What Happened on 11 June 2015

Corruption scandal: Swiss authorities seize computer data from FIFA

FIFA, the world soccer governing body, has handed over computer data to police in Switzerland investigating the 2018 and 2022… Read More.

Nobel laureate Tim Hunt resigns from post after 'sexist' remarks

British Nobel laureate Tim Hunt has stepped down from his position at the University College London after he made comments… Read More.

'Sincere' efforts needed to achieve peace in Ukraine, Pope tells Putin

Pope Francis has discussed the Ukraine crisis with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a meeting that lasted an hour,… Read More.

US 'microphone diplomacy' not helpful, says China

A senior Chinese diplomat has said that differences between the United States and China over issues such as the South… Read More.

Egypt: Two militants killed as security forces thwart attack on Luxor temple

Two militants were killed and a third injured as Egyptian forces foiled an attack at Luxor’s Karnak Temple, reports said.… Read More.

South Korea cuts interest rates amid concerns over MERS

South Korea has cut interest rates as the country reels under an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)… Read More.

World Bank cuts growth forecast for emerging economies; India bucks the trend

The World Bank has slashed its growth forecasts for emerging economies, saying they face a twin challenge of rising American… Read More.

Spain: Wiped-out data may have led to A400M plane crash, say reports

Last month’s A400M plane crash in Spain may have been caused by the accidental deletion of computer… Read More.

Movie on Syria wins top award at UK's leading documentary festival

‘A Syrian Love Story’ by British filmmaker Sean McAllister has won the grand jury prize at the prestigious Sheffield Doc/Fest.… Read More.