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Poison threat from Ukraine train

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 0:12
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds of Ukrainians are evacuated from their homes after a train carrying a toxic cargo derails and ignites.
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Cuba accuses US over entry visas

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 0:25
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Cuba accuses the US of issuing fewer entry visas to Cubans than allowed for by a deal between the two countries.
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British girls due in Ghana court

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 1:08
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British girls accused of smuggling cocaine into the UK from Ghana are due to appear in court.
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British girls due in Ghana court

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 1:08
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British girls accused of smuggling cocaine into the UK from Ghana are due to appear in court.
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Spain releases treasure-hunt ship

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 5:47
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

A US ship held by Spanish police investigating a mysterious treasure haul is cleared to leave.
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Japan leak 'worse than thought'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 7:33
related countries: Japan Japan

The owners of a Japanese quake-hit nuclear plant admit a radioactive leak was worse than previously reported.
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China defends tyre-maker quality

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 8:04
related countries: United States United States, China China

A Chinese regulator defends one of its country's tyre-makers embroiled in a US row.
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Brazilian plane crash 'kills 200'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 8:48
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Congonhas, Sao Paulo

Up to 200 people are killed when a plane crashes and bursts into flames while landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Kenyan panic after more tremors

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 9:09
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Some office workers refuse to enter high-rise buildings in Nairobi after a series of tremors despite reassurances.
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Protest over Islamabad bombing

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 9:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Lawyers boycott courts in Pakistan after a bomb attack on their rally in Islamabad killed 15 people.
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Haneef lawyers appeal detention

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 10:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Lawyers for Mohammed Haneef say they are appealing Canberra's decision to hold him under immigration laws.
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UN welcomes 'positive' Iran moves

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 10:13
related countries: Iran Iran

The UN's atomic energy agency chief welcomes Iran's decision to allow inspections of its heavy water reactor.
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Nato faces Afghan 'problems'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 10:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UK defence secretary says Nato forces face "problems" in Afghanistan but rules out withdrawal.
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Gulf dead zone to be biggest ever

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 11:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico

This year's lifeless expanse of water in the Gulf of Mexico may be the biggest since records began, scientists say.
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Water find 'may end Darfur war'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 11:03
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A huge underground lake is found in Sudan's arid Darfur region, scientists say, which could help end the conflict.
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Death for Mumbai bombers

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 11:03
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The first death sentences are given in the 1993 serial bombings case in the Indian city of Mumbai.
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China 'chooses new bishop'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 11:36
related countries: Italy Italy, China China
related places: Rome

China's state-approved Catholic Church reportedly nominates a new bishop, threatening ties with Rome.
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Football: Robben in Madrid terms

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 12:30
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Real Madrid are closing in on a move for Arjen Robben, reports BBC Radio Five Live.
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US captures 'top Iraqi insurgent'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 12:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US forces say they have arrested a senior member of al-Qaeda in Iraq, named as Khaled Mashhadani.
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England set for tough India test

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 12:57
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England face a powerful India batting line-up in the first Test at Lord's starting on Thursday.
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Campaigning starts in Kazakhstan

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 13:33
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Campaigning begins for Kazakhstan's parliamentary polls, with President Nazarbayev's party the likely frontrunner.
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Lebanon troops 'close in at camp'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 14:37
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Four Lebanese soldiers are killed as the army closes in on Islamist militants inside a refugee camp.
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N Korea closes more nuclear sites

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 14:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea has closed all five facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear site, IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei confirms.
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Bulgaria seeks HIV medics' return

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 15:03
related countries: Libya Libya, Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria is pressing for the return from Libya of six medics convicted of infecting Libyan children with HIV.
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Berezovsky tells of 'hitman plot'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 15:23
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Exiled Russian billionaire Boris Berezovsky claims British intelligence officers thwarted a plot to kill him.
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Argentine's trial backed in Spain

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 15:47
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Spain Spain

A Spanish court rules that a former Argentine navy officer can be tried for alleged human rights abuses.
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Cycling: Vasseur sprints to win

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 15:55
related countries: France France

Quick Step rider Cedric Vasseur wins the 10th stage of the Tour de France.
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Fresh war inquiry blasts Olmert

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 15:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's state watchdog blames the authorities for failing to protect civilians in the 2006 war in Lebanon.
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Pakistan troops killed in ambush

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 16:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

At least 17 Pakistani soldiers are killed in an attack by militants near the Afghan border, officials say.
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Dozens sick after Ukraine spill

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 16:16
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Up to 70 people are treated of the effects from toxic fumes released after a derailment of a train transporting chemicals.
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US Senate rejects Iraq troop vote

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 16:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Democrats fail to force a vote on a US troop withdrawal from Iraq, following an all-night Senate debate.
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Brazil jet disaster probe begins

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 18:34
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Investigators search the wreck of a Brazilian jet that crashed at Sao Paulo airport, killing some 200 people.
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Attacks 'kill 17' in Afghanistan

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 19:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 17 people are killed in attacks around Afghanistan as seven UN staff are kidnapped, officials say.
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Pearl widow seeks damages

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 20:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The widow of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl sues a Pakistani bank over his abduction and murder.
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Syphilis outbreak in Madagascar

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 20:48
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

An outbreak of syphilis prompts the government in Madagascar to declare a state of emergency.
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US warns of Kosovo plan failure

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 20:59
related countries: Russia Russia, France France
related places: Kosovo

The US ambassador to the UN warns Russia not to scupper a Kosovo independence plan at the UN.
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Man questioned over tycoon 'plot'

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 21:23
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK police have quizzed a man over claims of an assassination plot against Russian Boris Berezovsky.
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Bush tackles scares over imports

Wednesday 18th of July 2007, 22:35
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush sets up a panel to check the safety of imported goods, after a series of scares.
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