What Happened on 12 August 2012
Two earthquakes struck northwestern Iran on Saturday, killing at least 250 people and injuring more than 2000. The quakes struck… Read More.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has named Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate for November's election. Ryan,… Read More.
Standard Chartered is in talks with various law-enforcement officials, including New York's banking regulator, in a bid to resolve a… Read More.
Italian soccer player Emanuele Pesoli, of Serie B side Verona, has gone on a hunger strike in protest over his… Read More.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is seeking to sell cloud services provider NewBay and some of its other recently… Read More.
Italian special effects artist Carlo Rambaldi, renowned for creating ET the Extra Terrestrial, has died at the age of 86… Read More.