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What happend on April 7th 2007

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N Korea fund row 'solution found'

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 0:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says there is a way to return North Korean funds frozen in Macau, a move which could restart talks.
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China issues new rules on organs

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 4:43
related countries: China China

China sets out regulations intended to stamp out illegal human organ transplants, state media reports.
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Seven die in Sri Lanka bus attack

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 6:08
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A roadside bomb hits a bus in northern Sri Lanka killing seven and injuring 26, security officials say.
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Yemen mosque attacked

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 8:59
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Attackers spray worshippers with petrol at a Yemen mosque before setting it alight, reports say.
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Teenage boy dies in knife attack

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 9:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A 14-year-old boy is killed in London, the latest in a series of fatal attacks on young males in the British capital.
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Somali pirates free seized ships

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 10:03
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates release two cargo ships hijacked off the Somali coast in February, a maritime official says.
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Turks held hostage in Nigeria

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 10:26
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Turkey Turkey, Niger Niger

Two Turkish oil workers are seized in the Nigeria's Delta region, days after the area's last four captives were freed.
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Mystery shrouds UK sailors' saga

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 10:46
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The saga of the UK sailors' captivity in Iran leaves many questions unanswered, the BBC's Bridget Kendall writes.
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Ex-India coach Chappell 'unwell'

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 11:01
related countries: India India, Aruba Aruba
related places: Mumbai

The outgoing Indian cricket coach, Australian Greg Chappell falls ill and visits a Mumbai hospital, reports say.
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Yemen's khat habit soaks up water

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 11:02
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Cultivation of the popular drug khat is absorbing water supplies that Yemen can ill-afford to lose, the BBC's Alex Kirby reports.
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Starring role for street children

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 11:08
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Sandra Jones visits Kenya to meet former street children given a new start in life with roles in a film co-written by Sandra herself.
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Iran seeks goodwill over captives

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 11:51
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iran hopes for a "positive" response from the UK after the release of the Royal Navy crew it held for 13 days.
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Iraq powers plan Egypt talks

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 13:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Egypt Egypt

Ministers from the Middle East and other international powers are to meet in Egypt in May to discuss Iraq's security.
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'Trashballs' turn rubbish to art

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 13:46
related countries: United States United States

A US artist makes art - by selling plastic spheres filled with rubbish from vending machines.
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Pakistan to act on cleric threat

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 14:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistan government says it will take action after suicide bomb threats against it made by the head of a radical mosque in the capital.
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Tennis: Rusedski retires after win

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 15:15
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Greg Rusedski announces his retirement after helping Great Britain beat the Netherlands in the Davis Cup.
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YouTube tries to resolve Thai ban

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 15:42
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Video-sharing website YouTube offers to show Thailand how to block material that insults its king.
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Israel fires missiles into Gaza

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 16:30
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli helicopters fire missiles into Gaza, killing a Palestinian gunman who was trying to plant an explosive device near the border.
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US battles militia in Iraqi city

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 16:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US and Iraqi troops engage in a second day of fierce fighting with Shia militias in the city of Diwaniya.
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Divers search for Greek ship pair

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 17:14
related countries: Greece Greece, France France

Greek navy divers continue searching for two French tourists missing since a cruise ship hit rocks and sank.
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Two held after UK boy's death

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 17:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Two teenagers are questioned over the murder of a 14-year-old boy who was stabbed in north-east London.
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Deadly clashes rage in Pakistan

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 18:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 40 people die and dozens more are wounded in sectarian fighting in north-western Pakistan.
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CIA tortured me, says Iran envoy

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 19:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

An Iranian diplomat freed from abduction in Iraq says CIA agents tortured him, but the US denies involvement.
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Top US envoy on Somalia mission

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 20:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: Africa

The top US diplomat for Africa holds talks with Somalia's interim government, as a fragile truce holds.
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Outcry over slain Mexico reporter

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 21:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

Journalists and relatives call for a probe into the murder of a reporter in violence-hit Acapulco.
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Bangladesh stun South Africa

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 21:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Guyana Guyana, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Mohammad Ashraful hits a majestic 87 as Bangladesh stun South Africa to win by 67 runs in Guyana.
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Slovenian ends Amazon swim

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 21:42
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

A Slovenian man becomes the first person to swim the entire length of the Amazon river, completing 5,265km.
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American space 'nerd' blasts off

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 21:57
related countries: United States United States

A billionaire US software engineer becomes the fifth space tourist as he enters orbit heading for the ISS.
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US mission heads to North Korea

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 22:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: New Mexico

The governor of New Mexico heads to North Korea to claim remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean war.
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US denies Iranian torture claim

Saturday 7th of April 2007, 23:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

The US denies claims by an Iranian diplomat abducted in Iraq that he was tortured by CIA agents.
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