What Happened on 10 July 2014

Cameron talks tough after a million public workers walk out

Union leaders in Britain have accused David Cameron of being a “Bullingdon bully,” after the prime minister pledged that the… Read More.

Indonesia polls: both candidates claim victory

Both candidates in Indonesia’s presidential elections claimed victory after polls closed, but it may take weeks before a true picture… Read More.

Civilians bear the brunt in Afghan war

The war in Afghanistan is taking a heavy toll on civilians, including women and children, a United Nations report has… Read More.

Second spy revelation tests German-US ties

Authorities in Germany are probing a second case of spying by a government staffer for the American secret services. According… Read More.

Six killed in Texas shooting

Six people, including four children, were killed when a man opened fire in Texas during what is being called a… Read More.

Snowden files request for extending asylum in Russia

US whistleblower, Edward Snowden, has asked the Russian government to extend his asylum. The asylum request by the former National… Read More.

China's trade surplus narrows

China's trade surplus has narrowed to $32 billion in June, with export growth slowing and imports increasing. While exports increased… Read More.

Murali Vijay steadies India's innings with century

Murali Vijay remained unbeaten on 122 as India reached 259 for four against England on the first day of the… Read More.

Argentina beat Holland 4-3 in penalties, to meet Germany in finals

With both Argentina and Holland unable to score after two hours of play in the second World Cup semifinal, a… Read More.

Unofficial Google Glass app provides thought control

It gives a whole new meaning to the power of thinking. A new software when used in combination with Google… Read More.

Researchers transmit data over copper lines at record speeds

Researchers at Bell Labs have announced transmitting data over copper telephone lines at a speed of 10 gigabits per second,… Read More.

Egging case: Justin Bieber gets two years' probation

A court in California sentenced Justin Bieber to two years' probation in an egging case. The 20-year-old Canadian pop star,… Read More.