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What happend on April 15th 2006

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Berlusconi defiant on poll result

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 0:02
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi refuses to accept he has lost the general election, saying results are "not clear cut".
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Palestinians to get Russian aid

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 0:48
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia says it will give the Palestinian Authority urgent aid, in opposition to EU and US policy.
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Egypt church attacks spark anger

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 2:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Alexandria

Egypt's Coptic Christians protest at knife attacks on three churches in the city of Alexandria.
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Irish plane diverted amid alert

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 3:27
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Galway

A plane flying from Luton to Galway is diverted to Prestwick after a note claims there is a bomb on board.
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Libya concert marks US bombing

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 4:50
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States
related places: Tripoli

Libya marks the 20th anniversary of the US bombing raids on Tripoli and Benghazi with a high-profile concert.
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The resigned victims of Burma's junta

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 10:48
related countries: Burma Burma

Andrew Harding reports on the Burmese civilians caught in the middle of a military offensive.
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A spring clean the Japanese way

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 11:03
related countries: Japan Japan

Christopher Hogg experiences a new hi-tech health treatment for people with time on their hands.
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Cricket: India outplay England

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 11:32
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India outplay England by seven wickets at Indore to clinch a 5-1 victory in the one-day series.
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Israel condemns Iranian threats

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 14:46
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

Veteran Israeli politician Shimon Peres urges the UN to take action against Iran after threats made by its president.
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Gaza police stage violent protest

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 15:02
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Police in the Gaza Strip stage a violent protest over the new Hamas-led government's failure to pay their wages.
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Deadly train crash in Indonesia

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 15:03
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Two trains collide on the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 13 people and injuring 26 others.
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Cricket: Kiwis leave SA reeling

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 15:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa, New Zealand New Zealand

South Africa struggle to 266-8 on day one of the first Test against New Zealand.
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Jailed Russia tycoon 'attacked'

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 15:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky is hurt in a Russian jail attack, his lawyer says.
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Terror suspect handed to Spanish

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 15:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain
related places: London

Police hand a suspected al-Qaeda fundraiser over to the Spanish authorities at RAF Northolt in London.
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Afghans hunt Taleban after clash

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 15:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan government forces pursue Taleban fighters in the south of the country following a major battle.
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Author Muriel Spark dies aged 88

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 17:16
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British novelist Dame Muriel Spark, most famous for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, dies at her Italy home.
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Berlusconi urged to face defeat

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 18:06
related countries: Italy Italy

Romano Prodi renews his call for Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to admit defeat in Italy's general election.
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Rallies in Nepal draw thousands

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 19:33
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Thousands take part in marches across Nepal against the absolute rule of King Gyanendra.
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Chad threatens to halt oil output

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 20:46
related countries: Chad Chad, United States United States

Chad threatens to stop producing oil if it does not receive $100m it says it is owed by US-led consortium.
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Colombia coca growth spreads

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 21:13
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Coca production in Colombia is more widespread than previously registered, the US government says.
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Swollen Danube threatens Balkans

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 21:51
related countries: Romania Romania

The River Danube reaches its highest level since 1895 in Romania, and floodwaters rise across the Balkans.
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Pope holds Easter Saturday Mass

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 22:31
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Pope Benedict XVI leads his first Easter vigil Mass in St Peter's Basilica in Rome among thousands of pilgrims.
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Clashes follow Egypt Copt funeral

Saturday 15th of April 2006, 23:18
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Clashes erupt between Muslims and Coptic Christians in Egypt after the funeral of a Copt killed in church.
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