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Boeing unveils Intercontinental

Monday 14th of February 2011, 0:14
related countries: United States United States

US planemaker Boeing has unveiled the latest version of its jumbo jet, the 747-8 Intercontinental, pledging to carry more passengers using less fuel.
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Momentum in Helmand is 'shifting'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 2:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The tide is turning against insurgency in the Afghan province of Helmand, the commander of British forces tells the BBC.
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Colombian rebels release hostage

Monday 14th of February 2011, 2:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's Farc rebels release another hostage but fail to hand over two more, whose release was also scheduled for Sunday.
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Concern at alcohol admission rise

Monday 14th of February 2011, 3:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of people being admitted to hospital in the UK for alcohol abuse could rise to 1.5 million a year by 2015, according to Alcohol Concern.
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Lover loses Nina Wang's fortune

Monday 14th of February 2011, 4:16
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A feng shui master loses an appeal, called "thoroughly dishonest" by the court, against the rejection of his claim to Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang's fortune.
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HK probes Philippines bus hijack

Monday 14th of February 2011, 5:17
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong opens its own inquest into a bus hijacking in the Philippines in which eight HK tourist were killed.
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Thailand 'sent back' Rohingyas

Monday 14th of February 2011, 5:29
related countries: India India

Thailand's foreign ministry says that it deported 91 Rohingya refugees who were found by police in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands last week.
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Johnson hails Ashton's progress

Monday 14th of February 2011, 6:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ashton

England manager Martin Johnson says Saturday's try-scoring hero Chris Ashton has defied expectation in union since his conversion from rugby league.
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Boom time

Monday 14th of February 2011, 7:03
related countries: China China

China could eventually rue its dash for growth
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Future shock

Monday 14th of February 2011, 7:07
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's next generation of workers must fight for a decent living
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Ba'asyir rejects terror charges

Monday 14th of February 2011, 7:15
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Controversial Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir says terrorism charges against him are "made up", as his trial resumes in Indonesia.
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China sees trade surplus shrink

Monday 14th of February 2011, 7:22
related countries: China China

China's trade surplus has shrunk to a nine-month low due to strong imports, according to official data.
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India minister in UN speech gaffe

Monday 14th of February 2011, 8:06
related countries: Portugal Portugal, India India

India's Foreign Minister SM Krishna is derided by the opposition for reading out the speech of the Portuguese foreign minister at the UN.
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'My lost life'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 8:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian freed after police torture and 15 years awaiting trial
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VIDEO: Drive to improve China's wages

Monday 14th of February 2011, 9:15
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

China overtakes Japan to become world's second largest economy
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Supercomputer v human on TV quiz

Monday 14th of February 2011, 9:31
related countries: United States United States

An IBM supercomputer is to challenge two human contestants on the US quiz show Jeopardy in a test of artificial intelligence
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Credit Suisse bonds raise $6.2bn

Monday 14th of February 2011, 9:43
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss bank Credit Suisse says it is to raise 6bn Swiss francs ($6.2bn) from Middle Eastern investors to boost its capital reserves.
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VIDEO: Japanese seek opportunities abroad

Monday 14th of February 2011, 9:52
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan losses position as world's second largest economy for first time in over 40 years.
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VIDEO: 'The repercussions of revolution'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 9:58
related countries: Italy Italy, Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Rome

The Tunisian government has condemned calls from Rome to deploy Italian police in Tunisia to tackle a sudden wave of migration.
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Kidney rules out tactical rethink

Monday 14th of February 2011, 10:12
related countries: Ireland Ireland, France France

Declan Kidney insists Ireland will continue pursuing their attacking game plan despite Sunday's agonising 25-22 Six Nations defeat by France.
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Twelve die in Pakistan bus fire

Monday 14th of February 2011, 10:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 12 members of a wedding party are burnt to death when their bus catches fire in northern Pakistan, police say.
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Tunisia rejects Italy police call

Monday 14th of February 2011, 10:16
related countries: Italy Italy, Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Rome

The Tunisian government rejects calls from Rome to deploy Italian police officers on its territory to tackle a sudden wave of migration.
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Egypt's protesters leave square

Monday 14th of February 2011, 10:18
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egyptian police are removing the final protesters from Cairo's Tahrir Square after the military rulers dissolved parliament.
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Japan married name law challenged

Monday 14th of February 2011, 10:30
related countries: Japan Japan

Four Japanese women and a man file a challenge to a law that compels couples to share a surname after marriage.
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China's economy overtakes Japan

Monday 14th of February 2011, 11:19
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

China overtakes Japan as the world's second-biggest economy, with analysts predicting it will keep moving towards the top spot.
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VIDEO: Eight killed in Mexico gang fight

Monday 14th of February 2011, 11:52
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Eight people have been killed in a shootout between rival drug gangs in Mexico.
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South African man 'threatened UK'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 11:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Johannesburg

A South African man has been charged with threatening to unleash a biological agent in Britain unless he was paid $4m (£2.5m).
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Two soldiers die in fire at base

Monday 14th of February 2011, 12:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British soldiers have died at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan after what is thought to have been a fire on base, the MoD announces.
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Man accused of 1942 Nazi atrocity

Monday 14th of February 2011, 13:10
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hungarian prosecutors charge former military officer Sandor Kepiro with a notorious 1942 massacre in the Serbian city of Novi Sad.
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Egypt stock market remains closed

Monday 14th of February 2011, 13:21
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Egyptian stock market will remain closed until at least 20 February, after another planned opening is delayed.
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Deadly attack hits Kabul centre

Monday 14th of February 2011, 13:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Two guards are killed along with an attacker, officials say, during an assault on a shopping precinct in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul.
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Steel tycoons 'richest in Russia'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 13:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Two steel tycoons retained their top two positions in the 2011 list of Russia's richest people compiled by Finans magazine.
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Qadri charged with Taseer murder

Monday 14th of February 2011, 14:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A police bodyguard who confessed to the killing of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer is charged with murder in a Pakistani court.
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Brazil legend Ronaldo ends career

Monday 14th of February 2011, 15:05
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's two-time World Cup-winning legend Ronaldo confirms his retirement from football at the age of 34.
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VIDEO: Favourite son? Inside Mubarak's home town

Monday 14th of February 2011, 15:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo, Alexandria

The majority of anti-Mubarak demonstrations were focused in Cairo and Alexandria. But what do people in the rest of Egypt think about the end of his rule?
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VIDEO: Has Egypt changed post Mubarak?

Monday 14th of February 2011, 15:45
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Lyse Doucet looks at how Egypt has changed since President Mubarak stepped down.
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Pakistani star released in Delhi

Monday 14th of February 2011, 16:01
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is released after being held at Delhi airport for allegedly carrying a large amount of undeclared cash.
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Panama Canal alternative planned

Monday 14th of February 2011, 16:47
related countries: China China, Colombia Colombia, Panama Panama
related places: Asia

Colombia has announced it is to promote trade with Asia by building an alternative to the Panama Canal with China.
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VIDEO: Record snowfall hits South Korea

Monday 14th of February 2011, 16:54
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The heaviest snowfall in more than a century on South Korea's east coast is causing widespread chaos.
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Russian ballerina in Kremlin row

Monday 14th of February 2011, 17:21
related countries: Russia Russia

A famous Russian ballerina has accused the Kremlin of pulling the plug on two TV shows about her life after she criticised the state's ruling party.
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Jazz pianist Shearing dies at 91

Monday 14th of February 2011, 17:47
related countries: United States United States

Anglo-American jazz pianist Sir George Shearing, best known for his song Lullaby of Birdland, dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 91.
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VIDEO: Indonesia's Ba'asyir rejects charges

Monday 14th of February 2011, 17:48
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Indonesian radical Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir has rejected terrorism charges against him, as his trial resumed in Jakarta.
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Khodorkovsky judge 'under orders'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 17:49
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian judge who convicted ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky last year did not write his own verdict in the case, an aide says.
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Ghanaians refusing Egypt return

Monday 14th of February 2011, 17:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian footballers Cofie and Eric Bekoe are denying orders to return to Egyptian club Petrojet because of security concerns.
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Haiti cholera challenge 'failed'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 18:12
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States

The cholera outbreak that has killed 3,600 people in Haiti has not been suppressed despite billions of dollars in promised aid, according to a report by Haitian and US researchers.
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Oil jumps with Middle East unrest

Monday 14th of February 2011, 18:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brent

The price of certain grades of oil - including the UK's Brent crude - jumps amid political protests in the Middle East.
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US says Burma 'up to old tricks'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 18:36
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington accuses the military-backed government in Burma of threatening pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her party.
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Man arrested over Nintendo hack

Monday 14th of February 2011, 18:44
related countries: Spain Spain

Police in Spain arrest a man for allegedly stealing private data on Nintendo users and trying to blackmail the company
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Dutch MP to challenge hate trial

Monday 14th of February 2011, 18:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders has been granted the right to challenge the charges against him of inciting hatred.
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VIDEO: Voices from Egypt protests over pay

Monday 14th of February 2011, 18:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Fresh protests and strikes have flared in Egypt as demonstrators demand better pay and conditions from the country's new military rulers.
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Live - Fulham v Chelsea

Monday 14th of February 2011, 18:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Fulham, London

Chelsea travel to west London neighbours Fulham with Carlo Ancelotti's side looking for a win to revive their fading Premier League title hopes.
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Politician dies in Honduras crash

Monday 14th of February 2011, 19:32
related countries: Honduras Honduras

A plane crash in Honduras kills all 14 people on board, including government minister Rodolfo Robelo.
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Italy alert over Tunisia migrants

Monday 14th of February 2011, 19:57
related countries: Italy Italy, Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Lampedusa

Italy struggles to cope with a crisis on the tiny island of Lampedusa after thousands of migrants arrived from Tunisia.
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Syrian blogger 'guilty of spying'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 20:06
related countries: Syria Syria

A state security court in Syria has sentenced a teenaged blogger to five years in prison for spying, human rights groups say.
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UK soldier dies in Helmand blast

Monday 14th of February 2011, 20:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A soldier from 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment has been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Ecuador pollution: US firm fined

Monday 14th of February 2011, 20:09
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United States United States
related places: Chevron

US oil firm Chevron is fined for polluting rainforest and water resources in Ecuador, after a legal battle lasting years.
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Protesters in Tehran tear-gassed

Monday 14th of February 2011, 20:52
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian police fire tear gas at thousands of opposition protesters attending a banned rally in central Tehran, and detain dozens.
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Seven charged over 'Taliban plot'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 20:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Seven people, including two Americans, are charged with conspiring to aid the Afghan Taliban by selling weapons and moving drugs, US officials say.
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Obama unveils US budget cut plans

Monday 14th of February 2011, 21:18
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama unveils his 2012 budget, which he describes as a "down payment" on future cuts to the US budget deficit.
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Street battles in Yemeni capital

Monday 14th of February 2011, 21:20
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Unrest in Yemen turns ugly as protesters clash with police and government loyalists in Sanaa on a fourth day of rallies.
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Canada immigration 'reaches high'

Monday 14th of February 2011, 21:38
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada welcomed the highest number of legal immigrants in 50 years in 2010, according to newly released government figures.
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Chelsea escape with draw at Fulham

Monday 14th of February 2011, 22:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Fulham, London

Petr Cech's last-minute penalty save earns Chelsea a point in a 0-0 draw at Fulham but their title hopes continue to fade.
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Algeria town hit by new clashes

Monday 14th of February 2011, 22:11
related countries: Algeria Algeria
related places: Akbou

Hundreds of youths clash with security forces during protests in the northern Algerian town of Akbou, as police reportedly use tear gas and batons.
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'Drug financier' held in Colombia

Monday 14th of February 2011, 22:11
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian security forces capture a man they say runs the finances and logistics of one of the country's most powerful drug gangs.
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Egyptian protests erupt over pay

Monday 14th of February 2011, 22:44
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Fresh protests and strikes erupt in Egypt as demonstrators demand better pay and conditions from the country's new military rulers.
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UN call for Thai-Cambodian truce

Monday 14th of February 2011, 22:54
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Thailand Thailand

The UN Security Council urges a permanent ceasefire between Cambodia and Thailand after deadly clashes on their border.
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VIDEO: Khodorkovsky trial interference claims

Monday 14th of February 2011, 22:56
related countries: Russia Russia

An aide to the Russian judge who convicted Mikhail Khodorkovsky at his second trial last year has said he did not write his own verdict.
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Nasa budget boosts private space

Monday 14th of February 2011, 23:56
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama wants more money to go towards developing commercial rockets and capsules to take American astronauts into orbit.
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