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2011-06-04

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Syria's latest Bloody Friday in pictures

At least another three people died in Syria on Saturday and thousands of people attended the funerals of at least 70 who died on Friday, the worst

At least another three people died in Syria on Saturday and thousands of people attended the funerals of at least 70 who died on Friday, the worst

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Hague makes show of support visit to Benghazi

British Foreign Minister William Hague has made a visit to Benghazi to meet leaders of the National Transitional Council. He also went walkabout to

British Foreign Minister William Hague has made a visit to Benghazi to meet leaders of the National Transitional Council. He also went walkabout to

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Hope that E.coli infections are slowing

Despite almost 200 new cases in Germany in the first two days of this month alone, infection rates of the virulent strain of E.coli are said to be

Despite almost 200 new cases in Germany in the first two days of this month alone, infection rates of the virulent strain of E.coli are said to be

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Facebook sparks monster birthday in Hamburg

16 year-old Thessa of Hamburg was looking forward to an unforgettable birthday party after inviting her friends via Facebook. Trouble is, she forgot

16 year-old Thessa of Hamburg was looking forward to an unforgettable birthday party after inviting her friends via Facebook. Trouble is, she forgot

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Anti-gay protests ahead of Bucharest Gayfest

Ahead of today’s eighth Gayfest parade in Bucharest it was anti-homosexual protestors who took to the streets of the Romanian capital. Organised by a

Ahead of today’s eighth Gayfest parade in Bucharest it was anti-homosexual protestors who took to the streets of the Romanian capital. Organised by a

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Pope arrives in Croatia

The Pope has begun a two-day visit to Croatia, a country his predecessor visited no less than three times, and invited it on the eve of its becoming

The Pope has begun a two-day visit to Croatia, a country his predecessor visited no less than three times, and invited it on the eve of its becoming

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Greek unions promise unending protests

With even more austerity measures about to hit them hard Greece’s two biggest trades unions from the private and state sectors joined in the streets

With even more austerity measures about to hit them hard Greece’s two biggest trades unions from the private and state sectors joined in the streets

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Campaigning ends ahead of Portuguese election

With the result in Sunday’s general election too close to call Portugal’s outgoing Prime Minister Jose Socrates knows the opposition is favourite to

With the result in Sunday’s general election too close to call Portugal’s outgoing Prime Minister Jose Socrates knows the opposition is favourite to

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More gunfire heard in Yemeni capital

More gunfire has been heard in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Thosuands are said to have fled the city after President Ali Abdullah Saleh was wounded in

More gunfire has been heard in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Thosuands are said to have fled the city after President Ali Abdullah Saleh was wounded in

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Guru on hunger strike over Indian corruption

Baba Swami Ramdev dresses like a guru but is worshipped like a film star. He is India’s most famous yoga master and has now gone on hunger-strike to

Baba Swami Ramdev dresses like a guru but is worshipped like a film star. He is India’s most famous yoga master and has now gone on hunger-strike to

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"Bloodiest day" in Syria - more than 60 die

Friday was the bloodiest day of Syria’s 11-week long popular revolt, according to human rights campaigners. They say at least 63 people were killed

Friday was the bloodiest day of Syria’s 11-week long popular revolt, according to human rights campaigners. They say at least 63 people were killed

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Apaches deployed in Libya

British Apache helicopters have been used against Colonel Gadaffi’s forces in Libya for the first time. A naval source told the BBC that they

British Apache helicopters have been used against Colonel Gadaffi’s forces in Libya for the first time. A naval source told the BBC that they

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Markets nervous over Peru election

Left-wing candidate Ollanta Humala is unsettling financial markets as polls indicate he could win Peru’s presidential election. The final round is

Left-wing candidate Ollanta Humala is unsettling financial markets as polls indicate he could win Peru’s presidential election. The final round is

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Hopes for new E.Coli treatment

Doctors in Germany are hoping a new anti-body therapy will be effective in treating the deadly E.Coli bug that has so far killed 19 people. 199

Doctors in Germany are hoping a new anti-body therapy will be effective in treating the deadly E.Coli bug that has so far killed 19 people. 199

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Both sides defiant in Yemen

Yemen’s beleaguered President Ali Abdullah Saleh went on state radio late on Friday to urge his forces to continue fighting, hours after being

Yemen’s beleaguered President Ali Abdullah Saleh went on state radio late on Friday to urge his forces to continue fighting, hours after being

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Mladic in the dock

Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic made his first appearance in front of the UN War Crimes Tribunal at the Hague on Friday. At 69 he

Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic made his first appearance in front of the UN War Crimes Tribunal at the Hague on Friday. At 69 he

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Friday of work in Egypt

Friday is traditionally a day of prayer in Egypt, but since the January revolution, it has also been a day of protest. Now a group of IT workers

Friday is traditionally a day of prayer in Egypt, but since the January revolution, it has also been a day of protest. Now a group of IT workers

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Campaigning ends in Portuguese election

Portuguese leaders made a final plea for votes on Friday ahead of Sunday’s elections as investors fret whether Lisbon can contain its sovereign debt

Portuguese leaders made a final plea for votes on Friday ahead of Sunday’s elections as investors fret whether Lisbon can contain its sovereign debt

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Yemen president injured as civil war looms EU to evacuate citizens

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been injured after the presidential palace came under attack. The president was in the palace mosque for

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been injured after the presidential palace came under attack. The president was in the palace mosque for