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Oregon firefighters tackle odd job - a buried camel

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 0:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

Firefighters in the US state of Oregon have to use all their shovelling skills to do a delicate job: dig a camel out of a sinkhole.
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In pictures

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 0:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan gets ready for elections this weekend
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'UK must act' on climate impacts

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 1:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK needs to prepare quickly to deal with the impacts of climate change, government advisers say in a report viewed by ministers as a "wake-up call".
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Oil tanker freed off Canada coast

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 2:10
related countries: Canada Canada

Workers free a ship carrying 9m litres (2m gallons) of oil that ran aground two weeks ago off the coast of northern Canada.
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Mexico celebrates bicentenary

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 3:22
related countries: Spain Spain, Mexico Mexico

Tens of thousands of people attended the celebrations in Mexico City to mark the 200th anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.
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Nigerian leader to fight election

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 3:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has announced his intention to stand in next year's election, via a post on the social networking site Facebook.
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Mexico enjoys bicentennial fiesta

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 4:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico holds dazzling displays of fireworks, dance and music to mark 200 years since declaring independence from Spain.
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'Raw' Henson targets London move

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 5:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

In an exclusive interview, Wales centre Gavin Henson says he wants to move to a London club to be closer to his children following his split with Charlotte Church.
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Blame the messengers?

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 5:44
related countries: United States United States

US voters will use mid-terms to punish Democrats over economy
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Firefighters dig camel out of a hole

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 6:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

Firefighters in the US state of Oregon were called to one of their more unusual jobs - digging a camel out of a sinkhole.
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Cambodia tribunal indicts four

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 6:16
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes tribunal indicts four former Khmer Rouge leaders, paving the way for its second trial.
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New Zealand ends quake emergency

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 7:21
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand authorities lift a state of emergency in Christchurch, almost two weeks after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake devastated the city.
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Charges sought over Manila siege

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 7:36
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Manila

Investigators in the Philippines seek to charge at least 10 people in connection with the killing of eight Hong Kong tourists during a hijacking last month.
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BP well to be sealed 'by Sunday'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 8:16
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Sunday

BP's ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to be permanently sealed by Sunday, says the US official in charge of the clean-up operation.
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Seoul mulling N Korea talks offer

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 8:45
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea says it is considering a proposal from North Korea to hold their first military talks in almost two years.
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American talent winner is crowned

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 8:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

America's Got Talent viewers cast their votes and crown the winner of the US TV show.
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South Africa steps up Aids treatment

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 9:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa is stepping up access to treatment for the virus that causes Aids, in particular targeting pregnant women and children.
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Back on track

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 9:20
related countries: Angola Angola, China China

How Chinese investment is reviving Angola's railways
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In pictures

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 9:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico celebrates 200 years since start of war of independence
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Basque bomb despite Eta ceasefire

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 9:36
related countries: Spain Spain

A small improvised bomb shatters windows in a Spanish Basque town 11 days after Eta militants declare a ceasefire.
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France faces EU showdown on Roma

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 9:41
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

A row between Nicolas Sarkozy and an EU official over France's removal of Roma (Gypsies) looks set to dominate an EU summit.
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India raises rates for fifth time

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 10:04
related countries: India India

India's central bank raises interest rates by more than expected as it continues to battle high inflation.
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Europe plans large lunar lander

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 10:25
related countries: Germany Germany

Led by Germany, Europe is pressing ahead with plans to send a sophisticated, unmanned spacecraft to the surface of the Moon.
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Chile miners could be rescued early

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 10:30
related countries: Chile Chile

More than 30 miners trapped underground in Chile could be freed earlier than originally expected.
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'Death case woman' on Iranian TV

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 10:31
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian TV airs what it says is an interview with Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who faces being stoned to death, in which she denies being lashed for not wearing the veil.
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UK retail sales in surprise fall

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 10:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK retail sales suffer surprise fall in August, the first drop since January, the Office for National Statistics said.
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Two in US court for Afghan deaths

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 10:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Two ex-employees of a US security company killed two Afghan nationals while fuelled by alcohol and rage, a US court has heard.
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Germany father tried over son's killings

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 11:01
related countries: Germany Germany

The father of a German teenager who shot dead 15 people last year goes on trial, accused of violating gun laws.
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Government in two months - Allawi

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 11:13
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: `Allawi

Former Iraqi prime minister Ayad Allawi speaks to Kirsty Wark about the political vacuum in Iraq following March elections and how he hopes talks will lead to a new government by November.
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Ashes hero Flintoff quits playing

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 11:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Ashes hero Andrew Flintoff brings down the curtain on his cricket career, following medical advice.
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Korean boost for Scotch whisky

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 12:15
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

Scotch whisky is to gain from a free trade agreement between the European Union and South Korea.
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Violence ahead of Afghan election

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 12:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan Free and Fair Election Foundation (Fefa) says that there have been 19 election-related deaths prior to Saturday's parliamentary vote.
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China starts Japan panda inquiry

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 12:40
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

Chinese officials have arrived in Japan to investigate the death of a giant panda on loan to a zoo.
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Serengeti road plan rethink urged

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 12:58
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Scientists say a road planned for Tanzania's Serengeti National Park would curtail wildebeest migration and cause an environmental disaster.
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Rare horned mammal caught in Asia

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 13:59
related countries: Laos Laos

An extremely rare animal known as the "Asian unicorn" has been caught by villagers in Laos.
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UN asked to end Arctic range row

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 14:11
related countries: Canada Canada, Russia Russia

Russia and Canada look to the UN to rule on their dispute over a resource-rich underwater Arctic mountain ridge.
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Pope offers 'hand of friendship'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 14:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh

Pope Benedict urges the UK to resist "aggressive secularism", as thousands greet him on the streets of Edinburgh.
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US global leadership 'declining'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 14:36
related countries: United States United States

There has been a sharp rise in the number of Americans who believe the US role as a world leader is on the decline, a survey suggests.
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Charges on SA 'kidney syndicate'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 14:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Five specialists from South Africa's health group Netcare have been charged for allegedly participating in an international kidney trading syndicate.
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Price of oil falls for third day

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 14:58
related countries: United States United States

Oil prices fall for the third day in a row as a US government report suggested that demand remains sluggish.
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Pigeon to take on broadband in race

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 15:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A pigeon has beat a broadband connection in a data transfer race designed to show how slow net access is in some parts of the UK.
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Body in shark 'belongs to sailor'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 15:36
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas

Body parts found inside a shark in the Bahamas appear to belong to a man who disappeared off a beach where a Jaws movie was filmed.
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Pakistan to get EU trade leeway

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 16:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The European Union agrees to make trade concessions to Pakistan to help it overcome the impact of flooding, diplomats say.
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Live - Thursday's football

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 16:14
related countries: Romania Romania, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

Liverpool and Manchester City start their Europa League campaign with comfortable victories and England Women reach the World Cup after beating Switzerland.
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Balkan politics hit Olympic dream

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 16:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Majlinda Kelmendi's dream of winning gold at London 2012 depends on the IOC formally recognising Kosovo as an independent nation.
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Mousavi office 'raided' in Iran

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 16:29
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian security forces raid the office of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi, a statement on his website says.
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Fiat agrees to split its business

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 16:44
related countries: Italy Italy

Shareholders in the Italian carmaker Fiat have agreed to spin off its non-car assets, splitting the business into two.
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Geithner says yuan is undervalued

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 17:09
related countries: United States United States, China China

The US Treasury secretary says China's currency is significantly undervalued and a mix of tools is needed to hasten change.
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Nine die in disputed Turkish bomb

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 17:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey blames Kurdish rebels for a blast which kills nine people in a minibus in south-east Turkey - but the PKK denies it.
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Sarkozy attacks Roma row critics

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 17:51
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

French President Nicolas Sarkozy denounces as "outrageous" comments by an EU commissioner criticising France's deportation of Roma.
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19 shot dead in Mexico gun battle

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 17:58
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican security forces say they have killed 19 people in a seven-hour gun battle in the country's north-east.
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Guinea confirms delay to run-off

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 18:07
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's presidential elections will be postponed by at least two weeks, as the country's interim leader warns that the country risks crisis.
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Burma bars poll in 'unsafe' areas

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 18:12
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma's authorities bar a number of constituencies - mostly where ethnic groups are dominant - from taking part in November's elections, state media say.
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One in seven 'in poverty in US'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 18:46
related countries: United States United States

One in seven Americans was living in poverty in 2009 with the level of working-age poor the highest since the 1960s, the US Census Bureau says.
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Niger's cycle of poverty and hunger

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 18:51
related countries: Niger Niger

The west African state of Niger was hit by a terrible drought and now floods have washed away much of this year's harvest.
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US man shoots mother in hospital

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 19:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baltimore

A man shoots a doctor at a hospital in the US city of Baltimore, before shooting his ailing mother dead in her bed and killing himself, police say.
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French nationals seized in Niger

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 19:58
related countries: Niger Niger, France France

French engineering firm Vinci and nuclear energy group Areva say seven of their employees working at a uranium mine in Niger have been kidnapped.
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Risky business

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 20:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Threats and intimidation for Afghanistan's women candidates
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New US small business fund set up

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 20:27
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate has finally backed President Obama's call to give help to struggling small businesses, with a $30bn fund.
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Cole inspires Liverpool victory

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 20:54
related countries: Romania Romania

Joe Cole scores his first goal for Liverpool and David Ngog nets twice to earn their side a convincing win over Steaua Bucharest.
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Thousands at Pope's Glasgow Mass

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 21:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow

Pope Benedict XVI has celebrated an open-air Mass in Glasgow, attended by thousands of people.
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Common goals

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 21:22
related countries: United States United States

The US Muslims trying to promote the modern face of Islam
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Senate panel adopts Russia treaty

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 21:23
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Senate

A US Senate panel has approved a nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, paving the way for a vote in the full Senate.
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Franco-German row over Roma camps

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 21:59
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

France and Germany are embroiled in a diplomatic row after contradictory statements on the heated issue of Roma camps.
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US Muhammad cartoonist 'in hiding'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 22:48
related countries: United States United States

A US cartoonist whose work inspired an Everybody Draw Muhammad Day Facebook group has disappeared into hiding after an FBI warning, her newspaper says.
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Hodgson happy after resting stars

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 22:48
related countries: Romania Romania

Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson says he was right to rest key players for the win over Steaua Bucharest ahead of facing Man Utd on Sunday.
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Guatemala massacre sentence in US

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 23:23
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, United States United States

A US court sends a former Guatemalan soldier accused of involvement in a 1980s massacre to prison for 10 years, for misleading immigration officials.
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Pakistan 'needs more flood aid'

Thursday 16th of September 2010, 23:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

International donors must "step up to the plate" once again to help flood-hit Pakistan, says UK charity Oxfam.
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