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What happend on March 26th 2007

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Guantanamo hearing for Hicks

Monday 26th of March 2007, 1:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

David Hicks is expected to raise the legitimacy of his case at a Guantanamo hearing on Monday.
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China's Hu in Russian state visit

Monday 26th of March 2007, 3:54
related countries: Russia Russia, China China

Chinese leader Hu Jintao is to begin a three-day state trip to Russia, aimed at promoting energy deals.
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Church considers slavery payments

Monday 26th of March 2007, 4:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The leader of the Church of England says it needs to consider reparations for its role in the slave trade.
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N Ireland assembly power restored

Monday 26th of March 2007, 6:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Northern Ireland's parties are urged to reach agreement on devolution after power is restored to the assembly.
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Rice in renewed Mid-East push

Monday 26th of March 2007, 7:12
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice calls for a united effort to establish a Palestinian state.
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Japan suffers quake aftershocks

Monday 26th of March 2007, 7:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Aftershocks have continued to rock western Japan, a day after an earthquake killed one person and injured nearly 200.
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Woolmer police study hotel tapes

Monday 26th of March 2007, 7:27
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police say they have CCTV footage from the hotel corridor outside murdered coach Bob Woolmer's room.
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E Europeans stretch UK's NHS

Monday 26th of March 2007, 8:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An influx of eastern Europeans to the UK has put huge pressure on NHS pregnancy services, the BBC learns.
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Thaksin wife charged in tax case

Monday 26th of March 2007, 8:44
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

The wife of ousted Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is charged with tax evasion in a court in Bangkok.
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Sarkozy quits ahead of election

Monday 26th of March 2007, 9:14
related countries: France France

Conservative presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy resigns as French interior minister to focus on his bid.
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US held talks with Iraq militants

Monday 26th of March 2007, 9:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Outgoing US ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad confirms that he held talks with insurgents last year.
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Venezuela steps up land seizures

Monday 26th of March 2007, 10:04
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's president announces 16 large farms have been seized to be redistributed them under a land reform plan.
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Japan PM apology on sex slaves

Monday 26th of March 2007, 10:36
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe apologises over WWII sex slaves, after earlier raising doubts they were forced.
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Mugabe 'to leave within a year'

Monday 26th of March 2007, 11:17
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says Robert Mugabe will no longer be the country's leader in a year.
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Two foreigners die in Yemen clash

Monday 26th of March 2007, 12:24
related countries: France France, Yemen Yemen

Two foreign students including a French Muslim are killed in an attack by Shia rebels in northern Yemen.
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Gun battle in Pakistan school

Monday 26th of March 2007, 12:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani policeman and a militant are killed in a shoot-out at a school in the north-west, police say.
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Seized sailors are 'fit and well'

Monday 26th of March 2007, 12:27
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The 15 Royal Navy personnel who were seized four days ago are fit and well, Iran tells the Foreign Office.
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Ex-minister wins Mauritania poll

Monday 26th of March 2007, 13:14
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Former cabinet minister Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi wins Mauritania's historic presidential election.
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Chinese leader starts Russia tour

Monday 26th of March 2007, 13:28
related countries: Russia Russia, China China

Chinese leader Hu Jintao starts a three-day state trip to Russia, aimed at promoting energy deals.
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Historic N Ireland deal reached

Monday 26th of March 2007, 14:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Arch-rivals Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams agree to restore a power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland.
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Tehran 'begins nuclear payments'

Monday 26th of March 2007, 14:22
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran

A Russian firm building Iran's first atomic power plant says payments have started following a financial dispute.
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UN plans for Kosovo independence

Monday 26th of March 2007, 14:49
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

The UN envoy for Kosovo says independence is the "only viable option" for the territory, still legally part of Serbia.
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Pakistan judge row sparks arrests

Monday 26th of March 2007, 14:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Opposition supporters are detained ahead of protests over the ousting of Pakistan's top judge, Iftikhar Chaudhry.
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Drug overdose killed Anna Nicole

Monday 26th of March 2007, 15:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

An accidental drug overdose killed former model Anna Nicole Smith, officials in the US state of Florida say.
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Sri Lankan rebels launch air raid

Monday 26th of March 2007, 15:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers carry out their first aerial attack, bombing a military base by the main international airport.
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NI deal struck in historic talks

Monday 26th of March 2007, 15:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams agree in historic talks to restore devolution in Northern Ireland from 8 May.
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Jordan backs Mid-East peace plan

Monday 26th of March 2007, 15:18
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United States United States
related places: Arab

Jordan's King Abdullah offers his backing to an Arab plan for Middle East peace, in talks with the US secretary of state.
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Kabila warns DR Congo's ex-rebel

Monday 26th of March 2007, 15:34
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo leader Joseph Kabila defends the army's role in last week's clashes, in which some 150 people died.
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BBC rallies for missing reporter

Monday 26th of March 2007, 15:44
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The BBC stages events in London and Gaza to mark two weeks since reporter Alan Johnston went missing.
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Iraqi deaths survey 'was robust'

Monday 26th of March 2007, 15:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A senior official advised ministers that a survey saying 655,000 Iraqis died due to the war was "robust".
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Under-fire Chappell on defensive

Monday 26th of March 2007, 16:08
related countries: India India

India coach Greg Chappell says he is happy with the job he did despite his side's World Cup exit.
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Yemen smugglers 'drown' scores

Monday 26th of March 2007, 16:25
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Smugglers force hundreds of migrants at knife-point to jump into the sea off Yemen's coast, the UN says.
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Tennis: Davydenko out of Masters

Monday 26th of March 2007, 18:15
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Masters

Russian fourth seed Nikolay Davydenko loses to US qualifier Amer Delic in the third round of the Miami Masters.
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Historic N Ireland deal reached

Monday 26th of March 2007, 18:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Arch-rivals Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams agree to restore a power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland.
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Russia, China in appeal to Iran

Monday 26th of March 2007, 19:18
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

China and Russia urge Iran to meet UN demands over its nuclear programme as President Hu Jintao visits Moscow.
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Woolmer suspects 'not Jamaican'

Monday 26th of March 2007, 20:17
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police say no-one has been eliminated from their probe into the murder of Bob Woolmer.
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Ireland deny Pakistan win fixed

Monday 26th of March 2007, 20:29
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Pakistan Pakistan

Ireland captain Trent Johnston says his side's shock victory over Pakistan was not a fix.
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Errant fathers shamed by pizza

Monday 26th of March 2007, 21:04
related countries: United States United States

Pizzerias in the US are trying to track down child support defaulters by sending 'most wanted' posters out with pizzas.
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Egyptians vote on major reforms

Monday 26th of March 2007, 21:28
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt holds a referendum on constitutional change, with reports of low turnout amid an opposition boycott.
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Kenya attacks suspect sent to US

Monday 26th of March 2007, 21:33
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United States United States

A man accused of helping carry out twin terror attacks in Kenya in 2002 is sent to Guantanamo Bay.
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Ukraine row over Stalin posters

Monday 26th of March 2007, 22:06
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Stalin

A Ukrainian city removes billboards of ex-Soviet leader Joseph Stalin urging residents to pay their utility bills.
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Italian PM faces new Afghan vote

Monday 26th of March 2007, 22:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Italy Italy

Romano Prodi's government faces another crucial vote on the nation's peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan.
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US army faulted in Tillman case

Monday 26th of March 2007, 22:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Tillman

An army probe criticises nine US officers over the mis-reported death in Afghanistan of football star Pat Tillman.
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