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Gaelic Games

Friday 27th of March 2009, 0:00
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The unique sporting business model of Ireland's GAA
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Stormy waters

Friday 27th of March 2009, 0:00
related countries: Norway Norway

Trying to steer Norway's pensions supertanker
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Steaming hot tea linked to cancer

Friday 27th of March 2009, 0:02
related countries: Iran Iran

Drinking steaming hot tea has been linked with an increased risk of oesophageal (gullet) cancer, Iranian scientists say.
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Change of plan

Friday 27th of March 2009, 0:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Barack Obama's new direction in Afghanistan
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Growth riddle

Friday 27th of March 2009, 0:28
related countries: India India

Economist Arvind Panagariya on India's election
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Australian GP practice as it happened

Friday 27th of March 2009, 1:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Nico Rosberg dominates both practice sessions in Melbourne ahead of the Australian GP as Williams, Brawn GP and Toyota outshine the likes of Ferrari and McLaren on Friday.
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UN urges Sudanese rethink on aid

Friday 27th of March 2009, 2:17
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The UN Security Council calls on Sudan to reconsider its decision to expel international aid agencies from the Dafur region.
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NZ's former leader to head UNDP

Friday 27th of March 2009, 6:24
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark is to head the United Nations Development Programme.
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Fatima's story

Friday 27th of March 2009, 6:43
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi woman's tale of escaping sexual abuse
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Fatima's story

Friday 27th of March 2009, 6:43
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi woman's tale of escaping sexual abuse
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International torch relays banned

Friday 27th of March 2009, 7:03
related countries: China China

International torch relays are scrapped in the wake of protests that dogged last year's Beijing Olympic relay.
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Rosberg fastest as F1 blasts off

Friday 27th of March 2009, 7:06
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Williams's Nico Rosberg sets the pace in Melbourne as Lewis Hamilton struggles in the first practice sessions of the new Formula 1 season.
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Japan to 'destroy' N Korea rocket

Friday 27th of March 2009, 7:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan

Japan says it will intercept and destroy any parts of a North Korean rocket that might fall on its territory.
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Space experiment

Friday 27th of March 2009, 8:12
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Mars

Russia to put humans through mock Mars mission
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Verdict due in Lucky Dube killing

Friday 27th of March 2009, 9:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A judge in South Africa is expected to deliver a verdict in the trial of three men accused of killing reggae singer Lucky Dube.
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Bomb strikes mosque in Pakistan

Friday 27th of March 2009, 9:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Jamrud

A bomb explodes at a mosque in Jamrud in north-west Pakistan, with a number of people feared dead and injured.
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Indonesia dam burst kills dozens

Friday 27th of March 2009, 10:17
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Dozens of people die after a dam bursts on the outskirts of the Indonesia capital Jakarta, flooding hundreds of homes.
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Chinese 'find' radioactive ball

Friday 27th of March 2009, 10:51
related countries: China China

Chinese officials say a missing lead ball containing potentially deadly radioactive material may have been found at a steel mill.
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US man apologises in Delhi for 'hurt' over Gandhi auction

Friday 27th of March 2009, 11:00
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Delhi

The US collector who sold rare belongings of Mahatma Gandhi apologises in Delhi for "unintentionally hurting" Indian sentiments.
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Is Obama's Afghan strategy right?

Friday 27th of March 2009, 11:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Obama has announced a fundamental rethink of US strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Will it work?
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Gujarat 'riot minister' resigns

Friday 27th of March 2009, 11:35
related countries: India India

A minister in India's Gujarat state, Mayaben Kodnani, accused over anti-Muslim riots in 2002, surrenders to police and resigns.
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Israel army punishes soldier

Friday 27th of March 2009, 12:16
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli soldier is removed from combat for shooting a Palestinian woman in the leg "by mistake" during the Gaza offensive.
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Zimbabwe 'to arrest land thieves'

Friday 27th of March 2009, 12:59
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai vows to arrest anyone invading farms - in an apparent challenge to Robert Mugabe.
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Live text - West Indies v England

Friday 27th of March 2009, 13:00
related countries: Barbados Barbados, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Gayle gets West Indies off to an electric start as they chase 117 in 44 overs for a 2-1 series lead.
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Russian 'Arctic military' plan

Friday 27th of March 2009, 13:06
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia announces plans to set up a military force to protect its Arctic interests, in a move which may worry its rivals.
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Composer Ravel may have encoded woman's name in music

Friday 27th of March 2009, 13:11
related countries: France France
related places: Ravel

The French composer Ravel may have left a hidden message - a woman's name - inside his work.
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Claims of deal on UK Iraq hostages

Friday 27th of March 2009, 14:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The kidnappers of five Britons being held in Iraq claim to have reached a deal over their release, according to unconfirmed reports.
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Madoff UK offices in fraud probe

Friday 27th of March 2009, 14:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK offices of US financier Bernard Madoff may have been significant in his $50bn fraud, says the Serious Fraud Office.
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UN in call for Sri Lanka 'pause'

Friday 27th of March 2009, 15:25
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The UN urges the Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels to observe a 'humanitarian pause' in fighting.
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Deadly blast hits Pakistan mosque

Friday 27th of March 2009, 15:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Jamrud

A mosque collapses after a suicide bomb attack in north-western Pakistan, killing dozens of people and injuring many more.
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Kenya PM defends 'odd marriage'

Friday 27th of March 2009, 16:37
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga defends the power-sharing government and blames the judiciary for corruption.
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Niger leader rejects third term

Friday 27th of March 2009, 18:06
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger's President Mamadou Tandja says he will not try to change the constitution to let him seek a third term in office.
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Italian 'Fritzl' and son arrested

Friday 27th of March 2009, 18:12
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Turin

Italian police arrest a man and his son on suspicion of raping their daughters in the northern city of Turin.
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US rethinks Afghan strategy

Friday 27th of March 2009, 18:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

President Obama announces a major rethink of strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, with fresh forces and funds.
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Windies humiliate dismal England

Friday 27th of March 2009, 20:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are bowled out for 117 as they crash to an embarrassing eight-wicket defeat by West Indies.
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Russia hints at Chechen changes

Friday 27th of March 2009, 21:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen

Russia's president says the troubled republic of Chechnya may be stable enough to ease security restrictions there.
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Kenyans release Mladic mix-up man

Friday 27th of March 2009, 21:16
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A man arrested in Kenya on suspicion of war crimes is not fugitive Bosnia-Serb commander Ratko Mladic, Interpol says.
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Iran and Nato end 30-year impasse

Friday 27th of March 2009, 22:45
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Iran Iran
related places: Brussels

An Iranian diplomat meets a Nato official for "informal talks" in Brussels for the first time in 30 years, Nato officials say.
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Afghan soldier shoots dead US pair

Friday 27th of March 2009, 23:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

An Afghan soldier shot dead two US coalition troops and wounded a third before turning the gun on himself, the US military says.
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Obama tells banks 'work together'

Friday 27th of March 2009, 23:49
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama meets with top US bankers to discuss his latest plans to stabilise the US financial system.
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