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Chile police find weapons arsenal

Friday 27th of July 2012, 0:39
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Santiago

Police in the Chilean capital, Santiago, find dozens of weapons and tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition in a 74-year-old man's apartments.
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London mayor hits out at Romney

Friday 27th of July 2012, 1:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London Mayor Boris Johnson chides Republican Mitt Romney for suggesting London is not ready for the Olympics, a day before the opening ceremony.
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Obama urges guns 'common sense'

Friday 27th of July 2012, 1:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Denver

US President Barack Obama says he wants to introduce common-sense measures to control guns in the wake of the Denver killings.
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London set for Olympic ceremony

Friday 27th of July 2012, 2:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The opening ceremony of the London Olympics is due to take place later after seven years of preparations.
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Japan women lose longevity crown

Friday 27th of July 2012, 3:36
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese women lose the top spot in global life expectancy rankings for the first time in 25 years, a government report says.
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Assam chief says violence easing

Friday 27th of July 2012, 4:07
related countries: India India

The chief minister of India's Assam state insists violence there has lessened, as the death toll in fighting rises to 44.
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Sixteen die in Kashmir bus crash

Friday 27th of July 2012, 4:42
related countries: India India

Sixteen Hindu worshippers are killed as a truck carrying them falls into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Victims to get 'no charge' review

Friday 27th of July 2012, 5:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Crime victims in England and Wales are to get the right to a review in cases when it has been decided that no one will be charged, the Director of Public Prosecutions says.
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VIDEO: Romney gaffe over London Olympics

Friday 27th of July 2012, 6:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

US presidential candidate has appeared to question London's readiness to host a successful Olympics in an interview for American TV.
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US fears for 'massacre' in Aleppo

Friday 27th of July 2012, 6:51
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Aleppo

The US says it fears Syrian forces are preparing to carry out a massacre in the country's most populous city, Aleppo, as troops encircle it.
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Australia 'flouted minors rights'

Friday 27th of July 2012, 7:06
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Australia Australia

Australia breached the rights of Indonesian children who arrived as crew on people-smuggling boats and were jailed as adults, a report finds.
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Slump in Europe hits Renault

Friday 27th of July 2012, 7:17
related countries: France France
related places: Renault

French carmaker Renault says profits were hit by deteriorating demand in crisis-hit Europe during the first half of the year.
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Syria army renews Aleppo assault

Friday 27th of July 2012, 9:17
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Aleppo

Government forces resume their attacks on Syria's northern city of Aleppo, as the US says it fears there could be a massacre there.
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Capello attacks England Euro bid

Friday 27th of July 2012, 9:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fabio Capello insists England would have gone beyond the quarter-finals at Euro 2012 had he still been at the helm.
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VIDEO: Is economic recovery stalling in US?

Friday 27th of July 2012, 9:37
related countries: United States United States

The first estimate for US GDP is likely to show a slowdown in the world's largest economy.
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Bolt ready as London 2012 begins

Friday 27th of July 2012, 9:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Usain Bolt is ready to defend his Olympic 100m and 200m titles as London 2012 gets ready for the opening ceremony.
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China activist Ni jail term cut

Friday 27th of July 2012, 9:50
related countries: China China

An appeals court in China dismisses disabled land rights activist Ni Yulan's fraud conviction, reducing her jail time by two months.
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How Iranians view the Olympics

Friday 27th of July 2012, 9:55
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

From female athletes to facing Israel: Iranian views on the Games
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Ethiopian shoemaker takes great strides

Friday 27th of July 2012, 10:10
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Making fair trade money from traditional Ethiopian rebel footwear
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NI dissident groups plan to unite

Friday 27th of July 2012, 10:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some of Northern Ireland's dissident groups are to come together under the banner of the IRA, a statement claims.
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VIDEO: Team USA gets First Lady pep talk

Friday 27th of July 2012, 10:14
related countries: United States United States

US First Lady Michelle Obama has given a speech to American Olympians and told them she is inspired by their company.
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End of the line for Bo Xilai?

Friday 27th of July 2012, 11:13
related countries: China China

What wife's murder charge means for China's Bo Xilai
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Spain unemployment hits new high

Friday 27th of July 2012, 11:15
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's unemployment rate rises to 24.6%, and experts see few signs of the economy improving any time soon.
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Venezuela's jail-break fever

Friday 27th of July 2012, 11:16
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The ease of escaping from a Venezuelan prison
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Whooping cough outbreak spreading

Friday 27th of July 2012, 11:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The outbreak of whooping cough in England and Wales has spread to very young babies who are most at risk of severe complications and death, the Health Protection Agency has warned.
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Indonesia lowers rail power lines

Friday 27th of July 2012, 11:42
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian state railway officials announce that they are lowering electrical cords that power commuter trains to prevent people from riding on carriage roofs.
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Mass bell-ring heralds Olympics

Friday 27th of July 2012, 11:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of bells peal across the UK to mark the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Bidve killer jailed over murder

Friday 27th of July 2012, 12:20
related countries: India India

The man who shot dead Indian student Anuj Bidve in a "motiveless" murder in Salford is jailed for life and told he will serve at least 30 years.
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Stranded Somalis 'rescued at sea'

Friday 27th of July 2012, 12:27
related countries: Italy Italy, Somalia Somalia

About 90 Somali migrants stranded on a boat in the Mediterranean Sea for more than four days have been rescued, an Italian news agency and relatives say.
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VIDEO: South Korean artist creates DIY satellite

Friday 27th of July 2012, 13:02
related countries: North Korea North Korea

After six years of preparation, a South-Korean artist hopes to fulfil his dream of launching his homemade satellite into space in December.
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VIDEO: The battle for Syria's second city

Friday 27th of July 2012, 13:07
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Battles between President Assad's forces and rebels are continuing in the Syrian city of Aleppo, raising fears about the plight of civilians.
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Serbia swears in new government

Friday 27th of July 2012, 13:42
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A new coalition government dominated by nationalists and socialists and led by an ally of the late Slobodan Milosevic is sworn in in Serbia.
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Hamilton tops practice in Hungary

Friday 27th of July 2012, 13:43
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Bermuda Bermuda, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Budapest

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton is fastest in both practice sessions for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.
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Arrests at Saudi Arabia protest

Friday 27th of July 2012, 13:47
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Security forces detain a number of protesters in eastern Saudi Arabia, after they reportedly demand the release of political detainees.
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Nasri gets three-match France ban

Friday 27th of July 2012, 13:49
related countries: France France

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri receives a three-match ban from the France team after an incident at Euro 2012.
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Assad's fall 'a matter of time'

Friday 27th of July 2012, 14:19
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

The former head of the UN mission in Syria says President Assad's fall is "only a matter of time", as Syrian forces renew an assault on Aleppo.
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Greek PM in tough bailout talks

Friday 27th of July 2012, 14:26
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Greek PM Antonis Samaras meets international creditors to try to persuade them that Athens deserves its final bailout instalment.
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Opera house told to make savings

Friday 27th of July 2012, 14:40
related countries: Austria Austria

Vienna State Opera is under pressure to make savings of 10 million euros (£7.8m) after a warning from the Austrian government.
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Two killed in north-east US storm

Friday 27th of July 2012, 14:42
related countries: United States United States

Two people have died and tens of thousands are without power after strong summer thunderstorms sweep across the north-east US.
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BP ordered to pay $3.1bn damages

Friday 27th of July 2012, 14:47
related countries: Russia Russia

BP is ordered to pay $3.1bn (£1.97bn) in damages to its Russian joint venture over its aborted Arctic exploration deal with Rosneft.
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First world records at Olympics

Friday 27th of July 2012, 15:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United Kingdom United Kingdom

London 2012 has seen its first world records broken as the South Korean archery team set two landmarks at Lord's.
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Madonna booed over show length

Friday 27th of July 2012, 15:11
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Madonna fans vent their anger in Paris after she performs for just 45 minutes at a show where she celebrated her love for France's tolerance.
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Injury blow to gold hope Slivenko

Friday 27th of July 2012, 15:57
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An injury picked up in training rules Russia's world and European weightlifting champion Oksana Slivenko out of London 2012.
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Rwanda aid cut over Congo rebels

Friday 27th of July 2012, 16:30
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

The UK joins the Netherlands and the US in withholding aid to Rwanda over its alleged backing of rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Romney faces press backlash in London

Friday 27th of July 2012, 17:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Republican contender gets bad review from British press
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Italians bid to own rescued dogs

Friday 27th of July 2012, 17:17
related countries: Italy Italy

Hundreds of Italian dog lovers apply to adopt one of 2,400 beagles that were rescued as part of an animal cruelty inquiry.
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VIDEO: Syrian families seek refuge in Iraq

Friday 27th of July 2012, 17:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

As the violence continues in Syria, so too does the flow of refugees fleeing the country in search of safety.
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Spanish economy 'needs reform'

Friday 27th of July 2012, 18:15
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain is in an "unprecedented" double-dip recession and the outlook for the country remains "very difficult", says the International Monetary Fund.
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Injured Mali leader returns home

Friday 27th of July 2012, 18:45
related countries: France France, Mali Mali
related places: Paris

Mali's interim President Dioncounda Traore arrives home after two months in Paris being treated for injuries he sustained when beaten up by protesters.
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Russia denies overseas base plans

Friday 27th of July 2012, 19:25
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia's Defence Ministry denies media reports that Moscow is planning to set up its first new overseas navy bases since the end of the Soviet Union 1991.
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Syria faces growing Aleppo anger

Friday 27th of July 2012, 21:20
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

The international community steps up the pressure on the Syrian government to end its assault on the country's biggest city, Aleppo, amid fears of a bloodbath.
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US economic growth slows to 1.5%

Friday 27th of July 2012, 21:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

Growth in the US economy slowed between April and June to an annualised pace of 1.5%, but Wall Street rallies on the better-than-expected figures.
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Heavily armed 'joker' held in US

Friday 27th of July 2012, 22:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Maryland

A heavily armed man who called himself a "joker" has been arrested after threatening his employer in the US state of Maryland, police say.
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Cuba says speed caused Paya crash

Friday 27th of July 2012, 22:24
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The Cuban Interior Ministry releases a statement blaming driver error for the accident which caused the death of dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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Medics' activity education 'poor'

Friday 27th of July 2012, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Most student doctors are not being taught about the benefits of exercise, research published by the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests.
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Children 'at risk' in new system

Friday 27th of July 2012, 23:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some of England's most vulnerable children may lose out under planned changes to the child protection system, a new campaign group argues.
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