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Eco pyres

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 0:01
related countries: India India

Cow dung cremations catch on in eastern India
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Red Cross visit amid Honduras row

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 0:28
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Brazil Brazil

A Red Cross delegate has been at Brazil's embassy in Honduras, where ousted President Manuel Zelaya is sheltering.
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More troops sought in Afghanistan

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 2:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The senior US military commander in Afghanistan has formally requested more troops to combat the resurgent Taliban.
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Africa-Americas summit blasts West

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 4:15
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Africa

Libya and Venezuela call on Africa and South America to unite to counter Western dominance, at an intercontinental summit.
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Afghan minister 'survives blast'

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 7:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Herat

Afghan Energy Minister Ismail Khan survives a bomb attack that kills four in the western city of Herat, police say.
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Should there be a Nato of the South?

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 8:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Africa

Libya and Venezuela have called on Africa and South America to form a new alliance. What would this achieve?
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Venezuela to fine TV stations airing US Family Guy animation

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 9:48
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Authorities in Venezuela say they will fine TV stations if they continue to broadcast episodes of US animation Family Guy.
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Afghan storm kills French troops

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 9:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, France France

Three French soldiers are killed in a violent storm in north-eastern Afghanistan, the French military says.
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Live - Singapore Grand Prix

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 10:32
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Singapore Singapore

Lewis Hamilton starts on pole for the Singapore Grand Prix, with Brawn's title rivals Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello set to battle from the middle of the grid.
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Colour of choice

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 10:39
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, Germany Germany

Jamaica or traffic light? Possible German coalitions
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Guantanamo pair arrive in Ireland

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 11:07
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Two detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, have been sent to Ireland to be resettled, the US says.
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Philippines battles flood chaos

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 11:32
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Rescue efforts mount in the Philippines after floods kill at least 73 people and drive 250,000 from their homes.
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Hamas leader to give unity reply

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 11:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal heads to Cairo to give a "final response" to a proposed reconciliation with rivals Fatah.
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Live text - S Africa v England

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 12:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat South Africa by 22 runs to be the first team through to the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals.
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China probes child lead poisoning

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 12:24
related countries: China China

China closes a battery plant after more than 120 children living nearby are found to have lead poisoning, state media report.
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Iran missile tests stoke tensions

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 13:32
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran tests two short-range missiles and announces plans for a controversial long-range missile test on Monday, state TV says.
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Boost for Button as Hamilton wins

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 14:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton claims victory in Singapore as Jenson Button strengthens his grip on the Formula 1 drivers' championship.
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Germany votes in tight election

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 14:32
related countries: Germany Germany

Germans vote in national elections with Chancellor Merkel hoping to win enough votes to form a new, pro-reform alliance.
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In pictures

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 14:45
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Pope Benedict greeted warmly on Czech visit
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Sunday 27th of September 2009, 15:25
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Swiss multinational Nestle buys milk from a farm seized from its white owners and now owned by the wife of Zimbabwe's president.
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Guantanamo closure target 'tough'

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 18:01
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says sticking to a January deadline for closing Guantanamo will be "tough".
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Roman Polanski in Swiss detention

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 19:25
related countries: United States United States

Film director Roman Polanski is in custody in Switzerland, facing extradition to the US on charges of having sex with a girl aged 13.
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US columnist William Safire dies

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 20:22
related countries: United States United States

William Safire, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist for the New York Times, dies at the age of 79.
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Superb England reach Trophy semis

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 20:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England put in a stunning display to beat South Africa by 22 runs and become the first team through to the Champions Trophy semi-finals.
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Turkey, Armenia to restore ties

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 20:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Armenia Armenia

Turkey's prime minister says his country will sign a deal to establish diplomatic relations with Armenia on 10 October.
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Five die as Vietnam boat capsizes

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 22:44
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office confirms that two British nationals were among five people who died when a boat overturned in wild seas.
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Triumphant Merkel eyes new coalition

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 23:05
related countries: Germany Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel wins Germany's election, forecasts suggest, with enough votes to build a new centre-right coalition.
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In pictures

Sunday 27th of September 2009, 23:44
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

No easy ride: the life of a Khartoum rickshaw driver
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