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2010-07-11

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Poll blow for Japan's Prime Minister

Japan faces political uncertainty after the government was predicted to lose its majority in the upper house following Sunday’s election. If

Japan faces political uncertainty after the government was predicted to lose its majority in the upper house following Sunday’s election. If

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Europe suffers in sweltering heat

It is feared the heatwave currently sweeping large parts of Europe may have claimed hundreds of lives and caused extensive

It is feared the heatwave currently sweeping large parts of Europe may have claimed hundreds of lives and caused extensive

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Tens of thousands mark the Srebrenica massacre

Tens of thousands of grieving Bosnian Muslims have gathered to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, considered the worst atrocity

Tens of thousands of grieving Bosnian Muslims have gathered to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, considered the worst atrocity

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Japanese voters deliver blow to PM

Voters in Japan appear to have delivered a heavy blow to the government. According to exit polls in an election for the upper house, the ruling

Voters in Japan appear to have delivered a heavy blow to the government. According to exit polls in an election for the upper house, the ruling

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'Act of reconciliation' Serb leader goes to Srebrenica

Despite insisting his visit was an ‘‘act of reconciliation”, Serbia’s President Boris Tadic received a frosty reception as he arrived in Srebrenica

Despite insisting his visit was an ‘‘act of reconciliation”, Serbia’s President Boris Tadic received a frosty reception as he arrived in Srebrenica

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World Cup: Excitement builds for Spain and Dutch final

After 63 games, it all comes down to this. The Netherlands and Spain lock horns tonight at the Soccer city stadium and over 2000 Spanish fans arrived

After 63 games, it all comes down to this. The Netherlands and Spain lock horns tonight at the Soccer city stadium and over 2000 Spanish fans arrived

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Judge killing and bomb blasts rock Dagestan

A day after a judge was gunned down in Dagestan, bomb blasts in the troubled Russian region have also derailed a train and injured two policemen

A day after a judge was gunned down in Dagestan, bomb blasts in the troubled Russian region have also derailed a train and injured two policemen

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Israel steps up rhetoric against Libyan boat

As a Libyan-organised aid boat heads towards Gaza, the Israeli government is insisting it will not allow a breach of its blockade of the Palestinian

As a Libyan-organised aid boat heads towards Gaza, the Israeli government is insisting it will not allow a breach of its blockade of the Palestinian

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Thousands mark Srebrenica massacre

Thousands of people have been attending a ceremony in Bosnia to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre – Europe’s worst atrocity since

Thousands of people have been attending a ceremony in Bosnia to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre – Europe’s worst atrocity since

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Thousands mark Srebrenica massacre

Thousands of people have been attending a ceremony in Bosnia to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre – Europe’s worst atrocity since

Thousands of people have been attending a ceremony in Bosnia to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre – Europe’s worst atrocity since

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Electoral blow for Japan's Kan

Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan’s Democratic Party looks to have suffered a major blow in Sunday’s upper house election.   According to exit

Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan’s Democratic Party looks to have suffered a major blow in Sunday’s upper house election.   According to exit

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Radovan Karadzic receives award from party

Former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic, has received an award from the political party he founded 20 years ago. A special ceremony was

Former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic, has received an award from the political party he founded 20 years ago. A special ceremony was

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Mass funeral for Srebenica victims on anniversary

Sunday marks the culmination of a three-day march to commemorate people killed in the Srebenica massacre. On the 15 year anniversary of the

Sunday marks the culmination of a three-day march to commemorate people killed in the Srebenica massacre. On the 15 year anniversary of the

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Rosetta space probe photographs largest asteroid

Scientists have received pictures of the biggest asteroid ever visited by a space probe. The huge rock, called Lutetia, is about 455 million

Scientists have received pictures of the biggest asteroid ever visited by a space probe. The huge rock, called Lutetia, is about 455 million

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Spanish film scoops top prize at Czech film festival

Spain’s, ‘The Mosquito Net’ has won the top prize at this year’s Karelovy Vary film festival. Spanish Director Agusti Vila and his compatriot Luis

Spain’s, ‘The Mosquito Net’ has won the top prize at this year’s Karelovy Vary film festival. Spanish Director Agusti Vila and his compatriot Luis

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Pictures of Fidel Castro's first public appearance

Pictures of Fidel Castro making his first known public appearance in four years have been posted on a pro-government blog. The photos were taken

Pictures of Fidel Castro making his first known public appearance in four years have been posted on a pro-government blog. The photos were taken

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New and improved cap for Gulf of Mexico oil spill

The containment cap over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is being removed, so a better one can be installed. The new cap is bigger and

The containment cap over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is being removed, so a better one can be installed. The new cap is bigger and

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Catalans out in force to defend self-rule

A human tide of more than a million people has swept the streets of Barcelona. Led by the present and two previous presidents of the region of

A human tide of more than a million people has swept the streets of Barcelona. Led by the present and two previous presidents of the region of