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What happend on September 3rd 2007

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Australia PM in YouTube appeal

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 1:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's prime minister posts a video on YouTube warning against violent protests at the Apec summit.
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Japan resignation adds to PM woes

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 3:39
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's agriculture minister resigns after only a week in office, in another blow for embattled PM Shinzo Abe.
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Felix surges to maximum strength

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 4:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Hurricane Felix becomes a category five storm after sparing Dutch Caribbean islands serious damage.
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UK troops begin Basra withdrawal

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 4:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The 550 British troops based in Basra have begun their pull-out from their base at the city's palace.
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Thaksin hit by new arrest warrant

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 6:16
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Second arrest warrants are issued by a Thai court for exiled ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife.
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Afghan roadside blast kills six

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 7:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least six Afghan security personnel die in a roadside blast in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.
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Japanese investment level drops

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 7:29
related countries: Japan Japan

Capital investment spending by Japanese firms fell in the second quarter, raising worries of a wider slowdown.
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Russia 'won't bargain on Kosovo'

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 8:33
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Kosovo

Russia's foreign minister warns Moscow will stand firm on "red line" issues like missile defence and Kosovo.
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Leone rivals urge election calm

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 10:12
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's presidential rivals agree not to use vigilantes as they urge an end to violent clashes.
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Nigeria to tackle power vandals

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 10:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian President Yar'Adua is to seek extra powers to deal with those who sabotage oil and electricity lines, he says.
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New Iran guards chief appointed

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 10:25
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's Supreme Leader unexpectedly replaces the head of the country's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.
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N Korea 'to come off terror list'

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 10:28
related countries: United States United States

N Korea says the US has agreed to remove it from a list of nations supporting terrorism, following talks.
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SA men steal hearse for pub crawl

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 11:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Soweto

Two South African men are arrested in Soweto for allegedly going on a drinking spree in a stolen hearse, police say.
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Football: England call up Lescott

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 11:55
related countries: Israel Israel, Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joleon Lescott is called up to England's squad for the Euro 2008 qualifiers against Israel and Russia.
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Polish president enters hospital

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 12:20
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland's President Kaczynski is in hospital after falling ill with a stomach bug, but is due to leave within hours.
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Bangladesh former PM is arrested

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 12:58
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The army-backed interim government in Bangladesh detains ex-PM Khaleda Zia on corruption charges.
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UK Basra base exit 'not a defeat'

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 13:03
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The prime minister insists the withdrawal of troops from their last remaining base in Basra city is not a defeat.
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Bush mulls life after presidency

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 13:04
related countries: United States United States

A new book informed by intimate interviews with the US president shows a president keenly interested in his legacy.
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Freed US academic leaves Iran

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 13:29
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

A leading Iranian-American academic, who was jailed for three months in Iran on spying charges, leaves the country.
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US workers top productivity table

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 13:43
related countries: United States United States

The US worker is still the world's most productive but workers in East Asia are catching up fast.
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Smouldering Greece expects rain

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 14:09
related countries: Greece Greece

Some forest fires still burn in southern Greece but rain from the north is expected to bring some relief.
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Anger over Taiwan 'heaviest pig'

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 14:11
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Animal activists express outrage as pigs in Taiwan are force-fed for the Pig of God contest.
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Burma completes charter outline

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 14:52
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's leaders declare 14 years of constitutional talks complete, and formally close a national assembly.
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Ban to press for peace in Darfur

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 15:06
related countries: Sudan Sudan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is in Sudan, seeking an end to violence in Darfur province.
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Nepal government condemns attacks

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 15:13
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

Government ministers in Nepal condemn explosions in the capital, Kathmandu, that left two people dead.
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Explosions rock Lebanon camp

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 15:50
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Explosions are heard at a refugee camp in northern Lebanon, a day after troops captured it from militants.
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Thai convicted of tourist murders

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 17:12
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A court in Thailand sentences a local man to death for the murder of two Russians in Pattaya in February.
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England call up Wright as cover

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 17:17
related countries: India India

England draft Luke Wright for the remaining one-dayers against India as fitness doubts persist over Andrew Flintoff and Ravi Bopara.
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French utility firms agree merger

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 18:06
related countries: France France

French utility groups Suez and Gaz de France agree to merge, creating one of the world's largest energy firms.
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Violent protests over SA housing

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 18:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Soweto

One person is killed during angry clashes between police and protesters in South Africa, police say.
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Bush holds 'war council' in Iraq

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 20:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: White House

US President George W Bush makes a surprise visit to Iraq for talks with senior officials on the impact of the surge.
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Food giant sells out of Zimbabwe

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 20:50
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United States United States

The state takes full control of one of Zimbabwe's main food processors by buying out US firm HJ Heinz.
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New data on Russia race attacks

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 20:50
related countries: Russia Russia

A respected Russian human rights group says 38 people have been killed in racist violence this year.
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Panama Canal expansion starts

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 21:52
related countries: Panama Panama

A historic project to widen the Panama Canal gets underway with Panama seeking to enable larger ships to use the waterway.
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Taleban 'getting Chinese weapons'

Monday 3rd of September 2007, 23:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China
related places: Beijing

The UK has complained to Beijing about Chinese-made weapons being used by the Taleban, the BBC learns.
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