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Didier Reynders killing: suspect arrested in Brussels park

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:01
A judge was shot dead at point-blank range in her courtroom by a man who had nurtured a grudge against her for three years, prosecutors said yesterday.

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Latest iPhone to be unveiled in San Francisco

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:01
Apple is preparing to unveil the latest version of the iPhone next week, confident that its fans are still keen to buy yet another device from the company, despite the recent launch of the iPad.

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Florida keen to persuade tourists the coast is almost clear

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:01
There is no arguing with the webcams set up along Florida’s 825 miles of beaches, or the hundreds of photographs posted on the state’s tourism website. The captions announce “No oil here” and “Pristine” below images of waves lapping at clean, white sand.

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Obama secretly deploys US special forces to 75 countries across world

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:01
President Obama has secretly sanctioned a huge increase in the number of US special forces carrying out search-and-destroy missions against al-Qaeda around the world, with American troops now operating in 75 countries.

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Angry President Obama flies in as oil hits Florida

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:01
President Obama, at the mercy of events and unproven technologies, flew to Louisiana yesterday for the third time since the Deepwater Horizon blowout to console those living along the state’s polluted coast and to find out whether BP may finally be winning the race to cap the well.

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The ‘Bullet Magnet’, Mick Flynn, recalls a firefight with the Taleban in 2006

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:01
If the crossing turned out to be as dangerous as it looked, it was better if I led from the front. I always get a buzz out of going first.

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Want more success with women? Don’t do it yourself

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:01
“My wit is more polished than your moustache” — Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac, Act 1.

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Judge and clerk were shot over grudge about eviction three years ago

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 13:09
A Belgian judge was shot dead at point blank range in her courtroom because her attacker nurtured a grudge dating back three years over her decision to evict him from his home, prosecutors said today.

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Israeli commando who shot six passengers in aid convoy in line for medal

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 10:11
The latest on the fallout from the flotilla raid thetimes.co.uk

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Burma is trying to build nuclear weapons and missiles, says US senator

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 08:26
The Burmese Government is attempting to build nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, according to a military defector who smuggled photographs and documents of secret nuclear equipment out of the isolated dictatorship.
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Fire in Dhaka kills at least 114 people as chemicals suffocate victims

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 05:45
See the latest pictures of the tragedy at thetimes.co.uk

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Naoto Kan is Japan’s latest Prime Minister

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 01:26
The latest foreign coverage at thetimes.co.uk

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BP receives clean up bill for $69 million$

Fri, 06/04/2010 - 00:51
The latest on President Obama's visit at thetimes.co.uk

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Kevin Rudd will be blamed if President Obama cancels plans to visit

Thu, 06/03/2010 - 20:01
If, as expected, President Obama cancels his planned trip to Australia later this month, Australians will have their explanation ready.

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Life-giving waters of Nile a source of conflict for centuries

Thu, 06/03/2010 - 20:01
During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Hutu killers threw their Tutsi victims into the feeder rivers of Lake Victoria, saying the corpses would be carried back to Egypt and Ethiopia from where, legend had it, they once came as invaders.

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Eric Zemmour provokes France’s elite with claims of national decline

Thu, 06/03/2010 - 20:01
France has been thwarted in its destiny of greatness by the English and is now doomed to collapse into civil war between Christians and Muslim “barbarians”.

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‘Man who tried to sell Obama seat’ welcomes chance to tell his story

Thu, 06/03/2010 - 20:01
The latest news from the Rod Blagojevich trial at thetimes.co.uk

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Family fears for Briton held in violent Afghan jail

Thu, 06/03/2010 - 20:01
The family of a former British army officer jailed in Afghanistan on corruption charges have spoken of their fears for his safety after visiting him in one of the country’s most violent jails.

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Javier Moro’s ‘fictional biography’ of Sonia Gandhi stirs Indian anger

Thu, 06/03/2010 - 20:01
An unauthorised “fictional biography” of Sonia Gandhi has angered the leader of India’s Congress party — prompting threats from her lawyer to block its publication.

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Umpire apologises as he fails to catch pitcher’s perfect game

Thu, 06/03/2010 - 20:01
There are no instant replays to help umpires in major league baseball but an incredulous nation is beginning to wish there were.

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