What Happened on 09 August 2012
Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi has dismissed the country's intelligence chief and the governor of North Sinai province. The decision comes… Read More.
Libya's interim National Transitional Council (NTC) has handed power to a newly elected assembly, nearly a year after the ousting… Read More.
A South African man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the murder of Swedish woman Anni Dewani… Read More.
The chief executive of Standard Chartered has said it "fundamentally rejects" accusations that it laundered as much as $250 billion… Read More.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has reported a fourth quarter loss of $1.6 billion. The net loss compares with a net… Read More.
McDonald's has reported flat sales in July across its global established restaurants, its worst performance in more than nine years.… Read More.
The Kenyan capital Nairobi is planning to bid for the 2024 Olympics and become the first African city to host… Read More.
General Motors fired its global marketing chief last week for failing to fully disclose that as much as a third… Read More.
Starbucks has signed a deal to use Square Inc to process payments at its U.S. coffee shops. The announcement comes… Read More.
Samsung Electronics is to launch a probe into allegations that one of its suppliers hires child workers. New York-based campaign… Read More.
Rapper Rick Ross has scored his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his solo album God… Read More.
Ranking Trevor, one of the most prominent figures of 1970s rap reggae music, has died in a traffic accident in… Read More.