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One cow at a time

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 0:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US marines try a novel approach in Afghanistan
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UK growth tipped to slow in 2011

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 0:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK economy will will grow by less than expected next year, a report by the British Chambers of Commerce predicts.
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Helping hand

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 1:19
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary to auction off communist art to help sludge victims
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'A robot is like a friend' in Japan

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 1:32
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan is pioneering robot technology to help make everyday life easier for people with disabilities, including a robot guide for the blind, and robotic legs which can help disabled people stand up and walk.
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Brazil army to stay in Rio slums

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 2:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian soldiers deployed to some of Rio de Janeiro's most violent neighbourhoods during an operation aimed at driving out drug-traffickers are to take on peacekeeping duties there.
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Drug addiction hits rich Indian state

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 2:12
related countries: India India

There is growing concern in India about the rapid rise in drug addiction cases in Punjab, one of its wealthiest states.
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Appeal for China to release Liu

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 5:28
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, China China

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Czech President Vaclav Havel urge China to free dissident and Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.
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Six dead in China cybercafe blast

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 5:31
related countries: China China
related places: Guizhou

At least six people are killed and about 36 injured in an explosion at an internet cafe in Guizhou province, China.
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Arrests made over Israel forest fire

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 5:46
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian firefighters have joined international efforts to tackle a forest fire in northern Israel.
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Pietersen gives England huge lead

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 6:49
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits an unbeaten 213 as England close day three of the second Test on 551-4, 306 runs ahead of Australia.
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Pietersen hopeful of Adelaide win

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 7:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen says England can push on and claim victory in the Adelaide Test after he makes an unbeaten 213 on day three.
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N Korea warns of 'provocations'

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 8:53
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea warns the South against "provocations", including planned military live-fire drills near the disputed maritime border.
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Chinese project to boost pandas

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 8:56
related countries: China China

An ambitious project involving science and round-the-clock care is offering hope to boost panda numbers in China.
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Iran 'produces own raw uranium'

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 10:29
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it has delivered its first domestically produced raw uranium, or yellowcake, to a plant that can make it ready for enrichment.
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US South Korea deal a 'win-win'

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 11:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

Both the US and South Korea hail their long-awaited free trade agreement negotiated this weekend as a "win-win" deal.
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How do you play elephant polo?

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 12:41
related countries: Nepal Nepal, Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss team has won the covered title of World Elephant Polo Champions, at the 2010 tournament in Nepal.
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Spain PM 'cost' Rolls-Royce deal

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 12:51
related countries: United States United States, Spain Spain

Rolls-Royce lost a contract with the Spanish Military following lobbying of Spain's Prime Minister by the US, leaked cables suggest.
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Strike backlog at Spain airports

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 13:11
related countries: Spain Spain

Air services in Spain are returning to normal after an air traffic controllers' strike, but a backlog of passengers remain stuck at airports.
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Wikileaks' Assange to fight case

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 13:12
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will fight any attempts to take him to Sweden to face rape allegations, his lawyer says.
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Redknapp 'in running' for England

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 13:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is in the running to be the next England manager, says Football Association general secretary Alex Horne.
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Spain flight delay as strike ends

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 14:16
related countries: Spain Spain

Travellers are warned to expect more delays as thousands return from Spain after wildcat airport strikes.
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Pakistan police on Bhutto charges

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 14:50
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Bhutto

A court in Pakistan issues arrest warrants for two senior police officers on charges of negligence over the 2007 assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
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Thai King makes birthday appearance

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 15:08
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's king, the world's longest reigning monarch, has left the hospital where he has been staying for over a year to join elaborate celebrations for his 83rd birthday.
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Russia satellites orbit failure

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 15:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Three Russian satellites fail to enter orbit after launch, possibly crashing into the Pacific, Russian news agencies report.
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MP denies aide is spy for Russia

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 15:23
related countries: Russia Russia

An MP denies his Russian-born parliamentary aide is a spy, after confirming the 24-year-old woman has been detained to face deportation proceedings.
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Foreign troops die in Afghan bomb

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 15:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two foreign troops and two Afghan civilians are killed in a suicide bombing outside a base in Afghanistan, Nato says.
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Roads or heritage?

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 16:42
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

The fight to preserve Bolivia's remarkable Jesuit culture
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Troicki wins Davis Cup for Serbia

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 17:12
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, France France

Viktor Troicki is the hero for Serbia as he beats France's Michael Llodra in the decisive rubber to give the home side their first Davis Cup victory.
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Prove my aide is a spy, says MP

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 17:31
related countries: Russia Russia

An MP challenges the authorities to prove his Russian-born parliamentary aide is a spy, after she was detained to face deportation proceedings.
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Israel wildfire 'under control'

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 17:46
related countries: Israel Israel

The immense forest fire in northern Israel is now largely under control, Israeli officials say.
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Egypt shark attack kills German

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 18:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Germany Germany

A German woman is killed by a shark off the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, days after beaches were reopened following similar attacks.
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Mbeki starts Ivory Coast mission

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 18:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki holds talks in Ivory Coast with both rivals claiming the presidency, in a effort to mediate in the country's crisis.
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Egypt shark attack kills German

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 19:35
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Germany Germany

Egyptian authorities have hunted down and killed two sharks after a German woman was killed in a shark attack in the waters off the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh
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Egypt votes amid poll fraud row

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 20:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptians have been voting in a second round of parliamentary elections, a week after the first round was condemned for alleged fraud.
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Saudis 'militants' chief funders'

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 20:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A leaked memo by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticises Saudi officials for not doing enough to tackle funding for al-Qaeda and other militants groups.
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Thousands flee Albania flooding

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 22:11
related countries: Albania Albania

Albania is experiencing its worst flooding in living memory, its interior minister says, with more than 12,000 people moved from their homes.
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UK soldier dies in Helmand attack

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 22:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier dies from his wounds after being shot while on patrol in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence announces.
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Haiti poll protest turns violent

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 22:41
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Port-au-Prince

Demonstrators demanding an annulment of last week's election in Haiti clash with police in the capital, Port-au-Prince.
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Ashes live: Australia v England

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 22:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

Day four of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide resumes after a 55-minute delay because of rain and bad light.
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Seven cyclists die in Italy crash

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 23:07
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police say they have arrested a man after his car ploughed into a group of cyclists, killing seven of them.
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Bangladesh ship seized off India

Sunday 5th of December 2010, 23:57
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi-flagged ship is thought to have been seized by pirates off southern India, say shipping officials.
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