What Happened on 17 April 2013
Bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon on Monday may have been packed in pressure cookers, according to investigators on… Read More.
Pakistan's former military leader Pervez Musharraf has been banned from standing in the general elections in May. An election tribunal… Read More.
A major earthquake rocked southeast Iran on Tuesday, with tremors felt across Pakistan, India and the Middle East. The epicenter… Read More.
Unemployment in the UK rose by 70,000 to 2.56 million between December and February, the Office for National Statistics (ONS)… Read More.
Goldman Sachs posted a 7 percent increase in profits during the first three months of 2012 on the back of… Read More.
Indian authorities have rejected a plan by adult entertainment company Playboy to open its first club in the country, in… Read More.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will not take part in this summer's London Anniversary Games. Pistorius, 26, is currently on bail after… Read More.
The San Antonio Spurs signed Tracy McGrady for the remainder of the season on Tuesday. The two-time NBA champion spent… Read More.
Music streaming service Spotify has launched in Mexico as it sets out to capture the Latin American market. The Swedish… Read More.
Fair-trade officials in Taiwan have launched a probe into reports that Samsung paid people to post negative online reviews of… Read More.
Fox has taken down a recent episode of Family Guy from its websites that shows people getting run over by… Read More.