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2012-09-02

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Settlers evicted from the West Bank

Around 50 families have been evicted by Isralei police in Migron. Several young protesters took to the roof and briefly resisted officers. Eight

Around 50 families have been evicted by Isralei police in Migron. Several young protesters took to the roof and briefly resisted officers. Eight

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Murder charges dropped against miners accused of killing co-workers

South African prosecutors have provisionally withdrawn murder charges brought against 270 miners accused of killing 34 of their colleagues shot dead

South African prosecutors have provisionally withdrawn murder charges brought against 270 miners accused of killing 34 of their colleagues shot dead

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Tokyo enters row between China and Japan over disputed islands

A row between Japan and China over disputed islands has taken another dramatic twist. A team of Japanese surveyors have sailed to the area on the

A row between Japan and China over disputed islands has taken another dramatic twist. A team of Japanese surveyors have sailed to the area on the

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Syrian rebel group attacks military barracks in Damascus

The Grandsons of the Prophet Brigade, a unit of the Free Syrian Army Rebel Group, has claimed responsibility for an explosion at an army barracks in

The Grandsons of the Prophet Brigade, a unit of the Free Syrian Army Rebel Group, has claimed responsibility for an explosion at an army barracks in

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Baby killed as tourist bus crashes in France

A baby has died and several people have been seriously injured after a bus of Romanian tourists crashed near Vidauban. The fire service says that

A baby has died and several people have been seriously injured after a bus of Romanian tourists crashed near Vidauban. The fire service says that

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China: 'patriotic' education hunger strike

A group of Hong Kong students are staging a hunger strike in protest at plans to introduce Chinese patriotism classes. The protest follows several

A group of Hong Kong students are staging a hunger strike in protest at plans to introduce Chinese patriotism classes. The protest follows several

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Japan holds disaster exercises

Japan marked Disaster Prevention Day with a large-scale drill involving around 380,000people, including the prime minister.

Japan marked Disaster Prevention Day with a large-scale drill involving around 380,000people, including the prime minister.

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Chile's elderly celebrate winter's end

In Renca, Chile, the ederly community danced and enjoyed a barbecue to welcome the end of winter and the advent of balmier weather, hoping for

In Renca, Chile, the ederly community danced and enjoyed a barbecue to welcome the end of winter and the advent of balmier weather, hoping for

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Syria releases detainees

Syrian authorities released 225 detainees in Damascus. They were forced to sign declarations that they would not rejoin the uprising before being

Syrian authorities released 225 detainees in Damascus. They were forced to sign declarations that they would not rejoin the uprising before being

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Iraq's monthly death toll halves in August

At least three people have been killed with more than a dozen others injured by a car bomb blast in western Baghdad. The device went off on

At least three people have been killed with more than a dozen others injured by a car bomb blast in western Baghdad. The device went off on

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Tributes paid to Ethiopia's late prime minister

Thousands of people are attending the state funeral of Ethiopia’s late prime minister Meles Zenawi. The 57-year-old died from an infection suddenly

Thousands of people are attending the state funeral of Ethiopia’s late prime minister Meles Zenawi. The 57-year-old died from an infection suddenly

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Author Richard Bach injured in plane crash

American author Richard Bach has been seriously injured in a plane crash. The writer of the 1970s bestseller ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’ hit

American author Richard Bach has been seriously injured in a plane crash. The writer of the 1970s bestseller ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’ hit

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State funeral for Ethiopia leader Zenawi

The funeral for Ethiopia’s long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is taking place in Addis Ababa. Several African leaders are expected to attend

The funeral for Ethiopia’s long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is taking place in Addis Ababa. Several African leaders are expected to attend

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'Raindrops keep falling' songwriter Hal David dies

American songwriter Hal David – who was most famous for the hits ‘Raindrops keep falling on my head’ and ‘Walk on By’ – has died. The 91-year-old

American songwriter Hal David – who was most famous for the hits ‘Raindrops keep falling on my head’ and ‘Walk on By’ – has died. The 91-year-old

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Protests mar inauguration of Mexico's new president

The path to power has been anything but smooth for Mexico’s president-elect and leftist lawmakers are bent on making it more

The path to power has been anything but smooth for Mexico’s president-elect and leftist lawmakers are bent on making it more

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Syria rebels hit eastern airbase, seize missiles

Syrian rebels say they have seized an air defence facility and an airport in the east of the country, while the government claims it has fought off

Syrian rebels say they have seized an air defence facility and an airport in the east of the country, while the government claims it has fought off

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Scientology inspired film 'The Master' premieres at Venice

A controversial film inspired by the founder of the Scientology movement has received its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. ‘The Master’

A controversial film inspired by the founder of the Scientology movement has received its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. ‘The Master’