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What Happened on 02 February 2015

Nigerian army thwarts Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri city

The Nigerian army repelled an attack by the Boko Haram on the north-eastern Maiduguri city, as per the media… Read More.

South Sudan: President, rebel commander agree to end conflict

Salva Kiir, the president of South Sudan, and rebel chief Riek Machar have agreed to bring an end to the… Read More.

Thai police investigate twin blasts at Bangkok shopping mall

The Thai police are investigating two blasts near a Bangkok shopping mall on Sunday that injured one… Read More.

Kidnapped Libyan representative to OPEC released

Samir Salem Kamal, the Libyan representative to Opec, was released over two weeks after he was kidnapped, media reports said.… Read More.

Al-Jazeera journalist gets release from Egypt prison, vows to free colleagues

Peter Greste, the freed Al-Jazeera journalist, has said that he will not rest till his colleagues get released from the… Read More.

Two cult members executed in China for murder in restaurant

China has executed two members of a cult for the murder of a woman in one of… Read More.

Obama to impose tax on US firms' overseas profits to fund road projects

President Barack Obama will use the 2016 US budget to impose a 14% one-off tax… Read More.

US oil workers launch nationwide strike after contract negotiations fail

Union leaders in the US launched a major strike at nine oil refineries after a failure to… Read More.

Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast beat Algeria, enter semis

Wilfried Bony, the Manchester City striker, scored twice to steer Ivory Coast to a… Read More.

Australian Open: Djokovic wins eighth Grand Slam title

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic was the deserving winner at the Australian Open, winning his fifth title in Read More.

Barcelona defeats Villarreal 3-2, registers eighth victory in a row in La Liga

Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Neymar scored a goal each to take their team to a 3-2 win over Villarreal… Read More.

Smartphones, iPads may affect toddlers' self-control: Study

A new study has revealed that using iPads and smartphones may hamper toddlers' ability to exercise self-control. The excessive use… Read More.