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Cartoons showed 'insensitivity'

By Geoff MeadeA BRITISH Muslim Euro-MP last night called for an end to Muslim protests against Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

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Activist arrested at Bush speech

By Laurie Kellman, WashingtonANTI-WAR activist Cindy Sheehan was arrested and removed from the gallery on Tuesday night just before US President George W Bush's State of the Union address, a police spokeswoman said.

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Hamas threats on Israel 'hurts Palestine'

By Jennifer Loven ,WashingtonUS PRESIDENT George W Bush said yesterday the vision of a Palestinian state cannot be realised if a Hamas-led government refuses to renounce its desire to destroy Israel.

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Ahmadinejad attacks 'fake superpowers' in nuclear row

By Paul Hughes, TehranIRANIAN President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad yesterday mocked international calls for Iran to rein in its nuclear programme after US President George W Bush said the world must prevent it from making a nuclear bomb.

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Israeli soldiers clash with settlers

By Josef Federman, AmonaCLUB-WIELDING riot troops dragged away thousands of stone-throwing Jewish settlers from rooftops and behind barbed wire yesterday, evacuating an illegal West Bank outpost in the fiercest clash over settlements since Israel's Gaza pull-out.

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Icy body find bolsters claims for 10th planet

By John von RadowitzCLAIMS that the sun has a 10th planet have been bolstered by the discovery that an icy body found on the edge of the solar system is bigger than Pluto.

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