What Happened on 14 November 2014

'Kim Jong-un will send special envoy to Russia'

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un is sending special envoy Choe Ryong-hae to Russia.   The North Korean state media, which… Read More.

Report lists security lapses behind White House intrusion

Poor communication and several lapses were the reasons why an armed intruder dodged guards and entered the White House in… Read More.

Doctor with Ebola being flown to US for treatment

A doctor who has been working in Sierra Leone and diagnosed with Ebola may be flown to the US for… Read More.

Indian sterilization deaths: Medicines were contaminated?

Indian authorities say adulterated antibiotics may have led to the deaths of 13 women after a sterilization camp in Chhattisgarh,… Read More.

Burkina Faso: stakeholders reach agreement on transitional government

Burkina Faso’s leaders have agreed on a framework that will lead to the formation of a transitional government. This followed… Read More.

Technology firms must fight online jihadist material: Cameron

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has said that technology companies need to do more to fight online jihadist material, according… Read More.

Alibaba gears up for first bond sale

Alibaba is likely to meet investors soon as it gears up for issuing its first American bond sale. The Chinese… Read More.

Price of Brent crude oil hits lowest in 4 years

The Brent crude oil price has fallen by 4.4% or $3.60 to $77.52, the lowest in four years. The US… Read More.

Twitter's credit rating is junk

Standard & Poor’s has given Twitter a junk-grade credit rating, but said the technology firm had strong growth prospects. The… Read More.

Philae's precariously landing position poses problem

The robotic lander Philae that landed on a comet is resting precariously on its side near a cliff, initial data… Read More.

Boy George to undergo surgery; Culture Club tour cancelled

Culture Club’s forthcoming tour to the US and UK has been cancelled as singer Boy George may require surgery for… Read More.