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Belgian admits Iran arms charges

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 0:17
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Iran Iran, United States United States

An alleged Belgian arms dealer pleads guilty to conspiring to illegally export jet engines and parts from the US to Iran.
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Giving birth 'slows MS progress'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 0:24
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Belgium Belgium

Giving birth seems to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to Belgian and Dutch researchers.
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'Coma' man conscious for years

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 0:57
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Belgian man who doctors thought was in a coma for 23 years was in fact awake all along, it is revealed.
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Paralysed state

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 2:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ahmed Rashid on conspiracy theories sweeping Pakistan
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The next Darfur?

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 2:05
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Region which could become new Sudan front line
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Seven soldiers die in Afghanistan

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 4:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Four US servicemen and three Afghan soldiers die in Afghanistan, as President Obama continues talks on troop levels.
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Australia PM urges carbon deal

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 4:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

The Australian government strikes a deal with opposition leaders on a revised carbon emissions trading scheme.
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India launches ballistic missile

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 4:58
related countries: India India
related places: Agni

India test-fires its intermediate-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile, Agni-II, off an island in Orissa state.
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US 'will announce climate target'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 5:01
related countries: United States United States

The US will give a target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions ahead of next month's UN climate summit, officials say.
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Bloody festival

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 5:34
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Protests as Nepal stages huge animal sacrifice event
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Thailand's former PM Samak dies

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 7:32
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The former Thai PM Samak Sundaravej dies of cancer after a long political career which ended with a cookery show.
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Ayodhya report put to parliament

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 7:38
related countries: India India

The Indian government presents in parliament an inquiry report into the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid mosque.
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Abuse of Tajik women 'widespread'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 7:41
related countries: Tajikistan Tajikistan

Amnesty accuses Tajikistan of failing to protect women, saying nearly half are raped, beaten or abused by their families.
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Mardell's America

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 7:45
related countries: India India

Obama set to lay on the style for visiting Indian PM
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US Afghan decision 'within days'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 8:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US president will announce his decision on whether to deploy more US troops to Afghanistan "within days", aides say.
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Dutch dilemma

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 8:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Netherlands Netherlands

Debate over the Netherlands' troops in Afghanistan
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Paceman Asif holds Kiwis in check

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 8:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Dunedin

Mohammad Asif takes three wickets as Pakistan restrict New Zealand to 276-6 on day one of the first Test in Dunedin.
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Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 10:12
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

More than two million cots are recalled in the US and Canada over fears that a defect could cause children to suffocate.
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Philippine poll deaths reach 46

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 10:23
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least 46 people are now known to have died in a mass political killing in the Philippines, and a state of emergency is declared.
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Most 'orphans' have living parent

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 10:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

At least four out of five children in orphanages worldwide have a living parent, leading charity Save the Children says.
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Czech regret over sterilisation

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 10:52
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

The Czech government expresses regret over the illegal sterilisation of Roma women and announces a series of prevention measures.
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India batsmen dominate Sri Lanka

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 11:10
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Kanpur

Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag make hundreds as India take control of the second Test on day one in Kanpur.
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Three injured in strikes on Gaza

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 11:48
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Palestinians have been injured in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical workers say.
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China executes tainted milk pair

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 12:03
related countries: China China

China executes two people over a scandal involving tainted milk powder that resulted in six children dying, state media say.
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Darfur rivals 'prepare new war'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 12:03
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan's government has repeatedly blocked peacekeeping patrols, the UN says, amid fears of an upsurge in violence.
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Jordan parliament dissolved by king

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 12:05
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Jordan's King Abdullah dissolves the country's parliament halfway through its four-year term and calls for early elections.
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RIP Lucky - world's oldest sheep is killed by heatwave

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 12:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Lucky, the world's oldest sheep, has died at the age of 23 - twice the normal life expectancy - after a record heatwave in Australia.
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Court is kind to 'Robin Hood' banker who helped poor

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 13:21
related countries: Germany Germany

A German bank employee who transferred money illegally from rich to poor clients receives a suspended prison term.
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Live - Del Potro v Verdasco

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 14:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro takes on Fernando Verdasco in Group A at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Flu vaccine put on hold in Canada

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 14:11
related countries: Canada Canada

GlaxoSmithKline tells doctors in Canada to stop using a batch of its swine flu, amid reports of severe side effects.
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Opera 'censors' Chinese content

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 14:19
related countries: China China

Web browser Opera has closed a loophole which allowed Chinese users to access sites banned by the government.
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Afghanistan: An unholy madness?

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 14:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hugh Sykes reports on the deeply complex political puzzle that poverty-stricken Afghanistan is facing.
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Global healthcare

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 15:26
related countries: United States United States

How does the US system compare with others?
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US economic growth revised down

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 15:35
related countries: United States United States

The US economy grew at an annual pace of 2.8% between July and September, less than the 3.5% previously forecast.
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Pirates attack tanker off Benin

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 15:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Benin Benin

Pirates have attacked an oil tanker off West Africa, killing a Ukrainian seaman, the commander of Benin's naval forces says.
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Pirates attack tanker off Benin

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 15:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Benin Benin

Pirates have attacked an oil tanker off the coast of west Africa, killing a Ukrainian seaman, the commander of Benin's naval forces says.
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Medvedev orders jail death probe

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 15:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev orders an investigation into the death in prison of a lawyer who was awaiting trial.
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Sri Lanka general 'seeks top job'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 16:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

An influential Sri Lankan opposition party says it has invited former military chief Gen Sarath Fonseka to be its presidential candidate.
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Pakistan clash 'kills civilians'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 16:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Khyber

At least six civilians have been killed in clashes between troops and militants in the Khyber tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Ayodhya report blames India's BJP

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 16:28
related countries: India India
related places: Ayodhya

An Indian report blames leading Hindu nationalist politicians for playing a role in the demolition in 1992 of the Ayodhya mosque.
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Bangladesh mutiny trial begins

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 17:15
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh begins trying hundreds of border guards accused over a mutiny in which dozens of army officers died.
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'Come home'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 17:26
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam urges its overseas diaspora to come back
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Mardell's America

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 17:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Decision time for Obama on Afghanistan troops
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Inquiry focuses on Iraq 'threat'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 18:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK "distanced itself" from talk of removing Saddam Hussein in early 2001 despite the threat he posed, the Iraq inquiry is told.
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Congo 'warlords' deny atrocities

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 18:46
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Two alleged Congolese militia leaders plead not guilty to war crimes and crimes against humanity in The Hague.
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Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 18:53
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police hold at least 34 people in an operation against a banned youth group linked to radical Basque separatism.
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Israel helicopter crash kills four

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 19:01
related countries: Israel Israel

Four people are killed in a civilian helicopter crash off the coast of northern Israel.
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Tight space

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 19:08
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's poorest have to live in wooden cubicles
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Obama seeks Afghanistan closure

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 20:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Barack Obama pledges to "finish the job" in Afghanistan and says he will announce a decision on sending more US troops "shortly".
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Live - Federer v Murray

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 20:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

World number one Roger Federer takes on Andy Murray in the evening match on day three of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Queen and Duke arrive in Bermuda

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 20:39
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh land in Bermuda for a visit in the wake of a diplomatic spat between the island and the UK.
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US census worker death 'suicide'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 21:48
related countries: United States United States

A US census worker found naked, hanged and bound with tape killed himself, but made it look like murder, authorities say.
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Gaddafi 'to mediate' football row

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 22:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Libya Libya, Algeria Algeria

Libya's Col Muammar Gaddafi is set to mediate between Algeria and Egypt in a bitter football row, state media says.
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Federer prevails against Murray

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 22:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Roger Federer ensures he will end the year as world number one after beating Andy Murray 3-6 6-3 6-1 in the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Trainee Mossad spy 'arrested by Israeli police'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 23:29
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

A trainee spy for Israel's Mossad secret service is arrested by Tel Aviv police while taking part in a training operation, media say.
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Iraq January vote 'not possible'

Tuesday 24th of November 2009, 23:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq will not be able to hold polls before the end of January as required by the constitution, electoral officials say.
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