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What happend on March 13th 2011

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Murray suffers shock Masters loss

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 0:04
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Masters

Andy Murray makes an early exit in Indian Wells as US qualifier Donald Young causes a major upset with a straight-sets victory.
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VIDEO: 'Problems' at Japan nuclear plant

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 2:21
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Japanese technicians are battling to lower the pressure in a second nuclear reactor at Japan's earthquake-damaged Fukushima power station, which was hit by a big explosion on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Millions without power in Japan

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 5:02
related countries: Japan Japan

Millions of people are still without power and water in northern Japan.
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Hague rejects claims he may quit

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 7:02
related countries: Libya Libya

Foreign Secretary William Hague rejects claims he may resign over his handling of the Libyan crisis, and denies he has lost his "mojo".
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VIDEO: Japan's search for survivors

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 7:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan has appealed to the international community for help in coping with the disaster.
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VIDEO: Footage of moment tsunami hit Japan

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 8:06
related countries: Japan Japan

Newly emerged footage shows the force at which the tsunami struck Japan's coast.
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Fears ahead of Japan market start

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 8:49
related countries: Japan Japan

Investors will closely watch the Nikkei stock market in Japan when it reopens on Monday, after closing down 1.7% on Friday's disaster.
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Israel approves new settler homes

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 10:11
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israel approves the construction of hundreds of homes for Jewish settlers in the West Bank, after the murder of five members of a settler family.
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Chevron appeals over Amazon fine

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 10:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amazon, Chevron

US oil giant Chevron launches a legal appeal against an Ecuadorean court fine of $8.6bn (£5.3bn) for polluting much of the country's Amazon region.
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Japan fears second reactor blast

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 10:50
related countries: Japan Japan

There is a risk of a second explosion at the quake-damaged Fukushima power station, Japanese officials say, as police warn that the death toll in the area worst affected by Friday's tsunami could exceed 10,000.
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Stars warn of cuts threat to arts

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 11:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some of the biggest names in British film, television and theatre say their industry should not be "an easy target" for government cuts.
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Quake-hit Japan faces power cuts

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 11:40
related countries: Japan Japan

The Japanese government warns that the continued turmoil from Friday's earthquake and tsunami will lead to electricity shortages.
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NZ beat Canada to reach quarters

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 12:14
related countries: Canada Canada, New Zealand New Zealand

Brendon McCullum hits a century and Ross Taylor cracks 74 off 44 balls as New Zealand beat Canada by 97 runs to book a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Ferdinand set to miss England tie

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 12:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson does not expect Rio Ferdinand to be fit for England's Euro 2012 qualifier against Wales on 26 March.
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VIDEO: How do you build for an earthquake?

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 12:48
related countries: Japan Japan

After much of Japan's north-east coast was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami, can the country rebuild to withstand similar events in the future?
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Live - Sunday's Scottish football

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 12:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kilmarnock, Motherwell

Rangers take on Kilmarnock on Scottish Premier League duty at Ibrox after Scottish Cup holders Dundee Utd play out a thrilling 2-2 draw with Motherwell.
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TNK-BP dismisses Arctic oil role

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 13:14
related countries: Russia Russia

Shareholders in joint venture TNK-BP reject a possible role in parent BP's Arctic oil exploration deal with Russian state-owned Rosneft.
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Live - England v Scotland

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 13:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England aim for a fourth successive win in the Six Nations as they take on Scotland at Twickenham in the oldest rivalry in international rugby.
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Singer to host NZ Quake Aid gig

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 15:31
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Christchurch

Soprano Hayley Westenra plans a star-studded concert, dubbed Quake Aid, to raise funds for her home town of Christchurch, New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Woman talks about tsunami escape

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 15:54
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese woman has spoken about how she grabbed a tree to avoid sinking under water when the tsunami hit.
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Libyan endgame

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 16:13
related countries: Libya Libya

If Gaddafi overcomes rebels, he faces insurgency and isolation
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England hold off brave Scotland

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 16:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England move within one victory of a first Grand Slam since 2003 as they finally see off battling Scotland 22-16 at Twickenham.
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Rusty Australia reach last eight

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 17:19
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Holders Australia advance to the World Cup quarter-finals after an uninspiring 60-run victory over Kenya.
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Wikileaks row: US official quits

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 18:28
related countries: United States United States

US state department spokesman PJ Crowley resigns after calling US treatment of the man accused of leaking cables to Wikileaks "stupid".
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VIDEO: Radiation testing begins in Japan

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 18:55
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Concerns are being raised over three separate nuclear reactors at Fukushima, Japan following an explosion at one on Saturday
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UK rescue team arrives in Japan

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 19:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan

A British rescue team lands in Japan where it will join the search for survivors of the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
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Legally Blonde is West End winner

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 21:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Legally Blonde wins three prizes at the Laurence Olivier Awards in London, including best musical actress for its star Sheridan Smith.
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Libya rebels 'forced from Brega'

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 22:42
related countries: Libya Libya

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi reportedly seize control of the eastern town of Brega as they continue their advance on rebel strongholds.
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Bahrain suffers day of violence

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 23:08
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain
related places: Manama

Security forces use tear gas and rubber bullets in battles with protesters on the streets of the capital, Manama.
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Watney claims WGC title at Doral

Sunday 13th of March 2011, 23:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida, Doral

Nick Watney overhauls fellow American Dustin Johnson to win the WGC Cadillac Championship in Florida.
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