What Happened on 24 October 2012
The head of Italy's disaster body, Luciano Maiani, has stepped down in protest of prison sentences passed on seven colleagues… Read More.
Qatar's emir has become the first head of state to visit the Gaza Strip since Hamas came to power in… Read More.
U.S. President Barack Obama edged slightly ahead of Republican rival Mitt Romney in a Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll on Tuesday.… Read More.
Shares in British luxury fashion group Mulberry shed a quarter of their value on Tuesday following an announcement that full-year… Read More.
Dow Chemical announced on Tuesday it planned to cut 5 percent of its global workforce and shutdown 20 of its… Read More.
Some 8,500 striking South African gold miners have been fired after refusing to return to work, mine owners say. On… Read More.
John Farrell was announced as the new manager of the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. Farrell spent the previous two… Read More.
Lance Armstrong has been told to repay his Tour de France winnings after being stripped of his seven titles by… Read More.
Facebook announced on Tuesday a loss of $59 million despite a 32 percent rise in revenues during the third quarter.… Read More.
Apple unveiled its highly anticipated 7.9-inch tablet, the iPad Mini, on Tuesday. The smaller version of the iPad is set… Read More.
A Los Angeles coroner confirmed on Tuesday that filmmaker Tony Scott's death was suicide, caused by blunt force injuries and… Read More.