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2011-05-14

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Manchester United, kings of England

Sir Alex Ferguson has become the greatest manager to lead Manchester United. His team has re-written the history books with their 19th

Sir Alex Ferguson has become the greatest manager to lead Manchester United. His team has re-written the history books with their 19th

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Martelly sworn in as Haiti's president

Former singer Michel Martelly has been sworn in as the president of Haiti. The 50-year-old, who has no previous political experience, was elected

Former singer Michel Martelly has been sworn in as the president of Haiti. The 50-year-old, who has no previous political experience, was elected

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Iranian president fires three Cabinet ministers

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired three key Cabinet ministers. State media reported that Oil Minister Masoud Mirkazemi, Welfare and

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired three key Cabinet ministers. State media reported that Oil Minister Masoud Mirkazemi, Welfare and

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Lukashenko rival jailed for 5 years in Belarus

Andrei Sannikov, one of the main political rivals of Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, has been jailed for five years after being found

Andrei Sannikov, one of the main political rivals of Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, has been jailed for five years after being found

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Syrians flee to Lebanon to escape violence

As many as 500 Syrians fled to Lebanon to escape the violence in their country on Saturday. A government-led crackdown on pro-democracy protests

As many as 500 Syrians fled to Lebanon to escape the violence in their country on Saturday. A government-led crackdown on pro-democracy protests

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Eurovision time

It’s that time of year again. When elements of traditional national costume form an uneasy alliance with pop music resulting in the extravaganza that

It’s that time of year again. When elements of traditional national costume form an uneasy alliance with pop music resulting in the extravaganza that

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Growing unease at Japan's nuclear industry

Until the Fukushima disaster Japan had no significant anti-nuclear lobby. That has changed, and on Saturday hundreds of protesters gathered in front

Until the Fukushima disaster Japan had no significant anti-nuclear lobby. That has changed, and on Saturday hundreds of protesters gathered in front

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Rebels drive out Gaddafi loyalists from Misrata

Libyan rebels on Saturday drove out the last of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces from Misrata after weeks of fighting to gain control of the western

Libyan rebels on Saturday drove out the last of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces from Misrata after weeks of fighting to gain control of the western

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Fukushima to get fall-out tents

Reactor number one at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is to be covered with a huge tent to help contain radiation. Tepco

Reactor number one at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is to be covered with a huge tent to help contain radiation. Tepco

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Clashes in East Jerusalem

Clashes erupt between Israeli security forces and stone hurling Palestinians in East Jerusalem after Friday prayer for Naqba Day.

Clashes erupt between Israeli security forces and stone hurling Palestinians in East Jerusalem after Friday prayer for Naqba Day.

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Italian elections test Berlusconi

Italians go to the polls on Sunday and Monday to vote in local elections. It’s seen as test of how badly the Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has

Italians go to the polls on Sunday and Monday to vote in local elections. It’s seen as test of how badly the Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has

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Clashes mark Palestinian "Naqba"

A Palestinian teenager has died following clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem on Friday to mark the commemoration of Naqba. The word means

A Palestinian teenager has died following clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem on Friday to mark the commemoration of Naqba. The word means

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Chileans clash over dam project

There have been violent clashes in Chile between the police and environmentalists opposed to plans to build five new dams in Patagonia. Regulators

There have been violent clashes in Chile between the police and environmentalists opposed to plans to build five new dams in Patagonia. Regulators

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US condemns 'odious' Taliban attack in Pakistan

The US has condemned what it calls the “odious attack” which killed at least 80 people in northwest Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban said they

The US has condemned what it calls the “odious attack” which killed at least 80 people in northwest Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban said they

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Tripoli anger at NATO strike that 'killed imams'

Colonel Gaddafi is taunting NATO saying “you can’t reach me”. The defiant message is mixed with anger from Tripoli over a NATO attack that allegedly

Colonel Gaddafi is taunting NATO saying “you can’t reach me”. The defiant message is mixed with anger from Tripoli over a NATO attack that allegedly

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US Middle East envoy George Mitchell resigns

The US envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell is stepping down for personal reasons. His resignation has been accepted by the White

The US envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell is stepping down for personal reasons. His resignation has been accepted by the White

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Belgium today, tomorrow the world for solar energy plane

The world’s first international solar-powered flight has been completed. The Solar Impulse landed in Belgium after a 12-hour journey from

The world’s first international solar-powered flight has been completed. The Solar Impulse landed in Belgium after a 12-hour journey from

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More Syria bloodshed as regime pledges dialogue

Amid ongoing pro-democracy protests in Syria, at least six people were killed by security forces on Friday, according to human rights

Amid ongoing pro-democracy protests in Syria, at least six people were killed by security forces on Friday, according to human rights

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Gaddafi says he is unhurt and untouchable

After reports he was injured Colonel Gaddafi announced on Libyan state television on Friday night that he was unhurt and “in a place where you cannot

After reports he was injured Colonel Gaddafi announced on Libyan state television on Friday night that he was unhurt and “in a place where you cannot

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Merkel allies elect new party leader

He was standing unopposed so his election was a formality. But that did not dampen the joy for Philipp Roesler as he was overwhelmingly endorsed as

He was standing unopposed so his election was a formality. But that did not dampen the joy for Philipp Roesler as he was overwhelmingly endorsed as