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UN probes Sudan oil state clashes

Monday 6th of June 2011, 0:28
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The UN investigates clashes in Sudan's oil-rich South Kordofan, on the border with the soon-to-be-independent South Sudan.
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Fast Saab

Monday 6th of June 2011, 1:29
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Swedish fighter jet guns for global orders
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VIDEO: Social Democrats top Portugal election

Monday 6th of June 2011, 2:04
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal's governing Socialist Party has admitted defeat in the general election.
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VIDEO: Peru's Humala claims election victory

Monday 6th of June 2011, 2:07
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Humala

Peru's Ollanta Humala has declared victory over rival Keiko Fujimori in the presidential election run-off.
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Seabed mining on Pacific agenda

Monday 6th of June 2011, 3:54
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Deep-sea mining, to extract sulphides carrying copper and gold from the ocean floor, is the subject of an international workshop opening in Fiji
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Resourcehouse cancels HK IPO

Monday 6th of June 2011, 4:34
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Australian mining company Resourcehouse cancels its planned Hong Kong IPO citing deteriorating market conditions.
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VIDEO: Syria to receive nuclear rebuke

Monday 6th of June 2011, 5:37
related countries: Syria Syria

The International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors is expected to rebuke Syria this week over covert atomic work.
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Portugal Socialists admit defeat

Monday 6th of June 2011, 5:47
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal's outgoing PM Jose Socrates quits as Socialist Party head as the poll-winning Social Democrats vow to pursue austerity and honour EU bail-out terms.
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VIDEO: Mexico's 'Holy Death' cult growing

Monday 6th of June 2011, 6:08
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

A cult which reveres death is growing rapidly in Mexico and its influence is now spreading to neighbouring countries including the US.
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Soldier dies in Afghanistan blast

Monday 6th of June 2011, 6:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier was killed by a bomb while on a patrol in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said, one of two fatalities on Sunday.
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Tepco shares plunge to record-low

Monday 6th of June 2011, 7:24
related countries: Japan Japan

Shares of Tokyo Electric Power Company plunge to a record-low as investors worry about the long term future of the company.
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Protests against guru crackdown

Monday 6th of June 2011, 7:28
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

The Indian government is facing further protests after it cracked down on a hunger strike by yoga guru Baba Ramdev and evicted him from the capital Delhi.
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X-Men mutate to top of box office

Monday 6th of June 2011, 7:57
related countries: United States United States

X-Men: First Class, the fifth film in the comic book franchise, tops the North American box office in its opening weekend, taking $56m (£34.1m).
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IMF's verdict due on UK economy

Monday 6th of June 2011, 8:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The IMF is due to deliver its verdict on the UK economy later, a day after a group of academics called for a Plan B on economic policy.
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Triple US drone strike 'kills 18'

Monday 6th of June 2011, 8:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A US triple drone attack kills 18 suspected militants in Pakistan's restive South Waziristan tribal area, say officials.
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Chile volcano ash alert remains

Monday 6th of June 2011, 8:54
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Chile Chile
related places: Puyehue

Authorities in southern Chile and Argentina are still on alert as ash from the Puyehue volcano range continues to be blown over the region.
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VIDEO: Beansprouts new E. coli suspect

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:07
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hamburg

A farm near Hamburg in Germany has been identified as the most likely source of the E. coli outbreak which has killed 22 people and infected more thean 2,000 others.
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Greeks in huge rally against cuts

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:09
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Athens witnesses one of its biggest demonstrations yet against the government's austerity drive.
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Sri Lanka Cricket seeks cash help

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:12
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has sought financial help from the government and state banks, the BBC Sinhala service has learned.
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Australian scientists in fingerprint breakthrough

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian researchers develop a new technique, using nanotechnology to recover usable fingerprints from old evidence, which could help police reopen unsolved cases.
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Turkish FA expecting Hiddink exit

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The Turkish Football Federation accepts that Guus Hiddink is likely to leave his job as national team boss and return to Chelsea.
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Car bombing in Iraq city kills 12

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Tikrit

A suicide car bombing in the central Iraqi city of Tikrit kills at least 12 people and injures 19, police say.
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Australia retreat on child asylum

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Aruba Aruba

The Australian government apparently softens its policy on sending unaccompanied children to Malaysia for asylum processing, after UN criticism.
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Nuclear agency to focus on Syria

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:56
related countries: Syria Syria

The International Atomic Energy Agency board meets amid pressure from some nations to rebuke Syria over alleged illicit nuclear activity.
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Planking it

Monday 6th of June 2011, 9:57
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Are lumberjacks threatening future of Congo's rainforests?
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Huge Arizona fire threatens towns

Monday 6th of June 2011, 10:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

More than 2,300 firefighters in Arizona are battling one of the biggest blazes ever to break out in the US state.
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In pictures

Monday 6th of June 2011, 10:47
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Chile Chile

Erupting volcano range showers Chile and Argentina with ash
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China threat to EU airline scheme

Monday 6th of June 2011, 10:58
related countries: China China

China threatens legal action against the EU for the emissions trading scheme it is planning to introduce for airlines next year.
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Li Na win prompts call for reform

Monday 6th of June 2011, 11:26
related countries: France France, China China

China's top tennis official calls for reforms to the country's state-run sports system following the success of Li Na at the French Open this weekend.
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Live - England v Sri Lanka

Monday 6th of June 2011, 11:39
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England resume following a brief delay for bad light on day four of the second Test at Lord's as they try to extend their lead after bowling Sri Lanka out for 479 at Lord's.
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Five US soldiers killed in Iraq

Monday 6th of June 2011, 11:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Five US soldiers die in central Iraq, in the US military's single most serious incident in that country in more than two years.
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AUDIO: Yemenis celebrate Saleh's departure

Monday 6th of June 2011, 12:07
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemeni activist Ibrahim tells BBC Radio 5 live Morning Reports how he reacted to news of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure from the country.
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E. coli linked to farm in Germany

Monday 6th of June 2011, 12:17
related countries: Germany Germany

A farm in northern Germany has been identified by officials as the most likely source for many of the infections in the deadly E. coli outbreak.
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VIDEO: Thousands shelter from Chile eruptions

Monday 6th of June 2011, 13:04
related countries: Chile Chile

Thousands of people have spent the night in temporary shelters after a series of volcanic eruptions in Southern Chile.
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Lonely Boy singer Gold dies at 59

Monday 6th of June 2011, 13:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles, Gold

US singer-songwriter Andrew Gold, who enjoyed hits in the 1970s with Lonely Boy and Never Let Her Slip Away, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 59.
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VIDEO: Was Libyan baby injured in Nato strike?

Monday 6th of June 2011, 13:16
related countries: Libya Libya

As Nato's campaign continues in Libya, Tripoli has been accused of staging events in order to deliberately mislead the media.
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VIDEO: Uncertain future for troubled Yemen

Monday 6th of June 2011, 14:13
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

People have taken to the streets of the Yemeni capital Sanaa to celebrate after President Ali Abdullah Saleh travelled to Saudi Arabia for hospital treatment.
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South Africa appoint Kirsten as coach

Monday 6th of June 2011, 14:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India

South Africa appoint their former opening batsman Gary Kirsten as their new coach after his three-year stint in charge of India.
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Gone for good?

Monday 6th of June 2011, 14:49
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Jeremy Bowen on whether Yemen's president can return
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Nigeria speaker held over 'fraud'

Monday 6th of June 2011, 14:51
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

One of Nigeria's most powerful politicians, outgoing House of Representatives speaker Dimeji Bankole, is arrested by anti-corruption police.
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Shehata steps down as Egypt coach

Monday 6th of June 2011, 14:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Egyptian FA accepts the resignation of three-time Nations Cup-winning coach Hassan Shehata.
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Bulgarian UN crew freed in Darfur

Monday 6th of June 2011, 15:35
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Bulgaria Bulgaria

Three Bulgarian air crew members working for the United Nations in Sudan's lawless Darfur region are set free six months after they were kidnapped.
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Daimler and Rolls in Tognum deal

Monday 6th of June 2011, 15:35
related countries: Germany Germany

Rolls-Royce and Daimler take control of German engineering group Tognum after their latest offer is accepted by shareholders.
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Bahrain has stabilised, says FIA

Monday 6th of June 2011, 15:55
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

FIA president Jean Todt reveals the decision to reinstate the Bahrain Grand Prix was made after a report claimed the situation in the country has stabilised.
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Canada may extradite bomb suspect

Monday 6th of June 2011, 15:58
related countries: Canada Canada, France France
related places: Paris

A Canadian judge approves the extradition to France of a man charged in a deadly bombing outside a Paris synagogue in 1980.
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Yemen opposition accepts stand-in

Monday 6th of June 2011, 16:02
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

Yemen's opposition says it accepts a transfer of power to the vice-president after President Saleh left for treatment, amid uncertainty over his future.
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First farm E. coli tests negative

Monday 6th of June 2011, 16:04
related countries: Germany Germany

Initial tests on German bean sprouts suspected of being the source of an E. coli outbreak are negative, say officials, with further results pending.
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Warhol's Harry to go under hammer

Monday 6th of June 2011, 16:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

An Andy Warhol portrait of Blondie star Debbie Harry is expected to fetch up to £5.5 million when it is auctioned at Sotheby's in London later this month.
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Bahraini medical staff charged

Monday 6th of June 2011, 16:48
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Dozens of doctors and nurses who treated injured protesters in Bahrain appear in court charged with attempting to topple the monarchy.
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X Factor confirms Cole's US exit

Monday 6th of June 2011, 16:53
related countries: United States United States

American TV bosses have confirmed Cheryl Cole will no longer be a judge on the US version of X Factor.
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VIDEO: First farm E. coli tests negative

Monday 6th of June 2011, 17:03
related countries: Germany Germany

First tests on bean sprouts from a northern German farm suspected of being the source of an E. coli outbreak are negative, officials say.
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Corrupt police targeted in Kenya

Monday 6th of June 2011, 17:23
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The authorities in Kenya start an operation to tackle corruption in the police force by screening some 1,600 senior officers.
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French media in social networking ban

Monday 6th of June 2011, 17:36
related countries: France France

French TV and radio presenters have been banned from mentioning social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter on air.
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VIDEO: Japanese workers urged to wear less

Monday 6th of June 2011, 17:39
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese office workers are being urged to dress down to reduce air-conditioning costs.
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Zimbabwe 'phantom voters' exposed

Monday 6th of June 2011, 17:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A leaked version of Zimbabwe's voters' roll contains 2.6m too many names, including four times more centenarians than live in the UK, finds a South African study.
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England build lead over Sri Lanka

Monday 6th of June 2011, 18:32
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England move into a 156-run lead after the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka, setting up the possibility of a victory push on Tuesday.
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US reviewing visa lottery glitch

Monday 6th of June 2011, 19:19
related countries: United States United States

The US reviews its green card lottery after the results of this year's draw were scratched, leaving 22,000 told in error they had a chance for US residency.
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Mexican 'narco-tanks' destroyed

Monday 6th of June 2011, 19:21
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

Four armoured lorries, or narco-tanks, believed to belong to a drug cartel have been destroyed on the Mexico-US border, the Mexican army says.
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Finn relishes final day at Lord's

Monday 6th of June 2011, 19:34
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowler Steven Finn warns Sri Lanka's batsmen they could face another torrid examination on the final day of the Lord's Test.
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Blatter will not start Qatar 2022 probe

Monday 6th of June 2011, 19:48
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not initiate an investigation into Qatar's successful bid for the 2022 World Cup, but he does not intend to block any inquiry from the organisation's new watchdog.
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Tall tales in Tripoli?

Monday 6th of June 2011, 19:55
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan propaganda and the child 'air raid victim' that wasn't
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Marines on UK Yemen exit standby

Monday 6th of June 2011, 20:59
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some 80 Royal Marines are on standby off the coast of Yemen to assist with the possible evacuation of British civilians, the BBC has learned.
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US lawmaker admits lewd picture

Monday 6th of June 2011, 21:49
related countries: United States United States

Married New York congressman Anthony Weiner admits sending a close-up picture of his underpants to a young woman, but says he will not resign.
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India cruise to win over Windies

Monday 6th of June 2011, 21:49
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, India India

Rohit Sharma hits an unbeaten 68 to steer India to a four-wicket win over West Indies in their opening one-day international in Trinidad.
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IMF supports UK economic policies

Monday 6th of June 2011, 21:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government welcomes the International Monetary Fund assessment of the UK economy which says no changes are currently needed to policy.
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Syrian troops 'killed in clashes'

Monday 6th of June 2011, 21:53
related countries: Syria Syria

Armed gangs have killed 120 security personnel in the country's north-west, says state media, the largest such claim since protests began.
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Arms trade 'corruption is widespread'

Monday 6th of June 2011, 22:09
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Corruption in the global arms industry is systemic and widespread, says the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
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VIDEO: Syria: North-west clashes 'kill 120'

Monday 6th of June 2011, 22:10
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian state television is reporting that one-hundred-and-twenty members of the security forces have been killed in a series of battles with gunmen in the north-western town of Jisr al-Shughour.
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Peru poll prompts shares plunge

Monday 6th of June 2011, 22:11
related countries: Peru Peru

News of the likely victory of leftist Ollanta Humala in Peru's presidential election sparked a record fall on the country's share market.
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VIDEO: Tech hub Qatar

Monday 6th of June 2011, 23:12
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Could fibre optic cable make Qatar the Gulf's new tech hub?
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Tech hub Qatar

Monday 6th of June 2011, 23:12
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Could Qatar's superfast broadband make it the Gulf's tech hub?
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The sniper threat

Monday 6th of June 2011, 23:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iran Iran

A new danger for foreign troops in Afghanistan - thanks to Iran
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