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What happend on February 7th 2010

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Brazil nun accused 'back in jail'

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 0:03
related countries: United States United States, Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian landowner accused of ordering the murder of an American nun is back in jail ahead of a new trial, reports say.
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G7 pledges to cancel Haiti debt

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 0:15
related countries: Haiti Haiti

The world's top seven industrialised nations vow to cancel Haiti's debts in the wake of its devastating earthquake.
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Happy and green

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 1:29
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

What is behind the success story of Costa Rica?
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Sunday 7th of February 2010, 1:53
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iran's national museum is to cut ties with the British Museum amid a dispute over the loan of an ancient Persian treasure.
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Palin attacks Obama at Tea Party

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 4:56
related countries: United States United States

Sarah Palin condemns Barack Obama as she urges a return to conservative principles, at the first US Tea Party convention.
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Quake strikes off Japan islands

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 7:39
related countries: Japan Japan

A magnitude-6.4 quake strikes off the southern coast of Japan, near the Ryukyu Islands.
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US snow causes major power cuts

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 9:33
related countries: United States United States

Tens of thousands of people remain without power in Washington DC and nearby states after a record snowstorm.
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England face Wales in Euro group

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 11:48
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Poland Poland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England and Wales are drawn in the same qualifying group for Euro 2012 in Poland and the Ukraine.
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Amla puts South Africa in charge

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 12:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India
related places: Nagpur

Hashim Amla hits a career-best 253 not out as South Africa declare on 558-6, with India 25-0 in reply after two days of the first Test in Nagpur.
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Iran sets new nuclear challenge

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 12:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president orders uranium enrichment to be stepped up, prompting the US to call for the world to "stand together".
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Live - Premier League football

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 13:00
related countries: Poland Poland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Warsaw

Chelsea go back to the top of the Premier League after beating Arsenal and Birmingham leave it late to come from behind and beat Wolves.
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Iraq to debate poll candidate ban

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 13:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Shia political parties in Iraq stage demonstrations ahead of an emergency parliamentary debate on next month's elections.
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Nigerian governor is re-elected

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 13:12
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Anambra

The governor of the Nigerian state of Anambra is re-elected amid accusations of unfair voting procedures.
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Toyota 'planning recall of Prius'

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 13:52
related countries: Japan Japan

Toyota is planning to recall the latest model of its flagship Prius cars because of braking problems, reports from Japan say.
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Live - Scotland v France

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 14:31
related countries: France France

Scotland take on France at Murrayfield in the third of the opening round of Six Nations fixtures.
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Swiss man cleared by Libyan court

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 15:07
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Libya Libya

A court in Libya dismisses a case against a Swiss businessman who was accused of illegal business activities.
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Lebanon retrieves jet black box

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 15:36
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese searchers salvage a flight recorder from the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed into the Mediterranean, killing 90 people.
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Media chief shot in Nepal capital

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 16:44
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

The chairman of a Nepalese television station and cable network is shot dead in the capital, Kathmandu.
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France power to win over Scotland

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 16:48
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland succumb to a superior French side at Murrayfield in their opening RBS Six Nations encounter.
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Finance minister falls foul of 'welcome' igloo

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 17:04
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian minister was lucky not to get a frosty reception after wrecking an igloo built by Inuits to welcome officials to G7 talks.
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Karzai may introduce army draft

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 17:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Afghan President Hamid Karzai tells a conference of the world's top defence officials in Germany he is considering introducing conscription.
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France closes migrants' shelter

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 17:53
related countries: France France
related places: Calais

French police close down a makeshift shelter for illegal migrants in the port of Calais, a day after it opened.
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Five dead in US power plant blast

Sunday 7th of February 2010, 23:19
related countries: United States United States

A huge explosion at a power plant in Connecticut killed five people and injured at least 12 others, the town's mayor says.
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