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What happend on April 12th 2008

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Live: US Masters golf

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 0:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Masters

South Africa's Trevor Immelman leads Brandt Snedeker by one shot after day two of the Masters.
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US Iraq envoy stresses Arab role

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 3:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Arab, Baghdad

The US ambassador to Iraq calls on Arab countries to engage diplomatically and economically with Baghdad.
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Cuban leaders plan more reforms

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 4:51
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba looks set for more change after recent agricultural reforms, according to the official newspaper.
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American sees end to flight chaos

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 6:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

American Airlines says services should be normal by Sunday, after cancellations over safety fears.
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China defends Tibetan crackdown

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 8:12
related countries: China China

China's president says a crackdown in Tibet is an internal matter, in the wake of Olympic torch protests.
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Malaysian PM hints at hand-over

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 8:43
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia embattled prime minister signals that he is willing to discuss a transition of power to his deputy.
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Mugabe's stranglehold on Zimbabwe

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 10:59
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Richard Downes reflects on his recent visit to Zimbabwe, where many people inside the country are desperate for change.
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Fighting for free speech in Turkey

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 11:00
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Sarah Rainsford discovers that despite limits on free speech in Turkey, some people are still willing to publish controversial work.
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Cricket: India in slender lead

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 11:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India
related places: Kanpur

Sourav Ganguly helps India establish a 23-run advantage on the second day of the third Test against South Africa in Kanpur.
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Historic China-Taiwan talks held

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 12:39
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

China's President Hu holds a historic meeting with Taiwan's vice-president-elect amid hopes of improved ties.
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Mbeki urges patience on Zimbabwe

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 12:56
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

South Africa's president urges patience over poll results in Zimbabwe, after talks with President Robert Mugabe.
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Nepal's Maoists lead poll count

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 13:53
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's Maoist party takes the lead, as election results for a new constituent assembly are declared.
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Israeli tanks pull out of Gaza

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 13:57
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli forces withdraw from Gaza after air and ground operations which leave at least eight Palestinians dead.
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Women dominate Spanish cabinet

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 14:28
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's prime minister unveils a cabinet with more women than men, including a rising star as defence minister.
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'World peace' hitcher is murdered

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 14:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Italy Italy

A female Italian artist hitch-hiking to the Middle East to promote world peace is murdered in Turkey.
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Golf: Live - The Masters

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 14:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African Trevor Immelman leads the Masters by two shots after the third round in Augusta.
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France raid ship after crew freed

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 15:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia, France France

French commandos carry out a raid on Somali pirates soon after they release 30 hostages from a luxury yacht.
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Iran pressed to free campaigner

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 15:35
related countries: Iran Iran

A letter published in Iran calls for the immediate release of women's rights campaigner Khadijeh Moghaddam.
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Obama rues 'bitter' voter remark

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 16:47
related countries: United States United States

US presidential hopeful Barack Obama says his description of "bitter" working-class voters was ill-chosen.
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Sadr says US will always be enemy

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 17:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US and Iraqi forces kill 13 militants in Baghdad's Sadr City, as a two-week blockade is lifted.
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'Several dead in Iran explosion'

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 18:34
related countries: Iran Iran

Several people are killed and a number of others wounded by an explosion in Iran, Iranian media reports say.
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Cricket: India v South Africa

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 19:40
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India
related places: Kanpur

India seek to level the Test series against South Africa by winning the third Test in Kanpur.
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Deal to end Kenyan crisis agreed

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 20:10
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's president and opposition leader strike a deal on cabinet posts, ending a long-running political crisis.
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Macedonia to hold early election

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 20:28
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Greece Greece

Macedonia will dissolve its parliament and hold early elections amid a row with Greece over its name.
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Tennis: Spain in Davis Cup semis

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 20:50
related countries: Spain Spain

Fernando Verdasco and Feliciano Lopez win an epic doubles match to take Spain into the semi-finals of the Davis Cup.
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Summit bids to end Mugabe impasse

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 21:36
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Zambia Zambia

Southern African leaders hold a summit to tackle Zimbabwe's poll deadlock, but President Mugabe is absent.
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Torch in low-key Tanzania visit

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 21:46
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

The Olympic Games torch continues its world tour in Tanzania, where less trouble is expected than elsewhere.
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Haitian senators vote to fire PM

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 22:08
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti's Senate votes to dismiss PM Jacques-Edouard Alexis following rioting over the soaring cost of food.
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Norway king opens new opera house

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 22:30
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway's King Harald V opens a new national opera house with a gala performance on the shores of the Oslo Fjord.
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Cricket: Windies' series victory

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 22:47
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

West Indies pair Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Marlon Samuels impress in a seven-wicket win in the rain-hit second ODI in Trinidad.
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Singer shines light on sanitation

Saturday 12th of April 2008, 23:47
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

A musician from Mozambique who campaigns for clean water and sanitation gets a top environmental prize.
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