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Ex-dictator Ceausescu is reburied

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:04
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania's former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife are reburied - nearly five months after their bodies were exhumed to confirm their identity.
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'Africa's premier diva' from Benin

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:07
related countries: Benin Benin

Angelique Kidjo has been labeled by Time Magazine as "Africa's premier diva". Her signature sound has won her worldwide acclaim.
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Prison where Nobel prize winner is held

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:07
related countries: China China

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to an imprisoned Chinese dissident is not an attempt to enforce Western values on China, organisers say.
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Repeal of ban on gay troops fails

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

Attempts to repeal a ban on openly gay men and women serving in the US military receive a serious setback on Thursday as a key Senate vote fails.
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Mexico police break city blockade

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Morelia

Mexican police battle drug traffickers, who have been blockading roads into the western city of Morelia with burning vehicles.
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Foaming waters

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:41
related countries: Laos Laos

Laos hopes hydropower will make it a regional battery
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Royal car attacked in fees demo

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A car containing Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall is attacked by protesters amid violence after MPs voted to raise tuition fees.
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Lula defends Wikileaks' Assange

Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:55
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian President Lula da Silva calls the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange an attack on freedom of expression
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Friday 10th of December 2010, 0:55
related countries: United States United States

African-American and Latino adults in the US who use the internet are twice as likely as whites to use the website Twitter, a survey suggests.
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New dam changes life in Laos

Friday 10th of December 2010, 1:07
related countries: Laos Laos

Laos's new hydropower dam cost more than $1.2bn to build and relocated thousands of people but could provide new prosperity.
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Concern at Burma 'nuclear sites'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 1:42
related countries: Burma Burma, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea may be helping Burma to build secret missile and nuclear sites in remote locations, according to US cables released by Wikileaks.
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In Pictures

Friday 10th of December 2010, 2:32
related countries: United States United States

Doonesbury's creator on 40 years of American life
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US police burn 'bomb factory' house

Friday 10th of December 2010, 3:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

California authorities have set fire to a house filled with home-made explosives, saying the controlled blaze was the safest method of dealing with the bomb-making equipment.
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Split verdict on Katrina killing

Friday 10th of December 2010, 3:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Orleans

A US jury convicts three police officers and acquits two others over the killing of a man after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans in 2005.
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Concern at Burma 'nuclear plans'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 4:04
related countries: Burma Burma, North Korea North Korea

The latest releases by WikiLeaks add to reports suggesting Burma could be building a nuclear facility with North Korean help.
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Haiti orders recount of election

Friday 10th of December 2010, 6:27
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti says it will review the disputed result of its presidential election, after angry demonstrations by supporters of a losing candidate.
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Japan targeted on climate stance

Friday 10th of December 2010, 6:32
related countries: Japan Japan, Mexico Mexico
related places: Cancun

Countries at the UN climate summit in Cancun, Mexico, launch a diplomatic assault on Japan in an effort to soften its resistance to the Kyoto Protocol.
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Delhi police safety move on rapes

Friday 10th of December 2010, 6:58
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Police in Delhi announce new safety measures to protect women who work at night, following the gang rape of a call centre worker two weeks ago.
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Iceland agrees Icesave deal terms

Friday 10th of December 2010, 7:06
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iceland agrees to repay the UK and the Netherlands for money their citizens lost in the collapsed Icesave savings bank.
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Manila to free 43 alleged rebels

Friday 10th of December 2010, 7:26
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippine president orders criminal charges against 43 health workers, alleged by the military to be communist rebels, to be dropped.
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Victoria make England toil at MCG

Friday 10th of December 2010, 7:34
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Victoria

England drop a string of catches as Victoria hit 216-2 in the tour match before declaring, and Alastair Cook then falls cheaply.
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Price of victory

Friday 10th of December 2010, 7:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's 'most fraudulent poll will cost Mubarak dear'
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Shopping or piracy?

Friday 10th of December 2010, 8:13
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

What lies behind the success of Nairobi's 'Little Mogadishu'?
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Australia ring changes for Perth Test

Friday 10th of December 2010, 8:42
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

Michael Beer is a surprise selection and Mitchell Johnson, Phillip Hughes, Steve Smith and Ben Hilfenhaus all earn recalls as Australia name a much-changed squad for the third Ashes Test.
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Fee protests to be investigated

Friday 10th of December 2010, 9:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Questions are raised about police handling of tuition fee protests after a car with the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall inside was attacked.
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Rwanda genocide archive unveiled

Friday 10th of December 2010, 9:36
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Thousands of documents, photographs and audio-visual recordings relating to the 1994 genocide go on display in Rwanda.
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Nobel ceremony: Why stay away?

Friday 10th of December 2010, 10:29
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Pakistan Pakistan, Russia Russia, China China

Of about 50 countries invited to the Nobel ceremony, almost a third are staying away, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, many as a result of Chinese pressure.
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Nobel ceremony U-turn for Serbia

Friday 10th of December 2010, 10:47
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Norway Norway, China China
related places: Oslo

Serbia reverses its decision to boycott the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Oslo.
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US concern at frisked India envoy

Friday 10th of December 2010, 11:08
related countries: India India, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expresses concern over the frisking of India's ambassador Meera Shankar by an airport security agent.
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EU high-speed rail bridge opened

Friday 10th of December 2010, 11:39
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Strasbourg, Eu

Germany and France inaugurate a new bridge at Strasbourg as part of an ambitious high-speed rail network to span the EU.
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Inquiry criticises Dutch abuses

Friday 10th of December 2010, 11:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A commission in the Netherlands looking into sexual and physical abuse in the Catholic Church says almost 2,000 people have complained in the last year, 100 times more than the previous average number.
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Petrol prices reach record high

Friday 10th of December 2010, 11:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK petrol prices have hit a record average level of 121.76p for a litre of unleaded petrol, says Experian Catalist.
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Dominguez named in doping probe

Friday 10th of December 2010, 12:04
related countries: Spain Spain

World steeplechase champion Marta Dominguez is suspended from her position as vice president of the Spanish Athletics Federation after being implicated in a doping investigation.
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Israel 'should face EU sanctions'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 12:05
related countries: Israel Israel

A group of 26 former EU leaders urges Brussels to impose sanctions on Israel for continuing to build settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.
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A cyber space

Friday 10th of December 2010, 12:05
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Exploring Wikileaks' underground nerve centre in Sweden
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Picasso sale off after discovery

Friday 10th of December 2010, 12:12
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A Paris auctioneer postpones a sale of paintings by Picasso that he gave to his chauffeur after a further cache of the artist's works was revealed.
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China exports jump unexpectedly

Friday 10th of December 2010, 12:16
related countries: China China

China reports much stronger than expected export growth in November, boosting its trade surplus and adding to inflation fears.
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Somali radio station wins award

Friday 10th of December 2010, 12:20
related countries: Somalia Somalia, France France
related places: Paris

An embattled Somali radio station, Radio Shabelle, receives an international press freedom award at a ceremony in Paris.
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Virtue rewarded as Filipino wins lottery

Friday 10th of December 2010, 12:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A man who let a woman push ahead of him in a lottery queue in the Philippines wins a $17m accumulator prize, and feels sorry for the queue jumper.
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Green defender?

Friday 10th of December 2010, 13:11
related countries: India India

The man shaking up India's environment ministry
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Barcelona agree record shirt deal

Friday 10th of December 2010, 13:17
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Barcelona end their history of refusing commercial shirt sponsorship as they sign a record £125m deal with the Qatar Foundation.
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Pakistan media in Wikileaks hoax

Friday 10th of December 2010, 13:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Pakistani newspapers acknowledge they were hoaxed after publishing reports based on bogus Wikileaks cables containing anti-Indian propaganda.
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Nobel Prize awarded to Liu Xiaobo

Friday 10th of December 2010, 14:05
related countries: China China

The chairman of the Nobel prize committee has paid tribute to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, winner of the 2010 Peace Prize.
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Medvedev 'mulls second term bid'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 14:36
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev is considering running for a second term in office, his economic adviser hints.
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Car bomber rams Pakistan hospital

Friday 10th of December 2010, 16:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suicide bomber rams an explosives-laden vehicle into a hospital, killing 11 people in north-west Pakistan, say police.
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Germany and France rally to euro

Friday 10th of December 2010, 17:02
related countries: France France, Germany Germany
related places: Eu

French and German leaders passionately defend the single currency at talks ahead of an EU summit on the euro crisis fund.
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Terrorist activity 'played down'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 17:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The level of terrorist activity in Northern Ireland is being played down by the police and government, the Police Federation claims.
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Pfizer: No Nigeria dirty tricks

Friday 10th of December 2010, 17:29
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dismisses as "preposterous" reports that it hired investigators to pressure Nigeria's attorney general during a multi-million dollar lawsuit.
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Medvedev 'may run' for second term

Friday 10th of December 2010, 18:06
related countries: Russia Russia

The BBC has received the strongest indication yet that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is considering running for a second presidential term.
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PM condemns attack on royals' car

Friday 10th of December 2010, 18:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron says lessons need to be learned from a security lapse which allowed student protesters to attack the Prince of Wales' car.
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Airbus exec 'under investigation'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 18:24
related countries: France France

A top executive at European planemaker Airbus is placed under formal investigation for insider trading by French authorities, reports suggest.
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Nobel winner Liu 'must be freed'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 18:41
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The chairman of the Nobel prize committee calls for the immediate release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, winner of the 2010 peace prize.
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Brown confirmed as Aberdeen boss

Friday 10th of December 2010, 19:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Motherwell, Aberdeen

Craig Brown is confirmed as the new manager of Aberdeen alongside assistant Archie Knox, taking over from Mark McGhee who was sacked last week.
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China anger at Liu Nobel 'farce'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 19:38
related countries: China China

China describes the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as a "political farce".
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India-EU generic drug row 'over'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 19:50
related countries: India India

A row with India over the transit of generic drugs through the EU has been resolved, negotiators tell Reuters news agency.
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US trade deficit narrows sharply

Friday 10th of December 2010, 20:02
related countries: United States United States

The US trade deficit narrowed sharply in November to a much lower than expected $38.7bn, thanks to a fall in imports.
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Indonesia holds 'terror trainer'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 20:14
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian police say they have arrested one of the country's most wanted men, accused of recruiting and helping to train Islamic militants.
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Croatia ex-PM arrested in Austria

Friday 10th of December 2010, 20:54
related countries: Austria Austria, Croatia Croatia

Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, who is wanted in connection with a corruption investigation, has been arrested in Austria, Croatian police say.
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Canadian to fight 'terror label'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 21:06
related countries: Canada Canada, Algeria Algeria

A Canadian man accused of being an al-Qaeda sleeper agent pledges to challenge a court ruling that could see him deported to his native Algeria.
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Murder pilot ejected from force

Friday 10th of December 2010, 21:26
related countries: Canada Canada

A high-ranking Canadian pilot convicted of two murders and violent sexual assaults is formally ejected from the Canadian military.
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Mexican forces kill drugs baron

Friday 10th of December 2010, 21:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Michoacan

Mexican security forces kill a notorious drugs baron during heavy fighting in the western state of Michoacan.
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US man guilty of Smart's kidnap

Friday 10th of December 2010, 22:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Utah, Smart

Brian David Mitchell is found guilty of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart, then 14, from her Utah home in 2002 and transporting her for sex.
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Met starts fee demo investigation

Friday 10th of December 2010, 22:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Metropolitan Police launches a "major criminal investigation" into disorder in London in recent weeks during protests over tuition fees.
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US nun denies embezzling $800,000

Friday 10th of December 2010, 22:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A nun from New York appears in court to deny charges that she stole $850,000 from the college where she worked.
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Glasgow Warriors 16-28 Toulouse

Friday 10th of December 2010, 22:34
related countries: France France
related places: Toulouse

Glasgow struggle to contain French side Toulouse at Firhill in their Heineken Cup Pool 6 match.
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Honeymoon death man freed on bail

Friday 10th of December 2010, 22:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The husband of a woman murdered on honeymoon in South Africais back home in Bristol after being granted £250,000 bail by the High Court.
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Bill Clinton backs Obama tax deal

Friday 10th of December 2010, 22:37
related countries: United States United States

Former US President Bill Clinton has urged Democrats to support the deal President Obama negotiated with Republicans on tax cuts at a White House press conference.
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UN climate talks table compromise

Friday 10th of December 2010, 22:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Cancun

The latest negotiating text at the UN climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, appears to hint at a possible compromise to break a stalemate.
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Iran state TV shows woman's 'confession'

Friday 10th of December 2010, 23:51
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's state-run Press TV has said it has filmed a new confession with Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.
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