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Three subway stations in Cairo, Egypt, were damaged by bombs on June 25. An improvised bomb exploded at the Shubra station, and another bomb blew up in a trash can at the Ghamra station. A short time later, bombs struck the Hadyek al-Quba and Ezbet al-Nakhl stations.
Three teenage boys, including two Israelis and a duel American-Israeli citizen, were kidnapped on June 12 near Gush Etzion, an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. The missing boys were found dead on June 30 near where they had been abducted.
In Sri Lanka, clashes between Buddhists and Muslims on June 15, which left three Muslims dead and 78 people wounded, compelled authorities to institute a curfew in the southwestern towns of Aluthgama and Beruwala. 
Confirmed ebola deaths in West Africa rose to 467 in June, with more than 200 in Guinea alone.
The US Department of State confirmed that a US citizen was arrested in North Korea in early June as he was leaving the country. At press time, Jeffrey Edward Fowle of Miamisburg, Ohio, continued to be held.
As ITN went to press, the State Department had travel warnings on 35 destinations: Afghanistan, Algeria, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, El Salvador, Eritrea, Haiti, Honduras, Iran, Iraq, Israel/Wes
On May 2, heavy rains caused two massive landslides in the Badakhshan province of northern Afghanistan, killing more than 2,500 people and almost completely burying the town of Abi Barik.
A coal mine fire and collapse on May 13 near the city of Soma in western Turkey’s Manisa Province resulted in 301 deaths and 122 injuries. It was the worst mine accident in the country’s history.


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