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Kenya MPs held over hate speech

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 4:48
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan police arrest a minister and two MPs for hate speech in the new constitution campaign, after violence on Sunday.
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Mexico train crash leaves 13 dead

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 5:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico

At least 13 people are killed in a collision between several freight trains in western Mexico.
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Dunga demands better from Brazil

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 6:49
related countries: Brazil Brazil, North Korea North Korea

Brazil boss Dunga expects his team to move up a gear following their 2-1 win over North Korea in their opening Group G match in Johannesburg.
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Plan to deport Iraqis criticised

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 7:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Refugee agencies express concern over reported plans by the UK to deport about 50 Iraqi asylum seekers.
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Bloody Sunday dead 'all innocent'

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 7:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

All those killed in Northern Ireland by British troops on Bloody Sunday in 1972 were innocent, a long-awaited report says.
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Addicts 'at risk'

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 8:03
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Anger as officials block Pakistan drugs charity funds
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Ripple control

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 8:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Hands up - who invented the Mexican Wave?
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Whale faeces help the oceans absorb greenhouse gas

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 8:43
related countries: Southern Ocean Southern Ocean

Southern Ocean sperm whales help the oceans absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - through their faeces.
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Chad frees abducted aid worker

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 9:07
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Chad Chad, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Swiss aid worker in Chad kidnapped 10 days ago has been freed, UK charity Oxfam tells the BBC.
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Pride or prejudice

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 9:17
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Why are Kenya's politicians targeting gay people?
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US stocks rise as euro sees gains

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 9:57
related countries: United States United States

US stocks close 2% higher after a gain in the euro signalled growing confidence with Europe's ability to deal with its debt crisis.
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Kyrgyzstan airlift for Pakistanis

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 10:01
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan Pakistan

More than 250 Pakistanis stranded in violence-hit Kyrgyzstan are airlifted home by the Pakistani Air Force.
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New Egypt 'police death' autopsy

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 10:24
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian authorities order a new autopsy on the corpse of a young man who activists say was killed by the police last week.
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Indian state blockade continues

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 10:26
related countries: India India

A tribal blockade of the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur continues, despite a government decision to send in troops.
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Calderon in TV plea over cartels

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 10:36
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon makes a nationwide appeal as his government battles to control a surge in drug-related violence.
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Oil spill: Obama to 'make BP pay'

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 10:36
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

President Obama vows to "make BP pay" for the Gulf oil spill, and says the US must end its fossil fuel "addiction".
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Call to ban Iraq female mutilation

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 10:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Human Rights Watch calls on authorities in Kurdish areas of Iraq to ban the practice of female circumcision.
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Indonesia struck by earthquakes

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 11:28
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

At least three people die after three powerful earthquakes strike Indonesia, briefly triggering a tsunami warning.
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Veron ruled out of Argentina game

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 11:28
related countries: Argentina Argentina, South Korea South Korea

Argentina midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron will miss Thursday's World Cup game with South Korea after suffering a minor leg injury
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Pakistan troops 'held by Taliban'

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 12:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

Dozens of Pakistani soldiers have been captured after a cross-border raid by the Afghan Taliban, the militants say.
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S Africa to deport Argentina fans

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 12:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Argentina Argentina

South Africa is to deport 17 Argentina football supporters on suspicion of being troublemakers at matches, police say.
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Spain borrowing costs at new high

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 13:50
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish government's cost of borrowing hits a new level, even as it unveils labour reforms to deal with economic troubles.
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Why Pakistan's Ahmadi community is officially detested

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 15:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Ahmadi

Mohammed Hanif asks why Pakistan's Ahmadi community is intensely disliked.
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Two Dutch women held over World Cup 'stunt'

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 15:03
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, South Africa South Africa

A court bails two Dutch women over an alleged marketing stunt at the World Cup, in a case called "outrageous" by the Netherlands.
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Aid reaches Kyrgyz crisis region

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 15:08
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, United States United States

Planes begin delivering foreign aid for victims of the violence engulfing south Kyrgyzstan's ethnic Uzbek minority.
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Turkey army 'attacks PKK in Iraq'

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 15:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Turkish troops cross into northern Iraq in pursuit of Kurdish rebels and kill four militants, Turkish officials say.
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Israel extends Gaza embargo talks

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 15:58
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's security cabinet extends talks on the possible easing of Gaza's blockade into a second day, amid international pressure.
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Coca conundrum

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 16:04
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia struggles with a rise in cocaine production
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BP bosses facing Obama grilling

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 16:15
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP chiefs are at White House talks, with Barack Obama to order an independent compensation fund for the Gulf oil spill.
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Bizarre getaway as student hurls puppy at German biker gang

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 16:23
related countries: Germany Germany

A German student "mooned" a group of Hell's Angels and hurled a puppy at them before escaping on a stolen bulldozer, police have said.
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Golf: Woods & Mickelson set for battle

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 16:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pebble Beach

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will battle it out for the world number one spot at the US Open, which starts at Pebble Beach on Thursday.
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Kenya MPs charged for hate speech

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 17:01
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Three Kenyan MPs are charged with inciting hatred during campaigns ahead of a referendum on a new constitution.
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Ex-mortgage boss accused of fraud

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 17:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taylor

The former boss of US mortgage lender Taylor, Bean & Whitaker is charged with 16 counts of fraud, worth about $1.9bn (£1.3bn).
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French raise retirement age to 62

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 17:22
related countries: France France

France's retirement age will be raised from 60 to 62 over the next eight years as part of sweeping pension reforms.
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Pakistan 'funded banned charity'

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 18:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Punjab province gave about $1m to institutions linked to a charity on a UN terror blacklist, it has emerged.
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San Francisco to pass phone radiation law

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 19:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Francisco

San Francisco is set to be the first US city to require mobile phone retailers to post radiation levels next to handsets they sell.
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Modi to sue ECB chairman Clarke

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 20:20
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi is to sue England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke for libel.
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Deadly floods hit southern France

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 22:00
related countries: France France

Flash floods in south-eastern France leave at least 19 people dead and hundreds of homes flooded, officials say.
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Am I a threat?

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 22:14
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jordan suspect on his life under UK 'house arrest'
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Nine killed in Dagestan shoot-out

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 22:39
related countries: Russia Russia

Four police officers and five gunmen die in a shoot-out in Russia's southern region of Dagestan.
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No regrets

Wednesday 16th of June 2010, 23:21
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Hanoi

Hanoi crooner jailed in Vietnam war sings on
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