What Happened on 24 August 2014

Red alert sounded after volcanic eruption in Icelandic glacier

Iceland has raised the aviation warning code to red, after a volcano erupted under the Dyngjujökull glacier. Red is the… Read More.

'Aid' delivered, Russian convoy heads home

A Russian aid convoy has started moving out of eastern Ukraine after reportedly delivering around 1800 tonnes of food and… Read More.

Ebola outbreak: Ivory Coast closes its borders

Ivory Coast has announced it is closing its borders to check the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1200… Read More.

Misrata militia, Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport

Libya’s beleaguered parliament has labeled the alliance of militias that captured the international airport in Tripoli as terrorists, adding that… Read More.

New Zealand thrash Australia in Rugby Championship

New Zealand defeated Australia by a record 51-20 to retain the Bledisloe Rugby Championship Cup for the 12th straight year.… Read More.

Sexual assault allegation: Cops question Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard was questioned by the South Yorkshire police over a 1985 sexual assault allegation involving a boy. The legendary… Read More.