What Happened on 16 May 2012
One person has died after explosive devices were thrown into a nightclub in Kenya’s port city of Mombasa. … Read More.
Greek President Karolos Papoulias is due to meet party leaders to set up an interim government ahead of next… Read More.
Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic has gone on trial for 11 counts of war crimes and crimes… Read More.
Fragrance firm Coty has withdrawn it $10.7 billion bid for Avon Products, stating the U.S. beauty firm had taken too… Read More.
Facebook has raised the price range at which it hopes to sell its shares from $28-$35 to $34-$38 due to… Read More.
Sina Corp, China’s largest Internet portal and media website, has reported a loss in the first three months of… Read More.
The BBC is to offer live mobile coverage of the 2012 Olympics to Britons. Citing advances in technology… Read More.
The Indian cricket board has suspended five uncapped players due to corruption allegations made against them. The decision… Read More.
Nokia has accused Apple of overriding its software over the answer to “What is the best smartphone ever?” Over the… Read More.
Chinese search engine Baidu has announced the release of its own smartphone. The move marks the company’s first… Read More.
Mexican author Carlos Fuentes has died at the age of 83. Fuentes is renowned as one of Latin… Read More.
Britney Spears and Demi Lovato have signed up as judges for the U.S. version of the X Factor. The pop… Read More.
The story of an 11-year-old boy hidden from the Nazis by a prostitute has won a fiction prize celebrating writing… Read More.