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From the ashes

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 0:01
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Dhaka slum rebuilt in weeks after devastating fire
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R U lonesome 2nite? Survey says tech-savvy young feel loneliest

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 0:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Loneliness is more prevalent among the social-networking younger generation than in older people, a UK survey suggests.
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US toughens talk over Gulf spill

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 1:19
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The US toughens its stance on BP, with one official pledging to "keep our boot on their neck" until the Gulf oil leak is stopped.
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Iran 'ready for new co-operation'

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 1:50
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's nuclear fuel exchange deal shows it is ready to co-operate with the West, its UN envoy tells the BBC.
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Indian express train 'derailed'

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 3:58
related countries: India India
related places: Bihar

An express train derails in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, but no casualties are reported, officials say.
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Trinidad poll unseats PM Manning

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 4:08
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Opposition parties in Trinidad and Tobago have unseated Prime Minister Patrick Manning in a snap election.
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Bassist with Slipknot found dead

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 5:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Des Moines

Paul Gray, bassist with metal rockers Slipknot, is found dead in a hotel in the US city of Des Moines, police say.
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Meles 'heads for Ethiopian win'

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 7:16
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Partial results show the governing party of Meles Zenawi is heading for a win after Sunday's national elections, officials say.
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Oil leaks from Singapore tanker

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:03
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Emergency workers try to contain 2,000 tonnes of oil spilled when a tanker and a bulk carrier collided off Singapore.
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Swat 'Taliban families' expelled

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban, Swat

About 25 families of suspected Taliban fighters are expelled by a local tribal council from Pakistan's Swat valley, officials say.
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Utopian vision

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:24
related countries: Austria Austria, North Korea North Korea
related places: Vienna

Vienna hosts rare display of North Korean art
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Synthetic life patents 'damaging'

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A leading UK scientist says patents on the first synthetic life form would give its creator a monopoly on a range of genetics.
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Indian crash recorder recovered

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:43
related countries: India India

Investigators find the flight data recorder of an airliner which crashed in southern India on Saturday killing 158 people.
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Ghanaians flee violence for Togo

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:44
related countries: Ghana Ghana, Togo Togo
related places: Nandom

Some 3,500 victims of ethnic conflict in Ghana's Nandom area have fled into northern Togo, a Togolese minister says.
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Turkey coach crash kills Russians

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:55
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Russia Russia

Sixteen people are killed when a coach carrying Russian tourists crashes off a bridge in southern Turkey, officials say.
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Inter resigned to Mourinho exit

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:59
related countries: Spain Spain

Coach Jose Mourinho is to hold talks with Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti as the Portuguese edges closer to leaving the European champions.
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Live - French Open

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 8:59
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rafael Nadal begins his French Open campaign with an easy win against French wildcard Gianni Mina, while Justine Henin also progresses.
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Malema defends his radical views

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 9:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Controversial South African youth leader Julius Malema defends his behaviour after being disciplined by the ruling ANC.
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New death at China iPhone plant

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 9:42
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

An employee falls to his death at Taiwan iPhone maker Foxconn, the tenth suicide at the firm this year.
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Family friendly

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 9:45
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's scheme to tackle deep-rooted poverty
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Bees hinder crash rescue efforts

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 9:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Minnesota

A swarm of angry bees prevented rescue workers attending to a road crash that killed two people in Minnesota, US police say.
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Police question former Israel PM

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 9:55
related countries: Israel Israel

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been questioned by police for the first time since stepping down from office.
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Thai arrest warrant for Thaksin

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 9:57
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A Thai court approves an arrest warrant for ousted leader Thaksin Shinawatra on terrorism charges linked to recent deadly protests.
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UK government sets out plans

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 10:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron's UK coalition will outline its plans for the next year when the Queen's Speech is delivered.
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Toll from Poland flooding rises

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 10:23
related countries: Poland Poland

The death toll from flooding in Poland rises to at least 14, as authorities battle to deal with the worst floods in decades.
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US crime down despite recession

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 10:40
related countries: United States United States

The latest FBI report on serious crimes in the United States shows decreases across the board.
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Henin comes through French opener

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 10:49
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France

Belgian Justine Henin beats Tsvetana Pironkova 6-4 6-3 to make round two in her first appearance at the French Open since winning her fourth title in 2007.
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Mozambique's 'most wanted' killed

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 10:51
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique
related places: Maputo

Mozambique's 'most wanted' criminal is killed in an exchange of gunfire in the capital Maputo, police say.
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Yemen al-Qaeda mediator killed

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 11:13
related countries: Yemen Yemen

A local government official in Yemen is killed in an air strike as he tries to negotiate a wanted al-Qaeda man's surrender.
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US presses China on North Korea

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 12:16
related countries: South Korea South Korea, China China

The US and China must work together in response to the sinking of a South Korean warship, Hillary Clinton says.
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Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 12:35
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

The family of the fugitive ex-Bosnian Serb army chief, Ratko Mladic, wants him declared officially dead, a report says.
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US 'to boost covert operations'

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 12:59
related countries: United States United States

US Central Command is seeking expanded covert operations in the Middle East and Central Asia, reports the New York Times.
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Jailed Iranian director released

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 13:41
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Acclaimed Iranian film director Jafar Panahi has been released from detention in a Tehran prison, reports say.
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Afridi to lead Pakistan in Tests

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 13:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

All-rounder Shahid Afridi is named as Pakistan captain for the tour to England after ending his four-year absence from Test cricket.
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Jamaican forces storm stronghold

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 13:49
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Kingston

Fierce fighting erupts as Jamaican security forces hunting an alleged drugs lord storm his stronghold in the capital, Kingston.
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Baghdad thieves kill 14 in raids

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 14:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Armed robbers kill 14 people in a mass raid on jewellery shops in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.
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Hezbollahland

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 14:40
related countries: Israel Israel

Militia entrenched 10 years after Israeli withdrawal
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American tourists freed in Yemen

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 14:58
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Two American tourists kidnapped by armed tribesmen near Yemen's capital Sanaa have been freed, officials say.
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Brazil launches international TV

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 15:11
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Brazil Brazil

The Brazilian government launches an international Portuguese-language TV station aimed first of all at Africa.
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Germany 'to extend trading ban'

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 15:13
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany is considering widening a ban on "naked" short-selling to cover all shares, proposals in a draft bill have shown.
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Somali 'pirates' in Dutch trial

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 15:26
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Somalia Somalia

The first Somali "pirates" to go on trial in Europe tell a Dutch court they were on a simple fishing trip when they came under attack.
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Kenya Islamic Kadhi courts appeal

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 15:41
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's attorney general says he will appeal against a court decision declaring a form of Islamic courts unconstitutional.
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European 'crime group' targeted

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 16:20
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Britain, Spain and Ireland arrest 32 people in simultaneous raids against a major international criminal group.
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North Korea 'severs ties' with Seoul

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 16:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul, Pyongyang

North Korea is to sever all ties with the South as tensions escalate over the sinking of a South Korean ship.
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Ethiopia poll 'falls short' - EU

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 16:32
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

EU observers say Ethiopia's poll "falls short" of international standards, as ruling party wins all but a handful of seats.
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In-form Nadal sees off gutsy Mina

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 16:48
related countries: France France

Rafael Nadal battles into the second round of the French Open following a 6-2 6-2 6-2 win over hot prospect Gianni Mina.
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Row as US pupils don Ku Klux Klan robes

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 18:02
related countries: United States United States

A US teacher is suspended from duty after allowing pupils to don Ku Klux Klan robes for a class project, prompting a row.
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Online ban for 'suicide helper'

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 18:14
related countries: United States United States

A US judge orders a former nurse accused of encouraging suicide on the internet to stay offline during his trial.
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Three Mauritania death sentences

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 19:31
related countries: France France, Mauritania Mauritania

A Mauritanian court sentences three to death for the 2007 murders of French tourists, the first such ruling in 20 years.
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Europe stocks slump amid global gloom

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 19:54
related countries: North Korea North Korea

European stock markets close sharply lower after a day of continued global fears about eurozone debt problems.
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US soldier in Facebook video row

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 20:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US soldier is investigated by the Army for posting a Facebook video in which smiling Iraqi children are taunted.
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BP shows oil spill probe details

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 20:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

BP gives details of its internal inquiry into the Gulf oil spill to the US government, as it works to stem the oil flow.
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Jamaica drug raid toll reaches 27

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 20:30
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Kingston

At least 27 people, mostly civilians, die in gun battles in Jamaica, as the hunt continues for a suspected drug lord.
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Hunt for Paraguay rebels goes on

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 21:41
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo says troops will stay in the north to hunt down an elusive rebel group.
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US bolsters Mexico border troops

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 22:37
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

President Obama is to request $500m in funding to send up to 1,200 troops to help secure the US-Mexico border, officials say.
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Growing boom

Tuesday 25th of May 2010, 23:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's farmers eye global markets for their goods
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