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Saab agrees €28m property deal in bid to reduce debts
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Saab agrees €28m property deal in bid to reduce debts

Jun 28th 2011, 1:53 PM 674 Views 0 Comments

Ailing car manufacturer has secured a sale and lease back agreement to help ease the company’s cash shortage.

Knox confronts witness who said she killed Meredith Kercher
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Knox confronts witness who said she killed Meredith Kercher

Jun 28th 2011, 12:53 PM 1,965 Views 11 Comments

Rudy Guede told the court that Knox and her ex-boyfriend murdered Meredith Kercher nearly four years ago.

Rafa Nadal vows to play on at Wimbledon
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Rafa Nadal vows to play on at Wimbledon

Jun 28th 2011, 12:52 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

Spanish ace picked up an injury in his win yesterday but insists he’s good to go tomorrow against Mardy Fish.

Hollywood actress and Bond girl Michelle Yeoh kicked out of Burma
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Hollywood actress and Bond girl Michelle Yeoh kicked out of Burma

Jun 28th 2011, 10:28 AM 2,204 Views 2 Comments

Officials haven’t explained why the actress, who is due to play Aung San Suu Kyi in a new film, is on the country’s blacklist.

Illinois governor tried to sell Obama's Senate seat
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Illinois governor tried to sell Obama's Senate seat

Jun 28th 2011, 9:07 AM 441 Views 5 Comments

Two-term governor of Obama’s home state was convicted of a range of corruption charges yesterday.

US presidential hopeful accused of 'pants on fire-esque' falsehoods
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US presidential hopeful accused of 'pants on fire-esque' falsehoods

Jun 27th 2011, 10:36 PM 1,066 Views 11 Comments

Hopeful for the 2012 Republican nomination Michelle Bachmann has been dropping untruth bombs quite a lot recently.

"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia
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"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia

Jun 27th 2011, 5:58 PM 384 Views 1 Comment

The trial represents the last chance to bring the Khmer Rouge leadership to justice.

Watch: Haye promises 'brutal execution' of Klitschko
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Watch: Haye promises 'brutal execution' of Klitschko

Jun 27th 2011, 4:45 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

Wladimir Klitschko is a robot, according to the Haye-maker, and the British boxer plans to make him ‘malfunction’.

Wozniacki and Williams sisters among the Wimbledon casualties as Sharapova and Murray advance
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Wozniacki and Williams sisters among the Wimbledon casualties as Sharapova and Murray advance

Jun 27th 2011, 3:50 PM 462 Views 4 Comments

Losing 2007 finalist Marion Bartoli shocks four-time champion while Andy Murray takes centre stage.

Greece's new best friend: France
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Greece's new best friend: France

Jun 27th 2011, 2:23 PM 503 Views 7 Comments

Sarkozy has pledged that France “won’t let Greece fall” as he announces French banks’ support for debt-laden Greece.

ICC issues warrants for Gaddafi and son
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ICC issues warrants for Gaddafi and son

Jun 27th 2011, 12:58 PM 230 Views 3 Comments

The Hague-based court also issued a warrant for the arrest of Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Sanoussi.

Taliban uses husband and wife suicide squad in Pakistan
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Taliban uses husband and wife suicide squad in Pakistan

Jun 26th 2011, 8:00 PM 203 Views 3 Comments

The attack on a police station is the first time the Pakistani Taliban has used a female bomber.

Israeli PM Netanyahu's son directed abuse at Muslims on Facebook
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Israeli PM Netanyahu's son directed abuse at Muslims on Facebook

Jun 26th 2011, 2:01 PM 1,907 Views 21 Comments

Yair Netanyahu is a spokesman for the military and it is not the first time Israeli Defence Forces have misused the site…

Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?
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Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?

Jun 26th 2011, 12:42 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

It could be a sign of nerves in the face of law enforcement investigations.

China releases another dissident but is he being watched?
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China releases another dissident but is he being watched?

Jun 26th 2011, 9:59 AM 95 Views 0 Comments

Hu Jia has spent three-and-a-half years in prison for allegedly planning to disrupt the 2008 Olympics.

Libya claims NATO has killed more civilians
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Libya claims NATO has killed more civilians

Jun 25th 2011, 6:27 PM 105 Views 0 Comments

Libyan state media says a NATO airstrike has killed 15 people after hitting a restaurant and a bakery.

Death toll from Afghan blast revised down to 35
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Death toll from Afghan blast revised down to 35

Jun 25th 2011, 12:26 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

The Taliban denied responsibility for the blast.

Champagne flows as New York legalises gay marriage
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Champagne flows as New York legalises gay marriage

Jun 25th 2011, 9:49 AM 655 Views 17 Comments

Catholic church leaders weren’t so pleased with the news.

Conrad Black sent back to jail for defrauding investors
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Conrad Black sent back to jail for defrauding investors

Jun 24th 2011, 10:02 PM 288 Views 4 Comments

The fallen newspaper mogul is given 3.5 years in jail, but his two years already served will be discounted.

US regulators target Google in anti-trust inquiry
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US regulators target Google in anti-trust inquiry

Jun 24th 2011, 7:16 PM 84 Views 0 Comments

Does Google skew its search results to promote its own products at the expense of others? The FTC wants to find out.

Former Rwandan government minister found guilty of war crimes
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Former Rwandan government minister found guilty of war crimes

Jun 24th 2011, 1:50 PM 515 Views 2 Comments

Pauline Nyiramashuko was the first woman charged with war crimes in the 1994 genocide.

Computer says no: new website problems for Olympic ticket bidders
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Computer says no: new website problems for Olympic ticket bidders

Jun 24th 2011, 1:31 PM 119 Views 0 Comments

Would-be spectators left frustrated this morning by barely-working Games website.

3,200km off course: Lost penguin taken to New Zealand zoo over health fears
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3,200km off course: Lost penguin taken to New Zealand zoo over health fears

Jun 24th 2011, 11:58 AM 475 Views 0 Comments

The young Emperor penguin is a long way from his Antarctic home.

Meet the next big thing.. Cavs take Irving first in NBA draft
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Meet the next big thing.. Cavs take Irving first in NBA draft

Jun 24th 2011, 10:43 AM 66 Views 0 Comments

It was a long night for some of basketball’s brightest starlets in a draft that was low on talent but high on drama.

Concerns over motivation behind trial of former Ukrainian PM
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Concerns over motivation behind trial of former Ukrainian PM

Jun 24th 2011, 9:04 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

Opposition leader and former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko is on trial for alleged abuse of power over a gas deal with Russia.

Judge tells Lindsay Lohan: stop having parties while you're under house arrest
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Judge tells Lindsay Lohan: stop having parties while you're under house arrest

Jun 23rd 2011, 8:21 PM 246 Views 2 Comments

The troubled actress can only have one friend visit her at a time, under the rules of an LA judge.

Freed Ai Weiwei silenced and still followed by Chinese authorities
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Freed Ai Weiwei silenced and still followed by Chinese authorities

Jun 23rd 2011, 3:03 PM 142 Views 0 Comments

On his first day of freedom, the outspoken government critic said he cut his own hair.

Listen here: The Irish Examiner’s GAA podcast
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Listen here: The Irish Examiner’s GAA podcast

Jun 23rd 2011, 2:31 PM 260 Views 0 Comments

The weekly Gaelic games podcast looks ahead to a busy weekend of hurling and football action.

Seven-year-old steals car and drives 20 miles
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Seven-year-old steals car and drives 20 miles

Jun 23rd 2011, 11:00 AM 596 Views 9 Comments

The young man was on a mission…

Tsunami warning issued after 6.7-mag earthquake in Japan
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Tsunami warning issued after 6.7-mag earthquake in Japan

Jun 23rd 2011, 1:13 AM 539 Views 2 Comments

An quake strikes an offshore area 325 miles north-east of Tokyo, triggering a tsunami warning for Iwate Prefecture.

Leaked FIFA report suggests damning evidence against bin Hammam and Warner
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Leaked FIFA report suggests damning evidence against bin Hammam and Warner

Jun 22nd 2011, 10:12 PM 241 Views 1 Comment

FIFA had “compelling” evidence that Mohamed bin Hammam was offering cash bribes for votes in its presidential election.

China releases dissident artist Ai Weiwei following tax 'confession'
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China releases dissident artist Ai Weiwei following tax 'confession'

Jun 22nd 2011, 4:57 PM 150 Views 4 Comments

Chinese media reports that one of the country’s leading activists has confessed to tax evasion and been released.

"We will forget that Europe is on the map": Syria on sanctions
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"We will forget that Europe is on the map": Syria on sanctions

Jun 22nd 2011, 3:44 PM 256 Views 3 Comments

News of the EU’s sanctions hasn’t gone down too well with the Syrian foreign minister…

Dozens of al-Qaeda fighters escape from Yemeni jail
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Dozens of al-Qaeda fighters escape from Yemeni jail

Jun 22nd 2011, 3:38 PM 101 Views 0 Comments

Daring escape shows al-Qaeda’s growing confidence at challenging authorities in southern Yemen amid country’s unrest.

Bahrain sentences rights activists to life in prison
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Bahrain sentences rights activists to life in prison

Jun 22nd 2011, 12:23 PM 218 Views 7 Comments

The crackdown on anti-government dissent continues…

Friends reunited: Isner needs just two hours to beat Mahut in replay of epic
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Friends reunited: Isner needs just two hours to beat Mahut in replay of epic

Jun 22nd 2011, 9:54 AM 180 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s record-breaking marathon men did it all over again yesterday… but a little quicker this time around.

Ban Ki-moon secures second term as UN head
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Ban Ki-moon secures second term as UN head

Jun 21st 2011, 8:52 PM 105 Views 2 Comments

The South Korean will remain as Secretary-General for another five years, with unanimous backing from the assembly.

JP Morgan agrees €107m settlement over fraud charges
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JP Morgan agrees €107m settlement over fraud charges

Jun 21st 2011, 7:23 PM 124 Views 0 Comments

The bank was accused of not telling customers that a hedge fund had chosen some assets in a major securities deal.

Three-quarters of US nuclear plants have radioactive leaks - report
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Three-quarters of US nuclear plants have radioactive leaks - report

Jun 21st 2011, 3:57 PM 293 Views 2 Comments

Tritium has leaked from three-quarters of commercial nuclear power plants in the United States, AP reports.

Hundreds of reservoirs in China on the brink of flooding
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Hundreds of reservoirs in China on the brink of flooding

Jun 21st 2011, 2:41 PM 261 Views 0 Comments

Rain-triggered floods have already killed at least 175 people in eastern and southern China. Now, over 600 reservoirs are in danger of overflowing.