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'Threat' to EU-Burma embargo

Monday 16th of July 2007, 0:47
related countries: India India, Burma Burma

Indian plans to sell an attack helicopter to Burma threaten an EU arms embargo, a rights group says.
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Japan typhoon Man-yi kills three

Monday 16th of July 2007, 1:38
related countries: Japan Japan

Typhoon Man-yi blows out to sea south of Tokyo, after killing three people in southern Japan.
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India suspect gets Australia bail

Monday 16th of July 2007, 5:10
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian doctor charged over failed UK bomb attacks is to stay in custody despite being granted bail.
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Blast outside UK embassy in Chile

Monday 16th of July 2007, 5:21
related countries: Chile Chile, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An explosion has occurred outside the British Embassy in Chile, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
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US backs Pakistan military drive

Monday 16th of July 2007, 5:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US says it fully supports Pakistan's renewed drive to crush Islamic militants in the north-west of the country.
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Brazil victorious in Copa America

Monday 16th of July 2007, 5:57
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil
related places: Maracaibo

Brazil retain the Copa America after beating favourites Argentina 3-0 in a one-sided final in Venezuela.
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Ford denies talks to sell Volvo

Monday 16th of July 2007, 6:46
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Ford Motor denies reports that it is in talks about selling off its Swedish carmaking division Volvo.
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UN confirms N Korea nuclear halt

Monday 16th of July 2007, 7:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea

UN inspectors have verified the shutdown of North Korea's main nuclear reactor, the IAEA chief confirms.
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Potter casts spell at US cinemas

Monday 16th of July 2007, 8:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Phoenix

The fifth Harry Potter film, The Order of the Phoenix, enters the North American cinema chart at number one.
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Malawi urges national Aids test

Monday 16th of July 2007, 9:09
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Malawi calls on all of its sexually active population to take an Aids test to help it fight the pandemic.
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Blast outside UK embassy in Chile

Monday 16th of July 2007, 9:15
related countries: Chile Chile, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A small explosion takes place outside the British and Israeli embassies in Chile, but there are no reports of casualties.
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Bomb hits Lebanon peace force

Monday 16th of July 2007, 10:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A roadside bomb hits a patrol of UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon, but no casualties are reported.
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Indonesia volcano alert lowered

Monday 16th of July 2007, 10:24
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Thousands of villagers evacuated from a rumbling volcano in eastern Indonesia are allowed to return home.
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Germany lets France govern EADS

Monday 16th of July 2007, 10:24
related countries: France France

Germany gives up its share of the top job at EADS in exchange for the top job at Airbus.
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Police arrest Bangladeshi ex-PM

Monday 16th of July 2007, 10:34
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Police in Bangladesh arrest former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina after a raid on her house in Dhaka.
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Life in jail for Ethiopia leaders

Monday 16th of July 2007, 10:38
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

An Ethiopian court gives life sentences to the main opposition leaders convicted of links to election violence.
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Nigeria rebel wife still defiant

Monday 16th of July 2007, 11:32
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The wife of Nigerian secessionist leader Ralph Uwazuruike says she is still committed to his cause, even though he has spent two years in jail.
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Japan rocked by major earthquake

Monday 16th of July 2007, 11:55
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

A strong earthquake hits central Japan, killing seven people and causing a fire at a nuclear plant.
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Cricket: Lawson 'joins' Pakistan

Monday 16th of July 2007, 12:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan confirm former Australia fast bowler Geoff Lawson as their new national team coach.
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EU halts India alcohol case

Monday 16th of July 2007, 13:33
related countries: India India

The EU suspends a complaint to the World Trade Organization about India's import tariffs on beer, wine and spirits.
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Israel to free inmates this week

Monday 16th of July 2007, 14:10
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel says it will free 250 Palestinian prisoners this week as a goodwill gesture to President Mahmoud Abbas.
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'Promiscuous men' fuel India HIV

Monday 16th of July 2007, 15:06
related countries: India India, Maldives Maldives

Male promiscuity in India is fuelling the country's HIV epidemic, a female government minister says.
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Ugandan 'HIV scam' trial begins

Monday 16th of July 2007, 15:14
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's former health minister goes on trial accused of embezzling money for vaccines and an Aids fund.
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Iran TV shows detained Americans

Monday 16th of July 2007, 15:57
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian TV airs the first pictures of Iranian Americans who have been detained on spying charges since May.
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Nuclear scare after Japan quake

Monday 16th of July 2007, 16:08
related countries: Japan Japan

A strong earthquake damages a nuclear power plant in Japan, reportedly causing a leak of radioactive material.
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Ethiopia life jail terms attacked

Monday 16th of July 2007, 16:39
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

An EU election observer says she is "appalled" at the life sentences given to 30 Ethiopian opposition leaders.
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Efforts 'to save' Pakistan deal

Monday 16th of July 2007, 16:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani government says it is negotiating with tribal elders near the Afghan border to save a peace deal.
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Iraq oil city blasts kill dozens

Monday 16th of July 2007, 16:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Kirkuk

At least 85 people are killed and scores are wounded in bomb attacks in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk.
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Nepal king 'still to get money'

Monday 16th of July 2007, 17:28
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's government says that it will continue to financially support the country's unpopular King Gyanendra.
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UK expels four Russian diplomats

Monday 16th of July 2007, 18:31
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK expels four Russian diplomats after the refusal to extradite the suspect in the Litvinenko murder.
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Bush urges Mid-East peace talks

Monday 16th of July 2007, 19:26
related countries: United States United States

The US president calls for international talks in an attempt to restart the stalled Middle East peace process.
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Libya to decide HIV medics' fate

Monday 16th of July 2007, 21:11
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan judges are to rule on six foreign medics facing the death penalty over infecting children with HIV.
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Brown defends Russian expulsions

Monday 16th of July 2007, 22:43
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's PM says the UK will not apologise for expelling four Russian diplomats over the Litvinenko murder case.
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Apartheid-era officials charged

Monday 16th of July 2007, 23:00
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African prosecutors charge two senior apartheid-era security officials with attempted murder.
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US Senate locked in Iraq battle

Monday 16th of July 2007, 23:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US Senate resumes debate on the Iraq war, as it considers legislation that could lead to a troop withdrawal.
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Man shot in US governor's office

Monday 16th of July 2007, 23:23
related countries: United States United States

An armed man is shot dead at the offices of Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, officials say.
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