“ Truth Lies Beyond Mainstream ”
Bandar bin Sultan
Bandar bin Sultan is appointed Director General of the Saudi Intelligence Agency.
Several thousand UK Home Office workers belonging to the Public and Commercial Services Union are to stage industrial action throughout the 2012 Summer Olympics over wages and employment issues.
Burma's state television airs the first memorial ceremony in over 20 years for Aung San – the father of Aung San Suu Kyi – who led the country to its independence.
O le Ao o le Malo
O le Ao o le Malo Tufuga Efi is re-elected unopposed by the Parliament of Samoa.
Death of Ian Tomlinson
PC Simon Harwood is cleared of the manslaughter of Ian Tomlinson during protests at the 2009 G20 London summit.
Eight men are found not guilty of the murder of three friends in Birmingham during last year's riots in England.
Antwerp, New York
Six people are killed and one is injured in Antwerp, New York when a tractor trailer carrying yogurt rear-ends a vehicle that had slowed for construction work.
The United Kingdom
Syrian leaders' assets with the worth of £100m are located and frozen in the United Kingdom.
Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, condemns yesterday's bombing that killed the Syrian defence minister and other senior officials.
Omar Suleiman, the former police and intelligence chief under ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, dies suddenly during medical tests in the United States.
China summons a Russian diplomat after the latter country opened fire on a fishing boat and detained the Chinese crew.
Bangladeshi writer and film director Humayun Ahmed dies at 63 in New York while undergoing a treatment for colorectal cancer.
The International Monetary Fund urges the UK government to slow the pace of its budget cuts in 2013 if economic growth does not recover.
In an interview published by "The Daily Telegraph", British Prime Minister David Cameron suggests that government spending cuts will need to continue until the end of the decade.
Russian Muslim leader Valiulla Yakupov is shot dead and the Mufti of Tatarstan, Ildus Fayzov, is wounded in two separate attacks in Kazan in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan.
Syrian uprising (2011–present)
Russia and China veto a United Nations Security Council resolution threatening sanctions against Syria. 11 nations vote in favour while Pakistan and South Africa abstain.
Rebels seize crossings on the border with Turkey and Iraq.
Clashes intensify in the Syrian capital Damascus.
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