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What happend on February 6th 2007

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Pig farmer says he was 'set up'

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 0:36
related countries: Canada Canada

The trial in Canada of a man on serial murder charges sees a key videotape of him talking to an undercover police officer.
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Mauritania rejects migrant boat

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 2:00
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania, Spain Spain

Mauritania refuses to allow a ship with migrants to dock after it broke down and a Spanish boat towed it ashore.
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Republicans block Iraq debate

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 5:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Republicans in Congress block a debate on a bill opposing President Bush's plan to send extra troops to Iraq.
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JAL cuts 4,300 jobs in profit bid

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 6:33
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan Airlines (JAL) announces plans to cut 4,300 jobs as it tries to return the firm to profit.
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Indonesian army 'shot reporters'

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 6:52
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Aruba Aruba

An Australian inquiry hears how an Indonesian army commander fired on five Western journalists in 1975.
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Mass defection hits S Korea party

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 7:28
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Some 23 politicians leave South Korea's increasingly unpopular ruling party, ahead of presidential elections.
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Key Africa visit for China's Hu

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 7:46
related countries: Namibia Namibia, China China

Chinese President Hu Jintao heads for key trading partner South Africa on the latest stage of his African tour.
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Profits motoring ahead at Toyota

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 7:50
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Japanese car firm Toyota reports a 19% rise in profits for the last three months of 2006.
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Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 8:18
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi

Vietnam approves plans to build a $33bn (£15bn) rail link between the capital, Hanoi, to Ho Chi Minh City in the south.
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Egypt teenager dies of bird flu

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 8:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A 17-year-old girl is the latest victim of the H5N1 strain of avian influenza to die of the virus in Egypt, the WHO says.
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Bangladesh ex-minister arrested

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 8:46
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Another former minister is detained in Bangladesh as the government says it is stepping up an anti-corruption drive.
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Astronaut in 'love kidnap plot'

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 9:43
related countries: United States United States

A US woman astronaut is charged with trying to kidnap a rival for the affection of a space shuttle pilot.
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Witness to German killings dies

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 9:53
related countries: Germany Germany

A man who initially survived a shooting that left six dead at a German restaurant dies in hospital.
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Ugandan rebels threaten offensive

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 10:09
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Sudan Sudan

A top Ugandan rebel threatens to go back to war if a new venue is not found for stalled talks in south Sudan.
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US 'friendly fire' video unearthed

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 11:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A video said to show US planes firing on UK soldiers in Iraq is obtained by a British newspaper.
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Cricket: England in tri-series final

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 11:23
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England beat New Zealand by 14 runs in Brisbane to qualify for the best-of-three final against Australia.
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Kashmir shut down over killings

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 11:44
related countries: India India

Normal life is disrupted in Indian-administered Kashmir by a strike in protest at alleged extra-judicial killings.
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Iran envoy 'seized in Baghdad'

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 12:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iran says one of its diplomats has been kidnapped by gunmen in Iraq, accusing the US of involvement.
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'US spies' killed in tribal area

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 12:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Militants kill two men accused of spying against them near the Afghan border, Pakistani officials say.
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Football: Liverpool deal agreed

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 12:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Liverpool

American duo George Gillett and Tom Hicks reach an agreement to buy Liverpool.
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Climate change 'affecting' China

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 12:34
related countries: China China

Chinese officials blame unseasonably warm weather on global warming, as parts of Shaanxi face drought.
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Hungary riot report spreads blame

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 12:54
related countries: Hungary Hungary

A key report on last year's clashes in Hungary criticises the political establishment and police.
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Palestinians set for Mecca talks

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 13:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Mecca

Palestinian leaders prepare to meet in Saudi Arabia under intense pressure to prevent civil war in Gaza.
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Italian football may make return

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 14:03
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian football could restart on Sunday, according to the commissioner of the Italian Federation.
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Dengue alert issued in S America

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 15:12
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Brazil Brazil

A health alert is declared in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia after an outbreak of dengue fever.
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Deadly bird flu found in Pakistan

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 15:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu is found close to the Pakistani capital - officials say it is an isolated case.
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Mauritania helps stricken migrants

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 15:46
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

A boat delivers food and water to a ship carrying migrants, anchored off the Mauritanian coast.
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Relief at new DR Congo government

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 15:51
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese express relief after Prime Minister Antoine Gizenga names a new cabinet four months after polls.
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'Respite' for Zim farmers

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 17:48
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's last white farmers can stay on their land to harvest their crops although a deadline has passed, a minister says.
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Astronaut on murder plot charge

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 17:52
related countries: United States United States

A US astronaut accused of attacking a woman she saw as a love rival is charged with attempted murder.
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Sri Lankans in Iraq nightmare

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 17:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A group of Sri Lankans who paid to work in the Gulf were duped into travelling to Iraq, an aid agency says.
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Fears over Jakarta bird flu deal

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 18:39
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

The World Health Organisation is concerned that Indonesia has stopped sharing information about bird flu.
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Armed attack at Pakistan airport

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 18:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

At least one person is killed and three injured in an explosion at Islamabad airport, Pakistani police say.
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Canada probes Afghan 'abuse'

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 19:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Canada Canada

The Canadian military begins an investigation into claims of detainee abuse by its soldiers in Afghanistan.
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US to get Africa command centre

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 21:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

President George W Bush approves Pentagon plans for a US military command centre for Africa.
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Wal-Mart bias case to go to trial

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 21:56
related countries: United States United States

A US court rules female staff claiming discrimination by retail giant Wal-Mart can go ahead with a class action.
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Farmer 'planned more murders'

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 22:29
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian pig farmer accused of killing 26 women wanted to kill as many as 75, an undercover officer tells a court.
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Top Rio policeman suspended

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 22:43
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A top Brazilian police official is suspended over alleged links to militias formed from renegade security forces.
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UK bird flu worker in hospital

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 23:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A vet who attended the Suffolk bird flu outbreak is in hospital with a mild respiratory illness, officials say.
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Jets banned from Sao Paulo

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 23:17
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian judge bans three types of jets from Sao Paulo's Congonhas airport because of concerns about the runway.
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Seven dead in Mexico ambushes

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 23:30
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

At least seven people are killed in twin attacks on government offices in the Mexican resort of Acapulco.
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US 'to release cockpit footage'

Tuesday 6th of February 2007, 23:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US believes it can make a cockpit video of the "friendly fire" death of a British soldier available, the UK says.
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