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Not content with four-storey statues of Alexander the Great and Mother Teresa, city planners in Skopje are now inviting bids for a version of Rome’s Spanish Steps, part of a beautification campaign that has divided residents.

Mumbai shooting suspect pleads guilty

The lone surviving gunman in the November Mumbai attacks admitted his role in the shooting rampage in a dramatic confession Monday in an Indian court, reversing months of denials.

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Dom Joly: A fortnight in Chernobyl is my idea of a holiday

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Mumbai terror survivors blame police for deaths

Survivors of the Mumbai terror attacks have accused police of causing the death of some of those trapped inside the Taj Mahal hotel by telling them it was safe to leave when armed militants were still at large. The fleeing guests were subsequently shot dead.

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India demands Pakistan hand over terror suspects

India picked up intelligence in recent months that terrorists were plotting attacks against Mumbai targets, an official said today, as the government demanded that Islamabad hand over suspected terrorists believed living in Pakistan.

Pakistani links to terror raise tensions in region

Militant says former army member ran training camp

<a href="http://ankhi-mukherjee.livejournal.com/618.html">Ankhi Mukherjee: Remembering the Old Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai</a>

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Rice urges Pakistan co-operation over Mumbai massacre

Pakistan must co-operate fully in the investigation into last week's terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the US Secretary of State said on a visit to London today.

The tragic story capturing the Indian public's imagination

They gently pressed, they shuffled and squeezed, but there was never going to be enough room inside the ageing crematorium. Not for the numbers of people who wanted pay their last respects to Niti Kang and her two sons.

Mumbai: Sixty hours of terror and chaos

Over two and a half days, 10 gunman left a horrifying trail of destruction as they rampaged through India's biggest city. David Randall reports

India troops mop up last Mumbai militants

Indian commandos killed the last Islamist gunmen holed up at Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel early today, ending a three-day battle across the financial capital that left at least 195 dead.

7/7 drama actor was 'covered in blood'

A British actor, who played a terrorist in a drama about the London bombings of 7 July on the television channel Five, described last night how he had nearly been killed by terrorists in Mumbai.

Step by step, how the terrorists were removed

India's elite commando forces told today how they were forced to fight from room to room to clear terrorist gunmen from Mumbai's flagship hotels.

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