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2009-07-25

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Paris holds anti-Iran demo

In Paris, a crowd of about two hundred demonstrators gathered near the Eiffel tower, holding placards carrying images of those detained or dead

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Kurds fight for freedom

Modern Kurdish history starts with their hopes of a separate autonomous state as the Ottoman Empire was dismantled at the end of the First World War

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Kurds go to the polls

Iraqi Kurds have been voting in regional presidential and parliamentary elections to a backdrop of tension between Kurds and the national government

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Iran's vice-president quits

Iran’s vice president has stepped down following pressure from hardliners. Yesterday, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had demanded the head of Esfandiar Rahim

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Iraqi Kurds go to the polls

Iraqi Kurds have been voting to elect a new parliament and president for their autonomous region. President Masoud Barzani is expected to be

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Bleriot Centenary

One hundred years ago today and a little-known French pioneer took his courage in both hands and made the world’s first air journey across the