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Argentina makes Falklands UN bid

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 0:33
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina asks the UN chief Ban Ki-moon to bring Britain into talks over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.
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Suspicious times

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 2:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan journalist describes scene in war zone Marjah
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Hooded gunmen kill 13 in Mexico

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 2:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Oaxaca

Gunmen storm a ranch and kill 13 people in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, police say, in a suspected drugs attack.
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Canada thrash Russia to make semi

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 2:48
related countries: Canada Canada, Russia Russia

Canada power past Russia 7-3 in the quarter-finals of the men's ice hockey at the Winter Olympics, while Slovakia beat defending champions Sweden.
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Tonga ship inquiry prompts arrest

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 4:40
related countries: Tonga Tonga

The captain of a Tongan ferry is arrested, after the Princess Ashika sank in August with the loss of 74 lives.
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Carcass pay for Mongolia herders

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 6:51
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

The UN launches a programme to pay Mongolia herders to collect the carcasses of millions of cattle killed by a freezing winter.
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Company promotes climbing holidays in Afghanistan

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 7:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Scottish company is helping tourists visit Afghanistan in a bid to help the country's mountain tourism industry.
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Berlusconi lawyer to hear final fate

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 7:29
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK tax lawyer David Mills could learn on Thursday whether his conviction for bribery is to be upheld in Italy.
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Turkey officers in 'coup' charges

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 7:31
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Twenty military officers are formally charged in Turkey with attempting to overthrow the government.
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In pictures

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 7:42
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo faces a battle on its western front
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India media hail Tendulkar feat

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 8:03
related countries: India India

Indian newspapers hail cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's feat of creating the first double century in one-day internationals.
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Qatar offer to top India artist

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 9:02
related countries: India India, Qatar Qatar

A prominent Indian artist, under attack from hardline Hindus for his paintings of Hindu goddesses, is offered Qatari nationality.
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Iraq given its largest IMF loan

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 9:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The IMF is to lend Iraq $3.6bn, the largest such loan the country has received to date, to rebuild its infrastructure.
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Can India-Pakistan talks succeed?

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 9:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mumbai

India says it has taken a "first step" towards rebuilding trust with Pakistan. How should the two countries resolve their differences?
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Band or brand?

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 9:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Spin-offs show Cuba's Buena Vista Social Club legacy
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New rules for ill Nigeria leaders

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 9:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Senate votes to amend the constitution, obliging sick presidents to step aside, after the recent crisis.
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Guantanamo man to sue Australia

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 9:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Former Australian Guantanamo detainee Mamdouh Habib wins the right to sue his government for alleged complicity in torture.
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Colombia leader's cousin arrested

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 10:20
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Mario Uribe, cousin of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, is rearrested over alleged paramilitary ties.
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New Ukraine president sworn in

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 11:01
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Viktor Yanukovych is sworn in as Ukraine's new president, despite complaints from his main rival, PM Yulia Tymoshenko.
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Iran insists Syrian ties 'deep'

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 11:04
related countries: Syria Syria, Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran has insisted its ties with Syria are "deep" despite a recent warming of relations with the United States.
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Uganda BBC child sacrifice 'lies'

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 11:23
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A former Ugandan witch doctor is charged with lying about carrying out child sacrifices in a BBC report.
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Bridge turns back on England team

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 11:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manchester City defender Wayne Bridge announces he does not wish to be chosen for England duty, thereby ruling himself out of this summer's World Cup.
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Fidel Castro is doing 'exceptionally well', Brazil's leader says

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 11:44
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Cuba Cuba
related places: Silva

Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro is described as being in good shape by Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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Niger junta bars itself from poll

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 11:49
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger's new military rulers will not be allowed to run future democratic elections, the junta says.
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Turkey's religious-secular divide

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 11:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's investigation into alleged military plotting reflects the country's divided secular and religious loyalties explains Jonathan Head.
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Inside France's rugby heartland

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 12:35
related countries: France France

French rugby thrives only in the south-west of France, but Chris Bockman finds unease among fans that attempts to spread its appeal could put the famous French flair at risk.
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Thursday 25th of February 2010, 12:43
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's highest court rules that the death penalty, not carried out since 1997, does not violate the constitution.
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France admits genocide 'mistakes'

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 12:58
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in Rwanda, acknowledges the "errors" made by his country during the 1994 genocide.
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Recall by three Japan carmakers

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 13:07
related countries: Japan Japan

Nissan, Daihatsu and Suzuki Motor announce the recall of thousands of their vehicles, mostly in Japan.
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Shadow play

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 13:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

What is behind Pakistan's latest Taliban arrests?
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Australia anger at Dubai killing

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 13:13
related countries: Israel Israel, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia asks Israel to explain the use of Australian passports by three suspects in the Dubai killing of a Hamas official.
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S Lanka general to fight new poll

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 13:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Defeated Sri Lankan presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka - currently in detention - is to stand in parliamentary elections.
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Darfur fighting mars peace pact

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 13:43
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Heavy fighting is reported in Darfur despite Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir declaring the war in the western region "over".
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S Asia rivals 'to rebuild trust'

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 15:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mumbai

India says it has taken a step towards rebuilding trust with Pakistan after their first formal talks since the Mumbai attacks.
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Indian Chandhok set for Campos F1

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 15:58
related countries: India India

Indian Karun Chandhok is poised to make his Formula 1 debut for the Campos team in 2010, BBC Sport has learned.
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Heroes' welcome for Afghan team

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 16:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Afghanistan's cricketers return to a heroes' welcome in Kabul after qualifying for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
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Algeria's police chief shot dead

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 16:14
related countries: Algeria Algeria
related places: Algiers

The chief of Algeria's national police force has been shot dead at police headquarters in the capital, Algiers, officials say.
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Spanish firm seeks Falklands oil

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 16:23
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Spain Spain

Spanish oil company Repsol says it is to drill for oil near the Falkland Islands but within Argentine waters.
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French man talks of Mali kidnap

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 16:34
related countries: France France, Mali Mali

A French aid worker held by al-Qaeda in Mali says he was beaten and that his captors tried to convert him to Islam.
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Live - Winter Olympics day 14

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 16:44
related countries: Germany Germany

Canada and Norway win through to the men's curling final, while Canada beat USA 2-0 in the women's ice hockey final in Vancouver.
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Live - Thursday football

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 17:30
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Everton take on Sporting Lisbon in Portugal, after Liverpool and Fulham progress to the last 16 of the Europa League.
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New Zealand v Australia live score

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 17:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia
related places: Napier

New Zealand take on Australia in Napier in the first of five one-day internationals.
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New Zealand v Australia live score

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 17:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia
related places: Wellington

New Zealand take on Australia in Wellington in the first of two Twenty20 internationals
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Wall Street's Greece role probed

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 18:15
related countries: Greece Greece, United States United States
related places: Wall Street

US regulators are investigating the role of Wall Street firms in deals that may have allowed Greece to mask its debt woes.
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France 'may tag' abusive husbands

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 18:34
related countries: France France

Men seen as likely to be violent towards their wives could be forced to wear an electronic tag under new French proposals.
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Summons for Van Rompuy tirade MEP

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 18:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European parliament president summons a British Eurosceptic MEP over his tirade against European Council President Herman van Rompuy.
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Not guilty pleas in US bomb plot

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 19:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Two men plead not guilty to plotting to blow up New York's subway system in a US federal court.
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Deadly fire at Bangladesh factory

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 20:18
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

At least 21 people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a fire at a clothes factory in Bangladesh, reports say.
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Rwanda genocide official jailed

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 20:50
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda sentences a former defence ministry official to 25 years in prison for genocide.
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Turkey seeks to calm 'plot' fears

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 21:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's president says tensions over an alleged coup plot will be resolved within the law, after meeting the armed forces chief.
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Sporting L 3-0 Everton (agg 4-2)

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 22:05
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Miguel Veloso, Pedro Mendes and Matias Fernandez score for Sporting Lisbon as Everton crash out of the Europa League.
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Russia jails neo-Nazi murderers

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 22:31
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A court in Moscow jails nine neo-Nazi skinheads for up to 23 years for a series of racist attacks, including murder.
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Nigeria deputy 'has full powers'

Thursday 25th of February 2010, 23:52
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan remains acting president despite the return home of President Yar'Adua, senior officials say.
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