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Inquest into German doctor deaths

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 0:01
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An inquest will investigate the deaths of two British patients treated by a German doctor during his first shift in the UK.
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US worry at Chinese cyberattacks

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 4:53
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US says it is "troubled" by attacks on e-mail accounts of Chinese human rights activists as Google warns it may pull out.
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Seven killed in India stampede

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 6:35
related countries: India India

Seven Hindu pilgrims die in a stampede at a religious festival on the Ganges river in the Indian state of West Bengal.
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China property prices accelerate

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 7:37
related countries: China China

Chinese real estate prices rose at their fastest annual rate in 18 months in December, according to official figures.
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Live - South Africa v England

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 8:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Johannesburg

Bad light stops play with South Africa 29-0 after dismissing England for a paltry 180 on day one of the final Test in Johannesburg.
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Chavez halts Caracas power cuts

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 9:46
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez halts rolling blackouts in Caracas shortly after announcing nationwide energy-saving steps.
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Raid 'misses' top Taliban leader

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 9:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The Pakistani Taliban deny their leader Hakimullah Mehsud was killed in a US missile attack near the Afghan border.
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Emergency talks for Guinea junta

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 9:59
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, Guinea Guinea

Burkina Faso's president holds emergency talks with Guinea's injured junta leader.
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Mongolia suspends death penalty

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 10:16
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj announces a moratorium on the death penalty, and calls for it to be abolished.
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China responds to Google threat

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 10:34
related countries: China China

China says foreign internet firms are welcome to do business "according to the law", in its first reaction to the Google row.
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Ethiopia launches new power plant

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 10:44
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

A hydroelectric plant is inaugurated in Ethiopia - part of a controversial project on the Omo River.
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EU nominee tries to reassure City

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 10:53
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The man set to oversee the EU's internal market, Michel Barnier, says Europe needs new financial rules - but they will not be dictated by France.
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Simple eye test could detect Alzheimer's, researchers say

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 11:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

It may be possible to develop an simple eye test to detect Alzheimer's, according to new research carried out on mice by scientists at University College London.
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Death sentences for Iraq bombers

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 12:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A court in Baghdad sentences 11 Iraqis to death for their role in bombings that killed more than 100 people last August.
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Race to help Haiti quake victims

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 12:26
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti awaits the arrival of a global rescue effort in the wake of a devastating earthquake that may have killed tens of thousands.
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Bangladesh police safe in Haiti

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 13:08
related countries: Haiti Haiti, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Officials in Bangladesh make contact with six police officers serving at the UN mission in Haiti following a massive earthquake.
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Nigeria delays leader court bids

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 13:13
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian judges adjourn three cases aimed at clarifying who rules the country while President Yar'Adua is sick.
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Algeria energy boss 'faces probe'

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 14:33
related countries: Algeria Algeria

The head of Algerian energy giant Sonatrach is investigated by corruption officials, reports say.
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Afghan suicide bombing kills 20

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 15:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Twenty people are killed and 13 injured in a suicide bombing in a crowded market place in southern Afghanistan.
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Thin line

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 15:08
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen treads carefully as it battles al-Qaeda
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Call over extremists in US military

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 15:42
related countries: United States United States

Two leading US senators urge the Pentagon to take steps to combat the threat of Muslim extremism within the military.
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England in tatters after collapse

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 16:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Johannesburg

England's hopes of winning the series in South Africa suffer a massive blow after they are bowled out for 180 on the opening day of the fourth Test in Johannesburg.
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US editor refused entry to Israel

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 16:22
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

A US journalist working for a Palestinian news agency appeals against Israel's refusal to allow him entry.
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Sudan hangs six over refugee riot

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 16:57
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Khartoum

Sudanese authorities execute six men for their part in a deadly 2005 riot at a refugee camp in Khartoum.
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SA beaches open after shark kill

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 17:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

Cape Town reopens its beaches after a Zimbabwean man was killed by a great white shark off the South African coast.
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Earring seized from Maradona fetches five times asking price

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 17:33
related countries: Italy Italy

A diamond earring seized from Diego Maradona fetches 25,000 euros - five times its asking price - at auction in Italy.
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Bombs shake Iraqi city of Najaf

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 17:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Three bombs explode in the Iraqi city of Najaf, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens of others, security sources say.
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More than hot air

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 18:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine election throws politics into Europe's gas mix
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Net censorship

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 19:34
related countries: China China

The highs and lows of internet freedoms in China
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US rushes troops to Haiti quake

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 20:25
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States

The US is sending up to 3,500 troops and 2,200 marines to Haiti to help survivors of the devastating earthquake.
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Inquest hears of fatal injection

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 22:07
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An inquest investigates the deaths of two British patients treated by a German doctor during his first shift in the UK.
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Obama outlines $117bn bank levy

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 23:55
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama unveils a plans for a $117bn fee to be levied on bailed-out banks, and criticises their bonuses.
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US further tightens air security

Thursday 14th of January 2010, 23:56
related countries: United States United States

The US is taking additional air security measures in the wake of last month's airliner bomb plot, a senior official says.
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