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March 2007[baguhin | baguhin ang batayan]
- Image:Bob Woolmer.JPG Bob Woolmer, former Test cricketer and coach of the Pakistan cricket team
- March 22: Jamaican police announce that they are now treating the death of the Pakistan cricket team's coach Bob Woolmer (pictured) during the ongoing 2007 Cricket World Cup as a case of murder.
- March 20: More than one hundred coal miners are confirmed dead in the Ulyanovskaya Mine disaster, Russia's worst mining accident in a decade.
- March 18: Results of Finland's elections show the opposition gaining ground but incumbent Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen likely to remain in office.
- March 16: The People's Republic of China adopts its first law regulating property ownership.
- March 14: The World Wide Fund for Nature announces that the Bornean Clouded Leopard is a new species.
- March 14 The beating and detention of Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai prompts renewed international condemnation of President Robert Mugabe's regime.
- March 14: The British House of Commons votes to renew the Trident missile system.
- The Cassini spacecraft images several sea-sized bodies of liquid on Saturn's moon Titan.
- Image:Matti Vanhanen, G8 summit.jpg Matti Vanhanen, Finnish prime minister
- March 18: UT Air Flight 471 crashes during an emergency landing at Samara Kurumoch Airport, Russia, killing at least seven people.
- March 10: According to The Pentagon's released transcript, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed states he helped plan more than two dozen acts of terrorism, including the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- Image:Giant Lake on Titan.jpg Titan, centered on large lake feature
- Image:Khalid-cropped.jpg Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
- March 11: Jacques Chirac, President of France since 1995, announces that he will not seek a third term of office in the upcoming presidential election.
- Image:President Chirac (cropped).jpg Jacques Chirac
- March 13: The Climate Change Bill, a proposed new law aiming to reduce carbon emission in the United Kingdom, is published.
- March 9: Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf suspends Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on charges of misuse of authority.
- The Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin make gains in the Northern Ireland Assembly election, ensuring that in order for direct rule to cease, both parties must agree to cooperate in a powersharing Executive.
- March 7: Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 crashes upon landing in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, killing at least 22 people.
- March 6: Lewis "Scooter" Libby former chief of staff to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, is convicted on four of five felony counts in connection with the Plame affair.
- March 5: In Estonia, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip's Reform Party wins a plurality in the parliamentary elections.
- March 2: Riots break out in Nørrebro, Copenhagen following the eviction of squatters from Ungdomshuset by Danish police.
- Image:Scooter Libby crop.jpg Lewis "Scooter" Libby
- March 2: Pakistani authorities report the capture of Mullah Obaidullah Akhund, the most senior Taliban official captured since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan.
- March 2: A scandal over unsanitary conditions at the United States Army's Walter Reed Medical Center prompts the departure of Army Secretary Francis J. Harvey.