What Happened on 11 January 2013

Pakistani soldier in Kashmir reportedly killed by Indian troops

A Pakistani soldier was killed by Indian troops on Thursday in the disputed region of Kashmir. According to Pakistan’s military,… Read More.

Pakistan's Mingora city rocked by blast

At least 21 people were killed in an explosion at a religious gathering in Pakistan's Swat Valley on Thursday. According… Read More.

Ancient tombs discovered in Egypt's Luxor city

Italian archaeologists have discovered tombs in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor believed to be more than 3,000 years old.… Read More.

Eurozone interest rate unchanged at 0.75 percent

The European Central Bank (ECB) left eurozone interest rates unchanged at 0.75 percent on Thursday. Rates have remained at this… Read More.

American Express to axe 5,400 jobs

American Express announced plans on Friday to shed 5,400 jobs worldwide from its 63,500-strong workforce of by the end of… Read More.

Tiffany reports lower holiday sales

Tiffany & Co said on Thursday that its net worldwide sales during the holiday season had only risen 4 percent.… Read More.

Tokyo launches 2020 Olympic Games bid

Tokyo launched its campaign for the 2010 Olympic Games on Thursday, promising a well-funded, well-organized and safe games. The Japanese… Read More.

Australian Open draw revealed

Reigning two-time champion Novak Djokovic will not face former world No. 1 Roger Federer or Brit Andy Murray until the… Read More.

Mozilla to launch phones in Europe this year

Mozilla, the creators of the Firefox web browser, are to launch a smartphone in Europe this year. Chinese phone-equipment maker… Read More.

Nokia reports better than expected results in Q4

Finland's Nokia reported better than expected results in the fourth quarter. Quarterly net sales in devices and services for the… Read More.

Lincoln leads Oscar nominations

A film about American president Abraham Lincoln has received 12 Oscar nominations, including best picture. Along with Lincoln, the eight… Read More.

Adele to attend Golden Globe Awards

British songstress Adele is to attend the Golden Globes ceremony in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday. It will be her… Read More.