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Finnish genocide trial in Rwanda

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 0:43
related countries: Finland Finland, Rwanda Rwanda

A Finnish court moves to Rwanda to hear evidence in the genocide trial of a former Rwandan preacher now living in Finland.
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Iran 'must discuss' nuclear issue

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 1:11
related countries: Iran Iran

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Iran must tackle its nuclear issue "head on" at key talks next month.
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Nigeria rebels extend ceasefire

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 2:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

The main rebel group in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta says it is prolonging its unilateral ceasefire by 30 days.
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Australia stops 'asylum' vessel

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 4:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia intercepts a boat carrying nearly 60 suspected asylum seekers - the fourth such incident in less than two weeks.
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Iran warns India on gas pipeline

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 6:44
related countries: India India, Iran Iran
related places: Delhi

Iran's ambassador in India says Delhi must decide soon on a multi-billion dollar gas pipeline deal.
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Habla Espanol?

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 7:43
related countries: Spain Spain

Nelly Furtado says singing in Spanish is 'more dramatic'
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UN condemns 'war crimes' in Gaza

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 7:51
related countries: Israel Israel

There is evidence that both Israeli and Palestinian forces committed war crimes in the Gaza conflict, the UN report concludes.
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Mafia 'sank ships of toxic waste'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 8:10
related countries: Italy Italy

A sunken ship that a mafia informant says contains radioactive waste is found off the coast of Italy.
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Garridos in missing girls probe

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 9:12
related countries: United States United States

A US couple accused of kidnapping a girl held for 18 years are investigated over two other missing children, police say
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Carter says Obama row is 'racist'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 9:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

Former US President Jimmy Carter says much of the vitriol against President Barack Obama's health reform plans is "based on racism".
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US to extend settlement talks

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 9:29
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell is extending his mission to press for a deal on freezing Israeli settlement activity.
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China city 'to open up to media'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 9:57
related countries: China China
related places: Shenzhen

Officials in the Chinese city of Shenzhen will soon have to respond promptly to media requests or face stiff penalties.
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UN mission split over Afghan poll

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 10:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

The head of the UN mission in Kabul admits his deputy left the country after a row over the disputed Afghan poll.
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Danish tourism advert dropped for being 'too promiscuous'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 10:34
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: A

A video promoting tourism in Denmark has been removed from YouTube after complaints it promoted promiscuity.
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Dylan to show artwork in Denmark

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 10:49
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Music legend Bob Dylan is to have his artwork displayed at the National Gallery of Denmark next year.
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Top Bosnian Serb freed by Hague

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 11:04
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Hague orders the early release of ex-Bosnian Serb president Biljana Plavsic, convicted of war crimes.
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Wright ruled out of England games

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 11:15
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

All-rounder Luke Wright will miss England's remaining two one-day matches against Australia after being ruled out with a toe injury.
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New PM cements Japan power shift

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 11:31
related countries: Japan Japan

Yukio Hatoyama promises economic revival and strong US ties, after being sworn in as Japan's new prime minister.
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Pakistani Taliban leader arrested

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 11:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban, Swat

Pakistan's military says it has arrested another important Taliban leader in troubled north-western district of Swat.
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Bad bank battle

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 11:52
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Controversial plan to rescue Ireland's economy
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Sullivan & Brady may leave Blues

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 11:59
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

PLC chairman David Sullivan and chief executive Karren Brady will leave Birmingham if Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung completes his takeover of the Premier League club.
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Gaddafi son calls for democracy

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 12:16
related countries: Libya Libya

The son of the Libya's Muammar Gaddafi calls for more democracy, writing in an academic paper.
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Israel condemns UN's Gaza report

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 12:30
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel strongly criticises a UN human rights report into alleged war crimes during the Gaza conflict.
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US troops killed in Afghanistan

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 13:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Three US servicemen are killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, a Nato spokesman says.
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Execution date set for US sniper

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 13:59
related countries: United States United States

A US judge sets a 10 November execution date for the man behind the 2002 Washington sniper attacks.
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Shares rise on renewed optimism

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 14:01
related countries: United States United States

European and Asian shares rise strongly, buoyed by US stocks closing at their highest level so far in 2009 overnight.
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UK unemployment at 12-year high

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 14:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of people out of work in the UK has risen by 210,000 in the three months to July, the latest official figures show.
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Execution date set for US sniper

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 14:58
related countries: United States United States

A US judge sets a 10 November execution date for the man behind the 2002 Washington DC sniper attacks.
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Arctic Sea investigation 'over'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 15:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia says it has finished looking into the case of a cargo ship allegedly hijacked in the Baltic Sea in July.
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In pictures

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 15:56
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Angry Belgian farmers spray fields with milk
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South African Hawks in drugs bust

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 15:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Three Britons appear in a court in South Africa in connection with the biggest drug seizure by the country's Hawks unit.
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In pictures

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 16:01
related countries: Kenya Kenya

New technology widens Kenya's digital divide
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Karzai condemns EU's fraud claims

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 16:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemns EU claims of election fraud as preliminary results give him victory with 54.6%.
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Kenya begins huge slum clearance

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 16:37
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan officials begin to clear Africa's largest slum - a project which could take five years to complete.
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'Gene cure' for colour blindness

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 17:03
related countries: United States United States

Scientists in the United States say they are a step closer to curing colour blindness using gene therapy.
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UN envoy in Sri Lanka for talks

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 17:08
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A senior UN envoy is in Sri Lanka for talks on Tamils still living in government-run camps four months after the war ended.
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Lucky draw? Winning numbers repeated in Bulgarian lottery

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 17:17
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

An investigation is ordered after the same six numbers are drawn in two consecutive rounds of Bulgaria's national lottery.
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Gunmen kill 10 at Mexico clinic

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 18:40
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Gunmen shoot dead 10 people at a rehab centre in Mexico, the second such attack this month.
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US senator tables healthcare bill

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 19:14
related countries: United States United States

US Senator Max Baucus, a key figure in the drive to reform the American healthcare system, publishes his version of a bill.
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France to close migrant 'jungle'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 20:11
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Calais

France announces it will soon close the camp in Calais known as "the jungle", where migrants gather to try to reach the UK.
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All shook up: US rapper Jay-Z breaks Elvis album record

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jay

Rapper Jay-Z scores his 11th US number one album, giving him more chart-toppers than any other solo artist, including Elvis.
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Cuba presses US to end sanctions

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 21:16
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Cuba's foreign minister says President Barack Obama is not doing enough to end the "absurd" US trade embargo on the island.
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US curbs 'behind WFP Somali cuts'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 21:43
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Funding shortages, caused in part by US sanctions, force the World Food Programme to close Somali feeding programmes.
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Yale murder victim Le 'strangled'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 22:59
related countries: United States United States

Murdered Yale student Annie Le was strangled to death before her killer hid her body on campus, US medical experts say.
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US 'should take terror detainees'

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 23:13
related countries: United States United States

The US would be able to transfer more Guantanamo detainees worldwide if it took some itself, US envoy Daniel Fried says.
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Bargain builders?

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 23:37
related countries: Poland Poland, China China

Fears in Poland as Chinese firm wins large contract
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Anti-terrorism probe widens in US

Wednesday 16th of September 2009, 23:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado, Denver

FBI agents search a home of a man near Denver, Colorado, as part of a major anti-terrorism inquiry.
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