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What Happened on 12 January 2015

Haiti protests continue as President Martelly tries to strike election deal

There are no signs of protests abating in Haiti over the election stand-off as President Michel… Read More.

Sri Lankan government to probe 'coup attempt'

The newly elected Sri Lankan government of Maithripala Sirisena has said it will probe what it has called a coup… Read More.

AirAsia crash: One black box recovered

The flight data recorder of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which crashed on December 28 while flying from Indonesia to Singapore, has… Read More.

Peshawar attack: Students, teachers return to school

Teachers and students are returning to the army-run school in Pakistan’s Peshawar city for the first time… Read More.

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: Croatia's first female president

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, a center-right candidate, has won the Croatian presidential polls by the slimmest of margins, becoming the country’s first… Read More.

French President Hollande holds key security meeting

France’s President Francois Hollande is holding a security meeting with his cabinet to deliberate on national security after… Read More.

John Kerry calls for stronger trade ties between US and India

John Kerry, the US secretary of state, has called for stronger trade ties between the United States and India at… Read More.

Shire to buy NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2bn

British pharmaceutical firm Shire is buying American biotech firm NPS Pharmaceuticals in a $5.2 billion deal, according to media reports.… Read More.

Messi says he's staying at Barcelona, slams 'lies'

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has slammed reports claiming that he had asked for the removal of coach Luis Enrique, and… Read More.

'Boyhood' wins top honors at Golden Globe awards

‘Boyhood’ was the flavor of the day at the Golden Globe awards in Read More.

Anita Ekberg, star of La Dolce Vita, dies

Anita Ekberg, a Swedish actress best known for her role in Federico Fellini's iconic 1960 film ‘La Dolce Vita,’ has… Read More.

Samuel Goldwyn Jr, who spearheaded indie cinema movement, dies

Samuel Goldwyn Jr, a movie mogul who championed the cause of indie cinema in the US and… Read More.