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02-01 Third undersea Internet cable cut United Arab Emirates
C. 02-01 Female bombers kill 64 at markets Baghdad
3. 02-01 Inflation tops 24,000%, officially Zimbabwe
4. 02-01 Chaos as travelers stampede stations China
F. 02-01 Weather crisis 'to worsen' China
G. 02-01 Rivals agree to peace deal Kenya
H. 02-01 France moving troops to Chad Chad
I. 02-01 Deadly blast hits bus Dambulla, Sri Lanka

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Feb.1   United Arab Emirates   Third undersea Internet cable cut
  A cable was cut off the emirate of Duba, the third loss of a line carrying Internet and telephone traffic in three days.


  Baghdad   Female bombers kill 64 at markets
  Two mentally disabled were strapped with explosives and sent into busy markets, where they were blown up by remote control
 The death toll in morning's attacks at two animal markets was the highest in months. Renewed confidence could be shattered by deadly bombings


  Microsoft   Microsoft wants to purchase Yahoo
  Microsoft has offered to buy the search engine company for $44.6bn in cash and shares. The offer is 62% above Yahoo's closing share price


  Zimbabwe Inflation tops 24,000%, officially  Zimbabwe's central bank has revealed that its annual inflation has climbed to the highest in the world. Independent estimates of 150,000%

  China Chaos as travelers stampede stations  The continuing snow storms would still crush the hopes of desperate to see their families during their only break of the year

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  China   Weather crisis 'to worsen'   The government has warned people to brace for more bad weather as the country struggles to cope with the worst snow storms in 50 years

  Kenya Rivals agree to peace deal  U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that the government and opposition parties have reached a 4-point plan to end bloodshed

  Chad France moving troops to Chad  The French Defense Ministry is dispatching 140 soldiers from Gabon to N'Djamena as a precaution to protect French citizens

  Sri Lanka Deadly blast hits bus  At least 20 people died after an explosion hit a civilian bus in the central town of Dambulla

  Poland Poland 'agrees' to host US shield  The agreement is to install a controversial missile defence system on Polish soil. In return the US will help bolster Poland's air defences

San Francisco Bay Area , February 1, 2008 Timeline