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What happend on April 5th 2010

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Battle to stabilise stricken Reef vessel

Monday 5th of April 2010, 2:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian authorities battle to stabilise a ship aground near the Great Barrier Reef, but say it may take weeks.
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Ingushetia hit by suicide attack

Monday 5th of April 2010, 6:37
related countries: Russia Russia

A suicide attacker kills two police officers in Ingushetia, in the latest bombing to hit Russia.
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Burning ambition

Monday 5th of April 2010, 6:55
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Ex-child soldier's life in Sudan in sound and pictures
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Earthquake rocks western Mexico

Monday 5th of April 2010, 7:28
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Los Angeles, Baja California, Nevada

A 7.2 magnitude quake rocks Mexico's Baja California, killing two people and causing tremors as far away as Nevada.
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Scores rescued from Chinese mine

Monday 5th of April 2010, 7:49
related countries: China China

More than 100 miners are rescued from a flooded Chinese mine, but others are still thought to be trapped underground.
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Spies online?

Monday 5th of April 2010, 8:04
related countries: Israel Israel

Hamas says Israel is using Facebook to recruit informers
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Gang raid frees Mexican prisoners

Monday 5th of April 2010, 8:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Reynosa

Attackers stormed a jail in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, freeing 13 prisoners, authorities say.
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Oil price up amid jobs joy in US

Monday 5th of April 2010, 8:35
related countries: United States United States

Oil prices extend gains above $80 a barrel amid optimism that improved US job creation will boost economic recovery.
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Hassan murder retrial postponed

Monday 5th of April 2010, 8:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The retrial of a man charged with the kidnap and murder of UK aid worker Margaret Hassan is postponed.
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Second Moscow bomber 'a teacher'

Monday 5th of April 2010, 9:25
related countries: Russia Russia

A female teacher from the North Caucasus may have been the second Moscow Metro bomber, a Russian newspaper says.
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Cuba 'will not cede to blackmail'

Monday 5th of April 2010, 9:44
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Cuba's Raul Castro says Europe and the US are waging a media war against Cuba over the death of a hunger striker.
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Will Terreblanche death cause violence?

Monday 5th of April 2010, 10:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Scuffles break out at Terreblanche hearing. Will his killing trigger racial violence?
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UN chief warns Uzbeks on rights

Monday 5th of April 2010, 10:46
related countries: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

UN leader Ban Ki-moon urges Uzbekistan to improve its record on human rights, during a Central Asia tour.
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The Canadian insect collector who eats his specimens

Monday 5th of April 2010, 10:53
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian George Brossard has spent 35 years collecting and exhibiting insects from around the word, but also enjoys them in wine or with a nice sauce
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Morales hails Bolivia poll 'wins'

Monday 5th of April 2010, 11:13
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia's Evo Morales hails success in regional elections but exit polls suggest the opposition still holds sway in some key areas.
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SA warning against race violence

Monday 5th of April 2010, 11:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African leaders warn white supremacists against any attempt to avenge the murder of Eugene Terreblanche.
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Egypt releases ElBaradei backer

Monday 5th of April 2010, 11:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Officials in Egypt say they have released the publisher of a book calling for political reform and praising Mohammed ElBaradei.
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China rejects Mekong dam claims

Monday 5th of April 2010, 12:11
related countries: China China

China rejects claims that its dams on the Mekong River are to blame for record low water levels in downstream nations.
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Court bails Egyptian opposition

Monday 5th of April 2010, 12:45
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A court in Egypt orders the release of 16 Muslim Brotherhood members, but relatives say they have not yet been freed.
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Bomber kills dozens at Pakistan rally

Monday 5th of April 2010, 12:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 43 people are killed in a suspected suicide attack at a political rally in north-west Pakistan, reports say.
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Nato admits killing Afghan women

Monday 5th of April 2010, 13:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato admits its forces were responsible for the deaths of three women during a botched raid in Afghanistan in February.
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Leaders pay Terreblanche respects

Monday 5th of April 2010, 13:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African leaders pay their respects to the family of white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche, killed on Saturday.
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Trail blazer

Monday 5th of April 2010, 14:41
related countries: China China

The button seller who was China's first entrepreneur
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Red-shirts blockade Bangkok shops

Monday 5th of April 2010, 14:45
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Anti-government protesters shut down Bangkok's shopping district for a third day and briefly storm an election office.
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Threat to Asia celebrity wedding

Monday 5th of April 2010, 15:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Police question cricketer Shoaib Malik over claims he is already married ahead of his wedding to tennis star Sania Mirza.
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Korea ship chases Somali pirates

Monday 5th of April 2010, 15:35
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, India India, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

A huge South Korean oil tanker has been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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Troops retake airport in DR Congo

Monday 5th of April 2010, 15:43
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Mbandaka

A joint operation by DR Congo troops and UN peacekeepers seizes control of Mbandaka airport from a local militia.
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Terreblanche revenge vow revoked

Monday 5th of April 2010, 16:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The party of the murdered South African white supremacist, Eugene Terreblanche, retracts a threat to avenge his death.
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After the Tigers

Monday 5th of April 2010, 17:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Peacetime uncertainty for Sri Lanka Tamils
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Attack on Pakistan US consulate

Monday 5th of April 2010, 17:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Peshawar

Militants attack the US consulate in Peshawar, hours after another attack in north-west Pakistan kills 43 at a political rally.
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Russia 'in $5bn Chavez arms deals'

Monday 5th of April 2010, 17:25
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Russia Russia
related places: Caracas

Russia could sell $5bn worth of weapons to Venezuela, PM Vladimir Putin says after a visit to Caracas last week.
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US anger at Pakistan mission raid

Monday 5th of April 2010, 21:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Peshawar

The US expresses "great concern" over a deadly assault by militants on the US consulate in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Karzai defends Afghan fraud claim

Monday 5th of April 2010, 22:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai defends criticism of the West about fraud in the presidential election, speaking to the BBC.
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Toyota faces record US $16m fine

Monday 5th of April 2010, 23:12
related countries: United States United States

The US government accuses Toyota of failing to tell it about accelerator pedal defects and will press for a record fine.
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Jordanian officials take dim view of 1 April 'alien invasion'

Monday 5th of April 2010, 23:20
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A Jordanian mayor is considering suing a newspaper over an April Fools' Day report saying aliens had landed nearby.
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