What Happened on 30 August 2015

China paper mill accident: Toxic material kills seven workers

Seven workers have died in an accident at a paper mill in China’s Hunan province. The accident… Read More.

EU countries to step up identity checks after foiled train attack

European countries will step up baggage controls and identity checks on trains, the French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has said.… Read More.

Chad executes 10 members of Boko Haram

Chad has executed ten members of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram.… Read More.

Egypt: Court sentences journalists to three years in prison

Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been sentenced to three years in prison by an Egyptian judge in a verdict that has… Read More.

Thailand: Suspect linked to Bangkok temple bombing arrested

A man has been arrested in connection with the deadly bomb attack on a temple in the heart of Bangkok… Read More.

World Athletics Championships: Jamaica win 4x100m final

Usain Bolt won his third gold medal at the 2015 World Athletics Championships as he anchored JamaicaRead More.