What Happened on 06 January 2013

Venezuela National Assembly re-elects Chavez ally

Venezuela's National Assembly met on Saturday to elect a possible stand-in for President Hugo Chavez, who is in Cuba recovering… Read More.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to give TV address

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is to deliver a rare speech to the nation later today, according to state media. The… Read More.

Richardson, Schmidt to visit North Korea next week

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt are to lead a private humanitarian mission to… Read More.

NHL and NHLPA continue negotiations

The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) continued overnight negotiations on Saturday as both… Read More.

China to become as important as United States, says SAP CEO

German business software maker SAP says China has the potential to create one million new customers, according to a report… Read More.

Missoni boss missing as plane disappears off Venezuela

A small plane with the director of Italian fashion house Missoni onboard has disappeared off the coast of Venezuela. Vittorio… Read More.