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What happend on October 16th 2010

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US army trial for Afghan killings

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 1:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

One of five US soldiers accused of the premeditated murder of Afghan civilians is to face a court martial, the US army says.
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Middle America's Mid-terms view

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 3:34
related countries: United States United States

The BBC gauges the political temperature in Missouri and Illinois ahead of the US Mid-term elections
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Secret release of 28 Chile miners

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 3:47
related countries: Chile Chile

Twenty-eight rescued miners are secretly released from hospital in Chile, two days after their ordeal came to an end.
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US delays China currency report

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 4:21
related countries: United States United States, China China

The US delays a report that could brand China a "currency manipulator", as Beijing says it should not be used as a "scapegoat".
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Going Greek

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 4:29
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey
related places: Athens

Israel woos Athens after flotilla raid prompts Turkish rift
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India to probe Commonwealth Games

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 4:42
related countries: India India

The Indian government orders an investigation into allegations of corruption and mismanagement at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.
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Seal: 'They call me Mr Klum'

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 4:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Singer Seal talks to Matt Stadlen about the creative process in making his music, his life philosophy, how he stays British while living in LA and life as the husband of supermodel Heidi Klum.
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Gold miners trapped in Ecuador

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 6:02
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

A tunnel has collapsed in a gold mine in southern Ecuador, trapping four miners 490 feet (150 meters) underground
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Miner Reygadas: I've been born again'

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 7:24
related countries: Chile Chile

Omar Reygadas was the 17th man to be freed from a mine in Chile in an operation that drew the world's attention.
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Australia's first saint to be canonised

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 7:50
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's first saint - a 19th-century nun who was briefly excommunicated is to receive official recognition.
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Live text - Andy Murray v Juan Monaco

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 8:19
related countries: Monaco Monaco, Argentina Argentina

Britain's Andy Murray plays unseeded Argentine Juan Monaco in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters.
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October Crisis

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 10:17
related countries: Canada Canada

How violence and fear stalked Canada 40 years ago
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Fairytale ends?

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 10:38
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Harsh realities take shine off Ukraine's revolution
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Old divisions

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 10:38
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Why Ahmadinejad's trip stirred up controversy in Lebanon
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Sudan objects to UN troop plans

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 11:14
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan says the United Nations cannot move new troops to its tense North-South border without first getting consent.
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Taliban blamed for killing woman

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 11:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Ghazni

A woman accused of murdering her mother-in-law has been killed by Taliban in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni, local officials say.
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Ready or not?

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 12:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US soldiers express concerns over the Afghan army
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Charity calls for hostage release

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 12:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Save the Children calls for the unconditional and immediate release of a British security consultant who was kidnapped in Somalia.
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Zambia probes China mine shooting

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 13:18
related countries: Zambia Zambia, China China

Zambian police investigate claims that managers at a Chinese-run coal mine in the south of the country shot and wounded at least 11 local workers.
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Rescue begins for trapped China miners

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 13:43
related countries: China China

An explosion at a coal mine in central China has killed 20 miners and trapped another 17 underground.
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Wall Street's $2m Monopoly set

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 13:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

The world's most expensive Monopoly set is on loan to the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street.
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Murray to face Federer in final

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 14:07
related countries: Monaco Monaco, Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray beats Juan Monaco in straight sets in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters and will face Roger Federer in Sunday's final.
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Paris airport fuel running short

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 14:20
related countries: France France

France's main airport, Charles de Gaulle, has enough fuel to last only a few days, the government warns, as unions stage another day of strikes against pension reforms.
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Protests prolong China-Japan row

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 15:07
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

Protests are held in both China and Japan over islands claimed by the two countries in the East China Sea.
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SNP to cut NHS management by 25%

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 15:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of senior NHS bosses in Scotland will be cut by a quarter to help fund the abolition of prescription charges.
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Saturday's SPL - as it happened

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 16:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Motherwell

Rangers trounce Motherwell, as Hibs earn their first home win of the season.
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French students join pension protests

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 17:37
related countries: France France

Students in France have joined mass protests against government plans to increase the state retirement age, claiming the move would mean fewer jobs for young people.
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Freed miner: 'I will return to my job'

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 21:08
related countries: Chile Chile

Just two of the 33 miners rescued after more than two months underground in Chile remain in hospital, and many of the men are now looking to the future
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Klitschko retains his WBC title

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 22:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Hamburg

Ukraine's Vitali Klitschko retains his WBC heavyweight title in Hamburg on Saturday, beating American challenger Shannon Briggs on points.
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Trapped Ecuador miners found dead

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 23:03
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Rescuers find the bodies of two of four miners trapped underground in a gold mine in southern Ecuador.
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France hit by new mass protests

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 23:30
related countries: France France

A new wave of pension protests hits France, sparking fuel shortages, but with police and unions giving sharply differing figures of those taking part.
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Merkel: Multicultural society has failed

Saturday 16th of October 2010, 23:45
related countries: Germany Germany

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel says her country's attempts to build a multicultural society have utterly failed.
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