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What happend on January 11th 2008

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US outlook worse, Fed boss says

Friday 11th of January 2008, 1:33
related countries: United States United States

US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke says the outlook for the economy in 2008 has worsened.
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Sick Ghanaian 'can't get care'

Friday 11th of January 2008, 5:16
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A terminally-ill Ghanaian woman sent home after her UK visa expired is struggling to get medical treatment.
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Official sacked for China beating

Friday 11th of January 2008, 6:33
related countries: China China

An official is sacked and 100 people are investigated over the killing of a man in central China, reports say.
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Japan PM forces navy bill through

Friday 11th of January 2008, 6:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Japan Japan, United States United States

Japan's ruling party forces through a bill reviving a support mission for US-led forces in Afghanistan.
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A380 rolls off Singapore runway

Friday 11th of January 2008, 7:21
related countries: Singapore Singapore

An A380 superjumbo jet is damaged after rolling partly off an airport runway in Singapore.
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Family reunions for Farc hostages

Friday 11th of January 2008, 7:39
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela

Two hostages freed by Colombian rebels arrive in Venezuela after several years in captivity.
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India outlaws 'cruel bull sport'

Friday 11th of January 2008, 7:42
related countries: India India

The Indian Supreme Court bans a bull-taming sport popular in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
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Blair optimism on Mid-East peace

Friday 11th of January 2008, 8:26
related countries: Israel Israel

Middle East envoy Tony Blair says a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians by 2009 is possible.
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Rebels resume Congo peace talks

Friday 11th of January 2008, 8:51
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Delegates of rebel DR Congo General Laurent Nkunda return to peace talks, hours after walking out.
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Tennis: Mafia threat warning

Friday 11th of January 2008, 8:57
related countries: Russia Russia

The head of women's tennis suspects organised criminals, including the Russian mafia, are trying to fix matches.
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Burma's Suu Kyi in junta meeting

Friday 11th of January 2008, 9:34
related countries: Burma Burma

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets an official from Burma's ruling junta for the fourth time.
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US army clears Abu Ghraib officer

Friday 11th of January 2008, 10:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US army officer who ran the interrogation unit of Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail is cleared of any wrongdoing.
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Nepal sets new date for elections

Friday 11th of January 2008, 11:51
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's government sets 10 April as the date for delayed elections to decide the country's future.
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Sri Lanka bombs Tiger 'sea base'

Friday 11th of January 2008, 12:01
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka government dismisses a call by Tamil Tiger rebels for both sides to observe a 2002 ceasefire.
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Cecilia Sarkozy fails to ban book

Friday 11th of January 2008, 12:15
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's ex-wife loses a court bid to block publication of a book about her.
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US plan Anbar security handover

Friday 11th of January 2008, 12:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Security, March

Security control for a province that was once Iraq's most dangerous could transfer to Iraqi forces by March, say officials.
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Asian voters in US 'got raw deal'

Friday 11th of January 2008, 13:34
related countries: United States United States

Many Asian Americans faced discrimination during US mid-term elections in 2006, a civil rights group says.
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'Voter bribes' in Zimbabwe poll

Friday 11th of January 2008, 14:04
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Farm equipment is being used to bribe voters ahead of Zimbabwe's March polls, independent monitors report.
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USPGA leaderboard

Friday 11th of January 2008, 14:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Michigan

The early second-round starters have ground to make up on pace-setter Tiger Woods, who tees off with Padraig Harrington at 1945 BST, at Hazeltine.
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Released hostage eager to see son

Friday 11th of January 2008, 15:50
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Released Colombian hostage Clara Rojas says she is eager to be reunited with her son who was born in captivity.
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Cricket: Shaun Pollock retires

Friday 11th of January 2008, 15:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock announces his retirement from international cricket.
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Kenya faces three days of rallies

Friday 11th of January 2008, 15:53
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's opposition calls three days of fresh election protests, but police say they will not be permitted.
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Thousands flee Zambezi flooding

Friday 11th of January 2008, 16:47
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Some 45,000 people in Mozambique have been displaced by flooding in the Zambezi valley, officials say.
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SA police chief 'to be charged'

Friday 11th of January 2008, 16:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's police chief and head of Interpol, Jackie Selebi, is to be charged with corruption, prosecutors say.
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Baghdad wakes up to rare snowfall

Friday 11th of January 2008, 17:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Residents come out on to the streets to witness the first snowfall in living memory in the Iraqi capital.
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Norwegian 'pocket' sex suspect held

Friday 11th of January 2008, 18:57
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian police hunting a paedophile linked to more than 150 attacks on young boys arrest a suspect.
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Six-month jail sentence for Jones

Friday 11th of January 2008, 19:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday, New York

US sprinter Marion Jones gets a six-month jail term for lying about steroid use and her role in a drugs fraud case.
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Serbia rejects election monitors

Friday 11th of January 2008, 20:31
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Serbia's election body bars US and British observers from monitoring the 20 January presidential polls.
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UN asks Iran for swifter answers

Friday 11th of January 2008, 20:37
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog calls for swifter co-operation from Tehran over its nuclear programme.
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OJ Simpson 'violated bail terms'

Friday 11th of January 2008, 21:10
related countries: United States United States

US ex-football star OJ Simpson returns to custody on charge of violating bail for his robbery trial, reports say.
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Yellow fever alert alarms Brazil

Friday 11th of January 2008, 21:46
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil confirms a man who died in the capital did have yellow fever, as hundreds queue for vaccinations.
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World Bank 'finds India fraud'

Friday 11th of January 2008, 22:11
related countries: India India

The World Bank says it has uncovered fraud and corruption in five massive health projects in India.
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US stocks hit by economy fears

Friday 11th of January 2008, 23:01
related countries: United States United States

The Dow Jones slumps nearly 250 points amid fears that the US economy could see a severe slowdown.
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