What Happened on 26 June 2012

Policemen killed in Mexico City airport shootout

Three policemen have been killed in a shootout at Mexico City's main airport. The security ministry said the federal officers… Read More.

Syria shot at second plane, says Turkey deputy PM

Turkey has said Syria fired on one of its planes that was taking part in a rescue operation for a… Read More.

Egypt's president-elect Morsi begins work on forming government

Egypt's president-elect, Mohammed Morsi, has moved into the presidential palace and started work on forming a government he has reaffirmed… Read More.

Spanish banks downgraded by Moody's

Ratings agency Moody's has cut the credit rating of 28 Spanish banks, a week after the country asked for money… Read More.

Cyprus to ask for bailout

Cyprus has told European authorities it intends to apply for financial assistance, making it the fifth eurozone member to do… Read More.

Greek designated finance minister resigns

Greece's newly designated finance minister, Vassilis Rapanos, has resigned less than a week after being appointed to the job. In… Read More.

UK police investigate racist Euro 2012 tweets

Police in the United Kingdom have launched an investigation into allegations of online racist abuse during England's Euro 2012 quarter-final… Read More.

Wimbledon: Venus Williams defeated as Novak Djokovic starts with a victory

Novak Djokovic kick started his defence of his men's title at Wimbledon with a dominant victory over former world number… Read More.

India upgrades 'world's cheapest tablet'

India has launched a new version of what it claims is the "world's cheapest tablet computer". The Aakash 2, primarily… Read More.

Microsoft buys office networking site Yammer

Microsoft has announced it has bought the office social network site Yammer for $1.2 billion. The four-year old business, which… Read More.

Uggie the dog gets his paws immortalized in Hollywood

Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier whose antics in Oscar-winning film The Artist won over audience members, has become the first… Read More.

Casablanca Oscar could fetch $3 million at auction

Michael Curtiz's best director Oscar for the movie classic Casablanca is expected to sell for $2.5 million to $3 million… Read More.