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Canada mall collapse search stops

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 0:36
related countries: Canada Canada

Officials suspend their search for survivors of a roof collapse in an Ontario shopping centre as the building is deemed unsafe for rescue crews.
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VIDEO: Syrians 'shot at second plane'

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 0:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkey says Syria fired on one of its planes that was taking part in a rescue operation for a warplane shot down by Syrian forces last Friday.
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VIDEO: Endangered rhinoceros born

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 0:49
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A Sumatran rhinoceros - one of the world's most endangered species - has given birth at a sanctuary in Indonesia.
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Protest over Haiti slum eviction

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 1:00
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Port-au-Prince

Residents of hillside shanties above the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince protest against plans to clear their homes for a flood-protection project.
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VIDEO: Deadly shootout at Mexico airport

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 1:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Three policemen have been killed in a shootout at Mexico City's main airport.
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Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 1:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

The US Supreme Court strikes down key parts of an Arizona immigration law, but allows police to check immigration status of those stopped and arrested.
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Rinehart in Fairfax sale warning

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 3:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart threatens to sell her Fairfax Media stake if she is not offered board seats "without unsuitable conditions".
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Mumbai attacks 'planner' quizzed

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 4:08
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Indian security officials are questioning a key figure allegedly involved in the planning of the deadly Mumbai attacks of 2008.
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Deadly shootout at Mexico airport

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 4:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Three policemen die in a gunfight at Mexico City's main airport after being sent to detain other officers suspected of drug trafficking.
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Peacock quits international rugby

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 5:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Jamie Peacock retires from international rugby league, 12 years after making his debut.
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S Korea to halt Iran oil imports

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 6:02
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Iran Iran

South Korea says it will suspend all imports of Iranian oil amid a European Union insurance ban on vessels carrying the product.
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Taliban attack Pakistan's Aaj TV

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 6:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

The Pakistani Taliban says it was behind Monday's attack on a private television station in the southern city of Karachi.
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Queen to begin N Ireland visit

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 7:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of people are lining the streets ahead of the arrival of the Queen in Northern Ireland as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour.
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West Bank settlers leave outpost

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 7:51
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israeli authorities begin to evacuate dozens of Jewish settlers from an unauthorised West Bank outpost after a court orders it to be dismantled
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China 'failing Burmese refugees'

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 7:55
related countries: Burma Burma, China China

A rights group warns of a humanitarian crisis if China does not give aid agencies access to Kachin refugees fleeing conflict in northern Burma.
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Egypt's neighbours watch Mursi's rise

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 8:08
related countries: Egypt Egypt

What an Egyptian Islamist president means for the region
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Pendleton to leave track for good

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 8:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Pendleton says she intends to step away from track cycling for good when she retires after London 2012.
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Lochte beats Phelps at US trials

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 8:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Phelps, Omaha

Ryan Lochte gets the better of rival Michael Phelps in the 400m individual medley on day one of the US Olympic trials in Omaha.
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Japan house passes sales tax bill

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 8:55
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's lower house backs PM Yoshihiko Noda's controversial plan to double sales tax, but the vote lays bare a deep rift in the ruling party.
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Eurozone crisis: The European divide

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 9:09
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

France and Germany differ over EU political union
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NHS trust 'is on brink of bust'

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An NHS hospital trust with debts of £69m is formally warned it could be declared bust and dissolved - the first move of its kind in the health service.
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VIDEO: Landslide sweeps away homes in Uganda

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 10:04
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Rescue efforts are resuming in eastern Uganda where a landslide swept away homes near Mount Elgon, leaving at least 18 dead.
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France are flawed, says Domenech

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 10:05
related countries: France France

Raymond Domenech says France's Euro 2012 performance was weak and that some players' displays were "inexcusable".
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VIDEO: Mexican drug cartels' 'splashdown'

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 11:21
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Texan

Texan police are launching new boats equipped with machine guns, in a bid to stop the Mexican drug cartels' latest escape tactic - a "splashdown".
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Queen arrives for N Ireland visit

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 11:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Queen attends a service of thanksgiving in Northern Ireland during a two-day visit as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour.
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Pope visits quake-hit Italy town

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 11:41
related countries: Italy Italy

Pope Benedict visits one of the worst-affected towns in northern Italy after last month's earthquakes which claimed at least 25 lives.
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Bhutan PM pledges temple rebuild

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:28
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

Bhutanese PM Jigmi Thinley promises that the historic 17th Century Wangdue Phodrang temple - destroyed by fire over the weekend - will be rebuilt.
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King 'pessimistic' about economy

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King says he is "pessimistic" about the global economy, saying the situation has worsened in the past few weeks.
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Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

A top US commander says there are signs the big Islamist militant groups in Africa are trying to work together, the BBC's Mark Doyle reports.
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Indian finance minister resigns

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:45
related countries: India India

Pranab Mukherjee resigns as India's finance minister to run for president as the ruling Congress-led alliance candidate.
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Ronaldo denies feeling pressure

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:47
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo says he is not feeling the weight of expectation ahead of his side's semi-final against Spain.
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Uganda halts landslide rescue bid

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:49
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Rescue workers in Uganda ends efforts to find an estimated 70 people believed to be buried in a landslide that swept three villages away.
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Greece names new finance minister

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:51
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek government appoints a new finance minister after its first choice resigned due to ill health less than a week after being appointed.
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Robson gives Schiavone a scare

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 12:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Britain's Laura Robson saves four match points before losing to 24th seed Francesca Schiavone in the first round at Wimbledon.
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Jockey Gillies, 21, dies in Corfu

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 13:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scottish National Hunt jockey Campbell Gillies dies on holiday in Corfu the day before his 22nd birthday.
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Smith fit for GB football squad

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 13:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

English players, including Kelly Smith of Arsenal, dominate the Team GB women's football squad for London 2012.
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World's oldest bank gets bailout

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 13:48
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Siena, Monte

The world's oldest bank, Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena, has received state help to bolster its finances.
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VIDEO: Nato backs Turkey over Syria crisis

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 14:10
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Nato has condemned Syria's shooting down of a Turkish military jet, as the BBC's Jonathan Beale reports.
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VIDEO: Buried protest against pollution in Chile

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 14:24
related countries: Chile Chile

Environmentalists in Chile protest against what they claim is pollution from a power plant.
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Bereaved parents 'to sue' China

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 14:43
related countries: China China

A group of 100 parents in China who have lost their only child demands better compensation from the government to aid them in old age.
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Roman coin hoard found in Jersey

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 14:59
related countries: Jersey Jersey

One of Europe's largest hoards of Iron Age coins worth up to £10m is thought to have been unearthed in Jersey.
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Saudi succession raises economic challenges

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:07
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

How will Saudi economy weather succession changes?
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In pictures: Uganda landslide

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:10
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda mudslide leaves dozens feared dead
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Uefa to act over racist chanting

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:12
related countries: Russia Russia, Spain Spain

Uefa launch action against the Spanish football federation and the Russian football union for "improper conduct" of fans.
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Arsenal complete Giroud signing

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:21
related countries: France France
related places: Montpellier

Arsenal complete the signing of Montpellier's France international striker Olivier Giroud for a reported fee of £12m.
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Turkey gives Syria border warning

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkey changes its military rules of engagement and Nato offers strong support after Syria shot down a Turkish plane that strayed over its territory.
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Egypt suspends military arrests

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian court suspends a government decision allowing military police to arrest civilians, judicial sources say.
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China abortion couple 'hounded'

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:43
related countries: China China

Relatives claim the husband of a Chinese woman forced to have an abortion when she was seven months pregnant has had to go into hiding after they were labelled traitors.
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Pakistan to free death row Indian

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 15:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

An Indian man, Sarabjit Singh, is to be freed by Pakistan after spending more than 21 years on death row for bomb attacks he says he did not commit, reports say.
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Government fights off terror case

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 16:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government successfully fights off an attempt to reveal whether British security officers were mixed up in alleged renditions in East Africa.
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US house prices 'rise in April'

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 16:35
related countries: United States United States

US house prices rose in almost all major cities in April, the closely-watched Case Shiller survey indicates.
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Zambia opposition ban overturned

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 16:38
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Zambia's ex-ruling party is stripped of its legal status for not paying registration fees for 20 years - a move which could see it lose its parliamentary seats.
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England were like Chelsea - Pirlo

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 16:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Chelsea

Andrea Pirlo says England tried to copy the tactics that won Chelsea the Champions League when they met Italy at Euro 2012.
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Rwanda anger at DR Congo charges

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 17:38
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda's foreign minister hits back at reports that her country is backing a mutiny in DR Congo, saying such allegations are endangering Rwandans' lives.
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Cavendish targets double success

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 18:28
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Britain's Mark Cavendish aims to help team-mate Bradley Wiggins win the Tour de France before claiming Olympic gold for himself in London.
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Burundi reporter jailing 'right'

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 18:41
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Burundi's president tells the BBC he supports the life sentence given to a journalist last week as he was accused of involvement in a terrorist act.
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VIDEO: Protests in Haiti against demolition

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 19:33
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Port-au-Prince

More than a thousand people protested in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince against government plans to demolish hillside shantytowns.
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Gun battles erupt near Damascus

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 19:43
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Fierce fighting is reported between troops and rebel forces in the suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus, amid heightened tension between Syria and Turkey.
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News Corp confirms possible split

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 20:14
related countries: Australia Australia

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has confirmed that it is considering splitting itself into two separate companies.
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Fresh rescue attempt in Ontario

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 20:33
related countries: Canada Canada

Rescue crews are set to use heavy machinery to dismantle part of a Canadian shopping centre where a roof collapsed, killing one.
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Syria in state of war, says Assad

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 21:15
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says his country is in "a state of war" as fierce fighting is reported in the suburbs of the capital Damascus.
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Tortoise George to be embalmed

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 21:44
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador
related places: Galapagos

Lonesome George, the giant Galapagos tortoise believed to be the last of his subspecies, is to be embalmed, Ecuadorian officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Deadly cycle of bloodshed' in Syria

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 22:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Ian Pannell meets the injured children with no hospital care
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German court in circumcision row

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 22:23
related countries: Germany Germany

A German court rules that circumcising boys for religious reasons amounts to bodily harm, even if their parents consent.
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FBI cybercrime sting snares 24

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 22:43
related countries: United States United States

At least 24 people in 13 countries are arrested in a US-led sting operation that targeted the trade of stolen bank card data.
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VIDEO: Fight to save ancient Pakistan city

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 23:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Aleem Maqbool looks around the archaeological site at Mohenjo Daro in southern Pakistan which experts fear could soon be lost.
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Germany v France: The euro's next battle?

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 23:24
related countries: France France

Could closer ties blow the eurozone apart?
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France makes pledge to Suu Kyi

Tuesday 26th of June 2012, 23:45
related countries: Burma Burma, France France

French President Francois Hollande promises that his country will do all it can to support Burma's transition to democracy as he meets Aung San Suu Kyi in Paris.
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