What Happened on 08 July 2014

Blood test can now predict Alzheimer's

British scientists have developed a blood test that can detect which people with mild memory loss will eventually develop Alzheimer’s,… Read More.

Pope slams senior clergy members who covered up child abuse

Slamming Catholic bishops, who did not “respond adequately” when reports of child sex abuse by priests were brought before them,… Read More.

Protests after Australia returns asylum seekers to Sri Lanka

Australia is being accused of violating the convention and breaking international law after it returned 41 asylum seekers to the… Read More.

Typhoon Neoguri lashes south Japan

A powerful typhoon struck Okinawa in south Japan, with strong winds and huge waves hitting the islands. Residents near the… Read More.

Israel steps up air strikes in Gaza, targets Hamas

Israel has stepped up its airstrikes in Gaza against the Palestinian militant group Hamas, as the conflict shows more signs… Read More.

Dalai Lama urges Buddhists to stop anti-Muslim violence

Dalai Lama has urged Buddhists in Sri Lanka and Myanmar to put an end to violence against Muslim minorities in… Read More.

Eduard Shevardnadze, former president of Georgia, dies at 86

Eduard Shevardnadze, the Soviet foreign minister under President Mikhail Gorbachev and former president of Georgia, died at the age of… Read More.

4 Nato troops, 12 others killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber targeted an area near the Bagram air base in Afghanistan’s north-east, killing 16 people, including four Nato… Read More.

Samsung forecasts 25% dip in profit

Samsung has forecasted a 25% dip in profit for the second quarter. The drop is being attributed to a strong… Read More.

Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano dies

Football legend Alfredo Di Stefano has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 88. The former Real Madrid striker… Read More.

Pirated movies now on Chromecast?

Popcorn Time, an open source project, has announced that its software is now compatible with Chromecast for the users of… Read More.

Now you may have to switch on mobile phone for security check

Passengers taking direct flights to the United States may have to switch on their mobile phones and other devices at… Read More.

Pink Floyd set to release new album after 20 years

Pink Floyd will release an album in October this year, the band’s first new release in two decades.  The album… Read More.