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What happend on March 25th 2010

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US and Pakistan vow better ties

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 0:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Washington

The US and Pakistan say they want to improve relations after years of mistrust as they hold talks in Washington.
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DNA appeal halts Texas execution

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 0:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US Supreme Court orders a last-minute stay of execution for Texas murderer Henry Skinner after an appeal for new DNA tests.
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Reaching out

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 0:36
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Attempts at reconciliation in divided Sri Lanka
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Money row

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 0:50
related countries: Greece Greece, France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

Greek crisis reveals French-German rift over EU economy
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More holiday to save energy? Easter extended in Venezuela

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 3:33
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

President Hugo Chavez adds three days to Venezuela's Easter holiday in an effort to deal with a growing energy crisis.
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Australia police in racism probe

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 4:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Police officers in the Australian state of Victoria are investigated for sharing a racist e-mail on police computers.
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Two arrested over Calcutta fire

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 4:37
related countries: India India
related places: Calcutta

Two caretakers are arrested in connection with a huge fire in the Indian city of Calcutta, which has claimed 24 lives, the police say.
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Strong quake strikes near Manila

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 7:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

A strong quake strikes near the Philippine capital Manila, but there are no immediate reports of injuries.
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Abc...in goat dung

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 7:37
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Novel teaching methods in Kenya's nomadic schools
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Beating the ban

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 8:04
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's rock bands fight against censorship
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Apology over Oscar Romero murder

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 8:38
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

El Salvador's President Mauricio Funes issues an official apology for the 1980 murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero.
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Soldiers relive Afghan shooting

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 9:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK soldiers wounded last year when a rogue Afghan policeman opened fire on them, killing five comrades, tell of their ordeal.
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Nepal's ex-king eyes royal return

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 9:35
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's deposed king, Gyanendra, says he hopes the country's centuries-old Hindu monarchy may one day be restored.
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Indonesia upholds anti-porn bill

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 10:03
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's constitutional court upholds an anti-pornography law that critics say stifles religious and artistic freedom.
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McLaren duo focused on qualifying

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 10:53
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren stars Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button believe that they cannot win races until their team sort out their qualifying speed.
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Obama: 'Cuba must respect rights'

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 11:12
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

US President Barack Obama urges Cuba's authorities to respect the rights and aspirations of its people.
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Forest loss slows as China plants

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 11:21
related countries: China China

The speed of forest loss across the world has slowed markedly over the last decade, reports the UN.
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N Korea warns Seoul over tour ban

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 11:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea threatens "extraordinary measures" unless Seoul lifts its ban on cross-border tours, an official says.
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EU force frees Somali 'pirates'

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 11:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The EU's naval force frees six Somali pirate suspects a day after they were captured following a deadly firefight.
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Iraq vote recount 'unnecessary'

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 11:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The head of Iraq's election commission rules out a manual recount of votes in the country's parliamentary election.
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Merkel stands firm on IMF rescue

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 12:26
related countries: Greece Greece, Germany Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel tells German MPs she will insist the IMF is involved if debt-ridden Greece needs to be bailed out.
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Chinese mobile firm drops Google

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 12:34
related countries: China China

China Unicom is to stop putting Google search services on phones that use the search giant's Android software
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China faces 'diabetes epidemic'

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 12:58
related countries: China China

New research suggests diabetes is taking on epidemic proportions in China because of the rapid change in lifestyle.
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Israeli PM hopeful on peace talks

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 13:04
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Washington, Jerusalem

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says progress has been made on the row over Jerusalem settlements, after US talks.
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Swiss offer to end ban on Libya

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 13:08
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Libya Libya

Switzerland offers to lift a travel ban on some Libyan citizens to ease tensions in a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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'Bin Laden in 9/11 trial threat'

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 13:54
related countries: United States United States

A message said to be from Osama Bin Laden threatens to kill Americans if the US executes the alleged 9/11 mastermind.
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Two held over UK boy's kidnapping

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 14:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Jhelum

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping five-year-old British boy Sahil Saeed in Pakistan, police say.
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Dhaka war crimes tribunal set up

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 15:14
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi government sets up a tribunal to prosecute those accused of war crimes during the war of independence in 1971.
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Severe drought hits Chinese region

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 15:25
related countries: China China

Chinese soldiers are sent in to help as parts of the southwest experience their worst drought in a century.
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Russian Lebedev buys UK's Independent

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 15:36
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Independent newspaper is sold to Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev, owner of the Evening Standard.
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Rival poised to challenge Sarkozy

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 16:00
related countries: France France

Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin creates a new party amid speculation he will run for the presidency.
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Somali airport homes demolished

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 16:07
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Some 500 homes near Mogadishu's airport are demolished by Somali troops, citing security concerns.
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Air strike in Pakistan 'kills 11'

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 16:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani military aircraft bomb areas near the Afghan border killing at least 11 people, local officials say.
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Sharp rise in SA police shootings

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 16:26
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The number of people killed by South African police increased by more than 25% in the past year, new figures show.
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Dutch coffee shop fined 10m euros

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 16:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The owner of the Netherlands' biggest cannabis-selling coffee shop is fined 10m euros (£9m) for violating the country's drugs laws.
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Brazil football match abandoned after police pepper spray player

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 17:20
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian football match was abandoned after police pepper sprayed a player who refused to leave the pitch, reports say.
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US eases rule on military gay ban

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 17:59
related countries: United States United States

The Pentagon makes it more difficult for gay service personnel to be dismissed from the US military because of their sexuality.
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'No proof' Somalia aid diverted

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 18:30
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The UN World Food Programme denies a claim that much of the food aid to Somalia is diverted to militants and corrupt contractors.
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EU-US airline deal on ownership

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 18:33
related countries: United States United States

The latest Open Skies talks on EU-US aviation paves the way for the lifting of restrictions on foreign ownership of US and EU airlines.
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Pope 'failed to act' on sex abuse

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 21:40
related countries: United States United States

Pope Benedict XVI is accused of failing to act, before he became pontiff, against a US priest who allegedly abused 200 deaf boys.
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Highway robbery: Money grab as cash falls from US armoured car

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 23:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Money

Police in the US say tens of thousands of dollars are missing after a bag of cash fell from an armoured car, sparking a money grab.
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UK lottery owner sold to Canada

Thursday 25th of March 2010, 23:29
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Camelot, the owner of the National Lottery, has been sold to a Canadian teachers' pension fund for £389m.
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