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Portal:Current events/2015 January 11
Current events of
January 11, 2015
Armed conflicts and attacks
Thousands of police and military personnel prepare to secure a Paris
with up to a million people expected to attend.
An arson attack on the
, which published cartoons from
, causes no injuries but leads to two arrests.
(Reuters via DNA)
, this time two, and again each believed to be around 10 years old, kill themselves and three others at a market in the northeastern city of
(Reuters via News24)
Disasters and accidents
Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501
Divers retrieve the
flight data recorder
from the crashed jet.
The death toll from the
Karachi traffic accident
rises to 62.
Politics and elections
Croatian presidential election, 2014–15
Former diplomat and foreign minister
Croatian Democratic Union
narrowly defeats incumbent president
and will become the first female
president of Croatia
on February 18, 2015.
Sri Lankan presidential election, 2015
announces that it will investigate allegations of a coup attempt by
, in a bid to retain power after being defeated at the polls.
Science and technology
Public photographs become available of
rocket after the
experimental recovery attempt
of the first stage
and crash-lands on a
(Space Flight Now)