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What happend on September 23rd 2009

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Hondurans surround Brazil embassy

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 0:27
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Honduran authorities impose strict controls on the Brazilian embassy, where deposed leader Manuel Zelaya is holed up.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassin ends fast

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 5:23
related countries: India India

A woman convicted of assassinating former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi ends a fast to demand her release from jail.
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Philippines 'captures top rebel'

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 6:15
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippine rebels deny an army claim that a top leader has been captured, as peace talks with Muslim separatists falter.
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World Bank lends $4.3bn to India

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 6:15
related countries: India India

The World Bank is to provide India with $4.3bn in loans, including $2bn to support its state-owned banks.
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China carmaker gets Goldman cash

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 6:29
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Goldman

Chinese carmaker Geely Automotive receives a $334m (£204m) investment from major US bank Goldman Sachs.
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Brown move to cut UK nuclear subs

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 6:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown is to tell the UN he is willing to cut the UK's fleet of Trident missile-carrying submarines from four to three.
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Shootout shuts US-Mexico crossing

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 7:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mexico Crossing

One of the busiest US-Mexico border crossing is shut after a gun battle between US agents and suspected people smugglers.
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India launches seven satellites

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 7:27
related countries: India India

India successfully launches seven satellites in a single mission, reaffirming its growing capabilities in space.
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Is a nuclear-free world realistic?

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown is willing to cut the UKÂ’s fleet of nuclear submarines from four to three. Is Trident still needed?
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Obama calls for Mid-East urgency

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 8:36
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: New York, White House

US President Barack Obama tells Israeli and Palestinian leaders it is time to move with urgency towards restarting peace talks.
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Dollar falls to one-year euro low

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 9:16
related countries: United States United States

The US dollar falls to a one-year low of $1.4840 to the euro ahead of the G20 meeting of world leaders.
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Ford to launch new car in India

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 10:08
related countries: India India

Ford announces that it is to make a new car in India, as part of its $500m (£304m) investment plan in the country.
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Bhutan PM laments quake disaster

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 10:15
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

Bhutan's prime minister says an earthquake which killed at least 11 people is "one of the biggest disasters in recent times".
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UK 'blocking tough finance rules'

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 10:26
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

German Finance Minister Peer Streinbrueck has accused the UK of blocking tougher financial rules ahead of the G20 summit.
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Honduras leader 'willing to talk'

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 10:26
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Brazil Brazil

Honduran interim leader Roberto Micheletti says he is willing to talk to ousted president Zelaya, barricaded in Brazil's embassy.
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Brown move to cut UK nuclear subs

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 10:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown is to tell the UN he is willing to cut the UK's fleet of Trident missile-carrying submarines from four to three.
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Desert dust storm chokes Sydney

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 10:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A large stretch of Australia's east coast, including the largest city Sydney, has been shrouded in red dust blown in from the outback.
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Helicopter used in Sweden robbery

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 10:52
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

Swedish police hunt for robbers who used a stolen helicopter to raid a cash depot in the capital, Stockholm.
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SA lesbian's killer jailing welcomed

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 11:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African activists welcome the life sentence given to a man for the killing and gang rape of a lesbian football star.
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German 'race hate' letters probed

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 11:31
related countries: Germany Germany

German police suspect letters from the far-right NPD party to politicians of immigrant origin incited racial hatred.
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Colonel Gaddafi's tent falls foul of US building code

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 11:43
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States
related places: New York

US officials order workers to stop construction of Col Muammar Gaddafi's trademark tent near New York, a local attorney says.
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Latest score - Pakistan v West Indies

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 12:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan take on West Indies in Johannesburg in the second game of the Champions Trophy.
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Death for Tanzania albino killers

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 13:04
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Three Tanzanians are sentenced to death for killing an albino boy - targeted because witchdoctors use albino body parts in potions.
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Saudis open hi-tech science oasis

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 13:07
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A mixed-sex campus opens near Jeddah in Saudi Arabia to spearhead reform and compete in international scientific research.
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China lends rare art to Taiwan

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 13:54
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

China says it will lend some of its cultural artefacts to a Taiwan museum next month, for the first time since the civil war.
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Korean war rifles sold back to US

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 14:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

South Korea is boosting its defence budget by selling a vast stockpile of old Korean-war rifles to collectors in the US.
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'Mafia crocodile' seized in Italy

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 14:26
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police say they have seized a crocodile used by a suspected mafia boss to extort protection money.
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Saudis open hi-tech science oasis

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 15:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A mixed-sex campus opens near Jeddah in Saudi Arabia to spearhead reform and compete in international scientific research.
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Egyptian condemns Unesco vote

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 16:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Egyptian culture minister who lost the race to become head of Unesco says the United Nations is becoming "politicised".
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Doctors' orders

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 16:34
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Struggle to provide free maternal care in Burundi
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Rare Indian lotus 'disappearing'

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 17:04
related countries: India India

Conservation efforts to save India's last surviving examples of a water-lily must be stepped up, a leading botanist says.
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US rejects Mid-East preconditions

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 17:12
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama calls for immediate Middle East peace talks without preconditions, at his maiden UN address.
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'Dirty war pilot' held in Spain

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 17:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Spain Spain

An airline pilot is arrested in Spain over his alleged role in the Argentine "Dirty War" tactic of dropping dissidents into the sea.
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India chimney collapse kills 22

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 18:58
related countries: India India

At least 22 workers are killed and many more trapped as a chimney collapses at a power plant in central India, officials say.
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US Fed says economy 'picked up'

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 19:04
related countries: United States United States

The US Federal Reserve sees economic activity "picking up" but says interest rates will stay close to zero for an "extended time".
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Award for Poland abortion woman

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 19:40
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish court awards compensation to a woman likened to a child killer by a Catholic magazine after seeking an abortion.
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Egypt prepare to kick off

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 19:55
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Egypt Egypt
related places: Alexandria

Egypt's Under 20 side play the opening fixture of the Fifa Under 20 World Cup against Trinidad and Tobago in Alexandria.
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Obama urges world to stand united

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 20:20
related countries: United States United States

US President Obama urges greater global co-operation in his first UN speech, as Libya's leader attacks the major powers.
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Castro praises Obama on climate

Wednesday 23rd of September 2009, 22:44
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Ex-Cuban President Fidel Castro praises President Obama's speech at the UN for its words on climate change.
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