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What happend on August 2nd 2007

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Getty to return Italian treasures

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 1:59
related countries: Italy Italy

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles agrees to hand back priceless antiquities which Italy says were looted.
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'Bomber' killed in Pakistan city

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 5:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police in Pakistan say they have killed a suicide bomber after the man failed to detonate his explosives.
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China lightning kills record 141

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 5:54
related countries: China China

Lightning killed 141 people in China last month, the highest number since records began, officials say.
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UN resolution on bigger Iraq role

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 6:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US and UK circulate a draft UN resolution, which would broaden the organisation's role in Iraq.
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Papers shut in Indian north-east

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 6:51
related countries: India India

Journalists in the Indian state of Manipur refuse to bring out their newspapers in protest against threats by rebels.
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Prague 'tourist trouble hotspot'

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 7:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Czech Republic Czech Republic

British stag and hen parties make the Czech Republic a consular-assistance hotspot, government figures suggest.
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Bush orders Rove not to testify

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 7:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

US President Bush orders close adviser Karl Rove not to testify before Congress on the sacking of federal attorneys.
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Colombian man ends protest trek

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 7:36
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The father of a soldier kidnapped by Colombian rebels a decade ago completes a march across the country.
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Quakes hit Russian far east

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 8:29
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sakhalin

At least two people are killed in a series of earthquakes on Sakhalin island in Russia's far east.
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Uganda confirms Marburg outbreak

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 8:38
related countries: Uganda Uganda

An outbreak of the Marburg virus - a rare Ebola-like fever - is confirmed by Ugandan authorities.
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Black must await sentence in US

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 8:57
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Conrad Black cannot travel to Canada while he awaits sentencing in his fraud trial, a US judge rules.
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Rwandan anger at suspect release

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 9:21
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

The decision to free two Rwandan men in France may be politically motivated, a Rwandan official says.
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Bridge collapses into Mississippi

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 9:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Minneapolis

At least seven die after a bridge in Minneapolis over the Mississippi river collapses, hurling cars into the water.
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Indian hunger strikers warned

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 9:50
related countries: India India

The government in India's Sikkim state threatens action against tribes people who have been on a hunger strike.
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US in $80m Palestinian aid deal

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 10:24
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signs a deal with the Palestinians to reform their security services.
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Civilians die in Mogadishu battle

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 10:26
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

At least eight people die in fighting between insurgents and goverment troops in the Somali capital.
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Funeral held for Blow-Up director

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 12:24
related countries: Italy Italy

Mourners pay their last respects to film-maker Michelangelo Antonioni at his funeral in Italy.
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Vietnam backs new-look Cabinet

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 12:41
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A younger and smaller Cabinet aimed at moving forward Vietnam's economic reforms is approved by legislators.
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Bulgaria 'to waive Libyan debt'

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 13:32
related countries: Libya Libya, Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria is to divert $57m of debt owed by Libya to a fund for the families of Libyan children infected with HIV.
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Ethiopia denies Ogaden blockade

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 14:38
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia dismisses claims that its security forces are barring aid and removing people from the Ogaden region.
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Tehran killers hanged in public

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 15:06
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Two men are hanged in Tehran for murdering a judge, the first public executions in Iran's capital since 2002.
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Access 'denied' to jailed Briton

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 15:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK officials says they are being denied access to a Briton held in Pakistan on security grounds.
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Anti-terror chief 'misled' public

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 15:58
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A top anti-terror officer misled the public after the shooting of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes, a report finds.
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S Leone militia leaders convicted

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 16:47
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's war crimes court convicts two ex-militia leaders who fought the rebels in the civil war.
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Russia plants flag under N Pole

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 17:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Explorers plant a Russian flag on the seabed below the North Pole to further Moscow's Arctic claims.
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Taleban to discuss hostages' fate

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 17:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

The Taleban agree to face-to-face talks with South Korea to discuss the fate of 21 Korean hostages.
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Chinese-made toys in mass recall

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 18:00
related countries: United States United States, China China

Fisher Price recalls nearly one million Chinese-made toys over fears their paint may contain too much lead.
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Puerto Rico seizes 'fake doctors'

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 19:39
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican officials make a wave of arrests targeting doctors who they say are practising medicine illegally.
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DR Congo crash toll 'passes 100'

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 19:57
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least 100 people have died in a train crash in central DR Congo, with passengers still trapped, officials say.
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US marine guilty over Iraq plot

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 20:44
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US marine is found guilty of kidnapping and conspiring to murder an Iraqi civilian near Baghdad in 2006.
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Oil price 'threatens US economy'

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 21:21
related countries: United States United States

Sustained oil prices close to $80 a barrel could hit US economic growth, Energy Secretary Sam Bodman says.
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US marine guilty of Iraq murder

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 21:44
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US marine sergeant is found guilty of murder and conspiring to murder an Iraqi civilian near Baghdad in 2006.
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US Senate tightens lobbying rules

Thursday 2nd of August 2007, 22:30
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate votes for a bill to tighten rules on lobbying in what Democrats hail as a landmark measure.
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