What Happened on 19 September 2012

Lonmin miners in South Africa set to return to work

Striking miners at a Lonmin-owned platinum mine in South Africa are to return to work on Thursday. Miners were told… Read More.

Trinamool Congress quits India coalition over retail reforms

A key regional party has pulled out of India's ruling coalition over plans to open the country’s lucrative retail sector… Read More.

Romney hidden camera video reveals views on Middle East

A new secretly filmed video clip was released on Tuesday featuring U.S. Republican candidate Mitt Romney saying the Palestinians are… Read More.

BP shuts down Norwegian oil field following leak

BP shut a Norwegian oil and gas field on Tuesday in the wake of a potentially dangerous leak. The closure… Read More.

Uganda confirms more oil deposits

Uganda has confirmed it has discovered an additional one billion barrels of oil in the country. In 2006, the east… Read More.

Greek central bank chief takes pay cut

Greece's central bank chief George Provopoulos has cut his salary by almost a third in a bid to reduce costs… Read More.

Atlanta Falcons' Michael Turner jailed for drunk-driving and speeding

Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was jailed on charges of drunk-driving and speeding on Tuesday, just hours after he… Read More.

Toronto Blue Jays suspend Yunel Escobar for homophobic slur

The Toronto Blue Jays suspended Yunel Escobar for three games on Tuesday for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written… Read More.

German government tells public to stop using Internet Explorer

The German government has urged the public to temporarily stop using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer after the discovery of a virus… Read More.

China's Alibaba completes repurchase of Yahoo stake

China's Alibaba Group has repurchased half the stake Yahoo owned in the company for $7.6 billion as it edges closer… Read More.

Electronic voting to be used for 2013 Oscars

Electronic voting will be used for the first time to choose the winners of the Oscars, the Academy of Motion… Read More.

Usher and Shakira join The Voice US

Usher and Shakira have been signed as mentors for the fourth season next year of NBC's hit singing contest The… Read More.