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UK 'could face blackouts by 2016'

Friday 11th of September 2009, 0:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK could face blackouts as green energy is not coming on stream fast enough, the government's new energy adviser has told the BBC.
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Mandelson positive over Vauxhall

Friday 11th of September 2009, 3:19
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Vauxhall

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson says he is upbeat about Vauxhall after it was taken over by Canada's Magna.
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Clinton stresses key China goals

Friday 11th of September 2009, 3:44
related countries: United States United States, China China

The US sees ties with China as central to solving world problems, the US secretary of state tells a visiting China official.
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'Weekend jihadis'

Friday 11th of September 2009, 4:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan civil servants fighting for the Taliban
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Nine held over Xinjiang syringes

Friday 11th of September 2009, 4:51
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese state media says nine people are arrested for mysterious syringe attacks in Xinjiang in western China.
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China's exports see sharp decline

Friday 11th of September 2009, 6:46
related countries: China China

China's exports continued to decline in August, down 23% to $103.7bn from the same month last year.
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US rejects Iran nuclear proposals

Friday 11th of September 2009, 7:03
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US says it is unhappy with the proposals submitted by Iran aimed at breaking the deadlock over its nuclear ambitions.
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India murder sentence overturned

Friday 11th of September 2009, 7:44
related countries: India India

An appeal court in India overturns the death sentence of a businessman convicted for murdering a girl in a case dubbed "the house of horrors".
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Live - Italian Grand Prix practice

Friday 11th of September 2009, 7:53
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Monza

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton is fastest after the first practice session for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.
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French minister denies race slur

Friday 11th of September 2009, 8:56
related countries: France France

France's Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux denies claims he made a racist remark when he met a political activist of Arab origin.
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Court halts Mayawati statue spree

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:05
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court orders Uttar Pradesh government to stop building statues of the chief minister Mayawati and her mentors.
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Rare bird spotted at sea for first time in 130 years

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:06
related countries: Fiji Fiji

The extremely rare Fiji petrel is spotted at sea in its natural habitat for the first time, by scientists working with Birdlife International.
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Taiwan ex-leader jailed for life

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:19
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan's former President Chen Shui-bian is sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty on corruption charges.
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US urges caution on Afghan vote

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US envoy to Afghanistan tells the BBC that critics of last month's presidential election should not "jump to conclusions".
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UK apology after Turing petition

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister Brown says he is sorry for the "appalling" way World War II code-breaker Alan Turing was treated for being gay.
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Collingwood & Anderson given rest

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England will rest James Anderson and Paul Collingwood for two and three matches respectively in their one-day international series against Australia.
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Afghan journalists criticise raid

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The death of Sultan Munadi in a raid to rescue a Briton shows troops' disregard for Afghan lives, Afghan journalists say.
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Iran leader vows 'harsh response'

Friday 11th of September 2009, 10:55
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's supreme leader vows to confront those who oppose the nation's system, amid continuing election disputes.
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Tax raid on Argentine paper

Friday 11th of September 2009, 11:12
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Some 200 tax inspectors raid Argentina's biggest newspaper, currently involved in a battle with the government.
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Turkey approves Kurdish studies

Friday 11th of September 2009, 11:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish university will for the first time teach the Kurdish language, which was banned nationwide until 1991.
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Slovenia unblocks Croatian EU bid

Friday 11th of September 2009, 11:30
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Slovenia Slovenia

Slovenia says it is ready to lift its veto on Croatia's EU accession talks, after reaching a compromise in a border dispute.
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Ugandans 'killed' in king clashes

Friday 11th of September 2009, 13:03
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Kampala

Two people die in a second day of clashes between supporters of a local Ugandan king and police in Kampala, witnesses say.
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SA threatens 'war' over Semenya

Friday 11th of September 2009, 13:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's sports minister warns of a "third world war" if Caster Semenya is banned from competing in a row over her sex.
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Obama in tribute to 9/11 victims

Friday 11th of September 2009, 14:12
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama honours the victims of the 11 September attacks eight years ago, and vows to pursue al-Qaeda.
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Brazil's economy out of recession

Friday 11th of September 2009, 14:34
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Brazil Brazil, Japan Japan

Brazil follows countries such as Sweden and Japan by coming out of recession after its economy grew in the April-to-June quarter.
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Top Taliban leader arrested in Pakistan

Friday 11th of September 2009, 14:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban, Swat

One of Pakistan's highest ranking Taliban officials, Muslim Khan, is arrested by security forces in Swat valley, officials say.
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UN patience wears thin in S Lanka

Friday 11th of September 2009, 14:43
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The UN says it cannot continue funding the main refugee camp in Sri Lanka where the government is keeping nearly 300,000 people.
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Riot at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison

Friday 11th of September 2009, 15:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Inmates start a fire and clash with guards during two days of unrest at Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison.
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Crippling blow

Friday 11th of September 2009, 16:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Official's arrest is major setback for Pakistani Taliban
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Renault to launch Piquet lawsuit

Friday 11th of September 2009, 16:17
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Renault say they are to launch legal action against Nelson Piquet Jr and his father over race-fixing allegations made about the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
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Huge Nepal Maoist rally is held

Friday 11th of September 2009, 16:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal
related places: Kathmandu

Thousands of supporters of Nepal's former Maoist rebels rally in Kathmandu against the president.
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Kenya bans 'leaky' condom brand

Friday 11th of September 2009, 16:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Officials in Kenya ban a brand of condoms after they are found to leak when subjected to lab testing.
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Secrets of 1989

Friday 11th of September 2009, 16:55
related countries: Germany Germany

How far did Mrs Thatcher go to stop German unification?
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Putin warns against Iran attack

Friday 11th of September 2009, 17:23
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran

Russian PM Vladimir Putin warns against military action on Iran, as diplomatic moves over its nuclear programme gain pace.
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US marks 9/11 amid shooting scare

Friday 11th of September 2009, 17:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Potomac

The US marks the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, but a training exercise in Washington sparks mistaken reports of a shooting.
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Two key Tamil Tigers given bail

Friday 11th of September 2009, 17:41
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A court in Sri Lanka grants bail to two former Tamil Tiger officials in government custody for more than four months.
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Taiwan divided

Friday 11th of September 2009, 17:42
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Mixed reaction to former president's life sentence
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Loan deal saves Leibovitz images

Friday 11th of September 2009, 19:02
related countries: United States United States

US photographer Annie Leibovitz is given more time to pay off a loan which threatened the copyright to her images.
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Rockets hit Israel from Lebanon

Friday 11th of September 2009, 20:35
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Two rockets are fired into northern Israel from Lebanon, with no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
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Ugandan king 'not backing down'

Friday 11th of September 2009, 20:59
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A Ugandan king will go ahead with a controversial visit on Saturday, despite two days of rioting, his premier says.
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Kampala hit by renewed violence

Friday 11th of September 2009, 21:38
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Police and rioters clash for a second day in the Ugandan capital as a dispute over a tribal king continues.
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German ships blaze Arctic trail

Friday 11th of September 2009, 21:45
related countries: Russia Russia, Germany Germany

Two German merchant ships negotiate the North East passage in the Russian Arctic, which was ice-bound until recently.
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Putin hints at presidential bid

Friday 11th of September 2009, 23:02
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian PM Vladimir Putin gives the clearest indication yet that he might run again for the presidency in 2012.
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US 'risks Afghan Soviet failure'

Friday 11th of September 2009, 23:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A former US national security advisor warns that the US risks replicating the Soviet Union's failures in Afghanistan.
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