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2011-04-23

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Turkey's youngsters take over on Children's Day

Turkey has been marking a double celebration. The 23rd of April is the 91st anniversary of the country’s parliament and a day that the founder of

Turkey has been marking a double celebration. The 23rd of April is the 91st anniversary of the country’s parliament and a day that the founder of

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US launches first drone strike in Libya

The United States has launched its first Predator drone strike on Libya. The US Defense Department has not provided details of the bombing, except

The United States has launched its first Predator drone strike on Libya. The US Defense Department has not provided details of the bombing, except

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Royal wedding guest list revealed

The guest list of who has been invited to Britain’s royal wedding has been released. As expected the mix combines celebrities, monarchs

The guest list of who has been invited to Britain’s royal wedding has been released. As expected the mix combines celebrities, monarchs

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Transition plan accepted by Yemen's ruling party

The ruling party in Yemen has accepted ‘in full’ the terms of proposals by Gulf Arab states to transfer power away from President Ali Abdullah Saleh

The ruling party in Yemen has accepted ‘in full’ the terms of proposals by Gulf Arab states to transfer power away from President Ali Abdullah Saleh

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The Royal Wedding day schedule

From 09.15am, local time (10:15 Central European Time CET) Guests begin arriving at the Great North Door of London’s Westminster Abbey. 10:10

From 09.15am, local time (10:15 Central European Time CET) Guests begin arriving at the Great North Door of London’s Westminster Abbey. 10:10

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Belgian demo against bar smoking ban

Hundreds of people have demonstrated in Brussels, angry that Belgium’s smoking ban is being extended early to include cafes and bars. Smoking has

Hundreds of people have demonstrated in Brussels, angry that Belgium’s smoking ban is being extended early to include cafes and bars. Smoking has

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Mourners shot at by Syrian soldiers - witnesses

Syrian security forces have reportedly opening fire on mourners attending funerals for scores of people killed during the latest anti-government

Syrian security forces have reportedly opening fire on mourners attending funerals for scores of people killed during the latest anti-government

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Libyan soldiers say army retreating from Misrata

Libyan troops capturedby rebels in Misrata said on Saturday the army had been ordered to retreat from the besieged port, marking a possible shift in

Libyan troops capturedby rebels in Misrata said on Saturday the army had been ordered to retreat from the besieged port, marking a possible shift in

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Thousands demonstrate in Yemen

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, to hold street prayers and demonstrate.

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, to hold street prayers and demonstrate.

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Holy Week procession in Spain

Hundred of people take part of a procession for Easter week despite the rain in Calanda in Spain.

Hundred of people take part of a procession for Easter week despite the rain in Calanda in Spain.

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Muslims' street prayers in Rome

Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Rome’s famous Piazza Venezia to conduct their Friday prayers and demand religious freedom in Italy.

Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Rome’s famous Piazza Venezia to conduct their Friday prayers and demand religious freedom in Italy.

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Fighting in Misrata

People living in Misrata, Libya video the conflict between rebels and Gaddafi’s forces.

People living in Misrata, Libya video the conflict between rebels and Gaddafi’s forces.

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More protests expected as Syria buries its dead

Thousands of people are expected to join anti-government rallies in Syria again as funerals take place for scores of pro-democracy campaigners

Thousands of people are expected to join anti-government rallies in Syria again as funerals take place for scores of pro-democracy campaigners

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France considers suspending Schengen deal

France is considering suspending the Schengen border-free travel agreement to block a massive rise in migrants from Tunisia and Libya. A source

France is considering suspending the Schengen border-free travel agreement to block a massive rise in migrants from Tunisia and Libya. A source

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Tribes to replace army in Misrata, warns Libyan leadership

Libya’s deputy foreign minister has hinted the army may quit Misrata because of NATO airstrikes and leave local tribes to drive rebels out.   The

Libya’s deputy foreign minister has hinted the army may quit Misrata because of NATO airstrikes and leave local tribes to drive rebels out.   The

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US raises doubts over Haiti results

The US embassy in Haiti has added its voice to the UN’s over fears of fraud in Haiti’s legislative elections. It says the government and electoral

The US embassy in Haiti has added its voice to the UN’s over fears of fraud in Haiti’s legislative elections. It says the government and electoral

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Pope takes part in TV show

Pope Benedict has marked the beginning of Easter in Rome. Thousands of worshippers gathered outside the city’s ancient Colosseum for a candle lit

Pope Benedict has marked the beginning of Easter in Rome. Thousands of worshippers gathered outside the city’s ancient Colosseum for a candle lit

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Vigilantes force Hungarian Roma out of village

An unhappy Easter is in prospect for the mainly Roma residents of one village in northern Hungary, from which hundreds of mostly women and children

An unhappy Easter is in prospect for the mainly Roma residents of one village in northern Hungary, from which hundreds of mostly women and children

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Frankfurt stages a silent protest dance

In the German city of Frankfurt the main square was filled with dancers on Friday but not a note of music could be heard. The, ‘silent’ dancers

In the German city of Frankfurt the main square was filled with dancers on Friday but not a note of music could be heard. The, ‘silent’ dancers

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Bloody Friday in Syria

At least 88 people have been killed in the latest protests in Syria says human rights organisation Sawasiah. The biggest demonstrations to date in

At least 88 people have been killed in the latest protests in Syria says human rights organisation Sawasiah. The biggest demonstrations to date in