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US expands sanctions on Iran

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 0:46
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US announces additional measures against Iran, days after fresh UN sanctions, amid fears over its nuclear programme.
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BP to fund $20bn oil spill payout

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 1:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

BP is to place $20bn in an independent fund for victims of the Gulf oil spill and will cancel dividend payments for 2010.
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Bid to end India tribe excursions

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 5:28
related countries: India India

Tribespeople in India's Andamans archipelago are threatened by tourist safaris run by local operators, campaigners say.
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Colombia reward paid out

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 6:06
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian informants share a $1.2m reward for helping the rescue of four security personnel after a decade in rebel hands.
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Many killed by Burma landslides

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 7:46
related countries: Burma Burma

Landslides and floods caused by torrential rain have killed 46 people in Burma this week, state television has reported.
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Indian Maoists to observe protest

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 8:04
related countries: India India

India's Maoists announce a protest against a security operation in West Bengal in which eight of their fighters died.
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Graft fears halt Zambian HIV aid

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 8:40
related countries: Zambia Zambia

More than $300m of HIV/Aids health funding to Zambia is being suspended over corruption concerns, aid officials say.
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Gaza blockade eases: Your reaction

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 8:41
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel says it will allow more civilian goods to enter the Gaza strip. What impact will this have?
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Whitewash?

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 9:37
related countries: Peru Peru

Why Peruvian villagers are painting a mountain
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China paper calls for pay rises

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 9:41
related countries: China China

One of China's most influential newspapers, the official People's Daily, has called for workers' incomes to be raised.
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Kyrgyzstan's crisis is 'immense'

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 10:20
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

Fighting between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan has plunged the area into "immense crisis", the Red Cross says.
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Just who is he?

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 10:37
related countries: United States United States

Enigmatic election winner raises questions in US
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Aussie Cahill given one-match ban

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 10:44
related countries: Germany Germany, Australia Australia

Australia's Tim Cahill can still play in the World Cup after receiving a one-match ban for being sent off against Germany.
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Pakistan hunts for missing troops

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 10:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

The Pakistani army says it is searching for dozens of soldiers missing after their checkpoint was attacked by the Taliban.
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Canada Air India report expected

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 10:59
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian commission of inquiry is expected to release a report into the bombing of Air India flight 182 in 1985.
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PKK returnees on trial in Turkey

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 11:07
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Thirty supporters of an outlawed Kurdish party go on trial in south-eastern Turkey, eight months after they returned from exile.
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SA coach slams referee

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 11:33
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Uruguay Uruguay

South Africa coach Carlos Alberto Parreira criticises the referee after the loss to Uruguay.
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Chinese rain storms kill dozens

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 11:35
related countries: China China

Floods in southern China triggered by torrential rain have killed 46 people since Sunday, officials say.
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Bones in German cathedral confirmed as Saxon queen's

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 11:54
related countries: Germany Germany

Bones found in a German cathedral are the remains of a Saxon member of the English royal family, scientists claim.
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China says Pakistan deal 'peaceful'

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 12:17
related countries: United States United States, Pakistan Pakistan, China China

China says its civilian nuclear co-operation with Pakistan is peaceful, after the US asks for details on the sale of reactors.
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Syria warns of Mid-East conflict

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 12:18
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

The Syrian president tells the BBC that Israel's raid on the Gaza flotilla has increased the chances of war in the Middle East.
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Road closed due to crab migration

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 12:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Providencia

Will Grant visited Colombia's island paradise of Providencia where he observed a very unusual sport.
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Darfur rebels appear at The Hague

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 12:51
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Two Sudan rebel leaders appear before the ICC in The Hague over an attack on peacekeepers in Darfur.
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Spain goalkeeper challenged by lover on live TV

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 13:08
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Spain Spain

The TV reporter girlfriend of Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas demanded he explain a blunder which lost them their match against Switzerland, live on TV.
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Mandela joins family at funeral

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 13:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

Nelson Mandela attends the funeral of his great-granddaughter Zenani, who died in a car crash last week.
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Japan in Afghan corruption call

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 14:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Japan Japan

The Japanese prime minister, in talks with the Afghan president, asks for good governance from Kabul as part of a $5bn aid offer.
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'400,000 displaced' in Kyrgyzstan

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 14:29
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

The UN says that the number of people displaced by unrest in southern Kyrgyzstan has reached 400,000.
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EU thumbs up to Iceland bid talks

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 14:43
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

EU leaders agree to open membership talks with Iceland, despite its failure so far to refund the UK and the Netherlands for lost savings.
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Man shot, and hit by lorry lives

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 15:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African man is still alive despite shooting himself in the head and being hit by a lorry.
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Thursday 17th of June 2010, 16:18
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama is viewed favourably in many countries, despite declining job approval ratings at home, a US study finds.
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Kenya 'hate speech' MP suspended

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 16:39
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's Assistant Roads Minister Wilfred Machage is suspended by President Kibaki a day after being charged with inciting hatred.
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New EU sanctions on Iran approved

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 16:41
related countries: Iran Iran

EU leaders back new sanctions on Iran that are tougher than recent measures adopted by the UN Security Council.
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Nigeria sunk by Greece comeback

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 17:01
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Greece Greece

Greece earn their first World Cup win as they come back from a goal down to beat Nigeria, who have Sani Kaita sent off in the first half.
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Nigeria sunk by Greece comeback

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 17:01
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, France France, Mexico Mexico

Greece earn their first World Cup win as they come back from a goal down to beat Nigeria, who have Sani Kaita sent off in the first half.
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Five Somali men jailed for piracy

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 17:33
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Dutch court sentences five Somali pirates to five years in jail, in the first such case to be tried in Europe.
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French flash flood toll up to 25

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 17:58
related countries: France France

The death toll from floods in southern France rises to 25, with officials warning that more bodies could yet be found.
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Nigeria coach proud despite loss

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 18:13
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Greece Greece

Nigeria coach Lars Lagerback praises his side despite their 2-1 defeat by Greece which leaves them with only slim hopes of making the World Cup last 16.
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Huge Israeli protest over school

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 19:24
related countries: Israel Israel

Ultra-Orthodox Jews have staged one of the biggest protests seen in Israel, to demand their children be educated separately.
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'Errors' led to Air India tragedy

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 19:43
related countries: Canada Canada

A "cascading series of errors" led to the 1985 bombing of an Air India jet that killed 329 people, an inquiry in Canada concludes.
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It's quiz time!

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 20:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Which Spanish footballer is this reporter dating?
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Live text: US Open day one

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 20:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Pebble Beach

England's Paul Casey is tied for the lead with American Shaun Micheel and Zimbabwe's Brendon de Jonge after the first round of the US Open at Pebble Beach.
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Stem cell therapy 'damage' seen

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 21:22
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai scientists warn about a new complication of stem cell therapy seen in a patient being treated for kidney disease.
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France need a miracle - Domenech

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 22:09
related countries: France France

Under-fire France coach Raymond Domenech admits his side "need a miracle" if they are to avoid World Cup elimination at the first hurdle.
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UN panel on Sri Lanka 'next week'

Thursday 17th of June 2010, 23:49
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A panel to advise on human rights issues after the civil war in Sri Lanka could be in place within days, the UN says.
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