What Happened on 01 December 2014

Clashes in Hong Kong as police drive out protesters

Dozens of people were injured as protesters clashed with the police in Hong Kong and authorities drove out people from… Read More.

Lack of access to Aids drugs killing millions: report

Millions of people around the world with HIV die because of lack of access to Aids drugs, a report by… Read More.

Afghan president to fire key leaders in provinces

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is set to fire the country’s senior military and civilian leaders in provinces most seriously affected… Read More.

Moldova poll: Pro-EU parties ahead

Results of the parliamentary polls in Moldova indicate that pro-EU parties are ahead of parties in favor of closer ties… Read More.

Pope Francis urges Muslim leaders to condemn terrorism

Pope Francis has called upon Muslim leaders from around the world to condemn terrorist actions being carried out in the… Read More.

Uruguay presidential poll: Tabare Vazquez wins run-off

Tabare Vazquez, the leftist candidate in Uruguay, has beaten his rival in the presidential run-off polls, results have indicated. With… Read More.

Farc rebels free senior Colombia general

Colombia’s Farc rebels have released a top general and two other hostages who were kidnapped on November 16, according to… Read More.

Lufthansa pilots strike again: 1,350 flights cancelled

Lufthansa, the German airline, has cancelled 1,350 flights after pilots indicated that they were set to go on another strike… Read More.

Macau's casino revenues drop by 20%

Macau’s casino revenues have dropped by nearly 20% in November compared to the previous year, indicating a further decrease in… Read More.

China's manufacturing growth slows again

China's manufacturing growth has slowed more than estimated in November, official data show. The purchasing managers' index (PMI) dropped from… Read More.

Barcelona beat Valencia 1-0

Sergio Busquets found the opponent net in the dying seconds of the game to help Barcelona to a 1-0 victory… Read More.

Pulitzer-winning poet Mark Strand dies

American poet Mark Strand, a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, has died at the age of 80, media… Read More.