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What happend on April 2nd 2006

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Freed US journalist 'manipulated'

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 1:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Jill Carroll, the US reporter held hostage in Iraq, says her captors forced her to make a propaganda film.
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Pakistan to move quake-hit city

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 3:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Balakot, Kashmir

Pakistan will rebuild Balakot, a city levelled by last year's Kashmir quake, but not on its original site, officials say.
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UK denies Iran military meeting

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 5:03
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The MoD denies reports the military and the government are to discuss possible US-led military action against Iran.
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F1: Alonso dominates in Australia

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 5:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Renault's Fernando Alonso dominates the Australian Grand Prix as Jenson Button fades after starting on pole.
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Rice and Straw arrive in Baghdad

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 6:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Straw, Baghdad

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw arrive in Iraq on a surprise trip.
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Thousands in NY immigration rally

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 6:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Thousands of demonstrators march through New York to protest against tougher US immigration laws.
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Pakistan soldier killed in attack

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 7:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani soldier dies and three others are wounded in a rocket attack on a military base in North Waziristan.
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Google sells $2.07bn of its stock

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 8:52
related countries: United States United States

US search engine Google raises $2.07bn in its second share sale in seven months.
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Thais vote amid political crisis

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 9:55
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Polling ends in Thailand's controversial election but it is unclear whether a government can be formed.
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Bahrain boat 'was not licensed'

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 11:04
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

A boat which capsized off Bahrain with the loss of at least 58 lives did not have the right paperwork, officials say.
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Two killed in Balochistan blast

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 11:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

An explosion in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province kills two people and injures 10 others, officials say.
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Zambia leader in UK 'check-up'

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 13:10
related countries: Zambia Zambia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Zambia's president cancels plans to attend a campaign event and flies to the UK to see doctors, officials say.
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Cricket: Aussies fight back in Test

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 16:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia

An unbeaten 55 by Mark Boucher gives South Africa a great chance of winning the third Test against Australia.
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US helicopter 'shot down' in Iraq

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 16:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A helicopter lost in Iraq is believed shot down and the two pilots are feared dead, the US military says.
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Freed Iraq hostage arrives in US

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 16:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Boston

A US journalist freed after being held in Iraq for nearly three months flies into Boston airport.
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Bono blasts Berlusconi

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 17:56
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bono

Rock star Bono accuses Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi of "exploiting" his image in the run-up to the country's elections.
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Alcatel and Lucent agree merger

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 19:23
related countries: France France, United States United States

France's Alcatel and US firm Lucent Technologies, leading IT and telecoms systems firms, agree to merge.
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Taylor defence to fight charges

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 19:49
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Lawyers for ex-Liberia leader Charles Taylor say they will ask for war crimes charges against him to be dismissed.
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World remembers Pope John Paul II

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 20:54
related countries: Poland Poland

Pope Benedict XVI leads tributes to his predecessor, John Paul II, as people mark the anniversary of his death.
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Italians shocked by toddler death

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 21:55
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Parma

The death of a Italian toddler kidnapped from his home prompts widespread shock and revulsion.
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Freed US journalist arrives home

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 21:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Boston

A US journalist freed after being held in Iraq for nearly three months flies into Boston airport.
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Turkey rioting claims more lives

Sunday 2nd of April 2006, 22:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

At least four people die in Turkey, three in Istanbul, during a sixth day of riots over the deaths of 14 Kurds.
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