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Imperial life

Monday 6th of December 2010, 1:06
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Russia Russia

Swiss auction throws light on Russian royalty
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Fear for Pakistan's death row Christian

Monday 6th of December 2010, 1:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

There is growing concern over the fate of a Christian woman, Aasiya Bibi, who is on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy.
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Anger flares in Haiti over elections

Monday 6th of December 2010, 2:34
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Port-au-Prince

Protesters in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince have clashed with police at a demonstration, demanding the annulment of last week's presidential poll.
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Car collision kills seven cyclists in Italy

Monday 6th of December 2010, 3:08
related countries: Italy Italy

A car driven by a man who had allegedly been using illegal drugs has ploughed into a team of amateur cycle racers in southern Italy, killing seven people.
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Homes buried in Colombia landslide

Monday 6th of December 2010, 3:08
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Medellin

A rescue operation is under way in the Colombian city of Medellin where a number of homes have been buried under tonnes of mud.
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Malaysia urged to outlaw caning

Monday 6th of December 2010, 3:14
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Judicial caning in Malaysia has reached epidemic proportions and should be banned, according to an Amnesty International report.
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Iran set for nuclear talks in Geneva

Monday 6th of December 2010, 4:58
related countries: Iran Iran, Germany Germany

A fresh round of nuclear talks between Iran and the permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, is about to start in Geneva.
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NZ seals killed in 'callous' act

Monday 6th of December 2010, 5:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Investigators are trying to find out who clubbed 23 protected seals to death in New Zealand over a period of several days.
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King's Speech scoops indie awards

Monday 6th of December 2010, 7:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Colin Firth's latest film, The King's Speech, scoops five prizes at the British Independent Film Awards while Carey Mulligan wins best actress.
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South Korea stages military drill

Monday 6th of December 2010, 7:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea begins a nationwide live-fire military exercise, despite warnings from North Korea that the "provocative" actions could trigger a war.
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Rio offers £2.2bn for Riversdale

Monday 6th of December 2010, 8:08
related countries: India India, Aruba Aruba

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto makes a £2.2bn bid for Riversdale Mining, whose largest shareholder is India's Tata Steel.
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Maldives PM on climate change

Monday 6th of December 2010, 9:15
related countries: Maldives Maldives, China China

President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives is one of the most vocal advocates of urgent action against climate change. He spoke to Stephen Sackur about why he is disappointed in America and China's failure to act and make binding commitments.
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Wikileaks claim on Mumbai accused

Monday 6th of December 2010, 10:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lashkar

The alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks was running Lashkar-e-Taiba even as he was in prison in Pakistan, cables released by Wikileaks suggest.
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Missing US balloonists found dead

Monday 6th of December 2010, 10:36
related countries: Italy Italy, United States United States

The bodies of two missing US balloonists have been found off the coast of Italy by a fishing boat, Italian officials say.
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Bangladeshi ship heads to Somalia

Monday 6th of December 2010, 10:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia, India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi-flagged cargo ship hijacked by pirates off the coast of India appears to be heading towards the Somali coast, shipping officials say.
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What's life like for South Korea refugees

Monday 6th of December 2010, 10:57
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea has begun a series of major live-fire exercises despite warnings from the North against conducting them.
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US experts aid Egypt shark probe

Monday 6th of December 2010, 11:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States

Egypt's tourism ministry calls in experts from the US and abroad to investigate the shark attacks off the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Rudd 'sought tough China policy'

Monday 6th of December 2010, 11:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba, China China

Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd said the West should be prepared to use force against China, a cable released by Wikileaks alleges.
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US 'vital facilities' list leaked

Monday 6th of December 2010, 11:26
related countries: United States United States

A long list of facilities the US considers vital to its national security is released by the whistle-blowing site Wikileaks.
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Accident halts German game show

Monday 6th of December 2010, 11:51
related countries: Germany Germany

A live TV game show in Germany is halted after a stunt goes wrong and leaves a contestant severely injured.
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Afghan rebels 'gaining support'

Monday 6th of December 2010, 11:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A poll of Afghans finds increased support for attacks against foreign forces.
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Beatles songs played for Sir Paul

Monday 6th of December 2010, 12:26
related countries: United States United States

Acts including No Doubt play Beatles songs at a US gala to celebrate the work of Sir Paul McCartney and other Kennedy Center honour recipients.
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Former Croatian minister jailed

Monday 6th of December 2010, 12:28
related countries: Croatia Croatia

A Croatian former defence minister is sentenced to four years in jail for mismanaging state funds and abuse of power.
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Israel forest fire 'extinguished'

Monday 6th of December 2010, 12:53
related countries: Israel Israel

A massive forest fire in northern Israel which killed 42 people has finally been extinguished, rescue officials say.
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Dozens killed in Pakistan attack

Monday 6th of December 2010, 12:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Mohmand

A suicide bomb attack in the Mohmand region of north-west Pakistan leaves at least 40 people dead, local officials say.
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Super-fast net planned across UK

Monday 6th of December 2010, 14:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Every community in Britain will have access to super-fast broadband by 2015, under a new government strategy.
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Spain may extend strike measures

Monday 6th of December 2010, 14:48
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's prime minister says his government may extend an emergency decree it has put in place to end a 24-hour wildcat air traffic controllers' strike.
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Nations 'rewriting climate plan'

Monday 6th of December 2010, 15:07
related countries: India India, China China

The UN's former top climate official Yvo de Boer has accused developing countries, such as India and China, of trying to rewrite the Bali Action Plan.
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Continental blamed over Concorde

Monday 6th of December 2010, 15:21
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris, Continental

A Paris court blames US carrier Continental for the 2000 Concorde crash which killed 113, but the airline vows to appeal, describing the ruling as 'absurd'.
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Karzai's security firm ban U-turn

Monday 6th of December 2010, 15:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has abandoned plans to dissolve private security firms working across the country, the interior ministry says.
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Afghan rebels 'gain support' - poll

Monday 6th of December 2010, 15:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghans are more likely to support attacks on foreign troops now than at any time since 2005, a poll for the BBC suggests.
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US to host talks on North Korea

Monday 6th of December 2010, 16:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Washington

The US, South Korea and Japan hold high-level talks in Washington on ways to deal with North Korea after its deadly attack on a Southern island.
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Kenya crackdown in Somali suburb

Monday 6th of December 2010, 16:18
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

Kenya police arrest about 400 people in an apparent crackdown on illegal immigration in a predominantly Somali area of Nairobi.
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Prostate screening 'unadvisable'

Monday 6th of December 2010, 16:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK experts have recommended against a screening programme for prostate cancer, saying its potential harms would outweigh any benefits.
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Merkel resists eurozone proposals

Monday 6th of December 2010, 16:39
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany looks set to block moves that some eurozone partners and the IMF argue could help resolve Europe's debt crisis.
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French approach for banknote firm

Monday 6th of December 2010, 17:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK banknote printer De La Rue receives a takeover approach from a French rival, Oberthur.
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Desire's shares slump almost 50%

Monday 6th of December 2010, 17:05
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Shares in Desire Petroleum fall 50% after it said a key drilling prospect off the Falklands contained mostly water, not oil.
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Monday 6th of December 2010, 17:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kraft

Kraft asks a US judge to stop Starbucks from cancelling its contract to distribute and sell Starbucks' packaged coffee.
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Israel and Turkey talks on rift

Monday 6th of December 2010, 17:31
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Israel Israel

Officials from Turkey and Israel meet in Geneva to try to heal the diplomatic rift caused by the killing of Turkish citizens in an Israeli raid on an aid flotilla in May.
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India and France in nuclear deal

Monday 6th of December 2010, 17:38
related countries: India India, France France
related places: Delhi

India signs a deal to buy nuclear reactors from France, following talks between President Nicolas Sarkozy and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Delhi.
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Uefa reduces Mourinho punishment

Monday 6th of December 2010, 18:03
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will only miss one Champions League match after his ban for improper conduct is reduced by Uefa.
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Murderers escape in prison break

Monday 6th of December 2010, 18:03
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
related places: Freetown

At least 19 "hard-core" criminals break out of a maximum security prison in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, officials say.
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Witnesses describe 'horrific' shark attack

Monday 6th of December 2010, 18:24
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British couple who witnessed the latest shark attack in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh have described the "horrendous" event.
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Iran dissent is 'denial of God'

Monday 6th of December 2010, 18:35
related countries: Iran Iran

An Iranian cleric says opposing the supreme leader amounts to a denial of God, in an apparent attempt to silence dissent aimed at Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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Arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder

Monday 6th of December 2010, 18:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Arrest warrant arrives in UK for the founder of the Wikileaks website, Julian Assange.
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Fraud crackdown nets 500 people

Monday 6th of December 2010, 20:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: August

A nationwide crackdown on investment fraud in the US leads to criminal or civil actions against more than 500 people since August.
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Swiss bank freezes Wikileaks cash

Monday 6th of December 2010, 20:21
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swiss bank freezes accounts belonging to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, as a warrant arrives in the UK for his extradition to Sweden.
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Britain receives Assange warrant

Monday 6th of December 2010, 20:23
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A European arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, arrives from Sweden.
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Jol steps down as manager of Ajax

Monday 6th of December 2010, 20:49
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Martin Jol quits as manager of Dutch side Ajax after a poor run of form by the four-time European champions.
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Thousands stuck in new snow chaos

Monday 6th of December 2010, 20:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Many motorists are stranded on Scotland's roads as fresh snow brings further disruption to many parts of the UK.
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Canada concern at Iran death case

Monday 6th of December 2010, 21:27
related countries: Canada Canada, Iran Iran

Canada is "deeply concerned" over a reported death sentence given to an Iranian-born Canadian for allegedly designing an adult website.
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'No result' as Iran talks resume

Monday 6th of December 2010, 21:33
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran and key world powers end their first day of talks on Tehran's nuclear programme in more than a year without a breakthrough.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Monday 6th of December 2010, 22:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

England bowl out Australia for 304 to win the second Test by an innings and 71 runs in Adelaide and lead the Ashes series 1-0.
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Wal-Mart case goes to top court

Monday 6th of December 2010, 22:44
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court agrees to consider Wal-Mart's challenge to a major class-action lawsuit alleging the retail chain discriminated against female employees.
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Deal reached on Bush era tax cuts

Monday 6th of December 2010, 23:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

US President Barack Obama says a bipartisan agreement has been reached to extend soon-to-expire Bush era tax cuts to all Americans.
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