What Happened on 26 February 2015

US: Possessing and using Marijuana legalized in Washington DC

It is now legally permissible to possess and use small amounts of marijuana in the US capital, making Read More.

South Korean court revokes 1950s law, decriminalizes adultery

The top court in South Korea has decriminalized adultery by revoking a 1950s law which made… Read More.

Iran nuclear issue: Netanyahu's differences with US deepen

The row between the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has worsened. While the Israeli leader has accused… Read More.

North Korean firm renaming ships to evade sanctions: UN

A shipping firm from North Korea has been reflagging and renaming its vessels to dodge an arms embargo, according to… Read More.

Around 40 Australian women supporting IS, other terror outfits: Foreign Minister

Australia’s foreign minister has said that up to 40 women from the country had participated in terror attacks or are… Read More.

Cyprus allows Russian navy to use ports

Cyprus will give ships of the Russian navy access to its ports, as per a new agreement signed between the… Read More.

Royal Bank of Scotland posts £3.5bn loss for 2014

RBS has posted a yearly loss of £3.5 billion, down from the previous year’s £9 billion loss. The British state-owned… Read More.

Australia: Qantas Airways posts half-yearly profit of $289.3 million

Qantas has posted a half-yearly profit of $289.3 million, its best showing in four years. The Australian national carrier had… Read More.

HSBC Chief Executive, Chairman apologize for 'unacceptable' practices

HSBC’s chief executive and chairman have tendered an apology for the “unacceptable” practices that helped clients avoid tax, at the… Read More.

Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan beat Scotland in a thriller

Afghanistan registered their first World cup victory by beating Scotland by one wicket in the last over… Read More.

Dutch Sim card manufacturer: US, UK cyberspy agencies behind hack

Dutch Sim card firm Gemalto has said that it believes cyberspy agencies of the US and Read More.

2015 Brit Awards: Madonna falls off stage during performance, recovers

Madonna fell off the stage while performing at the 2015 Brit Awards. The pop icon slipped down the steps after… Read More.