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Egypt TV shows officials' trials

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 0:15
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt begins broadcasting live coverage of officials' corruption trials amid a wave of fresh protests, while PM Essam Sharaf is taken to hospital for low blood pressure.
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Government 'to back badger cull'

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 1:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government is expected to announce that it will back a widespread cull of badgers in south-west England.
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'Massive' uranium find in India

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 4:38
related countries: India India

India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh may have one of the largest reserves of uranium in the world, the country's chief nuclear officer says.
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NZ teen killed seals as 'pests'

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 4:58
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand teenage pleads guilty to killing 23 seals and pups because he thought they were pests.
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VIDEO: Cyprus FM quits over navy blast

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 5:51
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

The Cypriot Foreign Minister has offered to resign following an explosion a week ago at a naval base in Cyprus which killed 13 and destroyed the island's main electricity power station.
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Payne seals 2012 spot with gold

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 6:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Swimmer Keri-Anne Payne becomes the first British athlete to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London after winning the 10k open water race at the Fina World Championships in Shanghai.
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VIDEO: How aid helps Ethiopia's coffee trade

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 6:45
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The lives of Ethiopian coffee farmers have been transformed with the help of long-term aid.
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Xinjiang attack 'was terrorism'

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 6:51
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese officials blame ethnic Uighur Muslim separatists for Monday's fatal attack on a police station in Xinjiang province.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 6:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Barcelona say they will 'fight' to sign Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas, Oscar Pistorius runs the 400m in 45.07, plus more.
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New drugs boost Novartis profits

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 7:03
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has reported a rise in quarterly profits thanks to a jump in sales of recently-launched drugs.
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Ripple effect

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 7:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK scandal starts to grip Murdoch's Australian empire
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VIDEO: Can tourism save the Greek economy?

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 7:38
related countries: Greece Greece

More than sun and sand - Greece is looking to rebrand itself as a cultural and varied travel destination and boost tourism in an attempt to help repay its debts.
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Shuttle undocks for the last time

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 8:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Earth, Atlantis

The US shuttle Atlantis undocks from the International Space Station and heads home to Earth for the last time.
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US man admits Somalia terror plot

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 8:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: Minnesota

A man from the US state of Minnesota admits helping men of Somali origin travel to the African country to join the al-Shabab militant group.
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Chile president shakes up cabinet

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 8:21
related countries: Chile Chile

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, faced with protests and plummeting polls, changes eight ministers.
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Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 8:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham, London

The government's planned £32bn HS2 high-speed rail project connecting London and Birmingham is "economically flawed", a leading think tank says.
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Baidu in deal with music labels

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 8:36
related countries: China China
related places: Baidu

Chinese search engine Baidu signs a deal with leading music labels, ending years of legal wrangling over rights.
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Aid workers kidnapped in Pakistan

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 8:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Gunmen abduct eight Pakistani aid workers near the Afghan border in the south-west of the country, officials say.
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VIDEO: Atlantis begins journey to Earth

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 8:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Earth, Atlantis

The US space shuttle Atlantis has begun its final journey back to Earth.
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Fukushima beef shipments banned

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 9:04
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

The Japanese government bans all shipments of cattle from the Fukushima prefecture on concerns about contaminated beef.
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Agent slates Murdoch book company

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 9:37
related countries: United States United States

US literary agent Andrew Wylie accuses HarperCollins of acting in an "unusually shrill and punitive" way toward authors.
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Songwriter Ragovoy dies aged 80

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 10:06
related countries: United States United States

US songwriter Jerry Ragovoy, who wrote songs for the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin and Elvis Presley, dies aged 80.
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Mancini closes in on Aguero deal

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 10:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says he expects the club to make a bid for Atletico Madrid striker Sergio Aguero in the next few days
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PM to defend UK's aid programme

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 10:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister David Cameron is to make his strongest defence yet of Britain's foreign aid programme in a speech in Nigeria.
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Angry lesson

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 11:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Has the earthquake shaken Japan's respect for authority?
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Spain's borrowing costs increase

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 11:31
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain pays higher interest rates to borrow money on concerns that lending to the country has become more risky.
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Austria extradites Croatian ex-PM

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 11:48
related countries: Austria Austria, Croatia Croatia

Croatia puts its former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader behind bars after his night-time extradition from Austria.
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Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 11:55
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia rejects a legal bid by a member of a controversial religious sect to be allowed to renounce Islam so she can avoid being jailed for apostasy.
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Day to live

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 12:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arab

The gunman who went on an "Arab" shooting spree in the US
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Bank of America in record losses

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 12:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Bank

Bank of America, the US's largest bank, posts a record quarterly loss after settling claims over toxic mortgages.
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Famine in Somalia

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 12:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The UN about to declare famine after East Africa drought
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VIDEO: Student 'superheroes' protest in Chile

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 12:53
related countries: Chile Chile

Chilean students have been taken to the streets in protest once again this time dressed as superheroes.
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Baltic fury over Austria release

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 13:16
related countries: Austria Austria, Lithuania Lithuania, Latvia Latvia

Latvia joins in Lithuania's anger at Austria over the release of an ex-Soviet officer wanted over a bloody crackdown in 1991.
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The $14tn deal

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 13:19
related countries: United States United States

As US leaders discuss the deficit, five golden rules of negotiating
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Asia ministers debate sea dispute

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 13:51
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono urges Asian nations to agree on a code of conduct for disputes in the South China Sea, as a regional summit in Bali gets under way.
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Giant Russian space telescope reaches orbit

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 14:03
related countries: Russia Russia

RadioAstron, a Russian radio telescope intended to be the biggest radio telescope in space, has started touring the Earth for the first time.
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Strauss-Kahn daughter questioned

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 14:16
related countries: France France

French investigators question Dominique Strauss-Kahn's daughter, Camille, about an allegation that he attempted to rape French writer Tristane Banon.
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Burundi president's farm attacked

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 14:25
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Arsonists have set ablaze a pineapple farm owned by Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza, officials say.
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US officials met Gaddafi envoys

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 14:31
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

US officials held face-to-face talks with members of Col Gaddafi's government to reiterate their demand that the Libyan leader leave office, the US says.
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Sex abuse probe cardinal resigns

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 14:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Philadelphia

The Catholic archbishop of the US city of Philadelphia resigns, months after a grand jury accuses the Church of covering up a sex abuse scandal.
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Merkel casts doubt on Greek deal

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 15:02
related countries: Greece Greece, Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plays down the chances of Thursday's emergency eurozone summit resolving Greece's debt crisis.
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Gold climbs to new record price

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 15:03
related countries: United States United States

The price of gold climbs to a new record price of $1,610 an ounce as debt concerns in the US and Europe persist.
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Hushovd sprints to victory in Gap

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 15:24
related countries: France France
related places: Gap

World champion Thor Hushovd edges out Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen as Thomas Voeckler retains the yellow jersey in the 16th stage of the Tour de France.
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China to 'smash' Tibet separatism

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 15:24
related countries: China China
related places: Lhasa

The man expected to be China's next president, Xi Jinping, says in a speech in Lhasa he will "smash" any attempt to undermine Tibetan stability.
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Iran upgrades nuclear centrifuges

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 15:30
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it is installing new centrifuges aimed at speeding up nuclear enrichment, amid fears that Tehran is moving towards weapons-grade uranium.
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Debut for Clockwork Orange music

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 15:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Songs written by author Anthony Burgess for a stage musical version of his novel A Clockwork Orange are to be performed in the UK for the first time.
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Commandos board Gaza protest boat

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 16:23
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli commandos intercept a boat trying to breach Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip and escort it to the port of Ashdod.
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VIDEO: Hacking makes headlines worldwide

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 16:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Broadcasters from around the world have descended on London as the investigation into the News of the World hacking scandal continues.
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Clinton pushes for deals in India

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 17:36
related countries: India India, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pushes for greater security and nuclear co-operation on a visit to India.
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Syrian mourners 'killed in Homs'

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 17:42
related countries: Syria Syria

Security forces open fire during a funeral procession in the volatile Syrian city of Homs killing 10 people, activists and witnesses say.
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VIDEO: Star pupil Ajulu-Bushell's 2012 hopes

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 18:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Olympic hopeful Acheing Ajulu-Bushell talks to BBC News about juggling A-Level studies, swimming and driving lessons in her bid to fulfil her dream of competing at the London 2012 Olympics.
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Soldier killed in Helmand named

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 18:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier killed in an explosion in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Monday is named by the MoD as Cpl Mark Anthony Palin.
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Allende shot himself, experts say

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 20:27
related countries: Chile Chile

International experts conclude that Chile's President Salvador Allende committed suicide as his palace was attacked by Gen Pinochet's forces in 1973.
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Swann relishing India Test series

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 20:44
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England spinner Graeme Swann says it is time for the "real business" of the summer ahead of the first Test against India that starts on Thursday at Lord's.
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Foreigners at home

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 21:21
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Independence means South Sudanese must leave
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MPs rap BAE in corruption inquiry

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British arms and aircraft company BAE Systems has been severely criticised by a UK Parliamentary inquiry into a long-standing corruption case.
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VIDEO: Famine to be declared in Somalia

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 22:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A famine will be officially declared in parts of Somalia on Wednesday, following reports regarding the situation in the Horn of Africa from multiple aid agencies.
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Philippine MPs to visit Spratlys

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 22:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Spratly Islands Spratly Islands

Five Philippine congressmen are set to visit the disputed Spratly islands, as an Asean summit urges Asian nations to resolve territorial rows.
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Pistorius closer to Olympic dream

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 23:12
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's double amputee Oscar Pistorius runs the 400m qualifying time for the World Championships and 2012 Olympics.
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'Hackers' held in US and Europe

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 23:18
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United States United States

Police in the US, Britain and the Netherlands arrest more than 20 people in connection with an investigation into high-profile cyber attacks.
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US heat-wave 'kills 13 people'

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 23:33
related countries: United States United States

A heat-wave blanketing the US heartland in humidity, buckling roads and rupturing water mains, has claimed the lives of 13 people, US media report.
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Nato to hand over key Afghan city

Tuesday 19th of July 2011, 23:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lashkar Gah

British troops in Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province prepare to hand control of the city of Lashkar Gah to Afghan security forces.
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