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Japan shares continue to decline

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 0:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese shares fall further as investors continue to worry about the impact of the earthquake on the country's economy.
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Europe reviewing nuclear projects

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 1:54
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Nuclear projects in Europe are being reviewed in light of the emergency in Japan, following three explosions at the tsunami-hit Fukushima plant.
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Clinton and Libyan rebel in talks

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 2:45
related countries: Libya Libya, France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

The US secretary of state holds talks in Paris with Libyan opposition figure Mahmoud Jibril on ways the US can aid efforts to depose Muammar Gaddafi.
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N Korea 'ready to talk nuclear'

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 4:31
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea says it wants six-party disarmament talks to resume, unconditionally, and is willing to allow discussion of its nuclear enrichment plans.
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India guards die in rebel attack

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 5:24
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least five Indian border guards die in an attack by separatist rebels in India's northeastern state of Assam on Monday, officials say.
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BOJ adds extra $98bn into markets

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 6:22
related countries: Japan Japan

The Bank of Japan pumps an extra $98bn into the financial markets as it looks to underpin sentiment and help recovery.
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Strauss and Swann laid low by bug

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 6:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss and spin bowler Graeme Swann miss practice on Tuesday because of stomach upsets.
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City of fear

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 7:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian battle between Islamist motorbike killers and brutal police
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Battle for Libyan town rages on

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 7:45
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Libyan government and rebel forces still battle for the oil town of Brega, as a UN envoy goes to Tripoli seeking an end to the violence.
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Nepal withdraws king banknotes

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 7:53
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's central bank orders businesses and consumers to stop using banknotes with images of the former king on them.
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Charges over fatal Shanghai fire

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 7:55
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Chinese prosecutors are reported to be ready to put 24 people on trial for a fire in a high-rise apartment block in Shanghai, which killed 58 people.
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Live - South Africa v Ireland

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 8:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Africa beat Ireland by 131 runs in Kolkata to secure their place in the World Cup quarter-finals and end Ireland's hopes of advancing.
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Nasdaq 'to make rival NYSE bid'

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 8:33
related countries: United States United States

US technology exchange Nasdaq is to bid $12bn for NYSE Euronext this week, in competition with Deutsche Boerse, reports say.
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Waterfall or water trickle

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 9:37
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador plans huge hydroelectric plant but at what cost?
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Nikkei plunges on radiation fears

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 9:47
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese shares plunge, leading Europe markets lower, on fears of a radiation leak at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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'People's darling'

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 9:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The Turkish singer fighting for his life after a gun attack
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Eastwood film pulled from Japan

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 9:54
related countries: Japan Japan

Warner Bros stops screenings of afterlife movie Hereafter following the earthquake and tsunami.
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N Korea agrees repatriation deal

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 9:58
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

North Korea agrees to accept the repatriation of 27 out of 31 of its citizens who drifted into South Korea last month, after four ask to stay.
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VIDEO: Radiation reaches harmful levels

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 10:18
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Radiation from Japan's quake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has reached harmful levels the government says
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Iran denounces troops in Bahrain

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 10:24
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Iran says that the use of hundreds of foreign troops from neighbouring Gulf states to bolster security amid growing unrest in Bahrain is "unacceptable".
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VIDEO: Japan's radiation risk explained

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 10:40
related countries: Japan Japan

Professor Paddy Regan describes the risks stemming from Japan's quake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after it was rocked by a third blast.
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Governor killed at Mexico prison

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 10:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Nuevo Laredo

The warden of a prison in Nuevo Laredo, which saw a mass escape last year, is stabbed to death during a routine inspection, Mexican officials say.
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VIDEO: India to 'grow faster than China'

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 11:17
related countries: India India, China China

Raghav Bahl, managing director of India's largest TV news network, says that the Indian economy is most likely to become the second biggest in the world within a few years.
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Live - Cheltenham Festival day one

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 11:57
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Hurricane Fly wins on day one of the 2011 Cheltenham Festival with Ruby Walsh on board the Irish-trained gelding.
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VIDEO: Thousands left homeless in Japan

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 11:59
related countries: Japan Japan

More than 500,000 people have been made homeless in Japan
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Graft 'threatens India's growth'

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 12:10
related countries: India India

Widespread corruption in India costs billions of dollars and threatens to derail the country's growth, a survey says.
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VIDEO: Struggle for normal life in Japan

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 12:21
related countries: Japan Japan

In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan people are trying to sustain normal life amid the chaos.
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Doctors 'want halt to NHS plans'

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 12:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Doctors at an emergency union meeting have called on the government to put a halt to its overhaul of the NHS in England.
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Radiation alert after Japan blast

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 12:36
related countries: Japan Japan

Radiation levels at a quake-stricken Japanese nuclear plant reach levels harmful to human health, a top official warns, after a third blast and a fire.
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VIDEO: Four days later: Man found alive in rubble

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 12:41
related countries: Japan Japan

Rescuers in Japan have pulled out alive a man who spent four days stuck under debris following Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
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Honeymoon death accused is bailed

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 12:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A man accused of ordering the murder of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa can continue to remain on bail.
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Long wait on Pakistan death row

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 13:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than 8,000 prisoners sentenced to death by Pakistani courts over the past 20 years still languish in jail, the Asian Human Rights Commission says.
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Israel intercepts weapons ship

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 14:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, Israel Israel

The Israeli navy has intercepted an Egypt-bound ship carrying arms intended for militant groups in the Gaza Strip, military officials say.
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Healing wounds

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 14:24
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian villagers search for unity after church destruction
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VIDEO: Still waiting to hear about relative's fate

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 14:26
related countries: Japan Japan

Residents have voiced concern after the Japanese government warned that radiation from Japan's quake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has reached harmful levels.
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Arsenal dispute Djourou recovery

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 14:41
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Arsenal reiterate their belief that Johan Djourou will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury, despite the Swiss FA saying he could return this month.
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Shell sets out new growth targets

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 14:42
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Royal Dutch Shell sets out "ambitious" oil production targets as it embarks on new investments to meet soaring demand
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VIDEO: Foreigners decide to leave Japan

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 15:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Hundreds of foreigners have decided to leave Japan amid growing fears for their safety after the government warned radiation from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant reached harmful levels.
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2012 Olympics tickets go on sale

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 15:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games go on sale 500 days ahead of the event, priced from £20 to £2,012.
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Coach Loew extends Germany deal

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 15:53
related countries: Germany Germany, Brazil Brazil

Germany coach Joachim Loew has signed a two-year contract extension, which will keep him in the role until after the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Olympic countdown clock stops

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 15:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The official Olympic countdown clock to London 2012 in Trafalgar Square has stopped just one day after it was unveiled.
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Ireland exit as South Africa progress

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:04
related countries: Ireland Ireland, South Africa South Africa

South Africa book their place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup and end Ireland's hopes of progressing in the tournament with a 131-run win in Kolkata.
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UBS investigated by US regulators

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:09
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

Swiss banking giant UBS says it is being investigated by US regulators for allegedly manipulating the interbank lending rate Libor.
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VIDEO: Attempt to calm Japan nuclear fears

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:12
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

The Japanese government is trying to calm fears about radiation leaking from the Fukushima nuclear power plant which was badly damaged in Friday's earthquake and tsunami.
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German nuclear plants shut down

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:21
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany temporarily shuts down seven of its nuclear reactors while it reconsiders its nuclear strategy.
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Higher costs hit Benetton profits

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:24
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian fashion retailer Benetton reports a fall in profits and warns that rising raw material costs could hit profitability this year.
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Italy blocks ferry fleeing Libya

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:34
related countries: Libya Libya, Tunisia Tunisia

Italy prevents a ferry carrying 1,800 people fleeing Libya from docking in Sicily as 41 migrants are feared drowned off Tunisia.
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Ferdinand 'upset' over captaincy

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rio Ferdinand is "very upset" over plans to reinstate John Terry as England captain, a source close to the player has told BBC Sport.
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Egypt dissolves security agency

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:54
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's interior ministry dissolves the country's notorious internal security agency, which has been accused of human rights abuses.
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Second UK team joins Japan effort

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan

Another UK team flies to quake-hit Japan to help search for the thousands still missing amid growing concerns for UK citizens caught up in the disaster.
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Row over Pakistan Christian death

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 16:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

A Christian convicted of blasphemy in Pakistan dies in mysterious circumstances in a jail in the southern city of Karachi.
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Rare Syrian protest in Damascus

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 17:22
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo, Damascus

Hundreds of protesters have staged rare protests in the Syrian capital Damascus and in Aleppo, the country's second largest city, reports say.
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AUDIO: Chernobyl charity on radiation effects

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 17:25
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, Japan Japan

After a third explosion at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire speaks to Linda Walker from the Chernobyl Children's project
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G8 fails to agree on no-fly zone

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 17:28
related countries: Libya Libya

G8 foreign ministers warn Libyan leader Col Gaddafi he could face "dire consequences" but stop short of agreeing to a no-fly zone.
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Petraeus upbeat on Afghan efforts

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 17:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US commander in Afghanistan says the Taliban's momentum has been halted in key areas, keeping the US on track to start withdrawing forces in July.
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Bahrain orders state of emergency

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 17:57
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

The king of Bahrain has declared a state of emergency for three months, starting immediately, state television reports.
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VIDEO: 'Hundreds of casualties' in Bahrain

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 18:44
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Hundreds of people have been injured in clashes in Bahrain, according to a doctor who spoke to the BBC by phone from the Gulf state.
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US Fed signals no change in rates

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 19:08
related countries: United States United States

The Federal Reserve signals no change to US interest rates, which will remain near zero, in a unanimous vote.
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Two killed in new Bahrain clashes

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 19:56
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

At least two people are killed and as many as 200 injured in clashes between anti-government demonstrators and security forces in Bahrain.
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US web suicide nurse found guilty

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 20:32
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A US nurse is convicted of aiding the suicides of a British man and a Canadian woman after seeking out depressed people online and urging two to kill themselves.
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VIDEO: Quake reaction from JFK airport

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 21:05
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

At New York's JFK airport each passenger flying to or from Tokyo has their own story.
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Radiation falls at Japanese plant

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 21:35
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Radiation levels fall at Japan's earthquake-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant after two more explosions and a fire, officials say.
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Markets fall on Japan parts fears

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 22:02
related countries: Japan Japan

World stock markets dive as Japan's earthquake threatens to undermine supply chains for global manufacturers.
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'Pirates' in court over US deaths

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 22:19
related countries: Oman Oman, Yemen Yemen, United States United States

Thirteen Somalis and a Yemeni plead not guilty to charges over the hijacking of a yacht near Oman that ended with the deaths of four US sailors.
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Olympic ticket sales 'going well'

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 22:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The first day of ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics was going "very well", Games organisers say.
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VIDEO: Stranded migrants flood Tripoli airport

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 22:34
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Thousands of migrant workers remain stranded in Tripoli following weeks of unrest in Libya.
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Three Mile Island

Tuesday 15th of March 2011, 22:53
related countries: United States United States

Lessons from the 1979 nuclear disaster seared into US memory
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