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What happend on March 17th 2006

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India and Russia in energy talks

Friday 17th of March 2006, 12:21
related countries: India India, Russia Russia

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says he is confident of greater nuclear power cooperation with Russia.
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Israel confirms bird flu outbreak

Friday 17th of March 2006, 12:23
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel confirms thousands of poultry found dead in the south of the country had the H5N1 strain of bird flu.
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Liberia seeks end to Taylor exile

Friday 17th of March 2006, 15:49
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Liberia Liberia

Liberia formally asks Nigeria to extradite exiled former Liberian leader Charles Taylor to face war crimes charges.
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Afghans killed on hostage mission

Friday 17th of March 2006, 16:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Five Afghan policemen are killed as they retrieve the bodies of four Macedonians killed by suspected Taleban.
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Match-fixing arrests in Belgium

Friday 17th of March 2006, 17:17
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Police in Belgium arrest six people and charge two in an investigation into alleged football match-fixing.
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Six charged in Kenya gold scam

Friday 17th of March 2006, 17:45
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Six people including an ex-spy chief and an ex-central bank governor are charged over Kenya's biggest fraud.
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Syrian opposition leaders unite

Friday 17th of March 2006, 18:18
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Syrian opposition leaders in exile unite to form a common front to oppose the Damascus government.
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German WWII dead await burial

Friday 17th of March 2006, 18:51
related countries: Germany Germany, Czech Republic Czech Republic

The bodies of thousands of German soldiers who died in WWII still await burial in the Czech Republic, reports say.
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New Moussaoui testimony allowed

Friday 17th of March 2006, 20:02
related countries: United States United States

The US judge in the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui rules that new witnesses may testify, after barring "tainted" ones.
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US warns over Iran talks tactic

Friday 17th of March 2006, 23:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington says an offer by Iran to discuss Iraq could be a "device" to divert attention from its nuclear plans.
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