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What Happened on 06 January 2015

Protests against 'Islamisation', counter rallies held in Germany

Rallies by a group protesting what it calls the “Islamisation of Europe” and counter rallies against the group were held… Read More.

Search area of AirAsia flight QZ8501 expanded

The search zone for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed into the sea has been expanded.   Indonesian officials… Read More.

Boko Haram capture army base in Nigeria, triggering exodus

Nigerian militant group Boko Haram  has seized a military camp in a village in the north-east,… Read More.

Missing students: ex-mayor's wife charged in Mexico

Maria de los Angeles Pineda, the wife of the former mayor of Mexico’s Iguala town --… Read More.

Five killed in border clashes in Kashmir

At least four civilians and one soldier have been killed in the Kashmir region along the India-Pakistan border, media reports… Read More.

Euro hits nine-year low against dollar

The euro slipped to a nine-year low against the US dollar, with investors predicting the ECB may take action to… Read More.

US oil price drops below $50 threshold

The American oil price dropped below the $50 per barrel mark, before it finished the day at $50.05, on Monday.… Read More.

Steven Gerrard stars in Liverpool's win over Wimbledon

Steven Gerrard was the hero of the day, scoring twice as he led Liverpool to a 2-1 victory over AFC… Read More.

2014 was Australia's third-warmest year

Australia’s meteorology department says that 2014 was the third-warmest year in the country’s recorded history. Mean temperatures were recorded to… Read More.

Toyota announces free sharing of hydrogen patents

Toyota has said that it will freely share some 6,000 patents it owns linked to the technology of hydrogen fuel… Read More.

Sony boss condemns 'vicious' hacker attack

Technology giant Sony has slammed the “vicious and malicious” cyber attack that caused it to suspend the release of the… Read More.

US actress Donna Douglas dies

Donna Douglas, the US actress popular for her role of Elly May Clampett in the sixties sitcom 'The Beverly Hillbillies',… Read More.