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What happend on January 26th 2007

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Spain resizes clothes for women

Friday 26th of January 2007, 0:35
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain is to overhaul its clothing sizes for women as it tries to ease pressure on girls over their body image
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'Four dead' in Haiti UN operation

Friday 26th of January 2007, 3:25
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Four people were killed in the Haitian capital in a recent operation by peacekeepers, the UN says.
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PNG women killed over 'sorcery'

Friday 26th of January 2007, 4:26
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Four women accused of causing a crash by witchcraft are killed in Papua New Guinea, police say.
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Beirut lifts curfew after clashes

Friday 26th of January 2007, 5:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Lebanon's army lifts a curfew imposed after students from rival factions clash in Beirut, leaving four people dead.
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Tesco opens Beijing shop

Friday 26th of January 2007, 6:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China
related places: Beijing

UK retail giant Tesco opens its first own-brand supermarket in the fast-growing Chinese market, in the capital Beijing.
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Singapore hangs drug smugglers

Friday 26th of January 2007, 6:53
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Two African men are executed in Singapore for drug smuggling despite worldwide appeals for clemency.
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Twenty die in Iraq car bomb

Friday 26th of January 2007, 7:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Forty people are killed and 80 injured in a car bomb in the Karrada district of central Baghdad.
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Three Gorges dam money 'missing'

Friday 26th of January 2007, 8:06
related countries: China China

Chinese auditors say $30m of funds for people displaced by the Three Gorges Dam has been misappropriated.
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Cricket: Pitiful England defeated

Friday 26th of January 2007, 8:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Australia gallop past England's feeble 110 in Adelaide, thrashing the tourists by nine wickets.
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Many die in Iraq pet market blast

Friday 26th of January 2007, 8:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A bomb planted at a popular pet market in central Baghdad kills at least 15 people and injures scores more.
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Japanese inflation edges higher

Friday 26th of January 2007, 9:13
related countries: Japan Japan

Inflation in Japan rose less than expected in December, reined in by lower oil prices, official figures show.
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AU African troop plea for Somalia

Friday 26th of January 2007, 9:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia

African Union chief Alpha Oumar Konare appeals to countries in Africa to help get troops deployed to Somalia.
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Putin guest at India Republic Day

Friday 26th of January 2007, 9:30
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A grand parade marking India's Republic Day is held in Delhi, with Russian President Vladimir Putin as guest of honour.
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Insurers 'face £2bn storm payout'

Friday 26th of January 2007, 9:59
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Storms that swept across Europe in January, killing 47 people, could cost insurers £2bn, says Swiss Re
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Fever spreads Kenya panic

Friday 26th of January 2007, 10:01
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Panic grips parts of Kenya as Rift Valley Fever crosses from animals to humans, killing 148 people since December.
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Tennis: Gonzalez beats Haas

Friday 26th of January 2007, 10:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Fernando Gonzalez thrashes Tommy Haas to set up an Australian Open final against Roger Federer.
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Tuna groups tackle overfishing

Friday 26th of January 2007, 10:21
related countries: Japan Japan

The first international plan to try to stop the overfishing of tuna has been adopted by regulators meeting in Japan.
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Vietnam jails footballers for fix

Friday 26th of January 2007, 11:05
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Two former Vietnam footballers are jailed and six others get suspended sentences for fixing a match.
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Ex-spy shrugs off UK probe

Friday 26th of January 2007, 12:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Ex-KGB officer Andrei Lugovoi laughs off reports London may soon seek his extradition in the Litvinenko case.
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More hunger looms for Zimbabwe

Friday 26th of January 2007, 12:46
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe faces a food deficit of hundreds of thousands of tonnes - a third of its requirements, experts say.
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Thailand partly lifts martial law

Friday 26th of January 2007, 14:09
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's government lifts martial law in Bangkok and 41 provinces, two months after the measure was authorised.
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France honours Abbe Pierre

Friday 26th of January 2007, 14:23
related countries: France France

French leaders pay their respects at the funeral at Notre Dame Cathedral for homeless campaigner Abbe Pierre.
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'Suicide blast' at Pakistan hotel

Friday 26th of January 2007, 14:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

A suicide bomber kills himself and a security guard at a top hotel in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, officials say.
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Iran gas price formula 'agreed'

Friday 26th of January 2007, 15:25
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan, Iran Iran

Iran says it has agreed with Pakistan and India on a pricing formula for the delivery of its gas.
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UK in whaling recruitment drive

Friday 26th of January 2007, 15:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government will launch a campaign to secure an anti-whaling majority on the world's governing body.
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India roof collapse 'kills two'

Friday 26th of January 2007, 15:57
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least two children are killed after the roof of a school hostel collapses in India's Gujarat state, police say.
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Five killed in Mogadishu attacks

Friday 26th of January 2007, 16:01
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Unknown gunmen kill five people in a series of attacks in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, witnesses say.
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Honours even as Pakistan hit back

Friday 26th of January 2007, 16:10
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Pakistan Pakistan

South Africa end day one of the deciding third Test on 131-5 after skittling Pakistan for 157.
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Brazil's Lula urges Doha progress

Friday 26th of January 2007, 16:11
related countries: Qatar Qatar, Botswana Botswana
related places: Doha

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva calls on rich nations not to hold back global trade talks.
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Nato 'to step up Afghan support'

Friday 26th of January 2007, 18:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato ministers meeting in Brussels agree to step up military and economic help for Afghanistan, officials say.
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New call to save EU constitution

Friday 26th of January 2007, 19:18
related countries: Spain Spain

EU members supporting the union's constitution call for the rest of the bloc to help revive the document.
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Compensation for 'tortured' Canadian

Friday 26th of January 2007, 20:49
related countries: Canada Canada, Syria Syria, United States United States

The Canadian PM apologises to a man allegedly tortured in Syria after being detained in the US as a terror suspect.
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Bush assertive on Iraq strategy

Friday 26th of January 2007, 21:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

President Bush reaffirms plans to send more troops to Iraq, as their new commander there is confirmed.
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Guinean leader 'to cede powers'

Friday 26th of January 2007, 22:44
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's president has agreed, after bloody protests, to cede some powers to a prime minister, union leaders say.
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Bill Gates praises UK on Africa

Friday 26th of January 2007, 22:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Microsoft boss Bill Gates hails the UK government's role as a "change agent" that helps Africa.
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Iran rejects UN's chief inspector

Friday 26th of January 2007, 23:19
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran demands the removal of the UN official in charge of inspecting its nuclear programme, reports say.
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