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2010-08-17

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Man 'shot' at Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv

Israeli reports say a Palestinian man has been shot by Turkish security officials after breaking into the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv. The Turkish

Israeli reports say a Palestinian man has been shot by Turkish security officials after breaking into the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv. The Turkish

Business

Wal-Mart's sales down, profit up

The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart has announced sales fell at its stores in the United States for the fifth straight quarter. It was however

The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart has announced sales fell at its stores in the United States for the fifth straight quarter. It was however

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Spanish govt attacked over Melilla row

The Spanish government has come under fire from the opposition over the handling of a diplomatic dispute with Morocco. Tensions are running high

The Spanish government has come under fire from the opposition over the handling of a diplomatic dispute with Morocco. Tensions are running high

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Iran threatens reprisals if west attacks reactor

As Iran counts down the launch of its first nuclear power reactor, it has warned that any attack against it would receive a serious riposte. It

As Iran counts down the launch of its first nuclear power reactor, it has warned that any attack against it would receive a serious riposte. It

Business

Russia cheers Carlsberg's profit

Carlsberg has posted a much better than expected increase in operating profit in the second quarter and raised its financial outlook for this

Carlsberg has posted a much better than expected increase in operating profit in the second quarter and raised its financial outlook for this

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Blair's book donation sparks controversy

Opinion is divided after former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announced he is to give the entire profits from his upcoming memoirs to injured British

Opinion is divided after former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announced he is to give the entire profits from his upcoming memoirs to injured British

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Pakistan floods: UN, survivors lament lack of aid

After nearly three weeks of the worst flooding in Pakistan’s history only a small fraction of the millions battling to live have received any help

After nearly three weeks of the worst flooding in Pakistan’s history only a small fraction of the millions battling to live have received any help

Business

Slowdown fears hit German investor moral

Europe’s largest economy may have been growing at a relatively fast pace, but German financial analysts and investors remain gloomy about the future

Europe’s largest economy may have been growing at a relatively fast pace, but German financial analysts and investors remain gloomy about the future

Business

Soros shuns shares

Billionaire investor George Soros seems to be anticipating further Wall Street turbulence. In the second quarter, Soros dramatically cut his

Billionaire investor George Soros seems to be anticipating further Wall Street turbulence. In the second quarter, Soros dramatically cut his

Business

Apple manager charged over bribes

A supply manager for Apple has appeared in court in California charged with taking bribes from six Asian companies that supply iPhone and iPod

A supply manager for Apple has appeared in court in California charged with taking bribes from six Asian companies that supply iPhone and iPod

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Inquiry into baby deaths in Romanian hospital fire

An investigation is underway into an explosion and fire at a Romanian maternity ward that killed four newborn babies and severely injured seven

An investigation is underway into an explosion and fire at a Romanian maternity ward that killed four newborn babies and severely injured seven

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Why such a slow response to Pakistan's floods?

Of the six million Pakistanis desperate for food and clean water, the UN says just 500,000 have received help. That is despite warnings of a ‘second

Of the six million Pakistanis desperate for food and clean water, the UN says just 500,000 have received help. That is despite warnings of a ‘second

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Man 'shot' at Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv 

A Palestinian man has reportedly been shot by security officials after breaking into the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv and holding hostages.   Reports

A Palestinian man has reportedly been shot by security officials after breaking into the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv and holding hostages.   Reports

News

Shark alert on the Cote d'Azur

On Monday the red flag was raised on the Cote d’Azur. At Cannes, the glamorous resort that hosts the world famous film festival there was panic on

On Monday the red flag was raised on the Cote d’Azur. At Cannes, the glamorous resort that hosts the world famous film festival there was panic on

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Iran warns west not to interfere in 'stoning' case

Iran has warned western countries not to interfere in the case of a woman originally sentenced to death by stoning for committing adultery. An

Iran has warned western countries not to interfere in the case of a woman originally sentenced to death by stoning for committing adultery. An

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Former Italian President dies

Former Italian President Francesco Cossiga has died. The 82-year-old who had been the Christian Democrat leader and had also held the office of Prime

Former Italian President Francesco Cossiga has died. The 82-year-old who had been the Christian Democrat leader and had also held the office of Prime

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Terrorism attack exercise in South Korea

A general anti-terrorism exercise has been held in Goyang in the context of rising tension with North Korea.

A general anti-terrorism exercise has been held in Goyang in the context of rising tension with North Korea.

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Fıreworks factory explodes in China

Firefighters battled a fire in a fireworks factory in North East of China. The explosion killed at least 19 people.

Firefighters battled a fire in a fireworks factory in North East of China. The explosion killed at least 19 people.

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Facebook pictures cause storm in Middle East

Former Israeli soldier Eden Abergil has posted controversial images on her facebook page. The pictures are in an album called ‘the best days of my

Former Israeli soldier Eden Abergil has posted controversial images on her facebook page. The pictures are in an album called ‘the best days of my

Europe

Food 4 U

Childhood obesity is behind a rising number of health problems in Europe. Currently at least 22 million young Europeans are overweight and five

Childhood obesity is behind a rising number of health problems in Europe. Currently at least 22 million young Europeans are overweight and five

Europe

Travel rights for everyone

Whether it is down to disability, limited mobility or old age, nearly one European in five may need help when making a trip. So how is life made

Whether it is down to disability, limited mobility or old age, nearly one European in five may need help when making a trip. So how is life made

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World Bank in multi million euro loan to Pakistan

Across Pakistan people are being treated in makeshift medical centres as the country reels from the devastating floods, still waiting for vital life

Across Pakistan people are being treated in makeshift medical centres as the country reels from the devastating floods, still waiting for vital life

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Suicide attack targets Iraqi army base

Iraq has been rocked by one of its bloodiest attacks in weeks in the midst of a political crisis following the country’s inconclusive election.   At

Iraq has been rocked by one of its bloodiest attacks in weeks in the midst of a political crisis following the country’s inconclusive election.   At

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Democrat breaks ranks over Mosque row

In New York plans to build a Muslim cultural centre and Mosque near the ground zero site of the September 11th attacks have come under further

In New York plans to build a Muslim cultural centre and Mosque near the ground zero site of the September 11th attacks have come under further

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Praying to Saint-Death

Mexican pray to Santa-Muerte, Saint-Death, hoping she will help them overcome their present and coming misfortunes.

Mexican pray to Santa-Muerte, Saint-Death, hoping she will help them overcome their present and coming misfortunes.

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Passenger plane crashes in Colombia

A passenger plane broke into three pieces as ıt crash landed durıng a storm. Just one person died from a heart attack after the crash.

A passenger plane broke into three pieces as ıt crash landed durıng a storm. Just one person died from a heart attack after the crash.

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Floods hit Thailand

Northern Thailand and northeastern Thailand was hit by floods.

Northern Thailand and northeastern Thailand was hit by floods.