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What Happened on 13 March 2015

Russia's 'military assertiveness' poses threat, warns US admiral

Russia’s recent “military assertiveness” could jeopardize the ability of the US and Canadian armed forces to defend Read More.

North Korea fires seven missiles into sea as "show of force"

North Korea has reportedly fired seven missiles into the sea near the eastern coast on the… Read More.

After much delay, Haiti announces dates for elections

After several delays, which triggered major protests, Haiti has announced dates for elections. The country’s electoral council said that the… Read More.

UK bank TSB confirms £1.7bn takeover approach by Sabadell

UK bank TSB has received a takeover approach of £1.7 billion from Sabadell. The takeover move by the Spanish bank… Read More.

US banking violations: Commerzbank to pay $1.45bn in penalties

One of the largest German banks, Commerzbank, will pay $1.45 billion to American authorities in penalties for its violation of… Read More.

Cricket World Cup: New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets, remain unbeaten

Remaining unbeaten at the top of Pool A, New Zealand won their sixth straight match at… Read More.

Europa League: Everton beat Dynamo Kiev 2-1

Romelu Lukaku’s brilliant run in the first half followed by a late penalty in the second helped Everton take a… Read More.

'Destiny' video game wins British award

In a surprise announcement, first-person shooter ‘Destiny’ was declared the best game at this year’s British Academy game awards. Developed… Read More.

Harper Lee 'not pressured' into publishing Mockingbird sequel

Sleuths in the US have concluded an investigation on whether Harper Lee had been pressurized into publishing… Read More.

British fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies

Terry Pratchett, one of Britain’s best-known authors of fantasy fiction, has died at the age of 66.… Read More.