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What happend on April 6th 2007

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Argentine protest sparks clashes

Friday 6th of April 2007, 1:39
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine police use tear gas for a second day against protesting teachers, as a demonstrator dies of injuries.
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Cheney hits out at Pelosi visit

Friday 6th of April 2007, 3:32
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US vice-president accuses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of "bad behaviour" over her Syria visit.
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More Thai king videos on YouTube

Friday 6th of April 2007, 6:06
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Two more clips mocking Thailand's revered king appear on the video-sharing website YouTube.
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Morocco hosts development forum

Friday 6th of April 2007, 6:33
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Morocco is hosting Africa's first conference to discuss improving the lives of the continent's poorest people.
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Rome police chief defends action

Friday 6th of April 2007, 7:03
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Roma

Rome's prefect of police hits back at criticism of their treatment of Man Utd fans in clashes against Roma.
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Cambodia force hits trafficking

Friday 6th of April 2007, 7:49
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's government launches the country's first national task force to combat human trafficking.
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India conducts World Cup inquiry

Friday 6th of April 2007, 8:34
related countries: India India

India's cricket board begins a two-day meeting to discuss the national team's World Cup failure.
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Two missing at Greek cruise site

Friday 6th of April 2007, 8:40
related countries: Greece Greece, France France

Two French tourists are missing after 1,600 people left a stricken cruise ship off the Greek island of Santorini.
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Achebe fears for Nigeria's polls

Friday 6th of April 2007, 9:59
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe tells the BBC he does not believe Nigeria's polls will be credible.
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Sudan soldiers accused of rape

Friday 6th of April 2007, 10:52
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Rape is being used as a weapon of war in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region, a United Nations report says.
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Saudis kill murders suspect

Friday 6th of April 2007, 11:12
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, France France

Saudi police kill a suspect in the murders of four French citizens in February, the Saudi news agency reports.
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Space tax takes off after US vote

Friday 6th of April 2007, 11:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Mexico

Residents of the US state of New Mexico approve a tax increase to build the nation's first commercial spaceport.
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US home emptied after hoax ad

Friday 6th of April 2007, 11:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Seattle

A house near Seattle is emptied after a false online advertisement urges people to take things for free.
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Deadlock in N Korea funds talks

Friday 6th of April 2007, 11:32
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Talks on frozen N Korean funds end without a deal, casting doubt that a disarmament deadline will be met.
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French charge 42 in Angola case

Friday 6th of April 2007, 11:34
related countries: France France, Angola Angola

Ex-French President Francois Mitterrand's son and 41 others face trial in a huge arms-to-Angola case.
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Friday 6th of April 2007, 12:10
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of the Royal Navy defends the actions of 15 UK personnel seized by Iran and operations in the Gulf.
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Muslim minority ruling suspended

Friday 6th of April 2007, 12:34
related countries: India India

The High Court in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh suspends a ruling which said Muslims could no longer be treated as a religious minority.
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Prison for SA 'baboon murderer'

Friday 6th of April 2007, 12:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African farmer is jailed for 20 years for killing a Zimbabwean worker he said he had mistaken for a baboon.
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Rwanda ex-leader freed from jail

Friday 6th of April 2007, 13:40
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda's post-genocide President Pasteur Bizimungu is freed from jail three years into a 15-year sentence.
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Islamabad faces suicide bomb call

Friday 6th of April 2007, 13:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The head of a radical mosque in Pakistan's capital threatens to use suicide bomb attacks against the government.
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Tottenham accuse Spanish police

Friday 6th of April 2007, 14:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Tottenham say Spanish police hit a disabled fan after trouble broke out during Thursday's Uefa Cup tie in Seville.
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Reid voices football police worry

Friday 6th of April 2007, 15:43
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The home secretary questions Italian and Spanish police actions in clashes with Man Utd and Spurs fans.
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N Korea fund row solution 'found'

Friday 6th of April 2007, 16:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says it has found a possible way out of a row delaying moves to shut North Korea's nuclear facilities.
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Friday 6th of April 2007, 16:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Saddam

The US vice-president reasserts Saddam's Iraq had ties to al-Qaeda, but a Pentagon report says the opposite.
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Ramadi suicide bombing 'kills 35'

Friday 6th of April 2007, 16:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

At least 35 people are killed in a suicide bombing in the city of Ramadi, as clashes erupt in southern Iraq.
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Released sailors tell of ordeal

Friday 6th of April 2007, 16:59
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Navy personnel seized by Iran were blindfolded, bound and held in isolation during their captivity.
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Lost men ate jungle spiders

Friday 6th of April 2007, 17:05
related countries: France France, French Guiana French Guiana

Two French hikers who got lost in the French Guiana jungle ate spiders and turtles to survive.
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East Timor election 'manipulated'

Friday 6th of April 2007, 17:16
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Half the candidates in East Timor's upcoming presidential poll fear the election process is being manipulated.
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Bin Laden faces Iraq rebels call

Friday 6th of April 2007, 18:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Iraqi insurgent group criticises al-Qaeda members in Iraq, and calls for Osama Bin Laden to exert more control.
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Taleban 'storm' government office

Friday 6th of April 2007, 20:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Taleban fighters have taken control of local government offices in Afghanistan's Zabul province, officials say.
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Mystery illness at Mexico school

Friday 6th of April 2007, 21:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Some 600 girls at a boarding school run by Catholic nuns in Mexico are struck by an illness said to be psychosomatic.
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US appeal on Cuba militant ruling

Friday 6th of April 2007, 22:45
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

The US government appeals after a court rules a Cuban militant should be freed until an immigration hearing.
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US attorney general's aide quits

Friday 6th of April 2007, 23:15
related countries: United States United States

A US justice department official who refused to testify about the firing of eight federal prosecutors resigns.
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