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Sudan and a breakaway faction of the Justice and Equality Movement of Darfur sign a peace treaty.


A law legalising abortion in the first ten weeks of pregnancy comes into effect in Portugal.


A Somali peace conference in Mogadishu gets off to a bad start as it is disrupted by mortar shells.

Somalia's much-delayed peace conference has gotten off to a rocky start with seven mortar shells exploding near the Mogadishu venue.

Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres is sworn in as the President of Israel.

Gert van der Heijden

Two scientists Gert van der Heijden and Eugene Starostin claim that they have solved a 75-year-old problem related to developable surfaces and the Mbius strip.


Australia extradites Antun Gudelj to Croatia for the 1991 murder of Josip Reihl-Kir, the police chief of Osijek and two associates - this event fueled tensions during the Croatian War of Independence.

Australia has extradited to Croatia a man convicted for the murder of a senior police officer, an event that helped fuel the 1991-1995 Serbo-Croatian war, a local television station reported.


Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan region say they have ended their truce with the government.

Brazil national football team

Brazil defeats Argentina 3-0 in the 2007 Copa Amrica final.