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Serbia captures last war crimes suspect Goran Hadzic
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Serbia captures last war crimes suspect Goran Hadzic

Jul 20th 2011, 9:05 AM 429 Views 0 Comments

Hadzic has been on the run for eight years and is sought for atrocities stemming from the Balkan’s War in the 90s.

Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan
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Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan

Jul 20th 2011, 7:44 AM 156 Views 1 Comment

The 6.2 magnitude quake struck in the early hours of the morning but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Strauss-Kahn's daughter questioned in French probe
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Strauss-Kahn's daughter questioned in French probe

Jul 19th 2011, 9:20 PM 786 Views 2 Comments

Camille Strauss-Kahn is the friend of the young French writer who claims that the former head of the IMF attempted to rape her.

'No outside involvement' in UK whistleblower's death
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'No outside involvement' in UK whistleblower's death

Jul 19th 2011, 9:04 PM 256 Views 6 Comments

A post-mortem carried out today has found no evidence of outside involvement in the death of the former News of the World journalist Sean Hoare, whose body was discovered t his home yesterday.

Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking
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Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking

Jul 19th 2011, 5:43 PM 359 Views 3 Comments

A House of Commons committee is asking questions about the phone-hacking affair. Watch it live here.

Syrian forces open fire on funeral procession
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Syrian forces open fire on funeral procession

Jul 19th 2011, 4:03 PM 155 Views 1 Comment

Ten people were killed when security forces opened fire on a funeral procession today.

Fukushima beef shipments banned
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Fukushima beef shipments banned

Jul 19th 2011, 3:11 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

It is believed that consumers have bought meat from cows that ate rice straw exposed to radiation.

Israeli navy takes over Gaza bound ship
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Israeli navy takes over Gaza bound ship

Jul 19th 2011, 12:49 PM 1,023 Views 38 Comments

The ship, carrying no aid, has been seized by the Israeli navy but no violence has been reported during the incident.

US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again
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US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again

Jul 19th 2011, 7:45 AM 114 Views 1 Comment

The meeting came despite the US formally recognising Libya’s opposition as its legitimate government last week.

Sectarian killing spree kills 30 in Syria
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Sectarian killing spree kills 30 in Syria

Jul 18th 2011, 9:33 PM 156 Views 2 Comments

Long-simmering religious tensions appear to be coming to the fore in Syria, with a sectarian killing spree leaving 30 people dead over the weekend.

Women's World Cup final becomes the most popular Twitter event yet
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Women's World Cup final becomes the most popular Twitter event yet

Jul 18th 2011, 3:28 PM 927 Views 4 Comments

Surpassing the royal wedding and the death of Osama bin Laden.

Open shows McIlroy isn't golf's crown prince yet
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Open shows McIlroy isn't golf's crown prince yet

Jul 18th 2011, 11:57 AM 127 Views 0 Comments

The British Open opened a more illuminating window into Rory’s mind and game than victory in the US Open did.

Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan to take up CIA role
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Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan to take up CIA role

Jul 18th 2011, 9:34 AM 160 Views 0 Comments

What’s next for the nearly 10-year-old conflict?

Watch: Stages collapses at Ottawa Bluesfest injuring eight people
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Watch: Stages collapses at Ottawa Bluesfest injuring eight people

Jul 18th 2011, 7:41 AM 328 Views 0 Comments

Dramatic video of the collapse was posted to YouTube as winds reached 56 miles per hour at the festival

Ex-Egyptian president said to be stable despite coma reports
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Ex-Egyptian president said to be stable despite coma reports

Jul 17th 2011, 6:45 PM 158 Views 0 Comments

He was forced to step down from office earlier this year after a popular uprising

Darren Clarke wins his first major at the British Open
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Darren Clarke wins his first major at the British Open

Jul 17th 2011, 6:34 PM 510 Views 17 Comments

He showed the kids a thing or two at Royal St George’s.

Protest ship headed for Gaza but how will Israel react?
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Protest ship headed for Gaza but how will Israel react?

Jul 17th 2011, 5:59 PM 701 Views 55 Comments

A protest ship, carrying no aid, is headed for the Hamas-run territory. Israel has said it will stop any attempt to breach its sea blockade of Gaza.

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing
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# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sports writing

Jul 17th 2011, 9:21 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

Acid trips, trips to Roscommon and national identity. It’s all here this morning.

Three die in hospital where drips were contaminated with insulin
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Three die in hospital where drips were contaminated with insulin

Jul 16th 2011, 6:33 PM 411 Views 1 Comment

Police in the northwest of England are searching for the person who tampered with the saline drips.

Harry Potter smashes US box office on opening day
# Just Magic
# Just Magic

Harry Potter smashes US box office on opening day

Jul 16th 2011, 6:04 PM 324 Views 2 Comments

More box office records are expected to tumble. Magic stuff.

The Open leaderboard, day three
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The Open leaderboard, day three

Jul 16th 2011, 2:28 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

Stay in the loop with our regularly-updated leaderboard.

Five North Koreans fail dope tests at Women's World Cup
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Five North Koreans fail dope tests at Women's World Cup

Jul 16th 2011, 1:31 PM 204 Views 7 Comments

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is ‘shocked’ as football faces its biggest tournament doping scandal in 17 years.

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Pyrenees hit their Tour peak in Stage 14

Jul 16th 2011, 12:44 PM 56 Views 0 Comments

It’s go time for the big boys in the Pyrenees today.

Where's Hugo? Chavez heads back to Cuba for chemotherapy
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Where's Hugo? Chavez heads back to Cuba for chemotherapy

Jul 16th 2011, 11:53 AM 180 Views 7 Comments

The socialist revolutionary is battling cancer but remains upbeat.

Carmageddon - LA braces itself for traffic chaos amid major roadworks
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Carmageddon - LA braces itself for traffic chaos amid major roadworks

Jul 16th 2011, 8:46 AM 408 Views 1 Comment

Interstate 405 is entirely closed off for the weekend as part of a €700m widening project – but where’s the traffic?

Murdoch apologises to Dowler family
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Murdoch apologises to Dowler family

Jul 15th 2011, 9:25 PM 265 Views 7 Comments

A “humbled” Rupert Murdoch met with the family of the murdered schoolgirl to offer his apologies – however the phone-hacking scandal is far from over.

EU calls emergency summit on Greece
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EU calls emergency summit on Greece

Jul 15th 2011, 7:23 PM 257 Views 13 Comments

The leaders of 17 eurozone countries will meet next week to attempt to forge a deal on a second bailout for Greece.

Syrian forces open fire on protesters, killing 14
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Syrian forces open fire on protesters, killing 14

Jul 15th 2011, 2:58 PM 217 Views 17 Comments

Today’s rallies appear to be the largest and most widespread since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in March.

New government for Libya
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New government for Libya

Jul 15th 2011, 2:23 PM 287 Views 4 Comments

More than 30 countries have declared Colonel Gaddafi’s regime in Libya no longer legitimate as the Transitional National Council is recognised as the country’s new government.

Clarke surges up leaderboard with another 68
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Clarke surges up leaderboard with another 68

Jul 15th 2011, 1:44 PM 96 Views 0 Comments

Can the big man keep it going over the weekend?

Italy faces crunch vote on austerity package
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Italy faces crunch vote on austerity package

Jul 15th 2011, 7:07 AM 168 Views 0 Comments

Italy’s finance minister warns that Europe needs a plan because “like on the Titanic, not even the first-class passengers will be saved”.

Murdochs agree to be questioned by UK parliament
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Murdochs agree to be questioned by UK parliament

Jul 14th 2011, 8:45 PM 138 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, in the United States, the FBI have opened an investigation into allegations the Murdoch media empire sought to hack into the phones of 11 September victims.

Palestinians get Arab League boost for UN drive
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Palestinians get Arab League boost for UN drive

Jul 14th 2011, 5:11 PM 484 Views 25 Comments

The Palestinian authorities plan to seek full membership at the United Nations this autumn.

After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?
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After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?

Jul 14th 2011, 2:37 PM 462 Views 2 Comments

The Holywood man is back in the clubhouse with a one over par 71. So where does that leave him?

Fan who returned Jeter's record-breaking ball gets his own baseball card
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Fan who returned Jeter's record-breaking ball gets his own baseball card

Jul 14th 2011, 12:34 PM 142 Views 0 Comments

He gave back the ball that would’ve made him a little richer – but he’s been rewarded in a unique way.

The Open leaderboard: day one
# Movers And Shakers
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# Movers And Shakers

The Open leaderboard: day one

Jul 14th 2011, 10:47 AM 408 Views 0 Comments

We’ll keep you in the loop no matter what you have on today.

Things are getting serious: Le Tour's mountain men get chance to shine
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# New Phase

Things are getting serious: Le Tour's mountain men get chance to shine

Jul 14th 2011, 10:42 AM 94 Views 0 Comments

Sprinters, breakaway artists and a Frechman dominated the Tour de France’s rainy, chaotic first half. Now it’s the mountain men’s chance to thrive.

No leads into Mumbai attacks that killed 17
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No leads into Mumbai attacks that killed 17

Jul 14th 2011, 8:01 AM 130 Views 0 Comments

The attacks were the worst terror strike in the country since the siege of Mumbai that killed 166 people in 2008.

Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed
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Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed

Jul 13th 2011, 9:25 PM 139 Views 5 Comments

Ben Bernanke’s reassurances helped drive stock prices higher, but it also underscored the fragile state of the economy more than two years after economists said the recession had ended.

Egypt fires almost 700 police officers to cleanse force
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Egypt fires almost 700 police officers to cleanse force

Jul 13th 2011, 7:09 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

The discredited and widely unpopular Egyptian police force has been purged of hundreds of members as part of public demand.