What Happened on 30 July 2014
EU countries have agreed to impose stringent sanctions on Russia in response to Moscow’s support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. … Read More.
At least 100 Palestinians were killed and Gaza’s sole power plant destroyed in deadly Israeli air strikes. Amnesty International said… Read More.
WikiLeaks has revealed a gagging order in Australia aimed at blocking reporting of bribery allegations linked to several international political… Read More.
A study has revealed that excessive drinking can lead to memory impairment later in life. For the study, 6,542 middle-aged Americans… Read More.
At least 24 people have died in a stampede during a rap concert in Guinea’s capital Conakry, reports said. The… Read More.
Libyan militias have captured a special forces base in Benghazi, reports said. “We have withdrawn from the army base after… Read More.
Theodore Van Kirk, the last sustaining member of the American air crew that dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese… Read More.
Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, the last two surviving Khmer Rouge leaders, will begin their second trial. Samphan, the former… Read More.
A bus fell into a gorge in the mountainous north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, killing at least 21 people,… Read More.
Argentina is staring at its second debt default in 12 years. Hopes of any deal with ‘vulture fund’ bondholders have… Read More.
Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce firm, has raised $1bn in fresh funding, a record high for an Indian internet company. Flipkart,… Read More.
Twitter has reported a doubling of sales to $312.2m, exceeding analysts’ estimates. The number of monthly active users of the… Read More.