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What Happened on 25 February 2015

DR Congo launches attack against Rwandan rebels

The Democratic Republic of  Congo has started an operation in the country’s east against Hutu rebels. Tuesday’s… Read More.

US: Eddie Ray Routh sentenced to life for murdering 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle

Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty of the murder of Chris Kyle, who wrote ‘American Sniper’, and another man.… Read More.

Amnesty International urges UNSC Members to give up veto power in cases of genocide

Amnesty International has called upon the UN Security Council’s five permanent members to give up their veto power in cases… Read More.

US: Obama vetoes contentious oil pipeline bill

President Obama has vetoed the Keystone oil pipeline bill. The Republican-dominated Congress had sent the bill for presidential approval on… Read More.

South Korea: Three killed in shooting at convenience store

Three people have been killed in a shooting incident at a convenience store in South Korea’s Sejong city, around 75… Read More.

UN climate change panel chief resigns over allegations of sexual harassment

Rajendra Pachauri, the chief of the UN climate change panel, has resigned following allegations of sexual harassment. In a letter… Read More.

Lorry collides with commuter train, 28 people injured

At least 28 people were injured when a commuter train collided with a lorry in the… Read More.

Bailout extension: Eurozone approves Greek proposals

The reform measures submitted by Greece for obtaining a four-month bailout extension have been approved by the… Read More.

Champions League: Luis Suarez scores twice as Barcelona beat Manchester City

Luis Suarez struck twice in the first half to lead Barcelona to a 2-1 victory over Manchester City, who now… Read More.

Cybercrime: US offers $3m reward for information on Russian hacker

The US is offering a $3 million reward for information on Evgeniy Bogachev, a Russian hacker suspected to be behind… Read More.

Truvada pill offers effective protection to gay men against HIV: Study

A daily pill called Truvada offers effective protection to gay men against HIV infection. As per the reports of the… Read More.

Blogs with adult content to be made private from March 23: Google

Technology giant Google has told users of its Blogger platform that sexually explicit videos and images in blogs would be… Read More.

Viewership for Oscars ceremony drops to six-year low

Sunday’s Oscar ceremony had the lowest ratings of the past six Academy Awards events, with 36.6 million Americans tuning in… Read More.