What Happened on 15 July 2012

250,000 people ordered to leave homes after Japan floods

Around 250,000 people have been ordered to leave their homes following floods caused by torrential rainfall in southwest Japan. Flooding… Read More.

UN Syria observers to investigate Tremseh killings

UN observers have arrived in the Syrian village of Tremseh to investigate reports of mass killings on Thursday. The killing… Read More.

Visa and Mastercard agree $7.25 billion fees dispute settlement

Credit card companies Visa and Mastercard have agreed to a $7.25 billion settlement to retailers over card fees. The settlement… Read More.

Didier Drogba welcomed by fans in Shanghai

Cote D’Ivoire football star Didier Drogba has arrived in China to take up a contract to play for Shanghai Shenhua.… Read More.

Apple rejoins EPEAT green registry

Apple has rejoined an environmental ratings scheme a week after it left the program. The firm released a letter on… Read More.

Sylvester Stallone's son found dead at 36

The son of Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has been found dead at his home near Hollywood. Sage Stallone, 36, was… Read More.