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Chile miners speak to loved ones

Monday 30th of August 2010, 0:06
related countries: Chile Chile

Miners trapped underground in Chile for more than three weeks have their first telephone contact with loved ones.
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Warning on child medicine errors

Monday 30th of August 2010, 1:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Many parents are incapable of giving their children the correct dose of liquid medicines, claim Australian researchers.
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Russia skinheads attack festival

Monday 30th of August 2010, 1:58
related countries: Russia Russia

More than 100 Russian skinheads have attacked a music festival in central Russia, reports say, injuring at least 10 people.
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Thousands flee Indonesia volcano

Monday 30th of August 2010, 3:03
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

At least 19,000 people flee as a volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupts for the first time in 400 years.
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Pizza-crazy Poles attempt world's longest pizza

Monday 30th of August 2010, 3:33
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Krakow

Residents of the Polish city of Krakow have attempted to break the world record for the longest pizza in the world.
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Gunmen shoot dead Mexican mayor

Monday 30th of August 2010, 4:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Tamaulipas

The mayor of a town in the troubled Mexican state of Tamaulipas is shot dead as drugs gangs are blamed for violence.
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Ecuador bus crash investigated

Monday 30th of August 2010, 5:13
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Police in Ecuador are investigating what caused one of the worst bus crashes in the country's history.
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In pictures

Monday 30th of August 2010, 5:33
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Exodus as Indonesian volcano erupts for first time in 400 years
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Indonesian volcano erupts again

Monday 30th of August 2010, 6:03
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Mount Sinabung, a volcano on Sumatra, Indonesia, erupts for the second time after a 400-year silence.
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Rabbi calls for Abbas to 'vanish'

Monday 30th of August 2010, 6:59
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

An Israeli rabbi says the world would be better without Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, prompting strong criticism from US officials.
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Pilgrim's progress

Monday 30th of August 2010, 7:20
related countries: Spain Spain

Concerts and cuisine boost Spain's ancient camino
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Mad Men wins third top Emmy prize

Monday 30th of August 2010, 7:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hit US series Mad Men takes its third award Emmy for best drama series, while British stars face disappointment in Los Angeles.
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Scarf of Hope

Monday 30th of August 2010, 7:27
related countries: Peru Peru

Peruvian women knitting in memory and protest
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It never rains...

Monday 30th of August 2010, 7:48
related countries: Niger Niger

But it floods in Niger, in sound and images
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Minute of joy

Monday 30th of August 2010, 9:05
related countries: Chile Chile

What did relatives say to reassure Chile miners?
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Stadium demolished as Brazil builds

Monday 30th of August 2010, 9:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Over 700 kilos of explosives were used to demolish a football stadium in Brazil
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Russia care home blaze kills nine

Monday 30th of August 2010, 9:39
related countries: Russia Russia

A fire that killed nine people in a Russian retirement home was probably started by one of the residents, investigators say.
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India Maoists kill four policemen

Monday 30th of August 2010, 9:41
related countries: India India
related places: Bihar, At

At least four policemen are killed during a prolonged gunbattle with Maoist rebels in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, police say.
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Russian pilots abducted in Darfur

Monday 30th of August 2010, 10:37
related countries: Russia Russia, Sudan Sudan

Two Russian pilots are kidnapped in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region, state media reports, as a US aid worker held for more than 100 days is freed.
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Cricket 'betting scam' man bailed

Monday 30th of August 2010, 10:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The man at the centre of cricket betting scam allegations about the Pakistan team is released without charge on police bail.
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Blast kills Afghan district chief

Monday 30th of August 2010, 10:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A bombing outside the office of the governor of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills one person.
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Japan bank acts on stronger yen

Monday 30th of August 2010, 10:51
related countries: Japan Japan

The Bank of Japan makes more money available to commercial banks in bid to cope with stronger yen.
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Title race still open - Hamilton

Monday 30th of August 2010, 10:54
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton believes the world title fight remains wide open despite himself and Mark Webber starting to pull clear at the top of the standings.
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Pakistan floodwaters 'receding'

Monday 30th of August 2010, 11:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Emergency officials in Pakistan say water levels in flood-stricken southern Pakistan are beginning to recede, but warn the danger is not over.
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Bittersweet memories

Monday 30th of August 2010, 11:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Life

Life in Iraq during the US occupation
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Pakistan face calls for life bans

Monday 30th of August 2010, 11:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Former Pakistan skipper Imran Khan says swift action must be taken against anyone found to have been part of the alleged no-ball conspiracy at Lord's.
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Economy 'to pick up in near term'

Monday 30th of August 2010, 12:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Chambers of Commerce upgrades its forecast for the UK's short term economic prospects, but a slowdown is feared when cuts kick in.
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Kashmir protest at police gunfire

Monday 30th of August 2010, 12:24
related countries: India India

Clashes take place in Indian-administered Kashmir after a relative of a senior separatist leader is injured in police firing.
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Baby died from superbug on ward

Monday 30th of August 2010, 12:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A baby died and three others became ill when a superbug resistant to common antibiotics hit a London hospital, it is revealed.
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Khan: 'Big blow to Pakistan cricket'

Monday 30th of August 2010, 12:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Former Pakistan captain has said that if betting scam allegations are true, they would be 'the biggest blow to Pakistan cricket'
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'Spiderman' climbs again in Sydney

Monday 30th of August 2010, 13:14
related countries: France France, Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

A French climber, known as 'Spiderman', is facing charges after scaling a 57-storey building in Australia.
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N Korea 'hopes for talks restart'

Monday 30th of August 2010, 14:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea, China China
related places: Beijing

Beijing confirms North Korean leader Kim Jong-il visited China last week and said he hoped for an early resumption of six-party nuclear talks.
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Rossellini to chair Berlin jury

Monday 30th of August 2010, 14:24
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Actress and film-maker Isabella Rossellini is to chair the judging panel at next year's Berlin Film Festival, organisers announce.
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Pakistan sends cricket probe team

Monday 30th of August 2010, 14:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Investigators from Pakistan are flying to London to examine allegations that some of its cricketers were involved in a betting scam.
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Nigeria kidnap bust reveals 'PM son impersonator'

Monday 30th of August 2010, 14:49
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

There is controversy in Nigeria about the identity of a man police rescued from kidnappers believing he was the son of the country’s first prime minister.
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Blackberry in India ban reprieve

Monday 30th of August 2010, 14:55
related countries: India India

Blackberry-maker Research in Motion offers to work with India to support the country's need for "lawful access" to encrypted services.
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Live text - US Open

Monday 30th of August 2010, 15:00
related countries: United States United States

Roger Federer headlines the night session on day one of the US Open, after earlier wins for Venus Williams, Kim Clijsters and Robin Soderling.
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Britons held in Ibiza drugs raid

Monday 30th of August 2010, 15:02
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Ibiza

A number of Britons are arrested in Ibiza following a large-scale drugs raid by Spanish police.
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Apology over Italy hospital fight

Monday 30th of August 2010, 15:25
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's health minister apologises to a woman for a fight between two doctors which took place in the delivery room as she was giving birth.
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Stumped

Monday 30th of August 2010, 15:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Cricket betting scam claims come at bad time for national morale
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US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Monday 30th of August 2010, 16:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Two roadside bomb attacks in southern Afghanistan have killed seven US soldiers, the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force says.
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Genzyme spurns Sanofi buyout bid

Monday 30th of August 2010, 16:36
related countries: France France, United States United States

US biotechnology firm Genzyme turns down a $18.5bn cash bid from French pharmaceutical group Sanofi-Aventis.
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Monday 30th of August 2010, 16:54
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Sumo

Sumo officials in Japan announce new measures aimed at severing links between the ancient sport and organised crime.
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Mortars kill Somalia peacekeepers

Monday 30th of August 2010, 17:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Four African Union peacekeepers are killed as a mortar hits Somalia's presidential palace, officials say.
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Iran paper calls Bruni prostitute

Monday 30th of August 2010, 17:32
related countries: Iran Iran, France France
related places: Paris

An Iranian newspaper calls France's first lady Carla Bruni a "prostitute" after she condemns Iran's plan to stone a woman to death.
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In pictures

Monday 30th of August 2010, 17:32
related countries: Tajikistan Tajikistan

Weddings, yurts and felt hats - life in remote Tajikistan
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US consumers spend more in July

Monday 30th of August 2010, 17:59
related countries: United States United States

US consumer spending rises a faster-than-expected 0.4% in July, as households save less of what they earn.
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Intel to buy German wireless unit

Monday 30th of August 2010, 18:03
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

US chipmaker Intel agrees to buy the wireless unit of German counterpart Infineon for $1.4bn, disappointing markets.
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Pakistan anger at cricket scandal

Monday 30th of August 2010, 18:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Coming as most of Pakistan is struggling to cope with the worst floods in decades, the betting scandal surrounding some of the country's cricket team has shaken already low national morale.
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Seven killed by Bratislava gunman

Monday 30th of August 2010, 19:23
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia
related places: Bratislava

A gunman opens fire in Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, shooting dead seven people and injuring at least 14 before killing himself, police say.
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US widens North Korea sanctions

Monday 30th of August 2010, 21:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: March

The US imposes new financial sanctions on North Korea after the sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
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'Invisible wounds'

Monday 30th of August 2010, 21:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Pleasure and pain for US soldiers returning from Iraq
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Corpse of long-lost climber found

Monday 30th of August 2010, 21:03
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Hikers in Canada discover the frozen body of an American ice climber who fell to his death more than two decades ago.
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South Africa strike talks begin

Monday 30th of August 2010, 21:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The South African government begins talks with striking workers after President Jacob Zuma tells ministers to find a solution.
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Pakistan faces debris and ruin

Monday 30th of August 2010, 21:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Emergency workers in Pakistan say flood waters in some parts of the country have started to recede, one month since torrential rain caused catastrophic flooding across Pakistan
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Mexico sacks 10% of police force

Monday 30th of August 2010, 22:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The federal police force in Mexico dismisses 3,200 officers for incompetence, corruption or links to organised crime.
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German banker causes race storm

Monday 30th of August 2010, 22:04
related countries: Germany Germany

The German government condemns a board member of the country's central bank on the publication of his book on immigration issues.
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US troops begin Arizona patrol

Monday 30th of August 2010, 22:36
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Arizona

The first of more than 1,200 US troops sent to patrol the border with Mexico have begun operating in Arizona.
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HP to pay $55m in US fraud case

Monday 30th of August 2010, 23:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hewlett

Computer giant Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $55m to settle claims that it paid kickbacks to win US government business.
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