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2010-02-14

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Israeli 'slave master' charged with sex offences

An Israeli man with a harem of 21 women who bore him 49 children has been charged with enslavement, rape, incest and fraud. Prosecutors say

An Israeli man with a harem of 21 women who bore him 49 children has been charged with enslavement, rape, incest and fraud. Prosecutors say

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Thousands led to safety as WWII bomb is defused

More than 20,000 people had to be evacuated from the centre of Caen in France as army ordnance experts defused a 500 kilo Second World War

More than 20,000 people had to be evacuated from the centre of Caen in France as army ordnance experts defused a 500 kilo Second World War

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Civilians killed in Helmand as rocket misses target

NATO forces say more than 10 civilians have been killed after a rocket fired at Taliban fighters veered off course. Afghan President Hamid Karzai

NATO forces say more than 10 civilians have been killed after a rocket fired at Taliban fighters veered off course. Afghan President Hamid Karzai

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Lebanon remembers its slain prime minister

Lebanon marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of former prime minister, Rafik al-Hariri. The son of the slain leader Saad al-Hariri, the

Lebanon marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of former prime minister, Rafik al-Hariri. The son of the slain leader Saad al-Hariri, the

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Rioting in Milan provokes anti-immigration backlash

Saturday night’s rioting by North African immigrants in Milan has provoked new calls for tougher controls on illegal immigration from right-wing

Saturday night’s rioting by North African immigrants in Milan has provoked new calls for tougher controls on illegal immigration from right-wing

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Yanukovich declared winner of Ukraine election

Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich has been declared the official winner of the 2010 presidential election. The country’s Central

Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich has been declared the official winner of the 2010 presidential election. The country’s Central

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Chinese usher in Lunar Year of the Tiger

Hong Kong tigers prowled the streets of the island to usher in the Lunar New Year. 2010 is the Year of the Tiger regarded as one of the luckiest

Hong Kong tigers prowled the streets of the island to usher in the Lunar New Year. 2010 is the Year of the Tiger regarded as one of the luckiest

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NATO offensive in Helmand hailed a success

NATO forces claim the first phase of Operation Moshtarak has been a great success. More that 15,000 troops swept into Marjah and Nad Ail in Helmand

NATO forces claim the first phase of Operation Moshtarak has been a great success. More that 15,000 troops swept into Marjah and Nad Ail in Helmand

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Carnival time on the streets of Rio

Carnival season is underway in Brazil where the authorities are keen to put on a safe and impressive show before hosting the 2014 World Cup and the

Carnival season is underway in Brazil where the authorities are keen to put on a safe and impressive show before hosting the 2014 World Cup and the

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Scorsese's "Shutter Island" aired in Berlin

Esteemed director Martin Scorsese brings his latest movie to the Berlin film festival “Shutter Island” stars Leonardo DiCaprio in a psycho-drama set

Esteemed director Martin Scorsese brings his latest movie to the Berlin film festival “Shutter Island” stars Leonardo DiCaprio in a psycho-drama set

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Massive fake designer goods haul in Italy

Five hundred thousand tonnes of Chinese-made fake designer goods have been seized by police during a raid on a sprawling warehouse complex in Rome

Five hundred thousand tonnes of Chinese-made fake designer goods have been seized by police during a raid on a sprawling warehouse complex in Rome

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Lebanon marks anniversary of Hariri killing

Lebanon marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of former prime minister, Rafik al-Hariri. The son of the slain leader Saad al-Hariri, the

Lebanon marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of former prime minister, Rafik al-Hariri. The son of the slain leader Saad al-Hariri, the

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Five years on, Lebanon remembers Hariri murder

Lebanon is marking the fifth anniversary of former premier Rafik al-Hariri’s murder. A turning point, it led to the withdrawal of Syrian troops

Lebanon is marking the fifth anniversary of former premier Rafik al-Hariri’s murder. A turning point, it led to the withdrawal of Syrian troops

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Early success hailed in NATO's anti-Taliban blitz

For NATO, it is so far so good, as troops press ahead with a massive assault on the Taliban in southern Afghanistan. US and British soldiers are

For NATO, it is so far so good, as troops press ahead with a massive assault on the Taliban in southern Afghanistan. US and British soldiers are

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Ukraine's Tymoshenko to fight poll defeat in court

“Yanukovich is not our president,” declared Ukraine’s Yulia Tymoshenko in a defiant televised message on Saturday. Tymoshenko believes she was

“Yanukovich is not our president,” declared Ukraine’s Yulia Tymoshenko in a defiant televised message on Saturday. Tymoshenko believes she was

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Second Endeavour spacewalk to enhance ISS

Home improvements are a popular weekend pastime. But when it comes to enhancing the Internatational Space Station, overalls and a set of ladders

Home improvements are a popular weekend pastime. But when it comes to enhancing the Internatational Space Station, overalls and a set of ladders

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Clashes in Milan after teenage Egyptian is killed

The killing of an Egyptian teenager sparked street violence in Milan on Saturday night, with cars damaged and shop windows smashed. Rival gangs of

The killing of an Egyptian teenager sparked street violence in Milan on Saturday night, with cars damaged and shop windows smashed. Rival gangs of