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What happend on October 27th 2007

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Dozens killed in DR Congo floods

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 4:02
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kinshasa

At least 30 people die in flooding in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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US threat over Iraq embassy staff

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 4:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The US may order diplomats to work in Iraq to fill nearly 50 vacancies at the Baghdad embassy, officials say.
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Many dead in India Maoist attack

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 5:59
related countries: India India

An attack by Maoist rebels at a cultural festival in eastern India has killed at least 17 people, reports say.
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Death call for US womb murderer

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 7:36
related countries: United States United States

A US jury recommends the death penalty for a woman who killed an expectant mother and cut out her baby.
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USS Cole plotter freed by Yemen

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 8:13
related countries: Yemen Yemen

A key figure in the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 is freed by Yemen after swearing loyalty to the president.
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China to clean up polluted lake

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 9:00
related countries: China China

China announces plans to clean up a badly-polluted major lake after an algae bloom cut off water supplies.
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Turkey's remote prospect for peace

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 10:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq

In Turkey, near the Iraqi border, Sarah Rainsford reflects on the tensions between the two sides.
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Bhutto visits ancestral village

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 11:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's ex-PM Benazir Bhutto visits her family village amid tight security, after last week's assassination attempt.
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Rain dampens Boks' Soweto show

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 12:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Soweto

Poor weather mars the South African rugby team's parade through Soweto, before they meet Nelson Mandela.
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Troops assessed for brain injury

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 13:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

UK soldiers serving in Iraq are surveyed after the US says 20% of its troops suffer brain injuries.
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US seizes 'senior Iraq militant'

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 13:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US forces capture a Shia militia leader and kill two others in a raid in the Iraqi province of Diyala, the US says.
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Pakistan militants behead guards

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 14:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Militants behead six security officials and kill seven civilians in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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UK embassy to help Japan teachers

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 14:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

The British Embassy in Tokyo says it will help hundreds of teachers after a language school in Japan goes bust.
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Rallying: Loeb dents title chances

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 14:33
related countries: Japan Japan

Sebastien Loeb blames an error by his co-driver for costing him the chance to make up ground on Marcus Gronholm in Japan.
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Heavy fighting in Somali capital

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 16:14
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Some of the heaviest fighting in months hits Somalia's Mogadishu as Ethiopian troops battle local insurgents.
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Spanish plane crew held in Chad

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 16:45
related countries: France France, Chad Chad, Spain Spain

Chad authorities detain seven Spanish crew members of a plane chartered to fly more than 100 children to France.
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Sudan calls Darfur truce at talks

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 17:06
related countries: Libya Libya, Sudan Sudan

Sudan calls a unilateral ceasefire in Darfur to coincide with talks in Libya to try to end a four-year war.
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DR Congo militia chief surrenders

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 18:29
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A key militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo surrenders to UN peacekeepers.
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Pollution warning over US fires

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 21:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Residents hit by deadly California wildfires are warned of pollution levels three times higher than normal.
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Ukraine reburies Stalin's victims

Saturday 27th of October 2007, 23:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Stalin

Ukrainian reburies the bodies of some 2,000 people killed by the Soviet secret police more than 60 years ago.
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