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What happend on July 10th 2011

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Colombia towns under rebel attack

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 0:08
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos condemns Farc rebel attacks on five towns, which have left at least three people dead and many more injured.
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Argentine singer Cabral shot dead

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 1:00
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, Argentina Argentina

Tributes flood in for one of Latin America's most famous folk singers and UN peace envoy, Facundo Cabral, gunned down in Guatemala.
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VIDEO: Argentina singer Cabral shot dead

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 1:33
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

One of Latin America's most famous folk singers, Facundo Cabral, has been shot dead in the capital of Guatemala, officials say.
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VIDEO: Security forces take control of Karachi

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 1:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Security forces in Pakistan have taken control of parts of its largest city, Karachi, where at least 100 people have been shot dead this week.
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Potato genome decoded for the first time

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 2:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

International scientists based in Scotland decode the full DNA sequence of the potato, one of the world's most important staple crops, for the first time.
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Japan quake sparks tsunami alert

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 3:25
related countries: Japan Japan

A powerful earthquake hits the same area of north-east Japan that was devastated four months ago, but fears of a tsunami prove unfounded.
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China's import growth slows down

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 5:12
related countries: China China

The pace of growth of imports to China slows down in June as the government's efforts to rein in growth hit domestic demand.
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US frequent flyer hits 10m miles

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 6:31
related countries: United States United States

A US businessman is rewarded for his loyalty to one single airline company after accumulating 10 million air miles.
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Sportsday Live - Sunday's sports news as it happened

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 7:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fernando Alonso wins the British Grand Prix and Luke Donald wins the Scottish Open.
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VIDEO: Royal welcomed by Los Angeles

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 7:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Duke, Cambridge, Los Angeles

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an arts centre in a deprived area of Los Angeles on the final day of their North American tour.
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Bodies of kidnapped Afghans found

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 8:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The bodies of six Afghan deminers kidnapped last week have been found, while Nato says three foreign troops were killed in separate attacks.
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Australia to tax worst polluters

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 8:28
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia unveils plans to slap a tax on carbon emissions for the country's worst polluters, in one of the biggest economic reforms in years.
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VIDEO: Refugees flood into Somali camps

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 8:49
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The head of the UN refugee agency has described food shortages in Somali refugee camps are "the worst humanitarian disaster" in the world today.
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Buena Vista guitarist Galban dies

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 9:21
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Buena Vista Social Club guitarist Manuel Galban has died in Havana after suffering a heart attack aged 80.
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Live - British Grand Prix

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 10:00
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fernando Alonso wins the British Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, with Lewis Hamilton holding off Felipe Massa for fourth as Jenson Button retires after a disastrous pit stop.
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US army chief begins China visit

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 10:20
related countries: United States United States, China China

Top US military officer, Adm Mike Mullen, begins a visit to China, aimed at improving chilly military relations between the two nations.
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Hip hop hope

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 11:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The power of music in Mexico's most violent city
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Senegal urged to halt Habre move

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 11:50
related countries: Senegal Senegal, Chad Chad

The UN human rights chief urges Senegal not to send Chad's ex-leader Hissene Habre home, citing torture fears a day ahead of his planned extradition.
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New Dallas series given go-ahead

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 11:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dallas

A full series update of the classic 1980s US soap opera Dallas has been given the go ahead, it has been announced.
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Somalis flee drought to Mogadishu

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 12:05
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Somalis fleeing from the country's worsening drought are converging on the capital, Mogadishu, ruined by 20 years of civil war.
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Deadly train crash in north India

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 13:12
related countries: India India
related places: Calcutta, Delhi

At least 20 people are killed and more than 100 injured in northern India as a train from Calcutta to Delhi derails.
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Obama seeks to break debt impasse

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 13:27
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama is to meet Congressional leaders for talks on the debt aimed at staving off a looming default.
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Alonso storms to Silverstone win

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 13:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Silverstone

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso takes full advantage of a pit lane error by Red Bull to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Mark Webber third.
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Blaze kills 16 at Ukraine house

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 13:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A fire sweeps through a home for the elderly in western Ukraine, killing 16 people, officials say.
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Syria opens 'national dialogue'

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 13:54
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's ruling party opens a "national dialogue" to discuss possible political reforms, but many opposition figures vow to stay away.
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Many missing as Russia boat sinks

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 14:44
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

One person dies and more than 80 people are missing after a passenger boat sinks on the Volga River in Russia, east of Moscow.
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Team orders frustrate Webber

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 15:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Red Bull driver Mark Webber admits his frustration after being told not to overtake team-mate Sebastian Vettel during the British Grand Prix.
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Qatar 'whistleblower' in U-turn

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 15:29
related countries: Qatar Qatar

The "whistleblower" behind a series of corruption allegations involving Fifa executive committee members and Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid tells the BBC she fabricated the claims.
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Growth pains

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 15:36
related countries: India India

The corrosive effect on savings for India's middle class
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Tour bosses eject car after crash

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 16:06
related countries: France France

Tour de France organisers take a television car off the race after a crash-marred ninth stage, with Frenchman Thomas Voeckler taking the yellow jersey.
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French choreographer Petit dies

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 16:44
related countries: France France

French choreographer and dancer Roland Petit has died in Geneva at the age of 87, the Paris Opera Ballet says.
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Murdoch in UK amid BSkyB pressure

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 17:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rupert Murdoch arrives in the UK to take charge of the handling of the phone-hacking crisis as he faces growing pressure to scrap his BSkyB takeover bid.
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Beckhams announce new daughter

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 17:53
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Beckham has given birth to a girl, a spokesman for her husband David has announced.
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Murdoch says Brooks is priority

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 19:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rupert Murdoch says News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks is his first priority, after arriving in the UK to handle the phone-hacking crisis.
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Nigeria claims Boko Haram deaths

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 19:57
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Maiduguri

The Nigerian army says it has shot dead 11 Islamic militants in the troubled northern city of Maiduguri and denies claims that civilians were killed.
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Brazil 2-2 United States (3-5 pens)

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 20:14
related countries: Sweden Sweden, France France, Brazil Brazil, United States United States

The United States beat Brazil 5-3 on penalties to join France, Japan and Sweden in the Women's World Cup semi-finals.
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Senegal suspends Habre expulsion

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 20:19
related countries: Senegal Senegal, Chad Chad

Senegal suspends its planned repatriation of Chad's ex-President Hissene Habre, who faces the death penalty in his homeland.
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Mexican army frees kidnap victims

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 20:49
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Monterrey

Twenty people who had been held for ransom in a tiny shack in Mexico's northern industrial city of Monterrey are freed by soldiers.
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US suspends Pakistan military aid

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 20:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US says it is withholding $800m of military aid to Pakistan amid "difficult" ties, following the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.
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VIDEO: US suspends Pakistan military aid

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 21:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US says it is withholding $800m of military aid to Pakistan amid "difficult" ties, following the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.
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VIDEO: Violence during Bangladesh strike

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 21:38
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Islamist activists in Bangladesh have clashed with police during a general strike, held to protest against a change in the country's constitution.
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Turkey football club boss charged

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 22:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish football champions Fenerbahce's chairman Aziz Yildirim is remanded and charged over alleged match-fixing, as club fans riot in his support.
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Poor 'lag' in struggling schools

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 23:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The gap between the poorest children and their better-off peers in struggling schools in England is wider than in other schools, research suggests.
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VIDEO: Syria opens 'national dialogue'

Sunday 10th of July 2011, 23:30
related countries: Syria Syria

The Syrian government is holding a two-day meeting with members of the ruling Baath party and its opponents.
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