What Happened on 18 July 2014
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down by a missile over east Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.… Read More.
Israeli forces entered Gaza as Egyptian-led efforts to seal a ceasefire collapsed. Reports said that around a dozen Palestinians and… Read More.
After hitting the Philippines, Typhoon Rammasun headed with greater intensity towards south China, making a landfall on the islands of… Read More.
Bolivia, one of South America’s poorest nations, has passed a law allowing children aged 10 and above to work as… Read More.
More than two dozen people were injured in France on Thursday, July 17, when a high-speed TGV train with 178… Read More.
Microsoft will slash 18,000 jobs as it tries to integrate the Nokia phone business, which it recently acquired for $7.2bn.… Read More.
Google has reported a 22% hike in revenue in the second quarter from March to June compared to the same… Read More.
Louis van Gaal, the new boss of Manchester United, said he was a “democratic” manager. Though appointed in May he… Read More.
Jonathan Tiernan-Locke was banned for two years for an anti-doping violation, according to media reports. The British rider was… Read More.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientists have developed an extension to the human hand that can help with daily tasks,… Read More.
Johnny Winter, the legendary blues guitarist, who collaborated with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Muddy Waters, has died at… Read More.