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What happend on July 9th 2007

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Boeing unveils Dreamliner plane

Monday 9th of July 2007, 2:37
related countries: United States United States

Boeing launches its new 787 jet, billed as the most environmentally-friendly plane ever built.
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Australian 'car bomb' searches

Monday 9th of July 2007, 4:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Police in Australia carry out more searches over the suspected car bomb attempts in the UK.
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Ex-Indian PM cremated

Monday 9th of July 2007, 4:42
related countries: India India

Former Indian PM Chandra Shekhar, who died from cancer on Sunday, is cremated.
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Malaysian 'photo' sparks row

Monday 9th of July 2007, 4:55
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian ministers demand action against a politician who published a satirical image featuring the deputy PM.
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Chinese workers shot in Pakistan

Monday 9th of July 2007, 6:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, China China
related places: Peshawar

Three Chinese workers are shot dead by suspected Islamic militants in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Miliband in Iran nuclear warning

Monday 9th of July 2007, 7:00
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's new foreign secretary warns Iran that it has no right to kick-start a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.
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Playstation price cut in US

Monday 9th of July 2007, 8:09
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

Japanese electronics giant Sony cuts the price of its Playstation 3 in the US in an effort to boost sales.
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Nigeria kidnappers free UK girl

Monday 9th of July 2007, 8:22
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three-year-old British girl Margaret Hill is reunited with her parents after a four-day hostage ordeal.
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Civil suit filed against Suharto

Monday 9th of July 2007, 8:31
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian prosecutors file a civil suit against ex-president Suharto, seeking the return of millions of dollars.
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Mauritania slavery bill is 'weak'

Monday 9th of July 2007, 8:53
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

A new bill in Mauritania to send slave owners to jail is too weak and won't stop the practice, says a lobby group.
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'Rebel attack' kills Afghan boy

Monday 9th of July 2007, 9:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An insurgent mortar attack kills one boy and injures eight others in an attack on an Afghan village, Nato says.
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Troops killed by Somali landmine

Monday 9th of July 2007, 9:33
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Four Somali soldiers were among 13 people killed in weekend attacks in the capital, Mogadishu, police say.
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Australia extends Haneef inquiry

Monday 9th of July 2007, 9:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, India India, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia police are given extra time to investigate an Indian doctor over the suspected UK bomb attempts.
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Ethiopian call for death penalty

Monday 9th of July 2007, 9:53
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

An Ethiopian prosecutor seeks the death penalty for 38 opposition leaders convicted of links to election protests.
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Palestinian PM holds Israel talks

Monday 9th of July 2007, 10:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad meets Israel's foreign minister, ahead of a historic Arab League visit to Israel.
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Brown reminds EU of 'red lines'

Monday 9th of July 2007, 10:34
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Prime Minister Brown tells Portugal that as EU president it must respect all the UK's "red lines".
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Cycling: Steegmans in narrow win

Monday 9th of July 2007, 11:11
related countries: France France

Gert Steegmans wins stage two of the Tour de France from Tom Boonen in the Ghent.
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Israeli troops rescue rare eagles

Monday 9th of July 2007, 11:20
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israeli paratroopers take part in a mission to rescue a pair of rare golden eagles in the West Bank town of Hebron.
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Heavy fighting at Lebanese camp

Monday 9th of July 2007, 12:09
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Islamist militants inside a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon exchange heavy fire with troops, reports say.
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Africans guilty over London plot

Monday 9th of July 2007, 12:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Three defendants in the 21 July terror trial are found guilty of a plot to bomb London's transport network.
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Mexico migrants packed into lorry

Monday 9th of July 2007, 12:41
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Mexican police find 289 illegal migrants from Latin American, 226 of them hidden inside a single lorry, officials say.
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Football: Schuster joins Real

Monday 9th of July 2007, 13:44
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

Real Madrid name German Bernd Schuster as their new coach and he immediately speaks of his admiration for Cesc Fabregas.
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Iran 'slows enrichment activity'

Monday 9th of July 2007, 13:47
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran has slowed down the expansion of its nuclear enrichment programme, the UN's nuclear chief says.
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UN approves North Korea mission

Monday 9th of July 2007, 14:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A special meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, approves the return of inspectors to North Korea.
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South Africa metal workers strike

Monday 9th of July 2007, 14:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African engineering and metal workers down tools as part of an indefinite strike over pay.
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Kashmir politician survives blast

Monday 9th of July 2007, 15:08
related countries: India India

Opposition leader Omar Abdullah survives an attack in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Sudan misses withdrawal deadline

Monday 9th of July 2007, 15:16
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The Sudanese government misses a key deadline to withdraw its troops from the south of the country.
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Cycling: Steegmans in narrow win

Monday 9th of July 2007, 15:57
related countries: France France

Gert Steegmans edges out Tom Boonen as a massive crash mars the climax of stage two of the Tour de France.
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Ex-Bosnia army boss goes on trial

Monday 9th of July 2007, 16:03
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

The former head of the Bosnian Muslim army, Rasim Delic, has gone on trial in The Hague on war crimes charges.
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Iraq battle looms in US Congress

Monday 9th of July 2007, 16:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

President George W Bush faces fresh pressure over his Iraq policy as the US Senate debates war funding.
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New Nigeria oil worker abductions

Monday 9th of July 2007, 16:14
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Unknown gunmen attack an oil barge and snatch a Briton and an East European in Nigeria's oil-region, officials say.
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Heatwave fans US wildfires

Monday 9th of July 2007, 17:00
related countries: United States United States

Rain and cooler temperatures slow a wildfire in South Dakota, as a dozen other wildfires sweep across the US.
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Pakistan to hold mosque talks

Monday 9th of July 2007, 17:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's president sends a negotiation team to try to end a week-long stand-off at a radical mosque in Islamabad.
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Rival Liberia police forces clash

Monday 9th of July 2007, 17:13
related countries: Liberia Liberia
related places: Monrovia

Dozens of Liberian police officers are wounded in clashes between rival groups at Monrovia's port.
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US Iraq chief warns of long war

Monday 9th of July 2007, 17:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The head of US forces in Iraq, Gen David Petraeus, says fighting the insurgency could take decades.
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Iraq fears Turkey troop build-up

Monday 9th of July 2007, 18:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari says Turkey has massed 140,000 troops along its border with Iraq.
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Stolen watch haul found in France

Monday 9th of July 2007, 19:18
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, France France

A valuable collection of Swiss watches is found in France shortly after being stolen from a museum in Switzerland.
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Lobbying intensifies for IMF job

Monday 9th of July 2007, 19:31
related countries: France France

Lobbying for the International Monetary Fund's top job intensifies as France seeks support for its candidate.
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Bush says aides will not testify

Monday 9th of July 2007, 19:40
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush invokes executive privilege to shield aides from testifying over the firing of federal prosecutors.
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Sarkozy pleads for deficit room

Monday 9th of July 2007, 19:52
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

French President Nicolas Sarkozy pleads for special treatment over its budget deficit to allow him to enact major economic reforms.
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Ugandan writer wins Caine Prize

Monday 9th of July 2007, 21:19
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's Monica Arac de Nyeko wins one of Africa's leading literary awards - the Caine prize.
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Farc leader guilty of US kidnaps

Monday 9th of July 2007, 21:25
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Farc leader Ricardo Palmera is convicted in the US over the kidnapping of three Americans in Colombia.
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Poland PM warns of early election

Monday 9th of July 2007, 22:05
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski sacks his deputy, raising the prospect of an early general election.
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Cold weather hits South America

Monday 9th of July 2007, 23:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Chile Chile, United States United States

A cold snap grips several South American nations, with three reported killed in Argentina and Chile.
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