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VIDEO: Boats capsize on Lake Togo killing 36

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 0:43
related countries: Togo Togo

At least 36 people have died in Togo when their boats capsized during a storm.
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Regulators approve Chile dam plan

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 1:18
related countries: Chile Chile

Regulators in Chile give the green light to a hydro-electric dam project in Patagonia, but face resistance from environmental groups.
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Boehner demands cuts in US debt

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 1:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, White House

The top US Republican in Congress vows to oppose raising the government's ability to borrow unless the White House agrees to deep spending cuts.
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On the rocks

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 1:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Is the troubled US-Pakistani 'marriage' heading for divorce?
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VIDEO: Heavy explosions rock Tripoli

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 2:25
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The Libyan capital Tripoli has experienced a series of heavy blasts and gunfire by what is thought to be Nato air missile strikes.
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Lone raider

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 2:51
related countries: Italy Italy

The Italian pilot who gave birth to air warfare, 100 years ago
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VIDEO: Terry Gilliam directs first opera

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 3:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Hollywood film director Terry Gilliam's first opera, Berlioz's The Damnation of Faust, opens at the Coliseum in London on Friday.
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VIDEO: French football to take race row action

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 3:16
related countries: France France

French football authorities are to outline what action, if any, will be taken against the national team coach Laurent Blanc following comments he made about the number of black and Arab players at the country's national training academies.
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Libya rebels 'push back troops'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 3:31
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Rebels in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata say they have pushed pro-Gaddafi troops back from its outskirts towards the capital, Tripoli.
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China trade surplus surges again

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 5:21
related countries: United States United States, China China

China's trade surplus in April was nearly four times bigger than expected, as US officials press for faster appreciation of the yuan.
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VIDEO: Disaster relief for flooded Memphis

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 5:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Memphis

President Obama has activated federal disaster relief for the southern US city of Memphis which has been hit by its worst flooding since the 1930s.
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Pakistan court bomb 'kills two'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 6:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Two people, including a policewoman, die in an explosion outside a district court in north-western Pakistan, police say.
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Mosquito Coast

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 6:46
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

Drugs cash raises questions in Nicaraguan region
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Cuba dissident's death 'natural'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 6:54
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The Cuban government strongly denies accusations that police beat dissident Juan Wilfredo Soto, who later died.
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Tepco seeking compensation help

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 7:10
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant asks the government for help compensating victims of the crisis.
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UN Pakistan flood help criticised

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 7:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British parliamentary committee criticises the UN for poor leadership during last year's floods in Pakistan, which it said left millions in need of assistance.
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Canada opens up north to mining

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 7:21
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Quebec

Canada's Quebec province unveils a plan to open up its northern region for the exploration of minerals and energy projects.
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Chad's President Deby re-elected

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 7:25
related countries: Chad Chad

Provisional results show that Chad's President Idriss Deby is re-elected for a fourth term after April's poll, which was boycotted by the main opposition.
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Stage shocker to return to London

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 8:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Edward Bond's controversial play Saved is to have its first major London production in more than 25 years.
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Ivory Coast militias 'killed 200'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 8:40
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Some 200 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by militiamen and Liberian mercenaries loyal to ousted Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo as they fled, defence officials say.
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Philippine general in plea deal

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 9:04
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippine President Benigno Aquino expresses surprise after a court agrees a plea deal with a general accused of widespread corruption.
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Dhaka urged to shut 'death squad'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 9:07
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi government must hold the Rapid Action Battalion to account for the extra-judicial killings it is accused of, Human Rights Watch says.
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EastEnders unrealistic, says boss

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 9:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

EastEnders does not offer a realistic portrayal of working-class life and is not as multicultural as the real East End of London, the soap's boss admits.
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All that glitters

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 9:20
related countries: India India

Rising gold prices are not deterring shoppers in India
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Warren Buffett applies for vacant The Office job

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 9:34
related countries: United States United States

US billionaire and philanthropist Warren Buffett is to feature in the season finale of US version of The Office, according to reports.
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EU sanctions target Syria elite

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 10:39
related countries: Syria Syria

The EU imposes an arms embargo on Syria and blacklists 13 of President Assad's top aides, deploring the authorities' crackdown.
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Probe after 'kiwi' found in Russia

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 10:41
related countries: Russia Russia, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Sochi

New Zealand says it is checking reports that a rare kiwi bird has been found thousands of miles from its native land in the Russian port of Sochi.
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US raid team 'prepared for fight'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 10:55
related countries: United States United States

President Obama insisted the team which killed Bin Laden be able to fight its way out if challenged by Pakistani forces, the New York Times says.
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Mexico drugs shoot-out kills 13

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:05
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico

One soldier and at least 12 suspected members of Mexico's Zeta drugs cartel are killed after marines stumble on a camp at a lake on the US border.
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Australia unveils spending cuts

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia is to cut government spending by 22bn Australian dollars as it aims to post a budget surplus by 2012-2013.
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Sony network back 'by end of May'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:17
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Sony plans to restart its online PlayStation video game network by the end of May, as it recovers from a hacking attack.
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VIDEO: 'Civilians still under fire in Libya'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:20
related countries: Libya Libya

As Tripoli is hit by the heaviest Nato air strikes in weeks, reports say that at least four sites were hit including what is thought to be a military intelligence agency
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Tanks 'near' restive Syria city

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Columns of tanks move towards the central city of Hama, which has been the scene of anti-government protests in recent weeks, reports say.
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France's football coach cleared

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:29
related countries: France France

French national football coach Laurent Blanc is cleared by the country's sports minister of race discrimination.
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Ugandan rejects gay death clause

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:35
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A key backer Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill tells MPs debating it that he does not support the proposal of the death penalty for some homosexual acts.
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Former Nepal FM dies on Everest

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:38
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A former Nepalese foreign minister dies while trying to become the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.
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Italy police seize mafia assets

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 11:44
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police say they have seized assets worth 600m euros ($860m) in their latest action against mafia groups.
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Ex-FA boss makes Fifa bribes claim

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 12:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former FA chairman Lord Triesman alleges four Fifa members sought "bribes" in return for backing England's failed 2018 World Cup bid.
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Indian fury over swimwear images

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 12:26
related countries: India India, Aruba Aruba

Images of the Hindu goddess of wealth Laxmi, displayed on swimwear at an Australian fashion show, spark a legal battle in India.
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Greek sprinters guilty of perjury

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 12:32
related countries: Greece Greece

Two Greek sprinters are given suspended jail terms for staging a motorbike crash to skip a doping test before the Athens Olympics.
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Niger court drops Tandja charges

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 12:33
related countries: Niger Niger

Niger's appeals court drops all charges of misappropriating state funds against ousted President Mamadou Tandja and orders his release.
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Egypt tourism minister 'jailed'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 12:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's former Tourism Minister Zuhair Garranah is jailed for five years on charges of corruption, an Egyptian judicial source says.
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Shalit protest on Israeli holiday

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 12:57
related countries: Israel Israel

The brother of captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit protests at official Israeli Independence Day event calling for action to bring him home.
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Egyptian press fears communal chaos

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 12:58
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian newspapers have reacted with anger and defiance to Muslim-Christians clashes in recent days. More than 180 people were wounded in clashes on Saturday after conservative Muslims attacked a Coptic church in the Imbaba area.
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VIDEO: Secret police end Damascus protest

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 13:02
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Footage has emerged of security forces ending a small anti-government protest in Damascus.
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Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 13:10
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

Analysis of internal communications between Colombian rebels shows intricate but also complex ties with the Venezuelan government.
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CIA 'not to pull Pakistan chief'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 13:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US says it will not withdraw their CIA chief in Pakistan, whose name was leaked to media last week, amid strained relations between the two countries.
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Samoa clock shock

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 13:30
related countries: Samoa Samoa

How does a country go about changing its time zone?
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Book deal for Egypt protest man

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 14:03
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Wael Ghonim, the Google executive seen as a key figure in the protests in Egypt that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, signs a book deal.
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Japan 'to review energy policy'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 14:10
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Japan's prime minister says plans to increase the use of nuclear power will be reconsidered in the wake of the Fukushima plant crisis.
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Iran's nuclear plant 'under way'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 14:20
related countries: Russia Russia, Iran Iran
related places: Bushehr

Iran's first nuclear power station, at Bushehr, begins operating at a low level, says the Russian company that built it.
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China probes adoption 'scandal'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 14:28
related countries: China China

Chinese officials investigate reports that about 20 babies were confiscated under the country's one-child policy and put up for international adoption.
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India 'honour killers should die'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 14:35
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court says people convicted of so-called honour killings should face the death penalty.
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Kapoor condemns Chinese over Ai

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 15:14
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China
related places: Paris

British sculptor Anish Kapoor condemns China's "barbaric" detention of artist Ai Weiwei as he unveils his monumental Leviathan art installation in Paris.
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PM rejects 'university for rich'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 15:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government distances itself from suggestions that wealthy students could pay for extra university places.
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EU playing for time over Greece

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 15:52
related countries: Greece Greece

EU commissioner Olli Rehn calls talk of a new Greek bail-out "premature", but opposes punitive interest rates for rescued countries.
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Child killer's helper to be freed

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 15:56
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The jailed ex-wife of notorious child killer Marc Dutroux is set to go free after a Belgian court rules in favour of her early release.
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New boss will not oversee Johnson

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 16:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Rugby Football Union's prospective new elite performance director will not oversee England manager Martin Johnson after the job description was changed.
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Tamil Tiger 'surrender rejected'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 16:46
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government rejected a surrender offer by Tamil Tiger rebels at the end of the war, reports released through the Wikileaks website say.
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Russia mulls chemical castration

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 16:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says voluntary "chemical castration" could be a possible punishment for child sex offenders.
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VIDEO: Brief return for Fukushima residents

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 17:01
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Japan is to reconsider plans to increase its reliance on nuclear power in the wake of the crisis at the Fukushima plant, its Prime Minister Naoto Kan has announced.
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VIDEO: Mississippi River still rising

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 17:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Memphis

Officials say the Mississippi River could rise further after reaching near-record levels at just under 48ft (14.6m) in the southern US city of Memphis.
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Clinton condemns China on rights

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 18:09
related countries: United States United States, China China
related places: Beijing

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticises China's crackdown on dissent as "a fool's errand", saying Beijing is trying to halt histor.
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Nato renews Tripoli bombardment

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 18:10
related countries: Libya Libya

Nato carries out more air raids on the Libyan capital as UN aid chief Valerie Amos calls for a pause in hostilities to ease the humanitarian crisis.
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Ugandan opposition leaders sprayed pink

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 18:29
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Ugandan police spray opposition leaders with a pink liquid to stop them holding a banned rally in the capital as the president announces new plans to curb riots.
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Unease in Rome over 'cataclysmic prediction'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 18:42
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Thousands of people plan to stay away from Rome on 11 May, fearing predictions from a dead seismologist of a massive quake.
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GM unveils $2bn investment in US

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 18:46
related countries: United States United States

US carmaking giant General Motors announces plans to invest $2bn in the US, securing 4,000 jobs at 17 plants across the country.
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Win edges Rangers nearer to title

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 20:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rangers move four points clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League as they defeat Dundee United in Walter Smith's last Ibrox game as manager.
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Tuesday's Scottish football as it happened

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 20:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three crucial Scottish Premier League games could have a huge bearing on the destiny of the championship and who gets relegated.
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Qatar 'bribed' Hayatou & Anouma

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 21:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK parliamentary committee hears that Caf members Issa Hayatou and Jacques Anouma received bribes to vote for Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid.
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Obama calls for migrant overhaul

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 22:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

President Barack Obama calls for a complete overhaul of the US immigration system, saying reforming it is an economic imperative.
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Syria 'drops bid to join UN body'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 22:30
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Syria drops plans to run for a position on the UN Human Rights Council, diplomats say, following Damascus' crackdown on pro-democracy protests.
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Duchess wedding snub 'difficult'

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 22:41
related countries: United States United States

The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson tells US talk show host Oprah Winfrey that not receiving an invitation to the recent royal wedding was "difficult".
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Price difference

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 23:03
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow, London

Why would a cup of coffee cost more in Moscow than London?
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VIDEO: Tensions running high in Egypt

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 23:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen on tensions on the streets of Cairo following Egypt's revolution.
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Social care law revamp proposed

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 23:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A major revamp of adult social care law in England and Wales is needed to ensure fairer access to services, the Law Commission says.
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Trouble brewing

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 23:21
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Could Nuba mountain's beer-drinkers spark Sudan's next war?
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VIDEO: Reforms allow Cubans to travel

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 23:24
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Communist leader Raul Castro is allowing his citizens to travel abroad as tourists to see how Cuba compares to other nations.
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Disappointing quarter for Disney

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 23:39
related countries: Japan Japan

Profits fall at the World's biggest media company, Disney, after a key film bombed at the box office and theme parks were closed in Japan.
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Broken promise

Tuesday 10th of May 2011, 23:45
related countries: China China

Chinese officials slow to relocate in quake-hit city
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