What Happened on 24 December 2014

Amazon Indians attack Peru village; government moves residents to bigger town

About 200 Mashco-Piro Indians attacked the village of Monte Salvador on Friday, December 19, media reports say. This… Read More.

Australian police arrest two for allegedly planning terror attacks

The counter-terrorism police arrested two men in Sydney. While one was charged for possessing documents indicating a plan… Read More.

Algeria: Militant Leader behind Frenchman's beheading is killed

The special forces of Algeria killed the chief of the Jihadist group, who slaughtered Read More.

Christmas shoppers set new record in New Zealand

With a record-break Christmas Eve shopping of $196 million on… Read More.

Russia threatens to turn off gas supplies to Ukraine

Russia on Tuesday, December 23, threatened Ukraine to cut off… Read More.

All eyes on Sydney to Hobart yacht race

The 39-foot Queensland-based yacht Samurai Jack will take to the water Read More.

Michael Clarke confident of leading Australian team for 2015 World Cup

Australia captain Michael Clarke, who had undergone surgery on a hamstring injury, is confident of leading the team for the… Read More.

Uber says it is sorry for increasing prices during Sydney siege

San Francisco based taxi booking company Uber has said it is sorry for raising fare prices during the Sydney siege,… Read More.

Alibaba spends more than $160m to combat fake goods

In an effort to combat fake goods on its websites, Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has spent more than $160m from… Read More.

Controversial movie on North Korean leader to get limited theatrical release in the US

Sony Pictures has authorized the screenings of the comedy movie about… Read More.

Adam Sandler is Hollywood's Most Overpaid Actor again

Acclaimed Comedian Adam Sandler has again topped Forbes' annual list of Hollywood's Most Overpaid Actors for the second year in… Read More.