What Happened on 13 June 2013
Former South African president Nelson Mandela is "responding better" to treatment in hospital, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday. Zuma… Read More.
Kenyan MPs agreed on Wednesday to a $30,000 salary cut, according to the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC). MPs will… Read More.
Jiroemon Kimura, a Japanese man recognized as the world's oldest living person and the… Read More.
More than a quarter of flights across France's busiest airports were canceled on Wednesday following a second day of protests… Read More.
The chief executive officer of Royal Bank of Scotland announced on Wednesday he is to step down in December. Stephen… Read More.
The United States posted its largest single-year increase in oil production in 2012, according to a report released by oil… Read More.
Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi and his father are being investigated in Spain following allegations of defrauding the state of… Read More.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks are to open the 2014 season with a two-game series in Australia. According… Read More.
Vodafone has placed a takeover bid for Germany's top cable television company. The British mobile operator confirmed its offer for… Read More.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman said on Wednesday that revenue growth was "still possible" in its next fiscal year. Speaking in… Read More.
American talk-show host Oprah Winfrey is to donate $12 million towards a new museum dedicated to African American history. The… Read More.
A rare comic book marking the debut of Superman has been sold for $175,000 at auction, comic book seller Comicconnect.com… Read More.