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G20 'deal to increase IMF money'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 0:04
related countries: Greece Greece

The Group of 20 leaders agree to increase the International Monetary Fund's firepower as Greece's political crisis deepens, according to a draft communique.
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South China Sea tensions rattle China's neighbours

Friday 4th of November 2011, 1:02
related countries: China China

South China Sea tensions alarm China's neighbours
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Mass police arrests in Honduras

Friday 4th of November 2011, 1:21
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras arrests 176 police in an anti-corruption purge, following public outcry over the release of four officers accused of murder.
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Toyota to extend production cuts

Friday 4th of November 2011, 3:06
related countries: Thailand Thailand, Japan Japan
related places: Toyota

Toyota extends production cuts at its factories in Thailand and Japan due to shortage of parts in wake of floods in Thailand.
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Fears for Liberia's press freedom

Friday 4th of November 2011, 3:10
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Fears that Liberia's new press freedom is under threat
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China media considers G20 summit

Friday 4th of November 2011, 3:17
related countries: France France, China China

The G20 Summit in France occupies many of the front pages in China, as the newspapers play up the role of China and its "Brics" allies.
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'New blow' for Palestinian UN bid

Friday 4th of November 2011, 3:32
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK, France and Colombia have told the UN Security Council members they plan to abstain in any vote on Palestinian membership, a UN diplomat says.
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UK Border Agency 'dumped cases'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 3:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

MPs accuse the UK Border Agency of giving up on tracing missing asylum seeker and immigration applicants while under pressure to clear backlogs.
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Qantas lock-out 'was last resort'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 4:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Qantas boss Alan Joyce tells parliament his decision to lock out the airline's staff and ground the Australian carrier's fleet was "absolutely the last resort".
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Bangkok continues to battle flood

Friday 4th of November 2011, 5:37
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai authorities continue to struggle against floodwater passing through the capital, with another industrial park under threat of inundation.
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Fry on grounded Qantas aeroplane

Friday 4th of November 2011, 7:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Singapore Singapore
related places: London

A Qantas Airbus A380 flight from Singapore to London - whose passengers included actor and writer Stephen Fry - is diverted to Dubai after an engine is shut down.
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VIDEO: Greece PM faces fresh call to resign

Friday 4th of November 2011, 7:27
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece's centre-right opposition has demanded Prime Minister George Papandreou resign, throwing into disarray plans for a unity government.
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China envoy in India map outburst

Friday 4th of November 2011, 7:42
related countries: India India, China China

China's ambassador to India becomes involved in a heated exchange over a map that shows parts of India within China's border.
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AUDIO: Barroso: All problems will be solved

Friday 4th of November 2011, 7:52
related countries: Greece Greece

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has said that he expects a government of national unity to be formed in Greece, and that the economic problems in the country "will be solved".
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India activist ends 'silence vow'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 8:03
related countries: India India

Indian anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare ends a 19-day vow of silence, which he says was undertaken for health reasons.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Friday 4th of November 2011, 8:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to John Terry's inclusion in the provisional England squad, Sir Alex Ferguson's 25 years in charge at Manchester United, swimmer Ian Thorpe's comeback, plus more.
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Pakistan 'shame' at fixing scam

Friday 4th of November 2011, 8:32
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Newspapers and commentators across Pakistan pour scorn on three cricketers jailed on Thursday for a spot-fixing scam.
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Tepco to get $11bn government aid

Friday 4th of November 2011, 9:28
related countries: Japan Japan

Tokyo Electric Power Company is set to receive $11.5bn in bailout funds after the government approves its business plan.
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Commerzbank loss on Greece debt

Friday 4th of November 2011, 9:51
related countries: Greece Greece

Commerzbank, Germany's second largest bank, says further writedowns on Greek debt have pushed it into a quarterly loss.
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Anglo takes control of De Beers

Friday 4th of November 2011, 10:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oppenheimer

Anglo American is to take control of diamond company De Beers after agreeing a $5.1bn deal to buy the Oppenheimer family's 40% stake.
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Bombed paper plans new print run

Friday 4th of November 2011, 10:40
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo plans a big reprint of its edition mocking Islamists, days after its offices in Paris were set ablaze.
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Bells to ring in 2012 arts events

Friday 4th of November 2011, 11:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A mass bell-ringing will be held to mark the launch of the Olympics as part of the London 2012 Festival, a UK-wide programme of cultural events.
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VIDEO: Greek mother 'cannot afford milk'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 11:27
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

What do ordinary Greeks make of their country's debt? Ilia Iatrou, a housewife and mother of two in Athens, said she wanted the whole government to go.
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Kenya warns of al-Shabab donkeys

Friday 4th of November 2011, 11:32
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

Kenya's military spokesman says large groups of donkeys in Somalia will be considered "al-Shabab activity" following reports the militants are using the animals to transport weapons.
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SA detains rhino poaching suspect

Friday 4th of November 2011, 11:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Thailand Thailand

A Thai man suspected of being part of an international rhino poaching syndicate is detained in South Africa.
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Lufthansa selling BMI to BA owner

Friday 4th of November 2011, 11:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lufthansa announces that it is selling British Midland (BMI) to International Airlines Group, which owns British Airways and Iberia.
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Thorpe seventh in final on return

Friday 4th of November 2011, 11:47
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Australia's five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe finishes seventh in the 100m individual medley final on his return to action in Singapore.
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The slow boats to South Sudan

Friday 4th of November 2011, 11:53
related countries: Sudan Sudan

South Sudanese stranded on the Nile trying to reach the new nation
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QPR owner backs Terry for England

Friday 4th of November 2011, 12:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes believes John Terry should remain England captain while allegations he racially abused Anton Ferdinand are investigated.
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Russia arrests 'skeleton thief'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 12:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Police investigating Russian grave robberies detain a man after the remains of at least 20 women are found in his flat, Russian media report.
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Strauss criticises ICC inquiries

Friday 4th of November 2011, 12:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss labels the anti-corruption unit of the International Cricket Council as a "toothless tiger".
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RBS bank profits rebound to £2bn

Friday 4th of November 2011, 12:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Bank of Scotland reports pre-tax profit of £2bn in the three months to 30 September, but warns of difficult economic times.
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US unemployment rate drops to 9%

Friday 4th of November 2011, 13:01
related countries: United States United States

The US economy added 80,000 new jobs in October and the unemployment rate dropped to 9% from 9.1%, figures show.
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Artists' Olympic posters unveiled

Friday 4th of November 2011, 13:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A series of 12 Olympic and Paralympic posters, designed by leading UK artists including Tracey Emin and Chris Ofili, is unveiled in London.
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VIDEO: Lost in Seoul

Friday 4th of November 2011, 14:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

A guide to getting around the huge and confusing South Korean city Seoul - with no maps and no smart technology.
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Spain election campaign under way

Friday 4th of November 2011, 14:34
related countries: Spain Spain

Campaigning officially starts for parliamentary elections in Spain, due on 20 November, amid the country's worst economic crisis in decades.
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Nigerian gunmen kill churchgoers

Friday 4th of November 2011, 14:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Riots break out in a northern Nigerian town after a church was attacked by unknown gunmen, leaving at least two dead and 14 wounded.
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Dozens trapped in China coal mine

Friday 4th of November 2011, 14:57
related countries: China China
related places: Henan

Dozens of Chinese miners are trapped in a pit in Henan province after a "rock burst", officials say, in the latest disaster to hit the industry.
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Israel boards Gaza protest boats

Friday 4th of November 2011, 15:42
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli navy intercepts and boards two boats carrying activists and medical supplies as they attempt to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip.
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Q&A: Greek debt crisis

Friday 4th of November 2011, 16:11
related countries: Greece Greece

Why is Greece so reliant on international help to pay its bills?
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Julie Ward police arrive in Kenya

Friday 4th of November 2011, 16:46
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Detectives investigating the murder of Suffolk woman Julie Ward 23 years ago, fly to Kenya to interview witnesses.
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Uganda drops cases against ex-VP

Friday 4th of November 2011, 17:22
related countries: Uganda Uganda

All corruption charges against Uganda's former Vice-President Gilbert Bukenya are dropped just days before his trial.
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Davidson is new Scots Tory leader

Friday 4th of November 2011, 17:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Newly elected MSP Ruth Davidson has been elected as the new leader of the Scottish Conservatives.
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Rally hears attack on Putin party

Friday 4th of November 2011, 17:55
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

An annual rally of radical nationalists in Moscow cheers a fierce condemnation of Russia's ruling party by a leading anti-corruption campaigner.
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Nigerian security bases attacked

Friday 4th of November 2011, 18:06
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Maiduguri

Suicide bombers target the headquarters of the military and secret service in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, army officials say.
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Shot British soldier named by MoD

Friday 4th of November 2011, 18:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier shot dead in Afghanistan has been named by the Ministry of Defence as Private Matthew Haseldin, from 2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment.
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Nigerian comedian Baba Suwe freed

Friday 4th of November 2011, 19:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian comic actor Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, is been freed on bail after his detention on suspicion of drug trafficking.
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Eco-summit move on Jubilee clash

Friday 4th of November 2011, 20:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Botswana Botswana

The Brazilian government is likely to move the dates of a key UN environment summit, as a clash with the UK Royal Jubilee threatens to keep leaders away.
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Liberia's Tubman to boycott poll

Friday 4th of November 2011, 20:25
related countries: Liberia Liberia

The opposition candidate in next week's presidential run-off in Liberia, Winston Tubman, says he will not take part after earlier voicing concerns about the poll's fairness.
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Washington raises a glass to Cuba

Friday 4th of November 2011, 21:20
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba remembers Hemingway - in a Washington bar
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VIDEO: Syria: Hospital receives 100 corpses

Friday 4th of November 2011, 21:42
related countries: Syria Syria

Medical officials in the Syrian city of Homs have told the BBC that the local hospital has received more than a 100 corpses in the past 48 hours.
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Head of UK border force suspended

Friday 4th of November 2011, 21:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of the UK border force is suspended by the Home Office following allegations staff were told to scale down some identity checks.
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Six killed in Italy flash floods

Friday 4th of November 2011, 22:14
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Genoa

At least six people are killed when the Italian port city of Genoa is hit by flash flooding during torrential rainfall.
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Italy reforms 'lack credibility'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 22:23
related countries: Italy Italy

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says that Italy's planned budgetary reforms "lack credibility".
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G20 agrees to boost IMF resources

Friday 4th of November 2011, 23:11
related countries: Greece Greece

G20 leaders in Cannes end their summit with a plan to boost growth and rebalance the global economy, but give no details.
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Syria forces 'renew Homs attacks'

Friday 4th of November 2011, 23:20
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian military forces resume attacks in the city of Homs, as fresh anti-government protests take place around the country.
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