What Happened on 20 October 2014
Astronomers have warned of risks to the Earth after a key comet-spotting program run in Australia was shut for lack… Read More.
Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who had tested positive for Ebola may be clear of the deadly disease, health officials… Read More.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Sunday, October 19, has blamed “external forces” for the pro-democracy protests that are… Read More.
Two key female ministers in Japan, Midori Matsushima and Yuko Obuchi, have resigned, media reports say. Matsushima, the justice minister,… Read More.
Rescuers in Nepal have called off the search for survivors of a deadly snowstorm in the Himalayas on October 14,… Read More.
In a major boost for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP has won key elections in Maharashtra and Haryana… Read More.
Joko Widodo has been sworn is as the president of Indonesia, according to media reports. The 53-year-old, who won the… Read More.
Australia has lifted restrictions imposed on women wearing face coverings inside the parliament building, according to media reports. The parliament… Read More.
Lufthansa airline pilots are again on strike from midday Monday, October 20, their eighth strike since April, which is expected… Read More.
World number one Serena Williams has hit out against Russia’s tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev’s “very insensitive and extremely sexist as… Read More.
Coming back from a set down, Britain’s Andy Murray defeated David Ferrer 5-7 6-2 7-5 to win the Vienna Open,… Read More.