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What Happened on 12 June 2012

Health of Egypt's Mubarak "very critical"

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's health is "very critical" and urgently requires medical care, according to his lawyer. Farid el-Deeb… Read More.

Syrian government renews attacks on Homs

Latest Updates - US Attacks Syria Syrian government forces renewed their attacks in the north of Homs… Read More.

Hugo Chavez registers for Venezuela presidential poll

President Hugo Chavez has registered to run for a third term in Venezuela's October's election. Chavez joined thousands of supporters… Read More.

KPMG's UK head to chair new markets watchdog

Britain has named top auditor John Griffith-Jones to head its new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Griffith-Jones currently chairs the UK… Read More.

Boeing eyes top spot with 1,000 jet sales

Boeing aims to sell 1,000 jets this year as it sets its eyes on recovering the top spot in the… Read More.

Airbus faces setback over A380 cracked wing repairs

Airbus’ flagship A380 planes could be grounded for up to eight weeks if work to repair cracks in their wings… Read More.

Triple jumper Tamgho out of London Games

French triple jumper Teddy Tamgho has pulled out of the 2012 London Olympics because of a foot injury. "End of… Read More.

Rafael Nadal wins French Open for record 7th time

Rafael Nadal has claimed the French Open title for a record seventh time. The Spaniard’s victory marked his third successive… Read More.

Apple drops Google Maps in latest iOS

Apple unveiled its latest mobile operating system, iOS6, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. However, the operating system, which runs… Read More.

Flame code found in Stuxnet virus

Two leading computer security firms have uncovered a link between some of the software code in the Flame virus to… Read More.

Mad Men season finale attracts 2.7 million viewers

A record 2.7 million viewers tuned in to watch the Season 5 finale of Emmy-winning drama Mad Men. Cable channel… Read More.

Madagascar 3 beats Prometheus at American box office

The third animated Madagascar film has beaten Ridley Scott's Prometheus at the U.S. box office. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedRead More.