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Brazil delays Indian land ruling

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 0:06
related countries: India India, Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Supreme Court puts off ruling on the status of an indigenous reserve disputed by Indians and farmers.
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Educating Roma

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 0:19
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech attitudes change following landmark ruling
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Ex-London mayor to advise Chavez

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 1:50
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chavez

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone is to work as a consultant for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
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Pakistan eases refugee deadline

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 4:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

The UN says Pakistan has agreed to extend the deadline for repatriation of two million Afghan refugees.
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American dream?

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 5:14
related countries: United States United States

Workers fail to benefit from economic growth
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Pakistan car bomb hits jail bus

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 5:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least seven people die after a car bomb targets a prison bus in Pakistan carrying police, police say.
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New direction

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 5:54
related countries: China China

With the Games over, where does China go next?
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'Un-noticed' crisis

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 6:17
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Desperate situation in south Sudan, in images and sounds
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Militants killed in Kashmir siege

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 6:27
related countries: India India

Three suspected militants are shot dead and six hostages freed at a house in Indian-administered Kashmir, security forces say.
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Bill Clinton hails Barack Obama

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 7:19
related countries: United States United States

Bill Clinton resoundingly endorses Barack Obama, who is formally nominated by US Democrats as their presidential candidate.
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Nepalese sue US company over Iraq

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 8:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Nepal Nepal, United States United States

A Nepalese man and relatives of 12 others killed in Iraq four years ago sue American firm KBR on charges of human trafficking.
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China admits mismanaged funds

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 8:33
related countries: China China

China's government departments misused, embezzled or mismanaged more than $6.7bn in 2007, the state auditor says.
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Thailand PM vows not to use force

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 8:40
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The Thai PM says he will not use violent means against protesters besieging Government House, in an apparent change of heart.
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Peacekeepers to stay in Mindanao

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 8:46
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Mindanao

Malaysia says its peace monitors will remain in the southern Philippines, after days of fierce fighting there left dozens dead.
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Ethiopia hints at Somali pullout

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 8:59
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia

Ethiopia is prepared to withdraw troops from Somalia even if the government is not stable, Ethiopia's PM says.
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Israeli activist Abie Nathan dies

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 9:40
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Abie Nathan, the maverick Israeli peace activist who flew a private plane to Egypt in 1966, dies at the age of 81.
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Lebanon helicopter hit by gunfire

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 9:41
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A Lebanese army helicopter hit by gunfire is forced to make an emergency landing in the south of the country, the army says.
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Management shake-up at Fannie Mae

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 10:02
related countries: United States United States

The US mortgage giant announces a shake-up of top executives in an attempt to restore confidence.
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Two police die in Xinjiang clash

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 10:32
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Two Chinese policemen have been killed in a clash in the north-west region of Xinjiang, reports say.
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US coast gets set amid storm fear

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 10:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana, New Orleans

Fears of a possible storm prompt Louisiana to declare a state of emergency and New Orleans to prepare evacuation plans.
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Seeds of peace

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 10:56
related countries: United States United States

US summer camp brings Arabs and Israelis together
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China's CNPC seals $3bn Iraq deal

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 11:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, China China

China's state-oil firm CNPC has agreed a $3bn (£1.63bn) oil services contract for Iraq.
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Italy police probe monastery raid

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 11:16
related countries: Italy Italy

Police probe a hooded gang's brutal attack on friars at a monastery in northern Italy, which left one victim in a coma.
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UK hacker loses extradition appeal

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A Briton accused of hacking into secret Nasa military computers loses his appeal against extradition to the US.
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UK gun factory man gets life

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 11:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man who turned replica guns into live weapons linked to more than 50 shootings, including eight murders, is jailed for life.
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Indian PM says flood 'a calamity'

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 11:44
related countries: India India
related places: Bihar

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, describes the floods in the northern state of Bihar as a "national calamity".
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Malaysia's Anwar returns as MP

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 12:20
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been sworn in as a member of parliament, ending a decade's absence.
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Hijacked Sudanese welcomed home

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 12:28
related countries: Libya Libya, Sudan Sudan

Crowds of people welcome home to Sudan the passengers hijacked on a plane diverted to Libya.
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Czech firm plans giant wind farm

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 13:49
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech power firm CEZ is to build what it says will be Europe's largest onshore wind farm, in a £1.1bn-euro project.
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Iraq's Sadr extends militia truce

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 14:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's influential Shia cleric, Moqtada al-Sadr, indefinitely extends a truce being observed by his Mehdi Army militia.
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EU considers sanctions on Russia

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 14:41
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

EU leaders are considering imposing sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Georgia, the French foreign minister says.
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US economy shows marked growth

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 14:50
related countries: United States United States

The US economy grew 3.3% in the second quarter of 2008, the Commerce Department said, much higher than first thought.
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Afghans take over Kabul security

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 14:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Afghan security forces begin taking over command of the capital, Kabul, from the Nato-led force, Isaf.
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UN urges Kashmir investigations

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 16:04
related countries: India India

The United Nations calls for independent investigations into the killing of civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Rebels and army clash in DR Congo

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 16:21
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Clashes erupt between rebels and the army in the east of DR Congo despite a January peace deal.
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Man Utd to face Celtic in Europe

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 16:51
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Holders Man Utd will meet Scottish champions Celtic, Villarreal and Aalborg in the group stages of the Champions League.
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Live text - Uefa Cup

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 17:15
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Aston Villa face FH Hafnarfjordur after Man City beat FC Midtjylland on penalties to reach the first round of the Uefa Cup.
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Canadian PM presses Arctic claim

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 17:19
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's PM says all large ships entering the Northwest Passage and other Arctic waters must register with its Coast Guard.
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Man City edge Danish side in Uefa Cup

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 17:46
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Manchester City qualify for the first round of the Uefa Cup thanks to Joe Hart's heroics in the penalty shoot-out against Danish side FC Midtjylland.
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Dalai Lama admitted to hospital

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 18:26
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is taken to hospital in the Indian city of Mumbai with stomach pains.
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UK 'PM terror threat' three charged

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 18:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three men held over an alleged threat to kill UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown are charged with terror offences.
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Changing course

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 19:04
related countries: India India

Before and after images as Indian river bursts banks
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Airline lifevests go to cut costs

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 19:15
related countries: Canada Canada

A regional airline in Canada is removing lifevests from all its planes to cut weight and so reduce fuel costs.
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Lockerbie evidence not disclosed

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 21:13
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lockerbie

UK police failed to disclose evidence to the defence of a Libyan man in the Lockerbie trial, the BBC learns.
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Putin blames US for Georgia role

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 21:20
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia, United States United States

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accuses the United States of provoking the conflict in Georgia.
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US jury acquits US ex-marine

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 22:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US federal jury clears a former marine sergeant of the deaths of Iraqi detainees.
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Ivanovic beaten by qualifier Coin

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 22:23
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Coin

World number one Ana Ivanovic is sent crashing out of the US Open by French qualifier Julie Coin.
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Argentine chiefs jailed for life

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 22:51
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Two generals during Argentina's military rule are sentenced to life in jail over the disappearance of a former senator.
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Audio slideshow

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 23:04
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Student's journey of lifetime with Mexican circus
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Crisis camps

Thursday 28th of August 2008, 23:04
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

Thousands flee to Kenya to escape Somalia fighting
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