What Happened on 19 January 2015

More efforts needed to wipe out antisemitism, says UK home secretary

UK’s Jewish community was feeling fearful because of antisemitism, British home secretary Theresa May has said. She… Read More.

Six million Filipinos turn up for Manila mass

A record six million people turned up on a rainy Sunday, January 18, for the final mass of Pope Francis… Read More.

Ukraine troops recapture Donetsk airport after 'mass operation'

Ukraine’s military said on Sunday, January 18, that a “mass operation” by government troops has retaken the strategically important Read More.

Boko Haram kidnaps 80 people in Cameroon

Around 80 people, a majority of them children, have been kidnapped by Boko Haram  militants in… Read More.

Mob burns homes in north India, 3 killed

More than a dozen people were arrested in northern India’s Bihar state after a mob set dozens… Read More.

Shia Houthi rebels clash with troops in Yemen

Army troops in Yemen clashed with Shia Houthi rebels in Sanaa on Monday, January 19, close… Read More.

Richest 1% set to hold half of world's wealth, says study

A new study has found that by next year, the world’s 1% richest people will have more wealth than the… Read More.

Australian Open: Murray defeats Bhambri in first round

Andy Murray started his Australian Open campaign with a straight-sets victory over Yuki Bhambri, who was making his Grand Slam… Read More.

Brilliant Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona beat Deportivo La Coruna

Lionel Messi showed why he is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his generation, scoring a hat-trick to… Read More.

AB de Villiers smashes century off 31 balls, breaks ODI record

South Africa’s AB de Villiers smashed the fastest ever one-day international (ODI) century off just 31 balls in Johannesburg against… Read More.

'New partnership' with Europe: Uber promises 50,000 jobs

The chief executive of Uber has said the online cab-sharing firm could create as many as 50,000 jobs this year… Read More.

Faten Hamama, legendary Egyptian actress, dies

Legendary Egyptian actress Faten Hamama has died at the age of 83. She was suffering from health problems… Read More.