Mitt Romney Visits Israel's Western Wall Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visit the holiest site in Judaism, Jerusalem's Western Wall, on one of the most important days on the religious calendar, Tisha B'av. He also met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
UK to Review Interest Rate Setting Policies Britain's top official at the Financial Services Authority regulator, Martin Wheatley, will be reviewing the country's policies for setting interest rates, after the figures were revealed to have been rigged by some banks.
Religious Leader Wants to Wean Iran Off Oil Iran's supreme religious leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said that Iran should no longer rely on its exports of oil to power its economy. Western sanctions against Iranian oil have started to take their toll on the country.
Apple to Launch IPad Mini Computer company Apple has announced that it will be launching at least two new products on September 12: the iPhone 5 and the iPad Mini. The iPad 4 may also be released on that day.
Russian Rockers on Trial for Church Punk Concert Three members of the rock band "Pussy Riot" were brought to trial for engaging in a musical protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin at Moscow's main church. The women could face up to seven years in jail.