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What happend on March 1st 2010

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Iraq Christians protest at deaths

Monday 1st of March 2010, 0:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Hundreds of Iraqi Christians take part in protest marches calling for government action after a spate of killings.
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Massive head of famous Egyptian pharaoh unearthed

Monday 1st of March 2010, 0:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Luxor

A huge red granite head of one of Egypt's most famous pharaohs is unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, officials say.
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Petition opposes Uganda gay bill

Monday 1st of March 2010, 1:57
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A 500,000-name petition opposing Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill is to be handed to the speaker of parliament.
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Japan lifts all tsunami warnings

Monday 1st of March 2010, 2:34
related countries: Chile Chile, Japan Japan

Japan lifts tsunami warnings nationwide, almost two days after they were prompted by a powerful earthquake in Chile.
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Gold rush

Monday 1st of March 2010, 4:12
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada goes wild after ice hockey victory
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Sea risk blocks Australia homes

Monday 1st of March 2010, 4:26
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, Australia Australia
related places: Victoria

Safety concerns about rising sea levels lead to the planning rejection of a homes project in Australia's Victoria state.
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Heart warning in obese children

Monday 1st of March 2010, 5:35
related countries: United States United States

Obese children as young as three years old show signs of future heart disease, say US researchers.
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Naked pride - thousands strip off for art at Sydney Opera House

Monday 1st of March 2010, 6:36
related countries: Australia Australia

More than 5,000 people strip off for a photograph at Sydney Opera House to show Australia's 'equal society'.
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Big rise in Afghan child migrants

Monday 1st of March 2010, 7:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

United Nations aid agencies warn of a sharp increase in unaccompanied Afghan children applying for asylum in Europe.
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India beat Pakistan in hockey World Cup

Monday 1st of March 2010, 8:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Delhi

India win their opening match in the men's field hockey World Cup in Delhi - against arch-rival Pakistan.
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Online 'beats newspapers' in US

Monday 1st of March 2010, 8:49
related countries: United States United States

Online news has become more popular that reading newspapers in the US, according to a Pew Research Center survey.
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Chile steps up rescue after quake

Monday 1st of March 2010, 9:16
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile announces emergency measures after a massive quake kills more than 700 people and wreaks widespread destruction.
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Hewitt on Europe

Monday 1st of March 2010, 9:37
related countries: Greece Greece

Momentum builds for eurozone to rescue Greece
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Museveni 'wants son to take over'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 9:39
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's opposition says President Museveni wants his son to succeed him, after he was made presidential guard head.
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Russia-Georgia crossing reopens

Monday 1st of March 2010, 9:49
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

Russia and Georgia reopen a border crossing that has been closed since July 2006, officials say.
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Journey's end

Monday 1st of March 2010, 10:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

How Afghan migrant's dream cost him his family
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Policemen killed in south Yemen

Monday 1st of March 2010, 10:39
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least two policemen are killed in southern Yemen in clashes with secessionists, government sources say.
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France declares storms 'disaster'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 10:41
related countries: France France

The French PM declares a national disaster after storms bring death and destruction to parts of the country.
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China 'Panchen Lama' status boost

Monday 1st of March 2010, 10:43
related countries: China China

China appoints its choice of Panchen Lama, a key role in Tibetan Buddhism, to a top government advisory body.
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Big rise in Afghan child migrants

Monday 1st of March 2010, 10:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

UN aid agencies are increasingly concerned about the numbers of Afghan children migrating alone across Europe.
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Modern odyssey

Monday 1st of March 2010, 11:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan child migrant recalls risky journey to Europe
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Greece 'must do more on deficit'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 11:43
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece must carry out more measures to tackle its budget deficit, says the visiting EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs.
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Toyota boss apologises in China

Monday 1st of March 2010, 11:53
related countries: China China

The president of Toyota apologises in China, the world's largest auto market, for a safety recall over faults.
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Hamas to keep British man in jail

Monday 1st of March 2010, 11:58
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hamas announces it is to hold British journalist Paul Martin for another 15 days in jail in the Gaza Strip.
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Clinton starts Latin America tour

Monday 1st of March 2010, 12:08
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is on her way to Latin America for a tour that will include a brief visit to Chile.
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Pakistan 'militants found dead'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 12:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The bodies of 22 suspected militants have been found in two regions in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Dunne ruled out of Brazil match

Monday 1st of March 2010, 12:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Brazil Brazil

Richard Dunne pulls out of the Republic of Ireland's friendly against Brazil on Tuesday at the Emirates Stadium because of injury.
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Tajik elections 'marred by fraud'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 14:13
related countries: Tajikistan Tajikistan

Parliamentary elections in Tajikistan failed on "many basic democratic standards", international monitors say.
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Iran 'not co-operating' says IAEA

Monday 1st of March 2010, 14:41
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

The UN's nuclear watchdog says it cannot confirm all Iran's nuclear activities are peaceful as Tehran is not being co-operative enough.
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Medvedev's fury over Olympic flop

Monday 1st of March 2010, 14:43
related countries: Russia Russia

President Dmitry Medvedev calls on Russian Olympic officials to resign over the nation's poor performance in Vancouver.
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Venezuela 'helped Eta and Farc'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 14:47
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Spain Spain

A Spanish judge accuses Venezuela of assisting Eta and Farc militants, who plotted to kill Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe.
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Karadzic calls Serb cause 'holy'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 15:03
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Former leader Radovan Karadzic says the Serb cause in the Bosnian war was "just and holy", as his genocide trial resumes.
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Kings XI dismiss Bopara concerns

Monday 1st of March 2010, 15:09
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kings XI Punjab dismiss reports that England batsman Ravi Bopara may not play for them in the Indian Premier League because of security concerns.
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Nato soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Monday 1st of March 2010, 15:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato says four of its troops have been killed in three separate attacks in western and southern Afghanistan.
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China fires police over 'torture'

Monday 1st of March 2010, 15:59
related countries: China China

Two senior Chinese police officers are dismissed and four disciplined over the alleged fatal torture of a man in custody.
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Walls blamed for storm disaster

Monday 1st of March 2010, 16:36
related countries: France France

France's aged sea defences are blamed after violent storms left 50 dead and thousands homeless along the Atlantic coast.
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Enemy within?

Monday 1st of March 2010, 16:51
related countries: United States United States

Does US face growth of home-grown terror?
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Nkunda seeks end to Rwanda arrest

Monday 1st of March 2010, 16:57
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Congolese rebel chief Laurent Nkunda goes to court in a bid to end 14 months of house arrest in Rwanda.
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Earthquake in Chile: Your stories

Monday 1st of March 2010, 17:25
related countries: Chile Chile

Pictures and stories from the aftermath of the powerful earthquake
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W Bank cabinet in shrine protest

Monday 1st of March 2010, 17:27
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

The Palestinian Authority moves its weekly cabinet meeting to Hebron, the scene of daily protests about Israeli claims to two West Bank shrines.
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Nigeria police held over deaths

Monday 1st of March 2010, 17:37
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A "significant number" of Nigerian police officers are arrested over the alleged extra-judicial killing of members of a religious sect.
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Canada's economic growth picks up

Monday 1st of March 2010, 17:49
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's economy grew in the final three months of 2009 by the fastest pace in nine years, official figures show.
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Rooney asks fans not to boo Terry

Monday 1st of March 2010, 17:54
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wayne Rooney urges England supporters to show support for former captain John Terry in England's friendly against Egypt on Wednesday.
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IPL allays player boycott threat

Monday 1st of March 2010, 17:58
related countries: India India

The threat of mass withdrawals from the Indian Premier League seems to have gone away after organisers give new commitments over security.
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US court dismisses Uighurs case

Monday 1st of March 2010, 18:04
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US Supreme Court says it will not consider an appeal by seven Chinese Muslims held at Guantanamo Bay.
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Spanish-Venezuelan row escalates

Monday 1st of March 2010, 20:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela, Spain Spain

Spain demands an explanation from Venezuela over claims it helped rebel groups which plotted to kill Colombia's president.
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Chile troops tackle quake looters

Monday 1st of March 2010, 20:39
related countries: Chile Chile

The Chilean military tries to restore order after the country's devastating earthquake, arresting dozens and shooting a man dead.
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Reformist papers banned in Iran

Monday 1st of March 2010, 20:58
related countries: Iran Iran

The authorities in Iran close down the biggest-circulation reformist newspaper Etemaad, saying it breached media laws.
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Bosnian war leader arrested in UK

Monday 1st of March 2010, 21:06
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A former member of Bosnia's wartime presidency is held at Heathrow Airport over alleged war crimes.
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US consumer spending rises again

Monday 1st of March 2010, 21:27
related countries: United States United States

US consumer spending rose more than expected in January, providing further evidence of a steady recovery for the US economy.
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Ex-rebel inaugurated in Uruguay

Monday 1st of March 2010, 21:41
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Former left-wing guerrilla leader Jose Mujica is sworn in as Uruguay's new president.
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Hazard scare clears US tax office

Monday 1st of March 2010, 22:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Utah

The FBI partially evacuates a building used by the US tax collection service in Utah after reports of hazardous material.
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DR Congo officer accused of abuse

Monday 1st of March 2010, 22:59
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Human rights groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo lodge a formal complaint against a senior army officer.
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