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Israel warns of Hezbollah threat

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 1:10
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Tyre

Israel's president says Hezbollah has turned Lebanon into a "powder keg", after an explosion at a house near Tyre.
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'Like a slave'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 1:31
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa child brides reveal their devastated lives
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US school to punish six-year-old for using own cutlery at lunch

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 2:40
related countries: United States United States

A six-year-old American boy is suspended for several days after bringing his favourite camping cutlery to school.
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Australia fails to plug oil leak

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 2:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A second attempt to stop oil pouring into Australian waters after a rig accident in the Timor Sea fails.
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Dutch doubt in America's Cup win

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 3:43
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Australia Australia
related places: America

A Dutch naval architect casts doubt over Australia's famous 1983 America's Cup yachting victory.
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Senate panel passes health bill

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 3:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

A US Senate committee approves a healthcare reform bill, a move described as a "critical milestone" by President Obama.
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New flying reptile fossils found

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 4:15
related countries: China China

Fossils of a new type of flying reptile which lived 160 million years ago are found in China, bridging an evolutionary gap.
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Mexico drug yacht crew burn boat

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 4:54
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Mexican authorities seize a boat smuggling cocaine towards the US, as the crew sets both the boat and its cargo alight.
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'No change' to Pakistan aid bill

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 4:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A top US senator behind a major aid package to Pakistan says its conditions do not "impinge" on Pakistan's sovereignty.
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Koreas in talks after dam deaths

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 6:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North and South Korea open talks on preventing floods along a cross-border river, following a deadly dam accident.
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China figures lift hopes for recovery

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 6:45
related countries: China China

China reports better than expected trade figures for September, raising fresh hopes the world economy is rebounding.
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US striker injured in fatal crash

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 7:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Virginia

United States striker Charlie Davies is in a serious but stable condition after a car crash in Virginia which killed a female passenger.
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Fugitive gives the game away with Facebook updates

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 7:59
related countries: United States United States

A man on the run from the US authorities inadvertently gave himself away by posting updates advertising his expensive lifestyle.
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Should more troops go to Afghanistan?

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 8:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has agreed in principle to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan. Is this the right decision?
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China figures lift hopes for recovery

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 8:19
related countries: China China

China reports better than expected trade figures for September, raising fresh hopes the world economy is rebounding.
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Jackson up for posthumous awards

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 8:35
related countries: United States United States

Singer Michael Jackson is posthumously nominated for five American Music Awards, including artist of the year.
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US city to start giant 'mapathon'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 8:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

Atlanta aims to become the world's most digitally mapped city with a project that will map every road, trail, bike path and tree.
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Ghana plays down Vodafone report

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 9:22
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana's government distanced itself from an official report which said the sale of its telecoms firm to Vodafone was "illegal".
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Thousands wed in Korean ceremony

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 9:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

Thousands of couples tie the knot in South Korea in a mass wedding organised by the Unification Church, its biggest in a decade.
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Clinton urges Russia over rights

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 9:26
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urges Russia to respect human rights and democracy, as she ends her European tour.
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No couch potato - why Carla Bruni does analysis sitting down

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 9:49
related countries: France France

French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy gives details of her psychoanalysis in a television documentary.
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Tsunami drill across Indian Ocean

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 10:17
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, India India

Eighteen countries around the Indian Ocean hold an exercise to evaluate the region's tsunami early warning systems.
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Pyrenees will star in 2010 Tour

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 10:25
related countries: France France

The Tour de France celebrates 100 years since it first went into the Pyrenees mountains by including several legendary climbs in the 2010 race.
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India rejects Mother Teresa claim

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 10:57
related countries: Albania Albania, India India
related places: Calcutta

India rejects a demand by Albania for the return of the remains of Mother Teresa, currently buried in Calcutta.
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Israeli air raid on Gaza tunnels

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 11:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Four Palestinians have been wounded in an Israeli air raid on tunnels between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, medics report.
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Israel must end 'unfair' jailing

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 11:14
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli human rights groups say Israel must release or put on trial hundreds of Palestinians held without trial or charge.
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Manila seeks help to find priest

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 11:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Philippines Philippines

The Philippines government asks Muslim rebels to help it locate an Irish priest allegedly kidnapped by pirates.
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Mumbai lands 2011 World Cup final

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 12:13
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Mumbai

Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium will stage the final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, which is being co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
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Nigeria lifts gunshot medical ban

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 12:13
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria lifts a law that required hospitals to withhold treatment from gunshot victims until police had filed a report.
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Balloon crash in China kills four

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 12:35
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, China China

A hot-air balloon explodes and crashes in southern China, killing four Dutch tourists and injuring three other people.
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Rebel raids 'spreading in Congo'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 13:56
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The situation in DR Congo where Lord's Resistance Army rebels operate is getting worse, MSF says.
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Berlusconi backs Blair for top EU job

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 14:34
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi endorses Tony Blair for the job of President of the European Council.
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Auschwitz launches Facebook site

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 15:22
related countries: Poland Poland

The Polish authorities in charge of Auschwitz launch an official site for the former Nazi death camp on the social networking website Facebook.
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Macedonia 'is ready for EU talks'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 15:27
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

The European Union should open talks aimed at welcoming Macedonia as a member, the European Commission says.
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Clinton: Russia sees Iran threat

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 15:32
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells the BBC that Russia now recognises the threat posed by Iran.
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Baghdad gold market hit in attack

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 15:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Eight people are killed as explosions shake a gold market in north-west Baghdad, and gunmen raid shops and spray gunfire.
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Morocco abuse sentence 'lenient'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 15:55
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Moroccan rights groups say the jail term imposed on a woman found guilty of torturing her 11-year-old maid is too lenient.
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Kidnap victim Dugard speaks out

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 15:56
related countries: United States United States

US kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard speaks publicly for the first time since being found living with her alleged abductors for 18 years.
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German sweet shop turns in boy with 1,680 euros to spend

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 16:02
related countries: Germany Germany

An eight-year-old German boy who stole his parents' savings for a confectionary binge is turned over to police in a sweet shop.
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Russian MPs in 'vote fraud' walkout

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 16:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian opposition parties walk out of parliament and threaten mass protests over local elections they say were rigged.
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Live - Wednesday's football

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 16:59
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Uruguay Uruguay, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Uruguay play Argentina in a crucial World Cup qualifier at 2300 BST after England beat Belarus, Wales see off Liechtenstein and Northern Ireland draw in Czech Republic.
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UK 'to send 500 more to Helmand'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 17:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK PM Gordon Brown is expected to announce Britain will send an extra 500 military personnel to Afghanistan.
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Iraq says 85,000 violently killed

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 17:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq

More than 85,000 Iraqis were killed between 2004 and 2008, says Iraq's first official estimate since the conflict began.
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JP Morgan results beat forecasts

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 17:32
related countries: United States United States

JPMorgan Chase, the second biggest US bank, posts a profit of $3.6bn for the latest quarter, surpassing expectations.
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Rwanda suspect pleads not guilty

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 17:34
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A key suspect in Rwanda's 1994 genocide pleads not guilty to charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.
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Zimbabwe MDC man returned to jail

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 17:38
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A senior aide to Zimbabwe's PM, Roy Bennett, is ordered back to prison until his terrorism trial starts, a court official says.
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Guinea ruler 'must face charges'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 18:04
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's military leader should be tried for the brutal suppression of an opposition rally, an EU official says.
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England 3-0 Belarus

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 20:48
related countries: Belarus Belarus, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Peter Crouch scores twice to boost his hopes of playing at next year's World Cup finals and help England beat Belarus in their last qualifying match.
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Diplomatic coup at football match

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 20:50
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Turkey Turkey

Armenia's president attends a football match in Turkey, in a new step towards reconciliation between the two nations.
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Swiss & Slovakia make 2010 finals

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 21:18
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, South Africa South Africa, Slovakia Slovakia

Switzerland and Slovakia clinch Europe's final two automatic European qualifying spots for the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.
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Israel 'must answer' for Gaza war

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 21:45
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinians call on the UN to act to punish Israel for its offensive in the Gaza Strip last winter, reversing an earlier decision.
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Confusion over Honduras accord

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 23:10
related countries: Honduras Honduras

There are conflicting claims in Honduras over whether an agreement has been reached to solve the political crisis.
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Arctic to be 'ice-free in summer'

Wednesday 14th of October 2009, 23:27
related countries: Arctic Ocean Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean could be largely ice free and open to shipping in summer in as little as ten years' time, an expert says.
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