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09-09 Space shuttle Atlantis blasts off Kennedy Space Center, Florida
C. 09-09 Nato seeks Afghan troops boost Warsaw, Poland
3. 09-09 Blair kicks off Middle East visit Israel
4. 09-09 Pakistan rejects Mullah Omar claim Pakistan
F. 09-09 NATO says 40 militants killed Southern Afghanistan
6. 09-09 Olmert ready for talks with Abbas Jerusalem
H. 09-09 Roddick winning semifinal New York
I. 09-09 Virtuoso Federer through to final New York
9. 09-09 Blair meets Israeli leader Jerusalem


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Morning News

Sep.9   Florida     Space shuttle Atlantis blasts off Map of Kennedy Space Center Florida
  The shuttle has blasted off from Kennedy Space Center to continue construction of the International Space Station

  Poland     Nato seeks Afghan troops boost
Map of Warsaw Poland
  Military Committee Chairman Gen Henault told defence chiefs in Warsaw that casualties were mounting

  Israel     Blair kicks off Middle East visit  UK Prime Minister has arrived in Israel at the beginning of a weekend visit to the Middle East

  Pakistan Pakistan rejects Mullah Omar claim  A Pakistan government statement disputed as 'ludicrous' report that said Taliban leader is living in Pakistan

  Southern Afghanistan NATO says 40 militants killed  A NATO soldier were killed in fighting spearheaded by Canadian and Afghan troops in southern Afghanistan

Day News

  Jerusalem     Olmert ready for talks with Abbas  Israeli Prime Minister has said he is ready to begin talks with Palestinian leader to advance peace efforts

  New York Roddick winning semifinal  The ninth-seeded Roddick is winning over 6-7 (5), 6-0, 7-6 (3), 6-3

  New York Virtuoso Federer through to final  Top seed and defending champion defeats Nikolay Davydenko of Russia 6-1 7-5 6-4 and reaches the US Open final

Evening News

  Jerusalem     Blair meets Israeli leader
  British Prime Minister offered 'sympathy and solidarity' to Olmert for leading his country during difficult times

  New York   Sharapova powers to US Open title
Map of Queens New York
  Maria Sharapova claimed the second Grand Slam title of her career with victory over Henin-Hardenne

  Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka clashes kill 28 troops Map of Jaffna Sri Lanka  An army spokesman: Up to 130 Tiger rebels may have been killed in fighting in the Jaffna peninsula

  Austria EU, Iran to continue nuclear talks  The EU's foreign policy chief and Iran's top nuclear negotiator said their talks had been constructive

San Francisco Bay Area , September 9, 2006 Timeline