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Tests begin on Canaries telescope

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 0:13
related countries: Spain Spain

One of the world's largest optical telescopes, based in Spain, will peer into space for the first time.
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Amputee sprinter second in Rome

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 0:40
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee, finishes second in a 400m race against able-bodied runners.
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China firm sues Google over name

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 0:56
related countries: China China

The Chinese firm Beijing Guge sues Google over its Chinese name, saying it is too close to its own.
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Hmong leader released on bail

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 1:55
related countries: Laos Laos, United States United States

General Vang Pao, accused of leading a plot to overthrow the Lao government, is freed on bail in the US.
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Pan-American Games open

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 4:36
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States
related places: Janeiro, Rio

Thousands of people attend the opening of the Pan American Games in Brazil, amid heightened security.
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Forbidden City Starbucks closes

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 6:26
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

A Starbucks on the site of Beijing's Forbidden City closes after protests that it trampled Chinese culture.
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Republicans press Bush over Iraq

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 7:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Two Republican senators add to pressure on President Bush with a new plan on Iraq troop withdrawal.
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Indian doctor in UK plot charge

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 8:14
related countries: India India, Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Glasgow

Australian police charge an Indian doctor for his alleged involvement with attempted bombings in the UK.
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Murali captures 700th Test wicket

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 9:45
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Muttiah Muralitharan claims his 700th Test wicket as Sri Lanka seal an innings win over Bangladesh.
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Jihadis tap anti-Musharraf feeling

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 11:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

In the aftermath of President Musharraf's decision to storm the Red Mosque in Islamabad, Barbara Plett talks to people who have little faith in the political system.
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Losing the taste for China's delicacies

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 11:05
related countries: China China

Food writer Fuchsia Dunlop finds China's environmental problems have damaged her appetite.
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UK seeks Ghana girls jail move

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 11:45
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British officials want two girls suspected of drug smuggling in Africa moved to a more suitable prison.
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Beijing suspends US meat imports

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 11:57
related countries: United States United States, China China

China suspends US meat products amid international calls for it to improve food safety controls.
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Rugby: All Blacks beat SA

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 12:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa, New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

New Zealand score three late tries to defeat a gritty South Africa and set up a Tri-Nations decider against Australia next Saturday.
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Spaniard in Yemen bomb dies

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 12:11
related countries: Yemen Yemen, Spain Spain

A Spanish woman injured in a 2 July suicide bomb attack against tourists in Yemen dies in hospital.
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N Korea reactor 'to shut in days'

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 13:26
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

The US says a key N Korea nuclear reactor will close by Monday as a UN team arrives to oversee the shut-down.
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Sarkozy shakes up French holiday

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 15:04
related countries: France France

France's popular president leads national day celebrations with several breaks with tradition.
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Gerdemann snatches yellow jersey

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 15:05
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

German Linus Gerdemann takes the yellow jersey by winning the first mountain stage of this year's Tour de France.
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PM Maliki defends Iraq progress

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 15:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki shrugs off US criticism of slow progress saying it is understandable in the face of violence.
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Third man charged over UK bombs

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 16:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Glasgow

A third man is charged in connection with the failed car bomb attacks in London and Glasgow.
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US and UK 'no longer inseparable'

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 16:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A minister says the UK and the United States would no longer be "joined at the hip" in foreign policy.
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Tanzanian leader takes Aids test

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 16:42
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania's president and opposition leaders launch a campaign for voluntary HIV/Aids testing.
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Deadly attack on Pakistani troops

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 16:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Twenty four Pakistani soldiers die in a suicide attack amid fears of reprisals for the Red Mosque assault.
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N Korea 'closes nuclear reactor'

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 18:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says it has been told by North Korea that it has closed its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon.
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S Korean ship 'sinks off Iran'

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 18:32
related countries: Iran Iran, North Korea North Korea

Thirteen people are missing after a South Korean cargo ship sinks in Iranian waters, Iran's state TV says.
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Russia suspends arms control pact

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 20:47
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's president suspends application of a key Cold War arms treaty limiting heavy weapons in Europe.
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French inmate in second breakout

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 21:25
related countries: France France

A man who escaped jail in a helicopter in 2001 and planned a similar breakout in 2003, flees again the same way.
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US farewell to former first lady

Saturday 14th of July 2007, 22:20
related countries: United States United States

US ex-presidents pay respects to Lady Bird Johnson, the late wife of ex-President Lyndon B Johnson.
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