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Icelandic volcano 'cooling off'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 0:37
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The Icelandic volcano disrupting air traffic for weeks is showing a marked drop in activity, new findings suggest.
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Cuban prisoners 'win concessions'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 4:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba reportedly eases jail conditions for political detainees after talks with Church leaders and a public hunger strike.
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Mardell's America

Monday 24th of May 2010, 5:21
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Portugal Portugal

BP failure to stop oil leak makes US leaders look weak
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Border tension

Monday 24th of May 2010, 7:40
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

War fears, 10 years after Israeli troops left Lebanon
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Constitution disputed in Pakistan

Monday 24th of May 2010, 8:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Supreme Court is set to hear challenges to important constitutional measures which parliament passed in April.
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Jamaica PM promises to end unrest

Monday 24th of May 2010, 8:33
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Kingston

Jamaica's PM Bruce Golding vows to end unrest in Kingston between police and gangs protecting an alleged druglord.
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Live - Murray v Gasquet

Monday 24th of May 2010, 9:00
related countries: France France

Andy Murray fights back to beat Frenchman Richard Gasquet in five sets to reach the second round of the French Open.
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S Korea freezes trade with North

Monday 24th of May 2010, 9:34
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's president suspends trade with the North, after a report blamed Pyongyang for sinking a Southern warship.
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US warns it may 'push BP aside'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 9:43
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

A top US official says BP may be "pushed" aside if it fails to perform in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster clean-up.
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Verdict date for Cambodia's Duch

Monday 24th of May 2010, 9:52
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's UN-backed genocide court sets a 26 July date for the verdict in the case of former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch.
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Lost finale seen around the world

Monday 24th of May 2010, 10:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The concluding episode of TV series Lost is simultaneously screened in the US, UK and six other countries.
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Floating life

Monday 24th of May 2010, 10:19
related countries: India India

Turbulent river forces Indian villages to move
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US actress Murphy's husband found dead

Monday 24th of May 2010, 10:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Murphy

Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack is found dead at his home, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
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Israel sends Vanunu back to jail

Monday 24th of May 2010, 11:14
related countries: Israel Israel

Nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu is returned to jail for allegedly breaking parole conditions.
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Thai capital reopens for business

Monday 24th of May 2010, 11:41
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok reopens for business after last week's violence, but the military seeks to extend an overnight curfew for a week.
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BA strike sees flights cancelled

Monday 24th of May 2010, 11:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of British Airways passengers have trips cancelled or disrupted as cabin crew begin a five-day strike.
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Peres denies SA nuclear weapon deal

Monday 24th of May 2010, 12:02
related countries: Israel Israel, South Africa South Africa

Israel's President Shimon Peres denies a report that he made a deal with apartheid South Africa to sell nuclear warheads in 1975.
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Federer overcomes Luczak in Paris

Monday 24th of May 2010, 12:37
related countries: France France, Australia Australia
related places: Paris

Roger Federer begins the defence of his French Open title with a 6-4 6-1 6-2 victory over Australia's Peter Luczak.
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Jamaica unrest - who is to blame?

Monday 24th of May 2010, 13:09
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Kingston

At least 44 people have died during fighting between police and gunmen in Kingston. Your views?
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Street life

Monday 24th of May 2010, 13:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Children scratching out a living on Kabul's streets
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Iran looks for swap for 'hikers'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 14:12
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

An Iranian minister urges the US to propose a prisoner swap to secure the release of three US nationals arrested last year.
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India sees Pakistan 'trust gap'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 14:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says a lack of trust is the main obstacle to improved relations with Pakistan.
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Iran submits nuclear deal to IAEA

Monday 24th of May 2010, 14:40
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Iran formally submits a deal to swap nuclear material for reactor fuel in Turkey to the International Atomic Energy Agency.
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German firm helps Somali warlord

Monday 24th of May 2010, 15:09
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Germany Germany

German MPs voice concern about a German security firm's deal with a politician hostile to the UN-backed government in Somalia.
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China vows further currency reform

Monday 24th of May 2010, 15:24
related countries: United States United States, China China

China has pledged to continue reforms to its exchange rate policies at the beginning of high level trade talks with the US.
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Divisive figure

Monday 24th of May 2010, 15:54
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

"Dudus" Coke - Jamaican drug lord or local hero?
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Monitors to probe Ethiopia vote

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:18
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Election observers in Ethiopia are investigating irregularity complaints, as Human Rights Watch condemns Sunday's vote.
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Jordanian 'murdered his daughter'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:21
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A man who had been raping his daughter for years, is said to have killed her while trying to abort the baby he fathered.
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IMF warning over Spanish economy

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:25
related countries: Spain Spain

The International Monetary Fund raises fresh concerns about Spain's economy, saying "far-reaching" reforms are vital.
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Australia expels Israeli diplomat

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:27
related countries: Israel Israel, Australia Australia

Australia expels an Israel diplomat after a probe blames Israel for the use of forged passports in the murder of a Hamas operative.
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Russia gangs 'target' mine victims

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:35
related countries: Russia Russia

Gangs try to force relatives of Russia's mine disaster to hand over compensation money, officials say.
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US says Korea crisis 'precarious'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Hillary Clinton urges action to contain the "precarious situation" after a report blames North Korea for sinking a Southern warship.
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Crowd heckles Iranian president

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:41
related countries: Iran Iran

A crowd in south-west Iran heckles president Ahmadinejad over his government's handling of the economy.
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Air disaster

Monday 24th of May 2010, 16:58
related countries: India India

India crash revives questions over runway safety
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Israeli minister 'abused trust'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 17:05
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman should face fresh charges in a corruption probe, police in Israel say
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Niger leaders 'must have degrees'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 17:05
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger's military suggests that only those with a university degree should be allowed to run in presidential elections.
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Live - England v Mexico

Monday 24th of May 2010, 18:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

England beat Mexico 3-1 in a friendly at Wembley eight days before Fabio Capello announces his 23-man World Cup squad.
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Kenya's Islamic courts 'illegal'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 18:10
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A Kenyan appeal court rules that Islamic courts are illegal and discriminatory under the current constitution.
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US to conduct Korea navy exercises

Monday 24th of May 2010, 18:45
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

The US announces joint naval exercises with Seoul after a report blamed North Korea for the sinking of a Southern warship.
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Iraqi lawmaker shot dead in Mosul

Monday 24th of May 2010, 19:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Mosul

An Iraqi MP from the secular Iraqiya bloc is shot and killed by gunmen in the northern city of Mosul.
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UK outlines spending cuts

Monday 24th of May 2010, 19:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Chancellor George Osborne spells out where he will cut billions of pounds in spending, in an effort to tackle the deficit.
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Behind bars

Monday 24th of May 2010, 20:19
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Hundreds of child 'terrorists' jailed in Turkey
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Patchy England earn win over Mexico

Monday 24th of May 2010, 20:56
related countries: Mexico Mexico

England are disjointed at Wembley but beat Mexico 3-1 with goals from Ledley King, Peter Crouch and a stunner from Glen Johnson.
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American tourists seized in Yemen

Monday 24th of May 2010, 21:49
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Two American tourists are kidnapped by armed tribesmen near Yemen's capital Sanaa, officials say.
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US Afghan troops 'near 100,000'

Monday 24th of May 2010, 22:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iraq Iraq, United States United States

There are more US troops in Afghanistan than Iraq for the first time since Saddam Hussein was toppled in 2003, officials say.
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Two US hikers 'become engaged' in Iranian jail

Monday 24th of May 2010, 23:18
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

Two of the three US hikers held in Iran on spying charges have become engaged in the Tehran prison where they are being held, their mothers say.
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Monday 24th of May 2010, 23:24
related countries: United States United States

The attacks of 9/11 may have led to an increase in miscarriages involving male foetuses in the US, research suggests.
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