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Pakistan police targeted by bomb

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 0:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kohat

At least 16 people have been killed and scores injured in a bombing near police headquarters in the north-western Pakistani town of Kohat.
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Abandoned babies

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 0:52
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia opens 'baby hatch' to save unwanted newborns
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City of corpses

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 1:07
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Trying to survive as fighting in Mogadishu spikes
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UN 'failed' DR Congo rape victims

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 1:13
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A senior UN official says its peacekeepers failed the victims of mass rape in DR Congo, with the numbers affected double the previous estimate.
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Powerful tremor rattles NZ city

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 2:06
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

A powerful aftershock near the New Zealand city of Christchurch causes further damage and sends residents running into the streets, reports say.
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Trapped miners watch football match

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 2:13
related countries: Chile Chile

The miners trapped underground in Chile were able to watch a football match after rescue workers provided a mini TV screen.
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Nadal powers into quarter-finals

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 5:19
related countries: United States United States

Rafael Nadal beats Feliciano Lopez in straight sets to reach the US Open quarter-finals.
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Japan may intervene to curb yen

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 6:16
related countries: Japan Japan

The Japanese finance minister says there could be market intervention as the yen hits a new 15-year high.
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Row over Japan-China boat crash

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 6:25
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

A diplomatic row between China and Japan intensifies after collisions between two Japanese patrol boats and a Chinese trawler.
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Gunmen hit Honduras shoe factory

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 6:54
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Men armed with automatic weapons burst into a shoe factory in northern Honduras, killing 18 people in a suspected gang attack.
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Mexico massacre officials 'dead'

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 7:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The authorities in Mexico say they believe they have found the bodies of two officials investigating the killing of 72 foreign migrants last month.
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400,000 hit by flooding in Mexico

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 7:28
related countries: Mexico Mexico

At least 400,000 people have been affected by flooding in Mexico following torrential rains.
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Sir Paul to get US culture honour

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 7:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, White House

Sir Paul McCartney is to be presented with a Kennedy Center honour at the White House in Washington in December.
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Australia, NZ top 'giving' index

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 9:02
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia

Australia and New Zealand top the table in the largest ever study into global charitable behaviour, but some poor countries also scoring high.
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Six die in Pakistan drone strike

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 9:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Six

Six people have died in a US missile strike targeting militants in Pakistan's tribal district on the Afghan border, security officials say.
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Clan 'behind Philippine massacre'

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 9:32
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

The first witness in the trial of a powerful clan accused of the Philippines' worst political massacre says the family plotted the killings over dinner.
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Dana says Korean bid 18% too low

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 9:32
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Dana Petroleum tells shareholders independent valuers found Korean oil's bid is too low and should be rejected.
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UK moviegoers Exorcised by horror

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 9:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Horror movie The Last Exorcism debuts at the top of the UK and Ireland box office, taking £1.1m in its opening weekend.
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Outreach outrage?

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 10:41
related countries: United States United States

The US church threatening to burn Korans on 9/11
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Kampusch releases book on ordeal

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 10:44
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Natascha Kampusch, who was kidnapped and held in a cellar for more than eight years as a child, launches her autobiography in Vienna.
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Vodafone to pay India $2.6bn tax

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 10:59
related countries: India India

An Indian court tells Vodafone it has to pay $2.6bn in tax for its takeover of Hutchison Telecom's Indian phone assets.
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Cine 'film eating' fungus threatens UK archives

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 11:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A fungus that 'eats' cine film threatens to irreversibly damage important film archive and record of British social history.
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Church defiant over Koran burning

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 11:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Koran

A small US church says it will defy international condemnation and go ahead with plans to burn copies of the Koran on the 9/11 anniversary.
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Two missing in China rig accident

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 11:37
related countries: China China

At least 30 workers are rescued and at least two are missing after a storm causes an oil rig off China's north-east coast to list dangerously.
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UK's Afghanistan envoy steps down

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 11:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's most senior diplomat in Afghanistan has stepped down with immediate effect, the Foreign Office says.
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Thousands caught in Mexico floods

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 11:57
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Hundreds of thousands of people in eastern and southern Mexico see floodwaters inundate their homes.
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Jolie praise for Pakistan military

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 12:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nowshera

Angelina Jolie has visited Nowshera in north-west Pakistan to highlight the plight of more than 20 million people affected by the country's worst ever floods.
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Zhang Ziyi signs up to Mulan film

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 12:13
related countries: China China
related places: Mulan

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi is to team up with Speed director Jan de Bont to make an English-language version of the Chinese legend Mulan.
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Sect members escape Nigeria jail

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 12:24
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

About 700 prisoners escape after members of an Islamist sect storm a jail in northern Nigeria, where many of its followers were held.
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Vodafone makes $6.5bn China sale

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 12:25
related countries: China China

Vodafone pockets $6.5bn in cash following the sale of its 3.2% stake in China's biggest wireless operator, China Mobile.
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How BP will kill the oil spill

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 12:47
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A scale model of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and how it is being repaired
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Man in court over India Pune bomb

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 14:22
related countries: India India, Germany Germany
related places: Mumbai, Pune

A man appears in court in Mumbai in connection with a bomb blast at a German bakery in the Indian city of Pune six months ago.
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Canada in third bank rate rise

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 14:41
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada now has interest rates of 1%, after raising its key lending benchmark for the third time this year.
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Dublin to break up Anglo Irish

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 14:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish government says it will break up the nationalised Anglo Irish Bank as part of the failed lender's resolution.
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Russian pilot lands plane after power failure at 10,000m

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 15:00
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian passenger plane makes a safe landing in the Siberian taiga after a power failure at more than 10,000 metres.
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EU ruling opens up German gambling market

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 15:02
related countries: Germany Germany

German gambling restrictions breach European Union law, the EU's highest court rules
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UN seeks to placate Rwanda leader

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 15:03
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The UN's secretary general urges Rwanda not to withdraw its peacekeepers from Sudan over a leaked report saying its troops may have committed genocide.
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BP spreads blame over oil spill

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 15:09
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

A BP report says "a series of failures" by BP and its contractors were to blame for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Sri Lanka leader gets sweeping powers

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 15:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan MPs overwhelmingly approve proposals to let President Mahinda Rajapaksa seek an unlimited number of terms.
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Nigeria replaces security leaders

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 15:51
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed new military and police chiefs ahead of planned January presidential election.
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Clan 'behind Philippine massacre'

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 15:52
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A powerful family accused of being behind the worst political massacre in the Philippines plotted the killings over dinner, a court has heard.
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European police in pirate raids

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 16:00
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Premises across Europe, including a Swedish university, have been raided by police in a piracy crackdown
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Woods & Mickelson 'could team up'

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 16:29
related countries: United States United States

United States Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin refuses to rule out pairing world numbers one and two Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson at Celtic Manor.
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Cameron's father dies in hospital

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 16:31
related countries: France France

David Cameron's father Ian dies in hospital in France shortly after the Prime Minister joined other members of his family at his bedside.
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Secretive militia

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 16:47
related countries: West Bank West Bank

West Bank crackdown pushes Hamas militia deeper underground
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Live text - US Open day 10

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 16:57
related countries: United States United States

More semi-final places at the US Open are up for grabs with Vera Zvonareva, Novak Djokovic, Caroline Wozniacki, Robin Soderling and Roger Federer all in action.
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Higgins cleared of fixing claims

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 17:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

John Higgins is cleared of all match-fixing allegations but admits bringing snooker into disrepute, resulting in a £75,000 fine and a ban until November.
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Ferrari escape further punishment

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 17:15
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Ferrari have avoided further punishment for using banned team orders, a Formula 1 disciplinary hearing in Paris has ruled.
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Senegal convictions over begging

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 17:15
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Seven Koranic teachers in Senegal are given suspended jail sentences for forcing their students to beg.
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Pressure mounts against Koran burning

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 17:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Koran

A small US church says it will defy international condemnation and go ahead with plans to burn copies of the Koran on the 9/11 anniversary.
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Merkel: Koran burning 'abhorrent'

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 18:03
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States
related places: Koran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described as "abhorrent" a US pastor's plan to burn the Koran.
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UN 'failed' DR Congo rape victims

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 18:31
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

UN peacekeepers "failed" the victims of mass rape in eastern DR Congo, a senior UN official has said.
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Greece economy contracts by 1.8%

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 19:03
related countries: Greece Greece

The debt-laden Greek economy shrank by a surprise 1.8% in the second quarter as households slashed spending.
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Residents of 'Lustful' street seek less sinful name

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 19:29
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Residents of a small street called Lustful Court in the US state of Georgia are told to raise a petition if they want a less provocative street name.
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Sect members escape Nigeria jail

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 20:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

At least 700 prisoners have escaped during an attack on a jail in northern Nigeria, including members of a militant Islamist sect.
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Hip hop helps vulnerable children

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 21:20
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African artist Emile Jansen has embraced the challenge of reaching out to the youth with the help of hip hop.
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Morgan to replace host Larry King

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 22:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Former newspaper editor and Britain's Got Talent judge Piers will replace US TV presenter Larry King on the US network CNN, it is announced.
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Rig firms hit back at BP report

Wednesday 8th of September 2010, 23:55
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Contractors who worked for BP on the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon oil rig criticise the company's report into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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