Kazakh man stopped from hijacking plane to Libya: ANSA

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Cabin crew overpowered a Kazakh man Sunday after he tried to hijack a Paris-Rome plane and have it land in Tripoli by threatening an air hostess, Italy's ANSA news agency reported.

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Carter says hopes to meet North Korea leader and son

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Former President Jimmy Carter said on Monday he hopes to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and his son and presumed heir during a visit this week that will concentrate on Pyongyang's nuclear program and foodaid needs.

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Guns silent on Thai-Cambodian border; talks cancelled

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Guns silent on Thai-Cambodian border; talks cancelled

Guns were silent along the Thai-Cambodia border on Monday after three days of jungle clashes between rival troops, but hopes for a diplomatic solution faded after the abrupt cancellation of talks with a top regional envoy.

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Greece will emerge from crisis: PM

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Greece will emerge from crisis: PM

Greek Prime Minister Georges Papandreou said Sunday his country will emerge from its economic crisis "despite the difficulties" that still confront it one year after a EU and IMF bailout.

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Taliban break more than 450 out of Afghan prison

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Taliban break more than 450 out of Afghan prison

Taliban insurgents dug a more than 1,050-foot (320-meter) tunnel underground and into the main jail in Kandahar city and whisked out more than 450 prisoners, most of whom were Taliban fighters, officials and the insurgents said Monday.

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Kadhafi's office destroyed in air strike

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Kadhafi's office destroyed in air strike

Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's office in his immense Tripoli residence was destroyed in an air strike early Monday, an AFP journalist said.

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Syria rounds up opponents after 120 dead

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Syria rounds up opponents after 120 dead

Security forces shot dead four people and made arrests across Syria on Sunday, as funerals were held for protesters and mourners killed in a bloody crackdown which activists said cost 120 lives.

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Gold hits record highs on weak dollar

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Gold hits record highs on weak dollar

Spot gold rose to a record of $1,513.70 an ounce on Monday, extending the record-breaking rally to the seventh consecutive session, as the dollar languished near its three-year low.

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Strong quake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi

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A strong earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Monday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage.

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Thousands of protesters demand "A New Morocco"

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Thousands of protesters demand 'A New Morocco'

Thousands took to the streets of Morocco on Sunday in peaceful demonstrations to demand sweeping reforms and an end to political detention, the third day of mass protests since they began in February.

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Mexican brothers face death in Malaysia drug trial

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Mexican brothers face death in Malaysia drug trial

From age 6, each of the Gonzalez brothers learned to make bricks, trudging like nine little chicks behind their father every day before dawn to work in his dusty hilltop brickyard.

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Arsenal's title bid in tatters after Bolton defeat

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Arsenal's title bid in tatters after Bolton defeat

LONDON, April 24, 2011 (AFP) - Arsenal blew their last chance to get back in the Premier League title race as the Gunners were beaten 2-1 at Bolton on Sunday.

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Coyle praises emotional match-winner Cohen

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Coyle praises emotional match-winner Cohen

BOLTON, United Kingdom, April 24, 2011 (AFP) - Bolton boss Owen Coyle hailed Tamir Cohen on Sunday after the Israeli midfielder staged an emotional tribute to his late father after scoring the winner in the 2-1 win over Arsenal.

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Football: Raul relishing facing fellow evergreen Giggs

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Football: Raul relishing facing fellow evergreen Giggs

BERLIN, April 25, 2011 (AFP) - Schalke 04 hot-shot Raul is relishing facing Manchester United's Ryan Giggs in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final as the two veterans, with a combined age of 70, eye one more European triumph this season.

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Champions League head-to-head

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PARIS, April 25, 2011 (AFP) - Champions League head-to-head records for the first legs of this week's semi-finals (date, tournament, round, result):

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