What Happened on 23 August 2012
A black farm worker has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in South Africa for the murder… Read More.
At least 48 people have died following ethnic clashes in south eastern Kenya. The clashes in Tana River district, Coast… Read More.
Chinese state media has accused U.S. President Barack Obama of planning to use Syria's chemical weapons as an excuse for… Read More.
Opel, the German unit of U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) is set to halt production at its factory in Ruesselheim… Read More.
Danish wind turbine firm Vestas is to shed a further 1,400 jobs as it prepares for a drop in business… Read More.
Egypt has asked the International Monetary Fund for a $4.8 billion loan in a bid to help revive its ailing… Read More.
McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has revealed Lewis Hamilton told him he wants to sign a new contract with the… Read More.
Usain Bolt will not try to break the 200-meter world record in Thursday's Diamond League meeting in Lausanne. The six-time… Read More.
Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest technology firm by sales, has reported a quarterly loss of $8.85 billion. Net revenue in the… Read More.
LG Electronics has released what it describes as the world's biggest ultra-definition (UD) TV. With an 84-inch 4K screen, LG… Read More.
Canadian rock stars Avril Lavigne and Nickleback lead singer Chad Kroeger are engaged to be married. People.com reported that Kroeger,… Read More.