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Friday 3rd of July 2009, 0:36
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Cash crisis leaves Ukrainian hospitals relying on charity
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Envoy to take demand to Honduras

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 1:00
related countries: Honduras Honduras, United States United States

A top Latin American diplomat is due in Honduras where he is to demand the restoration of deposed President Manuel Zelaya.
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WHO warns swine flu 'unstoppable'

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 3:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The UN's top health official tells a swine flu forum in Mexico that the spread of the virus worldwide is now unstoppable.
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Surrender ends Russian flat siege

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 3:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Two suspects surrender in the Russian North Caucasus city of Nalchik after a siege at a flat, Russian media report.
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New dinosaurs found in Australia

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 4:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Three new dinosaur species are found in Queensland, Australia, and named after the Outback song Waltzing Matilda.
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Fans and foes pray for ill Aquino

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 4:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Aquino

Former Philippine President Cory Aquino has stopped treatment for cancer, prompting prayer vigils by fans and foes.
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India media hails gay sex ruling

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 4:59
related countries: India India

The Indian media welcomes a ruling by a Delhi court decriminalising homosexuality in the country.
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'Militant deaths' in US drone hit

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 6:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Taliban

At least 10 militants die in a suspected US drone strike in South Waziristan, say officials.
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UK forces launch Taliban assault

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 6:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than 700 UK troops launch a major offensive against insurgent strongholds in Afghanistan.
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Pakistan's education battleground

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 7:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A lack of government schools and teachers means more and more children in Pakistan are being taught at madrassas.
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Deadly bus fire 'set by arsonist'

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 8:37
related countries: China China

A fire on a bus in China that killed 27 people in June may have been caused by a suicidal arsonist, police say.
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Italy adopts law to curb migrants

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 9:02
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's parliament passes a law criminalising illegal migrants and allowing citizens' patrols to help the police.
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US sees 'fierce' Afghan fighting

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 9:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US forces launching a major offensive in the Afghan province of Helmand say they have met fierce Taliban resistance.
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'Fighter influx' for Somali group

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 9:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

An Islamist commander in Somalia tells the BBC there has been a recent influx of fighters from overseas joining their battle.
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Wetland threat

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 9:54
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Pantanal

Brazil's challenge to protect its unique Pantanal
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North Korea launches beer advert

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 9:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea launches television adverts for a beer, in a rare commercial move for the resolutely communist nation.
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Regulators eye Google book deal

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 10:00
related countries: United States United States

US anti-trust regulators are to examine Google's $125m deal with book publishers to settle copyright issues, reports say.
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Rude cuckold gesture costs Portuguese minister his job

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 10:22
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal's Economy Minister Manuel Pinho resigns after making a rude cuckold gesture at an opposition MP in parliament.
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Japan rethinks silent hybrid cars

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 11:01
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan considers adding noise-making devices to quiet hybrid cars to improve safety for blind pedestrians.
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Gaza girl killed in border clash

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 11:23
related countries: Israel Israel

A 17-year-old Palestinian girl has been killed in Gaza by Israeli fire in a clash with Palestinian militants near the border.
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Demjanjuk cleared to stand trial

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 12:40
related countries: Germany Germany

The alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk is declared fit enough to stand trial in Germany.
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Italian train crash toll up to 21

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 12:53
related countries: Italy Italy

The number of deaths after a train carrying gas tanks exploded in northern Italy on Monday rises to 21.
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UN chief calls for Burma releases

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 14:42
related countries: Burma Burma

Visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges Burma's junta to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners.
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Sahara gas pipeline gets go-ahead

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 14:47
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Algeria Algeria

Nigeria, Niger and Algeria agree to build a giant multi-billion-dollar gas pipeline across the Sahara desert.
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Rai star jailed for abortion bid

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 14:58
related countries: France France, Algeria Algeria

Algerian Rai music star Cheb Mami is jailed for five years in France for trying to force his former partner to have an abortion.
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Month mourning for Comoros crash

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 15:46
related countries: Comoros Comoros, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

The Comoros will mourn the victims of this week's plane crash for 30 days, the president of Indian Ocean nation announces.
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Putin urges Obama to scrap shield

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 16:10
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Russian PM Vladimir Putin urges the US to shelve its missile defence shield, as Barack Obama prepares to visit Moscow.
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Deadly military crash in Pakistan

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 16:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Up to 26 Pakistani soldiers are feared dead after an army transport helicopter crashes in a tribal region, officials say.
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Danger zone

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 16:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

BBC visits Somalia's radical guerrillas al-Shabab
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Mass arrests

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 17:04
related countries: Iran Iran

Concern grows over fate of Iranian protesters
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Murray suffers semi-final misery

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 17:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Britain's long wait for a men's finalist at Wimbledon goes on after Andy Murray loses a nail-biting semi-final against an inspired Andy Roddick in four sets.
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Resolution on Stalin riles Russia

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 18:04
related countries: Russia Russia

An Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe resolution equating Nazi and Soviet roles in WWII angers Russia.
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Sri Lanka v Pakistan live score

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 18:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Galle

Sri Lanka face Pakistan in Galle in the first match of a three-Test series.
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Alaska Governor Palin to resign

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 19:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

Ex-Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin will resign as Alaska governor and not run for re-election, US media say.
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Murray sets sights on US Open win

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 19:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wimbledon

A determined Andy Murray shrugs off his Wimbledon semi-final disappointment and sets his sights on winning the US Open.
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'Iran trial' for UK embassy staff

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 21:28
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some of the British embassy staff arrested in Iran for "inciting protests" will be put on trial, a top cleric says.
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African Union in rift with court

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 22:28
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The African Union halts co-operation with the International Criminal Court over its war-crimes charges against Sudan's leader.
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Russia 'agrees US troop transit'

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 22:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Russia Russia, United States United States

An Obama administration official says Russia has agreed to let US troops bound for Afghanistan fly through its airspace.
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Alaska Governor Palin to resign

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 23:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

Republican ex-vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin is to quit as Alaska governor amid speculation about a possible presidential bid.
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West meets East

Friday 3rd of July 2009, 23:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan

UK teenagers take up Japan's fashion rebellion
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