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2012-11-24

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Mursi faces revolt by Egypt judges

As protests continue on the streets of Cairo, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi faces a rebellion from the country’s judges over his decision to widen

As protests continue on the streets of Cairo, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi faces a rebellion from the country’s judges over his decision to widen

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African leaders call for end to DR Congo rebellion

Leaders from Africa’s Great Lakes region have called for an end to the rebellion by M23 fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The heads of

Leaders from Africa’s Great Lakes region have called for an end to the rebellion by M23 fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The heads of

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New cardinals appointed from across the globe

Pope Benedict has made six non-European prelates Roman Catholic cardinals at a ceremony in St.Peter’s Basilica. Those chosen are from the United

Pope Benedict has made six non-European prelates Roman Catholic cardinals at a ceremony in St.Peter’s Basilica. Those chosen are from the United

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Body of Yasser Arafat to be exhumed

The body of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, in an investigation to establish whether he was

The body of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, in an investigation to establish whether he was

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Apple One sells for €400,000

An Apple One computer from 1976 has sold for €400,000 at an auction in Cologne. It was bought by an unknown buyer via the internet. The former

An Apple One computer from 1976 has sold for €400,000 at an auction in Cologne. It was bought by an unknown buyer via the internet. The former

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Gaza children return to school following Israel offensive

As the ceasefire holds between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas, tens of thousands of children have returned to school in the Gaza

As the ceasefire holds between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas, tens of thousands of children have returned to school in the Gaza

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Catalonia goes to the polls on Sunday

Campaigning for regional elections in Catalonia ended on Friday night leaving today as a day of reflection across the region ahead of the vote

Campaigning for regional elections in Catalonia ended on Friday night leaving today as a day of reflection across the region ahead of the vote

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Italians in new protest over education cuts

Italian teachers and students have once again hit the streets of Rome, just 10 days after protests about the latest cuts to the education budget

Italian teachers and students have once again hit the streets of Rome, just 10 days after protests about the latest cuts to the education budget

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White House Christmas tree arrival

First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sacha and Malia, welcome the official White House Christmas tree.

First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sacha and Malia, welcome the official White House Christmas tree.

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Russian scientist freed early from prison

Russian scientist Valentin Danilov has walked free on parole after serving eight years of a 13 year sentence on charges of spying for China. The

Russian scientist Valentin Danilov has walked free on parole after serving eight years of a 13 year sentence on charges of spying for China. The

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Protests continue in Egypt

Protests continued this morning in Cairo at changes that President Mursi has made in the extent of his powers. The current leader of Egypt has caused

Protests continued this morning in Cairo at changes that President Mursi has made in the extent of his powers. The current leader of Egypt has caused

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South Korea commemorates 2nd anniversary of Yeonpyeong attack

South Korea remembered on Friday those killed in North Korea’s shelling on Yeonpyeong Island in november 2010. “The Yeonpyeong Island shelling was

South Korea remembered on Friday those killed in North Korea’s shelling on Yeonpyeong Island in november 2010. “The Yeonpyeong Island shelling was

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Brazil sack Mano Menezes

With just over a year to go before Brazil host the 2014 World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation have sacked national team coach Mano Menezes

With just over a year to go before Brazil host the 2014 World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation have sacked national team coach Mano Menezes

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Sierra Leone President re-elected

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has the won the presidential election with almost 59% of the votes cast. This results means that no run

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has the won the presidential election with almost 59% of the votes cast. This results means that no run

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UK seeks codebreaker for possible WW2 message

A dead pigeon found in the chimney of a Surrey home could have been carrying an important coded message. The UK’s government’s communications

A dead pigeon found in the chimney of a Surrey home could have been carrying an important coded message. The UK’s government’s communications

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Larry Hagman has died aged 81

Larry Hagman, best known as the ruthless oilman J.R. Ewing on TV’s Dallas, has died aged 81. The Texas born actor had suffered from cancer and

Larry Hagman, best known as the ruthless oilman J.R. Ewing on TV’s Dallas, has died aged 81. The Texas born actor had suffered from cancer and

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Pakistan suspends mobile phone coverage to stop terror attacks

Mobile phone service is suspended in a number of major cities in Pakistan this weekend, as authorities try to prevent attacks during the Shi’ite

Mobile phone service is suspended in a number of major cities in Pakistan this weekend, as authorities try to prevent attacks during the Shi’ite

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Catalan independence question looms over Spain regional elections

Regional elections that could trigger a Catalonian independence referendum will take place in Spain on Sunday. A recent convert to the cause is

Regional elections that could trigger a Catalonian independence referendum will take place in Spain on Sunday. A recent convert to the cause is

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Violent anti-Mursi protests in several Egypt cities

The scenes in Cairo’s Tahrir Square were reminiscent of January last year. Then they demanded the downfall of a dictator. On Friday night thousands

The scenes in Cairo’s Tahrir Square were reminiscent of January last year. Then they demanded the downfall of a dictator. On Friday night thousands

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King Juan Carlos of Spain in hospital for hip surgery

King Juan Carlos of Spain was taken to hospital on Friday night for hip surgery to give him greater mobility. The operation is on his left hip; he

King Juan Carlos of Spain was taken to hospital on Friday night for hip surgery to give him greater mobility. The operation is on his left hip; he