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Chinese activist isolated but remembered

Friday 11th of November 2011, 0:13
related countries: China China

Blind Chinese activist confined to village but not forgotten
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Penn State: Would you do better than Joe Paterno?

Friday 11th of November 2011, 1:22
related countries: United States United States

US football scandal shows how child abuse is kept quiet
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China's Sinochem plans $5.5bn IPO

Friday 11th of November 2011, 1:58
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

China's Sinochem plans to raise up to 35bn yuan from a share sale in Shanghai, making it the biggest in China this year.
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In Pictures: Colombia student protests

Friday 11th of November 2011, 2:07
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian students protest against educational reform plans
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VIDEO: Major League baseball star kidnapped

Friday 11th of November 2011, 2:26
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

A member of the Washington Nationals baseball team in the United States has been kidnapped by gunmen in Venezuela.
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US charges German-held Moroccan

Friday 11th of November 2011, 2:32
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Germany Germany, United States United States
related places: New York

Federal prosecutors in New York charge a Moroccan man with conspiring to provide weapons and other help to al-Qaeda.
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China disaster mine 'is illegal'

Friday 11th of November 2011, 3:38
related countries: China China

A mine where 21 Chinese workers were killed and 22 more remain trapped was being operated illegally, state media say.
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Geithner urges action from Asia

Friday 11th of November 2011, 3:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner urges Asia-Pacific countries to increase efforts to restore growth to the global economy.
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'Kill team' leader Gibbs guilty

Friday 11th of November 2011, 3:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Gibbs

A US military court jails a 26-year-old American soldier for life for leading a rogue "kill team" that murdered three unarmed Afghan civilians for sport.
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CBI criticises solar subsidy cut

Friday 11th of November 2011, 4:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's biggest business group criticises the government's decision to halve the subsidies for household solar electricity by next month.
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US plays down strike against Iran

Friday 11th of November 2011, 4:42
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta seeks to quash speculation of a military strike against Iran, saying it could have "unintended consequences".
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NZ mine boss charged over tragedy

Friday 11th of November 2011, 4:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A former mine boss is among those charged over last year's Pike River mining disaster in New Zealand, one of the country's worst mining disasters.
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New Greek PM pledges euro focus

Friday 11th of November 2011, 5:42
related countries: Greece Greece

New Greek PM Lucas Papademos says the priority of his incoming coalition cabinet is to keep Greece in the eurozone by approving an EU bailout.
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Free nursery places for 140,000

Friday 11th of November 2011, 6:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some 140,000 disadvantaged two-year-olds could qualify for free nursery places under a scheme due to be rolled out in England.
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South Korea household debt rises

Friday 11th of November 2011, 6:07
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's household debt rises 12.7% in the year to the end of March, raising fresh concerns about its impact on economic growth.
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New president to be inaugurated

Friday 11th of November 2011, 6:19
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish Republic's ninth president, Michael D Higgins, will be inaugurated at a ceremony in Dublin Castle on Friday.
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England U21 5-0 Iceland U21

Friday 11th of November 2011, 6:27
related countries: Iceland Iceland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Colchester

Gary Gardner's late double completes an emphatic 5-0 win for England Under-21s against Iceland in their European Championship 2013 qualifier at Colchester.
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Sentence due on honeymoon killers

Friday 11th of November 2011, 6:55
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

The convicted killers of a Welsh couple shot on honeymoon in Antigua are due to be sentenced.
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HRW calls for Syrian suspension

Friday 11th of November 2011, 7:42
related countries: Syria Syria

Human Rights Watch calls on the Arab League to suspend Syria for what it calls crimes against humanity by security forces in Homs.
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VIDEO: Smugglers risk their lives to enter Iran

Friday 11th of November 2011, 8:12
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran

Every day, hundreds of young Kurds living in northern Iraq cross the border into Iran.
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The Middle Ages in colour

Friday 11th of November 2011, 8:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Library's treasure trove of manuscripts
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Live - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice

Friday 11th of November 2011, 8:33
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in second practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after McLaren team-mate Jenson Button goes quickest in FP1.
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Ai Weiwei to challenge tax demand

Friday 11th of November 2011, 8:46
related countries: China China

Chinese artist and government critic Ai Weiwei says he will use money loaned from supporters to challenge his tax demand in court.
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Court shock at jailed Pakistanis

Friday 11th of November 2011, 9:07
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court expresses shock at the number of Pakistanis held without charge in Indian jails and orders a full report.
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Billionaire tycoon shakes up Georgia politics

Friday 11th of November 2011, 9:08
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Is a billionaire tycoon Georgia's knight in shining castle?
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Allianz profits slide on Greece

Friday 11th of November 2011, 9:08
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany insurer Allianz says profits fell 80% in the third quarter thanks to losses on Greek debts and other investments.
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Afghan women stoned and shot dead

Friday 11th of November 2011, 9:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Ghazni

A group of armed men stone and shoot dead a woman and her daughter in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, security officials say.
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AUDIO: Presidential pancakes anyone?

Friday 11th of November 2011, 9:27
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Iceland's president is asking Icelandic citizens to open their doors to tourists so they can truly experience Iceland. President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson is leading by example, inviting visitors into his own home, the Presidential Palace, for pancakes.
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Gursky sets record for photograph

Friday 11th of November 2011, 9:34
related countries: Germany Germany

An image of the Rhine taken by German artist Andreas Gursky has sold for $4.3m (£2.7m) in New York, breaking the auction record for a photograph.
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Spain's economy sees zero growth

Friday 11th of November 2011, 9:49
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish economy failed to grow in the July to September quarter as domestic spending fell, latest official data indicates.
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Channel 4 shows Murray interview

Friday 11th of November 2011, 10:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK broadcaster Channel 4 screens an interview with Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, which has angered the star's family.
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Sportsday Live - Friday 11 November

Friday 11th of November 2011, 10:19
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to London's successful bid to host 2017 World Athletics Championships, plus all the build-up to a busy weekend of international football.
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Liberia's Sirleaf promises unity

Friday 11th of November 2011, 10:49
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pledges reconciliation after a highly divisive run-off election in which she was the only candidate.
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Calle 13 scoop nine Latin Grammys

Friday 11th of November 2011, 10:59
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican rappers Calle 13 win a record nine awards at the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas, including best album for Entren Los Que Quieran.
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Turkey rescuers find more bodies

Friday 11th of November 2011, 11:12
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Van

Rescuers in Turkey recover more bodies from collapsed buildings in the eastern city of Van following Wednesday's earthquake.
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O2 owner Telefonica hit by losses

Friday 11th of November 2011, 11:27
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish telecoms group Telefonica, which owns the O2 network, reports its first quarterly loss for nine years after being hit by redundancy costs.
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VIDEO: Berlusconi 'to resign on Saturday'

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:06
related countries: Italy Italy

The Italian prime minister will resign on Saturday, according to Senator Lucio Malan, of Silvio Berlusconi's People of Freedom Party.
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Bedouin fear relocation by Israel

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:27
related countries: Israel Israel

Once nomadic people fear Israeli plans to move them to towns
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India telecoms fraud trial begins

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:33
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

The trial connected to India's biggest corruption scandal, involving alleged mis-selling of telecoms licences, begins in Delhi.
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Italy senate passes austerity law

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:34
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's senate backs austerity measures demanded by the EU, with the lower house to vote at the weekend before PM Silvio Berlusconi can resign.
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Force-feeding death mother jailed

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A nurse from east London is jailed for three years for causing the death of her 10-month-old daughter by force-feeding her.
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Sudan 'bombs' southern refugees

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:41
related countries: Sudan Sudan

South Sudanese officials condemn Sudan after an aerial bombardment of a refugee camp in their territory.
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Ukraine charges Tymoshenko again

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:53
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Yulia Tymoshenko, the Ukrainian former prime minister jailed for abuse of office in October, is charged with new offences dating back to the 1990s.
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Kingfisher airline crisis worsens

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:55
related countries: India India

India's second-biggest carrier, Kingfisher Airlines, cancels more flights and sees shares hit a record low amid continuing debt fears.
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Kutcher steps back from Twitter

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:57
related countries: United States United States

US TV star Ashton Kutcher hands control of his Twitter account to his management after his tweets about a sex abuse case.
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Why can't Nigeria defeat Boko Haram?

Friday 11th of November 2011, 12:57
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Why can't Nigeria counter growing threat from Islamist militants?
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Lampard to lead England - Capello

Friday 11th of November 2011, 13:15
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

Frank Lampard will captain England against world champions Spain but John Terry will return to skipper the team against Sweden.
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Mishap freezes 800 rare NZ snails

Friday 11th of November 2011, 13:24
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand conservationists blame a technical glitch after 800 endangered giant land snails accidentally freeze to death in their containers.
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VIDEO: Homemade machine helps boy walk

Friday 11th of November 2011, 14:20
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A seven-year-old Argentine boy has defied doctors' predictions that he would never walk, with help from a homemade rehabilitation device built by his father.
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'Eleven killed' in Yemen shelling

Friday 11th of November 2011, 15:01
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least 11 people are reported to have been killed in fighting in the Yemeni city of Taiz, as a visiting UN envoy presses for a peace deal to be implemented.
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Adele and Turner win Aim awards

Friday 11th of November 2011, 15:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Adele and singer-songwriter Frank Turner win two prizes each at the inaugural Aim Independent Music Awards in London.
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Renewed clashes reported in Syria

Friday 11th of November 2011, 16:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Crackdowns on anti-government protests have continued across Syria leaving at least 13 people dead, activists say.
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EMI sells music unit for £1.2bn

Friday 11th of November 2011, 16:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK music group EMI - home to the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Coldplay - is to sell its recorded music unit for £1.2bn to Universal Music.
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Zimbabwean rivals call for peace

Friday 11th of November 2011, 16:14
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai call for political violence to end, as tension rises ahead of elections.
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VIDEO: 'Most hospitals are surrounded'

Friday 11th of November 2011, 16:29
related countries: Syria Syria

As Syrian security forces are reported to have killed at least 14 protesters, mostly in Homs, a doctor based in the city tells the BBC hospitals "are surrounded by tanks and military forces".
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London beats Doha to stage Worlds

Friday 11th of November 2011, 16:40
related countries: Qatar Qatar, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Doha

London is selected ahead of Doha to host the 2017 World Athletics Championships.
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Eurozone crisis 'hitting UK jobs'

Friday 11th of November 2011, 16:45
related countries: Greece Greece, Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Chancellor George Osborne warns the eurozone crisis is still "dangerous" as a new Greek leader takes office and Italy comes closer to passing austerity measures.
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Hamilton heads Button in practice

Friday 11th of November 2011, 17:01
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Lewis Hamilton heads Jenson Button in a McLaren one-two ahead of the Ferraris in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice.
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Radioactive particles 'in Europe'

Friday 11th of November 2011, 17:14
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Very low levels of radioactivity are detected in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Europe but pose no risk, the UN nuclear agency says.
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Tindall axed from England squad

Friday 11th of November 2011, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mike Tindall is fined £25,000 by the Rugby Football Union and removed from England's elite player squad for his conduct during the World Cup.
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Live - International football

Friday 11th of November 2011, 17:29
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Portugal Portugal, Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Cyprus Cyprus, Estonia Estonia

The Republic of Ireland take on Estonia in Tallinn while the likes of Portugal and Croatia are also in Euro 2012 play-off action, after Scotland win a friendly in Cyprus on a busy night of internationals.
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UN seeks South Sudan bombs probe

Friday 11th of November 2011, 17:29
related countries: Sudan Sudan

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay calls for an investigation into the bombing of a refugee camp in South Sudan, allegedly by Sudan.
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Ferry hijacked in western Turkey

Friday 11th of November 2011, 17:37
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Marmara

A passenger ferry is hijacked in the Sea of Marmara in north-western Turkey, media reports say.
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VIDEO: Ireland's 'richest man' bankrupt

Friday 11th of November 2011, 18:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Sean Quinn, who was once thought to be the richest man on the island of Ireland, has been declared bankrupt at the High Court in Belfast.
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Greece swears in unity coalition

Friday 11th of November 2011, 18:35
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece's new coalition government and interim Prime Minister Lucas Papademos are sworn in, ending days of political wrangling.
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Mexico minister dies in air crash

Friday 11th of November 2011, 18:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora has died in a helicopter crash outside Mexico City, the government says.
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Federer wins 800th career match

Friday 11th of November 2011, 19:05
related countries: Monaco Monaco, France France

World number four Roger Federer registers the 800th win of his career as he overcomes Juan Monaco 6-3 7-5 in their Paris Masters quarter-final.
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Amish son 'cuts father's beard'

Friday 11th of November 2011, 19:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ohio, Amish

An elderly Amish man has his hair and beard cut off by his own son in the latest such attack in the community in the US state of Ohio, said police.
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VIDEO: How Iran's planes get around sanctions

Friday 11th of November 2011, 19:27
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Ever

Ever since the recent economic sanctions imposed by the US on Iran, travelling to foreign destinations on Iranian carriers has become a daring adventure.
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SA rout Aussies by eight wickets

Friday 11th of November 2011, 20:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia

Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla both hit centuries to help guide South Africa to an eight-wicket win over Australia inside three days in the first Test.
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VIDEO: Chinese marriage rush on 11/11/11

Friday 11th of November 2011, 21:09
related countries: China China

Attracted by the supposedly auspicious date, thousands of Chinese couples were set to break the year's record of marriages on a single day.
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Argentine ire at William posting

Friday 11th of November 2011, 21:14
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Argentina Argentina

Argentina condemns the Duke of Cambridge's posting to the disputed Falkland Islands to train as a helicopter rescue pilot as a "provocative act".
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Shares up on Italy austerity vote

Friday 11th of November 2011, 21:37
related countries: Italy Italy

Stock markets rise after Italy's senate approves austerity cuts designed to avoid a bailout of the eurozone's third largest economy.
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UK falls silent for Armistice Day

Friday 11th of November 2011, 21:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Millions of people across the UK observe a two-minute silence to mark Armistice Day.
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Estonia 0-4 Republic of Ireland

Friday 11th of November 2011, 21:54
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Estonia Estonia

The Republic of Ireland look assured of a place in the Euro 2012 finals as they win 4-0 away to Estonia in the play-off first leg.
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Rival marchers clash in Warsaw

Friday 11th of November 2011, 22:45
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

Violent clashes take place in the Polish capital Warsaw as rival groups rally on the country's Independence Day.
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Fatal shootings near Occupy camps

Friday 11th of November 2011, 22:46
related countries: United States United States

Police are investigating two fatal shootings at or near Occupy protest camps in US cities, amid calls for the demonstrators to be dispersed.
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VIDEO: Putin defends presidential campaign

Friday 11th of November 2011, 22:49
related countries: Russia Russia

Vladimir Putin has defended his decision to stand in next year's Russian presidential election - saying he is campaigning to keep his country strong - and not for personal gain.
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VIDEO: EMI to sell music unit to Universal

Friday 11th of November 2011, 22:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK music firm EMI has said it will sell its recorded music unit for £1.2bn ($1.9bn) to Universal Music.
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Neo-Nazis 'linked to 10 murders'

Friday 11th of November 2011, 22:59
related countries: Germany Germany

Prosecutors in Germany are investigating whether the murders of 10 people over seven years were linked to far-right extremists.
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VIDEO: Syrian protests turn bloody again

Friday 11th of November 2011, 23:02
related countries: Syria Syria

Reports from Syria say up to 26 people have been killed in Friday protests, in what is shaping up to be the bloodiest month since the uprising began in March.
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Croatia ease to victory in Turkey

Friday 11th of November 2011, 23:03
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal Portugal, Turkey Turkey, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Croatia and the Czech Republic enjoy wins, while Portugal draw in Bosnia-Hercegovina, in the first legs of the Euro 2012 play-off ties.
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2018 Commonwealths in Gold Coast

Friday 11th of November 2011, 23:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Aruba Aruba
related places: Hambantota

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held in Gold Coast after the Australian city beat off the challenge of Sri Lankan town Hambantota.
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