What Happened on 07 April 2013

John Kerry arrives in Turkey for talks on Israel and Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Turkey, the first leg of a 10-day visit to Europe and… Read More.

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia. A presidency statement read: "Former President… Read More.

Penguin and Random House merger approved

A proposed merger of Penguin and Random House has been given the green light by the European Commission. Brussels said… Read More.

Serena Williams beats sister Venus in Charleston semis

World number one Serena Williams comprehensively beat her older sister Venus in the semifinals of the Family Circle Cup with… Read More.

Former News Corp President Chernin bids $500 million for Hulu

Former News Corp president Peter Chernin has bid $500 million for Hulu, the online video streaming service he helped set… Read More.

Wesley Snipes released from prison

Actor Wesley Snipes has been released from a federal prison after serving time on tax charges. Snipes, who was convicted… Read More.