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What happend on July 7th 2010

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India alert at Maoist strike call

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 4:34
related countries: India India

Security is tightened in India's Maoist-affected states after the rebels call for a strike in protest against the killing of a top leader.
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Challenge to Arizona migrant law

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 6:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

The US federal government files a legal challenge to a controversial law passed by Arizona to target illegal immigrants.
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Italy farmers protest at imports

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 6:37
related countries: Austria Austria, Italy Italy

Thousands of Italian farmers protest on the Austrian border against the importation of food with Italian-sounding branding.
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Thai police quiz Russian pianist

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 6:39
related countries: Russia Russia, Thailand Thailand

Police in the Thai resort of Pattaya question Russian musician Mikhail Pletnev over allegations of sex with a boy.
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'Cartel boss' held in Venezuela

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 7:13
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States
related places: Caracas

A suspected Colombian drugs baron has been arrested in Caracas and will be extradited to the US, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says.
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Suspended sentence for activist

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 7:14
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese court convicts former Sea Shepherd anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune and gives him a suspended sentence.
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Hair and politics

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 7:38
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran cracks down on 'decadent' male hairstyles
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Cricket: Warne sees England Ashes chance

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 8:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shane Warne says this winter's Ashes series marks England's best chance of success down under in over 20 years.
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EU imposes flight ban on Iran Air

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 8:51
related countries: Iran Iran

Most Iran Air jets will be banned from flying to the EU because of safety concerns, the European Commission says.
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Colombian rebels killed in attack

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 9:19
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Thirteen Farc rebels are killed in northern Colombia, an operation President Uribe calls a "message" to the Farc leadership.
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Tunisia to jail sick journalist

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 9:26
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

A court in Tunisia upholds a four-year prison sentence for a journalist who had covered violent protests.
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China executes Chongqing official

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 9:35
related countries: China China
related places: Chongqing

China executes the top justice official in Chongqing, as part of a high-profile crackdown on corruption and gang crime.
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'Psychic' octopus favours Spain over Germany

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 9:50
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

An octopus in Germany with a string of correct predictions foresees a World Cup semi-final victory for Spain.
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Hunt intensifies for UK gunman

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 9:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Searches of countryside and woods go on around a town in north-east England for suspected armed killer Raoul Moat.
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Agbank share offer set for record

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 9:54
related countries: China China

China's third biggest state-owned bank looks set to raise a world record sum in its first public share sale, reports suggest.
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Lindsay Lohan jailed for 90 days

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 10:11
related countries: United States United States

US actress Lindsay Lohan is sentenced to 90 days in prison for violating her probation in a 2007 drug case.
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Fast food 'fuels Asia diabetes boom'

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 10:55
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, Aruba Aruba

Diabetes is spreading fast in Asia due to the growing popularity of fast food, Australian and Vietnamese scientists warn.
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Mexico exodus amid dam danger

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 10:57
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

A Mexican town is evacuated as nearby dam fills, while officials on both sides of the US-Mexico border monitor rising river levels.
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Killings to 'upset Sudan's vote'

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 10:59
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Abyei

Killings in Sudan's disputed Abyei region are intended to affect next year's vote on independence for the south, an official says.
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Italy drivers hit coin 'jackpot' after security lorry spills its load

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 11:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Motorists make off with at least 10,000 euros after a security lorry overturns on a motorway in southern Italy, shedding the precious cargo.
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Sad but proud

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 11:34
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Bittersweet taste in Uruguay after World Cup exit
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Stage four as it happened

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 11:43
related countries: France France
related places: Reims, Cambrai

Alessandro Petacchi wins a sprint finish to clinch stage four of the Tour de France from Cambrai to Reims.
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Dutch delight

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 12:24
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Joy and relief as Netherlands reach World Cup final
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India admiral dies at arms range

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 12:47
related countries: India India

A senior Indian naval officer dies as a result of an "accidental firing" at a firing range, a navy spokesman says.
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UK troops to pull out of Sangin

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 12:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Sangin

UK troops in the Sangin area of Afghanistan's Helmand province will be replaced by US forces, the UK defence secretary says.
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Rugby: No vuvuzelas at Tri-Nations

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 13:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Stadium chiefs ban vuvuzelas from Eden Park for New Zealand's Tri-Nations opener against South Africa in August.
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Gay asylum seekers win UK appeal

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 13:04
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's Supreme Court rules that two gay men from Iran and Cameroon have the right to asylum in Britain.
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Ghana calls for Fifa rule change

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 13:28
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana's sports minister says Fifa should change its rules after a handball "robbed" the Black Stars of victory in the World Cup.
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Noriega convicted by French court

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 14:08
related countries: France France, Panama Panama

A French court convicts Panama's ex-leader Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money, sentencing him to seven years in jail.
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Obama urges direct Mid-East talks

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 14:10
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US President Obama urges Israelis and Palestinians to resume direct peace talks before a settlement freeze expires in September.
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Russian pianist charged with rape

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 14:19
related countries: Russia Russia, Thailand Thailand

Police in the Thai resort of Pattaya charge a Russian musician, Mikhail Pletnev, with rape of a teenage boy.
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Indian army marches in Srinagar

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 14:40
related countries: India India

Army soldiers march through Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir in a show of force to help quell street protests.
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Rwanda anger at SA shooting case

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 14:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda expresses concern over South Africa's handling of an investigation into the shooting of a Rwandan ex-army chief.
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US demands notice of BP dealings

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 15:21
related countries: United States United States

The US government asks troubled oil giant BP to tell it of any major asset sales or merger deals in advance.
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Poland to extradite Mossad 'agent'

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 15:33
related countries: Israel Israel, Poland Poland, Germany Germany

An Israeli allegedly linked to the killing of a Hamas operative in Dubai can be extradited to Germany, a Polish court rules.
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Fear of rape 'traps Kenya women'

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 15:34
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Fear of sexual violence in Kenya's slums keeps women from communal toilets and increases the risk of disease, a report says.
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Cycling: Petacchi wins fourth stage

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 15:44
related countries: France France

Alessandro Petacchi wins a thrilling sprint finish to take the fourth stage of the Tour de France but Mark Cavendish's challenge fades away.
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Nato error kills Afghan soldiers

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 16:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Nato airstrike has accidentally killed five Afghan soldiers and wounded two others, officials in Afghanistan say.
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Back on track

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 16:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African relief as Semenya gender row finally over
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Iran 'adulterer' facing stoning

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 16:27
related countries: Iran Iran

Human Rights Watch calls on Iran to stop the execution by stoning of a woman convicted of adultery.
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Quake victims demonstrate in Rome

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 16:33
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Residents from the Italian region struck by a major earthquake in 2009 clash with police at a demonstration in Rome.
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Nigerian held with 70 dead babies

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 17:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A man working for Lagos University Teaching Hospital is arrested in Nigeria, carrying bags with more than 70 dead babies.
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Gaza car smuggling tunnel raided

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 17:24
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian police break up a ring smuggling new and stolen cars through secret tunnels into Gaza, officials say.
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Sarkozy campaign funding probed

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 17:33
related countries: France France

Prosecutors open an investigation into claims of illegal funding for French President Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign.
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Russia and US 'planning spy swap'

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 19:04
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Reports from Russia suggest a prisoner swap is being organised to bring 10 suspected Russian spies back from the US.
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EU names stress test banks list

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 19:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A list of banks who will be "stress tested" includes the UK's big four, says the Committee of European Banking Supervisors.
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Mardell's America

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 20:42
related countries: United States United States

Gloom appears to be the new mood in the US
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US and Canada swelter in heatwave

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 21:18
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

The eastern US and parts of Canada are in the grip of a heatwave, which is blamed for power cuts and two deaths.
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Del Bosque eyes World Cup triumph

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 22:05
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque urges his players to go on and win the World Cup final after their 1-0 semi-final victory against Germany.
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Court annuls key Turkish reforms

Wednesday 7th of July 2010, 22:25
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's Constitutional Court annuls key parts of government-backed constitutional reforms.
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