What Happened on 04 January 2013

Eleven people killed in Syria gas station attack

At least 11 people have been killed after a car bomb exploded at a gas station in the Syrian capital,… Read More.

Hugo Chavez suffers complications after surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from "complications" due to a "severe lung infection" developed after surgery, according to officials.… Read More.

Spam owner buys Skippy peanut butter for $700 million

The American makers of Spam have bought the peanut butter brand Skippy for $700 million. Hormel Foods acquired the brand… Read More.

Kansas City Chiefs to hire Andy Reid as head coach

The Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly set to hire former Philadelphia Eagles boss Andy Reid as head coach. According to… Read More.

India's Infosys to lay off up to 5,000 workers

India's Infosys is to fire up to 5,000 employees as the software services giant looks to lower costs and increase… Read More.

Gerard Depardieu becomes Russian citizen

Actor Gerard Depardieu has been granted Russian citizenship following a row over wealth tax hikes with the government in his… Read More.