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2011-01-09

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Shot US Congresswoman 'doing well', suspect charged

Doctors say Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is responding well after being shot in the head by a gunman who killed six others in

Doctors say Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is responding well after being shot in the head by a gunman who killed six others in

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'70 dead' in Iran plane crash

At least 70 people are said to have been killed in a plane crash in northwestern Iran.   The news comes from a Red Crescent official quoted by the

At least 70 people are said to have been killed in a plane crash in northwestern Iran.   The news comes from a Red Crescent official quoted by the

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Algeria says calm restored after riots

The Algerian government says calm has largely been restored there after the recent wave of violence, although in several towns outbreaks of trouble

The Algerian government says calm has largely been restored there after the recent wave of violence, although in several towns outbreaks of trouble

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Bloodshed in Tunisia as social protests intensify 

The full scale of social unrest in Tunisia is emerging with claims that at least 20 people have been killed by security forces this weekend

The full scale of social unrest in Tunisia is emerging with claims that at least 20 people have been killed by security forces this weekend

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Long lines to vote in Juba, Southern Sudan

After years of civil war with the north, the people of southern Sudan have been voting in large numbers in a landmark referendum that is expected to

After years of civil war with the north, the people of southern Sudan have been voting in large numbers in a landmark referendum that is expected to

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Algeria announces food price cuts to calm unrest

Algeria’s government has moved to quell public anger after days of deadly street violence. It says the cost of staple foods like sugar and cooking

Algeria’s government has moved to quell public anger after days of deadly street violence. It says the cost of staple foods like sugar and cooking

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Ice sculpture competition in China

Thirty-four teams of artists from 16 countries were given three days to saw, scrape, and smooth a masterpiece during Harbin’s 25th annual

Thirty-four teams of artists from 16 countries were given three days to saw, scrape, and smooth a masterpiece during Harbin’s 25th annual

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New Year's dip in Ostend

More than 5,000 people took part in the traditional New Year’s Swim in Ostend, Belgium. Braving temperatures of just four degrees Celsius, the

More than 5,000 people took part in the traditional New Year’s Swim in Ostend, Belgium. Braving temperatures of just four degrees Celsius, the

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Algeria govt cuts food prices after deadly riots

Four days of rioting in Algeria has forced the government to slash the price of staple foods in an effort to stop the street violence that has killed

Four days of rioting in Algeria has forced the government to slash the price of staple foods in an effort to stop the street violence that has killed