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Mexico detains massacre suspect

Friday 1st of July 2011, 0:37
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Tamaulipas

A suspected Mexican drug gang member confesses to involvement in the murder of scores of migrants last year, officials say.
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Moroccans vote on king's reforms

Friday 1st of July 2011, 0:45
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Morocco prepares to head to the polls to vote on a series of reforms and constitutional amendments proposed by King Mohammed.
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VIDEO: Monaco's Prince to wed Olympic star

Friday 1st of July 2011, 0:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Monaco Monaco
related places: Prince Albert

Monaco is to celebrate the wedding of Prince Albert and South African Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, despite rumours of difficulties.
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VIDEO: China marks 90 years of Communism

Friday 1st of July 2011, 0:57
related countries: China China
related places: Yan'an

The Chinese Communist Party is celebrating its 90th anniversary, nowhere more so than Yan'an, the birthplace of the revolution.
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Crews 'beating' Los Alamos fire

Friday 1st of July 2011, 1:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Alamos

Firefighters battling the blaze threatening a top US nuclear weapons research lab are optimistic they are gaining control, authorities say.
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Crowds welcome royals in Canada

Friday 1st of July 2011, 2:07
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Cambridge, Duchess

Canada's governor general has welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Ottawa at the start of their first official overseas tour.
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Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday 1st of July 2011, 2:53
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first TV speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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China's manufacturing slows down

Friday 1st of July 2011, 3:58
related countries: China China

Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed in June following government policies to prevent the economy from overheating, figures show.
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Mystery of dead Australian turtles

Friday 1st of July 2011, 5:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian officials are investigating why dozens of turtles - many of them dead - have been washed up on beaches near the city of Townsville.
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VIDEO: Morocco to vote on king's reforms

Friday 1st of July 2011, 5:45
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Morocco prepares to head to the polls to vote on a series of reforms and constitutional amendments proposed by King Mohammed.
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Bumper crop sees corn prices fall

Friday 1st of July 2011, 6:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Corn

Corn and other commodities suffer steep price falls in the US, prompting speculation that the rising cost of food may start to ease.
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China to limit forced evictions

Friday 1st of July 2011, 6:28
related countries: China China

China passes a law that politicians say will make it harder for the authorities to force people out of their homes to make way for development projects.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancer surgery

Friday 1st of July 2011, 6:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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China arrests 36 in Alibaba fraud

Friday 1st of July 2011, 6:47
related countries: China China

Chinese police arrest 36 people connected with operating an online fraud on Alibaba.com and other websites.
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'Get sterilised, win a car' offer in Indian state

Friday 1st of July 2011, 7:27
related countries: India India

India's Rajasthan state offers cars and other prizes to men and women who volunteer for sterilisation.
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Ticciati to direct Glyndebourne

Friday 1st of July 2011, 7:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British conductor Robin Ticciati is to become Glyndebourne Festival music director from January 2014.
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Ex-Bundesbank boss to chair UBS

Friday 1st of July 2011, 8:29
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss banking giant UBS says it will nominate former Bundesbank boss Axel Weber to be its next chairman.
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Live - England v Sri Lanka

Friday 1st of July 2011, 9:04
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England lose regular wickets as they attempt to chase a tough target of 310 to beat Sri Lanka in the second one-dayer at Headingley.
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VIDEO: Student march in Chile turns violent

Friday 1st of July 2011, 9:41
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Santiago

Police use tear gas to try to disperse demonstrators on the streets of the Chilean capital, Santiago, after anti-government march turns violent.
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India actress jailed over killing

Friday 1st of July 2011, 9:58
related countries: India India

An Indian court sentences an actress and her naval officer boyfriend in connection with the killing of TV executive Neeraj Grover in 2008.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday 1st of July 2011, 10:21
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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Truth or stability

Friday 1st of July 2011, 10:27
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese face choice over Rafik Hariri tribunal
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Pair deny Stephen Lawrence murder

Friday 1st of July 2011, 10:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two men charged with the murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence in south London 18 years ago plead not guilty.
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Google faces 'wire tapping' case

Friday 1st of July 2011, 11:06
related countries: United States United States

Google could be sued for scooping up data from open wi-fi networks after a US court ruling.
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Press on UN Hariri warrants

Friday 1st of July 2011, 11:24
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The press in Lebanon and the wider region is split in its response to the issuing of four arrest warrants by the UN-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 murder of Lebanon's former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
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Hu warns communists on corruption

Friday 1st of July 2011, 11:36
related countries: China China

President Hu Jintao warns China's communists that corruption could cost them the support of the people, as the party marks its 90th anniversary.
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Bafta tips UK talent for success

Friday 1st of July 2011, 11:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: More

More than 40 young talents are named "Brits to Watch" by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).
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Japan imposes new energy limits

Friday 1st of July 2011, 13:00
related countries: Japan Japan

Factories, shops and offices in Tokyo have been told to cut down on their energy use because of power shortages in Japan.
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Army plays down Chavez concerns

Friday 1st of July 2011, 13:51
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's army chief dismisses concerns about political instability after President Hugo Chavez's admission that he has had cancer surgery.
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Pen which can 'draw' circuits invented

Friday 1st of July 2011, 14:45
related countries: United States United States

Scientists in the US have created a roller ball pen that can be used to draw functioning circuit boards.
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Indian athletes fail doping test

Friday 1st of July 2011, 15:05
related countries: India India

Six Indian athletes, two of them Commonwealth gold winners last year, have been suspended after failing doping tests, officials say.
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Poland takes over EU presidency

Friday 1st of July 2011, 15:14
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland assumes the six-month rotating presidency of the EU for the first time since it joined the bloc in 2004.
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Haye primed for Klitschko meeting

Friday 1st of July 2011, 15:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's David Haye admits all his achievements in boxing would be forgotten if he loses to heavyweight rival Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.
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Kenyans protest against GM maize

Friday 1st of July 2011, 15:45
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Hundreds of people march in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, against government plans to import genetically modified (GM) maize.
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Sri Lanka names new cricket board

Friday 1st of July 2011, 15:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government dissolves the country's cricket board and appoints a new one amid claims of corruption and mismanagement.
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Go for British staff, firms urged

Friday 1st of July 2011, 15:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith urges UK businesses to "give a chance" to unemployed young Britons, rather than relying on foreign workers.
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Live - England Women v NZ Women

Friday 1st of July 2011, 15:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England take on New Zealand in Dresden in their second group game at the Fifa Women's World Cup.
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Tanzania to mine uranium in park

Friday 1st of July 2011, 16:02
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania will go ahead with plans to mine uranium in the Selous Game Reserve - a UN World Heritage site - a minister tells the BBC.
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Monaco prince weds Olympic star

Friday 1st of July 2011, 16:31
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Monaco Monaco
related places: Prince Albert

The principality of Monaco celebrates the wedding of ruler Prince Albert to South African Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock.
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Treasure found in Indian temple

Friday 1st of July 2011, 17:03
related countries: India India

Treasure, thought to be worth billions of rupees, is unearthed from secret underground chambers in a temple in southern India.
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Body in US pool unseen for days

Friday 1st of July 2011, 17:12
related countries: United States United States

A woman's body lay in a swimming pool for more than two days in the US state of Massachusetts as the public continued to use it, officials say.
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Jayawardene century sinks England

Friday 1st of July 2011, 17:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mahela Jayawardene's highest score in one-day internationals sets Sri Lanka up for a 69-run victory over England at Headingley.
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England women fight back to beat Kiwis

Friday 1st of July 2011, 18:21
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Substitute Jessica Clarke puts England's women on course for the World Cup quarter-finals as they beat New Zealand 2-1.
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Cuba to allow sale of homes, cars

Friday 1st of July 2011, 18:30
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba is to end its 50-year-old ban on buying and selling cars and homes, says the Communist Party newspaper.
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Nadal ends Murray's hopes again

Friday 1st of July 2011, 18:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal beats British number one Andy Murray in the Wimbledon semi-finals for the second year running and will play Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final.
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VIDEO: Prince William: 'Bonjour Canada!'

Friday 1st of July 2011, 19:02
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Ottawa

Prince William has addressed a crowd of thousands in Parliament Hill, Ottawa, as part of the country's Canada Day celebrations.
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Defiant Gaddafi threatens Europe

Friday 1st of July 2011, 19:02
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi threatens to attack Europe in revenge for Nato's operations in Libya, in a message broadcast in Tripoli.
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'£35,000 cap' for care of elderly

Friday 1st of July 2011, 19:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An official inquiry will recommend that the bill elderly people in England have to pay for care should be capped at £35,000, the BBC understands.
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Panetta sworn in as defence chief

Friday 1st of July 2011, 19:23
related countries: United States United States

New US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta pledges to maintain the "excellence" of the US military while finding ways to trim its budget.
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VIDEO: Camping with the dead in Taiwan

Friday 1st of July 2011, 19:30
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A graveyard has become one of Taiwan's most popular camping sites.
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Royals attend Canada Day events

Friday 1st of July 2011, 19:37
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a citizenship ceremony and a music event to mark Canada Day, on the second day of their first official overseas tour.
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VIDEO: Mass anti-Assad protests across Syria

Friday 1st of July 2011, 19:53
related countries: Syria Syria

Hundreds of thousands of people have again taken to the streets in Syria calling for President Bashar Assad to leave office.
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US factories in surprise rebound

Friday 1st of July 2011, 20:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

US stocks jump following a surprise rise in manufacturing activity in June reported in a closely-watched industry survey.
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Court witness killed in Colombia

Friday 1st of July 2011, 21:10
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A key witness in a court case investigating links between Colombian politicians and right-wing paramilitaries has been shot dead, officials say.
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Russia plans Arctic army brigades

Friday 1st of July 2011, 21:39
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's defence minister says he plans to create two specialist army brigades to be based in the Arctic.
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Escaped baboon 'on the run in New Jersey'

Friday 1st of July 2011, 21:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jackson

A baboon which police suspect escaped from wildlife park is reported to be roaming the streets and gardens of Jackson, in the US state of New Jersey.
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Russia makes record bank bail-out

Friday 1st of July 2011, 22:04
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia's fifth largest bank, Bank of Moscow, is rescued with a $14bn bail-out, the biggest in Russian history.
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VIDEO: China Communist Party's 90th birthday

Friday 1st of July 2011, 22:24
related countries: China China

There was a sea of red flags and banners in China as the ruling Communist Party celebrated its 90th anniversary.
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Tentative steps

Friday 1st of July 2011, 23:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US reaches out to the Taliban over Afghanistan
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'Huge protest rallies' in Syria

Friday 1st of July 2011, 23:37
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Hundreds of thousands of people reportedly stage fresh anti-government protests across Syria, as rights groups say at least 14 people were shot dead.
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