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2010-06-05

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Israeli troops board Irish aid ship 'peacefully'

Israel’s navy has peacefully escorted an Irish aid ship bound for Gaza to the Israeli port of Ashdod. A military spokesman said Israeli commandos

Israel’s navy has peacefully escorted an Irish aid ship bound for Gaza to the Israeli port of Ashdod. A military spokesman said Israeli commandos

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Global protests against Israel aid ship action

Israel’s actions against aid shipments to Gaza have been the subject of protests in cities across the Middle East and Europe. There were

Israel’s actions against aid shipments to Gaza have been the subject of protests in cities across the Middle East and Europe. There were

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Central/Eastern Europe back on flood alert

Poland has been hit by its second serious round of flooding in three weeks.   Thousands of people have been told to evacuate their homes in the south

Poland has been hit by its second serious round of flooding in three weeks.   Thousands of people have been told to evacuate their homes in the south

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Merkel says UN ready to act on Iran

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, says the UN Security Council could soon approve a new round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, says the UN Security Council could soon approve a new round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear

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Governments warned to keep finances in order

G20 finance ministers say the world economy is recovering better than expected but governments need to get public finances in order. A statement

G20 finance ministers say the world economy is recovering better than expected but governments need to get public finances in order. A statement

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MotoGP champ Rossi suffers leg fracture

Six times and reigning world MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi is likely to miss most of the rest of this season, virtually ending his bid for another

Six times and reigning world MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi is likely to miss most of the rest of this season, virtually ending his bid for another

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High frequency concert for dogs

The americain artist Laurie Anderson played a high frequency concert for the dog’s ears in Sydney, Australia!

The americain artist Laurie Anderson played a high frequency concert for the dog’s ears in Sydney, Australia!

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'Garbage hotel' created to fight beach pollution

A hotel made largely from garbage has been built in the centre of Rome to raise awareness about beach pollution in Europe. The Save the Beach hotel

A hotel made largely from garbage has been built in the centre of Rome to raise awareness about beach pollution in Europe. The Save the Beach hotel

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Fishermen 'injured Greenpeace activist'

Greenpeace claims French fishermen have injured one of its activists with a hook during a clash in the Mediterranean. It came as environmentalists

Greenpeace claims French fishermen have injured one of its activists with a hook during a clash in the Mediterranean. It came as environmentalists

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Israeli troops board aid ship, says military

The Israeli military says its troops have boarded the Rachel Corrie, the Irish-chartered aid ship bound for Gaza. A spokeswoman said they did so

The Israeli military says its troops have boarded the Rachel Corrie, the Irish-chartered aid ship bound for Gaza. A spokeswoman said they did so

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Oil patches reach Florida beaches

Small traces of oil have washed ashore in northwest Florida in the first apparent impact there from the Gulf of Mexico spill. Pensacola advertises

Small traces of oil have washed ashore in northwest Florida in the first apparent impact there from the Gulf of Mexico spill. Pensacola advertises

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Israeli forces threaten to board aid ship

Israeli navy ships are closely following an Irish-chartered aid ship bound for Gaza. There are reports that the military has threatened to board the

Israeli navy ships are closely following an Irish-chartered aid ship bound for Gaza. There are reports that the military has threatened to board the

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Redford rails against BP over oil spill

BP may have put a cap on the oil spreading through the Gulf of Mexico but there is no containing the growing protests against the energy giant. The

BP may have put a cap on the oil spreading through the Gulf of Mexico but there is no containing the growing protests against the energy giant. The

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Obama slams BP over dividend payments

He has been criticised for not showing enough emotion about the environmental disaster unfolding on America’s Gulf Coast. But, on his third trip to

He has been criticised for not showing enough emotion about the environmental disaster unfolding on America’s Gulf Coast. But, on his third trip to

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Social Europe, Employers' Europe discuss cash cuts and protests

John Monks, head of the European Trade Union Confederation, speaking against trimming public expenditure, after talks in Brussels with European

John Monks, head of the European Trade Union Confederation, speaking against trimming public expenditure, after talks in Brussels with European

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Autopsy shows Gaza activists were shot 30 times: report

As organisers of the Turkish-led Gaza aid flotilla released fresh footage of Israel’s raid on Monday, it is being claimed those killed suffered

As organisers of the Turkish-led Gaza aid flotilla released fresh footage of Israel’s raid on Monday, it is being claimed those killed suffered

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Israel "intercepts" Irish Gaza aid ship

The Israeli navy is said to have intercepted an Irish-owned aid ship bound for Gaza. Initial reports suggested it had seized the Rachel Corrie some

The Israeli navy is said to have intercepted an Irish-owned aid ship bound for Gaza. Initial reports suggested it had seized the Rachel Corrie some

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WHO slammed over handling of swine flu

The World Health Organisation is facing fresh claims that it exaggerated the risks of swine flu. A study for the human rights watchdog, the Council

The World Health Organisation is facing fresh claims that it exaggerated the risks of swine flu. A study for the human rights watchdog, the Council