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What happend on March 7th 2007

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French thinker Baudrillard dies

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 0:09
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The French post-modernist sociologist and philosopher, Jean Baudrillard, dies in Paris aged 77.
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AU peacekeepers killed in Sudan

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 1:36
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Two African Union soldiers are killed in Sudan's Darfur region by a rebel faction - which signed last year's peace deal.
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Talks to save Khmer Rouge trials

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 6:21
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodian and international judges begin talks to prevent the possible collapse of the Khmer Rouge trials.
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'Militants' caught in Afghan raid

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 7:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US-led coalition troops detain five suspected militants in eastern Afghanistan, a coalition statement says.
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Australia economy picks up pace

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 7:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's economy grew by 2.8% in the final three months of 2006, despite a severe drought.
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Indonesia jet explodes on landing

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 8:09
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Indonesian plane bursts into flames as it crashes on landing at Yogyakarta, killing 22 people.
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S Nepal strike enters second day

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 8:16
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A strike called by a regional group in Nepal cripples life in the southern part of the country for the second day.
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East Timor former minister jailed

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 9:25
related countries: East Timor East Timor

East Timor's former interior minister is jailed for more than seven years for fuelling last year's unrest.
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Israelis raid Ramallah military HQ

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 9:32
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli forces arrest 18 people in a raid on the Palestinian military headquarters in Ramallah.
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Angola anger at 'murder attempt'

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 10:23
related countries: Angola Angola

Angola's opposition party Unita accuses the government of trying to assassinate its leader Isaias Samakuva.
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E-mails show Nasa 'love triangle'

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 10:39
related countries: United States United States

US prosecutors release e-mails on a Nasa love triangle that led to a charge of attempted kidnapping.
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Merkel urges EU lead on climate

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 10:53
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges Europe to lead the fight on global warming, ahead of an EU summit.
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Many survive Indonesia jet crash

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 11:20
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: More

More than 20 people die as a plane crash-lands in Indonesia, but 118 passengers escape with their lives.
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Nigerian contender seeks check-up

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 11:21
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's ruling party presidential contender is flown abroad for a medical check-up.
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Supermodel Naomi 'to mop floors'

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

British model Naomi Campbell will mop floors in New York as a punishment for throwing a phone at a maid.
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Quake injures 35 in western Iran

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 11:58
related countries: Iran Iran

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake strikes western Iran, injuring 35 people and damaging buildings.
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Iran women in jail hunger strike

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 13:05
related countries: Iran Iran

Thirty-three detained Iranian women activists go on hunger strike in prison, their relatives say.
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Ethnic violence flares in Vanuatu

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 13:19
related countries: Vanuatu Vanuatu

Three people are killed and almost 200 arrested as tribal violence hits the Pacific Island of Vanuatu.
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Child sex tourist jailed in Goa

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 13:56
related countries: India India, Aruba Aruba
related places: Goa

A court in the Indian state of Goa sentences an Australian to 10 years in jail for his role in a child sex ring.
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Moscow burial for dead journalist

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 14:24
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria, Iran Iran

The funeral is held of a journalist said to have been investigating alleged Russian plans to sell arms to Iran and Syria.
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Israel probes hospital superbug

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 14:37
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli medical officials investigate a superbug outbreak in hospitals that may have killed dozens of people.
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Turkish court bans YouTube access

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 15:04
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish court blocks access to the video-sharing website YouTube amid a row over clips insulting Ataturk.
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Fresh attacks hit Shia pilgrims

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 15:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Karbala'

Attacks on Shia pilgrims in Iraq continue with at least nine people killed on their way to the holy city of Karbala.
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Frontrunner 'will stand' in Nigeria

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 15:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's ruling party presidential candidate, Umaru Yar'Adua, says he is well enough to run in April's polls.
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Japan-N Korea talks 'will resume'

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 16:16
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, North Korea North Korea
related places: Hanoi

Japan says talks with North Korea on normalising ties will continue despite a Pyongyang walkout on day one.
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Jordanians 'planned to kill Bush'

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 16:25
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Three men go on trial in Jordan, accused of plotting to assassinate President Bush during his visit last November.
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Gandhi killers in court victory

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 16:33
related countries: India India

A couple jailed over the killing of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi win the right for their daughter to visit them in jail.
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Indonesia begins jet crash probe

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 16:55
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Investigators arrive to examine the wreckage of a jet which crash-landed in Indonesia, killing 22 people.
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Further blow for Chad peace force

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 17:26
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad will not allow the UN to send an advance mission to the country to prepare for deployment of peacekeepers.
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Sudan 'paralysing' aid to Darfur

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 18:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Darfur

Sudan's government is paralysing aid operations in the conflict-torn Darfur region, US envoy says.
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Towns seek Bush impeachment

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 18:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Congress, Bush, Vermont

Some 30 towns in the US state of Vermont urge Congress to impeach President Bush over his Iraq policy.
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Seized Italian reporter 'not spy'

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 19:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Italy Italy

An Italian newspaper rejects Taleban claims that one of its journalists, kidnapped in Afghanistan, is a spy.
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Many die in Iraq cafe bomb attack

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 20:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomber kills at least 26 people in an attack on a cafe in a town north-east of Baghdad, police say.
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Maradona finances under scrutiny

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 20:53
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Former Argentine football star Diego Maradona is reported to be investigated for alleged financial irregularities.
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Former PM's son arrested in Dhaka

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 22:12
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

The son of Bangladesh's former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia is held as part of Dhaka's anti-corruption drive.
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Turnout up as Stormont poll ends

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 22:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Northern Ireland voters go to the polls to elect 108 members to a new Stormont assembly.
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UN Russian guilty in bribe case

Wednesday 7th of March 2007, 22:55
related countries: Russia Russia

A former Russian diplomat at the United Nations is found guilty of money laundering by a court in New York.
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