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What happend on July 25th 2008

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Karzai 'impeding Afghan drug war'

Friday 25th of July 2008, 0:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

An ex-US narcotics official accuses President Hamid Karzai of obstructing efforts to tackle the Afghan drugs trade.
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College gunman shoots three in US

Friday 25th of July 2008, 0:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Three people have been wounded in a shooting at a community college in the US state of Arizona, officials say.
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Ecuador draft constitution passed

Friday 25th of July 2008, 5:12
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador's constituent assembly overwhelmingly approves a draft constitution sought by President Rafael Correa.
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Fossil fears

Friday 25th of July 2008, 6:35
related countries: India India

Road building threatens Jurassic age fossils in India
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Bush and Singh push nuclear deal

Friday 25th of July 2008, 6:42
related countries: India India, United States United States

US President George Bush telephones Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the controversial civil nuclear deal.
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Obama seeks stronger Europe ties

Friday 25th of July 2008, 6:58
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States
related places: Berlin

Barack Obama tells Berliners the US and Europe have drifted apart and it is time for them to come together again.
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Taleban 'winning propaganda war'

Friday 25th of July 2008, 7:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A leading international think-tank warns that the Afghan government and its foreign allies may lose the propaganda war with the Taleban.
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Bombings hit Gaza Strip targets

Friday 25th of July 2008, 8:46
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A bombing outside a cafe in Gaza City kills one person, while a second attack appears to target the home of a Hamas official.
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US hails SA judge as rights chief

Friday 25th of July 2008, 8:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

The US welcomes the nomination of South African judge Navanethem Pillay as the new UN high commissioner for human rights.
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Scrum for final Olympic tickets

Friday 25th of July 2008, 8:56
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Thousands of people descend on ticket booths in Beijing, to get their hands on the last batch of Olympic tickets.
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Livedoor's Horie's appeal fails

Friday 25th of July 2008, 9:26
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese internet entrepreneur Takafumi Horie's appeal against his securities fraud conviction is struck down.
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Condoleezza Rice talks shopping with Australian schoolgirls

Friday 25th of July 2008, 9:43
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells Australian schoolgirls she is looking forward to having time to shop again.
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Ships blocked after US oil spill

Friday 25th of July 2008, 9:47
related countries: United States United States

Commercial shipping is severely disrupted following an oil spill on the Mississippi River in the United States.
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Seoul irked as inquiry hits wall

Friday 25th of July 2008, 9:53
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea says it cannot resolve questions over the killing of a tourist without access to the scene in North Korea.
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Cameroon kills Bakassi attackers

Friday 25th of July 2008, 9:58
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Troops kill 10 gunmen who attacked them in the Bakassi peninsula, Cameroon says.
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Live text - Tour de France

Friday 25th of July 2008, 10:01
related countries: France France

Carlos Sastre could extend his lead in stage 19 of the Tour de France ahead of Saturday's crucial time trial.
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Arson fear in deadly S Korea fire

Friday 25th of July 2008, 10:13
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

Officials say they suspect arson in a fire which swept through a boarding house south of Seoul, killing seven.
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Online queen

Friday 25th of July 2008, 10:29
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Rania of Jordan goes on YouTube to tackle stereotypes
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Scrabble owners sue Indian brothers over Facebook Scrabulous game

Friday 25th of July 2008, 10:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Scrabble

Hasbro, the company that owns the North American rights to Scrabble, sues the founders of Scrabulous.
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Twenty20 winners to face England

Friday 25th of July 2008, 10:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England will warm up for their $20m (£10m) showdown with the Stanford Super Stars later this year by playing the winners of this weekend's Twenty20 Cup.
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Medicine man

Friday 25th of July 2008, 11:14
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian tells how he was charmed by 'healer' Karadzic
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DNA tests on 'yeti' split ends could help solve mystery

Friday 25th of July 2008, 11:19
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scientists in the UK who examined hairs reputed to belong to a yeti in India say that an initial series of tests have proved inconclusive.
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DR Congo boat accident 'kills 42'

Friday 25th of July 2008, 11:40
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least 42 people die after their boat sinks on a remote river in DR Congo, officials say.
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Mob attacks Norway asylum centre

Friday 25th of July 2008, 11:51
related countries: Norway Norway

More than 40 people attack an asylum centre in Norway armed with iron bars, in an apparent dispute between migrants.
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Power crisis hits Indian states

Friday 25th of July 2008, 13:40
related countries: India India

Maharashtra becomes the latest Indian state to announce measures to deal with a power crisis.
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W Bank settlement plan condemned

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:11
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

There is strong international criticism after reports of Israeli plans to develop a new West Bank settlement.
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'Serial bombs' hit India's IT hub

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:12
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Seven bombs hit the southern Indian city of Bangalore within minutes of each other killing two people, police say.
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Hole forces Qantas plane to land

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:22
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

A Qantas plane makes an emergency landing in Manila as a hole causes it to lose cabin pressure, an airport official says.
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Cambodia parties in pre-poll push

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:34
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Supporters of Cambodia's political parties fill the streets as campaigning comes to an end ahead of Sunday's polls.
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Chavez gets royal Spanish welcome

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Spain Spain

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has talks over breakfast with Spain's King Juan Carlos - who famously told him to shut up last year.
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China paper censored for breach

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:45
related countries: China China

A Chinese newspaper falls foul of the authorities by printing an image from the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.
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Pope meets Iraqi leader Maliki

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Italy Italy

Iraqi leader Nouri Maliki, after meeting the Pope in Italy, urges Christians who have fled the country to return home.
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US home foreclosures on the rise

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

The number of homes in some stage of being repossessed more than doubled in the three months to June, a report shows.
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Ugandan urges weekday burial ban

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:56
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Funerals should be limited to Saturdays to stop people missing work, a Ugandan official says.
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Money trouble

Friday 25th of July 2008, 14:58
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Why the weak dollar is hitting East Timor hard
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Sastre stays out in front in Tour

Friday 25th of July 2008, 15:18
related countries: France France

Carlos Sastre will go into Saturday's key time-trial with a lead of more than a minute following Friday's 19th stage of the Tour de France.
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Oil workers in Niger Delta kidnap

Friday 25th of July 2008, 15:21
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Five eastern European oil workers are kidnapped by Nigerian militants, security officials say.
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Cyprus sets date for peace talks

Friday 25th of July 2008, 15:34
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Leaders from both sides of the divided island of Cyprus agree to launch reunification talks in early September, the UN says.
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Fresh US sanctions for Zimbabwe

Friday 25th of July 2008, 16:02
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United States United States

President Bush signs an order expanding US sanctions on Robert Mugabe's "illegitimate" government in Zimbabwe.
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Rising demands threaten wetlands

Friday 25th of July 2008, 16:36
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Wetlands risk conversion to farmland as demand for food and biofuel grows, a conference in Brazil is told.
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Sudanese warning on peacekeepers

Friday 25th of July 2008, 17:17
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan again warns it cannot be held responsible for the safety of UN troops in Darfur if its leader is prosecuted for war crimes.
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Pietersen admits to Trophy fears

Friday 25th of July 2008, 20:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he has serious reservations about travelling to Pakistan for the Champions Trophy.
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Obama urges Iran to end dispute

Friday 25th of July 2008, 20:23
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

Barack Obama tells Iran not to wait for a new US president before resolving the nuclear crisis with the West.
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Sprinter Powell eases to 100m win

Friday 25th of July 2008, 21:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Asafa Powell completes his pre-Olympic preparations with an impressive victory at the London Grand Prix.
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Karadzic appeal deadline passes

Friday 25th of July 2008, 22:10
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Netherlands Netherlands

A deadline expires for Bosnian Serb ex-leader Radovan Karadzic to appeal against extradition to The Hague on genocide charges.
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Chad rebels release US missionary

Friday 25th of July 2008, 22:32
related countries: Chad Chad, United States United States

Chadian rebels free an American missionary after holding him hostage for more than nine months, his organisation says.
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Fresh clashes shake Lebanese city

Friday 25th of July 2008, 22:53
related countries: Libya Libya, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Tripoli

Sectarian fighting breaks out between rival Lebanese factions in the northern city of Tripoli with one reported fatality.
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