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What happend on December 4th 2005

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Onassis heiress weds in Sao Paulo

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 2:57
related countries: Greece Greece, Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Greek heiress Athina Roussel Onassis marries a Brazilian horseman amid tight security to deter reporters.
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Cargo ship sinks in Italy storm

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 8:29
related countries: Italy Italy

Bad weather batters much of Italy, sinking a cargo ship in the north-west and flooding Venice.
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Cricket: Pakistan Test ranking up

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 9:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan climb up to fourth in the ICC rankings, while Inzamam-ul-Haq and Shoaib Akhtar also enjoy rises.
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Israel strikes Gaza after rockets

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 10:40
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli helicopters carry out missile strikes on targets in Gaza city, the first such raids for over a month.
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Kidnap envoy meets Iraqi Sunnis

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 11:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

An envoy holds talks to secure the release of a Briton and three others, as Iraqi groups attack the kidnapping.
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Afghan MP dies after gun battle

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 11:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A former Afghan militia leader newly elected to parliament and two supporters die in a gunfight, officials say.
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IOC chief defends hosts Beijing

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 12:00
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

IOC chief Jacques Rogge gives his support to 2008 Olympic hosts Beijing.
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Ex-RUC head to review Iraq police

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 12:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is sending a former NI policing chief to Basra in southern Iraq to carry out a review of policing there.
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Militants' new tack in cyber war

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 13:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Radical Islamists are apparently being offered the chance to attack a US base in Iraq as the prize in a contest to design a new website for an Iraqi militant group.
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Israel scorns Iran nuclear talks

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 15:10
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

Israel's military chief says he doubts diplomatic efforts will prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
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Kazakhstan elects new president

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 15:46
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Kazakhs have voted in a presidential election seen as a test of the oil-rich state's democratic standards.
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Thousands march for HK democracy

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 16:28
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Tens of thousands join a protest in Hong Kong demanding a fully-democratic political system.
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Tennis: Croatia in Davis Cup first

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 16:30
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Slovakia Slovakia

Mario Ancic beats Slovakia's Michal Mertinak to lead Croatia to their first Davis Cup win.
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Saddam trial attack plan 'foiled'

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 16:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi forces have foiled an attack on the court where Saddam Hussein's trial will resume, officials say.
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Rebels blamed for Sri Lanka blast

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 17:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's government blames Tamil rebels after nine soldiers die in a mine blast and other weekend attacks.
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Airbus and China strengthen ties

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 18:26
related countries: China China

China and Airbus sign a pact which could see the European aircraft maker assembling some planes in China.
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Football: Real sack Luxemburgo

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 20:51
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid sack coach Wanderley Luxemburgo following an emergency meeting of the club's board.
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Iraq ex-PM 'is targeted' in Najaf

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 21:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Former Iraqi PM Iyad Allawi flees a mosque in Najaf after a clash he says was an assassination attempt.
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Syria forces tackle 'terrorists'

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 21:54
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Clashes between security forces and "terrorists" in northern Syrian reportedly leave five people injured.
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Iran MPs consider new oil nominee

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 23:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's President Ahmadinejad nominates a fourth candidate for oil minister, after previous rejections.
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'Kremlin' party leads Moscow poll

Sunday 4th of December 2005, 23:50
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The pro-Kremlin party, United Russia, takes an early lead in Moscow city elections.
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