What Happened on 02 October 2014

Mexican drug mafia boss Hector Beltran Leyva arrested

Hector Beltran Leyva, a much-wanted drug lord, has reportedly been captured in Mexico. If confirmed, this will be another high… Read More.

Leading human rights activist from Bahrain arrested

Nabeel Rajab, a renowned human rights activist from Bahrain, has been arrested for his comments on Twitter that were considered… Read More.

14 killed in car bomb attack in Baghdad

At least 14 people were killed and more than 50 wounded when a car bomb detonated in southeast Baghdad, reports… Read More.

China takes tough stand on Hong Kong protests

China has hardened its position on the ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as protesting students continue to demand the… Read More.

'Facial coverings' banned from open public galleries of Australia's parliament

According to new rules, people wearing “facial coverings” wanting to enter the Australian parliament galleries will have to sit in… Read More.

US secret service chief Julie Pierson resigns

Julie Pierson, the director of the US secret service, resigned after increasing criticism of the way she handled a series… Read More.

US plotting to oust me, claims Argentina's president

Argentina’s opposition has said president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was “completely out of touch with reality” after she indicated in… Read More.

Ukraine conflict: more civilian casualties near Donetsk airport

Several civilians have been killed in fighting between Ukraine’s government forces and rebels as they try to take control of… Read More.

Investors withdraw record sum from Pimco fund

Investors have withdrawn $23.5bn in funds from Pimco after co-founder Bill Gross announced his sudden departure from the firm last… Read More.

Danny Welbeck scores hat-trick as Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1

A superb hat-trick by Danny Welbeck propelled 10-man Arsenal to a 4-1 victory against Galatasaray in the Champions League. The… Read More.

Change cockpit display screens in Boeing planes, airlines told

The US air safety regulator has told airlines to replace or modify the display units in the cockpits of Boeing… Read More.

Anthony Horowitz will write new 007 novel

The Ian Fleming estate has invited author Anthony Horowitz to write a new James Bond novel. Anthony Horowitz, known for… Read More.