loading

What happend on April 25th 2006

You may use the navigation bar to select any day since November 11th, 2005. See the most imporant events in the world – expore the recent history on the map.

Cricket: Australia's Ashes warning

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 3:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Adam Gilchrist says player burnout could jeopardise Australia's chances of winning back the Ashes from England.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam re-appoints top leader

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 3:57
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam's Communist Party re-appoints Nong Duc Manh as its general secretary for another five-year term.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Panama plans canal expansion

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 4:18
related countries: Panama Panama

Panama's president announces a $5.3bn expansion of the Panama Canal so it can "stay competitive".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Soldier killed in Pakistan clash

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 4:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A soldier has died in an ambush on a military convoy in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area, the army says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Darwin spared by Cyclone Monica

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 4:38
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

A cyclone predicted to be one of the worst to hit Australia is downgraded, bringing relief to people in Darwin.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Six killed in India rebel attack

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 5:10
related countries: India India

Six people, including a politician, die in a suspected Maoist rebel attack in India, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Triple blasts rock Egypt resort

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 5:21
related countries: Egypt Egypt

At least 23 people, including three foreigners, are killed and 62 wounded as blasts rock the Egyptian resort of Dahab.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea warns Japan over islands

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 6:47
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

S Korean leader Roh Moo-hyun accuses Japan of denying Korean independence by claiming disputed islands.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bandit Queen suspect is arrested

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 8:07
related countries: India India

The man accused of killing Indian bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi is arrested, two years after his prison escape.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Militants' die in Afghan strike

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 8:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Three suspected militants die in an air strike in southern Afghanistan, the US military says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New palace for Togo's new leader

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 8:26
related countries: Togo Togo

A year after winning disputed elections, Togo's leader inaugurates a new presidential palace.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Former Pakistan PMs in poll pact

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 8:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Two exiled former Pakistani Prime Ministers, Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto, say they want to return and contest elections.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tanzania bans election handouts

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 9:13
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania bans African hospitality known by its Swahili name of "takrima" during election campaigns.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Opposition calls off Nepal strike

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 9:34
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's opposition alliance ends weeks of protests, as King Gyanendra agrees to reinstate parliament.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Baghdad minibus bomb 'kills two'

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 9:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A bomb hidden in a minibus explodes in the Shia district of Sadr City, killing at least two people, Iraqi police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Solomons MP faces riot charge

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 10:06
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

A court in the Solomon Islands remands a senior opposition MP in custody on charges of inciting last week's riots.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cocaine 'smuggled in pizza oven'

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 10:19
related countries: Spain Spain

Almost 200kg of cocaine is smuggled into Spain from South America in the base of a pizza oven.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN to vote on Sudanese sanctions

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 10:19
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The UN Security Council is to vote on a resolution to impose sanctions against Sudanese accused of crimes in Darfur.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German business confidence up

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 11:15
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's business confidence has risen to the surprise of analysts who expected a fall.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cricket: Aussie advice on Ashes

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 11:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Former captain Steve Waugh tells BBC Sport that Australia need to be less sociable with England if they are to regain the Ashes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Muslim fury at German brothel ad

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 12:06
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Cologne

Protests prompt a Cologne brothel to black out Muslim countries' flags in a World Cup-themed advert.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran threatens to end UN contacts

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 12:11
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's chief nuclear negotiator says his country will suspend contacts with the IAEA if sanctions are imposed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Huge hike in Zimbabwe fees

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 12:39
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, with the world's highest inflation rate, announces massive increases in hospital fees.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Jordan 'arrests Hamas militants'

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 13:28
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Several Hamas militants planning to attack targets in Jordan have been arrested, Jordanian officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French look to technology boost

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 14:26
related countries: France France

French President Jacques Chirac launches a series of hi-tech projects designed to enhance France's prestige.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nepalis celebrate protest victory

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 15:20
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepalese protesters claim victory after the king agrees to reinstate parliament, but Maoists reject the deal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Discrimination in Nigeria rife

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 15:34
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Millions of Nigerians face discrimination as they can't prove their roots lie where they live, a report says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Humala facing Garcia in Peru vote

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 16:02
related countries: Peru Peru

With 99% of votes counted, Alan Garcia seems set to face Ollanta Humala in Peru's presidential run-off.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bush plans to tackle petrol price

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 16:03
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush unveils plans to lower the cost of oil and cut climbing petrol prices, including an inquiry into price fixing.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran 'could share nuclear skills'

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 16:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran is ready to share nuclear technology with other nations.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Clashes in Athens as Rice visits

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 16:07
related countries: Greece Greece, United States United States
related places: Rice, Athens

Athens police fire teargas in a clash with anti-war protesters angered by a visit by the US secretary of state.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN Hariri panel questions Assad

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 16:45
related countries: Syria Syria

The head of the UN inquiry into the killing of ex-Lebanon PM Rafik Hariri talks to Syria's President Assad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Football: Zidane to quit after Cup

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 17:07
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid midfielder Zinedine Zidane says he will retire after the World Cup.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Belgian MP3 killing suspect held

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 19:14
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgian police arrest a 16-year-old suspect in the murder of a teen who refused to hand over his MP3 player.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Zarqawi' shows face in new video

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 20:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Al-Qaeda's leader in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, appears unmasked in a rare video believed to be genuine.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hunt for clues after Egypt blasts

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 21:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Police scour the scene of a triple bombing in the Red Sea resort of Dahab, in which at least 23 people died.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq oil hit by graft and attacks

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 21:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's oil industry is crippled by corruption at a time when insurgents have stepped up attacks on the nation's infrastructure, a report claims.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bomb targets Sri Lanka army chief

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 21:50
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

A suicide bomb hurts Sri Lanka's army chief and kills eight, provoking air strikes against Tamil Tiger rebels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Israel satellite 'to spy on Iran'

Tuesday 25th of April 2006, 23:29
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel sends into space a satellite that officials say will enhance its ability to spy on Iran's nuclear programme.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

About Maplandia.com World News Centre

This content is from the BBC News website. We use BBC News RSS feed under BBC Terms and Conditions. Date and time information is related to GMT. Unfortunately we can not offer RSS feed of this site with geographically sorted world news. However, you can add this page to your favourites or set it as your homepage to see what's new in the world when you start browsing.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.