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B. 03-09 Polls open in Slovakia election Slovakia
2. 03-09 U.S. reaches deal to turn over detention center Afghanistan
03-09 UK and Italy seek end to hostage row United Kingdom
E. 03-09 US job growth beats February forecast Washington
5. 03-09 Israeli strikes kill top militant Gaza
G. 03-09 Envoy Annan to hold Syria talks Syria
H. 03-09 Thousands reject Libya autonomy Tripoli, Libya
I. 03-09 Russia set for fresh protests Moscow


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Morning News

Mar.9   Slovakia Polls open in Slovakia election  Polls have opened in Slovakia's general election, with former prime minister Robert Fico tipped to emerge as the winner

  Afghanistan U.S. reaches deal to turn over detention center  A U.S.-run detention center housing 3,000 people will move to Afghan control under a crucial agreement

Day News

  United Kingdom   UK and Italy seek end to hostage row   Italy and Britain's foreign ministers have moved to defuse a row over the UK's failure to inform Rome of a planned hostage rescue bid in Nigeria

  Washington US job growth beats February forecast  The US economy created 227,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate stayed at 8.3%, the lowest level in nearly three years

  Gaza Israeli strikes kill top militant  Israeli air strikes on Gaza have killed at least 10 Palestinians including Zohair al-Qaisi, secretary general of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC)
 He was attacked because he was planning an attack, the Israelis said

Evening News

  Syria     Envoy Annan to hold Syria talks   UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan is due to hold talks with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, in a fresh diplomatic bid to end the violence

  Libya Thousands reject Libya autonomy  Thousands of Libyans have rallied in the country's two main cities to denounce moves by leaders in the east to create a semi-autonomous territory

  Moscow Russia set for fresh protests  Renewed protests are due to be held in Moscow and other Russian cities following Vladimir Putin's victory in last weekend's presidential election

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