Portal:Current events/2017 January 14
Current events of
January 14, 2017
Armed conflicts and attacks
Battle of Mosul (2016–17)
forces capture parts of
and several areas along the
Business and economy
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
announces it will cease operation in May after 146 years, due to lower attendance, higher operating costs and protests from
(CBS News - Baltimore)
Disasters and accidents
Saab JAS 39 Gripen
fighter jet crashes at
Hat Yai International Airport
while performing at a
, killing the pilot, who failed to eject.
At least 21 people drown in a
(News 18 India)
An estimated 180,000
are dead due to frigid temperatures and
Law and crime
refugee is suing
after the company failed to remove posts with his image that accuse him of being a terrorist.
detain two suspects with over 150kg of
inscribed with a
and SS runes, stating the two may have a connection to a
Islamophobia in the United States
A suspected arsonist is arrested after a fire destroys a
Politics and elections
Aftermath of the
Gambian presidential election, 2016
travels to the
to meet with world leaders after yesterday's failed attempts at persuading incumbent president
to step down at the end of his term.
Palestinian National Authority
prepares to open an
, just one day before a Palestinian peace conference in Paris.
approves two constitutional amendments which expand the powers of the
to appoint new legislation and select the cabinet.
2017 Africa Cup of Nations
association football tournament begins in
91st straight win, breaking the school's own record for the longest winning streak in
NCAA Division I
basketball history for either sex.
(AP via ESPN)