What Happened on 29 May 2012

Fire in Qatar shopping mall kills 19

At least 19 people have died after a fire broke out at a shopping mall in the Qatari capital Doha.… Read More.

New earthquake jolts northern Italy, six dead

A new earthquake struck the Emilia region of northern Italy at 09:03 local time (07:03 GMT), killing at least… Read More.

Egyptian presidential candidate HQ attacked

Protestors have attacked the campaign headquarters of Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq. Footage broadcast by Egyptian TV stations… Read More.

Mining companies targeted in Argentine import crackdown

The Argentine government has tightened controls on imports of equipment and supplies by mining companies in an effort to… Read More.

Search for Vatican bank chief successor continues

The Vatican has not yet started to consider who may succeed Italian Gotti Tedeschi as head of the Vatican bank,… Read More.

Top Greek banks given $22.6 billion support

Greece has given $22.6 billion to its four biggest banks in a bid to allow the stricken lenders to regain… Read More.

Boxing champ Johnny Tapia dies at age 45

Five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia has been found dead at his Albuquerque, New Mexico home at the age of… Read More.

FIFA hires top war crimes lawyer as part of anti-corruption drive

FIFA is set to appoint top human rights lawyer Luis-Moreno Ocampo as the head of its new ethics committee's investigations… Read More.

RIM chief legal officer steps down

Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has announced its chief legal officer Karima Bawa has resigned. It is the latest in… Read More.

Facebook to release smartphone next year

Social networking giant Facebook is set to launch its own smartphone by next year. A New York Times report cited… Read More.

Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon ties the knot with girlfriend

Former Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon married long-time girlfriend Christine Marinoni in New York over the Memorial Day… Read More.

Bee Gees re-enter UK album chart

Two albums by the Bee Gees have entered the UK Top 40 album chart, a week after singer Robin Gibb's… Read More.