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The area under cultivation for poppies is rising as Afghan farmers can get up to 12 times more for the crop than they can for growing cereals or vegetables
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Awad Abdulbagy threatened to sell 350 photos
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Lindsay Sandiford appearing in court in January, 2013
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The Pirate Party is now the biggest in Iceland according to Icelandic researchers MMR
Results come as the ruling Independence party slips into a close second place
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Rescued migrants arrives in the harbor of Lampedusa, Southern Italy, Saturday 2 May 2015. Ships from Italy and France rescued more than 1,400 migrants on Saturday after smugglers' boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya.
The coast guard launched 17 rescue operations
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Jimmy Carter prepares to lay a wreath of flowers on the tomb of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
Carter was on a three-day mission to Israel and the West Bank
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Police were called to five-star hotel following reports of a man found unresponsive
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Incident has now been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission
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Fishing boats in the harbour of seaside town, Brixham
Emergency services were called to Devon fishing port

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