What Happened on 23 June 2015

Rwanda's intelligence chief Karenzi Karake arrested in UK

Karenzi Karake, the Rwandan intelligence head, has been arrested in London, media reports say. Karake, who is… Read More.

Chile: Capital in shutdown mode after smog emergency

Authorities in Santiago, Chile’s capital and largest city, ordered more than 600,000 vehicles off the streets and… Read More.

Militant linked to Benghazi attack killed in Iraq, says Pentagon

A US air strike has reportedly killed an ISIS (Islamic State) militant who played a role in the Benghazi attacks… Read More.

US home and lifestyle firm Martha Stewart Living sold for $353m

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, the home and lifestyle company, will be sold to Sequential Brands for $353 million, reports say.… Read More.

EU extends sanctions against Russia over 'destabilizing role' in Ukraine

The EU has extended sanctions against Russia for its “destabilizing role” in eastern Ukraine. In a statement, the EU said… Read More.

China: Factory activity contracts again in June

China’s factory activity contracted in June for the fourth straight month, but the sector is showing signs… Read More.

Eurozone leaders cautiously optimistic about Greek debt deal

Leaders from the Eurozone have expressed hope over a deal with Greece over the country’s debt crisis within this week,… Read More.

Spying on NGOs: GCHQ did not follow proper procedure, says UK tribunal

GCHQ, the UK’s intelligence agency, failed to follow proper procedures while collecting information on two NGOs, according to the Investigatory… Read More.

Artworks by Hitler fetch £286,000 at German auction

Artworks made by Adolf Hitler have been sold for around £286,000 at an auction in Germany. A… Read More.

James Horner, Oscar-winning composer of Titanic, dies in plane crash in California

James Horner, the Academy Award-winning composer of the blockbuster “Titanic”, has died in a plane crash in the US. The… Read More.