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Nursing dream turns sour in the Philippines

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 0:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Nursing dreams turn sour in the Philippines
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Nature's big picture: The prince's frog

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 1:40
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

A newly discovered tree frog from Ecuador has been named after Prince Charles in recognition of his charity work.
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Philippines credit rating raised

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 1:42
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Standard & Poor's raises the Philippines' credit rating, taking it one step away from its aim to become an investment grade economy.
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VIDEO: Fires in Turkey: Syrian forces blamed

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 1:51
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkish firefighters are battling a number of blazes along the Syrian border.
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VIDEO: Defying danger for Iraq pilgrimage

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 4:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Karbala'

Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis converge on the city of Karbala in southern Iraq to celebrate one of the most important figures in Shia Islam.
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The view from inside Syria's propaganda machine

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 4:20
related countries: Syria Syria

An insider tells how Syrian TV invents the news
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Many animals die in India floods

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 4:25
related countries: India India
related places: Kaziranga

Hundred of animals are found dead in the Kaziranga national park in north-east Indian state of Assam, which has been hit by severe floods.
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Tunisia media commission resigns

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 4:47
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The body tasked with reforming Tunisia's media laws resigns, citing censorship and a lack of government will to improve press freedoms.
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Japan approves exchanges merger

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 5:59
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's competition watchdog approves the planned merger of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange.
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VIDEO: Air France crash report awaited

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 6:02
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

The final report is due to be released into the crash on an Air France airliner in June 2009, which plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil, killing 228 people.
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Wales not to punish Olympic four

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 6:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Aaron Ramsey and his Wales team-mates will face no sanctions over their involvement at London 2012, says the FAW.
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Pakistan offers Mumbai probe help

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 7:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan offers to help India investigate a key figure allegedly involved in the planning of the deadly Mumbai attacks of 2008.
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South Korea's whaling: Faux and cons

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 8:05
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Is science really behind South Korea's whaling bid?
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Senegal landslide for president

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 8:21
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Senegal's new President Macky Sall wins a huge majority in legislative elections.
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Palestinian prosperity 'hampered'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 8:43
related countries: Israel Israel, Jordan Jordan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, West Bank West Bank

The economic potential of Palestinians in the Jordan Valley area of the West Bank is jeopardised by Israeli settlement activity, the UK charity Oxfam says.
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China dam reaches operating peak

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 8:55
related countries: China China

China's huge Three Gorges Dam begins running at full capacity, as the last of its 32 hydropower generators goes into operation.
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Mexico faces partial vote recount

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 9:09
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico orders a recount of ballots cast at more than half the polling stations in the presidential election after inconsistencies in vote tallies.
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Somalia faces 'new hunger crisis'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 9:18
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Poor rains and continuing conflict in Somalia are threatening the recovery from last year's famine, the charity Save the Children warns.
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Deng in GB squad for London 2012

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 9:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

NBA star Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls is included in Team GB men's basketball squad for London 2012.
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Swann out of rest of ODI series

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 10:01
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann is rested for England's final two one-day internationals against Australia because of a sore elbow.
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Tourists face extra Spanish tax

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 10:42
related countries: Spain Spain

Holidaymakers in Spain this summer are facing a surprise new airport tax imposed by the Spanish government as it tries to balance its books.
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New baby panda for Japanese zoo

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 10:46
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo, Ueno

A giant panda gives birth at Tokyo's Ueno zoo, after being declared pregnant just days ago.
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Japan nuclear crisis 'man-made'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 11:09
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

The crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant was "a profoundly man-made disaster", a Japanese parliamentary panel has said in a report.
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Spain finds precious antique book

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 11:11
related countries: Spain Spain

A priceless 12th Century religious manuscript, the Codex Calixtinus, is found in northern Spain a year after it was stolen.
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Nigeria bans Olympic delegation

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 11:21
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Nigeria will not be sending a government delegation to the Olympics in London in order to stop the jamborees of the past , the sports minister says.
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Uncle producer Felton dies at 99

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 11:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Felton

Norman Felton, the British-born producer of US TV shows The Man From Uncle and Dr Kildare, dies at 99.
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Haskell left out of England squad

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 11:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England back-row forward James Haskell is left out of England's 32-man elite squad for the forthcoming season.
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VIDEO: Japan nuclear crisis 'man-made'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 12:06
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

The crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant was "a profoundly man-made disaster", a Japanese parliamentary panel has said in a report.
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China's central bank cuts rates

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 12:08
related countries: China China

The Chinese central bank cuts its benchmark interest rate for the second time in two months, in a bid to arrest slowing economic growth.
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Wikileaks releasing 'Syria files'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 12:11
related countries: Syria Syria

Wikileaks begins releasing more than two million emails it dubs the "Syria files", promising embarrassment for both Syria and its opponents.
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Official vows Xinjiang crackdown

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 12:28
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

A top Chinese official pledges a crackdown on "separatist forces" in Xinjiang three years after ethnic violence there, state-run media report.
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Bank in extra £50bn stimulus move

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 12:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of England announces it will pump a further £50bn into the UK economy through its quantitative easing programme.
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UN to 'reconfigure' Syria mission

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 12:54
related countries: Syria Syria

The head of the UN observer mission in Syria says monitoring teams must be reorganised, but cannot resume work until there is a ceasefire.
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VIDEO: Whale freed from shark net

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 13:06
related countries: Australia Australia

A humpback whale has been rescued after it became entangled in shark nets off Australia's coast.
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Nato trucks cross Pakistan border

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 13:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

Nato supply trucks cross into Afghanistan for the first time in seven months after the US and Pakistan resolve a damaging row.
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Injury rules out Bolt in Monaco

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 13:38
related countries: Monaco Monaco, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Usain Bolt withdraws from final race before he defends his 100m and 200m Olympic titles at London 2012.
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VIDEO: Claims of 'vouchers for votes' in Mexico

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 13:55
related countries: Mexico Mexico

There are claims in Mexico that people were given prepaid gift vouchers in exchange for favourable votes in Sunday's presidential elections.
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Argentina baby theft verdict due

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 14:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina

An Argentine court is due to deliver a verdict in the trial of ex-leaders accused of stealing babies from political prisoners during military rule.
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US in China car import tariff row

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 15:13
related countries: United States United States, China China

The United States has complained to the World Trade Organisation about the level of China's import duties on large-engined US-made cars.
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Cavendish outsprinted by Greipel

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 15:33
related countries: France France
related places: Saint-Quentin, Rouen

Mark Cavendish is well beaten by Andre Greipel in a sprint finish in the fifth stage of the Tour de France.
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Election material burned in Libya

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 15:37
related countries: Libya Libya

A fire destroys election materials in Libya, days ahead of the country's first elections following the fall of Col Muammar Gaddafi.
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Tanzania in Iran oil tanker probe

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 15:37
related countries: Iran Iran, Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania is seriously investigating allegations that it re-flagged Iranian oil tankers in defiance of sanctions, but finds no evidence so far, the foreign minister says.
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AUDIO: UN: 'Syria violence escalating'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 15:46
related countries: Syria Syria

The head of the UN observer mission in Syria has said monitors cannot resume their work in the country until there is an end to the bloodshed.
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Six children die on US holiday

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 16:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Iowa, New York

Six US children die in two separate incidents in New York and Iowa during Fourth of July celebrations.
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Facebook buys into internet cable

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 16:30
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Japan Japan

Facebook has bought into a fibre-optic undersea cabling that to improve connectivity between Malaysia, Korea, and Japan
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Williams & Radwanska reach final

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 16:35
related countries: Germany Germany

Serena Williams will meet third seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the women's singles final at Wimbledon on Saturday.
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Costa captain 'guided by divine'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 17:01
related countries: Italy Italy

The captain of the shipwrecked Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia defends his actions in an open letter, saying he was led by a 'divine hand'.
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VIDEO: San Diego's 30-second fireworks

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 17:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Diego

A technical error means a 20 minute fireworks display for US Independence Day in San Diego lasted an explosive 30 seconds
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Six arrested in anti-terror raids

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 17:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Five men and a woman are arrested and nine addresses across London are searched as part of an intelligence-led anti-terrorism operation.
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UN puts off Mali force decision

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 17:50
related countries: Mali Mali

The UN Security Council says it is not ready to back a West African intervention force in Mali but says the destruction of shrines could be a war crime.
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Murray aims for Wimbledon history

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 18:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Andy Murray will attempt to become the first British man to compete in a Wimbledon final for 74 years when he takes on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday.
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Colombia arrests 'drug dealer'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 19:43
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian officials release details of the arrest of suspected drug dealer Camilo Torres at his lavish wedding party.
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Air France pilots 'lost control'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 20:02
related countries: France France

Technical failure and human error led to the loss of an Air France flight over the Atlantic in June 2009, according to the final report into the crash.
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Ukrainians polarised over language law

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 22:14
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Why new language law sparked riots in Ukraine
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Laser show marks London's Shard

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 22:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The inauguration of London's Shard skyscraper is marked with a laser beam light show from the skyscraper's summit.
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Argentina ex-junta leaders jailed

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 22:23
related countries: Argentina Argentina

An Argentine court jails ex-junta leaders Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone over the theft of babies from political prisoners under military rule.
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Arsenal cancel visit to Nigeria

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 22:29
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Arsenal have cancelled their pre-season trip to Nigeria where they were scheduled to play a friendly with the country's national team.
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UK braced for more severe floods

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 22:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A severe flood warning has been issued as forecasters predict some parts of the UK could see a month's rainfall in 24 hours.
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'Caravaggio sketches' discovered

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 23:10
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Caravaggio, Milan

Two Italian historians say they have found dozens of sketches produced by Renaissance master Caravaggio when he was a young student in Milan.
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VIDEO: Uncertain future for Afghan economy

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 23:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A conference this weekend is looking at the future of the Afghan economy.
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Nigerian men 'linked to al-Qaeda'

Thursday 5th of July 2012, 23:47
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Yemen Yemen

Two Nigerian men are charged with receiving funds from the Yemen-based Islamist group Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
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