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Mallya: Sport teams 'not a hobby'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 0:01
related countries: India India

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya says he owns F1 and IPL teams for sound business reasons, not as a pastime.
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Arabs push settlement resolution

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 0:46
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Arab nations submit a resolution to the UN Security Council condemning Jewish settlement construction on occupied Palestinian land.
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Press freedom

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 1:14
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisian journalists savour newfound liberty
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Obama hosts China's Hu at dinner

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 1:36
related countries: China China, United States United States

Chinese President Hu Jintao kicks off a four-day US visit with a rare private dinner at the White House with President Barack Obama.
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Bolivia launches coca diplomacy

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 2:09
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia launches a diplomatic campaign to try to end the international ban on chewing coca leaf, which is a deep cultural tradition in the Andes.
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Earthquake hits south-west Pakistan

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 2:16
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 has hit south-western Pakistan, the US Geological Survey says, but reports from the area suggest limited damage.
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UN praises south Sudan referendum

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 2:28
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The UN Security Council welcomes the mostly peaceful and orderly referendum in Southern Sudan that is widely expected to result in secession.
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US releases 2009 Obama gift list

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 2:55
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama received hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts from world leaders in 2009, the US Department of State reveals.
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Vietnam confirms new leadership

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 5:16
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam's prime minister keeps his job and is joined by two others in a leading trio, as the ruling Communist Party closes its five-yearly Congress.
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India rules hill city 'illegal'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 5:57
related countries: India India

India's environment ministry declares a privately built hill station city in Maharashtra state illegal.
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Belarus battle

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 6:20
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Poland Poland

Poland leads EU effort to challenge defiant Belarus president
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'Congo fever' surfaces in India

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 7:00
related countries: India India, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The deadly 'Congo fever' kills three people in India for the first time ever, health officials say.
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Prior in England World Cup squad

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 7:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matt Prior is a shock replacement for Steven Davies as wicketkeeper in England's 15-man squad for the World Cup.
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DR Congo army man 'led mass rape'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 7:05
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An army commander in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been accused of leading the recent mass rape of at least 50 women.
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Bangladesh, India in border talks

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 7:08
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Senior officials from Bangladesh and India are due to begin talks to discuss security related issues.
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'World's most important relationship'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 7:22
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: White House

The Chinese President Hu Jintao and US President Barack Obama have shared a private dinner at the White House at the start of the Chinese leader's four-day trip to the United States.
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IBM profits on company spending

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 7:49
related countries: United States United States

US computing firm IBM reports strong fourth quarter profits as companies spend more on outsourcing contracts and mainframes.
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Australians told to flee floods

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 8:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Residents of a south-eastern Australian town are told to leave their homes as the swollen Lodden River rises, amid Australia's worst flood crisis in decades.
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Comet knocks Kesa Christmas sales

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 8:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Comet owner Kesa Electricals reports a drop in sales due to "softer trading" at the UK chain caused in part by bad weather.
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Pakistan earn draw to win series

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 8:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

Pakistan draw the second Test with New Zealand to win the series 1-0 - their first Test series win since 2006 - while Daniel Vettori quits as the Kiwis' Test skipper.
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Morgan makes US talk show debut

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 9:04
related countries: United States United States

Former newspaper editor Piers Morgan makes his debut as presenter of US talk show Tonight with Oprah Winfrey as his first guest.
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New McCarthyism?

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 9:07
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli campaign against rights groups sparks political row
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Gullit handed Russian club role

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 9:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Ruud Gullit is appointed head coach of Russian club Terek Grozny on an 18-month contract.
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Corrupt Indonesian taxman jailed

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Indonesian tax official has been jailed for seven years for causing millions of dollars in state losses, after a trial that has gripped the nation.
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Central Perk hits Beijing

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:07
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing

The Central Perk cafe immortalised in the US comedy show Friends has opened in the heart of bustling downtown Beijing
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Brazil drivers trapped in floods

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's military steps up rescue and supply operations in areas affected by devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 700 people.
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China's inflation rate 'at 4.6%'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:32
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Chinese consumer prices rose 4.6% in the year to December, according to a report from Hong Kong-based Phoenix TV.
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Cargill to split off fertilisers

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:39
related countries: United States United States

US agricultural giant Cargill is to spin off its Mosaic fertiliser business to stakeholders in a deal worth $24bn.
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Gas explosion rocks Philadelphia street

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Philadelphia

A utility worker has been killed by a gas explosion in a residential neighbourhood in Philadelphia, in the eastern United States
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Haiti charges Baby Doc Duvalier

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:50
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Jean

Former Haiti leader Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier is charged with corruption and embezzlement just two days after his return.
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'Baby Doc' charged with corruption

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:51
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Jean

Haiti's former leader Jean-Claude Duvalier has been charged with corruption and embezzlement during his 1971-1986 rule.
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Rock promoter Don Kirshner dies

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 10:53
related countries: United States United States

Don Kirshner, the veteran US rock promoter who helped boost the careers of Neil Diamond, Billy Joel and the Monkees, dies aged 76.
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Arrest over footballer shooting

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 11:06
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, Mexico Mexico

Mexican police arrest an alleged drug dealer over the shooting of Paraguayan footballer Salvador Cabanas in Mexico City last year.
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Sarkozy in Alsace 'German' gaffe

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 11:21
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

French President Nicolas Sarkozy makes a gaffe while addressing farmers in a French border region, saying he is "in Germany".
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Vatican 'rejected abuse reports'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 11:22
related countries: Ireland Ireland

A Vatican department told Ireland's Catholic bishops in 1997 not to report priests suspected of child abuse to the police, a newly revealed letter shows.
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Flying the flag

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Is the British monarchy just for show?
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Afghan blast kills 13 civilians

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 11:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A roadside bomb kills 13 civilians in eastern Afghanistan, government officials say.
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Somali denies Denmark axe attack

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 11:51
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Somalia Somalia

A Somali man denies trying to murder Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard who was behind caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Italian 'turmoil' over Berlusconi

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 11:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's president says the country is in "turmoil" over the sex scandal involving Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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Swiss banker tried over secrecy

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 12:31
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Zurich

A former Swiss banker has gone on trial in Zurich accused of breaching banking secrecy and passing on clients' data.
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Germany raises growth forecast

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 12:41
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany increases its growth forecast for 2011 to 2.3%, with the previously sluggish domestic demand expected to pick up.
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A life collecting royal memorabilia

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 12:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Margaret Tyler has been collecting royal memorabilia for the past 30 years. In the run up to the royal wedding, she gave the BBC World Service a tour of her house which contains one of the largest collections of Royal memorabilia in the UK.
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Tunisian activist defends cabinet

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 12:43
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisian former dissident Slim Amamou, now the minister of youth, defends the government amid divisions over key posts given to members of the toppled regime.
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India PM in 'inflation' reshuffle

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 12:44
related countries: India India

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reshuffles his cabinet amid rising food prices and a series of corruption scandals.
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Floods swamp Kerang in Australia

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 12:44
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Kerang

People in the Australian town of Kerang have been told to leave their homes due to flooding
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Hotel of hope

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 12:53
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

How tourism is transforming the lives of Tanzania's street children
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UK unemployment increases again

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 13:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK unemployment rose by 49,000 to almost 2.5 million in the three months to the end of November, the Office for National Statistics says.
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Saudi Arabia ends Hariri effort

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 13:26
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Lebanon Lebanon

Saudi Arabia says it has abandoned efforts to mediate in Lebanon's political crisis, caused by a row over the UN-backed Hariri tribunal.
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Federer through after Simon scare

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 13:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Defending champion Roger Federer is pushed to five sets before beating Frenchman Gilles Simon to reach the third round of the Australian Open.
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Gullit handed Russian club role

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 14:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Ruud Gullit is appointed head coach of Russian club Terek Grozny on an 18-month contract.
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China and US seek common ground

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 15:25
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: White House

Chinese President Hu Jintao and Barack Obama will try to tackle thorny issues, as the Chinese leader arrives at the White House for talks.
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Hunt on for Afghan acid attacker

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 15:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Police in Afghanistan hunt for the attacker of journalist Razaq Mamoon who was sprayed with acid in his face while waking home in Kabul.
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Tunisia 'to probe Ben Ali assets'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 15:59
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisian prosecutors open an investigation into the foreign assets of toppled President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family, according to reports.
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China to buy 200 Boeing aircraft

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 16:03
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Washington

China and the US sign a trade deal that includes the $19bn purchase of 200 Boeing aircraft according to a US official.
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Uganda archbishop urges LRA talks

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 16:14
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A Ugandan archbishop involved in efforts to end the conflict with the rebel Lord's Resistance Army tells the BBC's Mike Wooldridge that military action is not the answer.
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UN to investigate Tunisia violence

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 16:15
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Hundreds of chanting demonstrators have gathered in the centre of the Tunisian capital, urging allies of the ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to stop clinging to power.
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‘No longer afraid’

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 16:24
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisian student on finding freedom and a political voice
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Bill marks 'fightback over NHS'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 16:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ministers have hit back at critics as they unveiled legislation paving the way for the NHS shake-up, saying change is a "necessity not an option".
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Ambulance bomber hits Iraq police

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 16:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A suicide bomber uses an ambulance to attack a Baquba police compound, in the second deadly attack on Iraq's security forces in two days.
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Karzai delays Afghan parliament

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 16:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai postpones the opening of parliament by a month as allegations of electoral fraud are investigated.
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Indian micro finance 'to change'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 17:05
related countries: India India

A panel appointed by Reserve Bank of India has recommended drastic changes to the functioning of micro finance institutions.
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Boy George returns Cypriot icon

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 17:32
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Cyprus Cyprus

Musician Boy George agrees to return to the Church of Cyprus an icon of Christ after learning it went missing after the 1974 Turkish invasion.
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US considers more Iran sanctions

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 18:32
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US is considering imposing additional unilateral sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme.
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Switzerland freezes Gbagbo assets

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 18:38
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland freezes assets held by Ivory Coast's disputed leader Laurent Gbagbo, as the UN approves 2,000 more troops for its Ivorian mission.
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DR Congo rape suspect transferred

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 18:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The army commander at the centre of rape allegations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been transferred to another post, the army says.
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Chebbi: 'I will resign' without free elections

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 18:58
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Najib Chebbi, Tunisian opposition leader and newly appointed minister in the unity government, tells Stephen Sackur he will resign if a "free and fair" election fails to materialise within six months.
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Polish leader crash tapes emerge

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 18:59
related countries: Russia Russia, Poland Poland

Newly released Russian air traffic control transcripts convey the horror of the jet disaster which killed Poland's president.
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Senator Joe Lieberman to retire

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 19:06
related countries: United States United States

Former US vice presidential candidate Senator Joe Lieberman announces he is retiring next year.
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US housebuilding faltered in 2010

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 19:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

The number of new homes being built in the US falls faster than expected, underlining concerns about the strength of America's economic recovery.
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China and US pledge stronger ties

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 19:20
related countries: China China, United States United States

US President Barack Obama says the US and China have a huge stake in each other's success, as he and his Chinese counterpart hold a White House news conference.
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China vows to boost human rights

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 19:31
related countries: United States United States, China China

Chinese President Hu Jintao acknowledges "a lot still needs to be done" in China over human rights, following a meeting with US President Barack Obama.
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Wikileaks banker is found guilty

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 19:44
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A former Swiss banker who said he gave Wikileaks details of rich tax evaders has been found guilty of breaching Switzerland's strict bank secrecy laws.
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Canada children 'not exercising'

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 20:29
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian children are missing-out on vital exercise and spend most of their time sitting down, according to new research.
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German guilty of US spider smuggling

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 20:42
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

A German man admits smuggling live tarantulas into the US after prosecutors said he made $295,000 (£184,548) in the illegal trade.
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Koran-protest pastor gets UK ban

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 21:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Controversial US pastor Terry Jones has been excluded from the UK for the public good, government sources tell the BBC.
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Wikileaks banker arrested again

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 21:49
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss police re-arrest ex-banker Rudolf Elmer over the passing of data to WikiLeaks, hours after he was found guilty of breaching a secrecy law.
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Berlusconi threat over sex case

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 22:05
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's prime minister pledges to punish magistrates who mounted an investigation over allegations he paid an under-age prostitute.
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Fireball kills US gas firm worker

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 22:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Philadelphia

A gas company employee dies as a giant fireball rips through a residential neighbourhood in the US city of Philadelphia.
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Haitians sue Duvalier for torture

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 23:35
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Jean

Haitian activists sue ex-leader Jean-Claude Duvalier for crimes against humanity, days after his surprise return from exile.
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Live - Australian Open day four

Wednesday 19th of January 2011, 23:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Coverage of the fourth day of the Australian Open after British number one Andy Murray's second-round victory over Ukraine's Illya Marchenko.
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