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2009-01-03

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Israeli ground forces move into Gaza

Israel has confirmed that ground forces have entered Gaza. One news agency earlier quoted a Palestinian witness as saying that a column of military

Israel has confirmed that ground forces have entered Gaza. One news agency earlier quoted a Palestinian witness as saying that a column of military

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Deadly strike on Gaza mosque

Hamas says at least 13 Palestinians, including children, have been killed in the bombing of a mosque in the north of the Gaza Strip. It says 60 other

Hamas says at least 13 Palestinians, including children, have been killed in the bombing of a mosque in the north of the Gaza Strip. It says 60 other

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Big anti-Israeli demonstration in Paris

Up to 25,000 marchers hit the streets of Paris to demonstrate against Israel’s actions. Organisers said it was to show solidarity with the

Up to 25,000 marchers hit the streets of Paris to demonstrate against Israel’s actions. Organisers said it was to show solidarity with the

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Neo-Nazi protest goes ahead in Germany

German police in the city of Passu say a potentially explosive neo-Nazi demonstration has passed off without incident. Moves to get the march banned

German police in the city of Passu say a potentially explosive neo-Nazi demonstration has passed off without incident. Moves to get the march banned

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Russia-Ukraine gas row hits EU states

The gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine has prompted the European Union to call a crisis meeting in Brussels for Monday, as four EU countries

The gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine has prompted the European Union to call a crisis meeting in Brussels for Monday, as four EU countries

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Thousands in Europe demonstrate against Israel

Demonstrations against the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip have continued in major cities throughout Europe. In London, up to 12,000 people

Demonstrations against the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip have continued in major cities throughout Europe. In London, up to 12,000 people

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Hamas rockets continue to land in Israel

As Israel keeps up its airstrikes, Hamas rockets continue to land in Israel. About ten rockets hit the towns of Ashdod and Ashkelon earlier on

As Israel keeps up its airstrikes, Hamas rockets continue to land in Israel. About ten rockets hit the towns of Ashdod and Ashkelon earlier on

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Ghana elects new President

Ghanaians have narrowly voted-in John Atta Mills of the opposition National Democratic Congress as the country’s new President. But it was one of the

Ghanaians have narrowly voted-in John Atta Mills of the opposition National Democratic Congress as the country’s new President. But it was one of the

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UN envoy warns against Gaza invasion

As daily life becomes harder in Gaza, with food shortages reported, the UN said it is gravely concerned about the prospect of any ground invasion

As daily life becomes harder in Gaza, with food shortages reported, the UN said it is gravely concerned about the prospect of any ground invasion

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Hamas military commander killed in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes have continued on the Gaza Strip. Among the dead overnight, according to sources there, is a senior Hamas military commander

Israeli airstrikes have continued on the Gaza Strip. Among the dead overnight, according to sources there, is a senior Hamas military commander

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Russia-Ukraine gas row cuts supplies in Europe

The Russian energy giant Gazprom says talks to resolve a dispute with Ukraine, which is disrupting gas deliveries to Europe, cannot resume because it

The Russian energy giant Gazprom says talks to resolve a dispute with Ukraine, which is disrupting gas deliveries to Europe, cannot resume because it

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Violence in divided Kosovo town

Violence has erupted in Kosovo’s divided town of Mitrovica. Cars have been destroyed and property damaged in Serb and Albanian parts of the town

Violence has erupted in Kosovo’s divided town of Mitrovica. Cars have been destroyed and property damaged in Serb and Albanian parts of the town

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Israel ground attack "imminent" in Gaza

The last few foreigners have been allowed to leave Gaza, with an all-out Israeli assault believed to be imminent. Hundreds of tanks and ground troops

The last few foreigners have been allowed to leave Gaza, with an all-out Israeli assault believed to be imminent. Hundreds of tanks and ground troops

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Israel ground attack "imminent" in Gaza

The last few foreigners have been allowed to leave Gaza, with an all-out Israeli assault believed to be imminent. Hundreds of tanks and ground troops

The last few foreigners have been allowed to leave Gaza, with an all-out Israeli assault believed to be imminent. Hundreds of tanks and ground troops

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EU countries report low gas pressure

Several EU countries have reported a drop in gas pressure in supplies from Russia, as the row between Moscow and Ukraine intensifies. Romania said

Several EU countries have reported a drop in gas pressure in supplies from Russia, as the row between Moscow and Ukraine intensifies. Romania said

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Anti-war rallies around the globe

As the images of the destruction of Gaza continue to dominate television screens, demonstrators are stepping up their protests. Thousands attended

As the images of the destruction of Gaza continue to dominate television screens, demonstrators are stepping up their protests. Thousands attended