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French soldier stabbed in neck outside Paris

Soldier loses considerable amount of blood after being stabbed, but his condition is reportedly not life threatening. A French soldier patrolling a business neighbourhood west of Paris has been stabbed in the neck by a man who quickly fled the …

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Five tourists rescured from danger in Iceland

The five had erected a folding table and chairs and settled down to enjoy their lunch when the piece of ice they had chosen suddenly separated from the land. It was floating in the freezing seas around the Fjallsárlón glacial …

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Egyptian police block border crossings

Police impede border crossing with Israel and crossing into Gaza to push state to help free kidnapped colleagues. Egyptian police angered by the kidnapping of seven of their colleagues by armed fighters in the Sinai Peninsula, have blocked a commercial …

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Jordan eyes role in Israeli-Palestinian talks

Prime minister says involvement in final settlement discussions will aim at guaranteeing rights of Palestinian refugees. Jordan hopes to play a role in the negotiations for a final settlement in the long-running conflict between Palestinians and Israelis, the kingdom’s prime …

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Why I had double mastectomy – Angelina

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday she has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her high risk of breast cancer, encouraging other women to address threats to their health. The ultra-glamorous Jolie — whose mother Marcheline Bertrand …

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Bangladesh cracks down on protest group

Leader of Hifazat-e-Islam forced to exit Dhaka after clashes between group’s supporters and police leave many dead. The government in Bangladesh has cracked down on protests, taken a television station off-air and transfered the man at the head of the …

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NBA Star admits being homosexual

NBA veteran centre Jason Collins has become the first active player in any US major professional sports leagues to reveal that he is gay, doing so to Sports Illustrated in a major cover story released on Monday. Collins, who is …

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