What Happened on 19 July 2015

Egypt: Militants attack Sinai checkpoints; five soldiers killed

Islamist militants ambushed two security checkpoints in Egypt’s troubled Sinai peninsula, killing five soldiers, reports said. Checkpoints near Sheikh Zuweid… Read More.

China: 'Misunderstanding' over documentary led to tour members' arrest

A misunderstanding over a documentary film watched by members of a tour group to China led to… Read More.

Algeria: 11 soldiers killed in militant ambush

Islamist militants attacked a forested area in Algeria’s Ain Defla region, some 150 miles west of Algeria’s capital Algiers,… Read More.

Australia: Anti-racism and anti-Islam protesters face off in Sydney

Five people were arrested as protesters from anti-racism rallies confronted those from anti-Islam rallies in Sydney. Similar protests in Melbourne… Read More.

Former Fifa vice-president Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty

Jeffrey Webb, the former Fifa vice-president, has pleaded not guilty in a major corruption scandal that has hit the sport’s… Read More.

Ashes: Australia dominate on day three of Lord's Test

Australia tightened their grip on the second Ashes Test after dismissing England for 312 and then scoring 108 without losing… Read More.