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VIDEO: Cocaine use 'threatens Colombia'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 0:10
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos calls on foreign governments to take more responsibility for illegal drug use in their countries.
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Dangerous days ahead for Spain

Monday 21st of November 2011, 0:18
related countries: Spain Spain

Gavin Hewitt on the hard times facing Spain's new PM
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Death toll rises in Cairo clashes

Monday 21st of November 2011, 0:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Thousands of Egyptian protesters remain in Cairo's Tahrir Square after two days of violence in which at least 13 people were killed and hundreds injured.
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Warning over UK child poverty

Monday 21st of November 2011, 2:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Children's Commissioners for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are warning that child poverty could rise.
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Deadly fire at India eunuch event

Monday 21st of November 2011, 3:50
related countries: India India
related places: At, Delhi

At least 14 people die and over 40 others are injured in a fire at a gathering of eunuchs in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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VIDEO: Tahrir Square 'part two'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 4:26
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Protesters in Cairo demand the resignation of the head of Egypt governing military council amid growing concern that the armed forces do not want to hand over power.
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Suu Kyi targets by-election seat

Monday 21st of November 2011, 5:29
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will try to win a seat in parliament in forthcoming by-elections, her party says.
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Toyota restores Japan production

Monday 21st of November 2011, 5:37
related countries: Thailand Thailand, Japan Japan

Toyota Motor has restored vehicle output in Japan to "near-normal levels" on Monday, after severe flooding in Thailand disrupted supply chains.
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Super-committee nears debt failure

Monday 21st of November 2011, 6:00
related countries: United States United States

Mark Mardell on the countdown to a US budget cuts deadline
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VIDEO: Spain socialists admit poll defeat

Monday 21st of November 2011, 6:33
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's ruling socialist party has seen a crushing and humiliating defeat in Sunday's national elections, as voters gave the centre-right Populist Party a clear majority.
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No deal between Qantas and unions

Monday 21st of November 2011, 6:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian airline Qantas fails to reach a deal with pilots and ground staff, meaning their dispute will now go to forced arbitration.
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AUDIO: 'They want to steal our revolution'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 7:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Hugh Sykes reports from Tahrir Square in Cairo where protesters have once again taken to the streets to demand the removal of the governing military regime.
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Failed state: Can DR Congo recover?

Monday 21st of November 2011, 7:43
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Is DR Congo really the world's worst country?
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Australia sued over cigarette law

Monday 21st of November 2011, 7:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing the Australian government over a new law making plain packaging mandatory for cigarettes from December 2012.
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'Maoists behind India nun murder'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 7:57
related countries: India India

Police in India's Jharkhand state are looking at the possible involvement of Maoist rebels in the murder of a nun who campaigned for tribal rights.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Monday 21st of November 2011, 8:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to the weekend's football and all the action and reaction from the ATP World Tour Finals.
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VIDEO: Khmer Rouge 'tortured my brother'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 8:04
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Rob Hamill's brother Kerry was on board a yacht which was intercepted by the Cambodian navy during the Khmer Rouge era.
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Centrica signs Statoil gas deal

Monday 21st of November 2011, 8:36
related countries: Norway Norway

Centrica signs a gas supply deal with Norway's Statoil and also buys production rights for Norwegian parts of the North Sea.
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Cameron: Euro crisis 'chilling'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 8:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron is set to tell the CBI conference the financial crisis in the eurozone is having a "chilling" effect on the UK's economy.
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Trial of Khmer Rouge trio begins

Monday 21st of November 2011, 9:38
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia
related places: Phnom Penh

The three top surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime go on trial, more than 30 years after atrocities that killed up to two million people.
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Tokyo sarin gas attack trials end

Monday 21st of November 2011, 9:48
related countries: Japan Japan

The final legal case related to the Tokyo 1995 sarin gas attack ends with judges upholding a death sentence against one of the perpetrators.
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Adele and Swift rule AMAs roost

Monday 21st of November 2011, 9:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Swift, Adele

Adele and Taylor Swift win three awards each at the American Music Awards, with the US country star crowned artist of the year.
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VIDEO: Dutch killer whale decision due

Monday 21st of November 2011, 9:58
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch judge will decide on Monday if a killer whale should be returned to the wild or sent to live in a theme park in the Canary Islands.
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Fog disrupts flights from London

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Passengers are facing a second day of disruption as hundreds of flights are cancelled or delayed because of dense fog in London.
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VIDEO: US debt talks on verge of failure

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:23
related countries: United States United States

Talks aimed at cutting US government debt are on the verge of failure, the BBC understands
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Assembly backs India state split

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:28
related countries: India India

The assembly in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh passes a resolution which seeks to divide the state into four smaller ones.
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Two children found dead in Turkey

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:31
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Two young children from Hampshire are found dead in a seaside town in Turkey.
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Breaking Dawn rises to number one

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:34
related countries: United States United States

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 makes its debut at the top of the US box office chart, with takings of $139.5m (£88.6m).
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Nadal ridicules Noah accusations

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:43
related countries: France France, Spain Spain

Rafael Nadal claims French tennis legend Yannick Noah's allegations about doping in Spanish sport are "stupid".
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Swazi queen's 'eviction' denied

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:50
related countries: Swaziland Swaziland

A Swazi royal official denies reports that King Mswati III's 12th wife, Nothando Dube, accused of having an affair last year, has been evicted from the palace.
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VIDEO: Spanish views: 'A lot to do quickly'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 10:51
related countries: Spain Spain

Voters and media in Spain react to centre-right Mariano Rajoy's victory and the Socialist Party's worst ever defeat in general elections.
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Hackers 'attack' US water system

Monday 21st of November 2011, 11:36
related countries: United States United States

Hackers are believed to have destroyed a pump used to pipe water to thousands of homes in a US city in Illinois.
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I will stay at Arsenal - Wenger

Monday 21st of November 2011, 11:40
related countries: France France

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists "I will stay and that's it" having sparked speculation about his Arsenal future with an interview in the French media.
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Turkish bus 'under fire in Syria'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 11:57
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

A bus carrying Turkish Muslim pilgrims comes under gun attack in central Syria with two people injured, Turkish media and officials say.
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VIDEO: Marseilles rejects national park plan

Monday 21st of November 2011, 12:05
related countries: France France

People in Marseilles are trying to stop the French government from designating an area right next to the city as the country's first new national park for 30 years.
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Hungary asks for IMF assistance

Monday 21st of November 2011, 12:07
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary asks the International Monetary Fund and the European Union for assistance as its financial situation grows more precarious.
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Projecting Turkey's increasing power

Monday 21st of November 2011, 12:38
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey enters a new era of national self-confidence
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Putin 'booed' at sporting event

Monday 21st of November 2011, 13:01
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is apparently booed at a martial arts contest in Moscow in what would be a rare show of public dissent.
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Nigeria polio 'in big increase'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 13:31
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A four-fold increase in polio is reported in northern Nigeria, with the disease spreading to neighbouring countries, a World Health Organisation official says.
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Rocky musical to open in Germany

Monday 21st of November 2011, 13:55
related countries: Germany Germany

A musical version of boxing movie Rocky, backed by the film's star Sylvester Stallone, will debut in Germany in November next year.
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Live text - Murray v Ferrer

Monday 21st of November 2011, 14:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

British number one Andy Murray begins his ATP World Tour Finals campaign against Spain's David Ferrer.
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VIDEO: Nuclear plot angers Iranian gamers

Monday 21st of November 2011, 15:13
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian gamers sign a petition against a new video game, Battlefield 3, which includes a search for nuclear bombs in a future Iran.
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Shampoo mistaken for ecstasy drug

Monday 21st of November 2011, 15:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian man is paid thousands of dollars in compensation after being wrongly accused of smuggling ecstasy in shampoo bottles.
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VIDEO: 'The revolution must be continued'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 15:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Alexandria

Stephen Sackur speaks to protesters in Alexandria, Egypt - who say they are frustrated and do not trust the armed forces.
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Dutch keep killer whale captive

Monday 21st of November 2011, 15:53
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Campaigners are overruled as the Netherlands prepares to send a rescued killer whale to a theme park in the Canary Islands.
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'No miracles' warns Spain victor

Monday 21st of November 2011, 15:56
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's conservative leader Mariano Rajoy says the country's voice must be respected again, after a resounding election win for his Popular Party.
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VIDEO: China dog mounts graveside vigil

Monday 21st of November 2011, 16:11
related countries: China China
related places: Panjiatun

A dog in the Chinese village of Panjiatun refuses to leave the graveyard where its owner is buried.
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Struggling Murray loses to Ferrer

Monday 21st of November 2011, 16:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Andy Murray appears to sustain an injury as he loses 6-4 7-5 to David Ferrer in the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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We'll get Britain building - PM

Monday 21st of November 2011, 16:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron vows to restart the housing market as he unveils a range of plans including help for buyers of new homes in England.
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Afghans 'foil Kabul rocket plot'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 16:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Afghan intelligence foiled rocket and bomb plots involving Pakistanis against last week's tribal assembly in Kabul, officials say.
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Fresh clashes grip Cairo square

Monday 21st of November 2011, 16:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Clashes erupt again in Cairo after a weekend of violence, with reports of more than 20 people killed and hundreds wounded in protests at military rule.
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Bahrain admits 'excessive force'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 16:50
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

"Excessive force" was used by security forces in Bahrain against pro-democracy protesters earlier this year, the government finds.
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Disgraced US cardinal leaves job

Monday 21st of November 2011, 16:51
related countries: Italy Italy, United States United States
related places: Vatican, Rome, Boston

Cardinal Bernard Law, forced to resign as archbishop of Boston in 2002 over a sex abuse scandal, retires from his new post in Rome, the Vatican says.
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Athlete cleared of husband attack

Monday 21st of November 2011, 17:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scottish track legend Liz McColgan is found not guilty of assaulting her estranged husband at their home.
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Australia tie series in thriller

Monday 21st of November 2011, 17:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Australia Australia

Australia beat South Africa by two wickets on the final day to level their two-match series 1-1.
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VIDEO: Mila Kunis keeps date with Marine

Monday 21st of November 2011, 17:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marine

Hollywood actress Mila Kunis has kept her promise to a US marine and gone with him to his Marine Corps Birthday gala.
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Sri Lanka police big family plan

Monday 21st of November 2011, 18:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The government of Sri Lanka appears to want military and police families to have more children, offering them a cash incentive for doing so.
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Pakistan troops killed in ambush

Monday 21st of November 2011, 18:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

At least 14 Pakistani paramilitary soldiers are killed as gunmen ambush them in the restive south-western province of Balochistan, officials say.
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VIDEO: Fresh clashes grip Cairo square

Monday 21st of November 2011, 19:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Clashes erupt again in Cairo after a weekend of violence, with reports of more than 20 people killed and hundreds wounded in protests at military rule.
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Thousands swell protests in Cairo

Monday 21st of November 2011, 19:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egyptians continue to swell the ranks of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square after three days of bloody unrest, and the cabinet offers its resignation.
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VIDEO: Pandas get ready for Scottish home

Monday 21st of November 2011, 19:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

Two pandas are heading to Edinburgh Zoo from China, as part of an international conservation effort.
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Djokovic v Berdych as it happened

Monday 21st of November 2011, 19:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

World number one Novak Djokovic beats Tomas Berdych in the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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US debt talks on verge of failure

Monday 21st of November 2011, 19:51
related countries: United States United States

Democrats and Republicans are expected to confirm that a congressional "super-committee" tasked with cutting the US deficit has failed to reach a deal.
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Nigeria sect 'has political ties'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 19:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's secret police say Boko Haram Islamic militants are receiving funding from certain politicians in the north.
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UK severs ties with Iranian banks

Monday 21st of November 2011, 20:36
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK imposes new financial sanctions against Iran which it says are needed because Iranian banks may be linked to the country's alleged nuclear weapons programme.
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Wikileaks suspect gets court date

Monday 21st of November 2011, 20:37
related countries: United States United States

US Army analyst Bradley Manning, accused of leaking government secrets to the website Wikileaks is set to appear before a military panel in December for a preliminary hearing.
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'Earliest' evidence of violence

Monday 21st of November 2011, 21:13
related countries: China China

A healed fracture discovered on a 150,000-year-old skull from China may be the oldest documented evidence of violence between humans.
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VIDEO: Gul 'preparing for worst' in Syria

Monday 21st of November 2011, 21:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

The Turkish President, Abdullah Gul, has told the BBC that Turkey is preparing for the worst in neighbouring Syria
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No deal for US 'super-committee'

Monday 21st of November 2011, 21:57
related countries: United States United States

The heads of a congressional committee tasked with finding $1.2tn (£762bn) in spending cuts says it has failed to come to an agreement.
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Iran hit by fresh West sanctions

Monday 21st of November 2011, 22:08
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: West, Tehran

The US, Canada and UK announce fresh sanctions against Iran amid growing concern over Tehran's nuclear programme.
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Cuba to ease agricultural sales

Monday 21st of November 2011, 22:19
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban farmers will be allowed to sell their products directly to tourist businesses under new rules to be introduced next month.
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Syria 'must change' says Turkey

Monday 21st of November 2011, 22:33
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkey's president tells the BBC his country will not remain indifferent to the crisis in neighbouring Syria, calling for "fundamental reforms".
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US college suspends police chief

Monday 21st of November 2011, 23:26
related countries: United States United States

The campus police chief at the University of California, Davis is put on administrative leave over Friday's pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters.
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Tunisia coalition names top posts

Monday 21st of November 2011, 23:32
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The three parties in Tunisia's coalition agree on senior government officials, including moderate Islamist Hamadi Jebali as prime minister.
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Chevron fined over Brazil spill

Monday 21st of November 2011, 23:54
related countries: United States United States, Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana
related places: Janeiro, Rio

The Brazilian government says it will fine US oil company Chevron $28m (£17.9m) for causing an oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.
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Global markets down on debt fears

Monday 21st of November 2011, 23:59
related countries: Spain Spain

Markets worldwide tumble on fears over global debt - with another impasse due in the US and continuing fears over the eurozone crisis.
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