What Happened on 09 December 2014

Typhoon Hagupit kills 27 in Philippines

At least 27 people were killed and a trail of destruction left behind after typhoon Hagupit swept the Philippines, but… Read More.

Malaria deaths have halved, says WHO

International efforts have halved malaria deaths, the WHO says, calling it a “tremendous achievement”. From 2001 to 2013, as many… Read More.

New ceasefire attempt in eastern Ukraine

Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko called for a “day of silence” in the conflict-struck eastern regions of the country in a… Read More.

Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti's students jailed by China

China has reportedly jailed seven students of Ilham Tohti, the Uighur scholar who was given a life sentence in September.… Read More.

Climate change index: Australia ranked worst performer

Australia has been ranked as the worst performer among industrial countries this year when it comes to climate change. A… Read More.

Online taxi services banned in Delhi after Uber rape allegation

Internet-based taxi services have been banned in Delhi after a woman alleged that the driver of the Uber cab she… Read More.

'Income inequality has significant impact on economic growth'

Research by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has shown that inequality in income has an impact on economic… Read More.

Premier League: Manchester United beat Southampton 2-1

Robin van Persie scored twice as Manchester United defeated Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's in a Premier League game in… Read More.

David Warner dedicates century to Phillip Hughes

Paying a tribute to ex-teammate Phillip Hughes, Australian opener David Warner scored a century as Australia ended the first day… Read More.

Hacker group claims responsibility for Sony PlayStation attack

A hacker group said it was behind the attack on the online Sony PlayStation store, which was down on Monday.… Read More.

Disney's Frozen top-selling iTunes movie

Frozen has become the top-selling iTunes film of all time, and the Disney film’s soundtrack sold the most albums this… Read More.

Sting, Tom Hanks honored in White House

UK singer and former Police star Sting and American actor Tom Hanks were among the recipients of the Kennedy Center… Read More.