What Happened on 06 June 2013

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai keen to delay polls for reforms

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is looking to delay the upcoming national polls, saying there is not enough time to… Read More.

Thousands of Germans evacuated as flood levees break

More than 30,000 people in the eastern German city of Halle were evacuated on… Read More.

Susan Rice appointed U.S. national security adviser

Susan Rice, the United States’ permanent representative to the United Nations, was appointed as President Barack Obama's national security adviser… Read More.

Latvia to become 18th eurozone member

Latvia is to become the 18th country to start using the euro, the European Commission announced on Wednesday. "I am… Read More.

Australian Q1 economic growth lower than expected

Australia's economic growth came in lower than expected during the first three months of the year on the back of… Read More.

Ikea founder steps down

The founder of Swedish furniture firm Ikea announced on Wednesday that he is to step down from the board. Ingvar… Read More.

Djokovic and Nadal advance to French Open semis

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and seven-time champ Rafael Nadal are set to face each other in the semifinal of… Read More.

Super Bowl winners honored at White House ceremony

President Barack Obama welcomed the Super Bowl champions to the White House on Wednesday in a ceremony at the White… Read More.

Apple loses patent case with Samsung

Apple lost its first patent dispute against rival Samsung on Wednesday. The International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that Apple infringed… Read More.

Amazon launches online shopping site in India

Amazon launched its first shopping website in India on Wednesday. The Internet retail giant made its first foray into the… Read More.

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris hospitalized after suicide attempt

Paris Jackson, the daughter of late pop icon Michael Jackson, has been hospitalized after attempting suicide, a publicist revealed on… Read More.

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries divorce finalized

Kim Kardashian’s divorce from her husband of 72 days, Kris Humphries, was finalized this week. According to media reports on… Read More.