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2012-07-21

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Egypt: Thousands attend Suleiman's funeral

Thousands of Egyptians have attended the military funeral of Hosni Mubarak’s former right-hand man Omar Suleiman. The ex-spy chief, 76, died on

Thousands of Egyptians have attended the military funeral of Hosni Mubarak’s former right-hand man Omar Suleiman. The ex-spy chief, 76, died on

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Fires in Portugal continue to burn

Hundreds of people have abandoned their homes as forest fires intensify in Portugal. The country’s southern Algarve region had suffered from a

Hundreds of people have abandoned their homes as forest fires intensify in Portugal. The country’s southern Algarve region had suffered from a

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Memorial services to be held for Norway victims

Memorial services will be held across Norway on Sunday for the 77 people killed in two attacks carried out by Anders Breivik a year ago.

Memorial services will be held across Norway on Sunday for the 77 people killed in two attacks carried out by Anders Breivik a year ago.

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Refugees stream out of Syria as violence escalates

Seeking a safe haven, more and more people are fleeing Syria’s violence and heading abroad. The border with Lebanon has seen a mass exodus. Up to

Seeking a safe haven, more and more people are fleeing Syria’s violence and heading abroad. The border with Lebanon has seen a mass exodus. Up to

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Olympic torch has begun its tour of London

The Olympic torch has begun its tour of London in the week leading up to the opening ceremony. Crowds gathered to watch the young torch bearer run

The Olympic torch has begun its tour of London in the week leading up to the opening ceremony. Crowds gathered to watch the young torch bearer run

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Paris : Parasols back on the Seine

The eleventh edition of “Paris-Plages” (Paris-Beaches) was launched on July 20th. Parisians and tourists will be able to sunbathe on the sandy banks

The eleventh edition of “Paris-Plages” (Paris-Beaches) was launched on July 20th. Parisians and tourists will be able to sunbathe on the sandy banks

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London welcomes Olympic Torch

The Olympic flame made a spectacular entrance into London. For a week in the English capital, the Torch will be carried by 982 Torchbearers, the

The Olympic flame made a spectacular entrance into London. For a week in the English capital, the Torch will be carried by 982 Torchbearers, the

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Syria: Tense calm in Damascus after regime fights back

The fighting has been ferocious yet the battle for Damascus is far from over. Syrian government forces pounded parts of the capital overnight, to

The fighting has been ferocious yet the battle for Damascus is far from over. Syrian government forces pounded parts of the capital overnight, to

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WWF fires King of spain

King Juan Carlos has been fired as honourary head of the Spanish arm of The World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The announcement comes a few months after

King Juan Carlos has been fired as honourary head of the Spanish arm of The World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The announcement comes a few months after

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Mourners gather for those killed at Batman screening

Mourners have been gathering in the Denver suburb of Aurora to remember the twelve people killed at a midnight showing of the new Batman film – ‘The

Mourners have been gathering in the Denver suburb of Aurora to remember the twelve people killed at a midnight showing of the new Batman film – ‘The

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Squatter clashes continue in Peru

At least one person has died in the second day of violent clashes, when police tried to evict thousands of squatters from private land in the

At least one person has died in the second day of violent clashes, when police tried to evict thousands of squatters from private land in the

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Japan sends rocket to Space Station

Japan has launched a rocket with an unmanned cargo transporter to the International Space Station. Carrying up to six tonnes of food and other

Japan has launched a rocket with an unmanned cargo transporter to the International Space Station. Carrying up to six tonnes of food and other

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Tour de France: Cavendish wins stage 18

British Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish claimed his second stage win of this year’s Tour de France following a masterful sprint victory in stage 18 on

British Team Sky rider Mark Cavendish claimed his second stage win of this year’s Tour de France following a masterful sprint victory in stage 18 on

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Olympic torch begins London tour

The Olympic flame made a dramatic arrival in London on Friday as it begins a tour of the English capital for the week leading up to the opening

The Olympic flame made a dramatic arrival in London on Friday as it begins a tour of the English capital for the week leading up to the opening

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Colorado shooting renews gun control debate

The deadly shooting at the Colorado movie theatre has renewed the debate about America’s relationship with guns. President Barack Obama and his

The deadly shooting at the Colorado movie theatre has renewed the debate about America’s relationship with guns. President Barack Obama and his

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US mourns victims of Batman cinema shooting

A vigil has been held for the victims of a deadly cinema shooting in Colorado. Mourners gathered in the Denver suburb of Aurora, where a gunman

A vigil has been held for the victims of a deadly cinema shooting in Colorado. Mourners gathered in the Denver suburb of Aurora, where a gunman

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Russia: Five detained over attacks on Muslim leaders

Five suspects have been arrested, after attacks in Russia’s Tatarstan region wounded a top Muslim leader and killed another. Mufti Ildis Faizov

Five suspects have been arrested, after attacks in Russia’s Tatarstan region wounded a top Muslim leader and killed another. Mufti Ildis Faizov

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Syrian forces strike back after rebels make gains

Syrian government forces have been pounding the capital Damascus, in an apparent attempt to reverse gains made by rebel fighters. The bombardment

Syrian government forces have been pounding the capital Damascus, in an apparent attempt to reverse gains made by rebel fighters. The bombardment

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ICJ: Senegal must prosecute Habre or extradite him

A possible trial for the man dubbed the ‘African Pinochet’ has moved a step closer. Hissene Habre, the former president of Chad is wanted in

A possible trial for the man dubbed the ‘African Pinochet’ has moved a step closer. Hissene Habre, the former president of Chad is wanted in

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Syrian opposition activist describes situation on the ground

euronews has spoken to Abu Yazim al Humsi, a correspondent for the opposition Sham Network in Damascus, who described the latest situation on the

euronews has spoken to Abu Yazim al Humsi, a correspondent for the opposition Sham Network in Damascus, who described the latest situation on the

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US blames Hezbollah for Bulgaria bus bombing

As funerals were held across Israel for five of the victims of the Bulgaria bus blast, Washington on Friday firmly sided with its key ally in blaming

As funerals were held across Israel for five of the victims of the Bulgaria bus blast, Washington on Friday firmly sided with its key ally in blaming

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Ramadan begins for millions of Muslims

The holy month of Ramadan is underway for millions of Mulsims around the world. The traditional fasting from dawn til dusk will be particularly

The holy month of Ramadan is underway for millions of Mulsims around the world. The traditional fasting from dawn til dusk will be particularly