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2012-06-30

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Euro 2012 ticket touts doing brisk business

Desperate Spanish and Italian football fans say they’ve resorted to the black market to get tickets for Sunday’s Euro 2012 final in Ukraine. The

Desperate Spanish and Italian football fans say they’ve resorted to the black market to get tickets for Sunday’s Euro 2012 final in Ukraine. The

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Hu meets with protests in Hong Kong

Chinese President Hu Jintao got a warm reception visiting Hong Kong to swear in a new chief executive on Sunday. Protestors surrounded the

Chinese President Hu Jintao got a warm reception visiting Hong Kong to swear in a new chief executive on Sunday. Protestors surrounded the

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Islamists destroy Timbuktu religious treasures‎

Al Qaeda-linked fighters in control of northern and eastern of Mali have begun destroying ancient tombs in the city of Timbuktu. Rebels from the

Al Qaeda-linked fighters in control of northern and eastern of Mali have begun destroying ancient tombs in the city of Timbuktu. Rebels from the

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Egyptians like Morsi's words, await action

Egypt’s new President Mohamed Morsi’s inaugural address to the nation appears to have gone down well with the population. Morsi said Egypt “will

Egypt’s new President Mohamed Morsi’s inaugural address to the nation appears to have gone down well with the population. Morsi said Egypt “will

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Angry Bankia shareholders protest

Angry shareholders interrupt a speech by Bankia’s chairman Jose Ignacio Goirigoizarri accusing the financial institution of robbery and illegality.

Angry shareholders interrupt a speech by Bankia’s chairman Jose Ignacio Goirigoizarri accusing the financial institution of robbery and illegality.

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Suu Kyi's last day of European tour

On the last day of her European tour, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits the Louvre museum in Paris.

On the last day of her European tour, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi visits the Louvre museum in Paris.

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Mohamed Morsi inaugurated as President of Egypt

Mohamed Morsi has been officially sworn in as Egypt’s first civilian president. The 60-year-old, who won the country’s first free and fair

Mohamed Morsi has been officially sworn in as Egypt’s first civilian president. The 60-year-old, who won the country’s first free and fair

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Katie Holmes dumps Cruise out of the blue

It is the celebrity break-up of the century, or at least since the last one, which also involved Tom Cruise, as it happens. Katie Holmes’ filing

It is the celebrity break-up of the century, or at least since the last one, which also involved Tom Cruise, as it happens. Katie Holmes’ filing

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Lkightning strike in Germany kills 3 golfers

Three women have been killed by lightning whilst on a golf course in the central German town of Korbach. The deadly bolt hit a wooden shelter they

Three women have been killed by lightning whilst on a golf course in the central German town of Korbach. The deadly bolt hit a wooden shelter they

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UK records wettest-ever spring quarter

Severe summer storms have contributed to the UK’s wettest April to June quarter since records began in 1910. More than 111,000 bolts of lightning

Severe summer storms have contributed to the UK’s wettest April to June quarter since records began in 1910. More than 111,000 bolts of lightning

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Paraguay suspended from MERCOSUR

It has been a momentous week in South America, capped by UNASUR and MERCOSUR’s decisions to suspend Paraguay. The former, the political grouping

It has been a momentous week in South America, capped by UNASUR and MERCOSUR’s decisions to suspend Paraguay. The former, the political grouping

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Italy and Spain are main beneficiaries after EU summit

The two-day EU summit in Brussels is being seen as a political victory for the leaders of Italy and Spain over their German counterpart. Italian

The two-day EU summit in Brussels is being seen as a political victory for the leaders of Italy and Spain over their German counterpart. Italian

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Obama visits Colorado to inspect wildfire damage

US President Barack Obama has been to Colorado Springs visiting neighborhoods ravaged by wildfires. Describing the blazes as a “major disaster”

US President Barack Obama has been to Colorado Springs visiting neighborhoods ravaged by wildfires. Describing the blazes as a “major disaster”

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Mohamed Morsi speaks to the people in Tahrir Square

A night time vigil was held in Tahrir Square hours before the country’s first Islamic civilian president, Mohamed Morsi was set to take his official

A night time vigil was held in Tahrir Square hours before the country’s first Islamic civilian president, Mohamed Morsi was set to take his official

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Germany parliament approves Brussels bailout plans

Hours after putting together a bailout scheme at the EU summit in Brussels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was back in Germany for a vote on it in

Hours after putting together a bailout scheme at the EU summit in Brussels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was back in Germany for a vote on it in

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Tahrir Square shows overwhelming support for President-elect

Tens of thousands of Egyptians had descended on Tahrir Square to hear their President-elect address them, many of whom were followers of his

Tens of thousands of Egyptians had descended on Tahrir Square to hear their President-elect address them, many of whom were followers of his

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Bernard Madoff's brother pleads guilty in Ponzi case

Peter Madoff, the younger brother of swindler Bernard, has been arrested in connection with his sibling’s notorious Ponzi scheme. Detained by

Peter Madoff, the younger brother of swindler Bernard, has been arrested in connection with his sibling’s notorious Ponzi scheme. Detained by

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UNESCO decision on Bethlehem church angers Israel

The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is built on the site where Christians believe Jesus was born. UNESCO – the United Nations Educational

The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is built on the site where Christians believe Jesus was born. UNESCO – the United Nations Educational