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Wall Street protesters getting harder to ignore

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 0:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

Wall Street protests spread across US
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Palin not running for president

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 0:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin declares she will not run for the White House in the 2012 presidential elections.
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Flood starts alongside Wilkinson

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 0:55
related countries: France France

England pick both Toby Flood and Jonny Wilkinson for the World Cup quarter-final against France, while Nick Easter, Tom Palmer and Mark Cueto return to the side.
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VIDEO: Return to Douma city in Syria

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 0:59
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The BBC's Lyse Doucet reports from Douma, a suburb of Damascus, after being granted permission to enter by the Syrian authorities.
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The battle for Australia's water

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 1:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian farmers told to use a third less water
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Mexico arrests top cartel suspect

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 1:44
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Sinaloa

Mexican security forces arrest a man believed to be a key figure in the country's most powerful drugs gang, the Sinaloa cartel.
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Wall Street demonstrators march

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 1:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Thousands of protesters march on New York's financial district, as students stage campus walk-outs and rallies are also held in other US cities.
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'Rival' killed Mexico politician

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 2:07
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Guerrero

Prosecutors in Mexico say federal Congressman Moises Villanueva was killed on the orders of a local politician in the southern state of Guerrero.
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Stargazing at an 'Aboriginal Stonehenge'

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 2:18
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Stonehenge

Could this ring of rocks be Australia's Stonehenge?
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Afghanistan asks for drought aid

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 3:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan is appealing for $142m to feed 2.6 million people this winter as it faces the worst drought for a decade, with half the country's provinces affected.
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US nears South Korea free trade

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 3:19
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The free trade pact between the US and South Korea has cleared the first hurdle four years after the deal was first agreed.
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Archbishop on central Africa trip

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 3:46
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The Archbishop of Canterbury begins a pastoral visit to central Africa during which he will try to heal divisions in the Church in Zimbabwe.
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Fears surface over Chinese debt

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 4:28
related countries: China China

Fears are growing that China may face its own debt crisis amid signs of a slowdown and an explosion in underground lending.
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Citic securities dips on HK debut

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 4:55
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Citic Securities has fallen on its debut at the Hong Kong stock exchange as market volatility continues to dent sentiment.
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VIDEO: Protesters march on Wall Street

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 5:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street, New York

Thousands of protesters have marched on New York's financial district, with rallies also held in other US cities.
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VIDEO: Drought looms in Afghanistan

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 5:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Ten years after the US-led invasion, Afghanistan is appealing for food aid, as it faces an unprecedented drought.
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Japan politician Ozawa on trial

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 6:01
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Ozawa

Ichiro Ozawa, one of Japan's most influential politicians, denies breaking political fundraising laws as his trial begins in Tokyo.
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Report probes Goa 'illicit mines'

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 7:07
related countries: India India
related places: Goa

Nearly half the iron ore exported from the western Indian state of Goa is illegally mined, the leader of the state opposition alleges.
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Qantas buys 110 Airbus aircraft

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 7:18
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

European aircraft maker Airbus strikes a deal worth US$9.5bn (£6.2bn) with Australia's Qantas for 110 jets.
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Australia in transgender ruling

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 7:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's top court rules two transgender people can be legally recognised as men, even though they have not had complete sex changes.
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Venezuela mourns former president

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 7:28
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Supporters of former Venezuela President Carlos Andres Perez are paying their last respects as he lies in state at his party headquarters in Caracas.
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Capello contemplates Jones debut

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 7:56
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Fabio Capello considers giving teenage Manchester United defender Phil Jones his England debut in Friday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro.
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French poll contenders spar on TV

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 8:44
related countries: France France

Livelier exchanges mark the final TV debate between the six rivals for the right to stand for France's opposition Socialists at the 2012 presidential poll.
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Heroin and crack treatment falls

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 8:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of heroin and crack cocaine users needing treatment in England has fallen by 10,000 in two years, figures show.
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Aid group MSF ends Thailand work

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 9:04
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Medecins Sans Frontieres ceases operations in Thailand because of a row over medical treatment for migrant workers and unregistered foreigners.
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A marine's journey to hell and back again

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 9:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Documentary film looks at foreign troops in Afghanistan
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David Cassidy sues over image use

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 9:17
related countries: United States United States

US singer David Cassidy sues Sony, claiming he was not paid for sales of Partridge Family merchandise bearing his image.
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Stranded ship leaking oil off NZ

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 10:06
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A 47,000-tonne container ship which ran aground on a reef off the New Zealand coast is leaking oil, with a slick doubling in size.
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Tokelau to make dateline switch

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 10:10
related countries: Samoa Samoa, Tokelau Tokelau

The South Pacific community of Tokelau says it will jump to the other side of the international dateline, following a similar move by Samoa.
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I'm not giving up, says Hamilton

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 10:11
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Under-fire Lewis Hamilton insists he is doing nothing wrong in his driving, but admits he is not "in the best place in his life".
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Syria unrest: Daring to speak in Douma

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 10:35
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The BBC visits the Damascus protest suburb of Douma
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Somali wounded flown to Turkey

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 10:41
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Somalia Somalia

Thirty-six of the most severely wounded people in Tuesday's Islamist suicide attack in Somalia's capital are being flown to Turkey for treatment.
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France acts against net pirates

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 10:43
related countries: France France

A small number of French net users could be thrown offline as the country moves to enforce its tough anti-piracy laws.
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Japan tourism industry recovering

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 11:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's tourism industry shows signs of recovery following the devastating tsunami last March, according to a report.
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Lone Star guilty of market fraud

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 11:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lone Star

US buyout fund Lone Star has been fined $20.9m and its former boss has been jailed over stock market manipulation.
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Apple 'visionary' Steve Jobs dies

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 11:59
related countries: United States United States

Technology pioneer and co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, dies at the age of 56 with President Obama saying "the world has lost a visionary".
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New Zealand 'will be at 2015 Cup'

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 12:24
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's Rugby World Cup minister Gerry Brownlee tells BBC Sport it is "unthinkable" that the All Blacks would miss the 2015 Rugby World Cup despite a dispute over the costs of hosting the current tournament.
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Swede wins Nobel Literature Prize

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 13:06
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Tomas Transtroemer, Scandinavia's best-known living poet, becomes the 108th recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Merritt's Olympic ban overturned

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 13:43
related countries: United States United States

Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt successfully challenges a doping rule in a move that could put pressure on Great Britain's by-law that stops Dwain Chambers and others from competing in the 2012 Games.
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Bank injects £75bn into economy

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 14:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of England says it will inject a further £75bn into the economy through quantitative easing (QE) but holds interest rates at 0.5%.
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Players named in 'cricket scam'

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 14:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A further three Pakistan cricketers are named in court as being allegedly involved in a betting scam as the trial of two players for match fixing continues.
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'More than 2,900' killed in Syria

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 15:34
related countries: Syria Syria

The death toll in Syria rises to more than 2,900 since the pro-democracy protests began in March, the UN human rights office says.
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Rooney is ready to play - Capello

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 15:56
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Fabio Capello says Wayne Rooney has told him he is relaxed and ready to face Montenegro on Friday despite his father's arrest.
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Tough guy actor Napier dies at 75

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 16:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Napier

US actor Charles Napier, who portrayed a succession of movie tough guys, dies at the age of 75.
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Egypt enduring 'sensitive stage'

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 16:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's military leader says the country is undergoing a "sensitive stage" in its history, and calling for people to "rally round national goals".
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SA call to solve gay men murders

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 16:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Rights activists in South Africa condemn the police for failing to solve the murders of five gay men by a suspected serial killer or homophobic gang.
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Trading in Dexia shares suspended

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 17:01
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Trading of shares in Dexia is suspended as the troubled Franco-Belgian bank negotiates the sale of its Luxembourg business.
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VIDEO: North Korea's malnourished children

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 17:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Reports from North Korea say that children in some areas of the country are severely malnourished.
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'CIA doctor' faces treason charge

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 17:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A Pakistani inquiry into the US raid that killed Osama Bin Laden urges treason charges against a doctor accused of working for the CIA.
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Thursday 6th of October 2011, 17:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Pakistan's Supreme Court says ruling coalition parties - especially the MQM - are involved in murdering civilians in the port city of Karachi.
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Gaddafi urges mass Libya protests

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 17:31
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's ousted leader Col Muammar Gaddafi urges Libyans on to the streets "in their millions" to resist the country's interim leadership.
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Obama lays down gauntlet on jobs

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 17:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

US President Barack Obama says his jobs act would insure the American economy against another downturn, as he challenges Republicans to back the bill.
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VIDEO: Wounded veterans tackle cycle tour

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 17:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A group of 30 veterans from the US and UK are taking part in a transatlantic charity cycle ride to raise funds for other wounded servicemen.
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Ericsson up on handset exit news

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 18:13
related countries: United States United States

Ericsson shares rise nearly 8% in US trading on a report that Sony will buy it out of their mobile phone handsets joint venture.
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Malawi leader promises riot probe

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 18:30
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika tells the BBC that he will establish a commission of enquiry into the deadly riots that took place in July.
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All Blacks pick Williams on wing

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 19:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand select Sonny Bill Williams on the wing and Colin Slade at fly-half for their World Cup quarter-final against Argentina.
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George Wright fights extradition

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 20:15
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United States United States

Convicted killer and plane hijacker George Wright, on the run from the FBI for more than 40 years, fights extradition from Portugal to the US.
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VIDEO: Police seize one million fake euros

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 20:48
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Police

Police in Poland have seized one million euros in forged banknotes.
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Man 'thought dead pal was drunk'

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 21:00
related countries: United States United States

One of two men accused of driving around a US city with their friend's corpse in the back seat thought the dead man was just drunk, a court hears.
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US demands troop immunity in Iraq

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 21:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US defence secretary Leon Panetta insists that any US troops remaining in Iraq after 2011 must remain immune from prosecution.
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Chilean court backs dam project

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 21:12
related countries: Chile Chile

Work on a multi-billion-dollar dam project in Chile's Patagonia region is allowed to go ahead after an appeals court lifts a suspension order.
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VIDEO: Afghans facing unprecedented drought

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 21:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan is facing an unprecedented drought and is appealing for food aid for 10 million people.
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Syria army 'kills man in Lebanon'

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 21:47
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Syrian forces cross into Lebanon and shoot dead a Syrian living in a border area, reports say, raising fears of a spillover of unrest.
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US 'quarry shooter suspect' dead

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 21:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Police shoot dead a man believed to be the California quarry worker who gunned down three colleagues and wounded six others on Wednesday.
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Terry backs Johnson's management

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 22:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain John Terry praises the way in which England rugby manager Martin Johnson has defended his players at the World Cup.
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Ex-governors arrested in Nigeria

Thursday 6th of October 2011, 23:19
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's anti-corruption agency arrests three former state governors for allegedly embezzling funds amounting to $615m (£400m).
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