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What happend on July 26th 2006

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Honduras protest closes road

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 0:22
related countries: Honduras Honduras, United States United States

A protest over a controversial mining law in Honduras closes parts of the Pan American Highway.
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Donors pledge $750m aid to Haiti

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 0:32
related countries: Haiti Haiti

International donors pledge $750m in aid to Haiti to help the country's economic recovery over the next year.
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Bolivian Church 'must change now'

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 0:43
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia's president says the Catholic leaders are acting like in "times of the Inquisition", and calls for radical change.
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Opposition holds DR Congo rally

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 1:01
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A protest by one of the main opposition parties, which claims the elections are unfair, is broken up by police.
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Canada offer over blood scandal

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 1:12
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's new government announces a C$1bn fund for those infected with hepatitis C from tainted blood.
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US president urges Darfur peace

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 3:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Darfur, May, Washington

US President Bush urges Darfur rebel leader Minni Minnawi to build an alliance with other militia leaders.
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Typhoon Kaemi loses its strength

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 3:35
related countries: China China

Typhoon Kaemi is downgraded to a tropical storm, after hitting China's Fujian province with heavy rains.
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Thailand records bird flu death

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 4:41
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A teenager becomes the first person to die of bird flu in Thailand this year, amid fears of a new outbreak.
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Israeli bomb kills UN observers

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 5:10
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Four UN observers are killed in an Israeli air strike in southern Lebanon, as world powers prepare for talks on the crisis.
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East Timor rebel leader detained

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 6:03
related countries: East Timor East Timor, Aruba Aruba

A leader of May's rebellion by East Timor's security forces has been detained by Australian peacekeepers.
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N Korea talks 'unlikely' at Asean

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 6:09
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, North Korea North Korea

Hopes are fading that the Asean meeting in Malaysia can bring progress on the issue of North Korea.
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Conversions harder in India state

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 7:09
related countries: India India

Central India's Madhya Pradesh state approves a law making religious conversions harder.
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No let-up in US heatwave

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 7:41
related countries: United States United States

The number of deaths thought to be related to the extreme heat gripping California rises to at least 50.
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China slams Israel over UN deaths

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 8:24
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon, China China

China condemns an Israeli attack in Lebanon which killed four UN observers, including a Chinese national.
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Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 10:16
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The left-wing candidate in Mexico's disputed presidential vote files a criminal complaint against electoral authorities.
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Bali bombers execution date set

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 10:18
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Three men convicted over the 2002 Bali bombings will be executed next month, Indonesian officials say.
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Uganda urged to probe 'torture'

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 10:39
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda must investigate allegations that a detainee was tortured and killed, Human Rights Watch says.
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Ethiopian troops 'are in Somalia'

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 10:48
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Ethiopian troops are on Somali soil but their numbers have been exaggerated, says a UN envoy.
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Football: Real in Nistelrooy bid

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 11:03
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid make an improved £10.3m offer for Man Utd's Ruud van Nistelrooy.
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Saddam 'forced' back to his trial

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 11:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein protests he has been forcibly taken from hospital to court after a hunger strike.
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India warns over US nuclear deal

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 11:26
related countries: India India, United States United States

India will not accept any new conditions in the proposed nuclear deal with the US, PM Manmohan Singh says.
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Ariel Sharon in health emergency

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 11:32
related countries: Israel Israel

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is taken to intensive care after his condition worsens.
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UN calls for Mid-East ceasefire

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 12:15
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, at Middle East crisis talks in Rome, calls for an immediate truce.
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Germany signs Nazi files accord

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 12:22
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany and 10 other states sign an agreement opening to researchers millions of Nazi files on the Holocaust.
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Armenia air crash blamed on crew

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 12:40
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Russia Russia

Pilot error in bad weather led an Armenian plane to crash with the loss of 113 lives, Russian officials say.
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England hope bowlers can deliver

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 12:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England hope to force victory in Andrew Flintoff's absence when the second Test against Pakistan starts on Thursday.
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Liberia switches on street lights

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 13:32
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberian leader Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf turns on street lights in the capital, Monrovia, for the first time in 15 years.
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Chavez defends Russia arms deals

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 13:34
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Russia Russia

Venezuela's leader says his plans to sign big arms deals in Russia does not make him an aggressor.
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'Helicopter crash' in Afghanistan

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 14:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An unidentified helicopter crashes in the south-eastern Afghan province of Paktia, officials say.
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Sri Lanka attacks rebel positions

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 15:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka military carries out air raids on suspected Tamil rebel positions in the north-east.
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F1: Schumacher issues warning

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 15:35
related countries: Germany Germany

Michael Schumacher declares Ferrari are intent on helping him regain the F1 title ahead of Sunday's German Grand Prix.
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Saddam plea against hanging

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 15:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein says he should be shot not hanged if his trial ends in the death penalty.
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Another food crisis to hit Niger

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 15:45
related countries: Niger Niger

Families are reduced to eating leaves, as late rains leave millions in Niger vulnerable before harvest time.
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Chad and Sudan unite over rebels

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 16:07
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Chad Chad

Chad and Sudan agree a deal not to host each other's rebel groups on their territory after months of tensions.
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'Militants die' in Afghan clashes

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 17:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Afghan and US-led forces kill at least 22 suspected Taleban fighters in clashes over two days, officials say.
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Norway 'Nazi cartoon' irks Israel

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 17:21
related countries: Israel Israel, Norway Norway

Israel's envoy complains to Norway over a cartoon showing Israeli PM Ehud Olmert as a Nazi camp commander.
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Presidents escape Liberia blaze

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 17:46
related countries: Liberia Liberia

A fire breaks out in Liberia's presidential mansion as African leaders gather on independence day.
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US mother cleared of murders

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 19:07
related countries: United States United States

US mother Andrea Yates is cleared by reason of insanity of murdering her five children by drowning them in the bath.
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UK protest at US weapons flight

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 19:08
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK foreign secretary protests to the United States about it using a British airport to transport bombs to Israel.
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Georgia pledges to crush rebels

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 19:35
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgian troops continue an operation against a rebel group in the breakaway Abkhazia region, as tension grows in the region.
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High death toll in Gaza clashes

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 20:36
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli operations around Gaza City kill 23 people, including militants, children and civilians, Palestinians say.
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Israel troops 'ignored' UN plea

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 21:34
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

UN observers in Lebanon urged Israeli troops 10 times to stop shelling before four were killed, a UN report says.
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Leading US senator rebukes Bush

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 22:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

A top senator moves to restrict George W Bush's practice of saying how and if he plans to enforce laws.
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US court backs gay marriage ban

Wednesday 26th of July 2006, 23:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The highest court in Washington state in the US upholds a ban on same-sex marriages.
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