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02-12 India welcomes Mumbai admission New Delhi
C. 02-12 PM announces day of mourning Australia
D. 02-12 Banned Dutch MP to be sent home United Kingdom
E. 02-12 Pope insists Church rejects anti-Semitism Vatican
F. 02-12 PM admits refugees pushed out to sea Thailand
6. 02-12 Farmers struggling under severe drought China
H. 02-12 Another Obama cabinet pick quits Washington
I. 02-12 Thousands guns sent to Afghans missing Washington
9. 02-12 Australian stimulus plan approved Australia


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Feb.12   New Delhi     India welcomes Mumbai admission
  India has described the admission by Pakistan that Mumbai terror attacks were partly planned on its soil as a 'positive development'

  Australia     PM announces day of mourning  A national day of mourning and a memorial service will honor the victims of the wildfires in southeastern Australia

  United Kingdom Banned Dutch MP to be sent home  Geert Wilders who called the Koran a 'fascist book' is to be sent back to the Netherlands after attempting to defy a ban on entering the UK

  Vatican Pope insists Church rejects anti-Semitism  Pope Benedict XVI said the Catholic Church is 'profoundly and irrevocably committed to reject all anti-Semitism'

  Thailand PM admits refugees pushed out to sea  Thai prime minister suspects there were 'some instances' in which authorities pushed Myanmar's Rohingya boat people out to sea

  China Farmers struggling under severe drought  More than 3.5 million people and 1.7 million livestock are facing water shortages

Day News

  Washington     Another Obama cabinet pick quits
  Republican Senator Judd Gregg is withdrawing as President's nominee for commerce secretary because of differences with the administration

  Washington   Thousands guns sent to Afghans missing  More than 1/3 of all 242,000 weapons the United States has procured for Afghanistan's government are missing

  Australia   Australian stimulus plan approved  Senate has passed the Labor government's A$42bn plan after the bill was blocked during an earlier vote

  Gaza Hamas: Gaza truce agreement near  Israeli and Hamas negotiators have 'almost reached agreement' on a long-term truce for Gaza

  Global Fish migrating to cooler waters  Climate-driven environmental changes could drastically affect the distribution of more than 1,000 species of commercial fish and shellfish

Evening News

  Upstate New York   50 die after plane crashes into house Map of Buffalo USA
  A Continental Airlines plane crashed in suburban Buffalo. There were 44 passengers, 4 crew members killed on board and one on the ground
 Flight 3407, operated by Colgan Air, was en route from Newark when it went down 7 miles from Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Clarence Center

  Australia     Man charged with arson
Map of Victoria Australia
  Man was charged with lighting a fire, which killed at least 21 people, near the town of Churchill in the state of Victoria

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