What Happened on 12 August 2015

North Korea executed vice-premier for disagreement over forestation policy

The government of South Korea has said that it is monitoring reports about the killing… Read More.

Italian navy rescues 52 migrants in the Mediterranean

Around 52 migrants were rescued by the Italian Navy from a sinking rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean. However, around… Read More.

U.S. military helicopter crashes off the coast of Okinawa

At least seven people were injured when a U.S. military helicopter crashed off the coast of Okinawa in Read More.

Missouri police release video showing Ferguson suspect armed

The Missouri police have released a video which shows an 18-year-old teenager, identified as Tyrone Harris, grabbing a gun from… Read More.

Chinese shares dip as yuan weakens

Chinese shares fell below the 3,900 points level on Wednesday as the yuan continued its decline. The benchmark Shanghai… Read More.

Australia call up uncapped trio for ODI series against England

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis, spinner Ashton Agar and batsman Joe Burns were called up by Australia for the limited overs… Read More.

Barcelona claim dramatic win over Sevilla

FC Barcelona's striker Pedro Rodriguez scored an injury time winning goal in what could be his last appearance for… Read More.

Facebook app to send you breaking news alerts

Facebook is building a mobile app that will send breaking news alerts straight to your phone. The app… Read More.

Angelina Jolie to executive produce animated film "The Breadwinner"

Angelina Jolie has signed on to executive produce the animated film "The Breadwinner", which centres on a young girl… Read More.