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What happend on October 1st 2006

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Israeli strikes target Gaza Strip

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 0:35
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two people are killed in an Israeli missile strike in northern Gaza, Palestinian security officials say.
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Brazil mourns air crash victims

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 2:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil declares three days of national mourning after a plane crash in the Amazon in which 155 are feared dead.
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Schumacher on top after China win

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 7:41
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Ferrari's Michael Schumacher takes the world championship lead after beating Renault's Fernando Alonso in Shanghai.
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Most Israeli troops leave Lebanon

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 9:50
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli troops complete the bulk of their withdrawal from Lebanon, six weeks after the ceasefire with Hezbollah.
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Thailand prime minister sworn in

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 11:34
related countries: Thailand Thailand

General Surayud Chulanont is sworn in as Thailand's interim prime minister, vowing to focus on "people's happiness".
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Al-Qaeda fugitive killed in Yemen

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 12:50
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemeni security forces kill a convicted al-Qaeda fugitive who escaped from jail earlier this year, officials say.
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UN hails Israel's Lebanon pullout

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 14:25
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

The UN says Israeli troops are out of Lebanon, except for a small contingent in a divided border town.
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Five dead in Canada flyover crush

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 14:50
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Montreal

A flyover collapse near Montreal in Canada kills at least five people in two cars, authorities say.
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Q&A: EU passenger data row

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 15:01
related countries: United States United States

Why EU-US talks on renewing a deal on the transfer of air passenger data collapsed.
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Baghdad authorities lift curfew

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 15:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Authorities in the Iraqi capital Baghdad lift a curfew imposed after intelligence revealed a planned series of attacks.
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Serbian party quits over Mladic

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 17:03
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A key party in Serbia's governing coalition quits in protest at the failure to capture war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic.
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Burst dam destroys Nigeria homes

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 18:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Thousands of people in northern Nigeria are made homeless after a dam burst following torrential rain.
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Victory for Austrian opposition

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 18:56
related countries: Austria Austria

Austria's opposition Social Democrats win a surprise poll victory, defeating Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel.
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Zambia vote count sparks violence

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 21:20
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Police clash with protesters in Zambia after the authorities announce interim results in the presidential elections.
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Brazil votes in presidential poll

Sunday 1st of October 2006, 22:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Silva

Brazilians have voted in presidential elections with Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva seeking a second term in office.
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