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Bush aides in US firings subpoena

Friday 27th of July 2007, 0:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Strategist Karl Rove is one of two White House aides called to testify to senators over the firing of US prosecutors.
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Abbas hopes for peace 'in a year'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 1:12
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he hopes to reach a peace deal with Israel "within one year".
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US admits delay to Iraqi weapons

Friday 27th of July 2007, 3:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US admits it has failed to deliver nearly two thirds of the weapons it promised to the Iraqi army.
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US town's migrant law quashed

Friday 27th of July 2007, 5:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pennsylvania

A US federal judge rules as unconstitutional a tough local anti-illegal immigration law in Pennsylvania.
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FBI chief 'contradicts Gonzales'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 8:09
related countries: United States United States

Testimony by the FBI head differs from sworn statements by US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales over wiretapping.
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Eritrea 'arming' Somali militia

Friday 27th of July 2007, 8:13
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Eritrea Eritrea
related places: Asmara

Insurgents in Somalia receive huge numbers of weapons from Eritrea, the UN says, but Asmara denies the claims.
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Cairo toe earliest fake body bit

Friday 27th of July 2007, 8:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An artificial big toe on the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy could be the world's earliest functional prosthesis.
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Damp outfield delays Test start

Friday 27th of July 2007, 9:09
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge will not start at 1100 BST.
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Australian PM opens Bali hospital

Friday 27th of July 2007, 9:26
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Aruba Aruba
related places: Bali

Australian Prime Minister John Howard opens a hospital in Bali, in memory to victims of the 2002 bombing.
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Tour is null and void - Wiggins

Friday 27th of July 2007, 9:40
related countries: France France

Britain's Bradley Wiggins says this year's Tour de France is "null and void" following the spate of doping controversies to hit the race.
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Brazilian cleared of blackmail

Friday 27th of July 2007, 9:43
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A cleaner is cleared of charges that she stole sex videos from a judge and blackmailed another one.
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Death penalty for 'bomb planner'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 9:44
related countries: India India

A special court in India sentences one of the alleged masterminds of the 1993 Mumbai bombings to death.
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Mann seeks to prevent extradition

Friday 27th of July 2007, 9:47
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Alleged UK mercenary Simon Mann asks a Zimbabwe court to stop his extradition to Equatorial Guinea.
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Hannah suspect's appeal rejected

Friday 27th of July 2007, 10:04
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Indian court rules the man suspected of raping and murdering Hannah Foster should be returned to Britain.
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Live - Tour de France stage 18

Friday 27th of July 2007, 10:11
related countries: France France
related places: Angouleme, Cahors

The Tour edges closer to the finish line as the riders tackle the 211km stage 18 from Cahors to Angouleme.
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US TB man released from hospital

Friday 27th of July 2007, 10:14
related countries: United States United States

A US man who sparked a health scare by flying with a severe form of tuberculosis is released from hospital.
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Israeli military suspends company

Friday 27th of July 2007, 10:55
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

The Israeli military suspends an army company after the shooting of an unarmed Palestinian in the West Bank.
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Korean envoy's hostage mercy dash

Friday 27th of July 2007, 10:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

A Seoul envoy heads for Afghanistan to boost efforts to free 22 South Koreans held by Taleban militants.
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Mexico to spend 'drugs cash haul'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 11:21
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico is to use $205m seized at an alleged trafficker's house for drug addiction treatment and tackling crime.
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UN may boycott E Timor inquiry

Friday 27th of July 2007, 11:30
related countries: East Timor East Timor

The UN threatens to boycott a truth commission into 1999 East Timor violence over plans to grant amnesties.
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Spielberg 'may quit Olympic role'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 11:59
related countries: China China

Film-maker Steven Spielberg may step down as artistic director of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a spokeman says.
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US troops battle Kerbala militia

Friday 27th of July 2007, 12:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Nine people are killed in fighting between a joint force of US and Iraqi troops and Shia militias in Kerbala.
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Germans attack Libya nuclear deal

Friday 27th of July 2007, 13:28
related countries: Libya Libya, France France, Germany Germany

German leaders rebuke France's President Sarkozy over a deal to provide Libya with a nuclear reactor.
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UN body criticises Sudan abuses

Friday 27th of July 2007, 13:47
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The UN Human Rights Committee criticises Sudan for what it says are widespread and systematic abuses.
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US economy grows stronger

Friday 27th of July 2007, 15:00
related countries: United States United States

The US economy grew faster than analysts expected during the past three months, official figures show.
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French ex-PM faces formal inquiry

Friday 27th of July 2007, 15:16
related countries: France France

French ex-PM Dominique de Villepin faces a formal inquiry into allegations he tried to smear Nicolas Sarkozy.
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Ex-policeman accuses De Klerk

Friday 27th of July 2007, 15:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A former South African police officer says ex-President FW de Klerk's hands were "soaked in blood" while in office.
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Cycling: Casar sprints to victory

Friday 27th of July 2007, 16:09
related countries: France France

Sandy Casar wins the 18th stage of the Tour de France with a brilliant escape in the final three kilometres.
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Balochistan official 'is killed'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 16:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police in south-west Pakistan say unidentified gunmen have killed the provincial government's spokesman.
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TV star Richie handed jail term

Friday 27th of July 2007, 17:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Richie

US reality TV star Nicole Richie is given four days in jail after pleading guilty to driving on drink and drugs.
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Thirteen dead at Red Mosque

Friday 27th of July 2007, 17:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suspected suicide bomber attacks a police cordon near Pakistan's Red Mosque, killing at least 13 people.
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India and US confirm nuclear pact

Friday 27th of July 2007, 17:55
related countries: India India, United States United States

India and the US reach a "historic" deal that would end America's three-decade ban on nuclear co-operation.
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Russia plays down submarine blast

Friday 27th of July 2007, 18:00
related countries: Russia Russia

A blast damages a Russian naval submarine near the Arctic, but there are no reports of any casualties.
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More Indians in 'city of widows'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 18:29
related countries: India India

More and more bereaved Hindu wives are seeking refuge in India's "city of widows" says a report.
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Singapore Muslims in donor ruling

Friday 27th of July 2007, 18:40
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore's Muslims should be treated as willing organ donors, the city-state's Islamic authority says.
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Haneef terrorism charges dropped

Friday 27th of July 2007, 20:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dr Mohamed Haneef is freed from jail after Australia drops terror charges against him, admitting "mistakes".
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Cuban dissident in elections call

Friday 27th of July 2007, 20:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A leading Cuban dissident calls on the island's acting president to free all political prisoners and allow elections.
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Volatility sweeps global markets

Friday 27th of July 2007, 20:41
related countries: United States United States

US shares wobble as world stock market jitters continue over a possible credit crunch that could dent takeovers.
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Nasa astronauts 'drunk on duty'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 22:15
related countries: United States United States

US astronauts were cleared to fly while drunk at least twice, according to a report commissioned by Nasa.
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Freed doctor 'tortured in Libya'

Friday 27th of July 2007, 22:22
related countries: Libya Libya

One of the medics imprisoned in Libya accused of infecting children with HIV says he was tortured while in custody.
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Brazil claims WTO cotton victory

Friday 27th of July 2007, 23:19
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Brazil claims a victory over the US after the WTO upheld many of its complaints over subsidies for cotton farmers.
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