What Happened on 17 October 2012
The medical director of the British hospital where Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai is being treated has said doctors are… Read More.
Syria's divided rebels have agreed to set up a joint leadership in a bid to oust President Bashar al-Assad, two… Read More.
U.S. President Barack Obama hit out at his Republican rival Mitt Romney during a spirited 90-minute face off in the… Read More.
General Motors (GM) has bought back most of the 50-percent stake in its Indian operations that it had sold to… Read More.
McDonald's has sued the city of Milan for $31 million in damages over being evicted from the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele… Read More.
Citigroup’s Vikram Pandit stepped down as chief executive on Tuesday following months of tension within the board. The bank's board… Read More.
Senegal have been disqualified from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after a riot led to the abandonment of Saturday's… Read More.
The National Hockey League (NHL) has presented players with a proposal that, if accepted by the NHL Players' Association (NHLPA),… Read More.
Foxconn, Apple's main supplier in China, has admitted it hired interns as young as 14 years old. The Taiwan-based manufacturer… Read More.
Apple has sent out invites for what is widely rumored to be the launch of the iPad mini. The e-vites… Read More.
Hilary Mantel made history on Tuesday by becoming the first woman to win the Man Booker prize for fiction twice… Read More.
Oscar-nominated actor Johnny Depp is to launch a book imprint in conjunction with HarperCollins, the publisher announced on Tuesday. Depp… Read More.