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Democratic Unionist Party chief (DUP) Ian Paisley

Thought-provoking lessons from N. Ireland and Spain

Two of Europe's longest-running separatist insurgencies - the Northern Ireland conflict and the often bloody revolt in Spain's Basque region - are once again in the news with developments in both theatres of contention showing a slowing down of their respective conflict-resolution processes.

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Japan confirms bird flu case: reports

Japan has confirmed its first bird flu outbreak since 2005, local media said Saturday. About 2,400 chickens have died at a farm in the south of the country, including 1,650 on Friday alone, reports said.

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Malaysian cargo plane makes emergency landing

A Malaysian mail plane crash-landed at an airport on Borneo island on Saturday but nobody was reported injured, the official Bernama news agency said. Kuching airport in Sarawak state was closed for six hours, delaying thousands of passengers, after the Boeing 737-200 missed the runway.

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