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What happend on January 10th 2008

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New study says 151,000 Iraqi dead

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 1:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

An estimated 151,000 Iraqis have died in violence since the US-led invasion, a new survey suggests.
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Bush 'hopeful' for Mid-East peace

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 1:26
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US President George W Bush says he is hopeful a Middle East peace deal can be reached in the next year.
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US mulls more Afghanistan troops

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 2:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates is considering plans to send an extra 3,000 marines to Afghanistan.
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Japan 'preparing climate package'

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 4:34
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan will give $10bn over five years to help developing nations fight global warming, a newspaper reports.
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Australia to act on plastic bags

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 5:32
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australia says it wants to phase out free plastic bags by the end of 2008, after a similar move by China.
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China steps in to curb inflation

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 7:34
related countries: China China

China's cabinet says it will temporarily intervene in the market to curb rampant food and fuel price rises.
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S Korean leader to face probe

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 7:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean court clears the way for an investigation into fraud claims against President-elect Lee Myung-bak.
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Iran airs video of navy stand-off

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 9:38
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran state TV shows video of what it says is a controversial stand-off between Iranian and US naval forces.
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New N Korea nuclear deadline

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 10:13
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: February

US envoy Christopher Hill says North Korea should disable its nuclear facilities by the end of February.
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Judge rejects new CIA tape probe

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 11:14
related countries: United States United States

A US judge rejects a call for a separate inquiry into the CIA's destruction of tapes of terror suspects being interrogated.
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US planes launch massive Iraq raid

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 11:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US warplanes drop tonnes of bombs on suspected al-Qaeda targets on the outskirts of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
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Kibaki swears in Kenyan cabinet

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 11:17
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki swears in new ministers two weeks after disputed elections led to violence.
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Pig farm killer appeals verdict

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 11:31
related countries: Canada Canada

Lawyers for Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton file an appeal against his six murder convictions.
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UK to build new atomic plants

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 11:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A new generation of power stations providing "cleaner, more secure and affordable" energy is backed by ministers.
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Tamil Tigers in ceasefire appeal

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 11:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tamil Tiger rebels say they are willing to abide by a truce which Sri Lanka's government is abandoning.
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China steps in to curb inflation

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 12:02
related countries: China China

China's cabinet says it will temporarily intervene in the market to curb rampant food and fuel price rises.
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Former Bangladesh minister jailed

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 12:35
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A court in Bangladesh jails former minister Salahuddin Ahmed for seven years for corruption offences.
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Pakistan suicide blast 'kills 22'

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 13:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

A suicide bomber in the Pakistani city of Lahore kills at least 22 people, mostly police officers, and wounds more.
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Vietnam zoo sold dead tigers

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 14:41
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A Vietnam zoo admits breaking international rules by auctioning dead tigers to animal trafficking gangs.
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Georgia tycoon on 'coup' charge

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 15:07
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia's state prosecutor charges a wealthy tycoon and opposition leader with planning a coup.
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Mid-East deal in sight, says Bush

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 15:12
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

President Bush says an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is possible in his term, on a landmark West Bank trip.
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New Colombia hostage mission

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 15:22
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

Two Venezuelan helicopters are in Colombia to pick up two hostages due to be released by Colombian rebels.
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Kenya crisis talks end in failure

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 15:38
related countries: Kenya Kenya

High-level talks to end Kenya's political stand-off collapse, though Kofi Annan may lead further discussions.
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Karadzic family passports seized

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 16:21
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian police seize the passports of close relatives of wanted war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic.
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'Rebel hotel' in Liberian capital

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 16:27
related countries: Liberia Liberia, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

A former bodyguard of ex-Liberian leader Charles Taylor tells of a guest house for Sierra Leone rebels in Liberia.
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Cricket: SA dominate Windies

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 16:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Durban

Graeme Smith's 13th Test century puts South Africa in total control after day one of the final Test against West Indies in Durban.
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EU warns Serbs on Russia deal

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 16:43
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Russia Russia

The European Commission steps into a controversy over the takeover of Serbia's oil monopoly.
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World's cheapest car unveiled

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 16:51
related countries: India India

India's Tata Motors reveals that its $2,500 car, the world's cheapest, is a four-doored model called the Nano.
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Czech-Polish caution on missiles

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 17:11
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Poland Poland, United States United States
related places: Warsaw

Polish and Czech leaders say they are in no hurry to conclude talks on a controversial US missile shield.
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Colombian rebels 'free hostages'

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 17:57
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

Colombian guerrillas have freed two women they have been holding, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says.
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Sudan admits Darfur attack on UN

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 18:12
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States
related places: Darfur

Sudan admits its forces mistakenly attacked Darfur peacekeepers, contradicting an earlier denial.
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Bush urges Israeli occupation end

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 18:20
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Arab

President Bush says Israel must cede occupied Arab land so a viable Palestinian state can be created.
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Turbulence forces Calgary landing

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 19:04
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Calgary

A plane makes an emergency landing at Calgary in Canada after a number of passengers are injured by turbulence.
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US doubts over Iran boat 'threat'

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 20:49
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

An alleged threat to blow up US ships may not have come from Iranian speedboats, US navy sources say.
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White House battle goes US-wide

Thursday 10th of January 2008, 21:00
related countries: United States United States

Presidential hopefuls head out across the US as key primaries loom in the battle to win party nominations.
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