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Colombia takes Venezuela to OAS

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 0:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Colombia calls a meeting of regional grouping the OAS to accuse Venezuela of harbouring left-wing rebels.
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Australia PM's poll move attacked

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 0:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott condemns Prime Minister Julia Gillard's decision to call an early election.
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Bad pitch? How about swamp soccer?

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 0:29
related countries: Finland Finland

More than 5000 players have taken part in the swamp soccer world championship in Finland.
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Rare tortoises seized in Malaysia

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 0:48
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar, Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Customs officers at Kuala Lumpur airport recover more than 400 rare tortoises and frogs smuggled from Madagascar.
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BP extends capped oil well test

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 1:30
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Testing of BP's newly capped Gulf of Mexico oil well is extended as plans to collect up to 80,000 barrels of crude a day by ship are announced.
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'World's oldest champagne' found

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 2:00
related countries: France France

Divers have found 30 bottles of champagne thought to pre-date the French Revolution on the Baltic seabed.
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Caribbean 'drug baron' arrested

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 3:29
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Jose Figueroa Agosto, one of the Caribbean region's most wanted alleged drug lords, is detained in the Puerto Rican capital San Juan.
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Fourteen die in Albania bus crash

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 4:13
related countries: Albania Albania

At least 14 people are killed and 12 others are injured after a bus falls off a cliff in northern Albania, officials say.
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Afghan aid boost to be announced

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 4:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain is to boost spending on aid projects in Afghanistan by 40%, while at the same time reviewing the amount it gives to other countries.
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Telefonica pulls out of Vivo bid

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 8:45
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Spain Spain

Spanish telecom firm Telefonica pulls out of its bid to buy a 7bn euros stake in Brazilian mobile company Vivo.
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Kabul suicide blast kills three

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 8:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

At least three people have been killed by a suicide bomb in Kabul, two days before world leaders gather in the city for a landmark conference.
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BP extends capped oil well test

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 9:36
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Testing of BP's newly-capped Gulf of Mexico oil well is extended as plans to collect up to 80,000 barrels of crude a day by ship are announced.
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Why Baghdad bomber targeted Satwa

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 9:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomber has killed at least 43 people and injured 40 more southwest of Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
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Live - Tour de France stage 14

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 9:52
related countries: France France
related places: Revel

Frenchman Christophe Riblon wins the first of four stages in the Pyrenees, with Andy Schleck retaining the leader's yellow jersey.
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Baghdad suicide attack kills 43

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 10:14
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomber kills at least 43 people outside the Iraqi capital Baghdad in an attack on government-backed Sunni militia members.
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Ford builds on China partnership

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 10:42
related countries: China China

Ford announces an expansion of its partnership with Jiangling Motors in China with a new $300m plant.
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Four held after French shooting

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 11:24
related countries: France France
related places: Grenoble

Police in Grenoble have arrested four people for attempted murder after a riot on Friday night in which shots were fired.
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Afghan aid boost to be announced

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 11:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain is to boost spending on aid projects in Afghanistan by 40%, while at the same time reviewing the amount it gives to other countries.
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Sri Lanka batsmen dominate India

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 11:51
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tharanga Paranavitana and Kumar Sangakkara steal the limelight from Muttiah Muralitharan on day one of the first Test between Sri Lanka and India in Galle.
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Israel 'must open Gaza borders'

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 11:52
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel must go beyond easing its blockade of Gaza and throw open its border, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said.
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Salt of the earth

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 11:58
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

The hard lives of Bolivia's salt gatherers
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Scolari for Brazil job - Socrates

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 12:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Former Brazil captain Socrates tells BBC Sport former Chelsea boss Luis Felipe Scolari should be the next Brazil coach.
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Pedrosa edges Lorenzo in Germany

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 13:30
related countries: Germany Germany

Dani Pedrosa beats world championship leader Jorge Lorenzo into second place at the German MotoGP in Sachsenring.
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China mining accidents kill 38

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 13:53
related countries: China China

At least 38 Chinese miners have been killed in three separate accidents, state-run media say.
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US 'wanted to swap' Iranian scientist

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 13:58
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The Iranian scientist who claims he was abducted by US intelligence services, has given his first television interview since returning to Tehran.
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Riblon wins first Pyrenees stage

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 15:18
related countries: France France

Frenchman Christophe Riblon wins stage 14 of the Tour de France, as contenders Denis Menchov and Samuel Sanchez gain on overall leader Andy Schleck.
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Live - The Open day four

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 15:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen is homing in on victory at the 150th anniversary Open Championship at St Andrews.
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Uganda 'bombers' photos released

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 16:01
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Images of two men police believe carried out deadly bombings in Uganda a week ago have been released as police seek information about the attacks.
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Germans lay on huge party on major motorway

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 17:24
related countries: Germany Germany

Cities in the German Ruhr area throw a huge party on the region's busiest motorway after closing it to normal traffic.
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Oosthuizen strolls to Open triumph

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 18:20
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen turns the Open into a procession as he beats England's Lee Westwood by seven shots at St Andrews.
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BP pushes to keep new cap on well

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 19:17
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP wants to keep its newly installed cap in place until relief wells stop the Gulf of Mexico oil leak for good, a top relief official says.
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Three dead servicemen identified

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 19:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three British servicemen killed in Afghanistan within 24 hours of each other are named by the Ministry of Defence.
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Gary Player's advice inspires Oosthuizen

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 20:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Louis Oosthuizen reveals a phone call from South African golf legend Gary Player inspired him to victory on the final day of the Open Championship.
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Spin king Murali taking final bow

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 20:56
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Galle

One of the greatest bowlers in the history of cricket is taking part in his final Test match for Sri Lanka, against India in the city of Galle.
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In pictures

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 22:12
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Nelson Mandela celebrates his 92nd birthday
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Afghan pull-out date reconfirmed

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 22:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government restates a target of removing UK troops from Afghanistan by 2014 and announces a major boost in aid spending for the country.
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Pressure on Pakistan

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 22:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Clinton says more needs to be done to tackle militant networks
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Serbia and Croatia forge new ties

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 23:15
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Croatia Croatia
related places: Belgrade

Serbia's president hails what he calls a historic visit by his Croatian counterpart to Belgrade as the two former foes seek EU entry.
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Migrant dilemma

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 23:24
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Babies of Central Asian workers abandoned in Moscow
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Cold snap kills nine in Argentina

Sunday 18th of July 2010, 23:46
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A front of cold weather from the Antarctic brings ice and snow to Argentina, killing at least nine people.
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