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Gates to cut Pentagon waste

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 0:12
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates orders a far-reaching review of administration costs at the Pentagon.
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Nashville flood damage reviewed

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 0:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nashville

The US homeland security secretary tours Nashville to see damage from the floods which left more than 30 people dead.
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Transatlantic flights hit by ash

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 1:03
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Spain Spain

Hundreds of transatlantic flights are cancelled by a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifting south over Western Europe.
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Tea Party ousts Utah Republican

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 1:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Utah, Republican

The conservative Tea Party movement in the US blocks a Republican senator from Utah in his re-election bid.
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Ash travel misery could continue

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 6:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British air passengers may face yet more misery as a volcanic ash cloud continues to threaten European flight schedules.
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Foreign troops join Russia parade

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 6:46
related countries: Russia Russia

Troops from four Nato countries take part for the first time in Russia's parade to mark victory in WWII.
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Earthquake hits Indonesia's Aceh

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 8:09
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits near the site of the 2004 quake that triggered the Indian Ocean tsunami.
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Foreign troops join Russia parade

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 9:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Troops from four Nato countries take part for the first time in Russia's Red Square parade to mark victory in WWII.
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China knife attack 'kills eight'

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 10:26
related countries: China China

A Chinese man is arrested after allegedly stabbing to death eight people, including three family members, state media say.
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Live - Spanish Grand Prix

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 10:30
related countries: Spain Spain

Mark Webber wins the Spanish Grand Prix from pole as Lewis Hamiltonis denied second by a puncture on the penultimate lap.
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Missile strike hits NW Pakistan

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 10:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Missiles fired from a suspected US drone kill at least 10 people in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal district.
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In pictures

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 12:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato troops join Russia's Victory Day parade
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Live - West Indies v India

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 13:04
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Australia Australia

West Indies bat first against India in the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights, with Australia facing Sri Lanka in the late game.
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US envoy voices Burma poll fears

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 13:30
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

A senior US envoy says he is "troubled" by what he has seen in Burma as it prepares for its first elections in two decades.
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Dominant Webber wins Spanish GP

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 13:44
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Red Bull's Mark Webber wins his first race of the season in Barcelona as McLaren's Lewis Hamilton loses second place in a dramatic finish.
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'Pakistan Taliban' behind NY plot

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 14:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: New York

The US has evidence Pakistan's Taliban were behind a car bomb plot in New York's Times Square, the attorney general says.
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Deadly Russia blast traps dozens

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 16:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Dozens of miners are missing and at least 12 killed after two explosions in a coal mine in western Siberia.
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Ash delays more European flights

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 18:55
related countries: Italy Italy, France France

Volcanic ash drifts across areas of France, Spain, Italy and Germany bringing more disruption to European air travel.
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Tory and Lib Dem talks 'positive'

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 20:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Senior Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are to hold more talks in a bid to agree terms for a power-sharing UK government.
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Red-hot Aussies thrash Sri Lanka

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 21:12
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia make it four wins for four in the ICC World Twenty20, as they hand Sri Lanka a 81-run beating in Barbados.
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China 'murder victim' found alive

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 21:56
related countries: China China

A Chinese man who spent almost 10 years in prison for murder has been freed after his supposed victim was found alive.
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Philippines elections under way

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 23:23
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Polls open in the Philippines for presidential and local elections after three months of intense campaigning.
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BP wrestles with oil spill hitch

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 23:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Oil company BP scrambles to find a way to contain oil gushing from a blown-out well on the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico.
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EU debates 'stabilisation fund'

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 23:36
related countries: Greece Greece

EU finance ministers discuss establishing a new "stabilisation mechanism" to prevent the Greek debt crisis from spreading.
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Tweeting to the top - huge Twitter following for Chavez

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 23:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's Twitter account has more followers than any other in Venezuela, prompting him to hire 200 people to sift through the responses.
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EU backs Bolivia nationalisation

Sunday 9th of May 2010, 23:51
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

A senior EU official says Bolivia has the right to nationalise companies as long as they are offered compensation.
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