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Articles from AFP Global Edition (February 12, 2009)

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"Mortal Combat" videogame maker seeks bankruptcy protection AFP 321
'Baby Doc's' millions set to return to Haiti AFP 189
'Modern methods' pit reindeer herders against animal activists AFP 966
'No arrest warrant' for Sudan's Beshir AFP 244
40 job cuts as Google exits broadcast radio ad business AFP 422
7 arrested in torture-murder of Mexican general AFP 322
ABB annual net profit drops to 3.1 bln dlrs AFP 187
ABB profit falls as emerging markets decline AFP 504
AFP, French partner launch global leisure newswire in Asia AFP 278
Against all odds, Palestinians still make films AFP 738
Aid wasted on private healthcare in poor nations: Oxfam AFP 292
AIDS funds head fears impact of economic crisis AFP 155
Algeria's Bouteflika seeks third presidential term AFP 182
Algeria's Bouteflika seeks third term AFP 621
Aluminium giant Alcoa pulls out of Chinalco venture AFP 304
Ancelotti cools Chelsea rumours AFP 335
Angola to cut spending on falling oil prices AFP 305
Arms-laden Ukrainian ship expected in Mombasa AFP 649
Arms-laden Ukrainian vessel expected in Mombasa AFP 578
Armstrong turns to Damsgaard for testing programme AFP 415
As US economy tanks, no limits to make ends meet AFP 774
Athlete Robles ends indoor season with injury AFP 171
Bare-chested Aussie fire hero hailed in parliament AFP 274
Beckham eyes Milan move as key to England extension AFP 748
Beckham would honour Galaxy deal says coach Arena AFP 330
Belgium's KBC bank seeks to reassure after losses AFP 279
Blast kills six near Iraq Shiite shrine AFP 103
Bolt opens season with 400m 'training' run AFP 303
Bomb kills at least five Shiite pilgrims in holy Iraqi city AFP 379
Bomb kills eight Shiite pilgrims in Iraq holy city AFP 384
Bradley scores twice in 2-0 US win over Mexico AFP 573
Britain celebrates 200th Darwin anniversary AFP 461
Britain refuses entry to far-right Dutch MP AFP 586
British authorities launch probe into AIG unit AFP 397
Canada touts continental climate change policy AFP 341
Carbon emitters hold talks in Tokyo AFP 373
Chavez reports attempted coup AFP 317
China puts $19 bln into Rio Tinto AFP 691
China puts 19 bln dollars into Rio Tinto AFP 564
China's Hu vows to increase Africa investment AFP 543
Chinalco to invest 19.5 billion dlrs in Rio Tinto AFP 132
Chinese president due in Mali AFP 152
Chinese president starts African tour in Mali AFP 148
Chinese president to start African tour in Mali AFP 652
Chinese TV official among 12 held over fire: police AFP 374
Civilians flee war zone as Sri Lanka snubs Britain AFP 471
Climate change to cause dark night of the shoal AFP 304
Clinton to attend Gaza aid conference in March: FM AFP 162
Court rejects parents' suit linking autism, vaccines AFP 182
Cuba gets its own twist on Linux AFP 139
Detailed map shows dry Moon AFP 357
Dozens injured as major quake hits Indonesia AFP 365
Drinks group Diageo reports sales, profit rise AFP 316
Dutch reactor reopens to plug shortage of medical material AFP 198
eckham eyes Milan move as key to England extension AFP 748
Economic crisis top US security concern: intel chief AFP 524
EDF says annual profit fell nearly 40 pct AFP 167
Egypt police bust Gaza contraband 'sorting office' AFP 268
Egypt says Obama team understands Israel must stop settlements AFP 575
Egypt seizes Gaza aid, arrests Islamists AFP 259
Egypt-Hamas talks on Gaza truce 'positive' AFP 269
Electronics company Pioneer to cut 10,000 jobs AFP 425
Emirates NBD 2008 net fell 7% AFP 168
Emirates NBD 2008 net fell seven percent AFP 207
Error-plagued Murray reaches Rotterdam last eight AFP 434
EU lays out voluntary space code AFP 348
Euro forecasters expect lower growth, inflation AFP 536
Euro rises despite shrinking eurozone growth AFP 521
Euro slumps to two-month dollar low AFP 528
Eurozone factory output slump 'fastest on record' AFP 441
Facebook settled for 65 million: ConnectU law firm AFP 295
Facebook, Nokia look to bring social network to mobiles AFP 317
Far-right Dutch MP to be sent home: Britain AFP 250
FC Porto chief cleared over bribe allegations AFP 266
FIA boss Mosley stands firm on super-licence cost AFP 203
Fortis Bank shares plunge as breakup blocked AFP 602
Four Iraqi policemen killed in Mosul car bomb AFP 127
Four Iraqi policemen, politician killed in Mosul AFP 176
France to maintain ban on Monsanto GMO maize: PM AFP 351
Fraud-hit Satyam 'financially stable' AFP 226
Fraud-hit Satyam financially stable: chairman AFP 226
Freed Ukrainian cargo crew back on land AFP 667
French food agency says GM maize safe AFP 374
Gandhi sandals, glasses to sell in New York AFP 188
General Motors offers buyouts to hourly workers AFP 149
Giggs signs new one-year contract with United AFP 323
Gloom at major European art fair as boom in sales seen over AFP 587
GM offers buyouts to all 62,000 hourly workers AFP 149
Guilty verdict in Indian 'serial killer' trial AFP 297
Guilty verdict in Indian multiple murder case AFP 296
Gum disease feared to trigger full-blown AIDS: Japan study AFP 297
Hamas agrees truce, announcement within 48 hrs: report AFP 668
Hamas chief thanks Libya for Gaza support AFP 214
Hamas says Israel truce to be announced soon: report AFP 103
Hamas says truce agreed, announcement in 48 hrs: report AFP 482
Hamas team holds Gaza truce talks in Cairo AFP 144
Hamilton delighted by Jerez test, Ferrari sink in sand AFP 388
Hiddink refuses to concede Chelsea trophy hopes AFP 460
Hoelzl captures women's giant ski slalom AFP 396
Hoelzl wins women's giant ski slalom AFP 513
Hopeful England aim to draw level in Antigua AFP 749
Indonesia's 'Tree Man' back in hospital: doctor AFP 266
Injury-hit Ashton has another ankle op AFP 214
Iran building seven new satellites AFP 192
Iran nuclear arms bid unclear: US intel chief AFP 455
Ireland boss Trap salutes captain marvel Keane AFP 613
Irish economy grounded by falling prices, job cuts AFP 511
Irish playwright Hugh Leonard dies aged 82 AFP 209
Islamabad admits Mumbai plot hatched in Pakistan AFP 426
Israel allows Gaza flowers out for Valentine's AFP 101
Israel police to grill Olmert for 14th time AFP 146
Israeli rivals battle for power after tight vote AFP 797
It's rally snow joke for Loeb in wintry Norway AFP 456
Italy's right-to-die woman buried in native village AFP 531
James backs Portsmouth's bid for Eriksson AFP 406
Jankovic ends Li hardcourt jinx at Paris Open AFP 400
Japan's Pioneer to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide AFP 135
Japanese man says is oldest to conquer Everest AFP 267
Kenya fails to form tribunal for post-poll chaos AFP 150
Key US lawmaker to visit Syria next week: aide AFP 380
Kids' films tackle grown-up themes at Berlin festival AFP 495
King charged with sexual assault AFP 189
Kinnear to have triple heart bypass op AFP 170
Kranjcar keen to quit Portsmouth AFP 188
Kuwait's Wataniya telecom 2008 profit rise AFP 176
Landmark cafe comes back to life in Baghdad AFP 568
Lebanon's Hariri would not join Hezbollah coalition AFP 312
Liberian president goes before truth commission AFP 175
Madagascar troops open fire over looters AFP 550
Madagascar's political rivals open talks AFP 415
Major airlines call for climate deal to include aviation AFP 205
Marine biologists perplexed by jellyfish in Baltic Sea AFP 326
Media groups launch Japan advertising network AFP 239
Microsoft offers reward to catch worm maker AFP 552
Moore milestone latest chapter in Becks England saga AFP 609
More Americans updating status online: Pew AFP 251
More civilians flee war zone as Sri Lanka snubs Britain AFP 304
Movies can't change the world, say Israeli, Palestinian filmmakers AFP 576
Mumbai plot partially planned in Pakistan: Islamabad AFP 629
Music streaming service draws record labels' ire AFP 353
Nadal survives teenage test in Rotterdam AFP 519
Naked activists in British foie gras protest AFP 126
NASA scoops up Twitter award for Mars 'tweets' AFP 221
Netanyahu ahead in battle for Israel's helm AFP 630
Netanyahu ahead in battle for Israel's helm: observers AFP 686
New business paper launches in Angola AFP 175
New Chelsea boss Hiddink meets his stars AFP 215
New York oil price nears five-year lows AFP 530
New York oil price slides towards 35 dollars AFP 441
NFL legend Favre retires AFP 591
Nine dead in Russia shootout AFP 136
No regrets for Moores over England exit AFP 433
NZealand tour will be tough - Tendulkar AFP 361
Obama makes pilgrimage to Lincoln assassination site AFP 678
Obama shadow looms over 2016 Olympic hopefuls AFP 444
Oil won't reach $70-75 before 2011: Iraq sales chief AFP 573
Online retail spending falls in 4th qtr: comScore AFP 240
Pakistan to improve World Cup security AFP 282
Part of Mumbai plot hatched in Pakistan: Islamabad AFP 426
Peace before justice, Congo minister tells ICC AFP 460
Penguins starve as climate ups swim time: study AFP 230
Phelps vows to make Chinese fans proud of him again AFP 380
Poor form a factor in quitting - Jayawardene AFP 345
Pope says Holocaust denial 'intolerable' AFP 152
Queen Elizabeth revamps royal website AFP 203
Rains bring relief from China drought AFP 296
Renault says net profit fell 78% in 2008 AFP 355
Republican rejects US commerce secretary job AFP 601
Republican senator rejects US commerce secretary job AFP 172
Rodriguez could face ban for doping admission: report AFP 278
Rolls-Royce reports loss of 1.34 bln pounds AFP 197
Rugby yellow cards worry Borthwick AFP 510
Russian, US satellites collide in space AFP 692
Sam the koala recovering in Australian wildlife centre AFP 582
Sao Tome arrests 32 alleged coup plotters AFP 390
Sao Tome authorities arrest 32 alleged coup plotters AFP 190
Sarkozy's kiss challenge to Bruni at first meeting, new book AFP 564
Satellite collision threatens space assets AFP 674
Scientists map Neanderthal genome AFP 350
Serena backs Nadal over drug-testing criticism AFP 278
Serena cruises, Jankovic toils in Paris AFP 492
Shane Williams 'fifty-fifty' for England AFP 247
Shares in troubled bank group Fortis plunge 18% AFP 138
Singapore to join anti-piracy mission: minister AFP 225
Skier Svindal rebounds from horror crash in search for double AFP 398
SKorea cuts key interest rate amid recession fears AFP 239
SKorea earmarks 1.05 bln dlrs for robot theme parks AFP 188
SKorean firm may delay Madagascar farm project AFP 246
Solberg's winning return in eight-year-old car AFP 178
Songbirds fly much faster than thought: study AFP 222
South African Funeka fights for lightweight crown AFP 292
South Africans try to stretch Sevens lead in US event AFP 390
Spain officially in recession AFP 538
Spain officially in recession: stats office AFP 258
Spanish royal couple to visit Florida next week AFP 124
Sri Lanka lashes out at Britain over envoy AFP 533
Sri Lankan troops declare new civilian safe zone AFP 475
Sri Lankan troops kill 28 Tamil rebels: military AFP 198
Steward says one-year ban too harsh on Margarito AFP 285
Sudan dismisses Beshir genocide charge 'rumours' AFP 665
Sumo stablemaster denies role in apprentice's death AFP 306
Suspects caught with stolen WWII, Soviet-era tanks in Poland AFP 148
Swiss Re boss Aigrain steps down amid losses AFP 463
Swiss Re CEO Jacques Aigrain steps down: AFP 197
Taiwan's Chi Mei posts massive net loss AFP 201
Tata Communications investing 430 mln dlrs in Asia AFP 203
Tata Communications to invest 430 mln dlrs in Asia: source AFP 112
Tennis: Serena and Mauresmo cruise, Jankovic toils in Paris AFP 509
Thirsty koala becomes Australia's wildfire star AFP 387
Thousands of US weapons astray in Afghanistan: auditors AFP 264
Tories "hugely embarrassed" by Titian gaffe AFP 265
Total oil group reports record French profits AFP 189
Trap salutes captain marvel Keane AFP 613
Twenty years on, Salman Rushdie still in shadow of fatwa AFP 812
UK celebrates 200th Darwin anniversary AFP 452
Ukrainian crew home after 19-week piracy ordeal AFP 563
Ukrainian crew home after Somalia piracy ordeal AFP 282
Ukrainian crew home after Somaliia piracy ordeal AFP 520
Universal plans Beijing theme park: report AFP 172
US bank bosses pilloried in Congress AFP 680
US energy chief floats idea of a carbon tax: NYT AFP 191
US frees scores from Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison AFP 180
US jobless claims above 600,000 in week AFP 215
US lawmakers push final stimulus votes AFP 601
US lawmakers seek Friday action on stimulus AFP 586
US releases scores from Baghdad prison AFP 263
US retail sales rebound 1% in January AFP 206
US retail sales stage surprise rebound AFP 357
US trade gap shrinks in 2008 as recession bites AFP 589
US zoos offer valentines a trip back to nature AFP 250
US, Russian satellites collide in space AFP 174
USA, Costa Rica start stong in final push for World Cup 2010 AFP 692
Valentine's panty protest hits Hindu extremists AFP 574
Vancouver's Chinese community takes pride in Olympic oval AFP 446
Vanishing Philippines wetlands threatens Arctic bird migration AFP 567
Vonn hopeful of skiing in women's slalom AFP 573
VW, Toshiba to develop electric car drive systems AFP 320
Williams leads Jazz to triumph over Lakers AFP 442
Windies legends to receive Hall of Fame caps AFP 112
Yamaha Motor expects first loss in 26 years AFP 223
Zellweger dazzles Berlin with new romantic comedy AFP 462
Zettel makes the running in women's giant ski slalom AFP 436
Zimbabwe must release 'unlawful' prisoners AFP 252
Zimbabwe's new PM prepares to swear in cabinet AFP 598

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