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What happend on March 2nd 2010

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Follow your nose - new scan could be better than fingerprints

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 0:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Noses could be an even better method of identification than iris and fingerprint scanning, says a UK study.
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Real top football rich list again

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 0:26
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Real Madrid beat Barcelona and Manchester United to head the 2008/09 list of the richest football clubs in the world.
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US plans 'dramatic' nuclear cuts

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 1:02
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama is planning "dramatic reductions" in the country's nuclear arsenal, a senior US administration official says.
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'Unblock' arteries with low-carb, low-fat or Mediterranean diet

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 1:42
related countries: Israel Israel

Three diets - low-carbohydrate, low-fat diet and Mediterranean - are equally effective in helping reverse blocked arteries, say Israeli researchers.
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Irish town rapped for Israel snub

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 2:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Israel Israel

Ireland's foreign minister criticises the decision of a town council to remove the Israeli ambassador's signature from its guestbook.
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Niger appoints interim government

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 3:12
related countries: Niger Niger

The military in Niger names a transitional government with renewed promises of elections, 10 days after taking over in a coup.
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Muslim scholar condemns terrorism

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 3:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

An influential Muslim scholar is to launch in London a global ruling against terrorism and suicide bombing.
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Call to end China housing permits

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 4:56
related countries: China China

More than a dozen Chinese newspapers publish a joint editorial calling for the abolition of household registration or "hukou".
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Troops deployed amid Chile unrest

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 5:04
related countries: Chile Chile

Thousands of Chilean troops head to the devastated earthquake zone as looting by desperate survivors continues.
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Ice deposits found at Moon's pole

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 5:10
related countries: India India

A radar experiment aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar spacecraft detects large deposits of water ice near the Moon's north pole.
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US senator blocks benefit payout

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 6:37
related countries: United States United States

A single US senator brings to a sudden halt unemployment benefits for hundreds of thousands.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 7:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Mirpur

Eoin Morgan hits a magnificent unbeaten century as England beat Bangladesh by two wickets in the second one-day international in Mirpur to clinch the ODI series.
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China flooded mine traps dozens

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 7:37
related countries: China China

At least one miner has died and 31 are trapped in a flooded mine in the Inner Mongolia region of China, say officials.
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Egyptian blogger trial criticised

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 8:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt is strongly criticised by Human Rights Watch for trying a blogger who wrote about corruption before a military court.
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US 'ready to help' on Falklands

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US "stands ready to help" resolve the UK-Argentinian dispute over the Falklands.
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Forgotten children

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 9:40
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A heartbreaking glimpse of life for Zimbabwe's youth
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Dubai to screen Israeli arrivals

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 10:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Dubai will use stricter screening measures and refuse entry to Israeli with dual citizenship, its police chief says.
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Deadly landslide hits east Uganda

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 10:33
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Bududa

About 30 people are killed in a landslide in the mountainous eastern region of Bududa in Uganda, police say.
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South Africa ready for Cup - Fifa

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 10:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says there is "no doubt" South Africa is ready to host the World Cup, with the first game kicking off in exactly 100 days.
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Egg shells illustrate human story

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 11:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Inscribed ostrich shell fragments found in South Africa are among the earliest examples of the use of symbolism by modern humans, scientists say.
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China firm on Iran nuclear talks

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 11:18
related countries: United States United States, Iran Iran, China China
related places: Beijing

China again calls for talks on Iran's nuclear dispute, as US diplomats arrive in Beijing seeking support for new sanctions.
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India unrest over Nasreen article

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 11:23
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Police are on alert in India's Karnataka state after violence over an article by Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen.
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Ukraine ruling alliance collapses

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 11:36
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The ruling coalition of Ukrainian PM Yulia Tymoshenko has disintegrated, says the speaker of parliament.
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Chad lets UN peace force stay on

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 11:39
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad agreed to extend the stay of UN peacekeepers tasked with protecting Darfuri refugees despite hostility to the force.
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Long shadow

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 11:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran, United States United States

US fears Iran's 'malign influence' in neighbouring Iraq
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Yemen building collapse kills 10

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 12:17
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least 10 people are killed when an explosion causes a six-storey building to collapse in southern Yemen.
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Afghans ban live attack coverage

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 12:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan bans live coverage of militant assaults in the country saying broadcasts could help gunmen during attacks.
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Pilots die as S Korea jets crash

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 12:53
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Three pilots die as two South Korea fighter jets crash into a mountain in the east of the country, say military officials.
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Journalists kidnapped in Nigeria

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 13:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, South Africa South Africa

Three employees of South African TV channel SuperSport are seized in south-east Nigeria.
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Somali pirates 'in land attack'

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 13:39
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The hijacking of three UN trucks by Somali pirates may be a cause for concern, a UN spokesman tells the BBC.
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Iran arrests critical film maker

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 13:56
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian police arrest an internationally acclaimed film director but prosecutors deny the move is connected to politics.
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German court orders data deletion

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 14:57
related countries: Germany Germany

Vast amounts of telephone and e-mail data held in Germany must be deleted, the country's highest court rules.
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Karadzic denies Bosnia atrocities

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 15:29
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic denies as myths the alleged two worst atrocities of the Bosnia war in the 1990s.
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Morgan inspires tense England win

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 15:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Eoin Morgan hits a stunning unbeaten 110 as England beat Bangladesh by two wickets to take a winning 2-0 series lead.
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Under pressure

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 16:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

South African leader in UK as criticism mounts
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Iraqi PM pins funds row to rivals

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 16:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki accuses his rivals of taking money from foreign countries to fund their campaigns.
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Chile troops aim to stop looting

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 16:25
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Concepcion

A curfew in Chile's second city, Concepcion, comes to an end as troops prepare to hold back looters in the earthquake-hit city.
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Rwanda president's widow arrested

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 16:35
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

The widow of assassinated Rwandan President Habyarimana is arrested in France and accused of links to the 1994 genocide.
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Montenegrin 'war criminal' held

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 16:57
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Spain Spain

Spanish police arrest a Montenegrin man accused of committing war crimes while commanding Serb forces during the Bosnian civil war.
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Top militant 'killed in Pakistan'

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 18:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lashkar

The head of militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi died in a drone attack in north-west Pakistan last week, the BBC learns.
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Obama reaches out over healthcare

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 21:18
related countries: United States United States

The US president says he is considering four ideas floated by Republicans at last week's summit on healthcare reform.
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Ford outsells GM after sales jump

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 22:11
related countries: United States United States

Ford reports a jump in US sales of 43% last month, selling more cars than its great rival General Motors, as Toyota sales slip.
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Brazil seal victory over Ireland

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 22:18
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Brazil turn on the style in the second half in London to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-0, with Robinho scoring the second.
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Guatemala police chief arrested

Tuesday 2nd of March 2010, 22:51
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala's chief of national police and the country's top anti-drugs official are arrested over alleged links to drug trafficking.
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