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US film star Patrick Swayze dies

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 0:48
related countries: United States United States

Dirty Dancing film star Patrick Swayze dies aged 57 after a long battle with cancer, his publicist says.
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Del Potro dethrones Federer at US Open

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 1:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Monday

Juan Martin del Potro ends the five-year unbeaten US Open reign of Roger Federer in five sets to win his first Grand Slam title.
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Australia demands Telstra split

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 2:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government says telecoms giant Telstra must break up, ahead of a national broadband roll-out.
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Nigeria rebels 'to end ceasefire'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 3:41
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

A main faction of militants in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta says it will end its ceasefire, but its stance appears isolated.
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China and Macau to develop island

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 4:06
related countries: China China, Macau Macau
related places: Zhuhai

Chinese authorities unveil a blueprint to develop an almost empty island between Zhuhai, southern China, and Macau.
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Keeping quiet - South Korean military helps students with exams

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 4:11
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's army pledges to keep the noise down to help students during English language tests this month.
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Bangladesh army controls traffic

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 6:09
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Bangladesh's army is ordered onto the streets of the capital Dhaka, to help deal the city's chronic traffic congestion.
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China allays US trade war fears

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 6:16
related countries: United States United States, China China

China says it does not think its trade dispute over tyres with the US will hurt ties, playing down the threat of a trade war.
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Pakistan launches stampede probe

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 6:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

An investigation is launched into Monday's stampede in the Pakistani city of Karachi which killed at least 14, officials say.
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Patrick Swayze: Your memories

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 7:02
related countries: United States United States

US actor Patrick Swayze has died, aged 57, of pancreatic cancer. How will you remember him?
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US warns against forgetting Iraq

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 7:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US commander in Iraq tells the BBC that he is concerned that it will be forgotten, amid the current focus on Afghanistan.
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Two-child China

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 7:11
related countries: China China

The city that encourages population growth
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Right royal row

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 7:13
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Parisian fury over Qatari prince's plans for landmark
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Musharraf promised 'safe exit'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 8:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari says foreign powers guaranteed a "safe exit" to his predecessor Pervez Musharraf.
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Norway government is re-elected

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 8:22
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway's centre-left ruling coalition wins a narrow victory in general elections, near-complete results show.
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Obama renews Cuba trade embargo

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 8:30
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

President Barack Obama signs an order, extending the US trade embargo against Cuba for another year.
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Boxing star found dead by manager

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 8:35
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A medal-winning Irish Olympic boxer is found dead at his south London flat by his manager, Frank Maloney.
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India admits 2010 Games problems

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 9:32
related countries: India India

Concerns over India's plans for the 2010 Commonwealth Games are valid, a top official says.
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Hopes and fears

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 9:35
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Portugal Portugal

Irish Lisbon Treaty vote could be nail-biting again
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Niger corruption case 'political'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 9:38
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger opposition leader Mahamadou Issoufou says the corruption charges he faces are politically motivated.
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China watched for leadership sign

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 9:47
related countries: China China

China's Communist Party opens an annual meeting which is expected to indicate leadership succession plans.
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Iraq shoe thrower freed from jail

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 9:59
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The Iraqi man feted in the Arab world after throwing shoes at George W Bush is released from jail in Baghdad, his brother says.
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US Somali raid 'kills al-Qaeda suspect'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 10:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia

US forces are "likely" to have killed a top al-Qaeda suspect during a military raid in Somalia, US officials say.
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Migrants 'drown' off Somali coast

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 11:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Yemen Yemen

Some 65 migrants are feared to have died this week, trying to cross from Somalia to Yemen, the UN says.
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Burley remains as Scotland boss

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 12:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

George Burley will continue as Scotland manager, the Scottish Football Association has confirmed.
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India is 'losing Maoist battle'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 12:24
related countries: India India

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says his country is losing the battle against Maoist rebels.
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Afghan votes 'need 10% recount'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 12:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Ballots from 10% of Afghan polling stations must be recounted because of fraud indications, a top election official says.
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Nepal officials scour countryside in search of goats for ritual sacrifice

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 12:55
related countries: Nepal Nepal

The authorities in Nepal try to make more goats available for slaughter ahead of the country's biggest religious festival of the year.
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Live - England v Australia

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 13:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Ricky Ponting hits his 26th one-day hundred as Australia look set for a 5-0 lead over England in the NatWest one-day series.
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Spain urged to end detention law

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 13:15
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain must stop holding suspects without access to lawyers of their choice and without informing their families, activists say.
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Cash for clunkers boosts US sales

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 13:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: August

US retail sales rose sharply in August, boosted by the 'cash for clunkers' incentive scheme, figures show.
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Beijing birth defects rise again

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 13:52
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Beijing sees another rise in birth defects, mirroring increases elsewhere in China, amid fears pollution is to blame.
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Iraq shoe thrower 'was tortured'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 13:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi man who was jailed after throwing shoes at George W Bush says he was tortured by senior government officials.
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Bank crisis lessons 'not learned'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 14:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A year after Lehman Brothers collapsed, a UK think tank echoes President Obama's warnings about complacency in banking.
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Indonesian villages hit by floods

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 15:13
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

At least 38 people have been killed after flash floods struck six villages in a remote region of Indonesia.
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Scale of gorilla poaching exposed

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 15:25
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An undercover investigation reveals that up to two gorillas are being killed and eaten each week in the Republic of Congo.
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No we can't?

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 15:38
related countries: United States United States

US may have to scale down foreign policy ambitions
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French firm plans suicide hotline

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 15:56
related countries: France France

France Telecom is to set up a hotline for workers suffering from stress after a number of recent suicides among employees.
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US film star Patrick Swayze dies

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 15:57
related countries: United States United States

Dirty Dancing film star Patrick Swayze dies aged 57 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, his publicist says.
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Kenyan rustlers in deadly attack

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 16:17
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A least 29 people are killed and dozens injured in a cattle raid in drought-stricken central Kenya.
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Somali anger at US raid

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 16:29
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Somali Islamists will avenge the US raid which reportedly killed a top al-Qaeda suspect, a commander tells the BBC.
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French 'pass' piracy legislation

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 16:53
related countries: France France

A hard-line piracy law moves closer to adoption in France as National Assembly narrowly votes in favour.
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Sari chic

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 16:58
related countries: India India

Indian designer woos fashion world with homespun
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Medvedev won't rule out new term

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 17:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's President Medvedev refuses to rule out running for a second term in office, Russian news agencies report.
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Attack on Baghdad as Biden visits

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 17:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Several mortars or rockets are fired into the fortified Green Zone in Baghdad as US Vice-President was visiting, police say.
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Mitchell urges settlements deal

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 17:17
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell meets Israeli and Palestinian leaders in a bid to set up new peace talks.
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US 'may need more Afghan troops'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 17:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US may need to deploy even more troops in Afghanistan to defeat the Taliban, its top military officer says.
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Recession is 'over' says Bernanke

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 17:48
related countries: United States United States

The US recession is probably over but the economy will remain weak for some time, says Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke.
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Attack on Baghdad as Biden visits

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 19:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Several mortars or rockets are fired into the fortified Green Zone in Baghdad as US Vice-President was visiting, police say.
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Indonesia graft chiefs 'suspects'

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 22:20
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Police in Indonesia name two senior anti-corruption officials as suspects in a criminal bribery case.
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Vein problem delays US execution

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 23:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ohio

The execution of an inmate in Ohio is delayed for a week after US officials fail to find his veins to inject lethal chemicals.
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Leading men

Tuesday 15th of September 2009, 23:46
related countries: Russia Russia

The ties that bind Russia's president and prime minister
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