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Argentine loo cash minister quits

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 0:55
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina's economy minister offers her resignation over $64,000 discovered in her office toilet.
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Mugabe critic sued for adultery

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 2:30
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A prominent critic of Zimbabwe's President Mugabe, Archbishop Pius Ncube, is sued for alleged adultery.
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Search for Japan quake survivors

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 2:33
related countries: Japan Japan

Rescue workers search for survivors of a strong earthquake in central Japan which killed nine people.
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Experts seek to save rare turtle

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 3:27
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Scientists meet in Malaysia to discuss how to save the critically endangered leatherback turtle.
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Venezuela TV makes comeback

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 7:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's opposition-aligned RCTV has started cable broadcasts after losing its terrestrial licence.
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Remains of French climbers found

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 8:55
related countries: Nepal Nepal, France France

A search team finds the remains of two of the four French climbers who went missing in Nepal last October.
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Cricket: Shoaib excited by coach

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 9:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Australia Australia

Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar says new coach Geoff Lawson can help them beat Australia.
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Lanka president attacks 'cowards'

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 9:20
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan president blames the Tamil Tigers for the killing of the senior official in the east of the island.
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Poland firm on US missile defence

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 9:27
related countries: Russia Russia, Poland Poland, United States United States

The Polish president says a new US missile defence system will be based in Poland, despite Russian objections.
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India concern over Haneef custody

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 9:57
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

India expresses concern at the continued detention of an Indian doctor in Australia.
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Convictions in China slave trial

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 10:29
related countries: China China

One man is sentenced to death and 28 jailed for involvement in a slave labour scandal in northern China.
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Donor boom after TV kidney hoax

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 11:06
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A much-criticised Dutch TV hoax featuring a "competition" for a kidney boosts the number of organ donors.
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Turkish poll candidate shot dead

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 13:51
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

An independent candidate is shot dead in his car in Istanbul ahead of Sunday's election in Turkey.
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Suicide attack on Pakistan troops

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 13:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Four people, three of them soldiers, are killed by a suicide bomber in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Row as France debates crime law

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 14:18
related countries: France France

The French parliament discusses a tough crime bill amid a row over new Justice Minister Rachida Dati.
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Japan admits more nuclear leaks

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 14:35
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese officials admit to further radioactive leaks at nuclear plant following an earthquake.
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Cycling: Stage win for Colombian

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 14:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia, France France

Juan Mauricio Soler Hernandez comes home before the race's big names on stage nine in the Tour de France.
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Gunmen kill 29 villagers in Iraq

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 15:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Gunmen wearing military uniforms kill 29 villagers in Iraq's Diyala province, security officials say.
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US wants fresh Iran talks on Iraq

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 16:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The US says it wants to have another meeting with Iran over Tehran's alleged support for sectarian militias in Iraq.
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US upbeat ahead of N Korea talks

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 16:38
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

US nuclear envoy Christopher Hill expresses optimism ahead of six-party talks on North Korean disarmament.
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East Africa quake felt in Nairobi

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 16:44
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Tanzania Tanzania
related places: Nairobi

A strong earthquake strikes northern Tanzania, with aftershocks felt as far away as the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
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Libya starts handout of HIV funds

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 16:58
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya begins distributing funds to the families of children with HIV under a deal that could free six foreign medics.
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Nuclear safety fears after quake

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 17:04
related countries: Japan Japan

Officials at a Japanese nuclear power station damaged by an earthquake report 50 separate malfunctions.
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Swiss to return Mobutu millions

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 17:10
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Swiss will hand back a fraction of the $1bn thought stashed away by Congolese ex-leader Mobutu Sese Seko.
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Cricket: Tendulkar eyes ton

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 17:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sachin Tendulkar says it would be a dream to score a century at Lord's in the first Test against England, starting on Thursday.
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Israel sets prisoner release date

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 19:39
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli officials approve a list of 250 Palestinian prisoners in its jails expected to be released on Friday.
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Marathon Iraq talks in US Senate

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 20:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US Senate is holding an all-night session as Democrats seek to force the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.
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Al-Qaeda 'stepping up US efforts'

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 22:30
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda is intensifying its efforts to put operatives into the US, a US intelligence report says.
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Libya revokes HIV death sentences

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 22:42
related countries: Libya Libya

Death sentences on six foreign medical workers are commuted to life in prison by Libya's top legal body.
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Russia warns UK over expulsions

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 23:06
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Russian minister says the UK's expulsion of four diplomats could jeopardise security co-operation.
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Bomber targets Pakistan lawyers

Tuesday 17th of July 2007, 23:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

At least 15 die in a suicide attack on a rally which was to be addressed by Pakistan's top judge, police say.
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