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Articles from AFP Global Edition (February 17, 2009)

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"Withnail and I" farmhouse sells at auction AFP 253
'French Spider-Man' scales Hong Kong skyscraper AFP 168
'Google phone' builds momentum AFP 597
'Google phone' builds momentum with boost by HTC: company AFP 203
'Guns for roses' yields 119 weapons: US sheriff AFP 173
'The Reader' puts Holocaust back in Oscars spotlight AFP 689
17,000 US troops to Afghanistan: Obama AFP 473
18,000 apply for 'best job in world' on Aus island AFP 309
41 months in prison for Texas software pirate AFP 154
5 mln more Ethiopians need emergency food: UN AFP 228
A rebellious Marc Jacobs smirks at economic crisis AFP 462
A year on, Kosovo celebrates 'historic birthday' AFP 607
AC Milan's Nesta has back op AFP 123
Accrington players charged over Gerrard 'bar brawl' AFP 205
Andean glaciers 'could disappear': World Bank AFP 178
Aussies come to grips with their 'recession' AFP 665
Australia central bank says stimulus will take time to work AFP 214
Aznar mulls Real Madrid chairman's post AFP 176
Bank of East Asia net profit falls 99 percent in 2008 AFP 517
Barclays says shutting US mortgage lender EquiFirst AFP 182
Baseball superstar Rodriguez details dope cheating, asks for forgiveness AFP 775
Basketball/Tennis: Bulls' Noah reaps genes of tennis dad Yannick AFP 613
Beckham and Pato in doubt for Bremen UEFA Cup outing AFP 121
Berlusconi lawyer Mills found guilty of bribe AFP 445
Berlusconi lawyer Mills guilty of taking bribe AFP 626
Bertie the robot gets to grips with hand game AFP 271
BG Group ups bid for Pure Energy AFP 173
Bill Gates grant to extend mobile banking to poor AFP 257
British bank RBS slashes bonuses by over 90% AFP 563
British PM backs cancer-stricken reality TV star AFP 349
British reality star's cancer sparks rise in tests AFP 354
Bushfire victims still on Tim Cahill's mind AFP 523
Cambodia opens first 'Killing Fields' trial AFP 627
Cambodia opens landmark 'Killing Fields' trial AFP 660
Chavez win sparks opposition warnings AFP 641
China bans fake doctors from TV ads: state media AFP 281
China tycoon's mistress contest ends in tragedy: report AFP 337
Chinese trade city a magnet for Arabs, Africans AFP 613
Chinese vice president heads to Caracas AFP 317
Cholera kills more than 3,600 in Zimbabwe: WHO AFP 108
Chrysler seeks 5 bln dlrs more in bailout AFP 160
Chrysler seeks five billion dollars more in government bailout AFP 453
Clinton calls NKorea nuclear ambitions 'disruptive' AFP 691
Clooney and Farrow highlight Darfur conflict AFP 294
Collingwood backs England in Windies cricket Test AFP 494
Collingwood backs England's chances AFP 494
Collingwood backs England's chances in Windies AFP 494
Crippled US auto firms face plan deadline AFP 695
Crippled US auto firms to report on restructure plans AFP 649
Crisis-hit Indonesian malls have plenty of visitors, few sales AFP 712
Crowd darling Santoro and Russian Safin lose in Marseille AFP 185
Czech lawmakers prepare Lisbon Treaty vote AFP 344
Darfur rebel group signs accord AFP 597
Death toll 25 from boat accident off Canaries AFP 236
Drug halves death rate in pre-leukaemia patients: study AFP 323
Drumming legend Bellson dead at 84 AFP 143
Dutch economy 'may shrink 3.5%' AFP 548
E Guinea repulsed attack by Nigerian rebels: minister AFP 574
ECB suspend talks with Stanford over fraud accusation AFP 143
England in command after Collingwood century AFP 944
England in command of Windies cricket Test AFP 944
Escaped French prisoners captured: ministry AFP 352
Escaped French prisoners captured: police AFP 150
European equities extend sharp falls AFP 390
European football action kicks off for 2009 AFP 682
Fears grow for suspected arsonist, Aus fires toll hits 200 AFP 457
Federer scratches from Dubai, Davis Cup tie against USA AFP 246
Firefighter dies as Aus fires toll hits 200 AFP 644
Former France rugby captain Ibanez retires AFP 134
Fujitsu exits HDD business, sinks deeper in red AFP 196
G.I. Joe deployed in videogame for first time AFP 257
Gandhi auction draws outrage in India AFP 339
German automaker Daimler warns of a tough 2009 AFP 583
German carmaker Daimler warns of a tough 2009 AFP 590
German carmaker Daimler warns of big charges AFP 455
German FM in Iraq as Europe joins rebuilding effort AFP 549
German FM in Iraq as Europeans join efforts to rebuild AFP 508
German FM in Iraq as Europeans join rebuilding effort AFP 546
German FM on surprise visit to Iraq AFP 272
German investor index puts glimmer into gloom AFP 540
Germany could take Opel stake if GM goes bust: report AFP 222
GM, Chrysler call for billions more in loans AFP 698
GM, Chrysler race to meet restructuring deadline AFP 484
GM, Chrysler urge more funds in bailout plan AFP 721
Goody's cancer sparks rise in tests AFP 348
Green tech blossoms in tough Silicon Valley climate AFP 279
Harmful bacteria detected in French baby formula: SKorea AFP 170
Henson to be questioned over pub antics claims AFP 377
Howls of protest greet tango email AFP 256
Hu wraps up Africa tour with Mauritius deals AFP 194
Hundreds of Tuareg rebels join Mali peace process AFP 515
Hundreds of US TV stations going digital overnight AFP 265
Ice boating: extreme speed sport in Poland's lake district AFP 630
India's multiplex boom could be The End for single screens AFP 701
India-Pakistan tension no threat to World Cup: ICC AFP 439
Iran denies holding missing US ex-agent AFP 203
Iran seeks to limit execution of minors AFP 528
Iran still not cooperating on nuclear programme: IAEA chief AFP 403
Iran-US relations can change: Ahmadinejad AFP 209
Iraq election results out on Thursday AFP 179
Iraq grills ex-Guantanamo detainees AFP 242
Iraqi president agrees to share power in his Kurd party AFP 309
Iraqi president to visit South Korea AFP 144
Iraqi shoe-thrower goes on trial Thursday AFP 556
Ireland scrambles over Russian navy oil spill AFP 575
Islamic TV founder charged with beheading wife: police AFP 300
Islamic TV founder charged with beheading wife: reports AFP 228
Israel OKs Golan apple export to Syria AFP 281
Israel still at odds with Hamas over Gaza truce AFP 382
Japan unveils new space rocket, hoping to boost prestige AFP 577
Japan's finance minister quits over G7 debacle AFP 592
Japan's finance minister to resign over G7 debacle AFP 547
Japan's finance minister to resign over slurred speech AFP 385
John McEnroe moves from enfant terrible to fighting 50 AFP 411
Kenya says it faces terror threats AFP 201
L'Oreal turns to cut-price cosmetics to beat crisis AFP 300
Lance Armstrong urges Twitter ranks to find stolen bicycle AFP 419
Lawyers form alliance to defend Madoff victims AFP 270
Leipheimer loses stage but grabs Tour of California cycling lead AFP 610
Man Utd 'look untouchable', says Wenger AFP 236
Menopause drug linked to breast cancer relapse: study AFP 320
Mexican truck drivers strike for cheaper diesel AFP 206
Mexico urges 'firm' US moves on trafficking AFP 148
Mobile phone makers agree to create standard charger AFP 275
Mobile phone makers promise standardised charger AFP 531
Mugabe, Tsvangirai hold first unity cabinet meeting AFP 593
Nakamura set for grand finale at Celtic AFP 304
Nani plays down United sweep as Rooney lies in wait AFP 597
Nearly 1,500 more cars in Beijing daily: state media AFP 303
New products show rivals playing catch-up with Apple AFP 650
New slant on Peer visa affair at Dubai tennis AFP 611
Norman, Villegas head Johnnie Walker golf field AFP 546
Nuclear subs didn't know they'd hit each other AFP 610
Obama heads west to sign huge stimulus bill AFP 653
Obama heads west with crises pressing AFP 664
Obama sending 17,000 troops to Afghanistan AFP 656
Obama set to sign stimulus bill into law AFP 694
Obama signs stimulus bill AFP 693
Oil price plunges under 35 dollars in New York AFP 445
Oil prices sink in worries over global economy AFP 452
One year on, Kosovo hails 'historic birthday' AFP 517
Oscar: Hollywood's golden mystery man AFP 665
Oscars guessing game goes online AFP 709
Overfishing threatens shrimp industry: FAO AFP 196
Pakistan clears last six ICL cricket players AFP 175
Pakistan clears last six ICL players AFP 175
Pakistan denies 'concession' in deal with militants AFP 634
Palin daughter speaks out against teen pregnancy AFP 196
Petraeus flies into Uzbekistan for talks: officials AFP 438
Pink donates as Australia wildfire appeal total rises AFP 242
Prosecutor drops one of the charges in Pirate Bay trial AFP 344
Qaeda member turns self in to Saudi authorities AFP 312
Race, class fuel social conflict on French Caribbean islands AFP 660
Raikkonen notches fastest time in Bahrain testing AFP 114
Rare Philippines quail spotted - on way to cooking pot AFP 287
Raul doesn't want "artificial" call-up for gala match AFP 214
Rich man, poor man, tobacco still a killer: study AFP 450
Rising AIDS threat for Asian homosexual men AFP 259
Rodriguez details dope cheating, asks for forgiveness AFP 775
Rooney set for United return, Nani plays down sweep AFP 597
Row over Belgian football racism AFP 373
Russia 'set for 2.2% GDP contraction' AFP 500
Russia cuts 2014 Winter Olympics budget AFP 505
Russia prepares for Vancouver ski jumping leap of faith AFP 523
Russia says 2014 Winter Olympics budget cut by 15% AFP 505
Russia, China agree multi-bln dlr oil deal: company AFP 221
Russian seeds fall, qualifiers impress in ATP-WTA event AFP 180
Sao Tome charges 38 over alleged coup plot AFP 325
SEC accuses cricket magnate in 9.2 billion dollar fraud AFP 578
SEC accuses Texas magnate in 9.2 billion dollar fraud AFP 489
SEC accuses Texas magnate in eight billion dollar fraud AFP 162
Selig claims anti-doping progress as critics seek charges AFP 598
Seven countries urge Iceland to reconsider whaling quota AFP 258
Shahzad, Ali stake Test claims as S.Lanka toil AFP 261
Shahzad, Ali stake Test claims as Sri Lanka toil AFP 261
Singapore exports in biggest fall on record: govt AFP 572
SKorea holds top-level security meeting over NKorea threats AFP 246
SKorea slams AFC chief over 'beheading' comment AFP 332
Slovak MPs approve partial smoking ban in restaurants AFP 182
Sri Lanka rebels sign up child soldiers for final battle: UNICEF AFP 392
Sri Lanka rejects truce call AFP 576
Sri Lanka rejects truce call as fighting escalates AFP 398
Sri Lankan rebels deny child recruitment: report AFP 278
Stiff Kiwi test awaits India's Dhoni AFP 532
Storm clouds gather over Dubai tennis tournaments AFP 729
Sudan in 'turning point' deal with Darfur rebels AFP 719
Sudan to sign accord with Darfur rebels AFP 533
Surge in DR Congo refugees fleeing to Sudan: UNHCR AFP 347
Swann has West Indies in a tailspin AFP 648
Tennis ace Safina follows Melbourne nightmare with another AFP 572
Tensions mount as Kosovo marks first anniversary AFP 543
Tensions resurface as Kosovo marks first birthday AFP 417
Thousands stage sit-in in Madagascar capital AFP 213
Ticket to flirt: Germans aim to get love life 'on track' AFP 639
Top 20 banks receiving US aid are lending: Treasury AFP 188
Trump casinos to file for bankruptcy again: report AFP 295
UK inflation falls to 3% in January AFP 221
UN envoy to depart for W.Sahara talks: spokeswoman AFP 299
UN envoy to head for Western Sahara talks AFP 485
UN weather agency says La Nina climate pattern weakening AFP 168
UNRWA 'in dire need' of funds: Jordan queen AFP 275
US backs Japan on NKorea, invites PM to White House AFP 683
US faces growing cyberattacks: USA Today AFP 339
US must resolve Kurdish issues before pullout: Barzani AFP 305
US senators visit Syria AFP 174
US to reconsider end to power plant CO2 checks: official AFP 301
Velappan says push to unseat AFC boss Hammam AFP 302
Venus calls for drug-testing reform in tennis AFP 380
Wal-Mart quarterly profit drops 7.7 percent AFP 368
Wal-Mart quarterly profit drops 7.7% AFP 368
Wales rugby test looms for misfiring French AFP 538
Wasps stung by England trio's French leave AFP 374
Wenger hopes Eduardo can spark Arsenal football revival AFP 670
Wenger hopes Eduardo can spark Arsenal revival AFP 670
West Indies could lose major financier if Stanford falls AFP 417
World stocks mostly rally on Citigroup report AFP 681
Zimbabwe court to rule on Bennett terror charges Wednesday AFP 403
Zimbabwe health system like a country at war: MSF AFP 353

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