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Sound of success

Friday 26th of November 2010, 0:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Can Brazil learn from South Africa's World Cup?
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Speaking out

Friday 26th of November 2010, 1:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

How much does Afghanistan's president disagree with the US?
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Rio police 'in control of favela'

Friday 26th of November 2010, 1:45
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police say they have regained control of the Vila Cruzeiro shanty town in Rio de Janeiro, as part of operations to tackle a wave of gang violence.
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Police move in on Rio shanty town

Friday 26th of November 2010, 2:46
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police say they have gained control of the Vila Cruzeiro shanty town in Rio de Janeiro where security forces have been involved in violent clashes with drugs gangs.
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Chile mine agrees to sell assets

Friday 26th of November 2010, 3:43
related countries: Chile Chile

The company that owns a mine in Chile where 33 men were trapped for more than two months has agreed to sell its assets to avoid bankruptcy.
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S Korea waits on defence minister

Friday 26th of November 2010, 5:16
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

South Korea's president is still considering who will replace Kim Tae-Young as defence minister, officials say, denying earlier reports of a decision.
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Mumbai marks attacks anniversary

Friday 26th of November 2010, 6:04
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India is marking two years since gunmen launched co-ordinated attacks in the western city of Mumbai (Bombay), killing 166 people.
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Defiant Hussey frustrates England

Friday 26th of November 2010, 7:06
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Mike Hussey hits an unbeaten 81 to keep Australia in a good position after two days of the first Ashes Test against England in Brisbane.
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Portugal to vote on austerity budget

Friday 26th of November 2010, 7:13
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The parliament in Portugal is due to vote on an austerity budget, two days after a general strike hit the country.
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Countdown to elections in Haiti

Friday 26th of November 2010, 7:55
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Thousands of people have been queuing in Haiti to collect their identity papers to allow them to vote in Sunday's presidential election.
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Third blast hits New Zealand mine

Friday 26th of November 2010, 8:28
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A third explosion rips through a New Zealand coal mine almost exactly a week after an initial blast that led to the deaths of 29 miners.
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India to open Sri Lanka mission

Friday 26th of November 2010, 8:33
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, China China

India's foreign minister is to open one of two new consulates in Sri Lanka in what is seen as an attempt to check growing Chinese influence.
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Soyuz lands after space station mission

Friday 26th of November 2010, 9:27
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Russia Russia
related places: Soyuz

Three astronauts aboard the Russian spacecraft Soyuz have touched down safely in northern Kazakhstan after spending five months aboard the International Space Station.
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Three guilty of Auschwitz theft

Friday 26th of November 2010, 10:02
related countries: Poland Poland

Two Poles and a Swede plead guilty to the theft of the "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp, Polish prosecutors say.
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Pacific's teenage survivors reach dry land

Friday 26th of November 2010, 10:19
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Three teenage boys who survived at least 50 days adrift in the Pacific are brought to Fiji after their rescue.
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Strong showing by Tonga democrats

Friday 26th of November 2010, 10:23
related countries: Tonga Tonga

A pro-democracy party has emerged as the biggest winner in Tonga's first popularly-elected parliament - a shift away from the monarchy.
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Music firm Chrysalis being sold

Friday 26th of November 2010, 10:45
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK music publisher Chrysalis Group is being sold for £107.4m to German rival BMG and private equity group KKR.
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Charges over Nigeria oil kidnaps

Friday 26th of November 2010, 11:04
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Charles Okah, brother of Nigerian militant Henry Okah, is one of four people charged with kidnapping nine foreign oil workers.
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India widens banking loan probe

Friday 26th of November 2010, 11:06
related countries: India India

Indian federal investigators announce an investigation into 21 companies in connection with a multi-million dollar banking scandal.
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Pakistan suicide attack 'foiled'

Friday 26th of November 2010, 11:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

Police in Pakistan have prevented two would-be suicide bombers from attacking a mosque in the capital Islamabad, officials say.
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Police 'gain control' of Rio town

Friday 26th of November 2010, 11:30
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they have gained control of a poor area of the city which has been the scene of five days of violent clashes.
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Compaore wins Burkina Faso vote

Friday 26th of November 2010, 11:51
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Blaise Compaore, who took power in Burkina Faso in a coup 23 years ago, is re-elected by a landslide, official results show.
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Yemen suicide attack hits rebels

Friday 26th of November 2010, 11:55
related countries: Yemen Yemen

A suicide attack on a Houthi rebel procession in northern Yemen kills at least two people and wounds 10 others.
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Russia sale 'draws foreigners'

Friday 26th of November 2010, 11:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Mainly foreign investors express interest in buying into Russian state-owned firms, a Russian bank head says.
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N Korea warns South on war drills

Friday 26th of November 2010, 12:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: South

North Korea warns military drills by the South and US may push the region to "the brink of war", amid tension over the shelling of a Southern island.
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Serbian horror is 'most cut' film

Friday 26th of November 2010, 12:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Controversial movie A Serbian Film is the most cut cinematic release in 16 years, the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has said.
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Armed rebels take over CAR town

Friday 26th of November 2010, 13:07
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic
related places: Birao

Rebels in the Central African Republic seize the town of Birao after heavy fighting with government soldiers, a UN official tells the BBC.
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Award for Thai protest cameraman

Friday 26th of November 2010, 13:36
related countries: Thailand Thailand, United States United States
related places: Bangkok

This year's Rory Peck News Award - which pays tribute to the freelance camera operators who risk their lives to film in the world's most dangerous places - has been given to an American living in the usually peaceful city of Bangkok.
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Duma condemns Stalin over Katyn

Friday 26th of November 2010, 13:57
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Katyn

Russia's lower house of parliament condemns Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin for ordering the mass killing of Poles at Katyn.
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Russia journalist attacks TV news

Friday 26th of November 2010, 14:20
related countries: Russia Russia

One of Russia's most respected journalists launches a stinging attack on the state of television news in his country.
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Fresh snow causes more disruption

Friday 26th of November 2010, 14:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Heavy snow hits northern Scotland and England, causing school and travel disruption, and moves into Wales where there is a severe weather warning.
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Japan passes new stimulus package

Friday 26th of November 2010, 14:32
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's parliament passes a stimulus package worth about $61bn, designed to kick start the country's fragile economic recovery.
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Arrests over emperor tombs' raid

Friday 26th of November 2010, 14:48
related countries: China China

Nine people are arrested after robbing ancestral tombs of China's first emperor Qin Shinhuang, Chinese officials say.
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Zimbabwe PM takes Mugabe to court

Friday 26th of November 2010, 14:50
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma arrives in Harare to help mediate a worsening row between Zimbabwe's leaders, Morgan Tsvangirai and Robert Mugabe
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Saudis trumpet al-Qaeda arrests

Friday 26th of November 2010, 15:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Some 149 al-Qaeda suspects have been arrested in Saudi Arabia over the past eight months, officials say.
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Bulgaria attacks EU over crisis

Friday 26th of November 2010, 15:15
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria's finance minister hits out at European institutions which failed to prevent the eurozone crisis.
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Swift justice in harassment case

Friday 26th of November 2010, 15:15
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A teacher in Bangladesh is swiftly tried and sentenced by a mobile court to a year's imprisonment for harassing a female student
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Taiwanese politician shot in face

Friday 26th of November 2010, 15:59
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The son of Taiwan's former Vice President Lien Chan has been shot in the face while campaigning for local elections, police say.
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'I may be killed'

Friday 26th of November 2010, 16:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Does the mayor of Mogadishu have the worst job in the world?
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Zuma seeks to ease Harare rifts

Friday 26th of November 2010, 16:39
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Harare

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma arrives in Harare to help mediate a worsening row between Zimbabwe's leaders, Morgan Tsvangirai and Robert Mugabe
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UK monarch arrives in Oman

Friday 26th of November 2010, 16:54
related countries: Oman Oman, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Queen has continued her tour of Gulf states arriving in Oman on Friday
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Panorama will not hurt 2018 bid - Cameron

Friday 26th of November 2010, 16:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron is frustrated at the timing of a Panorama probe into Fifa, but says it will not affect England's 2018 World Cup bid.
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Bangladesh wins Asian Games gold

Friday 26th of November 2010, 17:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, China China, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh has won its first-ever gold medal in the Asian games, with its cricket team defeating Afghanistan in the Twenty20 competition in China.
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Internal battles

Friday 26th of November 2010, 17:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Party divisions on show ahead of Egypt's parliamentary election
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Shock over Ghana 'witch killing'

Friday 26th of November 2010, 17:20
related countries: Ghana Ghana

There is shock in Ghana over the death of a 72-year-old woman accused of being a witch.
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Producer criticises British film

Friday 26th of November 2010, 17:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Oscar-winning producer Graham King criticises the British film industry, saying it is "not run well enough for the talent that we have".
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Saudis reveal 149 al-Qaeda arrests made

Friday 26th of November 2010, 18:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested 149 al-Qaeda suspects over the past eight months, officials have announced.
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Sinn Fein wins Irish by-election

Friday 26th of November 2010, 18:57
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Sinn Fein candidate Pearse Doherty is elected to the Irish parliament in the wake of the EU bail-out.
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SPL to go ahead despite withdrawals

Friday 26th of November 2010, 19:11
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Portuguese and Polish replacements withdraw, but the Scottish FA insists that all six top-flight matches will go ahead this weekend despite the referees strike.
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Is Mumbai winning fight against terror?

Friday 26th of November 2010, 19:22
related countries: India India

India has marked two years since gunmen launched co-ordinated attacks in the western city of Mumbai (Bombay), killing 166 people.
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Sea change

Friday 26th of November 2010, 19:37
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Donegal

Donegal by-election a humiliation for Irish Republic's ruling party
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Obama receives 12 stitches to lip

Friday 26th of November 2010, 20:03
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama is given 12 stitches after he was hit in the lip by someone's elbow during a basketball game.
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Net-dedicated satellite launches

Friday 26th of November 2010, 20:29
related countries: France France, French Guiana French Guiana
related places: Kourou

The first satellite dedicated to delivering broadband services to Europe launches on an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana.
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Black Friday bargains go on sale

Friday 26th of November 2010, 20:49
related countries: United States United States

Millions of shoppers head to the stores as Black Friday bargain sales get under way across the United States.
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China works to ease Korea tension

Friday 26th of November 2010, 20:58
related countries: United States United States, South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, China China
related places: Korea, Pyongyang

China holds talks with the US, Seoul and Pyongyang in an attempt to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula, China's Foreign Ministry says.
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EU says no plans for Portugal aid

Friday 26th of November 2010, 21:32
related countries: Ireland Ireland

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso dismisses reports that Portugal is next in line for a financial rescue package.
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Djokovic completes semi line-up

Friday 26th of November 2010, 21:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Novak Djokovic sweeps aside Andy Roddick 6-2 6-3 to set up a semi-final clash with Roger Federer in the World Tour Finals in London.
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UK under fire over Taliban impostor

Friday 26th of November 2010, 22:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

President Hamid Karzai's chief of staff has said British authorities brought a fake Taliban commander into sensitive meetings with the Afghan government.
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Live Ashes - Australia v England

Friday 26th of November 2010, 23:00
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

England finish day three of the first Test on 19-0, 202 runs behind Australia after Mike Hussey and Brad Haddin put on 307 for the sixth wicket.
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Police find Mexico-US drug tunnel

Friday 26th of November 2010, 23:01
related countries: United States United States

Police on the US-Mexico border find an 800m-long tunnel they say was used for smuggling drugs into the United States.
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Italy faces EU fines over rubbish

Friday 26th of November 2010, 23:17
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

The EU says Italy faces big fines if it fails to clean up thousands of tonnes of rubbish still lying around Naples and the surrounding region.
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Haiti prepares for elections

Friday 26th of November 2010, 23:24
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti is preparing for its presidential election on Sunday, despite calls from some candidates to postpone the vote.
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UK blamed over Taliban impostor

Friday 26th of November 2010, 23:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

President Hamid Karzai's chief of staff blames UK authorities for bringing a fake Taliban commander into a sensitive meeting with Afghan officials.
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