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The SAS secret hidden since World War II

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 0:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British SAS war diary hidden from the world for 65 years
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Sata elected Zambia's president

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 0:14
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Opposition leader Michael Sata is declared the winner of Zambia's presidential election after a tight race against incumbent Rupiah Banda.
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Hair unlocks Aboriginal origins

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 0:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A lock of hair has helped scientists to piece together the genome of Australian Aborigines and rewrite the history of human dispersal around the world.
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Paraguay battles foot-and-mouth

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 0:45
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguay slaughters 1,000 cattle to tackle an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease that has forced the suspension of beef exports.
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Iran leader makes new 9/11 claims

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 3:19
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president says he does not believe the WTC towers could have been destroyed by aircraft alone, after lambasting Western nations at the UN.
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VIDEO: Protesters clash with police in Chile

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 3:41
related countries: Chile Chile

Tens of thousands of demonstrators turned out for the protest in Chile
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'Robo legs' for stroke patients

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 4:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Scientists in the Netherlands are using robotic legs to try and improve the movement of stroke patients.
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VIDEO: Libyan artists celebrate freedom

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 4:48
related countries: Libya Libya

Jon Leyne visited the Museum of the Crimes of the Dictator in Benghazi, one of the outlets for Libyan artists to express their new found freedom.
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Tributes paid to 'Tiger' Pataudi

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 4:55
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Tributes are being paid to Indian cricket legend Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi who died in the capital Delhi, aged 70, on Thursday.
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Asia banks in move on currencies

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 5:26
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Indonesia Indonesia

South Korea and Indonesia's central banks step into the currency markets in a bid to stabilise their currencies and stem falls.
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Contepomi fit for Scotland match

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 5:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina, New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wellington

Argentina captain Felipe Contepomi will return from injury for the must-win World Cup Pool B clash with Scotland in Wellington on Sunday.
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VIDEO: Who will run for Russian president?

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 5:58
related countries: Russia Russia

Russians are waiting for news of who will run for president next March - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin or President Dmitry Medvedev?
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Asia shares continue global slide

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 6:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

Asian stocks slide further, after warnings about the state of the global economy caused a US and European sell-off.
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'Luck' played part in Libya war

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 6:19
related countries: Libya Libya

The overthrow of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi was down to improvisation, innovation and good luck as well as military prowess, a report says.
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England still hopeful over Easter

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 6:41
related countries: Romania Romania

England remain hopeful Nick Easter will be fit to return to action during the World Cup but will decide on his future after Saturday's game with Romania.
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Live - Singapore GP practice

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 9:28
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Sebastian Vettel, chasing a second world title, leads the way in the second practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix.
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Rabbani's funeral held in Kabul

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 9:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Afghanistan's peace talks chief Burhanuddin Rabbani, killed by a suicide bomber, is buried in Kabul amid emotional scenes and tight security.
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Leigh defends 'Philharmonic Four'

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 9:57
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Director Mike Leigh is among figures expressing "dismay" at the suspension of four London Philharmonic Orchestra players who opposed a concert by Israeli musicians.
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Man held over China 'sex slaves'

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 10:05
related countries: China China

Police in central China arrest a man on suspicion of imprisoning and raping six women in a basement for two years and of killing two of them.
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Cyber anger at Nigeria gang rape footage

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 10:39
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Cyber anger fuels investigations into Nigeria gang rape footage
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Plant bends to bury its own seeds

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 10:42
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A new plant that bends down to deposit its seeds is discovered in the Atlantic forest, north-eastern Brazil.
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Zambia's president accepts defeat

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 10:50
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Zambia's President Rupiah Banda concedes defeat to opposition leader Michael Sata, whose supporters have been celebrating his election after his fourth attempt.
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Riot in China city over land sale

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 11:01
related countries: China China

A city in southern China sees three days of protests over allegations that Communist party officials sold off farmers' land.
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Accuser to confront Strauss-Kahn

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 11:07
related countries: France France

The former head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is to appear face to face with a French writer who accuses him of trying to rape her in 2003.
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VIDEO: Olympics: Allegations of boxing bribe

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 11:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Just 10 months before the 2012 Olympic Games open in London the BBC has learned of allegations of corruption at the heart of Olympic boxing, including a claim that Olympic gold medals have in effect been offered for sale.
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Opera House unveils cinema season

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 11:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

London's Royal Opera House launches an ambitious programme of cinema screenings, including Madam Butterfly in 3D.
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Suspected LulzSec hacker arrested

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 12:36
related countries: United States United States

The FBI claims to have arrested one of the key members of the notorious LulzSec hacking group in a raid in the US
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Dale Farm decision due on Monday

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 12:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A High Court decision on whether residents can be evicted from the UK's largest illegal travellers' site is not expected until Monday.
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Turkey sends oil ship to Cyprus

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 12:59
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Cyprus Cyprus

Turkey sends an energy exploration ship to search for gas and oil in waters off the Turkish-controlled north of Cyprus.
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Texas abolishes last meal request

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 14:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US state of Texas abolishes last meal requests for prisoners condemned to execution after an inmate orders a huge meal and refuses to eat it.
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Meredith forgotten, sister fears

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 14:16
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK student Meredith Kercher has been "completely forgotten" in the four years since she was murdered during a year abroad in Italy, her sister says.
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Yemen's Saleh in surprise return

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 14:44
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's President Saleh returns from Saudi Arabia three months after surviving an assassination attempt, calling for a truce amid fresh fighting.
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Satellite return expected later

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 14:59
related countries: United States United States

US officials now say the fall to Earth of Nasa's six-tonne UARS satellite could occur early on Saturday (GMT).
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Pakistan warns US on Kabul charge

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 15:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

Pakistan's foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar warns the US may lose Pakistan as an ally if it continues to publicly accuse Islamabad of backing militants.
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X Factor beaten in US TV ratings

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 15:17
related countries: United States United States

The first episode of X Factor USA draws in 12.1 million viewers but is beaten in the ratings by Modern Family.
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Korean bank head in death plunge

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 15:32
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The head of a South Korean savings bank being investigated by regulators falls to his death while customers queue to get their money back.
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VIDEO: Kenya relocates elephants by truck

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 15:41
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan authorities begin moving up to 200 elephants to a new home, after habitat loss creates conflict with local communities.
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Live - England v West Indies

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 15:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England thrash West Indies by 10 wickets in the first of two T20 internationals at The Oval, Alex Hales and Craig Kieswetter both making half centuries and Ravi Bopara posting 4-10.
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Zambia's new president sworn in

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 16:05
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata is sworn in as president after beating incumbent Rupiah Banda in a tightly contested election.
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Knox jury told to remember victim

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 16:07
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italian prosecutors urge a jury considering an appeal by two convicted murderers of British student Meredith Kercher to remember her family.
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Vettel leads Alonso in practice

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 16:39
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Singapore Singapore

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel heads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in Friday practice at the Singapore Grand Prix with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton third.
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Pirates 'bring shame on Somalia'

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 16:48
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Elder talks of anger at pirates over UK tourist kidnap
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VIDEO: Rival protests in Bolivia's Amazon

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 16:51
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Police are keeping rival protesters apart in a tense stand-off in the Bolivian Amazon over plans to build a road through a rainforest reserve.
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Friday 23rd of September 2011, 17:30
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Pakistan's foreign minister has warned that the US could lose Pakistan as an ally if it continues to publicly accuse Islamabad of supporting militants.
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Bolivian anti-drugs chief jailed

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 17:34
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States

A US court jails the former chief of Bolivia's anti-narcotic police, Gen Rene Sanabria, for trafficking cocaine.
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Chavez chemotherapy 'a success'

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 17:57
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says his fourth and final chemotherapy session for cancer was successful.
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Fresh funding feud grips Congress

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 19:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

A US partial government shutdown looms amid the latest spending dispute to cripple Congress - over part of a federal funding bill covering disaster relief.
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Solyndra heads decline to testify

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 19:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senior

Senior executives of bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra decline to testify at a US congressional hearing into federal loans to the company.
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England decimate poor West Indies

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 20:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ravi Bopara takes 4-10 and Craig Kieswetter and Alex Hales hit half centuries as a youthful England side stroll to a 10-wicket victory over West Indies in the first T20 international at the Oval.
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Britons consider US hacking case

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 20:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

British victims of alleged phone hacking by the News of the World consider legal action in the US against parent company News Corporation.
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Abbas applies for UN recognition

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 20:22
related countries: United States United States

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas presents the Palestinians' bid for statehood at the UN, to rapturous applause in the General Assembly.
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VIDEO: Yemen President Saleh returns to Sanaa

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 21:07
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has returned to the country from Saudi Arabia three months after surviving an assassination attempt.
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Death 'by spontaneous combustion'

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 21:12
related countries: Ireland Ireland

A man who burned to death in his home died as a result of spontaneous combustion, an Irish coroner has ruled.
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Pope meets German abuse victims

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 21:14
related countries: Germany Germany

Pope Benedict has met German victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and expressed "deep compassion and regret" at their suffering.
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Muslims guilty over envoy protest

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 21:31
related countries: Israel Israel

Ten Muslim students are found guilty of disrupting a speech by Israeli ambassador Michael Oren at the University of California, Irvine.
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Clashes in Yemen as Saleh returns

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 21:43
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

The north of Yemen's capital Sanaa is rocked by explosions and shelling, despite calls for a ceasefire by returning President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
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Swann backs Bopara as all-rounder

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 22:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann backs Ravi Bopara to become a fine England all-rounder following his man-of-the-match display against West Indies.
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Bogota mayor jailed pending trial

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 22:53
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The mayor of the Colombian capital, Samuel Moreno, is sent to prison ahead of his trial for alleged corruption.
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Syrian woman 'dies in detention'

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 23:00
related countries: Syria Syria

An 18-year-old whose brother opposed the regime of Syria's president is believed to be the first woman to die in custody in Syria, Amnesty says.
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A little corner of England in France

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 23:25
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A bid to save a unique English house and garden in France
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Putting perspective on Pope visit

Friday 23rd of September 2011, 23:43
related countries: Germany Germany

Warm welcome for Pope in Germany fails to disguise church crisis
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