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Defections put al-Shabab on the run

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 0:18
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Are defections putting Somalia's Islamists on the run?
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In pictures: Afghan security forces in action

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 0:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan forces in action as they take the lead in battle
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Too much love from Angkor's tourists?

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 0:34
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia's Angkor temples are facing threats from tourists
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Brazil's giant garden of art

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 0:39
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil park sets giant works amid nature
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Graduates 'economy boost' set out

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 0:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK graduates contribute to the economy almost 10 times what it costs the state to educate them to degree level, research suggests.
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US arrests 190 over child porn

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 0:46
related countries: United States United States

Police arrest 190 people in several countries - and rescue 18 children - in a major US crackdown on child pornography, officials say.
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VIDEO: Greece's problem with immigration

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 7:41
related countries: Greece Greece

As new elections approach in Greece, immigration is proving to be one of the key issues for voters within the country.
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China in new manned space flight

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 8:12
related countries: China China

China is set to carry out its fourth manned space flight, sending astronauts to work on its space station project.
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Rescue at flooded caravan parks

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 8:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A major rescue is under way at caravan parks in mid Wales after severe flooding, with around 40 people taken to safety so far.
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New Zealand 42-10 Ireland

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 9:30
related countries: Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

New Zealand winger Julian Savea scores three tries on his debut as Ireland are thrashed in the first Test in Auckland.
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US sets up leaks investigation

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 10:36
related countries: United States United States

US Attorney General Eric Holder appoints two prosecutors to lead a criminal investigation into suspected leaks of government secrets.
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Afghanistan's 'graveyard of foreigners'

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 11:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kabul

British cemetery in Kabul highlights history of conquest
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Australia 27-19 Wales

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia fight off a spirited Wales fightback to overcome the sluggish tourists in Saturday's first Test in Brisbane.
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Qubair: Sign of growing sectarian strife

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 12:03
related countries: Syria Syria

Qubair shows sectarian violence may be spiralling in Syria
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'Deadly shelling' in south Syria

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 13:24
related countries: Syria Syria

Shelling by Syrian troops kills 17, including women, in the southern town of Deraa, activists say, as the UN investigates an alleged massacre near Hama.
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French troops killed by Taliban

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 14:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, France France

Four French soldiers are killed and five others wounded in an attack claimed by Taliban insurgents in eastern Afghanistan.
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Major flooding affects mid Wales

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 14:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Severe flooding hits parts of mid Wales and a major rescue operation is continuing with around 150 people taken to safety so far.
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New Great Wall sections opened

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 14:22
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Xinhua

Authorities in Beijing announce that they will open two new sections of the Great Wall of China to ease overcrowding, Xinhua state news agency reports.
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Sharapova wins French Open title

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 14:42
related countries: France France

Maria Sharapova beats Sara Errani in the French Open final to become only the 10th woman to complete a career Grand Slam.
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N Korea denies nuclear test plan

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 14:55
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

North Korea says it has no plans to conduct a third nuclear test "at present", but hits out at what it says is provocation from South Korea.
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VIDEO: Syria conflict: 'Deadly shelling' hits Deraa

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 16:39
related countries: Syria Syria

The Syrian army has killed at least 17 people, including women, during fighting in the southern restive town of Deraa, activists say.
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South Africa 22-17 England

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 16:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Africa overpower a game England to win the first Test of the three-match series in Durban.
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Nadal wary of Djokovic's threat

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 16:58
related countries: France France

Rafael Nadal says he does not see himself as a big favourite against Novak Djokovic in Sunday's French Open final.
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Rio has England future - Hodgson

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 17:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England manager Roy Hodgson has moved to reassure Rio Ferdinand his international career is not over.
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Nigeria police rescue Obodo

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 17:24
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Obodo

Officers of the Nigerian Police Force have rescued Christain Obodo who is said to be unhurt after being kidnapped by armed gunmen n Saturday.
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Ministers discuss Spain bank aid

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 17:40
related countries: Spain Spain

Eurozone ministers have discussed help for Spain's stricken banks, with reports suggesting loans worth up to 100bn euros could be offered.
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Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 17:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh, London

Prince Philip leaves hospital in central London after a five-night stay for the treatment of a bladder infection, on the eve of his 91st birthday.
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Dominant Vettel takes Canada pole

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 18:09
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel takes pole position at Montreal, ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Netherlands 0-1 Denmark

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 18:33
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Netherlands Netherlands

Michael Krohn-Dehli's first-half strike earns Denmark a shock win against a Netherlands side who waste a host of chances.
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ICC staff held after Saif visit

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 18:37
related countries: Libya Libya

The Libyan authorities hold four members of the International Criminal Court's staff who had gone to meet Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi.
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July start for French Afghan exit

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 18:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, France France

France will start pulling its troops out of Afghanistan in July, President Francois Hollande says, speaking hours after the Taliban killed four French soldiers.
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Spain banks get up to 100bn euros

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 19:55
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain is to get up to 100bn euros ($125bn; £80bn) in loans from eurozone funds to try to help shore up its struggling banks, it is announced.
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Brazil journalist Ivan Lessa dies

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 20:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Botswana Botswana
related places: London

Prominent Brazilian journalist and writer Ivan Lessa, a contributor to the BBC for nearly 35 years, dies in London at the age of 77.
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Van Marwijk rues 'penalty' call

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 20:45
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Netherlands Netherlands

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk feels his side were denied a clear penalty in their 1-0 defeat by Denmark.
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Germany 1-0 Portugal

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 21:07
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Germany Germany

Mario Gomez's second-half header ensures Germany make a winning start after Portugal threaten to frustrate Joachim Loew's side.
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Euro crisis 'killing UK recovery'

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 21:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's hopes of economic recovery are being "killed off" by the eurozone crisis, Chancellor George Osborne warns.
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Flooding clean up gets started

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 21:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A clean up starts in parts of mid Wales after severe flooding sparked a major rescue operation which saw 1,000 people moved to safety.
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Hodgson excited at Euro 2012 task

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 21:59
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson says leading England into Euro 2012 against France is the pinnacle of his career.
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Russia 'shuns Syria intervention'

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 22:13
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Russia will continue to oppose military intervention in Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, amid fresh reports of violence across the country.
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Uefa to investigate Russian fans

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 22:15
related countries: Russia Russia, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Uefa begins disciplinary proceedings against the Russian Football Union for 'improper conduct' of fans against the Czech Republic.
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Extra £10m aid for Africa drought

Saturday 9th of June 2012, 23:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An additional £10m will be provided by the UK for countries in West Africa facing the threat of drought, ministers say.
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