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2011-06-26

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Brazilian handed job as UN's food chief

Brazil’s Jose Graziano da Silva is the new chief of the UN food agency charged with reducing global hunger, at time when food prices are going

Brazil’s Jose Graziano da Silva is the new chief of the UN food agency charged with reducing global hunger, at time when food prices are going

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Polish diplomat and academic Jan Kulakowski dies in Warsaw

Jan Kulakowski, the first negotiator involved in Poland’s EU membership and the country’s ambassador at the European Union, has died at the age of

Jan Kulakowski, the first negotiator involved in Poland’s EU membership and the country’s ambassador at the European Union, has died at the age of

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Egyptians stone cars transporting reviled ex-minister to court

Families of those killed in the Egyptian crackdown on protesters during the unrest that led Hosni Mubarak to relinquish power, have clashed with

Families of those killed in the Egyptian crackdown on protesters during the unrest that led Hosni Mubarak to relinquish power, have clashed with

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Trade and the embattled euro in Prime Minister Wen Jiabao's focus

China’s Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao has arrived in England. He had left Hungary having thrown a lifeline to the euro zone emphasising, while there

China’s Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao has arrived in England. He had left Hungary having thrown a lifeline to the euro zone emphasising, while there

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Vettel's speed metal counts in Valenica

Germany’s Sebastian Vettel claimed his sixth win of the season after leading from start to finish at the European Grand Prix in Valencia on Sunday

Germany’s Sebastian Vettel claimed his sixth win of the season after leading from start to finish at the European Grand Prix in Valencia on Sunday

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Anit-China demonstration in Vietnam

Vietnamese protesters marched through the streets of Hanoi for a fourth straight week on Sunday, calling for China to stop entering Vietnamese waters

Vietnamese protesters marched through the streets of Hanoi for a fourth straight week on Sunday, calling for China to stop entering Vietnamese waters

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Red Cross reunites families in Libya

A Red Cross ship docked on Sunday morning in Tripoli’s main port, carrying mostly families and elderly travelling from Benghazi. A Red Cross

A Red Cross ship docked on Sunday morning in Tripoli’s main port, carrying mostly families and elderly travelling from Benghazi. A Red Cross

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Burned Salah set to return to Yemen as unrest continues

Injured Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh looks set to return to the country within the next 48-hours. The man who has ruled Yemen for over 30

Injured Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh looks set to return to the country within the next 48-hours. The man who has ruled Yemen for over 30

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Syrians cheer Turkey's stance amidst tension at borders

They came to show their thanks. Hundreds of Syrians living in Jordan rallied outside the Turkish embassy in the capital Amman. They were united in

They came to show their thanks. Hundreds of Syrians living in Jordan rallied outside the Turkish embassy in the capital Amman. They were united in

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Laughing hackers LulzSec cease activities

LulzSec, the hacker group that has penetrated a number of high-profile websites over the last two months, has suddenly ceased its activities. The

LulzSec, the hacker group that has penetrated a number of high-profile websites over the last two months, has suddenly ceased its activities. The

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Six bodies found on Alpine peak

The bodies of six climbers have been found on an Alpine peak. They were discovered on Sunday morning on Snow Cordier in the village of

The bodies of six climbers have been found on an Alpine peak. They were discovered on Sunday morning on Snow Cordier in the village of

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Chinese premier provides boost to embattled euro zone

By the time the Chinese premier arrived in Britain on the second leg of his European visit he had already thrown a lifeline to the euro zone and

By the time the Chinese premier arrived in Britain on the second leg of his European visit he had already thrown a lifeline to the euro zone and

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Yemeni women unite in street protest

Yemeni women, many dressed in graduation gowns, took to the streets of the capital Sanaa to show their opposition to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and

Yemeni women, many dressed in graduation gowns, took to the streets of the capital Sanaa to show their opposition to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and

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Suspected Taliban attack on Pakistani police station

An attack on a police station in Pakistan has left at least twelve people dead. Suspected Taliban militants armed with hand grenades and automatic

An attack on a police station in Pakistan has left at least twelve people dead. Suspected Taliban militants armed with hand grenades and automatic

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British mail-order company blamed for French E. coli

British company Thompson & Morgan is being linked by French officials to an outbreak of E. coli in Bordeaux, and now people in the UK are being

British company Thompson & Morgan is being linked by French officials to an outbreak of E. coli in Bordeaux, and now people in the UK are being

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Freed Chinese activist Hu Jia may face house arrest

High-profile Chinese human rights activist, Hu Jia, has been released from prison. Jia who campaigned for a range of issues including AIDS in rural

High-profile Chinese human rights activist, Hu Jia, has been released from prison. Jia who campaigned for a range of issues including AIDS in rural

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Venezuelans urged to support ailing Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is reportedly in a critical condition after surgery in Cuba. Rumours are circulating about the leader’s health after

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is reportedly in a critical condition after surgery in Cuba. Rumours are circulating about the leader’s health after

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Libyan rebels welcome foreign mediation but reject Gaddafi

The African Union’s Libya panel will meet in Pretoria on Sunday, for fresh discussions on how to resolve the conflict. Hosted by South African

The African Union’s Libya panel will meet in Pretoria on Sunday, for fresh discussions on how to resolve the conflict. Hosted by South African

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Rubbish row rumbles on in trash strewn Naples

Protesters set fire to mounds of rubbish in the Italian city of Naples in protest at the authorities failure to clear the streets of tonnes of

Protesters set fire to mounds of rubbish in the Italian city of Naples in protest at the authorities failure to clear the streets of tonnes of