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What Happened on 31 August 2015

Blast outside Ukrainian parliament in Kiev

Aug 31, 2015 - Several members of the Ukrainian National Guard and policemen were injured in… Read More.

Austria hunts for human traffickers

Austria has tightened border controls on a motorway linking Hungary to Vienna, blocking… Read More.

Over 100 Afghan school girls hospitalised, poisoning suspected

More than 100 school girls in Afghanistan's western Herat province were hospitalised on Monday after falling ill, local officials said.… Read More.

70 militants killed in military operations in Afghanistan

A statement by the Afghan Defence Ministry said that at least 70 militants had been killed in military operations in… Read More.

Pakistan airport attack suspects arrested

Nine people were arrested on Monday in connection with an attack on a Pakistan airport, the media reported. Two… Read More.

EU to hold migrant talks on September 14

The European Union (EU) has called for emergency talks on September 14 on tackling the bloc's escalating migration crisis, the… Read More.

Firmly committed to Asia: Belgian insurer Ageas

Belgium's largest insurance company Ageas said it remains firmly committed to Asia after announcing the sale of its Hong Kong… Read More.

Spieth loses top spot to McIlroy in golf rankings

Jordan Spieth dropped to the second spot in world golf rankings after the American missed the halfway cut in last… Read More.

Injured Sharapova pulls out of US Open

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova pulled out of the US Open on Sunday due to a leg injury. The… Read More.

Facebook tool to identify unauthorized video postings

Soon it would not be easy to "steal" videos from Facebook as the social networking giant is introducing a video-matching… Read More.