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Colombia re-arrests ex-spy chief

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 1:43
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The former head of Colombia's intelligence service is re-arrested over suspected links to death squads.
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Sydney kicks off Live Earth gigs

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 3:27
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

A global series of concerts to highlight global warming gets underway in Sydney and moves on to Tokyo.
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Pakistan mosque siege intensifies

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 3:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani police step up operations at a mosque in Islamabad, on the fifth day of confrontation with Islamists.
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Six US soldiers killed in Iraq

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 4:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military announces the recent deaths of six more American soldiers in combat operations in Iraq.
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Farewell to a changed, subtle Iran

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 11:06
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

The last three years in Tehran has been a period of change, but generally not for the better, says the BBC's departing correspondent, Frances Harrison.
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Thailand's child trafficking industry

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 11:24
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thembi Mutch meets women and children in South-East Asia who have been caught up in Thailand's illegal trafficking business.
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UN denies firing 'whistleblower'

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 11:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

A UN agency denies firing an employee in Pyongyang after the man highlighted alleged financial breaches.
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Pakistan gives mosque ultimatum

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 11:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's president tells Islamists inside a radical mosque to free women and children "or be killed".
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F1: Hamilton in pole position

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 13:01
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Silverstone

Britain's Lewis Hamilton claims pole position in his McLaren for Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
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Russia inspector 'spy' probed

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 13:39
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russian authorities investigate a man for spying for Britain, the latest step in a row between the two countries.
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Nigerian gunmen 'demand ransom'

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 14:37
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gunmen holding a three-year-old British girl hostage in the Niger Delta make a ransom demand, her mother says.
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Clashes mar Nepal king's birthday

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 14:45
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Clashes break out in Kathmandu as Nepal's unpopular King Gynendra marks his 60th birthday,
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Iraq market truck bomb kills 105

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 15:03
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A truck bomb devastates a market in northern Iraq, killing 105 people and injuring 240 others, police say.
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Iranians visit captives in Iraq

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 16:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

Iranian officials pay their first visit to five nationals detained since January by US forces in northern Iraq.
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Chinese worker abducted in Niger

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 16:20
related countries: Niger Niger, China China

Tuareg-led rebels in northern Niger kidnap a Chinese national in "warning" to mining companies.
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Cancellara claims Tour prologue

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 17:36
related countries: France France

Fabian Cancellara storms to victory in the Tour de France prologue in London, with Bradley Wiggins in fourth.
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Argentine minister in cash probe

Saturday 7th of July 2007, 18:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina's economy minister admits storing thousands of dollars in her office bathroom, amid a judicial inquiry.
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