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Nov 5, 2002

Beleaguered Sharon Calls Election

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Six days after his government of national unity collapsed, the Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, today accepted that he could not restore his parliamentary majority and called for elections in Ja
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Oct 2, 2002

Brazil's Breakthrough

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Could come this Sunday, if Latin America's biggest country elects its first leftwing leader for forty years. And with 41 per cent support in the polls and twenty points ahead of the next challenger,
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Sep 25, 2002

India Blames Pakistan for Temple Attack

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The Indian government today blamed Pakistan for an attack on a Hindu temple in Gujarat state that left thirty-two people dead and seventy-four injured. The incident has raised fears of fresh communal
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May 9, 2002

Nine Die In India Religious Clashes

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More fuel, more fire. Described as state-condoned reprisal killings, the latest violence between Muslim and Hindus in Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India, adds to the nine-hundred - mostly Muslims - killed sin
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May 6, 2002

Chirac Appoints Interim Prime Minister

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Ding. Round Two. After a whopping victory over France's extreme-right National Front leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Liberal Democracy party member, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, will lead the country up to its m
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May 1, 2002

One Million Rally Against Le Pen in France

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The people say feh! to your extreme nationalistic policies. Today, in the biggest protest in France since the 1968 student demonstrations, over a million people demonstrated against the far right (mo
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Apr 18, 2002

Four Canadians Killed in "Friendly Fire"

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Four Canadian soldiers died in Afghanistan last night after an American fighter jet mistakenly dropped a laser-guided 250-kg bomb on the Canadian unit. The bombing occured during a well publicized li
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Apr 15, 2002

Hirst Switches to Gas for Inspiration

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Inspired by Future Forests - the U.K.-based company which advises individuals and groups on how to reduce CO2 emissions - visual artist Damien Hirst's latest exhibit features a huge installation usin
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Mar 26, 2002

Race Attack Victim Wins Right to Sue Police

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Duwayne Brooks, the surviving victim of a racist attack in south-east London in 1993, resulting in the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, today has been given the green light to sue the Metro
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Aug 31, 2001

McLabour: Big Mac Backs Blair

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U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair has triggered a potentially damaging row over Labour's increasingly close links with big corporations after it emerged that he is to attend a £15,000 recepti
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