What Happened on 14 October 2012

Obama captures marginal lead amongst early voters, says poll

U.S. President Barack Obama leads Republican rival Mitt Romney by 59 percent to 31 percent among early voters, according to… Read More.

Mauritania President Abdelaziz shot and injured

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz was shot and wounded on Saturday, according to security sources. He is currently being treated… Read More.

Abu Dhabi 2011 fiscal growth fastest in seven years

Abu Dhabi's economy grew 6.8 percent in inflation-adjusted terms in 2011, the fastest rate seen since 2004 and more than… Read More.

Fan riots halt Senegal-Ivory Coast soccer match

An Africa Cup of Nations soccer match between Senegal and Ivory Coast was abandoned on Saturday after fans rioted at… Read More.

Apple expected to launch iPad mini on October 23

Apple is to host an event on October 23 where it is expected to launch the iPad mini in a… Read More.

Richter painting sets sales record for living artist

An abstract painting by German artist Gerhard Richter has a set a new historic record for the price paid at… Read More.