What Happened on 06 June 2012

Venus makes rare transit across the Sun

The planet Venus made a slow transit across the face of the Sun on Tuesday, a passing that will not… Read More.

Syria declares Western diplomats "unwelcome"

Syria's government has banned 17 Western diplomats a week after governments around the world expelled its ambassadors. Top diplomats from… Read More.

Al-Qaeda leader Abu Yahya al-Libi killed

Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Yahya al-Libi was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan on Monday, according to U.S. officials.… Read More.

Diageo to invest $1.5 billion in whiskey production

Drinks group Diageo is to pump in around $1.5 billion in Scotch whisky production over the next five years in… Read More.

Qantas expects profits to drop by 90 percent

Qantas has said it expects its profits to fall by as much as 90 percent due to decreasing international operations… Read More.

G7 nations hold emergency teleconference on Europe debt crisis

Finance chiefs of the G7 group of industrialized nations have held an emergency teleconference to discuss the eurozone debt crisis.… Read More.

Sweden beat Serbia 2-1 in final Euro 2012 warm-up

Sweden beat Serbia 2-1 in their final Euro 2012 warm-up match courtesy of a second-half penalty by Zlatan Ibrahimovic. A… Read More.

FIFA alarmed over "abuse" of painkillers

FIFA’s chief medical officer has expressed his alarm over the "abuse" of painkillers, saying it could put the careers and… Read More.

Napster creators launch social video chat service

Napster founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning have come together again to create a new service for friends to video-chat… Read More.

Flame virus prompts Microsoft security boost

The discovery of the Flame virus that mainly affected computers in the Middle East has prompted Microsoft to boost the… Read More.

Paul McCartney to perform at 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony

Sir Paul McCartney has confirmed he will end the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games on July 27. A… Read More.

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's daughter arrested in NYC

The 20-year-old daughter of Hollywood actors Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, was arrested in New York City and jailed overnight… Read More.