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2009-08-02

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Charges urged against Israel's Foreign Minister

The Israeli police’s long investigation into the affairs of ultra-nationalist foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman came to a conclusion today when they

The Israeli police’s long investigation into the affairs of ultra-nationalist foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman came to a conclusion today when they

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A "show trial" in Iran

The Iranian government has tightened the screws on its opponents by staging what moderate former President Mohammad Khatami called a “show trial.”

The Iranian government has tightened the screws on its opponents by staging what moderate former President Mohammad Khatami called a “show trial.”

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Spanish police on high alert in Majorca

The attempted theft of a white van in Valencia, Spain possibly linked to the bombing in Burgos a few days ago has aroused official fears of renewed

The attempted theft of a white van in Valencia, Spain possibly linked to the bombing in Burgos a few days ago has aroused official fears of renewed

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Tense times for rich Americans with Swiss accounts

The Swiss bank UBS is to reveal the names of 5,000 of its wealthiest American account holders to the US government. Washington had initially

The Swiss bank UBS is to reveal the names of 5,000 of its wealthiest American account holders to the US government. Washington had initially

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Hate crime thought to be motive behind gay shootings

Witnesses say the killer, clad in black, opened fire in a basement club in Tel Aviv, which was hosting a weekly event for teenage gays. The attacker

Witnesses say the killer, clad in black, opened fire in a basement club in Tel Aviv, which was hosting a weekly event for teenage gays. The attacker

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Masked gunman kills two in Tel Aviv gay club attack

Israel’s gay community is in a state of shock after a masked gunman shot a man and woman dead at a Homosexual and lesbian youth centre.

Israel’s gay community is in a state of shock after a masked gunman shot a man and woman dead at a Homosexual and lesbian youth centre.

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Court gives Palestinian houses to settlers

Israeli police have evicted two Palestinian families from their homes in Jerusalem and handed the dwellings over to Israeli settlers. The eviction

Israeli police have evicted two Palestinian families from their homes in Jerusalem and handed the dwellings over to Israeli settlers. The eviction

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Leading Israeli politician under suspicion

Israeli police have reportedly recommended that the ultra-nationalist foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman be charged with corruption and money

Israeli police have reportedly recommended that the ultra-nationalist foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman be charged with corruption and money

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Two new pieces from Mozart

Two recently identified works by Mozart have had their first public performance more than 200 years after they were written. The works were

Two recently identified works by Mozart have had their first public performance more than 200 years after they were written. The works were

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Iranian trial called a "show"

The mass trial is underway in Teheran of about 100 leading Iranian reformists. They stand accused of organizing widespread protests after the

The mass trial is underway in Teheran of about 100 leading Iranian reformists. They stand accused of organizing widespread protests after the

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Chavez slams radio stations

The Venezuelan government has begun the shutdown of 34 radio stations. President Hugo Chavez claims the closures are part of efforts to democratize

The Venezuelan government has begun the shutdown of 34 radio stations. President Hugo Chavez claims the closures are part of efforts to democratize

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Military casualties in Afghanistan continue to rise

On Saturday, two NATO soldiers were killed in southern Afghanistan when their vehicles struck home-made bombs. The deaths of three US soldiers and

On Saturday, two NATO soldiers were killed in southern Afghanistan when their vehicles struck home-made bombs. The deaths of three US soldiers and

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Five Russians killed by gunmen

Three employees of the Russian emergencies ministry and two police officers have been shot dead in the Caucasus region. The three workers were

Three employees of the Russian emergencies ministry and two police officers have been shot dead in the Caucasus region. The three workers were

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Tel Aviv police hunt for gay killer

Tel Aviv’s gay community is in shock after a gunman killed two people, a young man and a young woman, in an apparently homophobic attack on a gay

Tel Aviv’s gay community is in shock after a gunman killed two people, a young man and a young woman, in an apparently homophobic attack on a gay

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Did Al Qaeda try to infiltrate MI5?

The Uk’s domestic security service, MI5 is facing embarrassing questions over whether it inadvertently recruited al Qaeda supporters. The

The Uk’s domestic security service, MI5 is facing embarrassing questions over whether it inadvertently recruited al Qaeda supporters. The

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Castro offers talks but rejects EU calls for change

Cuba’s President Raul Castro has given a state of the nation address to the country’s parliament. With the notable absence of his brother Fidel, the

Cuba’s President Raul Castro has given a state of the nation address to the country’s parliament. With the notable absence of his brother Fidel, the

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Hope fades for missing crew of sunken Norwegian ship

Swedish rescue authorities have declared that there is no hope of finding the six crew members of a Norwegian cargo ship that sank on Friday. The

Swedish rescue authorities have declared that there is no hope of finding the six crew members of a Norwegian cargo ship that sank on Friday. The

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Gunman kills gay youngsters in Tel Aviv

A gunman in Israel has killed two people and wounded at least ten others, some of them seriously, after bursting into a youth club for gay teenagers

A gunman in Israel has killed two people and wounded at least ten others, some of them seriously, after bursting into a youth club for gay teenagers