What Happened on 17 June 2013

India to overtake China as world's most populous country by 2028

India is set to overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2028,… Read More.

Suicide-vest workshop discovered in Mali

The French army has discovered a workshop to make suicide bomber vests in northern Mali. Around 11,000 pounds of fertilizer,… Read More.

Budget airline Fastjet receives approval for African routes

Budget African airline Fastjet has received approval to launch international flights from its hub in Tanzania. The company will soon… Read More.

Roger Federer wins first title of 2013

Roger Federer won his first series of 2013 on Sunday after capturing his sixth Gerry Weber Open title. The Swiss… Read More.

Saudi Arabia to block WhatsApp within weeks

Saudi Arabia plans to block internet-based messaging tool WhatsApp within weeks if the firm fails to provide the kingdom with… Read More.

Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng awarded Walter Scott Prize

Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng has won the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction for his second novel, The Garden… Read More.