Saturday 11 October 2008
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I..
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, directed by Mark Herman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Brisingr by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books.
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- Former South African President Thabo Mbeki will mediate between the Movement for Democratic Change and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's government after Mugabe takes control of ministries that command the military and the police, an action that allegedly violates the power-sharing agreement reached last month. (AFP via Yahoo News)
- The U.S. State Department removes North Korea from its list of sponsors of terrorism. (BBC News)
- An earthquake struck southern Russia with tremors felt across five Russian regions. The epicentre was in Chechnya, with 12 dead. (Russia Today)
- 2008 Pacific hurricane season: Hurricane Norbert reaches Category 3 strength as it nears Baja California in Mexico. (Canadian Press via Google News)
- Turkey bombs Kurdish military targets in northern Iraq. (Voice of America)
- Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he expects to seize power by December by winning over defectors of the ruling Barisan Nasional government. (Reuters via Yahoo News)
- Singapore Police Commissioner Khoo Boon Hui is elected the new president of Interpol. (Channel NewsAsia)
- European Union monitors in Georgia confirm that Russia has met the withdrawal deadline. (Irish Times)
- Extrajudicial killings in the Philippines decrease as noted by the Commission on Human Rights. (Inquirer).
- The University of Toledo's Rockets stunned the Michigan Wolverines 13-10 at the Big House, in the first ever match up between the two schools, only fifty miles apart.
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