What Happened on 07 August 2012
Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab has defected from President Bashar al-Assad's government to join "the revolution", according to his spokesman.… Read More.
U.S. authorities are looking into reports that a gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin was… Read More.
Mitt Romney and his Republican party raised $101 million in July, surpassing President Barack Obama's fundraising total for the third… Read More.
Standard Chartered bank illegally "schemed" with Iran to launder nearly $250 billion for almost a decade, according to a U.S.… Read More.
The current owner of bankrupt carmaker Saab has sued former partner General Motors (GM) for $3 billion. Dutch manufacturer Spyker… Read More.
Indonesia's economy grew more than expected in the second quarter as domestic consumption countered a drop in demand for exports.… Read More.
Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi has been reinstated to the London Olympics after being excluded for not trying in the 800-meter race.… Read More.
Arsenal are due to confirm the signing of Malaga midfielder Santi Cazorla after he passed a medical and joined the… Read More.
Online encyclopedia Wikipedia was brought down on Monday after two cables were accidentally cut near its data center in Florida.… Read More.
The UK's biggest book retailer Amazon now sells more ebooks than hardbacks and paperbacks combined. For every 100 print books… Read More.
Former Take That singer Gary Barlow has confirmed that his fourth child with wife was delivered stillborn. In a statement,… Read More.