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What happend on September 12th 2007

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Ethiopia rings in new Millennium

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 3:32
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia
related places: Addis Ababa

Celebrations are held in Addis Ababa as Ethiopia ushers in a new Millennium under the ancient Coptic calendar.
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Ethiopia rings in new Millennium

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 3:32
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia
related places: Addis Ababa

Celebrations are held in Addis Ababa as Ethiopia ushers in a new Millennium under the ancient Coptic calendar.
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Syria complains to UN over Israel

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 4:00
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria, United States United States

Syria complains to the UN about Israeli aircraft allegedly flying over its territory and dropping munitions.
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Rugby: SA's Burger banned

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 5:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Africa's star flanker Schalk Burger is banned for four matches, ruling him out of Friday's World Cup match against England.
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Cricket: Vettori is NZ Test captain

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 6:06
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Daniel Vettori replaces Stephen Fleming as captain of the New Zealand Test team.
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Rebels claim Mexican gas blasts

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 6:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A left-wing guerrilla group says it carried out a series of blasts on pipelines in Mexico earlier this week.
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US-China move to halt lead paint

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 8:44
related countries: United States United States, China China

Chinese and US officials sign an agreement to prevent China-made toys coated in lead paint.
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Estrada gets life for corruption

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 9:02
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila, Estrada

Philippine ex-leader Joseph Estrada is convicted and jailed for life for embezzling around $80m while in office.
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India state bans mobiles in class

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 9:05
related countries: India India

The Indian state of Karnataka is to ban children under 16 from using mobile phones in classrooms.
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Chavez offer on Farc is rejected

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 9:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

Colombia rejects a proposal by Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez to travel to Colombia to meet a rebel leader.
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Protests as Chile marks coup

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 9:45
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Santiago

Chile marks the anniversary of the 1973 military coup, as protests erupt in the capital, Santiago.
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S Koreans told 'convert or die'

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 10:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

South Koreans held hostage by the Taleban in Afghanistan say they were told at gunpoint to convert to Islam.
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Editor trial over Mubarak story

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 11:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian newspaper editor is charged with spreading false information about President Hosni Mubarak.
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Vote reform talks in Bangladesh

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 11:34
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The army-backed authorities in Bangladesh begin talks with political parties on electoral law reforms.
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Howard sets out retirement plans

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 11:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian prime minister John Howard indicates he will retire within three years if he wins the elections this year.
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Russia tests giant fuel-air bomb

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 12:29
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian military tests a giant fuel-air bomb which it says is the biggest non-nuclear device in the world.
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MPs approve Chavez reforms

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 12:52
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's parliament approves for a second time President Chavez's proposed constitutional changes.
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Policemen shot dead in north Iraq

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 12:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

Six Iraqi policemen are killed by gunmen in an attack on a checkpoint near the city of Mosul, police say.
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McCanns consider own tests on car

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 12:56
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The parents of Madeleine McCann are considering independent tests on the hire car they used in Portugal.
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New foot-and-mouth case in UK

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 13:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A new case of foot-and-mouth disease is confirmed 10 miles from the site of the August outbreak in Surrey.
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Austria holds three over 'threat'

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 14:00
related countries: Austria Austria, Germany Germany

Three people are arrested in Austria over a website threat to attack Germany and Austria, officials say.
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Iran defiant over EU uranium call

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 14:18
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran will not stop uranium enrichment despite opposition from the EU, Tehran's chief nuclear negotiator says.
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Attack on giant Pakistan Buddha

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 14:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Buddha

Suspected pro-Taleban militants try to blow up an ancient carving of Buddha in north-west Pakistan.
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More Pakistani soldiers abducted

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 14:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pro-Taleban rebels abduct 12 soldiers in a new raid in north-west Pakistan, where scores more troops are being held.
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Cricket: Pakistan beats Scotland

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 14:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shahid Afridi and Umar Gul take four wickets each as Pakistan beat Scotland by 51 runs in the World Twenty20.
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New Somali group threatens war

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 15:02
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Islamists and opposition leaders join forces as they vow to remove Somalia's transitional government.
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EU launches German postal probe

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 15:48
related countries: Germany Germany

European regulators are to investigate whether German postal firm Deutsche Post received illegal state aid.
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Putin names next prime minister

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 15:52
related countries: Russia Russia

President Putin nominates Viktor Zubkov, a relative unknown, to take over as the new Russian PM.
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Baghdad residents protest at wall

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 16:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Hundreds protest against the building of a wall between a Shia district of Baghdad and a neighbouring Sunni area.
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Delhi teacher cleared on 'sting'

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 16:15
related countries: India India

A court in India says a teacher falsely accused by a TV channel of prostitution must be reinstated.
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Japanese prime minister resigns

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 16:17
related countries: Japan Japan

Shinzo Abe resigns as Japanese prime minister after a bruising election in July and poor poll ratings.
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Powerful quake shakes Indonesia

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 16:47
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A powerful 8.4-magnitude earthquake hits off the west coast of Indonesia, sparking fears of a tsunami.
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Saudis question Middle East talks

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 17:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Saudi Arabia says a US-backed Middle East peace conference will be pointless unless it tackles key issues.
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Mattel apology over toy recalls

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 19:24
related countries: China China

Mattel apologises for safety lapses which resulted in the recall of 21 million Chinese-made toys in recent months.
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Zimbabwe stun Aussies in thriller

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 19:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Zimbabwe score 12 off the final over to beat favourites Australia by five wickets in the World Twenty20.
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US sect leader due to stand trial

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 19:56
related countries: United States United States

The trial is set to begin of a polygamist sect leader on charges he coerced a 14-year-old girl into marriage.
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Dollar at record low against euro

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 20:43
related countries: United States United States

The US dollar falls to a record against the euro as investors bet that interest rates will be cut next week.
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Football: Scots win in Paris

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 20:53
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Paris

James McFadden fires Scotland to the top of Euro 2008 qualifying Group B after a nerve-shredding win over France in Paris.
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Golf: Woods pulls out of Bermuda

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 21:56
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Defending champion Tiger Woods pulls out of the Grand Slam of Golf and will be replaced by Jim Furyk.
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Major DR Congo Ebola outbreak

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 22:58
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 160 people have died in an area of a deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Powers to hold Iran nuclear talks

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 23:26
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The US is to host international talks on Iran's nuclear plans, as Tehran refuses to halt uranium enrichment.
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Paraguay declares fire emergency

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 23:42
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguay's president declares a state of emergency after fires destroy 100,000 hectares of forest and land.
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US accuses Iran over Iraq attacks

Wednesday 12th of September 2007, 23:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

Senior US officials single out Iran for criticism, a day after giving a progress report on security in Iraq.
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