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What happend on April 8th 2007

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Pope celebrates Easter Vigil Mass

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 0:02
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Pope Benedict celebrates the first mass of Easter inside St Peter's Basilica before over 10,000 pilgrims.
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Palestinians discuss BBC reporter

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 2:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian cabinet meeting calls for "all necessary measures" to secure the release of Alan Johnston.
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Israel 'has Shalit exchange list'

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 5:42
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian militants holding an Israeli soldier hand over a list of prisoners they want freed, officials say.
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Dhaka parties after cricket win

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 7:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshis take to the streets to celebrate their team's surprise World Cup win over South Africa.
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E Timor prepares for key election

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 7:42
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Ballot boxes are distributed across East Timor for the first presidential election since independence in 2002.
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Crew missing in China sea crash

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 7:48
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, China China

At least 20 crew are missing after Cambodian and Chinese ships collide off the Chinese coast, state media says.
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Ten dead at Philippine army base

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 8:07
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Jolo

Nine soldiers and one civilian are killed by a gunman at a Philippine army base on the island of Jolo.
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F1: Alonso wins Malaysia GP

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 8:38
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Bermuda Bermuda

Reigning world champion Fernando Alonso secures his first victory for McLaren as he leads home Lewis Hamilton in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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US mission arrives in North Korea

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 10:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: New Mexico

The US governor of New Mexico's goes to North Korea to claim remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean war.
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Pope decries 'slaughter' in Iraq

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 11:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Pope Benedict XVI laments that "nothing positive comes from Iraq", in his Easter message in St Peter's Square.
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Eta makes 'peace pledge'

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 12:12
related countries: Spain Spain

The Basque separatist group Eta says it is ready for peace if the Spanish authorities end "attacks" against it.
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Indian minister hurt in car crash

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 13:24
related countries: India India

Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee suffers head injuries as his car is hit by a lorry in West Bengal.
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Nigeria on 'full alert' for poll

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 14:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's security forces are on full of alert ahead of next week's national elections, says President Obasanjo.
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Sea burials please HK relatives

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 14:48
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Relatives and friends of 11 people buried at sea off Hong Kong say the trial ceremonies went "very well".
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Algeria fighting leaves 15 dead

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 16:07
related countries: Algeria Algeria

At least nine soldiers and six militants are killed in clashes in Algeria, officials say.
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Live - England v Australia

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 17:18
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia head towards victory over England despite the dismissal of Ricky Ponting for 86.
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Iraq town attack leaves 18 dead

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 19:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 18 Iraqis are killed in a large explosion in the town of Mahmudiya, and six US soldiers die in other attacks.
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Kurdish rebels kill Turkey troops

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 21:15
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Eight soldiers and a "village guard" die amid violence between Kurdish separatists and Turkey's government.
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Cricket: Australia beat England

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 21:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Kevin Pietersen's first ODI century for two years is in vain as Australia beat England by seven wickets.
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Golf: Johnson wins Masters

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 22:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Masters, Augusta

American Zach Johnson comes through the pack on a dramatic final day at Augusta to win his first major title.
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Golf: Zach Johnson wins Masters

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 22:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Masters, Augusta

American Zach Johnson clinches the Masters by two shots at Augusta.
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Taleban kill Afghan reporter

Sunday 8th of April 2007, 22:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Italy Italy

The Taleban say they have killed an Afghan journalist abducted last month with an Italian reporter.
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