What Happened on 25 March 2015

Prospects for Israel-Palestine peace 'dim': Obama

Barack Obama has said that the prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine appear… Read More.

Myanmar students appear in court after clashes with police

About 80 people are appearing in a Myanmar court after a violent clash between students and police.… Read More.

Ukrainian President sacks Governor Ihor Kolomoisky following oil firm row

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accepted the resignation of Ihor Kolomoisky, an influential governor in the east, who is credited… Read More.

Singapore: Thousands pay tribute to former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew

Thousands of Singaporeans are paying their last respects to their country’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew, who lies… Read More.

UN extends staff benefits to gay couples, votes against Russia's resolution

Defeating Russian opposition to the measure, the UN has extended staff benefits to gay couples working for the organization.  Russia’s… Read More.

Back military action against Houthi rebels, Yemen's President urges UN

Yemen’s ousted president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has urged the United Nations security council to support military action against the Houthi… Read More.

UK: Telefonica finalizes deal to sell mobile phone network O2 for £10bn

Telefonica has clinched a £10.25 billion deal to sell its mobile phone network O2 to Hutchison Whampoa, effectively creating Britain’s… Read More.

3G Capital set to buy US food giant Kraft for $40bn: Reports

3G Capital is reportedly seeking to buy American food giant Kraft in a deal that could exceed $40 billion. According… Read More.

Tiger Woods confident of qualifying for 2016 team: US Ryder Cup captain

Golfing legend Tiger Woods is confident of making it to the 2016 Ryder Cup team, US captain Davis Love III… Read More.

'Hack' attack: Video gaming site Twitch tells users to change passwords

Twitch users have been told to change their passwords following concerns that the video game streaming site may have been… Read More.

American TV show X-Files to make a comeback after 13 years

The X-Files is making a comeback after 13 years. The popular American sci-fi TV show will again feature David Duchovny… Read More.

Amitav Ghosh, nine others shortlisted for Man Booker International prize

Renowned Indian writer Amitav Ghosh is among the ten authors shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker International prize. The 2015… Read More.