What Happened on 07 June 2012

Japanese dock washes up in U.S. state of Oregon

A huge portion of a dock torn off from a Japanese port by the 2011 tsunami has washed up 5,000… Read More.

Mexican president signs climate change legislation

Mexican President Felipe Calderon has signed a law introducing binding targets on climate change. Calderon announced on Twitter that the… Read More.

78 people killed in Syria's Hama province

Syrian pro-regime forces in Hama province have killed at least 78 people, including dozens of women and children. The Syrian… Read More.

Shell to invest $20 billion in Indonesia

Shell is to invest $20 billion in Indonesia's Masela block starting from next year and ending in 2018-2019, according to… Read More.

Ethihad Airways buys Virgin Australia stake

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has bought a 4 percent stake in Virgin Australia as it seeks to expand its global… Read More.

Scottish firm signs $250 million Southern Africa power plant deal

Scottish firm Aggreko has signed a $250 million deal to provide a power plant to two countries in a joint… Read More.

Liverpool first team coach parts ways with club

First team coach Steve Clarke has left Liverpool soccer club on "amicable terms", according to the League Managers’ Association. The… Read More.

Brazil to allow sale of beer during 2014 World Cup

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has signed into law a bill that will allow the sale of beer during the 2014… Read More.

Nokia unveils budget touch screen phones

Nokia has unveiled its first full touch screen phone aimed at the lower end of the market. The move comes… Read More.

LinkedIn users' passwords leaked by hackers

Social networking site LinkedIn is looking into claims that some six million of its users' passwords have been leaked onto… Read More.

The Hobbit set for November premiere in New Zealand

The world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is to take place in New Zealand on November 28. The… Read More.

Sci-fi author Ray Bradbury passes away at 91

Science-fiction author Ray Bradbury has died in Los Angeles at the age of 91. In a career spanning more than… Read More.