What Happened on 29 July 2014
Scaly anteaters have become the world’s most illegally-traded mammal and are being “eaten to extinction”, conservationists have warned. The demand… Read More.
An Andalusian union has said it would occupy Gibraltar for one day in August as a “peaceful protest” against tax… Read More.
Over 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers have been brought to the Australian mainland where they are being kept at a… Read More.
Gaza faced heavy Israeli bombardment as signs of a possible ceasefire appeared remote. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh’s home and al-Aqsa… Read More.
The United States has accused Russia of violating a nuclear treaty signed by the Americans and the Soviets in 1987.… Read More.
Most Liberian border crossings have been shut and communities facing an Ebola outbreak are likely to be quarantined as attempts… Read More.
John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, is visiting Delhi as Washington seeks to improve ties with the world’s largest… Read More.
The operator of a North Korean ship, seized last year with Cuban weapons on it, has been blacklisted by the… Read More.
Customers at McDonald’s restaurants in China had to contend with shortened menus after a scandal-hit supplier issued a recall. After… Read More.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare clocked 10.85 seconds to win the gold medal in the women’s 100m in the Glasgow games, setting… Read More.
Banner ads are being placed by the City of London police on websites that are believed to be offering illegal… Read More.
Chinese regulators have visited some offices of Microsoft in what could be a potential anti-trust investigation, media reports have suggested.… Read More.