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2012-12-08

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UN climate talks agree compensation but fail to wield cuts

Celebratory cheers and clapping are unusual at UN climate talks but delegates in Doha felt they had something to congratulate themselves for after

Celebratory cheers and clapping are unusual at UN climate talks but delegates in Doha felt they had something to congratulate themselves for after

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Pinturault enjoys the snow at Val d'Isere

Swirling snow for Alexis Pinturault as the Frenchman mastered the conditions at Val d’Isere to win the men’s World Cup slalom. The 21-year-old is

Swirling snow for Alexis Pinturault as the Frenchman mastered the conditions at Val d’Isere to win the men’s World Cup slalom. The 21-year-old is

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Berlusconi confirms bid to become Italian premier again

Italy’s disgraced former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed his intention to become the country’s leader for a fifth time. He resigned

Italy’s disgraced former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed his intention to become the country’s leader for a fifth time. He resigned

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Super G win for Vonn the bomb

American Lindsey Vonn made light work of heavy winds at St Moritz in Switzerland to claim the World Cup Super G. It is her 57th World Cup win and her

American Lindsey Vonn made light work of heavy winds at St Moritz in Switzerland to claim the World Cup Super G. It is her 57th World Cup win and her

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U.S. Supreme Court steps into same-sex marriage debate

The debate over same-sex marriage in the United States, its legality and the rights for gay couples has been ramped up with the highest court in the

The debate over same-sex marriage in the United States, its legality and the rights for gay couples has been ramped up with the highest court in the

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Hamas leader vows never to recognise Israel

After receiving a hero’s welcome on his return from decades in exile, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has vowed never to recognise Israel. The trip

After receiving a hero’s welcome on his return from decades in exile, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has vowed never to recognise Israel. The trip

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Egyptian army calls for dialogue to avoid, "dark tunnel"

The Egyptian army has, in a statement read on state media urged rival political forces to come together and solve their disputes by talking. If not

The Egyptian army has, in a statement read on state media urged rival political forces to come together and solve their disputes by talking. If not

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France's biggest nautical show casts off in Paris

There are some xmas stocking fillers that only a select few can afford and the International Boat Show in Paris perhaps most appeals to them. But

There are some xmas stocking fillers that only a select few can afford and the International Boat Show in Paris perhaps most appeals to them. But

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President Mursi set to press ahead with talks

Cairo’s Tahrir square woke to a quiet Saturday morning on a day President Mursi is expected to push ahead with talks on ways to find an end to the

Cairo’s Tahrir square woke to a quiet Saturday morning on a day President Mursi is expected to push ahead with talks on ways to find an end to the

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Gaza prepares for 25th anniversary

Khaled Meshaal greeted the crowds of a massed rally in the al-Qatiba complex in Gaza. The 56-year-old leader of Hamas will address the crowd who

Khaled Meshaal greeted the crowds of a massed rally in the al-Qatiba complex in Gaza. The 56-year-old leader of Hamas will address the crowd who

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Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal arrives in Gaza on first ever visit

The exiled Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal broke into tears as he arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of

The exiled Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal broke into tears as he arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of

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Australian radio station sparks row over hoax call

The company which owns the Australian radio station, 2Day FM is at the centre of growing anger after the hoax call to a London hospital treating the

The company which owns the Australian radio station, 2Day FM is at the centre of growing anger after the hoax call to a London hospital treating the

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Colombian rebels reject talks deadline

Peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – FARC have run into trouble. The left wing rebel group

Peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – FARC have run into trouble. The left wing rebel group

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Doha climate talks go into overtime

Rich nations have once again been accused of failing to help developing countries deal with the effects of climate change, as the UN conference wraps

Rich nations have once again been accused of failing to help developing countries deal with the effects of climate change, as the UN conference wraps

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Ghana presidential vote extended by a day

Ghana’s election commisioner has given voters an extra day to cast their ballots after technical problems hit the presidential election. Although

Ghana’s election commisioner has given voters an extra day to cast their ballots after technical problems hit the presidential election. Although

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Anger towards prank DJ pair after 'suicide' of nurse

Londoners have reacted with shock after the apparent suicide of the nurse who fell victim to a prank phone call by Australian radio DJs. Jacintha

Londoners have reacted with shock after the apparent suicide of the nurse who fell victim to a prank phone call by Australian radio DJs. Jacintha

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Hamas readies for 25th anniversary celebrations

Soldiers from the military wing of Palestinian militant group Hamas stand guard in Gaza as final preparations are made to celebrate the

Soldiers from the military wing of Palestinian militant group Hamas stand guard in Gaza as final preparations are made to celebrate the

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Funerals held for Muslim Brotherhood "martyrs"

Funerals for three protesters killed during this week’s bloody violence in Egypt have taken place at Cairo’s al-Azhar Mosque. The men – all

Funerals for three protesters killed during this week’s bloody violence in Egypt have taken place at Cairo’s al-Azhar Mosque. The men – all

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Italian President and Prime Minister to meet over government's future

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano will meet with Prime Minister Mario Monti on Saturday to discuss the future of the government. Napolitano has

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano will meet with Prime Minister Mario Monti on Saturday to discuss the future of the government. Napolitano has