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What happend on March 3rd 2006

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US ex-nurse jailed for 22 murders

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 0:32
related countries: United States United States

An ex-nurse is sent to prison for the rest of his life for killing 22 New Jersey patients in his care.
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Haiti parliamentary polls delayed

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 0:47
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Preval

Haiti's second round of polls are delayed, postponing the inauguration of President-elect Rene Preval.
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Greenpeace blocks pulp mill boat

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 4:00
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

The environmental group Greenpeace blockades a boat in the latest stage of a row over pulp mills in Uruguay.
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Australia wins Iraqi wheat deal

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 4:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Australia Australia

Australia says it has won a major Iraqi wheat contract, despite claims of bribes paid to Saddam Hussein's regime.
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Emergency rule lifted in Philippines

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 5:54
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippine President Gloria Arroyo lifts the state of emergency imposed a week ago amid an alleged coup plot.
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Japan's PM sees end to deflation

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 6:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese PM Junichiro Koizumi says he believes an end to deflation in Japan's troubled economy is finally in sight.
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Australia payout to young migrant

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 8:32
related countries: Iran Iran, Australia Australia

An 11-year-old Iranian wins landmark damages from Australia's government for trauma sustained in detention.
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'Bubble builds' in Russian market

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 9:50
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian stock market's meteoric rise over the last year sparks fears that a financial bubble is forming.
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Cannibal film banned in Germany

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 9:53
related countries: Germany Germany

A German court bans a film inspired by the case of self-confessed cannibal Armin Meiwes.
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Serbia slams Kosovo PM plan

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 10:03
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia condemns the nomination of former KLA rebel leader Agim Ceku as the new Kosovo PM.
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Bomb blast hits Iranian oil city

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 10:16
related countries: Iran Iran

A bomb explodes in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz, the day after two men are hung for an attack last year.
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Benin moves to calm poll worries

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 10:18
related countries: Benin Benin

Benin's electoral commission says Sunday's presidential poll will go ahead despite fears over 1m missing ballots.
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Raided Kenya paper back on street

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 10:49
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's Standard newspaper comes out as normal a day after its offices were raided by armed police.
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Bomb hits Canadian convoy

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 10:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Canada Canada

A Canadian military convoy is hit by a suspected suicide bomber in southern Afghanistan, reports say.
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French murder suspect to return

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 11:00
related countries: France France

Ivory Coast's president agrees to extradite the alleged leader of a gang accused of killing a French Jew.
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Bush to hail Indian partnership

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 11:37
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Hyderabad

George Bush is to outline a new strategic partnership with India, on the last day of his visit to the country.
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Cricket: Wickets boost England

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 12:02
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nagpur

India reach 322-9 in reply to England's 393 in Nagpur with Matthew Hoggard taking 5-57.
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US presses Taiwan over council

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 12:04
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, United States United States, China China

The US is pressing its ally Taiwan over the wording of a controversial statement which has angered China.
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Glitter jailed for abusing girls

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 12:11
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ex-UK rock star Gary Glitter is found guilty of obscene acts with two girls in Vietnam and jailed for three years.
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Iran 11th-hour nuclear talks fail

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 12:13
related countries: Iran Iran

Talks between Iran and EU nations to avert UN action over Tehran's nuclear programme end without agreement.
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Shops close for Pakistan strike

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 12:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Shops in the cities of Pakistan's Punjab close on Friday during a strike in protest at cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Guantanamo man tells of 'torture'

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 12:55
related countries: United States United States

A Kuwaiti held at Guantanamo since 2002 criticises the US regime at the military camp, in a rare BBC interview.
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India courts more US investment

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 13:31
related countries: India India, United States United States

On the third day of President Bush's visit to India, ministers urge US firms to increase their investment in the country.
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Peru to sue Yale over Inca pieces

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 13:32
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Inca

Peru says it will sue Yale University to recover artefacts from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
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Canada backs Sikh dagger rights

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 13:38
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian Sikh boy wins the right to carry a ceremonial dagger at school, in a landmark ruling.
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Zambian opposition parties barred

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 13:41
related countries: Zambia Zambia

The Zambian government de-registers 13 opposition parties, with elections expected later this year.
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Thai PM gambles on poll results

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 13:59
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra says he will quit if his party does not win at least 50% of the vote in upcoming polls.
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Palestinian teen killed in W Bank

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 15:03
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops kill a Palestinian teenager and wound another during a raid in the northern West Bank, officials say.
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Doctor must stop SA Aids adverts

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 15:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Germany Germany

A South African court orders a German doctor to stop his adverts critical of a leading Aids campaign group.
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Nigeria warns on political riots

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 15:41
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria says it will take tough action against politicians stirring up violence, after communal clashes.
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Skiers hit by Italian avalanche

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 15:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Cuneo

Dozens of people are rescued after an avalanche hits a skiing competition in northern Italy.
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Millions found after UK robbery

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 16:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Kent

Police investigating the £53m heist in Kent find several million pounds in a raid in south-east London.
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Gunmen kill 19 Iraq Shias

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 17:13
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

In continuing violence, the bodies of 19 Iraqis killed in a suspected sectarian attack are found near Baghdad.
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Iraq captures Saudi blast suspect

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 17:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Iraq says its forces have captured a Saudi who admits involvement in an attempted suicide attack in Saudi Arabia.
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Pakistan blocks blogs on cartoons

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 17:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan telecom authorities block several websites inviting people to draw cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Jail term for Cameroon gay libel

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 17:53
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

A Cameroon editor gets a jail sentence and fine for defaming a minister by saying he was gay.
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Bush hails partnership with India

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 18:09
related countries: India India

George W Bush outlines a new strategic partnership with India at the end of his visit to the country.
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Moscow urges Hamas to transform

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 18:51
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia calls on Hamas to transform itself into a political organisation, in landmark talks in Moscow.
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Bush to focus on 'radical Islam'

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 18:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

George Bush is in Pakistan on the final stage of his first tour of South Asia for talks focusing on 'radical Islam'.
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Four deaths in clashes in Lucknow

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 18:57
related countries: India India
related places: Lucknow

Four people die in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in the Indian city of Lucknow, the state government says.
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Bulgaria nationalists stage rally

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 19:12
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Sofia

Several thousand Bulgarian nationalists hold a rally in Sofia demanding the government resigns.
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Lebanese leaders discuss future

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 19:34
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese politicians discuss the future of President Emile Lahoud and disarming militias at a second day of talks.
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Blair 'prayed to God' over Iraq

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 22:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister Tony Blair says he prayed to God when deciding whether or not to send UK troops to Iraq.
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Settlement ends Blackberry case

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 22:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackberry

The maker of the Blackberry reaches a $612.5m settlement to end a legal case that could have closed its US service.
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Unrest after Israel church attack

Friday 3rd of March 2006, 23:24
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Nazareth

Angry protests are sparked after Israelis set off firecrackers in a key Christian church in Nazareth.
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