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What happend on April 23rd 2017

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman reverses public sector pay cuts

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 6:39
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

In a raft of decrees, King Salman fires his civil service minister and makes his son US ambassador.
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North Korea 'detains American citizen'

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 8:14
related countries: United States United States

The detention of a third US man comes amid heightened tension on the peninsula.
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Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 10:54
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kuki Gallmann, author of I Dreamed of Africa, is flown to hospital after an ambush.
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Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 13:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Chloe Kabealo, who got out and raised the alarm, says she tried to go up for air and kept rising.
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London Marathon 2017: Mary Keitany & Daniel Wanjiru win

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 13:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mary Keitany breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's-only world record to win the London Marathon, while Daniel Wanjiru takes victory in the men's race.
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North Korea 'ready to sink' US aircraft carrier Vinson

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 14:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Vinson

The USS Carl Vinson is expected off the peninsula soon, amid rising regional tension.
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Romania tennis captain Nastase suspended

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 15:50
related countries: Romania Romania, United States United States

Romania captain Ilie Nastase is suspended by the International Tennis Federation over an incident that left Johanna Konta in tears.
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Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 15:58
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian prosecutor tells a newspaper there is evidence of direct contact between the two.
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'Vive la France' - Marseille's voters on presidential race

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 18:00
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille

What do the voters of Marseille think about the race to choose the next French president?
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Colombia's ELN loses kidnap victim in jungle escape

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 22:32
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Colombia Colombia, Russia Russia

Colombia's ELN guerrillas say a Russian-Armenian wildlife trafficker they held hostage has escaped.
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Bend It Like Granny

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 23:18
related countries: India India

The 98-year-old grandmother from India's Tamil Nadu state who leads a yoga dynasty.
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Messi scores last-second winner

Sunday 23rd of April 2017, 23:36
related countries: Spain Spain

Lionel Messi scores his 500th Barcelona goal to send them top of La Liga with a last-minute winner against Real Madrid.
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