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What happend on September 7th 2007

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Tennis: Djokovic into semi-final

Friday 7th of September 2007, 2:04
related countries: United States United States

Third seed Novak Djokovic beats Carlos Moya 6-4 7-6 (9-7) 6-1 to reach the US Open semi-finals for the first time.
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US terror law 'unconstitutional'

Friday 7th of September 2007, 3:26
related countries: United States United States

A US court strikes down parts of the Patriot Act allowing the FBI to secretly access internet records.
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Typhoon Fitow hits central Japan

Friday 7th of September 2007, 5:32
related countries: Japan Japan

Typhoon Fitow hits the Japanese capital region, killing one man and leaving several people missing.
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Rugby: Sella tips France

Friday 7th of September 2007, 6:14
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France

France legend Philippe Sella believes the hosts can win the Rugby World Cup on home soil - if they beat Argentina.
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Rugby: Sella tips France

Friday 7th of September 2007, 6:14
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France

France legend Philippe Sella believes the hosts can win the Rugby World Cup on home soil - if they beat Argentina.
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Shoaib sent home after Asif row

Friday 7th of September 2007, 7:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan dismiss Shoaib Akhtar from their World Twenty20 squad after a bust-up with Mohammad Asif.
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Injured Burmese activist released

Friday 7th of September 2007, 7:39
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma frees a protester who was injured during arrest, in an apparently conciliatory gesture, activists say.
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Most people 'want Iraq pull-out'

Friday 7th of September 2007, 9:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Two-thirds of people across the world want US-led troops out of Iraq within a year, a BBC poll suggests.
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Extra police for S Leone election

Friday 7th of September 2007, 9:13
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Security is tightened ahead of Sierra Leone's presidential run-off on Saturday, following campaign violence.
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Seven US soldiers killed in Iraq

Friday 7th of September 2007, 9:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Nineveh

The US military says four troops were killed in Anbar province and three in Nineveh province on Thursday.
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Saudis freed from Guantanamo

Friday 7th of September 2007, 9:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Riyadh

Sixteen Saudi prisoners arrive in Riyadh after being released from the US detention camp at Guantanamo Bay.
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Anger as Kenya MPs get huge bonus

Friday 7th of September 2007, 9:51
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan MPs vote to give themselves a $22,000 bonus each, despite public condemnation.
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Hurricane Felix death toll rises

Friday 7th of September 2007, 10:37
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua, Honduras Honduras

The death toll from Hurricane Felix rises to 98 in Nicaragua and Honduras, as rescuers hunt for survivors and bodies.
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Polish MPs to vote on early polls

Friday 7th of September 2007, 10:44
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish MPs are to vote shortly on a motion whether to dissolve parliament and hold elections two years early.
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Branson reserve in SA land claim

Friday 7th of September 2007, 10:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A luxury game lodge owned by Sir Richard Branson is at the centre of a land restitution claim in South Africa.
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Hometown mourns Pavarotti

Friday 7th of September 2007, 11:22
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Modena

Thousands of people file past the coffin of tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who is lying in state in Modena's cathedral.
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Russia in Australia uranium deal

Friday 7th of September 2007, 11:36
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia, Australia Australia

Australia is to sell uranium to Russia as long as the substance, used to generate nuclear power, is not resold to Iran.
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Pakistan frees British national

Friday 7th of September 2007, 11:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British national held in detention in Pakistan without charge for more than a year is released and sent back to the UK.
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World Cup ready for big kick-off

Friday 7th of September 2007, 12:20
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France
related places: Paris

The sixth Rugby World Cup gets under way at 2000 BST on Friday when hosts France take on Argentina in Paris.
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US backing for two-tier internet

Friday 7th of September 2007, 12:20
related countries: United States United States

The US Justice Department has said that internet service providers should be allowed to charge for priority traffic.
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Order for Sharif brother arrest

Friday 7th of September 2007, 12:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Sharif

A Pakistani court orders the arrest of exiled ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's brother ahead of their expected return next week.
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Chinese woman's 'needle ordeal'

Friday 7th of September 2007, 12:30
related countries: China China

Doctors find 26 needles in a woman's body, possibly inserted by grandparents upset she was not a boy.
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Pope honours Holocaust victims

Friday 7th of September 2007, 13:32
related countries: Austria Austria

Pope Benedict XVI pays silent tribute to Nazi Holocaust victims as he begins a three-day visit to Austria.
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Struggle to aid fleeing Congolese

Friday 7th of September 2007, 13:43
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Aid workers in eastern DR Congo struggle to cope with a surge of people fleeing recent fighting.
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'Prostitutes' killed in Pakistan

Friday 7th of September 2007, 13:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Suspected Islamic militants in north-west Pakistan behead two women they accused of being prostitutes, police say.
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Fans mourn at Pavarotti's coffin

Friday 7th of September 2007, 14:07
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Modena

Thousands of mourners file past the open coffin of tenor Luciano Pavarotti in his home town of Modena, Italy.
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Suicide bomb kills 20 in Algeria

Friday 7th of September 2007, 14:08
related countries: Algeria Algeria

At least 20 people are now known to have died in a suicide attack in Algeria, which also left 107 injured.
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New rocket crash alarms Kazakhs

Friday 7th of September 2007, 15:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Kazakhstan probes another crash of a Russian-built rocket, which was carrying highly toxic fuel.
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Tuareg rebels seize Niger troops

Friday 7th of September 2007, 15:08
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Agadez

At least six soldiers are captured by Tuareg rebels in Niger's uranium-rich northern Agadez region.
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Bush pushed on Korea peace deal

Friday 7th of September 2007, 15:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia, Sydney

President Bush says a peace treaty with North Korea is possible - in an odd exchange with South Korea's Roh.
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Rafsanjani urges talks with West

Friday 7th of September 2007, 15:37
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Former Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani calls on the West to engage with Tehran on the nuclear issue.
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Rescuers widen hunt for Fossett

Friday 7th of September 2007, 15:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nevada

Rescuers scouring the Nevada desert for missing US adventurer Steve Fossett widen their search area.
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Markets fall after dip in US jobs

Friday 7th of September 2007, 16:34
related countries: United States United States

Global stock markets fall sharply after US employers cut back on jobs for the first time in four years.
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Grenade at Burundi wedding party

Friday 7th of September 2007, 16:41
related countries: Burundi Burundi

A grenade explodes at an engagement party in Burundi, killing 16 people, including the couple to be married.
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Sweden acts to cool cartoon row

Friday 7th of September 2007, 17:08
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Sweden's prime minister meets Muslim envoys in an effort to defuse a row about a Prophet Muhammad cartoon.
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Hindus upset over ban on holy dot

Friday 7th of September 2007, 17:11
related countries: India India

A senior Indian civil servant faces suspension for wearing the Hindu red mark - the tilak - on his forehead at work.
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Jamaica confirms opposition win

Friday 7th of September 2007, 17:59
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaica's electoral authorities confirm that the opposition Labour Party has won the general election.
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Noriega suffers extradition blow

Friday 7th of September 2007, 18:12
related countries: United States United States, France France, Panama Panama

A US judge rules ex-Panama President Manuel Noriega can be extradited to France on laundering charges.
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US Church in sex abuse payout

Friday 7th of September 2007, 19:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Diego

The Roman Catholic Church in San Diego agrees to pay $198m (£97m) to settle 144 claims of sex abuse by clergy.
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Rugby: Argentina win first match

Friday 7th of September 2007, 20:54
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France

Argentina rock Rugby World Cup hosts France with a sensational 17-12 victory in the opening match.
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France v Argentina as it happened

Friday 7th of September 2007, 21:02
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France

Argentina record a stunning victory over hosts France in the opening match of the World Cup.
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Polish MPs choose early election

Friday 7th of September 2007, 21:22
related countries: Poland Poland

The Polish parliament votes to dissolve itself and call a general election, two years ahead of schedule.
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Iran faces US bomb award

Friday 7th of September 2007, 21:26
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Beirut

A US judge orders Iran to pay $2.65bn to families of marines killed by a 1983 suicide bomb in Beirut.
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Tennis: Henin sees off Venus

Friday 7th of September 2007, 22:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Venus

Justine Henin beats Venus Williams to set up a US Open final against Svetlana Kuznetsova.
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Guantanamo medics 'fail patients'

Friday 7th of September 2007, 23:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US military doctors accused of ignoring abuse at Guantanamo bay, in a letter published in a British medical journal.
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'Embrace Islam' Bin Laden urges

Friday 7th of September 2007, 23:50
related countries: United States United States

Americans should "embrace Islam" to stop the Iraq war, says a video from al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
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