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2011-09-10

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Ka mate, ka mate

It’s the most famous haka of them all. It has become familiar the world over thanks to New Zealand’s rugby team the All Blacks who perform it

It’s the most famous haka of them all. It has become familiar the world over thanks to New Zealand’s rugby team the All Blacks who perform it

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Laboured wins for England, France and Scotland

Ben Youngs came off the bench to score the only try as England battled to a 13-9 victory over Argentina in an error-riddled World Cup Pool B opener

Ben Youngs came off the bench to score the only try as England battled to a 13-9 victory over Argentina in an error-riddled World Cup Pool B opener

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Final battle underway for key Gaddafi bastion

What appears to be the final battle for the pro-Gaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid continues, with NATO air strikes helping Libyan fighters trying to

What appears to be the final battle for the pro-Gaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid continues, with NATO air strikes helping Libyan fighters trying to

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Greeks take to the streets in new wave of strikes

Greek Cafes and restaurants closed their doors on Saturday in protest over a 10-point rise in VAT. The cash strapped Greek government imposed the

Greek Cafes and restaurants closed their doors on Saturday in protest over a 10-point rise in VAT. The cash strapped Greek government imposed the

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Russian plane crash victims' funerals

Mourners poured into Yaroslavl’s main sports arena to lay flowers near the coffins containing remains of the players and staff of the Lokomotiv

Mourners poured into Yaroslavl’s main sports arena to lay flowers near the coffins containing remains of the players and staff of the Lokomotiv

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Israel Embassy attacked in Cairo

Dozens of Egyptian protesters attacked a security wall around the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Friday night and set fire to a police truck outside.

Dozens of Egyptian protesters attacked a security wall around the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Friday night and set fire to a police truck outside.

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Libya fighters move on last Gaddafi bastions

Libyan transitional council fighters enter the pro-Gaddafi desert stronghold of Bani Walid, launching an assault in advance of their surrender

Libyan transitional council fighters enter the pro-Gaddafi desert stronghold of Bani Walid, launching an assault in advance of their surrender

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Rocket blasts off on "moon mapping" mission

An unmanned US rocket has blasted off from Cape Canaveral as part of mission to find out what lies beneath the surface of the moon. Scientists hope

An unmanned US rocket has blasted off from Cape Canaveral as part of mission to find out what lies beneath the surface of the moon. Scientists hope

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Japanese trade minister resigns over gaffe

The Japanese Prime Minister’s new government has suffered a blow after just eight days in office. As Yoshihiko Noda visited tsunami and quake-hit

The Japanese Prime Minister’s new government has suffered a blow after just eight days in office. As Yoshihiko Noda visited tsunami and quake-hit

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Israel keeps embassy N°2 in Cairo

The Israeli Prime Minister says the number two official at the Israeli embassy in Cairo will stay in Egypt despite the attack. He said the

The Israeli Prime Minister says the number two official at the Israeli embassy in Cairo will stay in Egypt despite the attack. He said the

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Scores dead as Tanzanian ferry capsizes

As many as 200 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. The MV Spice Islanders was sailing between the

As many as 200 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. The MV Spice Islanders was sailing between the

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Memorial service for Russian plane crash victims

The Russian President has joined thousands of mourners at a memorial service for the victims of a plane crash that killed members of a top ice hockey

The Russian President has joined thousands of mourners at a memorial service for the victims of a plane crash that killed members of a top ice hockey

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Turkish League starts as match-fixing probe continues

Turkish football left a very hot summer under match-fixing probe. Games were delayed for a month, Turkish football fans waited anxiously and finally

Turkish football left a very hot summer under match-fixing probe. Games were delayed for a month, Turkish football fans waited anxiously and finally

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Gaddafi forces resist NTC fighters in Bani Walid

Pro-Gaddafi forces are mounting a fierce defence of Bani Walid, one of the four towns that remain loyal to the colonel. Libyan fighters say the

Pro-Gaddafi forces are mounting a fierce defence of Bani Walid, one of the four towns that remain loyal to the colonel. Libyan fighters say the

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Cairo tense after Israeli embassy assault

A state of alert has been declared in Egypt after hundreds of furious Egyptians stormed the Israeli embassy in Cairo overnight. The Jewish state

A state of alert has been declared in Egypt after hundreds of furious Egyptians stormed the Israeli embassy in Cairo overnight. The Jewish state

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Hundreds missing after ferry capsizes in Tanzania

More than 100 people are now known to have died after a ferry with more than 500 people on board capsized off the coast of Tanzania. Zanzibar

More than 100 people are now known to have died after a ferry with more than 500 people on board capsized off the coast of Tanzania. Zanzibar

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Typists compile New York memories of 9/11

The sun shines on Bryant Park, Manhattan, New York, 2753 chairs, one for each victim, sit empty as the city remembers 9/11. A team of typists

The sun shines on Bryant Park, Manhattan, New York, 2753 chairs, one for each victim, sit empty as the city remembers 9/11. A team of typists

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Farewell to ice hockey heroes killed in Russian plane crash

Family, friends and fans have gathered to bid farewell to the Lokomotive Yaroslavl players and staff who died in Wednesday’s plane crash. The

Family, friends and fans have gathered to bid farewell to the Lokomotive Yaroslavl players and staff who died in Wednesday’s plane crash. The

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Fighting underway in last Gaddafi strongholds

Heavy fighting broke out in two of the last Libyan towns under the control of forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi on Saturday. Officials from the

Heavy fighting broke out in two of the last Libyan towns under the control of forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi on Saturday. Officials from the

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'Assault on humanity': UN marks 9/11 anniversary

Dignitaries from all over the world gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday as the world body marked the tenth anniversary

Dignitaries from all over the world gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday as the world body marked the tenth anniversary

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Egyptian protesters storm Israeli embassy

Protesters stormed the building that houses the Israeli embassy on Saturday. Egyptian authorities say around 450 people were injured during the

Protesters stormed the building that houses the Israeli embassy on Saturday. Egyptian authorities say around 450 people were injured during the

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No clear economic plan from G7 ministers

Europe’s debt crisis dominated discussions at the G7 meeting of finance ministers in the French city of Marseilles on Friday. Commentators warned

Europe’s debt crisis dominated discussions at the G7 meeting of finance ministers in the French city of Marseilles on Friday. Commentators warned

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Bolivian rescued days after jungle plane crash

Given up for dead, the sole survivor of a plane crash has been rescued from Bolivia’s Amazon jungle, three days after the small aircraft went

Given up for dead, the sole survivor of a plane crash has been rescued from Bolivia’s Amazon jungle, three days after the small aircraft went

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Libya: ex-rebels say they have entered Bani Walid

The last battle for Libya could be underway with Muammar Gaddafi’s two main bastions the focus of intense fighting. Heavy combat was reported near

The last battle for Libya could be underway with Muammar Gaddafi’s two main bastions the focus of intense fighting. Heavy combat was reported near

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Egyptians tear down Israeli embassy wall

Around a thousand protesters partly demolished a barrier surrounding the Israeli embassy in Cairo. Demonstrators used hammers and metal posts to

Around a thousand protesters partly demolished a barrier surrounding the Israeli embassy in Cairo. Demonstrators used hammers and metal posts to

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US on alert over fears of 9/11 anniversary attack

Leading by example, New York’s Mayor has taken the subway despite fears that terrorists could be planning an attack on the 10th anniversary of

Leading by example, New York’s Mayor has taken the subway despite fears that terrorists could be planning an attack on the 10th anniversary of

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Medvedev urges balanced diplomacy in Syria

“Syrians Urge The UN To Pass a Resolution For a Permanent Observer Mission in Syria”. The slogan on the Syrian protesters’ banner appeared

“Syrians Urge The UN To Pass a Resolution For a Permanent Observer Mission in Syria”. The slogan on the Syrian protesters’ banner appeared