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VIDEO: Small-town America's baseball talent from Far East

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 0:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

How small-town US baseball has embraced Far East's young stars
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US couple 'provoked' bear attack

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 0:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Yellowstone

A fatal grizzly bear attack in Yellowstone park in July may have been provoked by a couple's screaming and running, an investigation finds.
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Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 0:26
related countries: United States United States

A former lawyer at the Securities and Exchange Commission had a conflict of interest in the Madoff fraud case and should be investigated, a report says.
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'Miracle' pastor to be extradited

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 0:43
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A preacher who claimed he could make infertile women pregnant is to be sent to his homeland of Kenya from the UK to face child abduction charges.
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US government bought $16 muffins

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 1:48
related countries: United States United States

Muffins costing $16 (£10) and $10 biscuits were among the "extravagant and wasteful" conference spending by the US justice department, an audit finds.
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Rising yen hurts Japan's exports

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 2:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's exports rise less than expected as slowing growth abroad and the strength of the yen begin to weigh on the country's economic recovery.
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Obama under fire on Israel policy

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 2:46
related countries: Israel Israel

Republican White House hopefuls hit out at President Barack Obama's Middle East policy, as Palestinians prepare a bid this week for UN membership.
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VIDEO: Treasures survive Libya conflict

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 3:09
related countries: Libya Libya

During the fighting in Libya, there was concern over the fate of the countries historical treasures.
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Half a dollar a day 'adequate'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 5:05
related countries: India India

Half a dollar a day is "adequate" for an Indian villager to spend on food, education and health, the country's main planning body says.
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British graves recall lost era in Sri Lanka

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 5:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British graves recall lost era in Sri Lanka
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Wallabies name Genia as skipper

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 5:30
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Friday

Australia name Will Genia as captain for Friday's match against the United States with open-side flanker David Pocock still absent after suffering a back injury.
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Mike Tyson in Indian Big Brother?

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 5:41
related countries: India India

Former boxing champion Mike Tyson is approached to join the Indian version of Big Brother, the BBC learns.
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VIDEO: Riddle of 'forest boy' found in Germany

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 5:43
related countries: Germany Germany

German police are still trying to figure out the identity of a teenager who walked into Berlin City Hall on September 5, claiming to have lived in a forest for five years.
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VIDEO: Palestinian views on UN membership

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 6:16
related countries: West Bank West Bank

As the Palestinian president brings his bid for statehood to be recognised at the UN, the BBC's Jon Donnison has been assessing the mood in the West Bank.
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Budget call over council tax plan

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 6:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Scottish government is urged to drop its plan to freeze council tax for five years, amid claims the policy is unaffordable.
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Pakistan killers sentenced to die

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 6:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A court in Pakistan passes the death penalty to seven people caught on camera beating two teenaged brothers to death last year.
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Japan tsunami costs hit Lloyd's

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 7:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Japan Japan
related places: London

Insurance market Lloyd's of London says catastrophes such as the Japanese tsunami made the first half of 2011 the most expensive on record.
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Pakistan group admits bus attack

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 7:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lashkar

The sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi says it was behind Tuesday's gun attacks in western Pakistan in which 29 people died.
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Bodies dumped on Mexican street

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 7:24
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Veracruz

Gunmen abandon two trucks with 35 bodies inside on a busy road in Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz, authorities say.
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Libya 'will try' Fletcher suspect

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 7:28
related countries: Libya Libya

The last suspect in the murder of WPC Yvonne Fletcher will be prosecuted in Libya if caught, a member of the country's new government says.
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Wilkinson haunted by 1999 failure

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 7:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonny Wilkinson is motivated as much by the fear of repeating England's early exit from the 1999 World Cup as the glory of their 2003 win.
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In pictures: Life inside Liberia's archaic jails

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 8:20
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Photos of Liberia's jails 'without water and stinking of sewage'
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Chirac prosecutor seeks acquittal

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 8:26
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The Paris prosecutor asks for illegal party funding charges against former French President Jacques Chirac and nine others to be dropped.
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Korea nuclear envoys hold talks

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 9:01
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, China China
related places: Beijing

South Korea's nuclear envoy holds talks with his North Korean counterpart in Beijing, amid some signs efforts to restart stalled talks are under way.
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Wire star West shines in Othello

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 9:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: West, Shakespeare, Othello, Sheffield, Crucible

Actors Dominic West and Clarke Peters, best known for starring in US drama The Wire, start their stage run in Shakespeare's Othello at The Crucible in Sheffield.
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Sheen TV funeral watched by 28.7m

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 9:39
related countries: United States United States

Charlie Sheen's screen funeral on sitcom Two and a Half Men was watched by 28.7m in the US - the highest ratings for the show since it began in 2003.
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One killed in French heist drama

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 10:02
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A military-style assault on a safe deposit centre near Paris leaves one guard dead and two injured, with the attackers shooting at police as they escape.
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Public borrowing rises in August

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 10:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Public sector net borrowing in the UK increased in August, but data for previous months was revised down, latest figures show.
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SABMiller agrees to buy Foster's

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 10:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Foster

Brewing giant SABMiller agrees to buy Foster's in a deal that values Australia's largest brewer at 9.9bn Australian dollars.
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Fletcher friend's 27-year quest for justice

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 10:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Friend's 27-year search for justice for murdered UK policewoman
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South Sudan to tackle corruption

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 11:06
related countries: United States United States

The president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, announces measures to combat corruption, following local and foreign pressure to tackle the problem.
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VIDEO: Hundreds mourn Rabbani death

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 11:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Hundreds of Afghans have gathered in Kabul to mourn High Peace Council chief Burhanuddin Rabbani and protest at his killing by a suicide bomber on Tuesday.
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Inter sack boss after five games

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 11:09
related countries: Italy Italy

Gian Piero Gasperini is sacked by Inter Milan after only three months in charge of the Italian club.
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SA gold miners sue Anglo American

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 11:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Former gold miners in South Africa are suing industry giant Anglo American for millions of dollars in the London High Court for allegedly damaging their health, their lawyers say.
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Bangladesh to stop 'toxic ship'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 11:27
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshi officials order the country's coast guard not to allow a suspected toxic ship, the MV Asia Union, into its waters.
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VIDEO: Trapped on a broken rollercoaster

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 11:58
related countries: China China

Rescuers in China free two people trapped 15 meters above ground in a rollercoaster.
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Zimbabwe Facebook trial collapses

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 12:23
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The case collapses against a Zimbabwean man accused of subversion because of an alleged Facebook post on the prime minister's page praising Egypt's uprising.
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VIDEO: Davis death row appeal rejected

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 12:46
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US state of Georgia has rejected a final clemency appeal for Troy Davis on the eve of his execution by lethal injection for the 1989 murder of an off-duty policeman.
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Pakistani man executed in China

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 13:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, China China

China has executed Zahid Husain Shah, a Pakistani man convicted of drug smuggling, despite last-ditch appeals for clemency, family says.
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India deaths in quake landslips

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 13:37
related countries: India India

Indian soldiers reach a hydroelectric plant in the state of Sikkim where at least 17 people were killed in a series of landslides.
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In pictures: Japan's Typhoon Roke

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 13:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Images from Japan as Typhoon Roke makes landfall
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Food aid driver abducted in Kenya

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 13:51
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

A Kenyan driver for an organisation providing famine aid is kidnapped in a refugee camp near the Somali border, prompting his employer to scale back its aid effort.
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Powerful Typhoon Roke hits Japan

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 14:05
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

A powerful typhoon strikes disaster-ravaged Japan and heads towards the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, where clean-up work has been suspended.
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Greece contemplates faster cuts

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 14:06
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek cabinet is meeting to discuss accelerating austerity measures in order to secure further bailout funds.
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Police battle Tunisian migrants

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 14:18
related countries: Italy Italy, Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Lampedusa

Italian riot police clash with hundreds of Tunisian migrants during a protest against conditions at a reception centre on the island of Lampedusa.
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Conductor Sanderling dies aged 98

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 14:37
related countries: Russia Russia, Germany Germany
related places: Moscow, Berlin

German conductor Kurt Sanderling, who fled Nazi Germany for Moscow in 1936 before returning in 1960, dies in Berlin at the age of 98.
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Fresh clashes break Yemen truce

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 14:46
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

At least three people are killed as fresh clashes erupt in the Yemeni capital Sanaa despite a ceasefire agreed on Tuesday aiming to end days of violence.
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Wiggins takes time trial silver

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 15:03
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's Tony Martin dominates the World Road Cycling time trial as Britain's Bradley Wiggins pips Fabian Cancellara to silver.
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Concern for Slovene bailout vote

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 15:06
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

Slovenia's government falls after losing a confidence vote but seeks to assure partners that the EU bailout fund will be ratified by MPs next week.
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VIDEO: Migrants leap to avoid police batons

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 15:17
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Lampedusa

Dozens of migrants leap from a balcony to escape police clashes on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, south of Sicily.
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Sri Lanka refugee camp 'to close'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 15:25
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

One of the world's largest refugee camps - Menik Farm in northern Sri Lanka - is to close amid concerns about the future of its inhabitants.
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Germany bans large neo-Nazi group

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 15:32
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany bans its biggest neo-Nazi association, the HNG, which supports far-right prisoners in German jails and their families.
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Bank hints at economic stimulus

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 15:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of England moves closer to re-starting quantitative easing because the UK economy is deteriorating, minutes show.
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Row as Troy Davis execution nears

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:00
related countries: United States United States

Defence lawyers attempt last-minute appeals for Troy Davis, a US death row inmate set to be executed for a crime he maintains he did not commit.
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Afghans mourn peace envoy Rabbani

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Afghans gather in Kabul to mourn High Peace Council chief Burhanuddin Rabbani and protest at his killing by a suicide bomber.
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VIDEO: Brazilian anti-corruption protests

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:22
related countries: Botswana Botswana

About a thousand Brazilians take to the streets of Rio de Janeiro in the wake of government corruption scandals.
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Blown apart in the US capital

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:28
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States

The day Chile's assassins struck in the US capital
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Clegg warns of 'long, hard road'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain faces a "long, hard road" to economic recovery, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg warns in his big speech to the Lib Dem conference.
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VIDEO: SA gold miners sue in UK court

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Former gold miners in South Africa are suing industry giant Anglo American in the London High Court for allegedly damaging their health.
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Oman editors jailed over 'insult'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:47
related countries: Oman Oman

A court in Oman sentences two editors to jail and suspends their newspaper after finding them guilty of insulting the justice minister.
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Hugo Boss apology for Nazi past

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:48
related countries: Germany Germany

The German fashion firm Hugo Boss apologises for its maltreatment of forced workers during World War II when it supplied the Nazi regime with uniforms.
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Malaria vaccine trial raises hope

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 16:51
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Scientists are to expand a clinical trial of a new malaria vaccine after promising results in a preliminary study in Burkina Faso.
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VIDEO: Tourist spaceport unveiled

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 17:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mojave

A spaceport where spacecraft carrying tourists will be assembled and tested is unveiled in the Mojave desert in the US.
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BBC to sue over dance show 'copy'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 17:23
related countries: Italy Italy

BBC Worldwide, the corporation's commercial arm, is suing an Italian TV network owned by Silvio Berlusconi over claims it copied Strictly Come Dancing.
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Syrians 'shot in Homs crackdown'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 17:29
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian forces have killed at least five people near Homs, in the latest assault on opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime, activists say.
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Mortuary ready for resurrection

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 17:41
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A local town council in central Turkey builds a morgue with a warning system in case dead bodies come back to life.
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Wednesday football as it happened

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 17:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool, Brighton

Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Everton, Southampton and Cardiff reach the fourth round of the Carling Cup, while in the Scottish Communities League Cup Rangers crash to Falkirk.
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Second man denies Briton's kidnap

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 17:48
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A second man has appeared in a Kenyan court over the murder of a British tourist and abduction of his wife.
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VIDEO: Sarkozy: 'We need timetable on peace'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 18:03
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has suggested the Palestinians should be given observer status at the UN rather than the full membership they are set to request.
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VIDEO: Rescued from the Amazon rainforest

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 18:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Botswana Botswana

Brazilian rescuers have found a British couple whose vehicle crashed into a ravine in the Amazon jungle.
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Rock legends REM announce split

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 18:11
related countries: United States United States

Legendary US rock band REM has announced they are splitting up after 31 years and a string of hugely successful albums.
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US confirms Taiwan F-16 upgrade

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 18:13
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, United States United States, China China

The US confirms it plans to upgrade Taiwan's ageing fleet of F-16 fighters planes, a regular source of tensions with China.
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VIDEO: Navy 'pushes' water out of Bangkok

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 18:58
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Thai authorities are using vessels' propellers to push out flood water in the capital.
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VIDEO: Iran frees US hiker 'spies'

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 20:05
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Two US men given an eight-year jail term by Iran for spying have been released and emotionally reunited with their loved ones.
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Fed launches stimulus initiative

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 20:24
related countries: United States United States

The Federal Reserve announces its long-awaited $400bn Operation Twist scheme to help stimulate the flagging US economy.
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McCaw returns to win 100th NZ cap

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 20:40
related countries: France France

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will win his 100th cap while Dan Carte also returns to the side to France in Auckland on Saturday.
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US drones in the Horn of Africa

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 20:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

Trusted weapon to confront Horn of Africa terrorism and piracy
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Greece accelerates austerity cuts

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 21:02
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek government announces tougher austerity measures in a move to persuade international lenders to give it more bailout money.
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Obama warns on Palestinian UN bid

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 21:34
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama tells the UN General Assembly a Palestinian state can only be achieved through talks with Israel, as thousands rally across the West Bank in favour of the statehood bid.
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Mexico drops internet terror case

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 22:39
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican prosecutors drop terrorism charges against two people accused of using Twitter and Facebook to spread false rumours about gang violence.
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Let's twist again!

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 22:41
related countries: United States United States

Will the US Federal Reserve hit the right note?
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VIDEO: How bank note paper is made

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 22:47
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Landquart

The Landquart paper mill in Switzerland makes the paper for Swiss francs and euros as well as bank notes for many other countries. Production manager Marco Zeithen gave the BBC a tour.
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How to make money from making money

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 23:02
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Banknotes are a Swiss paper mill's business
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Iran frees jailed American hikers

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 23:04
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

A pair of Americans convicted as spies and jailed in Iran for two years are released and emotionally reunited with their loved ones.
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USAF sensor hitches ride to space

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 23:12
related countries: United States United States

A commercial telecommunications satellite hosts a US Air Force experimental missile-detection sensor in what is set to become a major trend this decade.
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Campaign targets China's shark fin trade

Wednesday 21st of September 2011, 23:25
related countries: China China

Campaigns in China aim to stop trade in shark fin soup
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