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Djokovic easily beats Benneteau

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 0:03
related countries: United States United States

Defending US Open champion Novak Djokovic reaches the fourth round, with victory too for Andy Roddick.
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Why the violence in Assam is not communal

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 0:21
related countries: India India

Why the violence in India's Assam state is not communal
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UK accused over Mubarak-era money

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 0:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is failing in its commitment to freeze assets of the regime of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, a BBC investigation finds.
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VIDEO: New Syria envoy talks of worries

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 1:00
related countries: Syria Syria

The new international envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, has given a pessimistic assessment of the task ahead of him.
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Coconut oil 'attacks' tooth decay

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 1:20
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Coconut oil attacks the bacteria behind tooth decay and could be used as an ingredient in dental care products, says Irish research.
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VIDEO: Veil breakthrough on Egypt state TV

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 2:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A woman presenter has appeared on Egyptian state TV in an Islamic headscarf for what is believed to be the first time since the state channel opened in 1960.
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Etihad ups Virgin Australia stake

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 3:15
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways doubles its stake in Virgin Australia amid a push to increase its global presence.
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Paralympics 'taken to UK's heart'

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 3:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Organisers hail the way the UK has embraced the Paralympics, with the Games set to welcome the one-millionth visitor over the next two days.
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Sharp shares fall on Hon Hai note

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 5:00
related countries: Japan Japan

Shares of Japan's Sharp dip after a report that it has offered to lower the price of its stake sale to Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry.
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VIDEO: Redheads gather for Dutch festival

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 5:25
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Breda, Holland

An annual festival of redheads has been taking place in Breda, Holland.
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Man admits asylum tragedy role

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 7:34
related countries: Iran Iran, Aruba Aruba, Christmas Island Christmas Island

An Iranian-Australian man accused of organising an asylum boat that broke up off Christmas Island in 2010, killing 50 people, admits people-smuggling charges.
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New Zealand to leave Afghanistan

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 7:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand formally announces it will pull its troops out of Afghanistan by April 2013, ending a 10-year deployment.
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Eriksson appointed at Tero Sasana

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 8:47
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Sven-Goran Eriksson is named new technical director for BEC Tero Sasana in Thailand, nearly a year after leaving Leicester City.
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Egypt's sexual harassment 'epidemic'

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 8:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Sexual harassment of women in Egypt 'reaches epidemic levels'
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New UN envoy gloomy at Syria task

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 9:13
related countries: Syria Syria

The new UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, describes his task as "nearly impossible", in comments to the BBC after taking up the post.
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SA Marikana miners to be freed

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 9:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa is to begin freeing 270 strikers whose colleagues were shot dead by police, after murder charges against them were suspended.
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UK manufacturing orders pick up

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 9:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The downturn in UK manufacturing unexpectedly eased last month as domestic orders boosted output, a survey indicates.
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McLaren play down Hamilton tweet

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:01
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton's release of confidential information via Twitter has not caused damage, says technical boss Paddy Lowe.
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Ethiopia to build Meles mausoleum

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:02
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia announces it will build a mausoleum to commemorate the life of former leader Meles Zenawi, who was buried on Sunday.
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Eurozone manufacturing down again

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:04
related countries: Spain Spain

Manufacturing output across the 17-country eurozone shrank again in August, according to a widely-watched survey.
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Ten Turkish troops die in clashes

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Sirnak

Ten members of Turkey's security forces have been killed in an attack by Kurdish rebels close to the border with Iraq and Syria, officials say.
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VIDEO: Reviving Oman's maritime industry

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:38
related countries: Oman Oman
related places: Sur

Oman has a long maritime history, and a reputation as one of the foremost producers of traditional wooden dhows, but very little boat making now goes on in the country's former shipyard capital, Sur.
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Nadal to miss another two months

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:41
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's Rafael Nadal is ruled out of tennis for at least another two months as he battles back from a knee injury.
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Crowe gets lost on kayaking trip

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Long Island, Oscar, New York

Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe is rescued by the US coastguard after getting lost on a kayak trip on New York's Long Island.
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China probes 'gutter oil' claims

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:53
related countries: China China

Chinese pharmaceutical firms are told to check their suppliers after claims that some have used "gutter oil" to make antibiotics, state-run media report.
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China manufacturing dips further

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 10:55
related countries: China China

China's manufacturing activity falls to a nine-month low in August, adding to fears that its economy is slowing faster than estimated.
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Georgians among dead Islamists

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 11:25
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

Georgia admits at least two of 11 suspected Islamists killed in clashes near the Russia border last week were Georgian, and not foreign as it first said.
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Free school numbers to rise by 55

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifty-five new free schools are due to open in England, the government says, amid Labour criticism of wasted money and the wrong areas being targeted.
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Red Bull grandson held over death

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:12
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

A grandson of Red Bull's Thai co-creator is arrested on suspicion of hitting and killing a policeman with his Ferrari in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
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Murray wary of Raonic's big serve

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:15
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Andy Murray is wary of Canadian Milos Raonic's big serve as he prepares to face him for a quarter-final place in the US Open.
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Fenerbahce close on Meireles deal

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:15
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Turkey Turkey
related places: Meireles

Turkish side Fenerbahce say they are hopeful of signing Portuguese midfielder Raul Meireles from Chelsea.
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Peshawar suicide bomber kills two

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Peshawar

Police say a bomber killed two people and himself when he hit a US consulate vehicle in Peshawar, Pakistan, but the US says no Americans died.
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Madagascar cattle thieves killed

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:30
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

More than 60 suspected cattle rustlers are killed by villagers in southern Madagascar, police say.
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Kenya schools hit by pay strike

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:39
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Tens of thousands of teachers in Kenya launch a strike to demand higher pay, affecting classes in many schools.
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Typhoon 'kills 48' in North Korea

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 12:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Typhoon Bolaven kills 48 people in North Korea and leaves more than 50 others injured or missing, the state-run KCNA news agency reports.
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Injured Cole misses Moldova match

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 13:57
related countries: Moldova Moldova, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ashley Cole is ruled out of England's World Cup qualifier against Moldova on Friday because of an ankle injury.
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Dutch teenager in Facebook murder

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 14:05
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A 15-year-old Dutch boy is given a year in juvenile detention after confessing to killing a schoolgirl over a row that appears to have begun on Facebook.
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'Moonie' Church mourns founder

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 14:11
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Members of the South Korea-based Unification Church around the world mourn its founder, Sun Myung Moon, who has died at the age of 92.
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Farc rebels confirm peace talks

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 14:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's Farc rebels are participating in exploratory peace talks, its leader confirms, "without rancour or arrogance".
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VIDEO: Fire forces US forest evacuation

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 15:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Thousands of people have been forced to evacuate a national park in California because of a wildfire.
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VIDEO: 'Moonie' Church mourns founder

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 15:31
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Members of the South Korea-based Unification Church are in mourning following the death of their founder, self-proclaimed messiah Sun Myung Moon.
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The Avengers hits $1.5bn globally

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 15:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marvel

Marvel's The Avengers has passed the $1.5bn (£943m) milestone worldwide thanks to an extra push over the US Labour day holiday weekend.
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China official in shock demotion

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 15:49
related countries: China China

Ling Jihua, a senior Chinese official with close ties to President Hu Jintao, is demoted amid rumours of a scandal.
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GCSEs unfair to pupils, says Gove

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 15:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's education secretary Michael Gove admits GCSE pupils were treated unfairly following this year's grade boundaries row.
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Clinton urges Asean sea row unity

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 16:12
related countries: United States United States, Indonesia Indonesia, China China
related places: Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urges Asean nations and China to work together to resolve territorial disputes without "coercion or force".
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Cleric charged over Mombasa riots

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 16:24
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Mombasa

A radical Kenyan Muslim cleric is charged with inciting the violent protests that hit the second city, Mombasa, last week.
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VIDEO: Rasmussen: 'This is not a race to exit'

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 16:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A spate of so-called "Green-on-Blue" attacks on coalition troops in Afghanistan has led to Isaf temporarily suspending the training of local police.
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Italy miners end strike with deal

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 16:35
related countries: Italy Italy

Coal miners who staged a strike by holing themselves up inside Italy's only coal mine call off their protest after the government agrees to keep the pit open.
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Assange death penalty fear denied

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 16:41
related countries: United States United States

Claims that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could face the death penalty in the US are "without foundation", Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
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Concern grows at Azeri killer row

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 16:41
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Hungary Hungary

International criticism and concern grows following the release of a convicted murderer after his transfer from Hungary to Azerbaijan.
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'Deadly strike' in Syria's Aleppo

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 18:27
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Activists report a deadly air strike in Aleppo province, as the new UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, tells the BBC his task is "nearly impossible".
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VIDEO: S Africa frees jubilant miners

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 18:28
related countries: South Africa South Africa

About 50 South African miners have been freed after murder charges against them, relating to the deaths of 34 miners shot by police, were dropped.
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VIDEO: Door to ex-leader's missing millions?

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 18:49
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government is failing in its commitment to freeze assets of the regime of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, a BBC investigation has found.
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GB's Bushell wins 100m T53 gold

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 19:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wheelchair racer Mickey Bushell, a silver medallist four years ago, wins the T53 100m gold medal at the London Paralympics.
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S Africa frees Marikana miners

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 19:39
related countries: South Africa South Africa

About 50 miners held over the Marikana killings are released by a South African court after murder charges against them are provisionally dropped.
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Andalusia urges Spain state help

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 20:00
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's Andalusia becomes the latest region to request a financial lifeline from the central government.
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Monday 3rd of September 2012, 20:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London Metropolitan University is launching legal action against the UK Border Agency's decision to revoke its licence to sponsor international students.
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US man 'knifed sleeping children'

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 20:21
related countries: United States United States

A man high on PCP-laced marijuana faces charges for stabbing two children, one fatally, in their beds in New Jersey, authorities say.
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Obama revs up swing state voters

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 20:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Charlotte, Ohio

US President Barack Obama appeals to voters in the swing state of Ohio on the eve of the Democratic party's gala in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Portugal asks for EU fire help

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 20:56
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal says it has asked for EU assistance to tackle dozens of forest fires which have left at least one person dead.
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Protests over Lebanon smoking ban

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 21:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A ban on smoking in closed public spaces in Lebanon has led some restaurant-owners to stage sit-in protests, while smokers bemoan the new law.
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Milan funeral for Carlo Martini

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 21:47
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Thousands attend the funeral of Italian cardinal and progressive Catholic Carlo Maria Martini, the former archbishop of Milan.
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VIDEO: Green Mile star Duncan dies

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 22:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Duncan

The American Oscar-nominated actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died aged 54.
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Olympics 'hurt UK retail sales'

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 23:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Retail sales in the UK were lower in August as the popularity of the Olympics hit traffic at stores, the British Retail Consortium says.
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Bangladesh pins hope on Chittagong port

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 23:04
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

Can Chittagong port keep pace with Bangladesh's growing trade?
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Dinners blog inspires Brazil teen

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 23:45
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Botswana Botswana

Scottish school dinners blog inspires Brazilian teenager
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Giant sculpture unveiled in Rio

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 23:52
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Rio

The white marble head of a girl rises from a beach in Rio de Janeiro as Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa unveils his latest work of art.
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Obama visits storm-hit Louisiana

Monday 3rd of September 2012, 23:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

US President Obama visits Louisiana, where flooding persists and more than 100,000 people have no power, nearly a week after Hurricane Isaac.
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