What Happened on 09 June 2015

South Korea: MERS death toll reaches 7; hundreds quarantined

Another person in South Korea has died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), taking the… Read More.

Turkey polls: Erdogan's ruling AKP falls short of majority

In a setback for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) did not… Read More.

'Oil discovery' rekindles dispute between Guyana, Venezuela

The discovery of a potentially oil rich zone near the South American coast has renewed a dispute between Guyana and… Read More.

Syria: 50 killed in government air strikes, activists say

Around 50 civilians, including children, have been killed in Syria in air strikes allegedly carried out by… Read More.

Japan's first quarter economic growth revised to 1%

The Japanese economy’s growth in the first three months of 2015, compared to the previous quarter, has been revised from… Read More.

Greece debt crisis: Merkel says 'not much time left' to clinch deal

Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, has warned that time is running out for clinching a deal on the Greek debt… Read More.

No legal grounds to take away World Cup from Russia, Qatar: FIFA

FIFA, the world-governing body of soccer, has said that there were no legal grounds for it to take the next… Read More.

Hack attack: US army shuts down its website

The US army had to temporarily shut down its website, army.mil, after it was targeted by hackers. The army said… Read More.

British actors win top prizes at Tony theater awards

Dame Helen Mirren has bagged the best actress prize for her role in 'The Audience', at the Tony  Awards. The… Read More.