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Al-Qaeda not weakening - poll

Monday 29th of September 2008, 0:11
related countries: United States United States

People believe the US "war on terror" is not weakening al-Qaeda, a worldwide poll for the BBC World Service suggests.
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Turning sour

Monday 29th of September 2008, 0:30
related countries: China China

What went wrong with the Chinese dairy industry
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Turning sour

Monday 29th of September 2008, 0:30
related countries: China China

What went wrong with the Chinese dairy industry
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East meets West

Monday 29th of September 2008, 1:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish woman builds mosque with inclusion in mind
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Rare hurricane hits east Canada

Monday 29th of September 2008, 3:09
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Maine, New Brunswick

Hurricane Kyle makes landfall in eastern Canada, the country's hurricane service reports.
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US lawmakers publish rescue deal

Monday 29th of September 2008, 5:42
related countries: United States United States

Top US politicians reach agreement on a rescue plan for the financial system, which President Bush urges Congress to approve quickly.
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Deadly business

Monday 29th of September 2008, 5:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi journalists targeted for doing their jobs
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In pictures

Monday 29th of September 2008, 6:31
related countries: Liberia Liberia

How a simple farm is changing Liberian women's lives
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Japan agrees funding and tax cuts

Monday 29th of September 2008, 6:59
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's cabinet agrees new funding to stimulate the economy, and Prime Minister Taro Aso also offers tax cuts.
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Seven killed in India explosion

Monday 29th of September 2008, 7:04
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least seven people die in an explosion in a house in India where firecrackers were being made, police say.
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Internet game to raise awareness about victims of war is launched

Monday 29th of September 2008, 7:48
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A charity launches an internet game, in which the object is to help a displaced Ugandan boy find his mother.
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French prisoner killed by sniper

Monday 29th of September 2008, 8:01
related countries: France France

An inmate in a French prison is shot dead by a sniper from outside the jail, officials say.
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Hamilton happy as F1 nears climax

Monday 29th of September 2008, 8:55
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton says he is comfortable heading into the final three races of the F1 season with a seven-point title lead.
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Chavez eyes Russia nuclear help

Monday 29th of September 2008, 9:18
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Russia Russia

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he wants to develop a nuclear energy programme with Russian assistance.
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Shares slide despite rescue deal

Monday 29th of September 2008, 9:22
related countries: United States United States

Shares in Europe and Asia fall after news of an agreement on a $700bn US finance sector rescue deal fails to calm investor nerves.
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Kidnapped tourists 'not in Chad'

Monday 29th of September 2008, 9:42
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad denies claims that a group of foreign hostages is being held in its territory, fuelling uncertainty about their fate.
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Belarus opposition fails in polls

Monday 29th of September 2008, 9:44
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Opposition candidates in Belarus fail to win any seats in parliamentary elections, electoral officials say.
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Congo blasts child soldier claim

Monday 29th of September 2008, 9:51
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A DR Congo minister challenges a report claiming a rise in the recruitment of child soldiers and rape.
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US bases powerful radar in Israel

Monday 29th of September 2008, 10:01
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran, United States United States

The US military deploys long-range radar in Israel to give early warning of any missile strike by Iran, officials say.
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Deadly suicide attack in Algeria

Monday 29th of September 2008, 10:05
related countries: Algeria Algeria

A suicide attack east of the Algerian capital has killed three people and injured six, state media reports.
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Warships surround Somali pirates

Monday 29th of September 2008, 10:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates holding a ship carrying tanks and weapons say they are surrounded by at least three foreign warships.
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China lauds latest space 'heroes'

Monday 29th of September 2008, 10:37
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The three Chinese astronauts who returned to earth safely on Sunday are given a heroes' welcome in Beijing.
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How to help Haiti

Monday 29th of September 2008, 10:43
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Aid worker's view of what storm-hit Haiti needs to rebuild
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Austria's right hails poll result

Monday 29th of September 2008, 10:57
related countries: Austria Austria

The leaders of Austria's two far-right parties hail the results of early general elections, after making big gains.
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Deal agreed for Euro bank Fortis

Monday 29th of September 2008, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

Banking and insurance giant Fortis is rescued by European governments in a deal worth 11.2bn euros ($16.2bn).
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Why Maoists are taking a dim view of Miss Nepal contest

Monday 29th of September 2008, 11:09
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Would-be beauty queens in Nepal express their disappointment over the postponement of the Miss Nepal contest for the sixth time this year.
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Village backlash

Monday 29th of September 2008, 11:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The militias wanting to challenge the Pakistan Taleban
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Swann and Prior in England squad

Monday 29th of September 2008, 11:30
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann, Matt Prior and Owais Shah are among 15 England players selected for the Test series against India.
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India eyes France nuclear accord

Monday 29th of September 2008, 12:06
related countries: India India, United States United States

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is in France where he will discuss boosting civilian nuclear trade between the countries.
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Olmert: Israel withdrawal needed

Monday 29th of September 2008, 13:05
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

Outgoing PM Ehud Olmert says Israel must leave almost all occupied land if it wants peace with Syria and Palestinians.
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Nigerians confirm bid for Magpies

Monday 29th of September 2008, 13:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The Nigerian group trying to buy Newcastle United say they have formally lodged a bid.
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Turkey's widening diplomatic horizons

Monday 29th of September 2008, 13:21
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Jonathan Marcus boards the night train bound for Ankara in search of Turkey's new foreign policy.
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Belarus clean sweep poll 'flawed'

Monday 29th of September 2008, 13:32
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Elections in Belarus - in which the opposition failed to win a single seat - "fell short" of democratic standards, Europe's monitors say.
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UN to help Sri Lanka's displaced

Monday 29th of September 2008, 13:54
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The UN in Sri Lanka says it will send food later this week to thousands of civilians displaced by fighting in the north.
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Deadly blast rocks Lebanese city

Monday 29th of September 2008, 14:15
related countries: Libya Libya, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Tripoli

At least five people are killed in a suspected car bomb attack on a military bus in the Lebanese city of Tripoli.
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Abducted Western tourists freed

Monday 29th of September 2008, 14:40
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Eleven Europeans are freed in an operation near Sudan's border with Chad, 10 days after being kidnapped in Egypt.
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Melamine found in Cadbury goods

Monday 29th of September 2008, 14:54
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

Preliminary tests find the chemical melamine in Cadbury's Chinese-made chocolates, the company says.
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Government 'this week' in Zimbabwe

Monday 29th of September 2008, 15:12
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says a unity government will be formed this week.
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Unions backing Alitalia rescue

Monday 29th of September 2008, 15:25
related countries: Italy Italy

A 1bn-euro bail-out of Italian airline Alitalia wins the support of the last two unions who had been opposing the deal.
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Russia 'ready to help EU' in Chad

Monday 29th of September 2008, 16:09
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Chad Chad

Russia is set to provide four helicopters to help the EU's peace mission in Chad - despite tensions over Georgia.
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Pakistanis flee into Afghanistan

Monday 29th of September 2008, 16:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Some 20,000 Pakistanis have crossed into Afghanistan to escape fighting in the Bajaur region, the UN says.
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Ecuadoreans back new constitution

Monday 29th of September 2008, 16:13
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Results from Ecuador's referendum show widespread backing for President Rafael Correa's constitutional reforms.
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Bangladesh ex-PM is denied bail

Monday 29th of September 2008, 16:43
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladesh court rejects a bail plea of former PM Sheikh Hasina, meaning that she could be arrested when she returns to the country.
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Maoists appoint 'living goddess'

Monday 29th of September 2008, 16:49
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

Nepal's Maoist-led government authorises a six-year-old girl to be a "living goddess" in a town near Kathmandu.
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New probe into US attorney affair

Monday 29th of September 2008, 17:19
related countries: United States United States

The US attorney general appoints a special prosecutor to look into the firings of nine US attorneys in 2006.
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US surrounds hijacked tank ship

Monday 29th of September 2008, 19:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

The US navy says it has deployed further vessels to surround a cargo ship loaded with 33 tanks that was hijacked by pirates.
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US rivals clash on bail-out vote

Monday 29th of September 2008, 23:12
related countries: United States United States

The campaigns of US presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain clash over the loss of the bail-out vote in Congress.
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House votes down bail-out package

Monday 29th of September 2008, 23:16
related countries: United States United States

In a vote that stuns Wall Street and the White House, the US House of Representatives rejects a financial bail-out plan, as share prices tumble.
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Delayed mummy money will finally be paid out in Italy

Monday 29th of September 2008, 23:22
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian officials agree to pay a 150,000 euros finders' fee for the 5,300-year-old "Iceman" Oetzi after 17 years of wrangling.
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Petraeus warns on Pakistan threat

Monday 29th of September 2008, 23:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Militants in Pakistan pose a threat to the country's existence, according to the senior US General, David Petraeus.
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Deadly catch

Monday 29th of September 2008, 23:43
related countries: Libya Libya

Migrants risk all to reach Europe from Libyan fishing port
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