What Happened on 07 January 2013

U.S. condemns Assad 'Western puppets' speech

The United States has condemned a speech by Syrian President Bashar al- Assad that dismissed his opponents as "puppets of… Read More.

Ghanaian President John Mahama to be sworn in

Ghanaian President John Mahama is due to be sworn into office later today following a disputed election victory last month.… Read More.

Regulators relax key bank rule

International financial regulators have relaxed rules on minimum quantities of cash and liquid assets all banks must hold. The agreement,… Read More.

NHL agrees provisional deal to end lockout

The National Hockey League (NHL) has reached a provisional agreement with players to end a near four-month lockout. Following 16-hours… Read More.

LG Group to boost investment

South Korea's LG Group announced on Monday it would increase investment in order to lift its market share. The firm… Read More.

Rare Beatles photos to be auctioned

Rare and unpublished early color photographs of The Beatles while on tour are to be sold at auction. The pictures… Read More.