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January 2008

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January 2008 was the first month of that leap year. The month, which began on a Tuesday, ended on a Thursday after 31 days.

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This is an Current events Portal from January 2008.
  • Early Georgia.
  • Greece is hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5. The epicenter is 70 km (43 miles) below Leonidio. There were no reports of casualties or serious damage. (RTÉ)
  • Mikhail Saakashvili has been re-elected for a new mandate following a snap poll with nearly 53% of the votes. (BBC News)
  • Five armed Iranian boats confront three U.S. Navy warships in international waters near the Strait of Hormuz. )The International Herald Tribune(
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  • All government ministers in French Polynesia resign en masse in solidarity with one of their colleagues, who was fined for corruption. (Radio New Zealand)
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