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Oklahoma hit by deadly tornadoes

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 3:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oklahoma

At least five people are killed as tornadoes batter parts of the US state of Oklahoma, disaster officials say.
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Fraud probe gives Modi more time

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 5:24
related countries: India India

Indian cricket officials give suspended IPL chairman Lalit Modi more time to answer corruption allegations.
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South Africa given extra Cup cash

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 5:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Fifa admits it had to inject an extra £67m ($100m) into World Cup 2010 to ensure hosts South Africa were ready on time.
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Haiti rally urges Preval to quit

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 5:58
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Preval

Police in Haiti fire tear gas as more than 1,000 protesters demand that President Rene Preval step down.
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Thai division over deputy leader

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 6:38
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's deputy PM visits investigators as part of a deal to end red-shirt protests, but it is not clear if this is enough.
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France opens new Pompidou centre

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 7:06
related countries: France France
related places: Metz, Pompidou

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is to open a big new outpost of the Pompidou arts centre in Metz, north-eastern France.
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Ash fears close Spanish airports

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 7:25
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Spain Spain

Seven airports in Spain are forced to close because of the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland.
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Pakistan invites India for talks

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 8:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

The foreign ministers of India and Pakistan are to meet in July as part of efforts to resume talks after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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N Korea fans face Cup TV blackout

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 9:03
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean broadcaster says "strained relations" mean it may not broadcast World Cup football matches to the North.
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Pakistan drone attack 'kills 10'

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 10:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Missiles fired from US drones kill at least 10 militants in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Turkish man arrested in West Bank

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 10:38
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israeli security forces have arrested a Turkish employee of a charity organisation operating in the West Bank.
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US observers question Sudan poll

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 10:40
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

The Carter Center, which monitored Sudan's landmark elections last month, questions the accuracy of the results.
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Colombian presidential candidate chains himself to hero Bolivar

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 10:59
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Bolivar

A Colombian presidential candidate chains himself to a statue, protesting against what he says is biased media coverage.
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Putin visits mine disaster site

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 11:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's prime minister visits a mine where blasts left 90 people dead or missing, ordering a probe and meeting the injured.
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'Second jail' at Afghan air base

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 12:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Red Cross, Bagram

The US airbase at Bagram, Afghanistan houses a jail distinct from the main prison, the Red Cross tells the BBC.
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Aquino closes on Philippine win

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 12:06
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Benigno Aquino closes in on victory in the Philippines' presidential poll as one rival, Manual Villar, concedes defeat.
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SA football officials suspended

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 12:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Two senior South African football officials are suspended just a month before the World Cup starts.
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Capello postpones ratings website

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 12:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Plans for England manager Fabio Capello to be involved in a ratings website for players at this summer's World Cup have been scrapped until after the tournament.
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Singing lessons for Turkish imams who ruin call to prayer

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 12:40
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Imams and muezzins in Istanbul are undergoing training to improve their tuneless calls-to-prayer.
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Capello names surprise Cup squad

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 12:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

England coach Fabio Capello makes several surprise selections in his preliminary 30-man World Cup squad.
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Toyota in strong profits growth

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 12:56
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Toyota returned to profit in the fourth quarter despite the Japanese carmaker's recall problems being at their height.
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Pakistani fears over flooded lake

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 13:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A lake formed in northern Pakistan when winter landslides blocked a river is near to bursting its banks, officials warn.
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Vietnam upholds activist jailings

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 14:04
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Ho Chi Minh City

A court in Ho Chi Minh City rejects appeals by three prominent Vietnamese dissidents against their jail sentences.
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Three held for India decapitation

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 14:07
related countries: India India
related places: Pune

One person is arrested and two suspects remanded to juvenile custody after a schoolboy is found beheaded in the Indian city of Pune.
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Darfur Jem rebels: New war threat

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 15:45
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Darfur's Jem rebels threaten to break a ceasefire and launch "all-out war" after Sudan seeks to arrest their leader.
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Volcanic ash reaches North Africa

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 16:01
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Spain Spain

Acloud of volcanic ash from Iceland forces several airports in southern Spain and Morocco to close.
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Live - West Indies v Australia

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 16:32
related countries: India India, Australia Australia

West Indies must beat Australia by 23 runs to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals after Sri Lanka hit a six off the final ball to beat India and send them home.
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US revives Russia nuclear pact

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 16:38
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

President Barack Obama revives a civilian nuclear energy pact with Moscow, as US officials hail "progress" in relations between the nations.
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Release Shalit, urges Medvedev

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 17:22
related countries: Israel Israel, Russia Russia
related places: Medvedev

Russian President Medvedev calls for the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit to be released "as soon as possible".
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Anand is again crowned chess king

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 17:23
related countries: India India, Bulgaria Bulgaria

India's Viswanathan Anand retains his Fide World Chess Championship by beating Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov.
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Pakistan's Iran envoy 'attacked'

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 17:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Pakistan's ambassador to Iran is in hospital after being attacked by an Afghan man in the capital Tehran, officials say.
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UK parties thought to be nearing deal

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 17:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The leaders of Britain's Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties hold further coalition talks, with Labour now thought to be sidelined.
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'Rare opportunity'

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 18:23
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Tony Adams takes charge of 6th best team in Azerbaijan
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'Freed pirates probably perished'

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 18:37
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Ten suspected Somali pirates released by Russia may have perished at sea, reports from Moscow suggest.
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Brown resigns as prime minister

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 19:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown resigns as UK prime minister with the Lib Dems poised to give David Cameron their backing as his successor.
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French MPs condemn Islamic veil

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 19:31
related countries: France France

France's parliament condemns the full Islamic face veil as an "affront to the nation's values".
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US energy agency to be broken up

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 19:31
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Senate

The US is to split a federal oil industry watchdog, amid conflict of interest fears, following the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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VP Joe Biden's son 'has stroke'

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 19:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Beau Biden, son of US Vice-President Joe Biden, is in hospital after suffering a mild stroke, the White House says.
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Swedish prophet artist attacked

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 20:05
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A Swedish cartoonist who depicted Prophet Muhammad as a dog is attacked as he delivers a speech on artistic freedom.
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Pope pins scandal on Church 'sin'

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 20:07
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Pope Benedict XVI blames the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal on "sin within", and not outside persecution.
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Europe debt fears stall US stocks

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 21:25
related countries: United States United States

US shares close lower as global stock markets stall on persistent worries over European debt problems.
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Vieira & Nasri left out by France

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 22:15
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

Arsenal's Samir Nasri, Man City's Patrick Vieira and Real Madrid's costly forward Karim Benzema are left out of France's 30-man World Cup squad.
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Karzai thanks wounded US troops

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 22:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Washington

Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits injured US soldiers in Washington, thanking them for their sacrifice.
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Dinopolis

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 23:26
related countries: India India

Tourists flock to the wonders of India's Jurassic Park
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Blame game as US fights oil spill

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 23:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

Oil executives point fingers at one another in Congress over the Gulf Coast oil disaster, as the fight to contain it continues.
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Sri Lanka knock India out

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 23:45
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will face England in the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 after eliminating India in a thrilling Super Eights match.
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Grim milestone for Sichuan quake

Tuesday 11th of May 2010, 23:47
related countries: China China

Two years after a huge quake hit China's Sichuan province, 18,000 "missing" victims can now be declared dead.
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