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What happend on July 28th 2007

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Deaths in US TV helicopter crash

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 1:00
related countries: United States United States

Four people die in Arizona after two helicopters collide while covering a car chase for US television stations.
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Trials start on new TB vaccine

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 1:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The first new TB vaccine for 80 years is being tested in clinical trials in South Africa.
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Brazil air crash runway re-opened

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 2:20
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Congonhas

The main runway at Congonhas airport re-opens 10 days after a plane overshot it in Brazil's worst aviation disaster.
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Police probe Red Mosque attack

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 4:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

The authorities in Pakistan investigate how a suicide bomber managed to kill 13 at Islamabad's Red Mosque.
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UN concerned at Haiti lynchings

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 4:27
related countries: Haiti Haiti

The top UN official in Haiti warns of a sharp rise in lynchings and other mob attacks in strife-ridden Haiti.
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Qatari royals halt British flight

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 5:23
related countries: Qatar Qatar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A BA flight is delayed after a group of Arab royals object to sitting next to strangers.
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Congress passes anti-terror bill

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 6:39
related countries: United States United States

The US Congress approves an anti-terrorism bill implementing many recommendations from the 9/11 Commission.
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Live - England v India

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 8:56
related countries: India India

England are dismissed for 198 on day two of the second Test against India.
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Talks on Korean hostages resume

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 9:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, North Korea North Korea

Afghan tribal leaders negotiate with the Taleban in an attempt to secure the release of 22 South Koreans.
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UK soldier dies in Afghanistan

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 9:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier from 14 Signals Regiment is killed in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence confirms.
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Solidarity runs dry in Poland

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 11:04
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Gdansk

Nick Thorpe reports from Poland, where the famous Gdansk shipyard has been given an ultimatum by the European Commission.
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UK foreign secretary's baptism of fire

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 11:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bridget Kendall follows the UK's new foreign secretary as he makes his international debut at the funeral of Afghanistan's former king.
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Morale-boosting final awaits Iraq

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 12:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Iraq's players bid to lift their war-weary fans by winning the Asian Cup final against Saudi Arabia in Jakarta.
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Ex-governor gets early release

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 13:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A former Nigerian governor is released from jail, two days after being sentenced to two years for corruption.
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Japan election campaign winds up

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 14:07
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's political parties hold their final campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's upper house election.
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Bosnian war victims laid to rest

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 14:46
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Thousands of people in Bosnia attend a ceremony for 147 Muslims killed by Serbian forces in the 1990s.
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Libya details medic release deal

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 15:27
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya gives details about the deal that led to the release of six foreign medics at the centre of a long legal battle.
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Contador keeps Tour rivals at bay

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 15:36
related countries: France France

Alberto Contador keeps hold of the yellow jersey after Saturday's time trial in a stage won by Levi Leipheimer.
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UK soldier dies in Afghanistan

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 15:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier from 14 Signal Regiment is killed in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence confirms.
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Liberia lifts diamond mining ban

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 16:47
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia lifts a moratorium on the mining, sale and export of diamonds, imposed at the height of the civil war.
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Cheney has minor surgery

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 16:53
related countries: United States United States

The battery powering US Vice-President Dick Cheney's heart pacemaker is replaced in minor surgery.
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Cricket: India take charge

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 17:47
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India lead England by 56 runs after reaching 254-3 in their first innings at Trent Bridge.
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France fears new war in Lebanon

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 19:47
related countries: France France, Lebanon Lebanon

France's foreign minister warns of renewed war in Lebanon if the country's rival political factions do not talk.
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US 'plans huge Saudi arms deal'

Saturday 28th of July 2007, 23:34
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

The US is reported to be preparing a major arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth $20bn over the next decade.
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