What Happened on 16 October 2012
The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is underway in The Hague. The 67-year-old began the… Read More.
Israel's parliament has voted to dissolve itself and hold an early general election on January 22. The unanimous vote came… Read More.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she takes responsibility for the security failure at the Benghazi consulate that… Read More.
The European Union has announced new sanctions against Iran over its controversial nuclear program. Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg on… Read More.
American academics Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have won the 2012 Nobel Prize in economics. The Royal Swedish Academy of… Read More.
The Portuguese government on Monday announced details of its draft budget for 2013. Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar confirmed the average… Read More.
English Premier League football club Manchester United has signed a sponsorship deal with Bakcell, a telecoms company in Azerbaijan. The… Read More.
Lance Armstrong paid for a motorcyclist to deliver the banned bloodbooster EPO to him during the 1999 Tour de France,… Read More.
Xbox Music is now available on Xbox 360 games consoles. It will become available on Windows-based devices following the launch… Read More.
A promotion offer by games company Electronic Arts (EA) enabling users to download one free game has allowed them to… Read More.
The Rolling Stones have announced four concert dates in London and New York at the end of the year. The… Read More.