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What happend on January 25th 2007

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New push to control Baghdad area

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 0:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Iraqi forces backed by US helicopters battle insurgents in Baghdad as part of the new US-led security plan.
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Greek warning over UK auction

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 0:28
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Athens

An auction of Greek royal treasures goes ahead in London despite threats of legal action by Athens.
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US plane 'bombed Somalia targets'

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 1:30
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: Monday

US war planes have carried out a fresh air strike against al-Qaeda suspects in Somalia, a US official says.
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Guinea leader 'cedes key demand'

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 2:09
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's President Lansana Conte agrees to appoint a new PM after violent unrest, mediators say.
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China economy sees rapid growth

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 4:04
related countries: China China

China's economy expands by 10.7% in 2006 - the fastest growth rate since 1995, official data shows.
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Tennis: Williams powers into final

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 4:16
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Serena Williams beats Nicole Vaidisova in straight sets to reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Vietnam leader due to meet Pope

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 5:48
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung is due to meet the Pope, in a sign of improving ties.
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Crash kills Ecuador defence chief

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 6:18
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador's Defence Minister Guadalupe Larriva and six others die in a crash involving two military helicopters.
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Putin set for arms, energy talks

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 6:19
related countries: India India, Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India for talks expected to focus on arms and energy deals.
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Tennis: Sharapova reaches final

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 6:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Maria Sharapova will meet Serena Williams in the final of the Australian Open after beating Kim Clijsters in the semi-finals.
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UN soldiers move into Haiti slum

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 7:21
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Port-au-Prince

UN peacekeepers in Haiti set up a centre for operations against armed gangs in a Port-au-Prince slum.
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Howard says water key challenge

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 7:28
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian PM John Howard backs controversial measures to tackle severe water problems and drought.
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Cricket: SA's Gibbs ban upheld

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 8:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Herschelle Gibbs has his appeal against a ban for making racist comments rejected.
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Motorbike bomb in Baghdad market

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 9:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Four people are killed when a bomb on a motorcycle explodes in a market in the centre of Baghdad.
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Key Bali bomb suspect 'wounded'

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 9:49
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Indonesia Indonesia

An Indonesian militant wanted for the 2002 Bali attacks has been wounded in the Philippines, the military says.
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Chinese workers seized in Nigeria

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 9:51
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, China China

At least two Chinese workers are kidnapped from the offices of a Chinese oil firm in Nigeria.
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Tennis: Federer thrashes Roddick

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 10:10
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Roger Federer produces a sublime display to destroy Andy Roddick 6-4 6-0 6-2 and reach the final of the Australian Open.
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Chinese village with a deadly story

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 10:12
related countries: China China

China is the world's fourth largest economy, but with the boom have come problems, not least for the environment says Daniel Griffiths.
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Mob attacks India murder suspects

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 10:14
related countries: India India

Two men accused of the rape and murder of 19 women and children in a Delhi suburb are beaten up outside court.
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Chinese on strike in Romania

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 10:59
related countries: Romania Romania, China China

Hundreds of Chinese working legally in Romania are on strike, demanding better pay and conditions.
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Castro letter 'sign of recovery'

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 11:00
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says a letter from Fidel Castro shows the ailing Cuban president is recovering.
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Violence spreads in south Nepal

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 11:22
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Violence in southern Nepal is spreading amid growing tensions between different ethnic groups.
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India and Russia in nuclear deal

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 12:35
related countries: India India, Russia Russia

Russia agrees to build four nuclear power reactors in India under a draft deal signed by their two leaders.
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Georgia and US foil uranium plot

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 12:35
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia, United States United States

Georgia gives details of the arrest of a Russian man who tried to sell a small amount of weapons-grade uranium.
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Uruguay's neighbour problems

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 12:58
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Uruguay Uruguay

Jonathan Fryer enjoys the endearing nationalism of Uruguay against a backdrop of protests from Argentina over a new pulping mill deemed an environmental threat.
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Vietnam footballers go on trial

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 13:22
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Seven former Vietnamese national team footballers go on trial for alleged match-fixing a year ago.
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Offer fails to end Guinea strike

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 14:03
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's general strike continues despite President Lansana Conte's offer to name a prime minister.
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Israel MPs allow Katsav absence

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 14:21
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli MPs narrowly approve a request by President Katsav to step down temporarily to fight rape allegations.
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Indonesia jet 'black boxes' found

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 14:26
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

A US ship locates the flight recorders of the Indonesian plane missing since 1 January, the US embassy says.
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Ford hit by record $12.7bn loss

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 14:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ford

US car giant Ford reports a $12.7bn loss for 2006, the biggest annual loss in its 103-year history.
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Iraqi PM wins key security vote

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 15:44
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's parliament gives its backing to PM Nouri Maliki's new drive to restore order to the capital, Baghdad.
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Maximum fine for China pollution

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 16:38
related countries: China China

A Chinese firm is fined the maximum amount over a toxic spill that cut off water to millions, state media report.
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Impotence fears hit polio drive

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 17:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Officials in Pakistan say a folk myth that a vaccine causes impotence has hampered a polio immunisation drive.
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French plane ploughs into lorry

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 17:14
related countries: France France
related places: Pau

A French plane carrying more than 50 people crashes into a lorry at Pau airport, killing the driver.
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Zimbabwe editor 'to get passport'

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 17:22
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A Zimbabwe court orders the government to restore the passport to government critic and editor Trevor Ncube.
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Ethiopian soldier dies in Somalia

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 18:01
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

An Ethiopian soldier is killed and another seriously wounded after gunmen open fire on them in Somalia.
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US military unveils heat-ray gun

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 18:36
related countries: United States United States

The US military unveils a "revolutionary" heat-ray gun to repel enemies or disperse hostile crowds.
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Dozens die in Angola flash floods

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 19:10
related countries: Angola Angola

More than 70 Angolans are reported dead, most of them in the capital, after rain storms cause flooding.
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Beirut under curfew after clashes

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 21:00
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Lebanon's army imposes a curfew after students from rival factions clash in Beirut, leaving four people dead.
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Donors in aid boost for Lebanon

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 21:03
related countries: France France, Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States
related places: Paris

Foreign donors pledge $7.6bn to help rebuild Lebanon, as clashes in Beirut leave two people dead, reports say.
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US to boost Afghan troops and aid

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 21:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US says it plans to spend $10.6bn on Afghanistan, while bolstering the number of Nato troops there.
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US soldier jailed for Iraq deaths

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 21:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Tikrit

A US soldier is jailed for 18 years for his part in the murder of three Iraqi detainees last year.
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Disputed Greek sale nets millions

Thursday 25th of January 2007, 22:55
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A controversial auction of Greek royal treasures concludes in London, smashing pre-sale estimates.
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