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What Happened on 25 May 2012

Muslim Brotherhood claims early lead as Egyptian polls close

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has said their candidate had an early lead over fellow Islamists and rivals who served under ousted… Read More.

25 people killed in Burkina Faso-Mali tribal clashes

At least 25 people have been killed during tribal clashes over land rights along the Burkina Faso-Mali border. The violence… Read More.

United States cuts Pakistan aid after jailing of bin Laden doctor

A U.S. Senate panel has cut $33 million in aid to Pakistan following the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who… Read More.

BG to pump $30 billion into Brazil offshore oil by 2025

British energy company BG plans to spend at least $30 billion into oil and natural gas output in Brazil by… Read More.

Apple CEO opts out of $75 million dividend income

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has asked to opt out of earning dividend income on the more than 1 million… Read More.

Vatican Bank chief dismissed

The director of the Vatican Bank, Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, has been removed from his post for dereliction of duty. The… Read More.

Goal-line technology to be tested during England friendly

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology will be tested during England's home friendly against Belgium at Wembley next month. Independent testers and representatives… Read More.

PFA pushes for soccer players to be fired for racist abuse

The Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) is pushing to make racist abuse a fireable offence for professional players in England next… Read More.

PayPal signs deals with 15 retailers

PayPal has struck deals with 15 retailers including Toys R Us, J C Penney and Barnes & Noble enabling consumers… Read More.

Facebook's new photo-sharing app similar to Instagram

Facebook has launched a photo-sharing smartphone app called Camera, allowing users to take pictures and share them straightaway rather than… Read More.

Elton John cancels Vegas dates due to infection

Singer Elton John has been forced to cancel his The Million Dollar Piano show in Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace this weekend after… Read More.

Injured Transformers 3 actress awarded $18.5 million settlement

The family of an actress injured on the set of Transformers 3 has been awarded an $18.5 million settlement. Gabriela… Read More.