What Happened on 18 July 2015

Iraq: 80 killed in car bomb attack in Khan Bani Saad

At least 80 people including children have been killed in a deadly car bombing in the Shia-dominated Iraqi town of… Read More.

South Africa: Trains collide near Johannesburg; 300 injured

Two trains collided near Johannesburg, injuring around 300 people, South African officials said. The crash occurred near… Read More.

Eurozone parliaments give green signal to Greece bailout talks

Parliaments of eurozone countries have given their backing to Greece’s third bailout, paving the way for formal talks between the… Read More.

Corruption probe: Bolivia's football chief Carlos Chavez arrested

Carlos Chavez, the president of the Bolivian Football Federation, has been arrested as part of a corruption inquiry, reports say.… Read More.

Ashes: Australia take charge of Lord's Test after Steve Smith's double ton

Australia took control of the Ashes Lord’s Test after piling up 566-8 and then demolishing England’s top order on day… Read More.

Number of spam emails hits 12-year low, says security firm

The number of spam emails being sent to people is at a 12-year low, security firm Symantec has said. Fewer… Read More.