What Happened on 20 November 2012

Gaza death toll hits 100

At least 105 people have been killed in the Gaza Strip following six days of violence as Israeli forces continue… Read More.

Hitman found guilty in Anni Dewani murder

A South African man has been convicted of firing the shot that killed Swedish woman Anni Dewani on her honeymoon… Read More.

Sarkozy ally wins French UMP vote

France’s conservative UMP party has chosen Jean-Francois Cope as its next leader following an election hit by claims of fraud… Read More.

Moody's downgrades France credit rating

Credit ratings agency Moody's downgraded France from its top rating on Monday. The country's debt has been reduced from AAA… Read More.

Twinkies-maker Hostess Brands to hold mediation talks

Twinkies-maker Hostess Brands has agreed to go to mediation with lenders and unions later today. The company behind the popular… Read More.

BP doubles gas estimate at Trinidad and Tobago's Savonette field

BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) has doubled the estimated gas in its Savonette field off the east coast of the… Read More.

Beckham set to play last game with Galaxy

Soccer legend David Beckham announced on Monday he will play his final game with the Los Angeles Galaxy when the… Read More.

New England Patriots' Gronkowski undergoes surgery

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has undergone a successful surgery to mend a broken left forearm. The Boston… Read More.

Intel chief executive Paul Otellini announces retirement

Intel on Monday announced that its chief executive Paul Otellini is to retire from the company. Otellini has been with… Read More.

Outrage over India Facebook arrests

The arrest of two women on Monday over a comment made on Facebook has ignited widespread anger in India. One… Read More.

AC/DC release iTunes catalogue

Rock band AC/DC on Monday released their music on Apple music store iTunes. The Australian band was previously strongly opposed… Read More.

The Hobbit producers dismiss animal mistreatment claims

Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson and the producers of The Hobbit films have dismissed claims that animals died on set due… Read More.