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Japan quake: Images of then and now

Monday 12th of September 2011, 0:18
related countries: Japan Japan

How do Japan's tsunami-hit regions look six months on?
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VIDEO: Saadi Gaddafi 'arrives in Niger'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 1:00
related countries: Niger Niger, Libya Libya

One of the sons of the fugitive Libyan leader, Col Muammar Gaddafi, has arrived in neighbouring Niger.
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VIDEO: China's one-child policy questioned

Monday 12th of September 2011, 1:45
related countries: China China

China's one-child policy has kept population growth in check for over 30 years, but there are calls it to be relaxed.
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Chinese imports hit record high

Monday 12th of September 2011, 3:18
related countries: China China

China's imports hit a record monthly high in August indicating strong domestic demand despite concerns of a global slowdown.
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Lawes cited over Ledesma clash

Monday 12th of September 2011, 3:20
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England lock Courtney Lawes is cited for allegedly striking Argentina's Mario Ledesma with his knee during Saturday's World Cup match.
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Commission to detail banks split

Monday 12th of September 2011, 3:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

How UK banks should ring-fence operations deemed vital for the UK economy is set to be detailed by a government-appointed commission.
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Obama offers 9/11 message of hope

Monday 12th of September 2011, 3:47
related countries: United States United States

President Obama tells Americans to look to the future with "hearts full of hope", ending a day marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
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Guatemala votes for new president

Monday 12th of September 2011, 5:00
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemalans vote for a new president, in an election dominated by concerns about rising gang violence, with a former general taking an early lead.
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IRB backs Hook penalty decision

Monday 12th of September 2011, 5:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hook

Rugby World Cup organisers back the match officials who disallowed a disputed James Hook penalty in Wales' 17-16 defeat by South Africa.
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Australia to pursue migrant swaps

Monday 12th of September 2011, 6:10
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says her government wants to amend the law and revive an asylum-seeker swap deal with Malaysia.
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India protesters killed by police

Monday 12th of September 2011, 6:53
related countries: India India

Seven people are killed after police in India's Tamil Nadu state opened fire on a crowd of angry Dalit (formerly untouchables) protesters.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news as it happens

Monday 12th of September 2011, 6:53
related countries: United States United States

Sportsday features the climax of the County Championship, plus more.
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Gaddafi son given refuge in Niger

Monday 12th of September 2011, 7:12
related countries: Niger Niger, Libya Libya

One of the sons of Libya's fugitive leader is given refuge in neighbouring Niger, while Col Muammar Gaddafi's whereabouts remain unknown.
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Japan names Edano trade minister

Monday 12th of September 2011, 8:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Yukio Edano has been appointed Japan's trade minister, reports say, after the abrupt resignation of the previous incumbent.
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Spartacus TV actor Whitfield dies

Monday 12th of September 2011, 8:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sand, Whitfield

Andy Whitfield, star of US TV drama, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, dies at the age of 39.
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Rwanda hopes to boost French ties

Monday 12th of September 2011, 8:24
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda
related places: Paris

Rwandan President Paul Kagame pays his first visit to France since his country's 1994 genocide, hoping to improve damaged links with Paris.
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Stosur stuns Williams in US final

Monday 12th of September 2011, 8:42
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Williams

Australia's Sam Stosur wins her first Grand Slam title - but her US Open victory is overshadowed by Serena Williams's verbal abuse of the umpire.
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Troops sent to Indonesia clashes

Monday 12th of September 2011, 9:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Ambon

Indonesia sends troops to the eastern city of Ambon after violent clashes between Muslims and Christians, which left five people dead and 80 hurt.
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Filming sex 'rife at Navy base'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 9:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian Navy cadet who filmed himself with a mobile phone raping a female colleague as she slept wanted to be accepted by his peers, a court hears.
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UK budgets 'face 10-year squeeze'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 9:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Household budgets could be squeezed for the next 10 years as the impact of tax rises and cuts is felt, the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns.
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Suzuki to end Volkswagen alliance

Monday 12th of September 2011, 9:51
related countries: Germany Germany

Suzuki seeks an end to its partnership with Volkswagen, after the German carmaker accuses Suzuki of breaking the terms of their agreement.
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India actress banned for 'affair'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 10:29
related countries: India India

Producers in southern India impose a three-year film ban on actress Nikhita Thukral over an alleged affair with another actor.
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Cigarette ban for Malaysian ape

Monday 12th of September 2011, 10:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An orangutan in Malaysia called Shirley is being weaned off cigarettes that have been thrown to her by zoo visitors, officials say.
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Monday 12th of September 2011, 10:50
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Okawa

Panorama travels to Okawa in Japan to hear from tsunami survivors and to hear about one mother's search for the body of her missing 12-year-old daughter.
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Lost penguin Happy Feet 'missing'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 10:51
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Scientists lose contact with Happy Feet, an emperor penguin who washed up on a New Zealand beach, after signals from his tracker stop.
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Hunt in Kenya for kidnapped widow

Monday 12th of September 2011, 11:00
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Kenya launch a hunt for armed "bandits" who killed a British man and kidnapped his wife in an attack at a luxury resort village.
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India children in HIV blood probe

Monday 12th of September 2011, 11:02
related countries: India India

An investigation is launched into how 23 children who received regular blood transfusions have tested positive for HIV in the Indian state of Gujarat.
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Strauss-Kahn questioned in France

Monday 12th of September 2011, 11:17
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is questioned by police in Paris over a complaint by a French journalist of attempted rape.
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Russian plane crash survivor dies

Monday 12th of September 2011, 11:22
related countries: Russia Russia

The only member of a Russian ice hockey team to survive a plane crash last week, Alexander Galimov, dies of his severe injuries.
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Uganda 'rendition': Suspects free

Monday 12th of September 2011, 11:24
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Uganda Uganda

Kenyan human rights activist Al-Amin Kimathi is one of five suspects in the 2010 Kampala World Cup bombing freed by a Ugandan court.
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Afghan militias 'commit abuses'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 12:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Militias and some units of the new local police in Afghanistan are committing serious human rights abuses, a Human Rights Watch report says.
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Darfur rebel leader flees Libya

Monday 12th of September 2011, 12:14
related countries: Libya Libya

The leader of Darfur's main Justice and Equality Movement (Jem) rebel group, Khalil Ibrahim, has returned from exile in Libya.
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VIDEO: Violence erupts in Chile march

Monday 12th of September 2011, 12:18
related countries: Chile Chile

Violent clashes erupt in Chile on Allende coup anniversary.
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Unions call for Saab bankruptcy

Monday 12th of September 2011, 12:21
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Two Swedish unions apply for Saab to be declared bankrupt because the troubled carmaker has been unable to pay wages to its workers.
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VIDEO: UK man killed, wife abducted in Kenya

Monday 12th of September 2011, 12:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A search has been launched to find a British tourist who has been kidnapped while on holiday in Kenya.
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9/11 memorial opens to visitors

Monday 12th of September 2011, 12:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The US National 9/11 Memorial is to open in New York, one day after being dedicated on the 10th anniversary of the al-Qaeda terror strikes.
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Floods chaos worsens in Pakistan

Monday 12th of September 2011, 13:10
related countries: India India

More than 200 people have died and millions remain affected after two weeks of flooding across Pakistan's Sindh province, with more rain expected.
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ANC struggle song 'hate speech'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 13:14
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's High Court says the ruling ANC's anti-apartheid song constitutes "hate speech", in a case against youth leader Julius Malema.
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VIDEO: East Asia celebrates Moon festival

Monday 12th of September 2011, 13:29
related countries: China China

Mid-autumn celebrations have taken place in China and other far eastern countries.
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VIDEO: Inside Guantanamo Bay 10 years on

Monday 12th of September 2011, 14:09
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, United States United States

The BBC'S Victoria Derbyshire has been allowed into the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay as part of Radio 5live's coverage marking the anniversary of 9/11.
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Monday 12th of September 2011, 14:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Musicians are set to receive royalties from sales and airplay well into their old age after the EU agrees to extend the copyright on sound recordings from 50 to 70 years.
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Injured Broad faces six weeks out

Monday 12th of September 2011, 14:31
related countries: India India

Stuart Broad is diagnosed with a torn a shoulder muscle after being injured during the final over of India's innings in Sunday's fourth one-day international.
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VIDEO: PM on 'shocking' Kenya fire

Monday 12th of September 2011, 14:56
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Lunga-Lunga, Nairobi

Kenya's Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, has described the scene after a petrol pipeline explosion and fire in Kenya's capital as "shocking".
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Guatemala faces election run-off

Monday 12th of September 2011, 15:07
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala's presidential election goes to a second round in November, with Manuel Baldizon challenging front-runner Otto Perez Molina.
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VIDEO: Obama: It's no time to play politics

Monday 12th of September 2011, 15:45
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama has urged members of the US Congress put party politics aside and support his $447bn (£282bn) proposal to create jobs and boost employment in the US.
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PM rejects Russia security call

Monday 12th of September 2011, 16:26
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

David Cameron rejects a call by Russia to restore links with its security services, which were frozen after the Alexander Litvinenko murder.
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Explosion at French nuclear site

Monday 12th of September 2011, 16:42
related countries: France France

No radiation leaks are detected at the French nuclear site of Marcoule, say officials, after a furnace explosion killed one person and injured four.
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Chirac-Villepin allegations revive sleazy memories

Monday 12th of September 2011, 16:50
related countries: France France

New French 'bags of cash' claims could have explosive effect
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Fifty new exoplanets discovered

Monday 12th of September 2011, 16:52
related countries: Chile Chile

Astronomers using a telescope in Chile discover 50 previously unknown exoplanets.
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Nigeria army 'to end Jos unrest'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 16:59
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Jos

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan orders the military to take "all necessary actions" to stop unrest in Jos and the surrounding area.
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UN under pressure over Sri Lanka

Monday 12th of September 2011, 17:10
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The UN Human Rights Council, meeting in Geneva, is under growing pressure to re-examine alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka's war.
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2012 Games 'toughest for cheats'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 18:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The scientist in charge of anti-doping at next years London Olympics says the games will be the toughest yet for cheats.
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Spain wildfire forces evacuations

Monday 12th of September 2011, 18:07
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Marbella

About 200 people leave their homes as a wildfire burns in Andalucia, southern Spain, close to the popular tourist town of Marbella.
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Top French ex-leaders 'got $20m'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 18:55
related countries: France France

Former French President Jacques Chirac and PM Dominique de Villepin were given $20m by African leaders, a lawyer and former aide alleges.
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Nairobi anger high after deadly pipeline fire

Monday 12th of September 2011, 19:03
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Slum residents' fury after deadly pipeline inferno
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Kenya pipeline fire kills dozens

Monday 12th of September 2011, 19:04
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

At least 75 people are killed in a petrol pipeline blast and fire in Kenya's capital Nairobi, the Red Cross says, as flames tear through a nearby shanty town.
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Trott named cricketer of the year

Monday 12th of September 2011, 19:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Jonathan Trott is named cricketer of the year at the ICC's awards while Alastair Cook wins the Test award.
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Live - Djokovic v Nadal

Monday 12th of September 2011, 20:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nadal

World number one Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Rafael Nadal to win the US Open.
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Williams fined over umpire rant

Monday 12th of September 2011, 20:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Monday

Serena Williams has been fined $2,000 (£1,264) and avoided a Grand Slam ban for her tirade at the umpire in the US Open final.
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New fighting over key Libyan town

Monday 12th of September 2011, 20:14
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Bani Walid

At least seven anti-Gaddafi fighters are killed in a battle for the town of Bani Walid, held by forces loyal to the fugitive leader, as civilians flee.
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Driver killed as winds batter UK

Monday 12th of September 2011, 20:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Strong winds from the tail-end of Hurricane Katia batter much of the UK, particularly northern England, where a motorist was killed by a falling tree.
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Global markets fall on debt fears

Monday 12th of September 2011, 20:44
related countries: Greece Greece

Wall Street shares stage a late recovery, despite Asian and European markets falling on concerns that Greece could default.
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VIDEO: Japan continues to rebuild after tsunami

Monday 12th of September 2011, 20:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Six months on from the tsunami that devastated parts of Japan and resulted in the deaths of thousands, the rebuilding process continues.
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Acclaim for banking shake-up plan

Monday 12th of September 2011, 20:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Political parties welcome a report calling for banks to separate their retail banking and investment banking operations.
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Gulf of Mexico oil workers found

Monday 12th of September 2011, 21:22
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The Mexican Navy rescues a group of oil workers three days after they abandoned their vessel in a life raft in the Gulf of Mexico during a tropical storm.
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Six months on: Japan tsunami survivor's story

Monday 12th of September 2011, 21:47
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan tsunami survivor swims for friends who lost their lives
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VIDEO: The town where Gaddafi's flag flies

Monday 12th of September 2011, 21:47
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Bani Walid

Few areas in Libya remain loyal to fugitive former leader Col Gaddafi, but forces supporting the country's transitional authority have yet to take control of the town of Bani Walid.
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Obama sends job plan to Congress

Monday 12th of September 2011, 22:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, Monday

Republicans object as the White House says it plans to pay for its $450bn jobs plan with taxes on oil firms, fund managers and corporate jet owners.
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Italy 'in bond talks with China'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 22:56
related countries: Italy Italy, China China

The Italian government is reported to have been in talks with China's largest sovereign wealth fund about buying Italian bonds.
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The fight for India's water supply

Monday 12th of September 2011, 23:02
related countries: India India

Big business and technology fight for Indian rural water supplies
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Qatar forges new global role

Monday 12th of September 2011, 23:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar, Libya Libya

Qatar forges new global role with support for Libya rebels
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Shia pilgrims shot dead in Iraq

Monday 12th of September 2011, 23:05
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

A group of 22 Shia pilgrims travelling on a bus to Syria have been found shot dead in Iraq's western Anbar province, say Iraqi officials.
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Libya rebels 'committed abuses'

Monday 12th of September 2011, 23:22
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's transitional authorities should take steps to stop abuses carried out by anti-Gaddafi forces, says rights group Amnesty International.
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Should Hitler's Wall be preserved?

Monday 12th of September 2011, 23:32
related countries: France France

Should French respect or revile Nazi coast defences?
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Republican rivals face TV debate

Monday 12th of September 2011, 23:51
related countries: United States United States

Texas Governor Rick Perry's lambasting of the US federal pension system may prove a flashpoint as Republican White House contenders hold their latest TV debate.
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