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What happend on April 19th 2006

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China 'selling prisoners' organs'

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 0:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

British surgeons accuse China of harvesting organs from executed prisoners to sell for transplants.
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Mexico slams Georgia migrant law

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 1:40
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Mexico's government condemns a tough new immigration law passed in the US state of Georgia.
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Envoy urges UN to end Bosnia role

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 2:51
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

The top international envoy to Bosnia calls for an end to United Nations control over the country.
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S Korea ire at Japan island move

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 4:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Japan Japan

Japan's plan to conduct a survey around disputed islands prompts South Korea to send a naval patrol.
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Chinese president begins US tour

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 5:36
related countries: United States United States, China China

Hu Jintao meets Microsoft's Bill Gates at the start of a US tour, with trade relations set to dominate the agenda.
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Israel blames Hamas for bombing

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 7:00
related countries: Israel Israel, Japan Japan

Israel says it holds Hamas responsible for Monday's lethal suicide bombing, but will not take military action.
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Jackson to make Bahrain album

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 7:34
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Singer Michael Jackson is to record his first new album since 2001 on a label in the Gulf state of Bahrain.
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Java alert for rumbling volcano

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 7:42
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

People living in the shadow of one of the Indonesia's most active volcanoes are told to be ready for evacuation.
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Nigeria head offers Delta boost

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 8:20
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

Nigeria's president promises thousands more jobs and a new motorway for the troubled Niger Delta region.
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Violence mars Thai Senate voting

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 8:38
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A policeman is killed ahead of elections for Thailand's lower house, which come amid a continuing political crisis.
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Nigeria VP rejects 'suspension'

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 8:57
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's vice-president dismisses reports that the ruling party in his home state has suspended him.
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Athletics: Tergat to miss Marathon

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 9:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

World-record holder Paul Tergat pulls out of Sunday's London Marathon with an injury.
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Shun Ortega, Nicaraguans urged

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 9:48
related countries: United States United States

The US urges Nicaraguans not to vote for the former leftist leader, Daniel Ortega, in November's elections.
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Kenyan MPs back graft crackdown

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 9:53
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan MPs approve a report urging the prosecution of the vice-president and others over a corruption scandal.
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Terror raids in France and Italy

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 10:33
related countries: Italy Italy, France France

French and Italian police are reported to have arrested 11 people in a joint anti-terrorism operation.
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Yukos lawyer convicted of fraud

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 10:48
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian court convicts a lawyer for embattled oil firm Yukos of embezzlement, in a further blow for the company.
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Foreign troops arrive in Solomons

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 11:12
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands, Australia Australia

Australian troops are arriving in the Solomon Islands as unrest over the election of a new PM goes on.
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Hamas anger over Jordan boycott

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 11:34
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Palestinian officials condemn Jordan for cancelling a top-level visit after finding an alleged Hamas arms cache.
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Bolivia ministers freed by troops

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 11:44
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivian security forces free three ministers taken captive by protesters near the Brazilian border.
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Cricket: Gillespie posts double ton

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 11:54
related countries: Australia Australia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Jason Gillespie becomes the highest-scoring night-watchman ever as Australia set their sights on victory over Bangladesh.
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Egypt 'breaks up terrorist ring'

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 12:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's interior ministry says it has arrested members of what it describes as a underground terrorist group.
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Disappearance halts Uganda trial

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 13:49
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye's trial is delayed after the star prosecution witness fails to appear.
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Saddam 'did sign death warrants'

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 13:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Saddam Hussein did sign documents ordering the killing of Shia villagers, handwriting experts conclude.
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Chad 'needs oil money for arms'

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 14:52
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad's President Idriss Deby acknowledges he wants to use oil money for weapons to use against rebels.
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Militants reject Niger Delta help

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 15:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

Nigerian oil militants criticise the president's plan to develop the troubled Niger Delta and renew threats.
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Tamils killed in Sri Lanka attack

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 16:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Trincomalee

Five Tamils are shot dead in northern Sri Lanka as efforts to revive peace talks continue, officials say.
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Duma grants amnesty to inmates

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 16:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's lower house of parliament grants amnesty to thousands of prison inmates.
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'US agents' killed in Pakistan

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 18:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Two men accused of spying for the US have been killed in Pakistan's tribal region of Waziristan, officials say.
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Deadly riot in Venezuela prison

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 18:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A prison riot in the south-west of Venezuela leaves 10 inmates dead, authorities say.
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White House spokesman resigns

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 19:00
related countries: United States United States

President Bush's press secretary Scott McClellan resigns, amid a shake-up of White House staff.
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Protesters killed at Nepal rally

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 19:23
related countries: Nepal Nepal, India India
related places: Kathmandu, Delhi

Security forces kill four anti-monarchy protesters in Nepal, in the worst violence in two weeks of protests.
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Chinese leader tours Boeing plant

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 19:23
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Seattle

Chinese President Hu Jintao visits the Boeing plant near Seattle, ahead of talks with US President George W Bush.
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Cricket: India tie Pakistan series

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 19:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

India beat Pakistan by 51 runs in Abu Dhabi in the second one-dayer.
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Rocket hits Afghan TV compound

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 19:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A rocket explodes in the grounds of the state-run television station in Kabul, reportedly injuring an Afghan soldier.
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US jitters fuel fresh oil highs

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 21:09
related countries: United States United States

Oil prices briefly hit new peaks amid concern over US supplies triggered by the latest fuel stocks figures.
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US warns Russia over aid to Iran

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 21:45
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran, United States United States

A senior US official calls on Russia to stop helping Iran build its first civilian nuclear power station.
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Moussaoui 'lonely and vulnerable'

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 22:01
related countries: United States United States

Zacarias Moussaoui's isolation made him vulnerable to recruitment by al-Qaeda, the jury in his US trial hears.
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Italy confirms Prodi poll victory

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 22:16
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian court confirms Romano Prodi's election win, but Silvio Berlusconi's coalition refuses to admit defeat.
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Apple profits lead US tech icons

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 22:48
related countries: United States United States

Soaring sales of iPod players and MacBook laptops lift Apple Computer, but tech peers Intel and eBay see profits slip
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Egypt ferry probe raps officials

Wednesday 19th of April 2006, 23:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A probe into the sinking of an Egyptian ferry blames the owners, maritime authorities and the government.
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