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What happend on September 29th 2006

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Canada 'sorry' over deportation

Friday 29th of September 2006, 0:43
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's national police chief publicly apologises to a man who was deported on false terrorism charges.
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Russia urges UN to rebuke Georgia

Friday 29th of September 2006, 4:05
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

Russia calls on the UN Security Council to censure Georgia as the spying row escalates.
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Dispute as woman fasts to death

Friday 29th of September 2006, 4:06
related countries: India India

A terminally ill woman's religious fast unto death in northern India causes controversy.
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Rice to visit Mid-East for talks

Friday 29th of September 2006, 5:28
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US secretary of state is to visit the Middle East to try to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace moves.
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Japan PM seeks better Asian ties

Friday 29th of September 2006, 5:49
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

Japan's new PM Shinzo Abe uses his first speech to say he wants to repair relations with China and South Korea.
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Chinese push for N Korea talks

Friday 29th of September 2006, 6:08
related countries: South Korea South Korea, China China
related places: Seoul

China's top nuclear envoy arrives in Seoul for talks on how to revive six-party negotiations on N Korea.
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Iraq convoy troops 'did not flee'

Friday 29th of September 2006, 6:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military rejects claims that its soldiers abandoned civilian truck drivers during an insurgent attack in Iraq.
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Cricket: Ball-tampering 'guess'

Friday 29th of September 2006, 7:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

TV analyst Simon Hughes says Darrell Hair was "guessing" when he penalised Pakistan for ball-tampering.
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Lula boycotts pre-poll TV debate

Friday 29th of September 2006, 7:19
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pulls out of a TV debate with other presidential candidates.
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F1 : Alonso sits out GP practice

Friday 29th of September 2006, 7:32
related countries: China China

Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher set almost identical times in practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.
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Temporary relief for Delhi shops

Friday 29th of September 2006, 8:06
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

India's Supreme Court provides temporary relief to illegal businesses in residential areas of the capital, Delhi.
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Space tourist in Earth touchdown

Friday 29th of September 2006, 8:16
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

The first female space tourist lands in northern Kazakhstan after a 10-day visit to the International Space Station.
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Somalia's premier warns Islamists

Friday 29th of September 2006, 9:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Ethiopia Ethiopia

Somalia's PM warns Islamists that Ethiopia and Kenya will help his government in case of attack.
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US Senate backs terror trial bill

Friday 29th of September 2006, 9:58
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate endorses President Bush's plans to interrogate and prosecute foreign terror suspects.
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UN 'must drop' Darfur peace force

Friday 29th of September 2006, 10:12
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Top UN officials say the world body should stop trying to persuade Sudan to accept UN peacekeepers in Darfur.
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Philippines clears up after storm

Friday 29th of September 2006, 10:19
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A massive clean-up is under way in the Philippines after Typhoon Xangsane claims at least 30 lives.
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Israeli strike kills two in Gaza

Friday 29th of September 2006, 10:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Two people are killed in an Israeli missile strike in northern Gaza, Palestinian security officials say.
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Strike in Kashmir over execution

Friday 29th of September 2006, 11:21
related countries: India India

A general strike is held in Indian-controlled Kashmir in protest at the planned execution of a Kashmiri man.
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Turkish PM rejects ceasefire call

Friday 29th of September 2006, 11:29
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's prime minister rejects a truce call from the jailed leader of Kurdish separatists, Abdullah Ocalan.
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SA crime 'deters foreign firms'

Friday 29th of September 2006, 11:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's high levels of crime are continuing to deter foreign investors, a business group warns.
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One dead in blast near Tel Aviv

Friday 29th of September 2006, 11:47
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

At least one person is killed and several injured in a blast in an Israeli town south of Tel Aviv, rescue workers say.
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Priests 'took US church millions'

Friday 29th of September 2006, 11:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

A Catholic priest is held in Florida and another is on the run after stealing millions from parishioners, police say.
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Thaksin military allies sidelined

Friday 29th of September 2006, 12:20
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's new military rulers sideline allies of ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra in an annual army reshuffle.
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France urges immigration curbs

Friday 29th of September 2006, 12:45
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy urges tough, EU-wide rules on dealing with illegal immigration.
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Ahern under fire in new cash row

Friday 29th of September 2006, 13:12
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish PM Bertie Ahern faces more pressure after saying he took £8,000 for a speaking event 12 years ago.
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Cricket: Hair security 'not at risk'

Friday 29th of September 2006, 13:37
related countries: India India

India insist Darrell Hair was not taken off the list of umpires in the Champions Trophy for his own safety.
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Quake hits Venezuela, Trinidad

Friday 29th of September 2006, 14:34
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela Venezuela

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude shakes parts of Venezuela and the nearby island of Trinidad.
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Iran mulled nuclear bomb in 1988

Friday 29th of September 2006, 14:50
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

A 1988 letter revealing Iranian commanders were eyeing acquiring a nuclear bomb is uncovered in Tehran.
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Pakistan rapped over detentions

Friday 29th of September 2006, 15:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan is accused of detaining hundreds of alleged terror suspects without legal process.
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Saddam judge relative shot dead

Friday 29th of September 2006, 16:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The brother-in-law of the new chief judge in the genocide trial of Saddam Hussein is shot dead in the Iraqi capital.
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Russian officers on spying charge

Friday 29th of September 2006, 16:27
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Tbilisi

Four Russian officers held in Georgia are charged with spying, as Moscow begins evacuating staff from Tbilisi.
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Nato chief defends Afghan plans

Friday 29th of September 2006, 16:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato's leader backs the move to expand into all of Afghanistan despite not having all the troops needed.
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Attorney-general of Solomons held

Friday 29th of September 2006, 16:54
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands, Aruba Aruba, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

The Solomon Islands' attorney-general is arrested in Papua New Guinea amid Australian child-sex charges.
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White House lobbyist ties 'wider'

Friday 29th of September 2006, 17:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Disgraced US lobbyist Jack Abramoff had more contacts with the White House than it has admitted, an inquiry finds.
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Austrian kidnap girl in own flat

Friday 29th of September 2006, 18:09
related countries: Austria Austria

The Austrian teenager kidnapped and held captive for eight years leaves hospital and moves to a flat.
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VW workers agree to work longer

Friday 29th of September 2006, 19:11
related countries: Germany Germany

Volkswagen strikes a deal with unions to extend the working week at six German plants without any increase in pay.
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Mars rover takes in crater view

Friday 29th of September 2006, 21:42
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Nasa's robotic rover Opportunity sends back more images as it edges towards Victoria Crater.
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'Tooth key clue' in Hariri murder

Friday 29th of September 2006, 22:41
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A tooth at the murder site of ex-Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri could help to identify the presumed killer, a UN inquiry says.
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US 'hiding Iraq woes' - Woodward

Friday 29th of September 2006, 23:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Woodward

Washington Post writer Bob Woodward says, in a new book, that the true extent of the Iraq war is being hidden.
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French critic of Islam in hiding

Friday 29th of September 2006, 23:22
related countries: France France

A French teacher who wrote an article critical of Islam has gone into hiding after receiving death threats.
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Head teacher shot in Wisconsin

Friday 29th of September 2006, 23:48
related countries: United States United States

A head teacher is shot at a high school in the US state of Wisconsin and a suspect is in custody.
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