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Nato oil tankers set ablaze in Pakistan

Monday 4th of October 2010, 1:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad, Nato

At least six people have been killed in an attack on a fuel depot supplying Nato troops in Afghanistan. Twenty-seven tankers were set on fire by suspected militants in the attack close to the capital Islamabad.
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Dilma takes clear lead in Brazil

Monday 4th of October 2010, 1:23
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Silva

Dilma Rousseff, of the governing Workers' Party, polls most votes in Brazil's presidential election, but fails to reach the 50% threshold needed to avoid a second round.
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Okinawa stand-off

Monday 4th of October 2010, 2:15
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Why

Why residents hate the US bases that Japan can't give up
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Key China UN climate talks open

Monday 4th of October 2010, 4:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico, China China

Delegates meet in China, hoping to make progress in the final round of UN climate talks before this year's summit in Mexico.
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Brazil set for second round vote

Monday 4th of October 2010, 4:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Dilma Rousseff polls most votes in Brazil's presidential election, but fails to reach the 50% threshold needed to avoid a second round.
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Adlington safely into 200m final

Monday 4th of October 2010, 4:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England duo Rebecca Adlington and Jo Jackson and Wales' Jazz Carlin qualify for 200m freestyle final at 1130 BST.
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Vigil for US sex video student

Monday 4th of October 2010, 5:11
related countries: United States United States

New Jersey's Rutgers University holds a candlelight vigil for Tyler Clementi, a first-year student who killed himself after fellow students allegedly filmed him having sex with a man.
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'No need to panic' over terror threat

Monday 4th of October 2010, 6:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Frank Gardner examines the level of terrorist threat facing the UK and Europe
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'Taliban infiltrate Afghan army'

Monday 4th of October 2010, 6:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Taliban have infiltrated the Afghan army and police, a recently-retired United Nations official warns.
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Ryder Cup 2010 day four as it happened

Monday 4th of October 2010, 7:00
related countries: United States United States

Graeme McDowell beats Hunter Mahan in the final singles match as Europe defeat the United States 14½-13½ to regain the Ryder Cup.
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Fiji's former PM released on bail

Monday 4th of October 2010, 8:14
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Fiji's former Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry is released on bail after allegedly breaching emergency regulations by holding public meetings.
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Capello calls up striker Davies

Monday 4th of October 2010, 8:30
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England manager Fabio Capello calls up Bolton striker Kevin Davies for his squad to face Montenegro at Wembley on Tuesday, 12 October.
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Sanofi makes hostile Genzyme bid

Monday 4th of October 2010, 8:32
related countries: France France, United States United States

French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi-Aventis launches a hostile bid for US counterpart Genzyme after friendly overtures are rejected.
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Iran and Egypt to resume flights

Monday 4th of October 2010, 9:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Iran Iran

Egypt and Iran agree to resume direct flights between their capitals for the first time in three decades.
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Facebook film tops US box office

Monday 4th of October 2010, 9:12
related countries: United States United States

A movie about the rise of internet phenomenon, Facebook, debuts at the top of the US box office chart.
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Shock and anger

Monday 4th of October 2010, 9:16
related countries: United States United States

US university left reeling by student's suicide over sex video
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Japan's Ozawa 'to face charges'

Monday 4th of October 2010, 9:39
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Ozawa

A judicial panel in Japan says Ichiro Ozawa, one of the governing Democratic Party's top figures, should be charged over a funding scandal.
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Second strike hits Tube services

Monday 4th of October 2010, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Commuters in London face another day of severe disruption as a second 24-hour strike over job cuts hits the Tube network.
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Viktor Bout's extradition stalls

Monday 4th of October 2010, 10:06
related countries: Russia Russia, Thailand Thailand, United States United States

A Thai court rejects a request to drop charges against suspected Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout, stalling his extradition to the US.
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Live - Commonwealth Games Day One

Monday 4th of October 2010, 10:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There is success for the home nations in swimming and other medals are won in weightlifting and gymnastics on the first day of action in Delhi.
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Bosnian vote brings uncertainty

Monday 4th of October 2010, 10:16
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Partial election results in Bosnia point to a tripartite presidency divided over the future of the country, clouding the country's EU membership hopes.
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Mexico probes group's abduction

Monday 4th of October 2010, 10:16
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

Mexican security forces step up their search for 20 men reportedly kidnapped by an armed gang in the popular resort city of Acapulco.
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Militant charged for Nigeria bomb

Monday 4th of October 2010, 10:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, South Africa South Africa
related places: Abuja

Oil militant Henry Okah is charged in South Africa in connection with Friday's bomb attack in Nigeria's capital, Abuja.
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Nobel win for British IVF pioneer

Monday 4th of October 2010, 10:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The man who devised the fertility treatment IVF is awarded the Nobel prize for medicine.
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Gaga duets with Ono at US gig

Monday 4th of October 2010, 11:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles, Ono

Pop star Lady Gaga joins Yoko Ono on stage to perform two songs at a Plastic Ono Band gig in Los Angeles.
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Swiss banks told to raise funds

Monday 4th of October 2010, 11:26
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss commission says banking giants Credit Suisse and UBS should raise more capital because they are "too big to fail".
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Hobbit movie 'should stay in NZ'

Monday 4th of October 2010, 11:37
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A union dispute should not lead to filming of The Hobbit being driven out of New Zealand, the country's prime minister says.
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De Jong dropped from Dutch squad

Monday 4th of October 2010, 11:53
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong is dropped from the Netherlands squad after his tackle broke the leg of Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa.
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Bank cuts Irish growth forecast

Monday 4th of October 2010, 12:08
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish Republic's economy will grow by only 0.2% this year, the country's central bank predicts, which is below the government's forecast.
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Hilfenhaus sets up tense finale

Monday 4th of October 2010, 13:06
related countries: India India, Australia Australia
related places: Mohali

Fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus takes three quick wickets late on the fourth day to boost Australia's chances of winning the first Test against India in Mohali.
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Medvedev attacks Belarus leader

Monday 4th of October 2010, 13:19
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev launches a strong attack on Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, ahead of elections.
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Lima set for first female mayor

Monday 4th of October 2010, 13:28
related countries: Peru Peru

Peru's capital is set to have its first elected female mayor as votes are counted from Sunday's municipal elections.
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Kashmir chief in beating apology

Monday 4th of October 2010, 14:45
related countries: India India
related places: Jammu

The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir apologises to a beaten up video journalist.
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Iraq revises oil reserves up 24%

Monday 4th of October 2010, 14:48
related countries: Iran Iran

Iraq raises its proven oil reserves by 24%, overtaking Iran, in its first revision since Saddam Hussein fell from power.
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Head held in India school suicide

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:10
related countries: India India
related places: Calcutta

The principal of Calcutta's elite La Martiniere school is arrested in connection with the suicide of a 13-year-old schoolboy.
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Nigerian lifter wins opening gold

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:12
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Teenage Nigerian weightlifter Augustina Nkem Nwaokolo wins the first gold medal of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the women's 48kg division.
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Jail term cut for embassy worker

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:17
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A former British embassy employee who was jailed last year in Iran for espionage has had his sentence commuted.
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Brazil set for second round vote

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's presidential election will go to a second round after Dilma Rousseff failed to gain the 50% of votes needed for an outright victory.
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Mumbai gunman lawyer in Indian Big Brother show

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:29
related countries: India India

The lawyer who represented the sole surviving gunman of the 2008 Mumbai attacks appears in the Indian version of Big Brother.
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Brazil set for run-off campaigns

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:33
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Dilma Rousseff and Jose Serra prepare to begin campaigning again after Brazil's presidential elections fail to produce an outright winner.
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Opel factory in Belgium to close

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:35
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Antwerp

General Motors announces it will shut its Opel car assembly line in Antwerp, with the loss of 1,200 jobs.
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Kabila critic's 'suicide' doubted

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:51
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Relatives and activists reject suggestions that a man arrested for throwing stones at DR Congo President Joseph Kabila's convoy had committed suicide.
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Dutch MP Wilders goes on trial

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:55
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders tells a court he will not be silenced, as he goes on trial accused of inciting hatred.
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New austerity measures for Greece

Monday 4th of October 2010, 15:56
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek government announces new austerity measures in its 2011 draft budget in an attempt to restore the country's finances.
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Damascus issues Hariri warrants

Monday 4th of October 2010, 16:26
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Syria issues arrest warrants for 33 Lebanese and international officials for allegedly misleading the UN-backed probe into Rafik Hariri's assassination.
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Fifa issues world ban to Nigeria

Monday 4th of October 2010, 16:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Fifa suspends Nigeria from international competition because of government interference in the sport.
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Settlers 'burn West Bank mosque'

Monday 4th of October 2010, 17:04
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

The Israeli army is investigating Palestinian reports that a mosque in the occupied West Bank has been set on fire by Jewish settlers.
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Nato oil tankers hit in Pakistan

Monday 4th of October 2010, 17:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Militants destroy dozens of oil tankers bound for Nato troops and kill three people in an attack in Pakistan, in the second such incident in days.
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More nations warn of Europe plot

Monday 4th of October 2010, 17:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan, United States United States

Japan and Sweden issue terror alerts to their citizens in Europe, following similar warnings from the UK and US.
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Jordan jails Islamist militants

Monday 4th of October 2010, 18:03
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A Jordanian military court sentences the leader of a militant Islamist group to life imprisonment and nine others to 15 years each for plotting attacks.
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Search for balloonists called off

Monday 4th of October 2010, 18:12
related countries: Italy Italy

The Italian coastguard calls off the search for the two missing American balloonists in the Gordon Bennett race.
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Growing risk

Monday 4th of October 2010, 18:20
related countries: Somalia Somalia

EU navies warn Somali piracy may enter deadly new phase
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Vatican critical of IVF Nobel win

Monday 4th of October 2010, 19:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Vatican official says the awarding of a Nobel prize to British IVF pioneer Robert Edwards was "completely out of order".
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Cuba 'may release more prisoners'

Monday 4th of October 2010, 19:45
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The Cuban government is considering another large-scale release of political prisoners, reports say.
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Day two preview

Monday 4th of October 2010, 19:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifteen gold medals are up for grabs on day two in Delhi as England's 50m backstroke world champion Liam Tancock's looks for home nations first gold medal of the 2010 Games.
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Israel to deport Nobel laureate

Monday 4th of October 2010, 20:29
related countries: Israel Israel

Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Corrigan Maguire loses her appeal against being deported from Israel.
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Microsoft shares hit by downgrade

Monday 4th of October 2010, 20:29
related countries: United States United States

Shares in Microsoft fall 2% at the beginning of US trading, after Goldman Sachs cuts its rating of the computer giant.
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American Express faces US lawsuit

Monday 4th of October 2010, 21:19
related countries: United States United States

Credit-card company American Express is being sued by the US government over claims of anti-competitive practices.
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Journey into China's 'climate cave'

Monday 4th of October 2010, 22:05
related countries: China China

Chinese scientists have been analysing new data gathered from a cave in the Taihang mountains, which appears to show that man-made global warming could be having a significant effect on its weather.
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Mexico's drug violence on screen

Monday 4th of October 2010, 22:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The deadly drug war has become a daily reality for the people of Mexico. As the BBC's Julian Miglierini reports, a whole genre of films is bringing the drug related violence to the big screen.
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Toxic sludge floods Hungary villages

Monday 4th of October 2010, 22:36
related countries: Hungary Hungary

At least two people have been killed after a sludge reservoir burst at a metal factory in western Hungary
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Messing with the mob

Monday 4th of October 2010, 23:03
related countries: Japan Japan

Exposing the dark secrets of Japan's yakuza mafia
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Miami rice

Monday 4th of October 2010, 23:06
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States

US urged to stop exports of cheap rice to Haiti
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