN" IN CAIRO'S WESTERN SUBURB OF 6TH OF OCTOBER - SECURITY SOURCES
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Education firm teams up with investors to build African schools
Reuters Africa - 15 Hours ago
DUBAI, July 1 (Reuters) - Dubai-based Investbridge Capital, Centum Investment Company and education firm SABIS Holdings have agreed to set up a firm which will invest "hundreds of millions of dollars"
Firms merge to build schools in Africa Daily News South Africa
Education firm teams up with investors to build African schools EDUCATION Polity.org.za
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First UK Tunisia dead returned home
BBC - 15 Hours ago
The bodies of some of the British tourists killed by a gunman in Tunisia have arrived back in the UK. Eight coffins were taken by an RAF C17 aircraft flying from Tunis military airbase to RAF Brize
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ISIS kills 20 soldiers in Egypt
CNN - 15 Hours ago
Story highlights At least 20 Egyptian security force personnel killed, state-run media report Seventy terrorists attacked five military checkpoints, an official says Military forces continue to chase
Deadly attack on North Sinai checkpoints Afropages.fr
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Israel shuts Egypt crossing after deadly IS attacks in Sinai
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 14 Hours ago
JERUSALEM - Israel on Wednesday shut down two border crossings into Egypt and the adjacent Gaza Strip, following deadly attacks by the Islamic State (IS) in Egypt's northern Sinai desert. The Israeli
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UPDATE 1-Tunisia identifies hotel attack victims, 30 British - official
Reuters Africa - 15 Hours ago
(Adds details on nationalities) TUNIS, July 1 (Reuters) - Thirty Britons and 8 other foreigners were killed in the Tunisian hotel attack last Friday when a gunman opened fire on holidaymakers,
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Tunisia identifies hotel attack victims, 30 British: official
Reuters Africa - 15 Hours ago
TUNIS (Reuters) - Thirty Britons and 8 other foreigners were killed in the Tunisian hotel attack last Friday when a gunman opened fire on holidaymakers, Tunisia's health ministry said on Wednesday completing
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