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What happend on March 14th 2008

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Drug suspect faces US extradition

Friday 14th of March 2008, 0:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Suspected Colombian drug baron 'Lollypop' Ramirez Abadia can be extradited to the US, Brazil court rules.
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Cuba moves to lift appliance ban

Friday 14th of March 2008, 3:11
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba's new President Raul Castro looks set to lift a ban on a wide range of consumer electrical appliances.
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L America urged to fight 'terror'

Friday 14th of March 2008, 3:31
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state asks Latin American countries to give no quarter to terrorist groups.
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US envoy urges N Korea progress

Friday 14th of March 2008, 6:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Geneva

Some progress was made at North Korea nuclear talks but more is needed, US negotiator Christopher Hill says.
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'Pre-Inca' temple found in Peru

Friday 14th of March 2008, 6:04
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Inca

Archaeologists in Peru discover the ruins of an ancient temple that could predate the Inca empire.
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Endeavour's crew take space walk

Friday 14th of March 2008, 6:43
related countries: United States United States

Two American astronauts on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) begin their first space walk.
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US Congress tables budget plans

Friday 14th of March 2008, 6:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: House

The US Senate and House pass budget plans in opposition to President George W Bush's $3 trillion budget.
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'Roadmap' focus of Mid-East talks

Friday 14th of March 2008, 8:04
related countries: United States United States

Israelis and Palestinians are to hold talks with a US envoy on the roadmap plan, the first such meeting for months.
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Blair in Japan for climate talks

Friday 14th of March 2008, 9:48
related countries: Japan Japan

Ex-prime minister Tony Blair is in Japan for talks aimed at ending "deadlock" over greenhouse gas targets.
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Cricket: SA crush Bangladesh

Friday 14th of March 2008, 10:02
related countries: Australia Australia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

South Africa dethrone Australia as the world's top-ranked one-day team with an emphatic victory over Bangladesh to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.
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EU set to agree emission cut plan

Friday 14th of March 2008, 10:09
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

EU leaders meeting in Brussels are poised to agree on an ambitious plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
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Sudan and Chad sign accord

Friday 14th of March 2008, 10:16
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Chad Chad

Chad and Sudan's presidents sign a deal in Senegal to halt five years of hostilities between the two countries.
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Police to resist Zimbabwe change

Friday 14th of March 2008, 10:34
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's police chief says he will not let opposition "puppets" take power in this month's elections.
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Canadian MPS back Afghan mission

Friday 14th of March 2008, 10:40
related countries: Canada Canada, Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canada's parliament extends its army's Afghan mission by two years on condition Nato allies send reinforcements.
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India holds Tibetans for 14 days

Friday 14th of March 2008, 11:54
related countries: India India, China China

Tibetan refugees held in India while trying to march to the Chinese border face two weeks in custody.
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F1: Hamilton off to flying start

Friday 14th of March 2008, 11:56
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Aruba Aruba

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in one of Friday's practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix, with Kimi Raikkonen topping the other.
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Chad's 'orphans' rejoin families

Friday 14th of March 2008, 12:14
related countries: Chad Chad

Chadian children who were caught up in a trafficking scandal are being reunited with their families.
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SA judge to probe Kenya election

Friday 14th of March 2008, 14:36
related countries: Kenya Kenya, South Africa South Africa

South African judge Johann Kriegler is named to head a panel investigating allegations of Kenya poll fraud.
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Austria urges hostage release

Friday 14th of March 2008, 15:01
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The Austrian chancellor calls on Al-Qaeda in North Africa to release two tourists being held hostage in Tunisia.
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Last case against Zardari dropped

Friday 14th of March 2008, 15:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani court quashes the last corruption case against Asif Zardari, the widower of Benazir Bhutto.
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Nigerian deals 'wasted billions'

Friday 14th of March 2008, 15:09
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Some $2.2bn-worth of Nigerian energy contracts were awarded without bids by the ex-president, officials say.
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Kenya leak 'not company's fault'

Friday 14th of March 2008, 16:27
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Uganda Uganda

A Ugandan mining company implicated in the Kenya toxic leak denies responsibility in the incident.
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Chad rebels dismiss peace accord

Friday 14th of March 2008, 17:11
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Chad Chad

Chadian rebels dismiss a deal between Sudan and Chad aimed at ending hostilities between the two countries.
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EU agrees climate plan deadline

Friday 14th of March 2008, 17:21
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

EU leaders agree to wrap up talks by the end of the year on an ambitious plan to fight climate change.
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Nepal agrees to China Everest ban

Friday 14th of March 2008, 17:59
related countries: Nepal Nepal, China China

Nepal agrees to China's request to block access to Mt Everest, amid fears of a protest by Tibetan activists.
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Funeral Mass for Iraqi archbishop

Friday 14th of March 2008, 18:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi Christians attend the funeral of an archbishop whose body was found two weeks after his kidnap.
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Yemeni describes CIA secret jails

Friday 14th of March 2008, 18:47
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States

A Yemeni says he was held for nearly three years in secret CIA prisons and accuses the US of torture.
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US detains 'top al-Qaeda figure'

Friday 14th of March 2008, 19:10
related countries: United States United States

A top al-Qaeda figure who the Pentagon says has close ties to Osama Bin Laden is taken to Guantanamo Bay.
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Move to ban ruling Turkish party

Friday 14th of March 2008, 20:00
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish state prosecutor asks the country's top court to ban the ruling AK Party for anti-secular activities.
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Iranians vote in general election

Friday 14th of March 2008, 20:31
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranians vote in an election with many opponents of President Ahmadinejad barred from running for parliament.
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Bear Stearns gets emergency funds

Friday 14th of March 2008, 20:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

US bank Bear Stearns gets emergency funding, raising fears that one of Wall Street's biggest names may collapse.
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First church inaugurated in Qatar

Friday 14th of March 2008, 22:21
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Qatar opens its first church, catering mainly for its large community of Catholic foreign workers.
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Missing UK girl found alive

Friday 14th of March 2008, 22:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shannon Matthews's stepfather's uncle is arrested after she is found hidden in the base of a divan bed.
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Bush reassures over economy

Friday 14th of March 2008, 23:24
related countries: United States United States

President Bush attempts to reassure US businessmen that the country's economy is fundamentally strong.
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Colombia to pay ex-rebel reward

Friday 14th of March 2008, 23:36
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The Colombian government is to pay a $2.5m reward to a Farc rebel who killed his boss, the defence minister says.
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