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Pope visits Lebanon torn by Syria crisis

Friday 14th of September 2012, 2:45
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Pope visits Lebanon torn by regional strife
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Guatemala volcano triggers alert

Friday 14th of September 2012, 3:44
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Thousands of Guatemalans living on the slopes of the Fuego volcano are evacuated as strong eruptions launch molten rocks from its crater.
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VIDEO: New York approves supersize drinks ban

Friday 14th of September 2012, 4:09
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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Bo Xilai scandal: Wang trial set

Friday 14th of September 2012, 4:13
related countries: China China
related places: Chengdu

The former police chief who triggered China's biggest political scandal in years will be tried in Chengdu next week, says a Chinese court official.
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Arrests over Libya embassy attack

Friday 14th of September 2012, 5:01
related countries: Libya Libya, United States United States

Libyan authorities make arrests following a deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi as further unrest over a US-made anti-Islam film is expected.
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VIDEO: Anti-Islam film protests widen

Friday 14th of September 2012, 5:27
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States

Demonstrations against an American-made film which is said to denigrate Islam have spread to Yemen where protesters attacked the US embassy.
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VIDEO: Annan: Syria response 'shameful'

Friday 14th of September 2012, 6:11
related countries: Syria Syria

The former UN and Arab League envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, has described the international community's failure to find a solution to the the conflict in Syria as "shameful".
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Huawei and ZTE deny US charges

Friday 14th of September 2012, 6:14
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Huawei

Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE deny US charges that some of their equipment has been installed with codes to help spying.
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Fed acts to bolster US economy

Friday 14th of September 2012, 6:23
related countries: United States United States

Stock markets rise as US Federal Reserve announces it will re-start pumping more money into the economy, with new debt purchases of $40bn (£25bn) a month.
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Asia markets rise on US stimulus

Friday 14th of September 2012, 6:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

Asian markets rise, following overnight gains on Wall Street, after the US Federal Reserve unveiled its latest stimulus plan.
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VIDEO: Guatemala volcano triggers alert

Friday 14th of September 2012, 6:37
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala has evacuated thousands of people after the Fuego volcano started spewing ash and lava.
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VIDEO: Taliban 'using fake Facebook profiles'

Friday 14th of September 2012, 7:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Aruba Aruba

A recent review conducted by the Australian Department of Defence suggests that the Taliban has been using fake Facebook profiles to gain information from coalition troops in Afghanistan.
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Australia opens Nauru asylum camp

Friday 14th of September 2012, 7:08
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Australia Australia, Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia flies 30 asylum seekers to the Pacific island of Nauru, as Canberra begins to implement a new offshore processing policy.
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India inflation rate rises again

Friday 14th of September 2012, 7:14
related countries: India India

India's inflation rises more than expected to 7.55% in August, driven by higher prices of food and manufactured items.
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VIDEO: 'Jail will not stop Pussy Riot protests'

Friday 14th of September 2012, 7:37
related countries: Russia Russia

The husband of one of the Pussy Riot protesters jailed in Russia says they will continue to oppose President Putin after their prison release.
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China ships sail amid islands row

Friday 14th of September 2012, 8:10
related countries: Japan Japan, China China

Six Chinese surveillance ships briefly enter waters around islands claimed by both Japan and China, amid a bitter territorial dispute.
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O'Neill unhappy over McClean rant

Friday 14th of September 2012, 8:29
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

James McClean faces questions from Martin O'Neill over his tweets following the Republic of Ireland's victory over Kazakhstan.
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VIDEO: Brad Pitt on lure of right director

Friday 14th of September 2012, 9:25
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brad Pitt says one of the reasons he chose to appear in the film Killing Them Softly was that he wanted to work with New Zealand director Andrew Dominik again.
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UK construction down 10% on year

Friday 14th of September 2012, 9:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Activity in the UK construction sector was down 10.1% in the year to July, according to official figures.
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SA police in torture death probe

Friday 14th of September 2012, 9:46
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Pretoria

South Africa police are being investigated for allegedly torturing a man to death in the capital, Pretoria, an independent complaints body says.
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Aguero's call-up is 'ridiculous'

Friday 14th of September 2012, 9:51
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini brands Argentina's decision to call up injured striker Sergio Aguero as "ridiculous".
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Frenchman fined for pirating pop

Friday 14th of September 2012, 10:03
related countries: France France

Illegally downloaded Rihanna songs land Frenchman in court for breaking French laws on pirated pop music.
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Deadly bus crash in Afghanistan

Friday 14th of September 2012, 10:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 50 people are killed after a bus and a fuel tanker collide in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.
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VIDEO: Australia opens Nauru asylum camp

Friday 14th of September 2012, 10:14
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Australia Australia, Christmas Island Christmas Island

Thirty asylum seekers have been flown from Christmas Island to Nauru, as Australia begins to implement its new offshore processing policy.
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VIDEO: Iceland's economy sparks into life

Friday 14th of September 2012, 10:21
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Just four year's after Iceland's major banks collapsed and the currency plunged in value, the nation is now being praised by the IMF.
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Japan in nuclear phase-out plan

Friday 14th of September 2012, 10:32
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Fukushima

The Japanese government unveils a plan to phase out nuclear power by 2030, in a major policy shift after last year's Fukushima disaster.
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Khmer Rouge chief release delayed

Friday 14th of September 2012, 11:14
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

A war crimes court in Cambodia delays the release of Khmer Rouge ex-minister Ieng Thirith after prosecutors lodge an appeal to restrict her freedom.
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Top universities still have space

Friday 14th of September 2012, 11:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A quarter of universities in England's Russell Group still have vacancies, as the new tuition fees regime comes in.
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London Wasps takeover completed

Friday 14th of September 2012, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London Wasps announce the takeover of the club by a consortium including former player Ken Moss has been finalised.
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New Syria envoy in Damascus talks

Friday 14th of September 2012, 11:47
related countries: Syria Syria

The new UN-Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, is to meet an opposition group as his first mission to the war-torn country continues.
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US missions on film protest alert

Friday 14th of September 2012, 11:49
related countries: United States United States

US diplomatic missions are on high alert across the Muslim world amid continuing anger over a US-made film that mocks the Prophet Muhammad.
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Obese elephants given slimming help

Friday 14th of September 2012, 11:59
related countries: India India

Authorities in India are being presented with an massive task: managing the weight of obese elephants kept in temples.
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Rare 'doorstop' vase raises $1.3m

Friday 14th of September 2012, 12:41
related countries: China China

A rare Chinese vase which was discovered being used as a doorstop fetches more than $1.3 million (£809,500) at an auction at Sotheby's in New York.
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Google 'blocks' Alibaba handset

Friday 14th of September 2012, 13:26
related countries: China China

Google is accused of preventing Acer from launching a handset in China powered by Alibaba's rival Aliyun operating system.
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New Gambia opposition in Senegal

Friday 14th of September 2012, 13:33
related countries: Senegal Senegal, The Gambia The Gambia

A new Gambian political grouping intends to create a government in exile in Senegal within the next few days to challenge President Yahya Jammeh, its leader tells the BBC.
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Kate privacy invasion 'grotesque'

Friday 14th of September 2012, 14:25
related countries: France France

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are saddened by the "grotesque and unjustifiable" publication of topless photos of Kate in a French magazine and are considering legal action.
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Zimbabwe court halts PM wedding

Friday 14th of September 2012, 14:42
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A court in Zimbabwe blocks Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's lavish wedding planned for Saturday, ruling he is already married.
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City trader 'gambled away' £1.4bn

Friday 14th of September 2012, 14:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A trader at a City of London bank "gambled away" £1.4bn of his firm's money and caused "chaos and disaster", a jury hears.
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Rain restricts Pedrosa & Lorenzo

Friday 14th of September 2012, 15:08
related countries: San Marino San Marino

Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa are confined to the garage by rain in Friday's two practice sessions for the San Marino GP.
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US factory output falls sharply

Friday 14th of September 2012, 15:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: August

Industrial output fell 1.2% last month, its fastest rate for three years but retail sales rise for the second month in a row.
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India opens up to foreign retail

Friday 14th of September 2012, 15:32
related countries: India India

India's government once again clears a controversial plan to open up its vast retail market to global supermarket chains.
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Bail for Karachi factory owners

Friday 14th of September 2012, 15:43
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Three factory owners facing murder charges after 264 people died in a fire at their garment factory in the Pakistani city of Karachi are granted bail.
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South Africa vows miner clampdown

Friday 14th of September 2012, 15:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's government announces a raft of measures to clamp down on continuing unrest in the country's mining sector.
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S Africa miners reject pay offer

Friday 14th of September 2012, 15:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Miners at South Africa's Marikana mine reject a pay offer from the management, dashing hopes for an end to their weeks-long strike.
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Romney firm on Egypt as polls dip

Friday 14th of September 2012, 17:07
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States

Mitt Romney defends his criticism President Barack Obama's foreign policy, as new US polls suggest the president is pulling ahead with voters.
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Royals sue over topless pictures

Friday 14th of September 2012, 17:23
related countries: France France

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have launched legal action against the French magazine Closer over its publication of topless pictures of the duchess, Clarence House says.
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Pope urges end to fundamentalism

Friday 14th of September 2012, 17:42
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

Pope Benedict XVI urges religions to root out fundamentalism, as he visits Lebanon in the midst of anger over an anti-Islam film.
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VIDEO: Inside India's 'student town'

Friday 14th of September 2012, 17:43
related countries: India India

Intense competition for a prestigious degree is fuelling demand in India's private coaching industry.
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All-clear after US campus threats

Friday 14th of September 2012, 17:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Officials at the University of Texas and at North Dakota State University give the all-clear following evacuations because of bomb threats.
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VIDEO: Families mourn after Karachi fire

Friday 14th of September 2012, 18:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Some 264 people lost their lives this week in a blaze in a garment factory in the Pakistani port city of Karachi.
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'Queen of Pacific' denies charges

Friday 14th of September 2012, 18:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pacific

The woman dubbed "Queen of the Pacific" for the alleged smuggling of cocaine from Latin America to the US pleads not guilty in a US court.
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Google faces German mobile ban

Friday 14th of September 2012, 21:13
related countries: Germany Germany

Motorola may have to recall mobile devices in Germany after losing a lawsuit against Apple, while Samsung suffers a setback in its patent battle with Apple.
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Stock markets rise on US stimulus

Friday 14th of September 2012, 22:01
related countries: United States United States

Stock markets rise after the US Federal Reserve decides to pump more money into the economy, but fears over the eurozone resurface as reports of Spanish bailout talks are denied.
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US troops killed in Afghan attack

Friday 14th of September 2012, 22:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

At least two American soldiers have been killed in an attack on Camp Bastion, a major base for foreign forces in Afghanistan, US officials say.
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Anti-Islam film protests escalate

Friday 14th of September 2012, 22:33
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Germany Germany
related places: Khartoum

At least seven people are killed as protests against a film which mocks Islam spread through the Muslim world and beyond.
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Nicaragua clears and frees US man

Friday 14th of September 2012, 23:16
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua, United States United States

A US man whose conviction on drug charges was thrown out by a Nicaraguan appeals court leaves Nicaragua after two years in jail, his family says.
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Sweden's rape rate under the spotlight

Friday 14th of September 2012, 23:37
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Why are more rapes reported in Sweden than other EU countries?
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