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* Istanbul shaken, but gets back to business as usual

June 30 (Hindu) One man worked as a Turkish translator and was escorting tourists back to the airport. One woman, an airport worker, was looking forward to her wedding in 10 days. There were taxi drivers and a customs officer. And there was a Turkish couple who worked together, and died together, in the suicide attack on Tuesday night at Istanbul Ataturk Airport that killed at least 41 people and wounded more than 200. Details about the victims began trickling out on Wednesday.
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* Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Deaths rise to 41, with 239 hurt

June 29 (BBC) The death toll in a gun and suicide bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport has risen to 41, 13 of them foreign nationals, with 239 injured, the Turkish city's governor says. Three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance late on Tuesday. They blew themselves up after police fired back. PM Binali Yildirim said early signs pointed to so-called Islamic State.
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* Expressing regret, David Cameron says Britain will not turn back on EU

June 29 (Reuters) Expressing regret and sadness over Britain's decision to leave the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday the country would not turn its back on Europe and would instead build the strongest ties it could.
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* Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: At least 36 dead and dozens injured

June 29 (BBC) A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has killed 36 people and injured about 90. Three attackers opened fire near an entry point to the terminal and blew themselves up after police fired at them, officials say.
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* China’s target is Indian Ocean: U.S. official Thomas Shannon

June 30 (Hindu) Warning that China’s motives to secure the South China Sea are “madness” and intended towards the Indian Ocean, a top visiting U.S. official said in unusually strong remarks that the U.S. will work to ensure India remains the “natural power” in the Indian Ocean, even as he expressed the U.S.’s commitment to help India attain membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
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* Everest: Indian police couple's summit claim investigated

June 29 (BBC) Police in India are investigating claims by two climbers who say they are the country's first couple to scale the world's highest peak Mount Everest. Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod told reporters this month that they reached the 8,850m (29,035ft) summit on 23 May.
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* India’s first woman Uber driver found dead

June 29 (Hindu) Two years ago, Bharati Veerath became the first woman in India to partner with cab aggregator Uber, and left a lasting impression on thousands of passengers with her positive attitude to life. But in a tragic end to a tale of inspiration, Ms. Veerath (40) was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her Sanjay Nagar residence on Monday.
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