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Karlovic 'cheated' by officials

Friday 29th of June 2012, 0:04
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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Heat on Paraguay over Lugo action

Friday 29th of June 2012, 0:06
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguay's neighbours weigh reaction to president's removal
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VIDEO: Syrian president rejects intervention

Friday 29th of June 2012, 2:37
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's president has said he will not accept any foreign intervention to end the violence in his country.
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Holocaust survivor pageant held

Friday 29th of June 2012, 2:41
related countries: Israel Israel

A beauty pageant for Holocaust survivors has been held in Israel for the first time, stirring controversy.
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China granted Iran oil reprieve

Friday 29th of June 2012, 3:24
related countries: China China, Iran Iran, United States United States

The United States grants China a six-month reprieve from financial sanctions for buying Iranian oil.
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Many thousands flee Assam floods

Friday 29th of June 2012, 4:15
related countries: India India

Almost one million people are forced to leave their homes by floods in India as torrential rains lash the north-eastern state of Assam.
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Hu Jintao faces restive Hong Kong public

Friday 29th of June 2012, 5:47
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hu Jintao faces restive Hong Kong public on handover visit
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Clockwork Orange songs make debut

Friday 29th of June 2012, 5:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Songs written by A Clockwork Orange author Anthony Burgess for a musical version of his novel are performed in the UK for the first time.
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Petronas in $5.3bn Progress deal

Friday 29th of June 2012, 5:59
related countries: Canada Canada, Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's Petronas agrees to buy Canada's Progress Energy Resources in a deal worth 5.5bn Canadian dollars ($5.3bn; £3.4bn).
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India police kill '17 Maoists'

Friday 29th of June 2012, 5:59
related countries: India India

Police in India say they have killed 17 Maoist rebels in an overnight clash in the central state of Chhattisgarh.
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Munich victims tribute rejected

Friday 29th of June 2012, 6:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Calls for the victims of the Munich Olympic massacre to be remembered at the opening of the London 2012 have been rebuffed by the organisers.
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US declares disaster in Colorado

Friday 29th of June 2012, 7:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

President Barack Obama declares a disaster in the US state of Colorado, where wildfires have forced tens of thousands from their homes.
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Paes 'disheartened' by tennis row

Friday 29th of June 2012, 7:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leander Paes, India's number one tennis player, says he is "disheartened" by the recent row over the selection of teams for London Olympics.
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Eurozone agrees on banks rescue

Friday 29th of June 2012, 7:23
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

EU leaders agree to use the eurozone's bailout fund to directly support struggling banks, an apparent concession by Germany to Spain and Italy.
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Shia strike over Quetta attack

Friday 29th of June 2012, 7:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Hazara, Quetta

A strike is called by an ethnic Hazara political group in the Pakistani city of Quetta, a day after an attack on a bus carrying Shia pilgrims killed 13 people.
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Gaddafi loyalist seeks UK asylum

Friday 29th of June 2012, 7:58
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Libyan man who was deported in the wake of the murder of PC Yvonne Fletcher in 1984 is now seeking political asylum in the UK, a BBC investigation discovers.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh calls off flood rescue

Friday 29th of June 2012, 8:20
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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Phelps bids for eight gold repeat

Friday 29th of June 2012, 8:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China
related places: London

Michael Phelps, who won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, confirms he intends to compete in the same events in London.
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VIDEO: Russia's arms trade with Syria

Friday 29th of June 2012, 8:35
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

Hillary Clinton is due to meet her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov for the first time since the US secretary of state accused Russia of lying over the shipment of attack helicopters to Syria.
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Flaming Lips set live show record

Friday 29th of June 2012, 8:55
related countries: United States United States

US rockers The Flaming Lips set a new Guinness World Record for performing the most live shows in different cities over 24 hours.
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Campaigning with nappies in hand

Friday 29th of June 2012, 9:05
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The candidate campaigning in Iceland with a newborn
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Xinjiang 'hijack attempt foiled'

Friday 29th of June 2012, 9:15
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Crew and passengers foil a hijack attempt by six people on a plane in the restive Xinjiang region, Chinese state media and an official say.
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Why Russia sells Syria arms

Friday 29th of June 2012, 9:42
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Why Moscow is sticking to its arms contracts with Syria
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How DR Congo rebels make their money

Friday 29th of June 2012, 10:21
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Secrets revealed of how Congo's militias make their money
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VIDEO: China's first woman in space returns

Friday 29th of June 2012, 10:53
related countries: China China

A Chinese space capsule carrying three crew members has returned to Earth following a 13-day mission.
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Scientists 'hack' flying drone

Friday 29th of June 2012, 10:54
related countries: United States United States

US researchers take control of a flying drone by sending a "spoof" signal to its GPS system - acting on a dare from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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South Korea postpones Japan pact

Friday 29th of June 2012, 11:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

The South Korean government abruptly postpones signing a military intelligence agreement with Japan in response to anti-Japanese sentiment.
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Suu Kyi told to stop saying Burma

Friday 29th of June 2012, 12:13
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese officials tell pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to call the country by its official name, Myanmar.
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RBS boss Hester not taking bonus

Friday 29th of June 2012, 12:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stephen Hester, chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, says he will not take a bonus for this year because of recent IT problems.
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US Kenya envoy Gration resigns

Friday 29th of June 2012, 12:25
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United States United States
related places: Washington

US envoy to Kenya Scott Gration announces his resignation, citing "differences in leadership style and priorities" with Washington.
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Lukashenko to attend Euro final

Friday 29th of June 2012, 12:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Belarus Belarus
related places: Kiev

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is set to attend the finals of the Euro 2012 football championship in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
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China blogger wins Bo Xilai case

Friday 29th of June 2012, 13:03
related countries: China China

The detention of a Chinese blogger who mocked scandal-hit politician Bo Xilai was illegal, a court says.
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China spacecraft returns to Earth

Friday 29th of June 2012, 13:22
related countries: China China

China's space capsule returns to Earth after a mission which saw the country's first manual docking procedure and its first woman in space.
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Travel disruption after downpours

Friday 29th of June 2012, 13:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Transport, power supplies and schools are still disrupted as the clean-up gets under way following flooding across parts of the UK.
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King calls for new bank culture

Friday 29th of June 2012, 13:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King has called for a change in the UK's banking culture, saying customers received "shoddy" treatment.
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Assad rejects external solution

Friday 29th of June 2012, 14:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's president says he will not accept any solution to his country's crisis imposed from outside, as key nations prepare for a meeting in Geneva.
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China's yuan convertibility trial

Friday 29th of June 2012, 14:09
related countries: China China

China is setting up a special zone to experiment with the yuan's convertibility, the latest step in its moves to open up its capital markets.
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Live worm found in patient's eye

Friday 29th of June 2012, 14:22
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Doctors in the Indian city of Mumbai extract a 12.5cm-long live worm from a patient's eye, saying he is lucky it did not end up in his brain.
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Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya

Friday 29th of June 2012, 15:05
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

A Kenyan driver has been killed and four foreign aid workers kidnapped at a refugee camp in Kenya close to the border with Somalia, police say.
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Gazprom 'pipeline may reach UK'

Friday 29th of June 2012, 15:18
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russian gas giant Gazprom may extend its Baltic pipeline to reach the UK, the Associated Press reports.
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Olympic torchbearer goes missing

Friday 29th of June 2012, 15:30
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

An Ethiopian teenager who was an Olympic torchbearer goes missing from a hotel in Nottingham.
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Chimps badly maul American man

Friday 29th of June 2012, 15:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

An American man is reported to be in a serious condition in hospital after being severely bitten and dragged through an enclosure by two chimps in South Africa.
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China blocks Bloomberg websites

Friday 29th of June 2012, 15:51
related countries: China China

Internet users in mainland China are unable to access Bloomberg's website, after access was blocked by the Chinese authorities.
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What can Geneva achieve in Syria?

Friday 29th of June 2012, 16:08
related countries: Syria Syria

Can Geneva meeting wield fresh hope for Syria crisis?
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VIDEO: 'End of era' inscriptions discovered

Friday 29th of June 2012, 16:10
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Archaeologists in Guatemala announce the discovery of Mayan panels referring to the final date of the Mayan calendar.
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I Love Lucy actress dies aged 92

Friday 29th of June 2012, 16:39
related countries: United States United States

The actress Doris Singleton who appeared in the 1950s American sitcom, I Love Lucy, has died at the age of 92.
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Jackson Super Bowl ruling stands

Friday 29th of June 2012, 16:41
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court says it will not resinstate a $550,000 (£350,000) fine for Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl.
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Sudan protesters 'tear-gassed'

Friday 29th of June 2012, 17:07
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Sudanese police fire tear gas at people protesting at recent austerity measures in the capital, Khartoum, witnesses say.
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Evans prepared for Wiggins battle

Friday 29th of June 2012, 17:10
related countries: France France

Defending champion Cadel Evans says he is ready for a "battle" with Tour de France rival Bradley Wiggins.
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Watson overpowered by Radwanska

Friday 29th of June 2012, 17:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

British number four Heather Watson is outclassed 6-0 6-2 by Agnieszka Radwanska in the third round at Wimbledon.
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Man dead in Westfield stabbing

Friday 29th of June 2012, 17:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Westfield, London

A man dies and two others are stabbed during a fight at the Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, east London.
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England & Wales only for Team GB

Friday 29th of June 2012, 17:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

There will be no Scottish or Northern Irish players in the British men's Olympic football squad when it is announced.
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London Welsh win promotion appeal

Friday 29th of June 2012, 17:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London Welsh win their appeal over their eligibility for promotion, which sees Newcastle Falcons relegated from the Premiership.
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Egypt's Mursi hails Tahrir crowds

Friday 29th of June 2012, 18:16
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egyptian President-Elect Mohamed Mursi swears a symbolic oath in an address to protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
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Escaped murderer Massey captured

Friday 29th of June 2012, 18:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Kent

Convicted murderer John Massey, who escaped from Pentonville prison in north London on Wednesday has been arrested in Kent, police say.
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England hold on to win first ODI

Friday 29th of June 2012, 19:27
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eoin Morgan hits a superb unbeaten 89 off 63 balls as England beat Australia by 15 runs in the opening ODI at Lord's.
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Cricketer Butt demands new trial

Friday 29th of June 2012, 19:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt disputes his conviction in Britain for spot-fixing and calls for a new trial in his homeland.
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Anti-Chavez TV channel pays fine

Friday 29th of June 2012, 19:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

A Venezuelan news channel critical of President Hugo Chavez pays a $2.1m fine after the Supreme Court places a seizure order on assets worth nearly three times that amount.
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Merkel defends compromise on euro

Friday 29th of June 2012, 20:21
related countries: Italy Italy, Germany Germany, Spain Spain

Chancellor Merkel defends a deal to use eurozone bailout funds to help banks, a concession to Spain and Italy which sends stocks soaring.
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Paraguay suspended from Mercosur

Friday 29th of June 2012, 21:15
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina Argentina, United States United States

The Mercosur bloc suspends Paraguay a week after the impeachment of President Fernando Lugo, but decides not to impose economic sanctions on the landlocked South American nation.
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Key Syria talks face 'difficulty'

Friday 29th of June 2012, 21:36
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United States United States

Areas of "difficulty and difference" remain between Russia and the US ahead of key talks on the crisis in Syria, a US official says.
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VIDEO: US declares disaster in Colorado

Friday 29th of June 2012, 21:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Colorado

President Barack Obama declares a disaster in the US state of Colorado, where wildfires have forced tens of thousands from their homes.
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VIDEO: UAE campaign promotes conservative dress

Friday 29th of June 2012, 21:47
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

As locals in the United Arab Emirates increasingly feel that their culture is not being respected, a campaign to promote conservative dress is getting attention.
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VIDEO: Assad rejects external Syria solution

Friday 29th of June 2012, 21:52
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's president has said he will not accept any solution to his country's crisis imposed from outside, as major powers prepare to meet in Geneva.
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VIDEO: On the campaign trail with baby

Friday 29th of June 2012, 21:56
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Thora Arnosdottir, a journalist and former game show host who gave birth just one month ago, is due to find out if she will become Iceland's next president.
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Lebanon sucked into Syria crisis

Friday 29th of June 2012, 22:02
related countries: Syria Syria

How Lebanon is being dragged into a wider crisis
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VIDEO: Egypt's Mursi hails Tahrir crowds

Friday 29th of June 2012, 22:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egyptian President-elect Mohamed Mursi praises crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the focal point of protests that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak.
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Eta suspects remanded by UK court

Friday 29th of June 2012, 22:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

Two Spanish members of the Basque separatist group Eta are remanded in custody by a London court over alleged terrorist offences.
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Shares rise on eurozone bank deal

Friday 29th of June 2012, 22:42
related countries: United States United States

European and US stock markets rise after eurozone leaders agreed a bailout deal for struggling debt-laden banks.
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Armstrong is charged over doping

Friday 29th of June 2012, 22:43
related countries: France France

Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is charged with using performance-enhancing drugs by the USADA.
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Congress averts student loan rise

Friday 29th of June 2012, 22:51
related countries: United States United States

In a rare outbreak of bipartisan voting, the US Congress passes a measure preventing student loan interest rates from doubling.
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Armed Forces Day being celebrated

Friday 29th of June 2012, 23:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of people are expected to take part in special events across Britain to honour the country's armed service personnel.
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Missing Olympic torchbearer found

Friday 29th of June 2012, 23:42
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

A 15-year-old Ethiopian boy who was an Olympic torchbearer is found 24 hours after going missing in Nottingham.
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