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  • U.S. and Worldwide
    Sunday Jul 1, 2018

    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin's price was $6,343

    U.S. and Worldwide
    Sunday Jul 1, 2018

    Throughout the rest of the first half of 2018, bitcoin's price fluctuated between $11,480 and $5,848. On 1 July 2018, bitcoin's price was $6,343.




  • Brazil
    Sunday Jul 8, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    Overturned Release order

    Brazil
    Sunday Jul 8, 2018

    On 8 July 2018, federal judge for the 4th region Rogério Favreto ordered Lula's release, a ruling that was overturned the same day by the president of the 4th regional court.




  • Turkey
    Sunday Jul 8, 2018

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    Erdogan Sacked 18,000 officials

    Turkey
    Sunday Jul 8, 2018

    On 8 July 2018, Erdogan sacked 18,000 officials for alleged ties to US based cleric Fethullah Gülen, shortly before renewing his term as an executive president. Of those removed, 9000 were police officers with 5000 from the armed forces with the addition of hundreds of academies.




  • Los Angeles, U.S.
    Monday Jul 9, 2018

    LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers

    Los Angeles, U.S.
    Monday Jul 9, 2018

    The deal was officially completed to Lakers on July 9.




  • Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    To the Bianconeri

    Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018

    After eight days of transfer speculation concerning Italian club Juventus, on 10 July 2018, Ronaldo signed a four-year contract with them after completing a €100 million transfer, which included an additional €12 million in other fees and solidarity contributions to Ronaldo's youth clubs. The transfer was the highest ever for a player over 30 years old, and the highest ever paid by an Italian club.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 11, 2018

    Papa John's Pizza

    The Incident

    U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 11, 2018

    On July 11, 2018, news outlets reported that during a conference call with Papa Johns' marketing agency Laundry Services, Schnatter had used the word "nigger" by saying "Colonel Sanders called blacks niggers and Sanders never faced public backlash." Schnatter alleged that referencing the quote by the KFC founder was meant to convey his dislike for racism. After the call, the owner of the marketing agency moved to end their contract with Papa John's. Schnatter resigned as chairman of the board on the same day the incident was reported.




  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jul 12, 2018

    Brexit

    Chequers plan

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jul 12, 2018

    In July 2018, the UK government published the Chequers plan, its aims for the future relationship to be determined in the negotiations. The plan sought to keep UK access to the single market for goods, but not necessarily for services, while allowing for an independent trade policy. The plan caused cabinet resignations, including Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.


  • Colombia
    Sunday Jul 15, 2018

    Colombian conflict

    Operation Armageddon

    Colombia
    Sunday Jul 15, 2018

    FARC dissidents are a group formerly part of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, who have refused to lay down their arms after the FARC-government peace treaty came into effect in 2016. On 15 July 2018, the Colombian and Peruvian governments launched a joint military effort known as Operation Armageddon to combat FARC dissidents. Peru issued a 60-day state of emergency in the Putumayo Province, an area bordering both Colombia and Ecuador. On the first day alone, more than 50 individuals were arrested in the operation, while four cocaine labs were dismantled. The group has attempted to recruit locals in the Putumayo Province in Peru to take up their cause.


  • Helsinki, Finland
    Monday Jul 16, 2018

    Donald Trump

    Helsinki Summit

    Helsinki, Finland
    Monday Jul 16, 2018

    After Trump met Putin at the Helsinki Summit on July 16, 2018, Trump drew bipartisan criticism for siding with Putin's denial of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, rather than accepting the findings of the United States intelligence community.


  • Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook Established a Subsidiary Named Lianshu Science & Technology

    Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2018

    On July 18, Facebook established a subsidiary named Lianshu Science & Technology in Hangzhou City, China, with $30 million of capital. All its shares are held by Facebook Hong. Approval of the registration of the subsidiary was then withdrawn, due to a disagreement between officials in Zhejiang province and the Cyberspace Administration of China.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2018

    Google LLC

    The European Commission Fined Google €4.34 Billion

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2018

    On July 18, 2018, the European Commission fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules.


  • Brazil
    Sunday Jul 22, 2018

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Officially nominated by the Social Liberal Party (PSL) as its presidential candidate

    Brazil
    Sunday Jul 22, 2018

    On 22 July 2018, Bolsonaro was officially nominated by the Social Liberal Party (PSL) as its presidential candidate for the 2018 election.


  • Greece
    Monday Jul 23, 2018

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    2018 Attica Wildfires

    Greece
    Monday Jul 23, 2018

    A series of wildfires in Greece, during the 2018 European heat wave, began in the coastal areas of Attica in July 2018. As of May 2019, 102 people were confirmed dead. The fires were the second-deadliest wildfire event in the 21st century, after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in Australia that killed 180.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    The First company To Lose Over $100 Billion Worth of Market Capitalization In One Day

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    On July 26, Facebook became the first company to lose over $100 billion worth of market capitalization in one day, dropping from nearly $630 billion to $510 billion after disappointing sales reports.


  • Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    Papa John's Pizza

    John Schnatter Filed a Lawsuit against Papa John's Pizza

    Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    On July 26, 2018, John Schnatter filed a lawsuit against Papa John's Pizza to give him access to the company's books and records after they fired him from the company after the teleconference call scandal. He describes the company's procedures as an "unexplained and heavy-handed way" to cut ties between him and the company that he founded. In addition to preventing him from accessing information, the corporation has also implemented a poison pill strategy in order to limit Schnatter's chances of buying back a majority stake in the company.


  • Hungary
    Tuesday Jul 31, 2018

    BMW

    BMW announced to build 1 billion euro car factory in Hungary

    Hungary
    Tuesday Jul 31, 2018

    On 31 July 2018, BMW announced to build 1 billion euro car factory in Hungary. The plant, to be built near Debrecen, will have a production capacity of 150,000 cars a year.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 31, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook Deleted 17 accounts Related To The 2018 American Elections

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 31, 2018

    On July 31, Facebook said that the company had deleted 17 accounts related to the 2018 American elections.


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