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What Happened on 18 January 2015

Indonesia executes six drug convicts

Indonesia has executed six people, including five foreigners, convicted of drug trafficking. The executions were carried… Read More.

Shia Houthi rebels abduct Yemini president's chief of staff

Yemen’s Shia Houthi rebels abducted President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi’s chief of staff in capital Sanaa on… Read More.

US Congressional delegation arrives in Cuban capital

A US Congressional delegation arrived in the Cuban capital Havana, the first such high-level visit since the two countries agreed… Read More.

Goldman Sachs profits fall to $2.17bn in last quarter

Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs has registered a 7% drop in quarterly profits amid declining investment bank revenues and weak… Read More.

Premier League: Chelsea thrash Swansea City 5-0

Chelsea thrashed Swansea City 5-0 on Saturday to extend their lead at the Premier League. The first goal came before… Read More.

Nominations row: Oscars chief calls for greater diversity

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts, has said she would like to see greater… Read More.