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What happend on April 22nd 2007

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Scores killed in Somalia clashes

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 0:20
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

At least 60 people are killed in a fourth day of fighting between Ethiopian troops and Islamist militiamen in Somalia.
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Australia workers rock for rights

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 1:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian unions stage a rock concert to protest against the government's controversial workplace laws.
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Kenya police free UK journalist

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 3:57
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK journalist and his producer are released without charge after being arrested by police in Kenya.
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Seoul to resume N Korea food aid

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 4:14
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea agrees to send 400,000 tonnes of food aid to North Korea after five days of intense bargaining.
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Violence mars Nigeria elections

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 4:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Elections for a new president and parliament in Nigeria are marked by violence and delays.
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Israeli-Palestinian clashes flare

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 5:20
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Six Palestinians die in the West Bank and Gaza as the worst Israeli-Palestinian violence in weeks erupts.
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Israeli minister suspends himself

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 6:59
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's finance minister suspends himself while police probe a case of suspected fraud by an ex-employee.
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Double bombings rock Afghan town

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 7:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least six people are killed and several wounded after two explosions hit the Afghan town of Khost.
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Warrant for Bangladesh ex-PM

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 9:29
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

A Dhaka court issues an arrest warrant for ex-PM Sheikh Hasina should she try to return to Bangladesh.
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Venezuelans in TV network protest

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 9:40
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Thousands of people in Venezuela protest against the president's decision to shut down a private TV station.
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Maldives man 'was not tortured'

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 10:11
related countries: Maldives Maldives

An independent autopsy finds no sign of torture on the body of a Maldives opposition man whose death led to protests.
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Bombs hit Baghdad police station

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 10:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Two suicide car bombs explode at a police station in the Iraqi capital, killing 12 people and wounding dozens.
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China's Zhou records landmark win

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 10:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

China's Zhou Chunxiu takes victory in the women's race in the 2007 London Marathon.
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Athletics: Lel wins marathon

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 10:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Martin Lel out-sprints his rivals to win the London Marathon for the second time.
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'Ghost yacht' crew search halted

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 11:00
related countries: Australia Australia

Rescuers call off the search for the crew of a yacht found drifting off north-east Australia.
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Deadly fire in Bosnia orphanage

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 11:15
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: Sarajevo

Five babies die and 17 are injured as a fire sweeps through a Bosnian orphanage in the capital, Sarajevo.
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Israeli Arab resigns from Knesset

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 11:26
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Arab MP Azmi Bishara resigns, weeks after leaving the country amid a police investigation.
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Maradona treated for alcoholism

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 14:02
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentine former football star Diego Maradona checks into a clinic in Buenos Aires specialising in addictions.
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Three killed in West Bank clashes

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 14:24
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Two Palestinian militants and a teenager are shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank.
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Call for Nigeria election re-run

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 14:28
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's biggest election monitoring group says Saturday's poll was so flawed it should be re-run.
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Syrians unmoved by chance to vote

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 15:04
related countries: Syria Syria

Voting is slow in Syria's election with people showing little interest in a poll where there is almost no contest.
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Bangladesh ex-PM's return blocked

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 15:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: London

Bangladesh's ex-Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is stopped from boarding a flight home from London.
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Turnout soars in key French vote

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 16:18
related countries: France France

French voters flock to the polls in high numbers for the most unpredictable presidential poll in decades.
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Iraq gunmen hit minority group

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 16:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

Gunmen kill 23 members of a religious minority group in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police say.
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Iraqi PM criticises Baghdad wall

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 22:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's prime minister urges US forces to stop building a controversial wall around a Sunni enclave in Baghdad.
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Nigerian candidates reject poll

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 23:04
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian opposition leaders call for a re-run of the presidential vote, which is criticised by foreign observers.
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Fresh Somali clashes 'kill many'

Sunday 22nd of April 2007, 23:38
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Dozens die in renewed fighting between Somali forces and rebels in Mogadishu, a local human rights group says.
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