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'Racist' Lima restaurant closed

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 0:48
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Lima

A popular restaurant in Lima, Peru has been temporarily closed and fined for turning away dark-skinned people.
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Pakistani colonel killed in clash

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 4:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

A senior Pakistani soldier is shot dead in fresh clashes with Islamist students inside an Islamabad mosque.
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BBC's car show in salt pan storm

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 6:55
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The BBC's motoring show Top Gear is accused of causing damage to a pristine wilderness in Botswana.
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Japan's Abe backs new minister

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 9:17
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe backs his new agriculture minister over claims of improper expenses.
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Live Earth gigs send eco-warning

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 10:15
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

The final Live Earth concerts to raise awareness of global warming are underway in New Jersey and Rio de Janeiro.
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Australia warns of Indonesia risk

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 10:21
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Australia Australia

Australia again warns of possible terrorist attacks in Indonesia and advises its citizens not to visit.
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Iraqi PM slams 'heinous' bombers

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 10:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's PM Nouri Maliki says Saturday's bombing in northern Iraq, which killed 130 people, was a "heinous crime".
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Pakistan arrests 'Taleban aides'

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 11:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Several key aides to Afghanistan's Taleban leader Mullah Omar are reportedly arrested in Pakistan.
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Live - British Grand Prix

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 13:32
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Silverstone

Kimi Raikkonen wins the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, with world champion Fernando Alonso second and Lewis Hamilton in third.
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Sunday 8th of July 2007, 13:57
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Calcutta, Dhaka

The first train between India and Bangladesh in more than four decades arrives in Dhaka from Calcutta.
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Fijian died in Iraq accident

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 14:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Fiji Fiji

The British soldier who died in an accident in Basra on Friday is named as a 23-year-old Fijian national.
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China officials break child rule

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 14:05
related countries: China China
related places: Hunan

Nearly 2,000 officials broke the one-child rule in China's Hunan province in the five eyars to 2005, authorities say.
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Israel approves prisoner releases

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 14:10
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel backs the release of 250 Palestinian prisoners in a show of support for Palestinian President Abbas.
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Fierce heatwave fans US wildfires

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 14:46
related countries: United States United States

Scorching temperatures in the western US cause a string of fires, threatening homes and highways.
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Cycling: McEwen wins thriller

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 14:53
related countries: France France

Robbie McEwen bounces back from a crash to win the first stage of the Tour de France in Canterbury.
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Sarkozy says 'No' to mass pardons

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 15:13
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy rules out pardoning prisoners on Bastille Day - breaking with tradition.
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Refugees die in Somali accident

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 15:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

At least eight people die as a truck carrying refugees from the Somali capital overturns, reports say.
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Terror fight 'may take 15 years'

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 15:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's new security minister says beating radicalisation in the fight against terror could take at least 15 years.
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F1: Raikkonen wins Silverstone

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 16:55
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen shatters Lewis Hamilton's dreams of a debut British Grand Prix victory with a second victory in a row.
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Chinese workers shot in Pakistan

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 17:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, China China
related places: Peshawar

Three Chinese workers are shot dead in the city of Peshawar in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province.
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Wanted men 'control Red Mosque'

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 18:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Wanted militants control a besieged Islamabad mosque, holding civilians captive, says a Pakistani minister.
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Civilians 'hostage in Red Mosque'

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 19:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani minister says Islamist radicals are holding women and children hostage in a besieged mosque.
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Sadr attacks Iraq PM in Shia rift

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 19:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi Shia leaders linked to radical cleric Moqtada Sadr attack their former ally, Prime Minister Nouri Maliki.
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Nigeria kidnappers free UK girl

Sunday 8th of July 2007, 21:44
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kidnappers in Nigeria free three-year-old British girl Margaret Hill, after a three-day hostage ordeal.
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