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Malagasy leaders agree transition

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 1:10
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

The leaders at the centre of Madagascar's political crisis have signed a power-sharing agreement, a UN envoy says.
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'Dead' Paraguay baby wakes up

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 2:17
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

A premature baby declared dead at a hospital in Paraguay is found to be alive hours later after being taken home for burial.
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Israel recalls envoy over memo

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 3:01
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israel's foreign ministry recalls a senior diplomat after he criticised his own government for harming ties with the US.
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Eta responsible for police deaths

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 4:42
related countries: Spain Spain

Basque separatist group Eta say they carried out recent bombings in Spain, including one which killed two Civil Guards in July.
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Is British government colluding in torture?

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 4:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ministers have denied allegations of colluding in the abuse of terror suspects, but say it's impossible to remove all risk. What do you think?
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Trucking trouble

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 8:46
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Cross

Cross-border row with US hurts Mexico drivers
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UK ministers deny torture collusion

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 9:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two UK ministers deny claims of collusion in the abuse of terror suspects overseas, as MPs renew calls for government action.
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Live - England v Australia

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 9:41
related countries: Australia Australia

England are batting after lunch but Australia remain firmly on course for victory in the fourth Ashes Test.
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Nine killed in New York air crash

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 10:41
related countries: United States United States

Nine people are killed after a helicopter and a light aircraft collide and crash into New York's Hudson River.
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Abdul 'in talks with Idol rival'

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 11:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Idol

Paula Abdul may join TV talent show So You Think You Can Dance following her exit from American Idol, reports suggest.
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US resort offers cheap room deal - if guests opt to sleep in a tent

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 11:22
related countries: United States United States

A US luxury resort offers rooms for as little as $19 (£11) per night, but guests have to sleep in a tent.
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Saudis shut TV offices in sex row

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 12:02
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Lebanon Lebanon

Saudi authorities close the Jeddah offices of a TV station which aired an interview with a Saudi man boasting about sex.
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Pop star Sakai arrested in Tokyo

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 12:50
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo, Sakai

Japanese pop star Noriko Sakai, who disappeared on Monday, surrenders to Tokyo police and is arrested on drugs charges.
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Aussies win to level Ashes series

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 13:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Australia beat England by an innings and 80 runs in the fourth Test at Headingley to level the Ashes series at 1-1.
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Saudi princess robbed in Sardinia

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 13:13
related countries: Italy Italy, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Burglars steal some $16m in cash and jewellery from a Saudi princess staying at a luxury hotel on the Italian island of Sardinia.
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Majorca bar 'hit by bomb blast'

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 13:28
related countries: Spain Spain

A bomb has exploded in a bar on the Spanish island of Majorca, officials say.
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Iran confirms US trio being held

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 14:25
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran has confirmed that it has detained three Americans thought to have strayed into its territory, a top US official says.
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Tamil Tigers seek arrest inquiry

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 14:52
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels call for an investigation into the overseas arrest and repatriation of their leader.
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Mystery of Taliban chiefs deepens

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 14:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

Confusion surrounds leadership of Pakistan's Taliban as deadly in-fighting is said to follow Baitullah Mehsud's reported death.
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Ponting salutes resurgent Aussies

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 15:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Ricky Ponting hails the spirit of his Australia team after their victory over England by an innings and 80 runs in the fourth Test.
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Russian crew ship 'disappears'

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 15:27
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Russia Russia

A cargo ship with a Russian crew disappears off Portugal's coast in the Atlantic, the Russian maritime journal Sovfracht reports.
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Typhoon batters south-east China

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 15:59
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Hundreds of houses are destroyed and land is flooded as a typhoon lashes south-eastern China, a day after hitting Taiwan.
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China turns back Xinjiang plane

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 18:28
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang, Urumqi

China turns back an Afghan aircraft bound for Urumqi in the restive Xinjiang region, citing a bomb threat.
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Two foreign contractors killed in Iraq

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 19:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Baghdad

A British man is arrested after another Briton and an Australian contractor die in a shooting in Baghdad's Green Zone.
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Badminton team quits after threat

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 19:56
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The England team withdraws from the World Badminton Championships in India after "a specific terrorist threat".
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Belgian jailbreak convicts caught

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 20:09
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Morocco Morocco

The last of three men who escaped from a Belgian jail on a hijacked helicopter is recaptured in Morocco, reports say.
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Bomb blasts hit Spain's Majorca

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 20:17
related countries: Spain Spain

Three bombs explode on the Spanish island of Majorca, after a warning purported to be from the Basque separatist group, Eta.
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Pakistani Taliban leader 'is ill'

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 20:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The Pakistani Taliban leader, Baitullah Mehsud, is gravely ill, his aide says, denying claims he was killed in a US missile attack.
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Dozens injured in US prison riot

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 23:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Fifty-five prisoners are taken to hospital and 200 others left with minor injuries after a riot at a jail in southern California.
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Eye in the sky

Sunday 9th of August 2009, 23:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Satellite images reveal secretive North Korea
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