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Resting place

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 0:15
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's new hi-tech multi-storey 'graveyards'
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Al-Qaeda 'faces funding crisis'

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 1:43
related countries: United States United States

Funding for the Taliban is flourishing while al-Qaeda 'faces a funding crisis', says a top US Treasury official.
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New Korea reunion talks 'agreed'

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 3:33
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea says the North has agreed to new talks on family reunions amid fears of new missile launches.
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Australia seeks Sri Lanka migrant help

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 4:08
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Indonesia Indonesia, Australia Australia

Australia's prime minister calls on Indonesian help to prevent a boat of Sri Lankan suspected asylum seekers reaching its waters.
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India unease over Pakistan cleric

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 6:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

India expresses concern about the the dismissal of two cases against the head of an Islamic charity accused of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Fury at Mexico power firm closure

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 6:14
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Workers stage protests in several Mexican cities against a government decision to dissolve a state-run energy distribution firm.
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All Chinese to me

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 7:14
related countries: China China

Liberians take lessons - to read the deals they sign
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Cyclist Vandenbroucke found dead

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 8:43
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgian cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke dies at the age of 34, with reports suggesting he may have suffered a blood clot.
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Japan 'will end' Afghan mission

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 9:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Japan Japan, United States United States

Japan says it will not renew its operation in support of the US-led mission in Afghanistan, but is mulling alternative ways to help.
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Probe into southern Lebanon blast

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 10:19
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Tyre

The Lebanese army and UN peacekeepers being investigations into a blast at a Hezbollah member's house near the city of Tyre.
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More arrests over Milan bombing

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 10:19
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Italian police arrest two North Africans suspected of assisting a bomb attack on an army barracks in Milan.
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Russia and China sign trade deals

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 10:27
related countries: Russia Russia, China China
related places: Beijing

China and Russia sign trade deals worth $3.5bn during the second day of a visit to Beijing by Russian PM Vladimir Putin.
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Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 11:03
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian cleric Mehdi Karroubi faces legal action over abuse allegations he made during post-election unrest, state media say.
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Guinea and China 'agree big deal'

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 11:10
related countries: Guinea Guinea, China China

Guinea says it has sealed a massive mining deal with a Chinese firm, as protests against the ruling junta continue.
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Cowboy heritage

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 11:22
related countries: Canada Canada

How the population is changing in Canadian cattle city
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Uruguay approves sex change bill

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 11:39
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

The Uruguayan Congress approves a bill granting transsexuals the right to legally register a change of gender.
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Australia 'unprepared' for fires

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 11:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia remains "dangerously unprepared" for the upcoming bushfire season, opposition politicians say.
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UN Philippines fund 'falls short'

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 12:03
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The UN says an appeal for funds to help the Philippines after storms and floods has fallen far short of the amount needed.
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UN criticised on Congo offensive

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 12:30
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

UN peacekeepers are criticised for supporting a government military offensive in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Skier Maier announces retirement

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 12:45
related countries: Austria Austria

Austrian ski star Hermann Maier announces his retirement, blaming physical problems for his decision.
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Congo and Angola 'end expulsions'

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 12:55
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola Angola

DR Congo and Angola agree to end a spate of deportations of each other's citizens, a minister tells the BBC.
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'Egypt abuse caused' Hamas death

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 13:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Palestinian militant group Hamas accuses Egyptian prison guards of torturing to death the brother of its spokesmen.
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Sarkozy defends son's top-job bid

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 13:39
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy says his son has been "thrown to the wolves" over a bid to secure a top-level business job.
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Gately 'died of natural causes'

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 13:46
related countries: Spain Spain

The Boyzone singer Stephen Gately died of natural causes, a post mortem examination in Spain establishes.
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Sri Lanka to hold early elections

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 14:29
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will hold presidential and parliamentary elections before April 2010, state radio says.
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Indian states hold elections

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 14:33
related countries: India India

Polls are held in three Indian states in the first major test for political parties since the general elections in April.
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Dutch MP overturns UK entry ban

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 14:58
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders successfully appeals against the Home Office's decision to bar him from entering the UK.
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Dutch MP overturns UK entry ban

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 14:58
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders successfully appeals against the Home Office's decision to bar him from entering the UK.
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Pakistan's Younus offers to quit

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 15:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Younus Khan tenders his resignation as Pakistan captain, despite being cleared of match-fixing charges by a parliamentary sports committee.
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Karzai questions vote fraud panel

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 16:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Hamid Karzai says he has "serious doubts" about the UN-backed body investigating election fraud in Afghanistan.
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Russian stars urge gay acceptance

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 16:03
related countries: Russia Russia

A group of well-known Russian singers and writers calls for an end to discrimination against gay people.
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Barroso raises pressure on Czechs

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 16:12
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Czech Republic Czech Republic

The Czech Republic should sign the Lisbon Treaty without artificial delay, says EU Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso.
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'Nuclear threat' to power grids

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 16:33
related countries: Iran Iran, North Korea North Korea

Scientists warn that Iran and North Korea may develop a bomb that could paralyse western electricity grids.
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Family ties?

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 16:48
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British orphans fight it out for Italian royal legacy
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Iraqi town hit by suicide blast

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 17:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Eight people are killed in a suicide bombing in north-eastern Iraq apparently targeting a local Sunni militia leader.
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Don't pressure Iran, says Russia

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 17:12
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Threatening Iran with sanctions will not help progress on the nuclear issue, Russia's top diplomat tells Hillary Clinton.
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China ire over India border visit

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 17:26
related countries: India India, China China

China strongly criticises a visit by the Indian prime minister to the disputed north-east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.
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Tourists hit by Greek island fire

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 17:27
related countries: Greece Greece

Authorities on the Greek island of Evia evacuate hundreds of tourists from their hotel as a forest fire rages nearby.
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Karadzic immunity appeal rejected

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 17:39
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic loses his appeal that war crimes charges against him be dropped.
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Russian court rejects Stalin case

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 17:48
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A Moscow court rejects a lawsuit filed by the grandson of dictator Joseph Stalin claiming a Russian newspaper defamed him.
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Russian crime boss laid to rest

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 18:01
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

One of Russia's most infamous gangsters is buried at a prestigious Moscow cemetery amid unprecedented security.
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Taliban challenge

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 18:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

What awaits Pakistani army in South Waziristan?
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UN alarm over Yemen refugee camp

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 18:24
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The UN asks Yemen to stop sending people displaced by fighting to a camp close to a recent outbreak of shooting.
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Early warning

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 19:35
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia tests tsunami alert five years after disaster
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Intel upbeat on future earnings

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 21:05
related countries: United States United States

US chipmaker Intel announces a better-than-expected profit and sets out an upbeat forecast for the next three months.
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Shift or stall?

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 21:32
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Is Russia moving closer to the US on the issue of Iran?
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Spain seizes Basque party leaders

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 21:44
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish authorities arrest at least five senior members of Batasuna, the banned political wing of Basque separatist movement.
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US judge cuts Cuban spy sentence

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 21:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

A US judge cuts the sentence of one of the men known as the "Cuban Five", jailed for spying in the US, from life to 22 years.
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Al-Qaeda suspects die in shootout

Tuesday 13th of October 2009, 22:29
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Two suspected al-Qaeda members and a police officer have been killed in a shoot-out in Saudi Arabia, officials say.
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