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US halts aid over Honduras coup

Friday 4th of September 2009, 0:53
related countries: Honduras Honduras, United States United States
related places: June

The US halts all non-humanitarian aid to Honduras in the wake of the coup that ousted President Manuel Zelaya.
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Afghan war 'is not slipping away'

Friday 4th of September 2009, 1:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US defence chief says US strategy in Afghanistan can work, but admits time is "limited".
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Cubans see US restrictions eased

Friday 4th of September 2009, 3:49
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

The US formally relaxes restrictions on Cuban-Americans visiting relatives and sending money to Cuba.
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Roddick powers to late-night win

Friday 4th of September 2009, 4:21
related countries: France France, United States United States

Fifth seed Andy Roddick sweeps past France's Marc Gicquel in the night session to reach the third round of the US Open.
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US disturbed by Iran defence minister

Friday 4th of September 2009, 4:24
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US says Iran is "taking a step backward" by appointing a politician suspected of terrorism as its defence minister.
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N Korea 'in final uranium phase'

Friday 4th of September 2009, 6:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea tells the United Nations it has entered the final phase of uranium enrichment, but remains ready for dialogue.
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Deadly India landslide 'kills 10'

Friday 4th of September 2009, 6:42
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

At least 10 die in a landslide in the Indian city of Mumbai after heavy rains, officials say.
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Canada challenges SA refugee case

Friday 4th of September 2009, 8:01
related countries: Canada Canada, South Africa South Africa

Canada's government appeals against the granting of refugee status to a white South African who had been stabbed.
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Burma court agrees Suu Kyi appeal

Friday 4th of September 2009, 8:05
related countries: Burma Burma

A Burmese court will hear opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal against her latest detention, her lawyers say.
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In pictures

Friday 4th of September 2009, 8:56
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso struggles as heavy rains trigger floods
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One giant slip as Bangladesh media report 'faked' moon landings

Friday 4th of September 2009, 9:22
related countries: United States United States, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Two Bangladeshi newspapers apologise after republishing a parody US news article saying the Moon landings were a hoax.
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Israel 'to back settlement work'

Friday 4th of September 2009, 9:35
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel's prime minister will approve more building in West Bank settlements ahead of any freeze, officials say.
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How can strategy in Afghanistan improve?

Friday 4th of September 2009, 10:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown has defended Britain's Afghanistan mission, saying that its aims are "achievable". Do you agree?
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Serb arms plant blasts kill seven

Friday 4th of September 2009, 10:14
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

At least seven people are killed and 14 injured in a series of explosions at an ammunition factory in western Serbia.
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India court lifts Jinnah book ban

Friday 4th of September 2009, 10:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A court in the state of Gujarat overturns a ban on a contentious book on Pakistan's founder.
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Gambia frees jailed journalists

Friday 4th of September 2009, 10:27
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

Six Gambian journalists who were jailed for criticising President Yahya Jammeh are freed after he pardons them.
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Boosting economy to top G20 talks

Friday 4th of September 2009, 10:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Finance officials from the G20 are to outline a commitment to boosting the global economy when they meet in London later.
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Many die in Afghan tanker blasts

Friday 4th of September 2009, 10:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 90 people die in northern Afghanistan as Nato air strikes target fuel tankers hijacked by the Taliban, officials say.
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SA U-turn on apartheid lawsuits

Friday 4th of September 2009, 11:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

South Africa's government backs apartheid victims suing major companies in the US - reversing the previous policy.
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'Needles' riots continue in China

Friday 4th of September 2009, 11:22
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang, Urumqi

Riot police in the Chinese city of Urumqi break up protests with tear gas, as anger grows over attacks with hypodermic needles.
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Arrest warrant for Pakistan star

Friday 4th of September 2009, 13:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

An arrest warrant is issued for a Pakistani actress accused of theft and intimidation, police say.
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Funeral held for India politician

Friday 4th of September 2009, 14:37
related countries: India India

India's YSR Reddy is buried as thousands of mourners weep and jostle for a final glimpse of him.
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Irish treaty vote 'will be tight'

Friday 4th of September 2009, 14:58
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Portugal Portugal

The Irish government says it faces a tough battle to get the EU's Lisbon Treaty ratified in a referendum next month.
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Ruse or reality?

Friday 4th of September 2009, 15:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea

What's behind North Korea's latest nuclear statement
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Canada granted Guantanamo appeal

Friday 4th of September 2009, 15:53
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian government wins the right to appeal against an order to seek the return of a Guantanamo Bay detainee.
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Renault called to face fix charge

Friday 4th of September 2009, 16:44
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Formula One bosses summon Renault over charges that they fixed the outcome of the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
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Zimbabwe receives boost from IMF

Friday 4th of September 2009, 17:08
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The International Monetary Fund is giving Zimbabwe $400m but a further $100m will be withheld until debts are paid.
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US renews 'halt settlements' plea

Friday 4th of September 2009, 17:22
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States, West Bank West Bank

The US criticises reported plans by Israel's prime minister to order building in West Bank settlements ahead of any freeze.
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US 'concern' over N Korea uranium

Friday 4th of September 2009, 18:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says it is "very concerned" at North Korea's latest announcement on uranium enrichment development.
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US guards in Kabul scandal axed

Friday 4th of September 2009, 21:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

Eight security guards at the US embassy in Kabul are fired after being photographed semi-naked at drunken parties.
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Life for US soldier's Iraq crimes

Friday 4th of September 2009, 21:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US judge confirms an American soldier convicted of rape and murder in Iraq will serve five consecutive life sentences.
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Iraq bolsters Syria border force

Friday 4th of September 2009, 21:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Iraq sends thousands of reinforcements to its border with Syria, amid claims Damascus harbours militants.
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New post-poll violence in Gabon

Friday 4th of September 2009, 22:28
related countries: Gabon Gabon
related places: Port Gentil

Looting and violence continues in Gabon's second city, Port Gentil, after the election of Ali Ben Bongo as president.
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Sierra Leone shuts bogus clinics

Friday 4th of September 2009, 23:08
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Nearly 50 illegal health clinics in Sierra Leone are to be shut by officials amid claims botched operations killed patients.
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Oregon bends

Friday 4th of September 2009, 23:12
related countries: United States United States

A US boom town, dependent on credit, goes bust
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