What Happened on 14 August 2014
The United States has backed out of a possible mission to rescue thousands of Yazidis stranded on Mount Sinjar in… Read More.
Police in Ferguson, Missouri used rubber bullets and tear gas on demonstrators as a crackdown against protests over the killing… Read More.
Hamas and Israel have extended the ceasefire by five days after last-minute uncertainty over the truce because of rocket fire… Read More.
The United Nations has said that the death toll in the eastern Ukraine conflict has doubled in the past two… Read More.
Eduardo Campos, the socialist party candidate for Brazil’s presidential polls, was killed in a plane crash near São Paulo, according… Read More.
At least 11 people were injured when a train derailed after encountering a landslide near St Moritz, a ski resort… Read More.
Pope Francis has started his South Korean visit in what is his first trip to Asia as pope, as per… Read More.
Aviation authorities in India are investigating reports that an aircraft on its way to Brussels dropped 5,000 feet all of… Read More.
The German and French economies have performed worse than expectations in this year’s second quarter. Germany’s GDP shrunk by 0.2%… Read More.
Tiger Woods won’t be participating in September’s Ryder Cup because of a back injury, according to media reports. The World… Read More.
South Korean firm Samsung has announced a new metal-framed smartphone, calling it a “new design approach.” The company had blamed… Read More.
Justin Bieber has made a $50,000 donation, which is part of a deal to settle a drunken driving case in… Read More.