What Happened on 04 March 2013

Dozens killed in Karachi bomb blast

At least 45 people were killed and 150 injured in a bomb explosion in the Pakistani city of Karachi on… Read More.

Hosni Mubarak retrial to begin on April 13

Former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, will face retrial on April 13, the country’s appeals court announced on Sunday. Mubarak faces… Read More.

Rebels seize control of Syria police academy

Rebels captured large parts of a Syrian police academy near Aleppo, according to activists on Sunday. Video footage emerged on… Read More.

United States pledges $450 million for Egypt economy

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has pledged $450 million to back support Egypt's ailing economy but warned Cairo that… Read More.

HSBC, Standard Chartered to slash bonus payouts

HSBC and Standard Chartered are expected to report a decrease in their bonus pools following separate settlements with U.S. authorities… Read More.

News Ltd to sell New Zealand Sky TV stake

New Zealand television operator, Sky Network Television, announced on Monday that its major shareholder News Corp is to sell its… Read More.

Nadal beats Ferrer in Acapulco final

Second-seeded Rafael Nadal beat top-seeded David Ferrer in an all-Spaniard final at the $1.213 million Mexican Open tennis event on… Read More.

Karolina Pliskova wins Malaysian Open title

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic defeated American Bethanie Mattek- Sands in Sunday's final at the Malaysian Open. Pliskova won… Read More.

Yahoo to shut down seven products

Yahoo announced it is shutting down seven products, including its mobile app for Blackberry smartphones. The move, which Yahoo announced… Read More.

Walking stick with sat-nav unveiled by Fujitsu

Japanese firm Fujitsu has unveiled a 'smart' walking stick with built in GPS to help guide old people home. Fujitsu… Read More.

The Miracles' Bobby Rogers dies

Bobby Rogers, a founding member of Motown group The Miracles along with Smokey Robinson, died on Sunday aged 73. The… Read More.

Schwarzenegger to become group editor of bodybuilding magazines

Arnold Schwarzenegger is to become group executive editor for the magazines Flex, and Muscle & Fitness, American Media said on… Read More.