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What happend on April 1st 2006

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Guilty plea in US bribery probe

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 0:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

A former Republican aide pleads guilty to conspiracy in a case centred on disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
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UN to discuss Taylor trial move

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 3:37
related countries: Liberia Liberia

The UN Security Council will decide if Liberian ex-President Taylor's war crimes trial should move to The Hague.
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F1: Button snatches Australia pole

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 4:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia, Aruba Aruba
related places: Melbourne

Britain's Jenson Button grabs his third career pole position at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
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Brazilian pioneer docks in space

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 4:58
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The first Brazilian in space docks at the International Space Station after a two-day journey.
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India urges nuclear deal approval

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 8:04
related countries: India India, United States United States

India's foreign secretary tells US lawmakers not to delay a landmark nuclear deal by making changes.
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Testing time for tiny Tuvalu

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 11:04
related countries: Tuvalu Tuvalu

Tuvalu's distinctive style of playing cricket is at risk because of rising sea levels, says Nick Squires.
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Rush to aid Iran quake homeless

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 11:18
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian authorities rush to provide aid for thousands left homeless by Friday's deadly earthquakes.
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Rice met by more UK protests

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 11:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Condoleezza Rice is met by more anti-war protests on the second day of her trip to north-west England.
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The Philippines' mobile politics

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 11:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines

In Manila, Sarah Toms reflects on how text messages can be a powerful political weapon.
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Reserving judgement on Bolivia's newcomer

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 11:25
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

BBC correspondent Paul Mason travels to El Alto, where he meets the people keeping a close eye on new leader President Evo Morales.
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US alarm at China's Latin influence

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 11:26
related countries: United States United States, China China

Humphrey Hawksley finds out how the US is reacting to China's growing influence in Latin America.
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Brazil plane crashes killing 19

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 11:29
related countries: Botswana Botswana

All 17 passengers and two crew are killed as a Brazilian plane crashes in mountains near Rio de Janeiro.
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Rice shrugs off UK visit protests

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 12:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she is not troubled by noisy protests against her UK tour.
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Lawmaker shot dead in Afghanistan

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 13:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A key provincial lawmaker is killed by unidentified gunmen in Takhar, north-eastern Afghanistan.
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Mobile phone TV begins in Japan

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 13:36
related countries: Japan Japan

A new service in Japan allows mobile phone users to watch TV on their handsets.
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Rice shrugs off UK visit protests

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 14:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she is not troubled by noisy protests against her UK tour.
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Unions reject Chirac 'compromise'

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 14:27
related countries: France France
related places: Chirac

Trade unions and students denounce the French president's decision to enact a modified youth labour law.
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Pressure mounts on Iraqi PM

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 14:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Figures within Iraq's Shia alliance say for the first time that Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari should stand down.
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Australian cartoon irks Indonesia

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 14:43
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Aruba Aruba

Indonesia criticises an Australian newspaper cartoon lampooning its leader, amid worsening relations.
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Captain held after Bahrain deaths

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 14:48
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

The captain of a boat which capsized off Bahrain, killing at least 57 people, is held as investigations begin.
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S Africa 'can play Mid-East role'

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 15:28
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls for a South African role in the Middle East peace process.
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Cricket: Australia struggle in SA

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 15:54
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia

Justin Langer retires hurt after being hit on the head as Australia close on 246-7, replying to South Africa's 303 in the third Test.
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Pope's house is given to Church

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 16:15
related countries: Poland Poland

A Polish businessman buys the former family home of Pope John Paul II and gives it to the Catholic Church.
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Turkey warns children off clashes

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 17:58
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's PM urges parents not to let their children be used as pawns in clashes between Kurds and riot police.
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Bahrain deaths 'not firm's fault'

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 18:05
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

A manager for the firm that hired a boat which capsized off Bahrain says it was not to blame for the disaster.
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Egypt party rivals clash in Cairo

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 18:56
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Twenty-three people are hurt - some by gunfire - as rival factions of Egypt's opposition Wafd party clash.
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Uganda rebel 'terror' appals UN

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 19:11
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Rebels are carrying out "terrorism of the worst kind" in north Uganda and must be halted, a UN aid chief says.
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Bahrain boat 'was not licensed'

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 20:57
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

A boat which capsized off Bahrain with the loss of at least 57 lives did not have the right paperwork, officials say.
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'Corrupt' Argentine police purged

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 21:27
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

The Argentine authorities try to clean up the Buenos Aires police force with a purge of more than 100 officers.
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Poles remember Pope John Paul II

Saturday 1st of April 2006, 23:27
related countries: Poland Poland

Ceremonies have begun in Poland to mark a year since the death of Pope John Paul II.
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