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What happend on February 25th 2006

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Rei Momo opens Brazilian carnival

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 0:27
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana
related places: Rio de Janeiro

One of the world's biggest carnival celebrations is officially opened in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Indian-US nuclear deal 'progress'

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 1:21
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Delhi

Indian officials say progress has been made in talks with the US aimed at sealing a landmark nuclear deal.
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Mexico mine rescue is suspended

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 2:22
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A search for 65 men trapped in a coal mine for five days in northern Mexico is halted because of safety concerns.
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Sheryl Crow has breast cancer op

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 3:53
related countries: United States United States

US singer Sheryl Crow has had surgery for breast cancer and doctors say her prognosis is "excellent".
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Sheryl Crow has breast cancer op

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 3:53
related countries: United States United States

US singer Sheryl Crow has had surgery for breast cancer and doctors say her prognosis is "excellent".
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Philippines remembers Marcos era

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 5:43
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Marcos

The Philippines marks 20 years of freedom from President Ferdinand Marcos - under a state of emergency.
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Thai premier unveils new policies

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 6:12
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra begins his campaign a day after calling a general election.
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France confirms bird flu strain

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 6:19
related countries: France France

The first case of the deadly bird flu virus H5N1 on an European Union farm is confirmed in France.
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Tense Iraq extends daytime curfew

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 7:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi government extends a curfew and other measures aimed at ending the recent sectarian violence.
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Al-Qaeda 'behind Saudi oil plot'

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 8:21
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A website used by Islamic militants says al-Qaeda was behind a foiled suicide bomb attack on a Saudi oil facility.
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Uganda leader set for re-election

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 8:32
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Ugandan President Museveni has a strong lead with around 80% of votes counted from Thursday's poll.
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Jail for Chinese baby traffickers

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 9:39
related countries: China China

A Chinese orphanage director and nine other people are given jail terms for baby trafficking.
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Building collapses in Bangladesh

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 11:03
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

A building collapses in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, leaving at least 15 dead and many injured.
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Democrats fail to find a message

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 12:24
related countries: United States United States

Justin Webb explains why the American left has not capitalised on President Bush's plummeting popularity ratings.
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Egypt's bubbling cauldron

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 12:53
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States
related places: Cairo

The US drive for democracy in the Middle East is likely to boost political Islam, writes Ian Pannell in Cairo.
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Destination detox

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 13:14
related countries: Germany Germany

Caroline Wyatt checks into a German spa which offers a taste of Eastern asceticism and a minimalistic menu.
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Death penalty for Afghan spy head

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 16:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A former Afghan spy chief is sentenced to death for ordering hundreds of killings during the communist era.
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Officers injured in Dublin riot

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 16:32
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Several police officers are hurt in a riot which forced the cancellation of a unionist rally in Dublin city centre.
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Chirac urges calm over bird flu

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 17:38
related countries: France France

France's President Chirac tries to reassure consumers after the first case of bird flu virus on a French farm.
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Colombia lifts rebel arrest order

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 17:54
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Cuba Cuba

Colombia suspends capture orders for two leaders of the ELN rebel group, as they hold talks in Cuba.
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Bird flu hits second Indian state

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 18:59
related countries: India India

Bird flu spreads to a second Indian state a week after it was first confirmed in the country, health officials say.
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Curfew fails to halt Iraq killing

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 19:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 36 people die in attacks across Iraq as the government tries to contain sectarian violence.
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Uganda's Museveni wins election

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 19:25
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Yoweri Museveni is declared Ugandan president for a third term, as his opponent rejects the result as rigged.
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'Riot' at notorious Afghan jail

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 19:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Inmates at Afghanistan's main high security Pul-e-Charkhi jail in Kabul have rioted, prison officials say.
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Zimbabwe faction chooses leader

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 21:43
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A breakaway faction of Zimbabwe's main opposition party chooses an-ex student leader as its president.
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Winter Olympics day 15 review

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 21:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Benjamin Raich clinches his second gold as Austria make it a clean sweep of the men's slalom medals, with Britain's Alain Baxter 16th.
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Thousands march against Eta talks

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 22:18
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Tens of thousands of people march in Madrid urging the government not to negotiate with Basque separatists Eta.
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Mexico mine missing 'dead'

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 22:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The 65 men trapped in a coal mine in northern Mexico for almost a week are dead, the company says.
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Shia-Sunni talks on Iraq killings

Saturday 25th of February 2006, 23:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq

One of Iraq's main Shia militias meets leading Sunni clerics for talks after days of sectarian bloodshed.
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