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'We're not villains'

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 0:23
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Amazon settlers fear for future
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Duke lands helicopter on water

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 2:47
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Cambridge

The Duke of Cambridge lands a Sea King helicopter on water as part of his official tour of Canada with his wife, Kate.
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Mongolia names mine bid winners

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 4:15
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Mongolia selects three preliminary winners to develop the highly sought-after Tavan Tolgoi coal deposit in the Gobi desert.
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Strike begins for new India state

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 5:22
related countries: India India

Supporters of a proposed new state in southern India begin a two-day strike, one day after 81 lawmakers there stage a mass resignation over the issue.
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Baidu and Microsoft team up again

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 5:54
related countries: China China
related places: Baidu

Baidu, the biggest web company in China, will partner with Microsoft to provide English-language search results.
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S Lanka travel restrictions eased

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 6:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Officials say foreign passport holders will now be allowed to freely visit northern Sri Lanka, much of which was severely affected by the 26-year civil war.
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Bail-out ruled out?

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 7:28
related countries: Germany Germany

German judges could burst eurozone bail-out bubble
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Moody's warns over China bad debt

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 7:57
related countries: China China

Bad debts held by local governments in China are a far bigger problem than first estimated, ratings agency Moody's warns.
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'Hamilton should stay at McLaren'

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 8:00
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Former world champion Nigel Mansell warns Lewis Hamilton that it would be a mistake to leave McLaren.
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Warming lull down to China's coal

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 8:16
related countries: China China

The pause in global warming from 1998 to 2008 was mainly caused by a sharp rise in China's coal use, a study suggests.
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Japan minister quits after a week

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 8:30
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's minister for reconstruction announces his resignation just a week into the job, after making insensitive remarks to governors of tsunami-hit areas.
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Australia police get burka powers

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 8:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in Australia's New South Wales state are given broad-based powers to remove burkas and other face coverings to identify crime suspects.
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Wandering bear cub put in orphanage after 'kidnap'

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 8:58
related countries: Romania Romania, Slovenia Slovenia

A bear cub which was adopted by a Slovenian family, then apparently kidnapped, has finally been settled in a home for orphaned bears in Romania.
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Adele given all-clear to sing

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 9:08
related countries: United States United States

The singer says she has recovered after recent problems with her vocal cord which meant she had to cancel some US shows.
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VIDEO: Could the US default on its debt?

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 9:16
related countries: United States United States

US Senators return to work early on Tuesday to address their country's looming debt limit.
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Waiting game

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 9:59
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Rebels in western Libya hope pressure builds for Tripoli uprising
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Argentina aid for volcano region

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 10:05
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Chile Chile

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez unveils economic measures to help the south of the country affected by volcanic ash from neighbouring Chile.
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Germany hears bail-out challenge

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 10:13
related countries: Greece Greece, Portugal Portugal, Germany Germany, Ireland Ireland

Germany's Constitutional Court examines a plea that the eurozone bail-outs of Greece, the Republic of Ireland and Portugal were unconstitutional.
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Inferno kills Cameroon smugglers

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 10:18
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Cameroon Cameroon
related places: Dembo

Six petrol smugglers die in Cameroon after a truck loaded with illegal fuel imported from Nigeria explodes in the northern border town of Dembo.
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Nato soldiers die in Afghanistan

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 10:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four foreign soldiers have been killed in eastern Afghanistan in two separate attacks, the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) says.
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Denmark beefs up border controls

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 10:36
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark, part of the Schengen border-free travel zone, deploys extra customs officers in a move viewed with concern elsewhere in the EU.
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Richie to headline Radio 2 Live

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 12:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Lionel Richie is to headline Radio 2 Live, a one-day festival taking place in London's Hyde Day Park later this year.
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China charity scandal resignation

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 12:04
related countries: China China

A businessman on the board of a company with ties to China's Red Cross Society has resigned amid a charity scandal.
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India dismisses athletics coach

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 12:35
related countries: India India

India sacks its track and field coach Yuri Ogorodonik after eight athletes fail dope tests within the space of a week.
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Coentrao to seal Real Madrid move

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 13:34
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain
related places: Benfica

Real Madrid are to sign Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao from Portuguese club Benfica for 30 million euros (£27m).
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3D DIY chocolate printer debuts

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 14:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chocolate lovers may soon be able to print their own 3D creations thanks to work by UK scientists.
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Ire over India minister gay sex remarks

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 14:32
related countries: India India

India's health minister says homosexuality is a "disease" which is "spreading fast" in the country, drawing criticism.
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Israel 'kills two Gaza militants'

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 14:59
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two Palestinians are killed and one is injured in an attack by the Israeli military in the central Gaza Strip, reports say.
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VIDEO: Children starving in civil war exodus

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 15:06
related countries: Uganda Uganda, Kenya Kenya, Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia, Djibouti Djibouti

Rains have failed for the past three seasons and more than 12 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, Kenya and Uganda are facing severe shortages of food.
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Duran Duran postpone tour dates

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 15:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Duran Duran postpone their European tour - including three UK festival dates - because of Simon Le Bon's ongoing voice problems.
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Evans holds off Contador for win

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 15:28
related countries: France France

Cadel Evans gets the better of Alberto Contador in a photo finish to win stage four of the Tour de France.
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Mercedes-Benz posts record sales

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 15:31
related countries: China China

Mercedes-Benz reports its best half-year sales on record, thanks in large part to strong demand from China and emerging economies.
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Fire kills Tunisia jail-breakers

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 15:41
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Two Tunisian prisoners trying to escape suffocate after setting their mattresses on fire, officials say.
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Live - England v Japan

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 15:46
related countries: Japan Japan

England kick off their final Group B match of the Women's World Cup against Japan at 1715 BST, needing a draw to reach the last eight.
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Twin bombs kill 35 near Baghdad

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 15:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A double explosion at Taji municipality near Baghdad kills 35, while five die in a rocket attack on the Green Zone, Iraqi officials say.
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WTO: China broke metals trade law

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 16:22
related countries: China China

The World Trade Organization rules that China broke international rules by restricting the exports of certain metals.
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VIDEO: Iranian tourist attraction dries up

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 16:36
related countries: Iran Iran

Isfahan river has been dry for the past three summers.
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'Over 1,100' killed in Karachi in six months

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 16:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

More than 1,100 people have been shot dead in political violence in the Pakistani city of Karachi since the start of the year, campaigners say.
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Dutch blamed for Srebrenica dead

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 16:52
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Srebrenica

The Dutch state was responsible for the deaths of three Bosniaks in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, a court rules, opening the way for more claims.
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Indian anti-Maoist militia banned

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 17:04
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court rules that civilian militias and special police in Chhattisgarh, used to fight Maoist insurgents, are unconstitutional.
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Storms could spoil shuttle launch

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 17:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

The countdown begins for Friday's scheduled final launch of a US space shuttle, but weather forecasters say there is a 60% chance that stormy weather will result in a delay.
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VIDEO: Dutch blamed for Srebrenica dead

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 17:19
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Srebrenica

Netherlands court rules the Dutch state was responsible for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslims in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.
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VIDEO: On patrol with UK troops in Afghanistan

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 17:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron has issued a direct appeal to the Taliban to lay down their arms and become part of the political process in Afghanistan.
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England & Japan reach Women's World Cup quarter-finals

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 18:04
related countries: Japan Japan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's women book their place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after goals from Ellen White and Rachel Yankey are enough to see off Japan in Group B.
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E. coli prompts Egyptian seed ban

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 18:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt, France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

The EU bans the import of some Egyptian seeds and beans after fenugreek is linked to killer E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France.
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Somalia 'human tragedy' warning

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 18:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The levels of malnutrition among children fleeing Somalia's drought could lead to a "human tragedy of unimaginable proportions", the UN refugee head says.
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VIDEO: US mother found not guilty of murder

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 19:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

A court in Florida has found US mother Casey Anthony not guilty of murdering her two-year-old daughter.
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Egypt ministers found not guilty

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 19:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian court makes the first not-guilty ruling in cases against three ministers from the toppled regime of Hosni Mubarak, facing charges of squandering public funds.
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Anthony cleared of toddler murder

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 19:33
related countries: United States United States

US single mother Casey Anthony is cleared of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee at the end of a trial that has gripped the US.
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Portugal debt downgraded to junk

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 19:57
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The credit ratings agency Moody's downgrades Portugal's debt to junk status saying there is a growing risk it will need another bail-out.
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Venezuela marks independence date

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 19:57
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba, Spain Spain

Venezuela marks the 200th anniversary of independence from Spain, a day after President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from surgery in Cuba.
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'Criminal acts' killed Magnitsky

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 21:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says the 2009 death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in police custody was likely due to criminal actions.
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Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 21:18
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan rebels have succeeded in creating a defensive arc south and west of the port of Misrata by linking up two fronts, they tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: Half donkey, half zebra - it's a donkra!

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 21:19
related countries: China China

A rare cross-breed between a zebra and donkey was born in the Haicang Zoo in China.
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In pictures

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 21:33
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Spain Spain

Venezuela marks 200 years of independence from Spain
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Syrian army 'kills 11 in Hama'

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 22:08
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian troops kill at least 11 protesters in Hama as clashes enter their second day and tanks circle the flashpoint city, activists say.
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Obama to meet lawmakers over debt

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 22:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate, White House

US President Obama calls bipartisan lawmakers to the White House for talks on raising the country's debt ceiling, as a deadline for action looms.
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US artist Cy Twombly dies at 83

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 22:25
related countries: United States United States

Famed American painter Cy Twombly, widely known for his repetitive lines and scribbles on canvas, dies at the age of 83.
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VIDEO: Jellyfish threaten Israeli power plant

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 22:54
related countries: Israel Israel

A swarm of jellyfish is threatening a power plant in Israel after blocking the cooling system.
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Amnesty highlights Syria 'crimes'

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 23:05
related countries: Syria Syria

Amnesty calls for an international investigation into the Syrian violence, accusing the regime of crimes against humanity against protesters.
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Slow progress

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 23:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan quake 'ghost towns' ebb back to life
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Rising hatred

Tuesday 5th of July 2011, 23:36
related countries: United States United States

Has Obama's election fuelled the growth of US 'hate groups'?
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