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Munich Olympics massacre man dies

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 1:17
related countries: Israel Israel

The Palestinian mastermind of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre that killed 11 Israeli athletes, Mohammed Oudeh, dies.
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Munich Olympics massacre man dies

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 1:17
related countries: Israel Israel

The Palestinian mastermind of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre that killed 11 Israeli athletes, Mohammed Oudeh, dies.
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Biden sees Iraq parties agreeing

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 2:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden says he is "optimistic" Iraqi politicians will form a coalition soon, after months of government deadlock.
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Colombian police find replica World Cup trophy made of cocaine

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 3:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Laboratory tests confirm that a replica World Cup trophy found by police at a Colombian airport is made out of cocaine.
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World Cup replica made of cocaine

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 3:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Laboratory tests confirm that a replica World Cup trophy found by police at a Colombian airport is made out of cocaine.
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Petraeus calls for Afghan unity

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 3:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The new US commander in Afghanistan, Gen David Petraeus, demands a united effort to tackle the nine-year conflict.
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US funding for Auschwitz upkeep

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 5:09
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton says the US will donate $15m to preserve Auschwitz as she warns of global threats to democracy.
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Philippine runaway bus kills 15

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 5:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least 15 people are killed when a runaway bus crashes into a wall in the Philippines after the vehicle's brakes fail.
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Philippine runaway bus kills 15

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 5:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least 15 people are killed when a runaway bus crashes into a wall in the Philippines after the vehicle's brakes fail.
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Petraeus assumes Afghan command

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 7:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The new commander of US-led forces in Afghanistan, Gen David Petraeus, formally takes over the 130,000-strong force.
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Poland voting for new president

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 7:34
related countries: Poland Poland

The people of Poland vote to choose a new president to succeed Lech Kaczynski, killed in a plane crash in April.
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Clinton seeks Azeri-Armenia deal

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 7:42
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Armenia Armenia
related places: Top

Top diplomat Hillary Clinton visits Azerbaijan and Armenia to tackle the long-running Nagorno-Karabakh dispute.
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England rest Pietersen and Swann

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 8:33
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

England opt to rest Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Swann for the three-match one-day international series with Bangladesh starting on Thursday.
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South America at the World Cup: Tears and joy

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 9:11
related countries: United States United States

After the quarter-finals smashed the hopes of most of the South American teams at the World Cup, fans in the region describe how their cities were affected by their teams' performance.
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World Cup dreams

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 9:11
related countries: United States United States

South American fans on one win and three losses
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Lula pays tribute to African role

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 9:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Lula hails Africa's historic role and promises closer ties as he makes his final tour of the continent as president.
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Lula pays tribute to African role

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 9:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Lula hails Africa's historic role and promises closer ties as he makes his final tour of the continent as president.
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Can Gen Petraeus win in Afghanistan?

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 10:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US Gen David Petraeus has formally taken over command in Afghanistan. Will he repeat his Iraq success?
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Hezbollah 'mentor' dies in Beirut

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 10:29
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Lebanon's top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah, seen as a mentor to militant group Hezbollah, has died aged 74.
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UK departments 'face 40% cuts'

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 10:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Most UK government departments are being asked to produce "illustrative plans" for spending cuts of up to 40%.
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Sad Maradona considering future

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 10:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany

Diego Maradona admits he may quit as Argentina coach after his side are brutally dumped out of the World Cup by Germany.
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In pictures: DR Congo tanker explosion

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 10:47
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least 230 people were killed when an oil tanker over-turned and exploded, starting a blaze that swept through a village in DR Congo.
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Lockerbie bomber advice defended

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 11:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lockerbie

The Scottish government stands by advice on which it freed the Lockerbie bomber after claims he could live for 10 more years.
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Lagarde eyes EU bank risk results

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 11:27
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

France's economy minister says results of tests to see if Europe's banks can cope with more shocks will be published on 23 July.
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Obama backs giant solar project

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 13:22
related countries: United States United States

The US is to give nearly $2bn in loan guarantees to green energy firms, creating one of the world's biggest solar energy plants.
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UK departments 'face 40% cuts'

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 13:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Most UK government departments are being asked to produce "illustrative plans" for spending cuts of up to 40%.
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Poland voting for new president

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 13:44
related countries: Poland Poland

The people of Poland vote to choose a new president to succeed Lech Kaczynski, killed in a plane crash in April.
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DR Congo buries fuel inferno dead

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 13:50
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Victims of a fuel truck inferno which killed some 230 people in a Democratic Republic of Congo village are buried in mass graves.
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Petraeus assumes Afghan command

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 14:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The new commander of US-led forces in Afghanistan, Gen David Petraeus, formally takes over the 130,000-strong force.
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Tour de France: Petacchi wins first stage

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 17:50
related countries: Italy Italy, France France

Italian Alessandro Petacchi wins a sprint finish in a dramatic first stage of the Tour de France marred by three crashes.
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Diplomatic tools

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 18:28
related countries: United States United States

US State Department taps into social media
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Torres puts Hodgson talks on hold

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 20:49
related countries: Spain Spain

Liverpool's Spanish international striker Fernando Torres will talk about his future with new manager Roy Hodgson after the World Cup.
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Clinton seeks Azeri-Armenia deal

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 20:53
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Armenia Armenia

Top diplomat Hillary Clinton visits Azerbaijan and Armenia to tackle the long-running Nagorno-Karabakh dispute.
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Iran 'proves US took scientist'

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 21:12
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran says it has handed over new documents proving one of its nuclear scientists was abducted by the US.
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Biden urges Iraq parties to agree

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 21:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden urges Iraqi politicians to form a coalition soon, after months of government deadlock.
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Sumo wrestler fired over gambling

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 21:39
related countries: Japan Japan

A top sumo wrestler is dismissed because of illegal gambling, in the latest scandal to hit the Japanese sport.
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Giant skimmer tested on oil spill

Sunday 4th of July 2010, 23:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A giant tanker refitted to scoop up oily water and clean it is being tested at the site of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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