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Sudan's government to shuttle

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 0:06
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan's new government will divide its time between Khartoum and the small town of Juba in the south.
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Central banks act on credit fears

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 0:48
related countries: United States United States

The US Federal Reserve and other central banks will give private banks loans to ease the global credit crisis.
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US cool on closer N Korea ties

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 3:38
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US says it is not ready to engage broadly with North Korea despite warmer relations recently.
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Train blast kills five in Assam

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 4:08
related countries: India India

A bomb rips through a parcel van of a passenger train in India's north-east state of Assam, killing five people.
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Court seeks Gujarat clarification

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 5:34
related countries: India India

India's supreme court seeks clarification from a politician over remarks made at an election meeting in Gujarat.
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Kenyan band wins BBC contest

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 8:14
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan band Yunasi are the winners of the BBC World Service's Next Big Thing competition for 2007.
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US soul musician Ike Turner dies

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 8:36
related countries: United States United States

US soul legend Ike Turner, former husband and musical partner of Tina Turner, dies at the age of 76.
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Solomon Islands PM ousted in vote

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 8:42
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

The prime minister of the Solomon Islands, Manasseh Sogavare, is ousted in a no-confidence vote.
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Winnie Mandela proposes deal

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 9:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of the former South African leader, suggests a way to end the ANC leadership rift.
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UK welcomes world cash injection

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A plan by five central banks aimed at easing the credit crunch is welcomed by UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
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S Leone orders corruption probe

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 9:51
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's new president ask a new anti-corruption body to probe all former government ministers.
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Arcelor Mittal pens Chinese deal

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 10:11
related countries: China China

The world's largest steel firm, Arcelor Mittal, moves closer to increasing its stake in China Oriental.
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China remembers dead of Nanjing

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 10:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Ceremonies are held in Nanjing to mark 70 years since a massacre in which hundreds of thousands of Chinese died.
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Cricket: England keep series alive

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 10:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Colombo

England draw the second Test against Sri Lanka and keep the series alive after rain brings an early end in Colombo.
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Ahmadinejad invited to be pilgrim

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 10:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Iran Iran

Iran's outspoken president is invited by Saudi Arabia to perform this year's pilgrimage to the Islamic holy places.
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Kenya slum dweller gets UK degree

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 10:43
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nairobi

A Kenyan from Nairobi's slums gets a Masters from the UK university whose prospectus he found in a rubbish bin.
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Man charged over India shooting

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 10:54
related countries: India India

Indian police charge a man in connection with a killing of a schoolboy allegedly by two teenage boys.
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Far-right leaves Swiss government

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 11:04
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A vote to oust the far-right justice minister has brought an end to consensus rule in Switzerland.
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EU threat to US at climate talks

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 11:19
related countries: United States United States

EU delegates threaten to boycott a US-led climate summit as the US opposes emissions targets at UN talks.
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Congo rebels call for peace talks

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 12:01
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo rebels loyal to a renegade general who has beaten back a government offensive call for talks.
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Russia, Iran 'agree nuclear deal'

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 12:23
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia
related places: Bushehr

Russia and Iran agreed a timetable for finishing building the Bushehr nuclear plant, reports from Russia say.
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US soul musician Ike Turner dies

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 12:23
related countries: United States United States

US soul legend Ike Turner, former husband and musical partner of Tina Turner, dies at the age of 76.
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Honour for bribe-busting granny

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 13:32
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A 76-year-old Vietnamese grandmother receives an award for her fight against corruption.
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Malaysia arrests ethnic Indians

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 14:15
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, India India

Five ethnic Indian rights activists are arrested in Malaysia, under a rarely used security law.
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US poll race picks up pace

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 14:25
related countries: United States United States

US Republican presidential contenders hold their last TV debate before the nominating race kicks off in January.
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Suicide bombs rock Pakistani city

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 14:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Quetta

At least eight people including five soldiers die in two suicide bombs in the Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.
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Nigeria ex-oil governor charged

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 15:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian ex-state governor pleads not guilty to 103 counts of corruption and money-laundering.
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'Terror T-shirts' Danes cleared

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 15:39
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Seven Danish people are acquitted of supporting terrorism after selling T-shirts to help fund militant groups.
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Col Gaddafi faces torture lawsuit

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 15:44
related countries: Libya Libya

A Palestinian doctor formerly jailed in Libya files a suit for torture against Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi.
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Key Brazilian tax is thrown out

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 15:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Brazil's government suffers a major blow as the Senate refuses to renew a key revenue-raising tax.
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US factory prices at 34-year high

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 16:18
related countries: United States United States

US factory prices rise at their highest rate in 34 years, raising inflation fears at a time of interest rate cuts.
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Mugabe to run again for Zanu-PF

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 16:25
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's governing party endorses Robert Mugabe as its presidential candidate for next year's election.
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Deadly bombing in Somali market

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 16:42
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Market shoppers are shelled as Somalia's government admits 80% of the country is out of its control.
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EU leaders sign landmark treaty

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 17:19
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Lisbon

European Union leaders sign a reform treaty in Lisbon designed to replace the ill-fated EU constitution.
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Thieves cut off man's 'holy leg'

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 17:31
related countries: India India

Police in southern India hunt for two men who attacked a Hindu holy man, cut off his right leg and made off with it.
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Kirchner denies illegal funding

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 17:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Argentine leader Cristina Kirchner rejects US allegations that Venezuela tried to fund her campaign.
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Kenya's first lady slaps official

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 17:59
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A Kenyan TV station lodges a complaint after images of the first lady slapping an official were seized and erased.
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Israeli raid kills three in Gaza

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 18:14
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli air strike kills three people in Gaza City, Palestinian officials say.
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Extinction threat to wild salmon

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 19:05
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian wild salmon are being driven to extinction by outbreaks of parasites from fish farms, a study claims.
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Life for Corsica prefect murderer

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 19:30
related countries: France France

A French court sentences Yvan Colonna to life in jail for killing the top French official on Corsica in 1988.
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Zimbabwe's farm seizure blocked

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 19:42
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A new southern Africa court orders Zimbabwe not to proceed with the seizure of a white farmer's land.
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Red Cross demands action

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 21:46
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, West Bank West Bank

The Red Cross calls for immediate political action to contain the crisis in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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Chicago bomb defendant cleared

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 22:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Miami, Chicago

A US jury clears one man of attempting to blow up Chicago's Sears Tower, while six others may face a re-trial.
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Democrats battle in Iowa debate

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 23:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Iowa

US Democratic presidential hopefuls hold their last TV debate before the nomination race kicks off in January.
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Afghanistan allies 'must do more'

Thursday 13th of December 2007, 23:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Nato allies must do more to fight the Taleban in Afghanistan, the US defence secretary tells the BBC.
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