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2008-07-26

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Dozens die in Indian bombings

Up to 30 people have been killed, and dozens more injured, by a string of bombings in the Muslim-dominated Indian city of Ahmedabad. There were two

Up to 30 people have been killed, and dozens more injured, by a string of bombings in the Muslim-dominated Indian city of Ahmedabad. There were two

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Hamas arrest Fatah supporters after Gaza blast

Hamas security forces in Gaza have arrested more than 100 Fatah supporters after six people were killed in an explosion last night. An unknown

Hamas security forces in Gaza have arrested more than 100 Fatah supporters after six people were killed in an explosion last night. An unknown

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Vienna police "missed" arresting Karadzic last year

It has emerged that Radovan Karadzic narrowly avoided being caught in Austria last year when police were investigating a murder. He is thought to

It has emerged that Radovan Karadzic narrowly avoided being caught in Austria last year when police were investigating a murder. He is thought to

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Obama admits his world tour may annoy US voters

The US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has been forced to defend this week’s world tour in the face of opposition political attacks back

The US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has been forced to defend this week’s world tour in the face of opposition political attacks back

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Greek wildfires threaten holiday hotspots

Authorities in Greece are continuing to evacuate large parts of the holiday island, Rhodes, which has been hit by a massive forest fire. Bad

Authorities in Greece are continuing to evacuate large parts of the holiday island, Rhodes, which has been hit by a massive forest fire. Bad

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Extradition on hold as Karadzic lodges an appeal

Radovan Karadzic’s lawyer has reportedly filed a last-minute appeal against his extradition to the United Nations war crimes court in the

Radovan Karadzic’s lawyer has reportedly filed a last-minute appeal against his extradition to the United Nations war crimes court in the

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Mandelson hopeful of trade talks breakthrough

An end may be in sight for the long running global trade talks. It follows a sixth day of intensive bargaining in Geneva between key members of the

An end may be in sight for the long running global trade talks. It follows a sixth day of intensive bargaining in Geneva between key members of the

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Cuba marks the "start" of Castro's revolution

Cuba is celebrating the anniversary of the raid which launched Fidel Castro’s Communist revolution. It was 55 years ago that Castro’s rebels

Cuba is celebrating the anniversary of the raid which launched Fidel Castro’s Communist revolution. It was 55 years ago that Castro’s rebels

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Obama world tour reaches Britain

The US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has met political leaders in Britain, on the last stage of his breathless world tour. After breakfast talks

The US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has met political leaders in Britain, on the last stage of his breathless world tour. After breakfast talks

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Second day of fighting in northern Lebanon

Fighting has erupted for a second day in Lebanon’s northern city, Tripoli, with at least eight people dead. Sectarian violence has killed at least 21

Fighting has erupted for a second day in Lebanon’s northern city, Tripoli, with at least eight people dead. Sectarian violence has killed at least 21

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Belgrade awaits Karadzic extradition appeal

Today’s Serbian newspaper Politika says war crimes’ suspect Radovan Karadzic has filed an appeal against his extradition to the Hague on genocide

Today’s Serbian newspaper Politika says war crimes’ suspect Radovan Karadzic has filed an appeal against his extradition to the Hague on genocide

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Islamic group warns of Olympic attacks

A group calling for a separate Islamic state in China’s far west, has released a video threatening to attack the Olympic Games. The group, calling

A group calling for a separate Islamic state in China’s far west, has released a video threatening to attack the Olympic Games. The group, calling

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Rolling Stones dump EMI after twenty years

The Rolling Stones have quit their record company after more than 20 years. EMI will not be responsible for the band’s future albums, a huge blow for

The Rolling Stones have quit their record company after more than 20 years. EMI will not be responsible for the band’s future albums, a huge blow for

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Obama stops off in London on the way home

US presidential candidate Barack Obama is in London for talks with the Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Middle East envoy Tony Blair. Public

US presidential candidate Barack Obama is in London for talks with the Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Middle East envoy Tony Blair. Public

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Suspected ETA commander in custody in France

Police in France have arrested another suspected ETA commander. A man and a woman were picked up near Dijon after a stolen car was involved in a

Police in France have arrested another suspected ETA commander. A man and a woman were picked up near Dijon after a stolen car was involved in a

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McCain criticises Obama's "war record" again

The week’s “Obamania” has eclipsed the campaign of the Republican presidential candidate John McCain. As Obama talked Afghanistan and Iraq in

The week’s “Obamania” has eclipsed the campaign of the Republican presidential candidate John McCain. As Obama talked Afghanistan and Iraq in