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01-29 Federer triumph in Australian Open Melbourne
2. 01-29 Poles mourn roof collapse victims Poland
D. 01-29 Hussein angrily walks out on new judge Baghdad
E. 01-29 Train carriages plunge into ravine Pakistan
F. 01-29 Hingis, Bhupathi secure mixed doubles title Melbourne
G. 01-29 Stenson underlines fine early form Qatar
7. 01-29 No talks until Hamas renounces violence Jerusalem
8. 01-29 President Halonen wins new term Finland
9. 01-29 Hamas leader sets conditions for truce Gaza


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Morning News

Jan.29   Melbourne     Federer triumph in Australian Open
  Roger Federer won his 7th Grand Slam title, overcoming a challenge from Baghdatis 5-7, 7-5, 6-0, 6-2

  Poland   Poles mourn roof collapse victims  A trade hall collapsed on a gathering of world pigeon enthusiasts, killing at least 66 people and injuring many more

  Baghdad     Hussein angrily walks out on new judge  Judge Abdel-Rahman had Saddam's half brother forcibly removed from the proceedings by four guards

  Pakistan   Train carriages plunge into ravine  A passenger train derailed in the eastern part of the country, causing 6 train cars to plummet into a ravin

  Melbourne Hingis, Bhupathi secure mixed doubles title  Martina Hingis rounded off her Grand Slam comeback with India's Mahesh Bhuphati

  Qatar Stenson underlines fine early form  Henrik Stenson of Sweden captured his third European Tour title, winning the Qatar Masters by 3 shots

  Jerusalem No talks until Hamas renounces violence  Acting Prime Minister ruled out contacts with a Hamas-led government until the Islamic group renounces violence

Day News

  Finland   President Halonen wins new term
  Tarja Halonen has won another 6-year term after her conservative challenger Niinisto conceded defeat

  Gaza Hamas leader sets conditions for truce  Mahmoud al-Zahar: The conditions included retreating to pre-1967 borders and releasing Palestinian prisoners

  Germany Hamas faces European aid threat  Merkel: The EU will not fund the Palestinian Authority if Hamas does not renounce violence against Israel

Evening News

  Canada   Fire traps 70 inside mine
  Fire is forcing miners trapped underground to retreat to emergency rooms with oxygen and supplies

  European Union   EU hosts last-ditch talks on Iran  The EU is set to hold talks at Tehran's request to resolve a stand-off over Iran's controversial nuclear program

  Southern California Hoffman, Witherspoon win at SAG  Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Reese Witherspoon have won best acting awards from the Screen Actors Guild

  Southern California Woods wins fourth Buick Invitational title  Tiger Woods sized up the 8 feet of grass between his ball and the cup

  Nigeria Foreign workers freed  Militants released 4 workers, ending a 19-day hostage crisis that also saw Nigerian oil output cut by a tenth

San Francisco Bay Area , January 29, 2006 Timeline