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What Happened on 30 April 2013

Syrian PM Halqi survives Damascus car bombing

Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi survived a car bomb attack in the capital, Damascus, on Monday. The blast occurred in… Read More.

Seven killed as U.S. cargo plane crashes at Afghan base

A US civilian cargo plane crashed at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan on Monday, killing its seven crew members. The plane… Read More.

Botswana President Ian Khama injured by cheetah

Botswana President Ian Khama was injured by a cheetah after being scratched in the… Read More.

Lloyds to sell Spanish retail division

Lloyds Banking Group announced on Monday that it is to sell its Spanish retail banking business to Banco Sabadell in… Read More.

Santander chief Saenz resigns after legal battle

Santander's chief executive Alfredo Saenz resigned on Monday following a lengthy legal battle over whether he should remain in the… Read More.

Primark to compensate Bangladesh building collapse victims

British retailer Primark announced on Monday it is to compensate victims of the Bangladesh factory collapse who worked for its… Read More.

NBA player Jason Collins comes out as gay

NBA player Jason Collins became the first active male athlete in a major American professional sport to come out as… Read More.

Dallas Stars name Jim Nill as new GM

The Dallas Stars named Jim Nill as their new general manager on Monday. The Stars fired Joe Nieuwendyk on Sunday… Read More.

LG to start selling curved OLED TVs

LG Electronics is to begin deliveries of curved OLED television sets next month. The 55-inch model will be priced at… Read More.

China becomes biggest PC market in 2012

China has surpassed the United States as the world’s biggest market for personal computers, according to a market data report… Read More.

Michael Jackson compensation trial begins

Lawyers for Michael Jackson's mother opened their case for compensation from the promoter of his final tour. Monday’s trial is… Read More.

Country singer Jason Aldean files for divorce

Country music singer Jason Aldean has filed for divorce from his wife Jessica Ussery. The announcement comes seven months after… Read More.