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Oudin shocks Petrova at US Open

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 1:49
related countries: United States United States

American teenager Melanie Oudin continues her remarkable run at US Open with a 1-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-3 win over Nadia Petrova for a place in the last eight.
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Earthquake hits northern Georgia

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 1:53
related countries: Georgia Georgia

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hits northern Georgia, but there are no reports of damage or casualties.
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Deadly blast in China coal mine

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 3:25
related countries: China China
related places: Henan

At least 35 people are killed and 44 are missing from a deadly blast in a coal mine in China's Henan province.
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Mexican attorney general resigns

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 3:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's attorney general resigns from what is considered the most dangerous job in the government.
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Philippine miracle survivor found

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 3:49
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A housewife has survived almost 30 hours drifting in high seas after a ferry carrying almost 1,000 people sank.
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Indians 'killed in staged clash'

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 5:22
related countries: India India

A female student and three others were killed by police in a "staged" clash in the Indian state of Gujarat, a judicial probe finds.
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Commonwealth envoy visits Fiji

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 5:39
related countries: Fiji Fiji

A Commonwealth envoy is due to arrive in Fiji, as a new Amnesty report highlights rights abuses in the military-run state.
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Toyota increases hiring in Japan

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 6:12
related countries: Japan Japan

Toyota hires 800 contract workers in Japan, its first increase in jobs in more than a year.
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Samoa switches to driving on left

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 6:17
related countries: Samoa Samoa

Samoa becomes the first nation since the 1970s to switch the side of the road cars drive on, from right to left.
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Indian villagers flee elephant herd

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 7:02
related countries: India India

Hundreds of villagers are forced into camps in the Indian state of Orissa after repeated attacks by an elephant herd.
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Federer & Djokovic into quarters

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 7:24
related countries: United States United States

Fourth seed Novak Djokovic follows reigning champion Roger Federer into the last eight at the US Open.
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Deadline for $24m Leibovitz loan

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 8:04
related countries: United States United States

US photographer Annie Leibovitz could lose the rights to her iconic images if she does not pay back a $24m (£14.5m) loan.
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'Ill' pilots ground India airline

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 8:38
related countries: India India

India's second-largest private airline Jet Airways cancels many flights after pilots stage a flash protest and report sick.
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Hezbollah criticises cabinet plan

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 8:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Hezbollah criticises the Lebanese PM minister designate for proposing a unity cabinet before agreeing it with the opposition.
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Sarkozy endorses Gabon winner

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 8:56
related countries: Gabon Gabon, France France

French leader Nicolas Sarkozy congratulates Ali Ben Bongo after his victory in Gabon's election, marred by post-poll violence.
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Colombia hostage videos broadcast

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 9:17
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian officials show seized video footage of 10 soldiers and policemen held captive by Farc rebels for up to 11 years.
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On the frontline

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 9:30
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Helping women give birth in Congo's war zone
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Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 9:35
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

McDonald's loses name-infringement battle against Malaysian restaurant
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Do you feel safer travelling by air?

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 9:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

After three men are convicted of a plot to blow up airliners between Britain and the US, is it time to ease the rigorous security checks at airports?
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China unveils its largest plane

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:01
related countries: China China

China unveils what will be its largest locally-made commercial aircraft as it aims to take on the world's big planemakers.
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Ultra champion

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:15
related countries: United States United States

How dealing with epilepsy changed US woman's life
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Tall order - Sarkozy faces accusations of height manipulation

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:28
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's office denies allegations that he stage manages events in order to appear taller.
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Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

Moscow denies claims that a ship which was apparently hijacked in July was carrying Russian anti-aircraft missiles to Iran.
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Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

Moscow denies claims that a ship which was apparently hijacked in July was carrying Russian anti-aircraft missiles to Iran.
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Man City dismiss 'poaching' claim

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:43
related countries: France France
related places: Rennes

Manchester City deny claims from Rennes that they unlawfully signed one of the French club's players.
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Libya 'surprise' at pay-out row

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:49
related countries: Libya Libya

A senior Libyan diplomat has said there was "surprise" that the issue of compensation for victims of the IRA has been raised again.
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North Iraq bomb kills policemen

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A roadside bomb kills a police chief and at least four of his colleagues in the northern Iraqi town of Amirli.
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Foiling jet plot 'a close thing'

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 10:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The conviction of the airline bomb plotters vindicates intelligence efforts which at times strained UK-US relations, UK officials say.
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Uganda pursues rebels into CAR

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 11:10
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Central African Republic Central African Republic

Soldiers from Uganda are in the Central African Republic chasing a notorious rebel group, the Ugandan military confirms.
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Shia students killed in Pakistan

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 11:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Gunmen in north-west Pakistan kill at least four Shia school children in a sectarian attack, officials say.
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Recounts ordered in Afghan vote

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 12:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan poll complaints commission orders a number of audits and recounts of votes from last month's presidential election.
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Merkel regrets Afghan raid deaths

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 12:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Germany's Chancellor Merkel says she "deeply regrets" any loss of innocent life caused by an air strike in Afghanistan.
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Harsh lesson

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 12:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Challenges facing foreign students in Australia
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Magazine makeover for SA gender-row runner

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 12:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The South African athlete at the centre of a gender row defends her looks as she participates in a magazine makeover.
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Burley prepares Scots for battle

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 12:54
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Boss George Burley says Scotland need to be at their best to beat the Netherlands in Wednesday's vital World Cup tie.
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Sudan 'trousers woman' released

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 13:20
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A Sudanese woman jailed for refusing to pay a fine after being convicted of "dressing indecently" is freed from prison.
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Swine flu spread in China 'grim'

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 13:28
related countries: China China

China's health minister says the nation is facing a grim situation as it tries to contain a rapid surge in swine flu.
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T-Mobile and Orange in UK merger

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 13:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

T-Mobile and Orange are planning to merge their UK businesses - creating a mobile phone giant with 28.4 million customers
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US troops killed in Iraq bombings

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 13:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Four US soldiers have died in bombings in Iraq, three in northern Iraq and another in the capital Baghdad, officials say.
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Arrests over China Wal-Mart death

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 14:18
related countries: China China

Two Wal-Mart employees are arrested in China in connection with the death of a customer, police say.
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Arrests over China Wal-Mart death

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 14:18
related countries: China China

Two Wal-Mart employees are arrested in China in connection with the violent death of a customer, police say.
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UK warns climate deal at risk

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 14:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There is a "real danger" that a UN climate deal will not be reached this year, says the UK's foreign secretary.
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US couple marry at son's funeral

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 14:58
related countries: United States United States

A US pair whose seven-year-old son died in a car accident surprise mourners by marrying at his funeral.
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Kenya sweeps away top-rank police

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 15:16
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Almost all of Kenya's most senior police officers are replaced amid claims of police involvement in post-election violence.
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Nawaz Sharif faces murder inquiry

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 16:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Supreme court is set to hear petitions for the prosecution of main opposition head, Nawaz Sharif, for murder.
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Live text - US Open

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 16:14
related countries: United States United States

Rafael Nadal plays Gael Monfils in the night session at the US Open after Serena Williams goes though but Andy Murray loses.
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Madagascar cabinet 'breaks deal'

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 16:18
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

Madagascar's self-appointed leader announces a new government, but opposition parties say it breaches a crisis deal.
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Deadly day for US troops overseas

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 16:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Four US soldiers die in roadside bombings in Iraq while four more are killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan.
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Final victory

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 16:40
related countries: Germany Germany

Deserter gets justice for German WWII 'traitors'
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Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 17:31
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's Hezbollah movement denies any role in the bankruptcy of a prominent businessman from the same sect.
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Iran 'to submit nuclear package'

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 17:48
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran prepares to give a new proposal to the global powers involved in talks about its nuclear programme, Iranian media says.
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Semenya to keep World gold medal

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 18:54
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

South African athlete will not be stripped of her Berlin medal, regardless of gender test results, BBC Sport understands.
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Obama school speech draws ire

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 19:35
related countries: United States United States

President Obama delivers a speech to US schoolchildren but draws an angry reaction from his conservative critics.
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US consumer debt in record fall

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 20:03
related countries: United States United States

US consumers slash their borrowing by a record amount as uncertainty about an economic recovery hits home.
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Murray outclassed by superb Cilic

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 20:16
related countries: United States United States

Andy Murray pays the price for an error-strewn display as he loses 7-5 6-2 6-2 to Marin Cilic in the US Open fourth round.
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Israel organs claim row deepens

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 21:17
related countries: Israel Israel

A Palestinian minister and an Israeli Arab politician enter a row over claims Israel harvested organs from dead Palestinians.
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Recount clouds Karzai poll lead

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 21:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Karzai passes the 50% mark needed for victory in the Afghan presidential poll, but fraud claims cast doubt on the result.
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US freezes N Korea firms' assets

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 22:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The US freezes the assets of two North Korea companies as sanctions tighten over Pyongyang's nuclear programme.
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Murray 'will come back stronger'

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 22:22
related countries: United States United States

Andy Murray says he will use his surprise defeat by Marin Cilic at the US Open to improve his Grand Slam challenge next year.
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Market crisis 'will happen again'

Tuesday 8th of September 2009, 23:10
related countries: United States United States

Former US central bank chief Alan Greenspan tells the BBC the global economy will experience another crash in the future.
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