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What happend on October 2nd 2007

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US military chief states mission

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 1:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The new chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff says he wants to prepare for what follows Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Correa 'to shut' Ecuador Congress

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 3:42
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador's president says he will dissolve Congress as he takes the lead in elections for a constituent assembly.
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Burmese FM blames 'opportunists'

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 5:23
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's Foreign Minister Nyan Win blames "political opportunists" for trying to escalate protests.
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Diana and Dodi inquest to begin

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 6:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The inquest into the death of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed is to open 10 years after their deaths.
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UN warning on Cambodia tribunal

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 6:42
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A UN report criticises the Cambodian administration of the Khmer Rouge tribunals and calls for changes.
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India tribals begin massive march

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 7:25
related countries: India India

Thousands of landless farmers and tribal people in India are setting out on a massive protest march.
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Spears loses custody of children

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 8:36
related countries: United States United States

Singer Britney Spears is ordered to hand over her two young sons to former husband Kevin Federline.
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Senegal anger at French DNA tests

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 9:00
related countries: Senegal Senegal, France France

Senegal's leader criticises a French plan to carry out voluntary DNA testing of would-be immigrants.
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FBI to investigate Iraq shootout

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 9:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The FBI is to investigate the role of security firm Blackwater, following the killing of 11 Iraqis last month.
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Ten dead in Philippines violence

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 9:50
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Four commandos and at least six suspected Islamist militants are killed in a gun fight in the southern Philippines.
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Korean leaders in historic talks

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 10:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North and South Korean leaders meet in Pyongyang for a summit, only the second since the Korean war.
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Pakistan MPs in election boycott

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 11:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 80 MPs resign from Pakistan's national parliament in protest at Saturday's presidential election.
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Zuma ex-adviser loses jail appeal

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 11:14
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African presidential contender Jacob Zuma's ex-financial adviser loses his court appeal battle for fraud.
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Cubans treat man who killed Che

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 11:32
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Cuba Cuba

Cuban doctors carry out free eye surgery in Bolivia on the soldier who executed Che Guevara 40 years ago.
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Australia destroy India in Kochi

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 11:45
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

Australia hand India a crushing 84-run defeat to earn a 1-0 lead in the seven-match one-day series.
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Israel frees Gaza Strip detainees

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 12:00
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel returns 29 Palestinian detainees to Gaza in an attempt to bolster President Mahmoud Abbas.
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DR Congo Hutu front 'helps' army

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 12:38
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese Mai Mai and Hutu rebels tell the BBC they are working with the DR Congo army, despite denials.
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Cricket: Pakistan collapse

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 12:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa blast out Pakistan's top order cheaply to seize the advantage after two days of the first Test.
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UN envoy holds key Burmese talks

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 13:06
related countries: Burma Burma

A UN envoy meets Burma's detained opposition leader after talks with the junta on the recent violent crackdown.
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Rugby: NZ's Carter to face France

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 13:20
related countries: France France
related places: Fly

Fly-half Dan Carter is named in the All Blacks' side to face France in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final in Cardiff.
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Putin eyes prime minister's job

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 13:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Putin agrees to run for parliament, saying it is "entirely realistic" he may become prime minister.
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Ukraine rivals claim poll victory

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 13:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's Orange Revolution parties and their rivals both claim victory in polls, as a vote count nears completion.
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UK PM flies in for Baghdad visit

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 14:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Baghdad

The British military force in Basra is to be cut by 1,000, Gordon Brown has said on his first visit to Iraq as PM.
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Gazprom may cut gas to Ukraine

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 14:29
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

The Russian gas monopoly says it may cut supplies over $1.3bn owed for deliveries and ignored payment requests.
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China to relocate Tibetan nomads

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 14:30
related countries: China China

China is to move 100,000 nomadic Tibetans from grasslands to protect the source of key rivers, state media says.
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Kabul hit by new suicide bomb

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 15:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

At least 13 people are killed in the second suicide attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, in four days.
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Nasdaq buys Boston Exchange

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 15:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The Nasdaq, the New York tech-based stock exchange, says it is to purchase another US bourse.
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'Elders' in landmark Darfur visit

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 15:35
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Archbishop Tutu leads a delegation to Darfur as the AU reviews its force's mandate after a deadly attack.
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US homes sales plumb record low

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 15:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: August

Pending sales of existing US homes fell in August to the lowest level since records began, new figures show.
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Vienna US embassy 'plot' arrest

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 16:18
related countries: Austria Austria, United States United States
related places: Vienna

A second suspect is arrested over an attempted attack on the US embassy in Vienna, Austrian officials say.
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Musharraf appoints army successor

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 16:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's former spy chief Lt Gen Ashfaq Kiani is named by President Musharraf to take over as army head.
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SA police boss 'was investigated'

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 16:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African prosecutors confirm there has been an investigation into police commissioner Jackie Selebi.
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Israel admits air strike on Syria

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 17:12
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

Israel confirms for the first time that it carried out a strike on a Syrian military site almost a month ago.
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Iran college asks Bush to speak

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 17:34
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Bush

An Iranian university invites George W Bush to visit, after Iran's president was jeered by US students last week.
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Syria restores Iraqi visa limits

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 17:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Syria reintroduces a stringent visa demand on Iraqis fleeing violence, saying it cannot take the strain.
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Serbs guilty of Japan jewel heist

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 17:50
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Japan Japan

Three people are jailed in Serbia over Japan's biggest-ever jewellery theft - worth around $30m.
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Missing UK girl police chief sacked

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 17:58
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Portuguese police chief leading the case into missing UK girl Madeleine McCann is removed from the inquiry.
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Paris bomb trial upsets families

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 18:33
related countries: France France, Algeria Algeria

An Algerian man facing murder charges over the 1995 Paris Metro blasts upsets victims' families in court.
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Vietnam splits new planes order

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 20:54
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

State-owned Vietnam Airlines splits its latest order for new planes between rivals Airbus and Boeing.
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US backs N Korea nuclear plan

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 21:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US approves a plan to disable North Korea's main nuclear facilities by the end of the year.
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Blackwater boss grilled over Iraq

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 21:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackwater

The chairman of US private security firm Blackwater defends his company during a grilling by US lawmakers.
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Women attack Turkey constitution

Tuesday 2nd of October 2007, 23:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Women's groups in Turkey attack a new draft constitution, saying it will damage gender equality.
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