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2008-06-22

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Deadly clashes in northern Lebanon

Sectarian clashes have shaken Lebanon’s second largest city, Tripoli. At least three people have been killed and 30 more injured. Sunni Muslim

Sectarian clashes have shaken Lebanon’s second largest city, Tripoli. At least three people have been killed and 30 more injured. Sunni Muslim

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OPEC rejects early production increases

Little immediate relief for hard-pressed consumers has come from OPEC’s emergency oil summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The organisation is insisting

Little immediate relief for hard-pressed consumers has come from OPEC’s emergency oil summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The organisation is insisting

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More than 800 missing in Philippine ferry tragedy

There is still no real news as to the fate of the nearly 850 passengers and crew of the ferry that sank in the Philippines on Sunday. The numbers

There is still no real news as to the fate of the nearly 850 passengers and crew of the ferry that sank in the Philippines on Sunday. The numbers

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Israel eases restrictions on Gaza, under truce deal

Israel has begun gradually easing its economic blockade of the Gaza Strip. Truckloads of supplies have been heading into the territory. The move

Israel has begun gradually easing its economic blockade of the Gaza Strip. Truckloads of supplies have been heading into the territory. The move

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New Russian President Medvedev visits Belarus

Russia’s new president has visited his opposite number in Belarus, on the 67th anniversary of Belarus’s invasion by the Nazis. Their talks focussed

Russia’s new president has visited his opposite number in Belarus, on the 67th anniversary of Belarus’s invasion by the Nazis. Their talks focussed

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Mugabe rival quits Zimbabwe election race

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has pulled out of this week’s presidential run-off election. Morgan Tsvangirai says there is a state-sponsored ploy to

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has pulled out of this week’s presidential run-off election. Morgan Tsvangirai says there is a state-sponsored ploy to

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Lopez video raises Colombian hostage hopes

In the first sign of life from any of the Colombian FARC hostages since February, Sigifredo Lopez, member of parliament in 2002 when he was

In the first sign of life from any of the Colombian FARC hostages since February, Sigifredo Lopez, member of parliament in 2002 when he was

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OPEC rejects Western plea for more oil

An emergency OPEC oil summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has opened with oil producing nations debating how they should respond, if at all, to the

An emergency OPEC oil summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has opened with oil producing nations debating how they should respond, if at all, to the

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Clashes in Lebanon's second city

Lebanon’s second city Tripoli has been shaken by armed clashes this morning that have left at least one person dead and over a dozen

Lebanon’s second city Tripoli has been shaken by armed clashes this morning that have left at least one person dead and over a dozen

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Death toll rises in Philippines typhoon

There are fears for the worst for over 700 missing ferry passengers in the Philippines, as the island nation counts the cost of Typhoon Fengshen.

There are fears for the worst for over 700 missing ferry passengers in the Philippines, as the island nation counts the cost of Typhoon Fengshen.

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Saudi Arabia holds oil price summit

The world’s leading oil producers are to hold crisis meetings in Jeddah on Sunday to discuss the soaring price of oil. OPEC countries could agree

The world’s leading oil producers are to hold crisis meetings in Jeddah on Sunday to discuss the soaring price of oil. OPEC countries could agree

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Philippine ship hit by Typhoon

At least four people are feared dead after a ferry sank in the central Philippines. The Princess of the stars got into trouble after being battered

At least four people are feared dead after a ferry sank in the central Philippines. The Princess of the stars got into trouble after being battered

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Rajoy re-elected as opposition Popular party boss

Spain’s main opposition Popular party has re-elected Mariano Rajoy as party leader in Valencia. Rajoy received over eighty four percent of

Spain’s main opposition Popular party has re-elected Mariano Rajoy as party leader in Valencia. Rajoy received over eighty four percent of