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What Happened on 12 October 2015

Egypt to release ousted president Mubarak's sons

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the release of two sons of ousted president Hosni Mubarak after it was ruled… Read More.

Angus Deaton wins 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Scottish micro-economist Angus Deaton, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences… Read More.

Eight die in Myanmar landslide

A day after a landslide swept two villages in Myanmar's Kayah state killing at least eight people,… Read More.

Afghanistan Taliban prepare 'forces' to combat IS

Afghanistan Taliban have prepared "special forces" to combat Islamic State (Daesh) group, a media report… Read More.

South Sudan Rebel leader may pick up arms again

Gen Johnson Oloni, a leading rebel leader in South Sudan said that he will have to… Read More.

Turkey launches air strikes on PKK targets

A day after a deadly bomb explosion struck a peace rally in Ankara, the Turkish air force… Read More.

Putin defends Russian air strikes in Syria

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, has defended the military operations undertaken by the Russian forces in… Read More.

Myanmar's first waste-powered plant to operate by 2017

Myanmar's first waste-powered plant will begin operation in Yangon and produce electricity by March 2017. The power… Read More.

Spain's Muguruza wins China Open

Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza, the world No. 5, defeated Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky 7-5, 6-4 to win the China Open, the second… Read More.