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What happend on May 28th 2007

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Lebanon army 'hit by militants'

Monday 28th of May 2007, 0:15
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Islamist radicals barricaded in a Palestinian refugee camp shell Lebanese troops, reports say.
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Dead heat for Spain poll rivals

Monday 28th of May 2007, 0:41
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's main government and opposition parties are virtually tied in regional and municipal elections.
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Israeli raids follow PM's warning

Monday 28th of May 2007, 2:00
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza, the military says, hours after the PM vows to continue a crackdown.
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India sect apologises

Monday 28th of May 2007, 5:46
related countries: India India

A religious sect in the India's Punjab state apologises after its leader dressed up as a revered Sikh figure.
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Bhutan holds second 'fake' poll

Monday 28th of May 2007, 6:25
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan stages a second mock election as it takes steps to end 100 years of monarchy.
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China's stock market hits record

Monday 28th of May 2007, 8:04
related countries: China China

Chinese shares continue their breakneck surge, pushing the main stock index past the 4,000 mark for the first time.
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Australian pub bars heterosexuals

Monday 28th of May 2007, 8:20
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A gay pub in the Australian city of Melbourne wins the right to ban heterosexuals.
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Rallies as Venezuelan TV closes

Monday 28th of May 2007, 8:30
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Thousands march to mark the demise of an opposition TV station in Venezuela, as the channel ends broadcasts.
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'Jihad recruiters' held in Spain

Monday 28th of May 2007, 8:38
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police arrest 14 suspected Islamists allegedly involved in recruiting jihadi volunteers.
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Nigeria strike over 'flawed' poll

Monday 28th of May 2007, 9:25
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The streets of Lagos are empty as a strike begins to protest at the inauguration of a new Nigerian president.
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Chinese warning over toy safety

Monday 28th of May 2007, 10:47
related countries: China China

More than 20% of Chinese toys and baby clothes are sub-standard, the country's consumer watchdog says.
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'Same-sex' couple jailed

Monday 28th of May 2007, 10:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani court sends a couple to jail for perjury after ruling that theirs is an illegal, same-sex marriage.
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Malaysian oil plan gets partners

Monday 28th of May 2007, 11:41
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Malaysian firm signs up partners to its ambitious plan for an oil pipeline bypassing the crowded Malacca Strait.
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Zimbabwe to boost police for poll

Monday 28th of May 2007, 11:48
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe starts a huge recruitment drive ahead of elections due next year, a senior police officer says.
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Afghan protesters 'shot dead'

Monday 28th of May 2007, 12:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan police shoot dead at least seven supporters of notorious Uzbek leader General Dostum, reports say.
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Iraq car bomb kills at least 20

Monday 28th of May 2007, 12:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb explodes in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens more.
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Moscow anti-gay attack condemned

Monday 28th of May 2007, 12:46
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Gay, Moscow

Gay activists and Western mayors express shock at anti-homosexual violence in Moscow.
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FIA to probe McLaren race win

Monday 28th of May 2007, 12:52
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Formula One's governing body will investigate McLaren for a possible breach of the rules in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix.
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Tennis: Venus overcomes Cornet

Monday 28th of May 2007, 13:41
related countries: France France

Venus Williams needs all her experience to overcome French teenager Alize Cornet in the first round of the French Open.
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Ex-Uganda minister charged

Monday 28th of May 2007, 13:44
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's ex-Health Minister Jim Muhwezi is charged with embezzlement over a children's vaccines fund.
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Japanese minister kills himself

Monday 28th of May 2007, 15:17
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japan's agriculture minister is found hanged, hours before he was to face questions over a political scandal.
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UK requests Lugovoi extradition

Monday 28th of May 2007, 15:56
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

The UK formally asks Russia to hand over an ex-KGB agent wanted over the Litvinenko murder in London.
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Casualties in Sri Lanka explosion

Monday 28th of May 2007, 16:13
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

A blast near the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, leaves six people dead - the government blames the Tamil Tigers.
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Kazakhstan seeks envoy's arrest

Monday 28th of May 2007, 16:16
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Kazakhstan sends a team of prosecutors to Vienna to try and arrest the son-in-law of the Kazakh president.
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US warns Iran over arming Iraqis

Monday 28th of May 2007, 16:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

The US calls on Iran to stop arming militants in Iraq following their first direct talks for almost 30 years.
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'Rwanda rebels' in DR Congo raid

Monday 28th of May 2007, 16:52
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Some 29 people are killed by suspected Rwandan rebels in eastern DR Congo, aid workers say.
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Rugby: Brooke has brain op

Monday 28th of May 2007, 16:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Former New Zealand captain Zinzan Brooke is in a serious condition after suffering head injuries in a fall.
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Three more top Bangladeshis held

Monday 28th of May 2007, 16:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Three leading politicians in Bangladesh's two main parties are arrested in a continuing anti-corruption drive.
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Tennis: Paris rain halts Federer

Monday 28th of May 2007, 16:57
related countries: France France

Roger Federer's progress to the French Open second round is halted by rain as the weather decimates the schedule again.
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Grenade attacks kill Ethiopians

Monday 28th of May 2007, 21:48
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

At least six people reportedly die in Ethiopia's Somali region after two grenades were thrown at a crowd.
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Peretz loses Israeli party vote

Monday 28th of May 2007, 23:17
related countries: Israel Israel

Amir Peretz loses the Labour Party leadership, putting the future of the Israeli government coalition in doubt.
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