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2012-01-07

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'Shoe' protesters urge German president to quit

It is a sign of contempt from the Arab world. But it was in Germany, outside the presidential palace, that footwear was flashed to say the man in

It is a sign of contempt from the Arab world. But it was in Germany, outside the presidential palace, that footwear was flashed to say the man in

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Mayweather sentence delayed

Floyd Mayweather’s three month sentence for Domestic battery has been delayed due to prior boxing commitments. the undefeated 34-year-old

Floyd Mayweather’s three month sentence for Domestic battery has been delayed due to prior boxing commitments. the undefeated 34-year-old

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More racial abuse claims at Liverpool

English Premier League club Liverpool and Merseyside Police are investigating alleged racial abuse from fans towards Oldham Athletic defender Tom

English Premier League club Liverpool and Merseyside Police are investigating alleged racial abuse from fans towards Oldham Athletic defender Tom

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Rights group slams Libya visit by Sudan's Bashir

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide charges by the International Criminal Court, is in Libya to hold talks with its post-Gaddafi

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide charges by the International Criminal Court, is in Libya to hold talks with its post-Gaddafi

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Russian church head calls for dialogue after protests

Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been urged to respond to mass protests against last month disputed parliamentary election. In an

Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been urged to respond to mass protests against last month disputed parliamentary election. In an

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Carla Bruni rejects charity misconduct claims

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has rejected claims of financial irregularities linked to her charity work. In 2008, France’s First Lady signed up as an

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has rejected claims of financial irregularities linked to her charity work. In 2008, France’s First Lady signed up as an

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US pulls funds for Palestinian Sesame Street

Sesame Street is ‘must see’ viewing for some children around the world but the future of the Palestinian version is under threat because of a lack of

Sesame Street is ‘must see’ viewing for some children around the world but the future of the Palestinian version is under threat because of a lack of

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Syria holds funerals for Damascus bombing victims

Amid a show of support for Syria’s government, thousands have been paying their last respects to the 26 people killed in Friday’s explosion in

Amid a show of support for Syria’s government, thousands have been paying their last respects to the 26 people killed in Friday’s explosion in

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Icy plunge for Epiphany in Bulgaria

Hundreds of Orthodox Bulgarians celebrate Epiphany with music and dancing in the waters of the icy Tundzha River.

Hundreds of Orthodox Bulgarians celebrate Epiphany with music and dancing in the waters of the icy Tundzha River.

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Flash-mob protests segregation of women in Israel

A crowd of 250 women formed a flash-mob in Beit Shemesh in Israel on Friday to protest against the segregation of women in the state.

A crowd of 250 women formed a flash-mob in Beit Shemesh in Israel on Friday to protest against the segregation of women in the state.

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Greeks celebrate Epiphany

Greek people of all ages gathered at Piraeus port to participate in the celebrations of Epiphany Day, one of the most important celebrations of the

Greek people of all ages gathered at Piraeus port to participate in the celebrations of Epiphany Day, one of the most important celebrations of the

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French crew set round-the-world sailing record

It was champagne shower time in Brest as Loick Peyron celebrated a new non-stop round-the-world sailing record. The French skipper and his crew of

It was champagne shower time in Brest as Loick Peyron celebrated a new non-stop round-the-world sailing record. The French skipper and his crew of

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New Zealand mourns after deadly hot-air balloon crash

Eleven people have been killed in New Zealand’s worst air accident for more than three decades. The victims died when a hot air balloon burst into

Eleven people have been killed in New Zealand’s worst air accident for more than three decades. The victims died when a hot air balloon burst into

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US navy rescues Iranian sailors

The US Navy says they’ve rescued an Iranian fishing boat which had been captured by suspected Somali pirates. American forces on the guided-missile

The US Navy says they’ve rescued an Iranian fishing boat which had been captured by suspected Somali pirates. American forces on the guided-missile

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Eleven die in NZ hot air balloon crash

A hot air balloon has crashed in rural New Zealand killing all 11 people aboard. The balloon came down near a small town 150 kilometres north of

A hot air balloon has crashed in rural New Zealand killing all 11 people aboard. The balloon came down near a small town 150 kilometres north of

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Alleged Mexican drug cartel hitman arrested

An alleged drug cartel hitman has been captured in northern Mexico. Baltazar Saucedo Estrada who’s been nicknamed the “Dog Killer” was picked up in

An alleged drug cartel hitman has been captured in northern Mexico. Baltazar Saucedo Estrada who’s been nicknamed the “Dog Killer” was picked up in

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Jamaica to cut ties with UK

Jamaica’s new prime minister says the time has come for the Caribbean country to cut ties with the British monarchy. In her inaugural address

Jamaica’s new prime minister says the time has come for the Caribbean country to cut ties with the British monarchy. In her inaugural address

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Celebrations to mark Orthodox Christmas

An estimated 300 million people around the world are celebrating Orthodox Christmas on Saturday which falls on the 7th January. More than 5000

An estimated 300 million people around the world are celebrating Orthodox Christmas on Saturday which falls on the 7th January. More than 5000

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Serbian president's motorcade attacked

The armoured motorcade carrying Serbian President Boris Tadic came under attack as he marked Orthodox Christmas in Kosovo. A crowd of about 200

The armoured motorcade carrying Serbian President Boris Tadic came under attack as he marked Orthodox Christmas in Kosovo. A crowd of about 200

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Damascus vows revenge after suicide attack

Syria’s interior minister has vowed to respond with an “iron fist” after a suicide bomber wrought devastation on the country’s capital on

Syria’s interior minister has vowed to respond with an “iron fist” after a suicide bomber wrought devastation on the country’s capital on

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Tymoshenko's husband granted asylum

The husband of Ukraine’s former Prime Minister has been granted asylum in the Czech Republic. Oleksander Tymoshenko, who’s wife Yulia was jailed

The husband of Ukraine’s former Prime Minister has been granted asylum in the Czech Republic. Oleksander Tymoshenko, who’s wife Yulia was jailed

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UK: Faulty breast implants don't need removal

Britain has concluded that there is no need for a routine removal of faulty breast implants for all women. But officials have confirmed that anyone

Britain has concluded that there is no need for a routine removal of faulty breast implants for all women. But officials have confirmed that anyone