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Palestinians 'nearer' power deal

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 2:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah have made progress towards a unity government, Egypt's president says.
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US ex-generals reject Iran strike

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 2:20
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Three former top US officers say attacking Iran would have "disastrous consequences" for the Middle East.
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Bangladesh top politicians held

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 6:41
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

At least eight top politicians are detained in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, officials and media reports say.
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Tennis: Hingis triumph in Tokyo

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 6:52
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Martina Hingis beats Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-2 to claim her fifth Pan Pacific Open title in Tokyo.
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Iraqi PM vows to end bomb terror

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 9:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's PM vows to end attacks like Saturday's deadly truck bomb in Baghdad which killed more than 130 people.
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Syria accused over Iraq attacks

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 10:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria
related places: Baghdad

An Iraqi official says half of attacks in Baghdad are by militants from Syria, after a major blast in the capital.
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Chinese workers freed in Nigeria

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 10:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, China China

Nine Chinese workers kidnapped from the offices of a Chinese oil firm in Nigeria's Delta region are released.
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Cricket: Australia beat N Zealand

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 11:14
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia beat New Zealand by five wickets in the Commonwealth Bank Series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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Russia seeks UK Litvinenko probe

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 14:03
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russian police seek Home Office permission to visit the UK as part of their inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko's death.
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Israel confirms new forces chief

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 15:12
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's cabinet approves the appointment of Maj Gen Gabi Ashkenazi as the new head of its armed forces.
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Dhaka pilgrimage draws millions

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 15:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Up to three million Muslims hold mass prayers in Bangladesh to end one of the world's biggest pilgrimages.
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New chief for Nato Afghan force

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 16:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

UK General David Richards hands over the control of the Nato force in Afghanistan to US General Dan McNeill.
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UK vets battle with bird flu

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 16:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Government vets work through the night at a UK poultry farm to contain an outbreak of bird flu.
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Rugby: Ireland beat Wales

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 16:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Ireland beat Wales in an open and thrilling RBS Six Nations clash in Cardiff.
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German fans single out 'racist'

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 17:34
related countries: Germany Germany

A German football fan faces a life ban after fellow spectators complain of racist abuse.
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Zimbabwe's farm deadline lapses

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 17:48
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The last remaining white farmers in Zimbabwe resist a government deadline for them to leave their land.
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Bush pushes for budget restraint

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 18:15
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush says his forthcoming budget plans will seek to curb domestic spending.
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German 1970s 'radicals' surrender

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 19:47
related countries: Germany Germany

Two suspected members of a 1970s German left-wing militant group surrender to police, officials say.
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Iraq fire downed US helicopters

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 19:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Four US helicopters lost in Iraq recently were hit by ground fire, the US military admits for the first time.
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Jakarta floods death toll rises

Sunday 4th of February 2007, 20:16
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

At least 20 people have been killed and 340,000 made homeless by floods in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
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