What Happened on 13 August 2015

Over 70 killed in Egypt heatwave

With 15 more deaths reported due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the toll has risen… Read More.

North Korea terms the U.S.-South Korean joint military drills as an act of provocation

Terming the ongoing military joint military drills between the U.S. and South Korea as an act of provocation, Read More.

Letter bomb sent to French Embassy in Rome

The Italian government initiated a probe after a letter bomb was sent to the French embassy in Read More.

Bomb explosion in Baghdad, 60 dead

Aug 13, 2015 - A truck bomb struck a crowded Baghdad market in Iraq killing 60… Read More.

Massive explosions in Tianjin, 17 dead and 300 injured

Aug 13, 2015 - At least 44 people were killed in a series of huge explosions in the Chinese city… Read More.

Lenovo to lay off over 3,000 employees

Chinese technology giant Lenovo said that it was laying off 3,200 employees following a disappointing last quarter of business.… Read More.

South Korea freezes interest rates

South Korea's central bank froze its policy rate at a record low level on Thursday. Read More.

David Nakhid announces candidacy for FIFA's president

David Nakhid, the former Trinidad and Tobago International, has announced his candidacy for FIFA’s president. According to media reports, 51-year-old… Read More.

Twitter ends 140-character limit for sending direct messages

Starting Wednesday, the micro-blogging site Twitter lifted the 140-character limit for its 300 million-plus users to send direct messages,… Read More.