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What happend on July 22nd 2009

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Suspects probed in Papua killings

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 3:53
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia detains at least 17 suspects after a wave of attacks that left three dead and a dozen injured.
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Burma-N Korea ties 'of concern'

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 4:10
related countries: Burma Burma, Indonesia Indonesia, Thailand Thailand

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US is concerned about possible nuclear co-operation between North Korea and Burma.
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Fiji police hold church leaders

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 4:37
related countries: Fiji Fiji

The Methodist Church of Fiji says seven of its leaders are being held by police in political conflict over conference plans.
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China iPhone man commits suicide

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 4:59
related countries: China China

A worker in an iPhone manufacturing company in south China commits suicide.
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Nigeria militants release crew

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 6:13
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian militants release six members of an oil tanker's crew, kidnapped three weeks ago, as part of a ceasefire deal.
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China says Falun Gong ban 'works'

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 6:18
related countries: China China

Ten years after Falun Gong was banned in China, an official says the country has succeeded in crushing the spiritual movement.
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Strong profits at India's Wipro

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 6:46
related countries: India India

Indian outsourcing firm Wipro announces higher quarterly profits, despite the global economic downturn.
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New accident at Delhi metro site

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 7:04
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A labourer is killed in the third accident at a metro construction site in India's capital, Delhi, in the past 10 days.
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Europe eyes 'innovative UK space'

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 7:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Harwell

The European Space Agency opens its new UK technical centre at Harwell in Oxfordshire.
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Airline apologises to frisked Indian ex-president

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 7:57
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: America

America's Continental Airlines apologises to former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam for frisking him as he boarded a flight to the US.
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Asia watches long solar eclipse

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 8:18
related countries: India India, China China

The longest total solar eclipse this century crosses Asia, with swathes of India and China plunged into darkness.
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Forest fires kill Spanish firemen

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 8:33
related countries: Spain Spain

Four firefighters are killed and two are badly burned while trying to tackle forest fires in north-eastern Spain.
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Study charts Brazil youth murders

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 8:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A study finds 5,000 young people aged 12 to 18 are killed in Brazil's cities and towns each year, many them poor, black males.
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Former minister in Ghana arrested

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 9:04
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian prosecutors charge former Foreign Minister Akwasi Osei-Adjei with causing financial loss to the state.
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Five Iran pilgrims killed in Iraq

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 9:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran

Five Iranian pilgrims are shot dead near Baquba in the troubled Iraqi border province of Diyala, police said.
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Close neighbours: Quake edges NZ towards Australia

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 9:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake last week has edged New Zealand closer to Australia, scientists say.
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Sudan tense for oil border ruling

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 9:20
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Abyei

Tension is high in Sudan as a ruling in The Hague begins on its disputed internal border, in the oil-rich region of Abyei.
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Saudi 'rights abuses' criticised

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 9:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International strongly criticises Saudi Arabia over abuses allegedly committed during counter-terrorism efforts.
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Live text - Tour de France

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 10:14
related countries: France France
related places: Le Grand-Bornand

Alberto Contador keeps hold of the yellow jersey after stage 17, a mountainous 169.5km trek from Bourg St Maurice to Le Grand Bornand.
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Chavez 'to review' Colombia ties

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 10:33
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Venezuela President Hugo Chavez says he will reassess ties with Colombia, which is set to allow the US to use its military bases.
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Corsica police station car-bombed

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 10:46
related countries: France France

A car bomb explodes outside a police station on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica.
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Fresh Pakistan protest over power

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 10:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Fresh protests rock Pakistan for the second day running over frequent power outages.
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Explain emergency, Musharraf told

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 11:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's top court asks former president Pervez Musharraf to explain his decision to impose emergency rule in 2007.
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UK minister admits Afghan shortage

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 11:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lord Malloch Brown rows back on comments made in a interview that Britain did not have enough helicopters in Afghanistans.
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EU backs Gdansk shipyard rescue

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 11:30
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Gdansk

The European Commission backs a plan to save Poland's historic Gdansk shipyard - but it will have to cut capacity.
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Chinese directors shun festival

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 11:47
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Two Chinese directors boycott Australia's biggest film festival over the screening of a documentary about political activist Rebiya Kadeer.
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Turkmen leader operates on patient

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 11:49
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan's president opens a new cancer hospital by performing the clinic's first operation himself.
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China iPhone man commits suicide

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 12:05
related countries: China China

A worker in an iPhone company in south China commits suicide, after being suspected of stealing a prototype phone.
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Boeing eyes Dreamliner solution

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 12:10
related countries: United States United States

US planemaker Boeing says it has found a way to tackle a technical problem which has delayed its Dreamliner 787 aircraft.
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Mexican midget wrestlers arrest

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 12:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A woman is arrested in Mexico over the deaths of two midget wrestlers - twin brothers - found in a hotel room last month.
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Bangladesh rare leopard cub found

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 12:42
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A clouded leopard previously thought to be extinct is captured by tribespeople in Bangladesh, a leading zoologist tells the BBC.
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Israel to use Hitler shot for PR

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 13:04
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli embassies are told to use for public relations purposes a picture of Hitler meeting a Palestinian cleric, officials say.
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Pietersen to miss rest of Ashes

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 13:09
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Kevin Pietersen is ruled out of the rest of the Ashes series against Australia with an Achilles tendon injury.
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Jakarta bomber images released

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 14:16
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Indonesian police reveal sketches of two men they believe were suicide bombers in attacks on two Jakarta hotels.
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In pictures

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 14:25
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

The worst floods in decades hit the people of Mongolia
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Birthday fun for Bolivian boy who set football record

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 14:51
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

A Bolivian boy celebrates his 13th birthday just days after becoming South America's youngest ever professional footballer.
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World's first double arm transplant man extols the joys of scratching

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 15:08
related countries: Germany Germany

A German farmer who received the world's first transplant of two complete arms extols the joy of scratching.
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US 'will repel nuclear hopefuls'

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 15:24
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Gulf

The US is prepared to bolster the defence of Gulf allies if Iran develops nuclear arms, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says.
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Contador moves closer to Tour win

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 15:41
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

Spain's Alberto Contador tightens his grip on the Tour de France yellow jersey after a gruelling 17th stage.
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Ukraine general 'killed reporter'

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 16:07
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A former Ukrainian general reportedly confesses to the high-profile murder of a journalist and implicates senior political figures.
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Sudan welcomes oil border ruling

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 16:27
related countries: Sudan Sudan

North and south Sudan agree to respect a border decision by international judges that awards a big oilfield to the north.
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Riots in South Africa spread

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 16:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Violence in South Africa's townships spreads as residents protest about what they say is a lack of basic services.
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Newspaper group sues Berlusconi

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 17:15
related countries: Italy Italy

The publisher of Italy's second biggest newspaper sues PM Silvio Berlusconi for defamation amid ongoing personal scandals.
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Pirates' treasure

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 17:52
related countries: Sweden Sweden

What about Sweden has led to the Pirate Party
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Making ends meet

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 17:58
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Food prices are a sensitive issue in Indonesia
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Das It Girl among latest words to enter German language

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 18:01
related countries: Germany Germany

Das It Girl sashays into the latest German dictionary, joining 5,000 other new words, many from the English language.
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Artist's Nazi-salute gnome not illegal, say German prosecutors

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 18:25
related countries: Germany Germany

An artist who created a garden gnome raising its right arm in a Nazi salute did nothing illegal, say German prosecutors.
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Biden pledges support for Georgia

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 18:48
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US will support Georgia as it seeks to broaden its democratic credentials, US Vice-President Joe Biden says.
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Israeli textbooks to drop 'Nakba'

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 19:12
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli officials are to excise a term from a history book for Arabs that describes Israel's founding as a "catastrophe".
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Clinic of Jackson doctor raided

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 19:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Houston

The Houston clinic of Michael Jackson's doctor is searched by police looking for evidence of manslaughter, his lawyer says.
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Human flu jab trials 'under way'

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 19:55
related countries: Australia Australia

Human trials of a vaccine to protect against the swine flu virus, which has killed hundreds worldwide, begin in Australia.
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Seeking solutions

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 20:49
related countries: United States United States

Obama's plans to shake up costly US healthcare system
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Iraq and US vow renewed alliance

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 21:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: White House

The leaders of the US and Iraq meet for talks at the White House, pledging to work together to bring peace to Iraq.
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US man accused in 'al-Qaeda' case

Wednesday 22nd of July 2009, 22:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

An American man is charged with giving al-Qaeda information about New York public transport, US court papers say.
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