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2011-07-30

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President Gul: Turkey not in "crisis"

Turkish President Abdullah Gul denied on Saturday that the country is in crisis following the resignation of four top military commanders. The

Turkish President Abdullah Gul denied on Saturday that the country is in crisis following the resignation of four top military commanders. The

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Last supper for "world's most famous" eatery

It’s been described as the world’s most famous restaurant. But Spain’s financial crisis has taken its toll on the tiny Calatan restaurant El Bulli

It’s been described as the world’s most famous restaurant. But Spain’s financial crisis has taken its toll on the tiny Calatan restaurant El Bulli

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Militia leader admits killing Libyan rebel chief

Crowds of mourners turned up for the funeral of the military chief of Libya’s rebels in Benghazi. They chanted and wept at al-Hawari

Crowds of mourners turned up for the funeral of the military chief of Libya’s rebels in Benghazi. They chanted and wept at al-Hawari

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Aid workers struggle with Somali refugee influx

Aid agencies at the Dadaab refugee camp on Kenya’s border with Somalia said on Saturday they were scrambling to provide medical help to the thousands

Aid agencies at the Dadaab refugee camp on Kenya’s border with Somalia said on Saturday they were scrambling to provide medical help to the thousands

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More deaths reported in Syria

Crowds of demonstrators thronged the centre of Hama in Syria yesterday. It is the 17th consecutive Friday that people have taken to the streets, to

Crowds of demonstrators thronged the centre of Hama in Syria yesterday. It is the 17th consecutive Friday that people have taken to the streets, to

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Japan now overwhelmed by flooding

Disaster-ravaged northern Japan has now been overwhelmed by floods. At least one person is known to have died and 300 000 have been warned to leave

Disaster-ravaged northern Japan has now been overwhelmed by floods. At least one person is known to have died and 300 000 have been warned to leave

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Norway's massacre victims mourned

Norway’s prime minister and members of government attending a ceremony in a mosque to mourn Friday’s massacre victims.

Norway’s prime minister and members of government attending a ceremony in a mosque to mourn Friday’s massacre victims.

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NATO targets Libyan television

NATO has widened the mandate of its bombing campaign in Libya – by staging an attack on communications. The organisation has carried out what it

NATO has widened the mandate of its bombing campaign in Libya – by staging an attack on communications. The organisation has carried out what it

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Turkey's turbulent politics

Analysts say the resignations of Turkey’s military top brass are unlikely to cause long-term instability. It is the first time so many top

Analysts say the resignations of Turkey’s military top brass are unlikely to cause long-term instability. It is the first time so many top

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Turkey's top military leaders step down en masse

In the latest sign of a rift with the government, Turkey’s top military leadership has stepped down. Armed Forces Chief, General Isik Kosaner, has

In the latest sign of a rift with the government, Turkey’s top military leadership has stepped down. Armed Forces Chief, General Isik Kosaner, has

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Nato troops retreat from Kosovo Serbs

Nato troops made a tactical retreat in Kosovo as ethnic Serbs stopped them reaching peacekeepers deployed at border posts with Serbia after a customs

Nato troops made a tactical retreat in Kosovo as ethnic Serbs stopped them reaching peacekeepers deployed at border posts with Serbia after a customs

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Weekend scramble to stave off US default

US lawmakers have a long weekend ahead of them as they scramble to raise the government’s debt limit by an August 2 deadline and prevent an

US lawmakers have a long weekend ahead of them as they scramble to raise the government’s debt limit by an August 2 deadline and prevent an

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No increased risk in Norway after July 22 massacres

As the funerals of the victims of Norway’s massacres get underway, police say they do not think the country is at increased risk. They believe

As the funerals of the victims of Norway’s massacres get underway, police say they do not think the country is at increased risk. They believe

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Questions continue as murdered Libyan rebel chief is buried

Huge crowds turned out for the funeral of Libyan rebel military chief, Abdel Fattah Younes. But it is still unclear just who gunned him down

Huge crowds turned out for the funeral of Libyan rebel military chief, Abdel Fattah Younes. But it is still unclear just who gunned him down

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Rio-Paris crash inquiry urges better pilot training

Better pilot training is being called for after the black boxes of doomed Air France Flight 447 delivered their secrets. Those manning the controls

Better pilot training is being called for after the black boxes of doomed Air France Flight 447 delivered their secrets. Those manning the controls

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21 die in Ukranian mining accidents

At least 21 people are now known to have died in two separate mining accidents in Ukraine. A desperate search for survivors is underway after an

At least 21 people are now known to have died in two separate mining accidents in Ukraine. A desperate search for survivors is underway after an

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Hopes that Polish report on crash will end questions

The prime ministers of Poland and Russia, shared a symbolic embrace at the scene of the plane crash in the Russian city of Smolensk in which the then

The prime ministers of Poland and Russia, shared a symbolic embrace at the scene of the plane crash in the Russian city of Smolensk in which the then