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Alitalia union talks to resume

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 0:33
related countries: Italy Italy

Crucial talks are set to resume between unions at Italy's Alitalia and Air France-KLM over its takeover plans.
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US congratulates Bhutan on vote

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 0:44
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan, United States United States

The US congratulates Bhutan for choosing its first democratically elected government.
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Space shuttle ending record visit

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 1:42
related countries: United States United States

The US space shuttle Endeavour undocks from the International Space Station at the end of a record mission.
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Mining forces out thousands in SA

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 2:38
related countries: United States United States

Mining giant Anglo American has displaced thousands of South Africans in its quest for platinum, a BBC report finds.
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US court jails 'agent of China'

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 3:32
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

A Chinese-born engineer is jailed for more than 24 years in the US for acting as an agent for Beijing.
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Cricket: England poised for win

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 4:34
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Napier

Monty Panesar and Stuart Broad share five wickets as England close on a series victory over New Zealand on day four in Napier.
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Dozens of Pakistani judges freed

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 6:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Dozens of Pakistani judges held under emergency rule are freed following orders from the new prime minister.
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Seven dead in French road crash

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 9:12
related countries: France France
related places: Montpellier

Seven people die in a motorway collision near Montpellier in southern France.
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Pilots blamed in Indonesian crash

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 9:30
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An inquiry into an air crash which killed over 100 people points to pilot error and a faulty navigation device.
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Medvedev warns on Nato move

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 9:37
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia's new leader says Moscow is not happy about the prospect of Ukraine and Georgia joining Nato.
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Ecuador concern at raid death

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 10:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador voices "grave concern" as Colombia confirms an Ecuadorean was killed in a cross-border raid.
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Fresh inquiry into Gujarat riots

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 11:17
related countries: India India

India's top court orders a new investigation into the anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat state in 2002.
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China raps Olympic torch protest

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 11:54
related countries: China China

China condemns as shameful a protest over Tibet at the Olympic torch lighting ceremony in Greece.
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Slow progress on Kenyan cabinet

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 12:11
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's former rivals have still to agree on the division of cabinet posts as part of a post-violence grand coalition.
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Georgia-Russia flights to resume

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 12:22
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Direct flights are resuming between Russia and Georgia, 18 months after Moscow suspended them.
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Mexico plans water supply boost

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 12:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico says it will invest $21bn to ensure at least 95% of people have access to clean drinking water by 2012.
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Appeal over Lucie trial verdict

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 12:36
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese prosecutors begin an attempt to overturn the acquittal of a man accused of killing Briton Lucie Blackman.
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New Pakistan PM Gillani sworn in

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 12:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf swears in Yusuf Raza Gillani as PM, heading a coalition opposed to him.
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Mugabe seeks election price cuts

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 12:54
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe threatens to make shops cut prices ahead of 29 March elections.
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Top Delhi policeman is shot dead

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 12:56
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A top Delhi police official, Rajbir Singh, is shot dead in a suburb near the Indian capital, police say.
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Sri Lanka navy fights Tiger boats

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 14:02
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's navy fights a battle with a flotilla of Tamil Tiger boats off the island's north-east coast.
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Donors accused of failing Afghans

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 14:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Some $10bn (£5bn) in aid promised to Afghanistan has still to be delivered, a group of aid agencies says.
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US stocks decline after weak data

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 15:34
related countries: United States United States

US shares fall and European markets trim earlier gains in the light of weak US consumer confidence data.
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Medvedev spells out power-share

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 15:35
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President-elect Dmitry Medvedev says he will make the key decisions in power-sharing with Vladimir Putin.
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Bus passengers in EU law 'farce'

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 15:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK firms say thousands of passengers on rural routes are having to change buses owing to EU regulations.
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Georgia protest blocks parliament

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 15:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Opposition protesters in Georgia blockade the main street of the capital to demand changes to election laws.
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Battles on Comoros rebel island

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 15:59
related countries: Comoros Comoros

Comoros government troops take control of most of Anjouan island but fighting continues.
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Sarkozy moots Olympic protest

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 16:03
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he has not ruled out boycotting the opening of the Olympics.
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Mass motorway pile-up in Austria

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 16:30
related countries: Austria Austria

Austrian police say one person is killed and dozens hurt as 60 vehicles are involved in a motorway pile-up.
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Russia-Egypt nuclear deal signed

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 16:46
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Russia Russia

Russia and Egypt agree a deal giving Russia the right to bid for contracts to build nuclear power stations.
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Antarctic shelf 'hangs by thread'

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 16:55
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

A huge chunk of ice starts breaking away from Antarctica in what scientists believe is new proof of global warming.
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US examines Suez Canal shooting

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 17:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States

US authorities say they are investigating after a US container ship shot at an Egyptian boat in the Suez Canal.
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US investigates Taiwan arms error

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 17:05
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, United States United States

The Pentagon says it is investigating after ballistic missile fuses were mistakenly shipped to Taiwan.
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BBC website 'unblocked in China'

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 17:09
related countries: China China

News stories on the BBC website are now accessible to people in China, after years of tight government control.
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Bush overruled in death row case

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 17:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Texas

The US Supreme Court rules that President Bush cannot force Texas to reconsider the case of a Mexican on death row.
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Uganda prostitute workshop ban

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 17:38
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda bans a sex workers workshop organised by NGOs saying it prostitutes will not spread their "vice".
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German far-right leader charged

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 18:20
related countries: Germany Germany

Udo Voigt, leader of Germany's far-right NPD, is charged with defamation and inciting racial hatred.
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Indonesia acts on internet porn

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 19:32
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian MPs pass a bill criminalising those who access websites with pornographic or violent material.
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US mayor denies scandal charge

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 19:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Detroit

Detroit's mayor pleads not guilty to perjury charges over explicit text messages allegedly sent to an aide.
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Lebanon to shun Arab summit

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 21:58
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Damascus

Lebanon says it will boycott this weekend's Arab summit in Damascus, in the latest setback to the meeting.
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Clinton admits Bosnia 'mistake'

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 22:32
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, United States United States

US White House hopeful Hillary Clinton says she was mistaken in claiming she came under sniper fire in Bosnia.
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Comoran troops search for rebels

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 23:10
related countries: Comoros Comoros

Comoran troops still face some resistance despite capturing all major towns on the island of Anjouan.
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Vale quits Xstrata takeover talks

Tuesday 25th of March 2008, 23:54
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian mining giant Vale do Rio Doce abandons talks to buy rival Xstrata, saying it could not reach a deal.
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