What Happened on 15 December 2014

France raids alleged jihadist network

French police have targeted a jihadist network in the southern Toulouse region and other parts of France, media reports said.… Read More.

Agreement reached at Lima climate change talks

A plan which will see all countries committing to cut their greenhouse emissions has been agreed upon at the climate… Read More.

20 injured as police clash with protesters in Mexico

More than 20 people were injured on Sunday in clashes between the police and organizers of a protest to express… Read More.

Japan polls: Shinzo Abe's LDP wins majority

Shinzo Abe’s snap poll gamble paid off, with his Liberal Democratic party winning a comfortable majority in the polls in… Read More.

Ex-Korean Air executive visits homes of crew

Heather Cho, the former Korean Air executive who had mistreated crew members of the airline, visited their homes to offer… Read More.

Final Hong Kong protest site cleared by police

The last remaining protest site in Hong Kong has been cleared by the police. Several pro-democracy activists were arrested… Read More.

24 arrested in raids on media in Turkey

Police in Turkey have arrested at least 24 people during raids on a newspaper and TV station, a move that… Read More.

130 killed in ferry mishap in Congo

More than 130 people were feared dead after a ferry capsized in a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo.… Read More.

Sydney hostage crisis: five flee café

Hundreds of policemen surrounded a café in an unfolding hostage situation in Sydney on Monday, with police negotiators making contact… Read More.

Steve Smith to captain Australia for India Test series

All-rounder Steve Smith will be the Australian captain for the remainder of the Test series against India, replacing Michael Clarke,… Read More.

Script of James Bond film stolen

An early version of the new James Bond film script was stolen by hackers, it has been confirmed. The producers… Read More.

Ridley Scott's epic Moses tops US box office

Exodus: Gods and Kings, Ridley Scott's new film, has topped the weekend box office estimates in the US. The biblical… Read More.