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Brutal campaign

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 3:08
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Witnesses describe Zimbabwe's poll violence
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Colombia backs Chavez Farc call

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 3:21
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

Colombia welcomes a call by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for Farc rebels to end their four-decade struggle.
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Danger of US downturn 'has faded'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 3:52
related countries: United States United States

The threat of a major decline in the US economy has waned, says Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke.
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Risk of US downturn 'diminishes'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 3:52
related countries: United States United States

The threat of a major decline in the US economy has waned, says Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke.
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EU deal on UK temporary workers

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 4:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's 1.3 million agency workers will get the same pay and conditions as permanent staff under a new EU deal.
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Nepal forced to raise oil prices

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 5:23
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The government of Nepal increases fuel prices in response to the spiralling because of the rising cost of oil.
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Argentine leader defends tax hike

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 5:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine leader defends a decision to impose higher grain tax which has led to months of protests by farmers.
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Tourists stranded by India strike

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 6:49
related countries: India India

An indefinite strike called by a regional political party in India's Darjeeling hills leaves thousands of tourists stranded.
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Shalit family 'receives letter'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 6:50
related countries: Israel Israel

The family of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit receives a letter from him, two years after he was seized by militants.
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Pakistan agents 'helping Taleban'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 6:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A leading US think-tank accuses members of Pakistan's intelligence service of aiding the Taleban in Afghanistan.
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Present tense

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 7:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ahmed Rashid on Pakistan's prickly foreign relations
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Mardell's Europe

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 7:39
related countries: Ireland Ireland

An Irish 'No' vote could doom key EU treaty
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Somalia's factions sign ceasefire

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 8:37
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's government and an opposition bloc sign a UN-brokered ceasefire, but a leading Islamist leader rejects the deal.
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Puerto Rico in independence bid

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 10:08
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Governor Anibal Acevedo Vila calls on the UN to back his people's right to self-determination.
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World Bank urges Afghan openness

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 10:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan's government must be more accountable if it is to rebuild the economy, the World Bank warns.
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Japanese man drove fire engines and ambulances without licence

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 10:15
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese firefighter is sacked after driving fire engines and ambulances for more than 20 years without a licence.
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In pictures

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 10:17
related countries: China China
related places: Tangjiashan

Water engulfs quake-hit town of Beichuan
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US Midwest floods as East sweats

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:03
related countries: United States United States

Torrential rains cause more flooding in the US Midwest, as the East Coast swelters in a heatwave.
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Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:13
related countries: India India

The Indian Cricket League could take legal action if its players are banned from the Twenty20 Cup or Champions League.
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Somali Islamist rejects ceasefire

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:19
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A top Islamist leader rejects a UN-brokered ceasefire signed by Somalia's government and an opposition bloc.
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Hopes fading for Ukraine miners

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:23
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Search teams hunt for 12 miners still trapped after a gas blast in Ukraine, after their colleagues were rescued.
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Head-to-head

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Should Canada deport this Iraq deserter to the US?
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Top Greek tycoon kidnapped

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:33
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek police launch a massive search for missing industrialist George Mylonas, abducted by gunmen on Monday.
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Face of hunger

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:36
related countries: India India

Rising prices make malnutrition worse in India
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Austria cellar daughter conscious

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 11:48
related countries: Austria Austria

Kerstin Fritzl, the Austrian woman who fell ill after her father locked her in a cellar for her whole life, emerges from a coma.
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Nigeria sailors die in oil raids

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 12:17
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

A second Nigerian sailor is killed in as many days in an attack by oil militants in the Niger Delta.
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Israel leaders discuss Gaza plan

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 12:41
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert meets top ministers and military strategists to discuss a possible wider offensive in the Gaza Strip.
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Nepal ex-king set to quit palace

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 12:51
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's ex-king will move out of his palace on Wednesday, officials say, two weeks after the monarchy was abolished.
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Football: Dutch goal 'correct'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 13:01
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Italy Italy

Premier League referees chief Keith Hackett says Ruud van Nistelrooy's controversial opening goal for the Netherlands against Italy was legitimate.
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Trump golf inquiry in full swing

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US tycoon Donald Trump gives evidence at an inquiry into his plans for a £1bn golf resort in Scotland.
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Zimbabweans get asylum in Zambia

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 14:26
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Zambia grants political asylum to 12 Zimbabwean opposition activists who have fled election violence.
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Oil imports increase US trade gap

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 14:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

The soaring cost of importing foreign oil widened America's trade gap in April to $60.9bn, the biggest for 13 months.
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BBC uncovers lost Iraq billions

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 15:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A BBC investigation estimates that about $23bn may have been lost, stolen or not properly accounted for in Iraq.
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US net firms to block child porn

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 15:15
related countries: United States United States

Three of the biggest US internet service providers agree to block child sex abuse groups and remove the material from servers.
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Japan lifts Olympics swimsuit ban

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 15:34
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan lifts a ban on its swimmers wearing record-breaking - but foreign-made - Speedo suits at the Olympics.
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Pakistani lawyers in 'long march'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 15:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Thousands of Pakistani lawyers start rallies and protests to demand the reinstatement of senior judges sacked last year.
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Shortages bite in Spanish strike

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 16:33
related countries: Spain Spain

Petrol stations and supermarkets in Spain start running out of supplies, as lorry drivers continue to blockade cities.
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Treaty vote plea tests UK lawyers

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Thompson says the attempt to force an EU referendum is set to redefine the balance of power between politics and the courts.
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S Koreans rally against US beef

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 16:54
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

Thousands of South Koreans are protesting against US beef imports, as the cabinet offers to resign amid the crisis.
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Zimbabwe 'run by military junta'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 17:00
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his country is effectively being run by a military junta.
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UN agency cuts flights to Darfur

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 17:01
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A UN agency is cutting air services to Sudan's Darfur region, reducing the ability of aid workers to travel there.
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Quake lake battle

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 17:11
related countries: China China
related places: Mianyang

Daniel Griffiths in Mianyang reports on China's victory
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BBC uncovers lost Iraq billions

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 17:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A BBC investigation estimates that about $23bn may have been lost, stolen or not properly accounted for in Iraq.
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Jordan cave may be oldest church

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 17:29
related countries: Jordan Jordan
related places: Rihab

Archaeologists in Rihab, Jordan, say they have discovered a cave that could be the world's oldest Christian church.
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Attack on Cameroon border region

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 17:35
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

A government official is abducted and several policemen killed in an attack in the Cameroonian border region of Bakassi.
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China wins quake lake 'victory'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 18:09
related countries: China China

China has begun to successfully drain an unstable lake formed by the Sichuan earthquake, officials say.
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US and EU issue new Iran warning

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 18:21
related countries: Iran Iran, Slovenia Slovenia, United States United States

The EU and the US threaten to take further sanctions against Iran unless it suspends its nuclear programme.
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Ministers killed in Kenya crash

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 18:30
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's roads minister and a junior minister die in a plane crash near the Maasai Mara game reserve, officials say.
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Euro 2008: Spain thrash Russia

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 18:42
related countries: Russia Russia, Spain Spain

Much-fancied Spain beat Russia 4-1 in their Euro 2008 opener at the Stadion Tivoli Neu in Innsbruck.
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Euro 2008: Swedes beat holders Greece

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 20:38
related countries: Greece Greece, Sweden Sweden

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's moment of magic earns Sweden victory over holders Greece in their opening game of Euro 2008.
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Marry or lose job, Iranian company tells employees

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 20:57
related countries: Iran Iran

Get married or face being fired, single Iranians at a major state-owned company are told, media reports say.
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Plane abandoned at Hanoi airport

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 21:01
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Noi Bai, Hanoi

Airport authorities say a Boeing 727 left on the tarmac at Noi Bai airport will have to be scrapped if it remains unclaimed.
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Belgian guilty of girls' murder

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 22:22
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Belgian man is convicted of abducting, raping and murdering two young sisters in a case that shocked the country.
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Cricket: England 'may boycott Zimbabwe'

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 22:24
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

England batsman Andrew Strauss says players may decide to boycott next summer's matches against Zimbabwe.
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Dozens die in Sudan jet inferno

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 23:59
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

At least 28 people die and 50 are missing after a plane from Jordan via Syria bursts into flames after landing in Sudan.
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