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What happend on March 22nd 2020

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How Parsis shaped India's taste for soft drinks

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 0:01
related countries: India India

Over the past two centuries, fizzy drinks have become a $8bn (£6.9bn) industry in India.
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How Nigeria's kings lost their power

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 0:04
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Kano

The removal of the revered emir of Kano raises questions about the continued role of Nigeria's traditional rulers.
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Coronavirus: No Russia lockdown as Putin puts on show of calm

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 0:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's president intends to defy the spread of coronavirus and push ahead with a national vote.
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Coronavirus: Lombardy region announces stricter measures

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 0:33
related countries: Italy Italy

More than 4,825 people have died in Italy since the coronavirus outbreak began.
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Coronavirus: India observes 14-hour curfew

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 5:05
related countries: India India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday's curfew would test India's ability to fight the virus.
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Coronavirus: Australia to close pubs, cafes and places of worship

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 11:03
related countries: Aruba Aruba

All states and territories will close pubs, cafes and restaurants as virus cases surge beyond 1,300.
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Coronavirus: Italian parcel delivery drivers rally in song

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 13:01
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bergamo

The workers sing as they pack parcels in Bergamo, Italy, one of the cities worst hit by coronavirus.
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Zagreb hit by largest earthquake in 140 years

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 15:58
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Zagreb

The Coratian PM says the 5.3 magnitude earthquake is the largest to hit Zagreb in 140 years.
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IOC sets Tokyo Olympics decision deadline

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 19:38
related countries: Japan Japan

The International Olympic Committee is considering a postponement of Tokyo 2020, and has given itself a deadline of four weeks to make a decision.
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Coronavirus: At least 23 killed in Colombia prison riot

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 22:59
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Prisoners held protests against overcrowding and poor health services during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Earthquake rocks Croatia's capital Zagreb

Sunday 22nd of March 2020, 23:25
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Zagreb

The 5.3-magnitude tremor sent chunks of buildings falling into the streets in Zagreb.
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