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What happend on October 8th 2006

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Mass Venezuela opposition rally

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 0:25
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Tens of thousands march in Caracas in support of opposition presidential hopeful Manuel Rosales.
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Fresh round of Nepal peace talks

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 5:29
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's premier and the Maoists' top leader begin a second round of peace talks in the capital Kathmandu.
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China's leaders hold policy meet

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 5:53
related countries: China China

Economic growth looks set to top the agenda for China's Communist leaders at their annual meeting.
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Tennis: Federer outguns Henman

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 6:15
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Roger Federer downs Tim Henman 6-3 6-3 to capture the Japan Open title in Tokyo.
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F1: Alonso on brink of title

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 6:28
related countries: Japan Japan

Fernando Alonso wins the Japanese GP to move within touching distance of the world title as Michael Schumacher's Ferrari breaks down.
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UK troops 'need more helicopters'

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 7:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The commander of UK troops in Afghanistan calls for more helicopters, after Tony Blair offers extra resources.
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Russia hunts journalist's killer

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 7:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian prosecutors say the killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya may have been linked to her work.
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Journalists killed in Afghanistan

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 10:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Two German journalists are shot dead by unidentified attackers in northern Afghanistan.
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Indonesia urged to aid smog fight

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 10:35
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Indonesia Indonesia

Malaysia urges Indonesia to sign up to regional plans for fighting pollution from forest-clearance fires.
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Iraq moves to tackle corruption

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 12:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi parliament votes to lift immunity from a member so he can be prosecuted for alleged corruption.
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Latvian coalition retains power

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 14:44
related countries: Latvia Latvia

Latvia's governing coalition is the first administration to win re-election since independence in 1991.
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Jolie's regret over film location

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 14:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US star is "disappointed" at being unable to shoot a film about the murder of Daniel Pearl in Pakistan.
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Russians mourn murdered reporter

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 15:33
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen, Moscow

Hundreds of Russians rally in central Moscow to condemn the murder of Chechen-war reporter Anna Politkovskaya.
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Iran rejects six nations' demands

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 15:50
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it will not suspend its nuclear programme after six key UN countries agree to debate possible sanctions.
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'Cordial' Nepal talks adjourned

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 17:00
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Top-level peace talks between the Nepalese government and Maoist rebels adjourn after one day.
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France to ban smoking in public

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 17:26
related countries: France France

France is to ban smoking in all public places from next February, the prime minister announces.
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Japan visit warms ties with China

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 17:27
related countries: China China

China says the current visit of the new Japanese PM Shinzo Abe marks a turning-point in relations.
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Iran arrests controversial cleric

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 19:11
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iranian cleric Mohammad Kazemeini Boroujerdi is arrested after his supporters clash with police in Tehran.
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Afghans 'could switch allegiance'

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 19:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato's commander in Afghanistan warns that the country's citizens could start supporting Taleban fighters.
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Battle rages in Shia Iraqi town

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 20:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US-led and Iraqi troops kill 30 suspected Shia gunmen in the south, as police find 51 bodies in Baghdad.
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Sudan violence on Chad border

Sunday 8th of October 2006, 22:16
related countries: Chad Chad, Sudan Sudan

Sudan's army clashes with rebels from the Justice and Equality Movement close to the border with Chad.
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