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Berlin's hi-tech boom in 'Silicon Allee'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 0:08
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Can Berlin overtake London as Europe's hi-tech hub?
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Brazil looks to score overseas shirt sales boost

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 0:09
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil football clubs eye overseas kit sales boost
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Dutch to get rid of blasphemy law

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 0:10
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch authorities approve a motion to get rid of a law making it a crime to insult God, saying that the legislation is no longer relevant.
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Highest-ever HIV cases in gay men

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 0:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of gay and bisexual men being diagnosed with HIV in the UK reached an "all-time high" in 2011, according to the Health Protection Agency.
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Argentina wins delay over debt

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 0:20
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina, which is locked in a court battle in New York over its debt, receives more time to argue against paying investors over its defaulted debt.
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Chavez in Cuba to begin treatment

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 1:08
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Cuba Cuba

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez arrives in Cuba, where he had cancer therapy, for further treatment to recover from the recent election campaign.
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VIDEO: Photographic odyssey that documented Native Americans

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 1:16
related countries: United States United States

At the dawn of the 20th century, photographer Edward Curtis captured the dwindling Native American population in stunning photographs.
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Where jobs are a lottery

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 2:05
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish town where jobs are a lottery
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How illegal Amazon logging persists

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 2:37
related countries: Brazil Brazil

How illegal logging in Brazil's Amazon forests turns 'legal'
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UKBA 'failed to check' tip-offs

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 2:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of overseas students may have stayed in Britain illegally because border staff failed to check out tip-offs about them, a report says.
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VIDEO: Shifting power in Syria crisis?

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 2:52
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

At least 34 people are reported to have been killed and many injured by two car bomb explosions in a south-eastern district of Syria's capital, Damascus.
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VIDEO: Spanish banks to be restructured

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 2:59
related countries: Spain Spain

The European Commission has approved the Spanish government's plans to restructure four troubled banks.
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VIDEO: Egypt rushes to finish constitution

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 4:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The assembly writing a new Egyptian constitution says it hopes to vote on a draft version as early as Thursday.
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US Mumbai plotter to be sentenced

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 4:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

A Chicago man who pleaded guilty to checking targets for the 2008 Mumbai attacks will be sentenced on 17 January, a judge has ruled.
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Fresh health fears over Assange

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 5:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Julian Assange, who is living at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, has a chronic lung infection, the country's ambassador to the UK warns.
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Guarded UN backing for Mali force

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 5:42
related countries: Mali Mali

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gives conditional backing for a one-year African Union mission against Islamist militants in Mali.
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Nestle in Chinese medicine deal

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 6:34
related countries: China China

Nestle, the world's biggest food group, agrees a deal to develop treatments based on traditional Chinese medicines.
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Police smash credit theft ring

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 7:54
related countries: Romania Romania, Australia Australia

International police forces uncover a Romanian syndicate allegedly behind what officials say is Australia's biggest ever credit card fraud.
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India parliament deadlock ends

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 8:16
related countries: India India

The Indian parliament will hold a vote on the controversial decision to open the retail sector to foreign competition, ending a week-long deadlock over the issue.
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Detained in Cameroon's hospitals

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 8:19
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Why Estelle spent her first 11 months detained in hospital
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ITV wants 'exact' World Cup times

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifa must ensure that matches in the 2014 World Cup start on time, the head of sport at UK commercial TV broadcaster ITV says.
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VIDEO: Tunisia's microfinance success

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 9:39
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Microfinance, which helps some of the poorest people generate their own incomes, has struggled to get established in the Middle East, but one country where it has taken hold is Tunisia.
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US piracy crackdown delayed again

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 9:48
related countries: United States United States

Plans to send letters to US illegal downloaders have been delayed, with Hurricane Sandy blamed for disrupting testing schedules.
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Farrell at fly-half for England

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 10:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Player of the year nominee Owen Farrell starts as England fly-half in place of the injured Toby Flood against New Zealand.
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AUDIO: How to stop Gibraltar monkeys biting

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 10:17
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar

The famous Barbary Macaque monkeys of Gibraltar are starting to bite people and get cross when they do not get enough chocolate. Dr John Cortes, Gibraltar's minister for the environment, explains how the monkeys are being returned to nature.
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Afghan roadside bomb kills five

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 11:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least five members of a family, including women and children, are killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province.
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VIDEO: Cancer fears over Italian steel plant

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 11:32
related countries: Italy Italy

The Italian government is to hold crisis talks with the unions and management at Europe's biggest steel plant over fears that pollution from the mill is causing cancer among people in the surrounding area.
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UK net migration down by quarter

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: March

Net migration levels fell from 242,000 to 183,000 in the year to March as fewer foreign nationals study in the UK, estimated figures indicate.
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India makes Facebook arrest tough

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 12:19
related countries: India India

India issues new guidelines to make it harder for the police to arrest people for comments on social networking and other internet sites.
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Clegg to give Leveson response

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 12:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to make his own statement to MPs on the Leveson report after reportedly failing to agree on a response with David Cameron on press regulation.
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Giant remote-control robot built

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 12:58
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese man's made his childhood dreams come true by building a giant robot.
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Bin Laden doctor protest denied

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A prison official denies reports the Pakistani doctor jailed for his part in the US raid that killed Osama Bin Laden is on hunger strike.
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FIA believes Vettel not guilty

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Formula 1's governing body the FIA believes world champion Sebastian Vettel committed no offence during the Brazilian GP.
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Dalai Lama visa delay 'unlawful'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's government acted unlawfully in failing to give the Dalai Lama a visa in time for a planned visit last year, a court rules.
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Tornado damages Italy steel mill

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:05
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Taranto

A tornado damages a chimney stack and other parts of a vast steel mill in Taranto, southern Italy, where workers are protesting against pollution.
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Pakistan militant leader injured

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:13
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Senior Pakistani militant leader Mullah Nazir has been wounded in a suspected suicide bombing in the tribal area of South Waziristan, officials say.
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Court bans Pussy Riot video clips

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:19
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A Moscow court rules that websites must remove video clips of the Pussy Riot female punk band, two of whose members are in jail.
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Gotye cleans up at Aria Awards

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian musician Gotye is the big winner at the Aria Awards in Sydney, picking up four prizes including best male and best album.
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UN court clears Kosovo's ex-PM

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:31
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A UN war crimes tribunal acquits former Kosovan Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj of war crimes, prompting Serbia to denounce the court.
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Energy Bill for 'cleaner economy'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 13:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Energy minister Ed Davey publishes his much-trailed Energy Bill, setting out the roadmap for the UK's switch to "a low-carbon economy".
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Afghan captives in 'torture risk'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 14:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

People detained by UK forces in Afghanistan cannot be transferred to Afghan custody at present, over fears of ill treatment, the defence secretary tells the High Court.
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Newzbin2 piracy site shuts down

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 14:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Newzbin2, a site which offered links to pirated content, has decided to close - 15 months after a UK court ruled it must be blocked.
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Jaffna students boycott classes

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 14:48
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Students at Jaffna University in northern Sri Lanka stage a two-day boycott of classes after clashes with security forces on Wednesday.
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Anglo Irish suing Ernst & Young

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 14:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Anglo Irish Bank is suing its former auditor Ernst & Young for failing to spot the lender's massive exposure to the Irish property bubble.
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Rwanda 'wanted new Congo front'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 15:02
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwandan support for DR Congo rebels may be more widespread than previously thought, the BBC hears from ex-rebels offered money to set up a new front.
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Deadly blasts target Iraqi Shias

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 15:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 33 people are killed in bomb attacks on predominantly Shia Muslim cities south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.
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Scolari reappointed Brazil boss

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 15:12
related countries: Brazil Brazil

World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is appointed as Brazil manager and will lead his team at the 2014 World Cup.
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Concorde killings verdict quashed

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 15:31
related countries: France France, United States United States

A French court clears US airline Continental of criminal blame for the Concorde crash in 2000, two years after another court ruled it responsible.
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Serb loses court battle in Israel

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 15:52
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel Israel
related places: Srebrenica

A Serb-Israeli loses a court battle in Israel to avoid extradition to Bosnia, where he is accused of a role in the Srebrenica massacre.
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US growth rate revised up to 2.7%

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 15:58
related countries: United States United States

The US economy grew at an annualised 2.7% in the third quarter of the year, revised data shows, up from the 2% estimate released before the election.
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Train fire halts Eurostar traffic

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 16:15
related countries: France France

Train services resume in the Channel Tunnel after a fire on a freight train on the French side caused traffic to be suspended.
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Botswana to ban wildlife hunting

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 16:34
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Commercial hunting will be banned in Botswana as wildlife species face a sharp decline in the southern African nation, officials say.
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VIDEO: Music plays on for Greek ballet dancers

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 16:50
related countries: Greece Greece

Faced with funding cuts due to the country's austerity measures, the Greek National Opera is launching a new initiative which will give 11 young dancers the chance to train at the opera house for free for two years.
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VIDEO: Increased activity in Guatemalan volcano

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 16:57
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala
related places: Santa Maria

Nearby towns are coated in ash as activity increases in Guatemala's Santa Maria volcano.
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George H W Bush in Texas hospital

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 17:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Houston, Texas

Former US President George H W Bush is being treated for bronchitis in hospital in Houston, Texas, a hospital spokeswoman says.
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VIDEO: Napoleon's coded threat to Kremlin

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 17:24
related countries: France France

A French auction house is to sell off a letter written by Napoleon Bonaparte, in which he vowed to blow up the Kremlin.
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IMF seeks Greek buyback success

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 17:44
related countries: Greece Greece

The International Monetary Fund says that Greece must successfully complete a buyback of its own debt to get its next round of bailout cash.
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Internet 'cut off across Syria'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 18:02
related countries: Syria Syria

The internet and mobile phone systems are cut off in Syria, a global monitoring firm says, amid a major military operation.
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VIDEO: 'Rwanda backing DR Congo rebels'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 18:05
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwandan support for rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo may be even more widespread than previously thought.
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Fighters reveal Rwanda's Congo meddling

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 18:09
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Rwanda

Is Rwanda's support for rebellion in east DR Congo more widespread?
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Burma targets copper mine protest

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 18:10
related countries: Burma Burma

Police in Burma use water cannon and tear gas to break up a protest against a Chinese-backed copper mine in the north-west.
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Colombian peace talks 'advancing'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 19:56
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The chief Colombian government negotiator at peace talks with the Farc left-wing rebels says peace negotiations are going well and will be resumed on 5 December.
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Benin bodies dug up and beheaded

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 20:10
related countries: Benin Benin

More than 100 bodies have been decapitated in graves in Benin, police say, in what is believed to be a crime linked to extreme Voodoo practices.
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Somali piracy: A broken business model?

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 20:18
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's pirates find the going tougher in 2012
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Obama and Romney meet for lunch

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 20:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, Romney

US President Barack Obama has a turkey chili lunch with defeated election rival Mitt Romney, as fiscal cliff talks falter in Congress.
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Beckham set for talks with Monaco

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 21:11
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Former England captain David Beckham is expected to start negotiations at the weekend over a possible move to Monaco.
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Abbas: UN vote is 'last chance'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 21:11
related countries: Israel Israel

The UN vote on the status of the Palestinians is the "last chance to save the two-state solution" with Israel, says President Mahmoud Abbas.
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Firms bidding for Twinkies brands

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 21:29
related countries: United States United States

One of the best-known US snack food brands may survive as its bankrupt owner reveals it is in talks with 110 potential buyers.
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'Fierce clashes' by Syria airport

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 21:46
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The main Damascus airport road is closed and flights are cancelled amid reports of clashes, as internet and phone services go down across Syria.
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Wikileaks accused 'had breakdown'

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 21:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Fort Meade, Maryland

The US Army private accused of sending secret documents to Wikileaks testifies at a pre-trial hearing that he had a prison breakdown.
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Egypt constitution vote under way

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 21:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's constituent assembly adopts the first part of a draft constitution as judges remain locked in a power struggle with President Morsi.
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Ponting retires from Test cricket

Thursday 29th of November 2012, 23:14
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's highest Test run-scorer and former captain Ricky Ponting has announced he will retire from international cricket.
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