[As it happened] Newsday: Thursday, August 21

[As it happened] Newsday: Thursday, August 21
By Euronews
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button

Our live news updates have now closed for Thursday, August 21.

You can continue to comment on today’s news stories – send your thoughts to witness@euronews.com oron Twitter using #euronewsday.

In summary

  • * The US carries out fresh airstrikes against Islamic State
  • * South Africa closes its borders to travellers from Ebola-affected countries
  • * US doctor treated with experimental Ebola drug leaves hospital
  • * Ukraine may dissolve parliament as early as August 24
  • * Russian aid convoy truck begin checks at Ukraine border
  • * Three military chiefs of Hamas killed in Israeli air strike
  • * Four Palestinians killed in air strike on funeral
  • * Richard Dawkins sparks Twitter controversy over Down’s syndrome remarks
  • * US secret service tried to rescue US journalist James Foley
  • * Thailand’s coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister

Share this articleComments

You might also like

Spanish nightclub fire: two premises had invalid papers

Three times more migrants dead or missing in the Mediterranean this summer

European leaders attend funeral of former Italian president Giorgio Napolitano in Rome