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Chad court jails French aid staff

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 1:05
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

A court in Chad sentences six French aid workers to eight years of hard labour for trying to abduct children.
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Boy dies of bird flu in Vietnam

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 3:01
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A four-year-old boy dies of bird flu in Vietnam - the country's fifth reported victim of the virus this year.
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Six found shot dead near Seattle

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 3:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Seattle

Six people, believed to be from the same family, are shot dead at a rural home near Seattle in the western US.
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Cricket: Aussies bowl out India

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 7:16
related countries: India India

Stuart Clark and Brett Lee share eight wickets as India are bowled out for 196 on day two of the first Test.
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Chavez hostage plan approved

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 10:21
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Bogota

Colombia approves a plan by Hugo Chavez to send planes to pick up rebel-held hostages expected to be freed shortly.
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Solomons ex-law chief extradited

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 10:31
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands, Australia Australia

The former Attorney-General of the Solomon Islands, Julian Moti, is being extradited to Australia on child sex charges.
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US 'kills 11 militants' in Iraq

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 10:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Eleven Shia militants are killed in a raid in the Iraqi town of Kut, south-east of Baghdad, US officials say.
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Somali troops hunt for kidnappers

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 10:55
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The Somali security forces are hunting for the gang which kidnapped two women who work for an aid agency.
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Southerners to take Sudan posts

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 10:57
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Former rebels are to be sworn in as Sudanese ministers, after clashes reportedly leave 100 dead.
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Afghanistan expels diplomats

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 11:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two diplomats accused by Afghan officials of contacting the Taleban leave after talks to stop their expulsions fail.
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Thaksin 'will be held' on return

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 11:16
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra will be arrested if he returns to the country, officials warn.
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Malaysia court rejects Hindu bid

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 11:37
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A court in Malaysia rejects an attempt by a Hindu woman to stop her husband divorcing her in an Islamic court.
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Commandos free Sri Lanka minister

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 11:46
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan security forces free a government minister who had been locked up by angry TV journalists.
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Four dead in Pakistan poll rally

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 12:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least four people are killed ahead of an election rally for former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
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US tiger death zoo a crime scene

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 13:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Francisco

Police declare the San Francisco zoo where a tiger killed a teenager a crime scene.
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Bhutto 'wounded in suicide blast'

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 13:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suspected suicide attack in Pakistan leaves several dead and former PM Benazir Bhutto reportedly injured.
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Two held over US family killings

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 13:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Seattle

Two people are arrested after six people, believed to be from the same family, are found dead at home near Seattle.
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Java mudslide toll mounts

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 14:12
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

At least 120 people are reported dead or missing in Indonesia, as rescuers try to reach victims of landslides.
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Cricket: Windies take control

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 17:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Shivnarine Chanderpaul becomes the third man to hit half-centuries in seven consecutive Test innings as West Indies take control against South Africa.
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BA finalises 787 Dreamliner order

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 17:53
related countries: United States United States

US planemaker Boeing reaffirms the revised schedule for its new 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
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Peugeot plans car plant in Russia

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 17:59
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

French car maker Peugeot Citroen announces plans to build its first factory in Russia, an expanding market.
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Russia jails troops over Chechnya

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 21:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Two Russian interior ministry troops are convicted of the killing of three civilians in Chechnya.
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Benazir Bhutto killed in attack

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 22:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is killed in a suicide attack at an election rally.
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French seek Chad aid staff return

Thursday 27th of December 2007, 23:13
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

France formally asks Chad to allow six French aid workers home to serve a sentence for attempted kidnapping.
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