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What Happened on 07 October 2015

VW says recall to start in January, be completed by end-2016

Volkswagen (VW) would launch a recall for cars affected by its diesel emissions software in January and complete the fix… Read More.

16 killed in Nigeria suicide attacks

At least 16 people were killed on Wednesday in three suicide attacks in Nigeria's Damaturu city, the… Read More.

Three share 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Three scientists will share the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday. The… Read More.

58 militants killed in Afghanistan operations

At least 58 Taliban militants have been killed in cleanup operations in 10 provinces out of Afghanistan's 34 provinces, Defence… Read More.

Tension runs high between Russia, Turkey over airspace breach

Violations of Turkish airspace by Russian fighter planes deployed in Syria have raised alarm bells in Read More.

Twitter launches Moments tab for browsing best tweets

The micro-blogging site Twitter has launched Moments - a tab that will show you the best of what is happening… Read More.

Denmark sets aside millions for refugees

The Danish government has allocated $49 million to support the country's municipalities in handling the increase of refugees. Around $19… Read More.

WTA appoints Simon as new chief of women's tennis

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has named Steve Simon as its new chief executive. He was previously the tournament director… Read More.

Microsoft launches Surface 4 Pro, Surface Book

Technology giant Microsoft on Tuesday launched a tablet and a convertible laptop PC - the Surface 4 Pro and Surface… Read More.