What Happened on 26 July 2015

Colombia: President Santos suspends air strikes against Farc rebel camps

The Colombian government has suspended air strikes against Farc camps days after the rebels announced a one month unilateral ceasefire… Read More.

Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire after deadly air strike

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition has announced a five-day humanitarian truce in Yemen after more than 120 people were killed in… Read More.

Trial run held on second Suez Canal amid tight security

Egypt has held a trial run on the second Suez Canal ahead of its official opening in… Read More.

Mining firms cut thousands of jobs after commodity prices fall

Mining firms Anglo American and Lonmin have announced the culling of thousands of jobs following a fall in commodity prices.… Read More.

Canada: Toronto taxi drivers sue Uber for $307mn

Uber, the popular taxi-booking app, has been sued by taxi drivers in Toronto, Canada’s biggest city. Drivers… Read More.

Anti-doping plan for video game tournaments launched

A firm that holds prominent video game tournaments is taking anti-doping measures after Kory Friesen, a top gamer, admitted to… Read More.