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2011-06-05

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Ceasefire agreed in Yemen after Saleh's departure

Thousands of people in Yemen continue to celebrate the news of President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s temporary departure. Many danced and waved flags in

Thousands of people in Yemen continue to celebrate the news of President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s temporary departure. Many danced and waved flags in

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Tanks to hold Fukushima's contaminated water

Hundreds of water tanks are to be sent to Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant to hold thousands of tons of water that was contaminated in the effort to

Hundreds of water tanks are to be sent to Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant to hold thousands of tons of water that was contaminated in the effort to

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Beansprouts could be cause of E.coli outbreak

German hospitals are struggling to deal with the overwhelming flow of E.coli patients. The outbreak began three weeks ago in the northern port of

German hospitals are struggling to deal with the overwhelming flow of E.coli patients. The outbreak began three weeks ago in the northern port of

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Portugal votes in "decisive" general election

Portugal is voting in its “most important” election since the April 1975 poll which consolidated the country’s return to democracy. Those were the

Portugal is voting in its “most important” election since the April 1975 poll which consolidated the country’s return to democracy. Those were the

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Israeli forces kill pro-Palestinian protesters

Israeli security forces have killed at least 20 protesters and injured 220 others in clashes along the Syrian frontier.   They opened fire to

Israeli security forces have killed at least 20 protesters and injured 220 others in clashes along the Syrian frontier.   They opened fire to

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Both candidates on knife-edge in Portugal elections

When they came face to face during a television debate, the leaders of both of Portugal’s major parties – Passos Coelho, candidate of the

When they came face to face during a television debate, the leaders of both of Portugal’s major parties – Passos Coelho, candidate of the

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Situation in Yemen is volatile

The situation in Yemen is at its most volatile, according to those keeping a close watch. At least two people have been killed and 15 wounded by a

The situation in Yemen is at its most volatile, according to those keeping a close watch. At least two people have been killed and 15 wounded by a

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Macedonia goes to the polls

Macedonians are voting in an early general election which, it is hoped, will put plans for membership of the EU and NATO back on track. Macedonia

Macedonians are voting in an early general election which, it is hoped, will put plans for membership of the EU and NATO back on track. Macedonia

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Peru polarised by presidential run-off

The right-wing daughter of a jailed former president faces a left-wing former army commander in a presidential run-off that has polarised

The right-wing daughter of a jailed former president faces a left-wing former army commander in a presidential run-off that has polarised

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Political "blame game" plays out in Portugal

Voters in Portugal are going to the polls, in a general election widely seen as a verdict on the country’s handling of its economic

Voters in Portugal are going to the polls, in a general election widely seen as a verdict on the country’s handling of its economic

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Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia

Yemen’s injured President Ali Abdullah Saleh has reportedly arrived in Saudi Arabia. A Saudi source, who did not want to be identified, said a

Yemen’s injured President Ali Abdullah Saleh has reportedly arrived in Saudi Arabia. A Saudi source, who did not want to be identified, said a

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Israelis march for Palestinian state

Thousands of Israelis marched through Tel Aviv on Saturday urging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept a Palestinian state based on the 1967

Thousands of Israelis marched through Tel Aviv on Saturday urging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept a Palestinian state based on the 1967

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Demonstrators remember Tiananmen

Vigils were held on Saturday in Hong Kong and Taipei to mark the anniversary of the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest in 1989 that resulted

Vigils were held on Saturday in Hong Kong and Taipei to mark the anniversary of the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest in 1989 that resulted

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Decision day for Portugal

On the eve of Portugal’s general election several young people were arrested in clashes with police as they protested in Lisbon. Inspired by

On the eve of Portugal’s general election several young people were arrested in clashes with police as they protested in Lisbon. Inspired by

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Gates reassures Afghans on last visit to country

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who has begun his final visit to Afghanistan in the job, has assured the Afghan government that just because the

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who has begun his final visit to Afghanistan in the job, has assured the Afghan government that just because the