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What Happened on 08 January 2015

Decapitated bodies found in Mexico's Guerrero state

The police in Mexico have found 11 heads and 12 beheaded bodies with signs of torture on them in Guerrero… Read More.

Injured North Korean army deserter dies

An army deserter from North Korea who crossed the border and killed Chinese citizens in December has died, according to… Read More.

Tough electoral battle between Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maithripala Sirisena in Sri Lanka election

Polls are taking place in Sri Lanka under tense circumstances as President Mahinda Rajapaksa fights… Read More.

Key Paraguayan rebel leader killed

Paraguayan authorities say that Albino Jara, a key rebel leader, has been killed during a shootout on Tuesday, January 6,… Read More.

Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault

Three more women have accused the US comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them several years ago,… Read More.

Lower energy prices pull eurozone into deflation

The eurozone has entered deflation, with December prices 0.2% lower compared to a year ago, according to official data. The… Read More.

India's coal workers end strike

India’s coal miners have ended their strike late Wednesday, January 7, following talks with the government. The mine workers had… Read More.

Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid 2-0

Atletico Madrid defeated Real Madrid 2-0 in the Copa del Rey, with former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Fernando Torres returning… Read More.

Boxing icon Muhammad Ali is released from hospital

Boxing icon Muhammad Ali was released from hospital where he was admitted in December for treating a urinary tract infection,… Read More.

Antibiotics discovery could be 'game-changer' in medicine

Research by American scientists has yielded more than two dozen new antibiotics in what is being described as a “game… Read More.

Tackling climate change: Fossil fuels that cannot be burnt identified

A new study has said that very large amounts of fossil fuels across the world would have to be kept… Read More.