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Nagorno-Karabakh holds elections

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 0:43
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

People in the breakaway region of Azerbaijan vote in the hope their bid for independence will be boosted.
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Detained US-Iranians interviewed

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 0:48
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: May, Tehran

Iranian TV airs interviews with two Iranian-American academics who have been detained in Tehran since May.
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US marine guilty of Iraq killing

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 2:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US marine is found guilty of kidnapping and conspiring to murder an Iraqi civilian near Baghdad last year.
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Russia rejects agent death claims

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 3:17
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Claims that the Kremlin backed the murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko are 'preposterous', the Russian ambassador to the UK says.
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Afghan suicide attack kills one

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 6:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A suicide bomber strikes at a police station in the north-east, killing one and wounding others, police say.
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Toll rises in China rain storms

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 8:12
related countries: China China

At least 31 people are killed in eastern China, as heavy rain continues to hit large parts of the country.
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Four US soldiers killed in Iraq

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 8:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Four US soldiers and their Iraqi interpreter are killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Baghdad, the US military says.
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Indian MPs vote for new president

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 8:51
related countries: India India

Members of the Indian parliament and state assemblies vote for the country's 13th president.
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Arrests over Liberia 'coup plot'

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 8:58
related countries: Liberia Liberia

An ex-Liberian army chief is arrested over an alleged plot to stage a coup against President Johnson-Sirleaf.
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Potter publisher sues over breach

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 9:28
related countries: United States United States

The US publisher of Harry Potter sues for damages after copies of the final book are shipped early.
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Live - Tour de France stage 11

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 10:32
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille, Montpellier

A flat day in the Tour de France from Marseille to Montpellier could be one for the sprinters.
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Sudan's 'worst floods in years'

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 10:55
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Nearly 40 people have died as floods destroy thousands of homes in Sudan, aid agencies say.
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Chad child soldiers scrutinised

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 10:58
related countries: Chad Chad

The UN is to examine child soldiers in Chad, where just 400 out of thousands are being rehabilitated.
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US pledges $1m to curb gangs

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 11:03
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

The US is to spend $1m to help governments in Central America and Mexico combat violent gangs.
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Battles continue at Lebanon camp

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 11:51
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Lebanese army continues its bombardment of Islamist militants cornered in a Palestinian refugee camp.
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Power cut fears after Japan quake

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 12:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan fears power shortages, as the scale of earthquake damage to a nuclear power plant becomes clear.
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Bulgaria requests medics' return

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 12:38
related countries: Libya Libya, Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria asks for six medics convicted of infecting Libyan children with HIV to be returned.
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Nigerian clash over cleric death

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 12:53
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Sokoto

Clashes break out in the northern Nigerian city of Sokoto after a high-profile Muslim preacher is shot.
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Vatican backs new China bishop

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 13:00
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The Vatican praises the man set to become the bishop of Beijing, even though he was not selected by the Pope.
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Egypt police move to Gaza border

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 13:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt sends police to its border with Gaza to stop Palestinians stranded in Sinai from crossing over.
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Thursday 19th of July 2007, 13:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Karachi, Pearl

Habib Bank in Pakistan denies that it is linked to the 2002 murder of US reporter Daniel Pearl in Karachi.
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Chirac faces Paris scandal judge

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 14:07
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A judge questions French ex-President Jacques Chirac on a scandal dating back to his days as Paris mayor.
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First S Leone war crime sentences

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 14:44
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

The UN-backed war crimes court for Sierra Leone sentences three rebel leaders to long prison terms.
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Brazil jet 'too fast on runway'

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 15:00
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Video of the Brazil air crash seems to show the plane moving down the runway at higher than normal speed.
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Cycling: Hunter sprints to victory

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 15:07
related countries: France France
related places: Montpellier

Robbie Hunter takes the 11th stage of the Tour de France in Montpellier.
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Tanzanians flee in volcano fear

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 15:29
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Hundreds of villagers in northern Tanzania abandon their homes at the foot of a volcano fearing it will erupt.
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Nepalese 'goddess' is reinstated

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 15:37
related countries: Nepal Nepal, United States United States

A girl of 10 is reinstated as a living goddess in Nepal after a controversy over her visiting the US.
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German TV halts Tour coverage

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 16:03
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

German TV networks ARD and ZDF stop Tour de France coverage amid a new doping furore.
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Somali talks bombs kill children

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 16:07
related countries: Somalia Somalia

At least five Somali children die in a mortar attack as a reconciliation conference opens.
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Mosque survivor 'willing to die'

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 16:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

A female survivor of Islamabad's Red Mosque siege says she was prepared to die to defend the mosque.
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Calls for Brazil airport to close

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 17:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Congonhas, Sao Paulo

Pressure mounts for Sao Paulo's Congonhas airport to close in the wake of a crash which killed some 200 people.
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Ukraine toxic smoke hits 140

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 17:32
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The number of people being treated for symptoms blamed on a toxic cloud in Ukraine doubles in a day to 140.
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India woman 'dumped on tip'

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 17:36
related countries: India India

Authorities in India plan legal action against relatives of an old woman found abandoned on a rubbish tip.
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Scores killed in Pakistan attacks

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 18:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 40 people are killed in three separate bomb attacks in Pakistan, say officials.
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Russia expels four embassy staff

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 19:12
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Four embassy staff are expelled from Moscow in what Britain calls a "completely unjustified" move by Russia.
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Tour leader in drugs test dispute

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 20:16
related countries: Denmark Denmark, France France

Tour de France leader Michael Rasmussen is dropped by Denmark's cycling team in a row over drug testing.
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North Korea talks set no deadline

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 21:05
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China
related places: Beijing

North Korea nuclear talks agree on goals for the next phase of disarmament but no deadline.
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Blair hopeful for Mid-East talks

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 21:35
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Lisbon

New Middle East envoy Tony Blair says he is optimistic momentum can be regained in the stalled peace process.
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US judge dismisses CIA leak case

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 22:10
related countries: United States United States

A US judge throws out a lawsuit brought by ex-CIA agent Valerie Plame against Vice-President Dick Cheney.
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Iran shows new scholars' footage

Thursday 19th of July 2007, 23:29
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran's TV shows the second part of a programme with two detained US-Iranian scholars held on suspicion of spying.
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