What Happened on 06 August 2014
A snap poll after a bitter TV debate between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond over the future of Scotland showed… Read More.
A study in the UK has revealed that one aspirin a day could dramatically reduce people’s risk of getting cancer.… Read More.
Prof Yoshiki Sasai, a Japanese stem cell scientist, was found dead in what is likely a case of suicide. The… Read More.
At least 589 people were confirmed dead in the earthquake in Yunnan province of southwest China, media reports said. More… Read More.
Karamay, a city in the Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region of China, has banned residents with large beards or Islamic attire from… Read More.
A major general of the United States army was killed and 15 troops wounded after an Afghan soldier reportedly opened… Read More.
A Siberian independence march, supposed to take place on August 17, has been banned by Russia. Moscow may also block… Read More.
The mental health of a 47-year-old man, who was arrested after a bomb hoax on a Qatar Airways flight that… Read More.
Rupert Murdoch has withdrawn 21st Century Fox’s $80bn bid to take over Time Warner. Fox said that Warner “refused to… Read More.
American companies have promised to invest $14bn in Africa, President Barack Obama announced during a summit of African leaders in… Read More.
A study has revealed that movies in Hollywood under-represent ethnic groups that are non-white. For instance, in last year’s blockbusters,… Read More.