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Lie-detector tests take off in India

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 0:04
related countries: India India

Why lie-detection has become big business in India
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Hospitals 'on brink of collapse'

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 0:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Hospitals in England could be on the brink of collapse because of the rising demand and complexity of cases they are seeing, doctors warn.
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NFL safety: Is American football too violent?

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 1:43
related countries: United States United States

Fans struggle with American football's brutality
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Obama vow after killing in Libya

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 1:44
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

President Barack Obama vows to bring to justice those who carried out an attack on a US consulate in Libya that killed the American ambassador.
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VIDEO: Shopping for Mr Right in Paris

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 3:06
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Shoppers hitting the streets of Paris could now be going home with a man in their shopping baskets.
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Buzz over China's new prototype warship

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 3:07
related countries: China China

Buzz over China's new prototype warship
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Man held in Australia terror raid

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 3:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Australian police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism-related offences following raids in six Melbourne suburbs.
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Fresh stimulus for South Korea

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 4:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea unveils a fresh stimulus plan, its second in four days, in a bid to revive growth in its economy.
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China media cite absent leader Xi

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 6:14
related countries: China China

Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping is cited in state media - the first reported communication since he disappeared from view 12 days ago.
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Arrest in India 1999 hijack case

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 6:14
related countries: India India

A top militant allegedly involved in the 1999 hijack of an Indian passenger plane is arrested in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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US to investigate Libya attack

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 7:26
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington is investigating whether the attack that killed the US ambassador in Libya was planned by militants, officials say.
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Khmer Rouge chief unfit for trial

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 7:37
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A war crimes court in Cambodia orders the release of Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Thirith, saying she is unfit to stand trial.
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VIDEO: Farc optimism over peace talks

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 8:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A senior member of Colombia’s oldest and largest armed insurgent group, the Farc, has told the BBC he is "supremely optimistic" about a new round of peace talks due to start next month.
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Mexico captures 'top drug boss'

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 9:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexico says it has arrested Jorge Eduardo Costilla, one of the country's most wanted drug lords and the second suspected Gulf cartel leader captured in recent days.
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Plan B, Hawley tipped for Mercury

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 9:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Rapper Plan B and singer-songwriter Richard Hawley are named joint favourites to win the Mercury Prize as this year's shortlist is announced.
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Hoffman and Led Zeppelin honoured

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 10:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Washington

US actor Dustin Hoffman, British rock band Led Zeppelin and TV host David Letterman are to be honoured by Washington's Kennedy Center later this year.
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Arctic hunt finds mammoth remains

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 10:58
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian-led expedition finds well preserved mammoth remains in Siberia but downplays reports that the material could be used to clone the ancient beast.
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Nursery offers parents love time

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 11:17
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Nursery workers in central Denmark offer two hours' free childcare for parents each week in a novel scheme to boost the birth rate.
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Ex-Egypt PM jailed for corruption

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 12:09
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

A court in Cairo sentences former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in jail for corruption.
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General strike call in S Africa

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 12:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A leader of South Africa's striking platinum miners has called for a general strike starting Sunday to "bring mining companies to their knees".
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'King of Sexploitation' Long dies

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 13:04
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

British film-maker Stanley Long, known for directing low-budget sex comedies in the 1960s and '70s, dies aged 78.
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Disabled people suffer crime rise

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 13:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There has been a rise in hate crimes against disabled people, police figures for England, Wales and Northern Ireland show.
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Obama: Egypt not ally, nor enemy

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 14:16
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States
related places: Cairo

US President Barack Obama says Egypt is 'not an ally, nor is it an enemy', in the wake of violent anti-US protests in Cairo.
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Ferrari sales and profits surge

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 14:25
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Ferrari

Italian supercar and racing firm Ferrari reports record sales and profits for the first six months of 2012.
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Vietnam's leader targets blogs

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 15:05
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam's prime minister hits out at three blogs critical of the government, ordering that those behind them be ''seriously punished''.
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Rhino film 'rebirth for exiled Iran director'

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 15:24
related countries: Iran Iran

The movie which spelt freedom for 'exiled' Iranian filmmaker
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Ebola virus spreads in DR Congo

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 15:25
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has already killed 31 people and could affect many more.
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Zimbabwean PM wins marriage case

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 15:56
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A court in Zimbabwe throws out a bid by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's former partner to block his wedding to his new fiancee.
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Pro-Europe parties win Dutch vote

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 16:09
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch voters back pro-European centrist parties and inflict heavy losses on a far-right Eurosceptic group.
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BAE shares slide on EADS talks

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 16:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shares in UK defence contractor BAE Systems and European aerospace firm EADS both fall a day after they revealed they had entered merger talks.
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Setback for India nuclear protest

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 16:12
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court rejects a petition by anti-nuclear protesters to stop fuel being loaded into a new nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu state.
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Toiling Cavendish loses Tour lead

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mark Cavendish surrenders the overall lead of the Tour of Britain as Marc de Maar produces a stunning display to win stage five.
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Black lands key UK Athletics role

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 16:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Charles

UK Athletics (UKA) appoints Neil Black as performance director following the resignation of head coach Charles van Commenee.
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Fed acts to bolster US economy

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 16:42
related countries: United States United States

The US central bank announces it will resume its policy of pumping more money into the economy via so-called quantitative easing.
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Hospitals in Kenya hit by strike

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 16:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Thousands of doctors in Kenya embark on an indefinite strike joining teachers and lecturers whose strike this month has paralysed the education section.
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VIDEO: Indian court rejects nuclear petition

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 17:06
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court has rejected a demand by anti-nuclear protesters to stop fuel being loaded into a new nuclear plant in the Tamil Nadu state.
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UN nuclear agency rebukes Iran

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 17:29
related countries: Iran Iran

The UN nuclear agency rebukes Iran for failing to stop atomic activity, saying it has "serious concerns" about its failure to stop enriching uranium.
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Afghanistan's best and worst case scenarios

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 17:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Best and worst case scenarios for Afghanistan
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VIDEO: How vehicle may have fled shooting

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 18:01
related countries: France France
related places: Chevaline

Police in France are still trying to piece together the events surrounding the shootings of Saad al-Hilli, 50, who was killed along with his wife Iqbal, 47, his mother-in-law, and a passing cyclist in Chevaline.
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Karachi mourns after factory fire

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 18:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

The Pakistani city of Karachi is in mourning following a blaze which killed 264 people at a garment factory, whose owners police are now seeking.
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Colombia's Farc 'committed to peace talks'

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 19:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Senior Farc guerrilla on ending the Colombian conflict
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New York ban on supersize sodas

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 20:07
related countries: United States United States

New York City passes the first US ban on large-size sodas and other sugary drinks being sold in restaurants and other eateries.
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Guatemala volcano triggers alert

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 20:23
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Tens of thousands of Guatemalans living on the slopes of the Fuego volcano are evacuated as powerful eruptions launch molten rocks from its crater.
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Anti-Islam film protests spread

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 20:58
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Protests against an anti-Islam film made in the US spread, as angry crowds gather outside US embassies in the Middle East and North Africa.
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New Syria peace envoy in Damascus

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 21:12
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The new UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi begins his first visit to Syria since his appointment, meeting the country's foreign minister.
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Putin admits animal stunts staged

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 21:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin admits many of his wildlife stunts were staged, saying they were his way of raising awareness.
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Striking image shows atomic bonds

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 21:36
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Researchers in Switzerland show off images of the molecular world so detailed that the type of atomic bonds between their atoms can be discerned.
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VIDEO: Fears for the future in Afghanistan

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 22:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has raised concerns about the safety of UK troops, while on a trip to Afghanistan
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Alps cyclist 'feared more shots'

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 22:49
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The former RAF pilot who found a British family murdered in the French Alps says he feared the killer could still be nearby to shoot him next.
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Uganda charges man over gay play

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 23:19
related countries: Uganda Uganda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ugandan authorities charge British theatre producer David Cecil for staging a play about the condition of gay people in the country.
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The darker side of sunny Gambia

Thursday 13th of September 2012, 23:55
related countries: The Gambia The Gambia

The dark side of The Gambia officials seek to hide from tourists
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