Pro-Palestinian activists prepare flotilla to break Gaza blockade
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Pro-Palestinian activists prepare flotilla to break Gaza blockade

A group of pro-Palestinian activists describing themselves as politically independent are preparing to try and…

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Mandela prize: the UN awards it for the first time
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Mandela prize: the UN awards it for the first time

The first United Nations Nelson Mandela Prize will be given to Namibian ophthalmologist Dr. Helena…

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Israel and Hamas respond defiantly to UN report
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Israel and Hamas respond defiantly to UN report

The long-awaited UN human rights report into last summer’s war in Gaza has prompted a…

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Jack is Back: DSK makes a cryptic debut on Twitter
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Jack is Back: DSK makes a cryptic debut on Twitter

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has captivated the French public with a cryptic debut on…

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Greece puts forward new proposals to end crisis
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Greece puts forward new proposals to end crisis

With zero hour fast approaching on the Greek debt crisis, Greece has submitted a new…

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Gaza/Israel: both guilty of serious violations last summer says UN
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Gaza/Israel: both guilty of serious violations last summer says UN

The UN has released its long-awaited report on last summer’s conflict between Gaza and Israel.…

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Apple Music backs down for Taylor Swift
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Apple Music backs down for Taylor Swift

In terms of policy u-turns, this is a big one. Apple has reversed its decision…

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Greece’s students dim view of life after university
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Greece’s students dim view of life after university

Headlines about Greece feature many abstract financial terms, but for Greek students the economic woes…

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EU takes aim at Mediterranean migrant traffickers
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EU takes aim at Mediterranean migrant traffickers

A naval force against migrant traffickers in the Mediterranean has been forged by the 28-nation…

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Ceremonies in Moscow and Kyiv to remember the day the German army invaded the Soviet Union
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Ceremonies in Moscow and Kyiv to remember the day the German army invaded the Soviet Union

A solemn ceremony in Moscow to commemorate the day the Great Patriotic War started. June…

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