What Happened on 29 September 2014

Modi connects with Indian Americans at New York

Around 20,000 wildly cheering Indian Americans turned up at Madison Square Garden to hear Narendra Modi speak at a colorful… Read More.

Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani inaugurated

Ashraf Ghani, the incoming Afghanistan president, has been inaugurated in the first power transition after Hamid Karzai became president. Abdullah… Read More.

Front National continues winning momentum in France

France’s far-right Front National (FN) continues to impress electorally, winning its first ever seats in the country’s Senate.   The… Read More.

Truck crashes into crowd at Netherlands show, 3 killed

Three people were killed and at least 18 injured when a huge truck on Sunday, September 28, crashed into a… Read More.

Russia wants to 'reset' relations with US, says Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said Russia seeks to “reset” its troubled relations with the US.   Lavrov, in… Read More.

Schools, banks shut as thousands protest in Hong Kong

Schools and banks had to be shut and roads were blocked as Hong Kong citizens came out in the thousands… Read More.

Car bombing kills seven in Yemen

A vehicle filled with bombs exploded beside a hospital in northeastern Yemen’s Mareb province, on Sunday, September 28, killing at… Read More.

Death toll in Japanese volcano eruption rises

The death toll in Saturday’s volcanic eruption at Japan’s Mount Ontake reached 36 after the discovery of five more bodies… Read More.

Aldi's profits in UK up by 65%, pledges to continue price war

German firm Aldi has pledged to continue the supermarket price war while announcing a 65% hike in its UK profits,… Read More.

Messi, 400 goals old, is 'touched by a magic wand'

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who has now scored more than 400 goals in his career, said he “never imagined” he would… Read More.

Robin Williams is remembered by family and friends

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was remembered and honored by family and friends at a private ceremony at San Francisco’s… Read More.

Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' tops American box office

Denzel Washington-starrer ‘The Equalizer’ made it to the top of North America’s box office, raking in $35m on its debut,… Read More.