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Gunmen are reported to have fired on an Israeli bus which was travelling near the Egyptian border, wounding at least four people.

Riot police clash with demonstrators in Madrid (17/08/11) Protest as Spain readies for Pope

Thousands of people protest in the Spanish capital, Madrid, against the cost to taxpayers of a visit by Pope Benedict XVI, hours before his arrival.

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England's James Anderson is fit to will play at the Oval, Manchester City close in on Arsenal's Samir Nasri, Andy Murray wins through to Cincinnati third round, latest football rumours, plus more.

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Organisers of a Michael Jackson tribute concert in Cardiff are criticised for booking rock band Kiss after its bassist called the star a child abuser.

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Todas las bienvenidas de Benedicto XVI

Miles de personas de todo el mundo esperan hoy la llegada del Papa a Madrid. Pero no todos lo esperan para darle una bienvenida: una marcha "anti papa" terminó en enfrentamientos.

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سورية: الاسد يبلغ الامم المتحدة بتوقف العمليات العسكرية

الامم المتحدة تقول ان الرئيس السوري ابلغ الامين العام ان عمليات الجيش والشرطة التي نفذت ضد محتجين سوريين قد توقفت، بعد انباء عن مقتل تسعة في حمص.

Persian

رئیس جمهوری سوریه: عملیات نظامی علیه مخالفان متوقف شده است

همزمان با ابراز نگرانی اعضای شورای امنیت سازمان ملل در مورد برخورد حکومت سوریه با مخالفان، بشار اسد، رئیس جمهوری، گفته است که عملیات نظامی علیه شهروندان این کشور را متوقف کرده است.

Russian

В Гааге повторно судят оправданного экс-премьера Косова

Бывший премьер-министр Косова Рамуш Харадинай вновь предстанет перед судом в Гааге по обвинению в совершении военных преступлений в 1998-1999 году. Это будет первое в истории Гаагского трибунала повторное рассмотрение дела.

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Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow on how Russia has changed, two decades on from the failed putsch that brought on the collapse of the USSR.

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