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What happend on May 23rd 2007

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Israel strikes at Hamas in Gaza

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 0:55
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel carries out more air strikes in the Gaza Strip, warning that no Hamas leader is immune from attack.
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Brazilian energy minister resigns

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 1:50
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Brazil's energy minister, Silas Rondeau, tenders his resignation as he is investigated for alleged fraud.
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Democrats drop Iraq pull-out plan

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 3:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Democrat leaders abandon plans to tie support for $100bn in war funding to troop withdrawals from Iraq.
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Iran nuclear plan report awaited

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 4:17
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The UN nuclear watchdog is to issue a report on whether Iran has suspended uranium enrichment.
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Drought hits Aussie wheat profits

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 5:46
related countries: Australia Australia

The severe drought in Australia dents profits at the country's troubled wheat exporting business.
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UN seeks to help Nepal refugees

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 5:48
related countries: Nepal Nepal, Bhutan Bhutan

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Nepal and Bhutan to help solve the refugee problem.
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Unicef appeal for Iraqi children

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 6:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi children are caught up in a growing humanitarian tragedy amid continuing violence, Unicef warns.
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Djindjic murder trial verdict due

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 7:19
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Belgrade

Verdicts are due in Belgrade in the murder trial of Serbia's assassinated reformist Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic.
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Call to cancel Streisand Rome gig

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 7:59
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Barbra Streisand's concert in Rome should be cancelled because of high ticket prices, Italian consumer groups say.
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Suicide bomber kills two in Kabul

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 8:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A suicide bomber kills two people and injures four others in an attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, police say.
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China abandons blog identity plan

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 8:55
related countries: China China

China backs down from a censorship plan that required people to register on blog sites with their real names.
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Ethiopia releases US journalists

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 9:35
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States

Three US journalists are released by Ethiopia after being arrested while covering the conflict in Ogaden.
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Missing US soldier 'found dead'

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 10:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraqi police say they have found the body of one of three US soldiers missing in Iraq since 12 May.
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Zimbabwe slum evictions 'a crime'

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 10:31
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The forcible eviction of slum dwellers in Zimbabwe in 2005 was "a crime against humanity", say lawyers.
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Pakistan fatwa minister to stay

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 10:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's tourism minister, who is under pressure from hard-liners, has her offer to resign rejected by the PM.
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UN troops 'traded gold for guns'

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 11:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pakistani peacekeepers smuggled gold and sold arms back to disarmed militias in DR Congo, the BBC learns.
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Ex-India bowler on drugs charges

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 11:05
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Former Indian test cricketer Maninder Singh faces drug charges in Delhi after being arrested with cocaine, police say.
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Russians doubt Lugovoi handover

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 11:33
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russian media commentators criticise Britain's request for the extradition of Alexander Litvinenko's alleged poisoner Andrei Lugovoi.
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'No problem' over Litvinenko case

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 12:27
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia says relations with the UK have not been damaged by the Alexander Litvinenko case.
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Basescu chided for 'gypsy' slur

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 13:50
related countries: Romania Romania

The Romanian president is officially reprimanded for calling a journalist a "stinking Gypsy".
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Turkey bomb was suicide attack

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 14:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish officials say that a blast which killed six and injured more than 90 was the work of a suicide bomber.
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Germany adopts Stasi scent tactic

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 14:42
related countries: Germany Germany

German authorities are adopting a Stasi technique of using odour to track G8 activists.
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Refugees flee Lebanese clashes

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 14:52
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Thousands use a lull in fighting to escape from a refugee camp in Lebanon after days of violent clashes.
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Italian city faces rubbish crisis

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 15:05
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

Residents of the Italian city of Naples torch piles of rotting rubbish amid a worsening refuse crisis.
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Famous female Nepal climber dead

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 15:15
related countries: Nepal Nepal

One of Nepal's most famous female mountaineers is dead following a climbing accident south of Mount Everest.
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US approves pill to stop periods

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 15:33
related countries: United States United States

The first birth control pill designed to stop monthly periods has been approved for use in the US.
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China probes 'tainted' toothpaste

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 16:00
related countries: China China

China investigates reports that toothpaste exported to Central America contains a potentially deadly chemical.
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UN probing DRC smuggling claims

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 17:56
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN says it will seek to discipline any peacekeeper involved in smuggling gold or guns in DR Congo.
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Paris to pay immigrants to return

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 18:31
related countries: France France

France plans to offer financial incentives to more immigrants, especially from Africa, to return home voluntarily.
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Bush details Bin Laden Iraq plot

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 18:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President Bush says Osama Bin Laden was seeking in 2005 to set up an al-Qaeda cell in Iraq to hit US targets.
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Sarkozy rejects Turkish EU place

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 19:20
related countries: Turkey Turkey, France France
related places: Eu

Nicolas Sarkozy reiterates his opposition to Turkey joining the EU, for the first time since becoming French president.
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Lebanese minister warns militants

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 19:30
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's government says militants entrenched in a refugee camp must surrender or face more military action.
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India bar wall collapse kills 27

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 20:06
related countries: India India

At least 27 people are killed when a wall collapses on a crowded bar in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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UN reports ongoing Iran defiance

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 20:20
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran is still defying United Nations' demands to stop enriching uranium, the UN nuclear watchdog says.
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Live - AC Milan 2-1 Liverpool

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 20:40
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Pippo Inzaghi scores a goal in each half as AC Milan claim the Champions League title with victory over Liverpool.
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AC Milan win Champions League

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 20:44
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Pippo Inzaghi scores twice as AC Milan beat Liverpool in the Champions League final in Athens.
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Another US scholar 'held in Iran'

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 20:59
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: May, Tehran

The Soros Foundation says one of its staff is detained in Iran - the second US national to be held by Tehran in May.
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Global worries push oil above $70

Wednesday 23rd of May 2007, 21:28
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Gulf

Oil prices push above $70 a barrel amid fears over US-Iran tensions and low US fuel stockpiles.
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