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Prehistoric German men 'killed rivals to steal their women'

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 0:59
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Durham

Prehistoric man may have executed male rivals in order to steal their women, research by Durham scientists suggests.
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Argentine farmers extend strike

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 3:56
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Farmers in Argentina extend a strike by a further week in a row with the government over export taxes.
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'Six militants killed' in Kashmir

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 4:20
related countries: India India

The authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say the security forces have killed six militants in three incidents.
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New appeal for N Korea food aid

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 5:21
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

Religious groups in South Korea urge the government to send food to North Korea, amid famine warnings.
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Texas sect children return home

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 6:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

More than 400 children taken from a Texas sect begin to return to their parents following a court ruling.
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Malaysia to let fuel prices rise

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 6:56
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Malaysian minister announces plans to remove price controls on petrol and diesel from August.
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Gujjars take bodies for cremation

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 7:17
related countries: India India

Families of 12 of the dead protesters from India's Gujjar tribe take away their bodies for cremation.
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Nato 'needs more' in Afghanistan

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 8:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The outgoing Nato forces general in Afghanistan says the war against the Taleban is "under-resourced".
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Sydney police boss 'in drug ring'

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 8:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A senior Australian police officer is charged over an alleged plot to import half a tonne of drug-making chemicals.
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Israel court condemns student ban

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 8:45
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli Supreme Court calls for an end to the almost total ban on students in Gaza from studying abroad.
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Iran 'not seeking' nuclear arms

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 8:46
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei insists it will continue its nuclear activities for civilian purposes only.
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Danish embassy probe begins

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 9:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Pakistan Pakistan

Investigators in Pakistan search for clues a day after a car bomb killed six people near the Danish embassy.
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Colombian mudslide kills 26

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 9:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Medellin

Colombian authorities say at least 26 people have died in a mudslide that buried homes in the city of Medellin.
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Greece sees first gay 'marriage'

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 9:49
related countries: Greece Greece

A Greek mayor defies the threat of prosecution to carry out the country's first gay "marriages".
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'Gay' Spaniards held in Gambia

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 9:52
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia, Spain Spain

Two Spanish men are held in The Gambia accused of making homosexual advances to taxi drivers, police say.
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Asif held for 'illegal substance'

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 9:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani fast bowler Mohammed Asif is detained at Dubai airport on suspicion of carrying illegal drugs.
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Venezuela 'spy' law draws protest

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 10:41
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's new intelligence law provokes a backlash from human rights groups who say it threatens civil liberties.
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The capital of Palestinian escapism

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 10:57
related countries: West Bank West Bank

BBC correspondent Aleem Maqbool looks back at his first year in Ramallah, an oasis of almost-calm in the West Bank.
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'Six killed' by Sri Lankan army

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 11:31
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka say at least six civilians are killed by the security forces in the north of the island .
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'Keyhole gardens'

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 12:01
related countries: Lesotho Lesotho

The home-grown Lesotho innovation to fend off hunger
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UN sets out food crisis measures

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 12:24
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The UN secretary general calls for revitalising agriculture as a way of tackling the world's worsening food crisis.
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Remains 'were from five Israelis'

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 12:25
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel says remains handed over by Hezbollah on Sunday were of five Israeli soldiers killed in the 2006 war.
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Ministers clear Slovak euro entry

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 12:44
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

EU finance minister approve Slovakia's euro entry, which is due to happen on 1 January 2009.
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Ivanovic v Schnyder as it happened

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 13:25
related countries: France France

World number two Ana Ivanovic beats Patty Schnyder in straight sets at the French Open.
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Zimbabwe blocks 'political' aid

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 14:51
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe stops an international agency from distributing aid, accusing it of backing the opposition.
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Monsoon toll rises in Sri Lanka

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 15:04
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The number of people killed by floods and landslides in southern Sri Lanka rises to 19, officials say.
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India plans statue to rival that of New York's Liberty

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 15:22
related countries: India India

The government of the Indian state of Maharashtra says it plans to build a statue to rival New York's Statue of Liberty.
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Tennis: Wins for Djokovic, Nadal

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 15:34
related countries: France France

Novak Djokovic will meet Rafael Nadal in the French Open semi-finals after straight sets wins at Roland Garros.
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China reins in quake school fury

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 15:57
related countries: China China

China appears to be reining in public anger over the number of schools that collapsed during the earthquake.
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Home relief

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 16:04
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese people help each other after the cyclone
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Bardot fined over racial hatred

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 16:13
related countries: France France

Former film star Brigitte Bardot is fined 15,000 euros by a French court for inciting racial hatred.
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Tight grip

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 16:32
related countries: China China

China does all it can to avoid re-run of Tibet unrest
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Algerian Christian converts fined

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 16:52
related countries: Algeria Algeria

An Algerian court fines four Christian converts for holding an illegal religious ceremony.
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Max Mosley wins FIA backing

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 17:50
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Motorsport head Max Mosley wins a confidence vote despite "Nazi orgy" claims.
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US freezes Sudan sanctions talks

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 18:23
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The US suspends talks aimed at normalising relations with Sudan as UN Security Council envoys visit the country.
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S Korea seeks new beef deal

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 18:32
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea requests a key change to a US beef import deal, amid mounting anti-government protests.
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Call for Musharraf treason trial

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 18:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani political leader Nawaz Sharif demands the trial of President Pervez Musharraf for treason.
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Nato warns Russia over Abkhazia

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 19:11
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

Nato demands that Russia pull out military railway workers it sent to breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia.
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Football: Eriksson is Mexico boss

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 20:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Former Manchester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is named as the new coach of Mexico.
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Clinton 'open' to joining Obama

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 22:03
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton says she is "open" to being vice-president on Barack Obama's ticket, as US primary polls near an end.
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US to tighten visa restrictions

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 22:46
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The US is to tighten visa restrictions to allow it to screen short-term visitors from Japan and Western Europe.
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GM axes SUV and truck plants

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 23:06
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

General Motors is closing four truck and sports utility vehicle plants in the US, Canada and Mexico.
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Lehman denies liquidity problems

Tuesday 3rd of June 2008, 23:55
related countries: United States United States

US investment bank Lehman Brothers denies rumours it is facing funding problems, but its shares fall by 10%.
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