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03-14 Francis begins papacy with humility Vatican
2. 03-14 Plan to embalm Chavez may have hit a snag Venezuela
3. 03-14 Karzai talk 'put Nato lives at risk' Afghanistan
E. 03-14 SA concern over girls' high HIV rate South Africa
5. 03-14 Pope sounds warning to Catholics Vatican
G. 03-14 Iran confronts U.S. drone over gulf Gulf
H. 03-14 Eye-tracking Samsung Galaxy unveiled Manhattan
8. 03-14 Protests as EU debates austerity Brussels
J. 03-14 Sources: Benghazi suspect detained in Libya Benghazi, Libya

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Mar.14   Vatican     Francis begins papacy with humility
  Pope Francis has spent his first day at the helm of the Catholic Church meeting people in Rome ahead of a Sistine Chapel Mass with cardinals


  Venezuela   Plan to embalm Chavez may have hit a snag
  Scientists in a preliminary assessment have determined that the process might be 'quite difficult,' acting president Nicolas Maduro said


  Afghanistan Karzai talk 'put Nato lives at risk'  International troops in Afghanistan have been put at risk after an 'inflammatory speech' by President Hamid Karzai, Nato's commander warned

  South Africa SA concern over girls' high HIV rate  At least 28% of South African schoolgirls are HIV positive compared with 4% of boys because 'sugar daddies are exploiting them, Health Minister has said

Day News


  Vatican     Pope sounds warning to Catholics   Pope Francis has warned the Catholic Church would become 'a compassionate NGO' without spiritual renewal

  Gulf Iran confronts U.S. drone over gulf  An Iranian fighter jet targeted an unarmed U.S. Predator drone over the Persian Gulf this week

  Manhattan Eye-tracking Samsung Galaxy unveiled  Samsung has launched a smartphone which allows users to control its 5in (12.5cm) screen using only their eyes

  Brussels Protests as EU debates austerity  The issues of jobs and growth have dominated EU talks in Brussels, amid mass protests in the Belgian capital

  Libya Sources: Benghazi suspect detained in Libya  Faraj al-Shibli suspected of involvement in the September attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi is being held in Libya

  Detroit Detroit gets emergency manager  An emergency financial manager with wide-ranging powers has been appointed for the troubled city, in the biggest state takeover for years

  Los Angeles Anger as shark dies in US Kmart advert  Animal activists in the US have reacted angrily after a shark being used in an advert for the Kmart chain died of apparent stress

Evening News


  Syria     Arms push on Syria war anniversary  As Syrians mark the second anniversary of the start of the nation's unrest, the EU is set to discuss lifting its arms embargo to allow supplying rebels

  Beijing   China confirms Li Keqiang as premier   China's leaders have named Li Keqiang premier, placing him at the helm of the world's second-largest economy

  U.S. Senate JP Morgan accused of hiding losses  US bank JPMorgan Chase has been accused of hiding its huge trading losses by a US Senate panel

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