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What Happened on 08 October 2015

US announces more funding for demining in Sri Lanka

The US on Thursday announced an additional $1.745 million for demining in Sri Lanka's former war theatre. US ambassador Atul… Read More.

Cuban migration to US skyrockets after bilateral thaw

The number of Cubans migrating to the US has skyrocketed in the last few months following the re-establishment of diplomatic… Read More.

Greek parliament votes for Tsipras government

The Greek parliament passed a vote of confidence in favor of the second government of Alexis Tsipras after a three-day… Read More.

Hailemariam re-elected PM of Ethiopia

In a widely expected development, Hailemariam Desalegne, 50, has been unanimously re-elected Ethiopia's prime minister for a… Read More.

Russian Navy joins Air Force in attacking IS targets in Syria

Russian warships based in the Caspian Sea have joined the country's air campaign against the… Read More.

Bolt plans to retire after 2017 Worlds

Jamaican sprint icon Usain Bolt has reaffirmed his decision to make next summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro his last,… Read More.

FIFA suspends Blatter, Platini, Valcke for 90 days

World football's governing body FIFA on Thursday suspended its president Sepp Blatter, general secretary Jerome Valcke and president of the… Read More.

England women's cricket looking for new head coach

The England women’s cricket team is looking to appoint a man with international experience as its new head coach. Paul… Read More.