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2011-07-17

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Turkey protest to denounce Kurdish guerrillas

Thousands of people marched through the Turkish cities of Istanbul and Ankara on Sunday to denounce a Kurdish rebel ambush that killed 13

Thousands of people marched through the Turkish cities of Istanbul and Ankara on Sunday to denounce a Kurdish rebel ambush that killed 13

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Manxman makes it four in Montpellier

A flat dash to Montpellier came as a welcome relief for the yellow jersey contenders on stage 15 of the Tour de France. It was a day for the sprint

A flat dash to Montpellier came as a welcome relief for the yellow jersey contenders on stage 15 of the Tour de France. It was a day for the sprint

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Clinton's support for Greece's debt woes

As Eurozone ministers prepare tackle the bloc’s wider financial troubles this week, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Athens on Sunday to

As Eurozone ministers prepare tackle the bloc’s wider financial troubles this week, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Athens on Sunday to

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Lithuania shocked as Austria frees ex-KGB man

Lithuania has demanded answers from Austria after Vienna police freed a wanted former KGB general just 24 hours after his arrest. Officials believe

Lithuania has demanded answers from Austria after Vienna police freed a wanted former KGB general just 24 hours after his arrest. Officials believe

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Rebels suffer heavy casualties in battle for Brega

The battle for the Libyan oil town of Brega continued on Sunday as rebels clashed with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s troops. The AFP news agency

The battle for the Libyan oil town of Brega continued on Sunday as rebels clashed with Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s troops. The AFP news agency

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Police arrest ex-Murdoch aide Rebekah Brooks

British police arrested Rebekah Brooks the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper business on Sunday. The 43 year old was being

British police arrested Rebekah Brooks the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper business on Sunday. The 43 year old was being

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Deep Purple, Graham close Montreux Jazz Festival

The final curtain come down on the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland on Saturday. The festival takes its name from the lakeside town where

The final curtain come down on the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland on Saturday. The festival takes its name from the lakeside town where

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Japan beef scare spreads

A radioactivity scare affecting locally produced beef continued to spread across Japan on Sunday, after more than three quarters of the country’s

A radioactivity scare affecting locally produced beef continued to spread across Japan on Sunday, after more than three quarters of the country’s

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NATO begins Afghan handover

NATO forces started handing control of Afghanistan’s security to the country’s own troops and police on Sunday. The handover will be a gradual

NATO forces started handing control of Afghanistan’s security to the country’s own troops and police on Sunday. The handover will be a gradual

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Monkeys in the city

Monkeys from a Rio de Janeiro forest have been pestering nearby residents by stealing food and breaking into their apartments.

Monkeys from a Rio de Janeiro forest have been pestering nearby residents by stealing food and breaking into their apartments.

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Four year-old boy rescued from flood water

Villagers save a four-year-old boy stranded in flash floods in India’s central Madhya Pradesh state.

Villagers save a four-year-old boy stranded in flash floods in India’s central Madhya Pradesh state.

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Ultra-Orthodox protesters clash with Israeli police

Hundreds of Ultra orthodox Jews scuffle with Israeli police during protest against the opening of a public parking lot on the holy Jewish resting day.

Hundreds of Ultra orthodox Jews scuffle with Israeli police during protest against the opening of a public parking lot on the holy Jewish resting day.

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UK police hunt suspected hospital killer

British police are hunting the killer of three people who died in suspicious circumstances at a hospital in Stockport, northwest England. The

British police are hunting the killer of three people who died in suspicious circumstances at a hospital in Stockport, northwest England. The

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Holowczyc and Loprais win the Silk Way

Polish driver Krzysztof Holowczyc celebrated a well earned victory in the Silk Way Rally of Russia after finishing ahead of the nine times Dakar

Polish driver Krzysztof Holowczyc celebrated a well earned victory in the Silk Way Rally of Russia after finishing ahead of the nine times Dakar

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German prize axed over Putin nomination

A German prize set to be awarded to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been scrapped amid controversy over his nomination. The annual

A German prize set to be awarded to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been scrapped amid controversy over his nomination. The annual

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More aid pledged to drought-hit Horn of Africa

Refugees have been making a desperate trek for survival across the arid terrain where the borders of Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia meet. Thousands

Refugees have been making a desperate trek for survival across the arid terrain where the borders of Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia meet. Thousands

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Chavez will return to Cuba for cancer treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Saturday that he will return to Cuba to start chemotherapy treatment. Chavez said he would delegate some

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Saturday that he will return to Cuba to start chemotherapy treatment. Chavez said he would delegate some

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China angry over Obama's Dalai Lama talks

China on Sunday criticised President Barack Obama over his decision to meet with the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader. Beijing issued a

China on Sunday criticised President Barack Obama over his decision to meet with the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader. Beijing issued a

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Gaddafi brands rebels as 'worthless traitors'

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi hit out at American recognition of the Libyan rebel council on Saturday, rejecting reports he was set to leave the country

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi hit out at American recognition of the Libyan rebel council on Saturday, rejecting reports he was set to leave the country

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Meeting to create credible Syrian opposition

Exiled Syrian’s wrapped up a meeting in Turkey on Saturday aimed at building a united and credible opposition to President Bashar al Assad’s

Exiled Syrian’s wrapped up a meeting in Turkey on Saturday aimed at building a united and credible opposition to President Bashar al Assad’s