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2011-04-03

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Afghan demonstrations claim more lives

Two policemen have been killed and thirty people wounded in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, as protests continue against the burning of the

Two policemen have been killed and thirty people wounded in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, as protests continue against the burning of the

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At least 40 dead in Pakistan bomb attacks

At least 40 people are reported to have died after two bombs exploded at a shrine in eastern Pakistan. Some 100 people have also been wounded in

At least 40 people are reported to have died after two bombs exploded at a shrine in eastern Pakistan. Some 100 people have also been wounded in

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Syria's al-Assad appoints ex-minister to form new govt

Amid a wave of anti-government demonstrations in Syria, the country’s president has appointed his former agriculture minister to form a new

Amid a wave of anti-government demonstrations in Syria, the country’s president has appointed his former agriculture minister to form a new

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Gaddafi attacks continue

Fighting is continuing in several Libyan cities between rebels and forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi. The battle for the control of the eastern oil

Fighting is continuing in several Libyan cities between rebels and forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi. The battle for the control of the eastern oil

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Further clashes in Yemen leave dozens injured

Dozens of anti-government protesters in Yemen are reported to have been wounded in clashes with police. Live rounds, tear gas and batons are said

Dozens of anti-government protesters in Yemen are reported to have been wounded in clashes with police. Live rounds, tear gas and batons are said

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Race to stop radiation leak at Japanese nuclear plant

Japanese engineers are still trying to seal a crack in a reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, damaged in the country’s earthquake and

Japanese engineers are still trying to seal a crack in a reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, damaged in the country’s earthquake and

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France boosts military presence amid intense fighting in Abidjan

As forces loyal to rival leaders in Ivory Coast continue to battle for control of the commercial capital, France has boosted its military

As forces loyal to rival leaders in Ivory Coast continue to battle for control of the commercial capital, France has boosted its military

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Worldwide events prove that pillow fights are not just for children

Who said that pillow fights were only for children? In cities across the world, thousands have taken part in International Pillow Fight Day. The

Who said that pillow fights were only for children? In cities across the world, thousands have taken part in International Pillow Fight Day. The

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Syria: demonstration and attack on protesters

Amateur footage purportedly shows anti-government protests on Friday in Douma, just outside the Syrian capital Damascus.

Amateur footage purportedly shows anti-government protests on Friday in Douma, just outside the Syrian capital Damascus.

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Gbagbo and Ouattara forces clash

Fighting around the presidential palace, in the Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan, between forces backing presidential rivals Laurent Gbagbo and

Fighting around the presidential palace, in the Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan, between forces backing presidential rivals Laurent Gbagbo and

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Israel says Gaza report must go into the "dustbin"

Israel has called on the UN to cancel a report that said it committed war crimes during its offensive in Gaza in late 2008. This after the author

Israel has called on the UN to cancel a report that said it committed war crimes during its offensive in Gaza in late 2008. This after the author

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Azerbaijan protest broken up by police

Police in the central Asian republic of Azerbaijan have arrested dozens of opposition activists as they attempted to stage a rally in the capital

Police in the central Asian republic of Azerbaijan have arrested dozens of opposition activists as they attempted to stage a rally in the capital

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Tunisian immigrants protest against France

Around one hundred Tunisian immigrants stagd a protest in the Italian border town of Ventimiglia on Saturday against what they said was a French

Around one hundred Tunisian immigrants stagd a protest in the Italian border town of Ventimiglia on Saturday against what they said was a French

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Opposition boycotts Kazakhstan presidential poll

Voting is underway in a presidential ballot in Kazakhstan, a snap election that is being boycotted by the opposition. President Nursultan

Voting is underway in a presidential ballot in Kazakhstan, a snap election that is being boycotted by the opposition. President Nursultan

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Libyan rebels want more NATO strikes

Libyan rebels on Saturday called for NATO to continue raids against Colonel Gaddafi despite reports that coalition air strikes killed 13 of their

Libyan rebels on Saturday called for NATO to continue raids against Colonel Gaddafi despite reports that coalition air strikes killed 13 of their

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"Decisive" battle being fought in Abidjan

Fierce fighting and explosions erupted in central Abidjan on Saturday as rival forces battled for control of the city for the third consecutive

Fierce fighting and explosions erupted in central Abidjan on Saturday as rival forces battled for control of the city for the third consecutive

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Dozens of activists arrested in Syrian police raids

Syrian security forces arrested at least 46 pro-democracy activists on Saturday, human rights groups said. The raids come one day after the slaying

Syrian security forces arrested at least 46 pro-democracy activists on Saturday, human rights groups said. The raids come one day after the slaying

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Police officer killed in car bomb attack

In Northern Ireland a policeman has been killed after a bomb exploded underneath his car in the town of Omagh in County Tyrone. The 25 year old

In Northern Ireland a policeman has been killed after a bomb exploded underneath his car in the town of Omagh in County Tyrone. The 25 year old