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Obama win preferred, says poll

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 0:21
related countries: United States United States

People outside the US would prefer Barack Obama to become president ahead of John McCain, suggests a BBC poll.
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The kingmaker

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 0:49
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's power-broker runs out of steam
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Imprisoned goats freed from DR Congo prison by baffled minister

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 1:36
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A minister in DR Congo orders the release from prison of a dozen goats awaiting trial on charges of being sold illegally.
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Australia fears Asian arms race

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 6:24
related countries: Australia Australia

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd vows to build up Australia's armed forces in response to what he calls an emerging arms race in Asia.
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Chinese trade surplus at new high

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 6:36
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: August

China's trade surplus hit a monthly record of $28.7bn in August as the gap with the US and Europe widens.
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Hurricane Ike barrels over Cuba

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 6:54
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Hurricane Ike rattles Havana after making its second landfall in Cuba, before heading across the Gulf of Mexico.
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Positive signs at Zimbabwe talks

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 8:05
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his rival Morgan Tsvangirai speak positively about their power-sharing talks.
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Anwar 'on track to win power'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 8:24
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he remains on track to topple the government by next week.
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'White magic'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 8:49
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Austria Austria

The Austrian priestess of Nigeria spirit world
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Somali MP killed at mosque

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 9:02
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Baidoa

Somali MP Mohamed Osman Maye is shot dead outside a mosque in Baidoa, the seat of parliament.
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Armstrong to make shock comeback

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 9:12
related countries: France France

Cycling legend Lance Armstrong is coming out of retirement to try to win an eighth Tour de France.
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Iran raps Israel 'kidnap threat'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 9:31
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

Iran protests to the UN after an Israeli minister suggests the Iranian president could be kidnapped and put on trial.
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US budget deficit seen at $438bn

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 9:35
related countries: United States United States

The US budget deficit is expected to hit $438bn next year, according to estimates from the Congressional Budget Office.
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Saving lives

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 10:05
related countries: India India

Individual stories of heroism amid India's floods
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Ex-KKK man freed over 1964 deaths

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 10:32
related countries: United States United States

A US appeals court overturns the conviction of a former Ku Klux Klansman jailed over the deaths two black teenagers in 1964.
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Egypt rockfall death toll rises

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 10:50
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

The death toll from a rockfall in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has risen to 61, with many more missing, state media says.
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Haiti 'needs urgent storm help'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 10:51
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti's prime minister says communities left stranded by recent ferocious storms are in desperate need of food and water.
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North Korea denies Kim is unwell

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 11:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea

N Korea dismisses reports that leader Kim Jong-il is seriously ill, saying the claims are "worthless" and a "conspiracy plot".
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End to World Bank's Chad oil deal

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 11:32
related countries: Chad Chad

The World Bank pulls the plug on an oil deal with Chad after a row about how to spend the profits.
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Sri Lanka jets bomb 'rebel base'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 11:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan air force jets drop bombs on an intelligence headquarters of the Tamil Tiger rebels, officials say.
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Russia warning over missile sites

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 11:56
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia will not rule out targeting its rockets at US missile defence shields based in central Europe, a senior commander warns.
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Anti-Morales protests hit Bolivia

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 12:24
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil

Protesters storm public buildings in eastern Bolivia, as opposition to President Evo Morales's reform plans escalates.
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In pictures

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 12:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Cutting edge satire of Kabul-based cartoonist
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Dim outlook for European economies

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 13:22
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Commission warns that Germany, Spain and the UK will fall into recession in 2008, as eurozone growth slows.
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Toll from China landslide rises

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 13:43
related countries: China China

A landslide that devastated a valley in central China on Monday killed over 120 people, rescuers say, and more are missing.
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Thai coalition looks for new PM

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 13:44
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's coalition meets who should replace Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, a day after he was stripped of office.
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Chinese youth 'face suicide risk'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 14:08
related countries: China China

A Chinese mental health charity warns that more young Chinese people die at their own hands than any other means.
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SA rape cartoon is 'derogatory'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 14:17
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African cartoonist at the centre of a row over his drawing of ANC leader Jacob Zuma admits it is "derogatory".
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Live text - World Cup qualifiers

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 14:22
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England lead Croatia 4-1, while Northern Ireland are level with Czech Republic after Scotland defeat Iceland and Wales lose 2-1 in Russia.
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Georgia policeman shot and killed

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 14:41
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow is accused of a ceasefire violation after a Georgian policeman is shot dead near a Russian-controlled buffer zone.
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Earthquake strikes southern Iran

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 14:54
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Bandar `Abbas

An earthquake measuring 6.1 strikes near the south Iranian city of Bandar Abbas, killing four people and injuring 26.
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DR Congo army 'works with rebels'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 15:13
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Congolese army is helping rebels mine gold and tin, instead of fighting them, a lobby group says.
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'Extreme waves' worry Australia

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 15:38
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's coastline is being battered by extreme waves that are driven in part by climate change, scientists say.
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Shattered dream

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 15:57
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Moroccan's hope for new life ends in family tragedy
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Israel 'dividing up Palestinians'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 16:08
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Rights groups accuse Israel of deepening divisions between Palestinian families in the West Bank and Gaza.
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Bangladesh gets UK climate help

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 16:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Bangladesh Bangladesh

The UK announces funds to help Bangladesh protect itself against impacts of climate change and introduce new crop strains.
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Italians urged to drop 'il weekend' and other creeping English words

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 16:36
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's Dante society urges Italian-speakers to curb their use of English terms, including "il weekend" and "OK".
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Splinter effect

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 16:59
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The far-reaching consequences of the Georgia crisis
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After the fall

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 17:07
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Grief and anger at scene of deadly Cairo rockfall
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India arrests for 'uranium theft'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 17:35
related countries: India India

Police in the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya arrest five people on charges of smuggling uranium ore.
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North Korea leader 'recovering'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 17:35
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is believed to be recovering from a recent stroke, officials in South Korea say.
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EU accused of Georgia duplicity

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 18:15
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

Russia accuses the EU of duplicity over an agreement with Georgia on where EU ceasefire monitors can be deployed.
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Chanderpaul scoops top ICC award

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 19:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is named the International Cricket Council's Cricketer of the Year while England captain Charlotte Taylor wins the women's award.
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US sanctions target Iran carrier

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 19:06
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The US imposes sanctions on Iran's national shipping company over its alleged support for Tehran's nuclear programme.
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Russia 2-1 Wales

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 19:12
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

Russia substitute Pavel Pogrebniak scores late on to give his side a 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Wales in Moscow.
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Hurricane Ike ploughs towards US

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 19:17
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Ike

US President Bush declares a state of emergency as Ike, a category two storm, heads across the Gulf of Mexico.
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Deadly attack on Pakistan mosque

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 19:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 14 people are killed and dozens wounded in a grenade attack on a mosque in northern Pakistan, police say.
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Lehman shake-up as losses mount

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 20:40
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Lehman

Troubled US bank Lehman Brothers reports a massive quarterly loss and takes radical steps to strengthen its finances
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Walcott hat-trick sinks Croatia

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 20:49
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Zagreb

Theo Walcott scores three goals as England thrash Croatia 4-1 in a World Cup qualifier in Zagreb.
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Conflict fear over Arctic borders

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 20:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arctic

A senior US Coast Guard commander warns of conflict in the Arctic unless border disputes are resolved.
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Sea solidarity

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 23:28
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish pair moved to help change migrants' life
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US 'provoked Russia-Georgia war'

Wednesday 10th of September 2008, 23:47
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia, United States United States

Chechen President Kadyrov accuses the US of emboldening Georgia to start a war in the Caucasus to test Russian resolve.
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