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What happend on August 14th 2010

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Canada processes Tamil migrants

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 1:26
related countries: Canada Canada, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Immigration officials in Canada begin processing some 490 migrants, who are believed to be from Sri Lanka and to have been on a cargo ship for three months.
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Kuchar on top as McIlroy shines

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 1:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matt Kuchar leads after day two of the USPGA Championship, with Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and England's Simon Khan tied for third and Tiger Woods unable to finish on another abbreviated day.
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Reward to catch Colombian bomber

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 1:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Bogota

The Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, has offered a $270,000 reward for information leading to the capture of those behind a car bomb attack in Bogota on Thursday.
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Changing faces

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 2:29
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Cheap nose-jobs tempt Bolivia's indigenous people
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The greenest music festival ever?

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 4:18
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Oya, Oslo

The Oya festival in Oslo is hoping to show how things can be done differently.
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Obama and Karzai in Taliban vow

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 4:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US and Afghan presidents pledge to continue working together to combat the Taliban during a lengthy video conference conversation.
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German S boat restored using film

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 4:46
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A German S boat which played a deadly role in World War II is being restored in the UK.
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Plan bee

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 6:25
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Paris shows bees prefer the city to the countryside
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 9:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier has been shot dead in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Tamils complain to S Lanka panel

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 9:48
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan government war inquiry hears testimonies from Tamils who allege their loved ones were abducted or detained by the army.
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Living in fear

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 11:04
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Deserted city streets left by Mexico's drug wars
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No refuge

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 11:10
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Plight of Iraqis facing deportation, instead of asylum, in Sweden
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Jewel gang 'thief' sent to Japan

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 11:25
related countries: Japan Japan, Spain Spain
related places: Tokyo

An alleged member of a gang of international jewel thieves is extradited to Japan from Spain over a robbery in Tokyo in 2007.
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Apprentice Boys parade under way

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 11:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Northern Ireland's justice minister calls for calm as up to 15,000 people attend the annual Apprentice Boys parade in Londonderry.
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Euro rightists visit Japan shrine

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 13:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Jean-Marie Le Pen and other European far-right politicians visit a controversial shrine honouring Japan's war dead.
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African migrants killed in Egypt

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 13:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Six migrants trying to enter Israel from Egypt are killed; four in a gunfight with people smugglers and two by Egyptian border guards.
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Pakistan ethnic violence kills 16

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 14:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 16 people, including five security personnel, are killed in two separate attacks in Pakistan's troubled south-western province of Balochistan.
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Rescues amid China flood chaos

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 15:05
related countries: China China

Torrential rain continues to fall in China, a week after a mudslide engulfed a town in Gansu province killing more than 1000 people.
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KLM holds out on ash compensation

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 15:25
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hundreds of British families are still waiting for compensation from Dutch airline KLM for delays caused by the volcanic ash cloud earlier this year.
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Lebanon opens fund to equip army

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 15:53
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's defence minister says the country has opened a bank account to receive donations to supply its poorly-equipped army.
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Pakistan says 20m hit by floods

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 17:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's PM Yusuf Raza Gilani says 20 million people have been affected by flooding - a much higher figure than UN estimates.
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'Pakistan drone strike kills 12'

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 19:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A suspected US drone strike on Pakistan kills at least 12 militants in a tribal area near the Afghan border, officials say.
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Tamils testify to Sri Lanka panel

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 19:55
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan government war commission has heard testimonies from Tamils alleging their loved ones were abducted or detained by the army.
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Firefighters battle Portugal wildfires

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 19:58
related countries: Portugal Portugal

More than 600 firefighters are battling wildfires in three separate areas of Portugal, where gusting winds have fanned at least 26 blazes.
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Obama plea for Gulf coast tourism

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 20:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Florida

On a trip to the Gulf coast, President Obama urges Americans to visit and help revive the economy stricken by the recent oil spill.
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Gunmen seize Darfur peacekeepers

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 20:48
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Two peacekeepers with the joint UN-African Union force in the Sudanese region of Darfur are kidnapped at gunpoint.
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Mexico cartel blockades Monterrey

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 21:20
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Monterrey

Security forces in Monterrey, in northern Mexico, say a drug cartel cut off major streets leading into the city in a show of force.
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Spate of Iraq checkpoint killings

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 21:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Gunmen shoot dead four Iraqi policemen and two government-backed militiamen in a spate of attacks at Baghdad checkpoints.
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Lebanon 'kills militant leader'

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 22:43
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese security officials say they have killed the suspected leader of the militant Sunni Islamist group Fatah al-Islam.
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USPGA day three as it happened

Saturday 14th of August 2010, 22:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nick Watney leads after the third round of the USPGA Championship, with Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy tied for second and Tiger Woods a long way back.
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