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US census for 2010 gets official start on a dog sled in Alaska

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 0:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

The US census kicks off in a remote Alaskan village, as census director Robert Groves goes about his business by dog sled.
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Closeted lives

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 1:09
related countries: China China

Pressures faced by gay people to conform in China
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'Burnt to ashes'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 1:14
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Gruesome discoveries after Nigeria riots
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Haiti 'can lead quake recovery'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 3:54
related countries: Canada Canada, Haiti Haiti
related places: Montreal

Haiti's government can lead efforts to rebuild the quake-hit country, its prime minister tells a conference in Canada.
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N Irish parties take talks break

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 4:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown and Brian Cowen mediate in talks to avert the collapse of Northern Ireland's power-sharing government.
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Turkey general denies coup plot

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 4:52
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's military chief responds angrily to a report that the army is plotting to overthrow the government.
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India 'repulses infiltration bid'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 5:21
related countries: India India

Indian security forces say they have foiled an attempt by militants to infiltrate the border in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Mexico 'could take US inmates'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 5:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: California

California's governor suggests the US state could cut costs by sending undocumented inmates to Mexican jails.
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China market sought for cane toad

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 7:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba, China China

An Australian company aims to sell poisonous cane toads to China for use in traditional medicine or even as food.
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Afghan police killed in Helmand

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 7:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least four policemen are killed in an attack in Afghanistan's volatile southern Helmand province, officials say.
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Mongolians suffer in extreme cold

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 7:44
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

The United Nations warns that extreme winter weather has killed more than a million livestock in Mongolia.
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Arthur resigns as South Africa coach

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 7:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India

Coach Mickey Arthur quits four days before South Africa depart for a tour of India.
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Dalai Lama envoys in China talks

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 8:30
related countries: China China

Talks resume between envoys for the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and Chinese officials after a 15-month break.
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Late night NI talks 'hard going'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 8:50
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Attempts to reach a deal on policing and justice in Northern Ireland, brokered by the British and Irish PMs and described as "hard going", enter a second day.
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Probe launched into AIG bail-out

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 9:03
related countries: United States United States

The US bail-out watchdog announces two investigations into the government's rescue of insurance firm AIG.
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Liberia leader 'to stand again'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 9:58
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says she intends to seek re-election, despite promises to only serve one term.
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HK lawmakers quit for democracy

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 10:29
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Five pro-democracy legislators in Hong Kong have resigned their seats in a bid to pressure Beijing for full democracy.
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Yemen in crisis

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 10:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London conference seeks response to security fears
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ICC worried over Kenya witnesses

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 10:34
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The ICC writes to Kenyan officials over concerns that witnesses to deadly post-election violence are being intimidated.
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Protests at Venezuela TV closure

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 10:40
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Clashes erupt in Venezuela after a TV channel critical of President Hugo Chavez is taken off air.
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Peru begins Machu Picchu airlift

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 10:49
related countries: Peru Peru

Peruvian authorities begin the airlift of nearly 2,000 tourists, stranded by heavy rains near the Machu Picchu ruins.
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Iraq crime lab bomber kills many

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 10:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

A suicide car bomber kills at least 18 people and injures 80 at an Iraqi forensics centre in Baghdad, police say.
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Harris seals Australia series win

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 11:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Australia Australia

Ryan Harris takes 5-43 as Australia beat Pakistan by 40 runs to take a winning 3-0 lead in their one-day series.
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Murray through after Nadal injury

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 11:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Andy Murray reaches the semi-final of the Australian Open after Rafael Nadal is forced to retire hurt from their quarter-final.
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Algeria to airlift fans to Angola

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 11:45
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Algeria Algeria, Angola Angola

The Algerian government says it will airlift hundreds of fans to Angola for the Cup of Nations match against Egypt.
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Faisal expulsion 'cost $500,000'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 11:52
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Jamaica Jamaica

Deporting radical Muslim preacher Abdullah al-Faisal from Kenya to Jamaica cost more than $500,000, a minister says.
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Is France right to ban face veil?

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 11:53
related countries: France France

France is proposing a partial ban on Islamic face veils in some public places. What do you think of the proposal?
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Ethiopia plane 'flew wrong way'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 11:56
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

The Ethiopian jet that crashed in the sea near Beirut on Monday did not turn as directed to avoid a storm, officials say.
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Google dispute over missing flag

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 12:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Google is criticised after removing a flag of Australia's indigenous people from a child's prize-winning homepage drawing.
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UK economy out of recession

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 12:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK becomes the last major economy to exit recession, as figures show growth of 0.1% in the last three months of 2009.
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UK Afghan ambassador in Nato role

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 12:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kabul

The UK's ambassador in Kabul is to be the new Nato senior civilian representative for Afghanistan.
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Germany to boost Afghan forces

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 13:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany

Germany will increase its military deployment in Afghanistan by 500 troops, Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
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China renames mountain in honour of 3D film Avatar

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 13:40
related countries: China China

A mountain in central China is renamed Avatar Hallelujah Mountain as officials claim it inspired scenery in the sci-fi blockbuster.
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New Zealand airline unveils beds for economy class travellers

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 14:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Air New Zealand unveils the first beds in economy class travel, for couples or small families.
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Bin Laden 'weakened', says Obama

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 15:18
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says the latest tape said to be from Osama Bin Laden shows a "weakened" al-Qaeda.
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France report backs face veil ban

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 16:05
related countries: France France

Muslim women should not be allowed to wear face-covering veils in public facilities, a French parliament report says.
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US deficit 'set to hit $1.35tn'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 16:08
related countries: United States United States

The US budget deficit is expected to reach $1.35 trillion (£837bn) in 2010, according to US Congress estimates.
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Romania 'tops EU sex worker list'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 16:24
related countries: Russia Russia, Romania Romania

Romania has overtaken Russia as the top country of origin of migrant sex workers in the EU, a new survey finds.
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Fresh Indian attacks in Australia

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 16:34
related countries: India India, Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Two Indian students are attacked in Melbourne, as the Australian PM's nephew stages a controversial anti-racism protest.
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US suspends Kenya school funding

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 16:51
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United States United States

The US freezes $7m of funding for free primary schools in Kenya until fraud allegations are investigated, officials say.
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Aceh lessons

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 17:14
related countries: Haiti Haiti

What can Haiti learn from post-tsunami aid?
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Obama to call for spending freeze

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 17:42
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama is to announce a spending freeze aimed at reducing the country's $1.4tn (£860bn) budget deficit.
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Big hitter enters Sudan poll race

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 17:48
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Sudan's ex-Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi says he will stand for president in April, vowing to take action on Darfur.
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Bomber strikes near US Kabul base

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 18:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A suspected suicide bomber strikes near a US military base in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, causing casualties, officials say.
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Stopping traffic

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 18:37
related countries: Israel Israel, Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Israeli president's visit sparks clampdown in Berlin
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Pakistan demands IPL 'snub' probe

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 19:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

Pakistan demands India investigate why none of its cricketers were signed at the Indian Premier League auction.
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Former Guatemalan leader arrested

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 20:01
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, United States United States

Guatemalan authorities capture ex-President Alfonso Portillo, who is wanted in the US on money-laundering charges.
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Interim PM takes office in Guinea

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 20:41
related countries: Guinea Guinea

The new interim prime minister of Guinea, charged with steering the country towards elections, takes office.
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Saab being sold to Dutch carmaker

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 20:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

General Motors agrees to sell its Saab subsidiary to Dutch luxury carmaker Spyker and vows to suspend wind-down activities.
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UK Iraq hostage tells of 'executions'

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 20:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Briton held for two-and-a-half years as a hostage in Iraq tells of his ordeal, including mock executions.
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McDonald's in pickle for sacking Dutch worker over cheese slice

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 21:01
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch branch of McDonald's was wrong to fire an employee for giving a colleague a piece of cheese on a burger, a court rules.
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Haiti in urgent appeal for tents

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 21:26
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haitian President Rene Preval calls for 200,000 more tents to house those left homeless by the quake two weeks ago.
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Sri Lankans await election result

Tuesday 26th of January 2010, 22:59
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Votes are counted after a bitter campaign in Sri Lanka's first peacetime presidential election for more than 25 years.
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