News Headlines - 29 June 2014

BBC News - Japanese man sets self on fire over military rule change

A man set himself on fire in central Tokyo in protest at a proposed law which could allow Japan to deploy its military overseas. The man was taken to hospital after being hosed down but his condition was not immediately known, officials said.

ISIL declares new 'Islamic caliphate' - Al Jazeera English

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the armed group fighting governments in Iraq and Syria, has announced the establishment of a "caliphate" straddling the two countries.
In an audio recording distributed online on Sunday, the ISIL declared its chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as "the caliph" and "leader for Muslims everywhere".
Baghdadi is believed to be the leader of ISIL, which announced that it is now called "The Islamic State".

First UK poll after Juncker battle shows rising support for EU exit | Reuters

Public support for Britain to leave the EU is growing again after falling to a multi-year low, according to the first survey published since EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission.

Sex video is new twist in GSK China bribery scandal | Reuters

GlaxoSmithKline on Sunday confirmed the existence an intimate video recording of its former China head Mark Reilly, which the Sunday Times reported kicked off a bribery investigation that has damaged the drugmaker's business in China.

Spaceflight Now | Europe plans to build world's biggest X-ray telescope

A half-year after the European Space Agency formally prioritized high-energy astrophysics for its next flagship-class science mission, officials announced Friday the selection of a European-led X-ray observatory named Athena for launch in 2028.








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