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South Africa's Zuma starts British state visit (AFP)
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AFP - South African President Jacob Zuma officially kicks off a state visit to Britain on Wednesday which will mix lavish pomp and ceremony with sporting trips and talks on Zimbabwe.
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US vets return to Iwo Jima for 65th anniversary (AP)
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AP - Dozens of U.S. veterans, now in their 80s and 90s, returned to the remote volcanic island of Iwo Jima on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of one of World War II's fiercest battles.
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Iran court upholds death for opposition activist (AP)
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AP - An Iranian opposition-run Web site says an appeals court has upheld the death sentence for a student who took part in an anti-government rally in December that left eight people dead.
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Bank of England to keep lending rate low: analysts (AFP)
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AFP - The Bank of England is set to keep its key lending rate at a record low 0.50 percent when it meets on Thursday despite Britain emerging from a record recession stronger than expected, analysts said.
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Nissan recalls nearly 540,000 vehicles worldwide (AFP)
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AFP - Nissan Motor said Wednesday it will recall nearly 540,000 vehicles worldwide, most of them in the United States, due to brake pedal defects and faulty fuel gauges.
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China's space station plan delayed (AFP)
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AFP - China has postponed the next step in its ambitious space station programme until 2011 for technical reasons, state media said Wednesday.
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Confirmed: Hilton too hot for Brazil (AP)
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AP - It's confirmed: Paris Hilton is too hot for Brazil.
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E.Timor court clears Australian woman over assassination bid (AFP)
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AFP - A court in East Timor on Wednesday cleared an Australian woman of the attempted assassination of the president and prime minister in a 2008 gun attack by rebels.
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Arabs approve indirect Israeli-Palestinians talks (AP)
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AP - Arab nations gave the green light Wednesday for Palestinians to enter indirect negotiations with Israel for a preliminary four-month period, a decision that likely breaks the months-long deadlock over resuming Mideast peace talks.
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Greece awaiting EU 'solidarity' after deeper cuts (AP)
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AP - Prime Minister George Papandreou says Greece is "awaiting European solidarity" after ordering new austerity cuts which government officials say are worth an euro4.8 billion ($6.5 billion).
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Haiti judge not ready to release 2 US missionaries (AP)
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AP - Two Americans still jailed on kidnapping charges in Haiti will have to wait for their freedom, Judge Bernard Saint-Vil said Tuesday.
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Pakistan attackers 'hit school, concert' (AFP)
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AFP - Taliban militants blew up a boys' school and assailants threw grenades into a music event, killing a student, in separate incidents in north and southwest Pakistan, officials said Wednesday.
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Beijing on alert as annual political session opens (AP)
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AP - Black-clad SWAT teams patrolled downtown Beijing on Wednesday and an AIDS group was ordered to cancel a seminar as part of China's security clampdown ahead of this week's opening of the national legislature's annual session.
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James Bulger killer back in jail (AFP)
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AFP - A notorious child killer who abducted a toddler and murdered him on a railway track was back behind bars Wednesday after breaching the conditions of his release from prison, officials said.
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Attacks on Indians 'racist': Australian minister (AFP)
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AFP - Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said on Wednesday some of the recent attacks against Indian students in Australia were "racist" and that the country would have to work hard to repair its image.
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