What Happened on 27 June 2012
The husband of a Chinese woman forced to have a late-term abortion has gone into hiding and her family are… Read More.
An Egyptian court has rejected a government decree allowing the army to arrest civilians. The move comes as a setback… Read More.
Fierce fighting has taken place between Syrian troops and rebel forces in the suburbs of the capital Damascus. Witnesses claim… Read More.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has confirmed it is considering splitting itself in two. The media giant said it was considering… Read More.
Pranab Mukherjee has resigned as India's finance minister in order to run for president as the ruling Congress party-led coalition… Read More.
The Greek government has appointed Yannis Stournaras as the new finance minister after Vassilis Rapanos resigned due to ill health… Read More.
English Premier League club Sunderland have announced a deal with not-for-profit group Invest in Africa to become their official shirt… Read More.
Defending champion Petra Kvitova won her first round match against Akgul Amanmuradova on Day Two at Wimbledon. The fourth-seeded Kvitova… Read More.
Cisco Systems chief strategy officer Ned has resigned and will be replaced by chief technology officer Padmasree Warrior, the company… Read More.
Facebook is facing a wave of criticism from users after replacing email addresses listed in their contact details with those… Read More.
The rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has been released from a hospital after suffering minor injuries when his SUV was… Read More.