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2012-11-17

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Hamas accuse Israel PM of war crimes

At least 40 Palestinians have died in Israeli attacks on Gaza, as airstrikes continue in this latest outbreak of violence. Gaza is controlled by

At least 40 Palestinians have died in Israeli attacks on Gaza, as airstrikes continue in this latest outbreak of violence. Gaza is controlled by

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Greece commemorates the 1973 student uprising

Greeks went to lay wreaths and flowers at the site of the 1973 Athens Polytechnic student uprising that helped lead to the fall of the military junta.

Greeks went to lay wreaths and flowers at the site of the 1973 Athens Polytechnic student uprising that helped lead to the fall of the military junta.

Sport

Vendee Globe over for Davies

British sailor Sam Davies, the only woman in this year’s round the world Vendee Globe yacht race, has made safe harbour in Madeira after her “Saveol”

British sailor Sam Davies, the only woman in this year’s round the world Vendee Globe yacht race, has made safe harbour in Madeira after her “Saveol”

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Protests across Europe against austerity

In Slovenia, an estimated 30000 people took to the streets to denounce government cutbacks. The country has been badly hit by the global crisis

In Slovenia, an estimated 30000 people took to the streets to denounce government cutbacks. The country has been badly hit by the global crisis

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New Syria opposition coalition appoints France envoy

Syria’s new opposition coalition will have an ambassador in France. The decision to appoint an envoy comes after a meeting in Paris between French

Syria’s new opposition coalition will have an ambassador in France. The decision to appoint an envoy comes after a meeting in Paris between French

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Dozens killed in Egypt bus crash

Around fifty people, mostly children, have been killed in a bus crash in Egypt. The accident happened in the city of Manfalut, 300 km south of the

Around fifty people, mostly children, have been killed in a bus crash in Egypt. The accident happened in the city of Manfalut, 300 km south of the

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Israel increases reservists and missile defence

Rockets fired from Gaza have hit the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, as the cross border conflict shows no sign of dying down. One destroyed a

Rockets fired from Gaza have hit the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, as the cross border conflict shows no sign of dying down. One destroyed a

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Israel deploys its army at Gaza border

The Israeli military instensified its build-up on november 17, moving tanks and armoured vehicles to positions along the border with Hamas-ruled

The Israeli military instensified its build-up on november 17, moving tanks and armoured vehicles to positions along the border with Hamas-ruled

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Israel air strikes hit Hamas headquarters

Israeli aircraft have struck Hamas government buildings in Gaza, including the offices of Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh after the city suffered

Israeli aircraft have struck Hamas government buildings in Gaza, including the offices of Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh after the city suffered

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Pro-Gaza Protest

In Egypt, Yemen and West Bank, a lot of people protested against Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.

In Egypt, Yemen and West Bank, a lot of people protested against Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.

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Stiletto race at the Philippine's shoe capital

About a hundred runners, mens and womens, from the eastern suburb of Marikina, wore three-inch heels as they ran along a 500 metre (0.3 miles). This

About a hundred runners, mens and womens, from the eastern suburb of Marikina, wore three-inch heels as they ran along a 500 metre (0.3 miles). This

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Protests in Jordan

Minor clashes broke out in Amman on Friday night between supporters and opposers of King Abdullah II of Jordan. Thousands of demonstrators chanted

Minor clashes broke out in Amman on Friday night between supporters and opposers of King Abdullah II of Jordan. Thousands of demonstrators chanted

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Bus crash in Egypt kills more than 40 children

More than forty school children have been reported killed in Egypt when the bus they were travelling in was struck by a train. The incident took

More than forty school children have been reported killed in Egypt when the bus they were travelling in was struck by a train. The incident took

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Portugal's Algarve rocked by a freak tornado

A tornado has struck Portugal’s Algarve coastline injuring 13 people. The strong winds and heavy rain took locals by surprise in a country not

A tornado has struck Portugal’s Algarve coastline injuring 13 people. The strong winds and heavy rain took locals by surprise in a country not

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Israel gives go-ahead to call up thousands of reservists

Mobilised and on their way to the border – along with full-time soldiers, Israel’s cabinet has given the military the go-ahead to call up 75,000

Mobilised and on their way to the border – along with full-time soldiers, Israel’s cabinet has given the military the go-ahead to call up 75,000

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Protests grow against Israeli airstrikes

Thousands have turned out in cities across Egypt to protest against the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza Many carried banners pledging support for the

Thousands have turned out in cities across Egypt to protest against the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza Many carried banners pledging support for the

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IAEA report raises alarm over Iran's nuclear plans

Iran is said to have completed its centrifuge installation at its underground Fordow plant doubling its uranium enrichment capability. A leaked

Iran is said to have completed its centrifuge installation at its underground Fordow plant doubling its uranium enrichment capability. A leaked

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Nowhere to run nowhere to hide in Gaza

Gazans fearing a major Israeli assault by land and air have been stocking up on fuel and food. There are 1.8 million people living in Gaza one of

Gazans fearing a major Israeli assault by land and air have been stocking up on fuel and food. There are 1.8 million people living in Gaza one of

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Merkel provokes Putin over Pussy Riot punishment

There’s been what was described as a frosty encounter between Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a

There’s been what was described as a frosty encounter between Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a

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Hague appeal court clears jailed Croatian officers

It was just a taste of what life could now be like for two Croatian generals freed on appeal after being jailed for war crimes. Celebrations began

It was just a taste of what life could now be like for two Croatian generals freed on appeal after being jailed for war crimes. Celebrations began