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Grease duet tops film song chart

Monday 25th of April 2011, 0:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta duet You're The One That I Want, from 1978 film Grease, is the best-selling film track in the UK, research shows.
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Giffords to attend shuttle launch

Monday 25th of April 2011, 1:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head in January, is declared fit enough to attend her husband's space shuttle launch on Friday.
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China, Japan, S Korea seek pact

Monday 25th of April 2011, 2:00
related countries: South Korea South Korea, China China

Trade ministers of China, Japan and South Korea agree to step up efforts towards forming a trilateral free trade agreement.
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Training for Mars

Monday 25th of April 2011, 4:35
related countries: Spain Spain

Red Planet hopefuls test out space dreams in southern Spain
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Fire in Chinese capital kills 17

Monday 25th of April 2011, 4:49
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

A fire has swept through a four-storey building in the Chinese capital, Beijing, killing at least 17 people.
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Ex-leaders head for North Korea

Monday 25th of April 2011, 5:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Former global leaders, including ex-US President Jimmy Carter, are visiting North Korea to discuss food shortages and nuclear weapons
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VIDEO: Gaddafi's compound bombed by Nato

Monday 25th of April 2011, 6:21
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

A Libyan government spokesman has said the airstrike in Tripoli was an attempt to kill Gaddafi but it is not clear where he was at the time of the attack
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Haider returns home to Pakistan

Monday 25th of April 2011, 6:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider returns home from London after withdrawing his political asylum claim in Britain.
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Escaping check

Monday 25th of April 2011, 7:05
related countries: Uganda Uganda

How chess helps Ugandan slum children move ahead
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Brazil landslides claim 12 lives

Monday 25th of April 2011, 7:40
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Landslides and floods in southern Brazil leave at least 12 dead and affect some 40,000 people, officials say.
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Criminal bands

Monday 25th of April 2011, 8:15
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Drug gangs now main source of Colombia violence
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Anzac Day marked at services

Monday 25th of April 2011, 8:27
related countries: South Korea South Korea, New Zealand New Zealand, Australia Australia, Aruba Aruba

Australia and New Zealand remember their war dead on Anzac Day, with the leaders of both countries attending ceremonies abroad.
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Man attempts Alitalia hijacking

Monday 25th of April 2011, 8:54
related countries: Italy Italy, France France, Libya Libya
related places: Paris, Tripoli, Rome

A man is subdued by cabin crew after he pulls out a knife and demands that a Paris-Rome Alitalia flight divert to Tripoli.
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Guantanamo 'locked up innocents'

Monday 25th of April 2011, 9:06
related countries: United States United States

Files obtained by the website Wikileaks reveal the US believed many held at Guantanamo Bay were innocent or only low-level operatives.
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Nato supplies resume after rally

Monday 25th of April 2011, 9:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

Supplies to Nato forces based in Afghanistan resume after a three-day closure caused by a protest blocking the route in Pakistan.
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Three arrests over couple murder

Monday 25th of April 2011, 9:35
related countries: Italy Italy

Three men are arrested on suspicion of murdering an Italian couple at their home in Wolverhampton.
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Rio film still flying high in US

Monday 25th of April 2011, 10:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rio

Animated bird comedy Rio beats Tyler Perry's new film and a circus romance starring Robert Pattinson to stay top of the North American box office.
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Trapped and beaten

Monday 25th of April 2011, 11:04
related countries: Burma Burma, Thailand Thailand

Burmese workers imprisoned in Thai fishing industry
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India Games boss Kalmadi arrested

Monday 25th of April 2011, 11:08
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

The chief organiser of the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in the Indian capital, Delhi, is arrested on corruption charges.
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Military push to find Japan dead

Monday 25th of April 2011, 11:18
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan deploys nearly 25,000 troops to search for the bodies of those missing since last month's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
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VIDEO: Syrian army in protest crackdown

Monday 25th of April 2011, 11:27
related countries: Syria Syria

A violent crackdown has begun against anti-government protests in Syria with tanks rolling into the southern city of Deraa
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Chad votes as opposition boycotts

Monday 25th of April 2011, 11:38
related countries: Chad Chad

Voters in Chad go to the polls with incumbent President Idriss Deby expected to win a fourth term amid boycotts from the country's main opposition candidates.
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VIDEO: Demos in Iraq despite democracy

Monday 25th of April 2011, 12:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Demonstrations have been erupting in Iraq, leaving at least a dozen dead, despite eight years of democracy.
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Toyota's Japan output falls 63%

Monday 25th of April 2011, 12:28
related countries: Japan Japan

Toyota Motors says that its Japanese production fell by 63% in March compared with the same month last year.
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Two shot dead at Yemen protests

Monday 25th of April 2011, 12:48
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least two anti-government protesters have been killed in separate clashes with security forces in Yemen, medical sources and witnesses say.
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VIDEO: Nato bomb Gaddafi compound

Monday 25th of April 2011, 13:20
related countries: Libya Libya

Nato says it is not pursuing regime change in Libya, but it is clear the compound used by Colonel Gaddafi himself is seen as fair game
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Arab experiment

Monday 25th of April 2011, 13:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Lessons from Iraq for Arab pro-democracy protesters
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Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas dies

Monday 25th of April 2011, 13:32
related countries: Chile Chile

Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas, one of Latin America's leading writers, dies aged 93, his family says.
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Mourners throng Sai Baba ashram

Monday 25th of April 2011, 14:00
related countries: India India

Tens of thousands of mourners visit the south Indian ashram where the body of revered guru Sri Satya Sai Baba is on display.
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The third sex

Monday 25th of April 2011, 14:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan transgenders pin hopes on new legal rights
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Congo ferry sinks killing dozens

Monday 25th of April 2011, 14:47
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A ferry capsizes on Lake Kivu in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 38 people, the Red Cross says.
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VIDEO: Taliban prison break a 'disaster'

Monday 25th of April 2011, 14:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A spokesman for the Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, has described the escape of nearly 500 Taliban militants from a prison as a "disaster"
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Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound

Monday 25th of April 2011, 14:56
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

A Nato air strike on the Libyan capital Tripoli badly damages buildings in Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound.
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Iran 'uncovers espionage virus'

Monday 25th of April 2011, 15:23
related countries: Iran Iran

Officials in Iran say they have found a new computer virus designed to target the country's government institutions.
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Fresh Thai-Cambodia clashes erupt

Monday 25th of April 2011, 15:43
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Thailand Thailand

Clashes on the border resume between Cambodia and Thailand in a fourth day of fighting, despite calls by the UN for a ceasefire.
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Vigil held for party death girl

Monday 25th of April 2011, 16:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Friends of a 15-year-old girl who died within hours of being taken ill at a party in west London hold a vigil in her memory.
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Syrian army 'attacks protest hub'

Monday 25th of April 2011, 16:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian security forces backed by tanks advance into the restive city of Deraa, in an apparent escalation of a crackdown on the protest movement.
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Battle-scarred

Monday 25th of April 2011, 16:08
related countries: Libya Libya

Residents of Libyan city describe life in a war zone
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US considering sanctions on Syria

Monday 25th of April 2011, 16:22
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: White House

The US is weighing "targeted" sanctions against Syria in response to the army's intensifying crackdown on popular protests, the White House says.
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Protests urge end to atomic power

Monday 25th of April 2011, 16:37
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

Thousands of people in France and Germany call for an end to nuclear power on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
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Hamilton 1-1 Aberdeen

Monday 25th of April 2011, 17:20
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Isle of Man Isle of Man

Hamilton's relegation worries increase as Aberdeen come from behind to secure a draw at New Douglas Park.
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VIDEO: Burmese workers 'enslaved at sea'

Monday 25th of April 2011, 17:25
related countries: Burma Burma, Thailand Thailand

Thousands of workers illegally trafficked from Burma to work in Thailand's fishing industry, BBC investigation finds.
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Real IRA threat to PSNI officers

Monday 25th of April 2011, 17:33
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The dissident republican group, the Real IRA, has threatened to kill more police officers and declared its opposition to the Queen's first visit to the Irish Republic next month.
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Deadly bombings in north Nigeria

Monday 25th of April 2011, 17:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Maiduguri

Bomb blasts kill at least three people in the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri, ahead of Tuesday's elections for governors across the country.
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Hundreds escape from Afghan jail

Monday 25th of April 2011, 17:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

More than 470 inmates at an Afghan prison - many of them Taliban insurgents - escape through a tunnel hundreds of metres long, officials say.
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Mauritania protesters tear-gassed

Monday 25th of April 2011, 18:39
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Police in Mauritania fire tear gas and arrest some protesters in the capital on "day of rage" against President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz's government.
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Iceland ash jet threat 'founded'

Monday 25th of April 2011, 20:10
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Ash that erupted from a volcano in Iceland last year was sharp and abrasive, suggesting the move to shut European airspace was justified, a study says.
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Italy 'to join attacks in Libya'

Monday 25th of April 2011, 20:25
related countries: Italy Italy, Libya Libya

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi approves the use of his country's air force in Nato military strikes enforcing a UN resolution to protect civilians in Libya.
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Monday's football as it happened

Monday 25th of April 2011, 20:40
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hamilton, Aberdeen

St Johnstone lose 3-0 against Inverness Caledonian Thistle while Hamilton drew 1-1 with Aberdeen in the earlier kick-off in the Scottish Premier League.
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Haiti election results postponed

Monday 25th of April 2011, 20:42
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti electoral officials delay the certification of results from last month's run-off legislative polls amid fraud fears.
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Barrick Gold to buy copper miner

Monday 25th of April 2011, 21:06
related countries: Canada Canada, China China

The world's biggest gold miner, Barrick, beats Chinese rival Minmetals to buy Canadian copper firm Equinox Minerals.
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Gold and silver hit record highs

Monday 25th of April 2011, 21:13
related countries: United States United States

The prices of gold and silver have hit new record highs, driven up by a weaker US dollar and continuing tensions in the Middle East.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi compound 'devastated' by bomb

Monday 25th of April 2011, 21:48
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Nato aircraft have bombed Colonel Gaddafi's compound in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, badly damaging three buildings.
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Shehzad inspires Pakistan victory

Monday 25th of April 2011, 22:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ahmed Shehzad hit a brilliant 102 as Pakistan beat West Indies by seven wickets in the second one-day international in St Lucia.
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Yemen's opposition backs GCC plan

Monday 25th of April 2011, 22:01
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemeni opposition sources say they agree to the Gulf Co-operation Council plan for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down after 30 days.
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NFL players supported by US judge

Monday 25th of April 2011, 23:05
related countries: United States United States

A federal judge in the US grants National Football League players a preliminary injunction to end a "lockout" imposed by team owners.
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