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What happend on September 15th 2006

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Protests move Mexico celebration

Friday 15th of September 2006, 0:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico City's annual independence day celebration is relocated amid fears it would be disrupted by protests.
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UN chief race gathers pace

Friday 15th of September 2006, 0:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A straw poll at the UN puts South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon ahead in the race to succeed Kofi Annan.
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Blair and Ahern review NI efforts

Friday 15th of September 2006, 3:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tony Blair is to meet Bertie Ahern at Chequers to review attempts to restore devolution to Northern Ireland.
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Canadian gunman 'killed himself'

Friday 15th of September 2006, 3:54
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Montreal

The man who went on a shooting spree at a Montreal college died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say.
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Japan's new prince seen in public

Friday 15th of September 2006, 5:42
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan gets a first glimpse of its new heir to the throne, Prince Hisahito, as he leaves hospital in his mother's arms.
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Irwin tribute tickets spark rush

Friday 15th of September 2006, 5:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Fans of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin take up all 3,000 free tickets to his memorial service in just 15 minutes.
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Darfur toll 'at least 200,000'

Friday 15th of September 2006, 6:38
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States
related places: Darfur

More than 200,000 people have died in Sudan's Darfur conflict, according to a new scientific study.
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Darfur toll 'at least 200,000'

Friday 15th of September 2006, 6:38
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States
related places: Darfur

A scientifically rigorous US death count for Sudan's Darfur region says well over 200,000 people have died.
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Chavez pledges support for Iran

Friday 15th of September 2006, 7:14
related countries: Iran Iran, Cuba Cuba

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez vows to defend Iran from attack as nations of the Non-Aligned Movement meet in Cuba.
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Senators defy Bush on tribunals

Friday 15th of September 2006, 7:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

A US Senate panel defies President Bush by rejecting his bill to set up trials for foreign terrorism suspects.
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Summer boost for German hotels

Friday 15th of September 2006, 8:02
related countries: Germany Germany

World Cup visitors help German hotels and caterers see a rise in sales over the summer.
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Japan cult boss loses last appeal

Friday 15th of September 2006, 8:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's top court rejects a final appeal of doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara, paving the way for his execution.
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Spain deports Senegal migrants

Friday 15th of September 2006, 8:41
related countries: Senegal Senegal, Spain Spain

About 50 Senegalese migrants are flown home from the Canary Islands, as Spain resumes deportations.
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Cricket: Warne hits out at coach

Friday 15th of September 2006, 9:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia great Shane Warne makes another attack on coach John Buchanan, saying his role is unnecessary.
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Journalist shot dead in Pakistan

Friday 15th of September 2006, 9:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Unidentified gunmen on a motorbike shoot dead a local journalist in north-west Pakistan, the authorities say.
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Yemen 'foils oil plant attacks'

Friday 15th of September 2006, 9:27
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Four suicide attackers are killed while trying to blow up oil installations in Yemen, the authorities say.
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Baghdad police find 50 corpses

Friday 15th of September 2006, 9:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Police in Baghdad find at least 49 bodies on the streets of the capital in the past 24 hours.
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UN Lebanon deaths 'tragic error'

Friday 15th of September 2006, 10:10
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israel says the bombing of a UN post in southern Lebanon that killed four peacekeepers was a "tragic error".
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Russia jails Moscow knifeman

Friday 15th of September 2006, 11:35
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A Russian court jails a man for 16 years for stabbing worshippers at a Moscow synagogue in January.
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Mass arrests at Moscow race rally

Friday 15th of September 2006, 11:45
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

More than 100 people are detained at a Moscow protest rally against migrants from the Caucasus.
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DR Congo poll date confirmed

Friday 15th of September 2006, 11:52
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo's Supreme Court rules that the second round of landmark elections can go ahead as planned.
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Zimbabwe union chief in hospital

Friday 15th of September 2006, 12:24
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Several trade union leaders are moved from prison to hospital, saying they were beaten by Zimbabwe police.
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Ford to cut 14,000 US jobs

Friday 15th of September 2006, 12:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ford

Carmaker Ford is cutting 14,000 jobs in the US and Canada as it tries to turn round its flagging business.
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Trenches plan to secure Baghdad

Friday 15th of September 2006, 13:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's government plans to encircle Baghdad with trenches to boost security, as dozens more bodies are found.
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EU sees Palestinian 'opportunity'

Friday 15th of September 2006, 15:08
related countries: France France

The EU's Finnish presidency urges member countries to welcome the creation of a new Palestinian government.
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Robbie cancels Asian tour dates

Friday 15th of September 2006, 15:37
related countries: China China

Pop star Robbie Williams calls off six concerts in China, India and the Far East, blaming exhaustion.
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Singapore shift on IMF activists

Friday 15th of September 2006, 15:59
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore allows entry to 22 activists it had banned ahead of the IMF meeting, after criticism from the World Bank.
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Asian migrants arrive at Tenerife

Friday 15th of September 2006, 16:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Almost 200 migrants believed to be from Pakistan and Sri Lanka reach the Canary Islands by boat.
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Czech jailed over net murder ad

Friday 15th of September 2006, 16:36
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

A Czech man is jailed for 11 years for advertising on the internet for someone to kill his older wife.
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Afghan forces retake district HQ

Friday 15th of September 2006, 17:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Farah

Afghan forces recapture a district headquarters from the Taleban in western Farah province, police say.
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Maharashtra chief's unpaid bill

Friday 15th of September 2006, 17:12
related countries: India India

An electricity employee in India's Maharashtra state is suspended after cutting the chief minister's power over unpaid bills.
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Castro misses summit opening

Friday 15th of September 2006, 17:49
related countries: Cuba Cuba

World leaders gather in Cuba for the Non-Aligned Movement summit, but President Fidel Castro is not among them.
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Bush fights rebels over tribunals

Friday 15th of September 2006, 18:30
related countries: United States United States

President Bush urges Congress to back controversial plans on the treatment of Guantanamo Bay detainees.
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Mass rally against Taiwan leader

Friday 15th of September 2006, 19:31
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Thousands of Taiwanese march through the capital demanding the resignation of President Chen Shui-bian.
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Cricket: S Africa beat Zimbabwe

Friday 15th of September 2006, 20:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Boeta Dippenaar's 85 helps South Africa to a five-wicket win in the first of three one-dayers against Zimbabwe.
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UN calls rape 'a cancer' in DRC

Friday 15th of September 2006, 21:50
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

UN humanitarian chief, Jan Egeland says sexual abuse in the DR Congo has become "a cancer".
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Mexico protesters dismantle camp

Friday 15th of September 2006, 22:58
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Protesters in Mexico City who say presidential polls were rigged dismantle their tent city, but vow to continue their fight.
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UK demands action over Darfur

Friday 15th of September 2006, 23:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's prime minister says the situation in Darfur is "unacceptable" and the world should not just stand by.
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