What Happened on 13 October 2015

Iranian parliament approves JCPOA motion

The Iranian parliament has approved a motion to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) -- the agreement previously… Read More.

Three killed in Brazil prison riot

Three inmates died and 14 escaped during a riot in a prison in Brazil's Teofilo Otoni town,… Read More.

13 killed in landslide in Pakistan

At least 13 members, including seven children, of a family were killed in a landslide in Pakistan's… Read More.

UberPop service to close in Belgium

App-based cab service provider Uber announced that it will terminate its UberPop ride-sharing service in the Belgian capital of Read More.

China plans four new railway lines

Chinese authorities have approved the construction of four new railway lines stretching over 2,000 km, at a total investment of… Read More.

China's foreign trade decline narrows in September

China's foreign trade dropped 8.8 percent year on year in September to 2.22 trillion yuan (about $352 billion), less severe… Read More.

400,000 Volkswagen cars in Britain need engine mending

Volkswagen's British managing director Paul Willis has said about 400,000 Volkswagen cars in Britain will need changes to their fuel… Read More.

US Open winner Pennetta shocked in Tianjin Open

US Open champion Flavia Pennetta was stunned in the first round of WTA Tianjin Open losing to Ukraine's qualifier Lyudmyla… Read More.

Athletes laud Rio 2016 mountain bike course

The world's top mountain bike riders have praised the course that will stage the sport at the 2016 Rio Olympics.… Read More.

Adobe, Dropbox join hands to make your life easy at work

In a move to help workers have greater flexibility with their documents, Adobe and file hosting service Dropbox have announced… Read More.

Facebook launches '3D Touch' for faster postings

The Facebook social networking site has launched a new app that will help you take or upload photos and videos… Read More.