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What happend on May 14th 2006

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'Killer alligator' caught in US

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 0:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Wildlife officers capture an alligator they believe attacked and killed a female jogger in Florida.
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Jail riots follow Brazil attacks

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 2:46
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

Riots break out in 18 prisons after a wave of attacks in Sao Paulo, Brazil, leave at least 30 dead.
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Indonesia villagers defy volcano

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 4:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Villagers defy the danger of Indonesian volcano Mount Merapi, saying they must tend their livestock and crops.
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Iran to spurn compromise

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 8:26
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it will reject any offer to resolve the row over its nuclear work that obliges it to halt peaceful activities.
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Court upholds Israeli spouse ban

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 10:02
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Judges uphold a law barring Arab Israelis from living with West Bank spouses and children in Israel itself.
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Vietnam and US reach WTO deal

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 11:12
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United States United States

Vietnam moves closer to gaining WTO membership after agreeing a bilateral trade deal with the US.
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F1: Glory for champion Alonso

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 13:33
related countries: Spain Spain

Fernando Alonso delights the crowd at the Spanish Grand Prix by taking victory ahead of Michael Schumacher.
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Militants sentenced in Bangladesh

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 13:41
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Ten militants are sentenced to life in jail over a series of co-ordinated bomb attacks last August.
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Scandal-hit Juve win league title

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 15:18
related countries: Italy Italy

Scandal-hit Juventus have won the Italian Serie A title for the second year in a row.
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Thailand, Vietnam bird flu praise

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 15:19
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, Thailand Thailand

The chief UN coordinator for the fight against bird flu praises efforts in Thailand and Vietnam to fight the disease.
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Iranian 'bandits' kill 12 people

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 15:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Gunmen posing as police officers shoot dead 12 people on a road in a remote part of south-eastern Iran.
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Comorans vote for new president

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 16:27
related countries: Comoros Comoros

The people of the Comoros Islands have been voting in the final round of their presidential election.
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Sri Lanka halt England

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 17:03
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sri Lanka's batsmen hold up England's quest for victory on the fourth day of the first Test at Lord's.
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New Haiti president takes office

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 17:08
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Rene Preval is sworn in as Haiti's first democratically-elected president since the overthrow of his predecessor.
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End to Mogadishu fighting agreed

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 17:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

An alliance of warlords signs a ceasefire with an Islamist militia to end fighting in the Somali capital.
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Tennis: Nadal equals record run

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 17:53
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Rafael Nadal is twice a point from defeat before beating Roger Federer in the Rome final and reaching 53 straight wins on clay.
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'Six dead' in West Bank clashes

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 18:12
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

At least six Palestinians die in two separate clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank.
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Chavez kicks off private UK visit

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 18:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez begins a visit to the UK, but will not meet Prime Minister Tony Blair.
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China risks new row over bishop

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 19:45
related countries: China China

China risks more tension with the Vatican by installing another bishop without Holy See approval.
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German centre-left gets new boss

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 20:00
related countries: Germany Germany

Kurt Beck is elected leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party, the fourth in just over four years.
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Chavez warns US over Iran policy

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 20:57
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Iran Iran, United States United States

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warns the US any attack on Iran will have devastating consequences.
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Blasts kill 14 at Baghdad airport

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 21:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Fourteen Iraqis are killed in a double suicide attack near Baghdad's airport on a day of bloodshed in the capital.
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More die in fresh Brazil violence

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 22:12
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

At least 52 people die in two nights of attacks on police in Sao Paulo, Brazil, while inmates in over 70 jails revolt.
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UK Muslim hardship in spotlight

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 23:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Many Muslims in England face bleak employment prospects and poor housing standards, a report finds.
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Chad leader's victory confirmed

Sunday 14th of May 2006, 23:50
related countries: Chad Chad

President Idriss Deby retains power in Chad after winning a third term in this month's election, it is confirmed.
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