What Happened on 24 July 2012
Syria has pledged it will not use chemical weapons against its own people, but would consider doing so against an… Read More.
A series of bomb attacks and shootings in Baghdad and north of the capital has killed at least 107 people.… Read More.
The man accused of shooting dead 12 people at a Batman film screening in Aurora, Colorado appeared in court for… Read More.
China's biggest offshore oil producer CNOOC is set to buy Canadian rival Nexen in a $15.1 billion deal. If approved,… Read More.
McDonald's has reported lower-than-expected quarterly profits due to a weakening global economy and the impact of a stronger dollar. Shares… Read More.
Representatives from the troika of international lenders have arrived in Greece to assess its progress towards reducing its debts. They… Read More.
David Price is set to defend his British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles against Audley Harrison at Liverpool's Echo Arena on… Read More.
U.S. college sport authorities have fined Penn State University $60 million following charges of child sex abuse carried out by… Read More.
U.S. network equipment maker Cisco Systems plans to slash about 1,300 jobs as part of ongoing efforts to restructure the… Read More.
Web retail giant Amazon is to open a new creative center in London. The center will focus on producing the… Read More.
Grammy-winning songstress Mariah Carey is to join Fox’s American Idol singing competition as a judge next season. Carey will be… Read More.