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Valentine woes

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 7:11pm
Less demand for roses hurts Kenya flower growers
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Afghan offensive takes aim at Taliban

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 6:30pm
More than 15,000 US, British and Afghan troops launch the biggest military push in Afghanistan since toppling the Taliban in 2001.
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No Woods World Match Play return

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 6:24pm
Tiger Woods will not return to golf, as rumoured, at next week's WGC Match Play Championship in Arizona.
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'Thousands flee' Somalia fighting

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 4:14pm
Thousands of people have fled Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, in the past two days, the UN refugee agency says.
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Olympic luger dies after crashing

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 3:49pm
Georgian luge competitor Nodar Kumaritashvili dies after a crash, casting a shadow over the start of the Winter Olympics.
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Greece calls EU rescue plan timid

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 1:29pm
Greek PM George Papandreou criticises the European Union's response to Greece's financial crisis as timid and too slow.
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Audio slideshow

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 1:16pm
Life in a temporary camp set up after the Haiti quake
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Audio slideshow

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 1:16pm
Life in a temporary camp set up after the Haiti quake
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Iraqi Shia city rocked by bombs

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 1:07pm
At least six people are killed in a string of explosions in the Iraqi Shia city of Najaf.
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Poll call over Zimbabwe impasse

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:54pm
Fresh elections may be needed in Zimbabwe after political leaders fail to end their deadlock, the MDC says.
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Eight arrests over Red Cap deaths

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:46pm
There is enough evidence for eight Iraqi suspects to face trial over the 2003 killing of six British soldiers, a judge indicates.
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Net attack hits Australian sites

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:46pm
A hacktivist group plans to keep up with attacks aimed at Australian government websites
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Net attack hits Australian sites

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:46pm
A hacktivist group plans to keep up with attacks aimed at Australian government websites
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Vancouver fans give India Olympians free uniforms

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:42pm
Vancouver's Indo-Canadian community rallies to provide funding and uniforms for India's three-man Winter Olympics team, local press reports say.
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Live - Winter Olympics begins

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:29pm
The 21st Winter Olympics gets under way in Vancouver, hours after a Georgian luger dies in a training crash.
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US retail sales beat expectations

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 10:51am
US retail sales rise more than expected in January, but a separate survey shows consumer confidence remains weak.
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Police arrest five 'gay' Kenyans

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 10:50am
Police in Kenya arrest five men accused of planning a "gay wedding" - a day after another union was halted.
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Million dollar bears: China to rent pandas to Tokyo zoo

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 9:55am
The Japanese city of Tokyo agrees to rent two giant pandas from China, at a cost of $1m (£640,000).
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Week in pictures

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 9:43am
A selection of pictures from the news this week
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German star charged in HIV case

BBC News - World Feed - Fri, 02/12/2010 - 9:17am
A singer from a German girl band has been charged with causing bodily harm for failing to inform partners she was HIV positive.
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