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What happend on January 7th 2006

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Panic hits Turkey bird flu town

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 2:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Worried residents in the Turkish town hit by three bird flu deaths head to a local hospital seeking treatment.
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Fujimori registered for Peru poll

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 3:26
related countries: Peru Peru

Former President Alberto Fujimori is registered for Peru's presidential election, but may not be allowed to stand.
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UN suspends Pakistan aid flights

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 3:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

The UN stops aid flights to some Pakistan earthquake victims after two of its helicopters are attacked.
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Chinese farmer in suicide attack

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 5:39
related countries: China China

A farmer explodes a bomb in a court in north-west China, killing himself and four others, including two senior officials.
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Iron Age 'bog bodies' unveiled

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 6:42
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The remains of two probable victims of an Iron Age sacrifice, preserved in an Irish peat bog, are unveiled.
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S Korean held over oil-for-food

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 6:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US arrests a South Korean lobbyist accused of working for Iraq to establish the UN oil-for-food scheme.
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Squash pioneer Roshan Khan dies

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 8:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Roshan Khan, one of the pioneers of squash in Pakistan, has died in Karachi at the age of 78.
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US journalist kidnapped in Iraq

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 9:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US journalist is kidnapped and a translator killed in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, police say.
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Many dead in Waziristan violence

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 11:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Waziristan

Eight soldiers and eight other people are killed in violence in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, reports say.
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Kenya in drive to feed starving

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 11:46
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya says it will buy up all the country's maize stocks to feed the hungry in the drought-stricken north-east.
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Cricket: India starts brightly

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 11:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Lahore

Sachin Tendulkar top scores with 74 as India reach 298-4 on the opening day against Pakistan A in Lahore.
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UK's Straw calls for Iraqi unity

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 11:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Baghdad

UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw urges Iraqi leaders to form an inclusive government as soon as possible.
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France's 'pursuit of harmony'

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 12:25
related countries: France France

President Chirac is talking reform in France - but does this damage the government's commitment to national harmony, asks Allan Little.
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West Virginia's night of despair

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 12:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tallmansville

Daniela Relph tells the story of the jubilation that quickly turned into devastation in the US mining town of Tallmansville.
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Fire destroys historic US church

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 13:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

A church known as the birthplace of US gospel music is destroyed in a fire in Chicago.
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US hands over sailor to Japanese

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 14:21
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

A US sailor in Japan suspected of involvement in a local woman's death is handed over to Japanese police.
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India launches citizenship scheme

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 14:45
related countries: India India

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launches an overseas Indian citizenship scheme for the diaspora.
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'Rebels sink' Sri Lanka navy boat

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 17:36
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Up to 13 Sri Lankan sailors are presumed dead after a boat was ambushed by the Tamil Tiger rebels, officials say.
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Sharon makes slight improvement

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 17:57
related countries: Israel Israel

Ailing Israeli PM Ariel Sharon shows a slight improvement in his condition, but doctors say he remains critical.
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Merkel criticises Guantanamo Bay

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 18:08
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemns the US camp at Guantanamo, days before meeting President Bush.
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Morales seeks support from France

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 19:05
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Bolivia's President-elect Evo Morales holds talks with French President Jacques Chirac in Paris.
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Austrian mountaineer Harrer dies

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 21:27
related countries: Austria Austria

Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer, whose life was portrayed in the book and film Seven Years in Tibet, dies aged 93.
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Russia and Iran in nuclear talks

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 21:46
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran

Iranian officials say they are happy with a first day of talks with Russian diplomats on Tehran's nuclear programme.
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DeLay relinquishes Congress post

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 22:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

Embattled US Republican Tom DeLay gives up his bid to stay in his leadership post in the House of Representatives.
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US miner 'logged final hours'

Saturday 7th of January 2006, 22:45
related countries: United States United States

One of the 12 men who died in a US mining accident left details of the group's fight for survival, it is revealed.
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