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What Happened on 30 December 2014

Jordan's military plane crashed over Syria; Pilot taken hostage by IS militants

One of the planes of Jordanian military crashed near the city of Raqqa in northern Syria on 24 December, as… Read More.

Missing AirAsia flight: Six bodies found, three recovered during search operation

Indonesian officials have confirmed the recovery of three bodies during the search for missing AirAsia flight QZ8501. According to media… Read More.

Scotland confirms first case of Ebola; patient undergoes treatment

The Scottish government confirmed country's first case of Ebola as an aid worker who was stationed in West Africa has… Read More.

US conducts air strike in Somalia, targets leader of al-Shabab terror group

The US has confirmed launching an air strike against the Islamist terror group al-Shabab in Saakow area of Somalia. According… Read More.

Iran reserves $15.2 billion for joint oilfields

Iran has reserved $15.2 billion for the expansion of joint… Read More.

China offers high-yield rice technology to Bangladesh

China has agreed to share its high-yield rice technology with… Read More.

Silvester Lopez is WBC bantamweight champion

 Silvester Lopez has won the World Boxing Championship international bantamweight title. He defeated Rex Wao in… Read More.

New Zealand defeat Sri Lanka at Christchurch

In their first Test at Christchurch on Monday, December 29, New Zealand has scored a convincing victory over Sri Lanka… Read More.

Alan Irvine sacked as West Brom manager

Alan Irvine has been dismissed as the manager of West Brom, according to media reports. Irvine had replaced Pepe Mel… Read More.

China blocks access to Gmail

The government of China has blocked people from gaining access to Google’s email service through third party email services, media… Read More.

Hacker clones German politician's thumbprint

A hacker network has cloned a thumbprint of the defence minister of Germany Ursula von der Leyen, according to media… Read More.

Veteran actress Luise Rainer dies at 104

Hollywood Golden Era Oscar winner Read More.