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2012-09-16

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Netanyahu's US plea on Iran's atomic programme

Israel’s prime minister has claimed that Iran will be on the brink of building a nuclear weapon in just six or seven months. Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel’s prime minister has claimed that Iran will be on the brink of building a nuclear weapon in just six or seven months. Benjamin Netanyahu

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Confirmed: Iran's Revolutionary Guard in Syria

Iran has officially acknowledged for the first time that its Revolutionary Guards have been deployed in Syria. The commander in chief of the

Iran has officially acknowledged for the first time that its Revolutionary Guards have been deployed in Syria. The commander in chief of the

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Khmer Rouge First Lady set free

The most senior female figure of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime has been set free by the country’s war crimes tribunal. 80-year-old Ieng Thirith

The most senior female figure of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime has been set free by the country’s war crimes tribunal. 80-year-old Ieng Thirith

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Pakistan: 14 killed by Taliban bomb

At least 14 people were killed by a roadside bomb near Pakistan’s northern border with Afghanistan on Sunday. Police say the bomb detonated under a

At least 14 people were killed by a roadside bomb near Pakistan’s northern border with Afghanistan on Sunday. Police say the bomb detonated under a

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Jews celebrate new year

Jews from around the world are preparing for their new year, which will be celebrated at Sundown on Sunday night. In Jerusalem people rushed to the

Jews from around the world are preparing for their new year, which will be celebrated at Sundown on Sunday night. In Jerusalem people rushed to the

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South African police block miners' march

Miners from Anglo Platinum were halted by heavily armed police on Sunday as they marched towards a police station at Rustenburg in South Africa

Miners from Anglo Platinum were halted by heavily armed police on Sunday as they marched towards a police station at Rustenburg in South Africa

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Anti-Japan demos in China gain momentum

There have been more ugly scenes outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing, where Chinese demonstrators have been protesting over a group of disputed

There have been more ugly scenes outside the Japanese embassy in Beijing, where Chinese demonstrators have been protesting over a group of disputed

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Anti-Islam film sparks demos in Afghanistan

Hundreds gather in the Afghan capital and the western city of Herat to protest against a film on the Prophet Mohammad.

Hundreds gather in the Afghan capital and the western city of Herat to protest against a film on the Prophet Mohammad.

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Pope celebrates open-air mass in Beirut

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated an open-air mass in front of around 350,000 pilgrims, as well as politicians from all sectors of the multi-faith country.

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated an open-air mass in front of around 350,000 pilgrims, as well as politicians from all sectors of the multi-faith country.

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PKK suspected in deadly attack on Turkish police

At least eight Turkish police officers were killed when their bus was blown up by a roadside bomb. Nine of their colleagues were wounded in the

At least eight Turkish police officers were killed when their bus was blown up by a roadside bomb. Nine of their colleagues were wounded in the

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German Socialist Democrat prepares to take on Merkel

The political posturing has started in the lead up to Germany’s elections next year. Former Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier believes he is

The political posturing has started in the lead up to Germany’s elections next year. Former Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier believes he is

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Pope calls for peace on last day in Lebanon

On the last day of the Pope Benedict’s visit to Lebanon, he celebrated an open-air mass in front of around 350,000 pilgrims, as well as politicians

On the last day of the Pope Benedict’s visit to Lebanon, he celebrated an open-air mass in front of around 350,000 pilgrims, as well as politicians

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Ukraine risks increasing isolation

While Ukraine hosted the Yalta European strategy conference, it is feared that the former Soviet republic could be moving further away from the

While Ukraine hosted the Yalta European strategy conference, it is feared that the former Soviet republic could be moving further away from the

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Libya: Investigators hunt al-Qaeda suspects

Investigators in Libya are trying to track al-Qaeda sympathisers, who are thought to be responsible for turning a demonstration over an anti-Islamic

Investigators in Libya are trying to track al-Qaeda sympathisers, who are thought to be responsible for turning a demonstration over an anti-Islamic

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Royal row over Duchess pics spreads

An Irish tabloid newspaper has published pictures of the wife of Prince William sunbathing topless. The Royal couple have already begun action

An Irish tabloid newspaper has published pictures of the wife of Prince William sunbathing topless. The Royal couple have already begun action

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Berlusconi keeps Italy guessing

Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi is keeping the country guessing about a political comeback. The 75-year-old who was forced to step

Former Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi is keeping the country guessing about a political comeback. The 75-year-old who was forced to step

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NATO troops killed in southern Afghanistan

Four NATO soldiers were killed in Afghanistan’s southern Zabol province on Sunday, in an attack believed to involve members of the Afghan national

Four NATO soldiers were killed in Afghanistan’s southern Zabol province on Sunday, in an attack believed to involve members of the Afghan national

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Designers set to defy economic climate at London Fashion Week

Groundbreaking designs and fresh new talent. Those are two of the hallmarks of London Fashion Week with designers ready to defy the economic crisis

Groundbreaking designs and fresh new talent. Those are two of the hallmarks of London Fashion Week with designers ready to defy the economic crisis

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Protesters swamp the streets of Madrid

On the streets of the capital of the eurozone’s fourth largest economy Spaniards vented their anger at financial cutbacks. Tens of thousands

On the streets of the capital of the eurozone’s fourth largest economy Spaniards vented their anger at financial cutbacks. Tens of thousands

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Waves of protests spread into Europe

European cities have become the target for anti-U.S. protests. Police in Antwerp in the north of Belgium sealed off an area after a group of around

European cities have become the target for anti-U.S. protests. Police in Antwerp in the north of Belgium sealed off an area after a group of around

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Anger on the streets of Portugal over tax hikes

Age was no barrier as hundreds of thousands swarmed through the streets of Lisbon. The anti austerity protest – repeated in other cities – was a

Age was no barrier as hundreds of thousands swarmed through the streets of Lisbon. The anti austerity protest – repeated in other cities – was a

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Anti-Putin protests re-start on Russian streets

Russia’s opposition movement took its anti-President Putin message to the streets again after a three month break from public protest. Organisers

Russia’s opposition movement took its anti-President Putin message to the streets again after a three month break from public protest. Organisers

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Pope calls for religious harmony in Middle East

Pope Benedict XVI has urged young Lebanese Christians to be a model of religious peace for the entire Middle East. Addressing a crowd of 15,000 on

Pope Benedict XVI has urged young Lebanese Christians to be a model of religious peace for the entire Middle East. Addressing a crowd of 15,000 on