What Happened on 12 August 2014
A coalition of Shia parties in Iraq has nominated Haider al-Abadi as a replacement for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as… Read More.
It has been reported that Mark Simmonds, a foreign office minister in Britain, has stepped down, claiming that his rental… Read More.
Around 280 trucks from Russia — carrying “humanitarian aid” according to the Putin regime — are heading to Ukraine, according… Read More.
Liberia has said it would give an Ebola drug to two doctors infected by the deadly virus, as per media… Read More.
The United Nations has described the level of destruction in Gaza after a month of fighting and Israeli attacks as… Read More.
North Korea says it will publish a “rosy” report on human rights to counter the “lies” about the country. In… Read More.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slammed Pakistan’s “proxy war” on India, according to media reports. He said India’s western… Read More.
Open class actions have been filed against five Australian banks — ANZ, St George, Citibank, Westpac, and BankSA — over the issue… Read More.
Brazilian firms Cutrale and Safra made a $611m bid for Chiquita, the American banana group, according to media reports. They… Read More.
Miroslav Klose, the German striker, who has scored the most World Cup goals, has retired from international football, as per… Read More.
Controversial technology entrepreneur, John McAfee, has created a site, which can be used by people who are angry with firms… Read More.