What Happened on 21 November 2012

Fresh push for Israel-Gaza ceasefire

International efforts to sign a ceasefire were renewed on Wednesday following a night of Israeli air strikes in Gaza and… Read More.

Mumbai attack gunman executed

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been hanged. He was executed in… Read More.

Rate of new HIV infections among children drops

The United Nations latest report on global cases of HIV/Aids indicates a further drop in new infections among children. There… Read More.

Eurozone ministers fail to agree on Greece bailout

Eurozone finance ministers have failed to agree on a deal to give Greece the next tranche of its financial bailout.… Read More.

Twinkies-maker mediation talks break down

A final bid to end a labor dispute threatening Hostress Brands, the company behind the popular American cream-filled Twinkies sponge… Read More.

Former UBS trader jailed for seven years

A London trader who lost $2.2 billion of Swiss bank UBS's money has been sentenced to seven years in prison… Read More.

Beckham to make post-Galaxy decision by end of year

Soccer star David Beckham revealed on Tuesday that he had lots of "exciting opportunities" to mull over once his contract… Read More.

Kansas City Royals sign Jeremy Guthrie

The Kansas City Royals have signed pitcher Jeremy Guthrie on a three-year contract, the club announced Tuesday. Guthrie was acquired… Read More.

Autonomy misled HP about finances, Hewlett Packard alleges

Computer maker Hewlett Packard requested U.S. and British authorities on Tuesday to look into alleged misrepresentations of Autonomy's finances before… Read More.

Microsoft vs. Google patents trial comes to an end

A Google expert witness testified on Tuesday that Microsoft could make around $94 billion in revenue through 2017 from its… Read More.

Elmo puppeteer resigns amid new sex claims

Kevin Clash, the puppeteer behind Sesame Street character Elmo, has resigned following fresh allegations that he had sex with an… Read More.

Singer Fiona Apple cancels tour to be with sick dog

Grammy award-winning songstress Fiona Apple announced on Tuesday that she has canceled upcoming tour dates in North and South America… Read More.