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What happend on July 25th 2010

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Oil spill vessels return to site

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 0:53
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Ships involved in the effort to secure the Gulf of Mexico blown-out oil well are preparing to resume work after a tropical storm weakens.
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Who's been driving in my car? Bear goes for a spin

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 1:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

A terrified bear goes for an unintended ride after climbing into an empty car in the US state of Colorado.
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Tutu on retiring from public life

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 5:39
related countries: South Africa South Africa

After announcing he is to withdraw from public life, Archbishop Desmond Tutu talks to the BBC about his career and his dream for South Africa's future.
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German festival stampede kills 19

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 5:43
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Duisburg

At least 19 people are killed in a stampede at the Love Parade dance music festival in the German city of Duisburg, police say.
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Spies had 'tough life' says Putin

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 7:06
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russian PM Vladimir Putin meets the Russian agents deported from the US and says they had "tough lives" and were "betrayed".
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Burma's leader in India amid row

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 8:43
related countries: India India, Burma Burma

Burmese military ruler General Than Shwe arrives in India on an official visit, which has been condemned by human rights groups.
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Khmer Rouge trial set to deliver verdict

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 9:29
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The verdict is due in the trial of former jailer Comrade Duch, the first in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal.
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Fidel Castro makes mausoleum trip

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 9:43
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro makes his first reported appearance outside Havana since handing over power to his brother in 2006.
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Live - German Grand Prix

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 10:30
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hockenheim

Fernando Alonso wins the German Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari team-mate Felipe Massa at Hockenheim.
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Britons describe German stampede

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 12:09
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British festival-goers describe the horrors of a stampede at a dance music festival in Germany in which 19 people were killed.
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Afghan manhunt for US servicemen

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 12:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A manhunt is launched in Afghanistan for two US servicemen reportedly snatched by the Taliban, as the insurgents claim one of them was killed.
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Live - Tour de France stage 20

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 12:29
related countries: France France

Alberto Contador closes out his third Tour de France triumph as Mark Cavendish wins the final stage on the Champs Elysees and seven-times winner Lance Armstrong bids farewell.
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Guti ends 25-year Madrid service

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 12:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Spain Spain
related places: Besiktas, Madrid

Midfielder Guti has announced he is leaving Real Madrid after 15 seasons with the Spanish club and is weighing up an offer from Turkish club Besiktas.
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Indigenous pride

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 12:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Festival in southern Mexico celebrates Zapotec culture
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Officials blamed for German crush

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 13:19
related countries: Germany Germany

Survivors of a stampede at a dance music festival in Germany, in which 19 people were killed, blame organisers for the deaths.
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Meeting to debate Venezuela row

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 13:30
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

South American regional group Unasur calls a special meeting to address the breakdown in relations between Venezuela and Colombia.
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Salmond: 'Release Megrahi files'

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 13:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Lockerbie

The Scottish first minister calls on the UK and US governments to publish all of their documents relating to the release of the Lockerbie bomber.
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Israeli-Arab activist is jailed

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 14:09
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli-Arab leader begins a five-month jail sentence for spitting at a policeman during a protest in Jerusalem more than three years ago.
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Why BP needs boss with a US accent

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 14:22
related countries: United States United States

BP's chief executive Tony Hayward has been negotiating the terms of his exit from the company, the BBC has learnt.
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Iran warns EU against sanctions

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 14:37
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president warns the EU against imposing sanctions, saying his country would cause it to "regret" the move.
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Chinese floods worst in 12 years

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 15:21
related countries: China China

Chinese authorities say more rain is due in some of the areas hit by the worst floods in 12 years.
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Contador seals third Tour victory

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 15:50
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Alberto Contador seals his third Tour de France title in four years as Mark Cavendish sprints to victory on the final stage in Paris for the second successive year.
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X Factor hopefuls 'damage hotel'

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 15:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Police are called to a London hotel after X Factor contestants who were staying there damaged property.
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One killed by Bangkok bomb blast

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 16:13
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

A bomb explodes at a bus stop in the Thai capital, Bangkok, killing one person and wounding at least 10 others.
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Call for rethink of priests' celibacy

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 16:43
related countries: Italy Italy

A group of women in Italy, who claim to have had relationships with Catholic priests, have asked Pope Benedict to rethink the church's policy of celibacy.
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S Korea and US in military drill

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 17:03
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan, United States United States

The US and South Korea hold a major military exercise in the Sea of Japan, despite threats of retaliation from North Korea.
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Ferrari fined but result stands

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 17:50
related countries: Germany Germany

Ferrari are fined $100,000 for breaching sporting regulations after appearing to implement team orders, but the result of the German Grand Prix stands.
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Afghan civilian killings probed

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 17:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nato forces investigate reports that a helicopter attack on a village left up to 45 civilians dead in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
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Tributes paid to crush victims

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 18:14
related countries: Germany Germany

Mourners light candles near the scene of a stampede where 19 people died at Germany's Love Parade festival.
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Afghan villagers claim Nato attack

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 18:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

International forces in Afghanistan are to investigate claims that Afghan civilians were killed in an air strike.
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Chile president rules out pardon

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 18:39
related countries: Chile Chile

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera rejects a Church plea for clemency for members of the armed forces over past human rights abuses.
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BP boss Hayward 'negotiates exit'

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 19:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hayward

BP chief Tony Hayward, widely criticised for his handling of the US oil spill, is negotiating his exit, with an announcement expected within 24 hours.
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Chavez threatens US oil shipments

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 20:27
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez threatens to cut oil supplies to the US if his country is attacked by Colombia, a US ally.
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Merkel vows 'intense' crush probe

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 21:46
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel demands an "intensive" investigation of Saturday's Love Parade stampede, in which 19 people were crushed to death.
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Lorenzo secures US Grand Prix win

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 21:58
related countries: United States United States

Jorge Lorenzo extends his lead at the top of the championship standings by winning the US Grand Prix as Dani Pedrosa crashes out.
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Mexico prisoners 'freed to kill'

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 23:15
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Gunmen who killed 17 people in northern Mexico this month were let out of prison to carry out the attack, prosecutors say.
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Private university to be created

Sunday 25th of July 2010, 23:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's first new private sector university college for more than 30 years is being announced by the universities minister.
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