What Happened on 09 February 2015

Merkel to meet Obama; Ukraine conflict tops agenda

Germany’s Angela Merkel has arrived in the US where she will hold talks with President Obama over… Read More.

Australian PM wins Liberal Party's vote of confidence, survives leadership test

Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott has survived a big test of his political career by winning the… Read More.

Egyptian football league suspended after clashes kill 22

Egypt has indefinitely suspended football league matches following deadly clashes at a Cairo stadium that killed at… Read More.

France bypoll: Hollande's Socialist party wins by narrow margin

France’s ruling Socialists have won against the far-right National Front by a narrow margin in a by-poll, which is being… Read More.

Egypt: Jailed al-Jazeera journalists to face new trial

Egyptian authorities have said that the two jailed al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed face a fresh trial in… Read More.

No compromise on pre-election pledges: Greek PM

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras has said he would stick to his pre-election promise of rolling back austerity and reject… Read More.

Cricket: Maxwell, Warner hit centuries as Australia thrash India

Glenn Maxwell and David Warner smashed centuries as Australia thrashed India by 106 runs in a warm-up match in… Read More.

Ivory Coast wins Africa Cup of Nations

Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry held his nerve both by saving and scoring to help Ivory Coast register a 9-8 penalty shootout… Read More.

La Liga: Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 5-2

Barcelona defeated Athletic Bilbao 5-2 to move a point behind Real Madrid in the La Liga on Sunday. Argentine captain… Read More.

Bafta Awards: 'Boyhood' picks up top honors

‘Boyhood’ continued its superb run at the awards circuit, picking up the best film and best director prizes at the… Read More.

British soul singer Sam Smith wins four Grammys

Sam Smith, the British soul singer, has won four Grammys at the world’s most prestigious music award ceremony in the… Read More.

Harper Lee 'humiliated' by controversy over Mockingbird sequel

The author Harper Lee's lawyer has said that the author is very “hurt and humiliated” because of the controversy over… Read More.