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2012-04-07

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Celebrations mark political anniversary amid bloodshed in Syria

In Syria the bodies of 13 men tied up have been executed and left by the roadside. It is the work say activists of Syrian government forces. There

In Syria the bodies of 13 men tied up have been executed and left by the roadside. It is the work say activists of Syrian government forces. There

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Bridge collapse in Turkey

15 people are missing after the collapse of a bridge in northern Turkey. It happened on the Filyos river in the Caycuma district of Zonguldak on

15 people are missing after the collapse of a bridge in northern Turkey. It happened on the Filyos river in the Caycuma district of Zonguldak on

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Athens funeral for suicide protester

Up to two thousand mourners attended the funeral of an elderly Greek man who shot himself in Athens apparently in protest at the government’s

Up to two thousand mourners attended the funeral of an elderly Greek man who shot himself in Athens apparently in protest at the government’s

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Day off in Cuba thanks to the Pope

Communist Cuba has celebrated Good Friday wth an official day off recognising the religious holiday for the first time since the revolution that put

Communist Cuba has celebrated Good Friday wth an official day off recognising the religious holiday for the first time since the revolution that put

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Bahrain protests threatens Grand Prix

Continuing violence in Bahrain is being closely watched by Formula One racing’s governing body amidst calls for next month’s Grand Prix to be

Continuing violence in Bahrain is being closely watched by Formula One racing’s governing body amidst calls for next month’s Grand Prix to be

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Planes grounded on the tarmac after top brass sacked

The airport in the capital of Yemen has been closed in protest at the sacking of the commander of the country’s air force General Saleh al-Ahmar. He

The airport in the capital of Yemen has been closed in protest at the sacking of the commander of the country’s air force General Saleh al-Ahmar. He

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Bridge collapse in Turkey

Collapse of a bridge on the Filyos river in the Çaycuma district of Zonguldak, northern Turkey.

Collapse of a bridge on the Filyos river in the Çaycuma district of Zonguldak, northern Turkey.

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US Navy F-18 jet crash in Virginia

At least seven people have been injured and six buildings destroyed. Rescue workers said everyone in the area was accounted for. The two pilots

At least seven people have been injured and six buildings destroyed. Rescue workers said everyone in the area was accounted for. The two pilots

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Mali deal could see sanctions lifted

Sanctions against the West African country of Mali could soon be lifted after the leaders of last month’s coup agreed to stand down to allow a

Sanctions against the West African country of Mali could soon be lifted after the leaders of last month’s coup agreed to stand down to allow a

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Having a gas: Uzbekistan enjoys booming economy

According to the International Monetary Fund Uzbekistan has coped well with the financial crisis, maintaining a budget surplus and low public debt

According to the International Monetary Fund Uzbekistan has coped well with the financial crisis, maintaining a budget surplus and low public debt

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Avalanche in Kashmir buries army camp

Over 100 Pakistani soldiers have been buried by an avalanche. It happened in the disputed Kashmir close to the Siachen glacier in the eastern

Over 100 Pakistani soldiers have been buried by an avalanche. It happened in the disputed Kashmir close to the Siachen glacier in the eastern

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US jet crashes in to homes

Three people are still missing after a US Navy F-18 jet crashed into a residential complex in the state of Virginia. At least seven people have

Three people are still missing after a US Navy F-18 jet crashed into a residential complex in the state of Virginia. At least seven people have

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UN chief slams ongoing Syria violence

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hit out at the Syrian government’s latest attacks on civilians, calling for authorities to keep to a

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hit out at the Syrian government’s latest attacks on civilians, calling for authorities to keep to a

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Mali's junta signs exit plan to prepare for elections

The head of Mali’s two-week old military junta signed a deal on Friday that would see power handed back to a civilian government. The plan was

The head of Mali’s two-week old military junta signed a deal on Friday that would see power handed back to a civilian government. The plan was

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Good Friday crucifixion marked in Rome and Jerusalem

Pope Benedict XVI marked Good Friday in the Christian calendar by presiding over a re-enactment of Christ’s crucifixion. The annual Via Crucis,in

Pope Benedict XVI marked Good Friday in the Christian calendar by presiding over a re-enactment of Christ’s crucifixion. The annual Via Crucis,in

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Syrian refugee camps in Turkey take the strain

Nearly 3,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey over the past 24 hours, Turkish authorities said on Friday. Officials say more than 24,000 Syrian

Nearly 3,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey over the past 24 hours, Turkish authorities said on Friday. Officials say more than 24,000 Syrian

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Conference for Muslims underway amid French scrutiny

Hundreds of Muslims began a four day Islamic congress in Paris on Friday, as fears grew of a religious backlash following the Toulouse

Hundreds of Muslims began a four day Islamic congress in Paris on Friday, as fears grew of a religious backlash following the Toulouse

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ArcelorMittal France workers reach Paris after 10-day march

Singing “we have arrived”, 17 steelworkers from global steel and mining company ArcelorMittal finally reached Paris, after walking for 10 days to

Singing “we have arrived”, 17 steelworkers from global steel and mining company ArcelorMittal finally reached Paris, after walking for 10 days to