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2011-04-22

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Demonstrators flood the streets of Yemen capital

The Yemeni capital, Sanaa has been the scene of the largest demonstrations yet. Protestors demanding President Ali Abdullah Saleh goes immediately

The Yemeni capital, Sanaa has been the scene of the largest demonstrations yet. Protestors demanding President Ali Abdullah Saleh goes immediately

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Doctor makes appeal from Misrata

Misrata’s most acute shortages may be in the city’s hospitals, which are struggling to cope with the flood of injuries, are ill-equipped to deal with

Misrata’s most acute shortages may be in the city’s hospitals, which are struggling to cope with the flood of injuries, are ill-equipped to deal with

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Good Friday in Jerusalem

Along the Via Dolorosa, the Way of the Cross as it is known in English, ‘the way of grief’ in Latin, Christian pilgrims have been gathering in the

Along the Via Dolorosa, the Way of the Cross as it is known in English, ‘the way of grief’ in Latin, Christian pilgrims have been gathering in the

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Dozens reported killed in Syrian protests

Syrian security forces have clamped down hard on some of the biggest demonstrations to date in the protests that have swept the country since March

Syrian security forces have clamped down hard on some of the biggest demonstrations to date in the protests that have swept the country since March

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The world waits as speculation mounts on the Royal Wedding dress

Kate Middleton lives in the public eye her every move has been snapped and recorded since the royal wedding was announced. But Britain’s future Queen

Kate Middleton lives in the public eye her every move has been snapped and recorded since the royal wedding was announced. But Britain’s future Queen

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Kate Middleton: the next 'people's princess'?

Will Kate Middleton become Britain’s next people’s princess? Much has been made of the 29-year-old’s middle-class beginnings. With her

Will Kate Middleton become Britain’s next people’s princess? Much has been made of the 29-year-old’s middle-class beginnings. With her

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UK retailers count on the Royal Wedding

Unofficial estimates suggest that tourism and retail related to the Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton – soon to be Princess

Unofficial estimates suggest that tourism and retail related to the Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton – soon to be Princess

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Benghazi rebels welcome drones

Friday prayers in Benghazi may have included a few requests for protection from the latest weapons to be deployed by the west to help their

Friday prayers in Benghazi may have included a few requests for protection from the latest weapons to be deployed by the west to help their

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Attrition in Misrata as Libya heads for 'stalemate'

Libyan rebels have managed to capture a major office building in the centre of Misrata that government snipers had been using. The two-week battle

Libyan rebels have managed to capture a major office building in the centre of Misrata that government snipers had been using. The two-week battle

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Does the UK monarchy matter?

The British monarchy is still ragingly popular, as the projected viewing figures for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding show. Yet

The British monarchy is still ragingly popular, as the projected viewing figures for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding show. Yet

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Financial 'monsters' threaten democracy

The financial crisis has hit Portugal hard and highlights the influence the financial markets have on government – and by extension on

The financial crisis has hit Portugal hard and highlights the influence the financial markets have on government – and by extension on

Culture

Westminster Choir boys to sing at Royal Wedding

The Choir of Westminster Abbey is among the chosen few to be performing at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding ceremony next week. Renowned

The Choir of Westminster Abbey is among the chosen few to be performing at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding ceremony next week. Renowned

Culture

'Arthur' remake opens in London

British actor Russell Brand and his pop singer wife Katy Perry attended the European Premiere of ‘Arthur’ in London this week. Brand plays the lead

British actor Russell Brand and his pop singer wife Katy Perry attended the European Premiere of ‘Arthur’ in London this week. Brand plays the lead

Europe

Internet shoppers and their rights

Nikita from Belgium: “When I see something I would like to buy on the Internet, I always think twice, especially if the seller is based in another

Nikita from Belgium: “When I see something I would like to buy on the Internet, I always think twice, especially if the seller is based in another

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Syrian forces clash with protesters in capital

Syrian pro-democracy campaigners have called today “Great Friday” and great have been their numbers across the country. Thousands of people have

Syrian pro-democracy campaigners have called today “Great Friday” and great have been their numbers across the country. Thousands of people have

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Evacuees aim their anger at stricken power plant president

Masataka Shimizu the president of Tokyo Electric Power, the company which manages the stricken Fukushima plant met with evacuees for the first

Masataka Shimizu the president of Tokyo Electric Power, the company which manages the stricken Fukushima plant met with evacuees for the first

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Syrian forces fire on pro-democracy protestors - reports

Several thousands of people have reportedly taken to the streets across Syria in one of the biggest pro-democracy protests, dubbed “Great

Several thousands of people have reportedly taken to the streets across Syria in one of the biggest pro-democracy protests, dubbed “Great

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Senator John McCain visits Benghazi

An enthusiastic advocate for greater US involvement in Libya, the republican senator John McCain, has gone to the rebel capital Benghazi.

An enthusiastic advocate for greater US involvement in Libya, the republican senator John McCain, has gone to the rebel capital Benghazi.

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POTC: Porn as you've (probably) never seen it before

"Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: 3

"Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: 3

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France: police hunt father after family found dead

Police in western France have found the bodies of a mother and her four children buried under the terrace of their house in Nantes. They had been

Police in western France have found the bodies of a mother and her four children buried under the terrace of their house in Nantes. They had been

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Belgium goes a year without government

It has been a year today since Yves Leterme, Belgium’s caretaker prime minister abandoned his attempt to form a government but the country does not

It has been a year today since Yves Leterme, Belgium’s caretaker prime minister abandoned his attempt to form a government but the country does not

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Obama sends predator drones to Libya

Barack Obama has given the go-ahead for unmanned drone aircraft to operate in the skies above Libya. Rebels have welcomed the news saying the

Barack Obama has given the go-ahead for unmanned drone aircraft to operate in the skies above Libya. Rebels have welcomed the news saying the

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Pilgrims flock to Jerusalem for Good Friday processions

Christian piligrims are gathering in the Old City of Jerusalem for Good Friday processions. Retracing the traditional route Jesus took to his

Christian piligrims are gathering in the Old City of Jerusalem for Good Friday processions. Retracing the traditional route Jesus took to his

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French police told to stop drinking on the job

Riot police in France have described as “absurd” measures to stop them drinking alcohol on the job. Members of the CRS, which is called up to deal

Riot police in France have described as “absurd” measures to stop them drinking alcohol on the job. Members of the CRS, which is called up to deal

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Nigeria's state elections to proceed despite violence

Nigeria’s president says state elections will go ahead next week despite rioting which is feared to have killed hundreds of people across the mostly

Nigeria’s president says state elections will go ahead next week despite rioting which is feared to have killed hundreds of people across the mostly

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Japan announces huge disaster fund

The Japanese government has unveiled an emergency budget of four trillion Yen to combat the devastation wrought by March’s massive earthquake and

The Japanese government has unveiled an emergency budget of four trillion Yen to combat the devastation wrought by March’s massive earthquake and

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Battle rages for Misrata as US deploys drones

Fierce fighting continues to rage on the streets of central Misrata as insurgents and forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi battle it out in the western

Fierce fighting continues to rage on the streets of central Misrata as insurgents and forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi battle it out in the western

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Doubts over finance as Chernobyl conference closes

A conference on the on-going problems of the Chernobyl nuclear plant comes to an end today. However, there are fears the money pledged by world

A conference on the on-going problems of the Chernobyl nuclear plant comes to an end today. However, there are fears the money pledged by world

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Libya leadership accused of targeting journalists

Libyan authorities want to eliminate independent reporting, a leading media rights group has claimed. The accusation by Reporters Without Borders

Libyan authorities want to eliminate independent reporting, a leading media rights group has claimed. The accusation by Reporters Without Borders