What Happened on 14 May 2015

Malaysia turns back boats carrying hundreds of migrants

Malaysian authorities have turned away two migrant boats crowded with hundreds of people. The boats were carrying over 800 Rohingya… Read More.

Burundi: 'Coup stopped', but President Nkurunziza unable to return to country

The political unrest in Burundi has escalated after a top military officer launched a coup against President… Read More.

Philippines: Death toll in slipper factory fire rises to 70, dozens still missing

The death toll in the Philippines slipper factory fire has risen to 70, with dozens more still… Read More.

Gunmen storm Kabul guesthouse, five dead

  At least five foreigners were killed during a… Read More.

US trade deals with Europe and Asia suffer blow after Senate vote

In a setback for the Obama administration, the US Senate has rejected a bill that would give… Read More.

Toyota, Nissan recall 6.5 million cars over 'potentially faulty airbags'

Japanese car-makers Toyota and Nissan have recalled about 6.5 million cars worldwide to replace airbag inflators manufactured by Takata that… Read More.

Eurozone: Economy grows by 0.4%, reflects slow recovery

The eurozone’s economy grew by 0.4% in the first quarter of this year amid a slow recovery, official data show.… Read More.

Champions League: Juventus defeat Real Madrid, to meet Barcelona in finals

A jubilant Juventus stormed into the finals of the Champions League after winning 3-2 on aggregate against title holders Real… Read More.

China bans army personnel from wearing smart watches

China has reportedly banned members of its armed forces from wearing any wearable technology including smart watches… Read More.

'Right to be forgotten': Google in talks with UK regulator over dozens of cases

Search giant Google is engaged in talks with regulators concerning dozens of ‘right to be forgotten’ cases, reports say. The… Read More.

UK: China-born Zhu Tian wins Catlin Art Prize for emerging talents

Zhu Tian, a London-based artist, has won the Catlin Art Prize which recognizes and awards emerging talents.… Read More.