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What happend on March 3rd 2008

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Iran blames US for Iraq 'terror'

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 0:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

On his landmark visit to Iraq, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accuses the US of provoking terrorism.
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Nato tries to heal Macedonia row

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 1:13
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Nato's secretary general is to visit Athens to try to convince Greece not to block FYR Macedonia's membership.
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Frog skins offer diabetes hope

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 2:39
related countries: United States United States

Skin secretions from a South American "shrinking" frog could be used to treat type 2 diabetes, researchers say.
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Armenia opposition vows defiance

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 4:54
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Armenia's main opposition leader vows to continue election protests despite eight deaths in clashes.
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Nato fears over Dutch Islam film

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 5:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Netherlands Netherlands

Nato's head says he fears a Dutch film criticising Islam will have repercussions for troops in Afghanistan.
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F1: Prost backs Hamilton for title

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 6:27
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Fernando Alonso tells the BBC that his former McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton could win the title in 2008.
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Medvedev 'to continue Putin work'

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 7:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Dmitry Medvedev vows to continue Vladimir Putin's work after a landslide win in Russia's presidential poll.
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Burmese migrants found dead

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 7:37
related countries: Burma Burma, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Sri Lanka's navy finds 20 migrants from Burma and Bangladesh dead on a trawler drifting in the Bay Of Bengal.
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Low turnout in Thai Senate vote

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 7:51
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thais have been electing a new Senate as it returns to democracy, but only 56% of voters turned out.
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Japan whalers in 'butter attack'

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 8:41
related countries: Japan Japan

Activists from the Sea Shepherd group throw an acid made from rotten butter at Japanese whalers.
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Fire hits Nepal refugee camp

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 9:42
related countries: Nepal Nepal, Bhutan Bhutan

The UN says a fire which wrecked a camp in Nepal housing refugees from Bhutan is 'a disaster'.
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Harbhajan taunt claims dismissed

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 9:44
related countries: India India

The International Cricket Council moves swiftly to dismiss suggestions India's Harbhajan Singh racially abused Australian fans.
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HSBC in $17bn credit crisis loss

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 10:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK's biggest bank, HSBC, unveils a $17.2bn (£8.7bn) loss after the decline in the US housing market.
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Israel pulls troops out of Gaza

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 10:37
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli troops leave northern Gaza after fighting that left more than 100 dead and drew worldwide protest.
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Shot E Timor leader meets allies

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 11:10
related countries: East Timor East Timor

East Timor leader Jose Ramos-Horta holds talks with his colleagues, three weeks after he was shot.
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Police fired on in Paris suburb

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 11:22
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Four

Four police officers are wounded after masked youths fire lead shot at them in a southern suburb of Paris.
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Car bombings kill 19 in Baghdad

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 11:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Two car bombs in different parts of the Iraqi capital Baghdad kill at least 19 people, Iraqi police say.
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US seeks terrorists in web worlds

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 11:32
related countries: United States United States

US intelligence officers could soon be visiting virtual worlds as they seek out terror groups using online spaces.
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Uganda hosts brain drain summit

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 11:49
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Kampala

The first conference addressing the global shortage of health workers opens in the Ugandan capital Kampala.
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Serbia 'retakes' Kosovo rail line

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 12:12
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia says it now controls a railway section in northern Kosovo amid tensions over independence.
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Germany wants tax haven talks

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 12:34
related countries: Liechtenstein Liechtenstein, Germany Germany

Germany calls for an EU debate on tax havens as Liechtenstein becomes embroiled in a tax evasion scandal.
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Land clashes break out in Kenya

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 12:34
related countries: Kenya Kenya

At least 12 people are killed in land clashes in western Kenya, say police, as post-election talks resume.
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Gazprom cuts Ukraine gas supply

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 14:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Gazprom, Russia's gas monopoly, reduces Ukraine gas supply as a feud over a debt payment festers.
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US Iraq troops 'insult to region'

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 14:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says foreign forces in Iraq are a humiliation for the region.
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Indian freed after 35 years' jail

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 15:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

The Pakistani government release an Indian man who had been in prison on death row for 35 years.
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Troops sent to Colombia borders

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 15:52
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia, Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador and Venezuela send troops to their borders with Colombia after a Farc rebel leader is killed in Ecuador.
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Court bans veiled terror suspect

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 16:03
related countries: Austria Austria

A court in Austria excludes a Muslim woman from her trial on terror charges because she refuses to remove her veil.
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Italy exhumes body of revered monk

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 16:22
related countries: Italy Italy

The body of Italian saint Padre Pio is exhumed before being displayed to mark the 40th anniversary of his death.
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US bombs Islamist town in Somalia

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 16:33
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

An Islamist-held town in Somalia is hit by missiles in a US operation against "a known terrorist".
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Israeli Gaza operation 'not over'

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 16:46
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's PM warns the withdrawal of troops from Gaza is not final, while Palestinians rally in defiance.
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Stock markets fall on US worries

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 17:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

Global stocks fall sharply on concerns about the health of the US economy and a possible recession.
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Muslim protest at Paris book fair

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 17:27
related countries: Israel Israel, France France
related places: Paris

Muslim countries announce boycotts of a Paris book fair because the guest of honour is Israel.
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Black starts jail sentence in US

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 19:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Former media tycoon Conrad Black begins his six-and-a-half-year jail sentence at a Florida prison.
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Fatal UN Nepal helicopter crash

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 20:41
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A United Nations helicopter crashes in bad weather in Nepal, killing all 10 people on board, reports say.
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US urges diplomacy in Bogota row

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 22:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Ecuador Ecuador, United States United States
related places: Bogota

The US urges Colombia and Ecuador to seek a diplomatic solution to the crisis over a Colombian cross-border raid.
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Congress to examine EADS deal

Monday 3rd of March 2008, 23:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Eads

US lawmakers will examine the decision to award a huge US Air Force contract to European firm EADS.
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