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The Foreign Desk

The Queen in ireland

CORK, Ireland -- It was a surreal week in many respects. When Queen Elizabeth’s BAE 146 Whisperjet touched down in the Casement Aerodrome in Baldonnel, the nation seemed to take in one long, measured breath. Fo...
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Swiss freeze Mubarak assets

Switzerland has frozen the assets of Hosni Mubarak, who resigned as president of Egypt on Friday after 30 years of rule. "I can confirm that Switzerland has frozen possible assets of the former Egyptian pres...