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What Happened on 05 March 2015

Flight MH370: Australian PM hints at scaling back search operation

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has indirectly suggested that the search operation for Malaysia airlines flight MH370… Read More.

Scientists discover 'earliest human remains' in Ethiopia

Researchers have found a jawbone in Ethiopia of what may have been one of the first… Read More.

Indonesia rejects Australia's offer to swap prisoners

Indonesia rejected Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's offer of swapping prisoners, which was aimed at saving the… Read More.

Global flood risk set to triple by 2030: Study

In the next decade and a half, the number of people affected by river flooding is set to triple, research… Read More.

Mexico: Police arrest drug cartel leader Omar Trevino Morales

Omar Trevino Morales, one of Mexico’s most wanted drug lords, has been arrested in Monterrey city, the police said. He… Read More.

Syria: Islamist rebels target intelligence headquarters in Aleppo

A bomb attack on the intelligence headquarters of Syria’s Aleppo city has reportedly killed several security personnel.… Read More.

US ambassador to South Korea injured in knife attack

Mark Lippert, the American ambassador to South Korea, has been injured in a knife attack in… Read More.

China sets 7% growth target for 2015

China has set a growth target of 7% for 2015, the government said on Thursday. Premier Li… Read More.

Copa del Rey: Barcelona beat Villarreal to seal place in finals

Barcelona defeated Villarreal 6-2 in aggregate goals to set up a Copa del Rey final clash with Athletic Bilbao.  Already… Read More.

Bangladesh win by 6 wickets, end Scotland's World Cup hopes

Despite a century by Kyle Coetzer that helped Scotland post a fighting total of 318-8, their World Cup dreams ended… Read More.

Xiaomi to open online store in Europe; phones not in selling list

Xiaomi is entering European market this year by opening an online store, the Chinese smartphone maker has said. The firm,… Read More.

Apple overtakes Samsung, becomes world's biggest smartphone maker

It’s official: Apple has overtaken South Korean firm Samsung to become the biggest smartphone maker in the world. In the… Read More.