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2012-12-02

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DRC govt forces return to Goma as attackers raid refugees

United Nations officials are trying to find out who attacked a refugee camp in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo in a raid where several women

United Nations officials are trying to find out who attacked a refugee camp in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo in a raid where several women

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Spain protest for disabled: We're being "abandoned"

It has been the turn of thousands of disabled Spaniards to rally through the Madrid streets in defiance of the latest round of austerity

It has been the turn of thousands of disabled Spaniards to rally through the Madrid streets in defiance of the latest round of austerity

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Syria: Deadly bomb in Homs, rebels push on Damascus centre

A powerful car-bomb has exploded in Homs in central Syria, killing at least 15 civilians and wounding dozens more. A video uploaded to the internet

A powerful car-bomb has exploded in Homs in central Syria, killing at least 15 civilians and wounding dozens more. A video uploaded to the internet

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Japan dominate Tokyo Grand Prix

After a disappointing showing at the London Olympics this summer Japan’s judokas bounced back in style winning three of the five golds up for grabs

After a disappointing showing at the London Olympics this summer Japan’s judokas bounced back in style winning three of the five golds up for grabs

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Israel's response: withhold cash and build more

The Israeli government has already anounced concrete reactions to the UN vote on Palestine. It announced it would keep back about 75-million euros

The Israeli government has already anounced concrete reactions to the UN vote on Palestine. It announced it would keep back about 75-million euros

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Italian drivers turn to Bulgaria to dodge fines

Italian police are worried about an increase in the number of cars on their roads with Bulgarian and Romanian licence plates. A Bulgarian newspaper

Italian police are worried about an increase in the number of cars on their roads with Bulgarian and Romanian licence plates. A Bulgarian newspaper

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Palestinians laud Abbas after UN vote

The Palestinian president has returned home from his historic trip to the United Nations to be greeted by jubilant crowds in the West Bank. After

The Palestinian president has returned home from his historic trip to the United Nations to be greeted by jubilant crowds in the West Bank. After

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Egypt top court delays key ruling on constitution

Egypt’s highest court has delayed a ruling on the new draft constitution after protesters blocked the entrance to the building. Hundreds of

Egypt’s highest court has delayed a ruling on the new draft constitution after protesters blocked the entrance to the building. Hundreds of

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Clowns and acrobats in the Vatican

Thousands of circus artists were invited by Pope Benedict XVI. After a parade through the avenue leading to St. Peter’s square, jugglers, puppeteers

Thousands of circus artists were invited by Pope Benedict XVI. After a parade through the avenue leading to St. Peter’s square, jugglers, puppeteers

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Filipinos march against AIDS

Hundreds Filipinos carrying banners and red candles marched for the World AIDS Day. The Philippines is one of the nine countries where the number of

Hundreds Filipinos carrying banners and red candles marched for the World AIDS Day. The Philippines is one of the nine countries where the number of

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Romanian National day celebrations

Romanians celebrated their National Day. 15,000 people attended the military parade composed of 1500 army men and women who performed through the

Romanians celebrated their National Day. 15,000 people attended the military parade composed of 1500 army men and women who performed through the

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Five dead in Japan road tunnel collapse

Rescue teams in central Japan are still trying to reach several missing people after the collapse of a major road tunnel. Police say five people

Rescue teams in central Japan are still trying to reach several missing people after the collapse of a major road tunnel. Police say five people

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Taliban in deadly attack on Afghan base

Taliban suicide bombers have struck outside a major US base in Afghanistan, killing five people. Local police said the multiple attacks around the

Taliban suicide bombers have struck outside a major US base in Afghanistan, killing five people. Local police said the multiple attacks around the

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Slovenia chooses a new president amid bailout rumours

Slovenians are voting in a presidential run-off today, aware that the era of being the eurozone’s fastest growing economy is now a distant

Slovenians are voting in a presidential run-off today, aware that the era of being the eurozone’s fastest growing economy is now a distant

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Shock win for Marsaglia

Matteo Marsaglia won his first ever super-G World Cup event at Beaver Creek in the USA on Saturday. The Italian shot down the Colorado slope in a

Matteo Marsaglia won his first ever super-G World Cup event at Beaver Creek in the USA on Saturday. The Italian shot down the Colorado slope in a

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USA triumph at Lake Louise

America’s Lindsey Vonn, who won the Lake Louise downhill on Friday, also dominated on Saturday in Albera. This is her 55th World Cup alpine skiing

America’s Lindsey Vonn, who won the Lake Louise downhill on Friday, also dominated on Saturday in Albera. This is her 55th World Cup alpine skiing

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Romania marks National Day

Romania celebrated its National Day with a huge military parade in Bucharest on Saturday. Recently re-instated President Traian Basescu was among the

Romania celebrated its National Day with a huge military parade in Bucharest on Saturday. Recently re-instated President Traian Basescu was among the

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Portugal National Food Bank pre-Christmas drive

Portugal’s National Food Bank began a two day collection campaign on Saturday across the country’s supermarkets. Thousands of volunteers took part

Portugal’s National Food Bank began a two day collection campaign on Saturday across the country’s supermarkets. Thousands of volunteers took part

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Germany holds funeral for disabled fire victims

In Germany, the funeral service for 14 people, killed in a fire at a workshop for the disabled, has been held in the Black Forest town of

In Germany, the funeral service for 14 people, killed in a fire at a workshop for the disabled, has been held in the Black Forest town of

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Detained Italian editor ''escapes'' to push for press freedom

The editor of Italian newspaper Il Giornale has been re-arrested after violating the terms of his house detention. Alessandro Sallusti, who was

The editor of Italian newspaper Il Giornale has been re-arrested after violating the terms of his house detention. Alessandro Sallusti, who was

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Many killed in Japan road tunnel collapse

At least seven people are missing and several cars remain trapped after parts of a major road tunnel collapsed in central Japan. Two people were

At least seven people are missing and several cars remain trapped after parts of a major road tunnel collapsed in central Japan. Two people were

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Haneke's ''Amour'' dominates European Film Awards

Michael Haneke’s ‘‘Amour’‘ has swept the European Film Awards, winning four categories, including best film and best director. The Austrian

Michael Haneke’s ‘‘Amour’‘ has swept the European Film Awards, winning four categories, including best film and best director. The Austrian

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Mursi calls referendum on constitution

Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi announced a snap constitutional referendum on Saturday, the same day huge numbers of his loyalists rallied in Cairo

Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi announced a snap constitutional referendum on Saturday, the same day huge numbers of his loyalists rallied in Cairo

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Protesters dismiss Mursi's call for national dialogue

President Mohamed Mursi received the final version of Egypt’s constitution from the Islamist-dominated assembly that drafted it. Despite the fresh

President Mohamed Mursi received the final version of Egypt’s constitution from the Islamist-dominated assembly that drafted it. Despite the fresh

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Parliamentary poll divides Kuwait

Polls have closed in Kuwait after one of the most divisive parliamentary elections in the Gulf nation’s recent history. Islamist, tribal and

Polls have closed in Kuwait after one of the most divisive parliamentary elections in the Gulf nation’s recent history. Islamist, tribal and