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'Dozens killed' at Guinea protest

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 0:02
related countries: Guinea Guinea
related places: Conakry

At least 87 people are said to have been killed as forces quell an opposition rally in Guinea's capital, Conakry.
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Kindred spirits

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 0:05
related countries: China China

One of China's last communes provides valued security
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Nato chief calls for US support

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 2:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Washington

Anders Fogh Rasmussen tries to calm US "doubts" over Nato's commitment in Afghanistan in his first US speech.
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Japan prices continue record fall

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 3:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Consumer prices drop in Japan for the sixth month in a row, at a record rate of 2.4%, due to weak domestic demand.
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A necklace and two cameras - Col Gaddafi's Venezuela shopping list

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 4:40
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Libya Libya

Libyan leader Col Muammar suprises shoppers with a visit to a luxury arcade on a Venezuelan island.
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US soldiers killed in Philippines

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 6:08
related countries: Philippines Philippines, United States United States

Two US soldiers and one Filipino are killed by a landmine explosion in the southern Philippines, an army spokesman says.
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Eden drying out

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 6:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Disastrous drought threaten Iraq's farmland
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Draining a nation

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 7:06
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The forest at the heart of Kenya's water crisis
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Yen falls from eight-month highs

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 7:25
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The yen declines from its eight-month highs against the US dollar following comments from Japan's finance minister.
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Roman Polanski 'in fighting mood'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 7:53
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

Film director Roman Polanski is determined to fight his detention in Switzerland and extradition to the US, his lawyer says.
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Oxfam launches East Africa appeal

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 8:11
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Oxfam launches an emergency appeal for £9.5m ($15m) to reach millions threatened by hunger across East Africa.
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Honduras 'may restore liberties'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 8:48
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras' interim leader said he is prepared to restore civil liberties, suspended over protests about the deposed president.
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Six jailed for Vietnam baby fraud

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 8:56
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Six people are jailed in Vietnam over the fraudulent adoption of more than 300 babies, a court official says.
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Polanski capture 'always planned'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 9:22
related countries: United States United States

US prosecutors dispute claims Roman Polanski's arrest came out of the blue, saying he had been on a "wanted list" for years.
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Aussies suffer Clarke injury blow

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 9:46
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia

Australia vice-captain Michael Clarke is sent home from the ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa with a back injury.
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Air India protest hampers flights

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 10:04
related countries: India India

Hundreds of passengers are left stranded in India because of a strike by senior pilots working for the national carrier, Air India.
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Israeli envoys head to US talks

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:12
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israeli envoys head for talks with US Middle East Envoy George Mitchell on restarting Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
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Kashmir girl fights off militants

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:15
related countries: India India

A teenage girl says she killed a top militant with his own gun after her home was attacked in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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French fan dies after Serb attack

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:18
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, France France
related places: Belgrade

A French football fan attacked in Belgrade this month by an armed mob dies in hospital, officials say.
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Sharapova through as seeds tumble

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:33
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Former world number one Maria Sharapova shows the seeded players the way with a superb win over Sam Stosur in Tokyo.
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'Overwhelmed'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:43
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Devastating Philippine floods set rescuers stiff test
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Guinea army 'bayoneted victims'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:43
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Eyewitnesses say Guinea soldiers bayoneted opposition supporters as the military leader admits some troop lost control.
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Census reveals extinction threat

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:44
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Almost 10% of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish are at risk of extinction, says an Australian report.
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Diverse fish reduce coral disease

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 11:48
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Coral reefs where lots of different fish species swim are healthier than overfished ones, scientists show in the Philippines.
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Live text - England v New Zealand

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 12:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

New Zealand close in on their target of 147 to beat England, which would see them top Group B in the Champions Trophy.
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Afghan bus bombing kills dozens

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 12:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

At least 30 civilians are killed as a bus hits a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, officials say.
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Guinea rally death toll nears 130

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 12:11
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinean troops killed 128 people at Monday's opposition protest, activists say, amid foreign condemnation of the crackdown.
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Zuma tells SA police to get tough

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 12:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa

President Jacob Zuma backs plans for South African police to use lethal force against armed criminals.
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Philippine flood death toll rises

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 13:11
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Deaths after severe Philippines flooding hit 246, as the presidential palace is opened to provide food and shelter.
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Bearded Vultures 'seen in India'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 13:27
related countries: India India

About 200 Bearded Vultures have been spotted in a remote part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, reports say.
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Saudi youths lashed after clash

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 13:49
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Twenty Saudi youths are given thirty lashes each following disturbances on the country's national day, reports say.
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Chess set from legendary film makes $140,000 at auction

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 15:09
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Chess pieces used to delay Death in Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal are sold for 1m Swedish crowns (£90,250; $143,000), officials say.
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New Czech move to block EU treaty

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 15:20
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech senators opposed to the EU's Lisbon Treaty file a new legal complaint that could delay its adoption for months.
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Chinese voices

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 15:48
related countries: China China

After 60 years of communism, what will the future hold?
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Iran insists on 'nuclear rights'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 15:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it will not negotiate away its rights to nuclear enrichment at an upcoming meeting with world powers.
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US 'bomb plot' man denies charges

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 16:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: New York

An Afghan-born man charged with plotting to carry out bomb attacks on the US pleads not guilty in a New York court.
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Alternative view

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 16:35
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

How 60 years of China communism is seen in Taiwan
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Typhoon leaves 31 dead in Vietnam

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 17:47
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A powerful typhoon hits central Vietnam, causing floods and landslides which have killed at least 31 people.
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Guinea massacre toll put at 157

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 18:09
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinean troops killed 157 people at Monday's opposition protest, activists say, amid foreign condemnation of the crackdown.
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UN in Tamil 'bitterness' warning

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 18:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The UN says Sri Lanka faces the risk of creating "bitterness" if it fails to resettle Tamil refugees soon.
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Afghan war 'not just US battle'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 18:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US President Barack Obama stresses the joint fight with Nato, as he meets its leader for talks on Afghanistan.
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Kiwis defeat England to win group

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 18:48
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

New Zealand reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals as Group B winners after beating England by four wickets.
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US consumer confidence falls back

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 18:50
related countries: United States United States

US consumer confidence fell unexpectedly in September, suggesting Americans are not confident of a recovery.
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Iran allows visit to US detainees

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 18:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Switzerland Switzerland, Iran Iran, United States United States

Swiss diplomats have visited three US hikers detained in Iran after straying across the border from Iraq, officials say.
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US mother 'kept son in cupboard'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 19:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oklahoma

A mother accused of beating her son often kept him locked in a cupboard in his bedroom, police in the US state of Oklahoma say.
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Angola secures IMF loan agreement

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 20:23
related countries: Angola Angola

Angola reaches a preliminary deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for loans of up to $890m.
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UK PM Brown pledges to fight on

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 21:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

In his last conference speech before an expected election, Brown says voters "face the biggest choice for a generation".
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International conman held in US

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 21:55
related countries: Canada Canada, Colombia Colombia, United States United States

A Colombian man who has spent his life stealing from rich hotel guests is arrested on the US border with Canada.
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Guinea protests 'will continue'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 22:15
related countries: Guinea Guinea

A leading Guinean opposition leader says protests will continue until the country's "criminal" regime is removed.
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Social isolation 'worsens cancer'

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 23:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Social

Social isolation may trigger biological changes that make cancer more deadly, US research on mice suggests.
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'Adolf Hitler's skull' turns out to have belonged to a woman

Tuesday 29th of September 2009, 23:24
related countries: United States United States

A bone fragment believed to part of Adolf Hitler's skull has been revealed as being that of an unidentified woman, US scientists say.
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