What Happened on 18 December 2014
Greece’s MPs have failed to choose a president after the first round of voting, giving rise to the possibility of… Read More.
Man Haron Monis, the Iranian gunman who took 17 people hostage in a Sydney café on Monday, was in possession… Read More.
Cuba’s president Raul Castro has urged the United States to bring an end to its five-decade trade embargo as the… Read More.
Three men, including a New Zealander, who face charges of insulting Buddhism, have gone on trial in Myanmar. The three… Read More.
Fifty-four Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to death for their refusal to fight Islamist militants of the Boko Haram. The… Read More.
A draft resolution putting forward a Palestinian timetable for securing a peace deal with Israel was submitted to the United… Read More.
Vowing to take the fight to the perpetrators of the Peshawar school massacre, Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said… Read More.
Raheem Sterling struck twice to help Liverpool defeat Bournemouth 3-1 and set up a semi-final clash with Chelsea in the… Read More.
Researchers say that the volume of the world’s oldest water is far greater than previously estimated. The liquid, which is… Read More.
India has launched its largest rocket and unmanned capsule. Thursday’s launch of the 630-tonne Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle from… Read More.
New York state has banned fracking, the only state in the US other than Vermont to do so. Following a… Read More.