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Endeavour touches down in Florida

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 1:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

The US space shuttle Endeavour lands in Florida after a record mission to the International Space Station.
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Bush calls Hu to urge Tibet talks

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 1:23
related countries: China China, United States United States

US President George W Bush calls his Chinese counterpart to urge him to begin talks with Tibet's Dalai Lama.
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China 'fireworks' blast kills 22

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 1:38
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

A blast in in the north-western Chinese province of Xinjiang kills 22 people, state media report.
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Colombia blames rebels for raids

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 1:58
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Ecuador Ecuador

Colombia says suspected left-wing rebels based in Ecuador have carried out cross border attacks on farmers.
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N Korea expels S Korean managers

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 2:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea expels most of the South Korean managers from an industrial park on the border.
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Australia leader set for US talks

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 6:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is on this way to the US, kicking off a 17-day multi-nation diplomatic trip.
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Burma leader in rare appearance

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 6:37
related countries: Burma Burma

Junta leader Than Shwe makes a rare public appearance as Burma marks Armed Forces Day.
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India temple stampede kills eight

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 7:08
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least eight people are killed and 10 injured in a stampede at a Hindu temple in India's Madhya Pradesh state.
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Man jailed for microwaving baby

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 7:35
related countries: United States United States

A US man is sentenced to 25 years in prison for severely burning his two-month-old daughter in a microwave.
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US carries out air strike in Iraq

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 8:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US says it killed four militants in an air strike in Iraq, but Iraqi sources say dozens of people were killed.
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Comoran rebel seeks asylum

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 8:33
related countries: Comoros Comoros, France France

The ousted renegade leader of the Comoran island of Anjouan reportedly flees to a French-run island.
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Cricket: NZ in IPL compromise

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 9:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand allow five players, including skipper Daniel Vettori, to miss the start of their summer tour so they can play in the IPL.
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More US passport 'file breaches'

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 9:33
related countries: United States United States

US state department workers viewed the passport files of several prominent Americans, a US news agency reports.
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Newspaper sorry for Tupac claim

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 9:46
related countries: United States United States

A US newspaper apologises for claiming rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs was involved in a shooting of Tupac Shakur.
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Banned Indian group's leader held

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 9:46
related countries: India India

Indian police arrest the top leader of the banned militant group Students' Islamic Movement of India.
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Karadzic's family homes raided

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 9:53
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

EU and Nato forces search the Bosnian homes of the family of war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic.
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Suharto charity told to pay $110m

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 11:10
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian judges order a foundation set up by late ruler Suharto to pay $110m after a corruption trial.
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Plea for Litvinenko inquest

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 11:24
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The widow of murdered ex-Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko urges the UK to hold a full inquest.
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Argentine farm tax crisis worsens

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 11:31
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A strike by Argentine farmers over rising export taxes heads into a third week, with little sign of resolution.
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Anti-Mugabe 'upsurge' hailed

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 11:44
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader says there has been an "upsurge" of support in his favour.
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Cricket: India under pressure

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 11:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India
related places: Madras

Hashim Amla hits 159 as South Africa leave India facing an uphill struggle in the first Test in Madras.
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Polish PM in Olympic snub

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 13:48
related countries: Poland Poland, China China
related places: Beijing

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk says he will not attend the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Beijing.
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French 'serial killer' on trial

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 14:15
related countries: France France

Michel Fourniret goes on trial in France charged with killing seven girls and women between 1987 and 2001.
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German plans for maglev derailed

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 14:47
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Munich

Germany shelves plans to build a high-speed, magnetic levitation rail service in Munich.
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Bush hails Iraq militia crackdown

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 15:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq

President Bush praises Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki for ordering a crackdown on Shia militias in the city of Basra.
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Many killed in Pakistan clashes

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 15:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Clashes blamed on tribal tensions in north-west Pakistan leave more than 40 people dead.
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Fresh clashes grip southern Iraq

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 15:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The southern Iraqi city of Basra sees a third day of heavy fighting between Iraqi forces and Shia militias.
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Ukraine helicopter crash kills 12

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 15:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A helicopter of the Ukrainian border guard service crashes into the Black Sea with 13 on board.
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Migrants killed on Egypt's border

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 16:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Egyptian border guards shoot dead two African migrants, who were trying to cross the frontier illegally into Israel.
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Bush hails Iraq militia crackdown

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 17:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President George W Bush praises Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki for his "bold" crackdown on Shia militias in Basra.
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Anti-French protests in Comoros

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 18:01
related countries: Comoros Comoros, France France

Police fire tear gas at Comoros demostrators angry at France's role in the escape of Anjouan's ousted leader.
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Indian villagers 'killed witch'

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 18:04
related countries: India India

Police in central India arrest 17 villagers after the killing of a woman suspected of being a witch.
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Mugabe warns against protests

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 18:28
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's president has warned opposition supporters not to protest if they lose elections this Saturday.
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Dutch MP posts Islam film on web

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 18:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch right-wing politician Geert Wilders posts a film, which is critical of the Koran, on the internet.
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Cricket: England stars eye IPL

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 19:20
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Players' boss Sean Morris tells BBC Sport that England cricketers want to play in the Indian Premier League and should be allowed to do so.
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Court overturns death sentence

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 19:29
related countries: United States United States

A US federal appeals court overturns the death sentence passed on former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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UK plans 'Entente Formidable'

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 20:01
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown announces plans to strengthen Britain's ties with France at a summit with Nicolas Sarkozy.
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Baghdad under curfew amid clashes

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 21:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A three-day curfew is imposed on Baghdad, amid continuing clashes between Shia militias and security forces.
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Oil hits $108 on pipeline blast

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 21:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Oil prices rise above $108 after one of Iraq's main export pipelines is blown up, sparking supply fears.
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Nepal royals 'stole charity cash'

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 22:01
related countries: Nepal Nepal

An investigation by Maoist former rebels in Nepal says the royal family misused nature conservation funds.
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EU warns Italy over cheese scare

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 22:32
related countries: Italy Italy

The EU tells Italy it must do more to prevent potentially-contaminated mozzarella reaching the market.
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Dutch MP posts Islam film on web

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 23:09
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch right-wing politician posts a controversial film critical of the Koran on the internet.
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Indian men in US 'slave' protest

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 23:21
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Washington

More than 100 Indians march to the US capital, Washington, complaining of having to work "like slaves".
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Two dead in US hospital shooting

Thursday 27th of March 2008, 23:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Columbus

Two die and two are badly injured in shooting at a hospital in Columbus, Georgia in the United States.
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