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What happend on October 7th 2007

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Global rallies to pressure Burma

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 0:03
related countries: Burma Burma

Campaigners worldwide march against the crackdown on pro-democracy rallies by Burma's military rulers.
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Southern woe after rugby failures

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 1:11
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia
related places: Rugby

Rugby fans in Australia and New Zealand are in shock after elimination from the Rugby World Cup.
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Musharraf call for Pakistan unity

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 2:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf calls for calm after winning re-election, amid ongoing legal concerns.
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Chinese GP as it happened

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 5:19
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, China China
related places: Shanghai

Kimi Raikkonen wins the Chinese Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton's world title hopes are hit by retirement.
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Mass umbrella rally in Hong Kong

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 7:39
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong democracy campaigners use a mass umbrella unfurling and rally to flag up their desire for reform.
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F1: Hamilton's lead slashed

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 7:46
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, China China

Lewis Hamilton retires from the Chinese GP as Kimi Raikkonen beats Fernando Alonso to take the championship to the final race.
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Reporter flees Colombia threats

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 8:06
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A foreign correspondent flees Colombia after being criticised by the president and receiving death threats.
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Malaysia presses for Burma talks

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 10:26
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Burma Burma

Malaysia calls on Burma's generals to drop conditions for talks with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Danish clash sparks mass arrests

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 11:35
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Hundreds of protesters face charges after clashes with police in Copenhagen, Danish police say.
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Nato force regrets Afghan deaths

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 12:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Nato-led force in Afghanistan says it regrets the shooting dead of three civilians in the east.
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Military jet 'down near Damascus'

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 12:13
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

A small Syrian military aircraft has crashed near Damascus, killing at least two people on board, witnesses say.
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South Africa clinch Fiji thriller

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 14:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Fiji Fiji

South Africa edge an absorbing clash with the exciting Fijians 37-20 to book a World Cup semi-final place.
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Sri Lanka 'sinks last Tiger boat'

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 15:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's navy says it has sunk the last seaworthy Tamil Tiger ship, killing at least 12 people.
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Rally for murdered Russian writer

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 15:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Relatives and campaigners mark the first anniversary of the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya.
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US accuses Iran's envoy to Iraq

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 16:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

The commander of US forces in Iraq, David Petraeus, says Iran's ambassador is a member of an elite military unit.
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Army-held Darfur town razed

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 17:20
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A Darfur town controlled by the Sudanese government has been burned down and looted, the UN says.
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Cricket: England beat S Lanka

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 18:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England win a tense, low-scoring match against Sri Lanka to take a 2-1 lead in the one-day series.
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Live - Argentina 19-13 Scotland

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 18:20
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France
related places: Paris

Argentina claim a placee in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals with a narrow win over Scotland in Paris.
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Iraq arrests over missing Britons

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 18:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military in Iraq says it has captured three men believed to have been behind the kidnapping of five Britons.
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Egypt Bedouins in angry protest

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 19:27
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Angry Bedouins rampage through an Egyptian town in protest at police action over a tribal dispute.
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F1: Hamilton favourite - Alonso

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 20:26
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Fernando Alonso says he needs "something dramatic" to stop McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton winning the world title.
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Waziristan clashes leave 58 dead

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 20:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in North Waziristan kill at least 58 people, including 16 soldiers.
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Rugby: Argentina reach semis

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 20:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina reach the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time with a battling victory over Scotland.
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Many killed in Cuban train crash

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 20:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba

At least 28 people are reported to have been killed in Cuba when a train crashed into a bus at a crossing.
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Gang punches hole in Monet work

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 20:59
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A gang of intruders damages a painting by Impressionist artist Claude Monet at a Paris museum.
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German family's Namibia apology

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 23:07
related countries: Namibia Namibia, Germany Germany

Descendants of a German officer who ordered killings in Namibia in 1904 apologise to the Herero people.
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Turkish soldiers killed by rebels

Sunday 7th of October 2007, 23:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Kurdish fighters from the separatist PKK kill 13 Turkish soldiers in an attack close to the border with Iraq.
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