Friday 3 August 2012
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.
Freelancers, directed by Jessy Terrero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012
while Fifty Shades Darker by E L James was one of the best selling books.
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- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
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- Mexican Drug War: The Mexican Army arrests another member of Los Zetas drug cartel responsible for decapitating 49 bodies and dumping them on a roadside in May 2012 the suspect is one of the 37 fugitives of the Apodaca prison riot earlier this year. (Fox News)
- Syrian civil war (2011-present):
- The Syrian Army increases artillery shelling of Aleppo as the Free Syrian Army tries to consolidate its control of the city's eastern districts. (Al Jazeera)
- The opposition claims that over 60 people were allegedly massacred by the Syrian Army in the Arbaeen neighborhood of the city of Hama. (CNN)
- The United Nations General Assembly adopts a non-binding resolution condemning the Syrian government for its use of force against civilians, noting ampquothuman rights abusesampquot by opposition forces, and reproaching the United Nations Security Council for its ampquotfailureampquot to counter the crisis. (CNN)
- An explosion in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi kills at least one person. (BBC)
- North Korea asks for food aid from the United Nations after last month's floods. (BBC)
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