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What Happened on 03 November 2014

Rapid cuts in carbon emissions vital, says IPCC

In its most comprehensive assessment yet, the United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned of “severe,… Read More.

Questions surface over fuel used in Virgin Galactic plane

Questions have surfaced over the fuel propulsion system of SpaceShipTwo (SS2), the Virgin Galactic space craft that crashed over California’s… Read More.

Army tries to restore order in Burkina Faso

The army tried to restore order and fill in a power vacuum in Burkina Faso, clearing thousands of protesters and… Read More.

Suicide bomber targets Pakistan-India border post, 60 killed

An estimated 60 people were killed and dozens injured, when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Pakistan-India border… Read More.

British-Iranian woman sentenced to one-year jail

A 25-year-old British-Iranian woman has been announced one year in jail by Iran for attempting to watch a volleyball game,… Read More.

Rebel polls are an obstacle to peace, says EU

Slamming the “illegal” polls held by rebels in eastern Ukraine, the European Union (EU) said the elections were “a new… Read More.

Study shows weight loss surgery reduces risk of type 2 diabetes

A new British study says that surgery of weight loss greatly reduces the chances of developing type 2 diabetes, media reports… Read More.

Islamist leader's death sentence upheld by Bangladesh Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has announced the death sentence of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, an Islamist leader, according to media reports. … Read More.

Manufacturing growth in China slows

China’s manufacturing growth slowed last month, according to an official survey. The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) dropped from 51.1 in… Read More.

Manchester City beat United 1-0

A second-half goal by Sergio Aguero helped Premier League champions Manchester City to a 1-0 victory over 10-man Manchester United… Read More.

Uma Thurman cast in US version of 'The Slap'

Hollywood star Uma Thurman has been hired to play the role of a TV writer who dates the leading man… Read More.

Legendary jazz clarinettist Acker Bilk dies

Acker Bilk, the legendary jazz clarinettist, has died at the age of 85, following a lengthy illness, according to media… Read More.