What Happened on 28 May 2012
Three parties have quit Nepal's Maoist-led government, a day after Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai called for elections in November… Read More.
Two Malian rebel groups have jointly declared they will create an Islamic state out of territory seized in the north… Read More.
UN-Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan is to visit Damascus, a day after an emergency meeting of the United Nations… Read More.
British drinks group Diageo is buying a maker of Brazil's most popular spirit, cachaca, for $469 million in a… Read More.
France Telecom has acquired 94 percent of Egyptian mobile phone company Mobinil in a tender offer, according to Egypt's… Read More.
The insurance market Lloyd's of London is preparing for the possibility of the euro collapsing. With anti-bailout sentiment… Read More.
Ethiopian two-time Olympic 10,000 meter champion Haile Gebrselassie has failed to qualify for the 2012 London Games after finishing… Read More.
The Syrian Olympic Committee has said the UK has no right to ban their athletes from taking part in… Read More.
A new plant sensor and app has been launched that tells owners when it is time to water and feed… Read More.
China's biggest microblogging service has introduced a code of conduct that explicitly limits the type of messages that can… Read More.
The third Men in Black alien action comedy has toppled the superhero flick Avengers from the top of the North American… Read More.