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Stressed out

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 0:01
related countries: India India

India's overworked elephants turn violent
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DC issues same-sex union licences

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 0:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gay

Gay couples get marriage licences in Washington DC, as it becomes the sixth US jurisdiction to allow same-sex unions.
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Obama urges vote on health reform

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 1:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

US President Barack Obama calls on Congress to "finish its work" on the US healthcare system and vote on reforms within weeks.
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Taiwan earthquake disrupts power

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 4:59
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan suffers a 6.4 magnitude earthquake which disrupts power supplies and high speed rail services.
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Outrage over Australia war games

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 5:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Parents groups in Australia are outraged that some Queensland schools have been promoted as weekend war game venues.
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Aid call after Uganda landslide

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 6:03
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's Red Cross launches an appeal to help survivors of mudslides which swept away three eastern villages.
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Maoists demand release of leaders

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 6:41
related countries: India India

Maoists rebels in India demand the release of their leaders as a precondition for holding talks with the government.
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Workers killed in Afghan attack

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 7:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four people, including three Pakistanis, die in a gun attack on a bus in southern Afghanistan, police say.
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Anti-Islamists gain in Dutch poll

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 8:55
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The anti-immigration Freedom Party makes key gains in Dutch local elections, only months before general elections.
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'More birth defects' in Fallujah

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 8:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Doctors in the Iraqi city of Fallujah report a high level of birth defects, with some blaming weapons used by the US military.
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Capello praises goal hero Crouch

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 9:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Fabio Capello praises the influence of Peter Crouch after the striker's double helps England to a 3-1 win against Egypt at Wembley.
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Terry grateful for crowd support

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 9:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

John Terry feels he got a good reception from England's fans during Wednesday's 3-1 win against Egypt at Wembley.
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China slows military budget rise

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 9:49
related countries: China China

China says it will end a long period of double-digit growth in military spending, but its 7.5% target will still alarm the West.
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Attack threat in Malacca Strait

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 9:52
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore warns that an unnamed terror group plans to launch attacks on oil tankers in the Malacca Straits.
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Disturbing claims

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 10:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq

John Simpson on birth defects in Iraqi city
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EU rules against Italy over Naples rubbish

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 10:02
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

The EU's top court says Italy breached an EU directive on waste disposal by allowing piles of rubbish to litter Naples in 2007-2008.
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UN discussing DR Congo withdrawal

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 10:28
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN says it is discussing gradually withdrawing troops from its largest peacekeeping mission, in DR Congo.
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Haitians live through Chile quake

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 10:42
related countries: Haiti Haiti, Chile Chile
related places: Desarmes

The Desarmes family thought in Chile they had found some respite from the destruction in Haiti by January's earthquake - but then the earth began to shake.
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Ebadi warning on Iran sanctions

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 10:59
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winning human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi warns against imposing sanctions on her country.
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US urges 'action' on net attacks

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 11:06
related countries: United States United States

The US government admits that more needs to be done in order to protect the country and its citzens from cyber attacks.
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Spanish youth's home priorities

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 11:30
related countries: Spain Spain

Despite being hit the hardest by Spain's economic crisis, family unity and tapas bars are helping the unemployed youth survive the recession.
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Indonesia charges 14 'militants'

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 11:31
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian police charge 14 suspected Islamist militants, arrested in Aceh province, with planning terrorist attacks.
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Yukos demands $100bn from Russia

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 11:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Disbanded Russian oil company Yukos takes Russia to the European Court, seeking nearly $100bn in damages.
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Israeli military 'unfriends' soldier after Facebook leak

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 11:47
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli military cancels a raid on a Palestinian village after one of its soldiers posted details of the operation on Facebook.
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Islamists plotted German bombings

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 11:55
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

A German court convicts four Islamist militants of plotting what a judge called Germany's 9/11 against US targets.
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Mexico City sees gay marriage law

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 12:58
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A law allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry and have the right to adopt comes into effect in Mexico City.
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On the trail of Ethiopia aid and guns

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 14:04
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Martin Plaut on the questions he wishes he had asked about the Ethiopia famine more than 20 years ago.
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EU watchdog condemns Commission

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 14:06
related countries: Germany Germany

The EU's watchdog body castigates the European Commission in a row over access to letters from the German carmaker Porsche AG.
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Sell your islands, Germans tell hard-up Greece

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 14:32
related countries: Greece Greece, Germany Germany

Greece should sell some uninhabited islands to cut its huge debt, political allies of the German chancellor say.
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Uganda's mudslide victims buried

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 14:32
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda is burying villagers killed by a mudslide on the slopes of Mount Elgon.
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Yemen arrests al-Qaeda suspects

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 14:44
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Yemeni security forces arrest 11 men suspected of links to al-Qaeda in a house raid in the capital Sanaa.
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Polling stations attacked in Iraq

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Three bombs go off in Baghdad killing at least 14 people as early voting gets under way in Iraq's parliamentary election.
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Taking the pulse

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Baghdad medical students talk about their election hopes
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'Fake pilot' arrested with 101 passengers on board

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:06
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Sweden Sweden
related places: Amsterdam

A Swedish pilot without a valid licence to fly is arrested at Amsterdam as he was about to fly with 101 passengers, Dutch police say.
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Brown firm on Zimbabwe sanctions

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:19
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe sanctions should remain until rights concerns are addressed, Gordon Brown says after talks with Jacob Zuma.
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Sudanese executed in Saudi Arabia

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Sudan Sudan

A Sudanese driver is executed in Saudi Arabia after being convicted of killing his employer.
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UK boy kidnapped in Pakistan

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A five-year-old boy from Greater Manchester is kidnapped by robbers while on holiday in Pakistan's Punjab province.
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Many die in India temple stampede

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:38
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least 63 people die in a stampede after the gate of a temple collapses in northern India, police say.
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Arrests in India guru sex scandal

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:45
related countries: India India

Nine people are arrested in south India for vandalising the ashram of a Hindu holy man embroiled in a sex scandal.
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'Giant cemetery'

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 15:51
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Entire villages wiped out by Uganda mudslide
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Singer murder convictions quashed

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 16:35
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Lebanon Lebanon

Egypt's highest court orders the retrial of a tycoon and ex-policeman sentenced to death for killing a Lebanese pop singer.
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Adams' brother released on bail

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 17:08
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The brother of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams hands himself over to Irish authorities to face child sex abuse allegations.
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Male hairdressers banned in Gaza

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 17:38
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, Maldives Maldives

Hamas tightens religious restrictions banning men from styling women's hair in the Gaza Strip.
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Nepal's young still going hungry

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 17:48
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nearly half of Nepal's children under five are suffering from malnutrition, a report by the Nepalese government says.
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Family's plea for kidnapped boy

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 18:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Relatives of a five-year-old British boy seized at gunpoint in Pakistan say they "just want him back".
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Nigeria probes 'brutal robbery'

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 18:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's Senate orders an investigation into reports that the police failed to attend the scene of a brutal robbery.
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US debate over Turkish 'genocide'

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 18:55
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Turkey Turkey, United States United States

The Obama administration urges Congress not to label the killing of Armenians by Turkish forces during World War I as genocide.
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Pakistan 'holds key Taliban boss'

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 20:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Taliban

Another top leader of Afghanistan's Taliban, Agha Jan Mohtasim, is held in Pakistan, US and Pakistani officials say.
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Rebel Euro MP is expelled by UKIP

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 21:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

MEP Nikki Sinclaire is expelled from the UK Independence Party after refusing to sit with party members in parliament meetings.
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US vote attacks Turkey 'genocide'

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 22:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States
related places: White House

A US Congress panel describes the World War I killing of Armenians in Turkey as genocide, prompting Turkish outrage.
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Indonesia leader faces bank anger

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 22:50
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's president defends two ministers after parliament votes for a criminal probe into them over a bank bailout.
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Tourists rescued from Kenya flood

Thursday 4th of March 2010, 23:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Two Britons are among dozens of tourists on a Kenya safari holiday airlifted to safety after flash flooding.
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