What Happened on 29 July 2012

20,000 flee Ethiopia ethnic clashes

Ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia have killed at least 18 people and injured 12 others. More than 20,000 people have… Read More.

Syria army ramps up Aleppo assault

Syrian forces have stepped up ground and air attacks against rebels in the city of Aleppo. Rebels with the Free… Read More.

UK to keep AAA rating, says Standard and Poor's

The UK is to retain its top AAA credit rating, according to agency Standard & Poor's (S&P). It expects British… Read More.

Probe launched into empty Olympics venue seats

Olympic organizers have launched an investigation into why many seats were empty during events at venues including the Aquatics Centre… Read More.

Apple, Samsung set to take patent battle to crucial California trial

Apple and Samsung Electronics are set to face each other in court on Monday in one of the biggest-ever technology… Read More.

Latina actress Lupe Ontiveros dies aged 69

Veteran Latina actress Lupe Ontiveros, who featured in films such as As Good As It Gets and television shows like… Read More.