What Happened on 04 September 2012
A ban on smoking in enclosed public places came into effect in Lebanon on Monday, resulting in sit-in protests by… Read More.
Typhoon Bolaven has left 48 people dead in North Korea, with more than 50 others injured or missing, according to… Read More.
A close ally of China's president has been demoted in what is seen as a surprise move. Ling Jihua had… Read More.
Vodafone has signed an agreement with Kuwait-based telecoms operator Zain as it seeks to increase its presence in the Middle… Read More.
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has doubled its stake in Virgin Australia in a bid to expand its global footprint. On… Read More.
Bulgaria has abandoned plans to adopt the euro currency following worsening economic conditions and growing uncertainty across the European Union,… Read More.
Turkish soccer club Fenerbahce have signed midfielder Raul Meireles from Chelsea. According to Turkish media reports, Meireles has signed a… Read More.
Oscar Pistorius has apologized for his outburst following his loss in the Paralympic T44 200m final. The South African claimed… Read More.
China's biggest search engine Baidu is to invest around $1.6 billion to set up a cloud computing center, according to… Read More.
Apple has added the Samsung Galaxy S3 handset to a list of products it says violate its patents. The Galaxy… Read More.
Actor Michael Clarke Duncan died on Monday, less than eight weeks after suffering a heart attack, at the age of… Read More.