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Culture clash

Monday 15th of March 2010, 0:59
related countries: Japan Japan

Greenpeace takes on Japan young's whaling apathy
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UN boss reassures Haiti victims

Monday 15th of March 2010, 1:44
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Ban Ki-moon tells Haiti the world will continue to support them as they recover from the devastating earthquake.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Monday 15th of March 2010, 2:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh dig deep and take the first Test into a final day after England's bowlers struggle to wrap up victory in Chittagong.
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Sarkozy party facing poll defeat

Monday 15th of March 2010, 3:16
related countries: France France

President Sarkozy's party faces defeat from the Socialists in regional elections, which also saw a strong National Front showing.
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Two held for Mumbai 'attack plot'

Monday 15th of March 2010, 4:38
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai say they have arrested two men suspected of plotting to attack an oil firm and shops.
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Two held for Mumbai 'attack plot'

Monday 15th of March 2010, 4:38
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Police in the western Indian city of Mumbai say they have arrested two men suspected of plotting to attack an oil firm and shops.
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Wembley's secret

Monday 15th of March 2010, 6:01
related countries: Germany Germany

How German POWs helped build an English icon
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Brazil leader begins Mid-East tour

Monday 15th of March 2010, 6:07
related countries: Israel Israel, Brazil Brazil

Brazil's president arrives in Israel at the start of a Middle East tour to throw his country's weight behind the peace process.
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US fury at Mexico consular deaths

Monday 15th of March 2010, 6:31
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Ciudad Juarez, White House

Three people connected to the US consulate in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez have been killed, the White House says.
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Irish Catholic leader in 'cover-up'

Monday 15th of March 2010, 6:52
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Catholic primate of all-Ireland rejects calls to resign over claims he helped cover up a sex abuse investigation in the 1970s.
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Air strike in Pakistan kills nine

Monday 15th of March 2010, 7:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

Pakistani fighter jets target suspected Taliban hideouts in the north-western Orakzai tribal area, killing at least nine.
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China buying Argentine oil stake

Monday 15th of March 2010, 7:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina, China China

China National Offshore Oil Corporation is paying $3.1bn for a 50% stake in Argentine oil and gas group Bridas Corporation.
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Deadly car bomb in Iraq's Falluja

Monday 15th of March 2010, 7:31
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A suicide bomber explodes a car in the Iraqi city of Falluja, killing at least seven people and wounding 13, officials say.
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Students die in India bus crash

Monday 15th of March 2010, 8:29
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 26 students are killed after they fell from a bridge into a dry riverbed in the Indian state of Rajasthan, police say.
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Beckham poised to miss World Cup

Monday 15th of March 2010, 8:45
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Chievo

David Beckham's dream of playing in a fourth World Cup with England looks to be over after he tears an Achilles tendon in AC Milan's 1-0 win over Chievo.
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Street dreams

Monday 15th of March 2010, 9:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Homeless Wanda seeks World Cup glory in South Africa
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Cyber command

Monday 15th of March 2010, 9:27
related countries: United States United States

The US gets ready for wars fought in cyberspace
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Darfur rebel row jeopardises deal

Monday 15th of March 2010, 10:03
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A deadline for Darfur rebels and Sudan's government to finalise a peace deal is unlikely to be met, amid a rebel split.
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England held up by brave Tigers

Monday 15th of March 2010, 10:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

England require five wickets to win the first Test against Bangladesh after the hosts close day four on 191-5, still 321 runs behind.
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UK minister in China economy call

Monday 15th of March 2010, 10:59
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

The UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband calls on China to build an economy which is efficient, stable and just.
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Cyclone Tomas hits northern Fiji

Monday 15th of March 2010, 11:12
related countries: Fiji Fiji

A powerful cyclone hits northern Fiji, damaging crops and forcing 5,000 people into evacuation centres.
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Who will win Thai power struggle?

Monday 15th of March 2010, 11:28
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The Thai prime minister has rejected a call from protesters to call elections. How can the political crisis be resolved?
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Georgian mafia suspects arrested

Monday 15th of March 2010, 11:34
related countries: Russia Russia, Spain Spain

Sixty-nine people are arrested in six European countries as part of a co-ordinated police operation against the Georgian mafia.
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Power cut plunges Chile into dark

Monday 15th of March 2010, 11:37
related countries: Chile Chile

A massive power failure plunges much of earthquake-hit Chile into darkness, affecting up to 90% of the population.
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Germany's Deutsche Telekom sets sex quotas

Monday 15th of March 2010, 11:52
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Deutsche Telekom introduces gender quotas to fill 30% of senior jobs with women by the end of 2015.
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Wild online diary rebounds on Chinese official

Monday 15th of March 2010, 12:01
related countries: China China

A Chinese official whose diary of drunken evenings, corruption and wild women appeared online is arrested.
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India eyes foreign college role

Monday 15th of March 2010, 12:12
related countries: India India

India's government approves a bill to allow foreign universities to set up campuses and offer degrees to students in India.
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Brown says BA strike 'deplorable'

Monday 15th of March 2010, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister Gordon Brown says a planned strike by British Airways cabin staff is "unjustified" and comes at the "wrong time".
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Beckham likely to miss World Cup

Monday 15th of March 2010, 12:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Beckham is flying to Finland for surgery on his Achilles tendon, which looks set to rule him out of the World Cup.
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Irish Catholic leader in 'cover-up'

Monday 15th of March 2010, 12:25
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland says he will only resign over an alleged abuse "cover-up" if the Pope asks him to do so.
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Early call

Monday 15th of March 2010, 12:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Will Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki hold on to an early lead?
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Thai PM rejects protest ultimatum

Monday 15th of March 2010, 13:57
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's prime minister rejects protesters' demands for his resignation, as red-shirt rallies continue in Bangkok.
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Israel closes protest villages

Monday 15th of March 2010, 14:09
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

The Israeli military has ordered two West Bank villages at the centre of protests against the "separation wall" are off-limits.
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ANC figure guilty of hate speech

Monday 15th of March 2010, 14:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African judge convicts ANC official Julius Malema of hate speech for insulting woman who accused Jacob Zuma of rape.
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Explosions hit Nigeria oil talks

Monday 15th of March 2010, 14:31
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Two car bombs are detonated in Nigeria, during talks over an amnesty for militants in the oil-rich delta.
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EU's Ashton condemns settler plan

Monday 15th of March 2010, 14:53
related countries: Israel Israel

EU foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton criticises Israel's decision to build new homes in occupied East Jerusalem, as she begins a Middle East tour.
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Low-caste Indians rally for party

Monday 15th of March 2010, 15:42
related countries: India India

Hundreds of thousands of people rally in northern India to mark the 25th anniversary of a party representing low-caste Hindus.
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Abuse victim wants Irish cardinal to quit

Monday 15th of March 2010, 15:59
related countries: Ireland Ireland

A sex abuse victim calls on the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Cardinal Sean Brady, to resign over a disgraced cleric.
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US industrial output rises again

Monday 15th of March 2010, 16:07
related countries: United States United States

US factory output has gone up for the eighth month in a row, despite winter storms that affected industry in the north east.
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Somali deal to tackle militants

Monday 15th of March 2010, 16:48
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A powerful Sufi Muslim group joins Somalia's government to help tackle hardliners from the al-Shabab group.
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Eta suspect before London court

Monday 15th of March 2010, 16:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A suspected member of the Basque separatist group Eta appears in court in London ahead of extradition proceedings.
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US hand over of prison to Iraqis

Monday 15th of March 2010, 17:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US military hands over control of a prison to the Iraqi authorities ahead of a larger troop withdrawal.
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Pentagon to review spy ring claim

Monday 15th of March 2010, 17:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US Defence Department may investigate one of its staff over claims he ran an unofficial spy ring in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Un-reality TV

Monday 15th of March 2010, 17:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Georgians question hoax broadcast of Russian invasion
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Burma and N Korea slam UN reports

Monday 15th of March 2010, 18:06
related countries: Burma Burma, North Korea North Korea

Burma and North Korea reject UN condemnation of human rights abuses at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
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Turkey ban on insemination trips

Monday 15th of March 2010, 18:10
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A new law in Turkey makes it a criminal offence for a woman to go abroad and get pregnant via artificial insemination.
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World's shortest man dies aged 21

Monday 15th of March 2010, 18:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The world's shortest man, He Pingping, who was just 74.6cm tall, has died at the age of 21, Guinness World Records says.
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Israel-US ties 'at historic low'

Monday 15th of March 2010, 20:13
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

A settlements row has sunk US-Israeli relations to their lowest point for 35 years, a top Israeli envoy is quoted as saying.
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Vietnam releases dissident priest

Monday 15th of March 2010, 20:28
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

One of Vietnam's high-profile human rights activists is released from prison, five years before the end of his sentence.
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US presses Israel on settler row

Monday 15th of March 2010, 22:56
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US says it is awaiting a formal response from Israel amid a row over its decision to build new homes in East Jerusalem.
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Two charged over cartoon 'plot'

Monday 15th of March 2010, 23:00
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Sweden Sweden

Two men are charged in the Irish Republic in connection with an investigation into an alleged plot to murder a Swedish cartoonist.
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Beckham has successful operation

Monday 15th of March 2010, 23:21
related countries: Finland Finland

Surgery on David Beckham's ruptured Achilles tendon has been deemed "a success" but ends any hopes he had of playing in this summer's World Cup.
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