What Happened on 06 December 2012

Tanks deployed after deadly Cairo clashes

The Egyptian army has deployed tanks and armored troop carriers to guard the presidential palace in Cairo following clashes between… Read More.

Explosion rocks Kenyan capital

An explosion rocked a mainly Somali neighborhood in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Wednesday. According to Nairobi police officials, at least… Read More.

Philippines typhoon death toll rises

The death toll from Typhoon Bopha, which battered the southern Philippines on Wednesday, has risen to about 200. At least… Read More.

Standard Chartered to pay $330 million in Iran settlement

Standard Chartered on Thursday said it is to pay $330 million to U.S. regulators to settle claims that it did… Read More.

Citigroup slashes 11,000 jobs worldwide

Citigroup announced on Wednesday it is to slash 11,000 jobs worldwide in an efficiency drive. Most of the jobs that… Read More.

Indian government wins foreign retail vote

The Indian government has recorded a crucial victory in parliament on its plans to open up its lucrative retail sector… Read More.

IOC strips medals from four Athens Olympic athletes

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has stripped medals from four 2004 Athens Olympic medallists caught doping during the Games. The… Read More.

Instagram cuts support for Twittter integration

Photo-sharing service Instagram, recently acquired by Facebook, has removed a key element of its integration with Twitter Instagram said on… Read More.

Netflix awarded Disney film rights in U.S.

Netflix users in the United States will soon be able to watch new Disney films first after their cinema run,… Read More.

Malcolm in the Middle's Frankie Muniz suffers mini-stroke

Frankie Muniz, the star of U.S. sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, said on Wednesday he had suffered a mini-stroke. Writing… Read More.

Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dies

Jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck has died at the age of 91. He passed away on Wednesday morning in… Read More.

Rolex to become official Formula One timekeeper

Rolex is set to become Formula One's official timekeeper and timepiece from next season after agreeing a global partnership, the… Read More.