What Happened on 24 March 2015

US: Utah Governor backs measure to resume firing squads for executions

The US state of Utah will resume execution by firing squads for carrying out the death penalty… Read More.

Afghanistan: At least 13 people killed as gunmen target vehicles

At least 13 people have been killed in a late-night gun attack in eastern Afghanistan. The unidentified… Read More.

Germanwings Airbus A320 crashes in France

An Airbus A320 has crashed… Read More.

Germanwings Airbus A320 crashes in France
Netanyahu apologizes to Israeli-Arab voters for controversial remarks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has apologized for his election-day warning that the Arabs were “voting in droves”.  In a… Read More.

Won't serve third term if re-elected: British PM David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that if his party were to win the general election he would serve… Read More.

Uruguay decides against granting asylum to Guantanamo inmates

Uruguay’s new government has indicated that it will stop granting asylum to Guantanamo Bay prisoners. Uruguay had granted asylum to… Read More.

35 dead, 70 injured in vehicle pile-up in Peru

More than 35 people were feared killed and about 70 injured in a collision involving multiple vehicles in Read More.

Tunisia: Bardo Museum to reopen after terror attack

The Bardo Museum in Tunisia is set to reopen after last week's deadly terror attack that killed… Read More.

EU exit could cost UK economy 2.2% of GDP: Study

A new study has warned that if the UK were to leave the EU, it could cost the British economy… Read More.

RBS to sell more of its stake in Citizens bank

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will sell more stake in the American bank Citizens, media reports said. The share… Read More.

Cricket World Cup: New Zealand beat South Africa, reach final for first time

South Africa could not overcome their Cricket World Cup semi-final jinx as New Zealand stormed in… Read More.

Information Technology Act: Indian court strikes down 'arrest' law

India’s apex court has struck down a law that allowed authorities to arrest people for comments on… Read More.

US box office: 'Insurgent' tops weekend earnings with $54 million debut

‘Insurgent’ has stormed to the top of the US box office on its opening weekend with a… Read More.