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What Happened on 07 November 2012

President Barack Obama beats Romney to win re-election

U.S. President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, beating Republican rival Mitt Romney. On Tuesday, America's… Read More.

Russia's Putin fires defence minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired the country’s defence minister after his ministry was caught up in a corruption scandal.… Read More.

News Corp profits boosted by NDS sale

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has reported a sharp increase in profits on the back of a one-off asset sale and… Read More.

Federer and Ferrer bag wins at ATP World Tour Finals

Roger Federer recorded a win over Janko Tipsarevic while David Ferrer defeated Juan Martin del Potro on the second day… Read More.

Microsoft retires Windows Live Messenger for Skype

Microsoft announced on Tuesday it plans to "retire" its instant message chat tool and replace it with Skype's messaging tool.… Read More.

American composer Elliott Carter dies aged 103

American classical composer Elliott Carter has died at the age of 103. Carter was known for his challenging and complex… Read More.