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2011-07-10

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More crash chaos in Tour de France

The Tour de France has got a new overall leader but Frenchman Thomas Voeckler was lucky to get through on another stage riddled with yet more

The Tour de France has got a new overall leader but Frenchman Thomas Voeckler was lucky to get through on another stage riddled with yet more

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Crunch meeting on US debt crisis

It is back to the drawing board as US President Barack Obama gathers key Democrats and Republicans at the White House to try to resolve the country’s

It is back to the drawing board as US President Barack Obama gathers key Democrats and Republicans at the White House to try to resolve the country’s

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Israeli gas finds lead to border rows

A three-nation dispute is escalating over massive natural gas discoveries in the Mediterranean sea. Israel has made two large finds in the last 18

A three-nation dispute is escalating over massive natural gas discoveries in the Mediterranean sea. Israel has made two large finds in the last 18

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Urgent appeal for drought victims

The drought engulfing the Horn of Africa is now the worst humanitarian disaster in the world. That is the opinion of the UN’s refugee chief

The drought engulfing the Horn of Africa is now the worst humanitarian disaster in the world. That is the opinion of the UN’s refugee chief

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Murdoch in London to save BSkyB deal

Media baron Rupert Murdoch is at the London headquarters of his newspaper empire to take control of the phone hacking crisis amid fears his 100

Media baron Rupert Murdoch is at the London headquarters of his newspaper empire to take control of the phone hacking crisis amid fears his 100

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Scores missing after boat sinks

A major rescue operation is underway in the Russian Volga after a boat sank with more than 170 people on board. Emergency services say a passing

A major rescue operation is underway in the Russian Volga after a boat sank with more than 170 people on board. Emergency services say a passing

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Islamist strike protest ends in violence

Thousands of Bangladeshi Islamists have clashed with police during a protest over an amendment to the constitution removing the words “absolute faith

Thousands of Bangladeshi Islamists have clashed with police during a protest over an amendment to the constitution removing the words “absolute faith

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Syrian opposition boycotts dialogue

Syrian opposition politicians boycotted a two-day meeting, which leaders say is aimed at steering a path towards multi-party democracy.   The

Syrian opposition politicians boycotted a two-day meeting, which leaders say is aimed at steering a path towards multi-party democracy.   The

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Australia plans new carbon tax

Australia unveiled plans on Sunday to tax the carbon emissions of the nation’s worst pollutors. From next year, 500 companies will pay the

Australia unveiled plans on Sunday to tax the carbon emissions of the nation’s worst pollutors. From next year, 500 companies will pay the

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Scandal-hit British tabloid prints final edition

On a normal Sunday, the News of the World front page would expose scandals of the rich and famous. But today’s headline simply read: “Thank you and

On a normal Sunday, the News of the World front page would expose scandals of the rich and famous. But today’s headline simply read: “Thank you and

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Srebrenica victims bodies leave morgue

Relatives gathered in Visoko to see off the remains of their loved ones killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre but only recently discovered in mass

Relatives gathered in Visoko to see off the remains of their loved ones killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre but only recently discovered in mass

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Malaysian reform rally arrests

More than 20,000 protesters massed in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur to demand electoral reforms. But violence marred the country’s biggest

More than 20,000 protesters massed in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur to demand electoral reforms. But violence marred the country’s biggest

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'Thank you and Goodbye' says News of the World

A beleaguered Rupert Murdoch has given his “total support” to News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, despite the phone-hacking scandal

A beleaguered Rupert Murdoch has given his “total support” to News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, despite the phone-hacking scandal

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Japan in tsunami alert after new earthquake

A strong earthquake off the coast of northeastern Japan has triggered a tsunami warning and causing workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant to be

A strong earthquake off the coast of northeastern Japan has triggered a tsunami warning and causing workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant to be

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Israeli film takes top Karlovy Vary award

The 46th Karlovy Vary film festival, central and eastern Europe’s most important such event, has come to an end in the Czech Republic. The main

The 46th Karlovy Vary film festival, central and eastern Europe’s most important such event, has come to an end in the Czech Republic. The main

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Argentine singer Cabral shot dead in Guatemala

There have been tributes to Argentine singer Facundo Cabral, who has been shot dead in Guatemala when gunmen attacked the car he was travelling

There have been tributes to Argentine singer Facundo Cabral, who has been shot dead in Guatemala when gunmen attacked the car he was travelling

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Northern Sudanese mixed over losing south

In the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, public reaction to the separation of the country into north and south is very mixed. There have been anti-South

In the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, public reaction to the separation of the country into north and south is very mixed. There have been anti-South

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South Sudan leader vows not to forget civil war

The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has been celebrating independence day with a huge ceremony in the capital Juba. Salva Kiir was sworn in as

The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has been celebrating independence day with a huge ceremony in the capital Juba. Salva Kiir was sworn in as