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2011-07-09

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Clashes at demo over "illegal" Israeli wall

Hundreds of Palestinians and international activists have clashed with Israeli forces. The marchers have been marking the seventh anniversary of a

Hundreds of Palestinians and international activists have clashed with Israeli forces. The marchers have been marking the seventh anniversary of a

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South Sudan is born

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. South Sudan has been celebrating its independence day with a huge crowd gathering in the capital

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. South Sudan has been celebrating its independence day with a huge crowd gathering in the capital

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Birth of South Sudan

In January 2005, agreements signed in Kenya put an end to a conflict in Sudan that had lasted for more than 20 years. The Sudanese government and the

In January 2005, agreements signed in Kenya put an end to a conflict in Sudan that had lasted for more than 20 years. The Sudanese government and the

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Solo Costa shines in maiden Tour win

At last we have had a successful breakaway in this year’s Tour de France, with Rui Costa from Portugal winning the eighth stage to end the first week

At last we have had a successful breakaway in this year’s Tour de France, with Rui Costa from Portugal winning the eighth stage to end the first week

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Murdoch flies to London to close tabloid

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is flying to London on Sunday to safeguard his multi-billion euro British business empire. His arrival coincides with

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is flying to London on Sunday to safeguard his multi-billion euro British business empire. His arrival coincides with

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Clashes between Police and opposition supporters in Kinshasa

Police used tear-gas and shooting rang through the streets of Kinshasa on Friday (July 8) to disperse thousands of opposition supporters protesting

Police used tear-gas and shooting rang through the streets of Kinshasa on Friday (July 8) to disperse thousands of opposition supporters protesting

Business

The fate of Greece and Portugal in the hands of rating agencies

In this week’s edition of Business Weekly, we focus on the latest decisions of Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s regarding Greece and Portugal. These

In this week’s edition of Business Weekly, we focus on the latest decisions of Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s regarding Greece and Portugal. These

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Bright stars of South Sudans football ambitions

The newly independent South Sudan has Africa’s newest football team. The players have been training for the past 15 days, their work starting at

The newly independent South Sudan has Africa’s newest football team. The players have been training for the past 15 days, their work starting at

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Anti-Murdoch demonstration in London

Demonstrators opposed to Rupert Murdoch’s News International bid for BSkyB staged a protest outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Friday

Demonstrators opposed to Rupert Murdoch’s News International bid for BSkyB staged a protest outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Friday

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Clashes during West Bank barrier demo

Clashes erupted between international and Palestinian peace activists and Israeli soldiers at the Qalandiya checkpoint in the West Bank during a

Clashes erupted between international and Palestinian peace activists and Israeli soldiers at the Qalandiya checkpoint in the West Bank during a

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1400 arrested in Malaysia rally

Police in Malaysia have arrested more than 1,400 anti-government protesters after thousands of people marched on the capital Kuala Lumpur. Officers

Police in Malaysia have arrested more than 1,400 anti-government protesters after thousands of people marched on the capital Kuala Lumpur. Officers

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Party continues in South Sudan

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. Hours after South Sudan formally came into existance huge crowds gathered in the capital

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. Hours after South Sudan formally came into existance huge crowds gathered in the capital

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Arrested Georgian photographers 'confess'

Two of the four Georgian photojournalists arrested in Tbilisi on spying charges have been shown apparently confessing on national TV. The personal

Two of the four Georgian photojournalists arrested in Tbilisi on spying charges have been shown apparently confessing on national TV. The personal

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Berlusconi's company to pay 560m penalty 

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s holding company has been ordered to pay 560 million euros in damages to a rival media conglomerate.   The

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s holding company has been ordered to pay 560 million euros in damages to a rival media conglomerate.   The

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Standoff at Malaysian rally: 500 arrests

More than 500 people have been arrested in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur ahead of a large anti-government rally. Police used tear gas and

More than 500 people have been arrested in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur ahead of a large anti-government rally. Police used tear gas and

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Former US first lady Betty Ford dies

Betty Ford, the wife of the late US President Gerald Ford and the founder of a renowned drug and alcohol clinic, has died. She was 93. Not only a

Betty Ford, the wife of the late US President Gerald Ford and the founder of a renowned drug and alcohol clinic, has died. She was 93. Not only a

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Phone hacking: ex-tabloid editor freed on police bail

The former editor of the British tabloid the News of the World, Andy Coulson, has been released on police bail until October after being questioned

The former editor of the British tabloid the News of the World, Andy Coulson, has been released on police bail until October after being questioned

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Egypt 'same as before', say protesters

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose… Cairo’s Tahrir Square has been thronged with tens of thousands of Egyptians once again, in an echo of

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose… Cairo’s Tahrir Square has been thronged with tens of thousands of Egyptians once again, in an echo of

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IMF approves 3.2bn euro instalment for Greece

The International Monetary Fund says it has approved a 3.2 billion euro payment to Greece to help the country pay its debts this month. It is the

The International Monetary Fund says it has approved a 3.2 billion euro payment to Greece to help the country pay its debts this month. It is the

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South Sudan celebrates Independence Day

It is Independence Day in South Sudan and citizens of the world’s newest nation have taken to the streets to celebrate. Having voted to breakaway

It is Independence Day in South Sudan and citizens of the world’s newest nation have taken to the streets to celebrate. Having voted to breakaway

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Portugal's downgrade 'appalling': EU institutions' advisor

The downgrade of Portugal’s debt to junk status by the credit ratings agency Moody’s should serve as a wake-up call to the rest of Europe, says the

The downgrade of Portugal’s debt to junk status by the credit ratings agency Moody’s should serve as a wake-up call to the rest of Europe, says the

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Israel grounds pro-Palestinian 'flytilla' protest

There have been chaotic scenes at Ben Gurion Airport as Israel cracked down on a so-called ‘flytilla’ protest by pro-Palestinian activists. Arrests

There have been chaotic scenes at Ben Gurion Airport as Israel cracked down on a so-called ‘flytilla’ protest by pro-Palestinian activists. Arrests

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Presidents of Germany and Italy meet

A gulf between Italy and Germany on the question of illegal immigration raised its head at a meeting between the presidents of the two

A gulf between Italy and Germany on the question of illegal immigration raised its head at a meeting between the presidents of the two