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What happend on April 22nd 2006

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Haitians vote for new parliament

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 0:02
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Voting ends in Haiti's parliamentary election with turnout low as the UN hopes for a stable government.
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Brazil meets oil needs with rig

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 1:19
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's president opens a vast new oil rig which will enable the country to be self-sufficient in oil production.
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Man 'smuggled Europeans' to US

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 2:31
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, United States United States

A Macedonian man suspected of leading a gang of people-smugglers is extradited to the United States.
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Australia in Solomon crisis talks

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 6:53
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands, Australia Australia

Australia's foreign minister visits the Solomon Islands to seek ways of helping the country recover from riots.
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Colombian rebel ambush kills 17

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 9:43
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A Colombian rebel attack on a team of soldiers and secret agents leaves 17 dead, in one of the year's worst attacks.
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Vietnam gives Gates big welcome

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 9:49
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Bill Gates is greeted like a pop star by thousands of university students during a visit to Vietnam.
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Uganda battles wave of cancer

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 10:35
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Susie Emmett visits Uganda's only hospital treating cancer and witnesses how the country is coping with an influx of patients.
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Senior BJP leader shot in India

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 10:50
related countries: India India

The general secretary of India's main opposition party, the BJP, is shot, reportedly in a domestic dispute.
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Climate change fight 'moral duty'

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 11:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Chancellor Gordon Brown talks for the first time of the "moral need" to tackle climate change.
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CIA worker sacked over leaks

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 11:57
related countries: United States United States

US media outlets name a CIA employee sacked for leaking secret information to the media.
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F1: Schumi breaks pole record

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 13:04
related countries: San Marino San Marino

Michael Schumacher sets a new all-time record for Formula One pole positions at the San Marino Grand Prix.
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Tamil Tigers refuse peace efforts

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 13:19
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

New international attempts to persuade Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels to attend Swiss peace talks fail.
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Prodi confirmed as Italy winner

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 14:40
related countries: Italy Italy

A court confirms Romano Prodi's victory in the Senate allowing him to begin forming a new Italian government.
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Rugby: Biarritz cruise ahead

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 15:44
related countries: France France
related places: Biarritz

Bath's dreams of a second Heineken Cup triumph are ended by French champions Biarritz.
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Iran 'has Russia enrichment deal'

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 16:04
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia

Iran's state radio says it has reached a deal with Russia for uranium enrichment, echoing a February claim.
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Blasts at Ukrainian supermarkets

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 16:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Fourteen people are injured by near simultaneous explosions at two supermarkets in eastern Ukraine.
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May retrial for Libya HIV medics

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 18:14
related countries: Libya Libya

The retrial of six foreign medics accused of infecting Libyan children with HIV will start in May, officials say.
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Nepal protesters storm into city

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 20:12
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at thousands of protesters defying a curfew in Nepal's capital.
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Morocco orders captives' release

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 21:01
related countries: Western Sahara Western Sahara, Morocco Morocco

Morocco's king orders the release of 48 activists campaigning for Western Sahara independence.
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Afghan blast kills Canada troops

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 21:13
related countries: Canada Canada, Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

A bomb attack claimed by the Taleban kills four Canadian soldiers near the south Afghan city of Kandahar.
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New aid plan for quake survivors

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 21:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan agrees an action plan with the UN to help victims of last October's earthquake rebuild their lives.
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Lakshmi Mittal tops UK rich list

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 21:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lakshmi Mittal's £14.8 billion global steel empire has put him top of the Sunday Times Rich List.
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Guyana minister killed at home

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 21:40
related countries: Guyana Guyana

Police in Guyana are investigating the killing of Agriculture Minister Satyadeow Sawh.
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Italian actress Alida Valli dies

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 21:44
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian actress Alida Valli, who starred in films by Alfred Hitchcock and Luchino Visconti, dies aged 84.
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Maliki endorsed as new Iraqi PM

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 22:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's President Jalal Talabani has asked Shia politician Jawad al-Maliki to form the country's next government.
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Chinese president in Saudi visit

Saturday 22nd of April 2006, 22:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, China China

Chinese President Hu Jintao has begun a three-day trip to Saudi Arabia, China's biggest oil supplier.
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