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What happend on April 22nd 2010

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Abuse row cardinal axed for US Mass

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 0:21
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Washington

A Colombian cardinal is dropped as the main celebrant of a Mass in Washington this week, after protests by abuse victims.
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US warns Syria over Scud claims

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 1:10
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

A top US official warns Syria of repercussions if claims it supplied Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah with Scud missiles are true.
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US warning over India 'attacks'

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 4:58
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US warns of "increased indications" that "terrorists" are planning attacks in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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Indonesia warned on terrorism

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 5:51
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A new report by the ICG says Indonesia faces new, surprising, terror risks after recent raids on militant bases in Aceh.
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China electronics tycoon on trial

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 6:42
related countries: China China

Huang Guangyu, a tycoon who only recently topped China's rich list, goes on trial on charges of insider trading and bribery.
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Melbourne stripped of NRL titles

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 7:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Melbourne Storm are stripped of two championships in Australia's National Rugby League for breaching strict salary cap rules.
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Fonseka in S Lanka 'freedom' call

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 7:36
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Defeated Sri Lankan presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka is released from detention to appear in the new session of parliament.
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Hewitt on Europe

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 8:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's role in Europe - a tricky UK election issue
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Jail terms for Shanghai collapse

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 9:20
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Two men are jailed in China for corruption linked to the collapse of a building that toppled over almost intact.
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Gunmen kill Pakistan politician

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 9:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Charsadda

Gunmen kill a former member of parliament and three others in northern Pakistan's volatile Charsadda district.
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Russia raises $5.5bn on markets

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 9:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia has raised $5.5bn (4bn euros; £3.5bn) in its first international debt sale since it defaulted in 1998.
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Sudan delays landmark poll result

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 10:19
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The announcement of results in Sudan's landmark elections is delayed because of logistical problems, officials say.
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Belgium to mull Islamic veil ban

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 10:25
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium could become the first European country to approve a ban on full-face Islamic veils in public.
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US Navy Seal cleared over attack

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 10:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US military jury clears a Navy Seal over an attack on an Iraqi suspected of killing four American security guards in Falluja.
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In pictures

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 10:56
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

How special stoves are saving the lives of Congo's women
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In pictures

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 10:56
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

How special stoves are saving the lives of Congo's women
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Armenia halts deal on Turkey ties

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 11:12
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Armenia Armenia

Armenia halts ratification of a historic deal to normalise relations with Turkey amid a row over its terms.
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German bishop offers resignation

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 11:14
related countries: Germany Germany

A senior German bishop offers to resign following accusations that he hit children, officials say.
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US oil rig blaze survivors land

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 11:51
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Some 100 survivors of a fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico are rescued by boat, as the search continues for 11 missing workers.
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Warning amid tense Thai stand-off

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 13:36
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's army issues more warnings to red-shirt protesters to leave amid rising tensions in the capital Bangkok.
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Pakistan to tackle energy crisis

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 14:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani launches a national energy plan to tackle the country's massive power crisis.
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Congo overturns Norway executions

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 14:23
related countries: Norway Norway, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: A

A DR Congo court overturns death sentences on two Norwegians convicted of murder and orders a retrial.
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Taiji hunters

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 14:32
related countries: Japan Japan

Ex-dolphin trainer on Japanese town's controversial hunt
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F1 teams allay Spain GP concerns

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 14:34
related countries: Spain Spain

Fears that air travel chaos caused by the volcanic ash cloud could affect the preparations of F1 teams preparations for the Spanish GP are allayed.
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Rescuing Everest body 'too risky'

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 14:46
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The widow of New Zealand climber Rob Hall, who died on Mount Everest in 1996, says it is too risky to retrieve his remains.
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US 'questions top Taliban leader'

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 15:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Taliban

Pakistan eases restrictions for US investigators to interrogate arrested Taliban leader Mullah Baradar, security officials say.
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US envoy to arrive in Middle East

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 15:11
related countries: United States United States

US envoy George Mitchell is due to arrive in the region to press for a resumption of Middle East peace talks.
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Rwandan opposition leader freed

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 15:22
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A rival of President Kagame is freed a day after being arrested for collaborating with a terrorist group and denying the genocide.
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Greek deficit worse than thought

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 15:34
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece had a far larger budget deficit than expected last year and the figures may yet get worse, the European Union says.
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Indonesians riot in 'race' clash

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 15:50
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Thousands of Indonesian workers riot at a foreign-owned shipyard on the western island of Batam, torching buildings and cars.
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Belgian PM offers to stand down

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 15:53
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme decides to resign after a key partner withdraws from his governing coalition.
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Mystery rocket explodes in Jordan

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 16:07
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A rocket explodes near the Jordanian city of Aqaba, but Egypt denies initial reports it was fired from its Sinai peninsula.
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McLaren mourned

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Punks pay their last disrespects on the streets of London
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Gazan 'deported under new rules'

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 16:13
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian prisoner blames a new Israeli military order on deportations for his release to Gaza, not the West Bank.
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Zimbabwe divided over Iran visit

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 16:36
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Iran Iran

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrives in Zimbabwe, despite protests by the prime minister's party.
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Live - Europa League

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 18:00
related countries: Spain Spain

Liverpool and Fulham travel to Atletico Madrid and Hamburg respectively in the Europa League semi-finals.
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Deadly blasts amid Thai protests

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 20:05
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Three people are reported killed and scores hurt in Bangkok in grenade attacks blamed on anti-government protesters.
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Liverpool beaten by Forlan goal

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 20:54
related countries: Spain Spain

Diego Forlan gives Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win against Liverpool in the Europa League semi-final first leg.
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Resilient Fulham draw in Hamburg

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 20:56
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hamburg

Fulham earn a 0-0 draw against Hamburg in their Europa League semi-final first leg in Germany.
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US sex abuse lawsuit names Pope

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 21:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pope

A man who says he was the victim of an American paedophile priest brings a lawsuit against the Pope in a US federal court.
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Dutch clear Arab group on cartoon

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 22:02
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch court clears an Arab cultural group of hate crime for publishing a cartoon on its website questioning the Holocaust.
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Bosnia gets Nato membership plan

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 22:25
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nato agrees to launch a Membership Action Plan for Bosnia-Hercegovina - a key step to joining the military bloc.
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Benitez backs Reds to reach final

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 22:40
related countries: Spain Spain

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez backs his side to overcome a first-leg deficit for the third time in this season's Europa League and reach next month's final.
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Oil rig off US sinks after blast

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 23:13
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

A Gulf of Mexico oil rig that caught fire on Tuesday after an explosion has now sunk, with 11 workers still missing.
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Brazil state bans Toyota Corolla

Thursday 22nd of April 2010, 23:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana

One of Toyota's most popular cars, the Corolla, is banned from sale in a Brazilian state, which says the model is a safety risk.
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