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What happend on March 25th 2013

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Profit at Big Five banks 'wiped out'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 0:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The major UK banks saw their core profits for 2012 wiped out by a mix of regulations and their own mistakes, a KPMG report says.
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How can companies battle the fakes?

Monday 25th of March 2013, 0:05
related countries: China China

The hi-fi speaker company that has battled Chinese fakes
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The gay airman who took on the US military

Monday 25th of March 2013, 1:25
related countries: United States United States

The airman who came out in 1975 and broke the military's ban
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The hardline Buddhists targeting Sri Lanka's Muslims

Monday 25th of March 2013, 2:52
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Muslims are being targeted by hardline Buddhists
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Paris rally against gay marriage

Monday 25th of March 2013, 4:21
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Hundreds of thousands attend a final protest in central Paris against a bill to legalise same-sex marriage, as police fire tear gas amid scuffles.
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VIDEO: Berezovsky house given all-clear

Monday 25th of March 2013, 5:07
related countries: Russia Russia

The home of the late exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has been given the all-clear after searches by police for chemical, biological and nuclear material.
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England face humbling series defeat

Monday 25th of March 2013, 5:09
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are struggling to avoid a series defeat after slumping to 90-4 on the fourth day of the final Test against New Zealand.
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Two dead in Australia asylum capsize

Monday 25th of March 2013, 5:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Two people are killed and two more critically injured after a boat carrying at least 95 asylum seekers capsizes off Australia.
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Australia PM condemns infighting

Monday 25th of March 2013, 5:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveils a new front bench, days after an abortive leadership vote she called "unseemly" and "self-indulgent".
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VIDEO: Buddhists target Sri Lanka's Muslims

Monday 25th of March 2013, 6:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Muslims in Sri Lanka have voiced concerns about a growing number of anti-Muslim protests and attacks, carried out by hardline Buddhist groups.
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VIDEO: Paris rally against gay marriage

Monday 25th of March 2013, 6:10
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in a final protest in Paris against a bill to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption.
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VIDEO: Syrian opposition leader resigns

Monday 25th of March 2013, 6:11
related countries: Syria Syria

The leader of the opposition Syrian National Coalition (SNC), Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib, has resigned.
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Six killed in deadly India fire

Monday 25th of March 2013, 7:39
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

A deadly fire in a factory on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Bangalore kills six people who were asleep inside the building.
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HK court denies maids residency

Monday 25th of March 2013, 7:39
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's government wins an appeal against a ruling that could have allowed foreign domestic helpers to apply for residency in the city.
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S Korea and US sign military plan

Monday 25th of March 2013, 8:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

South Korea and the United States sign a plan providing for a joint response in the event of "provocations" from North Korea.
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Border agency condemned over backlog

Monday 25th of March 2013, 9:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK Border Agency is still plagued by backlogs of unresolved immigration cases, says the Home Affairs Committee of MPs.
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Dead ducks pulled from China river

Monday 25th of March 2013, 9:27
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Around 1,000 dead ducks have been pulled from a river in Sichuan, Chinese media report, while the Shanghai river pig toll passes 16,000.
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Cartoon cavemen top US box office

Monday 25th of March 2013, 9:49
related countries: United States United States

Cavemen comedy The Croods clubs its rivals to claim top spot at the North American box office with a $44.7 million (£29.3 million) haul.
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VIDEO: Asylum seekers die in boat tragedy

Monday 25th of March 2013, 10:19
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island, Australia Australia

A boy and a woman have died after the boat they were in capsized off the coast of Australia's Christmas Island.
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Pakistan's caretaker PM sworn in

Monday 25th of March 2013, 10:40
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Retired senior judge Mir Hazar Khan Khoso is sworn in as Pakistan's caretaker prime minister, ahead of parliamentary elections due in May.
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Ford sorry for Berlusconi advert

Monday 25th of March 2013, 10:46
related countries: Italy Italy, India India

The Indian unit of Ford apologises for an advert showing former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi with a group of bound women in the boot of a car.
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Webber still raw over Vettel pass

Monday 25th of March 2013, 11:03
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Mark Webber says it will take time for the wounds of Sebastian Vettel's antics at the Malaysian Grand Prix to heal.
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Italy court considers Knox retrial

Monday 25th of March 2013, 11:07
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy's highest court hears an appeal by prosecutors over the acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito over the murder of Meredith Kercher.
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Communal rioting spreads in Burma

Monday 25th of March 2013, 11:55
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Meiktila

Mosques and houses are ransacked in central Burma, the latest in a series of incidents since sectarian violence broke out in Meiktila town.
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Zambia's ex-President Banda arrested

Monday 25th of March 2013, 11:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Zambia Zambia

Zambia's ex-President Rupiah Banda is arrested and charged with abuse of authority over a Nigerian oil deal, officials say.
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Harry lined up for six-day US tour

Monday 25th of March 2013, 12:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Palace, May

Prince Harry is to tour the US in May to help promote the rehabilitation of injured American and UK troops, St James's Palace says.
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England can save final Test - Gooch

Monday 25th of March 2013, 12:13
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

England believe they can save the final Test against New Zealand in Auckland, says batting coach Graham Gooch.
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Deal reached in Cyprus bailout talks

Monday 25th of March 2013, 12:58
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Cyprus Cyprus
related places: Brussels

Eurozone finance ministers agree a deal on a bailout for Cyprus to prevent its banking system collapsing, but the island faces deep recession.
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Power still out after heavy snow

Monday 25th of March 2013, 13:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of homes are still without power and many roads are impassable after severe weather affected much of the UK during the weekend.
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VIDEO: 'I paid captors to free my husband'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 13:11
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Aruba Aruba, United States United States

The wife of an Australian man kidnapped by an al-Qaeda-linked group in the Philippines has revealed that she paid a ransom of four million pesos (US$98,000) to secure his release.
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French fight in Mali's hostile desert

Monday 25th of March 2013, 13:25
related countries: France France, Mali Mali

On patrol with French forces fighting rock by rock in Mali
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New Chinese leader hails Africa ties

Monday 25th of March 2013, 13:34
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania, China China

New President Xi Jinping praises China's "sincere friendship with Africa" as he visits Tanzania - his second foreign trip since taking power.
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US spring snowstorm pushes east

Monday 25th of March 2013, 14:01
related countries: United States United States

A spring storm that brought as much as 17in (43 cm) of snow to the US Midwest and is blamed for two deaths moves toward the populous East Coast.
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Vilanova set for return to Spain

Monday 25th of March 2013, 14:15
related countries: Spain Spain

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova will return to Spain this week following treatment for throat cancer in New York.
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UK teen's app bought for 'millions'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 14:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Yahoo has acquired an app created by a UK teenager for "dozens of millions" of pounds.
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Army tackles Ukraine snow chaos

Monday 25th of March 2013, 15:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Armoured personnel carriers are used in the Ukrainian capital Kiev to drag buses and other vehicles out of snowdrifts.
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England are scared - Montenegro boss

Monday 25th of March 2013, 15:45
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Podgorica

Montenegro coach Branko Brnovic says England are scared of Tuesday's World Cup Group H qualifier in Podgorica.
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Oman sultan frees blogger activists

Monday 25th of March 2013, 15:56
related countries: Oman Oman

The sultan of the Gulf country of Oman has pardoned and released dozens of on line activists.
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EU suspends most Zimbabwe sanctions

Monday 25th of March 2013, 15:59
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The European Union suspends sanctions against 81 officials and eight firms in Zimbabwe following what it called a "successful" constitutional referendum.
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Zimbabwe lawyer Mtetwa gets bail

Monday 25th of March 2013, 16:36
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa is freed on bail more than a week after she was detained during a raid on MDC offices.
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China 'buys Russian fighter jets'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 16:43
related countries: United States United States, Russia Russia, China China

China has agreed to buy 24 fighter jets and four submarines from Russia, state media say, amid what some see as moves to counterbalance US military might.
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Partial vote re-tally in Kenya

Monday 25th of March 2013, 17:00
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's Supreme Court orders the re-tallying of votes cast at 22 polling stations - out of 33,000 - in the tightly contested presidential election won by Uhuru Kenyatta.
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US army hands over Bagram prison

Monday 25th of March 2013, 17:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Bagram

The US army hands over to Afghanistan the notorious Bagram jail, resolving an issue that has strained ties between the countries.
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Cyprus backs 'painful' bailout deal

Monday 25th of March 2013, 17:02
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

The Cypriot government defends a 10bn-euro bailout deal to save its banks from collapse, amid warnings the island faces deep recession.
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Blast wounds Syria rebel commander

Monday 25th of March 2013, 17:06
related countries: Syria Syria

The man who established and once commanded the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA), Col Riad al-Asaad, is badly hurt by an explosion in the country's east.
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Hodgson unconcerned by mind games

Monday 25th of March 2013, 17:39
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England coach Roy Hodgson has no concerns about the "mind games" of Montenegro coach Branko Brnovic ahead of Tuesday's match.
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Egypt orders arrests of activists

Monday 25th of March 2013, 18:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's most senior prosecutor orders the arrest of five leading activists after last week's clashes near the Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters.
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Saudi Arabia 'threatens Skype ban'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 18:51
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities reportedly threaten to ban encrypted messaging services such as Skype, Viber and WhatsApp, causing upset among their many users.
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Britons tell of snowstorm ordeal

Monday 25th of March 2013, 18:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britons tell of their struggles to cope in the unseasonably cold weather after snow hit the UK, leaving thousands of homes without power.
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Bernanke defends low interest rates

Monday 25th of March 2013, 19:15
related countries: United States United States

Ben Bernanke defends the low interest rate policies of the US Federal Reserve and central banks in Europe, saying they were helping to boost the global economy.
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US museum's entrance fee 'deceptive'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 19:18
related countries: United States United States

The Metropolitan Museum's steep "recommended" admission fee deceives patrons legally entitled to pay as little as they choose, a lawsuit charges.
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Cyprus bailout remarks alarm markets

Monday 25th of March 2013, 19:29
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Stock markets reverse early gains after the head of eurozone finance ministers suggests the Cyprus bailout could serve as a model for future rescues.
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Chile miner trapped 300m underground

Monday 25th of March 2013, 19:35
related countries: Chile Chile

A collapse in a mine in northern Chile in the early hours of Monday leaves a miner trapped 300m underground.
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PM talks tough over migrant benefits

Monday 25th of March 2013, 19:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron promises tougher rules for Europeans claiming UK benefits, but Labour questions the proposed changes.
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South African soldiers killed in CAR

Monday 25th of March 2013, 20:44
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Central African Republic Central African Republic

Thirteen South African soldiers were killed by Central African Republic rebels at the weekend, it is announced, while President Francois Bozize is said to have fled to Cameroon.
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Kashmir arrest over 'honour killing'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 22:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

Police in Pakistan-administered Kashmir arrest a couple on gruesome charges of murdering their own daughter with an axe in an apparent "honour killing".
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UK economic policy 'illogical'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 22:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Austerity in the UK has cut demand and output more than even pessimists predicted, former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Jolie and Hague visit DR Congo camp

Monday 25th of March 2013, 22:25
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and Foreign Secretary William Hague have teamed up in the Democratic Republic of Congo to highlight concerns over sexual violence used during war.
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Brazil supermarkets ban Amazon meat

Monday 25th of March 2013, 22:45
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Almost 3,000 supermarkets in Brazil are pledging to avoid selling meat from cattle raised in the Amazon rainforest to curb illegal deforestation.
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Gerrard dismisses 'scared' criticism

Monday 25th of March 2013, 23:00
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Steven Gerrard dismisses Montenegro coach Branko Brnovic's criticism ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier.
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US justices to consider gay marriage

Monday 25th of March 2013, 23:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

The US Supreme Court is to hear two landmark cases this week on gay marriage that could reshape the legal definition of marriage in America.
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Boris Berezovsky 'died by hanging'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 23:18
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A post-mortem examination has found Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky's death to be "consistent with hanging", police say.
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Native Canadians finish arduous trek

Monday 25th of March 2013, 23:20
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Ottawa

Seven young Native Canadian men finish a 1,600km (1,000-mile) trek to Ottawa, the Canadian capital, in protest against living conditions on reserves.
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US firm 'in search and rescue deal'

Monday 25th of March 2013, 23:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US-based Bristow Group is to take over UK helicopter search and rescue operations, including those of the RAF and Royal Navy, the BBC learns.
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