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What happend on December 10th 2007

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Olympic tickets on sale illegally

Monday 10th of December 2007, 0:13
related countries: China China

Black market tickets for next year's Olympic Games in China are already being sold illegally on the internet.
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Swazi burial after five-year wait

Monday 10th of December 2007, 0:52
related countries: Swaziland Swaziland

A Swazi chief kept in a mortuary for five years pending the resolution of legal battle is finally buried.
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Bosnian Serbs vote for president

Monday 10th of December 2007, 1:04
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Social Democrat Rajko Kuzmanovic takes an early lead in the election for a new Bosnian Serb president.
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Canberra shifts immigrant policy

Monday 10th of December 2007, 5:16
related countries: Burma Burma, Nauru Nauru, Australia Australia

Australia accepts Burmese refugees from Nauru, signalling a shift in the controversial 'Pacific Solution' policy.
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Gandhi speech explanation sought

Monday 10th of December 2007, 5:27
related countries: India India

India's election authorities demand Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi explain remarks made in Gujarat campaigning.
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Indian rift over US deal deepens

Monday 10th of December 2007, 6:55
related countries: India India, United States United States

Communist allies of India's government urge it to end negotiations over a nuclear deal with the United States.
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Cambodia protest over land grabs

Monday 10th of December 2007, 7:28
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia
related places: Phnom Penh

Families in Phnom Penh demonstrate against illegal land seizures, as a UN rights envoy continues his visit.
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S America launches new bank

Monday 10th of December 2007, 8:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Banco

South American leaders sign agreements setting up a new regional bank, the Banco del Sur.
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UK plans wind farm expansion

Monday 10th of December 2007, 9:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Plans for a large increase in the numbers of wind turbines around the UK coast are to be set out by ministers.
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Cameroon's Malabo rescue mission

Monday 10th of December 2007, 9:48
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon Cameroon
related places: Malabo

Cameroon officials go to Equatorial Guinea to rescue thousands of its citizens trapped in diplomatic missions.
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Children survive Pakistan attack

Monday 10th of December 2007, 10:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suicide bomber blows himself up near a military truck taking children to school in north-west Pakistan.
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Israeli anti-Arab racism 'rises'

Monday 10th of December 2007, 11:05
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli civil rights group says racism against Arab citizens of Israel has risen sharply in the past year.
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Somali pirates seek $1m ransom

Monday 10th of December 2007, 11:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Japan Japan

Somali pirates demand a $1m ransom or say they will kill the 23-man crew of a Japanese tanker held since October.
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Cricket: Defiant Pakistan dig deep

Monday 10th of December 2007, 11:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Pakistan renew their hopes of saving the third Test against India after a dogged effort with the bat on day three.
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Pig farmer verdict pains families

Monday 10th of December 2007, 11:27
related countries: Canada Canada

Relatives of Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton's victims criticise his conviction on a lesser murder charge.
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Kenya slams UK over graft claims

Monday 10th of December 2007, 11:32
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Justice Minister Martha Karua warns the UK not to treat Kenya as a colony, after a debate on corruption.
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Second Test day two as it happened

Monday 10th of December 2007, 12:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sri Lanka close day two of the second Test in Colombo at 105-2, 246 runs behind England.
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Romanian justice minister to quit

Monday 10th of December 2007, 12:08
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania's Justice Minister Tudor Chiuariu - under investigation for alleged corruption - says he will quit.
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Putin sees Medvedev as successor

Monday 10th of December 2007, 12:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Medvedev

Vladimir Putin backs First Deputy PM Dmitry Medvedev to replace him as Russia's president.
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Republicans face Hispanic viewers

Monday 10th of December 2007, 12:19
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States
related places: Republican

Immigration is a key topic as Republican hopefuls for the US presidency debate on Spanish language TV.
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Chad moves on kidnap case

Monday 10th of December 2007, 12:24
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

Chad says six French aid workers will be tried in a criminal court over an attempt to fly children to Europe.
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Afghan troops take Taleban town

Monday 10th of December 2007, 12:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan army troops capture Musa Qala after four days of fighting to oust the Taleban rebels controlling the town.
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Japan protests over Chinese edit

Monday 10th of December 2007, 13:46
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

Japan complains after China re-writes a communique jointly drawn up by the two countries.
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US orchestra to visit N Korea

Monday 10th of December 2007, 14:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: February

New York's Philharmonic Orchestra is to make a historic visit to North Korea in February.
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Rape case ruling shocks Australia

Monday 10th of December 2007, 14:31
related countries: Australia Australia

A decision not to jail nine men who admitted raping a 10-year-old Aboriginal girl is widely criticised in Australia.
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Iraq prison hit by mortar barrage

Monday 10th of December 2007, 14:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Mortars hit a prison in Baghdad, killing seven, and the capital's only refinery is set ablaze by rocket fire.
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UK to get EU flood money

Monday 10th of December 2007, 16:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Commission says UK should have £115m to help pay for the damage from the summer floods.
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New $10bn write-down hits UBS

Monday 10th of December 2007, 16:28
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

Swiss bank UBS reports a further $10bn write-down caused by bad debts in the US housing market.
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EU criticises Israel settler plan

Monday 10th of December 2007, 16:55
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The EU joins the US in criticising Israeli plans to build 300 new settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem.
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Call to release Pakistan judges

Monday 10th of December 2007, 17:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

One of Pakistan's most senior judges criticises the international response to the state of emergency.
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Ancient polar bear jawbone found

Monday 10th of December 2007, 17:19
related countries: Svalbard Svalbard

What could be the oldest known remains of a polar bear have been uncovered on the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic.
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Libby drops US leak case appeal

Monday 10th of December 2007, 17:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby drops an appeal against his conviction in a CIA leak case.
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Mourinho out of England running

Monday 10th of December 2007, 17:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jose Mourinho rules himself out of the running to become the next England manager.
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NFL star gets dog-fight jail term

Monday 10th of December 2007, 17:56
related countries: United States United States

American football star Michael Vick is jailed for 23 months for his part in a US dog-fighting ring from 2001 to 2007.
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Zuma's ANC bid gains key backer

Monday 10th of December 2007, 17:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Japan Japan

ANC powerbroker Tokyo Sexwale joins Jacob Zuma's campaign to lead South Africa's ruling party.
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Sierra Leone sets up forest park

Monday 10th of December 2007, 18:07
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone launches a scheme to save a rainforest, which campaigners say will help fight climate change.
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Argentina swears in new leader

Monday 10th of December 2007, 19:38
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is sworn in as the first woman to be elected president of Argentina.
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Fujimori outburst as trial begins

Monday 10th of December 2007, 20:27
related countries: Peru Peru

Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori furiously denies murder and kidnapping as his trial opens near Lima.
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Gaddafi visit seals French deals

Monday 10th of December 2007, 22:36
related countries: Libya Libya, France France

France agrees a number of lucrative accords with Libya as Col Gaddafi makes his first visit to France since 1973.
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Migrants drown off Turkish coast

Monday 10th of December 2007, 22:45
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

At least 40 suspected illegal immigrants drown in the Aegean Sea off the western coast of Turkey.
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Serbia blasted over key fugitives

Monday 10th of December 2007, 22:56
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

The UN's outgoing war crimes prosecutor accuses Serbia of allowing two wanted war criminals to go free.
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Lebanon postpones vote yet again

Monday 10th of December 2007, 23:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese MPs again put off a vote on a president - they are now scheduled to hold the vote on 17 December.
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