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Row over Saudi school textbooks

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 1:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Muslim school is accused of using textbooks containing offensive remarks about Christianity and Judaism.
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Brazil scolds rich on environment

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 5:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's President Lula says rich nations are not doing enough to fight global warming.
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'Al-Qaeda' arrests in Afghanistan

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 6:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan say they have arrested two suspected al-Qaeda militants.
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India expects 9.2% growth

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 7:24
related countries: India India

India's economy is set to grow by 9.2% in the current financial year, the Indian government says.
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Hair to sue cricket authorities

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 7:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Umpire Darrell Hair is to sue cricket's world body and the Pakistan Cricket Board for racial discrimination.
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UK police free two terror suspects

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 7:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham

Two of the nine men arrested during anti-terror raids in Birmingham are released without charge.
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Jakarta signs questioned flu deal

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 8:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

Indonesia signs an agreement with a US firm over a human bird flu vaccine in a move that stirs controversy.
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Crooner Frankie Laine dies at 93

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 8:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rawhide

Veteran singer Frankie Laine, who sang the theme to the TV show Rawhide, dies in California aged 93.
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Falconio killer in new appeal bid

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 9:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

The killer of British tourist Peter Falconio seeks a second appeal against his murder conviction in Australia.
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Football: Brazil 0-2 Portugal

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 9:53
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Brazil Brazil

A rundown of the four internationals London hosted on Tuesday, including Brazil's defeat by Portugal.
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EU envoy shot dead in Ivory Coast

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 9:59
related countries: France France

A French security adviser working for the European Union in Ivory Coast is found shot dead at his home.
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UN signs Lebanon tribunal accord

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 10:43
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN takes a further step to creating an international tribunal to try suspects in the killing of Rafik Hariri.
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Ghana boycott over graft sentence

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 10:46
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana's main opposition party boycotts parliament after a minister under ex-President Rawlings is jailed for fraud.
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Survey finds 300m China believers

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 10:56
related countries: China China

A major poll suggests China has 300 million religious believers, or three times the official estimate, reports say.
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Clashes as Bolivia miners protest

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 11:04
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: La Paz

Thousands of Bolivian miners march on La Paz, throwing dynamite on their way, to protest against tax plans.
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US journalist in record jail term

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 11:11
related countries: United States United States

Reporter Josh Wolf passes the mark for the longest jail time in US history for failing to reveal information.
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Jakarta's deadly floods receding

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 11:23
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta, More

Jakarta's flood-hit residents begin to return home, despite much of the city still being under water.
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Nigerian VP named on graft list

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 12:03
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's vice-president is on a list of candidates the anti-graft agency alleges are too corrupt to run in elections.
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Bremer quizzed on cash for Iraq

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 12:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US politicians grill the former civilian chief in Iraq Paul Bremer over why he sent billions in cash to Baghdad.
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Massive turnout at India air show

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 13:02
related countries: India India

Some 500 aircraft companies flock to Bangalore hoping to cash in on India's booming aviation sector.
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Arrest in Jerusalem site protest

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 13:33
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli police arrest Islamic movement head Raed Salah protesting against work at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque.
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Two held in Japan over ivory haul

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 14:26
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese police arrest two men for allegedly trying to import three tons of ivory, violating an international ban.
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Editor defends Prophet cartoons

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 15:00
related countries: France France

A French magazine editor being sued by Muslim groups defends a decision to print cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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US soldier on Italy murder charge

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 15:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Italy Italy, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

An Italian judge orders a US soldier to face trial over the death of an Italian agent at a checkpoint in Baghdad.
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Somalia's PM demotes his deputy

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 15:34
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's PM gives his deputy a lower-profile ministry in a cabinet reshuffle in an effort to exert his authority.
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Pair held over German shootings

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 15:53
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, Germany Germany, China China

Two Vietnamese men are arrested over a shooting spree at a Chinese restaurant that left seven people dead.
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Sarkozy backs Prophet cartoons

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 16:30
related countries: France France

French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy backs a weekly sued for printing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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UN warns of Iraq refugee crisis

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 18:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The UN refugee chief says the flow of people displaced by Iraq violence has become a humanitarian disaster.
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Afghan camps 'to close by August'

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 18:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan announces it will close four Afghan refugee camps in its border provinces by the end of August.
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US helicopter crash kills seven

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 18:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US helicopter goes down near Baghdad, killing all seven people on board, US military officials say.
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'No sign' of Guantanamo beatings

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 20:20
related countries: United States United States

A US army investigation finds no evidence of guards beating detainees at Guantanamo Bay, the US military says.
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Troika urges Kosovo co-operation

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 20:31
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

The EU's foreign policy chief visits Kosovo and Serbia, urging talks on a UN plan giving Kosovo self-rule.
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Vienna busts huge child porn ring

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 20:54
related countries: Austria Austria

Austria uncovers a child pornography network involving more than 2,360 suspects in 77 countries.
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Football: England 0-1 Spain

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 21:49
related countries: Spain Spain

England lose for the first time at home under Steve McClaren as an Andres Iniesta goal gives Spain victory at Old Trafford.
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Five charged over US Iraq 'scam'

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 22:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US court charges five people over an alleged multi-million dollar scam involving Iraq reconstruction contracts.
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Bolivian leader in miners talks

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 22:54
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: La Paz

Bolivia's President Evo Morales holds talks with miners after mass protests in La Paz over tax rises.
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Tennis: Henin through after jitters

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 23:14
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France

Belgium's Justine Henin comes from a set down to beat Emilie Loit in the second round of the Paris Open.
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US war objector's trial misfires

Wednesday 7th of February 2007, 23:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A mistrial is declared in the court martial of a US army officer who refused to deploy to Iraq.
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