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What happend on September 21st 2009

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Climate deal in peril, says UK PM

Monday 21st of September 2009, 1:08
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Copenhagen

The climate deal planned for Copenhagen in 10 weeks time is in grave danger of failure, UK PM Gordon Brown says.
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Pakistani actor Yousuf Khan dies

Monday 21st of September 2009, 3:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Veteran Pakistani actor Yousuf Khan dies at the age of 80 in the eastern city of Lahore, family members say.
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Australian dies after court win

Monday 21st of September 2009, 4:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian quadriplegic, who last month won a landmark legal right to starve to death, dies.
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Democrats in small gain in Macau

Monday 21st of September 2009, 4:52
related countries: Macau Macau

Democrats won one more seat than previously but remain a tiny minority following Macau's legislature elections.
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Khamenei denies US nuclear claims

Monday 21st of September 2009, 6:28
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran's supreme leader denounces nuclear weapons and says US allegations of a covert programme are false.
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Thailand king stable in hospital

Monday 21st of September 2009, 6:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving monarch, is admitted to hospital suffering from fever.
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Balkan exodus

Monday 21st of September 2009, 8:01
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Exodus of Bulgaria's Turks in sound and pictures
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S Africa 'may miss power target'

Monday 21st of September 2009, 8:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's aim to provide universal access to the electricity grid by 2012 may not be realised, says its state power firm.
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Cuba rocks to huge peace concert

Monday 21st of September 2009, 8:32
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Havana hosts the biggest open-air concert since Cuba's 1959 revolution, drawing hundreds of thousands of people.
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Sudan's Darfur hit by new clashes

Monday 21st of September 2009, 8:43
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan's military confirms fighting between rebels and the army has taken place in Darfur, but gives no details of casualties.
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Mad Men wins top Emmy again

Monday 21st of September 2009, 9:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Mad Men, the period show about the advertising industry, wins an Emmy award for best drama, as Glenn Close takes lead actress.
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Desert prison

Monday 21st of September 2009, 9:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US closes Camp Bucca, its largest jail in Iraq
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Latest score - Australia v India

Monday 21st of September 2009, 10:04
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

Australia take on India in a Champions Trophy group match in Centurion.
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Australia v Pakistan latest score

Monday 21st of September 2009, 10:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Australia Australia

Australia take on Pakistan in a Champions Trophy group match in Centurion.
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Pakistan curbs on Mumbai accused

Monday 21st of September 2009, 11:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police in Pakistan restrict the movement of an Islamic charity leader accused of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Can the mission in Afghanistan succeed?

Monday 21st of September 2009, 11:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A top US general said the mission will "likely result in failure" if there is no change of strategy. What is your view?
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Italians mourn Afghanistan dead

Monday 21st of September 2009, 11:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Italy holds a day of mourning for six soldiers killed in a bomb attack in Afghanistan last week, with a state funeral in Rome.
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One-in-four Japan women 'elderly'

Monday 21st of September 2009, 11:39
related countries: Japan Japan

One-quarter of Japanese women are aged 65 or over, official figures indicate, highlighting a looming demographic crisis.
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UK army 'rotten', Iraq probe told

Monday 21st of September 2009, 12:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British soldiers who abused an Iraqi detainee who died in their custody were not just "a few bad apples", a public inquiry is told.
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Leak reveals India Maoist threat

Monday 21st of September 2009, 13:36
related countries: India India

India's government obtains a leaked report by Maoist rebels, in which the insurgents' plans for future attacks are revealed.
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Protected birds killed in Malta

Monday 21st of September 2009, 13:42
related countries: Malta Malta

The bodies of 150 protected birds are found stashed in Malta as the island's annual autumn bird hunt gets under way.
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In 'the jungle'

Monday 21st of September 2009, 14:18
related countries: France France

Life in French asylum camp in audio and pictures
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Renault handed suspended F1 ban

Monday 21st of September 2009, 14:31
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Renault are given a two-year suspended ban from Formula 1 after a hearing into their role in fixing last year's Singapore Grand Prix.
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Scorched earth

Monday 21st of September 2009, 15:07
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya drought takes its toll on people and wildlife
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US proposes open internet rules

Monday 21st of September 2009, 15:20
related countries: United States United States

The US communications regulator proposes new rules that would require ISPs to respect the principle of "network neutrality".
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Israel's 'options open' on Iran

Monday 21st of September 2009, 15:38
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

Israel has not ruled out any possibly responses to Iran's nuclear programme, a senior Israeli official says.
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Former French president pens romantic novel of 'Diana' liaison

Monday 21st of September 2009, 15:54
related countries: France France
related places: Estaing

Former French leader Valery Giscard d'Estaing may raise eyebrows with his new novel, a fictional account of a president's liaison with an English princess.
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French ex-PM on trial over smears

Monday 21st of September 2009, 16:07
related countries: France France

Former French PM Dominique de Villepin, charged with plotting to discredit President Nicolas Sarkozy, goes on trial in Paris.
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Low US hopes for Mid-East summit

Monday 21st of September 2009, 17:17
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: White House

The US has "no grand expectations" from talks President Obama is hosting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, the White House says.
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US in Afghanistan failure warning

Monday 21st of September 2009, 17:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US mission in Afghanistan will "fail" unless troops are increased, the top military commander there says in a confidential report.
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Ghana marks leader's centenary

Monday 21st of September 2009, 17:58
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana is marking 100 years since the birth of its first president, Kwame Nkrumah, a champion of African independence.
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Love leads to arrest for Taiwan thief who fell for his victim

Monday 21st of September 2009, 18:03
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A 22-year-old man is arrested after stabbing a nurse during a bungled robbery and returning to profess his love, Taiwanese police say.
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Obama's dilemma

Monday 21st of September 2009, 19:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Tough task of selling Afghan policy to US public
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Match ends Adidas and Puma feud

Monday 21st of September 2009, 20:04
related countries: Germany Germany

The German sportswear companies Adidas and Puma have ended a 60-year feud with handshakes and a football match
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US calms row over bomber release

Monday 21st of September 2009, 20:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Lockerbie

The US government says it does not want to punish Scotland for releasing the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.
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Bhutan hit by strong earthquake

Monday 21st of September 2009, 20:59
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

At least 10 people are killed after a 6.1 magnitude quake strikes the remote mountain kingdom of Bhutan.
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Football ref banned for insulting fans with obscene gesture

Monday 21st of September 2009, 22:38
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss football referee is banned for three games for waving at fans at a game using his middle finger.
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Scores die in south Sudan attack

Monday 21st of September 2009, 22:51
related countries: Sudan Sudan

More than 100 people die in ethnic violence in southern Sudan, officials say - the latest in a spate of deadly attacks.
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UK rivers failing new EU standard

Monday 21st of September 2009, 23:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three quarters of rivers in England and Wales fall below a new European environmental standard, according to a report.
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Guerrillas return

Monday 21st of September 2009, 23:06
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's brutal rebels once again stalk central Africa
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Do not disturb

Monday 21st of September 2009, 23:17
related countries: China China

China ensures 60th birthday bash goes off without a hitch
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Ousted leader returns to Honduras

Monday 21st of September 2009, 23:29
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya makes a dramatic return to the country, nearly three months after his expulsion.
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Watching India

Monday 21st of September 2009, 23:31
related countries: India India

A new India on show at the Toronto film festival
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