What Happened on 23 November 2012

Morsi sparks controversy with new Egypt decree

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi sparked controversy on Thursday after issuing a decree likely to result in the retrials of Hosni… Read More.

Syrian rebels capture army base in eastern oil region

Syrian rebels captured an army base in an eastern oil province on Thursday, dealing a further blow to President Bashar… Read More.

ICC issues arrest warrant for Simone Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Simone Gbagbo, the wife of the Ivory Coast’s ex-President… Read More.

UBS set to pay $80 million over Adoboli case

UBS is close to paying a settlement fine of $80 million to regulators over control failures that led to a… Read More.

Barclays quits LME open outcry trade

Britain’s Barclays bank announced on Thursday it is to quit open outcry floor trading at the London Metal Exchange (LME).… Read More.

Final FT Deutschland to be printed on December 7

German business daily Financial Times Deutschland (FTD) is to publish its last edition on December 7 when owner Gruner +… Read More.

Houston Texans, Washington Redskins, New England Patriots emerge victorious on Thanksgiving

A trio of NFL games made up the football line up on Thanksgiving Day. The Houston Texans eked out its… Read More.

Soccer referee Clattenburg cleared of racism charge

English referee Mark Clattenburg will not face any disciplinary action after European champions Chelsea alleged he used racist language towards… Read More.

Fitch cuts Sony and Panasonic ratings

Sony and Panasonic had their credit ratings cut to the level of junk status for the first time on Thursday.… Read More.

RIM shares rally as optimism mounts over new devices

Shares of Research In Motion (RIM) skyrocketed more than 11 percent in Toronto on Thursday. The rise comes just days… Read More.

Chevy Chase leaves American sitcom Community

Actor and comedian Chevy Chase has abruptly left the American sitcom Community and will not appear in several upcoming episodes.… Read More.

Rihanna's Diamonds marks 12th Billboard number one single

Rihanna's latest single Diamonds has topped the Billboard Hot 100 Songs chart in the U.S., marking the singer's 12th number… Read More.