What Happened on 17 July 2014
Egypt has sent nine men for a long term to jail for sexually assaulting women during a rally held to… Read More.
Julian Assange's lawyers have said that they would appeal when a judge in Stockholm rejected their challenge to his arrest… Read More.
Agreeing to a humanitarian request by the United Nations in the wake of four Palestinian boys’ deaths in Israeli air… Read More.
The United States and EU have expanded their sanctions against Russia for its alleged support to rebels fighting against Ukraine… Read More.
Militants used rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons to target the International Airport in Kabul. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for… Read More.
Babar Ahmad, a computer expert from Britain, who admitted using the internet to support terrorism, was sentenced to over 12… Read More.
Russia is set to reopen an electronic listening post — a spy base — in Cuba. The Lourdes base, which… Read More.
21st Century Fox, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, had made an offer in June to buy Time Warner. But… Read More.
Beating analyst expectations, online retailer eBay has reported $676m in profits during the March-June period. The firm’s shares were up… Read More.
Luis Suarez, Uruguay’s star international, is “now a Barcelona player in all respects,” the Spanish club has proclaimed. Liverpool and… Read More.
Kevin McEnroe, the son of tennis legend John McEnroe and Oscar-winning actress Tatum O'Neal, has been arrested on drug charges.… Read More.
Shannon Richardson, an actress who posted letters poisoned with ricin to American President Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg, the mayor… Read More.