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Follow-up stroke care 'lacking'

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The follow-up care given to stroke patients in England once they leave hospital is often lacking and needs immediate improvement, regulators say.
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BP spill panel urges big reforms

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

A major US report into the Gulf oil spill calls for wide-ranging reforms of the oil industry and updated regulations to prevent another disaster.
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Haiti’s debris mountain

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:31
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Why has so little of Haiti’s rubble been cleared?
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Aftershock

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:32
related countries: Haiti Haiti

What happened next to the people of Haiti
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Old forests 'crucial' for pandas

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:36
related countries: China China

The endangered giant panda thrives in old forest that has never been logged, research shows - as China debates ending a logging ban in the region.
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Return to Haiti one year on

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:37
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Matthew Price returns to Haiti to catch up with some of the people he met in the aftermath of the 2010 quake.
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Court hears trio's Facebook case

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:45
related countries: United States United States

Three men who say Mark Zuckerberg stole the Facebook concept from them ask a US appeals court to re-open a $65m (£42m) legal settlement.
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English school league tables due

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New league tables are being published for England's schools, detailing for the first time their progress with the English Baccalaureate.
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Which way now?

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 0:58
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam Communists chart course for the future
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A song for Sudan

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 1:26
related countries: Sudan Sudan

'X-Factor competition' to find south's new anthem
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Venezuela scraps university law

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 1:31
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's parliament scraps a controversial university law after President Hugo Chavez said he would veto it in response to criticism.
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Sao Paulo mudslides leave 13 dead

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 1:32
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

Mudslides and floods kill at least 13 in Sao Paulo state and cause traffic chaos in Brazil's biggest city.
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Trial for Michael Jackson doctor

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 2:14
related countries: United States United States

A judge in the US orders the personal doctor of Michael Jackson, Dr Conrad Murray, to stand trial for the involuntary manslaughter of the singer.
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Moose targeted in Canada lawsuit

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 2:23
related countries: Canada Canada

Two men injured in car collisions with moose in Newfoundland file a class-action lawsuit, claiming the province has not controlled the population.
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Clinton reacts to Arizona attack

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 3:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Former President Bill Clinton says the US political climate must change in the wake of the shooting of a US congresswoman and others in Arizona.
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Philippines floods toll tops 40

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 5:05
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippine disaster officials say seven more deaths bring the toll from a fortnight of flooding to 40, as one million people are affected.
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Floods threaten Brisbane

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 5:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Brisbane is expected to be swamped by floodwater by the time the river system reaches its peak on Thursday.
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TV heroes inspired Haiti quake survivor

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 6:32
related countries: Haiti Haiti

One year on, Roudy Colin about the day the earthquake struck and how he has earned a living in the past 12 months.
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Charges due over honeymoon murder

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 6:36
related countries: Mauritius Mauritius, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three people are due to be charged in connection with the murder of a Northern Ireland woman on her honeymoon in Mauritius, police on the island say.
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Gates visits China nuclear base

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 7:10
related countries: United States United States, China China

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates visits China's nuclear warfare headquarters at the end of a visit to try to mend relations between the two militaries.
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'I worry for the future of Pakistan'

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 8:44
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Shehrbano Taseer: "My father's stance has been misrepresented and misquoted."
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BAA faces £24m cold weather cost

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 9:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The severe weather in December cost UK airports operator BAA £24m, the company says, with passenger numbers down nearly 11%.
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Haiti earthquake: One year on

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 9:09
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Matthew Price, reported from Haiti at the time of the quake, and now he has returned to assess the slow progress of the recovery.
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'Militants' die in drone attack

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 9:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

At least three militants are killed in a US drone strike in north-west Pakistan, say local officials.
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German economy rebounds in 2010

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 9:38
related countries: Germany Germany

The German economy rebounded strongly in 2010, growing by 3.6%, according to the national statistics office.
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N Korea resets military hotline

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 9:54
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

North Korea has restarted a military hotline with South Korea, but the South says conditions for new talks remain unchanged.
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Mexico jail fight leaves 11 dead

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Durango

Eleven inmates die as rioting breaks out in a prison in the Mexican state of Durango - the scene of previous deadly clashes.
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New protests break out in Tunis

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:01
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

Fresh protests have broken out in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, as authorities face the country's most serious unrest for decades.
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Romanian birds 'died from binge drinking'

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:15
related countries: Romania Romania

Romanian officials say dozens of birds found dead at the weekend did not die of avian flu, but of alcohol poisoning after eating the leftovers from wine-making.
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Hodgson & Deacon in England squad

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England manager Martin Johnson calls up Charlie Hodgson, Louis Deacon and Joe Simpson into his 33-man elite squad for the Six Nations.
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Argentina lightning kills four

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:47
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Buenos Aires

Electric storms in the Buenos Aires area leave four dead and several injured, Argentina officials say.
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Unlikely French comedian is a hit

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:51
related countries: France France

Christian Fraser meets a comedian, Sami Ameziane, who has escaped his own poverty and a stereotype that in France has held plenty of others back.
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Australian floods 'to hit growth'

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Up to 1% could be cut from Australia's economic growth in 2011 as a result of the floods, a Reserve Bank of Australia policymaker says.
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Del Potro return ends in Sydney

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 10:52
related countries: Germany Germany

Juan Martin del Potro sees his comeback from injury stall with defeat by Germany's Florian Mayer at the Sydney International.
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China acts on German dioxin scare

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 11:00
related countries: Germany Germany, China China

China has banned imports of German pork and egg goods after a dioxin contamination scare.
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Live - Australia v England

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 11:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat Australia by one wicket off the last ball of the first Twenty20 international in Adelaide, as Shane Watson stars with bat and ball.
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Vietnam vows economic restructure

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 11:29
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Hanoi

Vietnam's governing Communist Party begins its five-yearly congress in Hanoi by admitting its programme of economic growth has strayed off course.
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IndiGo in 'record' aircraft deal

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 11:52
related countries: India India

Indian airline IndiGo signs a $15.6bn deal to buy 180 Airbus jets, thought to be the largest commercial aviation deal to date.
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England seal world record T20 win

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 12:00
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Woakes is the hero on his England debut as they beat Australia by one wicket for a record eighth win in a row in Twenty20 cricket.
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Flood fears worsen for Brisbane

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 12:29
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Up to 20,000 homes may now be hit in Brisbane, as deadly floodwaters hit Australia's third-largest city, officials in Queensland say.
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US actor David Nelson dies at 74

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 12:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Harriet

David Nelson, the last surviving family member from the 1950s US sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, dies aged 74.
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Lancet regrets bug named 'Delhi'

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 12:39
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Naming a drug-resistant superbug after the Indian capital Delhi was an "error of judgement", the editor of the Lancet medical journal says.
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Brisbane resident films her rescue

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 13:32
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane, Fairfield

Up to 20,000 homes are now at risk in Brisbane, the Queensland state premier has said, as deadly floodwater surge towards Australia's third-largest city. Rose Jones, from Fairfield in Brisbane, was evacuated from her home on Wednesday
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Most pupils miss new exams target

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 13:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Just one in six pupils in England has achieved the new English Baccalaureate introduced by the government, England's league tables show.
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Swiss hold 'Tamil Tiger members'

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 13:46
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Ten suspected Sri Lankan Tamil Tiger members are arrested in Switzerland, prosecutors say.
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'Grow a beard for Belgium' appeal

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 13:50
related countries: Belgium Belgium

One of Belgium's best-known actors urges his fellow citizens not to shave until the country finally forms a government.
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Deadly attacks on Afghan forces

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 13:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

At least eight people are killed in attacks on Afghan intelligence forces in Kabul and the northern province of Kunduz.
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Why are Australian floods so severe?

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 14:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba

David Shukman has been looking at why the Australian floods are proving so devastating
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Jensen handed role at Blackburn

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 14:36
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Blackburn appoint former Arsenal and Denmark international midfielder John Jensen as the new assistant manager to boss Steve Kean.
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Dozens die amid Brazil flooding

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 14:48
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

More than 30 people die in Rio de Janeiro state as flooding and mudslides continue to hit south-eastern Brazil.
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Flooding peak looms for Brisbane

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 14:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian city of Brisbane is preparing for the worst of its current flooding, with water levels set to peak over the next few hours.
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Men charged over honeymoon murder

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 15:06
related countries: Mauritius Mauritius

Three hotel staff appear in court in Mauritius charged in connection with the murder of Michaela McAreavey on her honeymoon.
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China artist's studio demolished

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 15:25
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Chinese demolition workers tear down the Shanghai studio of controversial artist Ai Weiwei, in a move he says is linked to his political activism.
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Pakistani Muslims jailed for blasphemy

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 15:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A court in Pakistan sentences two Muslim men to life in jail for blasphemy, which normally carries a mandatory death sentence.
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'Rhino poachers' shot in S Africa

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 16:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Five suspected rhino poachers have been shot dead in South Africa's biggest game park in the last four days, officials reveal.
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Bomber rams Pakistan police base

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 16:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 17 people die as a suicide bomber rams a police station with an explosives-laden pick-up truck in north-west Pakistan.
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Tunisian interior minister sacked

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 16:45
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

Tunisia's president dismisses Interior Minister Rafik Belhaj Kacem in an attempt to quell weeks of protest over rising prices and unemployment.
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Bokassa's chateau sold at auction

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 16:57
related countries: France France, Central African Republic Central African Republic
related places: Paris

A chateau on the outskirts of Paris that once belonged to Central African Republic dictator Jean-Bedel Bokassa is sold at auction for 915,000 euros.
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Tunisia imposes curfew in capital

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 17:06
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

The Tunisian government imposes a night-time curfew in the capital Tunis, as protesters clash with police after weeks of nationwide unrest.
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Portugal in 1.25bn euro bond sale

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 17:13
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal raises 1.25bn euros in an auction of four and 10-year bonds which has been closely watched by financial markets.
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Travolta to receive German honour

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 17:15
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

US actor John Travolta is to receive one of Germany's top entertainment honours, the Golden Camera.
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Kosovo organ case surgeon bailed

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 17:16
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A surgeon charged with the alleged trafficking of human organs in Kosovo is arrested and bailed in his native Turkey.
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Bellamy is arrested after assault

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 17:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Wales and Cardiff City striker Craig Bellamy is arrested by police investigating an alleged assault in Cardiff city centre.
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Lebanon unity government toppled

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 17:47
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's national unity government collapses after 11 ministers from the Shia movement Hezbollah and its allies resign.
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Hardship riots continue in Tunisia

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 17:56
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The Tunisian president has dismissed his interior minister and ordered the release of most of those detained during recent protests.
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Floods ground Sri Lanka president

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 18:02
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Monsoon rains force Sri Lanka's president to abandon a visit to areas hit by flooding which has displaced nearly 200,000 people and killed 18 others.
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Music bridges the Sudanese divide

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 18:17
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

In the week that people from southern Sudan voted on whether to split from the north, musicians from both halves of the country gathered at the BBC World Service studios in London.
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Kuwait premier in rare Iraq visit

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 18:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Kuwait Kuwait
related places: Baghdad

Iraq and Kuwait pledge to resolve disputes dating from their 1990 Gulf War, during the first visit by a Kuwaiti premier to Baghdad since the conflict.
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Polish pilots blamed for air disaster

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 18:59
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia
related places: Smolensk

Russia has blamed the Smolensk air crash which killed the Polish president and nearly 100 other people in April on Polish pilot error.
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Turkey alcohol curbs criticised

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 19:21
related countries: Turkey Turkey

New rules on the sale of alcohol in Turkey raise fears its food and entertainment industries may be harmed.
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US economy growing 'moderately'

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 19:49
related countries: United States United States

The US economy continued to grow moderately in December, but the weak housing market was still acting as a brake, says the Federal Reserve.
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South Africa thrash India in ODI

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 20:14
related countries: India India

South Africa beat India by 135 runs in the first one-day international in Durban.
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Winter storm hits north-east US

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 20:49
related countries: United States United States

A winter storm that pummelled southern US states in the last few days hits the New York region, causing travel disruption in the air and on the roads.
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Mexican activist Chavez murdered

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 20:55
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Ciudad Juarez, Chavez

Susana Chavez, a woman activist who highlighted the killings of hundreds of women in Ciudad Juarez in the 1990s, is found murdered in the border city.
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Pilots blamed for Kaczynski crash

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 22:13
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia
related places: Smolensk

The crew of the Polish jet that crashed in Smolensk ignored warnings for fear of upsetting President Kaczynski, Russia says.
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Uncertain future

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 22:53
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon heads for lengthy political deadlock
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Obama to attend Arizona memorial

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 23:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

President Barack Obama arrives in Arizona to pay tribute to six people killed in a shooting on Saturday and to praise US lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords.
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Haitians mark quake anniversary

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 23:20
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti marks the anniversary of the powerful earthquake that killed 250,000 people and devastated much of the country.
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Italy stops people-smuggling ring

Wednesday 12th of January 2011, 23:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A gang which smuggled mainly Afghan migrants into Europe is smashed and 26 members are arrested, the European police force Europol says.
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