What Happened on 23 July 2014

EU expands sanctions against Russia

The European Union (EU) has announced further sanctions on Russia in wake of the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines… Read More.

Several international flights to and from Israel suspended

Many international flights to and from Israel have been halted indefinitely over security concerns. The international carriers that have suspended… Read More.

Jailed journalists 'guided by devil', says court in Egypt

An Egyptian court has said that “the devil guided” three al-Jazeera journalists, who were sent to jail last month for… Read More.

Widodo declared winner in Indonesian presidential polls

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has been declared winner in Indonesia’s presidential polls, bagging 53% of the vote share. Before joining… Read More.

21 killed in militant attack in Baghdad

At least 21 people, including 13 civilians, were killed in a suicide attack in Baghdad, reports said. The attack targeted… Read More.

Supreme Court allows Arizona to execute its convict

The Supreme Court of the United States has allowed Arizona to execute a convict who wanted information about the lethal… Read More.

Typhoon Matmo sweeps across Taiwan

Typhoon Matmo has hit Taiwan, bringing with it strong winds, heavy rain, and the possibility of landslides. Winds of speeds… Read More.

Tech giant Microsoft reports 7% dip in profit

Microsoft has reported a seven percent drop in profit in the second quarter. Its profit in the March-June period was… Read More.

Real Madrid sign James Rodriguez

Real Madrid have signed James Rodriguez, the Colombian star forward who top scored in the 2014 World Cup. The 23-year-old’s… Read More.

Slump in iPad sales as Apple leans on iPhone for growth

There has been a slump in sales of the iPad, with some analysts predicting that the decline in demand may… Read More.

Electronic Arts reports 51% jump in profit

Electronic Arts (EA), the American video game publisher, has reported a 51% hike in profit for the April-June quarter, backed… Read More.

YouTube entrepreneur in copyright muddle

Michelle Phan, a YouTube entrepreneur, is facing legal trouble for alleged copyright violations.   Ultra Records and its publishing wing… Read More.