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What happend on October 9th 2007

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New S American bank planned

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 2:03
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Seven South American countries agree to set up a new development bank, based in Venezuela.
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Japan extends N Korea sanctions

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 3:49
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

Japan extends sanctions against North Korea, citing a lack of progress on the abduction issue.
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Sarkozy to meet Putin in Moscow

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 4:23
related countries: Russia Russia, France France
related places: Moscow

French President Nicolas Sarkozy travels to Moscow for his first bilateral summit with Vladimir Putin.
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Burma junta names go-between

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 4:53
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's military task an official with liaising with Aung San Suu Kyi in an apparent concession to UN pressure.
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Cuba pays tribute to Che Guevara

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 6:52
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

The memory of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara is honoured in Cuba 40 years after his death.
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Action against Kashmir minister

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 7:24
related countries: India India

A court in Indian-administered Kashmir orders legal proceedings against a minister involved in a sex scandal.
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Australian killed in Afghan blast

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 7:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Aruba Aruba

An Australian soldier is killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, the first to die in direct action there.
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UK warns Darfur rebels on boycott

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 7:40
related countries: Libya Libya, Sudan Sudan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK warns Darfur rebels they could be excluded from the Sudan peace process if they boycott talks in Libya.
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US skydivers' plane wreck found

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 7:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Sunday

The wreck of a plane carrying nine skydivers and a pilot, missing since Sunday, is found in Washington state.
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Key India meeting to end impasse

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 8:22
related countries: India India

India's ruling alliance is meeting its communist allies to try end a political impasse over a nuclear deal.
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Whaling battle moves to YouTube

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 8:37
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia turns to YouTube in the campaign against whaling, with a message aimed at Japanese children.
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Iraq tells US to ditch Blackwater

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 8:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackwater

The Iraqi government says the US must end its association with security firm Blackwater within six months.
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US company settles pollution case

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 8:49
related countries: United States United States

American Electric Power (AEP) settles a pollution case, which will see it spend $1.6bn on upgrading its coal plants.
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EU treaty 'same as Constitution'

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 9:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The new EU treaty is "substantially equivalent" to the discarded constitution, a panel of British MPs argues.
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Burma diplomat attacks junta

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 10:15
related countries: Burma Burma

A Burmese diplomat resigns over the violence against monks at anti-government protests, the BBC learns.
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Football: Uefa Cup groups draw

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 10:37
related countries: Germany Germany

Bolton are drawn with German giants Bayern Munich in the Uefa Cup group stage, while Spurs face a 1984 final re-match with Anderlecht.
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Indian growth 'relies on reforms'

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 10:43
related countries: India India

India's economy has seen strong growth in the last decade but more reforms are needed, a report says.
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India stock market hits new high

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 10:51
related countries: India India

India's main stock index continues its astonishing rise, crossing the 18,000 mark to reach a new high.
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Bus plunges into river in Kenya

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 10:57
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Twelve people die after a bus plunges into a fast-flowing river in western Kenya in the early hours of the morning.
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'Angel of Soweto' case thrown out

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 11:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Soweto

A South African court throws out assault charges against a school principal dubbed the "Angel of Soweto".
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Iraqi town rocked by twin attack

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 11:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 19 people die and dozens are injured in two car bombs targeting police and a tribal leader, police say.
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Eurozone pushes for yuan reform

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 11:48
related countries: China China

Eurozone ministers unite in urging China to reform the yuan, at a meeting before key G7 talks in October.
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Nigeria official's $35m refrozen

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 12:04
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The London High Court orders the refreezing of former Nigerian governor James Ibori's $35m assets.
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Battles rage on Pakistan border

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 12:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's army says 45 soldiers and 150 pro-Taleban militants have died in three days of fierce clashes.
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Turkey warns US over genocide law

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 13:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Armenia Armenia, United States United States

Turkey warns the US against passing an Armenian genocide bill, saying the move would harm bilateral ties.
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Kabul to continue with executions

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 14:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan government says it will continue executions despite being criticised for putting 15 convicts to death.
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Saudi king details succession law

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 14:13
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's king issues a decree detailing implementation of a succession law announced a year ago.
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Disk technology takes Nobel Prize

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 14:47
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

French scientist Albert Fert and Peter Grunberg of Germany win the 2007 Nobel Prize in physics.
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Burma party rejects junta's terms

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 14:54
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's opposition NLD rejects the conditions set by the military for talks with Aung San Suu Kyi.
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US court rejects CIA kidnap case

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 14:57
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

The US Supreme Court throws out an appeal by a German who accuses the CIA of kidnapping and torturing him.
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Clashes between allies in Darfur

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 15:32
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Fighting erupts between the Sudanese army and the Darfur rebel group that signed a peace deal last year.
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Nigeria is 'mired in corruption'

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 16:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria faces systemic violence and endemic corruption, says a post-election report.
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Basque city car bomb injures man

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 16:25
related countries: Spain Spain

A car bomb injures a man in the Spanish Basque city of Bilbao days after police arrest separatist suspects.
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Jail for S Leone self-defence duo

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 16:58
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's war crimes court hands jail terms to two ex-militia leaders who fought the rebels in the civil war.
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Five held over Paris Monet attack

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 17:42
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Police make five arrests after a painting by Monet is vandalised by a gang of intruders at a Paris museum.
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Fraud police question Israeli PM

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 18:24
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is questioned by police over his role in a bank privatisation deal.
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Pakistan jets pound 'rebel bases'

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 20:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani planes attack alleged militant positions in fighting that has left scores dead in tribal areas.
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Security guards fire on Iraqi car

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 20:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A foreign security firm confirms one if its teams fired on a car in Baghdad in which two Iraqi women were killed.
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Cost of US home heating to rise

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 20:35
related countries: United States United States

Heating homes in the US will cost 10% more this winter than it did last, according to a government report.
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Turkey threatens Iraq border raid

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 21:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Turkey's government seeks parliamentary approval for a possible operation in Iraq against Kurdish separatists.
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Rice promotes LatAm trade deals

Tuesday 9th of October 2007, 23:36
related countries: Panama Panama, Colombia Colombia, Peru Peru, United States United States
related places: Congress

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urges Congress to ratify trade deals with Colombia, Panama and Peru.
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