What Happened on 15 August 2015

South Korea, Japan mark 70 years since end of World War 2

South Korea and Japan have marked 70 years since the end of the… Read More.

'Historic moment': US flag hoisted as embassy reopens in Cuba

In a major step towards normalizing relations with Cuba, the United States has reopened its embassy in Havana after over… Read More.

Brazil: 19 killed in deadly shootings in suburbs of São Paulo

At least 19 people were killed in a few hours of deadly gunfire in São… Read More.

Greece clinches €86bn bailout as Germany gives go-ahead

Greece has secured a three-year bailout worth €86 billion after the country’s parliament backed the deal and Germany climbed down… Read More.

'Currency manipulation': Banks agree to pay $2bn in settlements

Banks have agreed to pay $2 billion in settlements to American investors following claims of rigging foreign exchange rates. Investors… Read More.

Security patch to fix Android vulnerability unsuccessful, say researchers

An Android update meant to fix an operating system vulnerability is itself flawed, researchers say. The hole that may have… Read More.