Portal:Current events/2019 July 10

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Armed conflicts and attacks
  • Assailants raid a village in Papua New Guinea's Hela province, killing and dismembering 16 women and children, and burning buildings. (The Guardian)
  • Three or five of Iran's IRGC Navy gunboats unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of British oil tanker British Heritage in the Persian Gulf, according to UK's Ministry of Defense as well as two anonymous U.S. officials. The Royal Navy's HMS Montrose reportedly warns the boats to back away from the BP Shipping-owned tanker, which they do. The incident is allegedly captured on a U.S. aircraft's camera. (CNN)

Business and economy

Disasters and accidents
  • An unexpected violent storm hits the Greek region of Halkidiki with heavy rain, hail, and strong winds, killing six foreign tourists. (BBC)

International relations

Law and crime

Science and technology

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