What Happened on 31 August 2014

Russia pushing Europe to 'point of no return', warns EU

The alleged incursion of Russian soldiers on Ukrainian territory will bring the conflict nearer to "a point of no return",… Read More.

US strikes ISIS targets near besieged Iraqi city, drops aid

The American military has conducted airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq, and aircraft from the US, UK, France and Australia… Read More.

Anti-government protests in Pakistan turn violent, one dead

One person died and at least 300 were injured in violent clashes as Pakistani protesters forced their way inside the… Read More.

No open nominations for Hong Kong chief executive election

There will be no open nominations for polls to elect the leader of Hong Kong, China has ruled. Two or… Read More.

6 killed, 45 injured as militants target spy agency in Afghanistan

Six people were killed and at least 45 wounded when a spy agency in Afghanistan was targeted by gunmen in… Read More.

India defeat England by six wickets, take 2-0 lead

Continuing their good one-day form, India scored another comfortable victory against England, putting the tourists 2-0 ahead in the series.… Read More.