What Happened on 21 July 2014

Afghan poll audit came to a halt after audit team walked out

An audit of the disputed presidential election in Afghanistan had to be halted after a dispute over which ballots should… Read More.

Battle to control Tripoli airport turns deadly

Thousands of people fled the fighting around Tripoli airport as militias got engaged in deadly battles to seize the area.… Read More.

Italy plays down concerns over oil spill

The ongoing operation to separate the Costa Concordia from Giglio island has led to a small oil spill. A “small… Read More.

Obama, UN call for immediate ceasefire to end Gaza fighting

Barack Obama, the US president and the United Nations have called for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and militant group… Read More.

Anger mounts over lack of access to MH17 crash site

Days after the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines flight 17 over Ukraine, there is mounting anger over what is… Read More.

Artists, bands cancel shows in Israel

Artists and music bands, including the Backstreet Boys and Paul Anka have canceled and postponed their concerts in Israel, citing… Read More.