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Ditching the dollar

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 0:02
related countries: United States United States

Can a new currency cash in on the US recession?
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Peru approves consultation law

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 0:08
related countries: Peru Peru

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala approves a law giving indigenous communities the right to be consulted about development on their land.
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Gaddafi aide 'in Niger capital'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 0:44
related countries: Niger Niger, Libya Libya

Col Gaddafi's security chief is among Libyan ex-officials now in Niger, local officials say, as a convoy of Gaddafi loyalists appears to head for the capital.
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Hurricane Katia 'to miss the US'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 1:32
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United States United States
related places: Atlantic

Hurricane Katia, a category two storm in the Atlantic, is expected to miss the US, forecasters say, although Bermuda is put on tropical storm watch.
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VIDEO: Four die in US diner shooting

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 1:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nevada

A gunman wielding an AK-47 assault rifle has killed four people at a pancake restaurant in the Nevada state capital Carson City, officials say.
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VIDEO: Japan typhoon death toll rises

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 1:57
related countries: Japan Japan

Helicopters have begun lifting supplies to communities cut off by a powerful typhoon in central and western Japan.
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Parents 'in debt over childcare'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 3:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A quarter (24%) of UK parents questioned in a survey by the Daycare Trust and Save the Children say the cost of childcare has caused them to get into debt.
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Antitrust raid on Google in Seoul

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 4:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

US search giant Google says it will cooperate with the Korean Fair Trade Commission, after reports its offices were raided by authorities.
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Greece 'to speed up cost cutting'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 6:09
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek finance minister pledges to speed up reforms to cut public spending and reduce the size of the state.
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VIDEO: Fighting erupts in Sudan border region

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 6:21
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Violence has flared once again in the capital of Sudan's Blue Nile border state, raising concerns over the continuing lack of humanitarian access there.
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Australia rebounds back to growth

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 6:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's economy grows 1.2% in the June quarter, rebounding from a contraction during the first three months of the year.
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Syria delays Arab League visit

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 6:35
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Syria makes a last-minute request for the Arab League chief to delay his planned visit aimed at pressing for an end to the crackdown on protests.
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Uruguay apology for alleged rape

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 7:12
related countries: Haiti Haiti, Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguyan President Jose Mujica apologises to his Haitian counterpart, Michel Martelly, for the alleged rape of a Haitian man by Uruguayan peacekeepers.
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Charges over Sydney hostage siege

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 8:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian man is charged with holding his 12-year-old daughter hostage, after he barricaded himself into a legal office and told staff he had a bomb.
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US competitiveness 'falls again'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 9:25
related countries: United States United States

The US economy falls from fourth to fifth place in an annual study of global competitiveness due to economic problems and government inefficiency.
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Suicide attack on Pakistan troops

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 9:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Quetta

At least 20 people die in a double suicide attack on the residence of a senior military official in the Pakistani city of Quetta.
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Colombia gets new military chiefs

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 9:44
related countries: Colombia Colombia

President Juan Manuel Santos replaces Colombia's top military chiefs in a further shake-up of defence amid perceptions that security gains are being reversed.
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China's super-rich list announced

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 9:56
related countries: China China

A former weapons plant manager, Liang Wengen, tops an annual list of China's richest people with a fortune of $11bn (£7bn).
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VIDEO: Tight security at Delhi blast site

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 10:18
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

A bomb outside the Indian High Court in the capital Delhi has killed 10 people and injured at least 47.
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US envoy in West Bank over UN bid

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 10:20
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

A senior US diplomat visits the West Bank in a bid to dissuade the Palestinians from going to the UN to request full membership status.
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Germany rejects bailout challenge

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 10:21
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's highest court rejects a challenge to the country bailing out other nations in the eurozone.
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Murder inquiry after death of Wales fan

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 10:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Murder detectives continue to investigate the death of Wales football fan Michael Dye, after an incident before the match with England at Wembley.
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Gunfight erupts in Rio shantytown

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 10:54
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Extra troops and police are sent to a Rio shantytown after soldiers patrolling the streets come under fire from suspected drug traffickers, Brazilian officials say.
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Morning business round-up

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 11:27
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Our daily morning business round-up looks at the main stories in Europe and Asia, including a sharp rise in share prices and troubles for Google in South Korea.
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Syrian troops in assault on Homs

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 11:28
related countries: Syria Syria

Troops launch an assault on the Syrian city of Homs, killing up to seven people, hours after the government calls off a visit by the Arab League chief.
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Mouse on Nepal Airlines flight causes lengthy delay

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 11:40
related countries: Nepal Nepal, Hong Kong Hong Kong

A Nepal Airlines Boeing 757 is grounded at Hong Kong's airport after reports of a mouse in the cockpit.
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Somali pirates free Danish family

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 11:48
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Somalia Somalia

A Danish family of five and two crew members held by Somali pirates have been freed and brought to safety, Denmark says.
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Four die in shooting at US diner

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 12:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nevada

A gunman wielding an AK-47 kills four people at a pancake restaurant in Carson City, capital of the US state of Nevada, officials say.
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VIDEO: Rebels prepare for Bani Walid showdown

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 12:55
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Bani Walid

Libyan interim government forces surrounding the Gaddafi-held desert town of Bani Walid are preparing to fight their way into the town after failing to strike a deal with loyalists there.
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Saab seeking creditor protection

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 12:57
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Struggling Swedish carmaker Saab is filing for protection from its creditors to help it avoid being pushed into bankruptcy.
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Cueto a doubt for Argentina clash

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 13:08
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Winger Mark Cueto is an injury doubt for England's opening World Cup game against Argentina on Saturday.
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Desert passage

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 13:17
related countries: Niger Niger, Libya Libya

Libyan fugitives take perilous journey into Niger
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Tanzania bribery claim denied

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 13:21
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Dubai-based investor Ali Albwardy denies bribing Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete and donating $1m (£620,000) to his political party.
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France condemns Syrian 'crimes'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 13:25
related countries: Syria Syria, France France
related places: Homs

France's foreign minister accuses Syria of carrying out "crimes against humanity", as its forces launch a fresh assault on the city of Homs.
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Guatemala drug war: Users blamed

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 13:38
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Consumers of illegal drugs share the blame for fuelling drug-related violence, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom tells the BBC, as he evaluates his years in office.
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Sri Lanka civil war panel 'flawed'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 13:51
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A government inquiry into Sri Lanka's civil war is "flawed at every level", says a new report by the rights group Amnesty International.
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Berlin gets greater power over bailouts

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 13:58
related countries: Germany Germany

Politicians get greater powers over EU bailouts
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VIDEO: Gaddafi home video emerges in Libya

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 14:10
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Home video has emerged that shows Col Gaddafi with members of his family in a tent similar to the one in which he once greeted world leaders, including former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.
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Clooney comes to London festival

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 14:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: March, London

George Clooney movies The Descendants and The Ides of March will screen at the BFI London Film Festival, the full line-up of which has been announced.
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AUDIO: 'I had to run for my life in Tripoli'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 14:57
related countries: Libya Libya

West African migrant workers inside Libya have been telling the BBC that they have been subject to harassament and violence following the fall of Col Muammar Gaddafi.
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Mass escape from DR Congo prison

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 15:12
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nearly 1,000 prisoners escape from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after it is attacked by armed men, an official says.
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VIDEO: Mexico's ancient drink back in fashion

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 15:19
related countries: Mexico Mexico

After years of oblivion, the once popular alcoholic drink called pulque is back in fashion in Mexico.
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Bombing at Delhi court kills 11

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 15:21
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Eleven people are killed and at least 61 others injured in a bomb attack outside the high court in the Indian capital, Delhi.
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VIDEO: 'Secret rooms' at Tripoli university

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 15:41
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

A fully equipped gynaecological operating theatre, bedroom and jacuzzi have been discovered underneath the Green Theatre lecture hall at Tripoli's Fateh University.
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Rumours and secrecy

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 15:49
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Flight of Gaddafis to Algeria remains shrouded in mystery
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VIDEO: Delhi briefcase bomb kills 11

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 16:00
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Eleven people have been killed and scores injured in a bomb attack outside the Indian High Court in Delhi.
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Kabul rejects jail torture claims

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 16:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan government angrily rejects a UN report alleging torture in its prisons, calling them politically motivated.
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'King of fruit'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 16:01
related countries: China China

Malaysians ply China with stinky durian
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Live - Murray v Young

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 16:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Young

Rain stops play in the first set of Andy Murray's fourth-round meeting with Donald Young at the US Open.
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Egypt's military ruler to testify

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 16:41
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

The judge in the trial of Hosni Mubarak summons Egypt's military ruler to testify on the ousted leader's role in putting down protests against his rule.
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Mafia police to contact Balotelli

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 16:43
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Naples

Anti-mafia investigators in Italy want to interview Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli over a visit he made to a known mafia hot spot in Naples - though he is not a suspect.
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Syrian city crackdown intensifies

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 18:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian troops and tanks intensify a crackdown on the restive central city of Homs, killing at least 14 people, activists say.
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US scientist admits spying charge

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 18:20
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
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US warns of Sudan border conflict

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 18:33
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

The new state of South Sudan should resist the temptation to get involved in cross-border conflicts, warns US special envoy Princeton Lyman.
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Ice hockey stars killed in crash

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 19:01
related countries: Russia Russia

The deaths of 36 ice hockey players and officials in a plane crash in Russia is described as an "irreparable loss" for the sport.
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VIDEO: Gaddafi loyalists 'forced to kill'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 19:08
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

In Libya the hunt for Colonel Gaddafi goes on and more harrowing stories are emerging about his regime's last days in Tripoli.
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Bomb threats target Pakistan jets

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 19:35
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
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Italy and Spain pass budget plans

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 19:39
related countries: Greece Greece, Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Italy and Spain pass new measures as they battle to control their debts while Greece steps up its austerity plans.
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PM's NHS 'support' claim disputed

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 19:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A row has broken out after David Cameron told MPs that doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS in England.
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Top tax rate 'harms UK economy'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 20:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twenty

Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
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Ince questions England attitude

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 20:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Ince launches a stinging attack on the England team, claiming players no longer consider it a privilege to play for their country.
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VIDEO: Ice hockey stars die in Russia air crash

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 20:41
related countries: Russia Russia

The world of ice hockey was plunged into mourning on Wednesday when a Russian plane carrying one of the county's top teams crashed killing all but two of the passengers and crew.
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US charges 91 over health fraud

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 20:51
related countries: United States United States

Ninety-one people, including doctors and nurses, are charged with making fraudulent US Medicare claims totalling $295m (£185m), officials say.
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Breaking sports news as it happens

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 21:01
related countries: United States United States

Reaction from Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifiers, Andy Murray awaits Donald Young in his rain-delayed the US Open match, plus more.
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US economy 'sluggish', says Fed

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 21:14
related countries: United States United States

The US Federal Reserve says the economy has failed to gain any ground in recent weeks, with many areas remaining weak.
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Nadal & Murray worried by safety

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 21:25
related countries: United States United States

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray voice their disapproval after they are sent out to play in damp conditions at the US Open.
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Russian hockey team in air crash

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 21:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Yaroslavl'

A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
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US Republicans prepare for debate

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 22:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

Eight Republican presidential candidates prepare to debate in California, with the faltering US economy and job-creation likely to top the agenda.
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VIDEO: Hundreds locked up in Tripoli prisons

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 22:15
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

There are fears that a power vacuum is developing in the Libyan capital, Tripoli as the hunt for Colonel Gaddafi continues.
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Niger 'cannot close' Libya border

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 22:27
related countries: Niger Niger, Libya Libya

Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
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VIDEO: UK citizen: 'I was shot in Syria'

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 22:46
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Danny Abdul Dayem who is a British citizen of Syrian descent was shot in Homs 10 days ago. He and his family fled Syria arriving in the UK last night.
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Do not shave!

Wednesday 7th of September 2011, 23:00
related countries: China China

How to host a dinner with China's president
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