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Longest-running soap ends after more than 15,700 episodes

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 0:06
related countries: United States United States

Guiding Light, the world's longest running soap opera, ends after more than 70 years on air in the US.
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Tree guru

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 0:11
related countries: India India

One man's plan to plant millions of trees in India
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Earthquake strikes off Bali coast

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 2:17
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

An earthquake causes panic on the Indonesian island of Bali, with seven people injured, but little serious material damage.
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Nigeria 'offended' by sci-fi film

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 5:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian minister says she has moved to block science fiction hit District9, saying it insults the country's image.
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Indonesia militant confirmed dead

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 7:36
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

DNA tests prove beyond doubt that the Indonesia's most-wanted Islamist militant Noordin Mohamed Top is dead, police say.
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Obama plays down race factor in protests

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 8:21
related countries: United States United States

The US president rejects the idea that racism is the main reason for angry protests against his planned healthcare reforms.
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Police hold Berlusconi case man

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 8:46
related countries: Italy Italy

A man involved in sex scandal allegations against Italian Prime Minster Silvio Berlusconi is arrested on drugs charges.
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New Zealand 33-6 Australia

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 9:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa, New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

New Zealand thrash Australia to finish second in the 2009 Tri-Nations table behind runaway champions South Africa.
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Gunman kills two on Mexico subway

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 10:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A man opens fire on commuters at a Mexico City subway station, after being confronted by police for writing graffiti.
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Neoconservative Irving Kristol dies

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 10:57
related countries: United States United States

The American neoconservative writer and thinker Irving Kristol dies from lung cancer at the age of 89.
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Tuvans keen to protect traditions

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 11:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Angela Robson reports from the Russian republic of Tuva, where residents appear keen not to allow investments that would impact on their unique way of life.
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War of words

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 12:49
related countries: Argentina Argentina

President v media giant over new Argentine law
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SA chief issues Semenya apology

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 13:17
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's athletics chief apologises for denying knowledge of gender tests conducted on runner Caster Semenya.
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Serbian gay parade is called off

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 13:20
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A Gay Pride march in Serbia is abandoned after police urge organisers to switch venues, citing fears of violence.
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Live text - Scottish Premier League

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 14:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kilmarnock

Four SPL games get under way after Kilmarnock and Rangers both have players sent off in a goalless draw at Rugby Park.
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US objects to Google book deal

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 14:41
related countries: United States United States

The US justice department urges a court to reject a deal allowing internet company Google to publish millions of books online.
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Call to arms

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 15:16
related countries: United States United States

American Christian conservatives grow in confidence
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Thailand rocked by rival protests

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 16:22
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thousands join demonstrations in Bangkok and on the Cambodian border, with clashes reported at a disputed temple.
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Kercher murder trial shown knife

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 17:15
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A court in Italy has been shown a knife prosecutors say could have been used to kill British student Meredith Kercher.
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Sarkozy to press for 'Tobin Tax'

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 17:17
related countries: France France

The French president will urge fellow G20 leaders to introduce a tax to reduce risky behaviour by banks, the BBC learns.
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Is US right to block Google digital library?

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 17:31
related countries: United States United States

The US government objects to a deal that would allow Google to create a digital library. Send us your views.
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Bear attacks tourists in Japan

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 20:31
related countries: Japan Japan

An Asian black bear is shot dead after attacking a group of tourists at a bus station in central Japan.
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US embassy security firm raided

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 20:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Islamabad

Police raid US-contracted private security firm in Islamabad, securing around 70 allegedly unlicensed weapons.
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French farmers start milk talks

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 21:28
related countries: France France

The French government holds emergency talks with farmers to avert further protests over falling dairy prices.
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Yemen ceasefire 'not respected'

Saturday 19th of September 2009, 22:49
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Fighting in Yemen is reported to be continuing despite the government calling a ceasefire in its conflict with Shia rebels.
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