What Happened on 26 October 2012

Colin Powell endorses Obama for second term

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed President Barack Obama's re-election bid on Thursday. Powell said his decision was… Read More.

Syria army to adhere to ceasefire over Eid al-Adha

Syria's military has agreed to observe a four-day ceasefire for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The truce was proposed… Read More.

Olympics pulls Britain out of recession

The London Olympics helped fuel Britain's strongest quarterly growth in five years, pulling the country out of recession in the… Read More.

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris and London

World tennis number four Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Paris Masters and the ATP World Tour finals in… Read More.

Apple revenue meets Wall Street expectations

Apple announced on Thursday its fiscal fourth quarter revenue rose to $35.96 billion, in line with Wall Street estimates of… Read More.

Amy Winehouse play to open in Denmark

A play based on the life of Amy Winehouse is to open at the Danish Royal Theater in Copenhagen next… Read More.