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2011-09-03

Sport

Taaramae triumphs in La Farrapona

Estonian Rein Taaramae’s of the Cofidis team won the Vuelta’s 14th stage after another tough day in the saddle that ended with a summit finish in La

Estonian Rein Taaramae’s of the Cofidis team won the Vuelta’s 14th stage after another tough day in the saddle that ended with a summit finish in La

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Syria: activists claim video shows govt shootings

Images have emerged from Syria purporting to show President Assad’s security forces opening fire on anti-government demonstrators. The video was

Images have emerged from Syria purporting to show President Assad’s security forces opening fire on anti-government demonstrators. The video was

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Accused war criminal dies awaiting appeal

Former Hungarian army captain Sandor Kepiro has died aged 97. He was accused of taking part in WWII’s Novi Sad Massacre but fled to Argentina before

Former Hungarian army captain Sandor Kepiro has died aged 97. He was accused of taking part in WWII’s Novi Sad Massacre but fled to Argentina before

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Beslan remembers its fallen

It is seven years ago to the day when Chechen and Ingush terrorists attacked the small Russian community of Beslan and took its children hostage in a

It is seven years ago to the day when Chechen and Ingush terrorists attacked the small Russian community of Beslan and took its children hostage in a

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Dortmund: Police clash with anti-Nazi protesters

German police say they used water cannon and batons to disperse left-wing protesters who became violent as they tried to disrupt a neo-Nazi march in

German police say they used water cannon and batons to disperse left-wing protesters who became violent as they tried to disrupt a neo-Nazi march in

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Beslan remembers victims of school tragedy

It is seven years ago to the day when Chechen and Ingush terrorists attacked the small Russian community of Beslan and took its children hostage in a

It is seven years ago to the day when Chechen and Ingush terrorists attacked the small Russian community of Beslan and took its children hostage in a

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Rubble trouble erupts in Rome's fountains

Police in Rome are hunting a phantom fountain fiend who launched an attack in the historic heart of the city before vanishing. Fragments of the

Police in Rome are hunting a phantom fountain fiend who launched an attack in the historic heart of the city before vanishing. Fragments of the

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Plane crash in Chile: first bodies have been found

The first bodies have been found in the search for survivors of a plane crash in Chile However it is thought unlikely anything other than bodies

The first bodies have been found in the search for survivors of a plane crash in Chile However it is thought unlikely anything other than bodies

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EU Syria sanctions "bring no good" says Russia

The European Union has tightened its unilateral sanctions on Syria, although they do not go as far as last month’s investment ban imposed by the

The European Union has tightened its unilateral sanctions on Syria, although they do not go as far as last month’s investment ban imposed by the

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Syrian community protest in Bucharest

Syrian community from Romania gathers in Bucharest to protest against the opressive regime of Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian community from Romania gathers in Bucharest to protest against the opressive regime of Bashar al-Assad.

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Libya's oil industry to restart pumping mid-Sept

Libya’s new oil minister says he expects production of crude to restart in about ten days. Ali Tarhouni said the pumps will begin again in the

Libya’s new oil minister says he expects production of crude to restart in about ten days. Ali Tarhouni said the pumps will begin again in the

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Shock Dutch TV show has first winner

If you are a failed asylum seeker in the Netherlands you may be nervously awaiting the knock at the door that means time is up and you are on your

If you are a failed asylum seeker in the Netherlands you may be nervously awaiting the knock at the door that means time is up and you are on your

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Vestiges of normal life return to Tripoli

In the Libyan capital Tripoli life is getting back to something approaching normal even though electricity and water supplies remain

In the Libyan capital Tripoli life is getting back to something approaching normal even though electricity and water supplies remain

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Tripoli : calls for freedom

On Friday the free Libyans of Tripoli came out in their tens of thousands to celebrate. The demonstration was also in support of all those Libyans

On Friday the free Libyans of Tripoli came out in their tens of thousands to celebrate. The demonstration was also in support of all those Libyans

Business

Trouble for the euro zone economy

The fragile economic situation of the euro zone is, once again, the top subject of this week’s edition of Business Weekly. After a series of

The fragile economic situation of the euro zone is, once again, the top subject of this week’s edition of Business Weekly. After a series of

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Russia says "nothing good" in EU sanctions

Tougher EU sanctions on Syria were met with a Russian rebuke on Saturday. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said banning Syrian oil exports would “lead

Tougher EU sanctions on Syria were met with a Russian rebuke on Saturday. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said banning Syrian oil exports would “lead

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Chilean TV star killed in plane crash

It is feared 21 have people have died in a plane crash in the sea off the Chile coast. The air force plane had already failed to make two landing

It is feared 21 have people have died in a plane crash in the sea off the Chile coast. The air force plane had already failed to make two landing

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NASA discovers supermassive black holes

NASA astronomers have discovered the closest pair of supermassive black holes ever seen to Earth. With a mass millions of times that of the sun

NASA astronomers have discovered the closest pair of supermassive black holes ever seen to Earth. With a mass millions of times that of the sun

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French doctors produce quality Red

French researchers say they have successfully injected red blood cells produced from stem cells into a patient for the first time. It is seen as a

French researchers say they have successfully injected red blood cells produced from stem cells into a patient for the first time. It is seen as a

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Paris backs its spooks in Le Monde row

The French government is standing by the country’s security services after they were accused of breaking the law by spying on journalists to protect

The French government is standing by the country’s security services after they were accused of breaking the law by spying on journalists to protect

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Freud, Jung... and Keira Knightley hit Venice

The birth of psychoanalysis may not be an obvious subject for the big screen. But the Venice Film Festival gave a rapturous red carpet welcome to

The birth of psychoanalysis may not be an obvious subject for the big screen. But the Venice Film Festival gave a rapturous red carpet welcome to

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Tripoli calls for freedom for all Libyans

On Friday the free Libyans of Tripoli came out in their tens of thousands to celebrate. In some pockets of Libya the guns are still firing, so the

On Friday the free Libyans of Tripoli came out in their tens of thousands to celebrate. In some pockets of Libya the guns are still firing, so the

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Rebels target possible Gaddafi hideout of Bani Walid

Libyan rebels in Tripoli have been preparing to head south to Bani Walid, the town it is thought may have been sheltering Colonel Gaddafi, and where

Libyan rebels in Tripoli have been preparing to head south to Bani Walid, the town it is thought may have been sheltering Colonel Gaddafi, and where

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Israel-Turkey relations at new low in Gaza flotilla row

The Mavi Marmara sits quietly moored in Istanbul but last year’s violent events on board have driven a wedge between Turkey and Israel that’s wider

The Mavi Marmara sits quietly moored in Istanbul but last year’s violent events on board have driven a wedge between Turkey and Israel that’s wider

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Thousands protest for and against Yemen's absent Saleh

Yemen has seen large demonstrations both for and against the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. In the north of the capital Sanaa thousands

Yemen has seen large demonstrations both for and against the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. In the north of the capital Sanaa thousands

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Lithuania's ethnic Poles protest at new law

Protesting at the presidential palace, Lithuania’s ethnic Poles are outraged at a new language law they say will leave them bottom of the class. It

Protesting at the presidential palace, Lithuania’s ethnic Poles are outraged at a new language law they say will leave them bottom of the class. It

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Nuclear watchdog "increasingly concerned" about Iran

The UN nuclear watchdog is said to be voicing “increasing concern” about the possibility of Iran developing nuclear energy for military

The UN nuclear watchdog is said to be voicing “increasing concern” about the possibility of Iran developing nuclear energy for military

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Unrest in Bahrain over death of teenager

Tension remains high in Bahrain, a day after the funeral of a teenager allegedly killed after being hit by a tear gas cannister fired by the

Tension remains high in Bahrain, a day after the funeral of a teenager allegedly killed after being hit by a tear gas cannister fired by the