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04 Oct

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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An elderly woman in a camp on the outskirts of Rome

The trouble with the Roma: At the margins of Europe

Peter Popham: Recent treatment of Europe’s most persecuted minority, the Roma people, shames our continent……………………………..

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 Pope’s address disappoints anti-Mafia campaigners

Pope Benedict XVI yesterday gave a homily in Sicily that urged people there to be hopeful for a better future but stopped short of using the word Mafia…………………

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Dilma Rousseff poses after leaving a voting booth in Porto Alegre, in southern Brazil, yesterday

Lula protégé faces tough fight for outright victory in Brazil

The candidate hand-picked by the outgoing Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to succeed him appeared last night to have secured preliminary victory in national elections but early returns cast doubt on her achieving a wide enough margin to avoid a run-off vote in four weeks………………………………….

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Palestinian worker killed at barrier

Israeli police shot and killed a building worker from the West Bank village of Sair yesterday, after he used a rope to scale the “separation barrier” meant to keep Palestinians from entering Israel clandestinely…………………..

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Park51 drawings prove how far ‘Ground Zero mosque’ claims are from truth

Plans for $120m project suggest building will be a multifaith community centre, including gym and………………………………..

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Settlers blamed for mosque blaze

Palestinians say Israeli settlers in the West Bank burnt prayer rugs and Quran copies in early morning attack.
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2010 12:01 GMT

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Israeli court convicts two soldiers

An Israeli court has convicted two soldiers for using a child as a human shield during the deadly 2009 Gaza war.

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