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10-01 President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone North Korea
C. 10-03 3,200 workers trapped in gold mine South Africa
D. 10-04 Pinochet family arrested Chile
E. 10-06 Musharraf 'elected for third term' Pakistan
5. 10-07 Army-controlled town razed Darfur
G. 10-08 Jury retraces Diana's fatal path Paris
7. 10-10 US bill on Armenia moves forward House of Representatives
I. 10-12 Gore says prize must spur action USA
J. 10-18 Thousands throng Bhutto on return Karachi

Summary.     Click for More > Talks hope as Suu Kyi leaves home Fernandez claims victory U.S. destroyer pursues pirates 11 dead from Tropical Storm Noel Spain condemns terror verdict
President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone   South Korea's president crossed the Cold War's last frontier in a symbolic walk of reconciliation for talks with his North Korean counterpar... 3,200 workers trapped in gold mine Pinochet family arrested Musharraf 'elected for third term' Army-controlled town razed   A government-controlled town of Haskanita has been burned down and looted. The town is the home of the peacekeeping base that attacked last ... Jury retraces Diana's fatal path   US bill on Armenia moves forward   A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 2... Gore says prize must spur action   Al Gore says his Nobel Peace Prize is a chance to 'elevate global consciousness' about the threat posed by climate change Thousands throng Bhutto on return   Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed   2 explosions in a suicide bombing near a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister. Bhutto and those with her were uninjured Communist Party unveils new leaders 500,000 flee wildfires
Oct.1  Moscow  Putin eyes prime minister's job
  North Korea
 North Korea  Kim greets Roh in Pyongyang
Oct.2  North Korea  Two Koreas open summit talks
Oct.3  Baghdad  Bomb injures Polish envoy
  South Africa
 North Korea  Korean leaders sign declaration
Oct.4  London  Bhutto upbeat over power-sharing
 Congo  Plane crash kills 30
  Chile
 USA  Jones admits steroids use
 South Africa  All gold miners freed from mine
Oct.5  Iraq  Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid
Oct.6   Pakistan
 Iraq  Shia leaders sign truce deal
 London  Brown rules out autumn election
 Cuba  Bus in deadly collision with train
Oct.7   Darfur
 Southern China  1.4 million flee deadly storm
Oct.8   Paris
Oct.9  West Pakistan  Jets pound 'rebel bases'
 Baghdad  Australian contractors kill 2 women
Oct.10  Northern Iraq  Turkey hits rebels in Iraq
  House of Representatives
 Turkey  Turkey condemns US Armenia vote
Oct.11  East Africa  African wars cost billions
 Turkey  Turkey recalls U.S. envoy
 Sunni Triangle  Strike 'kills 15 civilians'
Oct.12  Moscow  Putin warns U.S. in missile talks
  USA
 Moscow  Rice holds Russia rights meetings
Oct.13  Vatican  Vatican bars prelate in gay row
 Myanmar  Key activists arrested
Oct.14  Moscow  Putin told of 'assassination bid'
Oct.15  Tehran  Putin arrived in Tehran for landmark visit
Oct.16  Turkey  Iraq seeks talks on Turkey threat
Oct.17  Turkey  MPs clear attacks in Iraq
 Somalia  Aid stopped after kidnap
Oct.18   Karachi
  Karachi
 Portugal  EU leaders agree new treaty deal
Oct.19  London  Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson
Oct.20  Iran  Iran's nuclear negotiator resigns
 Paris  South Africa win Rugby World Cup
 Beijing  Vice-president loses post
Oct.21  Turkey  44 die as Turkey battles Kurdish rebels
  Beijing
Oct.22  Turkey  Turkish troops missing after raid
Oct.23  Baghdad  Turkey wins Iraq backing on PKK
  Southern California
  Relentless fires roared for a third day, sending residents fleeing with family members, pets and whatever prize possessions they could fit in their vehicles.    The blazes have left 2 people dead and destroyed 1,200 homes and businesses. Fierce wi...
Oct.24  Turkey  Kurdish rebels pounded
 Washington  Bush declares major fire disaster
Oct.25   Myanmar
 Washington  US imposes new sanctions on Iran
 U.S. Congress  Vote on Armenian genocide put off
Oct.26  Iran  Guard 'ready to defend revolution'
Oct.27  Sudan  Sudan calls Darfur truce at talks
 Helmand  Coalition: 80 Taliban killed
Oct.28   Argentina
 Colorado  Red Sox sweep to World Series title
Oct.29  Moscow  'Chess Killer' sentenced to life
 Iraq  US hands over Karbala to Iraqis
  Somalia
  Dominican Republic
Oct.30  London  Saudi king's royal meet draws fire
 Rawalpindi  Bomb near president's HQ kills 7
 Myanmar  Army 'recruiting children'
 Somalia  Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates
Oct.31   Madrid


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Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid
Shia leaders sign truce deal
Aid stopped after kidnap
Turkey wins Iraq backing on PKK
Sudan calls Darfur truce at talks
US hands over Karbala to Iraqis
Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid
Shia leaders sign truce deal
Army-controlled town razed
Australian contractors kill 2 women
Turkey hits rebels in Iraq
Strike 'kills 15 civilians'
U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
Bomb injures Polish envoy
Aid stopped after kidnap
U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
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European Union
Bhutto upbeat over power-sharing
Brown rules out autumn election
EU leaders agree new treaty deal
Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson
Saudi king's royal meet draws fire
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Police seize Basque leaders
Spain condemns terror verdict
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Iraq
Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid
Shia leaders sign truce deal
Turkey wins Iraq backing on PKK
US hands over Karbala to Iraqis
Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid
Shia leaders sign truce deal
Australian contractors kill 2 women
Turkey hits rebels in Iraq
Strike 'kills 15 civilians'
Bomb injures Polish envoy
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USA
US bill on Armenia moves forward
Gore says prize must spur action
US imposes new sanctions on Iran
Vote on Armenian genocide put off
US bill on Armenia moves forward
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500,000 flee wildfires
Bush declares major fire disaster
Pakistan
Musharraf faces election setback
Musharraf 'elected for third term'
Thousands throng Bhutto on return
Jets pound 'rebel bases'
Bhutto amnesty 'deal' expected
Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
Bomb near president's HQ kills 7
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Turkey
Turkey condemns US Armenia vote
Turkey recalls U.S. envoy
MPs clear attacks in Iraq
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44 die as Turkey battles Kurdish rebels
Turkish troops missing after raid
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Russia
Putin eyes prime minister's job
Putin warns U.S. in missile talks
Rice holds Russia rights meetings
Putin warns U.S. in missile talks
Putin told of 'assassination bid'
'Chess Killer' sentenced to life
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North Korea
President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone
Kim greets Roh in Pyongyang
Two Koreas open summit talks
Korean leaders sign declaration
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Washington
US bill on Armenia moves forward
US imposes new sanctions on Iran
Vote on Armenian genocide put off
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United Kingdom
Bhutto upbeat over power-sharing
Brown rules out autumn election
Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson
Saudi king's royal meet draws fire
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October 1 ... more > Top ^

Oct.1   Moscow
 UN  U.N. condemns deadly Darfur attack
  North Korea  
  South Korea's president crossed the Cold War's last frontier in a symbolic walk of reconciliation for talks with his North Korean counterpart
 His meeting with Kim Jong-il is only the second such meeting since the Korean war
 UN Gen. Assembly  Foreign Minister blames 'opportunists'   North Korea Kim greets Roh in Pyongyang
 Kabul  Ten 'casualties' in attack

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Oct.2  Washington  Blackwater boss defends company   North Korea Two Koreas open summit talks
 Darfur  Carter, Tutu visit Darfur to promote peace

October 3 ... more > Top ^

Oct.3   Baghdad Bomb injures Polish envoy
 London  Bhutto: Corruption charges remain  North Korea  N Korea agrees nuclear deadline   South Africa   3,200 workers trapped in gold mine
  Power has been restored to a gold mine, and some of the more than 3,200 miners inside are beginning to return to the surface.    A broken pipe severed power cables to a lift. The workers are more than 1.3 miles underground...
 Moscow  Russia marks 50 years of Sputnik   North Korea     Korean leaders sign declaration  Kim Jong Il and Roh Moo-hyun signed a joint statement, pledging to begin work on a permanent peace agreement  South Africa  Miners being pulled from underground

October 4 ... more > Top ^

Oct.4   London Bhutto upbeat over power-sharing   Congo Plane crash kills 30   Chile     Pinochet family arrested
  The widow and 5 children of former military ruler have been arrested on charges of embezzlement
  USA Jones admits steroids use   South Africa All gold miners freed from mine  Myanmar  Myanmar sets conditions for talks with S. K.  Pakistan  Bhutto amnesty 'deal' expected  Basque  Police seize Basque leaders

October 5 ... more > Top ^

Oct.5  Pakistan  Musharraf faces election setback   Iraq Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid
 Pakistan  Pakistan ready for controversial vote  New York  Jones pleads guilty in drug case

October 6 ... more > Top ^

Oct.6   Pakistan     Musharraf 'elected for third term'
  Supreme Court could still choose to disqualify the U.S.-backed general, effectively holding the country in political limbo.    He won all 5 five of the votes cast in parliament's two houses and swept the ball...
  Iraq   Shia leaders sign truce deal  Moqtada Sadr and Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, 2 of Iraq's most influential Shia leaders, have signed a deal to try to end violence between their gro...   London Brown rules out autumn election   Cuba Bus in deadly collision with train  Southern China  China braced for tropical storm

October 7 ... more > Top ^

Oct.7   Darfur   Army-controlled town razed
  A government-controlled town of Haskanita has been burned down and looted. The town is the home of the peacekeeping base that attacked last week
 The market area had been looted, Just a few civilians had returned in search of food and water
  Southern China   1.4 million flee deadly storm   A storm drenched southeast after prompting the evacuation of 1.4 million people on the mainland  Iraq  Petraeus: Iran still fueling war  Baghdad  U.S.-Iraq Blackwater probe begins  Costa Rica  Costa Rica supports US trade deal  Paris  Diana inquest heads to Paris

October 8 ... more > Top ^

Oct.8  London  Brown denies polls changed mind   Paris     Jury retraces Diana's fatal path
  Jurors in a British inquest have begun tracing Princess' last moments before the car crash that killed her 10 years ago
 Cuba  Guevara honored on death' anniversary  Tehran  Students protest president

October 9 ... more > Top ^

Oct.9  Tribal Areas  Battles rage on border   West Pakistan     Jets pound 'rebel bases'   Warplanes have attacked suspected pro-Taliban positions near the Afghan border for a 4th day. 45 troops and 150 rebels have died so far   Baghdad Australian contractors kill 2 women  Argentina  'Dirty War' priest gets life term  Iraq  Provinces 'limit refugees'

October 10 ... more > Top ^

Oct.10   Northern Iraq Turkey hits rebels in Iraq
 Washington  Rice warns against Armenia bill  Nigeria  Vaccine-linked polio hits Nigeria   House of Representatives     US bill on Armenia moves forward
  A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 21
 The nonbinding resolution says the deportation of nearly 2 million Armenians from the Ottoman Empire between in 1915-1923, resulting in the deaths of 1.5 million, amounted to 'genocide' President Bush and key figures lobbied hard against the measure. Turkish President Gul carried is calling the decision 'unacceptable,' saying it 'doesn't fit a major power like the United States.'
 Myanmar  Dissident dies during interrogation   Turkey Turkey condemns US Armenia vote  Washington  Armenia bill: Bush in damage control

October 11 ... more > Top ^

Oct.11   East Africa African wars cost billions
 Baghdad  Plan puts Marines' focus on Afghanistan  Armenia  Armenia welcomes 'genocide' vote   Turkey Turkey recalls U.S. envoy   Sunni Triangle Strike 'kills 15 civilians'

October 12 ... more > Top ^

Oct.12   Moscow     Putin warns U.S. in missile talks  Addressing Secretary of State Rice and Defense Secretary Gates, the Russian president appeared to mock the U.S. missile defense plan  Turkey  Angry Turks ready to cut U.S. ties  Norway  Gore shares Nobel Prize with U.N. panel   USA   Gore says prize must spur action
  Al Gore says his Nobel Peace Prize is a chance to 'elevate global consciousness' about the threat posed by climate change
 Moscow  US rejects Russian missile call   Moscow Rice holds Russia rights meetings  USA  General Sanchez damns Iraq 'nightmare'  Washington  U.S. plans for Turkey backlash

October 13 ... more > Top ^

Oct.13   Vatican   Vatican bars prelate in gay row  The Vatican has confirmed newspaper reports that a high-ranking priest has been suspended   Myanmar Key activists arrested
 Moscow  Rice attacks Kremlin's power grip  Colombia  Mine collapse kills 24  Australia  Howard sets election date

October 14 ... more > Top ^

Oct.14   Moscow Putin told of 'assassination bid'
 Israel  Israel targeted 'Syrian reactor'  Beijing  Communists 'falling short'  India  Bomb kills 6 in cinema

October 15 ... more > Top ^

Oct.15  Japan  Japan adds to pressure on Burma  Thailand  Interpol ID suspected pedophile   Tehran Putin arrived in Tehran for landmark visit
 Colorado  Colorado beat Arizona to complete sweep

October 16 ... more > Top ^

Oct.16   Turkey Iraq seeks talks on Turkey threat
 Thailand  Global hunt for child-sex suspect  Turkey  Turkey seeks green light on Iraq  House of Representatives  Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent

October 17 ... more > Top ^

Oct.17   Turkey     MPs clear attacks in Iraq  The parliament has given permission for the government to launch operations into Iraq in pursuit of Kurdish rebels   Somalia   Aid stopped after kidnap   The UN has stopped distributing food in Mogadishu, after government troops abducted the local head of the World Food Program  Karachi  Crowds gather for Bhutto return  Washington  Dalai Lama honor stokes US-China tension

October 18 ... more > Top ^

Oct.18   Karachi     Thousands throng Bhutto on return
  Vowing to help return democracy to Pakistan, former Prime Minister ended 8 years of self-imposed exile and returned to her native country.    Benazir Bhutto has begun a triumphant open-top bus procession from airport to the city center. ...
 Paris  President and wife divorce   Karachi     Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
  2 explosions in a suicide bombing near a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister. Bhutto and those with her were uninjured
 Video showed Benazir Bhutto, who was travelling through crowded streets from the city's airport to a rally marking her homecoming after eight years in exile, exiting the bullet- and blast-proof vehicle after the explosions
  Portugal   EU leaders agree new treaty deal   The leaders have reached a deal in Lisbon on a landmark treaty to reform the 27-member bloc, to replace the European Constitution  Thailand  Police arrest pedophilia suspect

October 19 ... more > Top ^

Oct.19   London Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson  Pakistan  Musharraf condemns Bhutto attack  Pakistan  Bhutto determined to contest poll  Southern California  Two marines to face Haditha trial  USA  Airmen punished for nuclear error

October 20 ... more > Top ^

Oct.20   Iran   Iran's nuclear negotiator resigns   A move seen as a victory for President Ahmadinejad that could bring about an even tougher stance in ongoing talks   Paris South Africa win Rugby World Cup
 Congo  Thousands flee amid clashes   Beijing Vice-president loses post

October 21 ... more > Top ^

Oct.21   Turkey 44 die as Turkey battles Kurdish rebels
 Sadr City  U.S. forces battle militants in Sadr City  Sao Paulo  Raikkonen champion as Lewis stalls  Turkey  Turkey vows to defeat PKK rebels   Beijing     Communist Party unveils new leaders
  President Hu Jintao won a 2nd term as party and army chief, while 4 new faces joined the Politburo Standing Committee.    2 men seen as potential successors to Mr Hu in 2012 - Shanghai party chief Xi Ji...
 Boston  Sox hammer Tribe in Game 7

October 22 ... more > Top ^

Oct.22   Turkey   Turkish troops missing after raid   8 troops are still missing after an attack by Kurdish rebels that left 12 troops dead, the Turkish military has confirmed  Mozambique  Ex-President Chissano wins prize  Baghdad  Iraq: Kurdish rebels to declare truce  Washington  U.S. works to avoid Turkish incursion  Southern California  Californians flee as fires rage

October 23 ... more > Top ^

Oct.23   Baghdad Turkey wins Iraq backing on PKK   Southern California   500,000 flee wildfires
  Relentless fires roared for a third day, sending residents fleeing with family members, pets and whatever prize possessions they could fit in their vehicles
 The blazes have left 2 people dead and destroyed 1,200 homes and businesses. Fierce winds are fanning 16 fires that have razed land from Santa Barbara to the Mexican border
 Somalia  U.N. food chief released

October 24 ... more > Top ^

Oct.24  Moscow  'Chessboard killer' guilty   Turkey Kurdish rebels pounded   Washington Bush declares major fire disaster

October 25 ... more > Top ^

Oct.25   Myanmar     Talks hope as Suu Kyi leaves home
  Pro-democracy leader, under house arrest for 12 of the last 18 years, met with the country's newly-appointed liaison officer
  Washington   US imposes new sanctions on Iran   The US has stepped up its sanctions for 'supporting terrorists' and pursuing nuclear activities. It's target the finances of Islamic Revolution...  Jerusalem  Israel approves Gaza power cuts   U.S. Congress     Vote on Armenian genocide put off  Supporters of a resolution that would have declared the Ottoman-era killings of Armenians 'genocide' dropped their call for a vote on the me...  Southern California  Bush flies over fires

October 26 ... more > Top ^

Oct.26   Iran Guard 'ready to defend revolution'  Portugal  Putin: 'U.S. plan is Cuban missile crisis'  Pakistan  Bhutto visits ancestral village

October 27 ... more > Top ^

Oct.27   Sudan Sudan calls Darfur truce at talks
 NW Pakistan  Militants behead guards  Turkey  PM vows to fight rebels on own terms   Helmand Coalition: 80 Taliban killed  Libya  Pessimism grows over Darfur talks

October 28 ... more > Top ^

Oct.28  Baghdad  Iraq warns Turkey over incursion   Argentina   Fernandez claims victory
  First lady claimed victory in presidential election, with early results and exit polls suggesting she had avoided a runoff.    Cristina Fernandez become the first woman elected to the post. Her husband, President Nestor Kirchner, is credited...
  Colorado   Red Sox sweep to World Series title  Red Sox swept to their second title in 4 years with a 4-3 win over the Rockies in Game 4. Lowell was named MVP of the series  Saudi Arabia  Saudi king chides UK on terrorism

October 29 ... more > Top ^

Oct.29   Moscow   'Chess Killer' sentenced to life  Serial murderer Alexander Pichushkin was given the maximum sentence of life in prison and ordered to undergo psychiatric therapy   Iraq US hands over Karbala to Iraqis   Somalia     U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
  The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates
 UN  Israel's Gaza fuel cuts alarm UN  Darfur  Orphan airlift bid threatened aid op   Dominican Republic   11 dead from Tropical Storm Noel
  Cuba issued a tropical storm warning for the Camaguey, Las Tunas and Ciego de Avila provinces as the storm approached the island
 Washington  Blackwater men 'given immunity'

October 30 ... more > Top ^

Oct.30   London   Saudi king's royal meet draws fire   King Abdullah has begun his visit to the UK as controversy continues over issues related to the Middle Eastern kingdom   Rawalpindi Bomb near president's HQ kills 7  Brazil  Brazil to host 2014 World Cup  Cuba  Tropical Storm Noel hammers  Mosul  Dam 'at risk of collapse'   Myanmar     Army 'recruiting children'  Human Rights Watch: The army is forcibly recruiting children to cover gaps left by a lack of adult recruits   Somalia Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates

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Oct.31   Madrid   Spain condemns terror verdict
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  A court delivered an unexpectedly mixed verdict in the trial of 28 defendants charged in the 2004 Madrid train bombings.    The three-judge panel is convicting three of mass murder but delivering lesser convictions against the ot...
 Cuba  Noel expected to regain strength  Chad  Chad won't impede aid groups


Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid Shia leaders sign truce deal  Moqtada Sadr and Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, 2 of Iraq's most influential Shia leaders, have signed a deal to try to end violence between their gro... Army-controlled town razed




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2007
Oct.2  Darfur  Carter, Tutu visit Darfur to promote peace
Oct.5   Iraq
Oct.6   Iraq
Oct.7   Darfur
  A government-controlled town of Haskanita has been burned down and looted. The town is the home of the peacekeeping base that attacked last week
 The market area had been looted, Just a few civilians had returned in search of food and water
Oct.7  Iraq  Petraeus: Iran still fueling war Oct.9  Tribal Areas  Battles rage on border Oct.9   West Pakistan   Jets pound 'rebel bases'   Warplanes have attacked suspected pro-Taliban positions near the Afghan border for a 4th day. 45 troops and 150 rebels have died so far Oct.9   Baghdad Australian contractors kill 2 women
Oct.10   Northern Iraq Turkey hits rebels in Iraq Oct.10   House of Representatives   US bill on Armenia moves forward
  A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 21
 The nonbinding resolution says the deportation of nearly 2 million Armenians from the Ottoman Empire between in 1915-1923, resulting in the deaths of 1.5 million, amounted to 'genocide' President Bush and key figures lobbied hard against the measure. Turkish President Gul carried is calling the decision 'unacceptable,' saying it 'doesn't fit a major power like the United States.'
Oct.11   East Africa African wars cost billions
Oct.11  Baghdad  Plan puts Marines' focus on Afghanistan Oct.11   Sunni Triangle Strike 'kills 15 civilians' Oct.12   Moscow   Putin warns U.S. in missile talks  Addressing Secretary of State Rice and Defense Secretary Gates, the Russian president appeared to mock the U.S. missile defense plan Oct.12  Moscow  US rejects Russian missile call Oct.12  USA  General Sanchez damns Iraq 'nightmare' Oct.12  Washington  U.S. plans for Turkey backlash Oct.14  Israel  Israel targeted 'Syrian reactor' Oct.16  Turkey  Turkey seeks green light on Iraq Oct.17   Turkey   MPs clear attacks in Iraq  The parliament has given permission for the government to launch operations into Iraq in pursuit of Kurdish rebels Oct.19  Southern California  Two marines to face Haditha trial Oct.19  USA  Airmen punished for nuclear error Oct.20  Congo  Thousands flee amid clashes Oct.21   Turkey 44 die as Turkey battles Kurdish rebels Oct.21  Sadr City  U.S. forces battle militants in Sadr City Oct.21  Turkey  Turkey vows to defeat PKK rebels Oct.22   Turkey Turkish troops missing after raid   8 troops are still missing after an attack by Kurdish rebels that left 12 troops dead, the Turkish military has confirmed Oct.22  Baghdad  Iraq: Kurdish rebels to declare truce Oct.22  Washington  U.S. works to avoid Turkish incursion Oct.23   Baghdad Turkey wins Iraq backing on PKK Oct.24   Turkey Kurdish rebels pounded Oct.26   Iran Guard 'ready to defend revolution' Oct.26  Portugal  Putin: 'U.S. plan is Cuban missile crisis' Oct.27   Sudan Sudan calls Darfur truce at talks Oct.27  Turkey  PM vows to fight rebels on own terms Oct.27   Helmand Coalition: 80 Taliban killed Oct.27  Libya  Pessimism grows over Darfur talks Oct.28  Baghdad  Iraq warns Turkey over incursion Oct.29   Iraq US hands over Karbala to Iraqis Oct.29   Somalia   U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
  The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates
Oct.29  Washington  Blackwater men 'given immunity' Oct.30   Myanmar   Army 'recruiting children'  Human Rights Watch: The army is forcibly recruiting children to cover gaps left by a lack of adult recruits



World, October 2007 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2007 Oct.3   South Africa 3,200 workers trapped in gold mine
  Power has been restored to a gold mine, and some of the more than 3,200 miners inside are beginning to return to the surface.    A broken pipe severed power cables to a lift. The workers are more than 1.3 miles underground...
Oct.3  South Africa  Miners being pulled from underground Oct.4   Congo Plane crash kills 30 Oct.4   South Africa All gold miners freed from mine Oct.6   Cuba Bus in deadly collision with train Oct.6  Southern China  China braced for tropical storm Oct.7   Southern China 1.4 million flee deadly storm   A storm drenched southeast after prompting the evacuation of 1.4 million people on the mainland Oct.10  Nigeria  Vaccine-linked polio hits Nigeria Oct.13  Colombia  Mine collapse kills 24 Oct.22  Southern California  Californians flee as fires rage Oct.23   Southern California 500,000 flee wildfires
  Relentless fires roared for a third day, sending residents fleeing with family members, pets and whatever prize possessions they could fit in their vehicles
 The blazes have left 2 people dead and destroyed 1,200 homes and businesses. Fierce winds are fanning 16 fires that have razed land from Santa Barbara to the Mexican border
Oct.24   Washington Bush declares major fire disaster Oct.25  Southern California  Bush flies over fires Oct.29   Dominican Republic 11 dead from Tropical Storm Noel
  Cuba issued a tropical storm warning for the Camaguey, Las Tunas and Ciego de Avila provinces as the storm approached the island
Oct.30  Cuba  Tropical Storm Noel hammers Oct.30  Mosul  Dam 'at risk of collapse' Oct.31  Cuba  Noel expected to regain strength



World, October 2007 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2007 Oct.7  Costa Rica  Costa Rica supports US trade deal Oct.11   East Africa African wars cost billions Oct.15  Japan  Japan adds to pressure on Burma Oct.29  UN  Israel's Gaza fuel cuts alarm UN Oct.30   Somalia Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates



World, October 2007 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2007 Oct.4   USA Jones admits steroids use
Oct.5  New York  Jones pleads guilty in drug case Oct.15  Colorado  Colorado beat Arizona to complete sweep Oct.20   Paris South Africa win Rugby World Cup Oct.21  Sao Paulo  Raikkonen champion as Lewis stalls Oct.21  Boston  Sox hammer Tribe in Game 7 Oct.28   Colorado Red Sox sweep to World Series title  Red Sox swept to their second title in 4 years with a 4-3 win over the Rockies in Game 4. Lowell was named MVP of the series Oct.30  Brazil  Brazil to host 2014 World Cup



World, October 2007 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2007 Oct.1  Kabul  Ten 'casualties' in attack Oct.3   Baghdad Bomb injures Polish envoy
Oct.4   Chile   Pinochet family arrested
  The widow and 5 children of former military ruler have been arrested on charges of embezzlement
Oct.4  Pakistan  Bhutto amnesty 'deal' expected Oct.4  Basque  Police seize Basque leaders Oct.5  New York  Jones pleads guilty in drug case Oct.7  Paris  Diana inquest heads to Paris Oct.8   Paris   Jury retraces Diana's fatal path
  Jurors in a British inquest have begun tracing Princess' last moments before the car crash that killed her 10 years ago
Oct.9  Argentina  'Dirty War' priest gets life term Oct.14   Moscow Putin told of 'assassination bid' Oct.14  India  Bomb kills 6 in cinema Oct.15  Thailand  Interpol ID suspected pedophile Oct.16  Thailand  Global hunt for child-sex suspect Oct.17   Somalia Aid stopped after kidnap   The UN has stopped distributing food in Mogadishu, after government troops abducted the local head of the World Food Program Oct.18   Karachi   Bombers target Bhutto's convoy, 136 killed
  2 explosions in a suicide bombing near a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister. Bhutto and those with her were uninjured
 Video showed Benazir Bhutto, who was travelling through crowded streets from the city's airport to a rally marking her homecoming after eight years in exile, exiting the bullet- and blast-proof vehicle after the explosions
Oct.18  Thailand  Police arrest pedophilia suspect Oct.19  Southern California  Two marines to face Haditha trial Oct.23  Somalia  U.N. food chief released Oct.24  Moscow  'Chessboard killer' guilty Oct.27  NW Pakistan  Militants behead guards Oct.28  Saudi Arabia  Saudi king chides UK on terrorism Oct.29   Moscow 'Chess Killer' sentenced to life  Serial murderer Alexander Pichushkin was given the maximum sentence of life in prison and ordered to undergo psychiatric therapy Oct.29   Somalia   U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
  The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates
Oct.30   Rawalpindi Bomb near president's HQ kills 7 Oct.30   Somalia Crew retakes ship after fight with pirates Oct.31   Madrid Spain condemns terror verdict Map of Madrid
  A court delivered an unexpectedly mixed verdict in the trial of 28 defendants charged in the 2004 Madrid train bombings.    The three-judge panel is convicting three of mass murder but delivering lesser convictions against the ot...




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2007 Oct.1   Moscow Putin eyes prime minister's job
Oct.1  UN  U.N. condemns deadly Darfur attack Oct.1   North Korea President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone
  South Korea's president crossed the Cold War's last frontier in a symbolic walk of reconciliation for talks with his North Korean counterpart
 His meeting with Kim Jong-il is only the second such meeting since the Korean war
Oct.1  UN Gen. Assembly  Foreign Minister blames 'opportunists' Oct.1   North Korea Kim greets Roh in Pyongyang
Oct.2  Washington  Blackwater boss defends company Oct.2   North Korea Two Koreas open summit talks Oct.2  Darfur  Carter, Tutu visit Darfur to promote peace Oct.3  London  Bhutto: Corruption charges remain Oct.3  North Korea  N Korea agrees nuclear deadline Oct.3  Moscow  Russia marks 50 years of Sputnik Oct.3   North Korea   Korean leaders sign declaration  Kim Jong Il and Roh Moo-hyun signed a joint statement, pledging to begin work on a permanent peace agreement Oct.4   London Bhutto upbeat over power-sharing Oct.4   Chile   Pinochet family arrested
  The widow and 5 children of former military ruler have been arrested on charges of embezzlement
Oct.4  Myanmar  Myanmar sets conditions for talks with S. K. Oct.4  Pakistan  Bhutto amnesty 'deal' expected Oct.4  Basque  Police seize Basque leaders Oct.5  Pakistan  Musharraf faces election setback Oct.5   Iraq Iraqi lawmaker detained in raid Oct.5  Pakistan  Pakistan ready for controversial vote Oct.6   Pakistan   Musharraf 'elected for third term'
  Supreme Court could still choose to disqualify the U.S.-backed general, effectively holding the country in political limbo.    He won all 5 five of the votes cast in parliament's two houses and swept the ball...
Oct.6   Iraq Shia leaders sign truce deal  Moqtada Sadr and Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, 2 of Iraq's most influential Shia leaders, have signed a deal to try to end violence between their gro... Oct.6   London Brown rules out autumn election Oct.7  Baghdad  U.S.-Iraq Blackwater probe begins Oct.7  Costa Rica  Costa Rica supports US trade deal Oct.8  London  Brown denies polls changed mind Oct.8  Cuba  Guevara honored on death' anniversary Oct.8  Tehran  Students protest president Oct.9  Argentina  'Dirty War' priest gets life term Oct.9  Iraq  Provinces 'limit refugees' Oct.10  Washington  Rice warns against Armenia bill Oct.10   House of Representatives   US bill on Armenia moves forward
  A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 21
 The nonbinding resolution says the deportation of nearly 2 million Armenians from the Ottoman Empire between in 1915-1923, resulting in the deaths of 1.5 million, amounted to 'genocide' President Bush and key figures lobbied hard against the measure. Turkish President Gul carried is calling the decision 'unacceptable,' saying it 'doesn't fit a major power like the United States.'
Oct.10  Myanmar  Dissident dies during interrogation Oct.10   Turkey Turkey condemns US Armenia vote Oct.10  Washington  Armenia bill: Bush in damage control Oct.11  Armenia  Armenia welcomes 'genocide' vote Oct.11   Turkey Turkey recalls U.S. envoy Oct.12   Moscow   Putin warns U.S. in missile talks  Addressing Secretary of State Rice and Defense Secretary Gates, the Russian president appeared to mock the U.S. missile defense plan Oct.12  Turkey  Angry Turks ready to cut U.S. ties Oct.12  Norway  Gore shares Nobel Prize with U.N. panel Oct.12   USA Gore says prize must spur action
  Al Gore says his Nobel Peace Prize is a chance to 'elevate global consciousness' about the threat posed by climate change
Oct.12  Moscow  US rejects Russian missile call Oct.12   Moscow Rice holds Russia rights meetings Oct.13   Vatican Vatican bars prelate in gay row  The Vatican has confirmed newspaper reports that a high-ranking priest has been suspended Oct.13   Myanmar Key activists arrested Oct.13  Moscow  Rice attacks Kremlin's power grip Oct.13  Australia  Howard sets election date Oct.14  Beijing  Communists 'falling short' Oct.15  Japan  Japan adds to pressure on Burma Oct.15   Tehran Putin arrived in Tehran for landmark visit Oct.16   Turkey Iraq seeks talks on Turkey threat Oct.16  Turkey  Turkey seeks green light on Iraq Oct.16  House of Representatives  Lawmaker: Yahoo knew China's intent Oct.17   Turkey   MPs clear attacks in Iraq  The parliament has given permission for the government to launch operations into Iraq in pursuit of Kurdish rebels Oct.17   Somalia Aid stopped after kidnap   The UN has stopped distributing food in Mogadishu, after government troops abducted the local head of the World Food Program Oct.17  Karachi  Crowds gather for Bhutto return Oct.17  Washington  Dalai Lama honor stokes US-China tension Oct.18   Karachi   Thousands throng Bhutto on return
  Vowing to help return democracy to Pakistan, former Prime Minister ended 8 years of self-imposed exile and returned to her native country.    Benazir Bhutto has begun a triumphant open-top bus procession from airport to the city center. ...
Oct.18  Paris  President and wife divorce Oct.18   Portugal EU leaders agree new treaty deal   The leaders have reached a deal in Lisbon on a landmark treaty to reform the 27-member bloc, to replace the European Constitution Oct.19   London Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson Oct.19  Pakistan  Musharraf condemns Bhutto attack Oct.19  Pakistan  Bhutto determined to contest poll Oct.20   Iran Iran's nuclear negotiator resigns   A move seen as a victory for President Ahmadinejad that could bring about an even tougher stance in ongoing talks Oct.20   Beijing Vice-president loses post Oct.21   Beijing   Communist Party unveils new leaders
  President Hu Jintao won a 2nd term as party and army chief, while 4 new faces joined the Politburo Standing Committee.    2 men seen as potential successors to Mr Hu in 2012 - Shanghai party chief Xi Ji...
Oct.22  Mozambique  Ex-President Chissano wins prize Oct.22  Washington  U.S. works to avoid Turkish incursion Oct.23   Baghdad Turkey wins Iraq backing on PKK Oct.25   Myanmar   Talks hope as Suu Kyi leaves home
  Pro-democracy leader, under house arrest for 12 of the last 18 years, met with the country's newly-appointed liaison officer
Oct.25   Washington US imposes new sanctions on Iran   The US has stepped up its sanctions for 'supporting terrorists' and pursuing nuclear activities. It's target the finances of Islamic Revolution... Oct.25  Jerusalem  Israel approves Gaza power cuts Oct.25   U.S. Congress   Vote on Armenian genocide put off  Supporters of a resolution that would have declared the Ottoman-era killings of Armenians 'genocide' dropped their call for a vote on the me... Oct.25  Southern California  Bush flies over fires Oct.26  Portugal  Putin: 'U.S. plan is Cuban missile crisis' Oct.26  Pakistan  Bhutto visits ancestral village Oct.27   Sudan Sudan calls Darfur truce at talks Oct.27  Turkey  PM vows to fight rebels on own terms Oct.27  Libya  Pessimism grows over Darfur talks Oct.28  Baghdad  Iraq warns Turkey over incursion Oct.28   Argentina Fernandez claims victory
  First lady claimed victory in presidential election, with early results and exit polls suggesting she had avoided a runoff.    Cristina Fernandez become the first woman elected to the post. Her husband, President Nestor Kirchner, is credited...
Oct.28  Saudi Arabia  Saudi king chides UK on terrorism Oct.29   Iraq US hands over Karbala to Iraqis Oct.29  UN  Israel's Gaza fuel cuts alarm UN Oct.29  Darfur  Orphan airlift bid threatened aid op Oct.29  Washington  Blackwater men 'given immunity' Oct.30   London Saudi king's royal meet draws fire   King Abdullah has begun his visit to the UK as controversy continues over issues related to the Middle Eastern kingdom Oct.31  Chad  Chad won't impede aid groups