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Sunday 28th of September 2008, 0:52
related countries: United States United States

US mathematicians are in line for a $100,000 prize (£54,000) for finding a new prime number which has 13 million digits.
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Fire guts Egypt National Theatre

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 3:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

A fire blamed on an an electrical fault destroys the main hall of Egypt's National Theatre in central Cairo.
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UN approves new Iran resolution

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 4:14
related countries: Iran Iran

The UN Security Council passes a new resolution demanding Iran stop enriching uranium, but imposing no new sanctions.
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Rossi roars to sixth world title

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 5:46
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Motegi

Valentino Rossi is MotoGP champion again after winning in Japan.
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New Japanese minister steps down

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 8:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Transport Minister Nariaki Nakayama resigns just four days after taking the job, dealing a blow to the new administration.
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New world record for Gebrselassie

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 10:05
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Germany Germany

Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie breaks his own world record as he wins the Berlin Marathon for the third time in a row.
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Live text - Singapore Grand Prix

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 10:29
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Singapore Singapore

Fernando Alonso leads the Singapore Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton fourth, after a disastrous pit stop ruins Felipe Massa's race.
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Finland memorial for gun victims

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 10:30
related countries: Finland Finland

A memorial service is held in Finland for victims of a high school shooting spree in which 11 people died.
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Top Afghan policewoman shot dead

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 11:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Afghanistan's most prominent policewoman is shot dead outside her house in the southern city of Kandahar, officials say.
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Top Afghan policewoman shot dead

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 11:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Afghanistan's most prominent policewoman is shot dead outside her house in the southern city of Kandahar, officials say.
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China spacecraft returns to Earth

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 11:24
related countries: China China

Three Chinese astronauts return safely to Earth after a landmark mission which included the country's first spacewalk.
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'Great progress' in US bail-out

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 14:06
related countries: United States United States

US congressional leaders say they have reached the broad outline of a rescue plan for the American financial system.
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Alonso wins as Hamilton prospers

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 15:00
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Singapore Singapore
related places: Hamilton

Renault's Fernando Alonso wins Formula One's first night race in Singapore as Lewis Hamilton extends his championship lead.
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Vietnam storm death toll hits 32

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 15:04
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, Vietnam Vietnam

Flash floods and landslides from Typhoon Hagupit kill at least 32 people in Vietnam as a separate storm hits Taiwan.
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Voting ends in Belarus election

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 18:11
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Belarusian finish voting in a poll which leaders claimed would be the fairest in the former Soviet republic's history.
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Far-right gains in Austria vote

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 20:35
related countries: Austria Austria

Austria's Social Democrats have won the most votes in its early election but far-right parties have made big gains.
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US destroyer nears Somali pirates

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 21:05
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Somalia Somalia, United States United States

A US destroyer makes visual contact with a Ukrainian ship seized by Somali pirates while carrying 33 battle tanks.
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Many killed in Baghdad bombings

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 21:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 32 people are killed and dozens more wounded in a series of bomb attacks in Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
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Egypt tourist kidnappers 'killed'

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 21:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan

Sudanese troops shoot dead six of the kidnappers who abducted European tourists in Egypt last week, officials say.
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Egypt tourist kidnappers 'killed'

Sunday 28th of September 2008, 21:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Sudan Sudan

Sudanese troops shoot dead six of the kidnappers who abducted European tourists in Egypt last week, officials say.
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