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What happend on October 9th 2006

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Male contraceptive study expanded

Monday 9th of October 2006, 0:26
related countries: Maldives Maldives, United States United States

Trials of a new male contraceptive are being expanded in the US after overwhelming initial interest.
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Uganda LRA want warrants dropped

Monday 9th of October 2006, 1:11
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Rebels from Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army want arrest warrants dropped before they will sign a peace deal.
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Japan-China summit warns N Korea

Monday 9th of October 2006, 2:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan, China China

Japan and China issue a joint statement declaring that a nuclear test by North Korea would be "unacceptable".
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North Korea in nuclear test claim

Monday 9th of October 2006, 3:49
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea claims to have carried out its first ever test of a nuclear weapon, according to media reports.
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Indian Dalit leader passes away

Monday 9th of October 2006, 4:01
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A prominent political leader of the lower-castes in India, Kanshi Ram, dies in the capital, Delhi.
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India PM to begin Europe visit

Monday 9th of October 2006, 4:58
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Indian PM will meet his British counterpart Tony Blair during his six-day visit to Europe which begins today.
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Tata poised for £5bn Corus offer

Monday 9th of October 2006, 6:06
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, India India

Indian firm Tata Steel is close to launching a £5bn offer for Anglo-Dutch firm Corus.
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China bank aims for record float

Monday 9th of October 2006, 6:45
related countries: China China

Chinese media says the country's biggest bank, ICBC, plans to raise up to $21bn when it floats - a record high.
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UK to tackle jail emergency

Monday 9th of October 2006, 7:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Measures to deal with severe overcrowding in jails across England and Wales are expected to be announced.
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Saddam Hussein in court for trial

Monday 9th of October 2006, 8:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The trial of ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein for alleged genocide against the Kurds resumes on Monday.
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TV encounter for Brazil hopefuls

Monday 9th of October 2006, 8:38
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

The two remaining candidates for the Brazilian presidency take part in their first TV debate ahead of the run-offs.
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Poll gain for Belgium's far right

Monday 9th of October 2006, 8:56
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Local elections in Belgium show an increase in support for the Flemish far-right Vlaams Belang party.
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Iraq Sunni leader's brother shot

Monday 9th of October 2006, 9:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Gunmen in police uniforms shoot dead the brother of Iraqi Vice-President Tariq al-Hashimi in Baghdad.
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Pakistan condemns Korea nuke test

Monday 9th of October 2006, 9:25
related countries: India India, North Korea North Korea

Pakistan says North Korea's nuclear test is a 'destabilising' development for the region.
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Denmark rocked by new cartoon row

Monday 9th of October 2006, 9:27
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The Danish PM denounces the drawing of new cartoons by far-right activists mocking the Prophet Muhammad.
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Police fall ill in central Iraq

Monday 9th of October 2006, 9:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Eighty-nine Iraqi policemen need medical treatment after eating a meal at their base near Baghdad, officials say.
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Libya prison deadline after death

Monday 9th of October 2006, 9:35
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's authorities order prisoners to end a protest, after a shooting by guards.
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Foley e-mails 'known of in 2000'

Monday 9th of October 2006, 10:03
related countries: United States United States

A colleague confronted ex-lawmaker Mark Foley about his e-mails with teenagers in 2000, a report says.
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North Korea claims nuclear test

Monday 9th of October 2006, 10:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea says it has carried out its first test of a nuclear weapon, defying international warnings.
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Chechens deplore reporter's death

Monday 9th of October 2006, 10:31
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Chechnya's pro-Moscow leaders condemn reporter Anna Politkovskaya's murder, as mourning continues.
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Cuba denies Castro cancer claims

Monday 9th of October 2006, 10:42
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Castro

The interim leader of Cuba rejects media reports that his brother, President Fidel Castro, has terminal cancer.
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Row threatens SA ruling alliance

Monday 9th of October 2006, 11:26
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A war of words breaks out between President Mbeki and a key member of the governing alliance in South Africa.
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US scoops Nobel economics prize

Monday 9th of October 2006, 11:51
related countries: United States United States

US professor Edmund Phelps wins the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on unemployment and inflation.
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French 'genocide' law condemned

Monday 9th of October 2006, 13:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey, France France, Armenia Armenia
related places: Eu

An EU official and Turkish ministers urge France to drop a bill outlawing denial of the Armenian "genocide".
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EU 'has to slash business rules'

Monday 9th of October 2006, 13:37
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch and Danish government ministers have issued a joint letter calling on the EU to speed up bureaucratic reform.
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Syria: US lacks Mid-East vision

Monday 9th of October 2006, 13:47
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the US lacks the will or vision to pursue peace in the Middle East.
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Sudan 'kills hundreds in Darfur'

Monday 9th of October 2006, 14:17
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Hundreds have been killed in attacks in Darfur, with apparent government backing, a UN report says.
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Outcry at N Korea 'nuclear test'

Monday 9th of October 2006, 14:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Condemnation greets North Korea's claim to have tested a nuclear weapon, with the US leader calling it provocative.
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Iraq troops 'buried family alive'

Monday 9th of October 2006, 14:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The trial of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein for alleged genocide against the Kurds resumes in Baghdad.
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Thai post-coup cabinet sworn in

Monday 9th of October 2006, 15:04
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's king swears in a post-coup cabinet, chosen by new Prime Minister Gen Surayud Chulanont.
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S Korean proposed as UN chief

Monday 9th of October 2006, 15:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The UN Security Council nominates South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon as eighth secretary general.
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Somalis vow holy war on Ethiopia

Monday 9th of October 2006, 15:12
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia
related places: Baidoa

Somali Islamists accuse Ethiopian troops of attacking a key town and vow revenge through "holy war".
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Massive diamond bought for $12m

Monday 9th of October 2006, 15:22
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Lesotho Lesotho
related places: Antwerp

One of the world's largest diamonds, the "Lesotho Promise", is sold for $12.4m in the Belgian city of Antwerp.
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Cricket: Mahmood's 'star quality'

Monday 9th of October 2006, 15:25
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mike Gatting says England paceman Sajid Mahmood could do to Australia what Simon Jones did in 2005.
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Two Palestinians killed by Israel

Monday 9th of October 2006, 16:23
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in separate incidents in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
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Iraq police rebrand to foil fakes

Monday 9th of October 2006, 16:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi police are issued with new uniforms to stop death squads dressing up as security force members.
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Zambia's leader threatens rival

Monday 9th of October 2006, 16:53
related countries: Zambia Zambia

President Mwanawasa of Zambia warns the opposition leader that he could be charged with treason.
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N Korea 'nuclear test' condemned

Monday 9th of October 2006, 16:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The UN Security Council swiftly attacks North Korea's nuclear 'test' and debates next steps amid calls for rapid action.
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Reporter's death 'tragic' - Putin

Monday 9th of October 2006, 17:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls the murder of investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya "tragic".
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Football: Irish quartet doubtful

Monday 9th of October 2006, 17:14
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Republic of Ireland boss Steve Staunton has injury doubts over four players ahead of Wednesday night's Euro 2008 qualifier against the Czech Republic.
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US parents try to 'unadopt' son

Monday 9th of October 2006, 19:02
related countries: United States United States

A couple in the US attempt to dissolve the adoption of their son after discovering his troubled past.
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Market bomb kills 10 in Baghdad

Monday 9th of October 2006, 20:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb kills at least 10 Iraqis and wound many more at a market in a Shia district of Baghdad.
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Eight convicted for Arkan murder

Monday 9th of October 2006, 22:16
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A court in Serbia convicts eight men of the murder of the Serb paramilitary commander known as Arkan.
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Italy MPs 'caught in drugs sting'

Monday 9th of October 2006, 23:26
related countries: Italy Italy

A satirical television show exposes what appears to be widespread drug use among Italy's parliamentarians.
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