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What Happened on 01 September 2014

Conflict in Ukraine has reached a watershed moment: US lawmaker

Sen. Robert Menendez, an American lawmaker who is in Kiev, has said the conflict in Ukraine has reached a “watershed… Read More.

Islamist rebels target Somali prison, 12 killed

Suspected Islamist rebels on Sunday, August 31, targeted a security prison in Mogadishu in an attack that killed at least… Read More.

Israeli military shoots down drone near border with Syria

Israel says it shot down a drone on Sunday, August 31, that had entered its airspace beside the border with… Read More.

Lesotho PM forced to flee after attempted coup

There has been an attempted military coup on Saturday, August 30, in Lesotho, a small African nation, forcing the Prime… Read More.

Thai prime minister names the cabinet, military figures get key posts

It has been reported that General Prayuth Chan-ocha, Thailand’s new prime minister, has appointed his new cabinet, which has military… Read More.

PTV back on air after protesters removed from offices

The national television channel of Pakistan was back on air after anti-government protesters were removed by security forces from PTV’s… Read More.

Modi, Abe to discuss security, business

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss security and economic matters with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, as per media… Read More.

Manufacturing growth in eurozone at 13-month low

In August, the eurozone’s manufacturing growth slowed to a 13-month low, according to a survey. The crisis in Ukraine may… Read More.

Wozniacki beats Sharapova, reaches US Open quarter-final

Tenth seed Caroline Wozniacki defeated fifth seed Maria Sharapova 6-4 2-6 6-2 at the Flushing Meadows to reach the US… Read More.

Zimbabwe stun Australia in one day, win by three wickets

Zimbabwe beat Australia by three wickets in Harare, their second ever victory in one day internationals against the Aussies, as… Read More.

Nude photos of stars leaked online after hack

Nude photos of several celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna, and Kate Upton were reportedly leaked online after a suspected hack.… Read More.

After dream comeback, Kate Bush's albums set chart records

After her triumphant return to stage, Kate Bush has become the first female singer with eight albums simultaneously in the… Read More.