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S Korea head admits beef failings

Monday 7th of July 2008, 0:07
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak tells the BBC he should have listened more to public concern over US beef.
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Economy looms as key issue for G8

Monday 7th of July 2008, 0:20
related countries: Japan Japan

World leaders prepare to start a key summit in Japan expected to focus on soaring global food and fuel prices.
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NZ emissions plan upsets farmers

Monday 7th of July 2008, 3:53
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Farmers in New Zealand criticise a bold plan by the government to make the country carbon neutral by 2040.
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E Timor police move on students

Monday 7th of July 2008, 4:54
related countries: East Timor East Timor
related places: Dili

Police in East Timor's capital, Dili, fire tear gas at students protesting against government spending plans, reports say.
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S Korea president sacks ministers

Monday 7th of July 2008, 7:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sacks three cabinet ministers in the wake of protests against US beef imports.
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Indian PM leaves for G8 in Japan

Monday 7th of July 2008, 7:12
related countries: India India, Japan Japan

Indian PM Manmohan Singh leaves for the G8 summit where he is expected to discuss the civilian nuclear deal with the President Bush.
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Chelsea play down Kaka bid claims

Monday 7th of July 2008, 7:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Chelsea reject claims from AC Milan that the Blues made an "astronomical" offer for their Brazil star Kaka.
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Webb's America

Monday 7th of July 2008, 7:57
related countries: United States United States

High fuel prices and a risk of bitterness in smalltown USA
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Abbas discusses unity in Damascus

Monday 7th of July 2008, 8:53
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas holds talks with Syrian leaders to try to improve ties between rival factions.
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Chairman Mao dropped from new China banknote

Monday 7th of July 2008, 9:44
related countries: China China

For the first time in nearly a decade, China is issuing new banknotes without the image of Chairman Mao Zedong.
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Second arrest over student deaths

Monday 7th of July 2008, 10:11
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A second man is arrested over the murders of two French students who were stabbed and set alight in London.
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Rising costs dominate G8 talks

Monday 7th of July 2008, 10:50
related countries: Japan Japan

World leaders are starting a key summit in Japan that is expected to focus on soaring global food and fuel prices.
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Strike action hits German flights

Monday 7th of July 2008, 10:50
related countries: Germany Germany

Hundreds of flights on Lufthansa's CityLine and Eurowings regional carriers are cancelled by a strike.
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Australian PM in new nude art row

Monday 7th of July 2008, 12:03
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian PM Kevin Rudd criticises a photo of a naked girl in an magazine that re-ignited a row over depicting children.
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Niger signs power deal with China

Monday 7th of July 2008, 12:24
related countries: Niger Niger, China China

China agrees to send electrical power units to help improve Niger's power supplies.
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Kashmir leader quits in land row

Monday 7th of July 2008, 12:36
related countries: India India

The chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir resigns after protests over the transfer of land to a Hindu shrine.
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Israelis close 'Hamas charity'

Monday 7th of July 2008, 12:41
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli troops shut down the offices of a Palestinian charity linked to the militant Hamas movement.
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Kenyan minister in quit challenge

Monday 7th of July 2008, 14:33
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's under-fire finance minister says he will only resign if the prime minister does.
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Iraq floats US pullout timetable

Monday 7th of July 2008, 14:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraq's PM raises the prospect of setting a timetable for the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq.
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Bull-runners injured in Pamplona

Monday 7th of July 2008, 14:55
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Pamplona

At least 13 people are injured at the start of Spain's annual bull-running festival in Pamplona.
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Bomb rocks India embassy in Kabul

Monday 7th of July 2008, 15:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A suicide bomber rams a car full of explosives into the Indian embassy in the Afghan capital, killing 41 people.
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Hunt for clues in Pakistan attack

Monday 7th of July 2008, 15:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani investigators search for clues after a suicide bomb in Islamabad leaves 18 police dead and many people hurt.
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Austria ruling coalition crumbles

Monday 7th of July 2008, 15:38
related countries: Austria Austria

The leader of Austria's conservative party pulls out of the governing coalition, prompting a fresh poll within months.
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In pictures

Monday 7th of July 2008, 15:57
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan's Tao tribe launch a traditional carved boat
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Hard graft

Monday 7th of July 2008, 16:16
related countries: China China

China clamps down on corruption as it rebuilds post-quake
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Milan mosque 'to be closed down'

Monday 7th of July 2008, 16:18
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

A controversial mosque in the Italian city of Milan is to be shut down, Italy's right-wing government says.
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Iraqi police recover luxury cars once owned by son of Saddam

Monday 7th of July 2008, 16:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

Iraqi police recover luxury cars once owned by son of Saddam
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Female bomber kills nine in Iraq

Monday 7th of July 2008, 16:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A female suicide bomber has killed nine people in an attack on an Iraqi market north of Baghdad, police say.
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Indonesia clerics 'growing force'

Monday 7th of July 2008, 16:56
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Hardline Muslim groups in Indonesia are gaining greater influence over government policy, says a new report.
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Arrests follow 'settler beating'

Monday 7th of July 2008, 19:38
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli police arrest two Jewish settlers suspected of involvement in the beating of a Palestinian man.
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US and EU urged to cut biofuels

Monday 7th of July 2008, 19:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rich

Rich nations should produce less biofuel and more food to help relieve hunger, the World Bank chief tells a G8 summit.
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Abkhazia 'will cut Georgia ties'

Monday 7th of July 2008, 19:58
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia says it is severing all ties with Georgia's government after a series of blasts.
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Militia attack Zimbabwe displaced

Monday 7th of July 2008, 20:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Armed men attack Zimbabweans, who had previously sought refuge at the South African embassy.
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Iraq floats US pullout timetable

Monday 7th of July 2008, 20:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraq's PM raises the prospect of setting a timetable for the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq.
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Inter begin Lampard negotiations

Monday 7th of July 2008, 20:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea

Inter Milan open talks to sign Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard, BBC Sport understands.
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Jail sentence for Beslan 'healer'

Monday 7th of July 2008, 20:50
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Beslan

A "faith healer" who promised to resurrect children killed in the 2004 Beslan siege is sentenced to 11 years for fraud in Russia.
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Israel signs prisoner swap deal

Monday 7th of July 2008, 20:50
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israel formally signs an agreement with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah over an exchange of prisoners.
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EU backs French immigration pact

Monday 7th of July 2008, 21:03
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

EU ministers have backed French plans to introduce common rules for integration and asylum across the union.
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South African wins top book prize

Monday 7th of July 2008, 21:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African novelist Henrietta Rose-Innes wins this year's Caine Prize for African Writing.
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Mann sentenced for E Guinea plot

Monday 7th of July 2008, 21:57
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Briton Simon Mann is sentenced to 34 years in jail for an Equatorial Guinea coup plot.
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Coca-Cola defends Olympics deal

Monday 7th of July 2008, 22:36
related countries: China China

Coca-Cola defends its sponsorship of the Beijing Olympics despite global protests about China's role in Tibet.
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US candidates spar over economy

Monday 7th of July 2008, 23:06
related countries: United States United States

US presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama attack one another over their economic plans.
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Elusive peace

Monday 7th of July 2008, 23:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian attempts to end oil conflict may be still-born
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