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Silence please

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 0:27
related countries: India India

Why Burma's leader does not expect criticism during India visit
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Pakistani visa control 'failings'

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 1:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Visa controls for applicants from Pakistan who want to settle in the UK failed to protect the UK's border, a watchdog says.
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Warming 'to draw Mexico migrants'

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 2:20
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Climate change may drive millions of Mexicans into the US as rising temperatures reduce crop yields, a study suggests.
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BP poised to announce record loss

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 3:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP is set to announce a record loss, having put aside an estimated £16bn-£19bn ($25bn-$30bn) to cover costs of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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'Weeks to assess' Afghan war leak

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 4:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US military says it could take weeks to determine the damage from a huge leak of classified military records.
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Controversial practices

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 5:14
related countries: Mexico Mexico

How the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico fits in with a larger pattern
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Micro-credit pioneer to go on The Simpsons

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 5:30
related countries: United States United States, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Simpsons

Bangladeshi Grameen micro-credit bank founder Muhammad Yunus is to star in an episode of hit US TV series The Simpsons.
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Iran sanctions: Voices of doubt

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 6:00
related countries: Canada Canada, Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Tehran has hit back at new sanctions being imposed by the EU and Canada, saying they will only complicate Iran's international relations.
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Children suffer in Peru's big freeze

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 6:26
related countries: Peru Peru

Freezing temperatures in the highlands of Peru have killed at least 400 people, with children living in poor rural communities especially at risk.
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Staff ill at Indian Foxconn plant

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 6:46
related countries: India India

The iPhone manufacturer Foxconn temporarily shuts a factory in India after some 250 workers fall sick.
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Lost in the desert

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 7:11
related countries: France France

Did African divisions hamper efforts to save French hostage?
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Live - Two years to London 2012

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 7:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Olympic stars, officials and volunteers take part in a day of events to mark two years to the start of the Games in London.
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Gatlin set to return in Estonia

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 7:22
related countries: Estonia Estonia, United States United States

American sprinter Justin Gatlin is set return from a four-year drugs ban with two races in Estonia next month.
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Greece berated over asylum care

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 7:56
related countries: Greece Greece

Amnesty International urges Greece to stop treating asylum seekers as criminals, especially unaccompanied children.
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US issues Megrahi release letter

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 8:01
related countries: United States United States

The US government publishes a letter sent to First Minister Alex Salmond before the release of the Lockerbie bomber.
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UBS profits ahead of expectations

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 8:17
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss bank UBS announces profits above market expectations, helped by strong equities and foreign exchange revenues.
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Crime and punishment

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 8:29
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador's indigenous justice on trial after public floggings
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Ecuador to redraw oil contracts

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 8:48
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador's government is set to renegotiate oil contracts with private firms as a new law increases state control over the sector.
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Activists close down BP stations

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 8:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

BP filling stations across London are shut down by environmental activists protesting about the company's energy policies.
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Leigh attacks Film Council axing

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British director Mike Leigh calls the Department for Culture, Media and Sport's decision to axe the UK Film Council "totally out of order".
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President Obama to go on The View

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 9:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: View

US President Barack Obama is to appear on daytime talk show The View on Thursday, broadcaster ABC announces.
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Lufthansa plane crashes in Riyadh

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 10:23
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Riyadh

A Lufthansa cargo plane crashes at King Khaled International Airport in the Saudi capital Riyadh, Saudi state television reports.
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Russia condemns EU Iran sanctions

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 10:50
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia
related places: Tehran

Russia condemns EU sanctions against Iran as "unacceptable", saying they undermine joint efforts to rein in Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
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Turkey must join EU, says Cameron

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 10:54
related countries: Turkey Turkey

David Cameron argues for Turkey's membership of the European Union, saying he is "angry" at the slow pace of negotiations.
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Priest sorry for canine communion

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 10:57
related countries: Canada Canada

A priest in Canada has apologised after giving Holy Communion bread to a dog, as an act of welcome to its owner.
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Sailor found dead in Afghanistan

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 11:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Nato says the body of one of two US servicemen missing in Afghanistan since last week has been found.
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Egypt 'police death' trial opens

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 11:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The trial opens of two Egyptian policemen charged with brutality over the death last month of a 28-year-old man, but is quickly adjourned.
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Sri Lanka batsmen dominate India

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 13:01
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Kumar Sangakkara makes 219 and Mahela Jayawardene 174 as Sri Lanka pile on the misery for India on day two of the second Test in Colombo.
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Africa to boost its Somalia force

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 13:07
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Somalia Somalia

African Union leaders meeting in Uganda agree to reinforce their peacekeeping force in Somalia to counter al-Shabab militants.
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Cameron says Gaza 'a prison camp'

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 13:40
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister David Cameron condemns the blockade on the Gaza Strip during a visit to Turkey, describing the territory as a "prison camp".
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Indian interest rates rise again

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 13:54
related countries: India India

The Reserve Bank of India has increased interest rates for the second time in a month to try to hold back inflation.
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Donors pledge $1bn to Kyrgyzstan

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 13:54
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
related places: Osh, Bishkek

International donors pledge $1.1bn to Kyrgyzstan for reconstruction following June's deadly ethnic clashes in the south.
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Romania air crash: 'No survivors'

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:09
related countries: Israel Israel, Romania Romania

Romania's defence ministry confirms six Israelis and a Romanian were killed when an Israeli military helicopter crashed into a mountain.
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Court allows Dutch girl to sail

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:09
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Laura Dekker, 14, wins a court battle allowing her to try to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world.
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Wikileaks files track Bin Laden

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:21
related countries: United States United States

Fresh details, including reports on Osama Bin Laden, emerge from US military records sent to Wikileaks, as the Pentagon tries to find the culprit.
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China Gorges flooding set to peak

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:23
related countries: China China

Officials in China say floodwaters which have left some 1,250 people dead or missing are expected to peak within the next day.
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India welcomes Burma junta leader

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:28
related countries: India India, Burma Burma

Burmese junta leader General Than Shwe is welcomed in India's capital, as officials sign deals on smuggling and trade.
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'Friendly fire' UK death inquiry

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier killed in an explosion in Afghanistan may have been the victim of so-called friendly fire, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Trinidad marks 1990 coup attempt

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:35
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago marks the 20th anniversary of a bloody attempt by Islamist radicals to seize power from the government.
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Bangladesh increases minimum wage

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:39
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh is nearly doubling the minimum wage for its millions of garment workers, a wage board official says, after months of violent protests over pay.
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Cambodia workers in police clash

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:45
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Police clash with garment factory workers as they attempt to break up a strike in Cambodia, says a trade union.
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Craig to star in US Tattoo remake

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:46
related countries: United States United States

James Bond actor Daniel Craig will star in the US film version of best-selling novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, it is confirmed.
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Cambodia workers in police clash

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 14:55
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A union representing garment factory workers in Cambodia says police used electric batons to break up a strike.
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Bedouin village razed in Israel

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:02
related countries: Israel Israel

Around 300 Bedouins living in Israel's Negev desert are made homeless after police raid their village and raze their homes.
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Countdown excites Olympic stars

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy says the London 2012 Games have taken a step closer to reality after becoming the first person to ride in the velodrome.
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German Darfur aid workers freed

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:08
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Germany Germany

Two German aid workers kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur region are freed unharmed after five weeks in captivity, officials say.
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Cairn sees profits jump in India

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:16
related countries: India India

Edinburgh-based firm Cairn Energy sees profits leap in its Indian operations as output grows from its field in Rajasthan.
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Russian GDP growth 'accelerates'

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's economic growth accelerated in the three months to June, mainly due to rising consumer demand, an offical says.
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The new whistle-blowers

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

How did the leak of US papers on the Afghan war happen?
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Puerto Rico's salsa teaching lawyer

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:44
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Rafael Cancel, who runs Puerto Rico's first environmental law practice, talks about what motivates him to fight for social justice.
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Iraq billions 'unaccounted for'

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 15:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US federal watchdog harshly criticises the US military for failing to account properly for almost $9bn (£5.8bn) of reconstruction funds for Iraq.
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Boys lose rape convictions appeal

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 16:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Two boys found guilty of attempting to rape an eight-year-old girl in London lose their appeal against their convictions.
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Live - European Championships day one

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 16:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Mo Farah wins 10,000m gold and Chris Thompson takes silver while Dwain Chambers and Phillips Idowu progress at the European Championships in Barcelona.
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Blix 'sure' Iraq invasion illegal

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 16:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The UN's former chief weapons inspector Hans Blix tells the official war inquiry it is his "firm view" that the Iraq invasion was illegal.
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Bosnian's UK extradition blocked

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 16:44
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The extradition of former acting Bosnian president Ejup Ganic, who is accused of war crimes in Serbia, is blocked at a London court.
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Vietnam rejects French officer's ashes plea

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 16:53
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, France France

Vietnam rejects a request by a French war hero to have his ashes scattered at the site of a defining battle.
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Afghan TV channel is closed down

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 17:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iran Iran

The authorities in Afghanistan close down the Emroaz TV channel amid accusations that Iranian officials had complained about some of its coverage.
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BP to emerge 'smaller and wiser'

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 17:24
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP will emerge from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill crisis a smaller and wiser company, according to the man who is due to take over the reins.
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Retrial of US sect leader ordered

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 17:25
related countries: United States United States

The Utah Supreme Court orders a retrial in the case of Warren Jeffs, the leader of a polygamous US sect, convicted of rape.
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Obama dismisses leak of records

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 18:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US President Barack Obama reacts to the leaking of classified Afghan war documents by saying they contained no new information.
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Hayward to skip Lockerbie hearing

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 18:48
related countries: United States United States

Outgoing BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward will not testify at a US Senate hearing on the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi.
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Chechen children in Russia brawl

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 18:53
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen

Seven people are arrested after a brawl involving a group of Chechen children in a Russian holiday camp.
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Indians on 'special relationship' with UK

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 19:01
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British prime minister David Cameron has called for a new special relationship with India. It was once once part of the British empire, but is now one of the world's fastest growing economies.
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Farah storms to Euro 10,000m gold

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 19:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Mo Farah wins 10,000m gold at the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, with compatriot Chris Thompson taking silver.
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Maradona's Argentina reign ends

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 21:02
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Diego Maradona's reign as Argentina coach has ended, the Argentine Football Association confirms.
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A-Team stars hit London red carpet

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 21:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The stars of the A-Team movie have hit the red carpet at the London premiere. The BBC's Lizo Mzimba caught up with Liam Neeson, Sharlto Copley, Bradley Cooper and Jessica Biel.
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Cameron in India on trade drive

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 21:38
related countries: India India

David Cameron arrives in India for a visit he hopes will inject new life into Anglo-Indian relations and help build trade links.
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Dozens missing in China landslide

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 21:52
related countries: China China

Dozens more people are reported dead or missing as the worst torrential rain in decades continues to wreak havoc in China.
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French police sent death threats

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 21:52
related countries: France France
related places: Grenoble

Almost an entire detective squad in the French city of Grenoble is put on leave after officers were sent death threats.
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Obama on Wikileaks documents

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 22:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Barack Obama has voiced his concern at the disclosure of 'sensitive information' on the war in Afghanistan which was posted online by Wikileaks, but said that it did not revealed any new information.
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Facebook reveals murder suspect

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 22:22
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Police in the Philippines use Facebook to find and arrest a suspect in the murder of nine people, including three foreigners.
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US-Canada oil pipe pollutes river

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 22:49
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Michigan

A pipeline carrying oil from the US to Canada spills over 800,000 gallons (3m litres) of oil into a creek which pours into a Michigan river.
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US Lockerbie hearings postponed

Tuesday 27th of July 2010, 23:53
related countries: United States United States

US Senate hearings on the release of the Lockerbie bomber are postponed because key witnesses have declined to take part.
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