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What Happened on 05 August 2014

72-hour ceasefire begins in Gaza

Another ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has come into effect, with Israel saying its military had finished destroying tunnels and… Read More.

Scotland promised fresh powers for voting no in referendum

British Prime Minister David Cameron has signed a three party pledge with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the Labour… Read More.

Need to curb unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions

Health experts in the UK have said more efforts were needed to cut unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions. The warning comes after… Read More.

Doctor contracts Ebola virus in Nigeria

A doctor, who had treated Nigeria’s first victim of Ebola has tested positive for the virus. Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian… Read More.

African heads of state arrive for US summit

Around 50 heads of state are expected to take part in a three-day summit of African leaders in the United… Read More.

Indian nurses return home from Libya

Over 40 Indian nurses trapped in Libya have returned home, according to media reports. Most of the nurses were from… Read More.

James Brady, former press secretary of president Reagan, dies

Former White House press secretary James Brady, who was injured during an attempt of assassination on the then US president… Read More.

LinkedIn agrees to pay $6m in wages and damages

LinkedIn will be paying $6m in damages and wages after the company was found failing to account for its employees’… Read More.

Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-1

Manchester United defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the International Champions Cup final in the United States. Liverpool opened the scoring after… Read More.

HP accuses British software firm founder of fraud

American technology company Hewlett-Packard (HP) has accused Michael Lynch, the former chief executive and founder of Autonomy, of fraud and… Read More.

Microsoft files suit against Samsung over royalty payments

Software major Microsoft has filed a suit against technology firm Samsung, saying that the South Korean smartphone-maker owes it money. … Read More.

Actor Anwan Glover attacked in nightclub

Actor Anwan Glover, who was attacked on early Sunday, August 3, in a nightclub in Washington, has said that “my… Read More.