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What happend on April 14th 2008

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Five Britons die in Ecuador crash

Monday 14th of April 2008, 0:18
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of Emily Sadler, one of five British women to die in a bus crash in Ecuador, pay tribute to their daughter.
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Monday 14th of April 2008, 5:05
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Calcutta, Dhaka

Passenger trains resume between Dhaka in Bangladesh and the Indian city of Calcutta, after 43 years.
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Ecuador crash survivors treated

Monday 14th of April 2008, 6:46
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Quito

The 12 Britons injured in a bus crash in Ecuador in which five UK tourists died are taken to Quito for treatment.
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India hit by two Maoist attacks

Monday 14th of April 2008, 8:06
related countries: India India
related places: Bihar

Maoist rebels in India kill nine people in separate attacks in the states of Bihar and West Bengal, police say.
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Holocaust train in German capital

Monday 14th of April 2008, 9:25
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Visitors are flocking to an exhibition on a train in Berlin to remember the thousands of children who died in concentration camps.
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History brings tourists to Syria

Monday 14th of April 2008, 10:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria is enjoying a boom in foreign tourism, ministers say, with visitors attracted by its stability and its history.
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Japan fleet misses whaling target

Monday 14th of April 2008, 10:56
related countries: Japan Japan

Action by protesters has prevented the Japanese whaling fleet from meeting its quota, Japanese officials say.
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Israeli and Omani ministers meet

Monday 14th of April 2008, 11:05
related countries: Israel Israel, Qatar Qatar, Oman Oman

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni holds talks with her Omani counterpart, Yousef bin Alawi, during a visit to Qatar.
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Kenyans killed in sect protests

Monday 14th of April 2008, 11:09
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

At least 12 people are shot dead by police in Kenya amid protests by members of an outlawed sect.
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'Milkshake murderer' appeals

Monday 14th of April 2008, 11:38
related countries: United States United States, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong High Court hears appeal by wife of wealthy American banker convicted of his killing.
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Building ban for Beijing Olympics

Monday 14th of April 2008, 12:17
related countries: China China

Beijing's building sites will close three weeks before the Olympics to help clear the city's skies of pollution.
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French push for EU food response

Monday 14th of April 2008, 12:23
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

France calls for an EU initiative on food security, amid alarm about unrest linked to rising prices.
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UK journalist 'released in Iraq'

Monday 14th of April 2008, 12:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British journalist has been freed by forces in Iraq, says the Iraqi defence ministry according to local media.
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Taleban attack kills 11 policemen

Monday 14th of April 2008, 13:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Taleban insurgents storm a police post in the southern Afghanistan, killing at least 11 policemen, officials say.
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Voting ends in Italian election

Monday 14th of April 2008, 13:06
related countries: Italy Italy

A final day of voting ends Italy's election pitting centre-right Silvio Berlusconi against centre-left Walter Veltroni.
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Ma praises China-Taiwan meeting

Monday 14th of April 2008, 13:11
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

A landmark meeting has started to "thaw the ice" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwan's president-elect.
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Tennis: Federer hires Higueras

Monday 14th of April 2008, 14:22
related countries: France France

Roger Federer will work with renowned clay-court coach Jose Higueras in Estoril this week as he begins his build-up to the French Open.
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Ugandan LRA rebel deputy 'killed'

Monday 14th of April 2008, 14:28
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Ugandan government mediators leave the jungle venue where a deal was due to be signed with rebels.
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Carter: Sderot attacks criminal

Monday 14th of April 2008, 14:32
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Gaza

Former US President Jimmy Carter describes missile attacks on Israel from Gaza as a crime during a visit.
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Armed gang raids S Africa court

Monday 14th of April 2008, 14:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African police seek armed robbers who stole documents during a raid on the Johannesburg High Court.
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Le Monde journalists on strike

Monday 14th of April 2008, 15:13
related countries: France France

Journalists at the prestigious French daily Le Monde strike over job cuts - the second such protest in its history.
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EU secures Turkmen gas deal

Monday 14th of April 2008, 16:18
related countries: Russia Russia, Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

EU officials say Turkmenistan has promised to provide natural gas, as an alternative to Russian supplies.
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Bush anger over Colombian deal

Monday 14th of April 2008, 16:34
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States
related places: Congress

A free trade deal between the US and Colombia will be "dead" unless Congress takes action, President Bush warns.
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Rowling testifies in Potter case

Monday 14th of April 2008, 17:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Potter

JK Rowling tells a US court that plans to publish an unofficial Harry Potter guide amount to "wholesale theft".
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Plan to build Palestinian homes

Monday 14th of April 2008, 17:10
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A $1.5bn plan to build 30,000 homes is launched to address a housing shortage in the West Bank and Gaza.
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Nepal's Maoists extend poll lead

Monday 14th of April 2008, 17:13
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's Maoist party does far better than expected as results for a new constituent assembly are declared.
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Zimbabwe poll petition rejected

Monday 14th of April 2008, 17:45
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's High Court rejects an opposition legal bid to force the release of the presidential election results.
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Shares regain poise as fears ease

Monday 14th of April 2008, 18:25
related countries: United States United States

US shares are slightly lower in afternoon trading as a surprise rise in retail sales eases some recession fears.
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McCain enters 'bitter' voters row

Monday 14th of April 2008, 18:50
related countries: United States United States

US presidential hopeful John McCain responds to Barack Obama's description of blue-collar voters as "bitter".
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Olympic torch reaches Oman

Monday 14th of April 2008, 18:57
related countries: Oman Oman, Tanzania Tanzania

The troubled Olympic torch is paraded through Muscat, the capital of Oman, in an evening parade.
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British journalist freed in Iraq

Monday 14th of April 2008, 19:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British journalist who had been taken hostage describes the moment he was freed by forces in Iraq.
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Two Britons murdered in Somalia

Monday 14th of April 2008, 20:10
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British nationals are killed by Islamist fighters in central Somalia.
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Berlusconi 'wins' Italy election

Monday 14th of April 2008, 20:12
related countries: Italy Italy

Conservative leader Silvio Berlusconi heads for victory in Italy's elections, as his main rival concedes.
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China 'now top carbon polluter'

Monday 14th of April 2008, 23:11
related countries: United States United States, China China

China has already overtaken the US as the world's biggest polluter, according to a new report by US scientists.
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