What Happened on 20 June 2012
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is seeking political asylum at Ecuador's London embassy, according to the country's foreign minister, Ricardo Patino.… Read More.
Pakistan's top court has barred Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from holding office, two months after convicting him of contempt… Read More.
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is believed to be critically ill and maybe close to death. The 84-year-old is… Read More.
Budget airline Ryanair has announced it is seeking to buy its biggest Irish rival Aer Lingus. Ryanair plans to make… Read More.
Ratings agency Fitch has cut its outlook for the Indian economy to negative. Fitch warned India's growth potential "will gradually… Read More.
The UK’s rate of inflation fell last month as a drop in fuel costs helped ease the pace of wider… Read More.
Czech racing driver Tomas Enge has been suspended for failing a dope test, a decade after a similar result halted… Read More.
Floyd Mayweather has overtaken Tiger Woods at the top of the Forbes list of the 100 highest-paid sports personalities. The… Read More.
Microsoft has unveiled Surface, its own-brand of tablets in a bid to challenge Apple bestselling iPad. The touchscreen computers will… Read More.
Sina Weibo, China's biggest Twitter-like microblogging platform, is to start charging for premium features. For a monthly fee of $1.57,… Read More.
George Clooney is to produce the film version of Tracey Letts' play, August: Osage County, starring Meryl Streep and Julia… Read More.
Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp has separated from his partner of 14 years, French singer and actress Vanessa… Read More.