What Happened on 08 August 2015

Nigeria to establish domestic arms factory: President Buhari

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has said that the country will set up a domestic arms factory to reduce its dependence… Read More.

Chile: Manuel Contreras, spy chief in Pinochet regime, dies aged 86

Manuel Contreras, the chief of intelligence service in Chile during the Augusto Pinochet regime, has died at… Read More.

Mali: 5 dead as gunmen target hotel, take hostages

Gunmen have targeted a hotel in central Mali’s Sevare town, killing at least five people and taking a number of… Read More.

35 killed as deadly bomb blasts rock Kabul

About 35 people were killed and hundreds wounded in multiple bomb attacks in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. Twenty… Read More.

US economy added 215,000 jobs in July; unemployment stays at 7-year low

The US economy has added 215,000 jobs last month, with the unemployment staying at 5.3%, a seven-year low, according to… Read More.

Brazil: Inflation reaches 12-year high as electricity costs surge

Brazil’s inflation has reached 9.56%, the highest in 12 years, according to official data, with rising power costs playing a… Read More.