What Happened on 05 June 2013

France confirms use of sarin in Syria

France on Tuesday confirmed the use of nerve agent sarin in Syria following tests carried out on recovered samples. Accusations… Read More.

UK's House of Lords backs same-sex marriage

The United Kingdom has moved one step closer to legalizing same-sex marriage in… Read More.

American tourist gang-raped in India

A 30-year-old American woman has been gang-raped in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday.… Read More.

U.S. unveils fresh sanctions against Iranian currency

The United States imposed fresh sanctions on Iran’s currency on Tuesday in an effort to ramp up pressure on Tehran… Read More.

Coca-Cola opens first plant in Myanmar in six decades

Coca-Cola opened its first bottling plant in Myanmar on Tuesday in more than six decades. The world's biggest soft-drink maker… Read More.

Billabong takeover bids collapse

Takeover talks between with two potential bidders for Billabong collapsed on Tuesday. As a result, shares in the Australian surfwear… Read More.

Federer loses to Tsonga in French Open quarterfinals

Roger Federer was beaten by Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets in quarterfinal play at the French Open on Tuesday.… Read More.

New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul undergoes back surgery

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul underwent back surgery on Tuesday. According to the Giants' website, Pierre-Paul suffered a… Read More.

Amazon planning expansion of online grocery business

Amazon is set to expand its online grocery business, according to a couple of people familiar with the situation on… Read More.

Amazon secures video rights to Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has secured the rights to screen hundreds of childrens' TV programs from Viacom for… Read More.

Kate Winslet pregnant with third child

Kate Winslet is expecting her third child, first with husband Ned Rocknroll, a spokeswoman for the Oscar-winning actress revealed on… Read More.

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan found dead in Mumbai home

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan has been found dead at her home in the Indian entertainment capital of Mumbai. A police… Read More.