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'Twelve die' in Algerian blasts

Monday 9th of June 2008, 3:04
related countries: Algeria Algeria

At least 12 people are killed by two explosions at a train station east of the Algerian capital, Algiers, reports say.
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Texas helicopter crash kills four

Monday 9th of June 2008, 4:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Houston, Texas

A US helicopter transferring a patient to a hospital in Houston, Texas, crashes, killing all four people on board.
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Blast takes UK Afghan toll to 100

Monday 9th of June 2008, 4:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three UK soldiers die in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, bringing the number killed there to 100 since 2001.
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Cambodian legacy

Monday 9th of June 2008, 4:32
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Ex-Khmer Rouge fighters' views of the genocide trials
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Zimbabwe vote 'not free and fair'

Monday 9th of June 2008, 5:07
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Human Rights Watch says widespread violence in Zimbabwe makes a free and fair presidential run-off impossible.
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Gun incident mars UN Congo visit

Monday 9th of June 2008, 5:29
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Top UN diplomats abandon travel plans after a guard accidentally fires his gun inside their jet in eastern Congo.
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Fire hits historic Texas mansion

Monday 9th of June 2008, 6:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The historic Governor's Mansion in the US state of Texas, which is being restored, suffers severe damage in a blaze.
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Deadly journey

Monday 9th of June 2008, 6:25
related countries: India India

India's chaotic and increasingly dangerous roads
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India tribe due to hold key talks

Monday 9th of June 2008, 6:45
related countries: India India

The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan and leaders of the Gujjar community are to hold talks to end protests.
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Japan police probe stab 'warning'

Monday 9th of June 2008, 7:39
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Police in Japan investigate if a man who went on a stabbing spree in Tokyo warned of his intentions on an internet site.
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S Korea sends beef envoys to US

Monday 9th of June 2008, 8:26
related countries: United States United States

South Korea sends delegates to the US for talks on a controversial beef deal that has triggered weeks of protests.
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End struggle, Chavez urges Farc

Monday 9th of June 2008, 9:04
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez calls on Colombia's Farc rebels to end their struggle and free all their hostages.
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Funeral for BBC Afghan reporter

Monday 9th of June 2008, 9:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Abdul Samad Rohani, a BBC reporter in Afghanistan's Helmand province, is buried a day after he was found shot dead.
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Chinese quake lake still rising

Monday 9th of June 2008, 10:18
related countries: China China

Water levels in a lake formed by the Sichuan earthquake are still rising, as soldiers fire shells to clear new drainage channels.
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Fatah and Hamas 'restore trust'

Monday 9th of June 2008, 11:20
related countries: Senegal Senegal
related places: Dakar

Bitter Palestinian rival factions Hamas and Fatah hold two days of talks in the Senegalese capital Dakar.
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Four police shot dead in Pakistan

Monday 9th of June 2008, 11:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least four policemen are killed in an attack by suspected militants in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, police say.
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Whales stranded off Madagascar

Monday 9th of June 2008, 11:38
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

More than 100 whales are stranded off Madagascar, as an oil company suspends surveying in the area.
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Historic trial replays in Hungary

Monday 9th of June 2008, 11:46
related countries: Hungary Hungary

An audio recording of the 1958 secret trial of Hungary's former prime minister Imre Nagy is being played in public for the first time.
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Thunderstorms pummel US Midwest

Monday 9th of June 2008, 11:47
related countries: United States United States

The US Midwest braces for more bad weather after weekend storms that killed several people and caused wide flooding.
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Australian women flock to be 'Jillaroos' on outback farms

Monday 9th of June 2008, 12:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Farms in the Australian outback - which have long had problems attracting workers - are now reporting a surge of interest from young women.
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Despair as Somali peace talks end

Monday 9th of June 2008, 12:31
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

United Nations brokered Somali peace talks are ended, after at least 28 people are killed in Mogadishu clashes.
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India's Sensex slumps on oil fear

Monday 9th of June 2008, 13:14
related countries: India India

India's Sensex share index closes down more than 3% on fears oil prices will push inflation into double-digits.
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McCain v Obama

Monday 9th of June 2008, 13:24
related countries: United States United States

Who has the edge? US pundits assess the challenges
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Monday 9th of June 2008, 13:57
related countries: China China

The Chinese toy industry still has "weak links" in it despite progress in addressing safety concerns, an EU report finds.
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Army deployed after Bekaa clashes

Monday 9th of June 2008, 14:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Lebanese army restores order in two villages in the Bekaa Valley after fighting broke out between rival political factions.
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Japan vows future emissions cut

Monday 9th of June 2008, 15:18
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's government promises a 60-80% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but nothing sooner.
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Indonesia tightens rules for sect

Monday 9th of June 2008, 15:19
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Indonesian government issues a decree warning members of the controversial Ahmadiyah sect they could face jail.
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Nigeria oil militants attack boat

Monday 9th of June 2008, 15:21
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Militants attack a Nigerian navy vessel but the authorities deny reports that it was seized.
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Somalis 'threaten suicide' in SA

Monday 9th of June 2008, 15:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Somalis displaced by recent anti-foreigner violence in South Africa threaten to drown themselves, local media report.
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Slum clinic diary

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:02
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
related places: Freetown

The caretaker of the Kroo Bay clinic in Freetown
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German sues for CIA extradition

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:03
related countries: Germany Germany

A German citizen goes to court to force his government to seek the extradition of 13 suspected CIA agents who allegedly abducted him.
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Anger as Syrian anthem played for Lebanese football team

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:08
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Anger as Syrian anthem played for Lebanese football team
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US presence blamed for Iraq woes

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran's supreme leader tells the visiting Iraqi PM the root cause of his country's problems is the presence of US troops.
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Kenya's Safaricom soars on debut

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:23
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Shares in mobile phone firm Safaricom surge as much as 60% after Kenya's biggest stock market flotation.
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Medics held in Italy murder probe

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:27
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police say doctors carried out needless operations to make more money - sometimes with fatal results.
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Bush eyes economy on Europe trip

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:33
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush speaks about economic concerns as he sets off on what may be his final trip to Europe.
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Cricket: India and Pakistan to clash

Monday 9th of June 2008, 17:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

India paceman Sree Santh will miss the tri-series against Pakistan and Bangladesh because of a side strain.
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Swimsuit contest

Monday 9th of June 2008, 18:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's race to find a new Olympic swimsuit
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Hunger in Ethiopia

Monday 9th of June 2008, 18:50
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Gavin Hewitt sees at first hand the growing food crisis
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Man flees N Korea after 33 years

Monday 9th of June 2008, 18:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean fisherman taken by the North more than three decades ago has escaped, say reports.
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Kennedy back home after surgery

Monday 9th of June 2008, 19:03
related countries: United States United States

US Senator Edward Kennedy returns home after undergoing surgery for a cancerous brain tumour.
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Euro 2008 clashes spark arrests

Monday 9th of June 2008, 19:49
related countries: Austria Austria, Poland Poland, Germany Germany

Austrian police detain more than 200 people as violence follows Germany's match with Poland at Euro 2008.
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Romania 0-0 France

Monday 9th of June 2008, 20:14
related countries: France France

Romania hold France to a goalless draw in a drab opening to Group C at Euro 2008.
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Bush eyes economy on Europe trip

Monday 9th of June 2008, 22:01
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia, United States United States

The US leader arrives in Slovenia on what is expected to be his last European tour, with economic issues to the fore.
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Football: Classy Dutch beat Italy

Monday 9th of June 2008, 22:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Italy Italy

The Netherlands thrash World Cup winners Italy in their opening Group C game of Euro 2008.
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Iraq UK troops decision 'this year'

Monday 9th of June 2008, 23:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The final withdrawal of British troops from Iraq could be announced by the end of the year, the BBC learns.
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Chinese parks 'sell tiger wine'

Monday 9th of June 2008, 23:23
related countries: China China

Illegal "tiger bone wine" is being made and sold by a number of animals parks in China, say campaigners.
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Iraqi artefacts return to Baghdad

Monday 9th of June 2008, 23:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's antiquities department takes delivery of 11 ancient ceremonial seals looted after the US-led invasion in 2003.
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Ukrainian coal miners found alive

Monday 9th of June 2008, 23:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A total of 24 miners are rescued from a Ukrainian pit after an explosion, but a dozen more remain missing.
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Spanish hauliers on fuel strike

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 0:54
related countries: Spain Spain

Tens of thousands of Spanish lorry drivers are on strike to protest against the soaring price of diesel.
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Pinochet minions

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 1:27
related countries: Chile Chile

How far should Chile go in the pursuit of justice?
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Lehman losses prompt share sale

Tuesday 10th of June 2008, 1:46
related countries: United States United States

US investment bank Lehman Brothers is raising $6bn as it prepares to post a $2.77bn loss in the second quarter.
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