What Happened on 18 October 2015

Thousands flee as Typhoon Koppu batters Philippines

Typhoon Koppu has battered northern Philippines, smashing houses and toppling power lines as thousands of people on… Read More.

Thousands of migrants enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border

Thousands of migrants have crossed into Slovenia after Hungary closed its border to more arrivals. According to… Read More.

Egypt: First round of polling to choose new parliament underway

Egyptians are voting in the first round of elections to choose a new parliament. These are the first such polls… Read More.

Four Palestinians shot dead after stabbing attempts

Four more Palestinians have been shot dead after attempted stabbings as violence in the region shows no sign of abating. … Read More.

No more nuclear talks, says North Korea

North Korea has rejected the call to resume talks to end its nuclear program, saying previous… Read More.

Shanghai Masters: Djokovic beats Murray, reaches final

World number one Novak Djokovic played near-perfect tennis to defeat Andy Murray 6-1 6-3 and reach the finals of the… Read More.