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London to 'lose out' to Shanghai

Monday 14th of December 2009, 0:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London could be pushed into third place as a global financial centre by Shanghai in the next decade, according to a report.
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Cuba and Venezuela criticise US

Monday 14th of December 2009, 0:44
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Cuba's President Castro issues a fierce denunciation of the US, echoed by Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, at a trade summit.
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In pictures

Monday 14th of December 2009, 0:58
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi felled by Milan assault
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Rival presence

Monday 14th of December 2009, 1:11
related countries: Austria Austria

Austria's campaign against Father Christmas
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Santa bores

Monday 14th of December 2009, 1:11
related countries: Austria Austria

Austria's campaign against Father Christmas
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UN urged to drop DR Congo troops

Monday 14th of December 2009, 1:57
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Campaign group Human Rights Watch urges the UN to stop supporting a DR Congo campaign against Rwandan rebels.
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Chilean tycoon wins first round

Monday 14th of December 2009, 3:54
related countries: Chile Chile

Centre-right candidate Sebastian Pinera wins the first round of Chile's presidential election, but a run-off will be needed.
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Honduras leaders' meeting delayed

Monday 14th of December 2009, 4:10
related countries: Honduras Honduras

A meeting between ousted Honduras President Zelaya and his elected successor Porfirio Lobo is reportedly postponed.
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Berlusconi nose broken in attack

Monday 14th of December 2009, 4:22
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is in hospital after having his nose and two teeth broken by a man at a rally.
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Burma opium production up again

Monday 14th of December 2009, 4:49
related countries: Burma Burma

The UN reports a worrying increase in opium production in Burma for the third year in a row, a 50% rise since 2006.
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New effort to tackle Afghan bombs

Monday 14th of December 2009, 4:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK PM Gordon Brown is to outline new efforts to counter the roadside bombs that have led to rising UK deaths in Afghanistan.
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Thai 'N Korean arms' men charged

Monday 14th of December 2009, 5:27
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Five crew members of a cargo plane seized in Bangkok for allegedly carrying weapons from North Korea are charged.
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Russia stops gas flow to Armenia

Monday 14th of December 2009, 7:54
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Russia Russia

Russia has halted gas supplies to Armenia after an explosive device was found near a pipeline, Russian news reports say.
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Yousuf stars as Pakistan hit back

Monday 14th of December 2009, 8:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, New Zealand New Zealand

Mohammad Yousuf hits 89 to ensure the third Test against New Zealand remains intriguingly poised after day four.
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In pictures

Monday 14th of December 2009, 8:51
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

How a Tanzanian child born with no legs took first steps
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Monday 14th of December 2009, 9:09
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan, China China

China's President Hu Jintao visits Turkmenistan to open the final link in a new pipeline delivering gas from Central Asia.
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Canada recalls spitting diplomat

Monday 14th of December 2009, 10:20
related countries: Canada Canada, Tanzania Tanzania

A Canadian junior envoy who caused a diplomatic row after spitting at a Tanzanian policeman and journalist is recalled.
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Bloody nose

Monday 14th of December 2009, 10:25
related countries: Italy Italy

How Italian politics became a contact sport
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W Africa group mulls Guinea force

Monday 14th of December 2009, 11:08
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's neighbours consider sending an "intervention force" - an idea dismissed by the country's military rulers.
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India lawmakers oppose new state

Monday 14th of December 2009, 11:22
related countries: India India

There is uproar in southern India's Andhra Pradesh assembly in protest against a decision to create a new state.
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Kashmir women 'were not murdered'

Monday 14th of December 2009, 11:28
related countries: India India

Two Kashmiri women whose deaths sparked protests were not raped or murdered, Indian investigators conclude.
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Air strike 'kills 70' in Yemen

Monday 14th of December 2009, 11:43
related countries: Yemen Yemen

An air strike in northern Yemen has killed at least 70 people, Houthi rebels say.
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Sudan police tear-gas protesters

Monday 14th of December 2009, 11:51
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudanese police fire tear gas at crowds protesting at the lack of democratic reform before crucial votes in the next two years.
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UK warns on 'acidifying oceans'

Monday 14th of December 2009, 12:04
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: A, Copenhagen

A senior UK minister issues a warning about acid levels in the oceans as the Copenhagen climate summit resumes.
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Mangrove menace

Monday 14th of December 2009, 12:24
related countries: India India
related places: Man

Man-tiger conflict is worsening in Indian delta
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Citigroup to repay $20bn bail-out

Monday 14th of December 2009, 12:52
related countries: United States United States

Citigroup says it will repay $20bn in US bailout funds. The move marks its exit from the US government's Troubled Asset Relief Program.
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Rwanda journalist jailed for life

Monday 14th of December 2009, 13:08
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan journalist who encouraged Hutus to slaughter Tutsis during the 1994 genocide is jailed for life.
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US suspects to stay in Pakistan

Monday 14th of December 2009, 13:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A court in Pakistan rules that five Americans detained for suspected militant links cannot be deported while judges review their case.
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US sky survey probe set to launch

Monday 14th of December 2009, 13:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

A Nasa satellite designed to uncover hidden cosmic objects is scheduled to be launched from California.
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Bank robbery 'is Pakistan's biggest'

Monday 14th of December 2009, 13:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Robbers steal at least $3.7m in Karachi in what is being called Pakistan's biggest bank heist.
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Citigroup to repay $20bn bail-out

Monday 14th of December 2009, 15:16
related countries: United States United States

Citigroup says it will repay $20bn in US bail-out funds, marking its exit from the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
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Gunmen kill 16 Afghan policemen

Monday 14th of December 2009, 15:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 16 policemen have been killed by suspected militants in two attacks in Afghanistan, officials say.
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Carbon giant

Monday 14th of December 2009, 16:01
related countries: China China

China seeks green future - as it burns more and more coal
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A right state?

Monday 14th of December 2009, 16:05
related countries: India India

Pandora's box ajar as India mulls Telangana split
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Eritrea football team 'absconds'

Monday 14th of December 2009, 16:40
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Eritrea Eritrea

Officials are searching for Eritrea's national football team after they failed to return home following a tournament in Kenya.
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Clinton urges Iran to free hikers

Monday 14th of December 2009, 16:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urges Tehran to free three US hikers facing trial in Iran after crossing into the country.
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Britons' Guantanamo case rejected

Monday 14th of December 2009, 17:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US Supreme Court refuses to consider an appeal by four British former Guantanamo Bay prisoners over alleged abuses.
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France returns frescoes to Egypt

Monday 14th of December 2009, 17:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt

France hands over five ancient frescoes to Egypt, which had broken off ties with the Louvre museum in an ownership dispute.
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Ballack plays down German chances

Monday 14th of December 2009, 17:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany captain Michael Ballack says his side have been "too weak" in the build-up to next year's World Cup and are not among the favourites.
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Disgraced Juventus boss sentenced

Monday 14th of December 2009, 19:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Antonio Giraudo, ex-chief executive of Italian football club Juventus, is sentenced to three years in jail for match-fixing.
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Thai custody for arms plane crew

Monday 14th of December 2009, 19:36
related countries: Thailand Thailand, North Korea North Korea

Thailand orders the crew of a plane suspected of carrying arms from North Korea to be held for a further 12 days.
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BA crew vote for Christmas strike

Monday 14th of December 2009, 19:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Airways cabin crew vote in favour of a 12-day strike over the Christmas period beginning on 22 December.
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'Get to work', climate delegates told

Monday 14th of December 2009, 20:17
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The president of the UN climate summit urges delegates to "get to work" after developing nations earlier brought talks to a halt.
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Greece unveils big spending cuts

Monday 14th of December 2009, 20:51
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Greece's prime minister unveils a series of spending cuts, warning that the country is at risk of "sinking under its debts".
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Abu Dhabi gives Dubai $10bn help

Monday 14th of December 2009, 21:43
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi, Dubai

Dubai announces it has been given a $10bn handout from UAE neighbour Abu Dhabi to help it pay off its debts.
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US jails Iranian over arms plot

Monday 14th of December 2009, 21:54
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Delaware

A court in the US state of Delaware jails an Iranian man for five years for plotting to procure and smuggle arms to Iran.
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Spain sentences terror cell men

Monday 14th of December 2009, 21:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Eleven men, mostly from Pakistan, are sentenced to prison for belonging to a terror cell plotting bomb attacks in Barcelona.
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Nuclear meeting on Iran cancelled

Monday 14th of December 2009, 22:08
related countries: Iran Iran

A planned meeting of leading diplomats from world powers on curbing Iran's nuclear programme is cancelled.
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Johnny Hallyday emerges from coma

Monday 14th of December 2009, 22:30
related countries: France France

French rock star Johnny Hallyday emerges from a medically induced coma after surgery in a Los Angeles hospital.
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Prison for US 'video terrorists'

Monday 14th of December 2009, 22:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Two US men who plotted to aid terrorists by filming Washington landmarks are sentenced to 17 and 13 years in jail.
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Berlusconi to remain in hospital

Monday 14th of December 2009, 22:58
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi will stay in hospital until at least Wednesday after having his nose broken by an attacker, doctors say.
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