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01-16 First Africa woman leader sworn in Liberia
C. 01-16 27 killed in suicide blasts Afghanistan
D. 01-16 4th bird flu death in Turkey Turkey
E. 01-16 U.S. unsure of al-Zawahiri fate Washington
5. 01-16 Europe pushes Iran towards U.N. England
G. 01-16 Exercise 'cuts Alzheimer's risk' USA
7. 01-16 Donors asked for bird flu funding Global
8. 01-16 Premier Hsieh resigns Taiwan
J. 01-16 Uribe orders probe of drug ties to politics Colombia


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Morning News

Jan.16   Liberia   First Africa woman leader sworn in
  Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been sworn in as Liberia's new president

  Afghanistan 27 killed in suicide blasts  In the border town of Spin Boldak, 22 people were killed when an attacker drove a motorbike into a crowd

  Turkey 4th bird flu death in Turkey  A 12-year-old girl who died has tested positive for the lethal H5N1 strain of bird flu

Day News

  Washington   U.S. unsure of al-Zawahiri fate  Intelligence officials were trying to determine whether Zawahiri was at a dinner in a remote Pakistani village

  England Europe pushes Iran towards U.N.  Britain, France, Germany will call for an emergency meeting of the nuclear watchdog

  USA Exercise 'cuts Alzheimer's risk'  US research: Regular exercise reduces the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's by up to 40%

Evening News

  Global   Donors asked for bird flu funding  Talks are under way at a key conference aiming to raise more than $1bn to halt the spread

  Taiwan Premier Hsieh resigns  Premier Frank Hsieh has announced he is resigning, after less than a year in the post

  Colombia Uribe orders probe of drug ties to politics  There are repeated allegations that paramilitary groups have infiltrated the electoral process with drug money

  Costa Rica Flooding forces hundreds from homes  Flooding from heavy rains has forced 350 people from their homes and left at least one missing along Caribbean

San Francisco Bay Area , January 16, 2006 Timeline