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2011-10-16

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All Blacks coach says same again for final, please

The Rugby Union World Cup semi-final started with the traditional Haka dance from New Zealand at Auckland’s Eden Park. Within six minutes after an

The Rugby Union World Cup semi-final started with the traditional Haka dance from New Zealand at Auckland’s Eden Park. Within six minutes after an

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Vettel makes it 10 in Korea

World Champion, Sebastian Vettel stormed to his 10th victory of the season in the Korean Grand Prix in a faultless display to underline his champions

World Champion, Sebastian Vettel stormed to his 10th victory of the season in the Korean Grand Prix in a faultless display to underline his champions

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Gaddafi compound in Tripoli broken down

Demolition has begun on former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s home in the capital, Tripoli. The walls of the six square kilometre Bab al-Azizyah

Demolition has begun on former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s home in the capital, Tripoli. The walls of the six square kilometre Bab al-Azizyah

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Protest camps set up in Frankfurt and London

The day after global protests against the world’s financial system and economic injustice, some demonstrators are not letting up. In Frankfurt

The day after global protests against the world’s financial system and economic injustice, some demonstrators are not letting up. In Frankfurt

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Tension rises as Yemen expects UN decision on Saleh

The violence in Yemen continues as the country waits for Tuesday’s UN Security Council decision on whether to formally urge the President to step

The violence in Yemen continues as the country waits for Tuesday’s UN Security Council decision on whether to formally urge the President to step

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Hong Kong cross-harbour race

For 33 years, few dared to brave Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour due to water pollution concerns. But on October 16, hundreds of swimmers dived into the

For 33 years, few dared to brave Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour due to water pollution concerns. But on October 16, hundreds of swimmers dived into the

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Israel begins moving Palestinians before prisoner swap

Israel has begun transferring Palestinian prisoners ahead of their planned release in an exchange deal for the captive Israeli soldier Gilad

Israel has begun transferring Palestinian prisoners ahead of their planned release in an exchange deal for the captive Israeli soldier Gilad

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Kenya sends in army to go after militants in Somalia

Kenyan troops have crossed into Somalia to pursue islamist rebel group Al Shabaab who are believed have kidnapped foreign aid workers in Kenya

Kenyan troops have crossed into Somalia to pursue islamist rebel group Al Shabaab who are believed have kidnapped foreign aid workers in Kenya

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Thailand flood warnings may be scaring away tourists

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra spent Sunday visiting a boat operation in Bangkok aimed at helping to prevent the flooding from overtaking

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra spent Sunday visiting a boat operation in Bangkok aimed at helping to prevent the flooding from overtaking

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Clashes in Rome during economic injustice demos

Clashes erupted between police and protesters during demonstrations in Rome. Three people were injured and several vehicles were set alight.

Clashes erupted between police and protesters during demonstrations in Rome. Three people were injured and several vehicles were set alight.

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French voters turn out in Socialist run-off

Under a media glare worthy of the presidential election itself, the two remaining French Socialists battling to represent the party next year have

Under a media glare worthy of the presidential election itself, the two remaining French Socialists battling to represent the party next year have

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Israel and Hamas publish prisoner swap list

Israel and Hamas have published a list of the first group of 477 Palestinian prisoners due to be freed on Tuesday in exchange for the freedom of the

Israel and Hamas have published a list of the first group of 477 Palestinian prisoners due to be freed on Tuesday in exchange for the freedom of the

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Stoner seals MotoGP title with home win

He only had to finish in the top six, but Australian Casey Stoner cruised to victory in his home nation’s Grand Prix to seal his second MotoGP world

He only had to finish in the top six, but Australian Casey Stoner cruised to victory in his home nation’s Grand Prix to seal his second MotoGP world

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Rugby Union's greatest rivals prepare for another instalment

New Zealand are preparing for another instalment in the long-standing All Blacks-Wallabies rivalry and a place in the World Cup final. The team has

New Zealand are preparing for another instalment in the long-standing All Blacks-Wallabies rivalry and a place in the World Cup final. The team has

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Cuba's 'Ladies in White' mourn leader Pollan

Tributes have been paid to Laura Pollan, one of Cuba’s best known opposition figures, who has died after a short illness aged 63. Pollan led the

Tributes have been paid to Laura Pollan, one of Cuba’s best known opposition figures, who has died after a short illness aged 63. Pollan led the

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Worldwide protests denounce economic injustice

New York was where the movement started, and yesterday demonstrators occupied Times Square instead of Wall Street as the protest against corporate

New York was where the movement started, and yesterday demonstrators occupied Times Square instead of Wall Street as the protest against corporate

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US anti-greed protesters march on Times Square

Saturday’s planet-wide anti-greed demonstrations were inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York. And, nearly a month after first

Saturday’s planet-wide anti-greed demonstrations were inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York. And, nearly a month after first

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Assange joins activists in Occupy London protest

It was nothing compared to the violence in Rome. But scuffles also broke out in London as protesters camped down for the night outside St Paul’s

It was nothing compared to the violence in Rome. But scuffles also broke out in London as protesters camped down for the night outside St Paul’s

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G20 tells euro zone to get to grips with debt crisis

Get on top of your debt crisis by this time next week. That is the stark message sent by the world’s leading economies to the euro zone, at the end

Get on top of your debt crisis by this time next week. That is the stark message sent by the world’s leading economies to the euro zone, at the end

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Planet-wide protests denounce 'corporate greed'

Many Europeans spent Saturday showing solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York, by answering the call for a day of protests

Many Europeans spent Saturday showing solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York, by answering the call for a day of protests