What Happened on 03 August 2014

'Abducted' Israeli soldier may have been killed in action

Israel believes that Hadar Goldin, the soldier assumed to be abducted by Palestinian militant group Hamas, was killed fighting. This… Read More.

22 killed as militias battle to seize control of Tripoli airport

At least 22 people were killed in Libya’s capital Tripoli on a day of heavy fighting as rival militias battled… Read More.

Ukrainian troops make gains against rebels

Government forces have stepped up the pressure on rebel fighters in eastern Ukraine, capturing the towns of Krasnogorovka and Staromikhailovka.… Read More.

100 killed in Xinjiang unrest, says Chinese government

Giving new details on the recent violence in Xinjiang, the Chinese government has said that around 100 people were killed… Read More.

Amantle Montsho, former world champ, fails drugs test

Botswana’s Amantle Montsho, the former world 400m champion, has failed a drugs test after the July 29 finals of the… Read More.

Manchester United defeat Real 3-1 as Ashley Young scores twice

Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in front of 109,318 people in Michigan, with Ashley Young scoring two goals and… Read More.