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Chinese media push into US

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 0:58
related countries: United States United States, China China

Chinese state media looks to expand in the States
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Audio slideshow: A tale of two Ethiopian women fighting hunger

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 1:01
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The contrasting stories of two women, in sound and images
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The Ukrainians rescued by football

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 1:16
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine family rescued by the beautiful game
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Fears grow for fate of Syria's chemical weapons

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 1:21
related countries: Syria Syria

How safe are Syria's deadliest weapons?
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VIDEO: Samaras seeks pro-euro Greece coalition

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 1:55
related countries: Greece Greece

The leader of the party that narrowly won Greece's election has begun urgent talks to form a coalition, saying he wants to forge a "national consensus".
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US to reimburse Native Americans

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 2:44
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court orders the government to repay Native American tribes the costs of providing public services, in a ruling that could be worth millions of dollars.
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Fitch downgrades India's outlook

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 3:33
related countries: India India

Ratings agency Fitch cuts its outlook for the Indian economy to 'negative' saying the country's growth faces "heightened risks".
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Tonga search for missing sailors

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 4:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Tonga Tonga

Rescuers manage to land on a remote Tongan atoll to search for two Australian men missing since their yacht broke up last week.
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VIDEO: Second fire at Turkish jail injures 14

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 4:06
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Fourteen people have been wounded in a second fire at a prison in southeast Turkey, officials say.
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French envoy held on abuse charge

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 4:49
related countries: India India, France France
related places: Bangalore

A French official accused of sexually abusing his daughter is arrested in the Indian city of Bangalore.
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Australia warns magnate on media

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 7:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian officials express concern that billionaire Gina Rinehart's increased stake in Fairfax media may compromise its independence.
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Rooney 'can be the inspiration'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 8:14
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson believes Wayne Rooney can be the inspiration for England to win tonight against Ukraine in Donetsk.
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Cumberbatch picks up US TV prize

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 8:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles, Sherlock

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is named best actor in a movie or mini-series at the Critics' Choice TV Awards in Los Angeles.
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Turkish troops 'killed by rebels'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 8:53
related countries: Turkey Turkey

At least eight Turkish soldiers are killed and 16 wounded in an ambush by Kurdish rebels, state TV says.
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G20 alarmed over eurozone crisis

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 9:10
related countries: Mexico Mexico

World leaders meeting at a G20 summit in Mexico urge Europe to take all necessary measures to overcome the eurozone debt crisis.
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UK inflation rate falls to 2.8%

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 9:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK inflation rate fell to 2.8% last month owing to a slowdown in fuel and food price rises, figures show.
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Imagination sees profits rise 53%

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 10:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Imagination Technologies, the British company behind the graphics for the iPad and iPhone, posts a 53% rise in full-year pre-tax profits.
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Body parts suspect back in Canada

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 10:22
related countries: Germany Germany

A Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering his lover arrives in Canada after being extradited from Germany.
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Obama and Putin seek Syria peace

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 10:50
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

The US and Russian leaders call for an immediate end to violence in Syria, at their first meeting since Vladimir Putin became president again.
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Court warns Merkel over bailouts

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 11:07
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's top court rules that parliament was not given a proper say in Chancellor Angela Merkel's decisions on the bailouts and budgetary rules.
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VIDEO: Body parts suspect extradited to Canada

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 11:11
related countries: Canada Canada, Germany Germany, China China

Luka Magnotta, the Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering a Chinese student, has been extradited from Germany.
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Mandela's Bard to go on display

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A copy of the Complete Works of Shakespeare that inspired Nelson Mandela while he was in prison is to go on display in London.
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Mugabe motorcade in deadly crash

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 11:51
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

One person is killed in a crash involving President Robert Mugabe's motorcade in Zimbabwe, police say - the third such accident in two weeks.
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Militants kill Afghan policemen

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 11:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

At least three policemen are killed and six others injured after militants attacked a checkpoint in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, officials say.
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Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 12:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

Popular Pakistani singer, Ghazala Javed, is shot dead in the north-western city of Peshawar.
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Saudi man is executed for sorcery

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 12:12
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi man is beheaded on charges of "witchcraft and sorcery", after being found with books and talismans, the country's state news agency says.
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Liberia's Taylor plans an appeal

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 12:15
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia's ex-President Charles Taylor is to appeal against his conviction by a UN-backed war crimes court, his lawyers say.
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VIDEO: Man walks up mountain on his hands

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 12:36
related countries: United States United States

An American man, with no legs, has reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro by walking to the top on his hands.
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Arsenio Hall plans US TV comeback

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 12:40
related countries: United States United States

The 1990s Emmy-winning talk show host is returning to US late-night TV, with a new show scheduled to air from autumn 2013.
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Syria violence as UN briefing due

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 13:14
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian towns are shelled by government forces, activists say, as the head of the UN's observer mission prepares to brief the Security Council.
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Germany face second Uefa charge

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 13:56
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Germany Germany

Germany are charged by Uefa with improper conduct over fan behaviour in the 2-1 victory over Denmark.
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US webcam snoop freed from prison

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 13:57
related countries: United States United States

Dharun Ravi, who was convicted of hate crime after using a webcam to secretly stream footage of his roommate kissing another man, is freed from jail.
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Fractious G20 seeks crisis unity

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 14:10
related countries: Mexico Mexico

World leaders resume talks at the G20 summit in Mexico after a day of tense words over Europe's debt crisis, with a final unity statement expected.
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Oracle in $10bn share buy-back

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 14:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oracle

Oracle, the US enterprise software giant, allocates an extra $10bn for share buy-backs, as fourth quarter results come in ahead of expectations.
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Walgreen buys 45% stake in Boots

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 15:16
related countries: United States United States

US retailer Walgreen is to pay $6.7bn for a 45% stake in Alliance Boots in a deal that will confirm it as the world's biggest pharmacy.
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Architect 'linked to Bo' arrested

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 15:21
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, France France, China China

A French architect, Patrick Devillers, who is reportedly linked to the disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, is arrested in Cambodia, officials say.
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Syrian arms ship 'Russia bound'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 15:32
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary says a Syria-bound ship allegedly carrying Russian-made attack helicopters is returning to Russia.
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Aung San Suu Kyi pays BBC tribute

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 15:38
related countries: Burma Burma, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi discusses the rule of law and pays tribute to the BBC on her first trip to the UK in more than 20 years.
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Croatia fined for Balotelli abuse

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 15:38
related countries: Italy Italy, Croatia Croatia

Uefa fines the Croatian Football Federation £65,000 after racist chanting was directed at Mario Balotelli during the Italy game.
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Nepal Maoist party splits in two

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 15:43
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A hardline faction within Nepal's governing Maoist party announces it is breaking away to form a separate party.
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Brotherhood calls Egypt protests

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 16:39
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood calls for mass protests across Egypt to demonstrate against sweeping new powers taken by the ruling military council.
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Nigeria curfew in clash cities

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 16:49
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Damaturu

Nigerian authorities impose a curfew in the north-eastern city of Damaturu after clashes between Islamist militants and the army, which unconfirmed reports say left 25 dead.
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VIDEO: Cambodian hair making waves

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 16:56
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, India India, China China

The market in hair extensions is mainly dominated by India and China, but now Cambodian products are also becoming increasingly popular.
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Rally for European stock markets

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 16:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

European stock markets rally on Tuesday afternoon, buoyed by hopes of US central bank stimulus measures, falling UK inflation and positive company results.
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US teen survives spear in brain

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 17:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

A teenager in the US state of Florida is recovering after his "miracle" survival of a spear being shot through his head, doctors say.
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Greek coalition deal 'Wednesday'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 17:23
related countries: Greece Greece

A new government for Greece could be formed by midday on Wednesday, Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos says.
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'Ancient' S Lanka skeleton found

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 17:25
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A complete human skeleton - which could be the oldest found so far in South Asia - is found in Sri Lanka, archaeologists say.
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Rwandan queen killer convicted

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 17:26
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A UN court sentences a Rwandan ex-military officer to life in prison after he is found guilty of ordering the killing of the former Tutsi queen, Rosalie Gicanda, during the genocide.
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VIDEO: Mayan doomsday predictions 'wrong'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 17:29
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Some of the world's top archaeologists gather in Guatemala to dismiss myths about Mayan end of the world predictions.
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Cameron refuses Falklands letter

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 17:37
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister David Cameron refuses to accept a letter from Argentina's President Kirchner about her country's claim for the Falklands Islands.
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Aung San Suu Kyi 'wants to lead'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 17:45
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells the BBC she would like to lead the Burmese people - but that her struggle for democracy has been worthwhile in itself.
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Rockets fired in Spanish protests

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 18:19
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish miners on strike fire homemade rockets at police as austerity protests escalate into violence.
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Ryanair tries to buy Aer Lingus

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 18:36
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Budget airline Ryanair launches another attempt to buy its biggest Irish rival, Aer Lingus, the day after an investigation was launched into its existing stake.
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Cook steers England to series win

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 18:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook hits 112 as England wrap up the series with an eight-wicket victory over West Indies in the second ODI.
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Spain's cost of borrowing jumps

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 18:48
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish borrowing costs on 12-month and 18-month bonds jump to 5.1% at its first debt auction since securing a 100bn euro bank bailout.
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Assange seeking Ecuador asylum

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 19:05
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is seeking political asylum from Ecuador at its London embassy, the country's foreign minister says.
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'Gaps remain' after Iran talks

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 19:35
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

The latest round of talks on Iran's nuclear programme in the Russian capital, Moscow, ends without a clear breakthrough.
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Canadian denies gruesome murder

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 19:39
related countries: Canada Canada, Germany Germany

A Canadian porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering his Chinese student lover pleads not guilty to charges at a court hearing in Montreal.
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Hamas fires rockets into Israel

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 20:22
related countries: Israel Israel

Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fire rockets and mortars into southern Israel following air strikes against the Palestinian territory.
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England 1-0 Ukraine

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 20:36
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wayne Rooney is the returning hero as England claim a hard-fought win over Ukraine to top Group D and set up a quarter-final clash with Italy.
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Eurozone deal is 'inching' closer

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 20:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

George Osborne says eurozone countries are 'inching' closer to agreeing a scheme to deal with the problems of the single currency, ahead of a meeting at the G20 between the big European economies, the UK and the US.
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Nude wins BP Portrait Award 2012

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 20:40
related countries: United States United States

American painter Aleah Chapin wins this year's first prize, for her nude portrait of a family friend, called Auntie.
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Asian immigrants surpass Latinos

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 20:59
related countries: United States United States

Asian-Americans now represent the fasting-growing group of immigrants to the United States, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.
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Sweden 2-0 France

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 21:16
related countries: Sweden Sweden, France France, Spain Spain

A spectacular goal by Zlatan Ibrahimovic helps Sweden beat a France side who will now meet Spain in the Euro 2012 last eight.
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Thousands join Egyptian protest

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 21:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Tens of thousands protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square against the military's new powers, amid reports of ex-leader Hosni Mubarak's worsening health.
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US reveals 'modern slavery' toll

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 21:43
related countries: United States United States

More than 42,000 people were trafficked into prostitution, forced labour or armed conflict or kept in "modern-day slavery" in 2011, a US report says.
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Egypt's Mubarak 'close to death'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 22:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt

There are conflicting reports about the health of ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, who has suffered a stroke.
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Southern Baptists name black head

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 22:05
related countries: United States United States

The US Southern Baptist Convention elects its first black president in a move said to better reflect the diversity of its worshippers.
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Chile reopens Ronni Moffitt case

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 22:40
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States

A Chilean court decides to reopen an investigation into the death of Ronni Moffitt, a US citizen who died in the 1976 bomb attack against Orlando Letelier in Washington DC.
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England 'exceed all expectations'

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 22:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Roy Hodgson admits England have "partly exceeded" his expectations by qualifying from Group D at Euro 2012.
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France need to get better - Blanc

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 23:24
related countries: Spain Spain

France manager Laurent Blanc warns his side they will need to improve against Spain in the Euro 2012 quarter-finals.
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Shevchenko quits internationals

Tuesday 19th of June 2012, 23:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Andriy Shevchenko announces he will retire from international football following Ukraine's group stage elimination at Euro 2012.
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