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Underfunding shackles Nasa vision

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 0:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moon

The US space agency's plans for manned missions to the Moon and beyond are not viable with current funding, a panel warns.
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Obama vows action on healthcare

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 3:03
related countries: United States United States

President Obama says he intends "to get something done this year" on US healthcare reform, ahead of a key speech to Congress.
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Nadal finds form to beat Monfils

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 3:53
related countries: United States United States

Rafael Nadal puts his injury worries behind him to beat Gael Monfils and reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.
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Aquino son to run for president

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 4:01
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The son of Philippine ex-President Cory Aquino and assassinated senator Benigno Aquino decides to run for president.
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Nato lorries torched in Pakistan

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 5:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Gunmen in Pakistan set fire to lorries carrying fuel for Nato forces in Afghanistan, police say.
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Pakistan drone attacks kill five

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 5:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

At least five people die in the second US drone attack in north-west Pakistan in 24 hours.
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UK reporter freed in Afghanistan

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 6:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British journalist who was kidnapped in Afghanistan is freed by Nato troops, but his translator dies in the raid, reports say.
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Who wants what?

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 6:31
related countries: United States United States

US interest groups and what health reform proposals
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Planes 'to reset UK climate targets'

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 6:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK may have to cut greenhouse gases even more dramatically if it pushes ahead with plans for aviation growth.
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Brazil seeks to end 'fugitive haven' image

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 6:39
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil launches a campaign to change its image as a safe haven for fugitives escaping justice across the world.
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Limited success

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 6:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Less is more in Pakistan leader's first year of power
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Gordon doubt as Naismith gets nod

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 8:24
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon faces a fitness test as Rangers striker Steven Naismith comes in for the World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands.
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Bilic explains England comments

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 8:45
related countries: Italy Italy, Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Croatia coach Slaven Bilic insists he was praising England when he said they had lost their "Englishness" under Italian manager Fabio Capello.
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Norwegians face death in Congo

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 8:46
related countries: Norway Norway, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Two Norwegian men are sentenced to death in DR Congo for the murder of a Congolese man in May.
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Japan Democrats agree coalition

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 8:56
related countries: Japan Japan

The newly-elected Democratic Party of Japan agrees to form a governing coalition with two smaller parties, reports say.
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Kashmir activist discovered dead

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 9:11
related countries: India India

A member of a committee leading a campaign over the deaths of two women in Indian-administered Kashmir is found dead.
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UK soldier dies in Afghan rescue bid

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 9:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A member of the British forces is killed during a rescue operation for a kidnapped journalist in Afghanistan.
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Face of mutiny

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 9:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Why a South Africa soldier was sacked for striking over pay
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EU-Paraguay probe nets fraudster

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 9:45
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, Spain Spain

The EU's anti-fraud office Olaf hails Paraguay's jailing of a Spanish priest and his Paraguayan accomplice for embezzling EU funds.
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Zimbabwe sanctions 'should end'

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 10:02
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Southern African leaders call for Zimbabwe sanctions to be lifted, in an apparent show of support for President Robert Mugabe.
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S America storm kills at least 17

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 10:06
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil

A fierce storm kills at least 17 people and injures dozens more in northern Argentina and southern Brazil.
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Four killed in Afghan rescue mission

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 10:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK soldier dies in a raid to free a kidnapped Western journalist, which also leaves his Afghan colleague and two civilians dead.
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UN criticises Sri Lanka expulsion

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 10:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, criticises Sri Lanka for its decision to expel a UN children's agency spokesman.
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Israel 'understated' Gaza deaths

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 10:34
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli rights group says many more Palestinian civilians died in the Israeli military's campaign in Gaza than the army admits.
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'Leak' led to UN kidnap in Niger

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 10:37
related countries: Niger Niger

A former UN envoy to Niger who was seized by al-Qaeda and held for four months says a high-level leak led to his abduction.
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Should Zimbabwe sanctions end?

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 10:42
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Is it time for the international community to remove all forms of sanctions against Zimbabwe?
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China rush on 'lucky' wedding day

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 11:07
related countries: China China

Tens of thousands flock to get married in China, believing the triple-nine conjunction of 09/09/2009 is an auspicious date to tie-the-knot.
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Four killed in Afghan rescue mission

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 11:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK soldier dies in a raid to free a kidnapped Western journalist, which also leaves his Afghan colleague and two civilians dead.
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Turks swept away in flash floods

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 11:36
related countries: Turkey Turkey

At least 23 people are killed and more are missing after the heaviest rain in 80 years triggers sudden floods in Turkey.
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Sex change

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 12:00
related countries: Germany Germany

Jewish athlete tells how man replaced her at Berlin 1936
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UK pardons Liverpool fan

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 12:08
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

Britain's justice secretary orders the release of Liverpool fan Michael Shields, convicted of attempted murder in Bulgaria.
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Israel reinstates settlement plan

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 13:00
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel says it is pushing ahead with delayed plans to build almost 500 more homes for Jewish settlers in Jerusalem.
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No shortcut for Iceland, says EU

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 13:37
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The EU's enlargement chief says that despite strong links Iceland does not have a "shortcut" to EU membership.
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EU trio call for UN Afghan summit

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 13:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain, France and Germany urge the UN to hold a major conference on Afghanistan's future by the end of the year.
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Malawi defends tobacco expulsions

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 13:59
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Malawi's president defends his decision to deport four senior foreign tobacco buyers for flouting fixed-price rules.
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Australia to probe E Timor deaths

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 14:01
related countries: East Timor East Timor, Indonesia Indonesia, Australia Australia
related places: Balibo

Australia opens a war crimes investigation into the killing of five journalists during Indonesia's invasion of East Timor in 1975.
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South Sudan city swept for guns

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 14:20
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Juba

Officials search houses for weapons in southern Sudan's capital Juba, as key talks begin on the country's future.
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China unveils high-speed railways

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 14:52
related countries: China China

China announces plans to build 42 new high-speed railway lines and thousands of kilometres of new track by 2012.
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Dutch adopt new bank bonus rules

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 14:55
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch banks adopt a code of conduct, which will include capping bonuses and making sure they can be clawed back.
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Four die in Afghan rescue mission

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 14:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A kidnapped Western journalist is freed in a raid in Afghanistan, but a UK soldier and three Afghan civilians are killed.
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Spanish judge faces Supreme Court

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 15:31
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's most famous judge, Baltasar Garzon, testifies in the Supreme Court, accused of overreaching his judicial powers.
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Guatemala declares hunger crisis

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 15:42
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala's president declares a "state of public calamity" as thousands of families face severe food shortages.
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Afghan sceptics alarm Nato chief

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 15:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he is concerned by growing scepticism about the war in Afghanistan.
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Africa MPs cheer Lockerbie bomber

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 16:14
related countries: Libya Libya

Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi appears in public for the first time since his hero's welcome in Libya.
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Live - International football

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 16:30
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Croatia Croatia, Slovakia Slovakia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Russia Russia

England qualify for the World Cup after hammering Croatia, Netherlands end Scotland's dream, Northern Ireland lose 2-0 to Slovakia and Wales are beaten by Russia.
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Deadly Kirkuk blast 'a mistake'

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 17:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Kirkuk

At least eight people die in Kirkuk after a car bomb being prepared for use in an attack goes off prematurely, police say.
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Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 17:40
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel was linked to the interception of the missing ship Arctic Sea, a source close to Israeli intelligence tells the BBC.
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Deadly capsize off Sierra Leone

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 17:46
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

A boat with about 150 people on board capsizes off Sierra Leone, with eight confirmed dead and many missing.
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Croat doctor 'refused Serb help'

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 18:52
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Croatian police investigate claims that a doctor refused to treat a stroke patient because he was Serbian.
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Live - England v Australia

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 18:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Cameron White and Michael Clarke put on an unbroken 100-run stand as Australia chase 229 to beat England.
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Iran 'closer to nuclear weapon'

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 19:11
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran is moving closer to being able to make a nuclear weapon, a US envoy warns a meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog.
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Superb England hit five to qualify

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 20:49
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England book their place at the 2010 World Cup finals with two games to spare as an outstanding performance sees them thrash Croatia 5-1 at Wembley.
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White condemns England to defeat

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 21:19
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cameron White hits 105 as Australia open up a 3-0 lead over England in the one-day series.
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Capello hails 'best' England win

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 21:39
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Coach Fabio Capello calls England's 5-1 victory over Croatia the "best performance" under him as the squad qualifies for the 2010 World Cup finals.
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Uruguay allows same-sex adoption

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 22:05
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay, United States United States

Uruguay becomes the first Latin American country to allow same sex couples to adopt children as a controversial bill passes.
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Live text - US Open

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 22:06
related countries: United States United States

Roger Federer faces Robin Soderling after ninth seed Caroline Wozniacki beats American rising star Melanie Oudin at the US Open.
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Spain qualify for 2010 World Cup

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 22:35
related countries: Estonia Estonia, Spain Spain

European champions Spain book their place at the 2010 World Cup following a 2-0 win over Group Five rivals Estonia.
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Top US banker criticises bonuses

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 23:03
related countries: United States United States

A top US banker says public anger about excessive bonuses paid by banks is "understandable and appropriate".
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Kabul double act

Wednesday 9th of September 2009, 23:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

John Simpson meets two key US figures
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