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Chile stun Argentina on penalties to lift Copa America title 5.7.2015 Sify Finance
Chile made history on home soil after defeating Argentina 4-1 on a dramatic penalty shootout to lift the Copa America title in Santiago.
Kvitova left 'bemused' after Wimbledon third round loss to Jankovic 5.7.2015 Sify Finance
Petra Kvitova, who was defending the Wimbledon title, has revealed that she is bemused by her shocking third round defeat against 28th seed Jelena Jankovic.
Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi declares state of emergency after hotel attack 5.7.2015 DNA: Top News
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday, saying the Islamist militant attack on a beach hotel that killed 38 foreigners had left the country "in a state of war". Last week's attack, three months after the deadly Islamist assault on the Bardo museum in Tunis, has shocked the North African country emerging into a democracy following its 2011 "Arab Spring" uprising. Tunisia's emergency laws temporarily give the government more executive flexibility, hand the army and police more authority, and restrict certain rights such as those dealing with public assembly and detention. "Due to the terrorism risk, and the regional context, and spread of terrorism, we have declared a state of emergency," Essebsi said in a televised address. "The continued threat we face leaves the country in a state of war, where we have to use all measures necessary." A Tunisian gunman, said to have been trained in a jihadist camp across the border in Libya, opened fire killing foreign tourists, ...
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Tunisia declares emergency 5.7.2015 Telegraph: International
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency today to give his government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed.
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Michael Gove’s school reforms ‘ignored’ rise in pupils’ mental illness 5.7.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Former education secretary was ‘just not interested’ in number of children falling ill, says ex-health minister Paul Burstow

A former health minister has claimed Michael Gove quietly downgraded the importance of mental health in schools during his time at the Department for Education amid an explosion in the number of young people falling ill.

Paul Burstow, care services minister in the coalition, suggests in an article online for the Observer that “Gove’s education ministry was just not interested in mental health and wellbeing”, despite the long-term costs to pupils and the exchequer. Gove, now justice secretary, was education secretary from 2010 to 2014.

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Tunisia's president declares state of emergency following terrorist attack 4.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Eight days after the Islamist attack in Sousse that killed 38 foreign tourists, prime minister admits police were too slow to respond to the shooting

Tunisia’s president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has declared a state of emergency, eight days after 38 foreign tourists, most of them British, were killed in an Islamist gun attack.

The state of emergency temporarily gives the government more flexibility and the army and police more authority, and restricts the right of public assembly.

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Tunisia's president declares state of emergency after hotel attack 4.7.2015 DNA: Urban Tales
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give his government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed. Tunisia's emergency law temporarily gives the government more executive flexibility, hands the army and police more authority, and restricts certain rights such as the right to public assembly. The statement from the president's office said Essebsi would give a speech on national television with more details at 1600 GMT. The attack on the Sousse beach resort last Friday followed a gun attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis in March - two of the worst militant assaults in Tunisia's modern history, and a pressing threat to its vital tourist industry. Tunisian officials say all three gunmen in those two attacks had been trained at the same time, over the border in jihadist camps in Libya, where a conflict between two rival governments has allowed Islamist militant groups to gain ...
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Yemen: despite major obstacles and insecurity, UN continuing to deliver aid to displaced 4.7.2015 Sify News
The United Nations is working to deliver humanitarian aid in war-torn Yemen despite widespread insecurity, port delays and severe restrictions on access, several of the Organization's agencies and partners confirmed Friday, citing efforts to provide everything from emergency shelters to food and other basic necessities to tens of thousands of people displaced by fighting and airstrikes.
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Hamilton back in form in British GP final practice 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has returned to form at the British Grand Prix final practice race as the Formula 1 drivers did their final preparations for qualifying at the event.
Sarfraz fights as Pak collapse against Lankan bowlers 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
A disciplined bowling by the Sri Lankan fast bowlers helped the hosts to keep up the pressure on Pakistan as the visitors were at 209-9 at stumps on the second day of the third Test.
US marks July 4 amid worries over security, sharks, wildfires 4.7.2015 DNA: Urban Tales
Millions of Americans readied on Saturday for Independence Day parades and firework shows amid worries over possible security threats, a spike in shark attacks on East Coast beaches and the danger of wildfires in the West. The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have issued an alert asking local authorities and the public to remain vigilant for possible threats following recent calls for violence by Islamic State leaders. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered increased monitoring statewide for the holiday weekend under the direction of the New York Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services. In New York City, the nation's biggest police force assigned about 7,000 officers and nearly all its counterterrorism personnel to handle security around Independence Day events. "We're constantly seeking to be creative, to be proactive and not just be preparing to respond if something happens," New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said this week. "The name of the ...
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'Injured' Harris bids adieu to international cricket 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
After battering with his right knee injury, Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has finally given up and announced his retirement from international cricket, thus giving a huge blow to his side
'Shahid' director Hansal Mehta to make biopic on Sanjay Gandhi 4.7.2015 DNA: Top News
Hansal Mehta, who is renowned for his ability to make engaging cinema from real life, is all set to make a Sanjay Gandhi biopic which will be an adaptation of Vinod Mehta's acclaimed book The Sanjay Story. The Shahid helmer said that Vinod Mehta's book is remarkable as it is engaging, rarely judgmental and throws up surprising details on Sanjay Gandhi's life. The 47-year-old Indian film director added that two things that allured him to create a biopic on Gandhi was that Emergency and its impact had always interested him and also because Sanjay Gandhi, his life and death have always been shrouded in mystery as has been his relationship with his mother, Indira Gandhi. Notably, the title of the film still need to be decided, although the movie will go on floors next year after Hansal completes the shoot of his film, Simran with Kangana ...
Water supply to be hit in east, west Delhi as DJB lines up repairs 4.7.2015 TOI: Cities
Regular water supply will be affected in the coming two days in several localities of West and East Delhi owing to repair works being undertaken by ...
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Falcao signs deal with Chelsea 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
Premier League champion Chelsea has signed Monaco striker Radamel Falcao for a one -year long season deal, with the probability that the deal may be made permanent.
Australia's aggression might backfire, says Vaughan ahead of Ashes 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes that world champion Australia needs to be careful of their aggression as it could backfire against them and can cause them the Ashes.
Meghalaya sounds alert following forecast 4.7.2015 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya sounds alert following forecast
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Bassett 'heartbroken' after World Cup semi-final loss 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
English defender Laura Bassett, who scored an own goal in injury-time in her side's semi-final clash with Japan, has said that she is heartbroken after crashing the team's hope of winning the
Faulkner might miss ODI series against England after drunk-driving charge 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
Australian all rounder James Faulkner might be banned from his side's one-day series in England after being charged with a high-range drunk-driving offence and being detained in Manchester.
Pakistan hockey team out of Rio race after loss to Ireland 4.7.2015 Sify Finance
Pakistan men's hockey team suffered a huge setback after they failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics following their 1-0 defeat to Ireland in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinals.
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