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Singapore to cane German vandals

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 6:10
related countries: Germany Germany, Singapore Singapore

Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.
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Clinton ready to make emails public

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 6:08
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton responds to a growing controversy over her emails when she was a US secretary of state by urging officials to release them swiftly.
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Terror arrest release 'risked lives'

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 5:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Atlantic, Manchester

A man convicted in the USA of a trans-Atlantic terror plot including an attack in Manchester was wrongly released in the UK, a former detective says.
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Scotland's hopes ended by Bangladesh

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 5:52
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Scotland's World Cup hopes are ended by Bangladesh, despite Kyle Coetzer's record-breaking innings.
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Buddy Holly plane crash 'review'

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 5:27
related countries: United States United States

The 1959 plane crash that claimed the lives of three rock 'n' roll stars, including Buddy Holly, could be investigated afresh by US transport safety experts.
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McDonald's to ban antibiotic chicken

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 5:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: McDonald

The world's biggest restaurant chain, McDonald's, will stop US purchases of chicken injected with antibiotics important to human medicine.
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Clinton email subpoenaed by Congress

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 5:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The Congressional committee investigating the 2012 US Benghazi embassy attack subpoenas former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's emails.
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China premier unveils economic goals

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 4:53
related countries: China China

China's Premier Li Keqiang unveils a lower growth target and vows tighter environmental controls as he opens parliament's annual session.
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US envoy to S Korea in knife attack

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 4:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, is slashed on his face and hand in Seoul by a man demanding Korean reunification.
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Fraud office probes Bank auctions

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 4:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Serious Fraud Office is investigating liquidity auctions held by the Bank of England during the financial crisis, the Bank says.
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Abbott hints at MH370 search limits

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 3:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian PM Tony Abbott says the massive search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cannot "go on at this intensity forever".
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China sets 2015 growth target at 7%

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 3:40
related countries: China China

China, the world's second-largest economy, has set its growth target at about 7% for this year, the government said.
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US museum group bans selfie stick

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 3:09
related countries: United States United States

The Smithsonian museum group in Washington DC has banned the fashionable photography aid, the selfie stick, to "protect visitors" in crowded conditions.
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VIDEO: Is the US justice system racist?

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 2:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Montgomery, Selma

Fifty years on from the march from Selma to Montgomery, civil rights activists maintain that many issues of equality remain unresolved.
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China shares down on growth target

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 2:17
related countries: China China

Asian markets traded mostly lower on Thursday with the focus on China after the government set its official growth target at 7% for this year.
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'Wholesale change' urged in Ferguson

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 2:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ferguson

US Attorney General Eric Holder calls on police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, to take immediate action after finding widespread racial bias.
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VIDEO: Chinese 'maternity tourism' to US

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 2:10
related countries: United States United States, China China

Many Chinese women are travelling to the US to give birth, a phenomenon known as maternity tourism.
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Ethiopian cinema focuses on prostitution

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 1:49
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Director tackles social issues in Ethiopia without shame
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Is Venezuela losing faith in president?

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 1:39
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Party faithful start to question Venezuela's president
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Leader of Mexico's Zetas cartel held

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 1:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Omar Trevino Morales, the leader of Mexico's Zetas drugs cartel and one of the country's most wanted men, has been captured, security officials say.
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'I, Russian Occupier': The hit propaganda film

Thursday 5th of March 2015, 0:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Why Russian imperialism is good - according to a viral video
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