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Assange appeals on Sweden warrant

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 0:03
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange files an appeal with Sweden's Supreme Court against an arrest warrant for questioning on rape allegations.
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US dismay at Egypt poll problems

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 0:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States

The US says it is "dismayed" by reports of interference and intimidation in voting in parliamentary polls in Egypt, a key ally.
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'Worthy player'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 0:34
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan seeks image boost from OSCE summit
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Baptism of fire

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 0:58
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Euro crisis gives EU Lisbon Treaty a bumpy first year
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Australian astrophysicist's theory 'explains' UFOs

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 1:16
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Some UFO sightings could be explained by ball lightning and other atmospheric phenomena, says an Australian astrophysicist who studied a fireball event over Brisbane.
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Top contender

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 1:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's World Cup bid brings both a buzz and concerns
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Travel disruption as snow spreads

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 1:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Snow contnues to fall across much of the UK, bringing disruption to roads and airports, and closing hundreds of schools.
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Pentagon study 'backs gay troops'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 2:19
related countries: United States United States

Allowing gay troops to serve openly in the US military would carry only a low risk of hindering fighting ability, a Pentagon study finds.
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Pentagon study backs gay troops

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 2:19
related countries: United States United States

A Pentagon report has concluded the ban on openly gay people in the US military could be lifted, even in time of war, without harming military readiness.
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Cuban spies 'rife in Venezuela'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 2:23
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Secret cables released by Wikileaks reveal US concerns over the activities of Cuban intelligence agents in Venezuela.
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US jail guards 'watch inmate attack'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 3:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Idaho

Prison surveillance cameras in Idaho have captured footage of one inmate beating another prisoner, while guards watched, AP news agency reports.
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Sarkozy chased son's rabbit at meeting with US envoy

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 4:30
related countries: France France, United States United States

Nicolas Sarkozy was left chasing a rabbit while meeting the US ambassador before he became French president, leaked US diplomatic cables reveal.
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World's top bikes go on display

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 6:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham

Jenny Tinmouth, one of the UK's fastest female superbike riders, shows Newsbeat around Motorcycle Live 2010 in Birmingham.
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Leaks reveal Pakistan arms fears

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 6:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US and UK diplomats feared Pakistan's nuclear material could fall into the hands of terrorists, classified US cables revealed by Wikileaks show.
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Interpol issues alert for Assange

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 7:14
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

The international police agency, Interpol, has issued a "Red Notice" for the founder of the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange.
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Tale of treasures

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 7:45
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Can no-drilling pledge conserve oil-rich park in Ecuador?
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Australian economic growth slows

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 8:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's economic growth slowed between July and September as the high value of its currency hit export earnings.
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S Korea and US 'plan more drills'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 8:22
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

South Korea says it plans more military drills with the United States, despite China's disapproval and tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme.
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Queen braves cold for Narnia gala

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 8:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh, London

The third film in the Chronicles Of Narnia series has a chilly premiere in London's Leicester Square, attended by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
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Bruni praises Pope over condoms

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 9:44
related countries: France France

French first lady Carla Bruni thanks Pope Benedict for saying the use of condoms to prevent HIV/Aids may be justified.
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Rise in Chinese factory output

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 10:02
related countries: China China

China's manufacturing picked up in November, state figures suggest, with strong domestic demand offsetting weakness elsewhere.
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Clinton seeks Afghanistan support

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 10:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton calls on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe to play a greater role in Afghanistan.
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England focus on Adelaide - Trott

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 10:19
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane, Adelaide

Jonathan Trott says England will put their record-breaking performance against Australia in Brisbane to one side ahead of the second Ashes Test starting in Adelaide on Friday.
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Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin up for sale

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 10:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles, John F Kennedy

The coffin which used to contain the body of Lee Harvey Oswald - the suspected killer of US president John F Kennedy - is going up for auction in Los Angeles next week.
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Wikileaks focus on senior Tories

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 10:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The latest batch of leaked US diplomatic cables suggest the Bank of England's governor had "great concern" about David Cameron and George Osborne's "lack of experience".
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Uganda frees July bomb suspects

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 10:45
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Kampala

A Ugandan court acquits 18 people charged in connection with World Cup bomb attacks that killed more than 70 in the capital, Kampala, in July.
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UK manufacturing growth 'surges'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 10:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's manufacturing sector grew at its fastest rate for 16 years in November, a closely-watched survey suggests.
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Indian rebel is produced in court

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 11:00
related countries: India India

A separatist leader from the north-east Indian of state of Manipur, whose arrest was reported in October, appears in a court in the country.
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Sir Elton guest edits UK newspaper

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 11:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sir Elton John has been handed editorial duties at the Independent for a special edition to mark World Aids Day.
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HK pollution could spark exodus

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 11:26
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

One in four people in Hong Kong would like to leave the territory because of its worsening air pollution, a new survey suggests.
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Iran in second pollution holiday

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 11:41
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iran declares a two-day holiday in Tehran because of air pollution - the second time in a week pollution has forced a shutdown.
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Clash album to spawn rock biopic

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 11:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The creation of classic album London Calling by punk band The Clash is to form the basis of a new music biopic.
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N Korea 'likely to attack again'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 12:15
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's intelligence chief says North Korea is very likely to attack it again, a week after an artillery strike on an island.
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Hamilton pleased by 2011 car test

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 12:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton is encouraged after his first test of the 2011 McLaren in the team's simulator.
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Living with HIV: Kenyan orphan

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 13:04
related countries: Kenya Kenya

As World Aids Day is marked around the globe, one orphaned woman in Kenya describes how she discovered she was HIV-positive.
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Gazprom and Shell in global deal

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 14:05
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

Russian gas monopoly Gazprom and Royal Dutch Shell agree to expand co-operation in Russia and in global energy markets.
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Steaua Bucharest v Liverpool

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 14:09
related countries: Romania Romania

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's game between Steaua Bucharest and Liverpool in the Europa League.
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Indonesia Islamic laws 'abusive'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 14:17
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Human Rights Watch says two of the five Islamic laws used in the Indonesian province of Aceh violate rights and are implemented abusively.
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Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 14:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Spain Spain

Seven men are arrested in Spain and three in Thailand on suspicion of links to the Pakistani militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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More walls collapse at Pompeii

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 15:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Two walls collapse at Italy's ancient city of Pompeii, the second collapse this week and the third in a month, officials say.
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Spain moves to raise state funds

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 15:12
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain announces plans to sell off stakes in the country's airport authority and national lottery as it seeks to raise funds.
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Tata Nano car sales sink by 85%

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 15:29
related countries: India India

Sales of Tata Motors' Nano, the world's cheapest car, plunged by 85% in November, the Indian carmaker says.
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Botswana mulls legalised sex work

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 15:42
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Politicians call for Botswana to consider legalising prostitution to fight against HIV, as the country marks World Aids Day.
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Egypt Brothers 'to quit election'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 15:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's banned opposition movement the Muslim Brotherhood is withdrawing candidates from Sunday's election run-off, media reports say.
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US 'kill team soldier' in court

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 15:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The first of 12 US soldiers accused of being part of a group that murdered Afghan civilians for sport faces a court martial on Wednesday.
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CAR decree rehabilitates Bokassa

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 16:04
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Central African Republic's flamboyant and ruthless former President, Jean-Bedel Bokassa, is rehabilitated by presidential decree.
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Putin to stay away from Fifa bid

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 16:06
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's Vladimir Putin is to stay away from the Fifa decision on the 2018 World Cup, saying Fifa is the victim of smears.
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Last Afghan poll results released

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 16:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Ghazni

Parliamentary election results are released in the Afghan province of Ghazni, the last area to be declared.
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Egypt resort hit by shark attacks

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 16:28
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Three tourists are injured by a shark in three separate attacks at the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Selling point

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 17:09
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

Spain and Portugal play sunshine card in bid to host World Cup
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Beckham has faith in Fifa members

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 17:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Beckham insists he has faith in Fifa to judge England's 2018 World Cup bid on its merits ahead of Thursday's vote in Zurich.
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Sri Lanka leader's talk cancelled

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 18:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A leading British debating society says that it is cancelling a talk by President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka because of "security concerns".
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Open internet set for US showdown

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 18:07
related countries: United States United States

US regulators are set for a showdown later this month over so-called "net neutrality" rules intended to ensure an open internet.
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Iran hangs footballer's mistress

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 18:26
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Evin, Tehran

Iran executes a woman found guilty of murdering the first wife of prominent footballer Nasser Mohammadkhani, state media says.
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Amazon deforestation 'down again'

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 18:39
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has fallen to its lowest rate for 22 years, Brazil's government says.
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Patrolling EU border for illegal migrants

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 19:18
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Figures have revealed that 99% of the known illegal migrants to the European Union enter via Greece with many of them hoping to travel on to Britain.
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'Literate' Brazilian clown cleared for congress

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 19:30
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian clown elected to congress is cleared to take his seat after proving he can read and write.
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US deficit panel urges deep cuts

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 20:03
related countries: United States United States

A presidential panel set up to help trim the US budget deficit calls for deep spending cuts and tax rises to save $4tn by 2020.
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The village 'sacrificed' for economic growth

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 20:59
related countries: China China

China's eye popping growth has become the envy of the world and nowhere is this march to modernity more evident than in White Horse Village.
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Markets rise on hopes of bail-out

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 21:07
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United States United States

World stock markets and the euro surged amid reports that Washington may join Europe in further support for heavily indebted countries.
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US extends Gulf oil drilling ban

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 21:15
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Gulf, Atlantic

The Obama administration says it will maintain a ban on off-shore oil and gas drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and parts of the Atlantic coast.
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Pakistan dismisses Wikileaks fear

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 21:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Pakistan rejects fears expressed in US diplomatic cables, revealed by Wikileaks, that its nuclear material could fall into the hands of terrorists.
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Fed details banks' emergency aid

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 21:24
related countries: United States United States

US Federal Reserve names the companies that used its emergency loan facilities during the financial crisis and reveals how much they borrowed.
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More chaos as big freeze goes on

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 21:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Temperatures are set to plunge again overnight after one of the coldest starts to December in more than 20 years caused chaos across the UK.
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Devastating floods hit Venezuela

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 22:23
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Days of heavy rain bring severe floods and landslides to northern Venezuela, killing at least 21 people.
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US poet wins Dylan Thomas prize

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 22:49
related countries: United States United States

An American poet is the winner of a £30,000 literary award for her collection of 21st Century poetry.
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US sect leader arraigned in Texas

Wednesday 1st of December 2010, 23:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Utah, Texas

Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs is arraigned in a courtroom in Texas on charges of sexual assault and bigamy, after being extradited from Utah.
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