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What Happened on 30 July 2012

Six arrested in Kenya over diplomat's murder

Six people have been arrested in Kenya in connection with the murder of Venezuela's acting ambassador. Olga Fonseca was found… Read More.

Romania's Basescu survives impeachment vote

Romanian President Traian Basescu seems to have survived a referendum on his impeachment. The country's election bureau estimated turnout at… Read More.

United States has duty to block Iran nuclear plans, says Romney

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has stated his country has a "moral imperative" to prevent Iran from developing nuclear… Read More.

Aviva approached for sale of U.S. life unit

Britain’s second largest insurance firm, Aviva, has received numerous unsolicited approaches from financial and private equity buyers for a U.S.… Read More.

Credit Suisse to cut back Mideast private banking research

Credit Suisse has moved the head of its Middle East private banking equity research division to Geneva, according to two… Read More.

HSBC Bank Oman H1 net profit rises 4.3%

HSBC Bank Oman, recently formed by a merger of HSBC's Oman unit and Oman International Bank, has posted a 4.3… Read More.

Lewis Hamilton clinches third win at Hungarian GP

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton recorded his second victory of the season as he defeated Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen in the Hungarian… Read More.

San Diego Padres agree to Street extension

The San Diego Padres have agreed to a deal with pitcher Huston Street regarding a contract extension through the 2014… Read More.

Data of 8.7 million KT subscribers hacked in South Korea

South Korea's No. 2 wireless service provider, KT, has issued an apology after the personal data of millions of mobile… Read More.

Programmers wanted for island hackathon

Applicants are being sought after for a coding hackathon that will take place on an island location that is yet… Read More.

Choreographer Akram Khan disappointed over NBC Olympic ceremony snub

Choreographer Akram Khan has expressed his disappointment over his Olympic opening ceremony tribute to victims of the July 7 London… Read More.

Modern Family cast agree to pay deal

The stars of awardwinning U.S. sitcom Modern Family have signed new pay deals after six cast members sued television network… Read More.