What Happened on 16 December 2014
Australia’s prime minister Tony Abbott paid tribute to the two victims of the Sydney café siege who lost their lives… Read More.
Around 10,000 people marched in eastern Germany’s Dresden city against what they call the "Islamisation of the West". Another demonstration… Read More.
Actress and director Angelina Jolie says that the United States must lead the way against torture. A US Senate… Read More.
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hit out at the EU for criticizing the mass arrests of journalists. He… Read More.
Shinzo Abe, who has been re-elected as Japan’s prime minister, has expressed his determination to go ahead with rewriting the… Read More.
Russia’s central bank has hiked interest rates by 6.5 percentage points to 17% to prevent the rouble’s freefall. The drastic… Read More.
Over 3,000 McDonald’s outlets in Japan are selling only small-sized portions of fries after major delays hit imports of the… Read More.
A private survey has indicated that China’s manufacturing activity has contracted as the year draws to a close. The initial… Read More.
Everton defeated Queens Park Rangers 3-1 to move into the Premier League table’s top half. England midfielder Ross Barkley's brilliant… Read More.
The Brazil World Cup, Ebola and the iPhone 6 were the largest trends and news articles that British users searched… Read More.
The Taliban massacred more than 125 people, most of them children, in a bomb and gun attack on a school… Read More.
Practicing yoga may offer good protection against heart diseases, especially if you can’t do other vigorous exercises, a study has… Read More.