What Happened on 08 August 2014
American president Barack Obama has authorized “targeted airstrikes” to protect US personnel in Iraq and help the Iraqi military as… Read More.
With the 72-hour ceasefire coming to an end, the Israeli military has carried out strikes in Gaza after rockets were… Read More.
Alexander Borodai, a key rebel leader and self-styled prime minister of the Donetsk People's Republic, has stepped down from his… Read More.
Russia has granted US whistle-blower, Edward Snowden, a three-year extension to his residency, according to media reports. Snowden, who leaked… Read More.
Rudy Kurniawan, a fraudster, who mixed old and new wines and passed them off as expensive stuff, was sentenced to… Read More.
Liberia has put up a blockade to prevent people from western areas hit by the Ebola virus outbreak from coming… Read More.
Alex Salmond, Scotland’s first minister, has indicated that if it became independent, Scotland would use the sterling as its currency.… Read More.
News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal and the Times newspapers, has reported a 3% drop in quarterly… Read More.
Lee Westwood from England is the joint leader at the US PGA Championship after his six-under-par 65 on the first… Read More.
England took charge of the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford, dismissing the visitors for 152 on the opening… Read More.
Facebook has announced the acquisition of PrivateCore, a cybersecurity start-up that makes software to protect data in servers, as per… Read More.