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24 Dec

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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Bank freezes Ivorian leader’s funds

West African central bank denies access to funds for Laurent Gbago’s government as UN recognises rival as president.
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2010 14:08 GMT

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US tips off airlines of bomb tactic

US Homeland Security is alerting airlines to be on the lookout for a potential new “terror tactic” involving thermoses.
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2010 10:10 GMT

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Don’t go, don’t kill!

Cindy Sheehan 23 Dec 2010 19:38 GMT
The repeal of don’t ask, don’t tell for gays in the US military is not a positive step for equality, activist says.
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Swine flu surge alarms doctors

Number of recorded cases this season doubles as fears grow of swine flu resurgence in vulnerable ..

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Medvedev welcomes US arms treaty

Russian president says country is ready to ratify the Start nuclear arms reduction pact with the US

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Iraq’s Christian exodus gathers pace

Churches empty and Christmas decorations are put away after al-Qaida renews deadly threat 

In pictures: Christians in the Middle East 

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Under-Appreciated Person One: Bradley Manning  

Johann Hari: The under-appreciated heroes of 2010

The endless whirr of 24/7 corporate news ignores the people who actually make a difference. 

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Expect more extreme winters thanks to global warming, say scientists

Steve Connor: Link established between snowy winters in Britain and melting sea ice in the Arctic. 

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Unrepentant: the country's former ruler (1976-81), Jorge Rafael Videla

Dictator jailed in final judgment on Argentinian junta’s dirty war

David Usborne: Jorge Videla found guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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The past seven days in photographs

 

 Autoplay

Motorists push a car in the snow on the A3 near Guildford, in southern England. Fresh snow
brought much of Britain to a standstill on Saturday, on what is traditionally the
busiest weekend for shopping and travel in the run-up to Christmas.

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