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ANC in talks over Mbeki's future

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 0:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's governing African National Congress is locked in crisis talks over whether to seek President Mbeki's resignation.
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'China repression grows', says US

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 0:33
related countries: United States United States, China China

The repression of religious freedom in some parts of China has intensified over the past year, a US report says.
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Mexico plans anti-kidnap police

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 0:56
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A specialist police force to tackle kidnappings is established in Mexico, where abduction rates are among the world's highest.
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One of the few remaining slabs of the Berlin Wall sold at auction

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 1:11
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

A Berlin auction house says it has sold one of the few remaining sections of the Berlin Wall for more than 7,800 euros (£6,150).
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Money race

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 1:46
related countries: United States United States

Who has the cash advantage in the US election?
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Money race

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 2:53
related countries: United States United States

Who has the cash advantage in the US election?
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Bush hails financial rescue plan

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 4:35
related countries: United States United States

President Bush promises "unprecedented action" to tackle the financial crisis, with a fund reportedly worth up to $800bn.
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Oud awakening

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 4:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraqi musician and new US citizen gets ready to vote
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'All-out effort' for China babies

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 4:53
related countries: China China

The Chinese cabinet orders an all-out effort to save babies made ill by contaminated milk products.
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Delhi police shoot 'bomb suspect'

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 6:00
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A top suspect in the wave of bomb attacks on Indian cities has been shot dead in the capital Delhi, police say.
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Oud awakening

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 6:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraqi musician and new US citizen gets ready to vote
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US debt rescue plan takes shape

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 7:37
related countries: United States United States

Details emerge of a US plan to rescue the country's financial system, with an $800bn fund to bail out its mortgage market.
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Tendulkar could miss Aussie Tests

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 8:14
related countries: Australia Australia

India batting star Sachin Tendulkar could miss at least part of the forthcoming Test series against Australia because of an elbow injury.
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Deadly attack on Pakistani convoy

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 9:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least six people are reported killed in a suicide bomb attack on an army convoy in Pakistan's border region.
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Gaza-Egypt border crossing opens

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 9:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Gaza's border crossing with Egypt is opened for two days to allow students, pilgrims and patients out of the Hamas-run strip.
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Pipe hit claim in Delta 'oil war'

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 10:00
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

Nigeria's main militant group says it has blown up a major Shell pipeline in the oil-rich Niger Delta - its sixth attack in a week.
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Live text - Ryder Cup

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 10:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Valhalla

Europe are battling for vital points as the second day of the Ryder Cup reaches its conclusion.
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Turning to the Taleban in Pakistan

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 11:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The BBC's Owen Bennett-Jones reports from Pakistan on why anti-Americanism in the country is soaring to new highs.
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Expat Russians gaining confidence

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 11:03
related countries: Russia Russia, Estonia Estonia
related places: Moscow

The BBC's Humphrey Hawksley reports from Estonia, where Russia's expatriate population still feels a very strong loyalty to Moscow.
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Pakistan in sovereignty warning

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 11:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's president says he will not allow his nation's sovereignty to be violated by foreign powers in their fight against terror.
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Street clashes erupt in Germany

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 14:13
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Cologne

Thousands of left-wingers protesting against a right-wing rally clash with police in the German city of Cologne.
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SA's Mbeki says he will step down

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 14:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's president says he will resign, after the ANC orders him to quit amid claims he conspired against its chief.
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Drummer Barker injured in crash

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 15:56
related countries: United States United States

Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is seriously injured in a plane crash in South Carolina, in the US, that killed four people.
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Dozens killed in Pakistan attack

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 20:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

A huge bomb blast hits the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, killing at least 40 people and engulfing the hotel in flames.
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Mauritania soldiers' bodies found

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 21:34
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Twelve Mauritanian soldiers believed seized by an al-Qaeda branch in North Africa are found dead.
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Spain in Gambian migrant mix-up

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 23:16
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia, Spain Spain

Gambian officials return a plane carrying illegal immigrants to Spain, despite an earlier agreement.
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US lead Europe after dramatic day

Saturday 20th of September 2008, 23:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Valhalla

The United States will take a 9-7 lead over Europe into the Ryder Cup singles after a thrilling second day at Valhalla.
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