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17 May

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Libyan oil minister Shokri Ghanem ‘defects’

Sources say minister is on his way to Tunisian capital as NATO warplanes continue to hit targets in Tripoli.

Last Modified: 17 May 2011 14:32 GMT

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Queen visits Ireland after bomb scare

First visit by a British monarch in a century sparks security concern after three devices found near Dublin.

Last Modified: 17 May 2011 13:40 GMT

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Pakistan protests over border strike

Two security personnel wounded as NATO helicopter opens fire on checkpoint near Afghan-Pakistan frontier.

Last Modified: 17 May 2011 07:17 GMT

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In Depth 

Nakba day violence on the Israel-Lebanon border

16 May 2011 16:46 GMT

As Palestinians commemorated the loss of their homeland, hundreds of refugees marched on Israel’s northern frontier.

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UAE: Arming up with mercenaries

What possible security risks could have motivated the UAE to hire outside help?

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Afghan police at times ‘high on drugs’

Commander of five UK soldiers killed by Helmand policeman tells inquest locals were open to corruption
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Arnold Schwarzenegger had child with employee

17 May 2011: Former California governor confirms in a statement that he fathered a child with a member of his household staff
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Mitch Daniels: the convenient amnesia of a deficit hawk

Not a decade ago, the Republican evangelists of fiscal rectitude were defending budget deficits – in order to cut taxes

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels riding his Harley Davidson
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels riding his Fat Boy Harley Davidson motorcycle, July 2009. Daniels, a possible Republican contender for 2012, argued for George Bush’s 2003 $304bn budget shortfall. Photograph: AP Photo
 “As Bush’s director of the Office of Management and Budget, Daniels presided over a historic turnaround in the nation’s fiscal fortunes, in which the $5.6tn surplus that emerged from the Clinton administration morphed into a 10-year forecast for a $2.1tn deficit by early 2003.”………………………………………….
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