What Happened on 17 June 2012

Saudi Arabia' Crown Prince Nayef passes away

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has died during a visit outside the kingdom. Prince Nayef,… Read More.

UN observers suspend work in Syria

UN observers in Syria have suspended their activities due to the escalating violence, according to the head of the UN… Read More.

Burger King seeking to expand in China

Fast-food giant Burger King is to open 1,000 restaurants in China over the next five to seven years in a… Read More.

UEFA to take action against Croatia for racist chants

European soccer body UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Croatian Football Federation following racist chanting during Thursday’s Italy game.… Read More.

Facebook to pay $10 million to settle lawsuit

Facebook has agreed to pay $10 million to charity to settle a lawsuit that accused the site of violating users'… Read More.

Radiohead stage collapse leaves one dead in Toronto

At least one person has died after a stage collapsed in Toronto before a Radiohead concert. Three others were injured… Read More.