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What happend on April 30th 2007

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Rice 'not ruling out Iran talks'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 1:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

The US secretary of state says she does not rule out meeting Iran's foreign minister at a conference on Iraq.
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Arroyo ups security before poll

Monday 30th of April 2007, 6:20
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippine President Gloria Arroyo calls in the army to help stop rising violence ahead of the elections.
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Man kills two in US mall shooting

Monday 30th of April 2007, 7:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kansas

A gunman kills two people and wounds two more in a shooting at a Missouri mall, US police say.
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Bangkok hosts key climate summit

Monday 30th of April 2007, 8:27
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

A major conference on what needs to be done to combat climate change opens in Thailand's capital, Bangkok.
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Olmert braces for Lebanon probe

Monday 30th of April 2007, 8:49
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert faces a damning report over his conduct of the war in Lebanon in 2006.
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Iraq hearing for US prison chief

Monday 30th of April 2007, 8:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A hearing begins to decide if the US commander of an Iraqi jail should face a court martial for aiding the enemy.
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Sudan ready for new Darfur talks

Monday 30th of April 2007, 8:59
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan's government says it will talk with Darfur rebels, but an air raid reportedly targets a rebel meeting.
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Protest in Thailand for BBC man

Monday 30th of April 2007, 9:12
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Foreign journalists in Thailand are to hold a rally in support of Alan Johnston, the BBC's Gaza reporter abducted seven weeks ago.
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British woman, 52, killed in Goa

Monday 30th of April 2007, 9:27
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Goa

An Oxfordshire woman is found with her throat slit at her rented home in the Indian state of Goa.
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Monday 30th of April 2007, 9:41
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli court convicts nuclear spy Mordechai Vanunu of violating a ban on speaking to foreign media.
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Turkish stocks and currency slump

Monday 30th of April 2007, 9:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's main stock index and its currency, the lira, fall amid a row over a vote for the country's next president.
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Turkish poll crisis goes to court

Monday 30th of April 2007, 10:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's highest court examines the row over a new president, pitting secularists against the ruling party.
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Iraq reconstruction 'not working'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 10:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Six

Six out of eight Iraqi reconstruction projects are failures, a US federal investigation finds.
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UK troops lead attack on Taleban

Monday 30th of April 2007, 11:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British forces take part in a major military offensive against the Taleban in southern Afghanistan.
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China miners risk deadly disease

Monday 30th of April 2007, 12:18
related countries: China China

Thousands of miners in China are dying each year from a lung disease known as "black lung", state media reports.
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Gujarat says missing wife killed

Monday 30th of April 2007, 12:47
related countries: India India

The government of India's Gujarat state says the missing wife of a man killed in 2005 by police has been killed too.
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Nasa 'rejects Russia Moon help'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 13:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's space agency says Nasa rejected a plan for the two to work together on lunar exploration.
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Five get life over UK bomb plot

Monday 30th of April 2007, 13:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five men are jailed for life for a bomb plot which could have killed hundreds in Britain as a 7 July link emerges.
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Troops kill 'scores of Taleban'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 13:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Herat

Nato-led forces and Afghan troops kill 136 Taleban fighters in Herat province, a coalition statement says.
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Thai coup leaders hire PR firm

Monday 30th of April 2007, 14:03
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The militarily-imposed government of Thailand hires a public relations firm to improve its image abroad.
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Estonia unearths Soviet war dead

Monday 30th of April 2007, 14:59
related countries: Estonia Estonia

Estonia says it has found the coffins of 12 Soviet soldiers buried at a controversial war memorial.
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Deadly blast targets Iraq funeral

Monday 30th of April 2007, 15:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 30 people die and more are hurt in a suicide bomb attack on a funeral in the Iraqi town of Khalis.
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DR Congo court frees Bemba ally

Monday 30th of April 2007, 16:45
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Bemba

A Congolese military court frees a lawyer linked to opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba after four months.
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Argentine mothers mark 30 years

Monday 30th of April 2007, 17:04
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Mothers of Argentina's disappeared mark the 30th anniversary of their campaign for justice for their children.
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Airlines cancel Sri Lanka flights

Monday 30th of April 2007, 17:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Three airlines cancel or change flights to Sri Lanka after rebels carried out an air raid around Colombo.
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US court stops Guantanamo case

Monday 30th of April 2007, 18:11
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court refuses to hear a case in which two Guantanamo inmates challenge tribunals.
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Turkish PM makes appeal for unity

Monday 30th of April 2007, 19:00
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeals for national unity over the disputed presidential election.
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Virginia closes firearms loophole

Monday 30th of April 2007, 19:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Virginia

Virginia's governor tightens the US state's gun laws in response to the university shootings earlier this month.
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Israeli leaders 'rushed to war'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 20:30
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert is criticised for his handling of the war in Lebanon, but vows not to resign.
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Mali leader 'set for re-election'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 21:15
related countries: Mali Mali

Mali President Amadou Toure looks set to win a second term, as partial results from Sunday's poll put him ahead.
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Israel PM 'will remain in office'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 21:52
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says he will not resign, despite criticism of his handling of the war in Lebanon.
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Morocco to talk to Polisario

Monday 30th of April 2007, 23:08
related countries: Western Sahara Western Sahara

Direct talks on the future of Western Sahara are to be held for the first time in 32 years of conflict.
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US, EU agree 'single market'

Monday 30th of April 2007, 23:21
related countries: United States United States

The annual US-EU summit takes steps to dismantle barriers to transatlantic trade and investment.
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Peru miners on nationwide strike

Monday 30th of April 2007, 23:47
related countries: Peru Peru

Peruvian miners begin a nationwide strike over pay that the government vows to declare illegal.
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