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2012-07-15

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Obama steps up attacks on Romney

Neither candidate has been officially nominated yet, but the presidential election campaign in the United States is already in full swing. In fact

Neither candidate has been officially nominated yet, but the presidential election campaign in the United States is already in full swing. In fact

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Olympic transport fears in London

The London Olympics are less than two weeks away and there are fears the capital’s transport system will not be able to cope with the influx of

The London Olympics are less than two weeks away and there are fears the capital’s transport system will not be able to cope with the influx of

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Freak tornado rips through Poland

One person has been killed and ten others injured after a freak tornado ripped through northern Poland. The Baltic region of Pomerania and two

One person has been killed and ten others injured after a freak tornado ripped through northern Poland. The Baltic region of Pomerania and two

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Man dies after bridge in Istanbul collapses

One person has died and two injured after a bridge collapsed during repair work on Istanbul’s Metrobus line. The connecting bridge was being built

One person has died and two injured after a bridge collapsed during repair work on Istanbul’s Metrobus line. The connecting bridge was being built

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Cinecitta workers protest amusement park plans

Ben Hur, it’s the ancient historical drama that was filmed in the legendary Cinecitta studios in Rome. It’s just one of the many iconic films made

Ben Hur, it’s the ancient historical drama that was filmed in the legendary Cinecitta studios in Rome. It’s just one of the many iconic films made

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Two more climbers killed on Mont Blanc

A group of climbers from Poland and Spain were being treated in hospital on Sunday after becoming stranded on Mont Blanc in the Alps. They were

A group of climbers from Poland and Spain were being treated in hospital on Sunday after becoming stranded on Mont Blanc in the Alps. They were

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African leaders meet at AU summit in Ethiopia

The feuding Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir and his southern counterpart Salva Kiir have come face to face at this year’s African Union summit

The feuding Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir and his southern counterpart Salva Kiir have come face to face at this year’s African Union summit

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Syria denies carrying out 'massacre' in Tremseh

The Syrian government has denied carrying out a massacre in Tremseh, where activists claim more than 200 people were killed on Thursday. State

The Syrian government has denied carrying out a massacre in Tremseh, where activists claim more than 200 people were killed on Thursday. State

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Australia: Hunt for killer shark called off

The hunt for a shark that killed a surfer off the west coast of Australia on Saturday has been called off. It is believed Benjamin Linden was

The hunt for a shark that killed a surfer off the west coast of Australia on Saturday has been called off. It is believed Benjamin Linden was

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Bastille Day celebrations in Paris

French President Francois Hollande attends his first Bastille Day parade since taking office in May. The military parade down the Champs-Elysees is

French President Francois Hollande attends his first Bastille Day parade since taking office in May. The military parade down the Champs-Elysees is

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Kurdish protesters clash with police

Scores of demonstrators clashed with police in southeast Turkey ahead of a rally organised by a pro-Kurdish political party.

Scores of demonstrators clashed with police in southeast Turkey ahead of a rally organised by a pro-Kurdish political party.

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Relief effort underway to help Japanese flood victims

Emergency supplies have been flown into thousands of people on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, who have been cut off by severe

Emergency supplies have been flown into thousands of people on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, who have been cut off by severe

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France: Mont Blanc claims two more lives

Two climbers have been found frozen to death in the Mont Blanc mountain range. Their bodies were discovered on Saturday night near the Dome de

Two climbers have been found frozen to death in the Mont Blanc mountain range. Their bodies were discovered on Saturday night near the Dome de

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London's Big Dance sets up 2012 Olympics

More than a thousand mostly amateur dancers took over the British capital’s landmark Trafalgar Square on Saturday for the Big Dance 2012. The event

More than a thousand mostly amateur dancers took over the British capital’s landmark Trafalgar Square on Saturday for the Big Dance 2012. The event

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Soyuz rocket launches for next mission in space

A Russian Soyuz spaceship has lifted off for the International Space Station from a launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The rocket is carrying

A Russian Soyuz spaceship has lifted off for the International Space Station from a launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The rocket is carrying

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Disco light show marks Bastille Day

The night sky over Paris lit up on Saturday night for a dazzling fireworks display to mark Bastille Day. A gigantic mirror ball, hung from the

The night sky over Paris lit up on Saturday night for a dazzling fireworks display to mark Bastille Day. A gigantic mirror ball, hung from the

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Syria: Army defectors targeted in killing says UN monitors

United Nations observers say last week’s attack on the Syrian village of Tremseh seems to have targeted the homes of army defectors and

United Nations observers say last week’s attack on the Syrian village of Tremseh seems to have targeted the homes of army defectors and

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Israeli protests: Demonstator sets himself on fire

A rally to mark the anniversary of last year’s social protests in Israel turned dramatic when a man doused himself in petrol and set himself on

A rally to mark the anniversary of last year’s social protests in Israel turned dramatic when a man doused himself in petrol and set himself on

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Calls for Germany Hells Angels u-turn

Following recent bans for several Hells Angels groups in Germany, around 300 members of the biking club took to their Harley Davidsons on Saturday to

Following recent bans for several Hells Angels groups in Germany, around 300 members of the biking club took to their Harley Davidsons on Saturday to

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Clinton's visit to Cairo is met with protest

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has held her first meeting with the newly-elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. Mursi, of the Muslim

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has held her first meeting with the newly-elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. Mursi, of the Muslim