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What Happened on 06 February 2015

New York rail accident: Train was within speed limits, say investigators

US investigators, probing into the cause of the rail accident near New York City, have… Read More.

Spill motion: Australian PM Tony Abbott faces leadership challenge

Australia’s prime minister Tony Abbott has said he and foreign minister Julie Bishop, the Liberal party’s deputy… Read More.

Ukraine conflict: Merkel, Hollande to meet Putin in Moscow

German chancellor Angela Merkel and the French president Francois Hollande will hold crucial talks in MoscowRead More.

Mexico: Police rescue 'abused' workers from textile factory; South Korean owners held

Mexican police have said that 129 workers were “rescued” from a textile factory in the western Read More.

Twitter posts net loss of $125mn; user growth slows

Beating analyst expectations, Twitter has posted a fourth quarter net loss of $125 million compared to the same period a… Read More.

US electronics retailer RadioShack files for bankruptcy

In an expected move, American firm RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy. The electronics retailer has lost over 90% of its… Read More.

Amy Pascal quits Sony Pictures over leaked emails

Amy Pascal stepped down as the co-chair of Sony Pictures following a major hacking episode that also revealed her private… Read More.

Denmark's Central Bank cuts interest rates for the fourth time in three weeks

Denmark has again cut interest rates so that the krone remains pegged to the euro. For the… Read More.

Africa Cup of Nations: Crowd disturbances mar semi-final

Ugly and unprecedented scenes marred the semi-final encounter between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations on… Read More.

Fed Cup: Turkey defeat Britain in group stage

Turkey defeated Great Britain in the qualifying competition of the Fed Cup in Budapest on Thursday. While Turkey’s Cagla Buyukakcay… Read More.

40% of 'malicious' apps are made by US developers: Study

Two in every five “malicious and risky” apps are made by US developers, a new report by an online security… Read More.

Madonna's new music video premieres on Snapchat

Superstar Madonna premiered her new video Living for Love on Snapchart. The Discover channel of the photo-sharing app posted the… Read More.