What Happened on 25 August 2014
Michael Brown Sr, the father of the black American teenager shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri,… Read More.
At least 260 African migrants are believed to have died in the Mediterranean sea over the weekend as increasing numbers… Read More.
A magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck California’s San Francisco Bay Area, injuring dozens of people, damaging many buildings, and cutting off the… Read More.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have claimed that a stealth drone belonging to Israel was shot down above a uranium enrichment site… Read More.
Ukraine marked its Independence Day with a show of force on Sunday, August 24, with troops marching through capital Kiev… Read More.
Isis militants have seized an important airbase in Syria. Tabqa airbase was the final stronghold of the government led by… Read More.
Rioting prisoners in a jail in south Brazil’s Cascavel city killed four inmates, police said. While two victims had been… Read More.
A stampede at a temple during a Hindu festival in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has killed at… Read More.
Roche, the Swiss pharma major, is buying California-based firm InterMune for £5bn ($8.3bn), according to media reports. The US… Read More.
Argentine international Lionel Messi scored two goals to lead a 10-man Barcelona team to an emphatic 3-0 win against Elche,… Read More.
The network of Sony’s PlayStation had to be shut down after it suffered a cyber-attack, according to media reports. Sony… Read More.
Legendary actor and film director, Richard Attenborough, died at the age of 90 on Sunday, August 24, according to the… Read More.