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Debt relief agreed for DR Congo

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 1:18
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo is to receive billions in debt relief from the IMF and World Bank, as it marks 50 years of independence.
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German bishop 'could resume work'

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 3:17
related countries: Germany Germany

The Pope tells a former German bishop who resigned after abuse allegations he might be able to return to work after treatment.
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'Spycraft'

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 3:50
related countries: United States United States

US bail hearing gives glimpse of 'espionage'
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Arms trade in Nepal tourist area

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 4:14
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

The central Kathmandu tourist district of Thamel becomes a centre for illegal trade in guns and small arms, police say.
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Arms trade in Nepal tourist area

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 4:14
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

The central Kathmandu tourist district of Thamel becomes a centre for illegal trade in guns and small arms, police say.
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Tour de France dope test 'flawed'

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 4:49
related countries: France France

Anti-doping tests for this year's Tour de France cycle race are flawed, the head of the French anti-doping body tells the BBC.
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Floods hit north-east Mexico

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 8:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Monterrey

Hurricane Alex brings floods to north-east Mexico, paralysing the city of Monterrey, as it starts to weaken.
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Deadly blasts hit Pakistan shrine

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 8:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

At least 42 people are killed and scores are injured as suicide attackers target a Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lahore.
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Australia priest jailed for abuse

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 8:24
related countries: Australia Australia

A Catholic priest in Australia is sentenced to nearly 20 years in jail after admitting sex attacks on boys over nearly two decades.
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People's voice

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 8:27
related countries: China China

How a small village in China elects a new leader
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Friday's World Cup round-up

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 8:59
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ballack predicts Germany will beat Argentina
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Mexico gang clash leaves 21 dead

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 9:05
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

At least 21 people are killed in a gunfight between two of Mexico's most powerful drugs cartels near the border with the US.
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Senior Indian Maoist 'shot dead'

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 10:01
related countries: India India

A top Maoist rebel leader is killed in a clash in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state, police say.
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Fifa issues Nigeria ban deadline

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 10:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Fifa will expel Nigeria from world football unless the government overturns a two-year ban of the national team by Monday.
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Australia agrees miners tax deal

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 10:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government reaches a compromise deal with mining companies over controversial tax plans.
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'Genocide priest' held in Uganda

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 10:58
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Rwanda Rwanda

A priest accused of helping to orchestrate the 1994 genocide in Rwanda is arrested in Uganda, police say.
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Australian 'Nazi' wins appeal bid

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 11:28
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Alleged Nazi war criminal Charles Zentai wins a five-year battle against his extradition from Australia to his native Hungary.
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Suicide watch

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 11:42
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss law-change plan puts Dignitas under pressure
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Russia set for drink-driving ban

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 11:52
related countries: Russia Russia

MPs approve a total drink-driving ban in Russia, said to have one of the world's highest rates of alcohol-related accidents.
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'I married Russian spy suspect'

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 12:41
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who claims he was married to alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman speaks about their relationship.
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Toyota recalls 270,000 vehicles

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 12:44
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Japanese car giant Toyota recalls 270,000 cars worldwide in the latest problem to hit the manufacturer.
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Thousands on Israel soldier march

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 13:08
related countries: Israel Israel

Twenty thousand people join a march through Israel calling for the release of captured soldier Gilad Shalit, organisers say.
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Thousands on Israel soldier march

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 13:08
related countries: Israel Israel

Twenty thousand people join a march through Israel calling for the release of captured soldier Gilad Shalit, organisers say.
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Afghan suicide raid on US office

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 13:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

At least four people die when suicide bombers attack the office of a US development organisation in the Afghan province of Kunduz.
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US spy suspects appear in court

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 13:51
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

One of 10 suspects arrested in the US accused of spying for Russia is granted bail, but other bail hearings are delayed.
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Nato door still 'open' to Ukraine

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 14:38
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Nato's door remains open for Ukraine, as she starts a five-nation tour of ex-Soviet states.
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Thai 'rebels' kill five soldiers

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 14:46
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Narathiwat

Five soldiers are killed by a bomb in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat, the scene of a long-running insurgency.
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Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:00
related countries: France France, United States United States

A French court reopens an investigation into claims a US nuclear submarine may have accidentally sunk a fishing boat in 2004, killing five sailors.
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India interest rates raised again

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:01
related countries: India India

The Reserve Bank of India raises key interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in an attempt to curb inflation.
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India interest rates raised again

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:01
related countries: India India

The Reserve Bank of India raises key interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in an attempt to curb inflation.
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Storm delays oil capture vessel

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:03
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The use of a new vessel to capture oil at the Deepwater Horizon spill site in the Gulf of Mexico is delayed by tropical storm Alex.
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China challenged over Urumqi riots

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:07
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang, Urumqi

Amnesty International challenges the official Chinese version of events in Xinjiang, where nearly 200 people died in ethnic clashes.
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S African ex-police chief found corrupt

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's former police chief Jackie Selebi is found guilty of corruption in one of the defining trials of the post-apartheid era.
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S African ex-police chief found corrupt

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's former police chief Jackie Selebi is found guilty of corruption in one of the defining trials of the post-apartheid era.
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Fact or fiction

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 15:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Real-life police corruption drama grips South Africa
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Return to roots?

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 16:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan militants appear to shift to sectarian targets
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Israeli PM admits 'insult' error

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 16:59
related countries: Israel Israel, Turkey Turkey

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu admits making a "mistake" by leaving his foreign minister out of secret talks with Turkish officials.
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Nadal ends Murray's hopes in semi

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 17:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal beats Andy Murray in straight sets to end the fourth seed's hopes of becoming the first British man since 1938 to reach the Wimbledon final.
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Mexico arrest over US consulate killing

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 18:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Mexican police say they have arrested a gang leader responsible for killing three people connected to the US consulate.
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American beauty

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 20:34
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

How Russian 'spies' tried to blend into US society
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US sees 125,000 jobs lost in June

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 21:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

There were about 125,000 US jobs lost in June, figures show, partly due to the loss of temporary census employees.
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Russian spaceship 'fails to dock'

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 22:21
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Progress

The Russian cargo ship Progress fails to dock with the International Space Station after an apparent electronics failure.
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High alert after Pakistan blasts

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 22:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Police are on high alert in Pakistan after more than 40 people die in a suicide attack on a Sufi shrine in Lahore.
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Afghan riddle

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 23:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan weighs up its chances after McChrystal's exit
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Court drops Paris Hilton charges

Friday 2nd of July 2010, 23:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa, France France, Brazil Brazil, United States United States
related places: Port Elizabeth

A South African court drops drugs charges against US socialite Paris Hilton at a court hearing after her arrest following a World Cup game.
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