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Ghana plane crash-lands into bus

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 0:28
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Accra

A cargo plane crash-lands and hits a bus near the international airport in Ghana's capital Accra, officials say, with at least 10 people reported killed.
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Changing views of Afghan forces

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 0:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The photo that won the hearts of Afghans
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VIDEO: Malawi's new president cuts costs

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 0:50
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Malawi's new president, Joyce Banda, is scrapping her luxury presidential jet as part of a series of cost-cutting measures to help the poverty-stricken country.
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Salmond to promote Scotland in US

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 0:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: California

First Minister Alex Salmond is to visit California in a bid to build on economic links and boost inward investment in Scotland.
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On holiday with 'the enemy'

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 0:54
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

Russian tourists in Georgia despite 2008 conflict
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Murder plots detailed in Iraqi court

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 1:04
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Emotional evidence at Iraq vice-president's trial
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VIDEO: 'We're in the middle of revolution'

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 2:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Protesters are spending the night in Egypt's Tahrir Square, following the sentencing of former President Hosni Mubarak for his part in the killing of protesters during Egypt's 2011 revolution.
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Protests erupt over Mubarak trial

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 2:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Huge crowds continue to occupy Cairo's Tahrir Square in protest against the outcome of the trial of Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak.
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Fatal shooting at Toronto mall

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 2:51
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Toronto

Canadian police say one person has been killed and seven more injured in a shooting at Toronto's main central shopping centre.
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UK hostage recovers after rescue

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 2:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A British aid worker, rescued from a remote hide-out in north-east Afghanistan by UK and US special forces soldiers is recovering from her ordeal.
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Deadly Lebanon clashes over Syria

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 3:54
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon, Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

At least nine people are killed and many injured in the Lebanese port city of Tripoli, as clashes erupt linked to unrest across the border in Syria.
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VIDEO: Deadly Lebanon clashes over Syria

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 4:59
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon, Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

At least nine people have been killed and more than 20 hurt in the Lebanese port of Tripoli, in clashes linked to unrest across the border in Syria.
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VIDEO: Hunting with real-life Crocodile Dundee

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 5:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Saltwater crocodiles in Australia are a real threat to the humans, so conservationists seek to protect both humans and crocodiles, but it is a dangerous business as a BBC film crew discovers.
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VIDEO: 'I developed camel shampoo'

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 5:41
related countries: Germany Germany

With her German partners, Birgit Maria Kemphues has helped to develop an organic camel shampoo made from German pine trees.
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Mongolia ex-leader condemns trial

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 6:06
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Mongolian ex-President Nambar Enkhbayar tells the BBC the authorities in his country are waging a politically motivated campaign against him.
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Lebanon sends troops to port city

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 7:35
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon, Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The Lebanese authorities deploy extra troops to the port city of Tripoli to keep the peace after Syria-linked sectarian clashes erupt there.
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Big powers jockey in the Pacific

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 7:54
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Pacific, Asia

US and China's rivalry sends ripples across Asia-Pacific
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Soldier shot in Afghanistan named

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 8:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier who died in southern Afghanistan on 1 June has been named as Cpl Michael John Thacker, from 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh, The Royal Welch Fusiliers.
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Cahill 'should be fit' - Brooking

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 8:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gary Cahill should be fit for England's Euro 2012 campaign, FA Director of Football Development Sir Trevor Brooking tells BBC Sport.
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England decide to rest Anderson

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 8:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

With the series won, England pace bowler James Anderson is rested for the third Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston.
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Housewives actress Joosten dies

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 8:51
related countries: United States United States

US TV actress Kathryn Joosten, best known for her roles in Desperate Housewives and The West Wing, dies at the age of 72.
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Assad denies Houla massacre role

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 10:32
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's President Assad denies any government role in the Houla massacre and calls it an "ugly crime", in his first public comments since the killings.
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VIDEO: Fatal shooting at Canadian mall

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 11:05
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Toronto

One person has been killed and seven others injured in a shooting at Toronto's main central shopping centre, Canadian police have said.
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Deadly blast hits Nigeria church

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 13:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Bauchi

A suicide bomber kills at least nine other people near a church in the Nigerian city of Bauchi, amid rising violence by Islamic sect Boko Haram.
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Warren to sue over fight 'threat'

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 13:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Frank Warren intends to sue the British Boxing Board of Control over its stance on Haye-Chisora fight.
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Grenade attacker hits Serbia club

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 13:54
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A man kills three people - reportedly including himself - with a hand grenade after being refused entry to a village nightclub in Serbia.
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Egypt activists maintain pressure

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 14:12
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egyptian protesters occupy Cairo's Tahrir Square in an effort to capitalise on popular anger following the trial of ex-President Hosni Mubarak.
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Murray expects tough Gasquet test

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 14:14
related countries: France France

Andy Murray expects a tight encounter when he meets Richard Gasquet in the French Open fourth round on Monday.
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Japan 'doomsday cult member' held

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 14:20
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

A woman who may be a Japanese cult member wanted for the 1995 gas attacks on the Tokyo subway has been arrested, Japanese media say.
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Kuyt leaves Reds for Fenerbahce

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 14:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Turkey Turkey

Turkish side Fenerbahce sign Liverpool's 31-year-old Dutch striker Dirk Kuyt on a three-year contract.
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VIDEO: Assad denies Houla massacre role

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 15:04
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad denies his government's forces had any role in the Houla massacre, in which more than 100 people were killed.
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Off-colour Djokovic edges through

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 15:30
related countries: France France

Top seed Novak Djokovic comes from two sets down to beat Andreas Seppi and reach the French Open quarter-finals.
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TV star Richard Dawson dies at 79

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 15:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: English, Hogan

Richard Dawson, the English-born actor and TV host who found fame in the US at the helm of game show Family Feud and in sitcom Hogan's Heroes, dies.
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Plane crashes into Lagos building

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 15:51
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Lagos

A passenger plane crashes into a building in Nigeria's main city of Lagos, officials say, but there is no word yet on casualties.
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Cyprus 'may seek bailout funds'

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 16:55
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Cyprus edges closer to a bailout, with the central bank governor adding to speculation that the country may need European Union aid.
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Strokosch aims to upset Wallabies

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 17:22
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Flanker Alasdair Strokosch believes Scotland can knock Australia out of their stride in New South Wales on Tuesday.
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Thousands cheer torch relay in NI

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 18:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Belfast

Crowds line the route of the Olympic torch relay between Belfast and Portrush.
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Shock exit for Azarenka in Paris

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 18:50
related countries: France France, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Paris

World number one Victoria Azarenka is out of the French Open after a shock fourth round defeat by Dominika Cibulkova.
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Brazil's biggest landfill closes

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 18:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's biggest open-air landfill closes in Rio de Janeiro, a move welcomed by environmentalists but not by those working at the dump.
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Zimmerman returns to Florida jail

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 19:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

The US neighbourhood watchman charged with the murder of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin is back in jail in Florida, after his bail is revoked.
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Queen's pageant cheered by crowds

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 19:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Huge crowds defy the London rain to watch the Queen's Diamond Jubilee pageant of 1,000 boats sail the Thames - while street parties and lunches are held around the country.
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UK soldier shot dead in Helmand

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 20:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A soldier from The Yorkshire Regiment has been shot dead during a foot patrol in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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US presses China over Tiananmen

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 21:58
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

The US government urges China to free all those still in prison 23 years after Beijing's 1989 crackdown against protesters in Tiananmen Square.
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Colombians shocked by rape case

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 21:59
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Bogota

Thousands of people march in the Colombian capital, Bogota, to demand justice in a case of rape and murder that has shocked the country.
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VIDEO: 'All dead' in Nigeria plane crash

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 22:39
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Lagos

A passenger plane carrying around 150 people, has crashed in a densely populated part Nigeria's largest city Lagos.
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Top Colombian drug lord arrested

Sunday 3rd of June 2012, 23:04
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Los Rastrojos

Top Colombian drug lord Diego Perez Henao, leader of the fast-growing Los Rastrojos cartel, is arrested in neighbouring Venezuela.
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