What Happened on 16 April 2015

MH370: Search area for missing Malaysia Airlines plane could be doubled

The search area for flight MH370, which disappeared on March 8, 2014, will be doubled if the current search zone… Read More.

Ukraine: Ally of former President Yanukovych found dead in Kiev

Oleg Kalashnikov, an opposition politician in Ukraine, has been found dead in his flat in capital Kiev. Read More.

South Korea marks one year since Sewol ferry disaster

South Koreans have marked a year since the Sewol ferry disaster that killed 304 people, most of them school students. Read More.

Brazil: Ruling party's treasurer steps down after arrest over corruption allegations

Joao Vaccari, the treasurer of the governing Workers Party in Brazil, has stepped down after his arrest… Read More.

Colombia lifts suspension of bombing campaign after Farc rebels kill 11 troops

  Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has lifted the suspension of air attacks against the… Read More.

Two billion adults lack access to banking: World Bank report

Around two billion adults lack access to banking facilities globally, a World Bank study has revealed. Over half of adults… Read More.

Toyota to build $1-billion plant in Mexico

Japanese giant Toyota is building a $1-billion plant in Mexico, thus ending a three-year break from further… Read More.

S&P downgrades Greece's credit rating, says financial commitments 'unsustainable'

Greece's credit rating has been downgraded again by S&P, which said that the government’s various financial commitments… Read More.

Champions League: Barcelona beat PSG 3-1

Two brilliant goals in the second half from Luis Suarez helped Barcelona win 3-1 against Paris St-Germain (PSG) in a… Read More.

Cricket: England recover after shaky start in second innings against West Indies

England recovered after their top order collapsed in the second innings on day three to take control of the first… Read More.

EU files complaint against Google's 'anti-competitive' behavior

The EU has filed a complaint against search giant Google following allegations of anti-competitive activities.Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager… Read More.

Paul Almond, director of groundbreaking documentary 'Seven Up!', passes away

Canadian filmmaker Paul Almond, who directed the landmark television documentary 'Seven Up!', has died at the age of 83. He… Read More.