What Happened on 05 September 2012

Mexico arrests leader of Gulf Cartel drug gang

Mexican authorities have arrested a leader of the country's Gulf Cartel in one of the highest-profile arrests as part of… Read More.

Colombian peace talks to take place in October in Norway

Colombia's peace talks with leftist FARC guerrillas will begin next month in Norway before moving to Cuba, President Juan Manuel… Read More.

Suicide bomb kills 25 at Afghan funeral

A suicide bomber killed at least 25 people and injured 30 at a funeral on Tuesday in the eastern Afghan… Read More.

Olympics hit August UK retail sales

Retail sales in the UK decreased in August on the back of popularity of the London Olympics. Retail sales dropped… Read More.

Lufthansa cancels flights as cabin crew stage second strike

Lufthansa canceled around 300 flights on Tuesday as cabin crew staged another day of strikes over pay and cost-cutting measures… Read More.

Former Colombian president nominated for News Corp board

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp announced on Tuesday its nomination of lvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia, along with Elaine L.… Read More.

Davis Love III reveals U.S. Ryder Cup team

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has selected Steve Stricker, Dustin Johnson, Brandt Snedeker and Jim Furyk to round… Read More.

Azarenka beats Stosur to reach U.S. Open semis

World number one Victoria Azarenka beat defending champion Samantha Stosur on Tuesday to secure a place in the semifinals at… Read More.

Pirate Bay co-founder to be deported from Cambodia

A co-founder of the file-sharing Pirate Bay website is to be deported from Cambodia. The decision to expel Gottfrid Svartholm… Read More.

Apple announces September 12 event

Apple has sent invitations out for an event in San Francisco on September 12. The event is widely expected to… Read More.

Raphael drawing up for auction for $24 million

A drawing by Italian Renaissance artist Raphael is to go on sale in December with an estimated price tag of… Read More.

Rolling Stones to release 50th anniversary hits album

The Rolling Stones are to release an album of their greatest hits in November, in commemoration of their 50th anniversary.… Read More.