What Happened on 24 May 2012

Russia tests new missile following U.S. shield launch

 Russia tested a new long-range missile on Wednesday in a bid to prove its ability to penetrate missile defence… Read More.

Pakistan jails Osama bin Laden's doctor for 33 years

A Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden has been jailed for 33 years. Shakil Afridi has… Read More.

Egyptians resume voting in historic elections

Egyptians headed to the polls for a second day in the country’s historic presidential elections. The elections are the first… Read More.

Goldman Sachs to invest $40 billion in renewable energy projects

Goldman Sachs plans to channel investments worth $40 billion over the next decade into renewable energy projects. According to Goldman… Read More.

Facebook and flotation banks face lawsuit

Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg along with the banks behind its flotation are being sued by irate shareholders. A… Read More.

EU leaders want Greece in eurozone

EU leaders want Greece to remain in the eurozone but to "respect its commitments", according to European Council President… Read More.

Reebok India alleges $233 million fraud case against former employees

Reebok India has lodged a police complaint against former managing director Subhinder Singh Prem and ex-chief operating officer Vishnu… Read More.

Qatar and Azerbaijan out of running for 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has dropped Qatar’s Doha and Azerbaijan’s Baku as candidates for the 2020 Games. … Read More.

Intersil to reduce costs through job cuts

Chipmaker Intersil is set to reduce its workforce by 11 percent in a bid to cut costs. The company expects… Read More.

Hewlett-Packard to layoff 27,000 by end of 2014

Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest maker of personal computers, is to cut 27,000 jobs by the end of next year. The… Read More.

Oprah joins forces with Huffington Post

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is expanding her online empire by teaming up with the Huffington Post for a section dedicated… Read More.

'Queen of Disco' Donna Summer's funeral held

Hundreds of Donna Summer's friends and family have attended a private funeral ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. No cameras were allowed… Read More.