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2009-08-09

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards call for high level arrests

Iran’s determination to rein in its dissidents continued on Sunday with a call by the Revolutionary Guard commander to try the nation’s reformist

Iran’s determination to rein in its dissidents continued on Sunday with a call by the Revolutionary Guard commander to try the nation’s reformist

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Eta claims responsibilty for police killings

The Majorca bomb attacks came on the day Eta admitted carrying out a series of recent bombings in Spain, including one on the island in July in which

The Majorca bomb attacks came on the day Eta admitted carrying out a series of recent bombings in Spain, including one on the island in July in which

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Paris could be my daughter says Mark Lester

Another extraordinary twist in the life and death of Michael Jackson has emerged with the claim by former child star and friend of the Jacksons for

Another extraordinary twist in the life and death of Michael Jackson has emerged with the claim by former child star and friend of the Jacksons for

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Bomb attacks on beachfront bars in Majorca

A bomb has gone off in a beachfront bar in the capital of the Balearic island of Majorca and two more devices have been destroyed in controlled

A bomb has gone off in a beachfront bar in the capital of the Balearic island of Majorca and two more devices have been destroyed in controlled

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Typhoon Morakot reaches China

In Taiwan Typhoon Morakot has already wreaked havoc, producing spectacular damage and hitting the south of the island with its worst flooding in half

In Taiwan Typhoon Morakot has already wreaked havoc, producing spectacular damage and hitting the south of the island with its worst flooding in half

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Bomb explodes in Majorca beachfront bar

A bomb has gone off in a beachfront restaurant and bar in the capital of the Balearic island of Majorca. Spanish national radio said the bomb

A bomb has gone off in a beachfront restaurant and bar in the capital of the Balearic island of Majorca. Spanish national radio said the bomb

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Revolutionary Guards want Moussavi to face trial

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is calling for the leader of the country’s reformists movement, Mirhossein Moussavi, to be put on trial. Former

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is calling for the leader of the country’s reformists movement, Mirhossein Moussavi, to be put on trial. Former

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China braces itself for Typhoon

Typhoon Morakot has not even hit China yet but its devastating power has ripped into Taiwan and left the mainland fearing the worst. The south of

Typhoon Morakot has not even hit China yet but its devastating power has ripped into Taiwan and left the mainland fearing the worst. The south of

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Switzerland 'tarnished' by tax evasion claims

Swiss nationals fear for the reputation of their country in the aftermath of the global downturn. The UBS tax evasion issue in the United States

Swiss nationals fear for the reputation of their country in the aftermath of the global downturn. The UBS tax evasion issue in the United States

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Eta claims responsibilty for recent bombings

The Basque separatist group Eta has admitted carrying out a series of recent bombings in Spain, including one in which two Civil Guards died in July

The Basque separatist group Eta has admitted carrying out a series of recent bombings in Spain, including one in which two Civil Guards died in July

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Israel angered at Fatah policy on resistance

Fatah’s historic sixth General Assembly, the first to be held on Palestinian soil, adopted late on Saturday night a provision in its policy programme

Fatah’s historic sixth General Assembly, the first to be held on Palestinian soil, adopted late on Saturday night a provision in its policy programme

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Air collision over New York claims nine lives

Mystery surrounds the mid-air collision over New York’s Hudson river which claimed the lives of nine people, five of them Italian tourists. The

Mystery surrounds the mid-air collision over New York’s Hudson river which claimed the lives of nine people, five of them Italian tourists. The

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EU warns Tehran over trials

The European Union has strongly criticised Tehran after an Iranian court charged a French woman and two Iranians working for the British and French

The European Union has strongly criticised Tehran after an Iranian court charged a French woman and two Iranians working for the British and French

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Israelis mark gay shooting with rally of support

Thousands of Israelis have shown their solidarity with the gay community in Tel Aviv. A week ago a masked gunman burst into a gay youth centre

Thousands of Israelis have shown their solidarity with the gay community in Tel Aviv. A week ago a masked gunman burst into a gay youth centre

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ETA says it carried out the Mallorca bombing

The Basque separatist organisation ETA has claimed responsibility for the July 30 car bomb attack on the Spanish Island of Mallorca. The

The Basque separatist organisation ETA has claimed responsibility for the July 30 car bomb attack on the Spanish Island of Mallorca. The

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German minister cleared of "limo affair"

German Health minister, Ulla Schmidt has been cleared of misusing public funds after she used her official car in Spain while on holiday. In what

German Health minister, Ulla Schmidt has been cleared of misusing public funds after she used her official car in Spain while on holiday. In what

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Pro-western parties to form government in Moldova

Pro-western opposition parties in Moldova have formed a coalition which will give them sufficient seats in parliament to form a government. The

Pro-western opposition parties in Moldova have formed a coalition which will give them sufficient seats in parliament to form a government. The