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What happend on September 1st 2008

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Australia WWII wreck probe begins

Monday 1st of September 2008, 1:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An inquiry into the 1941 sinking of an Australian naval vessel is to begin hearing evidence from war veterans.
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China earthquake death toll rises

Monday 1st of September 2008, 4:26
related countries: China China

A powerful earthquake in China's Sichuan and Yunnan provinces killed 32 and left more than 460 injured, says state media.
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Hurricane hits Republican plans

Monday 1st of September 2008, 4:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

The opening day of the US Republican convention is scaled down as nearly two million people flee Hurricane Gustav.
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'Scores dead' in S Lanka fighting

Monday 1st of September 2008, 4:50
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Forty two Tamil Tiger rebels die in fresh fighting with security forces in Sri Lanka, the military says.
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Experts poised for rare frog hunt

Monday 1st of September 2008, 4:56
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Scientists are to hunt for some of the world's rarest frogs in Costa Rica, including the iconic golden toad, last seen 20 years ago.
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Djokovic toils as Federer cruises

Monday 1st of September 2008, 5:41
related countries: United States United States

Novak Djokovic struggles past Marin Cilic as Roger Federer and Andy Roddick make smooth progress into the fourth round of the US Open.
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Spurs sign striker Pavlyuchenko

Monday 1st of September 2008, 6:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Spurs sign Russia striker Roman Pavlyuchenko from Spartak Moscow for £14m.
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Thai protesters vow more action

Monday 1st of September 2008, 7:34
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Protesters in Thailand are vowing to take more disruptive direct action as their anti-government campaign continues.
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Deadly bus blast in Philippines

Monday 1st of September 2008, 9:09
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A powerful explosion rips through a bus in the southern Philippines, killing at least four people.
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India Christians shelter in camps

Monday 1st of September 2008, 9:39
related countries: India India

More than 10,000 Christians are living in refugee camps in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, officials say.
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Anger at death of Kremlin critic

Monday 1st of September 2008, 9:51
related countries: Russia Russia

Opposition leaders in Russia's Ingushetia region condemn the killing of an anti-Kremlin journalist shot in police custody.
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Gaddafi 'to hand out oil money'

Monday 1st of September 2008, 9:55
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's Muammar Gaddafi says oil profits should go directly to citizens amid planned reforms.
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Nigeria denies militant attacks

Monday 1st of September 2008, 10:39
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The Nigerian military denies claims that 29 soldiers were killed in clashes with militants.
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Bolivia's president lands in Iran

Monday 1st of September 2008, 10:41
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Libya Libya, Iran Iran

Bolivian President Evo Morales arrives in Tehran for trade talks with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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Russian rules

Monday 1st of September 2008, 11:57
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow's five new principles on foreign policy
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US hands over key Iraq province

Monday 1st of September 2008, 13:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military transfers control of Anbar province, once the centre of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, to the Iraqi government.
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Japan PM in surprise resignation

Monday 1st of September 2008, 14:07
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda announces he is quitting the post, less than a year after he took office.
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S Korea takes action on suicides

Monday 1st of September 2008, 14:30
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's government has devised a series of measures to try to tackle the country's high suicide rate.
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EU will send monitors to Georgia

Monday 1st of September 2008, 14:37
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Belgium Belgium, Russia Russia
related places: Brussels

The EU's foreign policy chief says it plans to send hundreds of ceasefire monitors to Georgia, as an emergency summit opens.
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South Africa bush fires 'kill 20'

Monday 1st of September 2008, 16:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa

More than 100 bush fires across South Africa killed 20 people over the weekend, officials say.
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Nigeria seizes money 'for Obama'

Monday 1st of September 2008, 16:24
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Obama

Nigerian anti-graft investigators seize money collected to support Barack Obama.
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In pictures

Monday 1st of September 2008, 16:29
related countries: India India

Indian troops try to rescue thousands stranded by floods
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Sense of identity

Monday 1st of September 2008, 16:44
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Gypsy roots cause dilemma for Hungarian director
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Sense of identity

Monday 1st of September 2008, 16:44
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Gypsy roots cause dilemma for Hungarian director
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Hungary's Mol in Croatian oil bid

Monday 1st of September 2008, 16:47
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hungarian energy giant, Mol, makes a bid to expand its stake in Croatia's oil firm Ina, for some 1.2bn euros.
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S Leone president declares assets

Monday 1st of September 2008, 16:47
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

President Koroma becomes the first head of state in Sierra Leone to declare his assets.
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Living in drought

Monday 1st of September 2008, 17:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Stories from a parched Australian landscape
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Berbatov move set to go to wire

Monday 1st of September 2008, 18:20
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Tottenham's Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov is at the centre of a deadline-day transfer tug-of-war between Manchester United and Manchester City.
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Pakistan women's deaths condemned

Monday 1st of September 2008, 19:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Senate calls for action to be taken against men alleged to have buried alive five women in Balochistan in July.
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Hurricane Gustav batters US towns

Monday 1st of September 2008, 20:43
related countries: United States United States

Hurricane Gustav brings torrential rain and severe winds as it heads inland, but is downgraded to a Category One storm.
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EU suspends talks on Russia pact

Monday 1st of September 2008, 21:02
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

EU leaders agree to suspend talks on a new partnership agreement with Moscow until Russian troops withdraw from Georgia
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Brazil steel firm in Peru boost

Monday 1st of September 2008, 21:33
related countries: Peru Peru, Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Brazilian steel company Gerdau is to invest $1.4bn in its Peru business in a bid to boost production and benefit from Brazil's construction boom.
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Show of unity

Monday 1st of September 2008, 21:54
related countries: Russia Russia

EU leaders overcome divisions to condemn Russia
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Man City beat Chelsea to Robinho

Monday 1st of September 2008, 23:42
related countries: Spain Spain

Manchester City beat Chelsea to the signing of Robinho from Real Madrid for a British record transfer fee of about £32.5m.
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Man Utd complete Berbatov switch

Monday 1st of September 2008, 23:59
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Man Utd sign Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov from Tottenham in a deal worth £30.75m.
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Man Utd complete Berbatov switch

Monday 1st of September 2008, 23:59
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Man Utd sign Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov from Tottenham in a deal worth £30.75m.
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