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What Happened on 07 December 2014

500,000 flee to safety as typhoon hits Philippines

Over 500,000 people fled to safety as typhoon Hagupit struck eastern Philippines, snapping the power supplies in the region and… Read More.

Robert Mugabe's wife gets top party post in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's president, was re-appointed leader of the ruling party, and his wife was given a top party post. … Read More.

Rescue bid fails as US hostage Luke Somers killed

American journalist Luke Somers and Pierre Korkie, a teacher from South Africa, were killed by militants during a failed rescue… Read More.

Somalia prime minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed to resign

Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, Somalia’s prime minister, will resign after a majority of parliamentarians voted to oust him, media reports said.… Read More.

Remains of one missing student identified in Mexico

One of the 43 students missing in Mexico has been identified from charred remains that were found close to a… Read More.

Premier League: Manchester City beat Everton 1-0

Manchester City beat Everton 1-0 in a hard-fought match at Etihad Stadium, bringing them up to three points behind Chelsea,… Read More.