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DeLay guilty of money laundering

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 0:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican, Texas

A jury convicts Republican former US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on charges of illegally funnelling corporate money to Texas candidates in 2002.
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Fees impasse 'will hit students'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 0:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Universities will be hit hard if politicians fail to agree on a rise in tuition fees, vice-chancellors warn, a day after student protests across the UK.
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PM's £2m bid to measure happiness

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 2:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister David Cameron is launching a £2m consultation on how best to measure the well-being of Britain's citizens.
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Queen begins five-day Gulf visit

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 2:10
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi, Edinburgh

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Abu Dhabi for a five-day state visit aimed at renewing the UK's relationship with the UAE.
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Nicaragua 'failing rape victims'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 2:44
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

Nicaraguan authorities are failing to tackle high levels of sexual violence against girls, human rights organisation Amnesty International says.
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Violence sparks panic on Rio's streets

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 2:52
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police have shot dead at least 13 more people in Rio de Janeiro as they try stop a wave of violence by suspected drug traffickers.
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US to ban chemicals in 'fake pot'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 3:39
related countries: United States United States

The US government begins emergency action to ban five chemicals used to make synthetic marijuana, after reports it may cause harm.
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Community sentences 'soft option'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 3:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government is urged to overhaul community sentences in England and Wales to place the emphasis on intensive physical labour.
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Violent partners to face home ban

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 4:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

People suspected of domestic violence could be banned from their homes for up to four weeks under plans to be trialled in England.
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Polar bears given Alaska 'haven'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 5:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

The US government designates a huge area in Alaska as a 'critical habitat' for polar bears, raising the hopes of environmentalists.
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Scarred forever

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 6:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand community grieves for miners
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Tight security for Czech relics

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 6:43
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Prague

A rare 13th century casket, believed to contain the relics of three saints, has been transported to a castle in the Czech capital Prague.
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Bastille prison's secrets go on display

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 6:46
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A new exhibition has opened in Paris close to where the Bastille once stood, revealing some of the famous prison's secrets.
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Germany on alert after attack warning

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 6:52
related countries: Germany Germany

The heightened state of alert in Germany continues after the government said it received concrete information about a plot to attack the country in November.
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Cambodia mourns stampede victims

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 7:17
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia holds a day of mourning for hundreds of people who died in a stampede, with a religious ceremony due near the scene of the tragedy.
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Tongans vote in 'historic' poll

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 7:29
related countries: Tonga Tonga

Voters in Tonga cast ballots for their first popularly-elected parliament as part of a democratic transition away from the monarchy.
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Siddle hat-trick shocks England

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 7:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Peter Siddle takes a hat-trick and a Test-best 6-54 as England are bowled out for 260 on the opening day of the Ashes series.
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Rio shaken by fresh gang violence

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 8:31
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Police and gang members clash in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro for a fourth day, with at least 15 people shot dead.
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US blacklists Pakistani charity

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 8:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US state department adds a Pakistani charity allegedly linked to militancy to its terror blacklist.
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Japan export growth slows again

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 8:40
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's export growth slowed in October, figures show, raising further questions about the strength of the country's recovery.
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Serena will miss Australian Open

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 8:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Serena Williams withdraws from January's Australian Open to continue her rehabilitation from a foot injury.
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'Clashes' increase Sudan tensions

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 8:51
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Southern Sudan's military accuses the north of launching a helicopter attack on its troops, as tensions rise before a crucial referendum.
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Matute receives Cervantes Prize

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 9:22
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish novelist Ana Maria Matute becomes only the third woman to win the 125,000 euro (£106,000) Cervantes literary prize.
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Fighting back

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 9:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian youngsters who waged popular war against police abuses
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Man held over India child deaths

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 9:27
related countries: India India

Police in India's central Chhattisgarh state arrest an alleged witch doctor suspected of killing two children.
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Brody wins DVD 'likeness' battle

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 9:29
related countries: Italy Italy

Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody wins a legal battle against the makers of an Italian-set thriller movie for which he claims he was not fully paid.
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Peruvian film seeks Oscar glory

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 9:34
related countries: Peru Peru

Peru is hoping for Oscar glory with its hotly tipped film Undertow, submitted as its official entry in the best foreign language category for the 2011 awards ceremony.
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Cambodia mourns crush victims

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 10:14
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia has been holding a day of mourning for hundreds of people killed in a festival stampede.
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The Royal Ballet to perform at O2

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 10:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Royal Ballet is to perform Romeo and Juliet in a series of shows at London's O2 Arena in June, it is announced.
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NZ miners' recovery 'months away'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 10:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key says it could take months to recover the bodies of 29 men killed at the Pike River coal mine.
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Two die in El Salvador jail fight

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 10:55
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

Two inmates are killed and 28 injured in a fight between rival gang members at a prison in El Salvador.
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S Lanka tests 'mass grave' ashes

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 11:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Police in Sri Lanka send 24 bags full of ashes for testing after excavating a suspected mass grave of government troops in the north-east.
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S Korea to bolster island force

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 11:39
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea is to boost its forces on five islands near North Korea after Tuesday's deadly clash, while its defence minister steps down over the crisis.
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England recall quartet to face SA

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 12:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia

Lewis Moody, Mike Tindall, Tom Croft and Dan Cole return as England revert to the team that secured a record-equalling win over Australia for Saturday's Test against world champions South Africa.
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Germany 'nearing full employment'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 12:06
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's economy minister gives an upbeat assessment of his country's recovery and asserts full employment is possible.
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Hariri effect

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 12:19
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The explosive allegations shaking Lebanese politics
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Euro 'a good option' for Iceland

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 12:24
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The governor of the central bank of Iceland says joining the euro could still be a "good option" for the country.
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Net immigration to UK increases

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 12:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Net migration to the UK rose in the year to March 2010 because fewer British people left the country, according to the latest estimates.
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Maliki assembling Iraq government

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 12:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

After a world record eight months of political deadlock, Iraq's outgoing Prime Minister Nouri Maliki is formally asked to form a new government.
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Thomas Cook unveils Russian deal

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 12:44
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK tour operator Thomas Cook creates a joint venture with Russian travel company Intourist.
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DIY enthusiast walls himself into cellar

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 13:07
related countries: Germany Germany

A German DIY enthusiast walls himself into his cellar but manages to drill his way out - through a neighbour's wall.
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Wake-up call

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 13:31
related countries: India India

'Backward' Bihar sends message of change to India
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Obama's plan to fight LRA rebels

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 13:31
related countries: Uganda Uganda, United States United States
related places: Africa

US President Barack Obama outlines a plan to disarm one of Africa's most feared rebel militias, the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army.
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Indian elephant is cured after five years of tusk ache

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 14:38
related countries: India India

Dentists in the Indian state of Kerala say they have successfully repaired a working elephant's cracked tusk in the first operation of its kind.
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Rio steps up anti-gang operation

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 15:08
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Six armoured vehicles are deployed in Rio de Janeiro as Brazilian police tackle a wave of gang violence in the slums.
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US firm 'possible bidder' for CSC

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 15:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Capital Shopping Centres' plan to buy a UK shopping mall leads to a US shareholder revealing itself as a possible bidder for CSC.
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Dutch ask Germany to arrest Nazi

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 15:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Germany Germany

Dutch authorities issue a European arrest warrant for a Dutch-born Nazi war criminal, Klaas-Carel Faber, now living in Germany.
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Poll nerves for Irish government

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 15:47
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish coalition's grip on power looks set to slip even further as a by-election gets under way in County Donegal.
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S Korea defence minister resigns

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 16:09
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's defence minister resigns amid criticism that his response to the deadly shelling by North Korea on Tuesday was too passive.
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Real Madrid to face Uefa charge

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 16:14
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid face being charged by Uefa for the improper conduct of coach Jose Mourinho and four of his players in their Champions League game against Ajax.
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Haiti 'needs urgent cholera help'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 16:18
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti needs at least 1,000 more nurses and supplies of all basic equipment as it battles a cholera epidemic, the UN's top humanitarian figure says.
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Teenagers survive 50 days adrift

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 16:32
related countries: Tokelau Tokelau

Three teenage boys from the Tokelau Islands in the Pacific are found alive off the coast of Fiji after 50 days adrift.
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Two cricket upsets at Asian Games

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 16:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, China China, Bangladesh Bangladesh

The cricket teams of Afghanistan and Bangladesh both cause upsets in the semi-finals of the Twenty20 tournament at the Asian Games in China.
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Egypt rejects Meles rebel claims

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 16:39
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Ethiopia Ethiopia

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak dismisses allegations that his country is supporting rebel groups in Ethiopia, amid a row over the River Nile.
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Karzai tries to dampen poll anger

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 16:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai urges unsuccessful candidates in September's parliamentary elections not to resort to violence.
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Turkey suspends senior officers

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 17:15
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey suspends three top serving military officers, accused of being linked to an alleged plot to overthrow the government.
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Railways to get £8bn investment

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 17:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government unveils plans for £8bn railway investment, but Labour says they are just a "long series of delays".
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Students take over Tower of Pisa

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 17:28
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Pisa

Italian students protesting at education cuts target two top tourist attractions, the Tower of Pisa and the Colosseum.
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Israel razes West Bank 'mosque'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 17:31
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israeli army demolishes a number of buildings in the occupied West Bank, including one that Palestinians say was a mosque.
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'Honeymoon killer' deported to US

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 17:45
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

A US man whose wife died on a scuba honeymoon in Australia is deported after a guarantee he will not face the death penalty if re-tried in the US.
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SA drug man freed in murder case

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 17:54
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African judge throws out murder charges against convicted drug smuggler Glenn Agliotti - a key witness in the corruption trial of ex-police chief Jackie Selebi.
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'Rape robbed me of my humanity'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 18:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

In a country where homosexuality is taboo, Newsnight hears rare testimony from a man who was raped by soldiers while he was walking to his farm in DR Congo.
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South Korean island 'almost deserted'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 18:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The South Korean defence minister has resigned following North Korea's shelling of an island near their disputed maritime border.
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Bell confident of England revival

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 18:56
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

England's top scorer Ian Bell says the tourists are confident of fighting back on day two of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
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Oil tankers ablaze on Iraq border

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 19:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq

At least two people have been killed after a string of oil tankers catch fire on the Iraqi-Jordan border following an "accidental" explosion, officials say.
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'Honeymoon killer' indicted in US

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 19:58
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Alabama

A US man whose wife died while scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef during their honeymoon is indicted for murder in Alabama, after being deported from Australia.
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Nigeria charges Iranian over arms

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 20:11
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Iran Iran

An Iranian man is charged with arms trafficking in a Nigerian court, in connection with an arms shipment intercepted at a port last month.
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Boeing 'has failed on Dreamliner'

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 20:15
related countries: Qatar Qatar

The chief executive of Qatar Airways criticises Boeing over delays to the development of the 787 Dreamliner, saying it has "clearly failed".
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Qatar a quiet World Cup favourite

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 20:47
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A mould-breaking bid has made Qatar a favourite to stage the 2022 World Cup, despite its low international football ranking, its size and its often inhospitable climate.
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Murray makes last four in London

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 21:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain
related places: London

Scot Andy Murray reaches the last four of the ATP Tour Finals following a 6-2 6-2 win over Spain's David Ferrer.
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England v South Africa

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 21:29
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Preview of Saturday's autumn international between England and South Africa.
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Del Monte in $5.3bn sale to KKR

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 22:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Del Monte

US food manufacturer Del Monte is set to be bought up by private equity fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts for $5.3bn.
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Merkel in eurozone bail-out vow

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 22:23
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel vows to implement a permanent bail-out facility amid speculation over a eurozone break-up.
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Afghan insurgents video wins award

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 22:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

This year's winner in the Features Category of the Rory Peck Awards is an Afghan, Najibullah Quraishi, who filmed extraordinary footage with insurgents before he was suspected of being a spy and had to flee for his life.
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Students occupy Leaning Tower of Pisa

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 23:16
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Pisa

Italian students protesting at education reforms have targeted two top tourist attractions, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Colosseum.
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Air France crash hunt to restart

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 23:19
related countries: France France

France is to resume searching for the flight recorders from an Air France jet that crashed in the Atlantic in 2009, killing all 228 people on board.
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Queen's Gulf visit moves to Oman

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 23:23
related countries: Oman Oman

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh fly to Oman for the second leg of a five-day state visit of the Gulf.
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Live Ashes - Australia v England

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 23:28
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Australia's Michael Hussey and Brad Haddin put on 77 to frustrate England before rain and bad light stops play in the final session on day two of the first Ashes Test.
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Key Irish by-election result due

Thursday 25th of November 2010, 23:47
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The result is due of the first by-election in the Irish Republic since it sought a bail-out from the EU and the International Monetary Fund.
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