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Portuguese Socialists re-elected

Monday 28th of September 2009, 1:04
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal's ruling Socialists win another term in office but lose their absolute majority, final results from Sunday's election show.
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Iraq frees 'kidnap group' members

Monday 28th of September 2009, 1:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Nearly 100 members of a Shia militant group suspected of kidnapping five Britons in Iraq in 2007 are released from jail.
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Honduran threat to Brazil mission

Monday 28th of September 2009, 3:56
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Brazil Brazil

Honduras threatens to revoke Brazil's right to a mission in a dispute over the status of ousted President Manuel Zelaya.
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Polanski to fight US extradition

Monday 28th of September 2009, 4:31
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, France France, United States United States

Filmmaker Roman Polanski will challenge his arrest in Switzerland and a bid to deport him to the US on sex charges, his lawyer says.
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Australia 'uranium' dust concerns

Monday 28th of September 2009, 4:59
related countries: Australia Australia

Environmentalists in Australia fear waves of red dust blown in from the outback may contain radioactive particles.
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Yen hits eight-month dollar high

Monday 28th of September 2009, 6:45
related countries: Japan Japan

The Japanese yen has hit an eight-month high against the dollar - denting the share prices of many exporters.
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Bomb attack hits tribal Pakistan

Monday 28th of September 2009, 6:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A bomb attack near a semi-tribal area of north-west Pakistan kills at least four people, police officials say.
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Tribal elder killed in Pakistan

Monday 28th of September 2009, 7:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

An anti-Taliban tribal elder and three others are killed in a bomb attack in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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China's premier to visit N Korea

Monday 28th of September 2009, 8:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea

China's Premier Wen Jiabao is to visit North Korea as international pressure mounts on North Korea to resume nuclear talks.
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HK sells new book banned in China

Monday 28th of September 2009, 8:18
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China

A history book banned by China goes on sale in Hong Kong ahead of the 60th anniversary of Chinese communist rule.
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Kenya to shut down refugee camp

Monday 28th of September 2009, 8:45
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Officials in Kenya prepare to close a camp housing hundreds of people who fled ethnic violence after a 2007 election.
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Subliminal messages work - especially negative ones

Monday 28th of September 2009, 9:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

People can perceive subliminal messages particularly if the message is negative, according to a UK study.
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Anger at Jerusalem shrine clash

Monday 28th of September 2009, 9:46
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian leaders blame Israel for raising tensions in Jerusalem after clashes at its most sensitive religious site.
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Anger over Java 'militant' burials

Monday 28th of September 2009, 9:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian villagers protest against plans to bury three suspected Islamic militants in their midst.
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Sudan faces 'historic crossroads'

Monday 28th of September 2009, 10:28
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan is at a "historic crossroads" before crucial votes, its southern leader says, while warning of possible war.
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Philippine floods test rescuers

Monday 28th of September 2009, 10:33
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Rescuers are being overwhelmed by the scale of floods in the Philippines that are estimated to have killed 140 people.
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'Contract killings'

Monday 28th of September 2009, 10:34
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Asians 'outsourcing murder to India'
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UK navy seizes record cocaine haul

Monday 28th of September 2009, 11:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's navy says it has seized its largest-ever haul of cocaine, worth more than £240m ($380m), off South America.
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No divorce during celebrations of Chinese communist rule

Monday 28th of September 2009, 11:12
related countries: China China

Couples will not be able to marry but not divorce during 60 year anniversary cel
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Flintoff agrees to England agenda

Monday 28th of September 2009, 11:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andrew Flintoff says he will be available for England's one-day and Twenty20 matches for the foreseeable future, once he returns to fitness.
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Japan's LDP chooses a new leader

Monday 28th of September 2009, 11:25
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Liberal Democratic Party has elected Sadakazu Tanigaki as its new leader after a crushing electoral defeat last month.
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Bodies exhumed in Kashmir probe

Monday 28th of September 2009, 11:55
related countries: India India

The bodies of two women murdered in Indian-administered Kashmir are exhumed in a fresh attempt to find their killers.
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'Two teenagers wounded' in Gaza

Monday 28th of September 2009, 13:05
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A boy and a girl are wounded by Israeli tank fire in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian reports say.
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Iran tests longest range missiles

Monday 28th of September 2009, 13:27
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Shahab

Iran test-fires some of its longest range missiles, state TV reports, at a time of heightened tension with the West.
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German economy

Monday 28th of September 2009, 13:33
related countries: Germany Germany

Will a new coalition deliver economic reform?
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Obama to woo IOC over Chicago bid

Monday 28th of September 2009, 14:08
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United States United States
related places: Copenhagen, Chicago

US President Barack Obama will travel to Copenhagen to support the bid by Chicago to host the 2016 Olympics, officials say.
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Iraq hit by deadly bomb attacks

Monday 28th of September 2009, 14:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least 13 people die in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq, local officials say.
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Swiss shock

Monday 28th of September 2009, 15:34
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Zurich

Roman Polanski's arrest in Zurich splits Swiss opinion
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Outcry over Polanski's detention

Monday 28th of September 2009, 15:37
related countries: France France

Politicians and Hollywood heavyweights rally behind director Roman Polanski following his arrest.
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Somali militants execute 'spies'

Monday 28th of September 2009, 16:15
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Somali Islamists carry out a public execution of two men they accuse of spying for the US and African Union.
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Malaysia upholds woman's caning

Monday 28th of September 2009, 16:36
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An Islamic court in Malaysia upholds a sentence of caning for a Muslim woman caught drinking beer in public.
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Counting the cost

Monday 28th of September 2009, 16:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Stakes are high as Afghan votes are recounted
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Egypt anger over virginity faking

Monday 28th of September 2009, 16:53
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian scholar demands the death penalty for people who import a controversial device to fake female virginity.
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Bees attack Turkey crash victims

Monday 28th of September 2009, 17:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

About 14 people are taken to hospital in Turkey after being attacked by bees, who escaped from hives following a road accident.
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Tehran students protest on campus

Monday 28th of September 2009, 17:21
related countries: Iran Iran

Students demonstrate against the Iranian government at Tehran University on the first day of the new academic year.
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Merkel pledges speedy transition

Monday 28th of September 2009, 17:24
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Angela Merkel outlines plans to form a quick coalition with the Free Democrats, after a sweeping election win.
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US 'to loosen' grip on internet

Monday 28th of September 2009, 17:31
related countries: United States United States

The US is set to loosen its control over how the internet is run when an agreement is signed with net regulator Icann.
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Australia-India match washed out

Monday 28th of September 2009, 18:08
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

India are still in with a chance of reaching the Champions Trophy semi-finals after their group match against Australia was abandoned due to rain.
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Australia-India match washed out

Monday 28th of September 2009, 18:08
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

India are still in with a chance of reaching the Champions Trophy semi-finals after their group match against Australia was abandoned due to rain.
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Western powers condemn Iran tests

Monday 28th of September 2009, 19:10
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The United States, France and Britain condemn Iran for test-firing long-range missiles, calling the move a provocation.
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US brands Zelaya return 'foolish'

Monday 28th of September 2009, 20:42
related countries: Honduras Honduras

A senior US diplomat says deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was "irresponsible and foolish" to return from exile.
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Palestinians 'close to agreement'

Monday 28th of September 2009, 21:16
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says Palestinian factions are close to agreeing an Egyptian plan for reconciliation.
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Fujimori pleads guilty to bribery

Monday 28th of September 2009, 21:20
related countries: Peru Peru

Ex-Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori pleads guilty to charges of bribery and illegal phone-tapping as a new trial starts.
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US wants sustained Burma dialogue

Monday 28th of September 2009, 21:39
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

The US says it wants its planned dialogue with the Burmese military government to be a sustained process of engagement.
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US probes Obama 'death' web poll

Monday 28th of September 2009, 22:11
related countries: United States United States

The US is looking into a poll posted on the social networking site Facebook, asking if President Obama "should be killed".
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