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What happend on March 25th 2009

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US to boost Mexico border defence

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 1:30
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

The US unveils a $700m plan to help combat the drugs trade in Mexico, with much of the money going on tighter border security.
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Living in fear

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 1:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Terrifying tale of persecuted Afghan actress
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N Korea treats journalists 'well'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 4:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says it has been assured by North Korea that two US journalists arrested there are being treated well.
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Boat Briton murdered off Thailand

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 5:15
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A Briton was murdered and his body thrown overboard by three men who boarded his boat off the coast of Thailand, police there say.
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New Zealand firm hires hacker

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 5:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A top New Zealand company hires a teenager who admitted to taking part in an international cyber-crime network.
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Reporters on Papua protests freed

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 5:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Indonesia Indonesia

Four Dutch reporters are freed after being arrested in Indonesia during independence protests in West Papua.
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Seven die in Afghanistan attack

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 6:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Seven people die after a roadside bomb exploded near a van carrying civilians in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.
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India editor shot dead by gunmen

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 7:11
related countries: India India

Unidentified gunmen kill the editor of a language daily in India's north-eastern Assam state, police say.
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China says Tibet video is 'a lie'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 8:03
related countries: China China

China says video which allegedly shows Chinese security personnel beating Tibetans after last year's unrest is not accurate.
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Japan's February exports halved

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 8:12
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's exports see a record plunge in February, falling by nearly half compared with a year earlier, the finance ministry says.
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Mauritania sanctions 'to stay'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 9:16
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

The AU says sanctions on Mauritania will stay, after Col Gaddafi said they might stop.
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China's ICBC says 2008 profit up

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 11:21
related countries: China China

China's ICBC, the world's biggest bank by market value, says its net profit for 2008 rose by a third to a record for the bank.
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Thai troops 'cross into Cambodia'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 11:36
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Thailand Thailand

Cambodia reports a military incursion by Thailand near the site of a disputed temple.
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Czech collapse 'no threat to EU'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 11:48
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

The Czech PM says the collapse of his government will have "no impact" on the country's presidency of the EU.
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Obama pledges economic recovery

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 11:49
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama tells Americans he sees signs of economic recovery, while urging them to be patient.
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IPL team boss wanted England move

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 12:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Vijay Mallya, the owner of Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore, would prefer the tournament to be hosted in England rather than South Africa.
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Zimbabwe prices 'begin to fall'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 12:14
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Prices in Zimbabwe begin to fall after years of galloping inflation, according to figures from the state statistical office.
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Poland reverses to spare wetland

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 12:34
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland has chosen a new route for a planned motorway to save a pristine wetland, the environment minister says.
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Romania gets IMF emergency loan

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 12:38
related countries: Romania Romania

The International Monetary Fund and other lenders agree to provide Romania a rescue package worth 20bn euros.
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Lahore attack 'to change cricket'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 12:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's new captain says the attack in Pakistan has changed his players' approach to taking part in future tournaments.
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Czech PM attacks Obama spending

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 12:52
related countries: United States United States, Czech Republic Czech Republic

The Czech PM, who currently holds the EU presidency, condemns US economic recovery plans as "a way to hell".
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Netanyahu 'will be peace partner'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 13:01
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's next Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, insists his government will work for peace with the Palestinians.
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Seven die in Afghanistan attack

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 13:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Seven people die after a roadside bomb explodes near a van carrying civilians in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.
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Ousted Madagascar leader defiant

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 14:07
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

Madagascar's deposed president tells supporters to unite against the "coup".
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The Japanese man who survived two atomic bombs

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 14:30
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Nagasaki, Hiroshima

Japan certifies a man aged 93 as the only known survivor of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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Mexico arrests 'top trafficker'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 15:27
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican soldiers arrest a man included on a list of the country's 37 most-wanted drug gang members.
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Drone attack reported in Pakistan

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 15:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A US drone attack on vehicles in Pakistan kills suspected foreign militants, Pakistani sources say.
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China puts rampant desert gerbils "on the pill"

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 16:21
related countries: China China

Chinese authorities use contraceptive pills to cut down the number of gerbils in a province plagued by the rodents.
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Charges in NZ airliner baby case

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 16:35
related countries: Samoa Samoa, New Zealand New Zealand

A Samoan woman is charged in New Zealand with abandoning her newborn baby in a toilet aboard an airliner.
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Sudan's leader ends Egyptian trip

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 17:44
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir concludes talks in Egypt on his second trip abroad since the war crimes warrant against him.
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Militants claim Kashmiri attack

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 18:01
related countries: India India

The militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba says it was involved in a gun battle with troops in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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UK to probe arms haul in Bangladesh

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 18:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Bangladesh Bangladesh

The British body responsible for overseeing charities launches an inquiry into alleged UK links to an arms haul at a Bangladesh school.
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Shifting borders

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 18:38
related countries: India India

How will redrawn constituencies affect India's poll?
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Euro MPs in move to block Le Pen

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 18:59
related countries: France France

Leading MEPs want a rule change to stop French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen from presiding over the European Parliament.
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Two silvers for GB on opening day

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 20:52
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Great Britain win two silver and two bronze medals on day one at the track cycling World Championships in Poland.
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UK to hold Iraq inquiry 'after July'

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 23:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Miliband tells MPs an Iraq war inquiry will be held as "soon as practically possible" after most UK troops leave in July.
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Floods cause havoc in US Midwest

Wednesday 25th of March 2009, 23:34
related countries: United States United States

President Obama declares North Dakota a federal disaster area as flood waters rise across the state.
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