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From tour to tourism

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 0:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

What made this British soldier return to Afghanistan on holiday?
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From tour to tourism

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 0:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

What made this British soldier return to Afghanistan on holiday?
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Querrey beats Murray in LA final

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 0:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles, Murray

American Sam Querrey saves a match point on his way to defeating Andy Murray in the final of the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles.
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Querrey beats Murray in LA final

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 0:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles, Murray

American Sam Querrey saves a match point on his way to defeating Andy Murray in the final of the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles.
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Kashmir clashes leave nine dead

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 0:08
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least nine people die in clashes between protesters and the police in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Kashmir clashes leave nine dead

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 0:08
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least nine people die in clashes between protesters and the police in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Hundreds of healthy dogs put down

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 0:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Battersea animal shelter says it is having to put down a growing number of dogs, many of them healthy but too aggressive to be rehomed.
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Holy water

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 1:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The battle to save South Africa's sacred sites from tourist chalets
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Holy water

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 1:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The battle to save South Africa's sacred sites from tourist chalets
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Russia fires fanned by high winds

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 2:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia has mobilised almost 250,000 people to fight the wildfires in the country, as soaring temperatures and high winds continue to fan the flames.
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Russia fires fanned by high winds

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 2:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia has mobilised almost 250,000 people to fight the wildfires in the country, as soaring temperatures and high winds continue to fan the flames.
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Gaza blast destroys Hamas house

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 2:49
related countries: Israel Israel

A large explosion at the Gaza home of a senior Hamas commander injures more than 20 people, but Israel denies involvement.
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Gaza blast destroys Hamas house

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 2:49
related countries: Israel Israel

A large explosion at the Gaza home of a senior Hamas commander injures more than 20 people, but Israel denies involvement.
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Relief as Greek lorry drivers halt strike

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 3:11
related countries: Greece Greece

Lorry drivers in Greece have ended a bitter week-long strike.
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Relief as Greek lorry drivers halt strike

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 3:11
related countries: Greece Greece

Lorry drivers in Greece have ended a bitter week-long strike.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 3:12
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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Anger at Cantonese language switch

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 3:12
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, China China
related places: Guangzhou

Protests against a proposal which Cantonese speakers see as damaging to their language have spread from Guangzhou, in southern China, to Hong Kong.
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Watchful garrison

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 4:00
related countries: United States United States

US border town shaken by cross-border deaths
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Disagreement over Iraq death toll

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 5:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The US disagrees with Baghdad's assertions that July was the deadliest month in Iraq for more than two years, issuing its own figures.
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Disagreement over Iraq death toll

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 5:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The US disagrees with Baghdad's assertions that July was the deadliest month in Iraq for more than two years, issuing its own figures.
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Retail banking lifts BNP Paribas

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:12
related countries: France France

French bank BNP Paribas sees its second-quarter profit grow, thanks to gains in its retail banking division.
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Retail banking lifts BNP Paribas

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:12
related countries: France France

French bank BNP Paribas sees its second-quarter profit grow, thanks to gains in its retail banking division.
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Probe into cloned cow milk claim

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Food Standards Agency is investigating reports that milk from a cloned cow's offspring is on sale in the UK.
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Probe into cloned cow milk claim

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Food Standards Agency is investigating reports that milk from a cloned cow's offspring is on sale in the UK.
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'Affair' threatens Malaysia trial

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:42
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim asks a court to drop sodomy charges against him, amid accusations that a female prosecutor had an affair with the star witness.
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'Affair' threatens Malaysia trial

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:42
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim asks a court to drop sodomy charges against him, amid accusations that a female prosecutor had an affair with the star witness.
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Greenspan warning on US recovery

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:55
related countries: United States United States

Former chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, warns that the US could be heading towards a double-dip recession.
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Greenspan warning on US recovery

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 6:55
related countries: United States United States

Former chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, warns that the US could be heading towards a double-dip recession.
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Cuba to ease some economy control

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 7:51
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro rules out wide-ranging market reforms but says more Cubans will be allowed to be self-employed.
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Cuba to ease some economy control

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 7:51
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro rules out wide-ranging market reforms but says more Cubans will be allowed to be self-employed.
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Row over Australian refugee plan

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 8:34
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's opposition party is strongly criticised over plans to reopen a dentention centre on the South Pacific island of Nauru.
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Row over Australian refugee plan

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 8:34
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's opposition party is strongly criticised over plans to reopen a dentention centre on the South Pacific island of Nauru.
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Smugglers' lives

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 8:38
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Iran Iran

Business as usual on the Iranian-Turkish border
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Smugglers' lives

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 8:38
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Iran Iran

Business as usual on the Iranian-Turkish border
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S Africa care home fire kills 18

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 8:39
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A fire at a retirement home in South Africa leaves 18 people dead, officials say.
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S Africa care home fire kills 18

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 8:39
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A fire at a retirement home in South Africa leaves 18 people dead, officials say.
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Foxconn reopens factory in India

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:01
related countries: India India

The iPhone manufacturer Foxconn reopens a plant in India, which was shut down when workers fell sick, sending its shares up 9%.
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Foxconn reopens factory in India

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:01
related countries: India India

The iPhone manufacturer Foxconn reopens a plant in India, which was shut down when workers fell sick, sending its shares up 9%.
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Inception holds firm in top spot

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Leonardo

Leonardo di Caprio thriller Inception holds off competition from several new releases to stay top of the US box office for the third week running.
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Inception holds firm in top spot

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Leonardo

Leonardo di Caprio thriller Inception holds off competition from several new releases to stay top of the US box office for the third week running.
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Smog engulfs Moscow after wildfires

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:35
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Smog in Moscow caused by peat fires has been spreading, with visibility in the city at just a few hundred metres.
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Smog engulfs Moscow after wildfires

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:35
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A cloud of smog has engulfed Moscow after wildfires hit the region.
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Marine and soldier die in Helmand

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two UK servicemen have been killed in separate incidents in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says. Next of kin have been informed.
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Marine and soldier die in Helmand

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 9:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two UK servicemen have been killed in separate incidents in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says. Next of kin have been informed.
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Peak project

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:00
related countries: Austria Austria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British sculptor's figures erected in the Austrian Alps
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Peak project

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:00
related countries: Austria Austria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British sculptor's figures erected in the Austrian Alps
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King of hearts

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:02
related countries: India India

Meet the Indian doctor hailed as the Henry Ford of cardiac surgery
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King of hearts

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:02
related countries: India India

Meet the Indian doctor hailed as the Henry Ford of cardiac surgery
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Tractor rampage in China kills 11

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:15
related countries: China China

A drunken man driving a tractor has killed 11 and injured many more in a rampage through a northern province of China.
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Tractor rampage in China kills 11

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:15
related countries: China China

A drunken man driving a tractor has killed 11 and injured many more in a rampage through a northern province of China.
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Lindsay Lohan released from jail

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:22
related countries: United States United States

US actress Lindsay Lohan is released from jail after serving less than two weeks of a 90-day sentence.
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Lindsay Lohan released from jail

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:22
related countries: United States United States

US actress Lindsay Lohan is released from jail after serving less than two weeks of a 90-day sentence.
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TNT to split into two divisions

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:27
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch delivery group TNT announces it is going to split its mail and express units into separate companies.
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Somali pirates capture cargo ship

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Panama Panama

Somali pirates hijack the Panama-flagged MV Suez cargo ship sailing in a recommended shipping lane in the Gulf of Aden, the European Union naval force says.
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Somali pirates capture cargo ship

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 10:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Panama Panama

Somali pirates hijack the Panama-flagged MV Suez cargo ship sailing in a recommended shipping lane in the Gulf of Aden, the European Union naval force says.
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Conductor Ozawa plans his return

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 11:08
related countries: Japan Japan

Conductor Seiji Ozawa is to perform at a comeback concert in his native Japan next month following treatment for cancer.
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Conductor Ozawa plans his return

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 11:08
related countries: Japan Japan

Conductor Seiji Ozawa is to perform at a comeback concert in his native Japan next month following treatment for cancer.
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Porn seen in Indonesia parliament

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 11:14
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An investigation is under way in Indonesia after pornographic images were broadcast on an internal TV channel in the country's parliament.
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Porn seen in Indonesian parliament

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 11:14
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An investigation is under way in Indonesia after pornographic images were broadcast on an internal TV channel in the country's parliament.
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'One dead' as missile hits Jordan

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 11:58
related countries: Israel Israel

One man is killed when a rocket lands in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba, one of several apparently fired at the nearby Israeli resort of Eilat, reports say.
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'One dead' as missile hits Jordan

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 11:58
related countries: Israel Israel

One man is killed when a rocket lands in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba, one of several apparently fired at the nearby Israeli resort of Eilat, reports say.
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Children die in Afghan bomb blast

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 12:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Six Afghan children die after a suicide bomber targets the vehicle of a government official in the southern province of Kandahar.
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Children die in Afghan bomb blast

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 12:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Six Afghan children die after a suicide bomber targets the vehicle of a government official in the southern province of Kandahar.
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Four die in new Kashmir protests

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 13:01
related countries: India India

Four people are shot dead in Indian-administered Kashmir, as the worst protests to convulse the disputed region in two years continue, despite a government plea for calm.
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Four die in new Kashmir protests

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 13:01
related countries: India India

Four people are shot dead in Indian-administered Kashmir, as the worst protests to convulse the disputed region in two years continue, despite a government plea for calm.
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Ahmadinejad offers Obama debate

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 13:36
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he is willing to meet US President Barack Obama for "face-to-face" talks in front of the media.
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UK charities launch flood appeals

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 13:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aid agencies launch appeals after 27,000 people are left stranded in Pakistan by the worst floods there in 80 years.
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UK charities launch flood appeals

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 13:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aid agencies launch appeals after 27,000 people are left stranded in Pakistan by the worst floods there in 80 years.
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US fisherman catches rare yellow lobster

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 14:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rhode Island

Fisherman Denny Ingram has caught a rare, yellow lobster in Narragansett Bay in the US state of Rhode Island.
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US fisherman catches rare yellow lobster

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 14:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rhode Island

Fisherman Denny Ingram has caught a rare, yellow lobster in Narragansett Bay in the US state of Rhode Island.
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Soaring flames

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 14:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Your images from Russia where high winds fan forest flames
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Soaring flames

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 14:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Your images from Russia where high winds fan forest flames
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EU ends G Bissau security mission

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 15:25
related countries: Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau, Guinea Guinea

The EU says it will end its mission to reform Guinea-Bissau's security forces because law and order has deteriorated in the West African state.
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EU ends G Bissau security mission

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 15:25
related countries: Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau, Guinea Guinea

The EU says it will end its mission to reform Guinea-Bissau's security forces because law and order has deteriorated in the West African state.
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'Millions' hit by Pakistan floods

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 15:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Up to two-and-a-half million people have been affected by Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years, International Red Cross officials say.
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'Millions' hit by Pakistan floods

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 15:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Up to two-and-a-half million people have been affected by Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years, International Red Cross officials say.
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BP prepares to seal Gulf oil well

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 15:54
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Gulf, Monday

BP says it plans to plug its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, after conducting tests to see whether the "static kill" will work.
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Afghan operation reaches Saidabad

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 15:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British forces enter the town of Saidabad, in the Nad Ali district of Helmand province, in an offensive to rid the area of insurgents.
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Afghan operation reaches Saidabad

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 15:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British forces enter the town of Saidabad, in the Nad Ali district of Helmand province, in an offensive to rid the area of insurgents.
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Oak moth prompts asthma warning

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The public is warned of health risks posed by the oak moth 'pest' that has invaded trees in the UK
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Russia declares fires emergency

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declares a state of emergency in seven Russian regions because of wildfires which have killed 40 people.
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Russia declares fires emergency

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declares a state of emergency in seven Russian regions because of wildfires which have killed 40 people.
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Watchful garrison

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:16
related countries: United States United States

US border town shaken by cross-border deaths
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TNT to split into two divisions

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:23
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch delivery group TNT announces it is going to split its mail and express units into separate companies.
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Pakistan summons Britain's envoy

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, France France

Pakistan's government summons Britain's envoy in Islamabad following recent critical remarks by UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Pakistan summons Britain's envoy

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, France France

Pakistan's government summons Britain's envoy in Islamabad following recent critical remarks by UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Liverpool consider 'several' bids

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:53
related countries: China China

Chinese businessman Kenny Huang is one of "several" candidates who have submitted a bid to buy Liverpool, BBC Sport understands.
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Liverpool consider 'several' bids

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 16:53
related countries: China China

Chinese businessman Kenny Huang is one of "several" candidates who have submitted a bid to buy Liverpool, BBC Sport understands.
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Search for boat capsize survivors

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 17:08
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Ugandan police say the search for survivors is continuing after a boat capsizes on Lake Albert, as at least 33 are feared dead.
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Search for boat capsize survivors

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 17:08
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Ugandan police say the search for survivors is continuing after a boat capsizes on Lake Albert, as at least 33 are feared dead.
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BP prepares to seal Gulf oil well

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 17:23
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Gulf, Monday

BP says it plans to plug its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, after conducting tests to see whether the "static kill" will work.
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'World's largest mass performance'

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 18:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea's celebrated Arirang Games opened in Pyongyang's May Day stadium on Monday. A spectacle of dance and gymnastic ability, it is the world's largest mass performance.
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Israel endorses UN flotilla probe

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 18:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel announces it will co-operate with a UN panel of investigation into its raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in May which killed nine Turkish activists.
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Israel endorses UN flotilla probe

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 18:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel announces it will co-operate with a UN panel of investigation into its raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in May which killed nine Turkish activists.
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Monday 2nd of August 2010, 20:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lockerbie

Scotland's first minister again denies that the Lockerbie bomber was released due to pressure from oil company BP.
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Ferrari face team orders hearing

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 21:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Ferrari

Ferrari will face a World Motor Sport Council disciplinary hearing four days before next month's Italian Grand Prix.
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Ferrari face team orders hearing

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 21:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Ferrari

Ferrari will face a World Motor Sport Council disciplinary hearing four days before next month's Italian Grand Prix.
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Pakistan monsoon 'flood of the century'

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 22:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

International donors have pledged help for Pakistan as it is overwhelmed by what rescuers call ''the flood of the century''.
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Pakistan monsoon 'flood of the century'

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 22:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

International donors have pledged help for Pakistan as it is overwhelmed by what rescuers call ''the flood of the century''.
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HSBC sees profits double to $11bn

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 22:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's biggest bank, HSBC, says its profits doubled in the first half of the year to $11.1bn (£7bn).
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HSBC sees profits double to $11bn

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 22:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's biggest bank, HSBC, says its profits doubled in the first half of the year to $11.1bn (£7bn).
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Democrat 'violated ethics rules'

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 23:38
related countries: United States United States

A Democratic member of the US House of Representatives is charged with violating ethics rules, the second to be cited in five days.
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Democrat 'violated ethics rules'

Monday 2nd of August 2010, 23:38
related countries: United States United States

A Democratic member of the US House of Representatives is charged with violating ethics rules, the second to be cited in five days.
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