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Main news of September 29

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A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours.


* Ukrainian former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said at an ongoing trial on Thursday that she would not ask for a pardon if found guilty

* China launched its first space lab module Tiangong-1 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

* Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has pardoned a woman sentenced to 10 lashes for driving a car

* Eight out of the fifteen members of the UN Security Council are ready to support an independent Palestine joining the United Nations, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said


* Russian film director Tatiana Lioznova, famous for the Soviet television series, "Seventeen Moments of Spring," about the life of a secret agent, died at the age of 87, the Culture TV channel said

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