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2011-09-11

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Troubled Greek govt slaps on new real estate tax

The Greek government has announced a new real estate tax to try to plug a hole in its budget for this year. The news comes amid increasing concern

The Greek government has announced a new real estate tax to try to plug a hole in its budget for this year. The news comes amid increasing concern

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The Obamas lay a 9/11 wreath in Shanksville

The president and first lady were warmly welcomed when they arrived at the last of the 9/11 attack sites. They went to Shanksville in Pennsylvania

The president and first lady were warmly welcomed when they arrived at the last of the 9/11 attack sites. They went to Shanksville in Pennsylvania

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The US remembers the day that changed the world

Moments of silence have been held for the victims of September the 11th. Exactly 10 years after the attacks, Americans gathered to grieve where

Moments of silence have been held for the victims of September the 11th. Exactly 10 years after the attacks, Americans gathered to grieve where

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Vettel continues march towards second straight F1 crown

World champion Sebastian Vettel won a crash-hit Italian Grand Prix on Sunday for his eighth victory of the season. Following a sluggish start from

World champion Sebastian Vettel won a crash-hit Italian Grand Prix on Sunday for his eighth victory of the season. Following a sluggish start from

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Iran due to inaugurate first nuclear power plant

Iran’s first nuclear power plant is due to be officially inaugurated today amid ongoing concern about the country’s nuclear ambitions. Some are

Iran’s first nuclear power plant is due to be officially inaugurated today amid ongoing concern about the country’s nuclear ambitions. Some are

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Boks pushed all the way by impressive Wales

Defending champions South Africa survived a scare at this year’s rugby world cup in New Zealand when they were pushed all the way by an unlucky Wales

Defending champions South Africa survived a scare at this year’s rugby world cup in New Zealand when they were pushed all the way by an unlucky Wales

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"Faust" grabs Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

Russian director Alexander Sokurov’s German language film “Faust” has won the Golden Lion at this years Venice Film Festival. The film follows

Russian director Alexander Sokurov’s German language film “Faust” has won the Golden Lion at this years Venice Film Festival. The film follows

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Overloading behind ferry disaster off Zanzibar

The funerals have begun for victims of a ferry disaster off the coast of Tanzania. The official death toll from the tragedy now stands at 197. Some

The funerals have begun for victims of a ferry disaster off the coast of Tanzania. The official death toll from the tragedy now stands at 197. Some

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Four held over terrorist plot in Sweden

Sweden’s National Security Service have arrested four people on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in Gothenburg. An art gallery in the

Sweden’s National Security Service have arrested four people on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in Gothenburg. An art gallery in the

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Japan remembers quake and tsunami victims

People in Japan are holding ceremonies to mark the half-year anniversary of the country’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Moments of silence

People in Japan are holding ceremonies to mark the half-year anniversary of the country’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Moments of silence

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Greece battles to beat bankruptcy

As the Greek government struggles to get its finances under control rumours persist that the country is on the brink of bankruptcy. The German

As the Greek government struggles to get its finances under control rumours persist that the country is on the brink of bankruptcy. The German

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End game nigh in Libya's civil war

Libyan fighters remain poised to claim the last bastions of Muammer Gaddafi’s moribund regime. National Transitional Council forces continue to

Libyan fighters remain poised to claim the last bastions of Muammer Gaddafi’s moribund regime. National Transitional Council forces continue to

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Vuelta triumph in sight for Cobo

Although the penultimate stage of this year’s Tour of Spain offered a flat finish the days action to Vitoria took the peloton over some gruelling

Although the penultimate stage of this year’s Tour of Spain offered a flat finish the days action to Vitoria took the peloton over some gruelling

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Taliban suicide strike injures 50 US troops in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber has injured as many as 90 people including 50 US soldiers in central Afghanistan. It is being reported that the attacker, driving

A suicide bomber has injured as many as 90 people including 50 US soldiers in central Afghanistan. It is being reported that the attacker, driving

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New York a city of memory and reflection

A city of eight million has many memories and New Yorkers are reflecting on the day that changed America. The scale of the attack on the place many

A city of eight million has many memories and New Yorkers are reflecting on the day that changed America. The scale of the attack on the place many

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Remembering New York's 9/11 firefighters

Hundreds of firefighters from across America crowded into New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday to pay their respects to colleagues who were

Hundreds of firefighters from across America crowded into New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday to pay their respects to colleagues who were

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Tributes to Flight 93 victims of 9/11

Lanterns have been lit at the field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where hijacked United Airlines flight 93 crashed on September 11, 2001. Former

Lanterns have been lit at the field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where hijacked United Airlines flight 93 crashed on September 11, 2001. Former

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Six month anniversary of deadly Japan Tsunami

Today marks six months since a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused radiation leaks at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. On Saturday night

Today marks six months since a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused radiation leaks at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant. On Saturday night

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Arab League chief's "frank" talks in Syria

The head of the Arab League, Nabil Elaraby held what he described as “frank” discussions with Syrian President Bashar al Assad in Damascus on

The head of the Arab League, Nabil Elaraby held what he described as “frank” discussions with Syrian President Bashar al Assad in Damascus on

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Faust wins at Venice Film Festival

Russian film “Faust”, based on the classic German legend, has won the Golden Lion at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. Acclaimed

Russian film “Faust”, based on the classic German legend, has won the Golden Lion at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. Acclaimed

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Head of Libya's interim govt arrives in Tripoli

It is being described as the opening of a new chapter in Libya’s history. The head of the country’s provisional government, Mustafa Abdel Jalil

It is being described as the opening of a new chapter in Libya’s history. The head of the country’s provisional government, Mustafa Abdel Jalil

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Netanyahu: we will hold fast to peace accord with Egypt

The Israeli Prime Minister says his country remains committed to its landmark peace agreement signed with Egypt in 1979. The comment from Benjamin

The Israeli Prime Minister says his country remains committed to its landmark peace agreement signed with Egypt in 1979. The comment from Benjamin