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What happend on April 19th 2010

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UK water imports 'unsustainable'

Monday 19th of April 2010, 0:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The amount of water used to produce food and goods imported to the UK is worsening global shortages, a report concludes.
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Airlines urge flight ban review

Monday 19th of April 2010, 1:13
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Europe's airlines and airports question the extent of flight restrictions imposed because of volcanic ash from Iceland.
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World 'more positive about US'

Monday 19th of April 2010, 1:16
related countries: United States United States

Views of the US around the world have improved sharply over the past year, a BBC World Service poll suggests.
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Australia plans tough reef laws

Monday 19th of April 2010, 6:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia plans tough new laws to prevent shipping from entering areas around the delicate Great Barrier Reef.
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South Korea in vow over warship

Monday 19th of April 2010, 6:36
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's president vows a "resolute" response to the sinking of a warship last month near disputed sea border.
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Deadly quake in north Afghanistan

Monday 19th of April 2010, 6:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Seven people are reported dead as a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Afghanistan and is felt in neighbouring states
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Indonesia migrant stand-off ends

Monday 19th of April 2010, 8:30
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Indonesia Indonesia, Australia Australia

A group of Australia-bound Sri Lankan asylum seekers stuck in an Indonesian port for six months agree to come ashore.
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Australia mobster killed in jail

Monday 19th of April 2010, 9:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Infamous Australian gangland boss Carl Williams dies after a beating at a high security jail in Melbourne.
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India cricket row minister quits

Monday 19th of April 2010, 10:00
related countries: India India

An Indian junior government minister resigns over allegations of corruption in the country's premier cricket league.
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Barak: Palestinian state certain

Monday 19th of April 2010, 10:04
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak says Israel must eventually give Palestinians their independence.
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Bolivia hosts Mother Earth talks

Monday 19th of April 2010, 10:24
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: Cochabamba

Delegates gather in Cochabamba for a "people's conference" on climate change called by Bolivian President Evo Morales.
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Goldman charges hit price of oil

Monday 19th of April 2010, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

The oil price drops for a second day as fraud charges filed in the US against Goldman Sachs bank shake investor confidence.
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Women climbers neck and neck for top peaks prize

Monday 19th of April 2010, 11:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Spain Spain

Two top female climbers are tied in a race to scale the world's highest peaks - with just one to climb to go for each.
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Toxic ash threatens Iceland herds

Monday 19th of April 2010, 11:33
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Icelandic farmers race to protect their animals from being poisoned as rural areas become caked in dust.
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Recount of Baghdad poll ordered

Monday 19th of April 2010, 12:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Iraqi election officials order a manual recount of election votes in Baghdad, a move that could see the final result change.
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Somali rebels 'improved security'

Monday 19th of April 2010, 12:54
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Hardline Islamists have brought greater stability to parts of Somalia, but at a huge cost, Human Rights Watch says.
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Fatal track faster than planned

Monday 19th of April 2010, 13:20
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Officials admit the track on which a Georgian luger died at the 2010 Winter Olympics was faster than it should have been.
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Fatal track faster than planned

Monday 19th of April 2010, 13:20
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Officials admit the track on which a Georgian luger died at the 2010 Winter Olympics was faster than it should have been.
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Venezuelan boxer Valero dies in cell

Monday 19th of April 2010, 13:45
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Champion Venezuelan boxer Edwin Valero is found dead in a police cell after being arrested for killing his wife.
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Venezuelan boxer Valero dies in cell

Monday 19th of April 2010, 13:45
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Champion Venezuelan boxer Edwin Valero is found dead in a police cell after being arrested for killing his wife.
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Greek borrowing cost at new high

Monday 19th of April 2010, 14:16
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek government's cost of borrowing hits a record high following delays to Greece's economic recovery plans.
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Europa semi-finals given go-ahead

Monday 19th of April 2010, 14:34
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Liverpool and Fulham's Europa League semi-finals, which had been in doubt because of the disruption caused by the volcanic ash cloud, will go ahead on Thursday.
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Biswas on India

Monday 19th of April 2010, 14:54
related countries: India India

How UN high flier came unstuck over cricket and politics
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India orders IPL financing probe

Monday 19th of April 2010, 15:45
related countries: India India

India orders an investigation into the financing of the Indian Premier League (IPL) following allegations of corruption.
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Army moves into key Bangkok area

Monday 19th of April 2010, 16:02
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

The Thai army moves into the business district of Bangkok to prevent anti-government protesters entering the area.
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Israel rejects E Jerusalem demand

Monday 19th of April 2010, 16:15
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejects again demands for a freeze on building in East Jerusalem.
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BA seeks compensation for chaos

Monday 19th of April 2010, 16:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Airways says it has asked the EU and the UK government for financial compensation for the closure of airspace.
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Kyrgyz leader 'has left Kazakhstan'

Monday 19th of April 2010, 17:19
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

The ousted leader of Kyrgyzstan, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, has left Kazakhstan, where he fled after being overthrown, officials say.
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Foetuses 'found dumped' in India

Monday 19th of April 2010, 17:29
related countries: India India

Authorities in Indian say they have recovered more than a dozen human foetuses in the western city of Ahmedabad.
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Iraqi al-Qaeda leaders 'killed'

Monday 19th of April 2010, 19:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi prime minister and US officials say two leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq have been killed in a joint operation.
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'Colombian rebels' die in Ecuador

Monday 19th of April 2010, 20:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Ecuador Ecuador
related places: Quito

Two alleged Colombian Farc rebels have been killed in Ecuador after clashes with government troops, Quito says.
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EU moves to ease curbs on flights

Monday 19th of April 2010, 21:27
related countries: Iceland Iceland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hopes

The EU eases a no-fly zone imposed after much of Europe's airspace was shut due to the spread of Icelandic volcano ash.
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Many dead in Peshawar blast

Monday 19th of April 2010, 21:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bombing at a market in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least 23 people, police say.
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Fore! Obama outgolfs Bush to boost his White House handicap

Monday 19th of April 2010, 22:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush, White House

US President Barack Obama has played golf 32 times since he took office, eight times more than his predecessor, George W Bush, did during his presidency.
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Venezuela marks its bicentenary

Monday 19th of April 2010, 22:56
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Celebrations take place in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, to mark 200 years since the start of the process that led to independence from Spain.
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Capital crew

Monday 19th of April 2010, 23:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Brasilia

The men who built Brasilia look back, 50 years on
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Ancient festival

Monday 19th of April 2010, 23:20
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Can a sea deity bring Taiwan and China closer?
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Cardinal says Cuba is in crisis

Monday 19th of April 2010, 23:57
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The head of Cuba's Catholics says the country is in one of its worst crises with people openly criticising the socialist system.
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