Modigliani nude fetches record $170 million at auction
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Modigliani nude fetches record $170 million at auction

A nude painting by Amedeo Modigliani has just fetched a record price of $170.4 million…

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Torential rain causes widespread flooding in Gaza and Israel
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Torential rain causes widespread flooding in Gaza and Israel

Residents in Israel and Gaza have had to be rescued, as torrential rain battered the…

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Ukraine-EU visa deal uncertain
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Ukraine-EU visa deal uncertain

The EU’s foreign policy chief has urged Ukraine to take tougher action against corruption as…

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Two Brazilian dams burst devastating nearby village
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Two Brazilian dams burst devastating nearby village

One of Brazil’s worst mining disasters in recent memory has left 25 people missing. Mud…

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi waits patiently for official elections results to confirm landslide win
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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi waits patiently for official elections results to confirm landslide win

Although only a fraction of results have been officially announced, opposition supporters are claiming a…

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Key vote could topple Portugal PM Coelho’s minority government
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Key vote could topple Portugal PM Coelho’s minority government

Portugal’s prime minister has warned that leaving the path of reforms and meeting eurozone commitments…

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Russia admits ‘act of terror’ possibly downed passenger jet in Egypt
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Russia admits ‘act of terror’ possibly downed passenger jet in Egypt

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has acknowledged for the first time that an act of…

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Hermit missing in Italy for 20 years is found by mushroom pickers
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Hermit missing in Italy for 20 years is found by mushroom pickers

A hermit, who was presumed dead after disappearing 20 years ago, has been found alive…

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Russia slammed for “cheating culture” in anti-doping report
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Russia slammed for “cheating culture” in anti-doping report

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied Russia state involvement in doping accusations released…

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Holland and Obama step up pressure on climate change ahead of COP21
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Holland and Obama step up pressure on climate change ahead of COP21

World leaders have been adding their voices to those of scientists on climate change, following…

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