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What Happened on 07 August 2014

Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life for crimes against humanity

A court in Cambodia has found leaders of the Khmer Rouge Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against… Read More.

MH17 crash: search for remains suspended amid increased fighting

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte has suspended the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed… Read More.

10 killed in militant attack in Cameroon

Islamist militants suspected to be linked to Boko Haram, the Nigerian extremist group, shot and killed ten persons in a… Read More.

Bill in India seeks to try juveniles as adults for heinous acts

The union cabinet of India has approved a bill that allows minors above the age of 16 to be tried… Read More.

Obama seeks new partnerships with Africa

Describing the three-day summit with African heads in the US as an "extraordinary event,” President Barack Obama said Africa “will… Read More.

Israel offers extension of three-day ceasefire

The Israeli government has offered an extension of the 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza. However, militant group Hamas has not given… Read More.

40,000 members of Iraqi sect stranded on mountain

An estimated 40,000 members of the Yazidi sect in Iraq, including many women and children, has been reported are stranded… Read More.

Priceline to invest $500m in Chinese firm Ctrip

Priceline Group, which owns websites such as Booking.com and Agoda, will be investing $500m in Ctrip, China’s biggest online travel… Read More.

Russia strikes back, bans western agricultural imports

Russia has banned agricultural good imports from nations that have put sanctions on it, as per media reports. A list… Read More.

Legia Warsaw beat Celtic 2-0

Legia Warsaw defeated Celtic 2-0 at Murrayfield in a blow to their Champions League ambitions. Michal Zyro and Michal Kucharczyk… Read More.

Man held for child pornography after tip-off from Microsoft

A man in Pennsylvania, United States, was arrested on charges of sharing and receiving child pornographic images after a tip-off… Read More.

US actress, Marilyn Burns, dies aged 65

Actress Marilyn Burns, best remembered for her role as a teenager in the 1974 movie 'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,'… Read More.