What Happened on 23 August 2014

Russian convoy's entry into Ukraine is 'direct invasion': Kiev

Kiev has described the crossing over of a Russian aid convoy into east Ukraine as a “direct invasion” — but… Read More.

21 suspected informers executed by Hamas

Hamas has killed 21 people, including two women, in Gaza, accusing them of collaborating with Israel.  The executions seem to… Read More.

Video of St Louis cop making racist, homophobic remarks surfaces

A police officer from St Louis county who was deployed to handle protests in Ferguson was relieved of duty after… Read More.

Shia extremists target Sunni mosque in Iraq, 68 killed

A deadly attack on an Iraqi mosque frequented by Sunni worshipers in Diyala province has killed at least 68 people.… Read More.

Slack remains in American labor market, says Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen, the US federal chief, has said that slack remains in the American job market. Citing the “considerable uncertainty”… Read More.

Atletico Madrid defeat Real, lift Spanish Super Cup

Atletico Madrid beat their more fancied rivals Real Madrid to lift the Spanish Super Cup with an aggregate score of… Read More.