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British bird flu outbreak a case of 'when, not if'

By Aidan Hennigan and Jim CaldwellA CHILLING warning has come from the British Veterinary Association that an outbreak avian flu was a question of "when, not if" following the discovery in France of a dead duck carrying the disease.

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Israel freezes funds destined for Palestinians

ISRAEL'S cabinet yesterday approved an immediate freeze on the transfer of hundreds of millions of dollars to the Palestinian Authority, in a first response to Hamas militants' takeover of the Palestinian parliament.

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Search for ET to focus on five stars

By John von RadowitzFIVE nearby stars have been chosen as the best places to look for alien civilisations.

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