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Trade dilemma

Friday 19th of November 2010, 0:01
related countries: Burma Burma

Should sanctions against Burma's military rulers be dropped?
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Hope for Haiti's adopted children

Friday 19th of November 2010, 0:28
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States

Haiti's devastating earthquake has turned the lives of many children upside down but some have found a safe haven in the US, as Laura Trevelyan reports.
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Seeing red

Friday 19th of November 2010, 1:21
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Pope Benedict gathers top advisers for talks in Rome
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UN condemns 'unfair' Burma polls

Friday 19th of November 2010, 1:33
related countries: Burma Burma

A UN human rights committee criticises Burma's recent elections and expresses "grave concern" over human rights in the country.
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Mexico auctions off 'narco-bling'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 1:52
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican authorities are selling off a huge quantity of confiscated jewels, planes, cars and other luxury items, some seized from drug traffickers.
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Firing range twins 'suicide pact'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 2:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian woman injured in a shooting at a US firing range which killed her identical twin tells police they had a suicide pact.
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World's tallest married couple

Friday 19th of November 2010, 2:35
related countries: United States United States

A US bride and groom are recognised as the world's tallest living married couple by Guinness World Records.
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India PM quizzed on 'scam' claims

Friday 19th of November 2010, 5:56
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court directs PM Manmohan Singh to explain his "alleged inaction" in failing to sanction the prosecution of a former minister.
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Top mafia boss arrested in Italy

Friday 19th of November 2010, 6:11
related countries: Italy Italy

Police in Italy capture one of Italy's most-wanted fugitive mobsters, Antonio "The Baby" Iovine, considered the financial brains behind the bloodiest of the Camorra gangs.
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Tory peer sorry for cuts comment

Friday 19th of November 2010, 6:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Conservative enterprise adviser Lord Young apologises for saying most Britons have "never had it so good" despite the "so-called recession".
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Lagerback in frame for Wales job

Friday 19th of November 2010, 7:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ex-Sweden and Nigeria boss Lars Lagerback reveals to Sport Wales that he is a candidate to become Wales manager.
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Bell & Bresnan shine for England

Friday 19th of November 2010, 7:28
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell hits a majestic 192 while Tim Bresnan scores 36 and picks up three wickets in England's match against Australia A.
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Cholera clashes spread in Haiti

Friday 19th of November 2010, 7:42
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States

Protests linked to Haiti's cholera epidemic spread to the capital Port-au-Prince, as experts say the country is vulnerable to further outbreaks.
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China rare earth sale 'to resume'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 8:00
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

China's exports to Japan of rare earths could resume next week, according to the Japanese trade minister.
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Thais hold anti-government rally

Friday 19th of November 2010, 8:16
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's anti-government "red-shirt" movement is marking six months since troops quashed protests, as relatives seek justice for the dead.
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China jails corrupt nuclear boss

Friday 19th of November 2010, 8:19
related countries: China China

The former head of China's main nuclear energy company is sentenced to life in prison for corruption and taking almost $1m in bribes.
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NZ mine blast: "We hang on to hope'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 9:32
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The mayor of Grey District has said that rescue teams have been unable to contact 27 miners trapped after an explosion at Pike River mine on New Zealand's South Island.
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Hathaway to host Nobel peace gig

Friday 19th of November 2010, 9:55
related countries: Norway Norway

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway will co-host this year's Nobel peace prize concert in Norway with Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington.
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Three bodies found in hollow tree

Friday 19th of November 2010, 10:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ohio

The bodies of three people who vanished a week ago in the US state of Ohio are found in rubbish bags stuffed in a hollow tree trunk.
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Tajik-Afghan US supply route threat

Friday 19th of November 2010, 10:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Tajikistan Tajikistan, United States United States

One of the most impoverished states in Central Asia, Tajikistan, is now facing a major security challenge.
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Chris Brown earns judge's praise

Friday 19th of November 2010, 10:55
related countries: United States United States

US singer Chris Brown, currently on probation for assaulting pop star Rihanna, is praised by a judge for his "consistent" community service work.
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Crouch frustrated by England role

Friday 19th of November 2010, 10:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Peter Crouch says he feels like a "last resort" as an England striker but vows to battle for his starting place.
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Australia protesters sew up lips

Friday 19th of November 2010, 10:55
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island, Australia Australia

Australia's immigration minister says protests will not change policy, as asylum-seekers sew their lips shut at the Christmas Island detention centre.
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Late Scotland call-up for Ansbro

Friday 19th of November 2010, 11:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Uncapped Northampton centre Joe Ansbro replaces the injured Max Evans for Scotland's second autumn Test against South Africa.
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Thailand foetus find passes 2,000

Friday 19th of November 2010, 11:09
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thai police say they have found the remains of more than 2,000 foetuses, thought to be from illegal abortions, at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok.
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Rain helps Sri Lanka secure draw

Friday 19th of November 2010, 11:23
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The rain-affected first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies ends in a draw with the hosts on 241-4 in their second innings, ahead by 39 runs.
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Rajapaksa sworn in for new term

Friday 19th of November 2010, 11:27
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapaksa promises to establish lasting peace in Sri Lanka as he is sworn in for his second term as president.
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Bernanke hits back at Fed critics

Friday 19th of November 2010, 11:52
related countries: United States United States, China China

US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke criticises "surplus" countries like China in a speech to the European Central Bank.
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Spanish political 'orgasm' video criticised

Friday 19th of November 2010, 12:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish politicians criticise a video by the Young Socialists in Catalonia in which a woman simulates an orgasm while casting her vote.
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Competition for India's coffee houses

Friday 19th of November 2010, 12:22
related countries: India India

Traditional Indian coffee houses are facing stiff competition from western coffee chains.
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China moves to cool its inflation

Friday 19th of November 2010, 12:23
related countries: China China

China's central bank raises the amount of money that lenders must keep in reserve, as it tries again to control high inflation.
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France rejects 'Bin Laden talks'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 12:25
related countries: France France

France rejects demands by an al-Qaeda group to negotiate the release of hostages held in Africa with Osama Bin Laden
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Gentoo penguin born in Australia

Friday 19th of November 2010, 12:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Melbourne aquarium has welcomed the birth of the first baby Gentoo penguin chick born in the country.
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Malawi protest over pension bill

Friday 19th of November 2010, 13:10
related countries: Malawi Malawi
related places: Lilongwe

Hundreds of workers march in Malawi's capital Lilongwe against a bill setting the retirement age at between 55 and 60, higher than average life expectancy.
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Blackburn taken over in £43m deal

Friday 19th of November 2010, 13:35
related countries: India India
related places: Rao

Blackburn Rovers are bought in a £43m deal by the Rao family to become the first Indian-owned Premier League club.
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Hussey makes bid for Ashes spot

Friday 19th of November 2010, 13:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Under-pressure Australia batsman Mike Hussey hopes his century for Western Australia has cemented his place in the team for the opening Ashes Test.
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Turkmenistan pledges gas for EU

Friday 19th of November 2010, 14:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Turkmenistan says it will supply gas for the planned Nabucco pipeline, which should reduce the EU's reliance on Russian energy.
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Indonesian maid 'killed in Saudi'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 14:19
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia demands an inquiry into reports that a maid working in Saudi Arabia was murdered by her employers - the second case of alleged abuse this week.
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England bid not damaged - Blatter

Friday 19th of November 2010, 14:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifa president Sepp Blatter believes England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup bid will not be damaged by the fall-out of the Sunday Times investigation.
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Miners missing after NZ explosion

Friday 19th of November 2010, 15:02
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Twenty-seven miners are missing after an explosion at a remote coal mine on New Zealand's South Island, the mine's operator says.
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Hodgson angry over Gerrard injury

Friday 19th of November 2010, 15:09
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson says he is "disappointed" and "angry" about losing Steven Gerrard to an injury suffered in an England friendly.
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Gaza hit by Israeli air strikes

Friday 19th of November 2010, 15:26
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel launches air strikes on three sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a long-range rocket and mortars fired from Gaza.
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Italy gets bill for Elton gig

Friday 19th of November 2010, 15:35
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

Italian officials are told to pay back EU money meant for regional development which was spent on an Elton John concert in Naples.
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Madagascar orders camp evacuation

Friday 19th of November 2010, 15:49
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

Madagascar's defence ministry tells people living in and around an army barracks occupied by soldiers behind a coup bid to leave the area.
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French farmer fed ducks cannabis

Friday 19th of November 2010, 16:00
related countries: France France

A French farmer is given a one-month suspended jail sentence and fined 500 euros (£428) for feeding his ducks marijuana to rid them of worms.
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Namibia alert was 'security test'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 16:00
related countries: Namibia Namibia, Germany Germany
related places: Munich

The German authorities say a suspect package intercepted at a Namibian airport was a dummy used to test security.
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Ireland bail-out 'won't change' tax rate

Friday 19th of November 2010, 16:06
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish government insists it will not raise the country's low corporation tax rate in return for a European Union-led bail-out.
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Burstyn to make West End debut

Friday 19th of November 2010, 16:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: West End, London

Oscar-winning actress Ellen Burstyn is to make her London stage debut opposite Keira Knightley next year at the age of 78.
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US may strike pilot security deal

Friday 19th of November 2010, 17:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House may announce new airport security measures for airline pilots, who have complained about invasive screening, a US official says.
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Stolen statues returned to Italy

Friday 19th of November 2010, 17:51
related countries: Italy Italy

Two ancient statues stolen from Italy in the 1980s have been returned, partly thanks to an Italian policeman who spotted one in a New York gallery while on holiday.
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Thai police find foetuses in temple

Friday 19th of November 2010, 17:55
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The remains of more than 2,000 foetuses, thought to be from illegal abortions, have been found at a Buddhist temple in Thailand
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Key Nato summit opens in Lisbon

Friday 19th of November 2010, 18:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Portugal Portugal
related places: Lisbon

Nato members meet in Lisbon for a crucial summit, with a timetable for handing security to Afghan forces topping the agenda.
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'Chance' saved Statoil from blast

Friday 19th of November 2010, 19:32
related countries: Norway Norway

Only "chance" prevented a major accident at a well run by Norway's Statoil, the country's oil safety watchdog says.
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Russia 'frees Israeli mercenary'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 19:40
related countries: Israel Israel, Colombia Colombia, Russia Russia

Russia frees a former Israeli soldier whose extradition was sought by Colombia for training paramilitary groups, reports say.
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New missile defence shield for Europe

Friday 19th of November 2010, 19:52
related countries: Portugal Portugal

NATO leaders meeting in Lisbon have agreed on a new missile defence shield for Europe, part of an effort to combat future threats.
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Cholera spreads to Haiti prison

Friday 19th of November 2010, 20:27
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Port-au-Prince

Haiti's cholera epidemic has spread to the country's largest prison in the capital Port-au-Prince, the Red Cross says.
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Canada burns ex-colonel's uniform

Friday 19th of November 2010, 20:41
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian military burns the uniforms, documents and equipment of ex-colonel Russell Williams, jailed for murder and sexual assault.
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'Missile defence shield' for Nato

Friday 19th of November 2010, 20:48
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United States United States
related places: Lisbon

A missile defence system covering all Nato countries has been agreed at the alliance's summit in Lisbon, US President Barack Obama has said.
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Woeful Wales held to draw by Fiji

Friday 19th of November 2010, 21:26
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Wales are held to a surprise 16-16 draw by Fiji at the Millennium Stadium and are now without a win in six successive Tests.
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Web suicide suspect in court plea

Friday 19th of November 2010, 22:19
related countries: United States United States

A US nurse accused of urging people he met online to commit suicide pleads not guilty, as his lawyer asserts a freedom of speech defence.
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Banned book to get UK opera premiere

Friday 19th of November 2010, 22:22
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A new opera called A Dog's Heart based on a book that was banned in Russia for more than half a century will have its UK premiere on Saturday
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NZ promise to 'bring miners home'

Friday 19th of November 2010, 22:54
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The police officer in charge of rescuing 29 miners trapped underground in New Zealand vows to continue the effort and to "bring them home".
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Nigeria seizes heroin from Iran

Friday 19th of November 2010, 23:25
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Iran Iran

Nigerian officials seize 130kg of heroin, worth nearly $10m (£6.25m), which they say was concealed in engine parts shipped from Iran.
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