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Entrepreneurial spirit takes hold in China

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 0:03
related countries: China China

Chinese use fake gold bars and self-help books to get ahead
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'Love commandos' help Indian couples

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 0:10
related countries: India India

The ‘Love Commandos’ who enable inter-caste marriage
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The meaning of 'solidarity' in the eurozone

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 0:20
related countries: United States United States

Lessons from US history for the crisis-hit eurozone
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Guatemalan 'peace cardinal' dies

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 0:58
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemalan Cardinal Rodolfo Quezada Toruno, who played a key role in ending a long civil war in 1996, dies aged 80.
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Let victims 'track crimes' online

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 1:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Victims of crime in England and Wales should be able to track the progress of their cases online, think-tank IPPR suggests in a report.
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A slow-motion tragedy in Syria

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 1:14
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russian co-operation is vital for effective action on Syria
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Caucasus conflict 'may escalate'

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 2:51
related countries: Armenia Armenia, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warns that border clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan could lead to a broader conflict in the Caucasus.
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Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 3:40
related countries: China China

China blocks access to the term "Shanghai Composite Index" on some of the country's most popular microblogging sites.
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Wisconsin faces rare recall vote

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 4:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

The governor of the US state of Wisconsin faces a rare recall election in a race closely watched as a test of key Republican policies.
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NZ signs Nato partnership deal

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 4:44
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand signs an agreement with Nato to boost cooperation in areas such as terrorism, military training and intelligence.
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Australia lowers key rate to 3.5%

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 5:21
related countries: Australia Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rates for the second time in as many months amid concerns of a slowdown in the economy.
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Beacons ignited to mark Jubilee

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 5:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee festivities continue with thousands of beacons lit in the UK and a concert at Buckingham Palace.
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MF Global boss 'could be sued'

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 7:35
related countries: United States United States

The former head of bankrupt US broker MF Global, Jon Corzine, could face legal action over the firm's collapse, the liquidating trustee says.
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VIDEO: Austrian village 'cloned' in China

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 7:43
related countries: Austria Austria, China China
related places: Hallstatt

The Alpine village of Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps has been recreated in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong.
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BP faces new Russian court action

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 7:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Attempts by BP to sell its stake in a Russian joint venture, TNK-BP, have been complicated by renewed court action in Siberia by minority shareholders.
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Man Utd agree deal to sign Kagawa

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 8:22
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Kagawa

Manchester United agree a deal reported to be worth an initial £12m to sign Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund.
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Murray fightback crushes Gasquet

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 9:39
related countries: France France

Andy Murray rallies from a dismal start to defeat Richard Gasquet in four sets to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open.
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How the school run can make Kenyan champions

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 9:56
related countries: Kenya Kenya

How Kenyans' dangerous run to school can produce champions
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Move to curb South Korean suicide

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 10:47
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea appoints a team to scan the internet for suicide-related material as part of a move to cut suicide rates in the country.
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China in foreign pollution order

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 11:24
related countries: China China

Foreign embassies in China should refrain from publishing their own independent air pollution readings, a senior Chinese official warns.
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Australia 6-9 Scotland

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 11:31
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Greig Laidlaw knocks over a penalty in added on time as Scotland secure their first win in Australia since 1982.
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Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 11:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Boring, Dull, Perthshire

Residents of the Perthshire village of Dull await news on a possible tie-up with the US town of Boring.
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Ahmadinejad critic named speaker

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 11:50
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's parliament re-elects a critic of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as speaker, following an election victory by his conservative opponents.
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Ukraine MPs back language bill

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 12:01
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Russia Russia

A bill to boost the status of the Russian language in Ukraine passes its first hurdle in parliament, amid strong opposition.
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Singapore high-rise death action

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 12:36
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore tightens rules on how maids clean windows in high-rise flats following an increase in work-related deaths this year.
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Soldier shot in Afghanistan named

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 12:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier killed in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue a kidnapped policeman is named as Pte Gregg Thomas Stone by the Ministry of Defence.
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Libya's former spy chief in court

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 13:03
related countries: Libya Libya

The first senior official from the former Libyan regime, Abu Zeid Omar Dorda, is charged in connection with the conflict that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.
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World's 'oldest fish trap' found

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 13:04
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Wooden fish traps said to be some 9,000 years old are found in the Baltic Sea off Sweden, possibly the oldest such traps in existence.
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Russia and China united on Syria

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 13:29
related countries: Russia Russia, China China

China and Russia reinforce their opposition to foreign intervention in Syria, as Russian President Vladimr Putin arrives in Beijing.
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Deadly clash on Armenian border

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 13:30
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Armenia Armenia

Armenian forces shoot dead five Azerbaijani soldiers a day after three Armenians are killed in fighting along the two countries' border.
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Stosur sets up Errani semi-final

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 13:55
related countries: France France

Sixth seed Sam Stosur beats Dominka Cibulkova to book a French Open semi-final against Italy's Sara Errani.
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US drone 'targets al-Qaeda chief'

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 14:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Monday

A US drone strike on Monday in Pakistan targeted al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi, US officials confirm.
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Ferdinand 'one of England's best'

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 14:12
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rafael Van der Vaart says Rio Ferdinand is one of England's top defenders and is surprised by his Euro 2012 omission.
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S Lanka reporter's fate 'unknown'

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 14:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A senior Sri Lankan official says that he has no idea about the whereabouts of a missing journalist seven months after saying he believed the man was alive and living abroad.
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I want to stay at Real - Ronaldo

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 15:28
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Real

Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to end his career at Real Madrid after winning his first Spanish league title.
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Murray unfazed by Ferrer record

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 15:32
related countries: France France

Andy Murray admits he feared injury would end his French Open - as he bids to beat David Ferrer on clay for the first time.
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Germans scrutinise ties with Israel

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 16:15
related countries: Israel Israel

Submarine sales prompt Germans to re-examine ties with Israel
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Haye-Chisora alternatives emerge

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 16:22
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg

One of the organisers of the David Haye-Dereck Chisora bout says "at least" five other bodies have offered to sanction the event should the Luxembourg Boxing Federation pull out.
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Syria bars Western ambassadors

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 16:30
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria declares as unwelcome the ambassadors of several Western states, a week after governments around the world expelled its top diplomats.
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Panetta hails India security role

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 16:35
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Washington, Asia

US defence secretary Leon Panetta emphasises India's role in providing security for Asia, including Afghanistan, during a Delhi visit.
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Far right defend Breivik in court

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 16:40
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Breivik

Defence witnesses from the far right in Norway support Anders Behring Breivik's views on Islam in court on Day 31 of his murder trial.
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Pakistan angered by drone strike

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 17:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Pakistan summons a US envoy to protest against a surge in drone attacks, the latest of which targeted al-Qaeda's second in command.
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Lagos crash air company suspended

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 17:21
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Lagos

Nigeria's civil aviation authority suspends the operational licence of Dana Air after one of its planes crashed in a busy Lagos suburb, killing at least 153.
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VIDEO: Quake-damaged Italian tower demolished

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 17:22
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Poggio Renatico, Ferrara

The bell tower of the church of Archangel Saint Michael, in Poggio Renatico in the province of Ferrara, has been demolished through a controlled explosion.
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G7 discusses eurozone debt crisis

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 18:49
related countries: Spain Spain

G7 finance chiefs hold emergency talks as Spain's finance minister says credit markets are "effectively shut" to his country.
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Bulgaria finds 'vampire' remains

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 18:53
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists unearth two skeletons from the Middle Ages pierced through the chest with iron rods to supposedly keep them from turning into vampires.
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Paraguay leader acknowledges son

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 19:05
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo says he will recognise that he is the father of a 10-year-old child born when he was still a Roman Catholic bishop.
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Djokovic & Federer post epic wins

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 19:31
related countries: France France

World number one Novak Djokovic and top seed Roger Federer scrape through to set up French Open semi-final meeting.
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Flights resume at Tripoli airport

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 20:37
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Some air traffic resumes at Tripoli's main airport, a day after it was seized by a Libyan militia group - but questions remain about security.
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US pulls Pakistan Sesame St aid

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 20:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Islamabad

Funding for the Pakistani version of the children's television series Sesame Street is being withdrawn, US officials in Islamabad say.
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Probe urged into Jubilee stewards

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 21:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ministers are urged to look into claims that unemployed people hired as unpaid stewards during the Jubilee ended up having to sleep under London Bridge.
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Florida anti-Cuba law challenged

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 21:04
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Florida

The US subsidiary of big Brazilian construction company Odebrecht goes to court over Florida legislation that bans business with Cuba.
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France win ahead of England game

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 21:22
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Turkey Turkey, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Ukraine Ukraine, Sweden Sweden, France France, Estonia Estonia

France warm up for their match against England with a 4-0 victory over Estonia, while Sweden beat Serbia and Ukraine lose to Turkey.
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VIDEO: Canada murder suspect in court

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 21:35
related countries: Canada Canada, Germany Germany

The Canadian porn actor wanted for the murder and dismemberment of his lover has told a judge he will not fight his extradition from Germany, prosecutors say.
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Gay marriage nears US top court

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 21:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Supporters of California's same-sex marriage ban plan to appeal to the US Supreme Court, after a court refused to reconsider its legality.
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VIDEO: China and Russia show unity over Syria

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 21:41
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Syria has declared as unwelcome the ambassadors of several Western states, a week after governments around the world expelled its top diplomats.
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Porn actor in court over murder

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 21:43
related countries: Canada Canada, Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

The Canadian porn actor wanted for the murder and dismemberment of his lover will not oppose his extradition from Germany, prosecutors say.
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Strike 'killed top al-Qaeda man'

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 22:39
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Senior

Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Yahya al-Libi died in a drone strike in a volatile tribal area of Pakistan, a US official tells the BBC.
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Cairo protest at Mubarak verdict

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 22:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Thousands of Egyptians continue protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square against the verdicts handed down in the trial of Hosni Mubarak, his sons and aides.
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Nine selected for Sandusky jury

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 23:00
related countries: United States United States

Nine jurors are picked in the sexual abuse trial of US football coach Jerry Sandusky, after a judge rules accusers cannot use pseudonyms.
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GB athletes 'will learn anthem'

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Charles

Athletes chosen to represent Team GB at the London Olympics will know the national anthem, says UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee.
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Napoleon's English letter on show

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 23:16
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A rare letter written by the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in fledgling English goes on show in Paris ahead of an auction at the weekend.
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Giant solar plane lands in Rabat

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 23:30
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Spain Spain

A giant solar-powered plane lands in Morocco's capital Rabat after flying from Spain, completing the second leg of its pioneering journey.
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Has skin whitening in India gone too far?

Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 23:59
related countries: India India

Has skin whitening in India gone too far?
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