What Happened on 18 August 2012
South African President Jacob Zuma has announced a probe into violence at a mine that has left 34 people dead… Read More.
Senior Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi has been appointed as the new United Nations-Arab League envoy for Syria. The 78-year-old will… Read More.
Heineken has increased its offer for Fraser and Neave's stake in the maker of Tiger beer to $6.35 billion. The… Read More.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been fined $70,000 by the Football Association (FA) for improper conduct over comments he… Read More.
Twitter has announced new restrictions that discourage independent software developers from creating Twitter apps. The move comes as the microblogging… Read More.