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'We blocked US plans' - Hezbollah

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 1:29
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The leader of Hezbollah says its conflict with Israel last year has thwarted the US vision for a "new Middle East".
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Cleared doctor leaves Australia

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 1:46
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

An Indian doctor cleared of involvement in last month's failed bombings in the UK has left Australia.
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Peru president regrets failings

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 2:18
related countries: Peru Peru

Peru's President Alan Garcia says not enough has been done for the poor during his first year in office.
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Farc 'killed hostages in error'

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 4:39
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The 11 Colombian politicians who died while held by Farc were killed during accidental clashes, officials say.
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Cuban athletes leave games early

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 5:23
related countries: United States United States, Brazil Brazil, Cuba Cuba
related places: Pan American

Cuban athletes make a hurried exit from the Pan-American games in Brazil, apparently amid fears of mass defections.
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Indian police fire on protesters

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 7:54
related countries: India India

Eight left-wing protesters are shot dead by Indian police during a demonstration in Andhra Pradesh, officials say.
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Haneef police defend charges

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 8:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Australia police defend the handling of the Haneef case after charges linked to failed UK bomb plots were dropped.
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Man charged over murder of Hannah

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 9:54
related countries: India India

A man extradited from India is charged with the rape and murder of teenager Hannah Foster in 2003.
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Israel hails US military aid rise

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 10:54
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert confirms an increase in military defence aid from the United States.
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Tour de France Live - Stage 20

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 11:49
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Spain's Alberto Contador wins the Tour de France after Italian Daniele Bennati claims victory on the Champs-Elysees in the final stage.
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Veteran revisits WWI trench

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 13:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The last known surviving British soldier to fight in the trenches of WWI revisits the site where he fought.
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ANC launches leadership selection

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 13:20
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's ruling ANC asks its branches to begin the process of selecting its presidential candidate.
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Karzai 'doing best' for hostages

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 15:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

Afghan President Karzai tells South Korea he is doing all he can to free 22 Korean hostages.
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Musharraf urged to quit army post

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 15:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf must quit as military chief if he wants to go on as president, says ex-PM Bhutto.
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Contador wins tainted 2007 Tour

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 15:56
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Alberto Contador wins the 2007 Tour de France, with Daniele Bennati claiming the final stage on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.
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Haneef relieved 'honour restored'

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 17:30
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Indian Mohammed Haneef, accused in Australia of UK terrorist links, says he is relieved to have been cleared.
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Iraq celebrates football victory

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 17:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Indonesia Indonesia

Iraqis take to the streets to celebrate their Asian Cup victory, firing guns into the air despite a government ban.
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Russia subs make Arctic test dive

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 17:44
related countries: Arctic Ocean Arctic Ocean, Russia Russia

Russian mini-subs make a test dive ahead of a mission to the Arctic Ocean seabed beneath the North Pole.
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Japan's PM accepts 'utter defeat'

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 17:53
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe accepts defeat in elections for the upper house but says he will not resign.
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England face battle to save Test

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 18:00
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England reach 43-0 in their second innings, still 240 behind India, after a gruelling day in the field in the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Palestinians return to Gaza Strip

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 18:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Dozens of Palestinians return to Gaza after being stranded in Egypt since Hamas's takeover of the territory.
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Ex-Peru head's election bid fails

Sunday 29th of July 2007, 22:44
related countries: Peru Peru, Chile Chile, Japan Japan

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, under house arrest in Chile, fails to win a seat in Japan's parliament.
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