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What happend on September 8th 2007

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Petraeus says Iraq gains 'uneven'

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 0:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The top US commander in Iraq says progress in bringing security has been "uneven" and disappointing.
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US mortgage lender slashes jobs

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 2:18
related countries: United States United States

Countrywide, the biggest US mortgage lender, will cut up to 20% of its staff, as business slumps.
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Rugby: French coach defiant

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 6:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France

France coach Bernard Laporte insists Les Bleus can bounce back from their shock World Cup loss to Argentina.
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McCann parents named as suspects

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 6:32
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Both parents of missing Madeleine McCann have been declared formal suspects in her disappearance.
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Live - England v India

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 8:45
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India opt to bat against England, who welcome back Andrew Flintoff, for the final one-day match.
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Apec leaders reach climate deal

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 9:10
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Asia-Pacific leaders meeting in Sydney unveil an agreement on climate change, but no commitments.
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Scores killed in India accident

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 9:47
related countries: India India

A lorry crammed with Hindu pilgrims in western India plunges down a gorge, claiming at least 85 lives.
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Battle for Bolivia's heart

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 11:11
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

In Sucre, Lola Almudevar experiences tensions and clashes between police and protesters over where the country's capital should be.
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Zimbabwe's precarious survival

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 11:13
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Harare

Sue Lloyds-Roberts reports from Harare on how the millions who have fled Zimbabwe are helping to sustain it.
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New Zealand v Italy as it happened

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 11:38
related countries: Italy Italy, New Zealand New Zealand

Tournament favourites New Zealand tear Italy to shreds in the first match of their World Cup campaign.
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Pope says Mass at Austrian shrine

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 12:03
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Mariazell

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass for 30,000 people at the 850-year-old shrine of Mariazell in Austria.
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Rugby: NZ beat Italy 76-14

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 13:30
related countries: Italy Italy, New Zealand New Zealand

Favourites New Zealand lay down a World Cup marker by destroying Italy in their opening game in Marseille.
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Live - Australia 91-3 Japan

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 13:43
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia dominate Japan in their opening match of the Rugby World Cup in Lyon.
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Rugby: England defeat USA

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 15:10
related countries: United States United States

England begin the defence of their World Cup title with a desperately disappointing display against the USA.
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Madeleine parents 'will fight on'

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 15:44
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Madeleine McCann's parents will stay in Portugal to clear their name after being named as suspects, friends say.
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Pakistan airports 'on high alert'

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 16:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's airports are on highest alert amid a security crackdown before the return of former PM Nawaz Sharif.
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England crush India to win series

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 16:05
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood hit fifties as England beat India by seven wickets.
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Thousands bid Pavarotti farewell

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 16:14
related countries: Italy Italy

Celebrities, politicians and fans give singer Luciano Pavarotti one last standing ovation at his funeral in Italy.
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Sunni bloc ends boycott in Iraq

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 16:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A Sunni Arab-led bloc ends its three-month boycott of Iraq's parliament - the last of several groups to return.
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S Leoneans vote in run-off poll

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 17:58
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Voters in Sierra Leone go to the polls in the decisive second round of a close presidential election.
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Deadly bomb rocks Algerian base

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 18:10
related countries: Algeria Algeria
related places: Dellys

At least 28 people are killed in a car bomb attack on a naval barracks in eastern Algeria, officials say.
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Djokovic sees off Ferrer in semi

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 18:37
related countries: United States United States

Novak Djokovic beats David Ferrer to reach his first Grand Slam final at the US Open.
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Menem charged with arms sales

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 18:59
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina's former President Carlos Menem is charged with involvement in illegal arms sales during the 1990s.
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Afghan bombers 'foreigners' - UN

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 19:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

More than half the suicide bombers used by the Taleban in Afghanistan are not Afghan nationals, a UN report says.
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UK soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 19:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British soldiers are killed in a firefight with the Taleban in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Murdered S Korea hostage buried

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 21:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A group of South Koreans held hostage in Afghanistan attend the funeral of their leader killed by the Taleban.
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UN gets Libyan backing on Darfur

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 21:33
related countries: Libya Libya

Muammer Gaddafi has pledged to help gather Darfur rebel factions for possible peace talks in Libya, the UN chief says.
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Tennis: Federer to face Djokovic

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 21:41
related countries: United States United States

Defending champion Roger Federer beats Nikolay Davydenko to set up a US Open final against Novak Djokovic.
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DRC and Uganda ease oil tension

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 22:11
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The DR Congo and Ugandan leaders agree to pull back troops to ease tensions over an oil-rich lake.
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US gives stark warning to Eritrea

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 22:57
related countries: United States United States, Eritrea Eritrea

A visiting US diplomat issues Eritrea with its strongest warning yet over its alleged support for terrorism.
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Al-Qaeda claims Algeria attacks

Saturday 8th of September 2007, 23:54
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Al-Qaeda's North Africa wing says it carried out two attacks which killed at least 50 in the past two days.
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