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What happend on March 11th 2012

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Israel steps up Gaza air strikes

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 0:14
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli air strikes have pounded Gaza for a second day, as Palestinians unleash a barrage of rockets in retaliation for the killing of a militant leader.
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Japan quake: Images of then and now

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 0:31
related countries: Japan Japan

How tsunami-hit north-east Japan looks one year on
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Santorum sweeps Kansas caucuses

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 1:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican, Kansas

Rick Santorum wins a convincing victory in Kansas but Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney makes gains in Wyoming and US overseas territories.
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VIDEO: Deadly grenade attack in Nairobi

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 4:22
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

At least four people have been killed and many more seriously injured by a grenade attack on a bus terminal in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
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VIDEO: Slovakian castle destroyed in fire

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 4:27
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

A massive fire has swept through one of the best-preserved castles in Slovakia, destroying much of the historic building.
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China trafficking victims rescued

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 5:39
related countries: China China

Chinese police rescued more than 24,000 abducted women and children across the country in 2011, a new government report reveals.
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Slovak centre-left wins election

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 5:49
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

The social democrat opposition in Slovakia wins the general election, taking enough seats for an outright majority.
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VIDEO: Sporting prince wins hearts in Brazil

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 7:21
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Prince Harry's light-hearted charm has proved a big hit in Brazil - the destination for the last leg of his first solo overseas tour.
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VIDEO: Japan: 'We shall never forget'

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 8:24
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan has marked the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the north-east coast, leaving about 20,000 dead or missing. Emperor Akihito paid tribute to those who lost their lives, and to the many who helped in the aftermath.
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Murray loses Indian Wells opener

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 9:02
related countries: India India

British number one Andy Murray suffers a surprise 6-4 6-2 defeat to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in his opening match at Indian Wells.
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Japan marks disaster anniversary

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 9:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan marks the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the north-east coast, leaving about 20,000 dead or missing.
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Lancaster should be coach - Moody

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 9:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former England captain Lewis Moody 'prays' that interim coach Stuart Lancaster will be appointed on a permanent basis.
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Chambers ready for appeal hearing

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 10:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dwain Chambers is prepared for the possibility that his London 2012 hopes could be ended by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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Chisora regrets brawl with Haye

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 11:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British heavyweight Dereck Chisora describes his brawl with David Haye in Munich last month as "inexcusable".
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Deadly blast at Pakistan funeral

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 11:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suicide bomber attacks a funeral in north-west Pakistan, killing at least 14 people and wounding 30.
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Church targeted in Nigeria attack

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 11:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Jos

A suspected suicide car bombing at a Roman Catholic church in the Nigerian city of Jos causes a number of casualties, officials say.
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India reverses cotton export ban

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 12:23
related countries: India India

India reverses a ban on cotton exports just six days after announcing the policy, following outrage from farmers.
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'Rogue' US soldier kills Afghans

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 13:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kandahar

A US soldier in Afghanistan has shot dead at least 16 civilians and wounded five after entering their homes in Kandahar province, senior local officials say.
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Nairobi grenade attack kills six

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 13:14
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

At least six people are killed in a grenade attack in the Kenyan capital which the authorities are blaming on Somali militant group al-Shabab.
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Sunday 11th of March 2012, 13:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Damien Hirst's public gallery in south London, which is being developed to display his personal art collection, will open in 2014, the artist says.
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Catholic gay marriage anger grows

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 14:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roman Catholics in England and Wales are being urged to stop same-sex marriages in a letter from senior archbishops being read in 2,500 parish churches.
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Britain's Wiggins wins Paris-Nice

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 14:26
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Nice

Bradley Wiggins triumphs in the final time trial stage to become only the second Briton to win the Paris-Nice race.
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Labour attacks cuts in 999 police

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 15:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper says the government is "irresponsible", after Labour obtains figures suggesting cuts in the number of police dealing with 999 emergencies in England and Wales.
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Erotic British novel tops US list

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 15:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Erotic romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey, by previously unknown British author EL James, tops the New York Times best-seller list.
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Greece focus of Eurogroup talks

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 16:38
related countries: Greece Greece

Finance ministers from eurozone nations are set to discuss the final approval of Greece's second bailout at a meeting on Monday.
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Iraq militias kill 'emo' youths

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 16:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Activists in Iraq say dozens of "emo" youths have been murdered by conservative militias in recent months over their dress and lifestyle choices.
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France 22-24 England

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 16:57
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

England score three tries as they become the first side to win a Six Nations match in Paris since 2008.
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Sarkozy threat over open borders

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 16:59
related countries: France France

President Nicolas Sarkozy tells a campaign rally that France will withdraw from Europe's open borders agreement unless illegal immigration is tackled.
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Egypt clears virginity test medic

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 17:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A military court in Egypt acquits an army doctor accused of carrying out forced "virginity tests" on women protesters, state media reports.
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VIDEO: 'Rogue' US soldier kills Afghans

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 17:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kandahar

A US soldier in Afghanistan has shot dead 16 civilians and wounded others after entering their homes in Kandahar province, Afghan and Nato sources say.
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Clegg defiant despite NHS defeat

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 17:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Gateshead

Nick Clegg says he remains committed to seeing through changes to the NHS despite being defeated by Lib Dem party members over the issue.
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Afghan blast soldiers remembered

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 18:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A service of remembrance has taken place at Halifax Minster to commemorate the lives of the six soldiers killed in Afghanistan when their armoured vehicle was hit by a Taleban bomb.
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Congo blast victims' funeral held

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 18:55
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A mass funeral is held in the Republic of Congo for some of the victims of last week's explosion in the capital.
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Sunday 11th of March 2012, 19:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Human rights lawyers are to launch an action against the foreign secretary over the alleged use of intelligence in aiding US drone attacks in Pakistan.
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US soldier kills Afghan villagers

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 20:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kandahar

A US soldier in Afghanistan shoots dead 16 civilians and wounds others after entering their homes in Kandahar province, Afghan and Nato officials say.
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Sarkozy 'in tomato prank apology'

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 21:03
related countries: France France

French President Nicholas Sarkozy apologises to a policewoman after his teenage son apparently threw a tomato at her.
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Obama condolences over massacre

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 21:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US President Barack Obama phones his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai to express condolences over the massacre of 16 villagers, allegedly by a US soldier.
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Annan 'optimistic' over Syria

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 22:13
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Envoy Kofi Annan says he is optimistic after more talks with the Syrian leader, but admits there is no deal yet to end the bloodshed.
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Harry 'choked up' by Jubilee tour

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 22:35
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas, Belize Belize

Prince Harry describes his Diamond Jubilee tour of Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas as "an emotional trip" that has left him exhausted, but "choked up".
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Swiss say no to longer holidays

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 22:37
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Zurich

Voters in Swiss referendums reject proposals for longer annual leave but agree to install "sex boxes" for prostitution in Zurich.
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Istanbul blaze 'kills 11 workers'

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 22:47
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

A fire in a tent at a construction site in the Turkish city of Istanbul kills 11 workers, state television reports.
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Mexico bodies from ancient grave

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 22:56
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A cave containing more than 150 bodies in southern Mexico was part of an ancient burial ground dating back some 1,300 years, anthropologists say
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Rose claims fourth USPGA Tour win

Sunday 11th of March 2012, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Justin Rose claims his fourth USPGA Tour victory as he wins the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, in Florida.
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