What Happened on 01 November 2014

Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashes, pilot dead

One pilot died and another was seriously injured when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight over California’s Mojave… Read More.

Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaoré resigns

Burkina Faso is staring at an uncertain future after Blaise Compaoré, the president who ruled the country for 27 years,… Read More.

Third victim of Washington school shootings dies in hospital

A third victim of the Washington school shootings has succumbed to her injuries. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died at the Providence… Read More.

Canada stops issuing visas to people from Ebola-affected countries

Canada has announced it will stop issuing visas to residents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone — the three African… Read More.

Russian central bank raises interest rates

The central bank of Russia raised its key interest rate from 8% to 9.5% in a continued bid to combat… Read More.

Younus Khan smashes double century as Pakistan dominate Australia

Continuing their domination over Australia, Pakistan declared on 570-6 in the second Test match in Abu Dhabi, with Younus Khan… Read More.