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2011-12-26

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Israeli police act against Haredi jews

Israeli police and ultra-orthodox jews have clashed on the outskirts of Jerusalem after demands to crack down on religious zealots accused of

Israeli police and ultra-orthodox jews have clashed on the outskirts of Jerusalem after demands to crack down on religious zealots accused of

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Turkey-Azerbaijan pipeline deal will bring gas to Europe

Turkey and Azerbaijan have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Turkey and Europe. Energy ministers from the two nations

Turkey and Azerbaijan have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Turkey and Europe. Energy ministers from the two nations

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Eastern European drug ring arrests

Authorities have arrested 57 people across five Balkan states after targeting a drug smuggling operation. Raids took place in Bosnia, Croatia

Authorities have arrested 57 people across five Balkan states after targeting a drug smuggling operation. Raids took place in Bosnia, Croatia

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Israel war crimes question festers

Consuelo Maldonado, euronews: Gilles Devers, you are the spokesman for a group of lawyers who, in 2009, filed a complaint of war crimes against

Consuelo Maldonado, euronews: Gilles Devers, you are the spokesman for a group of lawyers who, in 2009, filed a complaint of war crimes against

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South Korea rescues Russia ship in Antarctica

After more than a week, help has arrived for the crew stranded aboard a Russian vessel in the Antarctic. The boat named ‘Sparta’ ran into trouble

After more than a week, help has arrived for the crew stranded aboard a Russian vessel in the Antarctic. The boat named ‘Sparta’ ran into trouble

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Gaza still struggles three years after offensive

Flowers are one of the few things Gazans can export. After four and half years of the Israeli blockade and the partial destruction of Gaza’s industry

Flowers are one of the few things Gazans can export. After four and half years of the Israeli blockade and the partial destruction of Gaza’s industry

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Asia remembers the tsunami, seven years on

At 9.40 in the morning of December 26, 2004 a tidal wave hit the beaches of Koh Racha. It had taken an hour and a half to reach Thailand, triggered

At 9.40 in the morning of December 26, 2004 a tidal wave hit the beaches of Koh Racha. It had taken an hour and a half to reach Thailand, triggered

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Tributes paid to victims of the 2004 tsunami

It is seven years since the Indian Ocean tsunami. Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa led the country in a two minute silence to honour those

It is seven years since the Indian Ocean tsunami. Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa led the country in a two minute silence to honour those

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UK's Boxing Day bargain hunt

Shoppers in London were out in force for the traditional Boxing Day start of the sales, eager to grab some bargains despite a transport

Shoppers in London were out in force for the traditional Boxing Day start of the sales, eager to grab some bargains despite a transport

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Guinea Bissau prime minister flees to embassy in army unrest

A gunfight involving different factions of the army in Guinea Bissau reportedly forced the country’s prime minister Carlos Gomes to seek refuge in a

A gunfight involving different factions of the army in Guinea Bissau reportedly forced the country’s prime minister Carlos Gomes to seek refuge in a

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Turkish Armenians march for Dink action

Two hundred Turkish Armenians have demonstrated in Istanbul, accusing the government in Ankara of dragging its feet over the murder of a prominent

Two hundred Turkish Armenians have demonstrated in Istanbul, accusing the government in Ankara of dragging its feet over the murder of a prominent

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China jails dissident for 10 years for subversion

Chinese dissident Chen Xi has been jailed for ten years for subverting state power in what rights groups are calling a Christmas crackdown by

Chinese dissident Chen Xi has been jailed for ten years for subverting state power in what rights groups are calling a Christmas crackdown by

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Arab League moves forward with Syria monitors plan

Arab League observers from roughly 10 nations in the region are due to arrive in Syria on Monday evening, to oversee a peace plan aimed at stopping

Arab League observers from roughly 10 nations in the region are due to arrive in Syria on Monday evening, to oversee a peace plan aimed at stopping

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More deadly attacks in Homs as monitors head to Syria

Another crackdown on dissidents has left at least 20 people dead in the Syrian city of Homs, according to activists. Footage shot by government

Another crackdown on dissidents has left at least 20 people dead in the Syrian city of Homs, according to activists. Footage shot by government

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Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jews 'harass' 8-year-old girl over dress

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to curb harassment and discrimination after complaints over the behaviour of ultra-Orthodox

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to curb harassment and discrimination after complaints over the behaviour of ultra-Orthodox

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Rétromachine : l'ordinateur mis à l'honneur par le Time Magazine

Le 26 décembre 1982 pour la première fois en 50 ans, le premier objet inanimé a fait la une du Time Magazine. C’est l’année de l’avènement de

Le 26 décembre 1982 pour la première fois en 50 ans, le premier objet inanimé a fait la une du Time Magazine. C’est l’année de l’avènement de

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Plight of those who break one-child rule in China

Happy Chinese families in the country’s adverts have one thing in common – they all have just one child. Since 1982 China has imposed a one child

Happy Chinese families in the country’s adverts have one thing in common – they all have just one child. Since 1982 China has imposed a one child

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Music marks 550 years of Istanbul's Grand Bazaar

It has been dubbed the world’s oldest shopping mall. And to mark 550 years of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, a top Turkish musician has been doing

It has been dubbed the world’s oldest shopping mall. And to mark 550 years of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, a top Turkish musician has been doing

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Israel debates Armenian genocide claims

The Knesset is debating whether to recognise Armenian claims of genocide in a move likely to further strain Israel’s tense ties with Turkey.

The Knesset is debating whether to recognise Armenian claims of genocide in a move likely to further strain Israel’s tense ties with Turkey.

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Anti-corruption campaigner wins Transdniestria presidency

Preliminary results from the presidential run-off in Moldova’s rebel Transdniestria region show a convincing victory for challenger Yevgeny

Preliminary results from the presidential run-off in Moldova’s rebel Transdniestria region show a convincing victory for challenger Yevgeny

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Nigeria vows to bring Christmas bombers to justice

Goodluck Jonathan has paid his respects to the almost 40 victims of Nigeria’s Christmas Day church blasts, vowing to bring the perpetrators to

Goodluck Jonathan has paid his respects to the almost 40 victims of Nigeria’s Christmas Day church blasts, vowing to bring the perpetrators to

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Australian beach Christmas

Hundreds of people flocked to beaches in Sydney, Australia, to celebrate Christmas.

Hundreds of people flocked to beaches in Sydney, Australia, to celebrate Christmas.

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Christmas homecoming from Iraq

Nearly 200 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division arrived at Fort Hood in Texas on Saturday, just in time for Christmas.

Nearly 200 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division arrived at Fort Hood in Texas on Saturday, just in time for Christmas.

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US teen in seven mountain peak record

A 15-year-old American became the youngest person to climb the world’s seven highest mountains on Saturday. Jordan Romero from California reached

A 15-year-old American became the youngest person to climb the world’s seven highest mountains on Saturday. Jordan Romero from California reached

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Moldovan rebel region in presidential run-off

The second round of presidential elections in Moldova’s breakaway Transdniestria region took place on Sunday. Parliament member Yevgeny Shevchuck

The second round of presidential elections in Moldova’s breakaway Transdniestria region took place on Sunday. Parliament member Yevgeny Shevchuck

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Imran Khan rally draws thousands

More than 100,000 people turned out for a rally in support of former Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan on Sunday. The protest in

More than 100,000 people turned out for a rally in support of former Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan on Sunday. The protest in

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Six dead in Baghdad interior ministry suicide attack

Iraqi authorities say a car bomb in Baghdad has killed at least six people and wounded more than 30 in an attack on the interior ministry. Police

Iraqi authorities say a car bomb in Baghdad has killed at least six people and wounded more than 30 in an attack on the interior ministry. Police

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Leaders condemn Nigeria bomb blasts

European leaders have condemned the multiple Christmas day bomb attacks in Nigeria that killed at least 40 people. Germany’s Foreign Minister Guido

European leaders have condemned the multiple Christmas day bomb attacks in Nigeria that killed at least 40 people. Germany’s Foreign Minister Guido

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Libya moves to integrate militias into army

Thousands of Libyans gave up their jobs and their normal lives this year to take up arms against the Gaddafi regime and fight. All over the country

Thousands of Libyans gave up their jobs and their normal lives this year to take up arms against the Gaddafi regime and fight. All over the country