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Australia buries executed Nguyen

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 4:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Singapore Singapore

Hundreds of mourners attend the Melbourne funeral of an Australian executed in Singapore for drug-smuggling.
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Lakes 'threaten' quake survivors

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 5:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Huge lakes created by the October earthquake threaten more than 10,000 people, Pakistan's military says.
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Malaysian Pas loses Kelantan seat

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 8:12
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's opposition Islamic Pas party loses a by-election and comes close to losing control of Kelantan.
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Japan set to extend Iraq mission

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 8:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Japan Japan

Japan's ruling parties approve a plan to extend Japanese troops' deployment in Iraq, local media report.
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Cricket: Symonds pounds NZ

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 9:27
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

Australia dismiss New Zealand for 320 in Wellington to win by two runs and go 2-0 up in the three-match one-day series.
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Tent fire kills quake survivors

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 9:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A fire in a tent housing earthquake survivors in Pakistan kills seven, four of them children, police say.
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Displaced flee again in DR Congo

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 9:49
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

People already displaced in the south east of DR Congo are fleeing fighting between rebels and the army, MSF says.
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South Korea fines Microsoft $32m

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 9:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

US software giant Microsoft is fined $32m following an antitrust ruling by South Korean regulators.
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'Tortured' Australian speaks out

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 10:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

Australian Mamdouh Habib says he was caught up in the US policy of transferring terror suspects abroad, and abused.
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Microsoft invests $1.7bn in India

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 10:26
related countries: India India, United States United States

The US software giant Microsoft unveils plans to invest $1.7bn in India over the next four years.
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Bosnian Croat killer goes to jail

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 10:51
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

A Bosnian Croat ex-paramilitary is jailed for 20 years for the wartime murder and rape of Bosnian Muslims.
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US says N Korea 'criminal regime'

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 11:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

A senior US diplomat calls North Korea a "criminal regime" involved in drug trafficking and forgery.
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Delay expected in ozone recovery

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 11:10
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

It could take far longer than expected for the ozone "hole" over Antarctica to repair itself, scientists say.
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Dutch government sells KPN stake

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 11:18
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Dutch state reduces its stake in telecoms firm KPN and says it will sell its "golden share" entirely.
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Afghan clashes 'kill 22 rebels'

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 11:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Afghan and US troops have killed 22 suspected militants in two clashes in the south, the US military says.
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New York gets Venezuela cheap oil

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 12:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

An oil company controlled by the Venezuelan government makes its first delivery of cut-price heating oil to the US.
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US senators push Bush on climate

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 12:35
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Bush

Almost a quarter of the US Senate signs a letter urging President Bush to take part in climate talks in Canada.
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Chinese toxic blast official dead

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 13:02
related countries: China China

A vice-mayor of the Chinese city where a chemical blast polluted a river last month is found dead at his home.
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Jacob Zuma's ANC duties suspended

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 13:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's governing ANC confirms Jacob Zuma will not carry out official party duties after being charged with rape.
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Likud right-winger joins Kadima

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 13:53
related countries: Israel Israel

The acting chairman of Israel's right-wing Likud party has left to join Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's new centrist party.
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Russian bill draws fire from Rice

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 13:54
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

The US secretary of state boosts ties with Ukraine and criticises a Russian move to control NGOs.
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Golan dispute halts 'Red Crystal'

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 14:39
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

A deal on a new "Red Crystal" emblem for the Red Cross is delayed by a dispute between Syria and Israel.
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Saddam Hussein boycotts hearing

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 14:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Saddam Hussein's trial goes ahead without him as the former Iraqi leader stays away in a show of protest.
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Mixed reaction to Venezuela poll

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 14:55
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

International monitors in Venezuela give mixed reactions on Sunday's congressional election.
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Sri Lanka U-turn on Norway role

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 15:49
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Norway Norway

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse asks Norway to continue mediating in peace efforts with Tamil rebels.
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Two shot in food riot in Malawi

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 16:03
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Two people are shot and wounded in Malawi after police opened fire on a crowd trying to buy maize.
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Winnie joins ex-gang leader plea

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 16:25
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Winnie Mandela calls for clemency for ex-gang leader Stanley "Tookie" Williams.
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Iran blamed over Tehran air crash

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 16:25
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

A plane that crashed in Tehran killing at least 110 people had technical problems before take-off, reports say.
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'Bandits killed' in Taleban clash

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 16:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Waziristan

At least 15 die as suspected Taleban fighters and bandits clash in North Waziristan in Pakistan, eyewitnesses say.
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UK to table fresh EU budget plan

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 17:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw says Britain will table new proposals on the EU budget next week.
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Pinter blasts Iraq war 'lies'

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 17:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Harold Pinter brands President Bush and Tony Blair "war criminals" over the Iraq war, in his Nobel Prize speech.
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UN climate talks enter key phase

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 18:03
related countries: Canada Canada

Environment ministers at a major UN conference in Canada discuss ways to break a deadlock on climate change.
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Israel air strike kills militant

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 18:05
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian militant is killed in a missile strike by Israeli forces in the southern Gaza town of Rafah.
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Bush sees Iraq economy improving

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 18:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq

President George W Bush cites progress in rebuilding Iraq's economy, but admits it had not always gone well.
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Eritrea expels UN peacekeepers

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 19:59
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States, Eritrea Eritrea

Eritrea expels a group of UN peacekeepers monitoring the fragile truce border with Ethiopia.
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US 'shifts' position on torture

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 21:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rice

Condoleezza Rice says the UN treaty on torture applies to US interrogators both in the US and abroad.
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Football: Man U out of Europe

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 21:39
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Lisbon, Benfica

Man Utd crash out of the Champions League after losing to Benfica in Lisbon.
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Egypt poll clashes leave six dead

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 22:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Six die in violence during the final stage of Egypt's election as police bar Islamists from voting in some areas.
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UN demands halt to Eritrea order

Wednesday 7th of December 2005, 23:39
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States, Eritrea Eritrea

The UN tells Eritrea not to expel European and North American peacekeepers from the border with Ethiopia.
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