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What happend on April 12th 2018

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Chinese baby born four years after parents' death

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 2:00
related countries: China China

A surrogate mother gave birth as the biological parents had frozen embryos before they died in a car crash.
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Thursday 12th of April 2018, 3:39
related countries: Australia Australia

After winning Australia's largest payout of its kind, the actress sought to recover her sizeable legal costs.
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UN: Central African Republic corpse protest was propaganda

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 3:57
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic
related places: Bangui

The UN disputes claims that civilians were killed during an operation in the CAR capital, Bangui.
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IS wife fears losing her children if she returns to the US

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 5:00
related countries: United States United States

An American woman who lived with the Islamic State group for more than two years tells her story.
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Canadian city launches urban coyote hotline

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 8:56
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Montreal

Urban coyote sightings have prompted the Canadian city of Montreal to launch a hotline.
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Marijuana eaten by mice, say Argentina police officers

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 9:01
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Eight officers are fired for blaming the disappearance of half a ton of marijuana on rodents.
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Belgrade's 'tiny head' Gagarin tribute is removed

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 9:03
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

City promises a fitting memorial to first spaceman after previous effort is roundly mocked.
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Syria 'chemical attack': US weighs up military response

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 10:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House says "all options are on the table" in response to a suspected chemical attack.
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Syria man 'stranded at Malaysia airport for weeks'

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 10:34
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Hassan al-Kontar says he has spent over a month stuck in the transit section of a Malaysian airport.
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Iceland to play its first cricket international

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 11:39
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

National team to come to England for a double-header against Switzerland.
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German aid worker kidnapped in Niger

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 11:56
related countries: Niger Niger, Germany Germany

Gunmen on motorbikes surrounded his convoy in an area where Islamist militants are known to operate.
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Saudi Arabia hosts its first ever women's cycle race

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 12:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Cheers, condemnation and hopes for the future in the conservative nation as women race in Jeddah.
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Samira Sindhu: Pregnant singer shot at celebration in Pakistan

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 15:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A man denies firing at Samira Sindhu because she would not stand to sing at an event in Pakistan.
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Thursday 12th of April 2018, 15:41
related countries: Germany Germany, Namibia Namibia

Names linked with atrocities Germany committed during its occupation in Namibia will be replaced.
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Korean Air CEO's daughter sorry for tantrum in meeting

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 15:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Korean Air CEO's daughter apologises amid media reports of her throwing water during a meeting.
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Syria: What is France's role?

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 16:17
related countries: Syria Syria, France France, United States United States

France's Emmanuel Macron is ready to work with the US in acting over Syria - but what could happen?
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Syria 'chemical attack': The view from Moscow

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 17:18
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

The BBC's Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg gives the view from the Russian capital.
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Syria 'chemical attack': France's President Macron 'has proof'

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 19:36
related countries: France France

The French president says he will decide "in due course" whether to sign off on missile strikes.
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US model 'wanted to punch' Bill Cosby after alleged rape

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 22:15
related countries: United States United States

Janice Dickinson is one of five women allowed to testify, claiming the comedian is a "serial rapist".
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Swedish Academy head quits Nobel body over sexual misconduct probe

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 22:29
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Sara Danius' decision follows criticism of how the institution handled a sexual misconduct probe.
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Syria 'chemical attack': Trump decision on strike 'fairly soon'

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 23:04
related countries: Russia Russia

Donald Trump says he is looking "seriously" at the situation, as Russia warns about the risk of war.
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Mosul: Woman risks backlash to care for 'IS orphans'

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 23:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Meet the woman facing a backlash for helping orphans from Iraq's war on the Islamic State group.
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Thursday 12th of April 2018, 23:46
related countries: Uganda Uganda

How death row prisoner Susan Kigula studied law and changed Uganda's legal system.
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Are we on the brink of a US-China trade war?

Thursday 12th of April 2018, 23:55
related countries: United States United States, China China

China and the US have been imposing trade tariffs, but how far will this go?
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