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What Happened on 20 October 2015

First round of Egypt's parliamentary elections ends, low voter turnout

Oct 20, 2015 - The first round of Egypt’s parliamentary elections ended on Monday. According to… Read More.

New names chosen for storms to hit British

Barney, Desmond, Steve, Tegan and Wendy are among the names chosen by members of the public to identify storms that… Read More.

Bangkok blast prosecution expected in two weeks

Thai police have announced that prosecution of two men, Arrested for their suspected involvement in the deadly August 17 Read More.

21 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 21 Taliban militants were killed and 12 others were injured in operations carried out by Read More.

Pakistan urges US to play role in resolving Kashmir dispute

Pakistan has urged the US to play its role to ensure strategic stability in South Asia and… Read More.

OPEC daily basket price closes lower

The price of the OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at $44.92 a barrel on Monday, compared to $45.71 last… Read More.

Japan considers supplementary budget

The Japanese government has planned to submit a draft supplementary budget at the start of the regular parliament session in… Read More.

China lowers 2015 electricity use estimate0

The China Electricity Council (CEC) has trimmed its estimate of the amount of electricity the country will consume in 2015,… Read More.

New Zealand ready to challenge Australia in Tests

New Zealand will face a new-look Australia in next month's three-Test series but the Black Caps are clear they will… Read More.

Third unit of China n-plant begins operations

The third unit of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has begun operations,… Read More.

Drone registration to be mandatory in the US

The US government will now require the registration of almost all unmanned aircraft systems or drones in… Read More.