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Vanishing act

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 0:10
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Could stress drive Cambodian dolphin to extinction?
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No bail for Khmer Rouge minister

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 3:14
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Former Khmer Rouge welfare minister Ieng Thirith is refused bail by Cambodia's UN-backed genocide court.
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Jihadi rehab

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 5:08
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi prison where repentance is the easy option
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Pakistani troops killed in ambush

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 6:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Khyber

Gunmen ambush a convoy of Pakistani troops in the Khyber region of north-west Pakistan, killing four soldiers, officials say.
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Many dead in Bolivia truck crash

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 6:23
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

At least 46 people die after a truck loaded with passengers and goods plunges 200m (650ft) down a cliff in Bolivia.
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Summit approves climate 'vision'

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 7:17
related countries: Japan Japan

The G8 and leaders from eight emerging nations agree a "shared vision" on climate change - but fail to agree on specifics.
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Singh and Bush in nuclear talks

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 7:49
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Bush

Indian PM Manmohan Singh and US President George Bush meet to discuss a landmark nuclear deal.
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PNG police 'to shoot imitators'

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 7:52
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's police chief orders criminals wearing police uniforms to be shot on sight, after banks were held up.
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Rabbit ripper

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 8:12
related countries: Germany Germany

Owners in fear as German police hunt serial pet killer
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Five dead in west Iraq bombing

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 8:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A bomb explodes outside a bank in the western Iraqi city of Falluja, killing four policemen and a civilian, police say.
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Warning over French uranium leak

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 8:59
related countries: France France

Unenriched uranium leaks from a nuclear plant into two rivers in southern France.
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Attack in DR Congo's gorilla park

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 9:23
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Two people are killed in attack on conservationists in DR Congo's Virunga National Park.
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Sarkozy decides to go to Olympics

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 9:56
related countries: France France, China China

French President Sarkozy will attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, quashing speculation about a boycott.
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EU court rules against Alitalia

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 10:03
related countries: Italy Italy

The EU's top court rejects an appeal by struggling Italian airline Alitalia against conditions for receiving state aid.
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Live - Tour de France stage five

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 10:04
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's David Millar continues his challenge for the yellow jersey on day five of the Tour de France.
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Fresh clashes shake Lebanese city

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 10:35
related countries: Libya Libya, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Tripoli

At least two people are killed and 40 are wounded in renewed sectarian clashes in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
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Ecuador head defends TV seizures

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 10:40
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa denies the seizure of two TV stations in a financial dispute is an attack on the media.
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Summit ends with climate 'vision'

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 10:58
related countries: Japan Japan

G8 leaders meeting in Japan proclaim a "shared vision" on greenhouse gases, but fail to get poor nations to agree to cuts.
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Summit hotel to bury G8 artefacts in time capsule for 100 years

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 11:06
related countries: Japan Japan

The hotel hosting the G8 summit in Japan is to bury a time capsule containing dozens of documents and photographs relating to meeting.
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Mardell's Europe

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 11:09
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish fishermen gutted by fuel costs and bleak future
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Chinese police shoot Uighurs dead

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 11:16
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese police shoot dead five alleged Uighur separatists in a raid in Xinjiang, the state news agency reports.
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Somali pirates profit from ransom

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 11:18
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates release a Ukrainian ship for $800,000 ransom, as another vessel is taken hostage.
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S Korea opposition to end boycott

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 11:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea's opposition Democratic Party agrees to end its boycott of the National Assembly over US beef imports.
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Singer faces Cameroon riots trial

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 11:47
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

A popular Cameroon singer goes on trial, accused of organising anti-government riots.
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India left hits out at government

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 11:53
related countries: India India, United States United States

Former communist allies launch a scathing attack against India's government over its controversial nuclear deal with the US.
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Israel raids Nablus 'Hamas' sites

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 12:00
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli troops enter the Palestinian city of Nablus for a third day, raiding premises alleged to be linked to Hamas militants.
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Women in Pakistan mosque protest

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 12:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Hundreds of radical Islamist women hold a protest outside the Red Mosque in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
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Kenyan police defend crackdown

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 12:21
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's police chief denies over-reacting to post-election violence, at an official enquiry.
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Russia 'upset' by US shield plans

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 12:29
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia's president says it is considering retaliatory steps after the Czechs agree to host part of a US missile shield.
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Chelsea insist Lampard will stay

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea

Chelsea say Frank Lampard will see out the final year of his contract if a new deal cannot be agreed.
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'Three Germans seized' in Turkey

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 13:27
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Three Germans are kidnapped by Kurdish guerrillas while climbing in eastern Turkey, a local governor says.
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Furious French row over break-in

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 13:37
related countries: France France

French politicians react angrily to accusations that President Sarkozy is linked to a break-in at the flat of Socialist Segolene Royal.
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Iran sends missile test warning

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 13:54
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran
related places: Shahab

Iran test-fires nine missiles, including one type capable of hitting Israel, amid rising tensions over its nuclear programme.
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Pamela Anderson enters the Australian Big Brother house

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 14:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has entered the Big Brother house in Australia surprising housemates.
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Russia may veto Mugabe sanctions

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 14:45
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Russia Russia

Russia says it may refuse to back UN Security Council sanctions against Zimbabwe's president and his allies.
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Bhutanese temple thieves get life

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 14:57
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

A court in Bhutan sentences seven people to life in prison for stealing precious artefacts from monasteries and temples.
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Fuel price marches hit S Africa

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 14:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Thousands of South African trade union members march to protest against the rising cost of fuel.
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Furious French row over break-in

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 15:10
related countries: France France

French politicians react angrily to accusations that President Sarkozy is linked to a break-in at the flat of Socialist Segolene Royal.
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Cavendish claims maiden stage win

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 15:17
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Mark Cavendish wins stage five of the Tour de France after a thrilling sprint finish.
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Alarm over Afghan civilian deaths

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 15:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 250 Afghan civilians have been killed or wounded in recent insurgent attacks or military action, the Red Cross says.
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Iraqi cities hit by bomb attacks

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 15:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

At least 13 people are killed and dozens are injured in bomb attacks in Iraq's cities of Mosul and Falluja, police say.
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Georgia row spirals as Rice lands

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 15:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Rice

Russia, Georgia and the US are engulfed in an escalating row as the US secretary of state visits Georgia.
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'Ritual killing' rescue in Ghana

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 16:19
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian police try to reunite a boy with his family after rescuing him from a suspected ritual killing.
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EU reclaims misspent farm funds

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 16:25
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Commission tells Italy, the UK and seven other EU states to return 410m euros in misspent farm subsidies.
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Ambush kills Darfur peacekeepers

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 16:30
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Seven members of the joint UN-African Union peace mission in Sudan's Darfur region are killed in an ambush, the BBC learns.
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Polygamist leader 'seriously ill'

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 17:08
related countries: United States United States

Warren Jeffs, the jailed leader of a polygamist Texan sect, is 'seriously ill', US officials say.
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Iran missile test 'provocative'

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 17:39
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran
related places: Tel Aviv

The United States and Israel condemn Iran after it test-fires a long-range missile capable of reaching Tel Aviv.
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Threats over Nigeria amputation

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 18:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigeria doctor says he has received death threats after amputating an injured girl's arms.
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US consulate in Turkey attacked

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 20:16
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States
related places: Istanbul

Three Turkish policemen and three gunmen are killed in a shoot-out outside the US consulate in Istanbul.
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US reopens $35bn air tanker deal

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 20:59
related countries: United States United States

Boeing will get the chance to rebid for a $35bn air tanker deal which had controversially been awarded to a European firm.
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Most-wanted Nazi sought in Chile

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 21:07
related countries: Chile Chile

Israel's top Nazi hunter flies to Chile, following new information as to the possible whereabouts of a fugitive known as Dr Death.
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Man charged with student murders

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 21:07
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A man is accused of double murder and two others are arrested over deaths of two French students in London.
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US Senate passes surveillance law

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 21:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US Senate passes a bill shielding phone companies who helped in the White House's controversial warrantless wiretap programme.
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UN fury at Darfur militia ambush

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 21:53
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The UN chief condemns an attack which left seven peacekeepers dead in Sudan's Darfur region.
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DNA tests 'clear JonBenet family'

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 21:55
related countries: United States United States

US prosecutors say DNA tests have cleared the family of beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey of her 1996 murder.
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Dutch tabby cat becomes surrogate mother - to a red panda

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 23:34
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A red panda cub abandoned by its mother is adopted by a tabby cat, at a zoo in the Netherlands.
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Reformed land

Wednesday 9th of July 2008, 23:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Tension grows in South Africa as deadline nears
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