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News: China

We have started to collect the most important news related to China in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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China: news

Nine executed over Xinjiang riots

Monday, November 9th 2009, 13:40
related places: Xinjiang

China executes nine people who had been convicted over deadly ethnic riots in Xinjiang region, officials say.
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Money talks

Monday, November 9th 2009, 13:23

What does China want for its $10bn loan to Africa?
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China official dies from alcohol

Monday, November 9th 2009, 11:43

A Chinese Communist Party official dies through excess drinking, the third such case this year, state media say.
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China pledges $10bn Africa loans

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 10:38

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pledges $10bn in loans to Africa over the next three years, reports say.
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Mickelson holds off Els in China

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 8:58
related places: Shanghai

Phil Mickelson beats Ernie Els by a shot to win the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai.
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China hosts anti-piracy meeting

Friday, November 6th 2009, 13:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

China hosts an international conference to co-ordinate anti-piracy escorts for cargo vessels in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia.
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Leftover Beijing Olympics condoms to be auctioned

Friday, November 6th 2009, 10:01

Some 5,000 of the condoms distributed to Olympics athletes at the Beijing Games are to be auctioned off.
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Woods and Watney share China lead

Friday, November 6th 2009, 9:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Shanghai

Tiger Woods birdies the last hole to share the lead with fellow American Nick Watney after two days of the Champions tournament in Shanghai.
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Japan hosts Mekong River leaders

Friday, November 6th 2009, 7:51
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan hosts the leaders of five Asian nations that share the Mekong River amid growing Chinese influence in the region.
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US hits China pipes with tariffs

Friday, November 6th 2009, 5:11
related countries: United States United States

The United States imposes high anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese pipes as trade disputes mar the run-up to a bilateral summit.
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China to ban beating web addicts

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 10:49

China's internet boot camps should not use physical punishment to treat web addicts, the ministry of health says.
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Disneyland to reach Chinese city of Shanghai

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 11:38
related places: Shanghai

The Chinese government approves plans for the Walt Disney company to build a Disneyland in Shanghai.
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China 'boosts East Asian growth'

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 10:04

The World Bank raises its forecasts for East Asian growth, largely as a result of an economic rebound in China.
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US praises China's space progress

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 9:24
related countries: United States United States

US general says China has made amazing strides in improving its military capabilities in space
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Chinese crime 'Godmother' jailed

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 11:21
related places: Chongqing

A woman who ran gambling dens and bribed police is jailed for 18 years in the Chinese city of Chongqing.
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China battles surge in swine flu

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 10:27

China tries to control spread of swine flu inside country instead of stopping it at borders as more people fall sick
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Xinjiang police to 'strike hard'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 7:24
related places: Xinjiang

Police in the Chinese province of Xinjiang vow to "root out" crime after deadly ethnic riots earlier this year.
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Scientists 'cause' Beijing snow

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 14:59
related places: Beijing

Chinese meteorologists say they caused Beijing's earliest snowfall in a decade, after seeding rain clouds with silver iodide.
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China stamp without Taiwan fetches a record price at auction

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 12:17
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Taiwan Taiwan

A 1968 stamp withdrawn from use by China for its failure to show Taiwan under Chinese rule, fetches a record price in Hong Kong.
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Growth in Chinese manufacturing

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 14:23

China's manufacturing sector grew in October at its fastest rate in 18 months, a survey suggests.
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Guantanamo Uighurs to Palau

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 23:52
related countries: Palau Palau

Six Chinese Uighur prisoners from Guantanamo Bay have been transferred to the Pacific island nation of Palau, officials say.
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Australia and China seek to mend ties

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 11:10
related countries: Australia Australia

China sends a top official to Australia in what is seen as a bid to improve relations after an acrimonious year.
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China and US discuss trade rows

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 9:46
related countries: United States United States

The US and China discuss commerce, energy and climate change amid simmering disputes over trade protectionism.
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Mystery man claims huge Chinese lottery win

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 16:20

The winner of a $52.7m lottery in China remains a mystery after appearing at a news conference in sunglasses and a mask.
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China rescues kidnapped children

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 10:39

Chinese police say they have rescued 2,000 children from human traffickers, and hope to reunite them with their families.
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US urges China military dialogue

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 1:14
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates urges a lasting dialogue with China's military after meeting a senior Chinese general.
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Video prompts China punishment

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 9:45

A Chinese school says it will punish a pupil shown beating another in a video posted on the internet.
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China confirms Tibetan executions

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 9:10

Two Tibetans have been executed for their involvement in riots in Tibet last year, China's government has confirmed.
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China parents lynch book salesman

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 5:52
related places: Xinhua

Angry parents outside a school in China reportedly lynch a book salesman after rumours he might be a child smuggler.
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China economic growth accelerates

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 11:00

China says it is on track to hit its growth target of 8% this year, after the economy grew 8.9% year-on-year in the third quarter.
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Chinese GDP 'set' to hit target

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 4:06

China says it is on track to reach economic target as GDP growth rises to 8.9%, exceeding goals for the first time this year.
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India-China climate change deal

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 17:49
related countries: India India

Two of the world's biggest polluters, India and China, sign an agreement to work together on addressing climate change.
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African view

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 7:04

What have the Chinese ever done for us?
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Many 'missing' after China riots

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 4:48
related places: Xinjiang

Dozens of ethnic Uighurs have disappeared in the wake of the riots in China's Xinjiang region, a human rights group says.
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Taiwan warns of China 'threat'

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 18:11
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan says China's military strength is far more than it needs for self-defence, and is a threat to the Asia-Pacific region.
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US top court to hear Uighur case

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 15:50
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court is to consider whether Chinese Muslim Uighurs held at Guantanamo can be released into the US.
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China vows to free hijacked ship

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 10:33
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

China pledges an "all out" effort to rescue a cargo ship with 25 crew hijacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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China moves 330,000 in water plan

Monday, October 19th 2009, 12:49

China begins to resettle 330,000 people to make way for a south-north water diversion project, state media say.
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China to move 15,000 from smelter

Monday, October 19th 2009, 9:08

Officials in central China are to relocate 15,000 residents after children tested positive for lead poisoning, state media say.
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China on hunt for looted treasure

Monday, October 19th 2009, 8:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

China is planning to send experts to the US, Europe and Asia to find items stolen from the former Summer Palace 150 years ago.
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China honoured in Central Africa

Monday, October 19th 2009, 3:33
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic
related places: Bangui

China pursues soft power in a 'China Week' held in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui.
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China jails five over chef death

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 14:17

A court in central China gives five people prison sentences following riots that broke out after the death of a chef.
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Iraq cabinet ratifies oil deals

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 13:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq's cabinet ratifies a deal with a British and a Chinese energy company to develop the giant southern oilfield in Rumaila.
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India criticised on World Food Day

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil, India India

Brazil and China are praised, and India criticised, in a new report on efforts to tackle hunger, published on UN World Food Day.
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US criticises 'inflexible yuan'

Friday, October 16th 2009, 4:37
related countries: United States United States

The US Treasury criticises China for what it describes as the lack of flexibility of the Chinese currency, the yuan.
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A mere $57m buys Asia's 'most expensive' home

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 12:31
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A wealthy Chinese buyer snaps up a luxury Hong Kong apartment for $57m (£35m), thought to be an Asian record.
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Death sentences for Xinjiang rioters

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 9:29
related places: Xinjiang

A Chinese court sentences six people to death over ethnic rioting that killed almost 200 in Xinjiang region in July.
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Balloon crash in China kills four

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 12:35
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A hot-air balloon explodes and crashes in southern China, killing four Dutch tourists and injuring three other people.
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China figures lift hopes for recovery

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 8:19

China reports better than expected trade figures for September, raising fresh hopes the world economy is rebounding.
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China figures lift hopes for recovery

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 6:45

China reports better than expected trade figures for September, raising fresh hopes the world economy is rebounding.
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New flying reptile fossils found

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 4:15

Fossils of a new type of flying reptile which lived 160 million years ago are found in China, bridging an evolutionary gap.
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China ire over India border visit

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 17:26
related countries: India India

China strongly criticises a visit by the Indian prime minister to the disputed north-east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.
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Guinea and China 'agree big deal'

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 11:10
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea says it has sealed a massive mining deal with a Chinese firm, as protests against the ruling junta continue.
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Russia and China sign trade deals

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 10:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Beijing

China and Russia sign trade deals worth $3.5bn during the second day of a visit to Beijing by Russian PM Vladimir Putin.
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All Chinese to me

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 7:14

Liberians take lessons - to read the deals they sign
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Chinese city begins gang trials

Monday, October 12th 2009, 12:23
related places: Chongqing

Thirty-one people go on trial in south-west China's Chongqing accused of involvement in organised crime.
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Death sentences for China rioters

Monday, October 12th 2009, 10:41
related places: Xinjiang

Six people are sentenced to death in China over the riots in Xinjiang in July, Chinese state media report.
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Death sentences for China riots

Monday, October 12th 2009, 10:41
related places: Xinjiang

Six people are sentenced to death in China over the riots in Xinjiang in July, Chinese state media report.
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Russia and China eye $5.5bn deals

Monday, October 12th 2009, 7:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Beijing

Russian firms are hoping to sign deals worth $5.5bn with China during Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's visit to Beijing.
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Reverse migration

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 23:39

Chinese who move from the booming east to rural west
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Sunday, October 11th 2009, 20:54
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Links with China help Africa develop, Rwanda's president says, criticising the West for basing relations on aid not trade.
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Cilic stuns Nadal at China Open

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 10:08

Marin Cilic reaches the final of the China Open with an impressive 6-1 6-3 victory against world number two Rafael Nadal.
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Death sentence over China riots

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 6:38
related places: Xinjiang

A court sentences a Chinese man to death for his role in a factory brawl that sparked the Xinjiang riots.
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Nations urge early N Korea talks

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 5:03
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea
related places: Beijing

Leaders of South Korea, China and Japan call for an early resumption of talks on North Korea's nuclear programme.
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GM agrees Chinese sale of Hummer

Friday, October 9th 2009, 19:39

General Motors agrees to sell its iconic Hummer brand to Chinese firm Sichuan Tengzhong for an undisclosed fee.
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Chad pipeline threatens villages

Friday, October 9th 2009, 15:11
related countries: Chad Chad

Activists in Chad fear a new Chinese-backed oil project will displace hundreds of people and will destroy at least 10 villages.
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China mine lift collapse kills 26

Friday, October 9th 2009, 3:28
related places: Hunan

An accident involving lift cages at a mine in the central Chinese province of Hunan kills 26 people, official media say.
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Obama to make November Asia debut

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 6:29
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea, Singapore Singapore, United States United States
related places: Asia

US President Barack Obama will stop in Japan, China, Singapore and South Korea, but not Indonesia, on his first Asia tour.
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Taiwan rejects 'looted' China art

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 11:34
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Taipei

Taipei's main museum refuses to exhibit two controversial Chinese sculptures, as a new joint Taiwan-China exhibition opens.
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Davydenko sweeps through in China

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 7:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Fourth seed Nikolay Davydenko races into the quarter-finals of the China Open with a crushing 6-1 6-0 victory over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.
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North Korea 'may return to talks'

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 8:21
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea tells China it is willing to return to six-party nuclear talks, dependent on bilateral negotiations with the US.
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Under siege

Monday, October 5th 2009, 19:42
related places: Xinjiang

John Simpson visits China's restive Xinjiang province
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Safina and Venus stunned in China

Monday, October 5th 2009, 12:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Dinara Safina and Venus Williams both suffer shock defeats at the second-round stage of the China Open.
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China visit sparks N Korea hopes

Monday, October 5th 2009, 10:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea indicates it may be ready to restart nuclear talks, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao spends a second day in the country.
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Chinese premier in North Korea visit

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 13:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il makes a rare appearance to greet visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, ahead of nuclear talks.
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Elephant v Dragon

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 23:24

Is India's economy set to grow faster than China's?
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Star treatment

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 23:08

A Hollywood-style take on China's Communist history
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Empire State in China lights row

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 10:21

Rights groups criticise the decision to light New York's Empire State Building red and yellow in honour of communist China's 60th anniversary.
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China marks 60th anniversary

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 14:56
related places: Beijing

China celebrates six decades of Communist Party rule with a show of military might and a spectacular fireworks display.
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Row over China Kashmir visa move

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 13:50
related countries: India India

A senior Congress party member in Indian-administered Kashmir condemns moves by China to issue separate passport visas.
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Echoes of past

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 13:49

China's anniversary celebrations 'came from another era'
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What next for China?

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 11:00

It is 60 years since the Communist Party came to power in China. Send us your thoughts.
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Changing China

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 23:50

John Simpson on 60 years of Chinese communism
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Chinese told to watch party on TV

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 16:10
related places: Beijing

Chinese people are being urged to watch Thursday's spectacular marking 60 years of communism on TV rather than the street.
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Alternative view

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 16:35
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

How 60 years of China communism is seen in Taiwan
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Chinese voices

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 15:48

After 60 years of communism, what will the future hold?
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Kindred spirits

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 0:05

One of China's last communes provides valued security
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No divorce during celebrations of Chinese communist rule

Monday, September 28th 2009, 11:12

Couples will not be able to marry but not divorce during 60 year anniversary cel
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