What Happened on 21 March 2013

Obama makes first Israel visit as U.S. president

Barack Obama arrived in Israel on Wednesday afternoon for his first visit to the country as U.S. president. Alongside Israeli… Read More.

Al-Qaeda claims deadly Baghdad bombings

A militant umbrella group that includes an Iraqi branch of al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for a series of bombings in… Read More.

Cyprus government to present alternative bailout plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is to propose to political leaders a "Plan B" for funding a controversial bailout. The move… Read More.

Beckham embarks on China soccer envoy role

David Beckham arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to begin his new role as a special ambassador for Chinese soccer. His… Read More.

Apple less 'inspiring', brand survey says

Apple is perceived as less "inspiring" than it was three years ago, according to a brand survey released on Wednesday.… Read More.

Next James Bond film to be released within three years

The next James Bond movie is to be released within three years, according to movie studio MGM. The announcement follows… Read More.