What Happened on 03 July 2012

Dozens killed in series of Iraq bombings

Dozens of people have been killed and wounded in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq. At least four people… Read More.

Syria's Assad 'regrets' F-4 jet downing

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he regrets "100%" that a Turkish jet was shot down after entering Syrian airspace.… Read More.

Barclays boss Bob Diamond resigns amid Libor scandal

Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has resigned with immediate effect. The move comes less than a week after the bank… Read More.

Michael Phelps targets seven gold medals during London 2012

Michael Phelps has opted out of the 200 meter freestyle at the Olympic Games and will instead chase seven gold… Read More.

Microsoft in $6.2 billion writedown of Aquantive

Microsoft has written down the value of an online advertising firm it bought five years ago by $6.2 billion. Microsoft… Read More.

CNN presenter Anderson Cooper announces he is gay

CNN presenter Anderson Cooper has publicly announced that he is gay. In an email published online, Cooper said he was… Read More.