What Happened on 22 October 2014

Oscar Pistorius gets five-year sentence

South Africa’s star athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison in the death of his girlfriend.… Read More.

'Serial killer': Indiana Police look for more bodies

A 43-year-old man in the US who said he had strangled a woman later confessed to the police that he… Read More.

UN chief announces independent probe into Gaza conflict

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon is setting up an independent investigation into the attacks on United Nations facilities during the… Read More.

20 Ebola deaths per day reported from Sierra Leone

More than 20 people are dying of Ebola every day in Sierra Leone, the government has estimated. On Monday alone,… Read More.

'Terrorist ideology' led to killing of Canadian soldier

A 25-year-old man who had recently converted to Islam rammed his car into two soldiers in Canada, killing one of… Read More.

'There is room for discussion,' Hong Kong leader tells students

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he is willing to create a more democratic selection panel before the 2017… Read More.

Cluster bombs used extensively in Ukraine conflict, says report

Government forces and rebels in Ukraine have both used cluster bombs in fighting in the country’s east, the evidence gathered… Read More.

Ben Bradlee, legendary editor of Washington Post, dies

The legendary editor of the Washington Post, Ben Bradlee, has died at the age of 93, according to media reports.… Read More.

Detained US citizen is freed by North Korea

North Korea has released US citizen Jeffrey Fowle who was detained in the Asian country, media reports say. Confirming the… Read More.

Yahoo records boost in profits

Yahoo’s profits in the third quarter ending September are $6.8 billion, the technology company reported to media, boosted… Read More.

Bayern Munich stun Roma 7-1

Bayern Munich thrashed Roma 7-1 to maintain their winning streak in Group E, according to media reports. Arjen Robben opened… Read More.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has a pay package of $84 million

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has a pay package of $84.3 million, which makes him among the top earners of… Read More.