What Happened on 15 July 2014

William Hague to step down as Cameron embarks on major reshuffle

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has carried out a major reshuffle in the parliament. William Hague will step down as… Read More.

Egypt puts forward ceasefire proposal for Gaza conflict

With the conflict between Israel and Hamas entering its second week, Egypt has urged both sides to agree… Read More.

Ukrainian president claims Russian forces involved in operations

Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, has suggested that Russian military officers are participating in military operations in the conflict… Read More.

Australian bushfire survivors win $500m in class action settlement

Survivors of the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria will get around $500m in a record class action settlement in… Read More.

Aid to rebel-controlled areas in Syria gets UN security council approval

The United Nations security council has agreed to authorize humanitarian aid delivery to areas of Syria that are under rebel… Read More.

Child migrants from Central America need urgent help, says Pope

Pope Francis has called for help for thousands of children from Central American nations, who attempt to migrate to the… Read More.

IMF warns of deflation risk in eurozone

The IMF has warned that the recovery of the eurozone is weak and its financial markets are too fragmented. There… Read More.

Sale of toxic mortgage products: Citigroup pays $7bn to settle investigation

Citigroup has agreed to pay $7bn in order to settle a federal probe into the toxic mortgage products sold by… Read More.

Adidas bags $1.3 billion deal with Manchester United

Adidas has struck a deal with Manchester United, as per media reports. The English soccer club will wear the logo… Read More.

Apple says iPhones don't threaten China's security

Apple has denied claims that a function of its iPhones that tracks locations was a national security threat to China… Read More.

Sotheby's, eBay partner to stream auctions online

Sotheby’s and Ebay are teaming up with the aim of streaming high-end auctions online, the two firms have announced. A… Read More.

'Octomom' Suleman to serve two years on probation

“Octomom” Nadya Suleman has repaid the $26,000 she had allegedly claimed, to settle the case of welfare fraud against her.… Read More.