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What Happened on 20 July 2012

Iceberg breaks off from Greenland's Petermann Glacier

An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan has broken away from the Petermann Glacier in Greenland. Images from a NASA… Read More.

Russia and China veto Syria resolution

Russia and China have vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution proposing further sanctions on Syria. The move has sparked… Read More.

Bulgaria bus bomber captured on CCTV

Bulgarian authorities have released CCTV footage of a man suspected of carrying out a deadly suicide bomb attack on a… Read More.

Arrests made after riot at India Maruti plant

Around 90 people have been arrested following violent clashes between employees and managers at a Maruti Suzuki factory near the… Read More.

Sudan's currency sinks before Ramadan

Sudan's currency has plunged against the dollar as demand for imported food increases before the holy Islamic month of Ramadan,… Read More.

Morgan Stanley reports sharp drop in revenues

Morgan Stanley has announced a sharp drop in its revenues in the three months to the end of June on… Read More.

Bin Hammam's FIFA life ban overturned

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has annulled former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam’s lifetime ban from all… Read More.

Strikes threaten to disrupt London Games

Strikes by train drivers and immigration officials threaten to bring major disruptions to the London Olympics. The British government has… Read More.

Apple ordered to run Samsung 'did not copy iPad' ads

A UK judge has ordered Apple to publish announcements that Samsung did not copy the design of its iPad, according… Read More.

Nokia losses hit $1.7 billion in Q2

Nokia’s losses hit $1.7 billion in the last three months as the mobile phone maker continued to lose market share… Read More.

PBS lands 58 Emmy nods

Public television network PBS surprised Hollywood by bagging 58 Emmy award nominations. The accolades comes courtesy of the critically acclaimed… Read More.

Sofia Vergara tops TV actress earnings list

Sofia Vergara was the highest paid US television actress over the past 12 months. The Modern Family star reportedly earned… Read More.