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What happend on March 15th 2007

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Trident plan wins Commons support

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 0:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

MPs vote to renew the UK's nuclear submarine system Trident, despite a Labour rebellion.
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French Resistance hero dies at 94

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 0:43
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The French Resistance hero, Lucie Aubrac, has died in Paris at the age of 94, her family says.
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Italians released in Niger Delta

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 2:16
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Italy Italy, Niger Niger

Two Italian oil workers seized in Nigeria three months ago are freed, but militants threaten more attacks.
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Angelina Jolie adopts Vietnam boy

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 4:31
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Film star Angelina Jolie adopts a three-year-old boy - her fourth child - from an orphanage in Vietnam.
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Bangladesh coup officer held

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 6:00
related countries: United States United States, Bangladesh Bangladesh

A former Bangladeshi army officer wanted over the military coup in the country in 1975 is held in the US.
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US moves to free N Korea funds

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 6:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US ends a Macau banking inquiry, paving the way for N Korea to access frozen funds, one of its key demands.
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China 'regrets' US ruling on bank

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 8:23
related countries: United States United States, Macau Macau, North Korea North Korea, China China

China says it "deeply regrets" the US Treasury's decision to censure a Macau-based bank linked to North Korea.
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Stock markets recover after slide

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 8:48
related countries: United States United States

Global markets show some recovery signs, after a global sell-off sparked by concerns about the US economy.
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Maoists kill 50 Indian policemen

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 9:43
related countries: India India

Maoist rebels attack a security post in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, killing 50 police officers.
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Sri Lankans to be sent to Nauru

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 9:46
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Nauru Nauru

Australia is to send a group of 83 Sri Lankan asylum seekers to the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru.
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Security tight in China riot town

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 9:52
related countries: China China

Police and soldiers are on patrol in a central China town after violent protests involving up to 20,000 people.
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Russia clinches Balkan oil deal

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 10:13
related countries: Greece Greece, Russia Russia, Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Balkan, Athens

Russia's President Putin signs a deal in Athens to build a Balkan oil pipeline with Bulgaria and Greece.
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Ex-PM denies fleeing Bangladesh

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 10:57
related countries: United States United States, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Former Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina denies she is off for good as she flies to the US.
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Cash missing after Brazil crash

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 10:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police investigate the disappearance of $2.6m from a plane that crashed in the north-east.
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Saddam deputy loses final appeal

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 11:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Former Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan loses his appeal against a death sentence for the Dujail killings.
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US upholds medical marijuana ban

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 11:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

A US federal court rules that a California woman who takes cannabis for medical use still risks prosecution.
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Jordan sentences Iraqi suspects

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 12:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Jordan Jordan

Jordan's military court hands death sentences to four militants for attacking Jordanian lorry drivers in Iraq.
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Key 9/11 suspect 'admits guilt'

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 12:41
related countries: United States United States

The alleged 9/11 mastermind admits to 30 other terror plots in a closed-door hearing at Guantanamo, the US says.
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Exxon mulls future in Venezuela

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 12:41
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

US oil giant Exxon Mobil mulls its future in Venezuela as the country's president drives through nationalisation plans.
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Cricket: Ireland scramble tie

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 14:20
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Jamaica Jamaica

Zimbabwe tie with Ireland in an incredible match in Jamaica.
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'Australia terror plotter' jailed

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 14:23
related countries: France France, Australia Australia

A French man suspected of plotting terror attacks in Australia is found guilty of links to terrorist groups.
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Iranians sought for B Aires bomb

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 15:29
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Iran Iran

Interpol plans to seek the arrest of six Iranian ex-officials in connection with a 1994 bomb in Argentina.
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Nigeria VP off poll candidates list

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 15:57
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's electoral body omits Vice-President Atiku Abubakar from its official list of presidential candidates.
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Night vigil for Ethiopia hostages

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 16:06
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A night vigil is held in Addis Ababa for nine Ethiopians still being held after the release of five foreigners.
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Mugabe tells critics to 'go hang'

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 16:10
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe says critics of his rule can "go hang", in response to accusations of beatings.
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Corruption judge 'to quiz Chirac'

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 16:27
related countries: France France

The French president is reportedly to be questioned by a judge probing a corruption case once he leaves office.
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Key 9/11 figure 'beheaded Pearl'

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 16:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pearl

Key al-Qaeda suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed says he killed US journalist Daniel Pearl, the Pentagon says.
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Kenya burns illegal weapons haul

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 17:09
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's authorities set fire to 8,000 guns recovered during operations to stem the flow of illegal weapons.
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Thursday 15th of March 2007, 17:47
related countries: France France

France inaugurates its fastest rail link to date where trains will travel at 320km/h (200mph).
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West Bengal hit by fresh clashes

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 18:09
related countries: India India

Indian police take on farmers again in West Bengal state as the death toll from violence on Wednesday rises to 14.
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Poland widens hunt for ex-spies

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 18:14
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland introduces a law to expose public servants who informed for the communist-era secret police.
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Nepal's king is made to cut staff

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 19:07
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's government cuts King Gyanendra's staff by at least half, in the latest measure curbing his power.
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Verdict due for Livedoor tycoon

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 20:31
related countries: Japan Japan

A verdict is due in the trial of Japanese tycoon Takafumi Horie, accused of fraud at the Livedoor internet firm.
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Hungarian protests turn violent

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 21:41
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Budapest

A Budapest protest against Hungary's Socialist government turns violent after a nationalist leader's arrest.
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Iran sanctions go to UN council

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 22:43
related countries: Iran Iran

UN diplomats say they have agreed a package of new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme.
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Four US troops killed in Baghdad

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 23:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A bomb blast kills four US soldiers in Baghdad, while around the country at least 12 Iraqis die in other violence.
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Eighteen held over Morocco blast

Thursday 15th of March 2007, 23:23
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Casablanca

Police in Morocco arrest 18 people in connection with Sunday's suicide bomb attack in Casablanca.
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