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Two arrested over Argentine fires

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 0:53
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentine authorities detain two farmers over the fires that have covered Buenos Aires in smoke.
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Pope tells of youth under Nazis

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 1:22
related countries: United States United States

Benedict XVI speaks out for the first time about growing up under the "monster" of Nazism at a US youth rally.
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Deadly fire sweeps Ecuador club

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 3:23
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador
related places: Quito

At least 15 people die and 35 are injured after a fire hits a crowded nightclub in Ecuador's capital, Quito.
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UN chief to push Zimbabwe talks

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 4:51
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Ghana Ghana

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he will hold Zimbabwe talks with African leaders at a summit in Ghana.
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Australia renews republic calls

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 5:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

A summit on Australia's future leads to renewed calls for a republic and end to the British monarch as head of state.
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Indonesians demand ban on sect

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 6:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

About 2,000 people rally in the Indonesian capital to demand a ban on a Muslim sect, the Ahmadiyya.
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Thai funeral dish poisons guests

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 8:15
related countries: Thailand Thailand

More than 140 mourners in Thailand are taken ill after eating a dish that reportedly contained puffer fish meat.
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Nepal warns Olympic protesters

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 8:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal says it is prepared to use force, including gunfire, against protesters as the torch ascends Everest.
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Iraqi students seized near Baquba

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 9:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Three male students and their driver are kidnapped by gunmen who set up a fake checkpoint near Baquba.
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Woman driver makes racing history

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 10:31
related countries: Japan Japan

Danica Patrick becomes the first female winner in IndyCar history after claiming the Indy Japan 300 race in Japan on Sunday.
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China urges 'rational' protests

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 11:54
related countries: China China

China urges its citizens to be calm and rational as anti-Western protests continue across the country.
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Call for action on Zimbabwe 'war'

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 14:10
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's opposition urges African leaders and the UN to stop the "war" there following disputed polls.
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Bomb blast kills Sri Lanka priest

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 14:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A Roman Catholic priest is killed by a roadside bomb in an area held by the Tamil Tiger rebels, reports say.
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Somali fighting claims more lives

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 15:39
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

Fresh clashes between Ethiopian forces and Islamists in the Somali capital kill at least 13 people.
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Greek farmers clash with workers

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 18:45
related countries: Greece Greece

Fighting breaks out in southern Greece between strawberry farmers and striking migrant workers.
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Rice makes surprise visit to Iraq

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 19:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in Baghdad to promote reconciliation between sectarian groups.
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Paraguayans vote in key elections

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 20:38
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

The people of Paraguay vote in elections that could end 61 years of domination by the Colorado party.
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Pope offers prayer at Ground Zero

Sunday 20th of April 2008, 22:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pope

The Pope prays for peace and the victims of the 9/11 attacks as he visits Ground Zero at the end of his US trip.
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