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Three Russian snipers argue with Georgian demonstrators at a checkpoint in Igoeti, 35km from Tbilisi, on 21 August
The UN Security Council splits over South Ossetia hours before Russia is due to complete its combat troop withdrawal from Georgia.

Senior politicians are due to meet in Pakistan to try to resolve disputes which threaten to break up the coalition government.

The gymnastics governing body will be asked by Olympic chiefs to check none of China's winning women's team were under-age.



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