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2011-05-22

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Two bomb blasts in Baghdad

Two car bombs in the Iraqi capital kill three civilians, but a government official who appears to have been targeted escapes unscathed. A suicide

World

Icelandic volcano erupts again

Iceland’s most active volcano has erupted again on Saturday but officials downplayed the chance of a repeat of last year’s travel chaos. Grimsvotn

World

Another day of death in Syria

Syrian security forces have opened fire on mourners in the central city of Homs during a mass funeral for ten people killed by government troops.

Culture

Cannes draws to a close

The Cannes Film Festival attracts a multitude of characters drawn by the sea, sun, glamour and clammer to the French Riviera each year. The last