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SCENARIOS-Policy confusion in store as Japan PM faces no-confidence vote
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Monday, 30 May 2011
SCENARIOS-Policy confusion in store as Japan PM faces no-confidence vote
30 May 2011 08:12 Source: reuters // Reuters By Linda Sieg TOKYO, May 30 (Reuters) - Unpopular Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan faces a likely vote on a no-confidence motion this week over his handling of the nation's nuclear crisis and other challenges, raising the risk of more policy confusion in the world's third-biggest economy....
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Aid workers to join Gaza flotilla
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Monday, 30 May 2011
Aid workers to join Gaza flotilla
More than 30 British aid workers will join a flotilla heading towards Gaza in June, it has been announced....
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Witnesses Say Yemeni Troops Kill 20 Protesters
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Monday, 30 May 2011
Witnesses Say Yemeni Troops Kill 20 Protesters
Witnesses said forces loyal to embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh stormed a protest camp Monday in the city of Taiz...
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Germany decides to abandon nuclear power by 2022
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Monday, 30 May 2011
Germany decides to abandon nuclear power by 2022
Germany's coalition government decided early Monday to shut down all of the country's nuclear power plants by 2022, a policy change prompted by Japan's nuclear...
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Islamist militants control 2nd Yemeni town
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Monday, 30 May 2011
Islamist militants control 2nd Yemeni town
ZINJIBAR, Yemen, May 30 (UPI) -- Islamist militants controlled a second southern Yemeni town Monday amid claims President Ali Abdullah Saleh let the town go to...
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Germany to Go Nuclear-Free by 2022
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Monday, 30 May 2011
Germany to Go Nuclear-Free by 2022
Germany's coalition government decided to shut down all of the country's nuclear power plants by 2022, a policy change prompted by Japan's nuclear disaster, th...
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Zuma's Libya trip a chance to redeem African Union
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Monday, 30 May 2011
Zuma's Libya trip a chance to redeem African Union
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) President Jacob Zuma's mediation trip to Libya this week will test the relevance of the increasingly discredited African Union as well as ...
 
Tarboush in Levant used to be desired for macho look
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Monday, 30 May 2011
Tarboush in Levant used to be desired for macho look
By Mubarak Al-Hajeri (with photos) BEIRUT, May 30 (KUNA) -- Men in the levant, since the late times of the 19th century till the middle of the past century, us...
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FOCUS LIBYA: G8, Gaddafi has to go
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Monday, 30 May 2011
FOCUS LIBYA: G8, Gaddafi has to go
FOCUS LIBYA: G8, Gaddafi has to go ROME, Italy, May 30, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The violence in Libya and Syria needs to stop but the “Arab Sp...
 
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