What Happened on 20 May 2015

US: Six Chinese nationals charged over 'economic espionage' plot

Six Chinese nationals, including a professor, have been charged by the US over an alleged economic espionage plot. Hao Zhang,… Read More.

Iranian officials deny role in 1994 bombing of Jewish centre in Buenos Aires

Iranian officials have denied any involvement in the bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina in 1994… Read More.

North Korea cancels Ban Ki-moon's visit to Kaesong economic zone

The North Korean government has cancelled United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon’s visit to the country just a day before… Read More.

Algerian army kills 22 militants

 22 militants were killed in the northern province of Bouira… Read More.

170 ISIS militants killed in air strikes in Syria

 Around 170 Islamic State militants have been killed in US-led… Read More.

Japanese manufacturer Takata to recall 34 million defective airbags

Takata, the Japanese airbag maker, has said that airbags of nearly 34 million cars have faulty mechanisms, leading to what… Read More.

Software reseller MicroTech sues HP over disputed Autonomy deal

MicroTech, a small US-based software reseller specializing in government computing, is suing tech giant Hewlett-Packard, saying HP… Read More.

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai declared winner of Man Booker International Prize

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize. The judges hailed the “extraordinary intensity” of his… Read More.