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What happend on September 18th 2007

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Britain accused on cluster bombs

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 3:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government is accused of trying to reclassify two kinds of cluster bombs ahead of a proposed international ban.
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Life in jail for Mexico drugs man

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 4:18
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Tijuana

A member of Mexico's Tijuana drugs cartel will be jailed for life by a US court for his role in narco-business.
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Three held over Afghan kidnap

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 4:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Afghan police say they have arrested three men over the kidnapping of a Bangladeshi aid worker.
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Australia slashes wheat forecast

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 5:24
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia cuts its wheat forecast by 30% due to drought, with global wheat prices at record highs.
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Work to identify Thai crash dead

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 8:32
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Phuket

Officials work to identify victims of the Phuket plane crash, amid reports the pilot was warned of wind shear.
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Darfur rebel head warns of split

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 8:46
related countries: Sudan Sudan

One of the main rebel leaders in Darfur says without equality for his people the province will split from Sudan.
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N Korea denies Syria nuclear ties

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 8:48
related countries: Syria Syria, North Korea North Korea

North Korea denies allegations it may be helping Syria develop a nuclear weapons facility.
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Deadly attack on Baghdad morgue

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 8:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb explodes in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing seven people and wounding more than 20.
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New S Leone president sworn in

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 9:25
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Ernest Bai Koroma is sworn in as Sierra Leone's new president following a tense run-off vote.
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 9:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier has been killed and another injured in an explosion in Afghanistan, the MoD said.
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Abandoned girl sparks global hunt

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 9:58
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia, United States United States

Police in Australia, New Zealand and the US search for the parents of a toddler left at a train station in Australia.
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Relief as Northern Rock shares up

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 10:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Northern Rock hopes a UK government pledge will reassure its customers as other banking shares soar.
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ElBaradei concern over Iran row

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 10:20
related countries: France France, Iran Iran, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog says force should only be used as a last resort to resolve the dispute with Iran.
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Dhoni named India one-day captain

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 10:38
related countries: India India

Mahendra Dhoni is India's one-day captain following the resignation of Rahul Dravid last week.
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Somali troops raid radio station

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 10:39
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Somali independent radio station reports coming under sustained gunfire from government troops
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Saudi women lobby on driving

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 10:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A group of women in Saudi Arabia is for the first time to lobby the king for the right to drive cars.
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India grain corruption protests

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 12:14
related countries: India India

Villagers attack a warehouse full of subsidised grain in protest at corruption in India's West Bengal state.
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Iraq to review all security firms

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 12:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraq says it will review the status of all security firms in the country after a deadly gunfight involving a US firm.
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Russia concerned by Iran war talk

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 12:21
related countries: Russia Russia, France France, Iran Iran

Russia's foreign minister raises fears over threats of war in Iran after meeting his French counterpart.
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Musharraf to 'give up army post'

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 12:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's President Musharraf will resign as army chief if re-elected for another term, his chief lawyer says.
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Maoists 'quit Nepal government'

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 12:43
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Former Maoist rebels say they have resigned from Nepal's government in a row over the future of the monarchy.
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'Tear gas used' on Burma monks

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 13:18
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Rangoon

Burma's military authorities use tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of monks, reports say.
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Heavy fighting in S Afghanistan

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 13:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

More clashes in Afghanistan break out between Afghan and international security forces and the Taleban.
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Two killed in West Bank clashes

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 13:36
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

An Israeli soldier and a Palestinian militant are killed in clashes in the West Bank town of Nablus, officials say.
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Cricket: Pakistan beat Aussies

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 15:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Australia Australia

A brilliant stand of 119 between Shoaib Malik and Misbah-ul-Haq helps Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Australia in the World Twenty20.
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Somali troops attack radio station

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 15:12
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Somali independent radio station comes under fire for several hours by government troops.
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Mali boosts army to fight Tuareg

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 15:14
related countries: Mali Mali

Mali is reinforcing its garrison near the Algerian border to hunt down Tuareg rebels amid escalating violence.
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Venezuela head's school warning

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 15:17
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warns private schools they face closure unless they adopt a socialist curriculum.
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'Israeli warplanes raid' Lebanon

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 15:55
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israeli jets have violated Lebanon's airspace, causing sonic booms, reports from Beirut say.
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Constitutional deal in Zimbabwe

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 16:02
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's opposition tells parliament it will not oppose the government's proposed constitutional amendments.
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Thai airport wind alert 'faulty'

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 17:06
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Systems to check for wind were not working properly at the time of Sunday's crash in Thailand, officials say.
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New rice strain 'survives floods'

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 17:25
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Researchers in Bangladesh say that a new strain of rice may be able to withstand floods which wreak havoc every year.
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Sarkozy targets pension benefits

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 17:55
related countries: France France

French President Sarkozy outlines controversial plans to overhaul pension benefits for half-a-million public workers.
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Stun gun used at Kerry debate

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 18:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kerry

US police use a stun gun to restrain a student taking part in a debate with former presidential candidate John Kerry.
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India defiant over Siachen trek

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 18:35
related countries: India India

The Indian army says that it will go ahead with plans to allow a group to visit the disputed Siachen glacier.
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EU anti-death penalty day vetoed

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 18:58
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland blocks plans to hold a European day against the death penalty, the EU's Portuguese presidency says
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Football: Chelsea held to draw

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 20:41
related countries: Norway Norway

Chelsea are held to a 1-1 draw by Norwegian underdogs Rosenborg at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League.
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Russia and China 'spying on US'

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 21:08
related countries: United States United States, China China

Russia and China are spying on the US at levels close to those of the Cold War, the US Intelligence chief warns.
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Fed cuts interest rate to 4.75%

Tuesday 18th of September 2007, 21:32
related countries: United States United States

The Federal Reserve cuts US interest rates from 5.25% to 4.75%, hoping to calm financial markets.
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