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What happend on January 6th 2006

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Vital hours for US mine survivor

Friday 6th of January 2006, 0:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: West Virginia

The sole survivor of a mine accident in West Virginia faces a vital 12 hours in his fight for life, doctors say.
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Honduras prison rioting kills 13

Friday 6th of January 2006, 2:03
related countries: Honduras Honduras
related places: Tegucigalpa

Thirteen inmates die by gunfire in a riot at a major prison near the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa.
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US governor orders DNA guilt test

Friday 6th of January 2006, 3:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Virginia

The governor of the US state of Virginia orders DNA tests to prove whether a man executed in 1992 was guilty of murder.
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Glitter charged with obscene acts

Friday 6th of January 2006, 5:27
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Former rock star Gary Glitter is charged with committing obscene acts with two girls in Vietnam, a prosecutor says.
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US sailor held over Japan death

Friday 6th of January 2006, 5:46
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

A US sailor in Japan is being held on suspicion of a local woman's death, the US Navy confirms.
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Cricket: Australia beat SA

Friday 6th of January 2006, 5:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Ricky Ponting scores his second century in his 100th Test as Australia beat South Africa in Sydney to take the series 2-0.
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Quake survivors die in tent fire

Friday 6th of January 2006, 8:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Three children are killed in Pakistani-administered Kashmir by fire in a tent housing quake survivors.
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EU 'regrets' end of Nepal truce

Friday 6th of January 2006, 8:50
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The EU describes a Maoist rebel move to end a unilateral truce in Nepal as a retrograde step.
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DR Congo war killing thousands

Friday 6th of January 2006, 9:52
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo is killing 38,000 people each month, says the Lancet medical journal.
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Last 'Gang of Four' member dies

Friday 6th of January 2006, 10:07
related countries: China China

Yao Wenyuan, the last remaining member of the Gang of Four which led the Cultural Revolution, has died.
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Liberia denies $30m is 'missing'

Friday 6th of January 2006, 10:36
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia's interim government challenges a UN allegation that $30m is unaccounted for by its administration.
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Thousands trapped in China snow

Friday 6th of January 2006, 11:54
related countries: China China

Almost 250,000 people are trapped by heavy snowfall, as China faces its worst winter in 20 years.
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IBM to freeze US pension scheme

Friday 6th of January 2006, 12:04
related countries: United States United States

The computer firm IBM is to close its US final-salary pension scheme to existing members and give them personal pensions instead
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Italian Yemen hostages released

Friday 6th of January 2006, 12:13
related countries: Italy Italy, Yemen Yemen

Five Italian tourists taken hostage by Yemeni tribesmen on 1 January are freed unharmed.
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Bosnian anger over fatal shooting

Friday 6th of January 2006, 12:21
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Serb leader Dragan Cavic protests over the killing of a war crime suspect's wife in a Eufor operation.
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Padilla appears in civilian court

Friday 6th of January 2006, 12:30
related countries: United States United States

US terror suspect Jose Padilla appears in a civilian court after three years in military custody as an "enemy combatant".
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Football: Man U aim for Evra

Friday 6th of January 2006, 12:36
related countries: France France

Monaco defender Patrice Evra will have a medical at Man Utd on Monday before completing a £5.5m deal.
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Bulgaria in Russia gas supply row

Friday 6th of January 2006, 13:43
related countries: Russia Russia, Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria says it has become embroiled in a tussle with Russia over the price it pays for its gas imports.
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Friday 6th of January 2006, 14:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

India and Pakistan agree the date for the reopening of a rail link suspended more than 40 years ago.
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Saudis turn back Nigeria pilgrims

Friday 6th of January 2006, 14:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A plane load of Muslims from Nigeria trying to reach this year's Hajj are turned back in Saudi air space.
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World Bank suspends loans to Chad

Friday 6th of January 2006, 15:46
related countries: Chad Chad

The World Bank suspends all loans to Chad amid a row over how the African country plans to spend its oil revenues.
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Iraq 'can deal with insurgency'

Friday 6th of January 2006, 15:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's national security adviser says Iraqi forces are close to being able to deal with the insurgency.
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Slovak abortion move worries EU

Friday 6th of January 2006, 16:50
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

A Slovakia-Vatican draft treaty to let doctors refuse abortions on religious grounds worries EU lawyers.
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Turkey deadly bird flu confirmed

Friday 6th of January 2006, 17:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Tests confirm at least two of the three Turkish children killed by bird flu had the deadly H5N1 strain.
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Last chance for Sudanese in Egypt

Friday 6th of January 2006, 17:34
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan

The UN refugee agency speaks to about 650 Sudanese migrants violently arrested by Egyptian police last week.
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Afghan officials accused on drugs

Friday 6th of January 2006, 17:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

The security chief at Kabul airport accuses some Afghan government officials of colluding with drug smugglers.
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Sharon op stops bleeding in brain

Friday 6th of January 2006, 17:50
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has a successful emergency operation, but his condition remains critical.
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US attacks TV host on Sharon slur

Friday 6th of January 2006, 19:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush, Sharon, White House

The White House rebukes Bush ally Pat Robertson for suggesting Ariel Sharon's stroke is divine punishment.
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My Lai massacre hero dies at 62

Friday 6th of January 2006, 20:03
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United States United States

Hugh Thompson, who helped stop the killing of villagers by US troops in the Vietnam war, dies of cancer.
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UN urges speedy Haiti elections

Friday 6th of January 2006, 20:34
related countries: Haiti Haiti

The UN Security Council calls on Haiti to hold elections by 7 February, after a fourth delay in the polls.
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Cricket: Zimbabwe in fresh crisis

Friday 6th of January 2006, 20:51
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's government takes control of the cricket board, prompting fears the country will lose Test status.
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Bush shrugs off weak US jobs data

Friday 6th of January 2006, 21:45
related countries: United States United States

President Bush shrugs off weak US jobs data as he trumpets the US economy's strong performance during 2005.
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Mecca disaster toll rises to 76

Friday 6th of January 2006, 21:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Mecca

The number of dead after a building collapse in the Saudi city of Mecca rises to 76, officials say.
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US terror suspect's plea delayed

Friday 6th of January 2006, 22:45
related countries: United States United States

A US court delays terror suspect Jose Padilla's plea on murder and kidnapping charges until 12 January.
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Khaddam calls for Syrian revolt

Friday 6th of January 2006, 23:22
related countries: Syria Syria

A former Syrian vice-president says he wants to see President Assad ousted through a popular uprising.
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