Former Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. She was the first woman prime minister and was known as the iron lady.
North Korea has prepared missiles for launch as tension grows in the area. South Korea has deployed naval destroyers to its coasts and Japan is preparing it’s defences.
A section of the Berlin Wall has been torn down to make way for luxury apartments. Activists are seeking to stop a stretch of the Berlin Wall, known as the East Side Gallery from being destroyed.
Protests in Cyprus as an aid package is seen to only provide temporary relief as it risks triggering a capital flight that would push the nation closer to needing to restructure its debts.
The inauguration mass of Pope Francis, the first ever Latin American Pontiff.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies. A self-declared socialist who transformed Venezuelan politics by channelling record oil revenue to the poor and nationalizing corporations.