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Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva addresses national television on 12 April 2010
Thailand's army chief calls for parliament to be dissolved, while election officials say the PM's party should face charges.
Train crash near the northern Italian cities of Merano and Bolzano Polish soldiers near a sea of candles in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, 12 April
A landslide derails a regional train in northern Italy, killing at least 11 people and injuring 25, Italian media say.
The body of Polish President Lech Kaczynski is to lie in state in Warsaw as the nation mourns the victims of the Smolensk air crash.
Judge Eduard Chuvashov President Barack Obama
A leading judge has been shot dead at his apartment building in the Russian capital, Moscow court officials have said.
President Obama says the biggest threat to US security is the possibility of terrorists obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Bank of Greece (File photo: March 2010) People on the street after the 'explosion'
The value of the euro jumps sharply after the eurozone agrees details of a multi-billion loan package to debt-ridden Greece.
The Real IRA admits planting a car bomb which exploded outside MI5's Northern Ireland headquarters.
Dixie Carter Cayman Trough black smoker
Actress Dixie Carter, who received an Emmy nomination for her role in Desperate Housewives, dies at the age of 70.
What are believed to be the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents are discovered in the Caribbean.
Jordan Romero - April 2010  Media crowd round the car carrying Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik to their wedding - 12/04/2010
A 13-year-old American boy is to try and become the youngest person to scale the world's highest peak, Mount Everest.
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza marries Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik after last week's hiccup over his divorce.
Phil Mickelson with wife Amy after his Masters win Tiger Woods
An emotional Phil Mickelson dedicates his third Masters win to his wife, who has been battling breast cancer.
World number one Tiger Woods says he plans to take another break from the sport after coming back from his self-imposed exile to play the Masters.
Former senator John Edwards UBS branch
Will US tabloid win Pulitzer over John Edwards scandal?
Swiss banking giant UBS says it expects to report a profit of 2.5bn Swiss francs for in the first three months of the year.
An Orange shop and T-Mobile shop in Liverpool Man holding lots of yuan
Mobile phone providers begin bidding in Europe's first major auction of fourth generation (4G) spectrum.
Lending by Chinese banks falls sharply in the first three months of the year after the government clamped down on new loans.
Eye with Facebook sign reflected in it Ballot boxes, BBC
Facebook executives are to meet the head of UK child protection organisation Ceop to discuss safety on the website.
Political parties are making poor use of the internet to engage voters and find out key issues, a survey suggests.
MI5 building, London Charlie Sheen
MI5 is ditching staff who lack computer skills in a programme of compulsory and voluntary redundancies.
Actor Charlie Sheen says his hit sitcom Two And A Half Men could end after its current run.
Rage Against the Machine's Zack de la Rocha Environmental protesters outside the UN meeting in Bonn, Germany (Getty Images)
The BBC escapes censure after Radio 5 live listeners heard Rage Against the Machine swearing in a live performance at 0900.
The chances of forging a binding agreement on climate change are small, says the UN climate chief at a meeting in Copenhagen.
The Great Barrier Reef Computer keyboard
Australia will press charges after a Chinese ship ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef after straying off its permitted route.
Typing your child's medical problem into Google is unlikely to deliver good advice, say UK researchers who found only government sites were accurate.
One of the suspects in the Eugene Terreblanche murder case General Ibrahim Babangida
South African police investigate allegations that Eugene Terreblanche committed sexual assault prior to his murder.
General Ibrahim Babangida declares his intention to run in Nigerian presidential elections due in 2011.
Dorothy Stang  in February 2004 Shakira in Haiti
The Brazilian rancher accused of plotting the murder of American nun Dorothy Stang is to appear in court for a retrial.
Colombian pop star Shakira meets young survivors of the Haiti earthquake, as her charity prepares to build a school on the Caribbean island.
Shen Neng 1 leaking oil in the Great Barrier Reef (4 April 2010) Kurmanbek Bakiyev, in Teyit on 11 April 2010
A Chinese coal ship that ran aground near the Great Barrier Reef sparking fears of an ecological disaster is refloated.
Ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev says he will defy attempts to arrest him, at a rally in his village.
Adam Delimkhanov (2007) Hungarians in traditional uniform vote in general elections
An Iranian and a Tajik are jailed for 25 years in Dubai over the 2009 killing of a Chechen military commander.
Hungary's conservative opposition party secures a convincing victory in parliamentary elections, ousting the Socialists.
Israeli Soldiers and Palestinain protesters in the twon of Beit Jala near Bethlehem 11April 2010  Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed El-Baradei
Israel is set to impose a military order which some fear could see tens of thousands of Palestinians deported from the West Bank.
At least 21 supporters of Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei are deported from Kuwait, rights groups say.
Gordon Brown delivers Labour manifesto Jack Tweed
Gordon Brown pledges not to raise income tax but does not rule out a rise in VAT, as he launches Labour's manifesto.
Jack Tweed, the widower of reality TV star Jade Goody, raped a woman while a friend held the door shut, a court hears.
Hospital ward Dead pigs by the side of the motorway
The average top manager of an NHS Trust in England received a pay rise double that of nursing staff in 2008-09, figures suggest.
Motorists are warned of severe delays on the M4 in Wiltshire after a transporter carrying pigs overturns.

Democrats face dissolution

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva speaks at a ceremony to mark the 63rd anniversary of the founding of the Democrat party at its headquarters in Bangkok on April 7 last year. (file photo)
The Election Commission recommends the dissolution of the prime minister's Democrat Party, by a majority vote, for receiving an illegal 258 million baht campaign donation in 2005.

Democrat Party faces dissolution

12/04/2010 : The Election Commission on Monday decided by a vote of 4-1 to recommend the dissolution of the ruling Democrat Party for receiving an illegal 258 million baht donation case and the alleged misuse of a 29 million baht political development fund provided by the EC.

9 killed by high velocity shots

12/04/2010 : Autopsies on 11 victims of the violence on Saturday night revealed nine red-shirt demonstrators were killed by high velocity bullets to the head or chest, an independent committee announced on Monday afternoon.
Suu Kyi has heart tests in hospital
Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi had a suspected heart check-up ... Suu Kyi triggers health concerns thumbnail

Suu Kyi triggers health concerns

Opposition leader suffering from dizziness and low blood pressure and reportedly briefly admitted to Rangoon hospital on Sunday

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