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In pictures: Venezuela parade

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 1:09
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's President Chavez marks 20 years since failed coup
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Fresh protests at Syrian embassy

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 1:10
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Fresh protests take place at the Syrian embassy in London over President Assad's regime.
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GB set up final against Argentina

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 1:19
related countries: Germany Germany

Great Britain beat Germany 2-0 to reach their first Champions Trophy final, where they will face hosts Argentina.
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Warning as heavy snowfall hits UK

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 1:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Snow has fallen across much of the UK, with up to 10cm expected in places, causing disruption to flights and leaving roads treacherous.
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VIDEO: Fidel Castro launches memoirs

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 4:37
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance to launch his memoirs.
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West deplores UN Syria vote veto

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 7:17
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, China China

Western nations deplore the vetoing by Russia and China of a UN resolution condemning the crackdown in Syria, as dozens are killed in Homs.
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VIDEO: Churchill and protege reunited

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 8:38
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Famous Moroccan artist owes his career to Churchill
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VIDEO: Angry reaction to UN Syria veto

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 9:11
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, China China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has described as a "travesty" Russia and China's veto of a UN resolution condemning Syria's crackdown against anti-government protesters.
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Yuvraj diagnosed with lung cancer

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 9:49
related countries: India India, United States United States

India batsman Yuvraj Singh is undergoing treatment for cancer in the United States his physiotherapist confirms.
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Triesman welcomes Terry decision

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 10:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former FA chief Lord Triesman tells the BBC it was right to strip John Terry of the England captaincy.
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VIDEO: Iran 'intimidating BBC Persian'

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 10:25
related countries: Iran Iran

The BBC's director general Mark Thompson has accused the Iranian authorities of intimidating those working for its Persian service.
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Syria veto a mistake, says Hague

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 11:27
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, China China

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says China and Russia will be "held responsible" for violence in Syria after vetoing a UN resolution condemning government repression.
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Man, 104, is 'oldest' new citizen

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 11:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 104-year-old man is thought to be the oldest person to have become a new British citizen after a ceremony held at Surrey County Council's headquarters.
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Syrian veto a 'licence to kill'

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 12:06
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia, China China

Syria's government has been handed a "licence to kill" by Russia and China, opposition activists say, after the countries blocked a draft UN resolution.
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Mitt Romney wins Nevada caucuses

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 12:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nevada, Republican

Front-runner Mitt Romney declares victory in the Republican caucuses in Nevada, as he seeks to win his party's presidential nomination.
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Three Tibetans 'in fire protest'

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 12:54
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Three Tibetans set fire to themselves in south-west China in an anti-Beijing protest, reports say, meaning 19 people have now self-immolated in a year.
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Pakistan set England huge target

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 13:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England face a mammoth task to avoid a series whitewash after Azhar Ali's composed 157 keeps Pakistan in control of the third Test in Dubai.
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Lawrie triumphs in Qatar Masters

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 13:58
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Scotland's Paul Lawrie shoots a final-day 65 to win the Qatar Masters and continue his fine start to 2012.
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Prince's Falklands duty 'routine'

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 14:01
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prince William's deployment to the Falkland Islands, along with that of a warship, is "entirely routine", the UK foreign secretary says.
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VIDEO: Thousands abandon homes in Australia

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 14:10
related countries: Australia Australia

In Australia thousands of people living in the state of Queensland have been ordered to abandon their homes because of rising floodwaters.
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Rangers 0-2 Dundee Utd

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 14:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Dundee United knock Rangers out of the Scottish Cup with a deserved fifth-round victory at Ibrox.
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Afghan car bomb attack kills nine

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 14:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

At least nine people are killed in a car bomb attack on police headquarters in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, officials say.
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Live - Africa Cup of Nations Day 16

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 15:46
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Gabon

All the action from the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
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Militants 'hit Nigeria pipeline'

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 16:03
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Suspected militants say they have attacked an oil pipeline in Nigeria, in what would be the first such attack since 2010.
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Ireland 21-23 Wales

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 16:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin

Wales stage a thrilling late comeback to launch their Six Nations campaign with a stunning victory over Ireland in Dublin.
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Lana Del Rey conquers album chart

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 19:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey goes straight in at number one in the UK album chart with her debut release Born To Die.
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Brazil crime up as police strike

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 19:42
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Soldiers patrol the streets in the Brazilian state of Bahia where a police strike has caused the crime rate to soar.
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US anger at Syria veto 'travesty'

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 20:35
related countries: United States United States, Syria Syria, Russia Russia, China China

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deplores as a 'travesty' Russia and China's veto of a UN resolution condemning Syria's violent crackdown on protesters.
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Panama's Gen Noriega in hospital

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 20:56
related countries: Panama Panama

Panama's jailed ex-leader Manuel Noriega is moved from his prison cell to hospital, suffering hypertension, and having possibly had a stroke.
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Ice alert on roads as snow eases

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 20:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Motorists are urged to take extra care in icy conditions as Heathrow Airport cancels half of its flights.
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Greek leaders pause bailout talks

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 21:01
related countries: Greece Greece

Party leaders in Greece's ruling coalition end talks on details for a crucial 130bn-euro EU rescue plan without agreement.
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Egypt 'to try foreign NGO staff'

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 21:34
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt says it is to try 43 people - including Americans and other foreigners - over the alleged illegal funding of non-governmental organisations.
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Capello opposes FA Terry decision

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 21:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Fabio Capello says he disagrees with the Football Association's decision to strip John Terry of the national team's captaincy.
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Conservative wins poll in Finland

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 22:22
related countries: Finland Finland

Finland elects its first conservative head of state in decades, the pro-European Sauli Niinisto, after a run-off vote.
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JFK mistress reveals new details

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 22:38
related countries: United States United States

Mimi Alford, a former mistress of President John F Kennedy, reveals new details of their relationship in a book, according to US media reports.
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Ghana 2-1 Tunisia (AET)

Sunday 5th of February 2012, 22:51
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Ghana qualify for the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after edging past Tunisia 2-1, following extra-time.
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