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What happend on July 23rd 2007

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Mrs Sarkozy urges medics' release

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 1:30
related countries: Libya Libya, France France, Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Eu

The French president's wife and a top EU official visit Libya to seek the transfer of six medics to Bulgaria.
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David Cameron begins Rwanda trip

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 2:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Rwanda Rwanda

UK Conservative leader David Cameron travels to Rwanda as part of his commitment to tackle global poverty.
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Cameroon leader predicts victory

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 4:19
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Cameroon's president says he is confident his ruling party will win Sunday's polls, amid opposition claims of fraud.
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Notorious Indian bandit 'killed'

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 4:57
related countries: India India

A notorious bandit has been shot dead by police in India after evading them for more than 30 years
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Pakistan rejects 'Bin Laden raid'

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 5:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Pakistan responds angrily as the US hints it might send forces into Pakistan to strike at Osama Bin Laden.
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China could buy stake in Barclays

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 5:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Singapore Singapore, China China

Barclays is close to raising some £10bn from China and Singapore to back its takeover of a Dutch bank.
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Sheikh Hasina arrest denounced

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 6:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Six British politicians call for the authorities in Bangladesh to release the former prime minister, Sheikh Hasina.
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Chavez to expel foreign critics

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 6:46
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez vows to expel foreigners who publicly criticise him or his cabinet.
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Seven dead in Indonesia flooding

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 7:35
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

At least seven people die and thousands are made homeless after heavy rain in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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Somalis flee as attacks escalate

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 8:27
related countries: Somalia Somalia

At least 10,000 people flee fresh violence following the start of peace talks in Somalia's capital, the UN says.
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UN experts to assess Japan plant

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 8:28
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Kashiwazaki

Japan says it will allow UN nuclear inspectors to examine its earthquake-hit Kashiwazaki plant.
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Live - England v India

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 9:27
related countries: India India

India, chasing 380, are 207-5 at lunch on the final day after England take two early wickets at Lord's.
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Chinese cash fuels Barclays bid

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 9:47
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Singapore Singapore, China China

China and Singapore become key investors in Barclays, helping the UK firm raise its offer for ABN Amro.
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US and Iran to hold second talks

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 9:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran and the US are to hold fresh talks on the subject of Iraq, only their second one-on-one meeting in decades.
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UK attacked in Litvinenko row

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 10:25
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Kremlin attacks the UK's decision to expel four Russian diplomats as "groundless, inappropriate, unjustified".
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Arroyo lays out economic agenda

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 11:04
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Protesters march in Manila as Philippine President Arroyo sets out her agenda for her last three years in office.
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'WWI spirits' dug up in Macedonia

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 11:25
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

The unearthing in Macedonia of what is thought to be cognac dating from World War I sparks a treasure hunt.
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China postpones pollution report

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 11:30
related countries: China China

China indefinitely postpones the release of a report outlining the environmental costs of development.
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Thai police seek protest leaders

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 12:00
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thai police move to arrest key anti-government protesters, after clashes in Bangkok leave dozens injured.
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Europe plans Darfur border force

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 12:06
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The European Union is to draw up plans for a force to go to countries neighbouring Sudan's Darfur region.
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India probes baby body parts find

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 12:55
related countries: India India

Police in India find nearly 30 bags full of babies' body parts in a rubbish tip in eastern Orissa state.
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Former king of Afghanistan dies

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 14:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The former king of Afghanistan, Zahir Shah, dies after a long illness in Kabul aged 92.
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Envoy Blair on mission to Israel

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 14:15
related countries: Israel Israel

Tony Blair arrives in Israel for his first major trip to the Middle East in his role as special envoy to the region.
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Libya 'wants EU ties for medics'

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 14:52
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya wants full diplomatic ties restored with the EU in exchange for freeing six jailed medics, diplomats say.
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UK flood crisis grows

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 15:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Up to 350,000 people are losing their water supply in Gloucestershire, and floods continue to swell the Thames.
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Crime 'deters' SA 2010 tourists

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 15:10
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's tourist minister says crime may put off tourists visiting for the 2010 World Cup.
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Afghan hostage deadline expires

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 15:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, North Korea North Korea

Another deadline issued by Taleban rebels threatening to kill a group of Korean hostages passes unmet.
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Fires threaten homes in US west

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 15:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Idaho

Thousands of homes in Idaho are evacuated as a wildfire spreads quickly, threatening a US Air Force base.
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World 'losing fight against Aids'

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 16:30
related countries: United States United States

US President George Bush's top adviser on HIV/Aids warns that the world is losing the battle against the virus.
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Criticism of Russian Church role

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 16:41
related countries: Russia Russia

A senior Russian official joins academics alleging the Orthodox Church is undermining secularism.
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Taleban killed in Afghan clashes

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 16:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 40 Taleban fighters are killed in clashes with troops in southern Afghanistan, officials say.
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Cricket: England frustrated

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 17:21
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bad light and rain forces a draw in the first Test with England one wicket from victory over India.
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Turkish PM vows to pursue reform

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 17:33
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's re-elected leader says he will continue reforms, and vows to respect the country's secular tradition.
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EU welcomes Erdogan election win

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 17:35
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The EU congratulates Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his poll victory and urges him to relaunch reforms.
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Car bombings rock Iraqi capital

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 18:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 16 people have been killed in four car bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police say.
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'Militants die' in Pakistan clash

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 19:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

At least 35 militants are killed in fighting near Pakistan's northern border with Afghanistan, the army says.
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Spain's 'most-wanted' caught

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 21:20
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

The police in Portugal say they have arrested a man described as Spain's most-wanted bank robber.
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UN attacked over DRC report

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 21:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Human Rights Watch criticises a UN inquiry which cleared all but one Pakistani peacekeepers of smuggling.
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Noriega fights France extradition

Monday 23rd of July 2007, 21:58
related countries: France France, Panama Panama

Lawyers for Panama's former military ruler Manuel Noriega seek to block his possible extradition to France.
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