What Happened on 08 July 2012

100 killed in southern Russia floods

Flash floods caused by torrential rain have left more than 100 people dead in the southern Russian region of Krasnodar.… Read More.

Hillary Clinton affirms Afghanistan as 'major non-NATO ally'

The United States has awarded Afghanistan the status of "major non-NATO ally". The designation includes countries such as Australia, Egypt… Read More.

Audi aims for top premium car spot by 2020

Volkswagen unit Audi aims to become the world's biggest maker of premium cars by 2020, according to Audi Chief Executive… Read More.

Serena Williams wins fifth singles Wimbledon title

Serena Williams has defeated Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska to seal a 6-1 5-7 6-2 victory and win her fifth Wimbledon singles… Read More.

Start-up looks to convert Stephen Hawking's brainwaves into speech

An American scientist is set to unveil details of a study on the brain patterns of Professor Stephen Hawking, which… Read More.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez suffering from dementia

The brother of Gabriel Garcia Marquez says the Colombian author and winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature is… Read More.