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Gaddafi urges 'holy war' on Swiss

Friday 26th of February 2010, 1:19
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Libya Libya

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi calls for jihad against Switzerland, as an ongoing diplomatic row heats up.
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Brazil baby dies 'as doctors row'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 1:54
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A baby girl dies following an alleged fight between doctors in a Brazilian hospital delivery room, reports say.
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Group therapy eases back pain, UK trial shows

Friday 26th of February 2010, 1:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A form of group "talking therapy" is a cheap, effective way to alleviate low back pain, a UK trial has shown.
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Canada outclass US to take gold

Friday 26th of February 2010, 2:02
related countries: United States United States

Hosts Canada secure their eighth gold medal of the Games with a memorable 2-0 win over the United States in the final of the women's ice hockey.
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Battle lines

Friday 26th of February 2010, 5:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Summit

Summit raises stakes in US health reform battle
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US health summit ends in deadlock

Friday 26th of February 2010, 5:18
related countries: United States United States

Differences mar a seven-hour televised US healthcare summit chaired by President Obama, aimed at securing a reform bill.
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Iceland repayment talks collapse

Friday 26th of February 2010, 6:29
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Talks to agree how Iceland will repay more than $5bn it owes to Britain and the Netherlands have broken down without agreement.
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India to review economy stimulus

Friday 26th of February 2010, 7:54
related countries: India India

India's government unveils its annual budget, saying that stimulus measures introduced to boost growth must be reviewed.
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Australia green minister demoted

Friday 26th of February 2010, 8:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian environment minister Peter Garrett is demoted over a home insulation programme linked to four deaths.
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Child 'witch'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 8:35
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo boy tells how his mother tried to kill him
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India to review economy stimulus

Friday 26th of February 2010, 9:04
related countries: India India

India's government unveils its annual budget, saying that stimulus measures introduced to boost growth must be reviewed.
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EU: Settlement goods not Israeli

Friday 26th of February 2010, 9:10
related countries: Israel Israel

The European Court of Justice rules that Israeli goods made in Jewish settlements cannot be considered Israeli.
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North Korea 'detains trespassers'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 9:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea says it has detained four South Korean "trespassers" who illegally crossed its border.
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Kapow! Batman comic ousts Superman in auction record

Friday 26th of February 2010, 9:25
related countries: United States United States

A 1939 comic which saw Batman make his debut has sold for more than $1m (£655,000) at an auction in the US.
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Live text - F1 testing

Friday 26th of February 2010, 9:38
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton are among the stars in action on the second day of the final pre-season test in Barcelona.
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Japan Airlines reports huge loss

Friday 26th of February 2010, 10:02
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan Airlines, which entered bankruptcy protection last month, announces massive losses for the last nine months of 2009.
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Drinking on ice - Canadian celebrations spark row

Friday 26th of February 2010, 10:03
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's women's ice-hockey team apologise for celebrating their Olympic gold by swigging champagne and beer and smoking cigars on the ice.
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Court 'bans Taliban extradition'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 10:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

The Afghan Taliban's top military commander, recently detained in Pakistan, is not to be extradited, the Lahore High Court rules.
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Friday 26th of February 2010, 10:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier has been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan while taking part in Operation Moshtarak.
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UN slams Libya anti-Swiss 'jihad'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 11:07
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Libya Libya

A top UN official condemns Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's call for a jihad against Switzerland, labelling it "inadmissible".
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Tailor of Baghdad

Friday 26th of February 2010, 11:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq tries to restrict the market in military uniforms
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Egypt cruise crash kills sailors

Friday 26th of February 2010, 12:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A luxury cruise liner has crashed into a dock at the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, killing three members of the crew.
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Turkish PM in 'coup plot' warning

Friday 26th of February 2010, 12:18
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish prime minister vows that conspirators in an alleged plot to sow chaos and provoke a coup will face justice.
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Aung San Suu Kyi appeal rejected

Friday 26th of February 2010, 12:25
related countries: Burma Burma

A Burmese court rejects the latest appeal by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi against an extended detention.
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Iran 'militant' claims US support

Friday 26th of February 2010, 12:50
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of Iran's Sunni rebel group Jundullah, alleges he had American support in an official TV broadcast.
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Suicide attack on Afghan capital

Friday 26th of February 2010, 13:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Explosions and gunfire in the centre of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, leave at least 17 people dead, officials say.
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Israel backs East Jerusalem homes

Friday 26th of February 2010, 14:09
related countries: Israel Israel

An Israeli planning committee pushes forward plans for 600 new homes in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem.
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Fresh detentions in Turkey 'plot'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 14:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish authorities detain 18 more suspects over an alleged plot to create chaos and provoke a military coup, local media say.
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Hezbollah chief meets Ahmadinejad

Friday 26th of February 2010, 14:36
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Damascus

The leader of the Lebanese Shia Hezbollah movement, Hassan Nasrallah, makes a rare public appearance in Syria.
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Coup confusion

Friday 26th of February 2010, 14:46
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Rumours of plots abound as Thailand judges Thaksin
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Turkish voices

Friday 26th of February 2010, 15:07
related countries: Turkey Turkey

'Coup' arrests spark fresh debate on army's role
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US economy sees faster growth

Friday 26th of February 2010, 15:31
related countries: United States United States

Official figures show the US economy grew at an annualised rate of 5.9% at the end of 2009, faster than expected.
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Thai court seizes Thaksin's cash

Friday 26th of February 2010, 15:40
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's top court strips ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra's family of $1.4bn in contested assets, more than half the total demanded.
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Lesbianism 'shut SA school dorm'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 15:46
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African officials investigate reports that a girls' boarding school dormitory was closed because of lesbian relationships.
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S Africa seizes 'N Korea weapons'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 15:54
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, North Korea North Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

South Africa confirms it seized banned military equipment on a ship sailing from North Korea to the Republic of Congo.
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W Bank clashes over heritage list

Friday 26th of February 2010, 16:00
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Palestinians and Israeli security forces clash in the West Bank city of Hebron over Israeli plans for heritage sites.
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In the crossfire

Friday 26th of February 2010, 16:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

BBC editor witnesses Taliban Kabul attack
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Live - Winter Olympics Day 15

Friday 26th of February 2010, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Canada lose to Sweden in the women's curling final but bounces back to win their ice hockey semi-final, and take two medals in short track.
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Sri Lanka pledges to save turtles

Friday 26th of February 2010, 16:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government says that it is concerned about the welfare of sea turtles on the southern coastline.
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'Breakthrough deal' on Sudan poll

Friday 26th of February 2010, 17:39
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The main parties in Sudan reach a deal giving the south enough seats in parliament to block constitutional changes.
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Danish paper in cartoon apology

Friday 26th of February 2010, 18:45
related countries: Denmark Denmark

A Danish newspaper apologises for reprinting a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad with a bomb-shaped turban in 2008.
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Belgium town residents offered chickens to reduce waste

Friday 26th of February 2010, 18:52
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Residents in a Belgian town are being offered pairs of chickens as part of a campaign to reduce household waste.
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Live Six Nations - Wales v France

Friday 26th of February 2010, 19:05
related countries: France France

France hang on to beat Wales 26-20 in a thrilling match at the Millennium Stadium.
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US 'to rid Kandahar of Taleban'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 21:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kandahar

The US says it is planning a new offensive later this year to drive the Taliban from the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar.
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Fresh charges over Turkey 'plot'

Friday 26th of February 2010, 23:09
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Two retired generals are charged over an alleged plot in 2003 to overthrow the Turkish government, reports say.
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