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What Happened on 01 October 2012

'Nothing going on' with Romney, says former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright gave her opinion of Mitt Romney after attending a recent speech, saying that… Read More.

14 killed in suicide attack on NATO patrol in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed 14 people, including three NATO soldiers and four police in Afghanistan's eastern Khost province on Monday.… Read More.

Marikana mine shooting inquiry begins

A judicial commission of inquiry into the August shootings of 34 striking miners at South Africa’s Marikana mine has opened.… Read More.

News Corp hires U.S. compliance officials

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has hired a senior official from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as… Read More.

Shell shuts Nigeria oil pipeline

Shell’s Nigeria unit shut down a key pipeline damaged by fire on Sunday. The fire is believed to be an… Read More.

Eurozone unemployment hits record high

Unemployment in the eurozone hit a record high of 18.2 million in August, according to the EU statistics agency. The… Read More.

Briton detained for stealing cricket World Cup Twenty20 match tickets

Sri Lankan police arrested a British national on Sunday for allegedly stealing over a 100 tickets for the cricket World… Read More.

Europe wins Ryder Cup

Europe retained the Ryder Cup after producing a comprehensive comeback on the final day at Medinah Country Club on Sunday.… Read More.

Nokia, Oracle to announce mapping deal

Phone maker Nokia is due to announce a deal that will give Oracle customers access to its mapping services. Finland's… Read More.

Japan introduces punishment for illegal downloads

Internet users in Japan who download copyright infringing files could face up to two years in prison or fines of… Read More.

Lindsay Lohan assaulted in New York hotel

Actress Lindsay Lohan was attacked by a man in a New York hotel on Sunday morning, according to her spokesman.… Read More.

South Korean rapper Psy tops British charts

Rapper Psy has become the first South Korean musician to top the British singles chart with his song Gangnam Style.… Read More.