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Promoting 'love'

Monday 5th of July 2010, 0:01
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Music video builds unity in protest-hit Thai capital
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Belgian sex abuse 'death threats'

Monday 5th of July 2010, 0:32
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgian police investigating alleged child sex abuse by Belgian priests investigate death threats against witnesses and magistrates.
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Japan's former hot dog champ arrested after fracas at contest

Monday 5th of July 2010, 1:44
related countries: United States United States

Former hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi is arrested in the US after he tried to get on stage at this year's event.
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Many killed in Afghan drug raid

Monday 5th of July 2010, 4:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan authorities say more than 60 militants and drug traffickers have been killed in Helmand province during a three-day raid.
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China bus fire kills 24 workers

Monday 5th of July 2010, 5:07
related countries: China China

A shuttle bus carrying steel factory workers catches fire in eastern China, killing 24 people and injuring at least 19 others.
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Clinton tour moves on to Georgia

Monday 5th of July 2010, 6:18
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Top US diplomat Hillary Clinton is to visit Georgia on the final leg of her tour of former Communist states.
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Pakistan car bomb kills soldier

Monday 5th of July 2010, 6:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A soldier dies when a suicide car bomber shoots at guards and detonates explosives at the gate of a paramilitary base in Pakistan.
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Indigenous Australians win battle

Monday 5th of July 2010, 7:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Indigenous islanders in the Torres Strait celebrate Australia's largest ever marine rights victory, after a nine-year legal battle.
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Former Bosnian president in court

Monday 5th of July 2010, 7:19
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Former Bosnian President Ejup Ganic is due at an extradition hearing in London requested by the Serbian government.
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Hezbollah 'mentor' dies in Beirut

Monday 5th of July 2010, 9:29
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah, seen as a mentor to militant group Hezbollah, has died aged 74.
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No excuses

Monday 5th of July 2010, 9:31
related countries: Poland Poland

Boosted Polish leaders have to deliver the goods
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BP oil spill costs pass $3bn mark

Monday 5th of July 2010, 9:46
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has cost BP a total of $3.12bn to date, the company says, up $500m from last week.
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'In it to win it'

Monday 5th of July 2010, 9:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

What tactics for new US commander in Afghanistan?
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Thais warned over emergency rule

Monday 5th of July 2010, 10:27
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand must immediately lift emergency rule or face possible "illegal and violent actions", an international think tank warns.
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Live - Tour de France stage two

Monday 5th of July 2010, 10:44
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France
related places: Spa, Brussels, Tour

Sylvain Chavanel wins the 201km second stage of the Tour de France from Brussels to Spa.
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French ministers quit over perks

Monday 5th of July 2010, 11:09
related countries: France France

Two French junior ministers embroiled in spending scandals resign from the government as taxpayers face cuts.
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Dunga sacked as Brazil head coach

Monday 5th of July 2010, 11:35
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Dunga is sacked as Brazil coach after the quarter-final exit from the World Cup.
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World Cup strike threat averted

Monday 5th of July 2010, 11:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa electricity company Eskom averts a strike that threatened to cause black-outs during the World Cup.
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Uruguay make plans to stop Robben

Monday 5th of July 2010, 11:39
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez earmarks Dutch star Arjen Robben as the danger man in their World Cup semi-final on Tuesday.
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Clinton plans Chelsea's wedding

Monday 5th of July 2010, 11:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chelsea

Hillary Clinton on the pressures of preparing for daughter Chelsea's wedding and being US Secretary of State.
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McEnroe tips Nadal for Slam sweep

Monday 5th of July 2010, 11:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wimbledon, Nadal

John McEnroe says Wimbledon winner Rafael Nadal is capable of winning the US Open - the only major title to elude him.
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Nigeria awaits Fifa ban deadline

Monday 5th of July 2010, 12:55
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria will discover at 1700 BST whether they will be expelled from world football by governing body Fifa.
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Prank leaves singer Justin Bieber facing tour of North Korea

Monday 5th of July 2010, 12:58
related countries: Canada Canada, North Korea North Korea

Justin Bieber tour page is the target of internet pranksters, voting for the Canadian singer to play North Korea.
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China jails US man in 'spy' trial

Monday 5th of July 2010, 14:05
related countries: United States United States, China China

A Chinese-born US geologist is sentenced to eight years in jail in China for stealing state secrets, prompting US "dismay".
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Troops out in force in Xinjiang

Monday 5th of July 2010, 14:10
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang, Urumqi

Security is stepped up in China's Xinjiang on the anniversary of the ethnic riots in Urumqi that left almost 200 people dead.
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Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:05
related countries: Liberia Liberia, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

A Sierra Leone ex-rebel tells a war crimes tribunal he did not give "blood diamonds" to Liberia former leader Charles Taylor.
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India strike over fuel price rise

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:22
related countries: India India

Normal life is disrupted in many parts of India because of a strike called by opposition parties against fuel price rises.
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Review backs climate panel report

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:25
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch inquiry into the UN climate science panel backs its main findings, but calls for more transparency.
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Tour de France: Chavanel wins dramatic stage

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:28
related countries: France France

Frenchman Sylvain Chavanel braves the tricky wet conditions to win the second stage of the Tour de France and take the yellow jersey.
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'Magic' World Cup snake seized in South Africa

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A snake used by a traditional doctor in South Africa hoping to affect the outcome of World Cup matches is seized by animal welfare inspectors, a spokesperson says
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Komorowski wins Polish presidency

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:47
related countries: Poland Poland

Bronislaw Komorowski is declared the winner in a dramatic race for the Polish presidency, securing 53% of the vote.
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Giant oil skimmer tests unclear

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:48
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Tests of a giant tanker refitted to scoop up oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico prove inconclusive because of high seas.
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Odinga slams Kenya MPs' pay rise

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya Prime Minister Raila Odinga criticises MPs for voting themselves a huge pay rise, saying it is "unfair".
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Bobby Fischer remains are exhumed

Monday 5th of July 2010, 15:53
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The remains of chess champion Bobby Fischer are exhumed in southern Iceland in order to settle a paternity claim.
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African World Cup 'is a success'

Monday 5th of July 2010, 16:13
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the World Cup in South Africa can already be rated a success.
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Breaking even

Monday 5th of July 2010, 16:25
related countries: United States United States

African-American women aim to close US wealth gap
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Split results in Mexico elections

Monday 5th of July 2010, 16:34
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's opposition PRI is the main winner in state elections but does not sweep the board as widely expected.
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Turks threaten break with Israel

Monday 5th of July 2010, 16:38
related countries: Israel Israel

Turkey threatens for the first time to break diplomatic ties with Israel - hardening its stance over a raid on Gaza aid ships.
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Monday 5th of July 2010, 17:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban, Lahore

Pakistani clerics accuse Punjab's leaders of contacts with the Taliban, a week after a deadly shrine attack in Lahore.
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Greece claims deficit turnaround

Monday 5th of July 2010, 17:16
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece's finance minister, George Papaconstantinou, says the country cut its deficit by 42% in the last six months.
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Iranian aircraft 'refused fuel'

Monday 5th of July 2010, 17:41
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iran accuses the UK, Germany and the UAE of refusing to refuel its passenger jets, days after tough new US sanctions.
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Nigerian president lifts team ban

Monday 5th of July 2010, 18:26
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's president drops his threat to ban the national football team for two years after a poor World Cup campaign.
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Japanese probe saw deep Moon rock

Monday 5th of July 2010, 19:21
related countries: Japan Japan

Olivine rocks that may have originated deep within the Moon were spied on its surface by a Japanese probe, scientists report.
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Umar Akmal stars in Pakistan win

Monday 5th of July 2010, 19:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Umar Akmal sets up a 23-run win for Pakistan over Australia in the first of two Twenty20 internationals in the UK.
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Lovers reunited

Monday 5th of July 2010, 21:27
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela honours the mistress of its independence hero
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Spain to press Cuba on dissidents

Monday 5th of July 2010, 21:29
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Spain Spain

Spain is set to increase pressure on Cuba to free political prisoners, some of whom are on hunger strike.
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England need English coach - Weah

Monday 5th of July 2010, 22:05
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former AC Milan and Liberia star George Weah believes England should pick an English coach to ensure they get the best out of their stars.
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Israel confirms new Gaza policy

Monday 5th of July 2010, 22:40
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel confirms details of its new policy to allow more goods to enter the Gaza Strip with the easing of its blockade.
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Tangled web

Monday 5th of July 2010, 23:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Debate over Indonesia sex scandal goes online
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