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What happend on December 1st 2007

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Chavez urges reform for Venezuela

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 1:49
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez rallies supporters ahead of Sunday's referendum on constitutional changes.
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No Ethiopia-Eritrea border deal

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 4:40
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Eritrea Eritrea

A deadline for long-time foes Ethiopia and Eritrea to demarcate their shared border passes without agreement.
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Global effort on World Aids Day

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 6:06
related countries: United States United States

The US president urges a doubling of aid for the global fight against HIV/Aids, on World Aids Day.
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Tennis: USA take hold on final

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 6:59
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

James Blake and Andy Roddick give the USA a 2-0 lead over Russia after the opening singles in the Davis Cup final.
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Russians reflect ahead of polls

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 7:26
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia observes a day of no political campaigning ahead of Sunday's keenly-awaited parliamentary elections.
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Tibet train carries China troops

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 7:32
related countries: China China

China's high-altitude railway to Tibet carries troops to the region for the first time, state media reports.
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Five killed in Israeli Gaza raids

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 9:41
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Five members of the Palestinian militant group Hamas are killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.
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Four men arrested over NFL murder

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 10:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Miami

Miami police arrest four people over the murder of Sean Taylor, a star player from the NFL in the US.
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US daredevil Evel Knievel dies

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

Legendary US daredevil Evel Knievel, famous for his death-defying motorcycle stunts, dies aged 69.
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UK seeks Sudan teacher release

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 11:04
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British Muslim peer is travelling to Sudan hoping to secure the release of jailed UK teacher Gillian Gibbons.
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Return to Aden, without Mad Mitch

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 12:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brian Barron reported 40 years ago on the British withdrawal from Aden - he now returns to see the changes.
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Cricket: India turn the screw

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 12:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

India post their highest ever home total against Pakistan before taking an early wicket in the second Test.
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Reindeer and politics in Russia

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 12:33
related countries: Russia Russia

As Russians vote, Tim Whewell has been gauging opinion in the north of the country in a region rich in oil and home to a variety of indigenous tribes as well as reindeer.
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Militants kill 14 Iraqi villagers

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 12:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 14 Iraqi villagers are killed by militants near Baquba, despite figures suggesting violence is falling.
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Australia's Howard 'loses seat'

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 14:49
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The woman who contested outgoing Australian PM John Howard's parliamentary seat claims victory.
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Belgium coalition talks collapse

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 15:01
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The head of Belgium's Flemish Christian Democrats abandons an effort to form a coalition government.
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Turkish army fires on PKK in Iraq

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 17:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

The Turkish army says it has inflicted "heavy losses" on Kurdish PKK rebels across the border in Iraq.
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Colombian hostage letter released

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 17:37
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A letter is released from Ingrid Betancourt, who has been held hostage by Colombian rebels since 2002.
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Powers 'to seek Iran sanctions'

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 19:14
related countries: Iran Iran

The six countries dealing with Iran's contested nuclear programme agree to start work on a new UN resolution.
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Iran rejects EU 'disappointment'

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 19:16
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran defends its right to develop nuclear technology following the failure of EU talks to break the deadlock.
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Global effort on World Aids Day

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 20:31
related countries: United States United States

Events mark the 20th World Aids Day, as campaigners say better prevention and treatment is still needed.
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UK peers visit teddy row teacher

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 20:57
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Khartoum

Two British Muslim peers meet jailed UK teacher Gillian Gibbons at a secret location in Sudan's capital Khartoum.
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Eta blamed for killing in France

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 22:00
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

A Spanish civil guard is killed and another badly wounded after a suspected Eta attack in southern France.
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Chadian defence minister sacked

Saturday 1st of December 2007, 22:39
related countries: Chad Chad

A former rebel brought into the Chadian government as part of a peace deal is sacked as defence minister
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