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What happend on March 23rd 2007

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Cricket World Cup will continue

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 0:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Cricket World Cup will carry on despite the murder of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer.
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Reconstruction in Iraq criticised

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 1:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US reconstruction programmes in Iraq are chaotic and badly managed, a report by a special inspector says.
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Ex-Livedoor accountants jailed

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 6:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Two former accountants for the disgraced Japanese internet firm Livedoor are jailed for fraud.
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N Korea talks 'may soon restart'

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 6:20
related countries: United States United States

The US envoy to six-party talks on N Korea says they may soon restart, despite their recent suspension.
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Campaigning begins in East Timor

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 7:11
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Campaigning starts for East Timor's presidential election, with PM Jose Ramos-Horta seen as the favourite to win.
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Bird flu discovered in Bangladesh

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 7:15
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu is found close to the Bangladeshi capital - officials say no reason to panic.
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Pakistan's coach 'was strangled'

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 7:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Jamaica Jamaica

Police in Jamaica launch a murder investigation into the death of Pakistan's cricket coach Bob Woolmer.
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Police question 7 July suspects

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 7:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Anti-terrorism police begin questioning three men arrested over 7 July suicide bombings in London.
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DR Congo's Bemba seeks refuge

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 7:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kinshasa

DR Congo former rebel Jean-Pierre Bemba seeks refuge at the South African embassy after clashes in Kinshasa.
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Beckham absence delights Israel

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 9:41
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Israel star Eyal Berkovic says England are a poorer side for the absence of David Beckham.
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US urges China military openness

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 9:44
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

The top US general urges China to be more transparent about its military intentions in talks in Beijing.
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'Truce' after Somali gun battle

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 10:06
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

Clan elders in the Somali capital reach an informal truce with the Ethiopian army after two days of heavy fighting.
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Nigeria oil militia hold Dutchman

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 10:07
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Germany Germany
related places: Port Harcourt

Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap the security manager of a German construction firm in Port Harcourt, police say.
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Pakistan's coach was strangled

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 10:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Jamaica Jamaica

Police in Jamaica launch a murder investigation into the death of Pakistan's cricket coach Bob Woolmer.
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Troubled Japan whaler back home

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 10:55
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's main whaling ship arrives back in port after an Antarctic hunt hit by a setbacks including a fatal fire.
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Cuba-Sweden row deepens

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 11:23
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Cuba Cuba

Sweden's FM stands by his criticism of Cuba's human rights record, amid a growing row between the two nations.
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Sudan 'in Chadian bombing raid'

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 11:35
related countries: Chad Chad, Sudan Sudan

Chad's government accuses Sudan of bombing two locations in the east of the country which borders Darfur.
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DR Congo seeks to arrest ex-rebel

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 13:28
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kinshasa

DR Congo opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba is accused of treason, as fresh fighting erupts in Kinshasa.
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Iraq deputy PM injured in blast

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 13:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraqi Deputy PM Salam Zaubai is injured in a double bomb attack near his home in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
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Police hunt for Woolmer killers

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 14:18
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Murdered Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer may have known his attackers, Jamaican police suggest.
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Estonia rejects ex-agent's plea

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 14:34
related countries: Russia Russia, Estonia Estonia

A court in Estonia dismisses an appeal against expulsion by a Russian who was in Stalin's secret police.
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US house sales jump as prices dip

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 15:02
related countries: United States United States

US existing home sales rise at their fastest rate in almost three years, as prices slip, official figures show.
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EU raps German betting ban

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 15:28
related countries: Germany Germany

The European Commission warns Germany it faces legal action if it bans online betting and internet-based lotteries.
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EU in 'new basis' birthday pledge

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:06
related countries: Germany Germany

A "Berlin Declaration" marking the EU's 50th birthday will speak of a new foundation for the bloc by 2009.
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Jolie and Pitt fund Sudan clinic

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:07
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt donate $100,000 (£51,000) to a medical clinic in Sudan.
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Major battle in north-west Lanka

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:10
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Hundreds of troops move into Tamil Tiger-controlled territory in north-west Sri Lanka, the rebels say.
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India v Sri Lanka as it happened

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:23
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India are facing the prospect of going out of the World Cup after being thrashed by Sri Lanka in Trinidad.
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Plane 'shot down' in Somali city

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:25
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

A cargo plane carrying 11 people is shot down after taking off in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, officials say.
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Maoists rally over Nepal killings

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:26
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's Maoist former rebels rally in Kathmandu in protest at the killing of members in the south.
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US House votes for Iraq deadline

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The House of Representatives votes to order George Bush to pull troops out of Iraq by 31 August 2008.
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SA sees Zimbabwe 'meltdown'

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 17:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Collapse is almost inevitable in Zimbabwe, says a South African minister in his country's strongest comments.
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Iran sanctions discussions paused

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 18:55
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Negotiations at the UN over further sanctions on Iran are paused amid disagreement between Council members.
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UK sailors captured at gunpoint

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 19:23
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifteen British Navy personnel have been taken at gunpoint by Iranian forces, the UK defence ministry says.
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Army regains control of Kinshasa

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 20:16
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kinshasa

Government troops recapture most of DR Congo's capital, Kinshasa, after a second day of battles with militiamen.
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Cricket: Sri Lanka trounce India

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 21:32
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

India are facing elimination from the World Cup after losing by 69 runs to Sri Lanka in Trinidad.
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Cricket: Windies sink Ireland

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 22:15
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Shiv Chanderpaul hits a century as West Indies beat Ireland by eight wickets in a rain-hit Group D decider.
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Iran president cancels UN visit

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 22:51
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president will miss a meeting of the UN Security Council on Saturday because of visa delays, Iran says.
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Dozens dead in Mozambique

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 23:40
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique
related places: Maputo

More than 90 people die in a series of explosions at a weapons depot in Mozambique's capital, the government says.
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'No threats of death' to Woolmer

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 23:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The family of murdered Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer say they were not aware of threats to his life.
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Suspect 'aided US embassy blast'

Friday 23rd of March 2007, 23:58
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania, United States United States

A Guantanamo inmate says he unwittingly took part in the US embassy bombing in Tanzania, a transcript shows.
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