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What Happened on 18 November 2014

West provoking Russia into new cold war: Putin

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has said that western countries are provoking Russia into another cold war, according to media reports.… Read More.

'Terrorism fatalities have increased five times since 9/11'

A new report says that terrorism-linked deaths have risen nearly five times since 9/11, despite efforts led by the US… Read More.

Protest site cleared in Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities have started clearing a protest site around 50 days after the pro-democracy demonstrators first occupied it, media… Read More.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declares state of emergency

Missouri’s Governor Jay Nixon has declared an emergency and called on the national guard to help the police to maintain… Read More.

35 million people are victims of modern slavery, says report

Over 35 million people across the world are victims of modern forms of slavery, a new report has said, with… Read More.

Taliban target military base in Kabul, 2 killed

A truck bomb attack at a military base in Kabul has killed two Afghan security guards, media reports said. The… Read More.

Four killed in synagogue attack in Jerusalem

Four Israelis were killed by two Palestinian men in a synagogue in Jerusalem on Tuesday, November 18, in what is… Read More.

US mass murderer granted marriage license

Charles Manson, an 80-year-old mass murderer in the US, has been given permission to marry a woman of 26 years old,… Read More.

Giancarlo Stanton signs record deal with Miami Marlins

In the most expensive deal in the history of the US sport, Giancarlo Stanton has signed a $325 million contract… Read More.

World of Warcraft faces server bugs

World of Warcraft has been hit by computer server bugs, hampering subscribers from playing the video game. Blizzard, the game… Read More.

Dumb and Dumber tops US box office

Dumb and Dumber To, the sequel to the 1994 comedy starring Jim Carrey, scaled the top of the American box… Read More.

Japanese actor Ken Takakura dies

Legendary Japanese actor Ken Takakura has died at the age of 83. He was diagnosed with lymphoma. Labelled Japan’s “Clint… Read More.