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What happend on December 28th 2007

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Sailing: Wild Oats wins again

Friday 28th of December 2007, 0:16
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Hobart, Sydney

Australia's Wild Oats XI becomes the first boat to claim three straight Sydney-Hobart wins in 59 years.
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Olmert, Abbas try to revive talks

Friday 28th of December 2007, 1:13
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli and Palestinian leaders hold talks to try to defuse a row over Jewish settlement activity.
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Taiwan acquits opposition leader

Friday 28th of December 2007, 3:56
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A Taiwan appeal court upholds the acquittal of opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou of corruption charges.
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Cricket: India chase Australia

Friday 28th of December 2007, 7:04
related countries: Australia Australia

India are 6-0 at the end of day three, chasing an improbable 499 to beat Australia in the first Test.
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Kenyans await elections outcome

Friday 28th of December 2007, 7:16
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Counting continues after national elections in Kenya, with presidential contenders neck-and-neck.
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S Korea extends Iraq deployment

Friday 28th of December 2007, 8:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Parliament in Seoul votes to extend for another year the deployment of South Korean troops in Iraq.
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Winehouse must go to Norway court

Friday 28th of December 2007, 9:46
related countries: Norway Norway

Singer Amy Winehouse is ordered to appear in court in Norway to appeal against a fine for drug possession.
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Zimbabwe probes top attorney

Friday 28th of December 2007, 9:59
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's leader swears in a tribunal to investigate misconduct charges against the ex-attorney general.
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China and Japan hail progress

Friday 28th of December 2007, 11:04
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

China and Japan's PMs say "spring has arrived" in their diplomatic relations but fail to agree on gas fields dispute.
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US election focus turns overseas

Friday 28th of December 2007, 11:24
related countries: United States United States

US presidential hopefuls stress their foreign policy credentials as news of Benazir Bhutto's killing dominates campaigns.
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Kenya's police chief urges calm

Friday 28th of December 2007, 11:31
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's police commissioner urges poll losers to respect the outcome as counting continues in close elections.
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Couple 'admits' family murders

Friday 28th of December 2007, 11:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Seattle

A US couple admits to killing six members of the same family near the city of Seattle, police say.
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Nigeria corruption tsar sidelined

Friday 28th of December 2007, 12:23
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The head of Nigeria's anti-corruption unit is reportedly ordered to go on year-long leave.
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Ethiopia leaves key Somali town

Friday 28th of December 2007, 13:07
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

Ethiopian troops withdraw from the key town in central Somalia linking a road between the two countries.
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Indian police shoot three dead

Friday 28th of December 2007, 13:12
related countries: India India

Police in India's Orissa state shoot dead three people in violence between hard-line Hindus and Christians.
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Vote to abolish Nepal's monarchy

Friday 28th of December 2007, 14:50
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Parliament in Nepal endorses an agreement to abolish the monarchy, allowing Maoists to re-join the government.
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Bleak prospects for UK job market

Friday 28th of December 2007, 16:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The outlook for the UK job market is at its worst for a decade, an employment organisation says.
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Bhutto buried amid mass mourning

Friday 28th of December 2007, 16:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Thousands mourn murdered opposition leader Benazir Bhutto as she is buried at her ancestral home in Pakistan.
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Venezuela set for hostage flights

Friday 28th of December 2007, 16:10
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela says it is set to start sending aircraft to Colombia to collect three hostages from rebels.
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French cafes set to ban smoking

Friday 28th of December 2007, 16:16
related countries: France France

France is extending a smoking ban to bars, cafes and restaurants - but after New Year parties.
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Nazi victims' fund pays out £21m

Friday 28th of December 2007, 17:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A scheme to compensate WWII victims who had their assets seized by Britain has paid out more than £21m.
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Car bomb hits busy Baghdad market

Friday 28th of December 2007, 17:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 14 people die and 64 are hurt in a car bomb attack on a market in the Iraqi capital, officials say.
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West Bank clash leaves three dead

Friday 28th of December 2007, 17:45
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Two Israeli off-duty soldiers and a Palestinian die in a clash near Hebron in the West Bank, Israeli officials say.
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Malaysian row over word for 'God'

Friday 28th of December 2007, 17:51
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Two Malaysia Christian groups sue the government after it banned non-Muslims from using 'Allah' to mean God.
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US home sales at 12-year low

Friday 28th of December 2007, 18:07
related countries: United States United States

November sales of new US homes fall more than analysts expected, raising concerns about the economy.
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Bush 'to veto' troop funding bill

Friday 28th of December 2007, 19:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: White House

US President Bush will veto a package of funding for troops amid Iraq lawsuit fears, the White House says.
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French aid workers home from Chad

Friday 28th of December 2007, 20:11
related countries: France France, Chad Chad

Six French aid workers sentenced in Chad for child trafficking return to France to serve their eight-year terms.
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New charges for S Africa's Zuma

Friday 28th of December 2007, 20:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Zuma

South African prosecutors bring corruption charges against Jacob Zuma, leader of the governing ANC party.
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Castro again hints at retirement

Friday 28th of December 2007, 23:14
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban President Fidel Castro for the second time this month alludes publicly to the possibility of leaving office.
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