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Celestin 'to quit' Haiti election

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 0:09
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti's governing party candidate, Jude Celestin, is to withdraw from the second round of the disputed presidential election, his supporters say.
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Venezuela funeral limbo continues

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 0:29
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The body of the former Venezuelan president Carlos Andres Perez is to stay in a funeral home in Miami until a legal dispute over where he should be buried is settled, a judge rules.
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Downfall producer Eichinger dies

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 0:36
related countries: Germany Germany

German film producer Bernd Eichinger, who worked on films including Downfall, The Neverending Story and The Name of the Rose, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 61.
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Up in smoke

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 0:58
related countries: India India

Can India catch up in the Asian space race?
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Non-existent country

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 1:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

After 20 years, Somaliland still waiting to leave Mogadishu chaos
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Guantanamo inmate Ghailani jailed

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 1:35
related countries: United States United States

Ahmed Ghailani, the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a US civilian court, has been sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to blow up US embassy buildings.
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Three killed in Egyptian protests

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 2:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Tunisia Tunisia

At least three people have been killed in a day of rare anti-government protests across Egypt inspired by the uprising in Tunisia.
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Live - Australia v England

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 2:59
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Jonathan Trott hits a century and takes two wickets to inspire England to a 21-run win in the fourth one-day international against Australia in Adelaide.
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Obama urges political partnership

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 4:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Union

US President Barack Obama uses his 2011 State of the Union address to call for parties in the divided US Congress to work together.
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Murray battles into Aussie semis

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 6:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Andy Murray will face Rafael Nadal's conqueror David Ferrer in the Australian Open semi-finals after recording a tough four-set win against world number 46 Alexandr Dolgopolov.
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Japan murder suspect writes book

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 7:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan

The man accused of the murder in Japan of British teacher Lindsay Hawker has published a book about his time on the run from the police.
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Davos 2011: Day 1 as it happened

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 8:04
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Live coverage of events in Davos and reaction from around the world as business and political leaders gather for the annual World Economic Forum at the Swiss resort.
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Indian composer up for two Oscars

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 8:05
related countries: India India

Indian composer AR Rahman is nominated for this year's Academy Awards for his music on director Danny Boyle's new film 127 Hours.
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Running battles on the streets of Cairo

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 8:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

There's been violence on the streets of Cairo, as Egyptians demand more jobs, cheaper food and less corruption in government.
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South Korea economic growth slows

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 8:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean economic growth slowed in the final three months of last year to 0.5%, as retail spending and manufacturing slowed.
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Egypt police end Cairo protests

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 8:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Police in Cairo fire tear gas and water cannon to break up rare anti-government protests which have left three people dead.
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Russia approves Start arms treaty

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 8:32
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Start

Russia's parliament endorses the Start nuclear arms disarmament treaty President Dmitry Medvedev signed with US President Barack Obama in April.
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Chinese hit-and-run man in court

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 8:39
related countries: China China

The son of a senior police official in China admits causing the death of a young woman while driving drunk, in a case that has sparked public outrage.
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India police 'fuel mafia' arrests

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 9:03
related countries: India India

Indian police arrest three people in connection with the burning alive of a government official investigating a fuel racket.
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Macau tycoon dispute 'resolved'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 9:17
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Macau Macau

A row between billionaire Stanley Ho and his family over control of his Macau casino empire is resolved, the 89-year-old says in a televised statement.
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Malaysia increases maid abuser's jail term

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 9:55
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Indonesia Indonesia

A Malaysian woman jailed for eight years for abusing her Indonesian maid has her sentence increased, amid an ongoing row between the two countries.
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Before the guns

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 10:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Memories of Mogadishu when Somali policemen carried sticks
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Davos considers 'the new reality'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 10:15
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Medvedev

Russia's president Medvedev comes to Davos in the wake of the Moscow attacks, while business leaders discuss "the new reality".
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Suspect in Hawker murder writes book

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 10:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan

The man accused of the murder in Japan of British teacher Lindsay Hawker has published a book about his time on the run from the police.
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Clashes at Tunisia protest rally

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 10:46
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisian police clash with protesters, who have been camping out near the government compound demanding politicians with links to the old regime step down.
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Trott ton sets up England victory

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 11:20
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Jonathan Trott hits 102 as England keep alive their hopes of winning the one-day series against Australia with a 21-run victory in Adelaide.
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UK terror laws 'an over-reaction'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The UK over-reacted after 9/11 and the London bomb attacks, according to the man who oversaw the government's review of counter-terrorism powers.
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Injured Nadal defeated by Ferrer

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 11:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba

David Ferrer defeats an injury-stricken Rafael Nadal to set up a semi-final against Andy Murray at the Australian Open.
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Two MPC members favour rate rise

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 12:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bank of England policymaker Martin Weale joined Andrew Sentance in voting for an interest rate rise earlier this month.
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Overruled Karzai opens parliament

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 12:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai opens parliament, after failing to win a delay to allow September's disputed elections to be investigated.
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BJP leaders arrested in Kashmir

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 12:41
related countries: India India

Senior leaders of the main opposition BJP are arrested to prevent them entering Indian-administered Kashmir for a flag-raising ceremony.
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Guantanamo convict begins life sentence

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 12:52
related countries: United States United States

The first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a US civilian court has been sentenced to life in prison
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Toyota recalls 1.7m cars globally

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 12:55
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota is to recall nearly 1.7 million vehicles worldwide over fuel leakage concerns.
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Irish bail-out bill set to pass

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 12:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Ireland's parliament seems likely to pass an austerity bill seen as crucial to its ability to honour its bail-out commitments.
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Manila bus blast death toll rises

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 13:24
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

Police in the Philippines recover fragments of a bomb that exploded on a bus in Manila, as the toll from the attack rises to five.
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Sackings after Russian bombing

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 13:31
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Domodedovo

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sacks several officials after blaming the Moscow airport bombing on poor security.
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Erekat fears for life after leaks

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 13:39
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat accuses al-Jazeera TV of putting his life in danger by leaking secret papers on the peace talks with Israel.
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Sharing husbands

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 13:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Is polygamy the answer for Iraq's one million war widows?
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Man who slapped politician is hailed as 'a hero'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 13:57
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A Nepalese man who slapped a senior politician in anger at the lack of political progress in his country sparks a huge internet support campaign.
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Lawless land

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 14:06
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Counting the cost of 20 years of anarchy in Somalia
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Indonesia holds 'people smuggler'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 14:18
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Christmas Island Christmas Island

Indonesian police detain a man suspected of being behind a boat of asylum seekers that was shipwrecked off Christmas Island.
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Iran's press retouch Ashton photo

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 14:18
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian newspapers retouch a photograph of EU foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton to make her outfit less revealing.
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Egypt threatens protester arrests

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 14:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's interior ministry warns against protest and threatens marchers with arrest and prosecution, as a fourth person dies following a "day of revolt".
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Mexico: La Familia 'in retreat'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 14:59
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's government vows to pursue what it calls a "weakened" La Familia drug cartel as mysterious banners appear saying the gang has dissolved.
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Pakistan floods crisis 'not over'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 15:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Six months after Pakistan's worst monsoon floods in 80 years, Oxfam says the crisis is far from over and could even be about to get worse.
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Kremlin's pitch

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 15:24
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia still open for business despite airport bomb
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Shane Meadows to make England '88

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 15:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Writer-director Shane Meadows is to make a one-off Christmas special to follow on from the This is England film and TV series.
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Nadal coy on injury after defeat

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 15:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba

World number one Rafael Nadal refuses to shed light on his injury after crashing out of the Australian Open in straight sets to David Ferrer.
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Giffords is moved to rehab centre

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 16:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is moved to a rehab centre from an intensive care hospital room as doctors say her condition improves.
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Tunisia seeks arrest of Ben Ali

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 16:17
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisia issues an international arrest warrant for ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family.
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Fresh protests in Egyptian cities

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 16:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Police have clashed with anti-government protesters in two major Egyptian cities following Tuesday's unprecedented protests
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US deficit to hit record in 2011

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 16:54
related countries: United States United States

Continuing economic woes and the recent tax cut package will drive the US budget deficit to a record high of $1.48tn (£930bn) this year, a spending watchdog says.
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Irish PM party chooses new leader

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 17:13
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish Republic's ex-Foreign Minister Micheal Martin is chosen to lead Fianna Fail, days after the prime minister resigned amid a long-running political crisis.
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Soros: Cuts 'could cause recession'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 17:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK austerity drive could push the economy back into recession, famous investor George Soros warns at a gathering at Davos.
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US and Canada brace for snow fall

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 18:08
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

The north-eastern US and Canada's Maritime provinces brace for a severe storm, with up to 12in (30.5cm) of snow expected in some areas.
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Medvedev opens WEF urging action

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 18:41
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev condemns those behind Monday's bomb blast in Moscow during his opening speech at the World Economic Forum.
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Live - Scottish Premier League

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 18:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Motherwell, Aberdeen

In a busy evening in the Scottish Premier League, Celtic play Hearts, Hibs host Rangers, Inverness welcome Aberdeen, St Johnstone take on Motherwell and St Mirren play Dundee United.
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US new home sales in record low

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 19:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Commerce

Sales of newly built homes hit their lowest level in 2010 since records began 47 years ago, the US Department of Commerce says.
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Berlusconi search warrant sought

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 19:42
related countries: Italy Italy

Prosecutors investigating Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi seek permission to search the offices of one of his top aides.
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ICC admits Sri Lanka venues delay

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 19:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The International Cricket Council admits that some work still needs to be completed at Cricket World Cup venues in Sri Lanka.
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'Significant' phone hacking lead

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 20:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police launch a fresh investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World as it emerges its head of news, Ian Edmondson, has been sacked.
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US Fed signals no policy change

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 20:35
related countries: United States United States

The US Federal Reserve signals no change in its loose monetary policy at the end of its latest policy meeting, as unemployment remains high.
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Two held over US tourist's murder

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 20:47
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israeli police arrest two Palestinian men who they say have confessed to killing US woman Kristine Luken late last year.
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Coca-chewing protest in Bolivia

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 20:54
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States

Bolivian protesters stage a mass coca-chewing outside the US embassy as part of campaign to end an international ban on the practice.
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Hague arrives in Syria for talks

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 22:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Foreign Secretary William Hague arrives in Syria for a two-day visit.
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US Republicans reject spending call

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 22:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Union

Republicans move quickly to reject US President Barack Obama's State of the Union call for spending to "win the future", saying big cuts are needed.
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Deadly car bombing hits Dagestan

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 22:11
related countries: Russia Russia

At least three people are killed by car bomb in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, say reports.
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Contador handed one-year drug ban

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 22:11
related countries: France France

Tour de France champion Alberto Contador reveals he has been banned for one year after a positive drugs test.
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Celestin 'out of Haiti election'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 22:42
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Haiti's governing party candidate, Jude Celestin, is being withdrawn from the second round of the disputed presidential election, the party says.
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Germany halts Aids fund payment

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 22:48
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany suspends its annual payments to the UN-backed Global Fund against Aids, tuberculosis and malaria, following claims of corruption.
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US Library of Congress nets hawk

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 22:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

A hawk that spent a week circling inside the main reading room of the US Library of Congress is captured.
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Hundreds held over Egypt protests

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 23:03
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo, Suez

About 700 people are arrested across Egypt as police clash with anti-government protesters in several cities, with two people reported dead in Cairo.
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Cholera alert reaches Venezuela

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 23:05
related countries: Haiti Haiti, Venezuela Venezuela, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Dominica Dominica

Twenty Venezuelans are diagnosed with cholera after returning from Dominican Republic, which is battling a spreading epidemic from neighbouring Haiti.
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Ant and Dec scoop 10th TV Award

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 23:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly are named best entertainment presenters at the National Television Awards for the 10th year running.
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Combat terrorism with 'solidarity'

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 23:25
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The Russian president has called for global action to combat terrorism after Tuesday's Moscow airport bombing that left 35 people dead.
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Is the future bright for the US?

Wednesday 26th of January 2011, 23:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Union

In his annual State of the Union address President Obama hinted at the political difficulties ahead.
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