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Bishop quits over bikini photos

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 0:03
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine Bishop Fernando Bargallo resigns after pictures showing him enjoying a beach holiday in the company of a woman become public.
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In pictures: Saving Burkina Faso girls from abuse

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 0:15
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Schemes to help Burkina Faso women get jobs at home
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VIDEO: Burma refugees fleeing to China

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 0:33
related countries: Burma Burma, China China

Campaign group Human Rights Watch has warned of a humanitarian crisis if China does not give aid agencies access to refugees fleeing conflict in northern Burma.
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Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 0:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A search is underway in western Mexico for a Navy helicopter which went missing four days ago.
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South Korea's Buddhists monks tackle modern challenges

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 1:44
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Buddhists monks in South Korea tackle changing times
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China in $10bn Latin America loan

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 2:57
related countries: China China

China offers to set up a $10bn (£6.4bn) credit line for Latin America countries to support infrastructure projects in the region.
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Syria in state of war, says Assad

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 6:10
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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Coca-Cola makes $5bn India move

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 6:25
related countries: India India

Coca-Cola says the firm and its bottling partners will invest $5bn (£3.2bn) in India in a bid to increase its market share.
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Bahrain police face murder trial

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 7:25
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

A court in Bahrain rules that three policemen accused of killing three people during pro-democracy protests in March 2011 should be tried for murder.
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Tepco nationalisation to go ahead

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 7:56
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Shareholders of Tokyo Electric Power Company, which operates the Fukushima nuclear power plant, agree to the nationalisation of the company.
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Hollywood writer Nora Ephron dies

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 8:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hollywood, Seattle

Nora Ephron - the Hollywood screenwriter behind When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle - dies in New York, aged 71.
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Singapore church founder charged

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 8:15
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The founder of one of Singapore's richest churches and four church executives are charged with misusing millions of dollars of church funds.
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How ants enlist emergency help

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 8:20
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian ants deploy emergency "chemical nets" to drag swarms of their nestmates into helping them carry large food items, a study shows.
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Attack on Greek Microsoft office

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 8:50
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Armed men ram a van full of gas canisters into a Microsoft office in the Greek capital Athens, setting it alight, but nobody is hurt.
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India renews free Sarabjit appeal

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 8:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

India welcomes Pakistan's decision to release Surjeet Singh and makes a fresh appeal for the release of death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh.
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China punishes abortion officials

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 9:20
related countries: China China

An official is sacked and others punished over the case of a woman forced to have a late-term abortion, Chinese state-run media report.
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Ronaldo denies feeling pressure

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 9:35
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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Nigerian leader sacks oil bosses

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 9:44
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The heads of Nigeria's huge state oil company are sacked in the interests of "greater transparency and accountability", following a report alleging massive corruption in the sector.
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Queen meeting Martin McGuinness

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 10:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Belfast

The Queen has arrived at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast where she is meeting the deputy first minister and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness.
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Bombings in Baghdad leave 11 dead

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 10:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 11 people have been killed in two separate bomb attacks in and around Iraq's capital, Baghdad, officials say.
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Iniesta rejects boring Spain tag

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 10:55
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

Spain's Andres Iniesta rejects claims his team's "tiki-taka" style is boring.
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VIDEO: Syria 'descending into civil war'

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 11:08
related countries: Syria Syria

UN investigators say violence in Syria is spiralling out of control,
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Paper sorry for Balotelli cartoon

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 11:31
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport apologises for publishing a cartoon depicting Mario Balotelli as King Kong.
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Clashes in southern China town

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 11:32
related countries: China China

Clashes erupt between hundreds of local people and migrant workers in a town in the Chinese province of Guangdong, police and reports say.
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US bans Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 11:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

A court bans sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the US while it decides on the firm's patent dispute with Apple.
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Britain's Watson into third round

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 12:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Wimbledon, Watson

Heather Watson beats Jamie Lee Hampton of the United States 6-1 6-4 to become the first British player to reach the third round at this year's Wimbledon.
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Arsenal to face Nigeria in Abuja

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 12:16
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Abuja

English Premier League side Arsenal will take on Nigeria in a pre-season friendly on 5 August in Abuja.
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Rescue after Australia sinking

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 12:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Christmas Island Christmas Island

At least 125 people are saved and a body recovered after a boat sank north of Christmas Island, days after an asylum-seeker boat sank in the area.
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Nasri apologises to France fans

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 12:17
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

France midfielder Samir Nasri apologises to supporters over his row with a journalist after losing to Spain.
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Fears for Germany's pet pundits

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 12:22
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany has upset animal rights activists with its latest attempts to predict the outcome of Euro 2012.
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Kaneria handed international ban

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 12:42
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Pakistan Pakistan

International cricket-playing nations agree in principle to enforce a life ban for Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria for corruption.
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Dozens dead in Bangladesh rains

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 13:25
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Heavy rains and multiple landslides over three days have killed at least 90 people in south-east Bangladesh, officials say.
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Queen and McGuinness shake hands

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 13:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Queen and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness shake hands for the first time, in what is being seen as a ground-breaking moment in Anglo-Irish history.
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Mass evacuation for Colorado fire

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 13:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

A growing wildfire in the US state of Colorado breaches firefighters' lines and moves into the city of Colorado Springs, forcing 32,000 residents to flee.
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Vietnam decries Chinese oil bid

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 13:41
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, China China

Vietnam protests against China's plan to invite foreign oil bids in a disputed area in the South China Sea, adding to tensions in the region.
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Wyndham hotels face hack charges

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 13:50
related countries: United States United States

US officials allege that more than half a million customer accounts were compromised after hackers overcame inadequate security measures.
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VIDEO: Great, great grandfather of birds?

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 14:14
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

A new species of dinosaur has been unveiled in Buenos Aires which palaeontologists say could provide a link to modern-day birds.
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VIDEO: Traffic light to help stop cancer

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 14:20
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Bogota

A new traffic light device has been created to alert residents of Colombia's capital city, Bogota, to the dangers of excessive exposure to sunlight.
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Gunmen storm pro-Assad Syria TV

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 14:29
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Seven people have been killed at a Syrian pro-government TV channel, state media report, as the UN calls a key meeting for Saturday.
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Egypt suing over 'fake interview'

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 14:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Iran Iran
related places: Fars

The office of Egypt's president-elect is to take legal action against Iran's Fars news agency for allegedly fabricating an interview with him.
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EU seeks WTO help in China row

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 15:04
related countries: China China

The European Union asks the World Trade Organisation to arbitrate in a row about China's export restrictions on its "rare earth" minerals
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Bale signs new Tottenham contract

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 15:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tottenham

Tottenham winger Gareth Bale signs a new deal which will see the Wales international remain at White Hart Lane until 2016.
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Nigerians 'should limit children'

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 15:22
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerians should only have as many children as they can afford, President Goodluck Jonathan says.
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Muse unveil official Olympic song

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Muse song Survival has been selected as the official song of the London 2012 Olympic Games, to be played throughout the event, according to their website.
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Bahrain activist Rajab released

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 15:48
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

The prominent Bahraini human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, is freed after three weeks in detention.
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Migrants die in Tanzania truck

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 15:55
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Tanzania Tanzania

Some 42 migrants, believed to be from Ethiopia, are found dead in the back of a truck in Tanzania.
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Ethiopian blogger found guilty

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 16:23
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

A court in Ethiopia finds prominent journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega guilty of violating controversial anti-terrorism legislation.
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Fierce clashes in northern Mali

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 16:45
related countries: Mali Mali

Fighting between Tuareg and Islamist rebels in northern Mali reportedly kills as many as 20 people.
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Nadir tells of letter to Thatcher

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 17:05
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey, Cyprus Cyprus

The president of Turkey wrote to Margaret Thatcher in September 1990 hinting Polly Peck International might be a victim of a Greek Cypriot conspiracy, the Old Bailey hears.
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The low-tech car made for Africa

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 17:10
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A car stripped of luxuries and made to last has been developed by workers in Kenya.
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Farah wins 5,000m European gold

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 17:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mo Farah dominates the field on his way to retaining his 5,000m European Championships title as part of his build-up to London 2012.
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VIDEO: Drivers in Iran turning to drugs

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 17:23
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Tehran's traffic police department has launched a scheme attacking reckless driving in the city.
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VIDEO: Largest lock in the world?

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 17:29
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani man has built a giant lock that he hopes will be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest in the world.
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Gabon burns huge ivory stockpile

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 17:37
related countries: Gabon Gabon

Gabon's President Ali Bongo sets on fire nearly five tonnes of ivory worth $9.3m (£6m) as part of attempts to deter poaching.
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Rwanda 'launched DR Congo rebels'

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 18:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda has played a key role in creating a rebel group and sustaining a mutiny in neighbouring DR Congo, UN experts say in a leaked document.
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Students announce protest march

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 18:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The National Union of Students calls a march London in November in protest at rising fees, reduced employment and public sector cuts.
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Bolivian police end salary strike

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 18:46
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Police in Bolivia end their protests against low pay, which had seen them take control of police barracks across the country.
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UK air pollution reprieve refused

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 18:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is facing fines if it fails to improve air quality quickly, after the European Commission refused plans to delay improvements.
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Californian city faces bankruptcy

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 18:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Stockton

The Californian city of Stockton is set to become the largest US city in decades to go bust, after failing to make a deal with its creditors.
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Merkel rejects sharing euro debt

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 19:10
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel again rejects the idea of pooling eurozone debt through bonds and urges greater competitiveness in the EU.
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Spain 'cannot afford high rates'

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 19:26
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, says the country cannot afford to finance itself for long at current rates of interest.
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Dutch coach Van Marwijk resigns

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 21:12
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk quits after the Netherlands' disastrous Euro 2012 campaign in which they finished bottom of their group.
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VIDEO: Merkel rejects sharing eurozone debt

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 21:15
related countries: Germany Germany

Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande meet ahead of Thursday's EU summit, as Germany again states it is not prepared to guarantee the debts of other eurozone countries.
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VIDEO: Mass evacuation for Colorado fire

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 21:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper describes the ordeal facing firefighters, as more than 32,000 people flee their homes as a raging wildfire threatens the US city of Colorado Springs.
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Blast hits Pakistan rail station

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 21:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A bomb explodes at a railway station in the western Pakistani province of Baluchistan, killing at least five people and injuring many more.
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Barclays fined over manipulation

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 22:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Barclays Bank pays £290m in penalties and boss Bob Diamond gives up his bonus after it tried to manipulate the interest rates for inter-bank lending.
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Murderer escapes from London jail

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 22:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A murderer serving life for a 1975 murder in a pub has escaped from Pentonville prison, in north London, Scotland Yard says.
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Portugal 0-0 Spain (2-4 on pens)

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 22:36
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

Cesc Fabregas is the hero again as Spain keep alive their hopes of defending their European title with a dramatic shootout win over Portugal.
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VIDEO: Syria: Reach of rebel forces 'growing'

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 22:50
related countries: Syria Syria

UN human rights investigators say the violence in Syria is spiralling out of control, with much of the country descending into civil war.
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Police crackdown on Mumbai bars

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 23:10
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Mumbai protests over Indian police raids on bars
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'England cannot win World Cup'

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 23:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alan Shearer says England have no chance of winning the 2014 World Cup, saying they are "a million miles away".
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A life trapped in care for Ukraine orphans

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 23:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Young Ukrainians forced to live in homes for the elderly
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Portugal's penalty plan backfires

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 23:42
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

Portugal coach Paulo Bento says his side planned their penalty shoot-out against Spain, despite Cristiano Ronaldo not featuring.
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US approves new weight-loss pill

Wednesday 27th of June 2012, 23:43
related countries: United States United States

For the first time in 13 years, US health regulators approve a weight-loss pill, although the drug achieved only modest results in clinical trials.
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