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What Happened on 13 February 2015

Militants attack mosque in Pakistan; at least 19 killed, 60 injured

At least 19 people have been killed and around 60 injured after gunmen targeted a Shia mosque during Friday prayers… Read More.

Myanmar: Around 50 soldiers killed during clashes with rebels

Around 50 soldiers have been killed in fighting between troops and rebels in Myanmar’s Shan state, reports… Read More.

US may face 'mega-drought' after 2050: Scientists

The US could witness a once-in-a-millennium drought in the latter half of this century, scientists say. The American central plains… Read More.

Fighters linked to al-Qaeda seize Yemin army base

Fighters linked to the al-Qaeda have reportedly seized an army base in Yemen amid a stark warning… Read More.

EU warns fresh sanctions against Russia if Ukraine ceasefire not respected

Germany's Angela Merkel has warned that Russia would face new EU sanctions if the agreement to end… Read More.

Turkish president questions Obama's silence over murder of Muslim students in US

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has questioned President Obama’s silence over the killing of three young Muslims in the Read More.

South Africa: Leftist MPs question Zuma over spending scandal, disrupt parliament

There were chaotic scenes in the South African parliament on Thursday as leftist legislators scuffled with guards during President Jacob… Read More.

Gaming firm Zynga reports increased losses; shares fall by 10%

Gaming company Zynga’s shares dropped over 10% during after-hours trade on Thursday after it reported increased losses. The Farmville-maker posted… Read More.

Chinese firm Xiaomi to open online US store; smartphones not on selling list

Xiaomi says it will open an online store for American customers, but won’t sell its smartphones there. The Chinese phone-maker,… Read More.

ABN Amro World Tennis: Andy Murray beats Vasek Pospisil

Top seed Andy Murray beat Vasek Pospisil in straight sets in the second round of Rotterdam’s ABN Amro World Tennis… Read More.

Cybersecurity Summit: Obama, tech bosses to discuss threats

US President Barack Obama will discuss matters related to cybersecurity with top bosses of tech… Read More.

Pop singer Steve Strange dies of heart attack

Steve Strange, the lead singer of the band Visage and a pioneer of the New Romantic movement, has died in… Read More.