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What happend on August 15th 2019

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Viewpoint: Why Modi's Kashmir move is widely supported in India

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 8:36
related countries: India India

Ashok Malik explains why the views of many Indians on Kashmir have hardened in recent years.
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US police search for serial 'wedding gatecrasher' thief

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 9:08
related countries: United States United States

The woman has allegedly stolen thousands of dollars' worth of gift cards and cash from newlyweds.
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Hong Kong protests: Brand 'witch hunt' takes over Chinese internet

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 10:27
related countries: China China

Versace and Swarovski are among the firms caught up in a wave of Chinese cyber-nationalism.
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Venice court fines top architect Calatrava in bridge dispute

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 10:53
related countries: Chile Chile

Renowned architect Santiago Calatrava must pay €78,000 (£72,000) for alleged Venice bridge errors.
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US bids to detain Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 11:55
related countries: United States United States, Iran Iran, Gibraltar Gibraltar

Grace 1 was seized by Royal Marines on 4 July and has remained off the coast of Gibraltar since.
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Russia bird strike: Collision with gulls forces plane to land in field

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 13:51
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Dozens of people were injured when the Airbus 321 was forced to land in a field near Moscow.
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India PM Narendra Modi vows to 'restore' Kashmir's 'past glory'

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 14:44
related countries: India India

India's PM says ending autonomy will help growth after Pakistan's PM warned the world was watching.
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Russia bird strike: Plane crash-lands after hitting gulls

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 15:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

At least 74 seek medical treatment after the landing in a cornfield near Moscow, officials say.
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Hong Kong protests: Trump urges Xi to meet demonstrators

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 15:33
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

He says a meeting would lead to a "happy and enlightened ending" after weeks of unrest.
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Iran oil tanker: Gibraltar orders release of Grace 1

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 18:21
related countries: Iran Iran, Gibraltar Gibraltar

The ship carrying Iranian oil was stopped by Royal Marines in July, triggering a standoff with Iran.
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German finger wrestling pulls a crowd in Bavaria

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 21:21
related countries: Germany Germany

The traditional contest sees men trying to pull each other across a table with just one finger.
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Israel bars Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 21:29
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Donald Trump had said Israel should stop Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting.
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The plight of a US dairy farm

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 21:59
related countries: United States United States

It's a family business which has been around since 1942 - but now the last remaining cows are being sold off.
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Lee Komaki: Former Tokyo red-light district worker hopes to enter politics

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 23:29
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

After a career in Tokyo's red-light district, Lee Komaki wants to enter politics. But he faces challenges.
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North Korea snubs peace talks with South Korea over war drills

Thursday 15th of August 2019, 23:59
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

North Korea says it has “no more words to talk” with South Korea, as it test-fires more missiles.
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