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Tourists among four killed in Cairo explosion

Two foreigners are among four people to have been killed in an explosion in the Egyptian capital Cairo. At least 14 others were wounded, six of them

Two foreigners are among four people to have been killed in an explosion in the Egyptian capital Cairo. At least 14 others were wounded, six of them

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Tourists among four killed in Cairo explosion

Two foreigners are among four people to have been killed in an explosion in the Egyptian capital Cairo. At least 14 others were wounded, six of

Two foreigners are among four people to have been killed in an explosion in the Egyptian capital Cairo. At least 14 others were wounded, six of

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Tourists among dead in Cairo bomb blast

At least four people including two foreigners have been killed in a bomb blast in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The explosion struck in an area

At least four people including two foreigners have been killed in a bomb blast in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The explosion struck in an area

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Tourists among dead in Cairo bomb blast

At least four people including two foreigners have been killed in a bomb blast in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The explosion struck in an area

At least four people including two foreigners have been killed in a bomb blast in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The explosion struck in an area

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Protestors perform outside Berlin talks

No financial get-together of world leaders would be complete without its protests. Anti-globalisation demonstrators donned masks and, in the

No financial get-together of world leaders would be complete without its protests. Anti-globalisation demonstrators donned masks and, in the

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Livni: no compromise on peace policies

Israel’s Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni is insisting that she is not willing to compromise on peace policies just to join a coalition government

Israel’s Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni is insisting that she is not willing to compromise on peace policies just to join a coalition government

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Police hold suspected killer of Chechen torture witness

A man suspected of murdering a key witness in torture accusations against the president of Chechnya has been arrested. The suspect, a Russian man

A man suspected of murdering a key witness in torture accusations against the president of Chechnya has been arrested. The suspect, a Russian man

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EU leaders seek joint response to financial crisis

EU leaders meeting to find a common position on reforming the world economy say greater financial sector regulation is needed. Hosted by German

EU leaders meeting to find a common position on reforming the world economy say greater financial sector regulation is needed. Hosted by German

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Another ship seized off Somalia

Somali pirates have struck again in the Gulf of Aden. A Greek-owned cargo ship with 22 crew on board has been seized. The vessel is loaded with

Somali pirates have struck again in the Gulf of Aden. A Greek-owned cargo ship with 22 crew on board has been seized. The vessel is loaded with

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Deadly blast highlights dangers of China's mines

Rescuers searching a coal mine in China where 74 people were killed in a gas explosion say they have brought all remaining survivors to the surface

Rescuers searching a coal mine in China where 74 people were killed in a gas explosion say they have brought all remaining survivors to the surface

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Olmert calls for quick formation of government

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

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Egypt opens Gaza border ahead of Palestinian talks

Egypt has temporarily opened its border with Gaza to allow people needing medical treatment to leave the beleagured Palestinian territory

Egypt has temporarily opened its border with Gaza to allow people needing medical treatment to leave the beleagured Palestinian territory

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Olmert calls for quick formation of government

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible

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EU leaders debate financial reform

European leaders are meeting in Berlin to try to hammer out a unified position on how to overhaul global financial rules. This ahead of a broader

European leaders are meeting in Berlin to try to hammer out a unified position on how to overhaul global financial rules. This ahead of a broader

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Oscar fever hits Hollywood

Last-minute preparations are underway ahead of the 81st Oscars ceremony. After months of movie critics awards and audience awards, it is now time for

Last-minute preparations are underway ahead of the 81st Oscars ceremony. After months of movie critics awards and audience awards, it is now time for

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Brown calls for united front to beat downturn

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is calling on European nations to coordinate their economic rescue plans ahead of the G20 summit in London in

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is calling on European nations to coordinate their economic rescue plans ahead of the G20 summit in London in

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Day of mourning for bushfire victims

A national day of mourning has been observed in Australia for those who died in the country’s worst bushfires in living memory. A total of 209

A national day of mourning has been observed in Australia for those who died in the country’s worst bushfires in living memory. A total of 209

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Extremist group calls for gypsy expulsions

An extreme right-wing organisation has taken to the streets of Rome calling for the expulsion of the entire Roma or gypsy population from Italy

An extreme right-wing organisation has taken to the streets of Rome calling for the expulsion of the entire Roma or gypsy population from Italy

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Irish anger over the economy

A huge demonstration involving an estimated 120,000 people has been held in Dublin to protest against the Irish government’s handling of the economic

A huge demonstration involving an estimated 120,000 people has been held in Dublin to protest against the Irish government’s handling of the economic