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2012-11-11

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Syria opposition strike unity deal

Syrian opposition groups have agreed to form a a single coalition, unified against the country’s president Bashar al-Assad. Disparate groups

Syrian opposition groups have agreed to form a a single coalition, unified against the country’s president Bashar al-Assad. Disparate groups

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Myhrer claims Levi slalom

Skiing through a heavy curtain of fog Sweden’s Andre Myhrer started the new season the way he finished the last when he won the opening men’s World

Skiing through a heavy curtain of fog Sweden’s Andre Myhrer started the new season the way he finished the last when he won the opening men’s World

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Large protests in Japan against controversial nuclear restart

Several thousand Japanese protesters have gathered at various locations in Tokyo to denounce the restart of nuclear reactors. The Ohi plant in

Several thousand Japanese protesters have gathered at various locations in Tokyo to denounce the restart of nuclear reactors. The Ohi plant in

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Israel fires warning shots as Syria violence spills over border

Israel has fired warning shots into Syria – the first direct military engagement between the two countries since the war in 1973. Tel Aviv’s

Israel has fired warning shots into Syria – the first direct military engagement between the two countries since the war in 1973. Tel Aviv’s

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Spain's leaders to meet to tackle home eviction crisis

The leaders of Spain’s two main political parties are to meet on Monday to tackle the crisis over home evictions because of unpaid

The leaders of Spain’s two main political parties are to meet on Monday to tackle the crisis over home evictions because of unpaid

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Israel warns of escalation as it strikes back at Gaza militants

Israel says it may increase attacks on the Gaza Strip, as tit-for-tat violence over the weekend threatens to escalate the tense relationship between

Israel says it may increase attacks on the Gaza Strip, as tit-for-tat violence over the weekend threatens to escalate the tense relationship between

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New fires between Gaza and Israel

After a restless night, cross-border violence continues between Gaza and Israel. Palestinian rockets have wounded at least three Israelis and damaged

After a restless night, cross-border violence continues between Gaza and Israel. Palestinian rockets have wounded at least three Israelis and damaged

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Apple and phone maker HTC settle disputes

Apple and the Taiwanese phone maker HTC have settled all of their disputes over patents and have signed a new 10-year agreement. They had been

Apple and the Taiwanese phone maker HTC have settled all of their disputes over patents and have signed a new 10-year agreement. They had been

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Huge blast in residential area of Indianapolis in US

At least one person has been killed and several homes damaged in a massive explosion in the American city of Indianapolis. The scene was described

At least one person has been killed and several homes damaged in a massive explosion in the American city of Indianapolis. The scene was described

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First deaths reported in Myanmar earthquake

Initial reports from Myanmar speak of more than a dozen people dead, following an earthquake in the centre of the Asian country. The quake of

Initial reports from Myanmar speak of more than a dozen people dead, following an earthquake in the centre of the Asian country. The quake of

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More protests loom before Greece 2013 budget vote

More demonstrations are being planned in Athens on Sunday as the Greek parliament prepares to vote on next year’s budget. They follow last week’s

More demonstrations are being planned in Athens on Sunday as the Greek parliament prepares to vote on next year’s budget. They follow last week’s

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Turkish police clash with pro-hunger strike Kurds

There have been violent clashes in southeastern Turkey as Kurds took to the streets in a show of support for a hunger strike by prison

There have been violent clashes in southeastern Turkey as Kurds took to the streets in a show of support for a hunger strike by prison

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Recession-hit Slovenians vote in presidential election

People in Slovenia are going to the polls to vote for a new president, amid the gloom of recession in the small eurozone country.   The campaign for

People in Slovenia are going to the polls to vote for a new president, amid the gloom of recession in the small eurozone country.   The campaign for

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Military plane crash in France

At least four people have been killed in southeastern France after an Algerian military aircraft crashed while flying back from Paris. The plane

At least four people have been killed in southeastern France after an Algerian military aircraft crashed while flying back from Paris. The plane

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Pakistani schoolgirls tell of Taliban terror

Pakistan marked “Malala Day” on Saturday in support of the schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for standing up for women’s education. Malala

Pakistan marked “Malala Day” on Saturday in support of the schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for standing up for women’s education. Malala

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Iraq denies cancelling arms deal with Russia

The Iraqi defence minister is denying that an arms deal with Russia worth more than 4 billion dollars has been cancelled over corruption concerns

The Iraqi defence minister is denying that an arms deal with Russia worth more than 4 billion dollars has been cancelled over corruption concerns

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Earthquake strikes northern Myanmar

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 has struck in northern Myanmar. It happened early on Sunday around 60km northwest of Mandalay according to the

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 has struck in northern Myanmar. It happened early on Sunday around 60km northwest of Mandalay according to the

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BBC chief steps down after just two months

George Entwistle has resigned as director general of the BBC, the UK’s public service broadcaster. He stepped down on Saturday over a news report

George Entwistle has resigned as director general of the BBC, the UK’s public service broadcaster. He stepped down on Saturday over a news report

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Military past and present protest Portugal's 2013 budget

An estimated five thousand veterans and servicemen marched through the streets of Lisbon, to show their anger at planned austerity measures

An estimated five thousand veterans and servicemen marched through the streets of Lisbon, to show their anger at planned austerity measures