What Happened on 18 May 2012
The first group of a West African peacekeeping force has landed in Guinea Bissau in a bid to boost… Read More.
A cabinet of professors and diplomats has been sworn in in Greece to guide the troubled eurozone state into… Read More.
The head of Syria’s main opposition alliance, the Syrian National Council, is to resign just days after he was… Read More.
The UK has signed a $79 million trade deal to sell British pork to China, the world's biggest market… Read More.
Ratings agency Moody's has cut the credit ratings of 16 Spanish banks, dealing a further blow to the country struggling… Read More.
Facebook has priced its shares ahead of one of the most eagerly-awaited share flotations in recent stock market history. The… Read More.
Rwandan soccer player Patrick Mafisango has died in a car accident at the age of 32. Read More.
A quarter of the packages for the London Olympics still have not been sold, according to the company behind… Read More.
The world's biggest mobile phone network, China Mobile, is in talks with Apple and could soon offer its customers… Read More.
Hewlett-Packard is considering cutting its workforce by 8 to 10 percent, equal to a minimum of 25,000 jobs, according to… Read More.
UK singer Adele has won two prizes at the Ivor Novello songwriting awards. The star was named songwriter… Read More.