loading

What happend on January 3rd 2019

You may use the navigation bar to select any day since November 11th, 2005. See the most imporant events in the world – expore the recent history on the map.

The place where you can smash up cars for fun

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 0:15
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A company is offering an alternative - and slightly controversial - form of stress and anger management.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed: The leader promising to heal a nation

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 0:24
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced dramatic reforms but still faces ethnic divisions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Meghalaya mine collapse: What it's like to work in a 'rat-hole' mine

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 0:34
related countries: India India

The haunting account of an Indian coal worker who quit days before the tragedy hit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

The Brazilian footballer who never was

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 0:36
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Isle of Man Isle of Man, Botswana Botswana

Douglas Braga looked set to have a promising career as a footballer in Brazil - so why did he not?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Harlem Hellfighters: The black soldiers who brought jazz to Europe

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 1:05
related countries: France France, United States United States

A US regiment of musicians called the Harlem Hellfighters helped the French discover the joys of jazz
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Two held over English Channel migrant crossings

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 3:27
related countries: Iran Iran

An Iranian and a Briton are arrested on suspicion of arranging "movement of migrants" across the Channel.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Colombia coca production: US 'deeply concerned' by rise

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 3:52
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state says he is "deeply concerned" about increased production of the leaves.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Abby Sunderland: Yacht abandoned in 2010 record attempt found

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 7:09
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, India India

It was crippled in the Indian Ocean in 2010 during a record attempt by 16-year-old Abby Sunderland.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Apple's China warning 'deflects deeper problems' for firm

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 7:31
related countries: China China

The tech firm blames China for troubles but analysts say the sales warning highlights existing woes.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Donald Trump mocks India PM Narendra Modi over Afghanistan library

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 10:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India, United States United States

US President Donald Trump has mocked India's Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pope Francis shows off ball-twirling skills with Cuban circus

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 11:16
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The Pope was helped by a Cuban circus group who performed at his weekly general audience at the Vatican.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Love Will Keep Us Together star Daryl Dragon dies

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 11:22
related countries: United States United States

Musician Daryl Dragon, one half of Captain & Tennille, had a hit with Love Will Keep Us Together.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Death Note: Netflix under fire over Belgium train crash images

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 11:51
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The movie Death Note includes real shots of a deadly 2010 accident in Belgium, local media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Yemen cholera epidemic strain 'came from eastern Africa'

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 11:58
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Researchers believe the strain behind the worst epidemic in history was carried by migrants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

North Korea ambassador to Italy 'disappears', says South

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 12:06
related countries: Italy Italy

South Korea's spy agency says that the top diplomat fled Pyongyang's Rome embassy with his wife.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Apple blames China for sales forecast cut

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 12:22
related countries: China China

Apple boss Tim Cook says the firm "did not foresee the magnitude of economic deceleration" in China.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pre-Aztec 'Flayed god' temple uncovered in Mexico

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 12:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Archaeologists believe priests worshipped Xipe Tótec by skinning victims and wearing their flesh.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia searches for Napoleon's gold

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 12:50
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A Russian historian has a new theory about the gold Napoleon allegedly hid during his retreat from Moscow in 1812.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Paris Louvre tops world list with record 10m visitors

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 12:59
related countries: France France

A Beyoncé pop video helps to make France's Louvre the world’s most popular museum.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ghanaian Isaac Owusu-Bempah's church stormed over prophecy

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 14:30
related countries: Ghana Ghana

A self-styled prophet angers Muslim youth by predicting the death of the county's main imam.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

DR Congo election: Government blocks TV station

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 14:40
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The authorities stop broadcasts of Canal Congo accusing it of announcing results from Sunday's poll.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

What's behind China's space programme expansion

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 15:06
related countries: China China

China has successfully landed on the far side of the moon, but that is not the limit of its ambitions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ahmad Shah: Three convicted over BBC reporter's killing

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 15:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan tribunal sentences one man to death and two others to jail for involvement in Ahmad Shah's murder.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French Gilets Jaunes: Who is protest leader Eric Drouet?

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 15:40
related countries: France France

One of the leaders of the "gilets jaunes" protests is arrested a second time, prompting an outcry.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sabarimala: India's Kerala paralysed amid protests over temple entry

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 16:08
related countries: India India

Protests erupted after two women defied a religious ban to enter the Sabarimala temple.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German row over Schindler's List tickets

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 16:36
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: List

A German cinema is at the centre of a row after offering free tickets to far-rightists to see Schindler's List
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Jamal Khashoggi murder trial opens in Saudi Arabia

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 16:38
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Riyadh

Eleven defendants go on trial in Riyadh over the murder of the journalist in Istanbul last October.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US shutdown: Democrats to pass funding bills as they take control of House

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 18:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: House

The party ramps up pressure as it takes over the House, but there is still no end to the impasse.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US issues fresh travel warning after China detentions

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 19:58
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

The state department urges Americans to "exercise caution" amid heightened tensions with Beijing.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pope Francis: US sex abuse scandal undermines Church's credibility

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 20:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Church

Efforts to cover up the crimes caused great harm, he says in a letter to US bishops on a retreat.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

MSC Zoe: Coastguard video shows containers toppling

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 20:31
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Footage filmed by the Dutch coastguard shows precariously balanced containers on board the MSC Zoe.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 20:34
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A big clean-up starts on five Dutch islands after a storm sweeps cargo into the sea.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Apple shares close nearly 10% lower after sales warning

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 21:27
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Apple

The iPhone maker's shares fell sharply on Thursday in the wake of its warning over China sales.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nancy Pelosi elected as Speaker of diverse US House of Representatives

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 21:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Speaker, House

The veteran lawmaker reclaims the Speaker's gavel as Democrats take control of the US House.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Should the US hand over Minnesota's Northwest Angle to Canada?

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 22:30
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Minnesota, White House

A White House petition is asking to have the geographic curiosity handed over to Canada.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rashida Tlaib wears traditional Palestinian dress to take oath

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 22:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Koran

The new congresswoman dons a dress made by her mother while Deb Haaland wears Native-American garments.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Is this the Islamic State group's last stand in Syria?

Thursday 3rd of January 2019, 22:43
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Hajin

Exclusive footage shows the battle to push the Islamic State group out of the Syrian town of Hajin.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

About Maplandia.com World News Centre

This content is from the BBC News website. We use BBC News RSS feed under BBC Terms and Conditions. Date and time information is related to GMT. Unfortunately we can not offer RSS feed of this site with geographically sorted world news. However, you can add this page to your favourites or set it as your homepage to see what's new in the world when you start browsing.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.