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What Happened on 24 August 2015

Fire engulfs steel plant near Tokyo's Haneda airport

Aug 24, 2015 - A huge fire engulfed a steel plant located close to Tokyo's Haneda… Read More.

Blast in Egypt: 2 dead, 27 injured

An explosion in the Beheira governate claimed the lives of two policemen. According to media reports, around 27 were injured… Read More.

Eight policemen killed in Nepal clashes

At least eight policemen, including a senior officer, were killed in clashes with protesters in western Nepal's Kailai area on… Read More.

South Korea demands apology from North Korea

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday has asked North Korea to apologise for alleged provocations as emergency contact between… Read More.

Australian PM makes historic visit to indigenous activist's grave

Tony Abbott on Monday became the first Australian prime minister to visit the resting place of Indigenous land rights activist… Read More.

Thai government websites hacked by Islamist group

Six Thai government websites were hacked on Monday by an Islamist group calling itself "Fallag Gassrini and Dr Lamouchi" from… Read More.

Federer regains No.2 spot in tennis rankings

Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer reclaimed the No.2 spot in men's singles tennis rankings after lifting the Cincinnati Masters… Read More.

Serena Williams wins second Cincinnati title

Serena Williams reasserted her World No.1 status by beating Romania's Simona Halep 6-3,7-6 (3) to win the Cincinnati Masters for… Read More.

NASA's satellites to improve hurricane forecasting

NASA engineers have started working on the first of eight micro-satellites under the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) project.… Read More.