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2011-09-02

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EU increases pressure on Assad

The EU is gradually ratcheting up the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with a raft of new sanctions. Foreign ministers of the 27

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US housing agency to sue banks

The US federal agency that oversees mortgage lending is set to sue more than a dozen big banks for allegedly misrepresenting the products they sold

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Counting the cost of 9/11

Ken George, in his house in New York’s Long Island, takes 32 pills a day. He was a 9/11 emergency worker (first responder) and as a result of that

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Christie Coombs, 9/11 widow

Christie Coombs lost her husband Jeff in the 9/11 attacks. He was a passenger on the plane that hit the World Trade Centre’s North Tower. She told