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What happend on March 30th 2008

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Chavez 'stifles Venezuelan media'

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 4:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Private media firms from across the Americas accuse Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez of stifling press freedom.
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Two die in Nepal mosque bombing

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 5:12
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Biratnagar

Two people are killed after a mosque is bombed in Nepal's second biggest city of Biratnagar.
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Tennis: Ancic wins in Miami

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 7:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray wastes two match points in a second-round defeat to Mario Ancic at the Sony Ericsson Open.
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Clinton rejects call to quit race

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 8:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Democrat

Hillary Clinton dismisses calls from a senior Democrat to end her bid for the party's presidential nomination.
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Vote count under way in Zimbabwe

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 9:00
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Vote counting is under way in Zimbabwe, with the opposition claiming it is going to oust President Robert Mugabe.
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US TV and film actors sever ties

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 9:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hollywood

Hollywood's acting unions refuse to work together in contract negotiations, raising fears of a strike.
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Cricket: SA hold India to draw

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 10:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India

South Africa's Neil McKenzie compiles a patient 155 not out as the first Test against India peters out into a draw.
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No Arab consensus on Lebanon

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 11:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Arab League summit in Damascus ends with calls to end Lebanon's crisis, but no specific proposals.
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New curfew to curb Iraqi unrest

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 11:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Baghdad extends its round-the-clock curfew as clashes continue between the Iraqi army and Shia militiamen.
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T5 cancellations set to continue

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 12:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Flight cancellations at London Heathrow's new Terminal 5 are to continue into next week, admits British Airways.
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Pedrosa cruises to Jerez victory

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 12:50
related countries: Spain Spain

Honda rider Dani Pedrosa takes the championship lead with victory in front of his home crowd at the Spanish MotoGP in Jerez.
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Israel to cut W Bank roadblocks

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 13:29
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israel and the Palestinians agree to a series of "concrete steps" to ease lives in the West Bank, the US says.
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Greece hands China Olympic torch

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 13:46
related countries: Greece Greece, China China
related places: Athens

The Olympic flame is passed to Chinese officials at an Athens ceremony, amid protests over Tibet.
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Tanzanian gem miners feared dead

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 14:08
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

About 65 miners are feared dead after heavy rainfall triggers the collapse of gem mines in Tanzania.
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'Killing Fields' journalist dies

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 14:45
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The Cambodian journalist whose 1970s ordeal was the subject of the film, The Killing Fields, dies.
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Bekele claims record sixth title

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 15:17
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele wins a record sixth men's world cross-country title.
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Kaif to replace injured Tendulkar

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 16:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

India batting star Sachin Tendulkar will miss the second Test against South Africa because of injury.
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Nepal police halt Tibet protest

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 16:33
related countries: Nepal Nepal, China China

Nepalese police arrest more than 100 Tibetan exiles and Buddhist monks near the Chinese embassy.
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Warning on Zimbabwe victory claim

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 16:43
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's main opposition party is warned against declaring an early victory in the presidential poll.
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Iraqi cleric calls off militias

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 18:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr orders his fighters off the streets of several cities after five days of fighting.
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Plane on stand-by for Betancourt

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 19:25
related countries: Colombia Colombia, France France

France sends a plane to French Guiana in case Ingrid Betancourt, held hostage by Colombian rebels, is freed.
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China seeks India Tibet backing

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 21:52
related countries: India India, China China
related places: Beijing

A top Chinese official urges India to "understand and support" Beijing's policy towards Tibet.
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Monitors warn on Zimbabwe 'delay'

Sunday 30th of March 2008, 22:51
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Election observers in Zimbabwe warn that "delays" in announcing official results risk fuelling tension.
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