What Happened on 31 May 2013

Syria receives Russian missile shipment, says Assad

Syria has received the first shipment of Russian anti-aircraft missiles, according to President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday. "Syria has received… Read More.

Suspicious letter sent to Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama was sent a suspicious letter similar to two ricin-laced letters posted to New York City Mayor… Read More.

US Q1 GDP growth weakens slightly

The American economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.4 percent in the first quarter of the year, according to… Read More.

$25 billion stolen from Sochi Olympics, says Russian opposition leader

Russian opposition leaders released a report on Thursday highlighting claims of $25 billion being stolen during preparations for the Sochi… Read More.

US eases restrictions on cell phones and software for Iran

The United States has lifted its ban on the sale of cell phones and software to Iranians. The decision, announced… Read More.

Bon Jovi slashes price of concert tickets for recession-hit Spanish fans

US rockers Bon Jovi have cut the price for a concert in recession-hit Spain in order for fans to be… Read More.