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What happend on December 14th 2008

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Russian engineering student is crowned Miss World

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 1:20
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Russia Russia

Russian contestant Ksenya Sukhinova wins the Miss World 2008 competition at a ceremony in South Africa.
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Ice storm cripples north-east US

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 5:31
related countries: United States United States

Up to one million people have been left without power in the north-eastern US after one of the worst ice storms in a decade.
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Violent protests resume in Greece

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 6:15
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

There has been further unrest overnight in Greece in protest at the killing by police of a 15-year-old boy eight days ago.
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Three killed in Afghanistan blast

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 6:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

At least three policemen are killed by an explosion outside a hospital in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, police say.
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India 'entered Pakistan airspace'

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 7:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Pakistan says Indian warplanes violated its airspace on Saturday, but adds that it believes the incursions were "inadvertent".
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Castro on first presidential trip

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 8:14
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba

Cuba's leader Raul Castro signs a series of deals with the Venezuelan president during his first overseas trip as president.
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Somalia's president 'sacks PM'

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 10:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein is sacked by the president after months of tensions.
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Sunday 14th of December 2008, 10:46
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three-quarters of the most serious terror plots investigated by UK authorities are linked to Pakistan, Gordon Brown says.
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S Korea parents fined over rape

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 10:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean court fines the parents of a teenage rapist more than $60,000 for failing to supervise their son.
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Sehwag blitz sets up tense finale

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 12:09
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India will start the final day of the first Test on 131-1 chasing 387 to beat England, following a stunning innings from Virender Sehwag.
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India-England day four as it happened

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 12:16
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chennai

India start the final day of the first Test on 131-1 chasing 387 to beat England, after a fine innings from Virender Sehwag.
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Teenager tries to make amends by completing UK coast walk

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A teenager who sparked a rescue operation after stealing a boat completes a sponsored walk to make amends.
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Turkmens hold parliamentary poll

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 15:42
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

Polls close in Turkmenistan in the first parliamentary election since the adoption of a new constitution earlier this year.
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In pictures

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 15:45
related countries: United States United States

The US north-east struggles after ice storm sweeps in
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Police halt anti-Kremlin rallies

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 17:17
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Police stop two marches by anti-government demonstrators in Moscow and St Petersburg, detaining dozens of activists.
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Armies 'strike at Uganda rebels'

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 17:59
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Uganda, DR Congo and Sudan launch a joint strike against LRA rebels.
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Dozens killed in Egypt bus plunge

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 20:53
related countries: Egypt Egypt

At least 55 people are killed as an Egyptian bus plunges into a canal, officials say.
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Hoy named BBC Sports Personality

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 21:07
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scottish cycling star Chris Hoy beats Lewis Hamilton and Rebecca Adlington to win the 2008 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
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Missing doctor family called to court

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 22:04
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Missing NHS doctor Humayra Abedin is to fly back to the UK on Monday after being freed following claims she was held captive by her parents.
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Two banks exposed to '$50bn con'

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 22:12
related countries: United States United States

Two major European-based banks say they have exposure worth billions of dollars to a US broker accused of a $50bn fraud.
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Irish banks to be recapitalised

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 22:36
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish government is to provide a fund of 10 billon euros to recapitalise all listed Irish banks.
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Sudan army quits town after death

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 22:37
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Abyei

Sudanese soldiers leave Abyei, after deadly clashes in the disputed oil-rich town.
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Calm returns to Athens after riot

Sunday 14th of December 2008, 22:53
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Calm returns to the Greek capital, Athens, after eight days of rioting sparked by the killing by police of a 15-year-old boy.
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