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What happend on July 15th 2007

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Security raised for Somali forum

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 0:47
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

More than 1,000 Somali elders are attending a conference in Mogadishu on Sunday, amid tight security.
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Street protests 'paralyse' Peru

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 1:19
related countries: Peru Peru

Nationwide protests against the government have brought Peru to a near standstill over the last week.
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Gilmore quits presidential race

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 2:26
related countries: United States United States

Republican Jim Gilmore says he will abandon efforts to win his party's nomination for the 2008 US presidential election.
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Manila terror law draws criticism

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 4:27
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A tough new anti-terrorism law comes into effect in the Philippines, bringing strong criticism from opponents.
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Pakistan troops die in new attack

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 6:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Militants kill more than 10 troops in north-west Pakistan, police say, the second deadly attack in two days.
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Live - Tour de France stage eight

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 10:35
related countries: France France
related places: Tignes, Le Grand-Bornand

The riders tackle a brutal Alpine stage from Le Grand-Bornand to Tignes.
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Key Palestinian exile may return

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 11:04
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel is to allow Palestinian chief Nayef Hawatmeh, exiled since 1967, to travel to the West Bank.
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Karzai pardons 'suicide bomb' boy

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 12:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai pardons a 14-year-old boy caught on his way to kill a provincial governor.
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MotoGP: Pedrosa takes win

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 12:44
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

Spain's Dani Pedrosa takes victory in the German MotoGP as Valentino Rossi crashes and Casey Stoner only manages fifth.
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Somali peace forum postponed

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 14:49
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A peace forum in the Somali capital has been adjourned to allow delegates time to arrive, organisers say.
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Two bomb attack suspects released

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 14:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Glasgow

Two men arrested in connection with the failed bomb attacks in London and Glasgow are released.
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Libya hosts Darfur crisis talks

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 15:45
related countries: Libya Libya

The African Union and the United Nations are chairing talks in Libya to seek a blueprint for peace in Darfur.
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Tour: Rasmussen takes lead

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 15:49
related countries: Denmark Denmark, France France
related places: Tignes

Denmark's Michael Rasmussen launches a late solo breakaway to win stage eight of the Tour de France and secure the yellow jersey.
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Child porn arrests made in Spain

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 16:23
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police arrest 66 people and seize computers containing 48 million child pornography images.
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UN checks N Korea 'nuclear halt'

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 16:52
related countries: North Korea North Korea

UN inspectors start verifying whether North Korea has really shut down its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon.
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Pakistan militants end truce deal

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 17:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pro-Taleban militants in Pakistan end their truce as three attacks in two days kill more than 60, mostly troops.
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Peres sworn in as Israel president

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 17:35
related countries: Israel Israel

Former Prime Minister Shimon Peres is formally inaugurated as the ninth president of Israel.
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Kidnapped Israeli troops 'alive'

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 19:46
related countries: Israel Israel, France France

France's foreign minister says he "understands" two Israeli soldiers captured by Hezbollah last year are alive.
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Lebanon factions 'open dialogue'

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 20:58
related countries: France France, Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's rival political groups reopen dialogue after months of deadlock, France's foreign minister says.
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Lady Bird Johnson buried in Texas

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 21:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Hundreds of people attend the burial in Texas of the wife of former US President Lyndon B Johnson.
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Angry Pistorius calls for talks

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 21:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius urges the IAAF to work with him as he chases an Olympic place.
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Experts probe Afghan mass grave

Sunday 15th of July 2007, 22:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Forensic tests will be carried out to establish when victims found in a mass grave in Afghanistan died.
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