What Happened on 24 May 2013

Obama defends use of drone strikes

US President Barack Obama has defended his administration’s use of drones against Al Qaeda and its allies. In a major… Read More.

Killer identified in London machete attack

British police on Thursday identified one of the suspects in an alleged terror attack in London the previous day. His… Read More.

Thousands attend funeral for author Chinua Achebe

Thousands attended the funeral of Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his hometown in… Read More.

UK economic growth remains unchanged

The UK's economy grew at a rate of 0.3 percent in the first quarter of this year. Thursday’s figure released… Read More.

Tata Steel reports Q4 loss on weakness in Europe

India’s Tata Steel posted a net loss on Thursday for the fourth quarter due to weaker economic conditions in Europe.… Read More.

Ford plans to cease Australian production by 2016

Ford Motor is to close all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016. The decision comes after the U.S. car… Read More.

South Africa's James Kingston leads first day of PGA Championship

South Africa's James Kingston was in the lead at the rain-affected BMW PGA Championship in Wentworth, England on Thursday. Kingston… Read More.

Mike Krzyzewski to remain as US basketball coach

USA Basketball announced on Thursday that head coach Mike Krzyzewski would stay on to guide the Men's National Team through… Read More.

Twitter beefs up security after recent hacks

Micro-blogging site Twitter is to introduce an optional two-step login for users in a bid to tighten security following recent… Read More.

Pandora posts Q1 loss of $28.6 million

Internet radio service Pandora posted a first quarter loss of $28.6 million, equal to 16 cents a share, on total… Read More.

Jennifer Lopez to set up Latino mobile store chain

Jennifer Lopez is to set up a chain of 15 mobile phone shops in the United States catered for the… Read More.

Paris Hilton to release second album

Paris Hilton is set to release her second album on the record label Cash Money. In an interview with MTV… Read More.