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2012-06-03

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Cahill ruled out of Euro 2012

England defender Gary Cahill has been ruled out of Euro 2012 after suffering two fractures to his jaw in his country’s final warm-up match against

England defender Gary Cahill has been ruled out of Euro 2012 after suffering two fractures to his jaw in his country’s final warm-up match against

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Middle east reaction sceptical of Assad's speech

Among the camps that shelter thousands of Syrian refugees across the border in Turkey, President Assad’s words had an empty ring. One of the main

Among the camps that shelter thousands of Syrian refugees across the border in Turkey, President Assad’s words had an empty ring. One of the main

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Passenger jet crashes in Lagos, Nigeria

A commercial passenger plane with 153 people on board has crashed in Nigeria’s business capital Lagos. Witnesses said the MD-83 of Dana Air

A commercial passenger plane with 153 people on board has crashed in Nigeria’s business capital Lagos. Witnesses said the MD-83 of Dana Air

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth leads Jubilee flotilla in London

Queen Elizabeth has joined a huge flotilla of boats on the River Thames in London, as she marks 60 years on the throne. Despite the rain, thousands

Queen Elizabeth has joined a huge flotilla of boats on the River Thames in London, as she marks 60 years on the throne. Despite the rain, thousands

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Der Spiegel: German subs - Israeli nukes

A respected news magazine in Germany has reported that Israel is arming German-built submarines with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles. Der Spiegel

A respected news magazine in Germany has reported that Israel is arming German-built submarines with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles. Der Spiegel

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Fifteen dead after violent clashes in Lebanon

Lebanese troops have been restoring order in the city of Tripoli, after 15 people were killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Syrian

Lebanese troops have been restoring order in the city of Tripoli, after 15 people were killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Syrian

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Anti-Nazi protests in Hamburg

Dozens of anti-Nazi groups gathered in Hamburg on Saturday to protest a planned neo-Nazi demonstration. Most of the demonstrations were peaceful

Dozens of anti-Nazi groups gathered in Hamburg on Saturday to protest a planned neo-Nazi demonstration. Most of the demonstrations were peaceful

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Children invited to Pyongyang

North Korea sent thousands of its children on holiday to the capital Pyongyang this week, in what state media reported was a gift from the country’s

North Korea sent thousands of its children on holiday to the capital Pyongyang this week, in what state media reported was a gift from the country’s

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Police target Paris bars in Canadian Psycho probe

Police hunting the so-called ‘Canadian Psycho’ killer have been carrying out what they call ‘targeted searches’ in and around Paris. Interpol

Police hunting the so-called ‘Canadian Psycho’ killer have been carrying out what they call ‘targeted searches’ in and around Paris. Interpol

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Syria: Assad blames foreign powers for creating divisions

President Bashar al-Assad says Syria is facing a war, waged from outside the country. In a speech before parliament on Sunday, he said that

President Bashar al-Assad says Syria is facing a war, waged from outside the country. In a speech before parliament on Sunday, he said that

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Assad: Syria is facing a war waged from the outside

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has told parliament that the country is facing an international onslaught, with a war being waged from the

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has told parliament that the country is facing an international onslaught, with a war being waged from the

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Man killed in Toronto shopping centre shooting

A man has been killed after a gunman opened fire in a busy shopping centre in Toronto, Canada. Seven other people were injured, two of them

A man has been killed after a gunman opened fire in a busy shopping centre in Toronto, Canada. Seven other people were injured, two of them

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At least 14 dead after clashes in Lebanese city

Clashes in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, between supporters and opponents of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, have left at least 14 dead

Clashes in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, between supporters and opponents of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, have left at least 14 dead

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Mubarak verdict brings crowds back to Egypt's Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has once again been packed with angry crowds after the verdict in the trial of Hosni

Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has once again been packed with angry crowds after the verdict in the trial of Hosni

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Arab League in new Syria plea

A Norwegian TV crew and a UN convoy were caught in the crossfire in Syria as government troops came under attack in a Damascus suburb. The convoy

A Norwegian TV crew and a UN convoy were caught in the crossfire in Syria as government troops came under attack in a Damascus suburb. The convoy

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Canadian students back on the streets

Students and their families have been rallying in Montreal in Canada, 48 hours after talks with authorities over tuition fee hikes collapsed. The

Students and their families have been rallying in Montreal in Canada, 48 hours after talks with authorities over tuition fee hikes collapsed. The

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Muslim Brotherhood vows to retry Mubarak

The Muslim Brotherhood has reacted to the verdicts of Hosni Mubarak and co-defendants by promising a retrial of the accused should their candidate

The Muslim Brotherhood has reacted to the verdicts of Hosni Mubarak and co-defendants by promising a retrial of the accused should their candidate

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UK: Diamond Jubilee prepares for the Thames

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations got off with a bang in Britain on the first of four days of events to mark Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations got off with a bang in Britain on the first of four days of events to mark Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the

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Spain's Rajoy urges new euro zone fiscal body

Spain wants the euro zone to set up a new authority to harmonise national budgets across all 17 EU members that use the currency. The Spanish prime

Spain wants the euro zone to set up a new authority to harmonise national budgets across all 17 EU members that use the currency. The Spanish prime