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What happend on September 27th 2006

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Paris Hilton faces driving charge

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 1:48
related countries: France France

Paris Hilton is charged with drinking and driving, following her arrest earlier this month in Los Angeles.
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N Korea hits out at US sanctions

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 3:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea blames US financial sanctions for deadlock in multilateral talks on its nuclear programme.
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Australian cricket tackles racism

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 4:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian cricketing bodies announce a new anti-racism policy, but calling the English "poms" is ruled acceptable.
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Carlos Menem collapses at rally

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 6:15
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina's former President Carlos Menem is taken to hospital after collapsing during a political rally.
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US military set to quit Iceland

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 7:18
related countries: Iceland Iceland, United States United States

The US reaches agreement with Iceland on how to end its military presence in the country.
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Colombian drug lords jailed in US

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 7:26
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States
related places: Cali

Two brothers who led Colombia's infamous Cali drug cartel are each sentenced to 30 years in US jails.
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Iraq war fuels terror - US report

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 7:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The Iraq conflict has become a "cause celebre" for Muslim jihadists, a declassified US intelligence report says.
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Irish PM admits receiving loans

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 7:41
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern admits receiving loans during the 1990s, after pressure to explain payments.
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Police accused of Aborigine death

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 7:43
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian coroner berates police for an Aboriginal man's death which prompted riots on Palm Island in 2004.
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European press on enlargement

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 8:45
related countries: Romania Romania, Bulgaria Bulgaria

Today's review focuses on the European Commission's announcement that Romania and Bulgaria are to be admitted to the EU in 2007
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Burma 'detains three activists'

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 8:49
related countries: Burma Burma

Three Burmese activists are detained as the opposition NLD marks its 18th anniversary, colleagues say.
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British launch Iraq police purge

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 9:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iraqi and British troops begin an operation to purge Shia militias from the police force in Basra city.
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Senate to probe Obasanjo deputy

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 9:28
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Senate is to investigate graft allegations made by President Obasanjo against his vice-president.
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Trees to reclaim Amazon lands

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 9:42
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The government of one of Brazil's Amazonian states plans to reforest areas of land cleared for pasture.
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Democrats seek full terror report

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 10:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Bush

US Democrats urge the Bush administration to release in full a report linking the Iraq conflict and global terrorism.
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UK debt 'double Europe average'

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 10:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

People in the UK are borrowing almost twice that of citizens in other western European countries, a report says.
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Japan seeks imminent China talks

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 11:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Japan Japan, China China

Japan's new leader Shinzo Abe wants talks with China as early as next month, his foreign minister says.
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Kashmir protests over execution

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 12:28
related countries: India India

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir break up violent protests against a court order to hang a Kashmiri man.
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Israel frees Hamas deputy premier

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 12:41
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli military court orders the release of Palestinian deputy PM Nasser al-Shaer, his lawyer says.
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EU restricts hand-luggage liquid

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 13:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Air passengers travelling to European Union countries may face a 100ml limit on how much they can take on board.
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Zero-gravity surgery 'a success'

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 14:32
related countries: France France

Doctors operate successfully on a human in "weightless" conditions, on a flight by a specially adapted plane.
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UK spy wins book royalties case

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 15:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government is told to pay a former spy £5,000 for breaching his human rights after a case that stopped him receiving book royalties.
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Brazilian cleaner blackmailed judge

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 15:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Botswana Botswana

A UK court finds Brazilian cleaner Roselane Driza guilty of blackmailing a female judge and stealing videos.
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Bosnia Serb jailed for war crimes

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 16:10
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Senior Bosnian Serb leader Momcilo Krajisnik gets 27 years in prison for war crimes, but is cleared of genocide.
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Life sentences for W Bank killer

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 16:12
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel hands a Jewish settler four life sentences for killing four Palestinians in the West Bank last year.
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Bush aides reject Iraq report calls

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 16:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Bush administration rejects calls for the release in full of a report linking the Iraq conflict to terrorism.
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LRA rebel moves 'threaten truce'

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 16:22
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Sudan Sudan

LRA rebels are leaving one of the reception centres in southern Sudan, threatening a truce, says Uganda's army.
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Germany opens major Islam summit

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 16:24
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany holds an Islam conference to tackle integration problems amid a row about self-censorship.
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Zambia campaign draws to a close

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 16:41
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Zambia's president and his main challengers make last ditch appeals for votes ahead of Thursday's elections.
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Tiger skin trade 'getting worse'

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 16:43
related countries: India India, China China

Indian tiger skins are still openly bought and sold on the streets of China, conservationists say.
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Teams reach Nepal crash bodies

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 17:01
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Rescuers retrieve 24 bodies after one of Nepal's worst air disasters, as a day of mourning is observed.
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US to host Karzai-Musharraf talks

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 17:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US president is due to host talks between the Pakistani and Afghan leaders to try to ease tensions.
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Organ sales 'thriving' in China

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 19:06
related countries: China China

The sale of organs taken from executed prisoners appears to be thriving in China, a BBC investigation has found.
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NY Mafia son's third trial folds

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 19:42
related countries: United States United States

US prosecutors fail yet again to convict John "Junior" Gotti, son of New York Mafia boss John Gotti.
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Attack on Baghdad mosque kills 10

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 21:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Ten people are killed in an attack at a Baghdad mosque, as the US says suicide attacks are at record levels.
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US House passes terror trial bill

Wednesday 27th of September 2006, 23:43
related countries: United States United States

The US House of Representatives passes a bill allowing military tribunals for foreign terrorism suspects.
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