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What happend on October 4th 2009

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Live - Japan Grand Prix

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 3:37
related countries: Japan Japan

Jenson Button is looking for points as he targets his maiden F1 title, with Sebastian Vettel leading the Japanese Grand Prix.
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Vettel wins as Button grabs point

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 6:38
related countries: Japan Japan

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel takes the Japanese GP as a fortunate Jenson Button finishes eighth to close in on his first world title.
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Japanese ex-minister found dead

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 7:30
related countries: Japan Japan

Former Japanese finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa, who quit over apparent drunken behaviour, has been found dead, police say.
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Pledge for more IMF help for poor

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 8:22
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British and French announce a $4bn (£2.5bn) measure by the International Monetary Fund to help poorer countries.
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US economic power 'is declining'

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 10:28
related countries: United States United States

The economic power of the US is declining as a result of the financial crisis, says World Bank head Robert Zoellick.
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Live text - Scottish Premier League

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 10:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Defending SPL champions Rangers host league leaders Celtic at Ibrox in the first Old Firm derby of the season.
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India pilots in mid-air 'scuffle'

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 11:11
related countries: India India

Pilots and cabin crew come to blows on an Air India flight over a claim of sexual harassment, Indian media report.
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Storm batters north Philippines

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 11:46
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Typhoon Parma kills at least 15 in the northern Philippines, sparing the flood-hit capital, but could return.
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Latin artist Mercedes Sosa dies

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 12:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine folk singer and political activist Mercedes Sosa, whose music inspired generations of Latin Americans, dies aged 74.
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Pope warns of 'new colonialism'

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 12:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Africa is blighted by materialism or 'toxic spiritual rubbish' exported by the West, the Pope tells the continent's bishops.
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UN praises Iranian 'co-operation'

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 13:30
related countries: Iran Iran

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog says relations with Tehran are shifting from confrontation to co-operation.
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Chinese premier in North Korea visit

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 13:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China
related places: Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il makes a rare appearance to greet visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, ahead of nuclear talks.
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Eight US soldiers killed in Taliban raid

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 13:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Coalition forces suffer their worst casualties for more than a year as eight US soldiers are killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan.
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Greeks voting for new government

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 13:48
related countries: Greece Greece

People are voting in Greece in a snap general election that many expect to result in a change of government.
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Fresh clashes at Jerusalem shrine

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 14:40
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinians clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem after a compound with sites sacred to Jews and Muslims is closed.
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Arrest over Jamaica consul murder

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 17:15
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

A man is arrested in Jamaica in connection with the murder of honorary consul John Terry.
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Iran 'co-operation' draws praise

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 19:01
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US and the UN give upbeat assessments of the possibility of resolving the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.
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Leading Nigeria oil rebel disarms

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 21:25
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The last prominent militant in Nigeria's oil-rich Delta region gives up his weapons after agreeing to an amnesty deal.
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Annan urges faster Kenya reform

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 21:36
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Former UN chief Kofi Annan calls on Kenya to speed up reforms promised after last year's post-election violence.
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Horse trading

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 21:40
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Haggling starts over EU jobs after Irish vote
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Young UK adults suffer 'anxiety overload' but do not talk about it

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 23:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Young adults suffer from "anxiety overload" but one in three is reluctant to talk about their problems, a charity warns.
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Screen tragedies

Sunday 4th of October 2009, 23:05
related countries: India India

Films expose harsh realities of farmers' lives in rural India
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