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VIDEO: Many die in Bangladesh floods

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 0:53
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

More than 80 people have died in flash floods and landslides in south-eastern Bangladesh.
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Islamists seize key town in Mali

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 1:28
related countries: Mali Mali

Islamist forces in northern Mali have seized the key town of Gao after clashes with Tuareg-led rebels, with at least 20 people reported killed.
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Exodus from 'epic' Colorado fire

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 1:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

More than 32,000 people flee Colorado's second-biggest city amid raging wildfires that have swept parts of six other US states.
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VIDEO: Korean violinist is hit with Man Utd

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 1:48
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Jenny Bae is one of the finest violinists of her generation. Bae is a Manchester United fan and admirer of fellow Korean Park Ji-sung who plays for the team.
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Obama health law faces judgement

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 1:54
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the legality of a healthcare reform bill seen as a key achievement of Barack Obama's presidency.
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Bodies found in Canada mall wreck

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 2:39
related countries: Canada Canada

A second body is removed from the rubble of a shopping centre whose roof collapsed on Saturday in Canada's Ontario province.
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Felda shares surge 19% on debut

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 3:23
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Shares in Malaysian palm oil firm Felda surge on their debut as investors bet on growing demand for its product from the region.
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Mongolia votes amid mining boom

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 3:41
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Mongolian voters cast ballots for a new parliament, in an election dominated by the issue of fairer wealth distribution amid a mining boom.
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Arms trade 'fuels S Sudan unrest'

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 4:22
related countries: Sudan Sudan, China China

Weapons from China, Ukraine and Sudan are fuelling conflict in South Sudan and being used in indiscriminate attacks on civilian areas, Amnesty International says.
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VIDEO: Eurozone leaders ready for summit

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 4:26
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

European Union leaders are preparing to meet for a closely-watched Brussels summit on the fate of the euro.
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VIDEO: Obama health law faces judgement

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 4:34
related countries: United States United States

A wide-ranging healthcare reform bill seen as a key achievement of Barack Obama's presidency is facing its moment of judgement in the US Supreme Court.
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VIDEO: Minitel: The rise and fall of the France-wide web

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 4:44
related countries: France France

France is switching off its groundbreaking Minitel service which brought online banking, travel reservations, and porn to millions of users in the 1980s.
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Tory MP sold information to spies

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 5:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK Conservative MP who sold information to communist spies
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Philippine massacre witness dead

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 5:41
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Another potential witness in a trial over the massacre of 57 people in the Philippines has been killed, a prosecutor says.
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VIDEO: Police restore order after migrant riots

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 6:21
related countries: China China

Police are guarding government buildings in a town in southern China after two nights of rioting by migrant workers.
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Russia 'backs Annan's Syria plan'

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 7:29
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russia and other major powers say they will support UN and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan's plan for a Syrian national unity cabinet, western diplomats say.
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Sierra Leone seeks to move into 'slave tourism'

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 7:37
related countries: United States United States, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone seeks to profit from US 'slave tourism'
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Megaupload raid warrant 'invalid'

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 7:55
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Warrants used to carry out a search and seize data from online storage site Megaupload were invalid, a New Zealand judge rules.
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Aussies our real test - Anderson

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 8:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia
related places: Anderson

James Anderson says the five-match series against Australia will show how far England have progressed as a one-day side.
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Phelps beats Lochte at US trials

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 8:07
related countries: United States United States

Olympic champion Michael Phelps beats rival Ryan Lochte to win the 200m freestyle final at the US Olympic trials.
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Portugal's penalty plan backfires

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 8:36
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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NY Times launches site in Chinese

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 8:38
related countries: China China

The New York Times launches a Chinese language version of its website in a bid to tap into the world's biggest internet market.
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Australia votes down asylum bill

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 8:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia's parliament votes down an asylum bill after fierce debate reignited by the sinking of two boats in the past week.
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VIDEO: A closer look at Angela Merkel

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 8:50
related countries: Greece Greece

Angela Merkel is vilified in Greece, largely approved of in her homeland, and admired from much further afield, but what is she like?
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Mexico election campaign wraps up

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 9:19
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Campaigning officially ends in Mexico's presidential election, with candidates making their final push for support on Sunday.
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Escaped killer climbed jail wall

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 9:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Convicted murderer John Massey, 64, who has escaped from Pentonville prison in north London, climbed the wall using a makeshift rope, the BBC understands.
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Man falls from hill of Acropolis

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 9:39
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

A man is badly injured after falling from the hill of the Acropolis overlooking Athens in what may have been a suicide attempt.
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VIDEO: Florida drenched by Tropical Storm

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 9:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Householder Don Shemwell describes ''Biblical flood type of rain'' after Tropical Storm Debby drenches the US state of Florida.
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Farrell returns to England set-up

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 10:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Saracens head coach Andy Farrell is to rejoin the England coaching staff after signing a three-year deal.
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The gastric challenge of an Italian wedding

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 10:12
related countries: Italy Italy

The ultimate gastric challenge of an Italian wedding
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Veolia's £1.2bn UK water arm sale

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 10:47
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

French utility Veolia Environnement sold its regulated UK water business for £1.24bn ($1.92bn) in a deal aimed at reducing its debts.
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Bangladesh calls off flood rescue

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 11:09
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Rescuers in Bangladesh call off efforts to find people still missing or trapped after floods and landslides kill at least 110 people in the south-east.
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German unemployment rises in June

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 11:34
related countries: Germany Germany

The number of people out of work in Germany rises by 7,000 in June to give a jobless rate of 6.8%, according to official figures.
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India spy returns from Pakistan

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 12:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Indian citizen Surjeet Singh returns after more than 30 years in a Pakistani jail, and admits to spying for his country.
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Hodgson & Mears quit England duty

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 12:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bath

England fly-half Charlie Hodgson and hooker Lee Mears announce their retirements from international rugby.
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Turkey steps up Syria defences

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 13:00
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkey deploys anti-aircraft guns along its border with Syria; meanwhile, explosions are reported outside court buildings in central Damascus.
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Timbuktu on Unesco danger list

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 13:01
related countries: Mali Mali

Mali's historical city of Timbuktu is put on the UN cultural agency's danger list as violence in the country's north escalates.
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Beckham left out of Olympic squad

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 13:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former England captain David Beckham is not selected for the Great Britain football squad for London 2012.
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Egypt jail terms over Israel deal

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 13:21
related countries: Israel Israel, Egypt Egypt

Egypt's former oil minister and a fugitive businessman are sentenced to 15 years each for a controversial deal which sold cheap gas to Israel.
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Karadzic fails in acquittal bid

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 13:52
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic fails in his bid at The Hague war crimes tribunal to be cleared of all charges against him.
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Hamas man 'assassinated' in Syria

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 14:03
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Palestinian Islamist militant group Hamas says one of its members has been assassinated in the Syrian capital Damascus.
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China shows force in Shaxi after worker riots

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 14:19
related countries: China China
related places: Shaxi

China restores order after riots but grievances remain
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Deadly car bombs strike Baghdad

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 15:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 14 people are killed and dozens wounded in a series of car bomb attacks in and around the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
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Fifteen dead in Pakistan blasts

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 16:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 15 people are killed in two separate attacks in Pakistan.
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Blasts rock main Damascus court

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 16:10
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Explosions rock the main court in Syria's capital, Damascus, in what appears to be a symbolic strike at the heart of the authority of President Assad.
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Kenya runner in stabbing charge

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 16:12
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan police charge the world's 3,000m steeplechase champion, Ezekiel Kemboi, with assault after a woman said he stabbed her on Wednesday night.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's fat cops battle the bulge

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 16:20
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Officers in Pakistan's Punjab police force are busy exercising after they were told that anyone with a waist over 40 inches will be tied down to a desk job from 1 July.
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VIDEO: Are these the fastest shoes?

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 16:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A design student from London invents lightweight shoes for sprinters that he claims are the fastest in the world.
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Calm Murray passes Karlovic test

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 16:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Britain's Andy Murray overcomes big-serving Ivo Karlovic in four sets to reach the third round of Wimbledon.
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US state 'knew of chimp danger'

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 17:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for a US woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack in 2009 file papers saying officials failed to seize the animal despite knowing it was dangerous.
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Ashes rivals defend ODI series

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 17:27
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook and Australia skipper Michael Clarke insist their upcoming one-day series is far from meaningless.
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Oldest pottery cooking pot found

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 18:12
related countries: United States United States, China China

US archaeologists working in southern China find the oldest known sample of pottery, used to cook food or maybe to brew alcohol.
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Vivendi boss leaving over dispute

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 18:41
related countries: France France

The boss of French media and telecoms group Vivendi is quitting his job following a dispute with his board over the company's future strategy.
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Summit ponders action on Paraguay

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 19:09
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina Argentina, United States United States

South American foreign ministers of the Mercosur bloc gather in Argentina to discuss measures against Paraguay over President Lugo's impeachment.
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US healthcare reform law upheld

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 19:16
related countries: United States United States

A key component of US President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform act, called the "individual mandate", is upheld, the Supreme Court rules.
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Queen unveils RAF bomber memorial

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 19:19
related countries: Germany Germany

A £6m memorial to the 55,573 airmen of Bomber Command who died fighting the Axis powers during WWII has been unveiled by the Queen.
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Karlovic 'cheated' by officials

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 19:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Ivo Karlovic questions the integrity of Wimbledon after he is foot-faulted 11 times in his defeat by Britain's Andy Murray.
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'Serious questions' for Barclays

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 19:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime minister David Cameron says Barclays' management face "serious questions" about their role in allegations that bank lending rates were manipulated for financial gain.
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Row over musicians' Games fee

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 19:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Musicians accuse London 2012 organisers of asking acts to play for nothing despite agreeing that professionals would be paid.
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Germany 1-2 Italy

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 20:41
related countries: Italy Italy, Germany Germany, Spain Spain

Mario Balotelli scores two superb goals as Italy shock Germany to book a Euro 2012 final showdown with Spain in Kiev.
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VIDEO: US healthcare reform law upheld

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 21:39
related countries: United States United States

In a 5-4 decision Supreme Court judges have upheld President Obama's healthcare reforms.
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Belo Horizonte builds for World Cup 2014

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 22:29
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian city that saw one of biggest shocks in World Cup history prepares for 2014
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Best night of my life - Balotelli

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 22:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Mario Balotelli describes his match-winning performance in Italy's Euro 2012 semi-final win as the best night of his life.
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VIDEO: Racing on an ancient Olympic track

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 23:50
related countries: Greece Greece

Matthew Stadlen travelled to Olympia to find out about the original games held in ancient Greece.
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US attorney general 'in contempt'

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 23:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

Congress votes for the first time to hold a US attorney general in contempt, after a political battle over a botched gun-running investigation.
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Man killed amid flash flood chaos

Thursday 28th of June 2012, 23:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man dies, thousands are without power and roads and rail lines blocked as heavy downpours bring chaos to parts of the UK.
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