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Bolivia bans vehicles for a day

Monday 5th of September 2011, 0:33
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Cars and buses are taken off the streets of Bolivia in the country's first-ever "National Day of the Pedestrian".
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Merkel suffers loss in state poll

Monday 5th of September 2011, 1:03
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats have suffered a loss in local elections in her home state, provisional results show.
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Murray eases into US Open last 16

Monday 5th of September 2011, 1:17
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

Andy Murray extends his perfect record against Feliciano Lopez as he defeats the 25th seed to reach round four at the US Open.
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VIDEO: S Korea naval base protest cleared

Monday 5th of September 2011, 1:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Work on a naval base has restarted on the South Korean island of Jeju, following the removal of protesters who had blocked access to the site for months.
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VIDEO: Vandals attack monuments in Rome

Monday 5th of September 2011, 2:23
related countries: Italy Italy, United States United States
related places: Rome

An American student has been caught scaling the wall of the Colosseum, apparently to chip pieces of stone off the structure.
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VIDEO: 'Forgotten people' of India and Bangladesh

Monday 5th of September 2011, 2:45
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Thousands of people living on the India-Bangladesh border are hoping for positive news from boundary negotiations between the nations' leaders this week.
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Obama pledges Hurricane Irene aid

Monday 5th of September 2011, 2:48
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says federal help to areas struck by Hurricane Irene will not be affected by budget concerns, during a tour of badly hit New Jersey.
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UN Haiti forces accused of abuse

Monday 5th of September 2011, 2:54
related countries: Haiti Haiti, Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay recalls five of its peacekeepers from Haiti, following allegations they took part in the sexual assault of a young Haitian man.
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India bus crash kills 15 people

Monday 5th of September 2011, 3:43
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 15 people die after a bus plunges into a river in India's Uttarakhand state, police say.
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Gaddafi stronghold talks 'failed'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 3:59
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Bani Walid

Anti-Gaddafi forces surrounding the Gaddafi-held town of Bani Walid say talks with the loyalist side have failed, so military options will be considered.
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India airport main runway reopens

Monday 5th of September 2011, 4:30
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The main runway at the international airport in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens after four days.
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Stateless misery

Monday 5th of September 2011, 5:20
related countries: India India

Life in limbo on the India-Bangladesh border
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Moody ruled out of England opener

Monday 5th of September 2011, 6:13
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Lewis Moody is out of England's opening Rugby World Cup match against Argentina after failing to recover from a knee injury.
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India director 'Jag' Mundhra dies

Monday 5th of September 2011, 6:21
related countries: India India

Indian film-maker Jagmohan Mundhra, who tackled genres from horror to erotic thrillers, dies aged 64 in the city of Mumbai (Bombay).
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CNOOC shares fall on output cut

Monday 5th of September 2011, 6:43
related countries: China China

Shares in China's biggest offshore energy producer have fallen after an oil leak forced the company to cut output estimates.
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Breaking sports news as it happens

Monday 5th of September 2011, 6:58
related countries: United States United States

The latest news ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifiers, plus more
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Toyota in hybrid shift to China

Monday 5th of September 2011, 7:52
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

Toyota plans to manufacture key components for its hybrid cars outside Japan for the first time, as it seeks to boost sales.
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Hangover stuntman sues for injury

Monday 5th of September 2011, 8:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian stuntman who was left with brain damage when a car chase went wrong while filming The Hangover Part II is suing Warner Bros film studios.
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Rio Tinto to sell Palabora stake

Monday 5th of September 2011, 8:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

Mining giants Rio Tinto and Anglo American say they intend to sell their entire stakes in South African copper miner Palabora.
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Service sector activity 'slumps'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 8:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Activity in the UK's service sector slumped in August, recording its weakest growth this year, an industry survey suggests.
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No Wembley fear, insists Capello

Monday 5th of September 2011, 8:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Fabio Capello insists England have no fear of playing at home despite going four matches without a win at Wembley.
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VIDEO: Surfer dies in Australia shark attack

Monday 5th of September 2011, 9:14
related countries: Australia Australia

A man has in his early 20s has died after being attacked by a shark at a popular surfing spot in western Australia on Sunday.
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VIDEO: Chirac corruption trial to open

Monday 5th of September 2011, 9:16
related countries: France France

Former French President Jacques Chirac may have to be tried in absentia on charges of corruption because of ill health.
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Chile mourns its air crash dead

Monday 5th of September 2011, 9:29
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile holds two days of mourning for all 21 people killed when a Chilean air force plane crashed in the Pacific, as officials warn some bodies may never be found.
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VIDEO: Struggling with Tropical Storm Lee

Monday 5th of September 2011, 9:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

Tropical Storm Lee has made landfall in Louisiana, hurling rain at a part of the US Gulf coast still haunted by the 2005 Hurricane Katrina flood disaster.
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British launch assault on Venice

Monday 5th of September 2011, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New versions of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Wuthering Heights follow the latest work from director Steve McQueen as British movies take centre stage at the Venice Film Festival.
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VIDEO: Light show marks Moscow birthday

Monday 5th of September 2011, 10:19
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

More than 100,000 spectators attended a music, light and fireworks show to mark the 864th anniversary of the Russian capital.
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Libyan wants UK rendition apology

Monday 5th of September 2011, 10:35
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tripoli

A leader of anti-government forces in Tripoli, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, says he wants an apology from the UK and US for his transfer to a Libyan prison in 2004.
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VIDEO: Tennis cramp: Nadal slips under desk

Monday 5th of September 2011, 10:42
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Rafael Nadal slipped under the desk at his news conference after suffering cramp in both legs following his third round win over Argentina's David Nalbandian.
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China admits Gaddafi arms meeting

Monday 5th of September 2011, 10:47
related countries: China China

China says its state-run weapons firms held talks with Colonel Gaddafi's envoys as his forces battled rebels in July, but says no arms were sent.
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Mayawati 'sent plane for shoes'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 11:02
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Mumbai

The chief minister of India's Uttar Pradesh state sent an empty private jet to pick up a pair of sandals from Mumbai, leaked US diplomatic cables say.
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Pakistan schools to teach Chinese

Monday 5th of September 2011, 11:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, China China

The government of the Pakistani province of Sindh announces plans to make learning Chinese compulsory in schools from 2013.
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Palestinian mosque in fire attack

Monday 5th of September 2011, 11:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli police investigate a fire and graffiti attack on a mosque in the Palestinian village of Kasra, north of Jerusalem.
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VIDEO: Bolivia bans cars for a day

Monday 5th of September 2011, 11:36
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia holds its first National Day of the Pedestrians in Protection of Mother Earth, forbidding cars to circulate for eight hours.
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Germans found dead in Afghanistan

Monday 5th of September 2011, 11:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Two German men who disappeared in Afghanistan last month are found dead, officials in Parwan province say.
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Samsung's Galaxy pulled from show

Monday 5th of September 2011, 11:38
related countries: Germany Germany

Samsung Electronics decides not to promote its new tablet computer at the IFA electronics show after sales were blocked in Germany.
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Hama ex-official 'escapes attack'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 11:52
related countries: Syria Syria

A top Syrian legal official who disappeared a week ago says he has survived an attack by the security forces, according to an audio message on YouTube.
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Lampard still a key man - Capello

Monday 5th of September 2011, 12:04
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fabio Capello insists Frank Lampard remains a key member of his England squad, despite dropping him for the victory over Bulgaria.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi sons have 'left Bani Walid'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 12:07
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Bani Walid

As Libyan rebels say negotiations for Bani Walid's surrender have broken down and an assault is imminent, two sons of fugitive Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi who were holed up in the town have now left, according to the head of the interim governm
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Rwanda terror trial to go ahead

Monday 5th of September 2011, 12:09
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan judge orders the terror trial of opposition leader Victoire Ingabire to proceed.
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VIDEO: Harman visits Africa famine region

Monday 5th of September 2011, 12:37
related countries: Somalia Somalia

As the drought in Somalia looks set to worsen in the coming months, the Shadow Secretary of State for International Development Harriet Harman has said "people would be really proud" of Britian's work in the region.
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VIDEO: Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes

Monday 5th of September 2011, 12:41
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Scuffles have broken out as the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak resumes in Egypt's capital Cairo.
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Tendulkar ruled out of ODI series

Monday 5th of September 2011, 12:46
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India batsman Sachin Tendulkar will miss the rest of the one-day series with England because of a toe injury.
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Kapoor designs Japan concert hall

Monday 5th of September 2011, 14:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Sculptor Anish Kapoor is designing a mobile concert hall to benefit the region of Japan hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami in March.
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VIDEO: Libya rebels in long-range battle

Monday 5th of September 2011, 14:18
related countries: Libya Libya

The BBC's Paul Wood reports from outside the Libyan town of Sirte, which is still controlled by Gaddafi forces.
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Gaddafi sons 'abandon key town'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 14:41
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Bani Walid

Two of Col Gaddafi's sons were until recently in the town of Bani Walid and were blocking its surrender, the BBC has been told.
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US envoy: Cancer 'killing Mugabe'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 14:42
related countries: United States United States

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has prostate cancer which has spread to other organs and is likely to cause his death by 2013, according to a leaked US diplomatic cable.
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Scuffles as Mubarak trial resumes

Monday 5th of September 2011, 14:49
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Scuffles break out outside the Cairo courthouse where the trial of Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak resumed on Monday.
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Ex-minister held in mines scandal

Monday 5th of September 2011, 15:00
related countries: India India

A former minister and prominent mining baron in India's southern state of Karnataka is arrested and remanded in custody in connection with a multi-billion dollar mining scandal.
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Uneasy questions

Monday 5th of September 2011, 15:36
related countries: Libya Libya

Did Britain know about possible mistreatment of detainees in Libya?
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Fake certificate risk to Iranians

Monday 5th of September 2011, 15:39
related countries: Iran Iran

Fresh evidence has emerged that stolen web security certificates were being used to spy on people in Iran.
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Clegg rejects free school profits

Monday 5th of September 2011, 15:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said those running England's free schools will not be able to do so for profit.
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VIDEO: Japan hit by severe typhoon

Monday 5th of September 2011, 15:57
related countries: Japan Japan

Dozens have been killed and more than 50 are still missing after Talas typhoon hit Japan on the weekend.
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Markets slide further on euro woe

Monday 5th of September 2011, 16:10
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Stock markets continue the slide begun late last week as fears over Italian and Spanish debts reassert themselves.
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Jos killings continue in Nigeria

Monday 5th of September 2011, 16:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Jos

At least 16 people have been killed in the latest violence between rival groups in central Nigeria's Plateau state, officials say.
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Oil prices fall on economy fears

Monday 5th of September 2011, 16:20
related countries: United States United States

Oil prices fall on concerns that the US could fall back into recession, and continuing anxiety about eurozone debt levels.
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Red Cross visits prison in Syria

Monday 5th of September 2011, 16:35
related countries: Syria Syria

The International Red Cross visits a Syrian prison for the first time since concerns were expressed over the treatment of prisoners.
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VIDEO: Mexican dancers set world record

Monday 5th of September 2011, 16:47
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Guadalajara

Over 400 people took the floor at the same time in Guadalajara, eastern Mexico.
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Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 17:00
related countries: Somalia Somalia

As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens, the UN says, declaring a famine in a new area.
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Senior al-Qaeda leader 'arrested'

Monday 5th of September 2011, 17:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's army says it has arrested a senior al-Qaeda leader who was personally ordered by Osama Bin Laden to attack targets in the West.
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Chirac's trial opens without him

Monday 5th of September 2011, 17:19
related countries: France France

The trial of former French President Jacques Chirac, on charges of illegal party funding during his time as mayor of Paris, opens in his absence.
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India land reforms are approved

Monday 5th of September 2011, 17:46
related countries: India India

The Indian cabinet approves a bill to reform land acquisition, with the aim of giving farmers a better deal.
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Iceland's former PM goes on trial

Monday 5th of September 2011, 17:46
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Iceland's ex-Prime Minister Geir Haarde goes on trial for "failures of responsibility" in his handling of the financial crisis.
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Live text - US Open day eight

Monday 5th of September 2011, 18:04
related countries: United States United States

Novak Djokovic takes on Alexandr Dolgopolov for a place in the quarter-finals at Flushing Meadows after three-time champion Serena Williams beats Ana Ivanovic.
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University sets 'staggering' fees

Monday 5th of September 2011, 18:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Heriot

Edinburgh University is set to become the most expensive place to study in the UK for students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Monday 5th of September 2011, 19:00
related countries: Libya Libya

David Cameron says claims MI6 was involved in the rendition of Libyan terror suspects will be investigated.
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Gladiators' training school discovered in Austria

Monday 5th of September 2011, 19:35
related countries: Austria Austria

Archaeologists in Austria say they have discovered a large, well-preserved school for Roman gladiators.
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Djokovic into US Open last eight

Monday 5th of September 2011, 21:43
related countries: United States United States

Novak Djokovic comes through a stunning first set tie-break to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov and reach the US Open quarter-finals.
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Knox police defend case evidence

Monday 5th of September 2011, 21:44
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italian police defend in court the evidence used to convict Amanda Knox of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy in 2007.
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Capello aims to counter Bale threat

Monday 5th of September 2011, 22:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England boss Fabio Capello makes special plans to stop Wales dangerman Gareth Bale in Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifier.
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VIDEO: The legacy of Guantanamo Bay

Monday 5th of September 2011, 22:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Just four months after the September 11 terror attacks, the US military began sending prisoners caught on the battlefield in Afghanistan, to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
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Korean challenger

Monday 5th of September 2011, 23:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Hyundai challenges European carmakers with local cars
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Haiti anger over alleged UN rape

Monday 5th of September 2011, 23:34
related countries: Haiti Haiti, Uruguay Uruguay

Haitian President Michel Martelly condemns the alleged assault of a Haitian man by Uruguayan peacekeepers, calling it "collective rape".
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Fowler power

Monday 5th of September 2011, 23:51
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai football club aims high with new English recruit
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