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Merkel blasts 'neo-Nazi' murders

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 0:03
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the murders of nine immigrant workers and a policewoman by suspected neo-Nazis are "shameful" for Germany.
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Viewpoint: Will meetings solve the Afghan problem?

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 0:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

What will it take to solve the Afghanistan quagmire?
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New mayor shakes up South Korean politics

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 1:34
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

New mayor reshapes South Korea's political scene
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Austria exhumes Nazi-era remains

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 1:48
related countries: Austria Austria

Austrian officials say they have exhumed more than 220 skeletons from a Nazi-era graveyard in a psychiatric hospital in the province of Tyrol.
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Bank of America to sell CCB stake

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 2:03
related countries: China China

Bank of America is planning to further reduce its stake in China Construction Bank in a bid to strengthen its capital base.
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Australia PM urges uranium U-turn

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 4:01
related countries: India India, Aruba Aruba

Australian leader Julia Gillard is urging her governing Labor Party to overturn a ban on selling uranium to India.
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India Maoists call off ceasefire

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 4:04
related countries: India India

Maoist rebels in the Indian state of West Bengal call off a month-old ceasefire, and hours later suspected rebels kill two people.
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Giffords gives first TV interview

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 4:05
related countries: United States United States

Gabrielle Giffords, the US congresswoman shot in the head in January, has spoken about her recovery for the first time in an interview with ABC.
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VIDEO: Herman Cain stumbles in Libya remarks

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 4:11
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

US Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain struggles to answer when the editors of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ask if he agreed with President Obama's policies toward Libya.
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Coke plans $2bn India investment

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 4:21
related countries: India India

Coke says it will invest $2bn (£1.2bn) in India over the next five years in a bid to increase its market share in the country.
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Euro crisis 'an opportunity' - PM

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 4:49
related countries: Belgium Belgium, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brussels

David Cameron says the turmoil in Europe provides scope for the UK to "refashion" its relationship with Brussels and reclaim some powers in future.
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VIDEO: Migrating whale numbers hit 50-year high

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 4:54
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, Australia Australia

The migrating whales travel on a 5,000km round trip to give birth off the coast of Australia before heading back to Antarctica to their main feeding grounds.
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Australia jail hostage drama ends

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 5:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Hobart

Two staff members at a prison in the Australian city of Hobart are freed unharmed, hours after inmates took them hostage.
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Six die in Pakistan drone strike

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 5:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A US drone attack kills at least six suspected militants in north-west Pakistan, intelligence officials say.
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VIDEO: Change at the top for Spain?

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 5:47
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's governing socialist party seems to be heading for its worst ever defeat in this week's general election.
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Kingfisher Airlines losses double

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 6:08
related countries: India India

India's troubled Kingfisher Airlines reports a doubling in losses between July and September, fanning fears about its future.
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IMF says Chinese banks face risks

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 6:21
related countries: China China

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warns that China's financial system "faces a steady build up in vulnerabilities".
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VIDEO: Girls trapped on fairground ride

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 7:45
related countries: China China

Two girls have been rescued after being trapped, hanging upside down, on a fairground ride in China.
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Sportsday Live - Tuesday 15 November

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 7:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Sportsday Live featured the build-up to another big night of international football, plus other breaking sports stories.
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UK minister begins visit to Burma

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 8:25
related countries: Burma Burma, United Kingdom United Kingdom

International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell called for the release of all Burma's political prisoners on the first day of a visit to the country.
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AUDIO: 'I tried to burn myself to death'

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 9:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan girl Shabana describes her horrific treatment at the hands of a family she was given to in a form of compensation known as baad.
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Australia to deport first Afghan

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 9:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australia is to deport an Afghan man whose application for asylum was rejected, the first time it has carried out such a move.
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Capello backs Beckham for Team GB

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 9:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Fabio Capello believes David Beckham will be part of Great Britain's Olympic football squad at next year's London 2012 Games.
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UBS appoints Ermotti as new chief

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 10:08
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss bank UBS appoints Sergio Ermotti as its new chief executive in the wake of an alleged $2.3bn rogue trading scandal.
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VIDEO: Rocking the catwalk at the age of 80

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 10:35
related countries: United States United States

In the modelling business, 30 is often considered old, but one American icon is still rocking the fashion world at the age of 80.
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Ginola to sue Houllier in France

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 10:49
related countries: France France

Former Tottenham and Newcastle midfielder David Ginola is suing his one-time France coach Gerard Houllier over remarks made in a book.
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No let-up in unrest across Syria

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 11:01
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria

Dozens of people have been killed in clashes in Syria, activists say, as the king of neighbouring Jordan urges President Assad to step down.
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VIDEO: NZ salvage mission 'too dangerous'

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 11:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Salvage crews are struggling to remove containers from a grounded ship off New Zealand, although the vessel has now been emptied of oil.
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UK October inflation falls to 5%

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 11:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The rate of Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation in the UK fell to 5% in October, down from 5.2% in September, figures show.
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Russian row with Tajikistan grows

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 11:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Russia Russia, Tajikistan Tajikistan

Russia cracks down on illegal migration from Tajikistan days after it jails two cargo pilots who made a fuel stop en route from Afghanistan.
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Ai Weiwei pays to appeal tax bill

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 11:27
related countries: China China

Chinese artist and government critic Ai Weiwei hands over a $1.3m (£820,000) bond to the government in order to begin an appeal against a massive tax bill.
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Japan farms radioactivity fears

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 11:31
related countries: Japan Japan

New research has found that radioactive material in parts of north-eastern Japan exceeds levels considered safe for farming.
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Streep's Iron Lady wows critics

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Meryl Streep puts in a fine performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, according to early reviews of The Iron Lady.
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Murray to face Djokovic in London

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 12:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Britain's Andy Murray will play world number one Novak Djokovic in the group stages of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London.
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Cuban oil project fuels US anxieties

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 13:20
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

US safety dilemma over Cuba's nascent oil industry
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Paris trial for Somali 'pirates'

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 13:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia, France France
related places: Paris

Six men go on trial in Paris over an attack on a yacht in September 2008, in the first French prosecution of suspected Somali pirates.
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Danish cartoon 'plot' trial starts

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 13:51
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Norway Norway

Three men accused of plotting to carry out an attack on the offices of a Danish newspaper which printed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed go on trial in Norway.
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Bride's 'brave' anti-dowry stand

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 14:19
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A top human rights group in Bangladesh praises a bride who disowned her husband within minutes of their wedding because he demanded a dowry.
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Beach house art find up for sale

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 14:30
related countries: United States United States

A Victorian painting, which has been hanging undiscovered in a US beach house for 50 years, could fetch £500,000 at auction.
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Arroyo halted at Manila airport

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 14:57
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

Former Philippine President Gloria Arroyo is stopped from boarding a plane out of Manila, despite a court overturning her travel ban.
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Cholera outbreak in Kenyan camp

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 15:02
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Cholera breaks out in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya, housing Somalis fleeing famine and conflict, the UN says.
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Russia unswayed by Syria appeals

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 15:15
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Syria's opposition says it has failed to convince Russia to back calls for the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad over his crackdown on protests.
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Cameroon farmers in rape protest

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 15:32
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon
related places: Wum

Thousands of women refuse to work on farms in north-west Cameroon's Wum district after a spate of rapes and assaults blamed on cattle herders.
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Record Hong Kong rhino horn haul

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 15:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Customs officials in Hong Kong seize a record haul of rhinoceros horns and ivory shipped from South Africa, estimated to be worth $2m (£1.26m).
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Cain slip blamed on lack of sleep

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 15:52
related countries: Libya Libya

Republican candidate Herman Cain's campaign says his stumble on an interview question about Libya, which has gone viral, was due to lack of sleep.
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Spain election: Economic woes dominate campaign

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 15:59
related countries: Spain Spain

Hard times are grist for Spanish conservatives' mill
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Coe defends Dow Olympic backing

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 16:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London 2012 chairman Lord Coe defends the role of chemical company Dow in providing a fabric wrap around the Olympic Stadium.
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Swaziland raises cash for wages

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 16:49
related countries: Swaziland Swaziland

Cash-strapped Swaziland takes out an emergency bank loan to pay the wages of 35,000 public sector workers, spokesman Percy Simelane tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Lebanon TV debate punch-up

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 16:52
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon TV debate on Syria leads to studio punch-up
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BOA chief attacks doping policy

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

British Olympic Association chairman Colin Moynihan says "toothless gestures towards zero tolerance" have allowed "drugs cheats" to compete at London 2012.
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Security tight for Afghan meeting

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 16:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Security forces are on high alert in the Afghan capital, Kabul, ahead of a traditional assembly of elders and leaders, due to begin on Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Kabul on alert ahead of assembly

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 17:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Security forces are on high alert in the Afghan capital Kabul ahead of a traditional assembly of elders and leaders.
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'Himalayan viagra' killers jailed

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 17:09
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A court in Nepal sentences six men to life in jail for murdering seven rivals in a fight over a rare caterpillar fungus highly prized as an aphrodisiac.
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VIDEO: Turkey builds pressure on Syria

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 17:19
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Turkey increases pressure on Syria over the crackdown on protests, with PM Erdogan warning Damascus against shedding "the blood of the oppressed".
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Eurozone growth remains sluggish

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 17:52
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

The economy of the 17-nation eurozone grew by 0.2% between July and September, with faster growth seen in Germany and France.
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Spanish 'torture' police cleared

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 18:19
related countries: Spain Spain

A Spanish court acquits four police officers jailed for torturing two members of the armed Basque separatist group, Eta.
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Mexico holds Knights Templar boss

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 18:27
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's military says it has arrested a local leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel which operates in the country's west.
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Palestinians board settlers' bus

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 18:41
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Israeli police arrest at least six Palestinian activists in the West Bank after they board a bus used by Jewish settlers.
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Live - International football

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 18:55
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Estonia Estonia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Ireland Ireland

The Republic of Ireland reach Euro 2012 with a 5-1 aggregate win over Estonia in their play-off while England beat Sweden for the first time since 1968 thanks to a first-half own goal at Wembley.
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VIDEO: Liz Taylor's jewels show in Paris

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 18:58
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Touring exhibition of Liz Taylor's jewels opens in Paris and will end with auction in New York.
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Fresh market squeeze on Italy PM

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 19:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's cost of borrowing hits the 7% danger level again, putting the new PM Mario Monti under pressure as he tries to form a government.
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Chile consul's Venezuela kidnap

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 20:05
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Chile Chile
related places: Caracas

Chile says its consul in Venezuela, Juan Carlos Fernandez, was abducted and held for two hours before being released on a Caracas street.
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German neo-Nazi murders raise awkward questions

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 20:22
related countries: Germany Germany

Extremist murders raise awkward questions in Germany
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Ex-borders chief: I'm no rogue

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 21:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The ex-head of the UK border force Brodie Clark tells a committee of MPs he "did not extend or alter" a passport checks pilot set up by the home secretary.
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Turkey steps up pressure on Syria

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 21:05
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Turkey increases pressure on Syria over the crackdown on protests, with PM Erdogan warning Damascus against shedding "the blood of the oppressed".
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VIDEO: UK minister begins visit to Burma

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 21:29
related countries: Burma Burma, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's International Development Secretary has called for the release of all Burma's political prisoners on the first day of a visit to the country.
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Colombia Farc rebels name leader

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 21:39
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian Farc rebels choose a new leader - known by the alias Timochenko - less than two weeks after their previous commander was killed by the security forces.
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England 1-0 Sweden

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 21:48
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England record their first win over Sweden since 1968 thanks to Daniel Majstorovic's first-half own goal.
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VIDEO: Dogs face disease after Thai floods

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 22:15
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Volunteers rescue and shelter abandoned dogs but say many will end up dying.
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England campaign facing scrutiny

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 22:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's troubled Rugby World Cup campaign will be subject to "the most comprehensive review ever undertaken," the Professional Game Board has said.
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Italy can tackle crisis - Monti

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 22:40
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Monti

Italy's Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti says he is convinced Italy can overcome its debt crisis, ahead of unveiling his new government.
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Bid to block $100m 'vulture' debt

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 23:00
related countries: Jersey Jersey, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Charities call for Britain's Privy Council to block an American speculator from taking $100m from the Democratic Republic of Congo through a 'vulture fund' which sued in Jersey.
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Capello hails England youngsters

Tuesday 15th of November 2011, 23:40
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

England coach Fabio Capello believes he has unearthed a new generation of talent ahead of Euro 2012 following back-to-back wins over Spain and Sweden.
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