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What happend on April 16th 2007

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Karachi protest at Sharia mosque

Monday 16th of April 2007, 0:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad, Karachi

Tens of thousands protest in the Pakistani city of Karachi against a radical mosque in Islamabad.
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Clinton, Obama head funding drive

Monday 16th of April 2007, 2:29
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are topping the battle to raise funds for a US presidency bid.
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Ecuador leader celebrates 'win'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 3:59
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

President Rafael Correa says Ecuador has voted "yes to the future" in a referendum on political reform.
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UK official to query 'war on terror'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 4:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The phrase "war on terror" gives strength to terrorists, making them feel part of something bigger, Hilary Benn will warn.
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Son of Bangladesh ex-PM arrested

Monday 16th of April 2007, 6:15
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshi police arrest a second son of the former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, local media report.
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Ten police dead in Afghan blast

Monday 16th of April 2007, 6:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Ten policemen are killed and 10 others hurt in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan, security sources say.
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UK firms 'dominating Europe'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 7:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK companies generate more than a third of the profits made by Europe's 750 top firms, the government says.
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Civilians 'main Afghan victims'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 8:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Civilians are the main victims of insurgent attacks across Afghanistan during the past 15 months, a study reveals.
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Turks argue over next president

Monday 16th of April 2007, 9:20
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish MPs begin the election process for a new president amid controversy about political Islam.
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US-Korean man jailed for spying

Monday 16th of April 2007, 9:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

An American-Korean man is jailed for nine years by a South Korean court for spying for the Communist North.
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Oxfam appeals for aid for Darfur

Monday 16th of April 2007, 10:09
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Darfur

A British NGO appeals for aid for Darfur as a senior US official warns that Sudan is obstructing assistance.
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Tribe in Pakistan security plea

Monday 16th of April 2007, 10:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

A leading tribe near the Afghan border urges Pakistan's government to resume control of law and order there.
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Germany condemns 'racist video'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 10:56
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's defence ministry says a video in which an army recruit is told to imagine firing at blacks is "unacceptable".
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Coroner attacks 'inexcusable' US

Monday 16th of April 2007, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A coroner calls it "inexcusable" that US authorities failed to release evidence about eight UK servicemen's deaths.
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Russia presses UK on Berezovsky

Monday 16th of April 2007, 12:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia asks the UK to extradite tycoon Boris Berezovsky, who called for President Putin to be ousted.
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Ambush kills 13 Iraqi servicemen

Monday 16th of April 2007, 12:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

At least 13 Iraqi soldiers have been killed in an ambush in the northern city of Mosul, police say.
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Sudan agrees to UN troops

Monday 16th of April 2007, 12:21
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan agrees to allow 3,000 UN troops into Darfur to support struggling African Union peacekeepers.
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Court puts Nigeria poll in doubt

Monday 16th of April 2007, 13:03
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Supreme Court rules the vice-president should contest Saturday's presidential elections.
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Appeal to end Philippine clashes

Monday 16th of April 2007, 13:44
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

An organisation of Muslim nations calls on Manila and a rebel group to end three days of fighting.
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Eight killed as storms batter US

Monday 16th of April 2007, 14:21
related countries: United States United States

At least eight people die as powerful spring storms batter eastern US, triggering widespread flooding.
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Iran pardons jailed Swedish pair

Monday 16th of April 2007, 14:35
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Iran Iran

Iran pardons two Swedish men jailed for photographing military installations and says it will set them free.
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Macedonia leader 'watched attack'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 14:47
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

Macedonian minister watched police enter a village and kill seven ethnic Albanian men in 2001, a UN court hears.
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Deadly shooting at US university

Monday 16th of April 2007, 14:53
related countries: United States United States

At least one person is reported killed and one injured at a shooting in a dormitory at Virginia Tech.
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EU 'does not need constitution'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 15:17
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK and Dutch prime ministers say the EU needs changes to existing treaties, not a big constitution.
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Sadr ministers quit Iraqi cabinet

Monday 16th of April 2007, 16:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr pulls his ministers out of Iraq's cabinet to press for a timetable for US withdrawal.
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Madonna arrives for Malawi visit

Monday 16th of April 2007, 16:44
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Pop star Madonna arrives in Malawi, the African country where her adopted son was born.
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S Korea 'may delay aid to North'

Monday 16th of April 2007, 17:18
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Russia Russia, North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Seoul eyes delaying aid to North Korea, as Russia blames the US for Pyongyang's failure to meet a nuclear deadline.
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Maldives 'custody' death row

Monday 16th of April 2007, 17:41
related countries: Maldives Maldives

Tensions are high in the Maldives over the death of a man the opposition alleges died in police custody.
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Cricket: Aussies stroll to win

Monday 16th of April 2007, 20:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia wrap up a straightforward seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Grenada.
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Ethanol dominating energy summit

Monday 16th of April 2007, 20:56
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States
related places: Margarita

Venezuela's opposition to ethanol production in the region dominates a summit of eight Latin American nations.
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Key terror trial opens in Florida

Monday 16th of April 2007, 21:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Jose Padilla, the man once accused of planning a US radioactive bomb attack, goes on trial in Florida.
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Pound touches 14-year dollar high

Monday 16th of April 2007, 22:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The pound moves towards the $2 mark, benefiting British tourists but making life more difficult for exporters.
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