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24 May

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Obama returns to Irish roots

Barack Obama, the US president, and his wife Michelle, experienced a warm welcome in Ireland – where some of Obama’s distant ancestors lived.

As well as meeting the Irish prime minister, Obama made a visit to the small town of Moneygall where the president’s great, great grandfather lived.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from the Irish capital, Dublin.

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Tornado leaves scores dead in US city

At least 116 people reported dead after powerful twister rips through the town of Joplin in southwestern Missouri.
Last Modified: 23 May 2011 20:56 GMT

Mubarak to be tried for deaths of protesters

Egypt’s public prosecutor refers the former president and both his sons to stand trial in a criminal court.

Last Modified: 24 May 2011 14:42 GMT

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Netanyahu rules out return to 1967 borders  

Prime minister to set out “vision for peace” to US Congress, but says Israel “cannot return to indefensible 1967 lines”.

Last Modified: 24 May 2011 03:01 GMT

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Americas

Harold Camping has predicted the end of the world in October

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