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Caste clouds India's high hopes

Monday 5th of February 2007, 0:03
related countries: India India

Indians want their country to punch its weight but worry the caste system may hold it back, a BBC poll suggests.
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Greek cabinet wins censure motion

Monday 5th of February 2007, 2:06
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece's government survives a no-confidence vote, fending off the prospect of snap elections.
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Colombia mine gas blast kills 32

Monday 5th of February 2007, 4:06
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A gas explosion at a coal mine in north-eastern Colombia kills 32 workers, officials say.
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Italy to debate football future

Monday 5th of February 2007, 4:25
related countries: Italy Italy

The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) will meet the government on Monday to decide when Italian football resumes.
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Nepal police kill three in riots

Monday 5th of February 2007, 4:55
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Three people are killed and at least 25 are injured in Nepal after police open fire on protesters.
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Bangladesh names poll officials

Monday 5th of February 2007, 5:33
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh appoints two new election commissioners to oversee the forthcoming general election.
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Baghdad set for big security push

Monday 5th of February 2007, 7:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A command centre for a joint US-Iraqi offensive to restore security in the Iraqi capital is about to go into operation.
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Vietnam detains rights lawyers

Monday 5th of February 2007, 8:14
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Two lawyers who organised Vietnam's first human rights law training are arrested, activists say.
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Iran strike 'would be disastrous'

Monday 5th of February 2007, 9:15
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A coalition of UK organisations warns Tony Blair that military action against Iran would be disastrous.
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Kenya spurns LRA peace talks call

Monday 5th of February 2007, 9:52
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Uganda Uganda

Kenya rejects a request by LRA rebels to host peace talks with the Ugandan government.
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India river dispute ruling issued

Monday 5th of February 2007, 10:49
related countries: India India

A tribunal set up 17 years ago to rule on a dispute over the Cauvery river in southern India announces its verdict.
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'Scores dead' from Cameroon boat

Monday 5th of February 2007, 11:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Cameroon Cameroon

At least 21 people drown and many more are missing after a boat capsized off Cameroon on its way to Nigeria.
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Rows over Nigeria treason trial

Monday 5th of February 2007, 12:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Abuja

The treason trial of Nigerian oil militant Mujahid Dokubo-Asari is again delayed after angry rows in court.
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Mauritania rejects migrant boat

Monday 5th of February 2007, 12:33
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania, Spain Spain

Mauritania refuses to allow a ship with migrants to dock after it broke down and a Spanish boat towed it ashore.
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Disease fears amid Jakarta floods

Monday 5th of February 2007, 12:44
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Indonesia fears disease could take hold in the severely flooded capital Jakarta, where 29 people have already died.
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Saudis silent on 'terror' arrests

Monday 5th of February 2007, 12:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia remains tight-lipped over 10 terror funding arrests, but relatives say the men are pro-reform activists.
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Pakistani elders killed in blast

Monday 5th of February 2007, 12:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A roadside bomb kills two local tribal elders in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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New charges for Khodorkovsky

Monday 5th of February 2007, 13:07
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian prosecutors file new fraud charges against jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky in Siberia.
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Experts hunt for bird flu source

Monday 5th of February 2007, 13:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK experts try to determine the source of an outbreak of bird flu as a mass cull of turkeys nears its end.
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Thailand's police chief dismissed

Monday 5th of February 2007, 13:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's police chief is sacked by the military-backed government, amid criticism of a bombings inquiry.
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'PKK members' held in Paris raids

Monday 5th of February 2007, 14:17
related countries: Turkey Turkey, France France
related places: Paris

French police arrest 13 Turkish Kurds on suspicion of helping to finance guerrillas of the PKK.
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Chile probes deadly fires

Monday 5th of February 2007, 14:27
related countries: Chile Chile

Inquiries begin in Chile after a fire in a historic port kills at least three people and a hotel fire leaves 10 tourists dead.
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Gorbachev wades into piracy row

Monday 5th of February 2007, 16:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev urges Bill Gates to drop a Microsoft case against a Russian schoolteacher.
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Italy buries football riot victim

Monday 5th of February 2007, 16:15
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy buries a policeman who died in riots after a football match, as officials debate the future of the game.
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Rio gang fights leave seven dead

Monday 5th of February 2007, 16:23
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police step up patrols after armed groups clash in Rio's slums, leaving seven dead over the weekend.
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Bush submits $2.9 trillion budget

Monday 5th of February 2007, 16:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US President George W Bush submits a $2.9 trillion budget request, including billions of dollars for operations in Iraq.
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EU raps Germany over CO2

Monday 5th of February 2007, 17:03
related countries: Germany Germany

European commissioners criticise Germany for resisting a cap on industrial CO2 emissions in 2008-12.
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Child soldiers 'are a time bomb'

Monday 5th of February 2007, 17:05
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The continued use of child soldiers in conflicts is fuelling future wars, says France's foreign minister.
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Bodies found in German restaurant

Monday 5th of February 2007, 17:07
related countries: Germany Germany, China China
related places: Sittensen

Six people are found shot dead in a Chinese restaurant in Sittensen, northern Germany.
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US urged to speed up Iraq plan

Monday 5th of February 2007, 17:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's Sunni vice-president demands the US speed up troop deployments in Baghdad for a new security drive.
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Syria 'can broker peace in Iraq'

Monday 5th of February 2007, 17:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says his country can play a major role in bringing security to Iraq.
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UK vows to 'stamp out' bird flu

Monday 5th of February 2007, 17:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government is determined to eradicate bird flu, Environment Secretary David Miliband says.
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Tennis: Henin prepares for Paris

Monday 5th of February 2007, 18:20
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Justine Henin says she is looking to get her tennis back on track after splitting from her husband.
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Indian fears over Google Earth

Monday 5th of February 2007, 18:32
related countries: India India

Some parts of images of India found on Google Earth could be blurred following security concerns.
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US firms pay up over stunt scare

Monday 5th of February 2007, 18:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Boston

Two US firms pay $2m after staging a "guerrilla" advertising stunt that sparked bomb scares in Boston.
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Two charged over US boat deaths

Monday 5th of February 2007, 19:31
related countries: United States United States

The captain and owner of a boat that capsized in the US killing 20 tourists are charged after a 15-month inquiry.
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Giuliani joins race for president

Monday 5th of February 2007, 20:26
related countries: United States United States

Ex-New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani registers as a candidate for the Republican US presidential nomination.
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Italian fans face stadium lockout

Monday 5th of February 2007, 21:02
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's football stadiums will not re-open to fans until safety standards are met, the interior minister says.
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Israelis 'find bombs on border'

Monday 5th of February 2007, 21:06
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli forces find four explosive devices on the border with Lebanon, military officials say.
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Iran 'sets up atomic centrifuges'

Monday 5th of February 2007, 22:17
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Natanz

Iran installs 328 centrifuges at two uranium enrichment sites at its Natanz complex, Western diplomats say.
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US war objector pleads not guilty

Monday 5th of February 2007, 22:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US army officer who refused orders to deploy to Iraq pleads not guilty as his court martial begins.
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