What Happened on 16 July 2012
Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed in principal to allow a neutral international force to patrol their… Read More.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met with the head of Egypt's top military council, Field Marshal Mohamad Hussein… Read More.
The Red Cross (ICRC) has declared that the ongoing conflict in Syria is now a civil war. The change in… Read More.
GlaxoSmithKline held talks this weekend with Human Genome Sciences to dicuss a deal to acquire it for some $2.6 billion,… Read More.
BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, has decided to sell its Mount Nimba iron ore project in Guinea, according… Read More.
The United Arab Emirates has opened an overland pipeline that bypasses the Strait of Hormuz. The 230 miles pipeline carries… Read More.
A row between the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and the state-operated Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has cast a shadow over… Read More.
India's Jeev Milkha Singh has won the Scottish Open after a playoff with Italy's Francesco Molinari. Singh also took the… Read More.
Nokia has halved the U.S. price of its flagship smartphone just some three months after its launch. The move comes… Read More.
Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has been ordered to pay $147 million in damages after losing a patents case.… Read More.
France's far-right National Front is suing Madonna after an image at the singer's Paris concert depicted party leader Marine Le… Read More.