What Happened on 14 July 2014

2% Catholic clergy are pedophiles: Pope Francis

Pope Francis was quoted as saying that around 2% of the Catholic Church’s clergy are pedophiles.   He pledged to… Read More.

Israel says it shot down drone from Gaza

Israel says it has shot down a drone launched from Gaza. The unmanned craft was brought down using a Patriot… Read More.

Ukraine conflict: troops, rebels fight to control Luhansk

There was renewed fighting near Luhansk, a rebel stronghold in east Ukraine, with reports saying that government troops may be… Read More.

Charges filed against British man, wife

Prosecutors in China have filed charges against Peter Humphrey, a British national and his American wife Yu Ying Zeng in… Read More.

Costa Concordia wreckage is slowly pulled out

The wreckage of the Costa Concordia, an Italian cruise ship that capsized in January 2012, is being raised from beneath… Read More.

Giriraj Kishore, hardline Hindu leader, dies

Giriraj Kishore, a senior functionary of the hardline Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), a right-wing Indian outfit, died at the age… Read More.

Greek shopkeepers slam Sunday shopping law

Shopkeepers and employees are protesting against a Greek law that allows shopping on Sundays in the country’s tourist areas, as… Read More.

£1.1bn package to boost UK's military capabilities

Prime minster David Cameron is announcing an extra £800m investment in Britain’s intelligence and surveillance operations.   The funding will… Read More.

Child labor allegations: Samsung suspends China supplier

Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of smartphones, has suspended business ties with a supplier from China for hiring child labor,… Read More.

Germany are World Cup champions

After demolishing Brazil in the semi-final, Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to lift the 2014 World Cup at the Maracana Stadium… Read More.

Scolari resigns as Brazil coach, reports say

Brazil’s media sources have reported that Luiz Felipe Scolari, the coach of the country’s World Cup squad, has resigned after… Read More.

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over accident

Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart after he was severely injured in a crash last month that killed his friend James… Read More.