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GB denied as Argentina win Trophy

Monday 6th of February 2012, 0:30
related countries: Argentina Argentina

World Champions Argentina beat Great Britain 1-0 to win the Champions Trophy.
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Avoiding Syria's secret police

Monday 6th of February 2012, 0:56
related countries: Syria Syria

The Syrian activists daring to evade the secret police
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Panama's Gen Noriega in hospital

Monday 6th of February 2012, 1:12
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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China in EU carbon scheme 'ban'

Monday 6th of February 2012, 4:24
related countries: China China

China tells its airlines not to pay charges to the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme, aimed at cutting carbon emissions.
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VIDEO: Greece talks to resume

Monday 6th of February 2012, 4:28
related countries: Greece Greece

Party leaders in Greece are to resume talks on backing a 130bn euro bailout plan
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More floods threaten Queensland

Monday 6th of February 2012, 4:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Floods continue to threaten Queensland in eastern Australia, with 3,000 evacuated and the town of St George expecting to be worst affected.
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Beijing defends Syria veto at UN

Monday 6th of February 2012, 5:01
related countries: Syria Syria, China China
related places: Beijing

Chinese state media defend Beijing's veto of a UN resolution condemning Syria's violent crackdown on protesters, as violence continues across the country.
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Qantas CEO warns on airline laws

Monday 6th of February 2012, 5:43
related countries: Australia Australia

The chief executive of Qantas says the airline would be forced to cut services and jobs should pro-Australia airline bills be passed.
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Indonesia growth at 15-year high

Monday 6th of February 2012, 6:21
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's economy grows at its fastest pace in 15 years during 2011, boosted by increased investment and growing domestic demand.
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Jones warning to triumphant Wales

Monday 6th of February 2012, 7:22
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ryan Jones warns Wales "not to rest on their laurels" after their opening 23-21 Six Nations win over Ireland.
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Mitsubishi to close Europe plant

Monday 6th of February 2012, 7:53
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese car maker Mitsubishi Motors says it is to end production at its only plant in Western Europe.
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In pictures: Making charcoal from Liberian rubber trees

Monday 6th of February 2012, 8:03
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Pictures reveal how charcoal keeps Liberia cooking
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VIDEO: Eritrean refugees kidnapped in Sudan

Monday 6th of February 2012, 9:16
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Eritrea Eritrea

An estimated 2,000 Eritreans arrive every month in Sudan, hoping to claim asylum.
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Woman runs for Mexico presidency

Monday 6th of February 2012, 9:25
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's governing conservative party selects its first woman candidate to run in the country's presidential election.
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Capello opposes FA Terry decision

Monday 6th of February 2012, 9:32
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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Web firms remove India material

Monday 6th of February 2012, 9:56
related countries: India India

Facebook and Google tell a court in India they have complied with an order to remove "objectionable" material, amid ongoing legal moves on censorship.
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In pictures: Chinese mark Lantern Festival

Monday 6th of February 2012, 9:59
related countries: China China

Images from celebrations marking the end of Chinese new year
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Euro crisis 'could damage China'

Monday 6th of February 2012, 10:27
related countries: China China

A eurozone recession could almost halve Chinese growth this year, according to a report by the International Monetary Fund.
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India telecom ruling 'harms' firm

Monday 6th of February 2012, 11:36
related countries: India India

Telecoms firm Uninor says it has been "unfairly harmed" by an Indian court ruling cancelling licences issued in 2008.
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Titanic cameraman dies in crash

Monday 6th of February 2012, 11:41
related countries: Australia Australia

Award-winning underwater cinematographer Mike deGruy dies in a helicopter crash in Australia.
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HTC profits up but outlook poor

Monday 6th of February 2012, 12:10
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan smartphone maker HTC reports a 57% jump in annual profits, but it predicts a downbeat start to trading this year.
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AUDIO: Syrian activists targetted in Lebanon

Monday 6th of February 2012, 12:15
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Paul Wood reports from Beirut on pressure on Syrian dissidents in the Lebanon
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Schools and roads affected by ice

Monday 6th of February 2012, 12:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Drivers are being warned of black ice and some schools are closed, after the snow that fell across much of Britain at the weekend.
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Support pledged for Yuvraj Singh

Monday 6th of February 2012, 12:42
related countries: India India, United States United States

Messages of support pour in for India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing treatment for cancer in the United States.
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Pakistan PM Gilani in Qatar talks

Monday 6th of February 2012, 12:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, Qatar Qatar

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani is travelling to Qatar where officials indicate he will discuss peace efforts in Afghanistan.
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Merkel: 'Normal' to back Sarkozy

Monday 6th of February 2012, 13:05
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint cabinet session with President Nicolas Sarkozy, 80 days before French voters go to the polls.
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Pakistan seal England whitewash

Monday 6th of February 2012, 13:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England slump to a 71-run defeat in the third Test in Dubai to suffer a series whitewash by Pakistan for the first time.
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Rohr satisfied with Gabon effort

Monday 6th of February 2012, 13:28
related countries: Gabon Gabon

Gabon coach Gernot Rohr says he is pleased with the co-hosts' performance despite their quarter-final exit at the Africa Cup of Nations.
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VIDEO: Breivik appears in Oslo court

Monday 6th of February 2012, 13:38
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Oslo

Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in a bombing and mass shooting in Norway, has appeared in court in Oslo.
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Radcliffe beaten at US box office

Monday 6th of February 2012, 13:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Black

Chronicle, a film about teenagers with super powers, beats Daniel Radcliffe thriller The Woman in Black to top the North American film chart.
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VIDEO: Evacuation from Queensland floods

Monday 6th of February 2012, 14:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Floods continue to threaten Queensland in eastern Australia, with the town of St George expected to be worst hit.
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US and Israel 'in unison' on Iran

Monday 6th of February 2012, 14:33
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran, United States United States

The US is working closely with Israel to use diplomacy to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power, President Barack Obama says.
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Europe's big freeze tightens grip

Monday 6th of February 2012, 14:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Poland Poland

The Arctic conditions sweeping Europe tighten their grip, with more deaths reported in Poland and Ukraine, taking the toll to well over 200.
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Ghana 'lucky' to be in last four

Monday 6th of February 2012, 14:55
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia, Ghana Ghana

Ghana admit they are lucky to have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals, after being gifted an extra-time winner by Tunisia.
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Mars co-operation near collapse

Monday 6th of February 2012, 14:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

US space agency officials let their European counterparts know that it is now highly unlikely that America will participate in joint missions to the Red Planet in 2016 and 2018.
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Contador given two-year drug ban

Monday 6th of February 2012, 15:20
related countries: France France

Alberto Contador is handed a two-year ban for a doping offence - and is stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title.
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Somalia moves to evict squatters

Monday 6th of February 2012, 15:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia starts a major operation to remove tens of thousands of people who have been squatting in government buildings in the capital.
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Abbas to head interim government

Monday 6th of February 2012, 15:26
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, West Bank West Bank

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will head a unity government between Hamas and Fatah ahead of elections in the West Bank and Gaza.
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VIDEO: Pakistan factory explosion

Monday 6th of February 2012, 15:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

Many people are feared trapped in the rubble of a three-storey factory in the Pakistani city of Lahore following a gas explosion.
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Deadly quake hits the Philippines

Monday 6th of February 2012, 16:07
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least 15 people die and 29 are missing after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake strikes islands in the central Philippines.
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Queen commemorates 60-year reign

Monday 6th of February 2012, 16:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Queen visits a school in Norfolk and there are gun salutes around the UK as she marks the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne.
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SA 'resurrected singer' detained

Monday 6th of February 2012, 16:26
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African man who claims to be a famous Zulu musician who apparently died in 2009 is in custody until DNA tests determine his identity, police say.
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VIDEO: End of an era for Colombia carts

Monday 6th of February 2012, 16:32
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Horse-drawn carts will disappear from the streets of Colombians from 2013
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VIDEO: Snow-covered scenes across Europe

Monday 6th of February 2012, 16:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Poland Poland

The Arctic conditions sweeping Europe have tightened their grip, with more deaths reported in Poland and Ukraine, taking the toll to well over 200.
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VIDEO: Syria artillery onslaught on Homs

Monday 6th of February 2012, 17:24
related countries: Syria Syria

Residents in the restive Syrian city of Homs are suffering one of the fiercest assaults from government troops since the uprising began.
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Syria artillery onslaught on Homs

Monday 6th of February 2012, 18:07
related countries: Syria Syria

The fiercest attack yet - involving heavy artillery - rocks the Syrian city of Homs, as the US closes its Damascus embassy over security concerns.
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Romania spy chief 'to be new PM'

Monday 6th of February 2012, 19:10
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania's intelligence service chief Mihai Razvan Ungureanu is nominated as prime minister after Emil Bloc resigns amid widespread austerity protests.
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Football only unsold 2012 sport

Monday 6th of February 2012, 20:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

1.5 million football tickets remain available for London 2012 after the sport is identified as the only discipline which has not sold out its allocation
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Radical cleric Qatada given bail

Monday 6th of February 2012, 20:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Radical cleric Abu Qatada is granted bail following a hearing at the UK's Special Immigration Appeals Commission.
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Obama: 'I deserve a second term'

Monday 6th of February 2012, 21:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

President Barack Obama tells a US network that he deserves a second term in the White House, as a poll puts his approval rating above 50%.
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Capello actions dismay PFA chief

Monday 6th of February 2012, 21:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Taylor, head of the Professional Footballers' Association, calls Fabio Capello's criticism of the FA's decision to oust John Terry as England captain "bizarre and disappointing".
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Greece says lender talks 'tough'

Monday 6th of February 2012, 21:44
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece holds further talks with its international lenders, as the debate on more austerity measures continues.
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Blasts rock north Nigeria cities

Monday 6th of February 2012, 21:52
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Maiduguri, Kano

Explosions have hit a police station in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, scene of deadly attacks last month, and a market in Maiduguri to the west.
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Troops and police clash in Brazil

Monday 6th of February 2012, 22:14
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

Brazilian troops clash with police striking over pay and conditions in the state of Bahia, as they try to remove them from the state assembly.
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US tightens Iran bank sanctions

Monday 6th of February 2012, 22:33
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US President Barack Obama places new sanctions on Iran, blocking government assets held in the US, including the Iranian Central Bank.
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Brazil sells control of airports

Monday 6th of February 2012, 23:02
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The Brazilian government privatises operations at three airports as part of moves to upgrade transport links ahead of the World Cup.
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Deaths in Lahore factory collapse

Monday 6th of February 2012, 23:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Lahore

An illegal medicine factory collapses in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, killing at least 13 people and leaving many trapped, officials say.
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England under-prepared - Strauss

Monday 6th of February 2012, 23:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Andrew Strauss admits England were under-prepared following his side's 3-0 series defeat by Pakistan.
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Fassbender scoops Standard award

Monday 6th of February 2012, 23:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Michael Fassbender wins the best actor prize at the Evening Standard British Film Awards for his roles in sex addiction drama Shame and Jane Eyre.
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