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Tough dilemma for Arab League over Syria

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 0:18
related countries: Syria Syria

How can Arab League help end Syria crisis?
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'Hair' murderer killed Italy girl

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 0:42
related countries: Italy Italy

"Hair in hand" killer Danilo Restivo, jailed for life earlier this year for murdering a woman in Bournemouth, is found guilty of murdering a teenager in Italy.
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VIDEO: Mexico minister dies in air crash

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 1:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's Secretary of the Interior, Francisco Blake Mora, has died in a helicopter crash near Mexico City.
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VIDEO: Ferry hijacked in western Turkey

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 1:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A passenger ferry has been seized in waters off north-west Turkey by up to five hijackers, officials say.
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Mexico minister dies in air crash

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 2:14
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora - a key figure in the war against drug cartels - has died in a helicopter crash as he travelled to a meeting.
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Putin defends bid for president

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 2:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Vladimir Putin vigorously defends his decision to stand in next year's Russian presidential election, denying it is a quest to retain personal power.
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Obama to host Apec Hawaii summit

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 3:10
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has gone to Hawaii, where this weekend he is hosting leaders from Asia Pacific countries at the annual Apec summit.
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VIDEO: Obama to host Asia-Pacific summit

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 3:19
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States
related places: Asia

President Obama is heading for Hawaii and then Indonesia on a nine-day trip which could mark a shift in American foreign policy.
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Kidnapped US baseball star freed

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 6:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

Baseball player Wilson Ramos, who plays for the US Major League Washington Nationals, is freed in Venezuela, two days ago after being kidnapped.
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Woods' woes return in Australia

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 8:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Tiger Woods suffers a disappointing third round at the Australian Open, shooting a three-over round of 75 to trail Australian leader John Senden by six shots.
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AUDIO: War and remembrance in Tripoli

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 8:26
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The BBC's Karen Allen reports from the Remembrance Day Service in Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Last lap for Italy austerity law

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 8:56
related countries: Italy Italy

The lower house of Italy's parliament is due to vote on a package of austerity measures demanded by the EU and designed to restore markets' confidence in the country's economy.
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Turkish forces end ferry hijack

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 8:59
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Marmara

Turkish security forces shoot dead a hijacker who seized a ferry on Friday and free the 24 passengers and crew, officials say.
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Live - Abu Dhabi GP qualifying

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 9:36
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Bermuda Bermuda

Sebastian Vettel edges Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button to qualify on pole position for Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Wounded soldiers' 'jobs at risk'

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 10:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iraq Iraq

Soldiers wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq could be made redundant as part of armed forces job cuts, a leaked army memo suggests.
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I'm not God, says Republic boss

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 10:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Estonia Estonia

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni says he is "not God" after seeing his side beat Estonia 4-0 in the first leg of their Euro 2012 play-off.
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VIDEO: Tripoli war cemetery left unscathed

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 11:06
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

The representative of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Libya has praised all sides in the recent fighting for not damaging the graves of fallen war heroes in Tripoli.
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Fukushima plant opened to media

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 11:28
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

Japan lets reporters inside the Fukushima nuclear plant for the first time since it was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami in March.
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Holy cremations boom in richer India

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 12:00
related countries: India India

Why holy cremations are booming in India
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VIDEO: Call to recognise Arctic veterans

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 12:51
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

There are calls for recognition for the sailors on the WWII Arctic Convoys who risked their lives to transport crucial supplies and munitions from Scotland to Russia.
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Live - Saturday football

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 13:30
related countries: Norway Norway, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain
related places: A

England beat world champions Spain 1-0 at Wembley after Wales defeat Norway in a friendly on a day that also saw 37 FA Cup first-round ties.
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Federer reaches first Paris final

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 15:06
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Roger Federer reaches the final of the Paris Masters for the first time in his career with a straight-sets win over Tomas Berdych.
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Deadly blast at Iran arms depot

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 15:16
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Seventeen soldiers are killed in a huge explosion at a Revolutionary Guards military base near Iran's capital Tehran, officials say.
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Vettel grabs pole from Hamilton

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 15:28
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel pips McLaren's Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - his 14th of 2012, equalling Nigel Mansell's all-time record for a single season.
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Seven killed in Kazakhstan attack

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 15:43
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
related places: Taraz

A suspected Islamist militant kills seven people in Taraz in southern Kazakhstan - one of the worst attacks the country has seen.
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Esperance win African Champs League

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 16:45
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia, Morocco Morocco

Esperance of Tunisia beat Wydad Casablanca of Morocco 1-0 to claim the African Champions League crown.
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Live - England v New Zealand

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 17:33
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England face defending champions New Zealand to decide who reaches the final of the 2011 Four Nations tournament.
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Bahrain 'breaks up terror cell'

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 17:42
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bahrain says it has broken up a group which was planning to carry out attacks in the Gulf kingdom.
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MoD denies wounded job cut plan

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 18:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Ministry of Defence dismisses a leaked memo suggesting soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan could be made redundant, saying no more Army cuts are planned.
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VIDEO: Italian austerity law approved

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 18:09
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian MPs have approved a package of tough austerity measures to tackle the country's growing debt crisis, as demanded by the EU.
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Britons die in helicopter crash

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 18:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British nationals are killed in a helicopter crash in Majorca, the Foreign Office says.
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Bolt aims for four golds in 2012

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 18:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Defending Olympic 100m and 200m champion Usain Bolt says he will aim for four gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics.
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England 1-0 Spain

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 19:05
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

Stand-in skipper Frank Lampard scores the only goal of the game as England beat world and European champions Spain at Wembley.
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Esperance take African club crown

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 19:21
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisia's Esperance win the African Champions League with a 1-0 victory over Wydad Casablanca.
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Oxfam withdraws Upper Nile staff

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 20:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aid agency Oxfam is withdrawing its staff from a volatile border region of South Sudan in response to increasing instability.
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Italy PM 'submitting resignation'

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 20:34
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's PM Silvio Berlusconi goes to the president to submit his resignation, following the approval of austerity measures demanded by the EU.
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Youth key to Euro hopes - Capello

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 21:17
related countries: Spain Spain

England coach Fabio Capello is impressed by the calibre of his young players after the 1-0 victory over Spain at Wembley.
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VIDEO: Profile of Silvio Berlusconi

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 21:53
related countries: Italy Italy

Silvio Berlusconi has resigned as Italy's prime minister, having dominated political life in the country for 17 years - but his career has been marred by scandals in recent years.
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Arab League sanctions for Syria

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 21:59
related countries: Syria Syria

The Arab League votes to suspend Syria from its meetings and impose other sanctions over its failure to end a government crackdown on protesters.
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Portugal army protests over cuts

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 22:38
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Lisbon

A rare protest by members of Portugal's armed forces against proposed pay and benefit cuts is held in Portugal's capital Lisbon.
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Female suspect hides in male jail

Saturday 12th of November 2011, 23:41
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Staff at a men's jail in Bolivia are surprised to find a woman wanted by police hiding inside - in order to avoid being arrested.
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