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Airliner black box found in Cameroon

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 1:30
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Cameroon Cameroon

Rescuers in Cameroon find the data recorder from the Kenyan plane which crashed killing all 114 passengers.
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Haiti crossing death toll rises

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 1:45
related countries: United States United States

The bodies of 54 Haitians are recovered after their boat capsizes in the West Indies, US officials say.
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Olmert beats no-confidence votes

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 2:21
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert survives three no-confidence votes in parliament over his handling of the Lebanon war.
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Police 'unsure' UK girl alive

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 3:36
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Portugal searching for Madeleine McCann say they cannot be certain whether she is still alive.
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Consortium admits Qantas bid over

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 4:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The consortium trying to take over Australian airline Qantas has admitted that its efforts have failed.
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Queen backs US-UK relationship

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 4:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Queen, White House

The Queen strongly defends the special relationship between Britain and the US at a White House banquet.
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Japan PM sent war shrine offering

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 5:31
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Yasukuni

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe has sent an offering to the Yasukuni war shrine, but declined to visit himself.
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Black aide tells of 'partnership'

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 6:24
related countries: United States United States

Lord Black's main business associate tells a US court he consulted his colleague on all financial decisions.
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Bush talks on India nuclear deal

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 6:45
related countries: India India, United States United States

US President Bush and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discuss plans to ratify a landmark nuclear fuel treaty.
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Korean generals hold rare talks

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 8:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Generals from the two Koreas meet for talks that could lead to the first border rail crossings for 50 years.
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New images in Japan murder hunt

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 8:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan

Japanese police release fresh video footage of a man sought over the murder of a British teacher.
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Historic NI devolution day comes

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 9:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness are to take their pledge of office as devolution returns to Northern Ireland.
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Australia seeks skilled workers

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 10:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's budget unveils measures to admit more skilled migrant workers to ease the country's labour shortage.
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Indian MP given life for kidnap

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 10:54
related countries: India India
related places: Bihar

A politician in India's Bihar state is sentenced to life in jail for the kidnap of a rival who is still missing.
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Bangladesh ex-PM 'still not free'

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 11:07
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Aides to the former Bangladeshi Prime Minister Khaleda Zia complain that her movements are still restricted.
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Israeli jailed for helping bomber

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 11:27
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli is sentenced to seven years in jail for transporting a Palestinian suicide bomber in 2002.
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China, Russia deny arms breach

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 11:31
related countries: Sudan Sudan

China and Russia deny claims by Amnesty that they are supplying arms to Sudan for use against Darfur civilians.
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Bomb blast hits Philippine market

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 12:01
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A bomb explodes at a busy market in the southern Philippines - casualties are reported.
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Hardliner elected Serbia speaker

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 12:08
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A leader of Serbia's hardline Radical party is elected to the powerful post of parliamentary speaker.
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SA woman hired gang to kill baby

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 12:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African court convicts a woman of hiring a gang to kill the six-month-old daughter of her lover.
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Zimbabwe police assault lawyers

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 13:04
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Harare

Police in Zimbabwe break up a march by lawyers in the capital, Harare, assaulting several of them.
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East Timor prepares for election

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 14:19
related countries: East Timor East Timor

The people of East Timor are gearing up to go to the polls for a run-off presidential election.
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Court rejects Brotherhood trial

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 14:24
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An court in Egypt rules invalid a presidential order that Muslim Brotherhood figures stand trial in a military court.
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Car bomb explodes in Iraqi city

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 14:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 16 people are killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the southern Iraqi town of Kufa, officials say.
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France's Chirac begins to bow out

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 14:45
related countries: France France
related places: Chirac

Jacques Chirac makes his last major public appearance as French president at a World War II commemoration.
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KLM accused of helping Nazis flee

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 15:28
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Argentina Argentina

Dutch airline KLM faces calls for an inquiry into reports it helped Nazi war criminals flee to Argentina after WWII.
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Biblical King Herod's tomb 'found'

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 16:23
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the tomb of King Herod, ruler of Judea at the time of Jesus.
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Taiwan MPs in parliament brawl

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 16:29
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Legislators in Taiwan throw punches, spray water and wrestle violently in a row over an electoral reform bill.
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Bob Woolmer 'murder not proven'

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 16:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police have yet to prove Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer was murdered, a Pakistani detective says.
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Civilian deaths 'deeply shame' US

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 16:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Marines, March

The US military says it is "deeply ashamed" by the killings of 19 Afghan civilians by Marines in March.
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'Pipelines hit' in Nigeria delta

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 17:51
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A militant group active in southern Nigeria says it has bombed three major oil pipelines.
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Queen visits US space centre

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 18:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Queen

The Queen visits a Nasa space centre on the final day of her six-day state tour of the eastern US.
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UK attacked over savings scandal

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 18:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

MEPs say that the UK should pay back those who lost savings in the Equitable Life scandal.
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Cameroon opens air crash inquiry

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 18:50
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Authorities in Cameroon launch an investigation into a plane crash which killed all 114 people on board.
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Cheney seeks Mid-East Iraq help

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 19:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US Vice-President Dick Cheney heads to the Middle East to seek support for US efforts to stem the violence in Iraq.
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Red Cross appeals for Somalia aid

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 19:22
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

The Red Cross appeals for aid for Somalia after fighting forces thousands to flee the capital, Mogadishu.
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US attack 'kills Iraqi children'

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 20:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US helicopter attack on suspected insurgents in Iraq has killed a number of children, Iraqi sources say.
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US student held over gun attack

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 21:34
related countries: United States United States

Police in the US arrest a university student suspected of killing one man and injuring two more in a dispute.
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Confession frees Uzbek activist

Tuesday 8th of May 2007, 22:26
related countries: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

A court in Uzbekistan suspends the seven-year jail sentence given last week to an Uzbek rights worker.
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