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What Happened on 30 May 2012

Search for survivors underway following Italy quake

Rescuers in northern Italy are continuing to search through rubble for more survivors after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake killed… Read More.

Aung San Suu Kyi on first foreign trip in 24 years

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Thailand on her first trip outside the country in more… Read More.

Western states to expel Syrian diplomats

The United States, France, the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and Switzerland are expelling senior Syrian diplomats… Read More.

BP set to resume Libya operations

BP is set to resume operations in Libya as stability returns to the country following the 2011 uprising against… Read More.

Spanish savings banks agree on merger

Three Spanish savings banks, Ibercaja, Liberbank and Caja3, have approved a merger in a bid to boost their weakened balance… Read More.

Facebook shares drop below $29

Facebook shares have dipped below $29 for the first time since their flotation. The shares were launched at $38 less… Read More.

Poland and Ukraine dismiss racism charges

Poland and Ukraine have dismissed charges of racism and mob violence made by the British press and have vouched… Read More.

PM Monti suggests suspending Italian soccer

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has suggested suspending professional soccer in the country for up to three years due to… Read More.

RIM warns of losses and job cuts

Blackberry smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) has warned it will make a loss in its latest quarter and cut… Read More.

Iran develops defence against Flame malware

Iran has said it has developed a program that can defend against the cyber attack Flame malware. The… Read More.

Jackson Pollock painting returned to Iran museum

A $250 million painting by U.S. artist Jackson Pollock has been returned to the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art… Read More.

Beach Boys announce UK concert date

The surviving members of pop group The Beach Boys are to visit the UK as part of their reunion tour.… Read More.