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What happend on August 3rd 2008

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Argentine leader 'has no regrets'

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 1:57
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner defends her policies in her first news conference since taking office.
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Israel allows in Gaza fugitives

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 3:01
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel allows 180 members of a Gaza clan who had been fighting with militant group Hamas to enter its territory.
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US HIV rate 'higher than thought'

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 3:13
related countries: United States United States

The number of Americans infected with the HIV virus is much higher than current estimates, US health officials say.
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Towns in France ban child matador

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 3:33
related countries: France France

Regional officials in France ban two non-lethal bullfights involving a child matador said to have killed 60 young bulls.
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Baghdad truck bombing kills 12

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 7:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 12 people are killed and more than a dozen injured by a suspected minivan bomb in northern Baghdad, police say.
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Quake-hit Sichuan welcomes torch

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 8:56
related countries: China China

The Olympic torch relay reaches China's Sichuan province, where tens of thousands of people died in an earthquake in May.
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Thais accused over new temple row

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 9:06
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Thailand Thailand

Cambodia says Thai troops are occupying a Cambodian temple, threatening to escalate a row over a separate, disputed temple.
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Qantas faces special safety probe

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 9:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian aviation authorities announce a special review of airline Qantas, after three safety scares in eight days.
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Live text - Hungarian Grand Prix

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 11:01
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Lewis Hamilton starts on pole as he chases a third straight race victory at the Hungaroring.
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N Korea steps up row with South

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 13:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea says it will expel South Korean workers from a mountain resort, as a row over a tourist's death escalates.
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Somalia bombing 'kills 20 people'

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 13:18
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

A roadside bombing kills at least 20 people in Mogadishu, most of them women working to clean the street, reports say.
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Iran 'is open to nuclear talks'

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 13:30
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president says he is open to nuclear talks - one day after he said he would not retreat "one iota" on the issue.
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Rivals resume Zimbabwe deal talks

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 14:31
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's ruling and opposition parties restart talks on a power-sharing deal after a midweek adjournment.
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Tadic vows hunt for war criminals

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 15:14
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Belgrade

Serbian President Boris Tadic says Belgrade will continue to search for war crime suspects wanted by a UN tribunal.
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UK man dies after Antigua shooting

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 16:45
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British newly-wed husband dies in the UK a week after he and his wife were shot on honeymoon in Antigua.
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Gaza fugitives 'being sent back'

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 18:07
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinians let into Israel amid fighting between Hamas and Fatah factions are being returned to Gaza, Israel says.
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Murray v Djokovic as it happened

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 20:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray beats world number three Novak Djokovic to take the Cincinnati Masters series title.
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Israeli officer held over killing

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 20:13
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

An Israeli policeman is put under house arrest as an inquiry continues into the shooting of a Palestinian boy in the West Bank.
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India temple stampede 'kills 140'

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 20:53
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 140 worshippers are reported killed in a stampede at a Hindu temple in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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Eleven climbers feared dead on K2

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 22:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Eleven climbers have died in north Pakistan trying to scale the world's second-highest peak, K2, reports say.
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Plutonium leaks at Austrian plant

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 23:20
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Plutonium leaks at a lab run by the UN's nuclear watchdog near Vienna but Austrian officials insist no-one is at risk.
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US man 'linked to anthrax by DNA'

Sunday 3rd of August 2008, 23:58
related countries: United States United States

A new DNA process led US investigators to an army scientist said to be behind a lethal 2001 anthrax attack, a source says.
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