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What happend on July 30th 2011

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Chavez in appeal to middle class

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 1:50
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The left-wing Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, says he is willing to open up his political project to the middle classes and private sector.
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US Congress split over debt issue

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 2:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, Republican

The US Congress splits along party lines as it seeks a solution to an ongoing deadlock over raising the nation's debt limit and cutting the budget deficit.
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Broad urges England to be patient

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 5:47
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad urges England to be patient on day two after his first-day half-century wrestled the momentum away from India in the second Test.
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VIDEO: No end to deadlock over US debt

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 5:58
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate has narrowly rejected a plan passed by the House of Representatives to raise the nation's debt limit.
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Vietnam shoe plant fire kills 17

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 6:25
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

At least 17 people have been killed and 21 others injured in a fire at a shoe factory in northern Vietnam, police and media say.
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Live - Hungarian GP qualifying

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 8:35
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Sebastian Vettel qualifies on pole for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton second and Jenson Button third.
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Nato air strike targets Libyan TV

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 8:39
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Nato attacks three Libyan state TV satellite transmission dishes in the capital, Tripoli, but broadcasts continue.
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Fractured front

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 9:03
related countries: Libya Libya

General's death bodes ill for Libyan rebel unity
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Libya taunts UK over rebel death

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 10:57
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Libya's regime taunts the UK over the death of rebel military commander General Abdel Fattah Younes.
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Steps to recovery

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 11:00
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Could Europe learn from Iceland's risky debt strategy?
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VIDEO: Schwarzenegger gets his own museum

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 11:09
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

The house Arnold Schwarzenegger grew up in near Vienna has been made into a museum.
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Pakistan gunmen kill Shia Muslims

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 11:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Quetta

Eleven people are shot dead in the Pakistani city of Quetta in an apparently sectarian attack in south-western Pakistan.
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Top Libya rebel 'shot by militia'

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 11:59
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan rebel commander Abdel Fattah Younes was killed by a militia linked to his own side, a rebel minister says.
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Arnie museum opens in his Austrian childhood home

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 12:22
related countries: Austria Austria

Arnold Schwarzenegger's childhood home in Austria opens as a museum, on the day the Hollywood star and former California governor turns 64.
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VIDEO: Norway's Breivik had 'many targets in mind'

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 13:08
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Breivik, Oslo

Norwegian police say Anders Behring Breivik has told them he had "other targets" in mind when planning the attacks in Oslo and Utoeya in which 77 people died.
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'World's best restaurant' closes

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 13:08
related countries: Spain Spain

El Bulli, the Spanish restaurant widely regarded as the best in the world, serves up its final dish as it closes down after 27 years .
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VIDEO: Shia Muslims killed in Pakistan attack

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 13:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Quetta

Gunmen have killed 11 Shia Muslims after opening fire on a van in the city of Quetta in south-west Pakistan, in a suspected sectarian attack, police say.
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VIDEO: Nato attacks Libyan state TV

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 13:32
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Nato has attacked a Libyan state broadcaster in the capital, bombing three satellite dishes in Tripoli, saying the channel instils hatred.
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Senate facing crucial debt vote

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 14:25
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate seeks a vote on its plan to raise the nation's debt limit, which could determine whether a deal to avoid default is possible.
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Zara Phillips marries in Scotland

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 14:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Crowds line the streets as the Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips marries England rugby player Mike Tindall at a low-key ceremony in a sunny Edinburgh.
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China families reject crash offer

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 15:10
related countries: China China

Relatives of some of those killed in a major train crash in China are refusing to accept compensation from the government, even though the sum has been doubled.
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Iraq 'more deadly' than year ago

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 15:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A top US adviser on Iraq accuses the US military of glossing over an upsurge in violence, saying Iraq is more dangerous now than a year ago.
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Thriving Tripoli

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 15:35
related countries: Libya Libya

Happy shoppers prepare for Ramadan despite war
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Sportsday Live - breaking news as it happens

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 16:41
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England learn their World Cup qualifying fate, Rebecca Adlington wins gold at the Swimming World Championships, Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick for resurgent England at Trent Bridge, plus more.
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Afghan officer 'plotted attacks'

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 16:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan army officer is arrested on suspicion of working for the Taliban and plotting suicide attacks, intelligence officials say.
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Vettel on pole ahead of Hamilton

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 17:08
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel edges out McLaren's Lewis Hamilton at the Hungarian Grand Prix to take his eighth pole position of the season.
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Broad hat-trick revives England

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 17:20
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick against India to fire England back into the second Test on a sensational second day at Trent Bridge.
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Live - 2014 World Cup qualifying draw

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 17:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales await the qualifying draw for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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England v India second Test, day two as it happened

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 17:47
related countries: India India

Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick to dismiss India for 288 but the hosts lose Alastair Cook early in their second innings on a dramatic second day of the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Prosecutors defend Knox evidence

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 18:22
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italian prosecutors reject claims that evidence used to convict Amanda Knox of the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher was unreliable.
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VIDEO: Plane crashes at Guyana airport

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 19:14
related countries: Guyana Guyana
related places: Georgetown

A plane has crashed and broken in two on landing at Guyana's main airport in the capital, Georgetown, causing injuries but no deaths.
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Earthquake hits off Japan coast

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 20:06
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

A 6.4 magnitude quake at sea jolts north-eastern Japan, shaking buildings in the capital Tokyo, but no tsunami warning is issued.
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Home nations learn World Cup draw

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 20:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales learn their qualifying opponents for the 2014 World Cup finals tournament in Brazil.
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Oslo killer 'had other targets'

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 21:00
related countries: Norway Norway

The man who admitted the bomb and gun attacks which rocked Norway says under interrogation he had other targets, police say.
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Plane crashes at Guyana airport

Saturday 30th of July 2011, 23:27
related countries: Guyana Guyana

A plane carrying 163 people crashes as it lands in Guyana after a flight from New York, causing injuries but no deaths.
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