What Happened on 21 May 2012

Three climbers dead, two missing on Mt Everest

Three climbers have died and two remain missing while returning from the summit of Mt Everest. Mountaineering Department official, Gyanendra… Read More.

Dominican Republic votes in presidential polls

Dominican Republic voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect their next president in a close race between ruling… Read More.

Lockerbie bomber dies in Tripoli

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the Libyan national convicted of the 1988 bombing of a plane over Scotland, died of prostate cancer… Read More.

Iran sanctions to have "moderate" impact on UAE trade, says IMF

Recently tightened international sanctions against Iran will have only a “moderate” impact on the economic growth of the United… Read More.

Qantas Airways cuts 500 maintenance jobs

Australian airline Qantas has announced it will cut 500 jobs as it relocates its heavy maintenance and engineering departments… Read More.

Facebook glitch embarrassing, says Nasdaq chief

Nasdaq boss Robert Greifeld has said he is "humbly embarrassed" over a technical glitch that led to a delay in… Read More.

Tom Daley wins gold and European title

Tom Daley recorded a personal best to win his second 10-meter platform gold at the European Championships in Eindhoven. The… Read More.

Fernando Torres mulls over Chelsea future

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is expected to hold talks with the club about his future after criticizing the way he… Read More.

Pakistan restores Twitter access

The Pakistani government has restored access to the social media site Twitter hours after it deemed messages as offensive… Read More.

Apple and Samsung CEOs set for U.S. court talks

The chief executives of Apple and Samsung are set to appear for a court-supervised mediation in San Francisco over a… Read More.

Crowded House drummer dies at 45

Crowded House drummer Peter Jones has died at the age of 45. Newspaper reports say the Liverpool-born musician had been… Read More.

Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb loses cancer battle, dies at 62

Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has died at the age of 62 after a lengthy battle with cancer. British-born Gibb's… Read More.