What Happened on 18 October 2014

'Ceasefire' raises hopes for release of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

Nigeria’s government has reportedly agreed to a ceasefire with Boko Haram and is trying to negotiate the release of more… Read More.

Hurricane Gonzalo hits Bermuda, knocks off electricity

Power supplies were knocked off in most of Bermuda as Hurricane Gonzalo hit the islands on Friday, clocking wind speeds… Read More.

Hong Kong protests again gain momentum

Pro-democracy protests have again gained momentum in Hong Kong, with thousands of demonstrators converging Saturday on Mong Kok district, a… Read More.

Obama's credit card declined at New York restaurant

Barack Obama had his credit card declined at a restaurant in New York last month, the US president has revealed.… Read More.

16 killed in accident at South Korea concert

An accident at a pop concert in South Korea has killed at least 16 people and injured 11, reports said.… Read More.

US, Europe shares rebound after turbulent week

European and American shares bounced back after a volatile week that saw stock markets nosedive. US stocks closed Friday up… Read More.