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2010-01-03

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Britain and US close Yemen embassies

Britain and the United States have closed their embassies in Yemen after the US mission in the capital Sanaa received a specific threat from al

Britain and the United States have closed their embassies in Yemen after the US mission in the capital Sanaa received a specific threat from al

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Denmark reacts to attempted attack on cartoonist

The Danish government has given its first reaction following the suspected attempted murder of cartoonist Kurt Westergaard. Yesterday, a Somali

The Danish government has given its first reaction following the suspected attempted murder of cartoonist Kurt Westergaard. Yesterday, a Somali

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Suspected Mafia link in courthouse bombing

A homemade bomb has exploded outside a courthouse in the southern Italian city of Reggio Calabria. The device, a gas canister with explosives on

A homemade bomb has exploded outside a courthouse in the southern Italian city of Reggio Calabria. The device, a gas canister with explosives on

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Afghanistan reacts to Karzai cabinet rebuff

The Afghan parliament’s rejection of more than two thirds of President Hamid Karzai’s new cabinet is a setback for him, but what do the people of

The Afghan parliament’s rejection of more than two thirds of President Hamid Karzai’s new cabinet is a setback for him, but what do the people of

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Signs of Mideast peace progress; tension remains

As a push to resume peace talks looks to be gaining momentum, tension in the Middle East remains acute on the ground. Today Jewish settler leaders

As a push to resume peace talks looks to be gaining momentum, tension in the Middle East remains acute on the ground. Today Jewish settler leaders

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Countries sell off surplus swine flu vaccines

Swine flu vaccines are being sold from one country to another, with France getting rid of surplus stocks bought at the height of fears about the

Swine flu vaccines are being sold from one country to another, with France getting rid of surplus stocks bought at the height of fears about the

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US and UK close embassies in Yemen

The US and Britan are stepping up support for the fight against terrorism in Yemen amid growing fears it could become a safe haven for al

The US and Britan are stepping up support for the fight against terrorism in Yemen amid growing fears it could become a safe haven for al

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Mexican police capture suspected drug boss

Police in Mexico have arrested a suspected drug lord of one of the country’s most powerful cartels. Carlos Beltran Leyva was captured on Wednesday

Police in Mexico have arrested a suspected drug lord of one of the country’s most powerful cartels. Carlos Beltran Leyva was captured on Wednesday

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Beijing brought to halt by snowstorm

A massive snowstorm has hit Beijing, bringing the Chinese capital to a virtual standstill. The extreme weather has resulted in many of the city’s

A massive snowstorm has hit Beijing, bringing the Chinese capital to a virtual standstill. The extreme weather has resulted in many of the city’s

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At least one dead in Turkish train crash

Two passenger trains have collided in northwest Turkey, killing a driver and injuring three others. Local reports say the accident occurred after

Two passenger trains have collided in northwest Turkey, killing a driver and injuring three others. Local reports say the accident occurred after

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Chilly new year dip in the North Sea

Thousands of Belgians welcomed in the new decade on Saturday with a chilly new year dip in the North Sea. After 15 minutes of stretching and

Thousands of Belgians welcomed in the new decade on Saturday with a chilly new year dip in the North Sea. After 15 minutes of stretching and

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BELGIUM PLUNGE

Thousands of Belgians welcomed in the new decade on Saturday with a chilly new year dip in the North Sea. After 15 minutes of stretching and

Thousands of Belgians welcomed in the new decade on Saturday with a chilly new year dip in the North Sea. After 15 minutes of stretching and

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At least one dead in Turkish train crash

Two trains have collided in northwest Turkey, killing the driver and injuring three other train personnel. Some passengers are reported to be

Two trains have collided in northwest Turkey, killing the driver and injuring three other train personnel. Some passengers are reported to be

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At least one dead in Turkish train crash

Two trains have collided in northwest Turkey, killing the driver and injuring three other train personnel. Some passengers are reported to be

Two trains have collided in northwest Turkey, killing the driver and injuring three other train personnel. Some passengers are reported to be

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Cartoon attack disturbs Denmark

A Somalian has appeared in court in Denmark to deny charges of attempting to murder a cartoonist who depicted the Prophet Mohammad with a bomb in his

A Somalian has appeared in court in Denmark to deny charges of attempting to murder a cartoonist who depicted the Prophet Mohammad with a bomb in his

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Parliament vote ruins Karzai's holiday

The Afghan parliament is about to start a month’s recess but it will be no holiday for President Hamid Karzai. He needs to find a raft of new

The Afghan parliament is about to start a month’s recess but it will be no holiday for President Hamid Karzai. He needs to find a raft of new

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Thousands march for ETA prisoner rights

Thousands of people filled the streets of Bilbao, in Spain’s Basque country, just hours after a judge rejected efforts to ban the rally.   Marchers

Thousands of people filled the streets of Bilbao, in Spain’s Basque country, just hours after a judge rejected efforts to ban the rally.   Marchers

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Icelanders demand Icesave rethink

Almost a quarter of Icelandic voters are demanding their president veto a deal that would see tax payers foot the bill for the country’s failed

Almost a quarter of Icelandic voters are demanding their president veto a deal that would see tax payers foot the bill for the country’s failed