What Happened on 02 August 2014

Gaza conflict: Israel targets Rafah, 50 killed

The Israeli military bombarded Rafah town after one of its soldiers was reportedly captured by Palestinian fighters as a ceasefire… Read More.

WHO warns of Ebola outbreak going out of control

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for greater urgency in tackling the Ebola epidemic, which has already claimed around… Read More.

Human remains recovered from MH17 crash site

Human remains and belongings of passengers have been recovered by a team of international investigators from the site of the… Read More.

Britain finally closes embassy in Libya

With the fighting between militias in Libya intensifying, Britain has finally closed its embassy in capital Tripoli and evacuated all… Read More.

65 killed, 120 injured in China factory blast

At least 65 people have been killed and over 120 injured in an explosion in a factory in Kunshan city… Read More.

No global trade deal as India sticks to its demands

With attempts to stitch together a global trade deal falling apart after India insisted on concessions such as food subsidies… Read More.

US judge orders Microsoft to turn over customer emails stored abroad

Loretta Preska, a US district judge, has ordered that Microsoft must hand over a customer’s emails that were stored on… Read More.