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What happend on July 24th 2006

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Boycott call for DR Congo polls

Monday 24th of July 2006, 2:47
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Roman Catholic church calls for a boycott of DR Congo's election if alleged vote-rigging is not tackled.
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Japanese 'oppose PM shrine trips'

Monday 24th of July 2006, 4:07
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Yasukuni

More than half of Japan's citizens do not want their next prime minister to visit the Yasukuni war shrine, polls say.
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'Maoist rebels' killed in India

Monday 24th of July 2006, 6:08
related countries: India India

A top Maoist leader in India is killed along with seven other rebels in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, police say.
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Fourth arrest in Mumbai bombings

Monday 24th of July 2006, 6:22
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Indian police arrest a fourth man in connection with the deadly train bombings in the western city of Mumbai.
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Politician killed in Sri Lanka

Monday 24th of July 2006, 7:20
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

A leading pro-government Tamil politician is shot dead in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, the police say.
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US calls for 'sustainable' truce

Monday 24th of July 2006, 7:34
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Condoleezza Rice, on her way to Israel, says a truce is urgently needed in Lebanon, but conditions must be right.
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Workers call off protest in Nepal

Monday 24th of July 2006, 8:14
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Former bonded labourers in Nepal call off job protests after the government agrees to address their demands.
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Teacher shot in southern Thailand

Monday 24th of July 2006, 8:20
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A teacher is shot and killed in front of a classroom of children in southern Thailand, according to police.
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DR Congo's children 'a priority'

Monday 24th of July 2006, 9:10
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The lives of children must improve after elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, warns Unicef.
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Arroyo address stresses economy

Monday 24th of July 2006, 9:59
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippine President Gloria Arroyo promises to tackle economic disparities in her annual speech to the nation.
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Colombian farmers win BP payout

Monday 24th of July 2006, 10:11
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Oil giant BP agrees an out-of-court settlement with a group of Colombian farmers over a pipeline it built.
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Migrants die on Canaries boat

Monday 24th of July 2006, 10:15
related countries: Spain Spain

Two people are found dead on a boat carrying 48 migrants from Africa to Spain's Canary Islands.
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Quake victims struck by landslide

Monday 24th of July 2006, 10:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Twelve people are killed in a landslide in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, the authorities say.
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Uganda rebel's mum in peace move

Monday 24th of July 2006, 11:04
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The mother of Ugandan rebel Joseph Kony goes with a negotiator to try to persuade him to attend talks.
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Pakistan 'building new reactor'

Monday 24th of July 2006, 13:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Satellite images appear to show a powerful new nuclear reactor being built in Pakistan, a report says.
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Iraqi PM eyes further withdrawals

Monday 24th of July 2006, 14:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki suggests Iraqi troops will soon take control over more areas of the country.
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Somalis demand Ethiopians leave

Monday 24th of July 2006, 15:03
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Somalis burn Ethiopian flags as thousands in Mogadishu call for their neighbour's troops to withdraw.
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Romania shaken by spy blunder

Monday 24th of July 2006, 15:12
related countries: Syria Syria, Romania Romania

Romania's ex-intelligence chief explains why he resigned after a Syrian kidnapping suspect disappeared.
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Blair 'working on Mid East plan'

Monday 24th of July 2006, 15:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Tony Blair has said a plan is being drawn up to secure an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Lebanon.
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Five 'killed' in Gaza shelling

Monday 24th of July 2006, 15:22
related countries: Israel Israel

Five Palestinians are killed by Israeli artillery fire on two buildings in northern Gaza, Palestinian medics say.
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Trial resumes without Saddam

Monday 24th of July 2006, 15:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

Saddam Hussein's trial resumes without the Iraqi ex-leader who is being treated in hospital over a hunger strike.
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'Taleban' raid Afghan police post

Monday 24th of July 2006, 16:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Suspected Taleban fighters kill at least three policemen in an attack in western Afghanistan.
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No breakthrough at Kosovo talks

Monday 24th of July 2006, 16:45
related countries: Austria Austria

Top-level talks on the future status of Kosovo fail to produce a breakthrough, a top UN mediator says.
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Rice holds key talks in Lebanon

Monday 24th of July 2006, 17:26
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States
related places: Beirut

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds crisis talks with Lebanon's PM on an unannounced Beirut trip.
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Europe blames US for WTO failure

Monday 24th of July 2006, 18:09
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha

The EU's trade commissioner blames "unacceptable" US demands for the failure of global trade talks.
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EU to fund embryo cell research

Monday 24th of July 2006, 18:16
related countries: United States United States

European ministers decide not to follow the US in limiting funding for embryonic stem cell research.
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Football: Dunga is Brazil manager

Monday 24th of July 2006, 21:31
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Former captain Dunga succeeds Carlos Alberto Parreira as the coach of Brazil.
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UN launches Lebanese aid appeal

Monday 24th of July 2006, 21:44
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The UN launches a $150m Lebanon aid appeal and the US pledges $30m as its secretary of state visits.
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Iran activist 'snubs White House'

Monday 24th of July 2006, 22:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian dissident Akbar Ganji turned down an invitation to the White House when in Washington, he tells the BBC.
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Blackouts as US temperatures soar

Monday 24th of July 2006, 23:36
related countries: United States United States

Hundreds of thousands of US homes continue to be hit by blackouts as temperatures soar to record highs.
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