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What happend on August 22nd 2010

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Egypt Van Gogh 'is still missing'

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 0:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

A painting by Vincent Van Gogh, stolen from a Cairo museum, is still missing, says the culture minister, hours after he said it had been found.
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One dead after Brazil shoot-out

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 1:10
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A woman has been killed in a shoot-out after a group of armed men burst into a hotel in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, reports say.
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Venezuela soldier kills officers

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 1:17
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Police in Venezuela search for a soldier who shot dead two officers and wounded six soldiers at a military base in the capital, Caracas.
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Japan and India in nuclear talks

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 2:59
related countries: India India, Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo, Delhi

The foreign ministers of India and Japan open negotiations on civil nuclear co-operation, but Tokyo warns Delhi against nuclear tests.
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Filipino farmers to get crop advice via mobile phone

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 4:14
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Farmers in the Philippines will soon be able to receive free text messages with advice on how to grow their rice.
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Federer to take on Fish in final

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 5:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Fish

Defending champion Roger Federer will take on unseeded American Mardy Fish in the final of the Cincinnati Masters.
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From the ashes

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 7:19
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Iceland volcano region shakes off past
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Your pictures

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 7:23
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Rescuing whales that became stranded in northern New Zealand
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China-N Korea river hit by floods

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 7:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China

China and North Korea evacuate thousands of people from their homes after heavy rains flood villages on both sides of the border.
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Villa vacancy interests US coach

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 8:10
related countries: United States United States

United States coach Bob Bradley tells BBC Sport he would be interested in becoming Aston Villa's next manager.
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Emmy award for Jamie Oliver's US series

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 9:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

British chef and TV personality Jamie Oliver wins an Emmy for his US series Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, which tackles childhood obesity.
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Australia PM seeks coalition rule

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 9:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard contacts independent candidates as she begins trying to form a government after an inconclusive vote.
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Butt sounds England Ashes warning

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 10:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England must improve their bowling to stand a realistic chance of beating Australia in the Ashes this winter, says Pakistan captain Salman Butt.
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Live - Sunday's Scottish football

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 10:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Motherwell, Kilmarnock

Rangers beat Hibs in the early kick-off, while Celtic play St Mirren, Dundee United take on Inverness CT and Kilmarnock welcome Motherwell.
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Iran unveils first bomber drone

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 12:42
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveils his country's first domestically built, unmanned bomber plane.
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SA unions condemn strike ruling

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 13:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African trade unions say the government's use of a court injunction is designed to "intimidate" striking workers.
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Netanyahu predicts tough talks

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 14:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu say reaching agreement in planned talks with Palestinians will be difficult, but a deal is achievable.
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Sweden justifies Assange warrant

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 15:08
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Swedish prosecutors defend their decision to issue then withdraw a warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on rape charges.
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'Alarm lapse' in Van Gogh theft

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 15:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

None of the alarms and just a few security cameras were working at the Cairo museum from which a Van Gogh painting was stolen, Egyptian officials say.
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Fears for arrested Rwanda officer

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 16:16
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The brother of an exiled Rwandan general has disappeared after being arrested on Friday, the BBC is told.
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Dr Kelly death 'textbook suicide'

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 16:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The pathologist who conducted the post-mortem examination on Iraq weapons expert David Kelly says it was a "textbook case" of suicide, amid fresh controversy over his death.
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Wyclef Jean contests poll ruling

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 16:57
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean says he will launch a legal challenge to a ruling barring him from standing in Haiti's presidential election.
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Thousands flee S Pakistan floods

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 19:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Tens of thousands of people in southern Pakistan are fleeing a threatened flood-surge, three weeks after heavy monsoon rains first hit the country.
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Federer wins Cincinnati Masters

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 19:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Roger Federer beats Mardy Fish in three sets in the Cincinnati Masters final to win his first tournament since the Australian Open in January.
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Soldier shot in Afghanistan named

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 19:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK soldier shot dead in Afghanistan while guarding a meeting between local elders and coalition troops is named as L/Cpl Jordan Dean Bancroft.
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Squillaci set for Arsenal medical

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 20:31
related countries: France France

France defender Sebastien Squillaci will undergo a medical at Arsenal on Monday ahead of a permanent transfer, according to his club Sevilla.
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Historic US win for India's Atwal

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 20:59
related countries: India India, United States United States

Qualifier Arjun Atwal becomes the first Indian to win on the PGA Tour with a one-stroke victory at the Wyndham Championship.
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No Bangladesh Islamic dress code

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 21:08
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh's high court bans schools and workplaces from forcing people to wear Islamic skull caps and veils, following a earlier ban on compulsory burqas.
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Scientists 'closer to Ebola drug'

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 22:46
related countries: United States United States

A treatment for the Ebola virus could be nearer after US authorities approve human trials of a drug proven to be effective in monkeys.
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Bodies hung from bridge in Mexico

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 23:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Police in Mexico find four mutilated bodies hung from a bridge in the central city of Cuernavaca, killed by a drug gang as a warning to a rival group.
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Flood friends

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 23:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

How US help won over a Pakistan community
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Trapped Chilean miners are alive

Sunday 22nd of August 2010, 23:53
related countries: Chile Chile

All 33 Chilean miners trapped underground since a tunnel collapse 17 days ago are alive, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera says, after a note is sent up to the surface via a remote probe.
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