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What happend on July 12th 2009

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Peru president reshuffles cabinet

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 0:31
related countries: Peru Peru

Peruvian President Alan Garcia brings in a new prime minister, a month after political violence which killed at least 33.
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Darfur peace talks held in Egypt

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 2:56
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir is due to attend talks in Egypt aimed at resolving the conflict in Darfur.
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Former champion Gatti found dead

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 6:49
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti is found dead in a hotel room in Brazil.
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Former champion Gatti found dead

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 6:49
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti is found dead in a hotel room in Brazil.
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US president sets Afghan target

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 7:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: August, Allied

Allied forces must stabilise Afghanistan for August elections before devising a new security strategy, Barack Obama says.
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Mexico gunmen attack police bases

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 7:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Gunmen attack six police bases in western Mexico, killing at least five officers, after the arrest of a drugs cartel suspect.
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Metro bridge collapses in Delhi

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 7:49
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A partially constructed bridge collapses in Delhi, killing at least five people and injuring 15, Indian officials say.
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Sri Lanka v Pakistan latest score

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 7:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka take on Pakistan in the second Test in Colombo.
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Ashes live - England v Australia

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 9:10
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

The first Ashes Test between England and Australia in Cardiff heads towards a thrilling climax.
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Guinea on alert for 'attack plot'

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 9:41
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's government says it has put the army on high alert after uncovering plans for an attack on the West African country.
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Live - German Grand Prix

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 10:30
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Germany Germany

Despite a drive-through penalty, Red Bull's pole-sitter Mark Webber is in with a great chance of recording the first GP win of his career.
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Second death near Indonesia mine

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 11:13
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Aruba Aruba, United States United States

A security guard is shot dead outside a US-operated Indonesian mine, a day after an Australian worker was killed.
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Tattoo tyranny

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 11:50
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

Why gang members rule the roost in El Salvador jail
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Deadly ambush hits Indian police

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 12:33
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 23 policemen die in an attack by suspected Maoist rebels in eastern India, officials say.
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Al-Qaeda releases Swiss hostage

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 13:47
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Mali Mali

A Swiss tourist held hostage for six months by al-Qaeda militants in Mali has been freed, Swiss and Malian officials say.
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Webber battles to maiden F1 win

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 13:49
related countries: Germany Germany

Mark Webber leads home a Red Bull one-two at the German Grand Prix for the first race win of his career.
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Olympic hopeful opens NZ brothel to fund 2012 bid

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 15:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, New Zealand New Zealand

An Olympic hopeful from New Zealand opens a brothel in a bid to raise cash for a tilt at taekwondo glory at the London Olympics in 2012.
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Honduras lifts overnight curfew

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 16:20
related countries: Honduras Honduras

The interim government in Honduras lifts the curfew imposed when President Zelaya was ousted two weeks ago.
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Greek police flatten migrant camp

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 16:39
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek riot police lead an operation to demolish a makeshift camp housing illegal immigrants in the port of Patras.
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Defiant England cling on for draw

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 17:47
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's last-wicket pair James Anderson and Monty Panesar defy Australia for 40 minutes as England clinch a famous Ashes draw.
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Obama Speech: Your Reaction

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 18:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

On his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa as US President, Barack Obama, has said Africa must take charge of its own destiny in the world. Do you agree?
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Afghan bombings kill US Marines

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 18:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four US Marines are killed by improvised bombs in Afghanistan, the US military says.
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Can Britain succeed in Afghanistan?

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 18:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A lack of helicopters is undermining UK forces' operations and troop protection in Afghanistan, says a group of MPs. Do you agree?
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Will Obama change policy towards Africa?

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 18:59
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United States United States
related places: Africa

On his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa as US President, Barack Obama, has said Africa must take charge of its own destiny in the world. Do you agree?
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Baghdad church bombing kills four

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 20:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb outside a church in eastern Baghdad kills four people and injures another 21, Iraqi police say.
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China flash flood kills 14 hikers

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 20:47
related countries: China China
related places: Chongqing

Flash floods kill 14 Chinese hikers in a scenic gorge near the south-western city of Chongqing, with five still missing.
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Congo polls close amid veto call

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 20:49
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Polls close in the Republic of Congo, amid low voter turnout and an opposition boycott based on fraud allegations.
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England tactics frustrate Ponting

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 21:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Australia captain Ricky Ponting criticises England's so-called delaying tactics in the closing stages of the drawn first Ashes Test in Cardiff.
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Children die in harsh Peru winter

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 21:38
related countries: Peru Peru

Almost 250 young children die in intensely cold weather in Peru which experts blame on climate change.
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Moscow migrants

Sunday 12th of July 2009, 23:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Central Asians feel the pain from Russia's job losses
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