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Articles from AFP Global Edition (January 9, 2009)

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14 killed in strong Costa Rica quake AFP 572
A 'disgrace' Madoff remains free, says Hollywood mogul AFP 231
AB Inbev issues $5 bln in bonds AFP 191
Afghan suicide bomb kills six: governor AFP 240
Amid economic boom, private media grow in Angola AFP 643
Asterix the Gaul to outlive his creator AFP 188
Aussie Ogilvy seizes lead at USPGA season opener AFP 291
Australia's Moody reluctant to pursue England coaching job AFP 367
Azarenka downs Errani to make Brisbane tennis final AFP 201
Baby born free of cancer gene AFP 322
Ban Ki-moon disappointed by Israeli defiance of Gaza truce call AFP 228
Battling Asia lead Europe in Royal Trophy AFP 691
Beckham-mania as fans panic over his sticker AFP 150
Benitez lets fly at Fergie as title battle boils over AFP 704
Biden arrives in Pakistan at start of Asia trip AFP 567
Biden arrives in Pakistan at start of South Asia trip AFP 618
Biden discusses India, extremism with Pakistan leaders AFP 691
Biden discusses India, extremism with Pakistan's Zardari AFP 688
Birmingham add Bowyer to promotion push AFP 237
Blasts kill three US soldiers, six Afghans AFP 528
BMW auto sales fall by 4.3% in 2008 AFP 215
Britain nuts over squirrel flavour crisps AFP 255
British 60s pop star Dave Dee dies AFP 152
Burundi rebels drop ethnic reference in name AFP 232
Chief of fraud-hit Indian IT firm in prison AFP 478
China has arrested 60 over tainted milk scandal: police AFP 167
China shuts 41 sites in porn crackdown: state media AFP 329
Chinese starlet's beach pics spark heated debate AFP 352
Chinese-speaking Australian PM sparks Asian studies boom AFP 371
Citigroup: 2-billion-dollar exposure to LyondellBasell AFP 307
Clashes at West Bank, Jerusalem protests over Gaza AFP 209
Commerzbank shares lose 9.52% in early trading AFP 133
Cool art: London hosts ice sculpting festival AFP 171
Corruption-tainted governor vows to fight impeachment AFP 510
Death toll rises to 15 after Costa Rica quake, dozens still missing AFP 415
Defiant Israel presses Gaza offensive as toll passes 800 AFP 775
Defoe pledges to lead Spurs to safety AFP 152
Democrats chafe at Obama's tax cut plans AFP 688
Descendants emulate Antarctic achievement 100 years on AFP 314
Desjoyeaux Vendee rival has whale of a time AFP 150
Dilshan back in Sri Lanka squad for Pakistan ODIs AFP 255
Disabled Japanese fisherman survives 15 hrs in sea AFP 273
Dollar drops ahead of US job figures AFP 432
Dollar strengthens after jobs figures AFP 457
Egyptians spearhead Gaza protests AFP 721
EU demands immediate resumption of gas supplies AFP 569
European shares extend losses AFP 416
European stocks rise at start of trading AFP 157
Ex-Liberian dictator's son sentenced to 97 years in US jail AFP 124
First British baby born free of cancer gene AFP 322
Florida captures US collegiate gridiron title AFP 314
Four killed in strong Costa Rica quake, tourists trapped AFP 462
French actor charged over Paris bar stabbing AFP 247
French actor detained over Paris bar stabbing AFP 274
French Dakar rider died from pulmonary edema - official AFP 242
Gabon predicts cuts in oil, manganese output this year AFP 221
Gas deal elusive as EU demands action on crisis AFP 690
Gasquet upsets Tsonga in Brisbane tennis quarters AFP 465
Gaza conflict seen as boost to Mideast hardliners: analysts AFP 568
Gaza toll mounts as UN Security Council urges immediate truce AFP 720
German finance minister calls for lower base income tax rate AFP 279
German Postbank warns of loss in 2008 AFP 129
Greek reporters slam 'police brutality' at Athens demo AFP 392
Greek teachers, students clash with police AFP 343
Guinea junta admits army split AFP 468
Guinea junta admits army split, frees three AFP 504
Hamas rejects truce that does not end Gaza blockade: Abu Marzuk AFP 634
Hamas to hold truce talks in Cairo AFP 201
Hopes for Russia gas deal after EU claims breakthrough AFP 593
Illinois lawmakers impeach corruption-tainted governor AFP 562
Illinois lawmakers impeach tainted governor AFP 464
Illinois lawmakers to vote to impeach tainted governor AFP 583
Indian government boots out directors of fraud-hit IT firm AFP 557
Indian oil workers end crippling fuel strike: officials AFP 435
Internet pundit's arrest creates stir in SKorea AFP 397
Is Tintin gay? Cartoon birthday boy dogged by rumours AFP 341
Israel and Hamas battle on after UN ceasefire demand AFP 746
Israel presses on with Gaza strikes despite UN resolution AFP 851
Israel shelled Gaza house crowded with civilians: UN AFP 552
Israel shelled Gaza house crowded with civilians: witnesses AFP 629
Israel to keep up Gaza offensive: Olmert AFP 110
Israeli security cabinet opts to continue Gaza offensive AFP 135
Japan researchers unveil robot suit for farmers AFP 233
Japan's 'Shy Prince' set for Royal performance AFP 547
Japan's jobless to work the land: government AFP 284
Jordan police clash with anti-Israel protesters AFP 233
Karaoke most irritating gadget in Britain: govt survey AFP 530
Karaoke most irritating gadget: govt survey AFP 530
Kawasaki pulls out of MotoGP AFP 178
Lalas raises fears over Beckham's Galaxy future AFP 443
Latvian TV producers ask fans to save soap from recession axe AFP 175
Lebanese army, UN find weapons cache near Israel border AFP 269
Liverpool can maintain pace, Benitez warns Chelsea, United AFP 595
Lyon resume title quest in French football league AFP 456
Lyon resume title quest in French soccer league AFP 456
Madrid airport closed as Europe freezes AFP 691
Madrid airport closed as Europe seized by frigid weather AFP 742
Mauresmo injury puts Bartoli into tennis final against Azarenka AFP 387
Mexican woman wins 22,000 dollars for useless red tape AFP 148
Mourinho tips Vieira for Inter return AFP 105
Murray stuns Federer to reach Qatar Open tennis final AFP 701
Muslim world expresses anger at Gaza assault AFP 626
Naughtiness at school points to failure in life: study AFP 399
Nepal's 'birdman' spreads conservation message AFP 543
New games powered by brain waves AFP 310
New Palm Pre sends stock price soaring AFP 380
New Web-based US news service has global ambitions AFP 631
No complacency as Hodgson celebrates first year at Fulham AFP 526
No news is good news as Gunners close in on Arshavin AFP 577
Obama battles to push stimulus package AFP 560
Obama battles to push stimulus package, European industry struggles AFP 644
Obama names nation's new spymasters, vows no torture AFP 697
Obama says economy will get worse before it gets better AFP 580
Obama touts stimulus plan AFP 740
Obama urges spending jolt to avert long recession AFP 700
Obama's new spy chiefs to break with Bush years AFP 698
Obama's team touts stimulus AFP 804
Obama: US economy 'dire' as 524,000 jobs lost AFP 105
Obama: US economy 'dire' but progress on stimulus plan AFP 384
Obama: US economy 'dire,' urges action on plan AFP 678
Oil prices fall close to $40 AFP 402
Oil prices fall close to 40 dollars AFP 384
Oil prices rise above $45 in London AFP 236
On-loan Oddo ready to extend Bayern stay AFP 115
Only a win will do for Scolari as Chelsea eye United AFP 685
OPEC president calls for oil production cut AFP 201
Osasuna braced for Messi-inspired Barca in Spanish league AFP 655
Physicist applies for sweeper's job in S Korea amid economic slump AFP 220
Pietersen wrong to quit, says Aussie hero Waugh AFP 476
Podolski set for return to Cologne: Hoeness AFP 131
Polaroid reinvents itself with instant digital camera AFP 243
Portuguese government backs joint World Cup bid with Spain AFP 139
Prince Edward escapes charge over beating dog AFP 194
Progress in resolving gas row as Russia agrees to monitors AFP 767
Putin to attend debutantes' ball in Germany: Berlin AFP 182
Red Cross lowers death toll to 4 in Costa Rica quake AFP 114
Red Cross restricts Gaza operations after coming under attack AFP 141
Reykjavik faces campaign to allow whaling, expand quotas AFP 285
Rice prices set to surge again this year: rice experts AFP 426
Rio return will strengthen United: Ferguson AFP 510
Roddick roars into Doha final AFP 543
Roddick roars into Doha tennis final AFP 424
Rubin to step down as Citigroup adviser AFP 219
RugbyU: Sale star Cueto hands England Six Nations reminder AFP 121
Rush for Windows 7 downloads overwhelms Microsoft servers AFP 258
Russia hopeful of resuming Europe gas supplies AFP 800
Russian biathlete banned again over haemoglobin levels AFP 205
Russian gas stays off amid wrangling AFP 770
Rwandan official returns to France to defend case AFP 202
Ryan O'Neal pleads guilty to drug charge: court AFP 159
Sadr supporters torch US, Israel flags in Iraq AFP 546
SAfrican govt 'hands tied' over Zimbabwe asylum seekers AFP 305
Sainz on top as Peterhansel hands Mitsubishi Dakar hammer blow AFP 308
Sale star Cueto hands England Six Nations reminder AFP 185
Scolari keen to keep Tottenham target Cole AFP 177
Scots draft in Townsend as backs coach AFP 141
SE Asia eyeing regional tourists AFP 245
Security Council calls for immediate truce in Gaza AFP 334
Shares in fraud-hit Indian IT firm Satyam mauled AFP 534
Shares in fraud-hit Indian IT giant Satyam slump 70 pct AFP 197
Skype brings free, cheaper calls to mobiles AFP 160
Slovaks claim third Hopman Cup AFP 576
Slovaks claim third Hopman Cup tennis AFP 576
Slovaks win tennis Hopman Cup AFP 132
Somali pirates release Iran chartered ship AFP 183
Somali pirates say released Saudi supertanker AFP 601
Somali pirates say they have released Saudi supertanker AFP 654
Some 50,000 migrants risked sea crossing from Somalia in 2008 AFP 200
Sony making video bifocals and bendable televisions AFP 572
South Korea's Ssangyong applies for receivership AFP 318
Spain sees record fall in industrial output as economy slows AFP 227
Spanish star desperate for Celtic Cup return AFP 524
Speculation of royal wedding bells as Kate turns 27 AFP 329
Sri Lanka govt under fire over editor's murder AFP 380
Sri Lanka troops capture vital pass from rebels AFP 438
Sri Lanka troops seize strategic pass from Tigers: official AFP 368
Sri Lankan troops capture key pass from Tiger rebels AFP 531
Star-studded Golden Globes launches Oscar countdown AFP 669
Stevie Wonder looking for gadgets for the blind AFP 398
Strauss made captain for entire West Indies tour AFP 131
Strauss made England cricket captain for West Indies tour AFP 131
Strauss vows to keep KP onside AFP 669
Strike sees gas pumps run dry in India AFP 489
Strike sparks fuel crisis in India AFP 446
Ten million Kenyans facing food shortages: government AFP 142
Ten million Kenyans facing food shortages: govt AFP 142
Three killed in strong Costa Rica quake AFP 397
Three NATO soldiers, six Afghans killed: officials AFP 529
Tintin, still as popular as ever 80 years on AFP 600
Top Al-Qaeda operatives in Pakistan killed: officials AFP 581
Top Al-Qaeda operatives in Pakistan killed: US official AFP 130
Torres eyes place in Liverpool history books AFP 540
Toulouse earn record 11th consecutive win AFP 138
UN agency blames La Nina for Europe's shivers AFP 222
UN rights chief calls for independent probe of Gaza violations AFP 305
UN rights chief speaks of 'war crimes' in Gaza AFP 463
UN rights chief warns of severe violations in Gaza AFP 539
UN rights council to debate 'grave violations' in Gaza AFP 443
UN Security Council urges immediate Gaza ceasefire AFP 608
US aerospace giant Boeing to shed 4,500 jobs AFP 269
US sheds 524,000 jobs; unemployment hits 7.2% AFP 106
US unemployment hits 16-year high AFP 689
US unemployment hits 7.2% as 524,000 jobs lost AFP 380
US unemployment surges as 524,000 jobs lost AFP 689
US unemployment surges to 7.2 pct, 524,000 jobs lost AFP 662
US wrestling group loses economic smackdown, cuts jobs AFP 289
US, Iran have shared interest in Afghanistan: Petraeus AFP 545
Venus Williams hints at secret knowledge in glory bid AFP 490
Venus win gives Americas lead in World Team Challenge AFP 260
Verizon completes 28.1 billion dlr acquisition of Alltel AFP 344
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra names new chief conductor AFP 311
W. African states meet amid split over Guinea AFP 527
Watchdog urges Vietnam to destroy, not sell, seized illegal wildlife AFP 221
Wenger looks on the bright side AFP 593
West African nations meet amid split over Guinea AFP 510
World media urge Israel to let press into Gaza AFP 226
World must act urgently on UN Gaza resolution: British PM AFP 309
WWF blasts Greek plans for bluefin tuna-fattening farm AFP 196
Zimbabwe parties 'lackadaisical' in ending crisis: S.African leader AFP 221
Zola plays down firesale fears at Upton Park AFP 578

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