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What happend on April 5th 2007

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Transport protests flare in Chile

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 0:58
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Santiago

Police in Chile's capital, Santiago, arrest about 100 in a fresh protest against a new public transport system.
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UN urges non-violent Timor poll

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 4:12
related countries: East Timor East Timor

The UN Security Council calls on all parties involved in next week's East Timor election to avoid violence.
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Indian designer in US out on bail

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 5:49
related countries: India India, United States United States

A celebrity fashion designer in the US is freed on bail after pleading not guilty to sex assaults on women and girls.
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Mosque attacked in south Thailand

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 6:09
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A grenade has been thrown into a mosque in southern Thailand, injuring at least 14 people, police say.
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Action 'urgent' on Chad refugees

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 7:18
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad faces an imminent crisis as refugees arrive daily from Darfur, warns UN humanitarian chief John Holmes.
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71 injured in Paris train shunt

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 10:14
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Seventy-one people on a commuter train are injured after a train hits the buffers at a Paris railway station.
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Whatmore declares India interest

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 10:23
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore confirms his interest in succeeding Greg Chappell as India coach.
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Ugandan adultery law 'too sexist'

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 10:27
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's adultery law is scrapped as it treats married women differently from men, a court rules.
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British sailors on their way home

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 10:33
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The 15 UK navy personnel held captive in the Gulf are flying home after being freed by Iran.
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Thai conjoined twins separated

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 10:41
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Conjoined twins born with connected livers and hearts have been successfully separated in "world first" surgery.
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Suspects 'detained in Ethiopia'

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 11:00
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States

US agents are interrogating al-Qaeda suspects in secret Ethiopian prisons, human rights groups allege.
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Indonesia Playboy editor cleared

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 11:12
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A judge clears Playboy's editor in Indonesia of printing indecent material, ruling the magazine is not pornographic.
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Fans in hospital after violence

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 11:47
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Manchester Utd fans are involved in violent clashes in Rome before and during their Champions League match.
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Man Utd condemn Rome police

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 12:10
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Man Utd strongly condemn Italian police as Uefa launches an investigation into violence at the Stadio Olimpico.
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UN urges better tsunami response

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 12:42
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

The UN says more work has to be done on emergency response after the deadly Solomon Islands tsunami.
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Three charged over 7/7 bombings

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Three men are charged in connection with the 7 July suicide bombings in London.
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No B'desh polls 'for 18 months'

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 12:52
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

It will take at least 18 months before new elections can be called in Bangladesh, the country's chief election commissioner says.
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UK meets Hamas PM over reporter

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 13:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British diplomat meets the Palestinian prime minister for talks on missing BBC journalist Alan Johnston.
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New Chechen president sworn in

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 13:51
related countries: Russia Russia

Controversial ex-rebel Ramzan Kadyrov is sworn in as president of troubled Chechnya in southern Russia.
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Harare cameraman murdered

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 13:56
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A Zimbabwe cameraman is found murdered as the government threatens action against firms that shut in the strike.
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US helicopter 'shot down' in Iraq

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 14:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US helicopter comes down in south Iraq, injuring four, after apparently coming under insurgent fire, witnesses say.
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Ukraine PM asks Austria to help

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 14:45
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Austria Austria

Ukraine's prime minister asks Austria to mediate in the political crisis which is splitting the country.
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Thursday 5th of April 2007, 15:04
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The 15 sailors and marines held by Iran for almost two weeks are being reunited with their families.
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Anti-madrassa protest in Pakistan

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 16:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Hundreds of human rights activists rally to protest at the "extremist" activities of an Islamabad religious school.
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Cruise ship evacuated off Greece

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 17:28
related countries: Greece Greece

An operation to take up to 1,600 people off a stricken cruise ship is completed near the Greek island of Santorini.
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India to see new economic zones

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 18:21
related countries: India India

India's government is to allow the creation of Special Economic Zones, hoping to attract overseas investors.
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'No deal done with Iran' - Blair

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 18:23
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Prime Minister Tony Blair insists no deal was done to free 15 Royal Navy crew members.
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Canadian's terror appeal denied

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 20:36
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's Supreme Court denies a terror suspect the right to appeal against anti-terror legislation.
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UK and US unions in merger talks

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 20:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

British and American unions discuss a merger which would create one of the world's largest unions.
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Golf: Rose rises to challenge

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 21:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

England's Justin Rose cards a three-under 69 to claim a share of the first-round lead with American Brett Wetterich.
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S Korea pledge on North food aid

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 21:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea will give rice to North Korea even if it misses a deadline to close its nuclear plant, an official says.
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Turkey academics oppose PM's run

Thursday 5th of April 2007, 21:55
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's PM is given a coded warning not to stand for president by an influential panel of senior Turks.
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