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Filthy lucre

Friday 14th of January 2011, 0:01
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo tries to clean up its dirty money
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Early weaning 'may aid breastfed'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 0:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Breastfeeding alone for six months might not be best for babies, UK experts warn.
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Trigger happy

Friday 14th of January 2011, 0:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

What drove the killer of Pakistan governor Salman Taseer?
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Global piracy 'costing billions'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 0:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Maritime piracy costs the global economy between $7bn and $12bn a year, a report by UK think-tank Chatham House says.
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Man jailed over JFK airport plot

Friday 14th of January 2011, 0:44
related countries: Guyana Guyana, United States United States
related places: New York

A US court sentences a militant from Guyana to 15 years in jail for taking part in a plot to blow up fuel tanks at New York's JFK airport.
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Argentine president's cash stolen

Friday 14th of January 2011, 2:09
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Thieves in Argentina steal $90,000 in cash meant for use during a Middle East trip by President Cristina Fernandez.
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Actor Firth gets Hollywood star

Friday 14th of January 2011, 2:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British actor Colin Firth receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, dedicating the honour to his wife.
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Children's centres 'under threat'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 3:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

At least one children's centre is likely to close in every local authority area in England, organisations running and working in them say.
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US banks to end diplomat accounts

Friday 14th of January 2011, 3:06
related countries: United States United States

Foreign diplomats complain to the US government about the decision by several US banks to end services for diplomatic missions.
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Burma 'to privatise 90% of firms'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 4:06
related countries: Burma Burma

Burma plans to privatise almost all its state-owned firms, a report claims, in what analysts say could be a political balancing act.
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Tunisian leader's speech welcomed

Friday 14th of January 2011, 4:55
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisia's opposition welcomes a speech by the country's president of 23 years saying he will not seek a new term in office in 2014.
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Brazilian death toll likely to rise

Friday 14th of January 2011, 5:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Rescuers hunt for survivors after more than 500 die in Brazil's floods.
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Gates warns of North Korea threat

Friday 14th of January 2011, 5:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says North Korea poses a potent threat and has grown "more lethal" to its neighbours and the world.
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India politician held for 'rape'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 6:27
related countries: India India

Police in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh arrest a lawmaker for allegedly raping a teenage girl, but he denies the charge, saying he is impotent.
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India seeks to curb food prices

Friday 14th of January 2011, 7:41
related countries: India India

India announces a number of measures to curb spiralling food prices, but critics say it is too little, too late.
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Live - Australia v England

Friday 14th of January 2011, 8:01
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

Australia win an exciting Twenty20 international by four runs to end England's world record run and draw the series 1-1.
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Martin backs Cowen consultation

Friday 14th of January 2011, 8:13
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish Foreign Minister, Micheal Martin, welcomes a consultation process by Irish Prime Minister, Brian Cowen, over concerns about his leadership.
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Kazakh MPs back referendum plan

Friday 14th of January 2011, 8:22
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's parliament votes in favour of holding a referendum on extending the term of President Nursultan Nazarbayev until 2020.
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Karachi ethnic violence kills 12

Friday 14th of January 2011, 8:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

At least 12 people are killed in ethnic violence in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, police say.
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Martha Reeves 'too honest' for US politics

Friday 14th of January 2011, 8:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Detroit

Motown's star singer Martha Reeves tells Stephen Sackur why she has no regrets about leaving local politics in Detroit.
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Japan reshuffle to tackle economy

Friday 14th of January 2011, 9:28
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan announces a cabinet reshuffle, appointing a fiscal hawk and a known opponent of the death penalty.
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Nigeria's Jonathan wins primary

Friday 14th of January 2011, 9:44
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan wins primaries to become the ruling party's presidential candidate and the favourite for April's polls.
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Sudan deal to end Abyei clashes

Friday 14th of January 2011, 10:05
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Abyei

Rival groups involved in deadly clashes in Sudan's disputed oil-rich Abyei region, which threatened to overshadow the south's referendum, sign a peace deal.
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More than 500 die in Brazil flood

Friday 14th of January 2011, 10:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Deadly floods in south-eastern Brazil have left more than 500 people dead, in what has become the country's worst natural disaster in decades.
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Crowds gather on Tunis streets

Friday 14th of January 2011, 10:27
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

There have been scenes of celebration on the streets of Tunisia after the country's president agreed a number of concessions following a week of protests.
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Manga comic hero cheers Japanese orphans up

Friday 14th of January 2011, 10:51
related countries: Japan Japan

In Japan, orphans are cheered by a wave of anonymous donations of satchels, toys and money in the name of manga comic hero "Tiger Mask".
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Mexico pile-up wreaks havoc

Friday 14th of January 2011, 11:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Five people have been injured following a pile-up involving 17 cars in Mexico.
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Outcry causes toll dodger retrial

Friday 14th of January 2011, 11:24
related countries: China China

A Chinese farmer jailed for life for avoiding road tolls is to be retried after a public outcry over the severity of his sentence.
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Rwanda exiles get long jail terms

Friday 14th of January 2011, 11:26
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A military court in Rwanda sentences four former top officials, now in exile, to long prison terms for threatening state security.
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Fear in Tunisia over street protests

Friday 14th of January 2011, 11:33
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Gafsa

Violence across the African state has claimed at least 23 lives. 17 year-old Sana in Gafsa says the lack of security worries her.
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Aussies end England's winning run

Friday 14th of January 2011, 11:56
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

New boy Aaron Finch strikes an unbeaten fifty as Australia end England's run of eight straight Twenty20 victories with a four-run triumph in Melbourne.
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Germany tightens fodder controls

Friday 14th of January 2011, 12:39
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany announces tighter rules for producing animal feed after the dioxin scandal which hit egg and pork production.
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Thompson backs Qatar 2022 stance

Friday 14th of January 2011, 12:47
related countries: Qatar Qatar, Iran Iran

England's Fifa executive committee member Geoff Thompson says Qatar should honour its commitment to play the 2022 World Cup in the summer unless there is clear medical evidence which proved players are at risk.
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Pirates seize Danish ship's crew

Friday 14th of January 2011, 13:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Somalia Somalia

Pirates operating off the Somali coast kidnap six crew from a Danish ship thought to have been transporting weapons in the Gulf of Aden.
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Taliban 'support' girls' schools

Friday 14th of January 2011, 13:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Taliban are prepared to drop their ban on schooling girls in Afghanistan, the country's education minister says.
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Italy PM in teenage dancer probe

Friday 14th of January 2011, 13:49
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian prosecutors investigate PM Silvio Berlusconi over his dealings with a teenage dancer, in a case involving possible underage prostitution.
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Collingwood positive despite loss

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:14
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Collingwood says England remain optimistic for the upcoming one-day series despite Australia ending their eight-match Twenty20 winning streak.
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Gunman praised in Pakistan rally

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Supporters hail governor's assassin as hero during Pakistan demonstration.
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Pressure builds on Ireland's PM

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:21
related countries: Ireland Ireland

An Irish cabinet minister says there is 'some unease' among people within Ireland's ruling party about the leadership of Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen.
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Dozens 'left bus before 7/7 bomb'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Up to 50 people got off the London bus bombed on 7 July 2005 moments before the deadly blast, the vehicle's driver tells an inquest.
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Inquiry into India Maoist's death

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:33
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court gives the government six weeks to explain the circumstances under which a prominent Maoist was killed in July of last year.
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Living in limbo

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:35
related countries: United States United States

Uncertainty continues for Haitians who sought refuge in the US
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JP Morgan reports 47% profit jump

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:40
related countries: United States United States

JP Morgan Chase reports a 47% jump in fourth-quarter net income, helped by narrowing losses on bad loans.
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Tunis protests urge leader's exit

Friday 14th of January 2011, 14:47
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

Thousands of demonstrators are on the streets of the Tunisian capital, calling for President Ben Ali to stand down immediately.
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'Cash and carry' politics

Friday 14th of January 2011, 15:37
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Is good luck all it takes to win Nigeria's elections?
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Spain seeks arrest of Demjanjuk

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:01
related countries: Germany Germany

Spain's High Court requests an international arrest warrant for John Demjanjuk, on trial in Germany accused of being a guard at a Nazi death camp.
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'I saw police fire teargas at crowds'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:02
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Tunis

Tunisian police have fired tear gas at rioters in the capital Tunis as thousands of demonstrators demand the resignation of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
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India 'to cut troops in Kashmir'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:25
related countries: India India

India plans to reduce the number of security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir by a quarter over the coming year, a top government official says.
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Cricketer auctions kit for floods

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England Cricketer Kevin Pietersen is auctioning Ashes memorabilia to raise money for victims of the devastating floods in Queensland.
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Europe mulls upping rescue fund

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:29
related countries: France France

Increasing the size of the eurozone bail-out fund is an option being considered, France's finance minister says.
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Tread carefully - Hungarian carpet upsets neighbours

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:37
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Belgium Belgium, Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Brussels

A giant carpet installed by Hungary in Brussels to mark the start of its EU presidency stirs up controversy over the past.
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US retail sales rise in December

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:41
related countries: United States United States

US retail sales rose in December for the sixth consecutive month, but questions about the economy still remain.
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EU warning on mackerel sanctions

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:47
related countries: Iceland Iceland

The EU signals an intention to block landings of mackerel from Icelandic boats at ports amid the ongoing quota dispute.
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Brisbane begins floods clean-up

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:54
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, starts to clear away putrid mud and debris as the devastating floodwaters begin to recede.
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Clinton urges China 'real action'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 16:59
related countries: United States United States, China China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says US-China relations have reached a critical point and the two nations must work together more effectively.
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Scottish FA rejects Dundee appeal

Friday 14th of January 2011, 17:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dundee

The Scottish Football Association rejects Dundee's appeal to have a 25-point penalty overturned.
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Fall of Rome 'recorded in trees rings'

Friday 14th of January 2011, 17:19
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

An extensive study of tree growth rings suggest that rise and fall of past civilisations are linked to sudden shifts in climatic conditions .
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Ribadu chosen for Nigeria's poll

Friday 14th of January 2011, 17:47
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu is chosen as the opposition Action Congress candidate for April's presidential polls.
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North Sudan exodus ahead of vote result

Friday 14th of January 2011, 17:53
related countries: Sudan Sudan

More than 150,000 southerners have already left northern Sudan in the run up to the referendum on possible southern independence.
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Meat Loaf set for US Apprentice

Friday 14th of January 2011, 17:58
related countries: United States United States

Singers Meat Loaf and La Toya Jackson are among the stars vying to become Donald Trump's latest Celebrity Apprentice.
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Militants escape from Iraqi jail

Friday 14th of January 2011, 18:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraq launches a manhunt after 12 militants linked to al-Qaeda break out of a prison in Basra in southern Iraq, officials say.
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Blasphemy reformer death threats

Friday 14th of January 2011, 18:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's minorities minister and an MP tell the BBC they will defy death threats they have received for their calls to reform blasphemy laws.
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Number crunching

Friday 14th of January 2011, 18:52
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Counting the full cost of Mexico's drugs war
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2011 'year of rockets' for Europe

Friday 14th of January 2011, 19:00
related countries: France France, French Guiana French Guiana

Twenty-eleven will be the "year of launchers", says the European Space Agency's director-general, as three different rockets start operating out of Europe's French Guiana spaceport.
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Leaders meet to honour Holbrooke

Friday 14th of January 2011, 19:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

US President Barack Obama and Pakistani leader Asif Ali Zardari are among dignitaries gathering to honour the late US diplomat Richard Holbrooke.
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Rain hampers Brazil flood rescue

Friday 14th of January 2011, 19:52
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Rain is hampering Brazilian rescuers' attempts to find survivors from deadly mudslides - the country's worst natural disaster in decades.
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Gang shootout kills 14 in Mexico

Friday 14th of January 2011, 20:09
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Veracruz

Twelve suspected gang members and two soldiers have been killed in a shootout between the security forces and a drug gang in Veracruz, officials say.
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US jury acquits in boy Uzi death

Friday 14th of January 2011, 21:09
related countries: United States United States

A jury acquits a former police chief who organised a gun show where a boy accidentally shot himself to death with an Uzi machine gun.
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New Zealand v Pakistan scorecard

Friday 14th of January 2011, 21:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

Scorecard from the second Test between New Zealand and Pakistan in Wellington
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Rain hampers Brazil flood rescue

Friday 14th of January 2011, 23:02
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Rain is hampering Brazilian rescuers' attempts to find survivors from deadly mudslides - the country's worst natural disaster in decades.
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BP and Russia in Arctic oil deal

Friday 14th of January 2011, 23:29
related countries: Russia Russia

BP announces a major deal with the state run energy giant Rosneft to explore in Russia's Arctic region.
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Priebus to head Republican Party

Friday 14th of January 2011, 23:51
related countries: United States United States

Republican Chairman Reince Priebus representing the US state of Wisconsin is voted in as the new chairman of the Republican National Committee.
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UK tourists flee Tunisia violence

Friday 14th of January 2011, 23:53
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britons start arriving home from Tunisia, with the Foreign Office advising against all but essential travel to the troubled north African country.
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Obama eases US Cuba travel rules

Friday 14th of January 2011, 23:58
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

President Obama instructs the US government to loosen travel restrictions to Cuba, in an effort to support civil society on the communist-run island.
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