What Happened on 16 September 2014

Migrant boat was deliberately sunk, reports claim

Around 500 migrants were feared dead after human traffickers deliberately sunk the boat that was taking them from Egypt to… Read More.

Six cops killed in Egypt bomb attack

Six policemen in Egypt were killed and two injured in a bomb attack in Sinai peninsula, media reports said. Militants… Read More.

12 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death

A military tribunal in Nigeria has sentenced 12 soldiers to death for mutiny and attempt to murder. According to witnesses,… Read More.

Typhoon Kalmaegi makes landfall in China's Hainan province

Schools were shut, scores of flights cancelled and thousands of people evacuated to safer places as Typhoon Kalmaegi hit Hainan… Read More.

Scottish referendum: David Cameron makes emotional plea against separation

British Prime Minister David Cameron in an emotional plea said that there would be stark costs of Scotland’s “painful divorce”… Read More.

MIT tops the university ranking, 4 UK universities in top 6

Four British universities have been ranked in the top six universities of the world, according to the QS ranking of… Read More.

British tourists' murder: Thai police intensify search

Thai police say their focus is on migrant workers as they search for the killers of British nationals David Miller… Read More.

Three killed in Kabul bomb attack

At least three foreign troops were killed and five injured in a suicide bomb attack on a military convoy near… Read More.

Ebola threat: US to send 3,000 military personnel

The United States is sending 3,000 military personnel to west Africa to provide logistical and medical support to the countries… Read More.

Phones 4u founder blames network suppliers, private equity owners

John Caudwell, the founder of Phones 4u, has said that private equity owners and cellular network suppliers were responsible for… Read More.

Alibaba increases price range of IPO

Alibaba has hiked the price range of its IPO. This means the Chinese internet giant can possibly raise over… Read More.

'No Good Deed' top grosser at box office

"No Good Deed,” a thriller which stars Idris Elba and Taraji Henson, has fetched $24.5 million in its opening weekend,… Read More.