What Happened on 04 July 2014

Kurds inch closer to independence referendum

With the crisis in Iraq escalating, the country’s partition looks like a real possibility after Massoud Barzani, president of the… Read More.

Julian Assange rape case hearing on July 16

Swedish prosecutors have rejected a demand by Julian Assange’s lawyers for handing over new evidence and withdrawing his arrest warrant. … Read More.

Overpass collapse in Brazil kills two

An under-construction overpass collapsed in Belo Horizonte, a city which is hosting the Brazilian World Cup, killing two people and… Read More.

Indian nurses in Iraq moved to unknown destination

Nurses from India who were trapped in a hospital in the militant-controlled city of Tikrit in Iraq have been moved… Read More.

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane Arthur, with wind speeds of 100mph, made landfall in North Carolina state between Beaufort and Cape Lookout, officials from… Read More.

German metal fan suffers blood clot after headbanging

A 50-year-old German man developed a blood clot after frequent headbanging at a rock concert, a report published… Read More.

US economy adds 288,000 jobs in June

The American economy has added 288,000 jobs in June, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics have revealed. The unemployment… Read More.

Bouchard beats Halep to set up title clash with Kvitova

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard beat Simona Halep 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 to set up a Wimbledon final clash with Petra Kvitova, the… Read More.

Back after drugs ban, Gay comes second

Returning after a one-year drugs ban, Tyson Gay, the former world champion, came second in the 100m dash at Lausanne’s… Read More.

Google's removal of link criticized

A European Commission spokesperson has said that Google’s removal of a BBC article from a few of its search results… Read More.

Lindsay Lohan sues video game maker

Actress Lindsay Lohan has filed a suit against Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. and its subsidiaries, claiming that the video game… Read More.

Louis Zamperini, athlete, officer, and legend, dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete and American officer during World War 2, who was tortured in Japanese POW camps, died… Read More.