What Happened on 08 August 2012
19 people have been killed in a gun attack on a church in central Nigeria. Gunmen raided the church near… Read More.
At least nine people have died as torrential rain caused flooding across the Philippine capital Manila. The flooding has forced… Read More.
Tropical Storm Ernesto has reached hurricane strength while passing through northern Honduras and is approaching Belize and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.… Read More.
Shares of Standard Chartered have plummeted despite the bank denying accusations that it illegally "schemed" with Iran to launder money.… Read More.
Drug firm Pfizer has paid the American government $60 million to settle allegations it paid millions of dollars in bribes… Read More.
South African communications company Telkom has been fined $54.8 million for using its prime market position to "bully" competitors. A… Read More.
Seven Cameroonian athletes have disappeared while in Great Britain for the Olympics. David Ojong, the head of the Cameroon delegation,… Read More.
Olympic silver medalist Maria Sharapova arrived at the Montreal Cup on Tuesday, keen to put her loss to Serena Williams… Read More.
Facebook has launched its first real-money gambling app. Developed by London-based online gambling operator Gamesys, the Bingo Friendzy app allows… Read More.
Ukrainian authorities have shut down Demonoid.com, one of the world's biggest torrent file-sharing sites. Investigators from the Ministry of Internal… Read More.
A state prosecutor has demanded a three-year jail sentence for three women from punk band Pussy Riot, saying they had… Read More.