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Man Utd tie wide open - Mourinho

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 0:01
related countries: Spain Spain

Jose Mourinho plays down Manchester United scoring an away goal and is confident Real Madrid will progress.
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Sulu: The islands home to Philippine militancy

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 0:43
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Tropical Philippine islands where militants shelter
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Hollywood heads to the south-east US

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 0:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hollywood

Why Atlanta is giving Hollywood the shivers
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Three charged in rhino horn ring

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 1:27
related countries: United States United States, China China

Three people are arrested in the US and accused of a conspiring to smuggle endangered black rhinoceros horns to China, prosecutors say.
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School PE 'not strenuous enough'

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 2:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Education inspectors warn that there is not enough strenuous activity in many of England's school PE lessons.
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Militants killed in Thailand attack

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 2:18
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thailand's military says its troops have killed 16 militants who stormed a base in the violence-hit south of the country.
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New owl species is described

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 2:59
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Lombok

A new species of owl discovered in Lombok, Indonesia, has been formally described by scientists.
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Israel confirms it held Prisoner X

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 3:48
related countries: Israel Israel, Aruba Aruba

Israel confirms it imprisoned an Australian-Israeli man under a false identity for security reasons, and that he died in custody.
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VIDEO: Sulu: A 'safe haven' for militants?

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 3:52
related countries: Philippines Philippines, United States United States

A US commander has described the islands of Sulu, in the south-west Philippine, as a safe haven for international terrorism.
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Sahara firms' bank accounts frozen

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 3:54
related countries: India India
related places: Sahara

Bank accounts of two firms of Sahara, one of India's biggest business houses, are frozen for failing to refund money to millions of investors.
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VIDEO: Five killed in Ukraine plane crash

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 5:14
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

At least five people were killed when a plane carrying football fans attempted an emergency landing and caught fire in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
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Japanese economy worse than forecast

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 5:33
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's economy has shrunk for the third straight quarter, underlining the challenges the new government faces in reviving growth.
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VIDEO: Zuma to give State of Nation speech

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 5:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma will deliver his annual State of the Nation address at the opening of parliament in Cape Town today.
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VIDEO: Liverpool team fears racism in Russia

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 6:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Liverpool will be the first team to play Zenit St Petersburg after some of the Russian club's fans declared publicly that they did not want any black players on their team.
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Guam knife attack toll rises

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 6:37
related countries: Guam Guam, Japan Japan

The death toll from an attack in Guam rose to three after a Japanese man mown down by a car died of his injuries, officials say.
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India inflation at three-year low

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 7:10
related countries: India India

India's inflation rate dips to a three-year low, giving more room to policymakers to take steps to revive the country's sluggish economy.
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Rolls-Royce full-year profits rise

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 8:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aerospace company Rolls-Royce reports a higher-than-expected rise in full-year profits after a strong performance at its civil aerospace division.
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'No radiation' from N Korea test

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 8:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean experts say they have not detected any radioactive isotopes from North Korea's nuclear test, hampering efforts to assess the device.
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VIDEO: Sugar Man favourite for Oscars

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 9:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oscar

Searching for Sugar Man, a film chronicling the life of the American musician Rodriguez, is seen by many Oscars odds makers as the favourite to win the best documentary feature Oscar.
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Miner Rio Tinto reports annual loss

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 9:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto reports a big annual loss after writing down the value of its aluminium and coal businesses by $14bn.
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Home repossessions lowest since 2007

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 10:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of homes repossessed in the UK fell to its lowest annual level since 2007, lenders say, with 33,900 homes seized last year.
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Lydia Ko, 15, cards round of 63

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 10:44
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Lydia Ko, 15, cards a 10-under-par 63 in her opening round at the Australian Women's Open in Canberra.
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Die Hard sequel leaves critics cold

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 10:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A Good Day to Die Hard, the latest instalment in Bruce Willis's action franchise, receives a largely frosty response from critics as it reaches cinemas in the UK and US.
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VIDEO: The fans who hate their own player

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 10:58
related countries: Israel Israel

Football authorities and senior political figures in Israel have condemned recent racist incidents, relating to one of the country's largest football clubs.
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Oscar Pistorius 'shoots girlfriend'

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 11:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is arrested over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend and is due to appear in court to face charges, local media say.
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'White phosphorus' at Burma protest

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 11:12
related countries: Burma Burma

Burmese police fired military-issue white phosphorus grenades to disperse protesters at a controversial copper mine, a new report alleges.
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Germany finds horsemeat in lasagne

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 11:16
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany is the latest country to report horsemeat DNA in processed beef, as authorities across the EU are told to conduct tests.
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Energy giant EDF sees profits rise

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 12:09
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

France-based gas and electricity provider EDF has announced a rise in global profits, despite a loss in UK gas and electricity.
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VIDEO: American and US Airways 'to merge'

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 12:15
related countries: United States United States

American Airlines and US Airways plan to merge, bringing American Airlines closer in value to rival Delta Airlines, with an estimated market valuation of $11bn (£7bn).
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Google sues BT in patent battle

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 12:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Google sues BT in the US and UK as a counter-attack to the British firm's existing lawsuits against the search giant.
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Kidman 'refused to say n-word'

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 12:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Actress Nicole Kidman refused to use an offensive racial epithet in a film when requested to do so by its director, her British co-star reveals.
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VIDEO: Rise in Pakistan TV marriages

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 14:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Matchmaking TV shows in Pakistan could be slowly changing attitudes to romance in the country.
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VIDEO: Teenager killed in Bahrain protests

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 14:13
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

The Bahraini government has announced an investigation into the death of teenage boy during protests marking the second anniversary of a failed uprising.
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VIDEO: Aerials show gated Pistorius home

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 14:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Pretoria

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is facing a murder charge after his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead at his home in Pretoria.
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Eurozone sees recession deepen

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 14:23
related countries: France France

The eurozone recession deepened in the final three months of 2012, with the area's economy contracting by 0.6%.
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Beitar Jerusalem FC strives to shed racist reputation

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 14:32
related countries: Israel Israel

The Israeli football club trying to shed its racist reputation
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Ivorian sets himself alight in Rome

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 14:43
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Fiumicino, Rome

A man from Ivory Coast about to be deported from Italy sets himself alight at Fiumicino airport in the capital, Rome, Italian media reports.
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Islamists 'capture Syrian oil town'

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Fighters from the Islamist al-Nusra Front have captured a town close to Syria's oil city of Hasaka, according to foreign-based anti-Assad organisations.
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Finn confident of beating problem

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England fast bowler Steven Finn believes he will no longer be disturbing the stumps when bowling.
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VIDEO: Tropical island where rebels hide

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:18
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The islands of Sulu, in the south-west Philippines, is a region that has become a haven for international militants.
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India halts helicopter deal payments

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:28
related countries: Italy Italy, India India

India says it is freezing payments for a helicopter deal to Italian aerospace firm Finmeccanica over corruption allegations.
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Kanye announces one-off London gig

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:34
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Paris, London

The rapper will play a one-off performance at London's Hammersmith Apollo and a gig in Paris at the end of February.
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Morning-after pill use rises in US

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:35
related countries: United States United States

Use of the morning-after pill in the US is on the rise, a trend driven largely by wider use among younger women, a major government study finds.
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Teenager killed in Bahrain protests

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:40
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

A teenage boy in Bahrain has been shot dead during protests to mark the second anniversary of a failed uprising.
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Sutil in line for shock F1 return

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:46
related countries: Germany Germany

German ex-Formula 1 driver Adrian Sutil has a seat fitting at the Force India team and may drive in a pre-season test.
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GM profits up despite European loss

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 15:51
related countries: United States United States

US carmaker General Motors says its fourth quarter earnings rose despite $700m of losses at its European operations.
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Sexton and McCarthy out for Irish

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 16:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton and second row Mike McCarthy are ruled out of the Six Nations game against Scotland.
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Kuwait activist acquittals welcomed

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 16:22
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

Human rights groups welcome the acquittal of five Kuwaiti online activists accused of insulting the ruling emir on Twitter.
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'Nineteen dead' in Pakistan attacks

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 16:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

At least 19 people are killed in a series of attacks on security forces and an anti-Taliban tribe in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Chicago names public enemy No. 1

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 17:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Chicago

The city of Chicago names its first public enemy number one since Al Capone - a drug cartel leader who lives in a mountain hideaway in Mexico.
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Bute found in UK horse carcasses

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 17:16
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eight horses, killed in the UK, have tested positive for the painkiller bute and six may have entered the food chain in France, the Food Standards Agency says.
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Lancaster reassured by Gatland

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 17:58
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Lancaster is sure the British and Irish Lions will pick England players on merit after talks with coach Warren Gatland.
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American and US Airways to merge

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 18:15
related countries: United States United States

American Airlines and US Airways confirm plans for an $11bn merger, which would form the world's biggest airlines.
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Stranded US cruise ship nears land

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 18:21
related countries: United States United States

A stranded US cruise ship with more than 4,000 people aboard is within sight of land after four days without power because of an engine fire.
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Film-maker to pay Veerappan's widow

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 18:37
related countries: India India

The makers of a film about the infamous Indian bandit Veerappan agree to pay his widow compensation after she complained it violated her privacy.
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VIDEO: Women hold global anti-violence protests

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 18:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Philippines Philippines

Protesters take to the streets in Afghanistan, Nepal and the Philippines as part of a global campaign to fight for women's rights.
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Oscar Pistorius faces murder charge

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 19:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Pretoria

South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius faces a murder charge after his model girlfriend is shot dead at his Pretoria home.
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French firm 'mislabelled horsemeat'

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 19:16
related countries: France France

French meat processing company Spanghero has its licence suspended after the government says it relabelled horsemeat as beef.
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Sparta Prague 0-1 Chelsea

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 19:49
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Substitute Oscar scores the winner as Chelsea start their Europa League campaign with victory against Sparta Prague.
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VIDEO: Dhaka: Mass protests over war crimes

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 20:08
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Bangladesh in protest over sentences handed out in relation to alleged war crimes during the 1971 war of independence.
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VIDEO: French claim horsemeat 'mislabelled'

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 20:22
related countries: France France

Ministers in France claim meat processing firm Spanghero has been engaged in "fraud", an accusation the company denies.
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Bolivia stokes Chile border tension

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 21:03
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Chile Chile

Bolivia's President Evo Morales renews his calls for the release of three soldiers arrested in Chile, marking the anniversary of the War of the Pacific.
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Man and woman die after avalanche

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 21:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man and a woman die and a man is critically injured after being caught in an avalanche in the Highlands of Scotland.
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Arrests in horsemeat investigation

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 21:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Aberystwyth, Todmorden

Police probing alleged horsemeat mislabelling arrest two men near Aberystwyth and one in Todmorden, West Yorkshire on suspicion of fraud offences.
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Warren Buffett in $28bn Heinz deal

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 21:56
related countries: United States United States

US billionaire Warren Buffett's investment firm Berkshire Hathaway is to buy food giant Heinz in a $28bn (£18bn) deal, the biggest to date in the food industry.
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Funeral for Iran Revolutionary Guard

Thursday 14th of February 2013, 22:53
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria, Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

A funeral is held in Tehran for Gen Hassan Shateri, a commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard recently killed while travelling from Syria to Lebanon.
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