What Happened on 19 September 2014

Pakistani vessel attack was carried out by 'al Qaeda's South Asia branch'

Pakistani officials have said that the newly formed South Asian wing of the al Qaeda infiltrated the country’s navy and… Read More.

No independence: Scotland chooses to remain united with the kingdom

Scotland has voted decisively to remain part of the United kingdom in Thursday’s historic referendum on Scottish independence, with the… Read More.

New study shows world population could reach 11 billion by 2100

A new study has shown that the world’s population in 2100 may rise to 11 billion, contradicting earlier studies that… Read More.

Ukrainian president seeks more military aid from US

Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s president, has urged the United States government to provide military weapons to his forces to fight Russia,… Read More.

NFL player arrested for aggravated assault

NFL running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested for head-butting his wife and breaking her nose, and then punching her… Read More.

Richard Verma appointed new US ambassador to India

The United States has finally named its India envoy. Richard Verma, the new ambassador, will be the first person of… Read More.

Florida resident kills his daughter and six grandchildren

Don Charles Spirit, a 51-year-old resident of Bell, Florida, shot and killed his daughter and his six grandchildren before turning… Read More.

Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle head after 37 years

Larry Ellison has stepped down as chief executive of Oracle after leading the software giant for 37 years. However, the… Read More.

China agrees to invest $20bn in India

India and China have signed a dozen deals during President Xi Jinping visit to India, including a pledge by China… Read More.

Li Na retires after battle with 'chronic' injuries

Li Na, the winner of two Grand Slams from China, has retired from international tennis, citing “chronic” injuries.… Read More.

Microsoft announces more job cuts

Software giant Microsoft has culled another 2,100 jobs as part of a plan to trim its workforce by 14% and… Read More.

US country music star George Hamilton IV dies

George Hamilton IV, a renowned country music star, died in Tennessee aged 77 after suffering a massive heart attack. The… Read More.