What Happened on 26 February 2016

Russia intensifies air strikes in Syria

Just hours before a cessation of hostilities will come into force, Russian warplanes have intensified air strikes on rebels in… Read More.

Around 100 rebel groups 'will respect truce' in Syria

The main Syrian opposition group has said that around 100 rebel factions have agreed to adhere to cessation of hostilities… Read More.

Japan's population shrinks by one million, says new census

In the first decline registered since 1920, the population of Japan has shrunk by nearly one million,… Read More.

Iranians vote in key elections

Millions of Iranians would be voting in two key elections. According to media reports, this is the first since the… Read More.