What Happened on 26 April 2013

Dozens found alive after Dhaka building collapse

Dozens of people were found alive amongst the ruins of a collapsed building outside the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on… Read More.

PKK leader announces Turkey withdrawal

The military leader of Kurdish rebels, Murat Karayilan, has announced that fighters will begin to withdraw from Turkey in early… Read More.

Madagascar's Lalao Ravalomanana to run for president

The wife of Madagascar's ousted President Marc Ravalomanana submitted her papers on Thursday to run in July's election. The former… Read More.

British economy avoids triple-dip recession

The British economy has avoided falling back into a recession after posting faster-than-expected growth… Read More.

French unemployment hits new high

The number of unemployed people in France rose to a new high last month, according to official data released on… Read More.

Spanish unemployment soars to record levels

Spain's unemployment rate has risen to a record of 27.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013, according to official… Read More.

LA Dodgers' Chad Billingsley undergoes elbow surgery

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday night. Billingsley is set to begin physical therapy… Read More.

Sharapova and Li advance to Porsche quarterfinals

Top-seeded and reigning champion Maria Sharapova and second-seeded Australian Open runner-up Li Na were among the second-round winners at the… Read More.

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso steps down

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso is to step down from his post with immediate effect, the Internet firm announced on Thursday.… Read More.

3M slashes 2013 outlook on lower electronics demand

Diversified US firm 3M cut its 2013 profit forecast on Thursday due to lower demand for flat-panel televisions. The outlook… Read More.

Drugs found on Justin Bieber's tour bus

Swedish police have discovered drugs on board a tour bus used by Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. Police officials said… Read More.

Zach Braff raises $1.5 million to make new film

Actor and director Zach Braff has raised $1.5 million to fund a follow-up film to his cult directorial debut, Garden… Read More.