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2008-08-02

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Tension rises in Gaza as clashes kill four

Clashes between Hamas gunmen and members of a Fatah-supporting clan has left four people dead and more wounded in Gaza. Hamas said it raided what it

Clashes between Hamas gunmen and members of a Fatah-supporting clan has left four people dead and more wounded in Gaza. Hamas said it raided what it

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Syria carries West's nuclear hopes to Iran

Not long ago, a meeting between the leaders of Iran and Syria would have been seen as a summit of George Bush’s axis of evil. But Bashar al-Assad

Not long ago, a meeting between the leaders of Iran and Syria would have been seen as a summit of George Bush’s axis of evil. But Bashar al-Assad

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Latvia votes on the right to eject governments

The flowering of democracy across eastern Europe after the fall of the Soviet Union reaches a new peak this weekend, with the people of Latvia given

The flowering of democracy across eastern Europe after the fall of the Soviet Union reaches a new peak this weekend, with the people of Latvia given

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Turkish forest fires devastate tourist region

One person is now known to have died in a forest fire in Turkey which devastated villages just 40 kilometres from its main tourist beaches. Two

One person is now known to have died in a forest fire in Turkey which devastated villages just 40 kilometres from its main tourist beaches. Two

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Japan PM presents his new cabinet

The re-modelled Japanese government has made its media debut. The Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda is hoping the new look will improve the sorry state of

The re-modelled Japanese government has made its media debut. The Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda is hoping the new look will improve the sorry state of

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Hamas raids clan linked to Fatah over bombing

Hamas has raided what it has called a hideout of bombing suspects in Gaza. As many as 16 people are said to have been wounded in a confrontation

Hamas has raided what it has called a hideout of bombing suspects in Gaza. As many as 16 people are said to have been wounded in a confrontation

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IOC officials talk problems with beijing organisers

The omens were good in Beijing today. The day dawned to clear blue skies as Olympic officials sat down to discuss a number of problems with the

The omens were good in Beijing today. The day dawned to clear blue skies as Olympic officials sat down to discuss a number of problems with the

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ETA murderer set free after 22 years

A convicted ETA murderer has walked free from prison in Spain. Jose Ignacia de Juana Chaos was sentenced to 3000 years in prison for 25 murders, but

A convicted ETA murderer has walked free from prison in Spain. Jose Ignacia de Juana Chaos was sentenced to 3000 years in prison for 25 murders, but

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No verdict in London bombing trial

A British jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of three men, accused of plotting with the July 7 London bombers. The Kingston Crown

A British jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of three men, accused of plotting with the July 7 London bombers. The Kingston Crown

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Top secret E German bunker open for short time

Holidaymakers feeling nostalgic for the Cold War can now tour what was once a top secret bunker in the former East Germany. Opened to the public

Holidaymakers feeling nostalgic for the Cold War can now tour what was once a top secret bunker in the former East Germany. Opened to the public

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Medical world first in Germany

A German farmer has made history with the world’s first double arm transplant. The 54-year old lost his natural arms in an accident six years ago

A German farmer has made history with the world’s first double arm transplant. The 54-year old lost his natural arms in an accident six years ago

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Anthrax case takes fatal twist

The investigation of anthrax attacks in the US that killed five people in 2001 has taken another turn. It has been confirmed that a scientist

The investigation of anthrax attacks in the US that killed five people in 2001 has taken another turn. It has been confirmed that a scientist