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What happend on February 3rd 2007

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India poverty 'declining fast'

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 0:35
related countries: India India

India's finance minister says poverty is fast declining in the country and could be "wiped out" by 2040.
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Climate paper prompts call to act

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 2:18
related countries: United States United States

A major climate change report prompts calls for urgent action, but the US rejects controls on emissions.
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Hunt for Florida tornado victims

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 3:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Rescuers in Florida search for survivors after storms and a tornado kill at least 19 people in the US state.
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Peru's Amazon oil deals rapped

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 4:29
related countries: Peru Peru

Environmentalists in Peru criticise plans to auction off large swathes of the Amazon to oil and gas firms.
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CAR signs peace deal with rebels

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 5:22
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

The government of the Central African Republic reaches a peace deal with one of the main rebel groups.
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US to charge Guantanamo three

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 6:49
related countries: United States United States

The Pentagon prepares fresh charges against three men held at the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay.
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Five die as flooding hits Jakarta

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 10:41
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Floods hit large parts of the Indonesian capital after two days of torrential rain, forcing thousands out of their homes.
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Bomber kills Pakistani soldiers

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 10:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Two Pakistani soldiers are killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the north-west of the country, police say.
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Mumbai building collapse kills 15

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 12:01
related countries: India India

At least 15 people are dead after a wall of a warehouse under construction collapsed, officials in India say.
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A long way from Dublin's bloody past

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 12:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

Ireland is witnessing important steps towards peace with Sinn Fein's vote to support the police and Croke Park hosting the England rugby team, reports Kevin Connolly.
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Abu Dhabi to host F1 Grand Prix

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 12:23
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi will host a Formula One Grand Prix race from 2009.
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Shia-Sunni rift heightens Mid-East tensions

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 12:50
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

The BBC's Jim Muir reports from Beirut on how divisions between Sunni and Shia Muslims are threatening regional stability.
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Anglers saved in ice drama

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 14:18
related countries: Russia Russia

Hundreds of anglers are rescued after ice-floes broke away from the shore in the Russian Far East.
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Rugby: France thrash Italy

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 15:22
related countries: Italy Italy, France France
related places: Rome

France open the defence of their Six Nations title with a five-try win over a disappointing Italy at the Stadio Flaminio.
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Chile hotel fire kills tourists

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 16:10
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Punta Arenas

A fire at a hotel in the southern Chilean town of Punta Arenas kills 10 foreign tourists, officials say.
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Tests show UK bird flu is H5N1 virus

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 16:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The strain of bird flu which killed 2,600 turkeys in the UK is identified as the H5N1 virus.
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Saudis hold 10 for 'terror funds'

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 16:14
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Ten people are arrested in Saudi Arabia on suspicion of funding terror-related activities, officials say.
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UK bird flu virus is Asian strain

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 17:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Experts confirm the H5N1 bird flu virus outbreak at a Suffolk turkey farm is the Asian strain.
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Afghan forces vow to retake town

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 18:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan government and Nato-led troops are preparing to recapture a town stormed by the Taleban.
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Baghdad market bomb 'kills 130'

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 18:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Kirkuk

At least 130 people are killed and 305 hurt in a lorry bombing at a market in Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
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Envoys visit Iran nuclear plant

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 19:30
related countries: Iran Iran

Ambassadors from non-aligned countries undertake a "transparency visit" to an Iranian nuclear facility.
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China to boost ties with Zambia

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 21:33
related countries: Zambia Zambia

China announces new investment worth $800m in Zambia, the latest stop on President Hu's African tour.
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Nigeria bird flu death confirmed

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 22:03
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's first human fatality from bird flu is confirmed as the H5N1 virus by the World Health Organisation.
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UK bird flu virus is Asian strain

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 22:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Government experts confirm the H5N1 bird flu virus outbreak at a Suffolk turkey farm is the Asian strain.
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Storm-hit Florida 'disaster area'

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 23:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

The US president declares four Florida counties disaster areas, after storms killed at least 20 people.
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Bush calls for US debate on Iraq

Saturday 3rd of February 2007, 23:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President George W Bush tells Democrats he welcomes debate in a conciliatory speech on Iraq.
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