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2012-11-03

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Kurds clash with Turkish police at PKK funeral

Riot police and Kurdish protesters have clashed in southeastern Turkey during a funeral for a PKK militant killed in a shootout with the army. As

Riot police and Kurdish protesters have clashed in southeastern Turkey during a funeral for a PKK militant killed in a shootout with the army. As

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Three of Egypt's security forces killed in Sinai attack

Three members of Egypt’s security forces have been killed in an attack on their car by gunmen in the northern Sinai peninsula. Two died at the

Three members of Egypt’s security forces have been killed in an attack on their car by gunmen in the northern Sinai peninsula. Two died at the

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White House rivals poke fun in final election sprint

The US presidential race is into the final bend of the track, and the two rivals have been cramming in as many marginal states as possible over the

The US presidential race is into the final bend of the track, and the two rivals have been cramming in as many marginal states as possible over the

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Atlantis makes its last trip

Space shuttle Atlantis travels to its new permanent home in Florida in the United-States, at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for permanent

Space shuttle Atlantis travels to its new permanent home in Florida in the United-States, at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for permanent

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USA - After superstorm Sandy: different areas, different needs

Recovery didn’t mean the same thing to the different area struke by superstorm Sandy in eastern USA: food for some, gasoline for others, cleaning

Recovery didn’t mean the same thing to the different area struke by superstorm Sandy in eastern USA: food for some, gasoline for others, cleaning

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Catholic church mobilises against gay marriage in France

The French Roman Catholic Church has voiced its opposition to government plans to legalise same-sex marriage. The country’s left-wing government is

The French Roman Catholic Church has voiced its opposition to government plans to legalise same-sex marriage. The country’s left-wing government is

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Barroso offers EU development aid to Myanmar

The President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has offered Myanmar 78 million euros in EU development aid, as he became the most senior

The President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has offered Myanmar 78 million euros in EU development aid, as he became the most senior

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Assad airbase under attack in Syria

Rebels in Syria claim to have launched a major offensive against a key government airbase. The facility in Taftanaz is of immense strategic

Rebels in Syria claim to have launched a major offensive against a key government airbase. The facility in Taftanaz is of immense strategic

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Europe 'less important' for US presidents

What will the outcome of the US presidential race mean for Europe? During Barack Obama’s tenure in the White House the economic crisis ensured that

What will the outcome of the US presidential race mean for Europe? During Barack Obama’s tenure in the White House the economic crisis ensured that

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Abbas right to return remarks spark Palestinian fury

Palestinian activists are furious with President Mahmoud Abbas for comments he made during an interview with an Israeli broadcaster. Abbas appeared

Palestinian activists are furious with President Mahmoud Abbas for comments he made during an interview with an Israeli broadcaster. Abbas appeared

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Food banks squeezed in Spain

Sister Esperanza Romero runs a soup kitchen in Oviedo, which feeds 300 people a day, many of them from the middle class. Around 100 volunteers help

Sister Esperanza Romero runs a soup kitchen in Oviedo, which feeds 300 people a day, many of them from the middle class. Around 100 volunteers help

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Millions of Americans vote early in presidential poll

Early voters could account for 40 per cent of all ballots cast in the 2012 US presidential election. So far as many as 22 million Americans have

Early voters could account for 40 per cent of all ballots cast in the 2012 US presidential election. So far as many as 22 million Americans have

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Medvedev says Pussy Riot should be freed

Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev has said that two members of the Pussy Riot feminist opposition group who were jailed for performing a punk

Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev has said that two members of the Pussy Riot feminist opposition group who were jailed for performing a punk

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IKEA workers clash with police in Italy

In Piacenza in northern Italy five people were injured when police confronted a protest by IKEA workers demonstrating for better pay. Scuffles broke

In Piacenza in northern Italy five people were injured when police confronted a protest by IKEA workers demonstrating for better pay. Scuffles broke

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Train and truck in fatal collision in Australia

One person has been killed and at least eight people injured after a passenger train collided with a truck in Melbourne, Australia. State police

One person has been killed and at least eight people injured after a passenger train collided with a truck in Melbourne, Australia. State police

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Obama and Romney fight for crucial Ohio

Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is continuing to promote himself as a force for change as he engages in a frenetic last minute push to

Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is continuing to promote himself as a force for change as he engages in a frenetic last minute push to

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New York marathon is cancelled after outcry

New York has cancelled its annual marathon after an initial decision to let Sunday’s race go ahead caused an outcry among locals. Although the

New York has cancelled its annual marathon after an initial decision to let Sunday’s race go ahead caused an outcry among locals. Although the

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Amsterdam tries to get round coffee-shop tourist ban

Amsterdam – known for its canals, tulips, and of course its marijuana-selling coffee shops. And currently it is the latter which are causing a

Amsterdam – known for its canals, tulips, and of course its marijuana-selling coffee shops. And currently it is the latter which are causing a

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Libya: Benghazi protesters demand autonomy

About a thousand protesters demonstrated in Libya’s second city Benghazi, calling for more autonomy for the eastern part of the country and the

About a thousand protesters demonstrated in Libya’s second city Benghazi, calling for more autonomy for the eastern part of the country and the

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Haiti appeals for international aid for Sandy victims

While the world’s attention was fixed on storm Sandy’s impact on the US, the hurricane-force winds had already left a trail of destruction across the

While the world’s attention was fixed on storm Sandy’s impact on the US, the hurricane-force winds had already left a trail of destruction across the