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2008-12-27

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Haniyeh says 'no surrender'

The head of the Hamas government in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, has insisted the region will never yield to Israel, whatever force it uses against Gaza and

The head of the Hamas government in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, has insisted the region will never yield to Israel, whatever force it uses against Gaza and

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Israel: It's not over yet

Israel has warned its military operation is not over in Gaza. The Defence Minister Ehud Barack said it would continue until militant rocket attacks

Israel has warned its military operation is not over in Gaza. The Defence Minister Ehud Barack said it would continue until militant rocket attacks

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Deadly car bombing in Iraqi capital

A car bomb attack in Baghdad has killed at least 25 people. A further 45 are reported to have been injured after the blast at a bus and taxi station

A car bomb attack in Baghdad has killed at least 25 people. A further 45 are reported to have been injured after the blast at a bus and taxi station

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Pakistan president: No talk of war

Pakistan’s president is insisting his country does not want a war with India, saying that dialogue is the best weapon. Asif Ali Zardari made the

Pakistan’s president is insisting his country does not want a war with India, saying that dialogue is the best weapon. Asif Ali Zardari made the

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Worldwide condemnation of Gaza violence

Around the globe various political figures have called on Israeli and Palestinian forces to stop their continuing reprisal strikes. United Nations

Around the globe various political figures have called on Israeli and Palestinian forces to stop their continuing reprisal strikes. United Nations

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Severe weather hits Spain and France

Severe weather on the Mediterranean coast of Spain has caused the deaths of at least four people. Two men drowned in Barcelona and Gandia after waves

Severe weather on the Mediterranean coast of Spain has caused the deaths of at least four people. Two men drowned in Barcelona and Gandia after waves

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Scores killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza

They are the worst Israeli air-strikes in Gaza since the war of 1967 and so far have resulted in a reported death toll of 205 people. Witnesses say

They are the worst Israeli air-strikes in Gaza since the war of 1967 and so far have resulted in a reported death toll of 205 people. Witnesses say

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Israel defends deadly airstrikes

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has defended her country’s air strikes on Gaza. “Only last week, Israel was attacked from the Gaza Strip and in

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has defended her country’s air strikes on Gaza. “Only last week, Israel was attacked from the Gaza Strip and in

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Gaza strikes follow Israeli warnings

The Israeli airstrikes come after a week of high tension, and warnings from Israel that it was ready to use its military force. A six-month-old truce

The Israeli airstrikes come after a week of high tension, and warnings from Israel that it was ready to use its military force. A six-month-old truce

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No let-up expected in Israeli-Palestinian violence

The attacks on Gaza come in the wake of Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s decision to increase reprisals for cross-border rocket attacks. Already

The attacks on Gaza come in the wake of Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s decision to increase reprisals for cross-border rocket attacks. Already

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Big death toll after Israeli strikes in Gaza

Israel has launched deadly attacks on the Gaza strip, with the latest reports putting the death toll at 140. Witnesses say about 30 missiles were

Israel has launched deadly attacks on the Gaza strip, with the latest reports putting the death toll at 140. Witnesses say about 30 missiles were

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Belgian media name likely new PM

There appears to be progress in the search for a new Prime Minister in Belgium, with local media reporting the name of the likely candidate. Widley

There appears to be progress in the search for a new Prime Minister in Belgium, with local media reporting the name of the likely candidate. Widley

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Anniversary of Benazir Bhutto's murder marked

Expressing their grief and demanding answers. Thousands of people have gathered at the tomb of the former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto to

Expressing their grief and demanding answers. Thousands of people have gathered at the tomb of the former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto to

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Coup leaders want international support for junta

As the West African country of Guinea buried its veteran former leader, the military junta that took power made an international appeal for

As the West African country of Guinea buried its veteran former leader, the military junta that took power made an international appeal for

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Belgium's Mr Fixit hints at long-term govt goal

The search to find a new government in Belgium appears to have made some progress. The mediator appointed to find a solution - veteran

The search to find a new government in Belgium appears to have made some progress. The mediator appointed to find a solution - veteran

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Supporters commemorate Bhutto one year on

Pakistan is marking the death exactly a year ago of People’s Party leader Benazir Bhutto. Thousands of people have been arriving at the  family

Pakistan is marking the death exactly a year ago of People’s Party leader Benazir Bhutto. Thousands of people have been arriving at the  family

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US calls for Pakistan and India to show restraint

America has urged both Pakistan and India to stop antagonising each other, as tensions between the two nuclear neighbours become ever more strained

America has urged both Pakistan and India to stop antagonising each other, as tensions between the two nuclear neighbours become ever more strained