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Dozens Injured As Trains Collide Near Germany's Mannheim

Dozens of people were reported hurt as a passenger train collided with a freight train on Friday night near the city of Mannheim in the southwest of Germany.

Bondholders May Sue BG Government Over KTB Default –Reuters Report 

Holders of USD bonds at Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) are planning to sue the government if the bond defaults and KTB is tipped into insolvency, reports Reuters.

65 Killed, Over 100 Injured in Chinese Factory Explosion

An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 65 people, leaving over 100 people injured, according to Chinese state media.

Budget Consultations between President, Parties Reach Deadlock

Politicians remained at loggerheads over amendments to the state budget at consultations which they attended at Bulgaria's Presidency on Thursday.

Westinghouse, Bulgarian Gov't Ink Unit 7 Agreement

US-based company Westinghouse and the outgoing Bulgarian cabinet have sealed a shareholders' agreement on the expansion of nuclear capacities at the Kozloduy NPP.

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Tsvetan Raychinov: Healthcare 'in Total Chaos'

Bulgarian Medical Association (BMA) head Tsvetan Raychinov has urged politicians to avoid infighting, as their actions are affecting the healthcare system.

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In Pictures

Israeli windsurfer Adam Gavriel in action during the men`s windsurfing freestyle competition of the Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Championships Fuerteventura 2014 offshore Jandia beaches at Fuerteventura island, Canary Islands

Gino Manzares (R) waits at the start line of the barrage match to the final speedway teams World Cup in Bydgoszcz, Poland

Pedestrians take pictures of a Humphead wrasse also know as Napoleon fish, one-meter long, and other fish, at an aquarium displayed in central Tokyo

A sculpture of King Kong made from scrap iron, a prize-winning work at the 2014 Junk Art Contest, is displayed at a resource recycling center in southern Seoul, South Korea

Buddhist monk take part in the last rite and cremation ceremony of Bhutanese national Guru Shamar Rinpoche at the Sharminub Foundation in Kathmandu, Nepal, 31 July 2014. Shamar Rinpoche, 62, had died of a heart attact in Germany on 11 June 2014.

A Bonhams employee displays Aragon`s hero sword `Anduril` from the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy at Bonhams auction house in London, Britain, 31 July 2014. The sword is part of a collection of props from Sir Christopher Lee, who starred as Saruman in th

Actors of the company Yalil Prod perform during the musical production `Aladin` one of the tales of the Thousand and One Nights during the 50th International Festival of Carthage at the Roman Theater of Carthage in Tunis, Tunisia

 

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

San Diego Comic-Con International is a multigenre entertainment and comic convention that is held annually since 1970 (as the Golden State Comic Book Convention). It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from the US and across the world.

Originally showcasing primarily comic books and science fiction/fantasy related film, television, and similar popular arts, the convention now includes a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels. According to Forbes, the convention is the "largest convention of its kind in the world". It is also the largest convention held in San Diego.

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