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What happend on September 11th 2007

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Wiretaps 'foiled terror attacks'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 1:31
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

The US director of intelligence says eavesdropping helped foil a bomb attack by suspected Islamists in Germany.
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US experts arrive in North Korea

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 4:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

A US team of experts have arrived in North Korea to discuss ways to disable the country's nuclear programme.
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Oil prices rise on Mexico attacks

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 6:26
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Oil prices surge to near record highs after production facilities are attacked by a rebel group in Mexico.
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Australia's PM vows not to quit

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 6:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian PM John Howard insists he will lead his party into the next election, despite trailing in opinion polls.
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US general under fire over surge

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 7:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Democrats in Congress challenge top US commander Gen Petraeus' positive view of the Iraq troop surge.
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Chinese inflation at decade high

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 7:12
related countries: China China

Chinese inflation hits its second 10-year high in two months, led again by a sharp rise in meat prices.
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Flood devastation worsens in S Asia

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 8:00
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Flooding in India and Bangladesh has now left some 1.5 million people homeless, officials say.
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Ninja return ends in Congo chaos

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 8:20
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Congo's former Ninja rebel leader does not return to Brazzaville, after helicopters swoop down on his men.
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US base in Germany acts on threat

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 8:35
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

German police launch an operation to "protect" a US military base after it receives a telephone bomb threat.
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Colombian 'drug lord' is captured

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 8:47
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Police in Colombia capture Diego Montoya, accused of being the country's top cocaine trafficker.
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S Korea tycoon jailing suspended

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 8:58
related countries: South Korea South Korea

One of South Korea's richest men is given a suspended jail sentence over his conviction for a revenge beating.
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Sharif fights Pakistan expulsion

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 9:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Lawyers for Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif challenge his deportation in the Supreme Court.
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Gunmen kill three in south Russia

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 9:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Gunmen kill a Gypsy man and his two sons in the troubled Russian republic of Ingushetia.
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US housing woes 'acute'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 9:32
related countries: United States United States

The US housing and mortgage downturn is now so acute that a fall in home prices is likely, a key lender warns.
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Time vows to fight Suharto ruling

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 9:35
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Time

Time magazine vows to fight an Indonesian court order to pay $106m compensation to ex-President Suharto.
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US-Iranian to be released 'soon'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 10:20
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: May, Tehran

An Iranian-American academic detained in a Tehran prison since May says he expects to be freed soon.
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S Africa 'on track in Aids fight'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 10:26
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa is on course to meet its target of halving new Aids infections by 2011, the deputy president says.
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Turkish bomb 'catastrophe' foiled

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 10:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Police in Turkey's capital, Ankara, foil an attack by finding a van stuffed with explosives, officials say.
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Five guilty in Chicago mob trial

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 10:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

A US jury finds four mobsters and an ex-policeman guilty of a conspiracy that included murder and extortion.
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Indian court clears 'toxic' ship

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 10:44
related countries: India India

A former ocean liner can be broken up in India despite fears it contains toxic waste, the Supreme Court rules.
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Russia blamed over poison probe

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 10:48
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko accuses Russia of hindering the inquiry into his poisoning.
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Indian men strip to catch rapist

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 12:15
related countries: India India

Every man in an Indian village is made to strip to his underwear as the rape and murder of a woman is investigated.
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Mugabe critic quits as archbishop

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 12:26
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A vocal critic of Zimbabwe's President Mugabe resigns as an archbishop after an adultery scandal.
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Pakistan 'suicide bomb kills 16'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 12:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 16 people are killed in a suicide bombing in the town of Dera Ismail Khan in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Rocket injures dozens in Israel

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 12:39
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least 69 soldiers in southern Israel are injured by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, the army says.
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Deadly Ebola returns in Congo

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 12:49
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least five people die from an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Iraq welcomes US surge 'progress'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 13:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraq's government welcomes a positive report on the US troop surge by its top commander in the country.
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Indonesia bans begging

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 13:25
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Beggars, buskers and hawkers are to be banned under a new public order law in Indonesia's capital Jakarta.
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EU gives up on 'metric Britain'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 13:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Union is abandoning plans to force Britain to phase out the imperial measurement system.
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Mexico police probe truck inferno

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 15:03
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican police investigate a truck explosion that is now known to have killed 28 people.
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Arrests at Brussels Islam protest

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 15:07
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Belgian police arrest two leaders of a far-right party at a Brussels protest against the "Islamisation of Europe".
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Romanian head in new gaffe probe

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 15:40
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania's president is investigated for an alleged discriminatory remark - the second time this year.
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Israeli neo-Nazi suspects charged

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 16:11
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli authorities charge members of an alleged neo-Nazi group, in a case which has shocked the Jewish state.
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Rugby: Vickery's two-game ban

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 17:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Friday

England skipper Phil Vickery will miss the Rugby World Cup games against South Africa and Samoa after being found guilty of a trip.
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Syria visas 'halt fleeing Iraqis'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 17:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

The UNHCR warns that new Syrian visa restrictions are preventing Iraqi refugees from escaping violence.
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US marks sixth 9/11 anniversary

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 18:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, New York

Americans remember the victims of the 11 September 2001 attacks on New York and Washington.
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Cricket: SA win Twenty20 opener

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 19:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

Chris Gayle hits a blistering 117 but South Africa beat West Indies by eight wickets in the opening ICC World Twenty20 match.
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Bush 'to announce Iraq troop cut'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 21:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: White House

The US president is to announce troop reductions in Iraq in a speech later this week, the White House says.
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Romanian mourners killed by lorry

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 21:54
related countries: Romania Romania

Five people are killed and seven injured in Romania after a lorry hits a funeral cortege.
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Eight die in Nigeria 'jail-break'

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 22:37
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Eight inmates are killed when hundreds of inmates try to break out of a jail in Nigeria, police say.
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Ceremony marks Uganda peace

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 22:43
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The first closure of a camp for internally displaced people in northern Uganda is marked with a ceremony.
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Planners back Trump's UK project

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 23:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Donald Trump's plans for a major golf development in Aberdeenshire are recommended for approval.
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Democrats attack Iraq testimony

Tuesday 11th of September 2007, 23:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Congress

The two leading US figures in Iraq face criticism from Democratic presidential candidates in Congress.
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