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VIDEO: Haiti clashes over anti-UN protest

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 0:58
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Police in Haiti have used tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding the withdrawal of UN peace keeping troops from the country.
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New oil find off Falkland Islands

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 1:05
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

British oil company Rockhopper plans a major oil development off the Falkland Islands after making further significant finds.
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Bomb blasts in Yemen city of Aden

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 2:47
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least two bombs hit security buildings in Yemen's southern city of Aden, officials say, with one person reported killed as police respond.
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China restates Europe bond stance

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 3:14
related countries: China China

A top Chinese official says China will extend a helping hand to debt-burdened European nations, reinforcing a stance taken by Premier Wen Jiabao.
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'Breakthrough' in Belgian talks

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 3:50
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The negotiator in Belgium's political crisis announces a breakthrough in efforts to form a coalition after 15 months without an elected government.
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Nine die in India clash over land

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 4:11
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least nine people are killed in the Indian state of Rajasthan when two communities clash over a piece of land, police say.
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Midwife shortages 'risking lives'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 4:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Parts of England are facing big midwife shortages, putting the safety of mothers and babies at risk, according to the Royal College of Midwives.
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2012 'stopped Radcliffe quitting'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 5:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paula Radcliffe says she "might have given up" without the "carrot" of London 2012.
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VIDEO: Euro crisis threatens French banks

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 5:37
related countries: Greece Greece, France France

Continuing concern over a possible Greek default is putting pressure on French banks, which are the most exposed to Greek debt.
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VIDEO: Greece 'integral' to eurozone

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 5:40
related countries: Greece Greece, Germany Germany

The leaders of Greece, France and Germany have said that Greece is an "integral" part of the eurozone, following a telephone conference on the crisis.
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Eurozone leaders reassure Greece

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 6:17
related countries: Greece Greece, Germany Germany

The leaders of Greece, France and Germany say Greece is an "integral" part of the eurozone, amid speculation of a Greek debt default.
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In pictures: Senegal's gold rush

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 6:48
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Miners seek their fortunes in Africa's newest gold rush
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'Fonz' is honoured by the Queen

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 6:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Queen, Washington

Henry Winkler, who played the Fonz on US sitcom Happy Days, is awarded an honorary OBE at the British embassy in Washington for his work on dyslexia.
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RFU defends England 'evening out'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 7:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England management defend stand-in captain Mike Tindall, and several of his team-mates, after they were pictured enjoying a night out in New Zealand.
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China death penalty over attacks

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 7:10
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese courts sentence four members of the Uighur minority to death over attacks in restive Xinjiang province, which left more than 30 people dead.
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Kashmir boys held for bomb email

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 7:11
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest two schoolboys in connection with last week's bomb attack in Delhi.
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China 'losing manufacturing edge'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 8:11
related countries: China China, Indonesia Indonesia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Indonesia and Bangladesh are benefiting as China loses its edge as the world's cheapest place to manufacture goods, a new report suggests.
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VIDEO: RIM pin hopes on mobile handsets

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 8:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackberry

Research In Motion, the maker of the Blackberry hand-held devices, is to release its quarterly results after the US stock market closes today.
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Indian state in laptop giveaway

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 8:38
related countries: India India

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu begins handing out free laptops to schoolchildren in a $2bn programme of giveaways described by critics as a waste of money.
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Strike 'paralyses' Freeport mine

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 8:42
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Thousands of workers begin a month-long strike at one of the world's largest gold and copper mines in the remote Indonesian province of Papua.
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Angola plane crash kills generals

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 8:58
related countries: Angola Angola
related places: Huambo

Thirty people, including three army generals, are killed after an Angolan military plane crashes, a military official says.
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Cuba attacks Richardson 'slander'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 8:58
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Richardson

Cuba criticises ex-New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, denying he was invited to Cuba to discuss the release of jailed American Alan Gross.
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Denmark votes as economy falters

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 9:03
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The ruling centre-right coalition in Denmark looks vulnerable after a decade in power as voters go to the polls in an election dominated by the economy.
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New species of dolphin discovered

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 9:16
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian researchers find that a species of dolphin thought to be a common bottlenose is in fact a new species - and may already be endangered.
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Boxing champion Valuev hunts yeti

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 9:24
related countries: Russia Russia

The former world heavyweight boxing champion, Nikolai Valuev, has joined an expedition searching for a Russian yeti in Siberia.
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Apple drops 'Jew or not Jew' app

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 9:30
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Apple

US computer firm Apple withdraws a Jewish or Not Jewish mobile phone application from its French online store over legal data collection issues.
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Israeli settler murderer jailed

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 9:36
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

An Israeli military court sentences an 18-year-old Palestinian to five life prison terms for the murder of five members of a Jewish family living on a West Bank settlement.
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 9:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier dies after being shot while on patrol with Afghanistan's police in Helmand province, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Russia 6-13 USA

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 10:06
related countries: Russia Russia

USA secure their first victory of the World Cup by edging past Russia at Stadium Taranaki in New Plymouth.
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India actress film ban overturned

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 10:39
related countries: India India

The three-year ban on Indian actress Nikhita Thukral from Kannada language films, because of an alleged affair with another actor, is reversed.
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VIDEO: Risky gold mining booming in Senegal

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 10:41
related countries: Senegal Senegal
related places: Diabougou

Thousands of miners from all over West Africa flock to Diabougou in Senegal to find work in a dangerous activity.
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Israeli-Arab militant cell held

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 10:53
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Nazareth

Israeli authorities arrest five suspected members of a home-grown Israeli-Arab cell allegedly planning to carry out attacks near Nazareth.
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VIDEO: Skateboarders explore unseen Burma

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 11:28
related countries: Burma Burma

A recently released documentary aims to show a new side to the rarely seen country of Burma.
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Belarus metro-bombing trial opens

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 11:44
related countries: Belarus Belarus
related places: Minsk

Two men go on trial in Belarus accused of bombing the metro system in the capital Minsk, an attack which left 15 people dead and 200 wounded.
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Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 11:56
related countries: Libya Libya, France France

UK Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are in Libya, the most senior Western leaders to visit since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted.
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Palin husband attacks 'book lies'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 12:04
related countries: United States United States

The husband of US politician Sarah Palin attacks as "disgusting lies" allegations contained in a biography of his wife that she had an affair and used drugs.
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UBS man held over 'rogue trades'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 12:05
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

London police arrest trader Kweku Adoboli after Swiss bank UBS says unauthorised trading by a staff member led to losses of $2bn (£1.3bn).
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West Bank residents split on Palestinian statehood bid

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 12:07
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Not all West Bank residents are behind bid for statehood
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'Missing' SA diver found in cell

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 12:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A rescue team is mobilised to search for a missing scuba diver in South Africa, until his mother discloses that police had detained him for allegedly diving illegally.
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Disease hits Sindh flood victims

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 12:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than two million people in Pakistan are suffering from flood-related diseases following torrential rain in Sindh province, officials say.
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Egyptian steel magnate Ezz jailed

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 13:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian court hands a 10-year jail term to steel magnate Ahmed Ezz, who held a senior position in ex-President Hosni Mubarak's party.
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Big croc may have met giant snake

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 13:30
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The fossilised remains of a 20ft-long extinct species of crocodile are discovered in a mine in Colombia.
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VIDEO: Tonne of cocaine seized in Costa Rica

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 13:51
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Police in Costa Rica arrested three fishermen for suspected drug trafficking and seized around one tonne of cocaine.
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World 'must dig deeper on famine'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 14:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The rest of the world must follow the UK's example and give more aid to those facing starvation in the Horn of Africa, the international development minister says.
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S Lanka monks raze Muslim shrine

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 14:03
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A group of Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka led a crowd that demolished a Muslim shrine last week, the BBC learns.
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Harrison film's hometown premiere

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 14:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

The UK premiere of Martin Scorsese's biopic of the late Beatle George Harrison will be held in Liverpool.
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Palestinians set date for UN bid

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 15:35
related countries: Israel Israel

The Palestinians say they will ask for full UN membership next week, while Israel's prime minister says he will address the UN on Israel's objections.
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Ethiopian athletes 'go missing'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 15:40
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Mozambique Mozambique

Fifteen Ethiopian athletes go missing after competing in the 10th All Africa Games in Mozambique.
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Togo leader's brother convicted

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 15:52
related countries: Togo Togo

A half-brother of Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe is sentenced to 20 years in prison for plotting a coup.
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Norway cruise ship fire kills two

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 16:02
related countries: Norway Norway

Two people die in a fire on a cruise ship off the coast of Norway.
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VIDEO: World leaders met as heroes in Libya

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 16:06
related countries: Libya Libya, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British PM David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are in Libya, the most senior Western leaders to visit since Col Muammar Gaddafi was ousted.
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Chinese premier calls for reform

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 16:18
related countries: China China

China's Premier Wen Jiabao says China must change its system of absolute power and introduce more democracy.
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Ethiopian 'flees' over Wikileaks

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 16:21
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States

An Ethiopian reporter tells the BBC he has fled his country because he was cited in a US diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks last month.
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Live - Europa League

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 16:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham, Fulham, Tottenham, Stoke

No British teams win in the opening round of Europa League group games, with Stoke, Tottenham, and Fulham drawing and Celtic and Birmingham being beaten.
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Tycoon abandons Russian poll race

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 16:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has abandoned his campaign for December's election, accusing a Kremlin insider of sabotage.
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French Socialists to spar on TV

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 17:00
related countries: France France

The six contenders for the right to stand for France's opposition Socialists at the 2012 presidential election are to hold a live TV debate.
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Bomb attack hits Pakistan funeral

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 17:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Anti-Taliban tribesmen are among at least 20 people killed in a suicide attack on a funeral in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Dino feather tale locked in amber

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 17:22
related countries: Canada Canada

Samples of amber from Canada have yielded the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen, scientists say.
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VIDEO: Pakistan floods: A city submerged

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 17:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

More than two million people in Pakistan are suffering from flood-related diseases following torrential rain in Sindh province, officials say.
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Malaysia to scrap security laws

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 17:48
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's prime minister says he will repeal security laws that allow the government to detain people indefinitely without trial.
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Al-Qaeda 'Pakistan leader killed'

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 17:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A senior al-Qaeda leader in Pakistan, Abu Hafs al-Shahri, has been killed in Waziristan, says a senior US official.
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Leaders get Libya hero's welcome

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 17:58
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The leaders of Britain and France get a rapturous reception in the Libyan city of Benghazi as they pledge support for the post-Gaddafi authorities.
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Southern Yemen protesters wounded

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 18:24
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Security forces fire on anti-government protesters in the southern Yemeni city of Taiz, activists say, in one of a several clashes around the country.
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'Killer phone number' fears eased

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 18:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's authorities are forced to reassure the public that a mobile phone number cannot kill, after a text message rumour sparks panic.
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Syrian opposition unveils council

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 18:51
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's opposition groups choose 140 people to form a "national council" - as they try to unite against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.
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Norway killer was filmed on CCTV

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 19:08
related countries: Norway Norway

The man who confessed to killing 77 people in Norway in July was filmed by security cameras minutes before the attacks, it has emerged.
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Banks act amid new crisis warning

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 20:11
related countries: Greece Greece

Five central banks announce co-ordinated action to try to help the financial system, as the boss of the IMF warns of a "dangerous" new economic phase.
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US factory output growth slowing

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 20:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: August

US factory output rose for a second straight month in August, but the rate of growth slowed slightly in comparison with July, official figures show.
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SA weapons inquiry to be reopened

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 20:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa is reopening an investigation into a controversial 1999 arms deal that has been surrounded with corruption allegations.
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US Marine awarded Medal of Honor

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 21:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Honor

President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to a US marine Sgt Dakota Meyer who repeatedly put himself in harm's way to save both US and Afghan soldiers.
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Redknapp bemoans penalty decision

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 21:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tottenham

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp says his side should have been awarded a penalty against PAOK Salonika as British and Irish teams endure a night to forget in the Europa League.
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Anti-Gaddafi troops move on Sirte

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 22:03
related countries: Libya Libya, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The leaders of Britain and France get a rapturous reception in the Libyan city of Benghazi as they pledge support for the post-Gaddafi authorities.
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Syrian dissidents form new united front

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 22:58
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian dissidents step up campaign
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Is the US love affair with housework over?

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 23:28
related countries: United States United States

Is the US falling out of love with housework?
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Mexico policeman's family killed

Thursday 15th of September 2011, 23:36
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Monterrey

Mexican gunmen kill the family of a policeman linked to the Monterrey casino blaze in an apparent revenge attack, after he allegedly named some participants.
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