What Happened on 12 October 2012
A 14-year-old Pakistani girl attacked by Taliban gunmen has been transferred to a military hospital with better facilities. Malala Yousafzai… Read More.
A passenger plane bound for Syria and intercepted by Turkey on Wednesday was carrying Russian-made defence equipment for Syria's defence… Read More.
U.S. vice-presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan clashed in their sole debate as poll margins tightened ahead of the… Read More.
Burberry has confirmed that demand in China, a key growth market, have slowed sharply. Total underlying revenues in the six… Read More.
Royal Dutch Shell has applied to the U.S. government for a license to export domestic crude oil, a Shell spokeswoman… Read More.
Unemployment in Greece hit a record 25.1 percent in July, according to the latest official figures. The rate amongst the… Read More.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has been refused a visa to visit New Zealand as part of a series… Read More.
Five of cyclist Lance Armstrong's former teammates have received six-month doping bans from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Levi… Read More.
U.S. President Barack Obama has seen his Facebook ‘likes’ soar on the back of a coordinated social media campaign. His… Read More.
The latest version of Mozilla's Firefox browser has been taken offline following the discovery of a security vulnerability. Users who… Read More.
British singer Sarah Brightman has announced she has bought a seat to fly on a Russian spaceship. Brightman, 52, described… Read More.