What Happened on 04 May 2015

Al-Qaida's South Asian affiliate claims responsibility for assassinations of bloggers

Al-Qaida’s South Asia affiliate has claimed responsibility for several murders in the region, including that of a number of bloggers.… Read More.

Boko Haram stoned women to death as army closed in: Former captives

Former female captives of the Boko Haram revealed that some fellow hostages were stoned to… Read More.

Italy rescues thousands of migrants over weekend

Italy’s coastguard and navy have rescued around 5,500 migrants over the weekend in one of the largest such coordinated operations… Read More.

Israel: Protests by Ethiopian Jews over alleged racial discrimination turn violent

Israeli police used tear gas after protests by Ethiopian Jews turned violent. The ethnic Ethiopians were protesting against what they… Read More.

US: Two gunmen shot dead outside controversial 'anti-Islam' conference

US police have shot and killed two gunmen who opened fired outside the venue of a controversial anti-Islam conference on… Read More.

Australia: Westpac posts cash profit of $2.9bn; results below expectations

Australian lender Westpac has recorded a cash profit of $2.98 billion for the six months ending March, which is below… Read More.

Chelsea defeat Crystal Palace 1-0, win Premier League title

Chelsea were crowned Premier League champions after a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. Needing just three points… Read More.

West Indies win Barbados Test by 5 wickets, tie series against England

West Indies defeated England by five wickets in the third and final Test at Barbados and tied the series 1-1.… Read More.