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  • Murdoch creates ‘Sky Europe’ pay TV giant

    LONDON, July 25 - Rupert Murdoch's media empire 21st Century Fox has struck a mega deal with British satellite television group BSkyB to create a pan-European pay-TV giant, the two companies announced on Friday. BSkyB, 39-percent owned by 21st Century Fox, said it had agreed... Read more

  • Wreckage of missing Algerian airliner found in Mali

    OUAGADOUGOU, July 24 - The wreckage of an Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, an army coordinator in Ouagadougou said. "We have found the Algerian plane. The wreck has been located... Read more

  • Algerian plane ‘likely crashed’ says French foreign minister

    PARIS, July 24 - An Air Algerie jet that went missing over Mali Thursday has probably crashed but there has been no trace of the plane yet, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. Fabius said there were 51 French nationals aboard the flight from the Burkina Faso capital... Read more

  • Foreign intelligence behind attack on army border post: Egypt

    CAIRO, July 24- Egypt said Thursday that foreign intelligence services were prime suspects in an attack last week that killed 22 soldiers near its border with restive Libya. Unidentified militants firing rocket propelled grenades and machine-guns attacked a checkpoint in... Read more

  • Taiwan rescuers find black boxes after air crash kills 48

    MAGONG, July 24 Rescuers said Thursday they had recovered black boxes from the Taiwanese aircraft which crashed in torrential rain killing 48 people, as angry relatives blamed authorities for the worst air disaster in a decade. The discovery of the black boxes -- which... Read more