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What happend on October 29th 2009

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Canadian coyotes kill folk singer

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 0:23
related countries: Canada Canada

Two coyotes attack and kill a teenage folk singer in a park in eastern Canada, in a highly rare attack.
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US woman denies offering sex for baseball tickets on Craigslist

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 1:46
related countries: United States United States

A US woman charged with offering sex for baseball World Series tickets denies she did anything wrong.
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Iran worker 'jailing' angers UK

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 2:10
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary David Miliband urges Iran to overturn a four-year jail sentence reportedly given to a UK embassy employee.
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Rebels' rules

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 2:44
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia: where hair fringes, music and tobacco are banned
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Islamist dies in FBI Detroit raid

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 5:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Detroit

The leader of a radical Islamist group is shot dead in an FBI raid near the US city of Detroit, officials say.
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Two 'militants' killed in Kashmir

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 5:51
related countries: India India

At least two militants die in a gun battle with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, an army spokesman says.
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UN expert 'denied Zimbabwe entry'

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 6:38
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The UN torture investigator has been denied entry into Zimbabwe, the UN says, amid rising political turmoil.
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Shell profits show sharp decline

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 7:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell reports its quarterly profit fell by 73%, and warns the outlook remains 'very uncertain'.
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Former Stasi victim locked up again - in the name of art

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 7:40
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

A former victim of East Germany's secret police, the Stasi, is to return to the Berlin prison he was once locked up in - for an art project.
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Japan Airlines seeking state aid

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 8:35
related countries: Japan Japan

Loss-making carrier Japan Airlines (JAL) confirms it is to apply for financial assistance from a state-backed agency.
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Iran leader welcomes nuclear plan

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 8:56
related countries: Iran Iran

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran is ready to cooperate with a UN proposal to exchange nuclear fuel for enrichment.
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Indonesia 'might expel' refugees

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 9:46
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia says 78 Sri Lankan asylum seekers in a boat off Sumatra must co-operate with authorities or risk expulsion.
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China and US discuss trade rows

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 9:46
related countries: United States United States, China China

The US and China discuss commerce, energy and climate change amid simmering disputes over trade protectionism.
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Iraq calls for security support

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 9:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari calls for more support form the international community following Sunday's bombings.
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Ransom alert over 'hijacked' pair

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 10:22
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Relatives of a couple feared kidnapped by Somali pirates are warned they have little choice but to pay a ransom.
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Obama honours Afghanistan killed

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 10:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Obama pays his respect to 18 Americans killed in Afghanistan, the first time he has honoured the dead in this way.
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Australia and China seek to mend ties

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 11:10
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

China sends a top official to Australia in what is seen as a bid to improve relations after an acrimonious year.
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Police arrested over Iraq bombing

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 11:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraq arrests more than 60 security force members, including 11 senior officers, over Sunday's devastating attack in Baghdad.
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Kenya to launch homosexual census

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 11:38
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya will carry out a census of the gay population - controversial because homosexuality is illegal in the country.
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'Kidnapped' pair's yacht is found

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 12:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The yacht belonging to a British couple feared kidnapped by Somali pirates is found empty by a naval patrol.
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Rosberg announces Williams exit

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 12:44
related countries: Germany Germany

Nico Rosberg says he will leave Williams at the end of the season, with the German driver expected to race for Brawn GP in 2010.
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Frei diary

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 12:48
related countries: United States United States

History's tough lessons over US intervention abroad
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Pakistan car bomb toll passes 100

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 12:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

The death toll from the Peshawar car bomb passes 100, a day after the blast, as Hillary Clinton continues her visit to Pakistan.
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Enemy within?

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 12:52
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraq security under spotlight after Baghdad bombings
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Mbeki unveils Darfur peace plans

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 13:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Sudan Sudan

South Africa's ex-leader Thabo Mbeki unveils proposals aimed at finding peace in Sudan's Darfur region.
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Peru's lingering war wounds

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 13:23
related countries: Peru Peru

Dan Collyns reports on the people of Peru who are still trying to cope with the aftermath of their civil war, nearly a decade after the killing ended.
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France halts African leaders case

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 13:26
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Gabon, France France, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A French appeals court halts an embezzlement case against the leaders of Congo and Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon's ex-leader.
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Has the US recession ended?

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 13:41
related countries: United States United States

The US economy grew between July and September. Is this good news for the world's economy?
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France migrant policy criticised

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 13:47
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

France's system of detaining and deporting unaccompanied migrant children flown into Paris is criticised in a damning report.
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Anger at Zimbabwe UN envoy snub

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 14:10
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The UN's torture investigator expresses anger after he was denied entry to Zimbabwe, amid rising tensions there.
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Officers' mess

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 14:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

How a lack of leadership holds back Afghan army
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More poll centres for Afghan vote

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 14:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan election officials say they will open more voting centres in the presidential run-off than they did in the fraud-riddled first round.
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Denmark in climate deal warning

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 15:41
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Belgium Belgium
related places: Lisbon, Brussels

Denmark warns about the risks to a global climate change deal being finalised in time, as EU leaders gather for a key summit.
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UN hopes for Iran nuclear accord

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 16:10
related countries: Iran Iran

The UN's nuclear watchdog says it hopes a deal with Iran can be reached soon, as Tehran replies to its offer on uranium.
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No Donington GP, says Ecclestone

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 16:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

F1 commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone says there will be no British Grand Prix at Donington Park next year.
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'112-year-old' Somali man takes teenage bride

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 16:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Hundreds of people attend a wedding in Somalia between a man who says he is 112, and his teenage wife.
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Police arrested over Iraq bombing

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 16:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraq arrests more than 60 security force members, including 11 senior officers, over Sunday's devastating attack in Baghdad.
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Mitchell arrives in Middle East

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 17:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

US envoy George Mitchell visits Jerusalem in efforts to revive peace talks, ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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Azerbaijan's oil 'keeps critics quiet'

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 17:17
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Tom Esslemont investigates Azerbaijan's intentions to increase its involvement in the European energy market.
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Wigan's King jailed for assault

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 17:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Footballer Marlon King is jailed for 18 months for sexually assaulting a woman and is sacked by Wigan Athletic as a result.
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Pelosi unveils House health bill

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 17:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: House

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveils a healthcare bill that would extend coverage to 36m more Americans.
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US economy is growing once again

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 18:05
related countries: United States United States

The US economy grew at an annual pace of 3.5% between July and September, indicating its recession has ended.
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Yacht man tells of Somali pirate kidnap

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 18:08
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man tells how he and his wife were kidnapped by armed Somali pirates while sailing in the Indian Ocean.
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Honduras takes Brazil to UN court

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 18:27
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Brazil Brazil

Brazil faces court action for allowing ousted President Manuel Zelaya to remain in its embassy in Honduras.
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Alleged US spy pleads not guilty

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 20:50
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

A space scientist from Nasa pleads not guilty in a US court to charges of attempting to sell secrets to Israel.
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US jails al-Qaeda sleeper agent

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 22:44
related countries: United States United States

An al-Qaeda sleeper agent is jailed in the US for conspiring to provide material support for terrorism.
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Obama welcomes US economic growth

Thursday 29th of October 2009, 23:07
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama welcomes the return of US economic growth, but says there is still a long way to go.
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