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Police in Mexico find human heads

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 0:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Durango

Eight human heads are found outside the northern Mexican city of Durango after anonymous tip-offs to police.
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Fidel Castro to release memoirs

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 0:45
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Fidel Castro unveils plans to release a volume of memoirs, telling how his revolutionaries defeated the Cuban army.
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BP to emerge 'smaller and wiser'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 1:07
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP says it will emerge from the oil spill crisis a smaller and wiser company, as it announces a record $17bn (£11bn) loss.
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Zimbabwe 'run by military junta'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 1:49
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean politician Roy Bennett accuses President Robert Mugabe of being the front for by a military junta.
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US House passes war funding bill

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 2:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US Congress approves funds to pay for President Barack Obama's plan to increase US troops in Afghanistan, by a 308 to 114 vote.
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Dutch girl Dekker allowed to sail

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 4:02
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A 14-year-old girl has been given permission by a Dutch court to try to become the youngest person to sail around the world.
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Catalonia votes on bullfight ban

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 4:04
related countries: Spain Spain

Lawmakers in Catalonia could make the semi-autonomous region the first mainland part of Spain to outlaw bullfighting.
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How to record a classical masterpiece

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 6:13
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Star conductor Antonio Pappano has just finished a three-day recording session in Rome, working on a rarely-heard choral piece by Rossini.
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LG profits hit by low phone sales

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 6:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean electronics firm LG Electronics reports a slump in profits as it struggles to keep pace with competitors in the mobile phone market.
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Japan hangs two death row inmates

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 6:29
related countries: Japan Japan

The new Japanese government carries out its first executions - but the justice minister calls for debate on the death penalty.
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Iran sanctions hit Chinese trade

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 6:44
related countries: Iran Iran, China China

Despite a trading history that goes back centuries, China has reluctantly backed UN sanctions against Iran in light of its nuclear programme.
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China sales drive Peugeot profit

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 7:01
related countries: France France, China China

French car giant Peugeot Citroen reports a return to profit in the first half of the year, driven by strong demand in China.
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Boy, 5, wins Lidl defamation case

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 7:26
related countries: Ireland Ireland

A five-year-old Irish boy who was wrongly accused of stealing a bag of crisps wins 7,500 euros damages for defamation of character.
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Brazil TV 'murder plotter' dies

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 7:44
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian TV presenter accused of ordering murders to boost his crime show's ratings dies in hospital without facing trial.
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Bruni makes acting debut in Paris

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 7:50
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy makes her acting debut in a Woody Allen film being shot in Paris.
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Telstra fined for blocking rivals

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 8:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Telecoms giant Telstra is fined 18.5m Australian dollars ($16.6m; £10.6m) for blocking rivals from accessing its infrastructure.
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Franklin and Rice perform at gig

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 8:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rice

Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins veteran singer Aretha Franklin on stage to perform at a charitable gig on Tuesday.
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Neeson condemns Film Council axe

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 8:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The A-Team star Liam Neeson calls the government's decision to axe the UK Film Council 'deplorable'.
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Strong British showing at Toronto

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 9:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Movies starring British actors including James McAvoy and Keira Knightley will premiere at this year's Toronto film festival.
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Botnet hacker caught in Slovenia

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 9:14
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

One of the hackers behind a computer virus that infected nearly 13m computers has been tracked down by international authorities.
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Blast hits China plastics factory

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 9:37
related countries: China China
related places: Nanjing

At least five people are killed and dozens injured in an explosion at an abandoned plastics factory in the Chinese city of Nanjing.
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Telefonica agrees new Vivo deal

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 9:39
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Botswana Botswana, Spain Spain

Spanish telecom firm Telefonica agrees to buy Portugal Telecom's stake in Brazilian mobile company Vivo, ending weeks of negotiations.
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Courtesy drive in Bhutan's cabs

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 10:01
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan
related places: Paro

Cab drivers in Bhutan are urged to improve their manners at a transport authority course in the town of Paro.
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Schoolboy hailed as 'next Picasso'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 10:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British schoolboy has stunned the art world by producing paintings that look like Picasso's.
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Kashmir deaths inquiry announced

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 10:39
related countries: India India

The government of Indian-administered Kashmir sets up a commission of inquiry into the killings of civilians during recent anti-India protests.
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US woman held over 'Russian arms'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 10:52
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

A 24-year-old beautician has been arrested after allegedly trying to smuggle night-vision rifle scopes from the US to Russia.
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Profits rise 98% at British Gas

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 11:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Gas profits almost double as the energy supplier benefits from rising customer numbers and last winter's cold weather.
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Catalonia orders bullfighting ban

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 11:49
related countries: Spain Spain

The parliament of Catalonia votes to ban bullfighting - the first region of mainland Spain to do so.
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Belgian punk song in court battle

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 11:55
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Musician and songwriter Plastic Bertrand did not sing on the 1977 track Ca Plane Pour Moi, a linguist tells a court in Belgium.
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Afghanistan bus blast 'kills 25'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 11:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A roadside bomb kills 25 civilians and wounds 20 travelling on a bus in south-western Afghanistan, officials say.
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BAE signs Indian Hawk jets deal

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 12:02
related countries: India India

BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce sign a £700m deal to supply India's Hindustan Aeronautics with 57 Hawk training jets.
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Death or jail

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 12:03
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

A Puerto Rican drug dealer's story
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Iraq helicopter crash kills five

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 12:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A sandstorm downs an Iraqi military helicopter, killing its five-member crew, while a Baghdad blast kills five Iraqis, officials say.
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Iraq helicopter crash kills five

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 12:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A sandstorm downs an Iraqi military helicopter, killing its five-member crew, while a Baghdad blast kills five Iraqis, officials say.
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Wyclef mulls Haiti leadership bid

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 12:41
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haitian-born musician Wyclef Jean is considering running for president of the Caribbean country, his family say.
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Cameron launches India trade push

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 12:41
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron begins a two-day visit to India with the aim of strengthening relations and creating jobs back in Britain.
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Contador & Astana to part company

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 12:55
related countries: France France

Tour de France winner Alberto Contador will leave Astana at the end of this season after turning down the offer of a new deal.
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Surface Gulf oil 'vanishing fast'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 13:07
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Oil from BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well has cleared from the sea surface faster than expected, scientists say, 100 days after the disaster began.
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Surface Gulf oil 'vanishing fast'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 13:07
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Oil from BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well has cleared from the sea surface faster than expected, scientists say, 100 days after the disaster began.
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Town trapped in flood-hit China

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 13:26
related countries: China China

Flooding in China continues to cause chaos, with 30,000 people trapped in one town and explosive chemicals washed into a major river.
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P&G in London 2012 Olympics deal

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 13:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble becomes the 11th big firm to sign an Olympics sponsorship deal covering London 2012.
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Nigeria brings stock market cases

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 14:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Financial regulators in Nigeria are to bring charges against a list of people they accuse of illegally manipulating the stock market.
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Nigeria brings stock market cases

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 14:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Financial regulators in Nigeria are to bring charges against a list of people they accuse of illegally manipulating the stock market.
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Journalists go missing in Mexico

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:09
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Durango

Four journalists go missing in the Mexican state of Durango while covering protests at a prison, a human rights body says.
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Gove open to atheist-run schools

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prominent atheists such as Richard Dawkins could set up their own 'free schools' in England, Education Secretary Michael Gove has said.
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Iran stoning lawyer 'is missing'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:32
related countries: Iran Iran

Rights group Amnesty International accuses Iran of persecuting a lawyer involved in the high profile case of a woman sentenced to death by stoning.
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Iran stoning lawyer 'is missing'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:32
related countries: Iran Iran

Rights group Amnesty International accuses Iran of persecuting a lawyer involved in the high profile case of a woman sentenced to death by stoning.
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China: Worst floods in a decade

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:40
related countries: China China

Amid the worst floods in China for a decade, at least 20 people are missing in Sichuan province where heavy rain triggered a landslide which buried almost 60 houses.
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China: Worst floods in a decade

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:40
related countries: China China

Amid the worst floods in China for a decade, at least 20 people are missing in Sichuan province where heavy rain triggered a landslide which buried almost 60 houses.
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Freak wave hits tanker near Oman

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:43
related countries: Oman Oman, Japan Japan

A Japanese oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz is damaged by what has been reported as a freak wave, injuring crew members.
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South African union strike threat

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 15:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Unions representing South African public sector workers say the government has seven days to make a deal to stop a planned strike.
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Russia in $30bn asset sale plan

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 16:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia announces plans for its biggest privatisation since the 1990s - which it hopes will raise about $30bn.
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David Walliams' wife sues Playboy

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 16:19
related countries: France France

Model Lara Stone, who married comedian David Walliams in May, takes legal action against the French edition of Playboy magazine.
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Live - European Championships day two

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 16:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Dwain Chambers aims to become European 100m champion with six more gold medals up for grabs at the European Championships in Barcelona.
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Heavy smog cloud smothers Moscow

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 16:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow is engulfed by the worst smog in almost a decade, as the Russian capital swelters in a record heat wave.
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Nepal government lifts Iraq ban

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 17:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Nepal Nepal

The government in Nepal lifts a ban that prohibited Nepalis from seeking work in Iraq.
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UK PM's Pakistan 'terror' warning

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 17:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British PM David Cameron warns Pakistan not to have any relationship with groups that "promote the export of terror".
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Plane crash in Pakistan kills 152

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 18:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

An Airblue plane crashes into hills north of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, killing all 152 people on board.
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French police find dead newborns

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 18:42
related countries: France France

French police arrest a couple after the bodies of eight newborn babies are found in a village in northern France, officials say.
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Nazi suspect charged in Germany

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 19:22
related countries: Germany Germany

A suspected former Nazi death camp guard is charged over the killing of 430,000 Jews in World War II, German prosecutors say.
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Doomed 1848 ship found in Arctic

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 20:34
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Canadian archaeologists locate the wreck of HMS Investigator, a British ship abandoned in the Arctic in the 19th Century.
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Doomed 1848 ship found in Arctic

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 20:34
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian archaeologists locate the wreck of HMS Investigator, a British ship abandoned in the Arctic in the 19th Century.
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Ukraine church blast kills woman

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 20:42
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

An explosion at an Orthodox church in southern Ukraine kills an 80-year-old woman, officials say.
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Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 21:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A pet tiger that escaped in South Africa is found after a two-day search with helicopters, a tracker and sniffer dogs.
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Raul moves to German side Schalke

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 21:40
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Former Spain striker Raul joins German side Schalke after ending his 18-year career with Real Madrid.
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Hackers deface Nazi camp website

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 22:11
related countries: Germany Germany

Neo-Nazis hack into the website of Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp, defacing it with fascist slogans and symbols.
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Hackers deface Nazi camp website

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 22:11
related countries: Germany Germany

Neo-Nazis hack into the website of Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp, defacing it with fascist slogans and symbols.
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Super-jet setters

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 22:53
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian planemakers eye global markets
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Super-jet setters

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 22:53
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian planemakers eye global markets
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Maradona hits out at 'betrayal'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 22:56
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Diego Maradona accuses the Argentine Football Association of "lies and betrayal" after his reign as national coach ends.
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Maradona hits out at 'betrayal'

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 22:56
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Diego Maradona accuses the Argentine Football Association of "lies and betrayal" after his reign as national coach ends.
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WWF apologies for bizarre insult to Saudi Arabia

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 23:16
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Environmental group WWF apologises to Saudi Arabia after one of its workers vandalised the country's nameplate at a climate conference.
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WWF apologies for bizarre insult to Saudi Arabia

Wednesday 28th of July 2010, 23:16
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Environmental group WWF apologises to Saudi Arabia after one of its workers vandalised the country's nameplate at a climate conference.
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