Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

What happend on April 7th 2010

You may use the navigation bar to select any day since November 11th, 2005. See the most imporant events in the world – expore the recent history on the map.

This map is informational only. No representation is made or warranty given as to its content. User assumes all risk of use. Maplandia.com assumes no responsibility for any loss or delay resulting from such use.

Boom time?

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 0:07
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Mineral-rich Mongolia on verge of huge growth
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tsunami alert lifted after quake

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 0:55
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A tsunami alert is lifted after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt hosts antiquities meeting

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 1:23
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Global culture officials gather in Cairo to discuss how to recover ancient treasures which they say have been looted.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US man gets North Korea jail term

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 2:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea sentences a US man to eight years' hard labour for illegally entering the country, the state news agency reports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Fancy vivid' blue diamond goes under the hammer in Hong Kong

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 3:40
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A rare and flawless pear-shaped blue diamond is expected to sell for around $5m when auctioned in Hong Kong.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Fancy vivid' blue diamond goes under the hammer in Hong Kong

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 3:40
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A rare and flawless pear-shaped blue diamond is expected to sell for around $5m when auctioned in Hong Kong.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Japan 'Mum Astronaut' alters view

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 3:48
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's first female astronauts are challenging gender roles in a conservative society.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vanuatu coroner leaves on threats

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 4:01
related countries: Vanuatu Vanuatu

Vanuatu's first ever coroner leaves territory after a damning report on police brutality sparked threats to his safety.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wenger says Messi is world's best

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 6:44
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls Lionel Messi the world's best player after the Argentine's four-goal haul ends the Gunners' Champions League hopes, while Ossie Ardiles backs him to star in the World Cup.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Giant lizard found in Philippines

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 8:12
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A spectacular 2m-long, brightly coloured new species of monitor lizard is found in the forests of the Philippines.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rio de Janeiro floods kill scores

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 8:15
related countries: Botswana Botswana

At least 95 people die in Brazil after the most torrential rain for decades causes landslides and major flooding.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hewitt on Europe

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 8:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Russia

New Russia-US missile treaty will be major milestone
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK leaders face last Commons clash

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 9:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The leaders of Britain's three main parties are set to clash at the final prime minister's questions before elections next month.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China mine rescue faces toxic gas

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 9:37
related countries: China China

Rescue teams at the China mine disaster face a taxic gas build-up, as seven miners are confirmed dead.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Thai red-shirts breach parliament

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 9:42
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Anti-government protesters encircle Thailand's parliament and force MPs to flee, amid mounting tension in Bangkok.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US 'tracing' Iraq killings video

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 10:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military says it is trying to retrieve the original video of a 2007 shooting in Iraq which was aired on the WikiLeaks website.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chile rebuked over lesbian ruling

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 10:37
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's top court violated a woman's rights by depriving her of her children for living with her gay partner, a rights body finds.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria sacks oil company head

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 10:44
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Acting President Goodluck Jonathan sacks the head of the state-run oil firm after swearing in a loyal cabinet.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Afghan election officials resign

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 10:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The head of Afghanistan's election commission and his deputy quit following Western pressure over electoral fraud.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Four killed' in Kyrgyz clashes

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 11:16
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
related places: Bishkek

At least four people are reported killed in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, as police and protesters clash in escalating unrest.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Chaos as Rio floods: Your stories

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 11:36
related countries: Brazil Brazil

At least 95 people have died in Brazil after the most torrential rain for decades causes landslides and major flooding. Send us your comments.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia to remove Reef ship oil

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 11:41
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australia prepares to pump tonnes of heavy fuel from a Chinese coal ship grounded on the Great Barrier Reef.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

ANC stops singing struggle song

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 12:31
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's ruling ANC tells members to stop singing anti-apartheid song "Shoot the Boer", amid rising racial tensions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Korea sailors describe 'blast'

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 12:49
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Sailors who survived the sinking of a South Korean ship last month say an "external blast" was felt on board.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India army 'not to fight Maoists'

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 12:49
related countries: India India

India says it has no plans to deploy troops to fight Maoists, a day after the rebels killed 76 paramilitary police.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fears grow for missing US miners

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 13:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: West Virginia, Rescue

Rescue crews drilling holes in a stricken West Virginia coal mine can detect no sign of life from four missing miners so far.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Thailand's PM declares emergency

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 13:25
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's PM Abhisit Vejjajiva declares a state of emergency in Bangkok amid growing anti-government protests.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemenis 'must probe war conduct'

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 13:26
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Rights groups call on Yemen's government and rebels to investigate claims they broke international law during fighting.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

First Bangladesh mutiny verdicts

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 14:26
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A court in Bangladesh sentences 29 border guards to jail terms of up to seven years for involvement in last year's bloody mutiny.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 14:40
related countries: United States United States

Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova tells a US magazine she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Malawi defends HIV infection bill

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 14:49
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Malawi's government defends a controversial bill which would make it a crime for a person to knowingly pass on HIV.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

SPLM boycotts poll in north Sudan

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 15:05
related countries: Sudan Sudan

South Sudan's main party says it will boycott this week's elections in most of the north, a blow for landmark polls.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Out of tune?

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 15:22
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Bid to ban music from Somali radio sparks anger
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia and Poland remember Katyn

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 15:53
related countries: Russia Russia, Poland Poland
related places: Katyn

Russian and Polish leaders hold their first joint ceremony to commemorate the 1940 massacre of 22,000 Poles.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Taliban kidnapper released early

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 16:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A senior Afghan Taliban commander jailed for kidnapping foreigners in Kabul in 2004 was given an early release, the BBC learns.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Open wound

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 16:16
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Katyn

Russia takes steps to atone for Katyn massacre of Poles
Read the full article » | View on the map »

EU withdraws Darfur poll monitors

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 16:29
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The European Union withdraws its election observers from Sudan's war-torn Darfur region, citing safety fears.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India eyes cryogenic launch

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 16:42
related countries: India India

India is to launch a satellite next week, powered for the first time by a cryogenic engine developed by its scientists.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Israel is a 'threat' says Turkey

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 16:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Israel Israel

Turkey's prime minister says Israel is the "main threat to peace" in the Middle East, Israel says it regretted the "attack".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dissident China lawyer 'gives up'

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 16:47
related countries: China China

Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng says he is giving up his campaigning in the "hope" that he will be reunited with his family.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US order to kill US-born cleric

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 16:51
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States

The Obama administration has approved an order to kill a radical US-born cleric linked to al-Qaeda in Yemen, officials confirm.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Police smash Israeli organ ring

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 17:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Police arrest six people in connection with an organ-trafficking ring, including a decorated former army general.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 17:30
related countries: France France
related places: Bordeaux, Lyon

Man Utd go out of the Champions League on away goals despite beating Bayern Munich 3-2 at Old Trafford, while Lyon knock out French rivals Bordeaux.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spanish judge Garzon faces trial

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 17:36
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Franco, Garzon

High-profile Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon is reportedly to be tried for exceeding his powers in a probe into Franco's rule.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cricketer Malik 'divorces first wife' ahead of celebrity wedding

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 18:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik 'divorces' another woman ahead of his planned marriage to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Israeli gagging order condemned

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 18:10
related countries: Israel Israel

Campaigners call for an Israeli media ban on the case of an ex-soldier suspected of security offences to be lifted.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sinking mars Rwanda ceremony

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 18:18
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A boat in Rwanda sinks in Lake Kivu while carrying people to commemorations to mark the 16th anniversary of the genocide.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Somali pirates seize Turkish ship

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 18:25
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Turkey Turkey, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates strike again, hijacking a Turkish cargo ship with a crew of 25 people off the coast of Kenya, the EU's naval force says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Clashes escalate in Kyrgyz crisis

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 19:10
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan's government is struggling to hold on to power, with dozens dead in clashes between protesters and police.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Flood-hit Rio tackles aftermath

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 22:20
related countries: Botswana Botswana

More rain falls in Rio de Janeiro, where 100 people have died in floods and landslides, as Brazilian officials try to restore order.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mexico drug boss interview furore

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 23:04
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Sinaloa

A Mexican magazine that published an interview with a Sinaloa drug cartel leader says its distribution has been hampered.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt calls for antiquities unity

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 23:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt

States which say ancient artefacts have been looted overseas should unite to recover their heritage, Egypt says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cleaning up

Wednesday 7th of April 2010, 23:38
related countries: China China

Chinese city leader on a moral crusade against corruption
Read the full article » | View on the map »

About Maplandia.com World News Centre

This content is from the BBC News website. We use BBC News RSS feed under BBC Terms and Conditions. Date and time information is related to GMT. Unfortunately we can not offer RSS feed of this site with geographically sorted world news. However, you can add this page to your favourites or set it as your homepage to see what's new in the world when you start browsing.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS