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2009-07-11

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Memorial ceremony for murdered Egyptian

Hundreds of people have attended a memorial ceremony for an Egyptian woman who was stabbed to death in a Dresden courtroom. German and Egyptian

Hundreds of people have attended a memorial ceremony for an Egyptian woman who was stabbed to death in a Dresden courtroom. German and Egyptian

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Obama: Africa must accept responsibility

President Obama has wound up his whirlwind visit to Ghana, with a high-profile trip to a former slave trading post. Thousands of people flocked to

President Obama has wound up his whirlwind visit to Ghana, with a high-profile trip to a former slave trading post. Thousands of people flocked to

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UK Afghan deaths prompt mission debate

The surge in British deaths in Afghanistan has stoked the debate about the mission, and whether there is still the political will to continue. Five

The surge in British deaths in Afghanistan has stoked the debate about the mission, and whether there is still the political will to continue. Five

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Qatar comes to Porsche's rescue, say reports

The heavily-indebted sports car maker Porsche looks to have found a knight in shining armour in the shape of the Gulf state of Qatar. According to

The heavily-indebted sports car maker Porsche looks to have found a knight in shining armour in the shape of the Gulf state of Qatar. According to

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Srebrenica victims remembered, 14 years on

Fourteen years after the Srebrenica massacre, victims are still being buried and tears are still being shed. Marking today’s anniversary, tens of

Fourteen years after the Srebrenica massacre, victims are still being buried and tears are still being shed. Marking today’s anniversary, tens of

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G8: Some success, but rivalries remain

The G8 is over for another year, the meeting in L’Aquila judged at least a partial success with its committment to Africa and to rebuilding the world

The G8 is over for another year, the meeting in L’Aquila judged at least a partial success with its committment to Africa and to rebuilding the world

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Nabucco pipeline gets Turkmen boost

Europe’s ambitious Nabucco gas pipeline project has received a boost, with Turkmenistan saying it is ready to offer supplies. Russia recently ended

Europe’s ambitious Nabucco gas pipeline project has received a boost, with Turkmenistan saying it is ready to offer supplies. Russia recently ended

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Short but sweet: Obama's historic trip to Ghana

On his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa since entering the White House, President Obama has been formally welcomed to Ghana. Amid pomp and ceremony

On his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa since entering the White House, President Obama has been formally welcomed to Ghana. Amid pomp and ceremony

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China raises Xinjiang death toll to 184

China now says 184 people died in rioting in its far west where a tense calm now prevails amid a massive security presence. Authorities previously

China now says 184 people died in rioting in its far west where a tense calm now prevails amid a massive security presence. Authorities previously

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UK records first swine flu death in healthy patient

A patient at a hospital in Britain has become the first person to die of swine flu in the country, without there being any underlying health

A patient at a hospital in Britain has become the first person to die of swine flu in the country, without there being any underlying health

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Obama makes historic African trip

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Ghana on his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa. Joined by wife Michelle and their two

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Ghana on his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa. Joined by wife Michelle and their two

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Turkish PM calls China killings 'genocide'

The Turkish prime minister has spoken out against ethnic violence in China, describing it as a kind of genocide. On Friday, there were angry

The Turkish prime minister has spoken out against ethnic violence in China, describing it as a kind of genocide. On Friday, there were angry

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French 'Barbarian' gang leader gets life

A Paris gang chief has been sentenced to life in prison in France for the murder and torture of a Jewish man. Youssouf Fofana, the leader of a

A Paris gang chief has been sentenced to life in prison in France for the murder and torture of a Jewish man. Youssouf Fofana, the leader of a

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Curtain closes on G8 in Italy

The G8 summit in the central Italian city of L’Aquila has closed, in what may be the last time the group meets in its present form. On the final

The G8 summit in the central Italian city of L’Aquila has closed, in what may be the last time the group meets in its present form. On the final